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  • 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 ▸

  • Position of Jewish Communities in East European Countries Reported Deteriorating

    The “definite deterioration” of the position of Jews in Eastern European countries was reported today to the council of the Anglo-Jewish Association. H.A. Goodman, political secretary of Agudath Israel, told the council that while there was no danger now of physical violence against the Jews, action was necessary to secure the right of Jews to… More ▸

  • U.N. Body Recommends International Office for Messing Persons Death Certificates

    The establishment of an international office for death declarations is recommended in a draft convention adopted this seek by a special U.N. Economic and Social Council subcommittee set up to handle the matter of death certificates for persons missing as a result of the war and religious, racial, and national persecution, it was revealed here… More ▸

  • U.S. Mizrachi Parley Calls for Reorganization of World Orthodox Zionist Movement

    A resolution on the reorganization of the world Mizrachi movement, adopted today at the 49th annual convention of the Mizrachi Organization of America, calls for the establishment of an autonomous World Federation of General Mizrachi. The resolution, introduced by Rabbi Joseph H. Lookstein, noted that the present composition of Hapoel Hamizrachi and General Mizrachi within… More ▸