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  • Ben Gurion Announces Formation of 13-man Israel Cabinet to Parliament Session

    David Ben Gurion tonight announced to the Israel Parliament the formation of a 13-man Cabinet following the reaching of an agreement between the Israel Labor Party, Mapai, and the Religious Bloc. The Knesset was scheduled to vote on the new government later tonight. (At the time the Bulletin went to press the Knesset had not… More ▸

  • One-third of All Restitution Ciaims in United States Zone of Germany Settled

    Over half a billion deutschemarks has been paid out to claimants for restitution in the United States zone of Germany and one-third of all individual claims have already been settled, it was announced here today by the office of American High Commissioner John J. McCloy. More than 20,000 claims of all sorts have been settled… More ▸

  • Emigration of Jews from Bavaria Completed; 18,000 Remain, Parliament is Told

    Two more years are needed for completion of the Bavarian indemnification program, Dr. Philip Auerbach, provincial Commissioner for Restitution, reported here today to the Bavarian Parliament. Dr. Auerbach, who also holds the position of Commissioner for Persecutees, said that of a total of 170,000 applications filed with his office, more than 10,000 have been settled… More ▸

  • Israel Opposes Soviet Proposals for Big Five Peace Talks and Outlawing of Atom Bomb

    Israel today spoke out in opposition to a Soviet proposal for a five-power peace pact and the outlawing of the atomic bomb. Speaking for the Jewish state before the Political Committee of the General Assembly, Gideon Raphael asserted that Israel considered loyal implementation of the peace principles of the United Nations Charter as the main… More ▸

  • Ambassador Mcdonald Returning to Post in Israel After Two-month Visit to United States

    Ambassador James G. McDonald is sailing tomorrow from the United States to Israel after spending about two months in Washington conferring with the State Department on various problems concerning American-Israel relations. When he first arrived in the U.S. for his current visit it was reported that the Ambassador was resigning. Sailing on the same ship… More ▸

  • Israel May Lose Its Occidental Standards if Education is Retarded, Professor Warns

    “Educational development must not be retarded in Israel–even during the present crisis–if the Jewish state is to remain an occidental country with high standards, and not become another Syria or Lebanon,” Prof. Eliezer Rieger, chairman of the School of Education at the Hebrew University declared here at the closing session of the six-day annual meeting… More ▸