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Communists Foiled As Berlin Holds Many Protest Mass Meetings

September 8, 1929
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Four mass meetings were held simultaneously in various parts of the German capital to protest against the Palestine outrages. Seven thousand persons attended the meeting.

Prof. Albert Einstein, famous scientist and author of the theory of relativity, addressed a letter of protest to the British Embassy in Berlin. In a letter from the famous scientist read at the meetings, Dr. Einstein urged continuance of the peaceful reconstruction work in Palestine. “We demand that the Mandatory Power protect the peacefully working man, that it draw Jewish police into the service. We reproach the mandatory power for insufficiently fulfilling its duty. We condemn Chauvinism. Now we must multiply our efforts in behalf of the sacred cause,’ Dr. Einstein declared.

A protest resolution was adopted emphasizing the Palestine government’s inability and negligence and declaring that the Palestine government was mainly responsible for the massacres. An essential change in the administration, dismissal of the guilty officials and reorganization of the police, employing many Jewish police, safeguarding Jewish rights at the Wailing Wall and increased immigration, were demanded. “We appeal to the Jewish people to work with doubled energy for the realization of the Balfour Declaration,” the resolution read.

An attempt on the part of a group of Communists to disturb the meeting was frustrated, the police removing the disturbers.

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