Foreign News: End of Haim

Persia, too, has her Zionists. Last week Persia's leading Zionist, under sentence of death for five years, was marched out of jail and quietly hanged.

In May 1926, S. Y. Haim, Jewish member of the Persian Parliament and acting president of the Zionist Organization of Persia, was arrested for writing a letter to the League of Nations complaining of the treatment of Jews in Persia. Persia's Shah, Riza Pahlevi. who stands no nonsense, summoned Zionist leaders, ordered them to make a full retraction of their charges. Zionist Haim said that he would, on...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!