Menu JTA Search

News Brief

Download PDF for this date

Israel Independence Day celebrations were held throughout the United Kingdom today and will continue throughout the week. In London, Captain R.G. Chetwynd, who recently visited Israel as a member of the British parliamentary delegation, told a Zionist celebration that he considered Israel the “only stable and progressive democratic regime in the Middle East.” E.B. Wakefield, conservative member of the delegation, told the assembly he believed in the ultimate success of Israel.

Founding Funders

The digitization of the JTA Archive would not have been possible without the generous support of the following donors:
  • The Gottesman Fund
  • Righteous Persons Foundation
  • Charles H. Revson Foundation
  • Elisa Spungen Bildner and Robert Bildner, in honor of Norma Spungen
  • George S. Blumenthal
  • Grace and Scott Offen Charitable Fund