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Jewish Youth Parley Votes to Fight Arab Propaganda in U.S. Colleges

A call to combat Arab anti-Jewish propaganda on college campuses throughout the United States and Canada was adopted today by representatives of 24 national Jewish youth organizations meeting here at a three-day conference convened to formally establish a North American Jewish Youth Council.

After hearing reports from delegates from as far west as California and as far south as Florida and Texas on the mounting intensity of the Arab propaganda against Jews and Israel on college campuses, and the efforts already being made by some organizations in this field, the delegates pledged full support of practically every major American Jewish youth organization to an educational campaign designed to counteract the efforts of the Arab students to disseminate what was described as “viciously untrue facts about both the State of Israel and the relationship of American Jews and Israel.”

The resolution, authorizing the preparation of an information kit for American college students and their organizations, charged that “the Arab campaign on American campuses has been inspired and financed by a worldwide Arab propaganda machine that is operating full steam in this country and Canada.” The conference has been attended by three representatives of each of 24 national Jewish youth organizations as well as their staff directors.

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