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Outcome of Truce in Palestine Depends on England, Dr. Silver Says; Receives Award

byThe truce in Palestine will and in peace or war depending on what Britain decides, Dr. Abba Hillel Silver declared here last night, addressing the convention of the Independent Order Birth Sholom.

The organization presented Dr. Silver with the 1948 Birth Sholom National Annuals Award for Humanitarianism, in recognition of his activities in behalf of the independence of Israel. In accepting the award, Dr. Silver emphasized that “the tribute is due the Jewish people as a whole for their amazing capacity for rejuvenation and a will and determination unparalleled in all the annals of mankind.”