British troops searched for bodies in the wreck of Jerusalem's King David Hotel where 80 had died in a Zionist terrorist explosion. British statesmen in London groped for something solid in the rubble of their Palestine policy. World sympathy for Zionism, though not yet a ruin, was beginning to crumble. The Arabs, who seemed to profit most by last week's events in the Holy Land, sat tight.

While the overwhelming majority of Jewish spokesmen deplored the outrage, an extremist Zionist band known as the Irgun Zvai Leumi took credit for it. Inferentially,...

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