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  • Arab Threats to Renew War Taken Seriously by Israel; Accompanied by Was Preparations

    Arab threats to renew the war against Israel are being considered seriously by Israeli authorities, it was learned here. Official circles asserted today that the Arab threats “are not empty” because they are accompanied by military preparations. This activity can only be halted by a peace agreement and not by pressure on Israel, these same… More ▸

  • U.N. Conciliation Commission Decides to Suggest Two-week Recess of Lausanne Parley

    The United Nations Conciliation Commission today decided to suggest a two-week recess of the Arab-Israeli peace talks in Lausanne, Reuters reported today from Switzerland. The recess may begin early next week. The report added that it was understood that a breathing spell would be useful to enable both sides to think things over.” The recess… More ▸

  • J.D.C. Appoints First Director for Iran; Will Organize Aid for 90,000 Jews There

    The appointment of Stanley Abramovitch, veteran Joint Distribution Committee welfare worker in Europe, as the J.D.C.’s first director in Iran was announced today by Moses A. Leavitt, executive vice-chairman of the Committee. Mr. Abramovitch, a British citizen, will assume his new duties in Teheran, capital of Iran, within a week. Since 1945 he has supervised… More ▸

  • Export-import Bank Denies It Will Cancel Remainder of $1.00,000,0000 Loan to Israel

    A spokesman for the Export-Import Bank today denied a London report that the Bank would cancel further withdrawals from its loan to Israel because of American displeasure at Israel over the Arab refugee question. He said there was absolutely no foundation to stories that the Bank would withhold the remaining $49,000,000 of the $100,000,000 loan…. More ▸

  • Israeli Delegation Reviews Developments at Lausanne Conciliation Conference

    Without commenting directly on the progress report which the U.N. Palestine Conciliation Commission submitted this week to the Security Council, the Israeli delegation today made public its views on the developments at the Arab-Jewish negotiations taking place in Lausanne under the auspices of the Commission. The statement of the Israeli delegation, issued in New York… More ▸

  • U.S. Canadian Jewish Youth Leaders Leave for Year of Training in Israel

    Forty-four Jewish youth leaders from the United States and Canada will fly from here for Israel on Sunday for a year’s study and training under scholarships granted them by various Zionist organizations, it was announced today by the Jewish Agency. The flight will mark the beginning of the first large-scale leadership institute for American Zionist… More ▸