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March 10, 1935
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To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

I had the pleasure of attending the mass meeting staged by Avukah last Saturday at which Vladimir Jabotinsky spoke. This pleasure was not due altogether to hearing Mr. Jabotinsky, although, as we all know, he is perhaps the most stimulating orator we Jews have.

I got a great thrill out of observing how hundreds of our intelligent youth were drawn to a meeting of this sort. Of course, it is true, as our rabbis say, that large numbers of our children are indifferent to Jewish matters. And perhaps for just this reason I was so glad to see that some at least are awake and interested.

Jacob Rothberg.

New York City.


To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

In last Monday’s issue it was shocking to read where ten people were injured in Tel Aviv, Palestine, on account of a Sabbath riot. Jews living in an all-Jewish City, in the Land of Israel, should at least have some respect for their people, if not for their religion and keep their business closed on their Sabbath and holidays.

The riot is a national blot on each and every Jew, the world over; for what would the Gentiles say when hearing that Jews in their own Homeland refuse to rest on their own day of rest in an all-Jewish City. Ways and means must, and should be found by the Jewish Agency of Palestine to make it punishable for any Jew to do any business on the Jewish Sabbath and holidays. For the Jewish Sabbath and holidays in the Land of Israel must, and should live again in their full glory, otherwise Palestine will become another ghetto instead of a Homeland for the Jews.

Harry Greenberg.

Brooklyn, N. Y.


To the Editor, Jewish Daily Bulletin:

Rabbi Herbert S. Goldstein is to be complimented on the sensible attitude he took last week when he said that, for his part, the all-important thing is Judaism and Zionism must take a back seat.

He is perfectly right in chiding the various factions in the Zionist movement which, in their zeal to establish a Jewish homeland, have lost sight of the place of religion in the scheme of things. It must be remembered that the preservation of the Jews down through the centuries is to be credited to the fact that our fathers gave preferred position to faith.

Albert Levy.

Brooklyn, N. Y.

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