International: Big Brotherly Advice

When she stepped ashore in Haifa, she wept. Feige Fried's mother, seven brothers and sisters would never know Palestine's freedom. They had disappeared into the Nazi crematorium at Oswiecim; Feige escaped.

With the 26-year-old Jewess came 996 other refugees, the last allowed to enter Palestine under Britain's 1939 White Paper.

Already the Arabs had planned a boycott of Jewish goods. Now they again threatened a strike throughout the Middle East, spoke of cutting off U.S. and British oil concessions. Nobody paid much attention to the threats, but they reflected rising Arab tempers. If there is trouble, the Jews will fight back. Now being...

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