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  • British Stand on Status of Jerusalem Outlined in Parliament

    The British Government would like to see the situation with respect to the status of Jerusalem “regularized” but thinks that it is too early to say whether positive action can be expected at the next session of the United Nations General Assembly, A. D. Dodds-Parker, Joint Parliamentary Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs said in Parliament today…. More ▸

  • Two-day Parley on Anti-jewish Bias in Employment Opens Today

    Leaders of American Jewish groups affiliated with the National Community Relations Advisory Council will start a two-day conference tomorrow on discrimination against Jews in employment, it was announced today by Bernard H. Trager, NCRAC chairman. Major questions to be considered at the conference will include: 1. The effect of legislation and government regulation on discrimination… More ▸

  • Ben Gurion Vacates His Tel Aviv Home; Leaves for Negev Village

    David Ben Gurion vacated his Tel Aviv apartment today and left for Sdeh Boker, the tiny Negev sheepherders settlement, where he will become an ordinary citizen. His belongings have already been shipped to the prefabricated house on the treeless and grassless plateau which he will henceforth call home. At Beersheba, en route to Sdeh Boker,… More ▸

  • American Jewish Committee Lists Gains in Fight Against Bias

    Continued improvement of civil rights practices throughout the United States during 1953, is reported by the American Jewish Committee in a “progress record” in civil rights, issued today. Crediting the American people themselves for “continuing to take the lead” in the fight for civil rights, the report states: “Ever since the challenging report of the… More ▸

  • Haifa Technion Faces Financial Crisis; May Be Forced to Close

    The Haifa Technical Institute is faced with a financial crisis of such depth that the school may be forced to close its doors, it was learned here today. Unless the Israel Government offers aid, the battle to keep the school open seems lost. The Technion has been unable to raise additional funds. The government has… More ▸

  • St. Petersburg Police to Arrest Persons Posting Anti-jewish Placards

    St. Petersburg police were under orders today to arrest any persons putting up anti-Semitic posters within the city limits in violation of a City Council ordinance. The order was issued after a sudden burst of anti-Semitic activity resulted in five blocks on the North side being heavily plastered with posters linking Communism and Judaism and… More ▸

  • Bomb Explodes at Beirut Headquarters of Jerusalem Ex-mufti

    A bomb was exploded today at the Beirut headquarters of Haj Amin el Husseini, ex-Mufti of Jerusalem, a violent enemy of Israel who collaborated with Adolf Hitler in Germany during World War II. Considerable damage was caused but no casualties were reported. The ex-Mufti was away from Beirut at the time of the explosion. More ▸

  • U.S. Zionist Leaders off to Israel for Actions Committee Session

    Dr. Nahum Goldmann, chairman of the Jewish Agency, left by air for Israel where he will attend plenary sessions of the Jewish Agency executive and the meetings of the Zionist Actions Committee which will convene in Jerusalem on December 24th. Mrs. Rose L. Halprin, member of the Jewish Agency executive and head of its economic… More ▸

  • Pious Jews Stone Mission in Jerusalem; Ten Arrested

    Israeli police last night arrested ten of a crowd of several hundred religious Jews who stoned a mission in Jerusalem where a solemn mass was being celebrated. The crowd was apparently brought out by a rumor that the mass was the celebration of the conversion of a large number of Jews in the mission. A… More ▸

  • Madrid Jewish Community Honors Memory of Spanish Catholic

    The memory of Dr. J. Pulido, a Spanish Catholic who devoted 50 years of his life to promoting the welfare of the Jewish community of Madrid, was honored here last night at a reception in the home of Daniel F. Baroukh, president of the Madrid Sephardic Community. Funds were raised at the reception for the… More ▸