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British Labor Party Conference Demands Government Arm Jews of Palestine

July 28, 1942
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A demand that the British Government mobilize all available manpower in Palestine in the British Army and also that it “make every effort to equip and train the Jewish community of Palestine to resist invasion” was contained in a resolution adopted yesterday by the Liverpool district conference of the Labor Party.

Samuel Silverman, Laborite M.P., addressing the conference appealed to the United Nations to give the Jews the right to fight in their own name. One hundred representatives from the Labor Party and trade union branches in the Liverpool area participated in the meeting, which was followed by a public rally attended by 500 people, mostly non-Jews, which adopted the same resolution.

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