The Palestine ocnsor’s barring of a recent issue of the South Africar Jewish Times was due to the fact that it carried a speech made in Tel Aviv by the nevisionist leader N. Altman, which was headlined; “Revisionist Feelings Toward Britain Same as Jews Toward Czar,” it was revealed in the current issue of the publication.
In an editorial today, the Times says that since the censor allowed the report of the speech to be transmitted from Palestine to the United States, the ban on its subsequent entrance into the country from South Africa is reminiscent of a Gilbert and Sullivan comedy with the censor rebuking himself. “If the censor holds the view that insistence on just Jewish demands is anti-British, and denunciation of the iniquitous White Paper and the suffering of children is subversive, “the Times continues, “he can go ahead and ban us.”
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