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  • U.S. Prepared to Bargain on Internationalization of Jerusalem; Britain Backs Statute

    The United States is still committed to support the Conciliation Commission plan for internationalization of Jerusalem but on a bargaining basis, a spokesman for the American delegation declared today. The U.S. representative said that in taking this stand the United States is “not inflexibly committed to every line” of the twenty-five point statute proposed as… More ▸

  • Israel and Abdullah Reported Conducting Direct Talks on Jerusalem; Announcement Due

    Reports circulating here today said that Israel authorities and King Abdullah of Transjordan have been conducting direct negotiations on the future of Jerusalem and that these talks have progressed to such a stage that an official announcement on an Israel-Transjordan compromise agreement regarding the future status of the Holy City may be issued any day…. More ▸

  • Rumanian Jewish Leaders Attack Ben Gurion for “harnessing Israel to Imperialists”

    Israel Premier David Ben Gurion was called a “traitor who has harnessed Israel to the imperialist chariot” by Laurentziu Bercovici, a local leader of the Jewish Democratic Committee of Rumania. Mr. Bercovici was speaking at a meeting here sponsored by the Committee and presided over by Prof. Barbu Lazareanu, its president. In a similar attack… More ▸

  • Israel Cabinet Gets Report from Sharett on Talks with U.N. Economic Mission

    The Israel Cabinet met today to hear a report by Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett on his talks with the U.N. Economic Survey Mission whose members left Israel yesterday after a three-day visit. Dr. Shmuel Eliashiv, director of the East European division of the Foreign Ministry, also reported to the Cabinet on his recently-concluded tour of… More ▸

  • 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 ▸