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Saudi Arabia Lifts Ban on U.S. Jews; Other Jews Still Boycotted

Dr. Maurice Perlzweig of the World Jewish Congress today charged that a boycott of Jewish merchants is being imposed by Saudi Arabia. He spoke before the United Nations Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations. Jewish firms were barred from all trade in Saudi Arabia, he reported.

After a complaint had been filed by the World Jewish Congress, Dr. Perlzweig said, the boycott against United States nationals had been lifted. He added that other governments were negotiating with Saudi Arabia to lift the boycott against their nationals.