PARIS (Jun. 27)
The Arab League has a $10,000,000 apparatus conducting propaganda against Israel and against Jews in the United States and other countries, particularly in Latin America, a conference of Jewish community leaders from virtually every country in the free world was told here today.
A detailed report on Arab propaganda activities, especially in the Western Hemisphere, was given to the conference by Arnold Forster, of New York, director of the civil rights division of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. Mr. Forster displayed a photostatic copy of a letter from President Nasser to the United Arab Republic to George Lincoln Rockwell, leader of the American Nazi Party, in which Nasser criticized the United States for "financing Jewish emigration to Israel."
The two-day conference was opened by Label A Katz, president of the B’nai B’rith, who stressed the need to coordinate, on a world-wide basis, "the fight against anti-Semitic forces and the importance of combating Arab efforts to create animosity, not only against Israel but also against Jews living in the United States and in other countries."
"Millions of dollars, " Mr, Forster said, was being spent in the United States alone in pushing the Arabs’ anti-Jewish campaign. He reported that the American-Arab propaganda offices were also tied with a network of anti-Israeli and anti-Jewish propaganda headquarters in Mexico, Panama, Cuba, Venezuela and Uruguay.
Despite their vast efforts, Mr. Forster declared, "much of the anti-Jewish propaganda has, thus far, failed in the United States. " But both he and Mr. Katz stressed the need for combating these propaganda efforts as well as all other moves in the direction of bolstering anti-Semitism in general.