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Aide to Speaker of Israeli Parliament Addresses Annual Dinner of American Mizrachi

Dr. David Zvi Pinkas, deputy assistant to the Speaker of Knesset and chairman of its finance committee, today reaffirmed the desire of Israel to make peace within her Arab neighbors. He spoke before the annual dinner of the Mizrachi Organization of American, opening its celebration of “Israel Week” which precedes its twenty-ninth annual national convention to be held from June 22-26 at Atlantic City.

Dr. Pinkas declared that although Israel “fervently hopes” that” the Arab nations will not stir up the war again, he warned that “if forced to fight Israel will keep what it conquers. Stating that Jerusalem will “remain the glory of the Jewish state Dr. Pinkas declared that access will be guaranteed to the Holy places. Speaking on the Arab refugee problem, Dr. Pinkas said that the only solution would be through an exchange of Arab refugees with those Jews who reside in poverty and abject terror in Arab lands.