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  • Report on Current Status of Rumanian Jewry Presented at Democratic Committee Session

    A report on the current status of Jewry in Rumania was delivered here today at a meeting of the central committee of the Jewish Democratic Committee of Rumania by Bereu Feldman, secretary-general of the organization, the only remaining body representing the Jewish population of this country. The session is being attended by delegates from all… More ▸

  • U.s Favors Neither Jews nor Arabs in Palestine Issue, State Department Says

    The State Department denied today-that it is seeking a settlement in Palestine which would deliberately favor either the Arabs or the News. Questioned about Israeli Foreign Minister Moshe Shapett’s speech in the Knesset yesterday, the Department issued the following statement: “There” has never teen any intention on the part of this Government, working through the… More ▸

  • Senate is Requested by Truman to Ratify U.N. Convention Outlawing Genocide

    A request by President Truman for Senate ratification of the U.N. convention on genocide vas referred today to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. In his message, the President said: “By the leading part the United States has taken in the United Nations in producing an effective legal instrument outlawing the world-shocking crime of genocide, we… More ▸

  • U.n Conciliation Commission Has a Plan for Jerusalem, Ethridge Reports to Truman

    Mark Ethridge, former U.S. representative on the U.N. Palestine Conciliation Commission, expressed pessimism today at the results of the Lausanne negotiations, following a White House meeting with President Truman.”The Lausanne talks are completely deadlocked unless they find a new approach this week, and I am not sure they will,” he stated. Agreement in principle has… More ▸

  • Israel’s Protest Will Not Affect Decision of British Government to Send Arms to Arabs

    Authoritative quarters said today that the Israeli Government’s protest against British arms shipments to some Arab states would not affect the British Government’s decision to make these shipments. A Foreign Office spokesman acknowledged receipt of the Israeli note protesting against the arms shipments. The possibility of Israeli objections to this move had been taken into… More ▸

  • Role of Jewish Social Welfare Organizations in United States Analyzed by Sobeloff

    The peculiar contribution of Jewish social welfare organization has been the organization within one community of “all the services which by common consent have a claim upon us, without arbitrary limitation of geography or nature of service,” Isidore Sobeloff, executive director of the Jewish Welfare Federation of Detroit, declared here at the National Conference of… More ▸

  • Israel Opposes Proposal to Include British Member in U.N. Group for Palestine

    Following conversations between the U.S. State Department and the British Foreign Office, the results of which have been communicated to the U.N. Conciliation Commission here, the Commissioners informed the Israeli delegation last night that they proposed to add a British member to the fact-finding committee scheduled to leave this weekend for the Middle East. The… More ▸