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The Peace Treaty

October 29, 1934
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The peace pact signed between the World Zionist Executive and the Revisionist organization, the text of which appears in this issue of the Jewish Daily Bulletin will be received with great satisfaction not only by Zionists but also by non-Zionists.

The terroristic acts during the last year in Palestine, where Revisionists and Laborites attacked each other in the most brutal manner, have given no prestige to the Zionist movement and were no compliment to the Jewish nation.

The agreement now signed between the labor leader, David Ben-Gurion, in behalf of the World Zionist Executive, and Vladimir Jabotinsky, in behalf of the Revisionist party, guarantees that no further clashes will take place between the various Jewish groups in Palestine or in any other country.

The significance of this agreement lies not merely in the fact that peace will now prevail within Palestine Jewry but also in the fact that the Revisionists and the Laborites have finally found common ground for a mutual understanding, at least on certain points.

Once a common language has been found by the fighting camps on some of the controversial issues, hope can now be entertained that the time for a general understanding among the groups is no longer as distant as hitherto.

The Zionist Executive is now in the midst of negotiations with representatives of all groups in the Zionist movement for reaching a complete internal unity. The agreement signed between Ben-Gurion and Jabotinsky is the first step toward opening the road wide for such a unity.

Theoretical differences among the various parties in the Zionist movement will remain and are not expected to be modified. However, the sharp antagonism which prevailed as a result of these differences may now, after this first serious move towards peace, decline to a very great extent.

The desire for peace has now been sincerely demonstrated by all conflicting parties. The agreement signed at London gives all the reason in the world to believe that the Zionist movement is now on the right path toward permanent peace.

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