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Proposal to Allow Jews of Palestine to Buy Arms in Canada Made in Canadian Parliament

A proposal that the Jews of Palestine be permitted to purchase arms in Canada was made today in Parliament by Alistair Stewart, deputy from Winnepeg. Charging that arms supplied to Egypt and Iraq by the British Government would certainly find their way into Palestine, Stewart declared the Jewish community in Palestine should be given an opportunity to defend itself.

Maurice Hartt, Jewish deputy, Joining in the debate on foreign affairs, assailed Britain for its handling of the Palestine problem, Conceding that the British had given the Jaws a start in establishing a Jewish national home, Hartt said Britain “missed the boat” when the time for completing the job arrived.