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British Zionist Parley Pledges Support to Program of Wide Immigration to Israel

March 14, 1950
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Political resolutions pledging to the Jewish Agency “the allegiance and sacrifice of British Jewry in support of the immigration into Israel of hundreds of thousands of Jews” were adopted here last night at the annual conference of the British Zionist Federat?. Earnett Janner was named president.

The delegates also called on the British Government to “accord de jure recognition to Israel to show awareness of the friendship which should link Britain and Israel.” The recent visit of the labor delegation from this country to the Jewish state was also lauded.

The parley approved a resolution “deploring attempts to remove Israel’s sovereignty from the New City of Jerusalem” and “welcoming the Israel decision to make Jerusalem the capital” of the new state. Resolutions calling for an intensified pioneering program in Britain, as well as promotion of Hebrew culture in Britain, were also adopted. The parley urged British Jewry to the “utmost sacrifices” to reach the Joint Palestine Appeal goal of 2,000,000 pounds set for 1950.

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