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  • Senate Judiciary Committee Votes to Send Dp Immigration Bill to Floor This Session

    The Senate Judiciary Committee voted today by 7 to 3 to allow the Celler Bill to liberalize displaced persons legislation to go to the Senate floor for consideration before this session closes. Acting on two motions by Sen. Homer Ferguson, of Michigan, the committee voted to report out the controversial measure without recommendation. The Celler… More ▸

  • Jewish Agency Plans to Resettle 10,000 Immigrant Families on Land in Coming Year

    The Jewish Agency plans to resettle some 10,000 refugee families on the land in the coming year, Levi Eshkol, head of the agency settlement division, today told newsmen. Mr. Eshkol said that the facilities for this gigantic resettlement project would be provided by the Keren Hayesod. At the same time, Israel Ritov, chairman of the… More ▸

  • Former State Department Official Resigns from Holyland Emergency Liaison Program

    Allan W. Dulles, international lawyer and former official of the State Department, has resigned from the executive committee of H.E.L.P.–Holyland Emergency Liaison Program–according to an announcement yesterday. His resignation follows that of Rep. Christian A. Harter of Massachusetts. In resigning from the organization, which includes many anti-Zionist and pro-Arab spokesman, Mr. Dulles expressed doubt that… More ▸

  • American Jewish Committee, A.d.l. Commend Mccloy Statement on German Anti-semitism

    Messages commending John J. McCloy, American High Commissioner for Germany, for his recent address to American personnel in Germany instructing them to do their utmost to halt “a renewal of Nazism and anti-Semitism,” have been sent by Jacob Blaustein, president of the American Jewish Committee, and Justice Meir Steinbrink, president of the Anti-Defamation League of… More ▸

  • W.j.c. “profoundly Disturbed” by Austrian Elections; Wars of Nazi Electoral Strength

    A statement issued today by the American executive committee of the World Jewish Congress on the Austrian elections said that the W.J.C. “is profoundly disturbed” by the results of the elections, which took place Sunday, and which “demonstrated the considerable electoral strength of Nazi-minded candidates and revealed the deep roots of Nazism in the Austrian… More ▸

  • Israel Participates for First Time in Regional Meeting of World Health Organization

    Dr. Nail Karabuda, Undersecretary of the Turkish Ministry of Health, today opened the second meeting of the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) regional committee for Eastern Mediterranean countries, the majority of whose members are representatives of Moslem countries. He welcomed the Israel delegation which is participating in the meeting for the first time. Prof…. More ▸