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London Post Hears Anti-semitism is Growing in America

August 9, 1923
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Believes U.S. Jews Create “Imperium In Imperio”.

The anti-Semitic “Morning Post” today prints an article written by a special correspondent who visited America after four years service as the paper’s correspondent in Palestine.

The writer in the Post declares that anti-Semitism is growing fast in America. It is, he declares, “an instinctive protest of the American democracy against something the Jew is introducing into American life”.

Rightly or wrongly, he says, it is believed in America that the Jews constitute an “imperium in imperio”. As to the Palestine question, the correspondent quotes an Aab as saying to him that Palestine would be returned to the Jews, when Spain is returned to the Arabs.

The development of the industrial life of Palestine, he declares, is of unquestionable benefit. The Jews may introduce some new machinery, some power from the Jordan, but the peasant life will continue as at present, entirely unaffected.

With great pomp the new British Administration was inaugurated in Palestine. An antiquities ordinance as well as the town planning ideas of the Pro-Jerusalem Society were launched, but there has been no consistent execution of these plans because the administration does not feel itself too secure in the saddle, the correspondent reports.

The greatest British consideration he declares is the Pan-Islam movement and Britain must reckon with that movement.

In informed London circles, the Post correspondent is believed to be a friend of Governor Storrs.

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