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Storrs Blames Junior Official for Wailing Wall Ban

April 5, 1923
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Governor Storrs denied responsibility for the issue of the order prohibiting Jews in Jerusalem from access to the Wailing Wall on Passover. The decree was issued by a junior official, Storrs told a delegation representing the Vaad Leumi and Jewish rabbis who visited Storrs to protest against the order.

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