Outlook ‘bleak’ for Aden Jewish Community, British M. P. Reports
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Outlook ‘bleak’ for Aden Jewish Community, British M. P. Reports

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The Jewish community in the British Crown Colony of Aden has fallen in the last 12 years from 7,000 to about 700 and “the outlook for a flourishing Jewish life in Aden is bleak,” according to a special report prepared for the Board of Deputies of British Jews by Col. Marcus Lipton, a member of Parliament, on his return from the area.

Col. Lipton said that despite the presence of augmented British forces in the colony, the danger to the community was a cause of anxiety due to virulent nationalist propaganda from Cairo and inflammatory articles in the local Arab press.

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