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United States Department of State / Foreign relations of the United States diplomatic papers, 1937. The British Commonwealth, Europe, Near East and Africa
(1937)

Palestine,   pp. 881-922 PDF (15.0 MB)


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922          FOREIGN RELATIONS, 1937, VOLUME II
in conviction, American Jews had shown themselves prepared to con-
tribute generously toward the amelioration of the situation in which
their European co-religionists find themselves and to endeavor by
every practicable means to provide a refuge for their co-religionists
whether it be in a Jewish national home or in a Jewish state. In this
connection I recounted the views of the New Zionist Organization-
the former Revisionists and radical wing of the World Zionists Or-
ganization-who regard the present plight of the Jews in Central
Europe as a grave menace to peace and the establishment of a strong
Jewish state embracing all of present Palestine and Transjordan as
in the interest of not only Great Britain herself but of all countries
of the world concerned in the preservation of peace.
  Sir Ronald thanked me for this information and added that, as far
as he was able to gather, progress in London with respect to the par-
tition proposal seems to have slowed down and to be attended with
some confusion.
                                                WALLACE MURRAY


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