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Arrest Communists in Jerusalem Mayday Celebration

May 2, 1923
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May day celebrations arranged by Jewish workers in towns and colonies throughout Palestine were uneventful. Reports received at the offices of the General Jewish Labor Organization indicates all of the membership estimated in excess of 10,000, suspended work during the day and were unmolested.

A small group of communists were arrested here as they were distributing hand-bills in Yiddish and Hebrew, proclaiming the solidarity of labor and denouncing the British Mandats rule.

Deportation is said to await the Communists taken into custody.

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