Jewish Veterans Hold Remembrance Day Service in London
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Jewish Veterans Hold Remembrance Day Service in London

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More than 7,000 Jewish war veterans from London and the provinces participated today in the Ninth National Remembrance Service in the Horse Guards Parade, watched by 20,000 Jewish men, women and children. A huge crowd also lined whitehall when the ex-servicemen, led by Jacon Keysor, a holder of the Victoria Cross, marched to the Cenotaph and laid a wreath.

Lord Reading, addressing a reunion tea at Albert Hall later, appealed to the British Government to make some effort to mitigate the horrors and dangers of the Jewish problem in many parts of the world. Declaring such effort would be “not only in the interests of the Jews,” he asserted that “any general appeasement must be founded upon the eternal principles of freedom, justice and tolerance.”

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