Pioneer Women Call for U.S. Action Against Suez Canal Blockade

A resolution calling on the United States Government to support measures to halt the Arab boycott against American citizens and the blacklisting of American firms was adopted here today at the opening session of the 16th biennial national convention of the Pioneer Women, women’s Labor Zionist organization. The resolution hailed action in the United States Senate incorporating the Morse anti-bias amendment in the Mutual Security Appropriations Bill.

A resolution called for “the most vigorous action” by the U.S. Government and the United Nations to bring the “intolerable aggression” of the United Arab Republic against Israel to an end. It demanded reaffirmation of the principle of unobstructed passage through the Suez Canal for the ships of all nations.

The 600 delegates to the parley expressed appreciation for continued American aid to Israel Earlier, they attended ceremonies at the Cultural Gardens where the organization presented a bronze plaque to the City of Cleveland.

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