New York (Aug. 25)
Several hundred pickets paraded before the British consulate here today to protest against the deportation of 4,400 Exodus refugees to Germany. The demonstrators sought to submit a statement to officials of the consulate, ## they refused to accept it. Meanwhile, Orthodor Jews throughout the country fasted in response to the call of the Palestine rabbinate.
The picketing was arranged by Zionist Labor groups. Among the pickets were many trade union leaders, who carried banners denouncing the British move. The slogans on the banners read: "How Long Will Humanity Condone British Inhumanity?"; British Gift to Jewish Refugees–Blood and Tears"; "Don’t Send Floating Dachaus back to Germany"; "Exodus to Palestine Will Continue."
A cablegram was sent to the refugees on the three British deportation ships stating that "sixty-five thousand members of the American Zionist labor movement" support their struggle to reach Palestine.