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  • Arab Delegates Attack Israel at Interparliamentary Union Meeting

    Arab delegates to the Interparliamentary Union world session here, today attacked Israel as an alleged aggressor, and referred to the plight of the Arab refugees. Response was made by two members of Israel’s delegation, David Hacohen and Ishar Harari. Mr. Hacohen said the Arabs had declined to enter peace negotiations and had rejected moves to… More ▸

  • So. African Zionists Urge Kremlin to Extend Full Rights to Jews

    “Deep concern” for the plight of Soviet Jewry was expressed by delegates at the concluding session of the South African Zionist Conference here. A resolution expressing “grave apprehension in regard to the future of Russian Jewry as a conscious segment of the Jewish people,” and calling on the Soviet Government to give “full recognition” to… More ▸

  • More Than 100 Centers Reported Now Serving 700,000 European Jews

    There are now more than 100 youth centers and synagogue centers serving 700,000 Jews in European countries, Charles H. Jordan, director general of the American Joint Distribution Committee, reported here today. He spoke at a two-day conference of key American and European leaders of the Jewish Center movement, which brought together 30 lay leaders and… More ▸

  • Expansion of Israel-ussr Cultural Relations Reported in Dispatch

    The Israel Communist newspaper, Kol Haam, reported today that an expansion of Israeli-Soviet cultural relations had been approved in talks in Moscow between Soviet officials and Mrs. Margot Klausner, a film producer active in the Israel-Soviet Friendship League. The agreement reportedly includes plans for a Joint Soviet-Israel medical symposium, an exchange of art materials, and… More ▸

  • Argentine Court Frees Jewish Youths Who Fought Against Tacuara

    The Federal Court of Appeals today reversed a guilty verdict by a lower court against three Jewish youths who, while guarding a Jewish social club against attack by the anti-Semitic Tacuara group, fired at an unmarked car carrying special police agents. One police officer, Luis Angelica, was fatally shot in the incident, which occurred in… More ▸

  • Soviet Jewish Artist Issues Album Depicting Horrors of Auschwitz

    A Soviet Jewish artist, Zinovy Tolkachev, has published an album of lithographs called “Auschwitz,” depicting the horrors of that concentration camp, according to information reaching here today from Moscow. The introduction to the book, by a Soviet poet, Leonid Pervomaiski, called the prints “evidence for the prosecution.” Another Moscow dispatch reported that a monument to… More ▸

  • Other News in Brief

    Leaders of the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party, fourth largest to enter the West German elections to be held next Sunday, visited yesterday the graves of the Nazi war criminals executed after the Nuremberg trials, in Landsberg. At the cemetery, Franz Winter, a party organizer, said that “while the world thinks of Auschwitz and Belsen, nobody… More ▸

  • Jewish Theological Seminary Launches $35,000,000 Expansion Drive

    The launching of a $35,000,000 campaign for the expansion of the physical facilities of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, central institution of Conservative Judaism, was announced here today by Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the Seminary. Albert A. List, a member of the JTS board of directors, will head the drive as national chairman…. More ▸

  • Vatican Council Resumes Today; Early Action on Jews Predicted

    The likelihood that the Vatican’s declaration on Jews will be voted on within a few days after tomorrow’s opening of the Ecumenical Council was indicated here today, following a press conference by Julius Cardinal Doepfner, one of the Council’s four moderators. Supporters of the document, which had been overwhelmingly approved at the last session of… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Several firms here have issued orders forbidding the use on their mails of the “swastika stamp,” which went on sale today. This stamp, one of the Battle of Britain Commemorative set, bears a swastika on a Luftwaffe plane being downed by an R.A.F. bomber. A non-Jew, Rev. Arthur Jackson, today called on his congregation to… More ▸