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Conference of Prime Ministers Asked to Help Palestine Become Jewish Dominion

May 4, 1944
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Prime Ministers of the British Dominions, now meeting in London, were asked today in a cabled appeal from here “to assist in the establishment of Palestine as a Jewish State with the status of a dominion within the British commonwealth.”

The cable, sent by the New Zionist Organization, was dispatched following reports that the conference of the Prime Ministers is disoussang the Palestine problem. It is understood that the Prime Ministers of Canada, New Zealand and Australia favor continued immigration of Jews to Palestine.

A “total war against the existing Jewish totalitarian regime in Palestine” was proclaimed today by the New Zionist Organization at a press conference addressed by Dr. N. Altman, leader of the organization. Dr. Altman revealed that his group is seriously considering” a proposal to break with the “Knesseth Israel,” the organized Jewish community of Palestine, and all its institutions, and to establish its own National Council in place of the Vaad Leumi.

Expressing the hope that this proposal would be accepted by the New Zionist Organization, Dr. Altman said that it is also proposed to establish separate institutions and a separate taxation system for the maintenance of these institutions. “The existing Jewish totalitarian regime has for decades suppressed every attempt to establish independent organization and to conduct independent political activity,” Dr. Altman charged.

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