Jerusalem Joyful at News Britain Will Not Invoke Entry Ban
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Jerusalem Joyful at News Britain Will Not Invoke Entry Ban

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This city was early today transformed into a center of rejoicing by Jewish residents as reports reached here that the British Cabinet would not suspend Jewish immigration into Palestine as a means of effecting peace in this strife-torn land.

Colonial Secretary William G. A. Ormsby-Gore’s letter to Dr. Chaim Weizmann, president of the Jewish Agency for Palestine in London, allayed the dominant fear of the Jewish community which for weeks saw its situation growing more desperate.

Today Jewish leaders were hopeful that Mr. Ormsby-Gore’s statement would soon be converted into deeds. They looked forward to pacification of the country, the restoration of normal trade, definite continuance of immigration, assistance to families ruined by the twenty-week-old Arab disorders and rehabilitation of damaged property.

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