|Anti-Zionist demonstration, February 1920|
|Col. Storrs, opposed the|
Several senior officials of the British Mandate were strongly opposed to the Balfour Declaration, with one, Col. Ronald Storrs, the military governor of Jerusalem and Judea, actually being accused by one of his colleagues of coaching Haj Amin el-Husseini on inciting the mobs.
|Glazebrook (in top hat) and his|
Consulate staff (VMI archives)
During World War I and prior to the United States entering the war, Glazebrook used his position in Jerusalem to protect Jews from local Turkish tyrants and to relay money from the American Jewish community to Jewish indigents. In a 1931 obituary for the diplomat, the JTA reported, "Dr. Glazebrook distributed Jewish relief funds in Jerusalem during the war, for which he received high praise from Jewish leaders in the United States."
|Original caption: "Demonstrators carrying Dr. Glazebrook |
on their shoulders"
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