INDIANAPOLIS (Jun. 6)
“Blood is being shed on the dusty roadsides and in the green and golden hills of Palestine because of Britain’s diplomatic dishonesty,” Justice Meir Steinbrink, chairman of the Anti-Defamation League, declared last night in an address before District Grand Ledge No. 2 of B’nai Brith, meeting here over the week-end.
Emphasizing that Haganah could deal effectively with an Arab “army of desert brigands and international soldiers of fortune,” he said: ‘That is all the Arab League would be, without Britain’s powerful backing. Is peace in the Holy Land, justice and decency, to be sold down a river of Arabian oil? That is the question I ask myself when I ponder the guilt of Great Britain.”