PALESTINE: Pipes & Yaups

On one side of Jerusalem's Wailing Wall, sole remnant of Solomon's Temple, and holiest place in the world of Jewry, several thousand ululating Jews, of both sexes, gathered last week. Separating Jews from Jewesses, as it is ordained, was a large screen. They were celebrating Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement.

On the other side of the Wall were many Moslems, who now own the Wall. They were vexed by the wailing prayers of the Jews. In fact, they threatened to stone them.

A troop of Anglo-Arab police perceiving the imminence of Moslem brickbats and desirous...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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