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  • Truman Sends Autographed Photo to Jewish Boy Who Was Attacked by Anti-semites

    President Truman has sent an autographed photograph to Larry Goldstein, 11-year-old Lynn, Mass., boy who was recently beaten up by older boys and called a “dirty Jew.” The boy, whose father was killed in action during World War II, asked the question, “Why did my daddy have to die?” David K. Niles, administrative assistant to… More ▸

  • Arab Infiltration into Israel Continuing; Negev Colonies Repel Attacking Bands

    The infiltration into Israel of Arabs from neighboring states is continuing on all frontiers, it was reported here today. An Israel police detachment last night clashed with a band of Arab brigands at an undisclosed point. One Arab was killed, while two of the wounded Arabs were captured. The infiltration movement is assuming serious proportions… More ▸

  • American Fund for Israel Institutions Reports on Its Activities in Jewish State

    Twelve hundred persons, paying $99 each, last night attended the third annual concert and supper of the American Fund for Israel Institutions at the Astor Hotel. The Fund, which maintains 99 cultural, educational and other projects in Israel, has been seeking to raise $2,318,000 in 1949 in the United States. Edward A. Norman, president and… More ▸

  • 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 ▸