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  • Precarious Position of Jewish Community Outlined at West Berlin Municipality Session

    The precarious position of Jewish community institutions in this city was described today by Heinz Galinski, representative here of the Jewish Community Council, at a meeting of a special committee of the Western Berlin municipality, which considered the situation of the various religious communities. Dr. Galinski revealed that the Jewish Hospital here, which serves all… More ▸

  • Anglo-jewish Association Accepts Adenauer’s Statement on German Policy Toward Jews

    The Anglo-Jewish Association today issued a statement noting with “satisfaction” the position of Dr. Konrad Adenauer, Chancellor of the new West German Federate Republic, on the question of the Jews in Germany. The A.J.A. statement noted Chancellor Adenauer’s affirmation of the “determination of the Federal Government to ensure respect for the rights of all its… More ▸

  • Prosecutor, in Summation, Charges Mannstein Knew of Nazi Shooting of Jews

    Former Nazi Field Marshal Fritz Erich von Mannstein “know very well” that the German Army’s security service was shooting Jews, Sir Arthur Comyns Garr, British prosecutor at the military trial here, charged during the course of his summation, which has already lasted three days, Reuters reported today. The trial of the Nazi leader, who is… More ▸

  • Anti-zionist Charges of Dual Allegiance Attacked by Z.O.A. President As “canard”

    Daniel Frisch, president of the Zionist Organization of America, today charged anti-Zionists with advocating “regimentation rather than Americanism” in their attempt to undermine the efforts for the economic reconstruction of Israel and for Jewish cultural renaissance in the United States. In an open letter addressed to Miss Dorothy Thompson, the president of the Z.O.A. characterized… More ▸

  • Efforts to Break Deadlock on Jerusalem Issue Mark Deliberations of U.N. Body

    Efforts to break the deadlock on the Jerusalem issue were made today by delegates of the Netherlands, Sweden and Uruguay at the U.N. subcommittee on Jerusalem which met all day with a view to coordinating the various proposals introduced at the U.N. Special Political Committee with regard to the status of the Holy City. (At… More ▸

  • Sir Normal Angell Warns Israel Against Nationalism; Addresses Council for Judaism

    Declaring that he had been an ardent Zionist for a quarter of a century because he shared a Christian’s sense of guilt for the persecution of the Jews, Sir Norman Angell, British author and Nobel Peace Prize winner, declared yesterday that the state of Israel can become “a true bastion of western civilization” provided it… More ▸

  • Israel and Transjordan Discuss Opening of Jerusalem Roads; Reach Other Agreements

    A special committee on Jerusalem made up of an Israel and a Transjordan representative conferred for two hours today on Article VIII of the Israel-Transjordan armistice agreement which provides for the maintenance of open roads between Jerusalem and the surrounding area. The clause deals with the opening of the road to Jerusalem from the Damascus… More ▸