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20 U.S. Jewish Groups Protest British Policies in Palestine

September 2, 1936
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Twenty leading Jewish organizations, including The American Jewish Congress, B’nai B’rith, and Hadassah, representing two million American Jews have lodged protests with Secretary of State Cordell Hull against British policies in Palestine, it was announced today by the Zionist Organization of America.

The protests charge that the Palestine government’s policies were responsible for continuance of Arab disorders responsible for the death of 79 Jews in the past five months.

In his message to the State Department for transmission to the British Ambassador, Alfred M. Cohen of Cincinnati, president of B’nai B’rith, international fraternal order, warned Great Britain against taking any steps to curb Jewish immigration into Palestine.

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