UNITED NATIONS: Arrivals & Departures

The Palestine powder train burned shorter & shorter. Encouraged by their easy success at Haifa (TIME, May 3), the Jews attacked Arab Jaffa and began to attack Arab quarters in Jerusalem. But the British, who wanted to win back Arab friends in the last days of the mandate, decided that there must be no more Haifas. They beat the Jews back from Jaffa, ordered a cease-fire in Jerusalem suburbs, and rushed reinforcements from Cyprus, Malta and Suez to hold the Jews.

Road to Damascus. For the first time, the Arab world was glimpsing...

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