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  • Britain Says She is Not Interested in Having Member in U.N. Group

    The British Government would not be interested in participating in the commission of experts being dispatched to the Middle East by the Conciliation Commission to investigate the Arab refugee situation, a government spokesman said today. The British viewpoint, he declared, was that position would be different if it were a question of participation in a… More ▸

  • Pioneer Women’s Convention Decides Toencourage American Youth to Settle in Israel

    A resolution criticizing the “demand that Israel resettle the Arab refugees” and urging that responsibility for resettlement of the “homeless Arabs be placed not on the Jewish people but on the Arab countries” was adopted here today at the closing session of the convention of the Pioneer Women. the resolution expressed support of the Israeli… More ▸

  • General Zionist Leader in Knesset Urges Israel to Remain Neutral in East-west Dispute

    Dr. Fritz Bernstein, Minister for Commerce and General Zionist deputy in the Knesset, declared in the Israeli Parliament today during the course of a debate on the Jewish State’s foreign policy that his party stands for neutrality in the East-West dispute. The debate is expected to continue next week with Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett replying… More ▸

  • Erandeisuniversity Opens Convccation Marking Completion of First Academic Year

    A three-day convocation marking the completion of Brandeis University’s first academic year began here today. The convocation will be officially launched at the opening session of the first annual convention of the women’s Committee of Brandeis University at which plans for the group’s activities for the forthcoming year will be formulated. A formal convocation ceremony… More ▸

  • Israel Envoy to Italy to Present Credentials to President; Honored at Reception

    Shlomo Ginossar, first Israeli diplomatic representative to Italy, who is expected to present his credentials to Italian President Luigi Einaudi within a few days, was tendered a reception here by leaders of the Jewish community in this country. Jewish leaders who attended the function included Dr. Rafaelo Cantoni, president of the Union of Italian Jewish… More ▸

  • 30,000 Persons to Attend Ebbets Field Concert to Aid Fund for Palestinian Institutions

    More than 30,000 people were expected to attend a “Music Under the Stars” concert in Ebbets Field, Brooklyn, tonight sponsored by the American Fund for Palestinian Institutions. Participants in the program will I clued Leonard Bernstein, conductor; Nathan Milstein, violinist; Artie Shaw, clarinetist; and Regina Resnik and Richard Tucker, both of the Metropolitan Opera. Proceeds… More ▸

  • Histadrut and Manufacturers Sign Labor Pact Providing 12,000 Workers with Employment

    The Histadrut and the Manufacturers Association for Metal Industries today signed an agreement providing for the employment of 12,000 workers. The two-year pact stipulates minimum wages, includes a provision for arbitration and, in the event of strikes or lockouts, would hold both sides responsible. Joint production boards will be sot up to increase production in… More ▸

  • Samuel Leidersdorf Gets Honoraty Doctorate of Humane Letters from New York University

    Samuel D. Leidersdorf, treasurer of the American Jewish Committee and communal leader in this city, was awarded an honorary doctorate of humane letters by New York University yesterday at the institution’s 117th commencement exercises here. The citation awarding him the degree noted that his “main employment in all humility is in the host of civic,… More ▸