NEW YORK (Jan. 27)
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 with Israel.
“Because there is rigorous government press censorship in most Arab countries, statements in major Arab newspapers are at least, authorized reports, if not actually official government releases,” Arnold Forster, ADL general counsel, stated. He said that, although the Arabs claim to differentiate between Zionism and Judaism,” the evidence is all to the contrary.”
The League official said Africa has been a prime Arab target. He named a pamphlet. “Israel, The Enemy of Africa,” as a major document being used. The pamphlet, described by Mr. Forster as “blatantly anti-Jewish,” was distributed throughout English-speaking sections of Africa. It was also made available through the Egyptian Information Department in Cairo and, this week, at the Egyptian Embassy in Washington. In it are extensive quotations from such long disproven and spurious documents as the “Protocols of the Elders of Zion.”