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Oxford Students Who Defended Jerusalem Jews Return to London

September 23, 1929
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The Oxford students who defended the Jews in the Arab attacks in Jerusalem arrived in London from Palestine today in charge of the Rev. Graham Brown, principal of Wycliffe Hall. All wore sun helmets and carried rucksacks. They looked bronzed and fit and seemed none the worse for the trying time they went through in Jerusalem. The students were reluctant to recount their experiences.

The father of one of the students, who met them at the boat, said that the Jewish community of Tel Aviv had presented each with a special memento. “My son appreciates greatly the treatment accorded the party by the Palestine Jewish communities. The memento will ever be a treasured possession.”

The students are all young men studying for the ministry. The oldest is 25. They were pleased at having enrolled in the police force and aided in restoring order in Jerusalem. On their return they all attended divine services to offer thanksgiving for their safe arrival. Jewish university students in London are arranging a reception in honor of them.

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