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Zionist Pressure on Political Parties Condemned As Disservice to U.S. Jews

July 30, 1944
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Zionist pressure upon the Republican and Democratic parties which resulted in the inclusion in their election platforms of a plank calling for unrestricted Jewish immigration into Palestine and the establishment of a Jewish Commonwealth there is condemned as having done “a serious injury” to American Jews in the current information bulletin of the American Council for Judaism.

Referring to statements that the vote of many Jews will be decided by the two parties’ stand on the Palestine issue, the council says that “we American citizens of Jewish faith are too deeply rooted in the realities of our life in this our own country, to indulge in such fantastic nonsense.” The council also charges that “cur very capacity to help Jews abroad who will need our help most is being impaired to the extent that such activity continues.”

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