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  • Attorney General Brownell Announces New Immigration Policy

    Attorney General Herbert Brownell announced today at mass naturalization ceremonies here the new pre-inspection policy under the immigration laws. The new procedures, which call for inspection of aliens at their point of origin and reject the ineligibles there, will serve a two-fold purpose, according to Mr. Brownell: First, inadmissibility of any alien will be determined… More ▸

  • J. D. C. Opens New Home for Aged at Nathanya

    A new home for aged people in Israel was opened at Nathanya yesterday by the Malben, the Joint Distribution Committee’s social welfare program in Israel, in the presence of President Itzhak Ben Zvi, members of the Cabinet and Parliament and of the United Jewish Appeal study mission. There are already 513 elderly people established in… More ▸

  • Drive for 190,000 Members Launched by Christian” Jewish Conference

    A campaign for 100,000 new members for the National Conference of Christians and Jews was launched today when Ben Duffy, chairman of the 1955 Brotherhood Week, spoke at a Veterans Day luncheon closing the 26th annual meeting of the NCCJ, held here the past three days. “The concept of brotherhood is so much a part… More ▸

  • Gordon Clapp Sees Peace As Middle East’s First Need

    Nature’s gifts to man can be “organized to produce a creative system of life and living” in the Middle East only through peace between Israel and her neighbors, Gordon Clapp, New York’s Deputy City Administrator, declared at the annual American Technion Society’s founders’ dinner here tonight. Mr. Clapp, who headed a United Nations mission which… More ▸

  • B’nai B’rith Women Hit Communism, “climate of Fear” in U.S.

    The executive committee of the B’nai B’rith Women’s Supreme Council, at a meeting in Washington today, adopted a report recognizing “the Communist threat to human freedom and dignity” –but asserting the threat can only be met and overcome by those who are devoted to the “moral basis of our religious and political traditions. “ The… More ▸

  • Labor Peers Hit British Govt. on Role in Arab-israel Issue

    Labor peers put the government on the defensive yesterday over its handling of the Arab-Israel conflict, while Lord Reading, the government spokesman in the House of Lords, repeated statements made earlier in Commons by Foreign Secretary Sir Anthony Eden and Minister of State Anthony Netting to the effect that conclusion of the Anglo-Egyptian pact on… More ▸

  • Trade Union Development in Israel Leads Middle East

    Israel is the only country in the Middle East where the development of trade union and employer movement has reached a level which, in practice, embraces all forms of occupational life. This was reported in an International Labor Organization survey of freedom of association and industrial relations in the Middle East, distributed here today. In… More ▸

  • Rumanian High Court Approves Sentences of Zionist Leaders

    The Rumanian High Court -has approved most of the harsh sentences meted out to Zionist leaders by Rumanian military tribunals in the past year, reducing several of the sentences by only two years, it was reported here today in a dispatch from Vienna. The report, published in the newspaper Maariv, said that the sentences of… More ▸

  • Austrian Socialists Kill Hope of Early Restitution Settlement

    The Austrian Social Democratic Party has torpedoed the already dim prospects of an early settlement of Jewish claims for restitution, which have been under negotiation between the Austrian Government and world Jewish organizations since last year, by demanding inclusion of benefits for Socialists persecuted by pre-Anschluss regimes in Austria in the overall scheme. Dr. Reinhardt… More ▸