PALESTINE: 300 Alephs

All last week nearly 10,000 Jews crowded the auditorium of Zurich's vast Tonhalle to attend the 20th biennial World Zionist Congress. Never before has a Zionist congress had such a serious problem to discuss: the British scheme for the partition of Palestine which would divide Jewry's sentimental homeland into 1) a northern Jewish state, including most of Palestine's arable land, 2) a southern Arab state, 3) a kidney-shaped British strip including the port of Jaffa and the sacred city of Jerusalem (TIME, July 19, et ante).

Argument at Zurich was between those...

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