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Zionists Condemn German ‘surrender to Nasser’s Blackmail’

Dr. Max Nussbaum, president of the Zionist Organization of America, and Rabbi Arthur Herzberg, chairman of the ZOA’s public affairs committee, this weekend roundly condemned the West German decision to stop shipping arms to Israel.

Dr. Nussbaum, in a message to a briefing conference marking the ZOA’s support of the International Cooperation Program of the United Nations, declared the Bonn action marked “a surrender to Nasser’s blackmail.” Rabbi Herzberg, who addressed the meeting, attended by several hundred Zionists, said that the Bonn action aggravates the situation in the Middle East, and called on the United States Government “to weigh all the implications” of this development.