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  • Israeli Minister to Rumania Presents Credentials; Direct Rumania-israel

    Reuven Rubin, Israeli Minister to Rumania, presented his credentials over the week-end to Prof. Constantin Parhon, President ## the Prassidium of the Rumanian Republic. The ceremony was attended by members the Israeli legation and Rumanian Government officials. Direct shipping between Israel and Rumania will be resumed, following a six##ths interruption arising out of the Palestine… More ▸

  • Israel-bound Ship with 500 Jewish Passengers Permitted to Leave Crete Port for Haifa

    The “S.S. Tampa,” carrying 500 Israel-bound Jewish refugees, was permitted to leave Herakelion, Crete, today for Haifa by the port’s control board, it was announced here. The vessel had anchored in the port to refuel but had been detained by the Greek authorities on orders from Athens, until port officials could determine that there were… More ▸

  • First Air Evacuation of Jewish Refugees from Shanghai to Israel Announced by J.D.C.

    The first Jewish refugees to be flown from Shanghai to Israel have left by chartered plane, it was announced here today by Moses A. Leavitt, executive vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee. The J.D.C, aided the International Refugee Organization to meet the costs of the air evacuation involving 60 persons–and worked closely with I.R.O. in… More ▸

  • ?.j.f.w.f. Assembly Asks for I.r.o. Refund; Decides to Prevent Unapproved Campaigns

    The 17th annual General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds concluded here tonight after adopting a number of resolutions providing for centralized planning and direction of Jewish communal services and for checking multiple uncoordinated campaigns for Israel end Europe. Commending the actions and policy of the United States Government with regard… More ▸

  • Jews Evacuate Villages Eeld in Lebanon Following Agreement; Retain Security Strips

    Israeli forces today evacuated four villages they held in Lebanese territory in accordance with an agreement reached last week between Jewish and Lebanese representatives providing for the release of the villages but stipulating that the Jews would retain small strips inside Lebanon required for Israel’s security in that area, it was learned here. The agreement… More ▸

  • 23rd Annual Conference of Yiddish Scientific Institute Opens;delegates Greet Israel

    The 23rd annual conference of the Yiddish Scientific Institute–YIVO–opened here today with delegates from all sections of the United States and Canada in attendance, The parley opened after sending greetings to the state of Israel and voicing the hope that “a permanent peace will be established by the heroic fighters of the Jewish state.” A… More ▸