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Jehoschua Ziman, Erez Israel in Zahlen. 25 statistische Bildtafeln von Otte Wallisch, ed. by Hauptbüro des Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael, Jerusalem 5691 [1931], tab. 3.

In September 1934, Arthur Ruppin, then a member of the Jewish Agency’s Executive, was called to London from his vacation in Venice. Shortly before that, the High Commissioner of Palestine, Arthur G. Wauchope, announced his intention to promote the establishment of the Legislative Council: a parliamentary body composed of officials and members of local communities.

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Leo Kohn, the political secretary of the Jewish Agency in Palestine, ca. 1935, photographer unknown. Central Zionist Archives, PHG\1012921.

Among the Jewish Agency’s files in the Central Zionist Archives »London Letters« by Leo Kohn give a deep insight into the discussions surrounding the establishment of legislative councils across the British colonies.

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