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Huge Meeting in Tel Aviv Protests Persecution of Jews in Egypt

Thousands of Israelis last night crowded into Tel Aviv’s Central Square to protest the persecution of Egyptian Jews and to warn the world that if these moves were not halted they might, like similar developments under Hitler, end up in a world, flood bath.

The meeting adopted resolutions expressing solidarity with Egyptian Jews, calling on the United Nations and other world bodies to condemn the “barbaric acts” of confiscating Jewish property and the exiling of Jews, demanding the release of all arrested Jews and the lowering of barriers to the emigration of Jews who wished to quit Egypt.

Chief Magistrate Emanuel Yedid Halevi, chairman of the Association of Egyptian Jews in Israel, expressed anxiety over the fate of the Jews in Egypt. Representatives of every political party in Israel from the far right Herut to the leftist Mapam pledged that Israel’s doors would remain open to any Egyptian Jews who wished to come to this country.

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