Brodetsky Hits British Policy As Hindering Palestine Growth
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Brodetsky Hits British Policy As Hindering Palestine Growth

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Strong dissatisfaction with British restriction of Jewish immigration to Palestine was expressed here by Prof. Selig Brodetsky prior to his departure tomorrow for the United States. He will attend a conference of the administrative council of the Jewish Agency in New York.

At the same time Prof. Brodetsky paid tribute to the work the British government has already accomplished in Palestine and cau##ned against indulging in excessive pessimism on the Jewish future there.

Discussing the recent report submitted by the High Commissioner for Palestine, Prof. Brodetsky took occasion to comment on the questions of immigration, land, the Huleh concessions, and the proposed Legislative Council. He voiced vigorous opposition to the projected change in the form of Palestine’s local government, describing it as premature and dangerous to the future of the country and the Jews.


“In this matter of wanting more,” Prof. Brodetsky said on the subject of immigration, “I am as much an Oliver Twist as any one. But the point is that Pales-

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