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  • Congress Gets Bill Asking for Commission to Survey Needs of Near Eastern Lands

    A bill was introduced in the House and in the Senate today urging the establishment of a Hear East survey commission as the first step implement Point 4 of President Truman’s program to aid undeveloped countries. The Congressional commission, if appointed, will investigate development possibilities in Israel. The commission, to be formed under the bill,… More ▸

  • American Federation of Labor and C.i.o. Will Aid in $15,000,000 Plan for Israel

    Jacob Potofsky, president of the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America who is now visiting Israel, revealed today that both the C.I.O. and A.F.L. will aid in a project announced yesterday calling for the construction of housing for new immigrants to be financed by low-interest, long-term bonds floated in the United States, largely among labor union… More ▸

  • Blaustein Discusses Israel Economic Needs with President Truman at White House

    Jacob Blaustein, president of the American Jewish Committee, today reported to President Truman at the White House on economic conditions In Israel and said he found the President “generally sympathetic.” Blaustein described to the President the findings of a survey he recently completed in Israel at the request of Prime Minister David Ben Gurion. He… More ▸

  • American Jewish Labor Committee Delegation Leaves France for Israel

    A Jewish Labor Committee delegation, headed by Adolph Held of New York, left tonight by air for Israel after a stay of several days here during which it was received by Premier Henri Queuille, Minister of Labor Daniel Mayer, other members of the government, and former Premier Leon Blum.” The delegation also inspected a number… More ▸

  • Arab Delegations Threaten to Leave Lausanne; Dissatisfied with Israeli Demands

    The Arab delegations told the United Nations Conciliation Commission today that they are not prepared to remain in Lausanne for conditioned talks if Israel means to raise issues such as the demand for immediate with travel of all Arab armies from Palestine. The Arabs are reported to have demanded the immediate return of 25,000 Arab… More ▸

  • Canadian Foreign Minister Announces Extension of De Jure Recognition to Jewish State

    Canadian de jure recognition of Israel was announced here yesterday by Lester Pearson, Minister for External Affairs, at a political rally. The rally was sponsored in support of David Croll, a Jewish M.P. who is campaigning for reelection. Asserting that Canada was “privileged” to support the campaign in the United Nations for the establishment and… More ▸

  • Eire Jews Mark First Anniversary of Israel; Will Plant 3,500 Trees on J.N.F. Land

    The first anniversary of Israel was celebrated by the Jewish community of Eire at a youth Jamboree and a Jewi3h National Fund banquet addressed by Irish Chief Rabbi Dr. Emanuel Jacobovitz Aaron Wright, president of the J.N.F. of Great Britain and Ireland, and S. Silverman, Laborite M.P. Guests at the banquet pledged to plant 3,500… More ▸

  • Israeli Financial Mission in London Resumes Talks with British Govt. Representatives

    The Israeli financial mission now in London yesterday held its first formal meeting with British Government representatives since last Wednesday. No details of the talks were made public. Sir William Strang, permanent Undersecretary in Foreign Office, “will be welcome guest” at Tel Aviv, an Israeli legation spokesman declared here today. The announcement was made in… More ▸

  • Hebrew Union College to Confer Honorary Degrees on Aubrey Eban and Dr. Ralph Bunche

    Dr. Ralph J. Bunche, acting United Nations mediator Palestine, and Aubrey S.Eban, Israeli representative to the U. N., will be awarded the honorary degrees of Doctor of Hebrew Letters at the commencement exercises of Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, it was announced here today by Dr. Nelson Glueck, president of H.U.C. The commencement exercises will… More ▸