Letters of Helen Bentwich to Caroline Franklin

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Letters of Helen Bentwich to Caroline Franklin from Jerusalem, and travelling to and from England via Greece and central Europe; 5 Jan-28 Dec 1929, undated. Letters from 30 Aug 1929 refer to the outbreak of Arab violence against Jews in Jerusalem, Hebron, Safed and elsewhere, and to Helen's work in organising relief and refuge for the victims. That of 24 Nov 1929 describes an attempt to assassinate her husband.