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  • Ben-gurion Joins Israel’s Delegation to Churchill’s Funeral

    Former Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion will join President Zalman Shazar to attend the obsequies for the late Sir Winston Churchill, the Government announced today. Previous plans had included Mr. Ben-Gurion in the official delegation to the funeral, but he had not planned on going to London when the British Government indicated that Israel would be… More ▸

  • A. D. Davis Elected President of Chicago Jewish Federation

    A. D. Davis has been elected president of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, it was announced here today, He succeeds Joseph L. Gidwitz, who has served for the past three years. Active in Jewish communal affairs for many years, Mr. Davis has been vice-president of the Jewish Federation for the past three years. He… More ▸

  • Bonn Parliament Sets Date for Debate on Statute of Limitations Issue

    The question of possible extension of the German statute of limitations for prosecution of major war criminals beyond the present cut-off date of May 8, 1965, will be debated March 10 in the Bundestag, lower house of Parliament, it was announced here today. The Cabinet decided several months ago to let the statute go into… More ▸

  • Exhibition of Paintings by Israeli Artists Opens in Panama

    An exhibition of 42 paintings by Israel kibbutz artists sponsored by the Workers Bank of Israel was opened at the Panamanian Institute of Art here last night as part of a cultural exchange program. Among those taking part in the opening ceremonies were Israel Ambassador Levi Allon; Adolfo Arias, president of the Institute and former… More ▸

  • German Jewsin London Appeal to Bonn to Prolong Prosecution of Nazis

    Petitions calling for the extension of West Germany’s statute of limitations for the prosecution of major Nazi war criminals beyond next May 8 were sent to Bonn authorities today by the Council of Jews from Germany. The identical petitions were transmitted to the leaders of the government in Bonn as well as to both houses… More ▸

  • Dr. Globke Says He Made on Effort to Prevent Nazi Execution of Jews

    Dr. Hans Globke, for 14 years the top right-hand man to former Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, told a court here today that it was not his responsibility to take steps, during the Nazi regime, to prevent the execution of Jews. Dr. Globke had been a senior official of the Ministry of the Interior during the Hitler… More ▸

  • French Nazis Reported Listing Prominent Jews ‘for Future Action’

    A French Nazi group, calling itself the “Proletarian National Socialist Party,” claims that it now has 15 “cells” in France, is in touch with British and American Nazis, and is preparing to take over France and to attack leading Jews in that country, the New York Journal American reported today. A dispatch to the Hearst… More ▸

  • Israel Ambassador Eulogizes Chur Chill at U. N. Assembly Session

    Sir Winston Chur chill was eulogized in glowing terms here today by Ambassador Michael S. Comay, Israel’s permanent representative, who participated in a session of the General Assembly devoted to addresses honoring the memory of the late statesman. Mr. Comay pointed out that Winston Churchill had declared himself openly as far back as 1908 as… More ▸

  • N. Y. Rabbis Express ‘alarm’ over Federal Aid to Religious Schools

    President Johnson was lauded here today by the New York Board of Rabbis, largest group of Orthodox, Conservative and Reform rabbis in New York, for his program toward the building of “The Great Society” in all aspects of human welfare and for his immigration proposed to Congress, calling for revision of the present immigration law… More ▸

  • A. D. L. Reports Arab Anti-israel Propaganda Extended Against All Jews

    A report showing that the Arabs are conducting not only a campaign against Israel but also worldwide propaganda against Jews in general was issued here today by the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. The report said that a sampling of the Arab press and radio showed anti-Jewish statements covering areas completely unrelated to their feud… More ▸