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  • Conference of German Jews Abroad Defines Stand on Reparations

    The major portion of the assets being received from Germany by Jewish successor organizations, particularly the Jewish Restitution Successor Organization in the U.S. zone, should be used for the relief of needy Jews, especially those in Israel, the Council for the Protection of the Rights and Interests of Jews from Germany, declared last night in… More ▸

  • Socialist Delegates to Discuss Austria’s Reparations to Jews

    The question of the Austrian Social Democratic Party’s opposition to the settlement of restitution and reparations claims by the Jews against Austria will be raised informally at the Internatioanal Socialist Conference here by delegates from the Israel Mapai Party and the World Union of Zionist Socialist Parties. A number of delegates here have already expressed… More ▸

  • Arab Delegate Attacks Israel at U.N. General Assembly Session

    Iraqi delegate Mohammed Jamali today charged at the United Nations that the State of Israel was continuing to disturb the peace of the Middle East. Speaking at the opening of the General Assembly’s general debate he said that Israeli “aggression” along the borders of various Arab states was constantly killing “innocent Arabs.” The Iraqi delegate… More ▸

  • Agudah Leader Discusses Jewish Claims with Austrian Diplomat

    M.R. Springer, honorary secretary of the Agudas Israel world executive, today conferred with Baron Lothar Wimmer, Austrian Ambassador to Britain, on the Jewish claims for restitution and reparations against Austria. An Agudah announcement on the meeting said that Mr. Springer had conveyed to the Ambassador the active interest of Orthodox Jews in this affair and… More ▸

  • Israel Premier Determined to Reorganize and Enlarge Cabinet

    Premier David Ben Gurion and members of the central committee of his Mapai Party, major group in the coalition government, feel that it has become necessary to reorganize and enlarge the Cabinet, it was learned today in government circles. The Laborites feel that enlargement of the Cabinet would ease the burden of the overworked ministers… More ▸

  • Jewish Communities in Italy Warned Against Conference on Germany

    Several individual Jewish communities in Italy have received invitations from the Italian Committee for an International Conference for a Peaceful Solution of the German Problem to join in deliberations of the body. However, the Union of Italian Jewish Communities has asked the recipients of the invitations to hold up acceptance pending further study by the… More ▸

  • Individual Zionist Groups No Longer Needed, Rabbi Miller Says

    Individual Zionist parties outside Israel have “outlived their purpose,” Rabbi Irving Miller, president of the Zionist Organization of Israel, today told a meeting of World Jewish Congress leaders. Rabbi Miller arrived here yesterday from a two-week visit to Israel where he conferred on American and world Zionist problems with Premier David Ben Gurion. Commenting on… More ▸

  • Holland Promises No Further Leniency for for Mer Gestapo Chief

    The Netherlands Government will not further reduce the sentence of Willi Lages, one-time Gestapo chief in Holland who was sentenced to die several years ago for the deportation and subsequent murder of 70,000 Dutch Jews, Minister of Justice Dr. H. Donker, told Parliament late yesterday. The question of the government’s future attitude toward Lages was… More ▸

  • Appeal Against Acouittal of Two Israeli Youths Crdered

    The Attorney General of Israel has ordered the filing of an appeal against the acquittal of two youths who were apprehended following the explosion of a bomb outside the home of the late Minister of Communications, David Zvi Pinkas. The two men, Amos Kinan and Shaltiel Benyair were acquitted by a magistrate here for lack… More ▸

  • Three-day National Parley of Jewish Welfare Board Opens Today

    Three hundred top Jewish community leaders from all parts of the country will attend the National Jewish Welfare Board’s three-day National Leadership Mobilization on GI and Community Service opening here tomorrow at the Hotel Statler. The parley has been called to give the nation’s key Jewish communal leaders an opportunity to get direct from government… More ▸