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Leader of Hebrew Committee for National Liberation Will Liquidate Group in U.S.

Hillel Kook, head of the Hebrew Committee for National Liberation, known in the United States as Peter Bergson, and who is now in this country winding up the affairs of the Committee will leave for New York next week to close down the American branch of the organization, it was announced here today.

Kook, who made the announcement at a press conference, said that the “Hebrew people is united against the Angle-Arab coalition.” He asserted that “no intelligent person in Palestine believes that it is possible to maintain the imaginary frontiers of partition.” kook also reported that there is a movement among Palestine Arabs to smuggle themselves across the Arab lines to Israel because they prefer to live there.