Zionist Commission to
All arrangements are completed for our moving to
We all miss Bianchini lots. He is a fine man. It was quite touching when he kissed me goodbye – I haven’t quite recovered yet. I suppose he felt that he had to kiss someone connected with the Committee. By now he must be almost in
Our new house in
You know since I’ve been here,
The Inter Allied Commission to determine the destiny of
I’ve just received another letter from Lance Corporal Breth. He seems to be slowly recovering. I hope to be able to arrange a short leave of absence for him shortly to spend with me.
Several evenings ago Dr. F. and I took a walk thru the palms under the moonlight. E is quite discontented with the progress of the work. We are hampered in every way – the local population, the administration, the Inner Actions Committee. There is no real cooperation – coordination of work. We receive terse orders to do this or that from
He and I will of course live together in our new house. I turn his light out for him in the evening when I come home from my visits to the “local population” and he wakes me in the morning. We, at least, have cooperation.
We are advised from good authorities that in
The Z.C. only has one car running – and I’ve fired all the chauffeurs except one. They were the most organized wrecking crew I’ve ever seen. Now I’m mainly begging the gov’t. and the American Red Cross to sell, lend or rent me a few Fords. They are impossible to obtain- in
Speaking of the American Red Cross – the crowd here is the most untolerable set of supercilious and disobliging persons I ever hope to meet. They have made every effort in their part to keep us from acquiring their supplies which they are rapidly selling. They claim that now they are a salvage and not a relief organization and that their orders from
Contrasted to this attitude of our own Americans to the A.Z.M.U. – several weeks ago the Australian Red Cross shipped us gratis 34 cases of medical supplies. And we had never even come in contact with them.
I’ve received no letters in some time. But I’m sure you’re not responsible for that! A letter has just arrived in Tel-Aviv which was 2yrs en route from
The Ben Yehudas* arrived several days ago. Mrs Ben-Avi* delivered your message Uncle F – thank you.
The rainy season has passed and new things are beginning to dry. The hills and mts. About
Lots of love & kisses,
*Ben Yehuda, Eliezer:-b.
*Ben Avi, Itamar:-b.