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Lloyd George Raps Anti-semitism on Arrival in U.s

October 8, 1923
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The anti-Semitic movement is extremely stupid, the former British Premier, Lloyd George told newspapermen who interviewed him shortly after his arrival.

There is a great future for the Jews in Palestine, but the upbuilding of the Jewish homeland will require time, he added.

Among the throngs to greet the British statesman as he stepped off the pier were many Zionists waving Zionist flags. Lloyd George smilingly greeted them in return.

Sir Alfred Mond, former member of the ex-Premier’s war cabinet was among the first to meet the distinguished visitor.

A delegation of the Zionist and Keren Hayesod Organizations was also present at the reception held at City Hall. It consisted of Samuel Untermyer, chairman; Morris Rottenberg, Herman Conheim, Louis Lipsky. Emanuel Neuman, Nathan Turel, H.L. Simons, A. Labovitz, Boris Grabelsk,, Mitched Salit, Dr. Morris Eisenberg and Dr. S. Bernstein.

A group of the Zionists headed by Isaac Carmel presented Dame Margaret Lloyd George with a bouquet of flowers.

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