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British Labor Party to Discuss Threat of Anti-semitism in Britain

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Resolutions dealing with the threat of anti-Semitism in Britain and with proposals for contribution to a solution of the Middle East conflict will be among the major items considered at the 57th annual conference of the British Labor Party which opens at Scarborough later this month.

Among the resolutions to be presented to the parley is one by a London branch which condemns the growth of anti-Semitism and urges that the Laborites press for realization of the Socialist aim of the equality of all men. Recent manifestations of anti-Jewish sentiment included the publication of a number of communications from supposed British branches of the Ku Klux Klan. Informed Jewish sources, however, are not inclined to take seriously a threat of anti-Semitism from the KKK.

From Leeds came a Labor Party resolution to the party conference stressing the need for “a concerted effort by the United Nations to bring the Arab states and Israel to direct peace negotiations without prior negotiations and without prior conditions prejudicing to either side. The same resolution further urged the establishment of large-scale development plans for the Middle East under UN auspices.

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