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  • Judge Fuld Heads Board of Directors of Jewish Theological Seminary

    Judge Stanley H. Fuld, Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals of New York, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America, it was announced last night by Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancellor of the seminary. Judge Fuld is active in B’nai B’rith and in other Jewish communal… More ▸

  • Dr. Goldmann Assured by German Chancellor on Combating Neo-nazism

    Chancellor Kiesinger assured Dr. Nahum Goldmann, president of the World Jewish Congress, during a conference here this weekend, that his government will do everything possible to combat the influence and growth of the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party and all other “enemies of democracy in Germany.” This will be done, the Chancellor said, by stabilization of… More ▸

  • 6,000 Nazi Security Officials Reported Under Investigation in Germany

    Six thousand Nazis of “senior” rank who had held responsible positions in the Nazi security office, are currently being investigated by squads of West German detectives, the Evening Standard reported here yesterday. The newspaper stated they are being probed for possible involvement in war crimes. Seventeen public prosecutors in West Germany met recently to consider… More ▸

  • Z.O.A. President Reports on Outlook of Neo-nazi Aims in Germany

    The prediction that anti-Semitism will not be the main basis for the growing neo-Nazi movement in West Germany, but that virulent hostility would emerge against Israel and against continued indemnification payments to victims of Nazism was voiced here today by Jazques Torczyner, president of the Zionist Organization of America who, returned yesterday from Europe. Addressing… More ▸

  • U.S. Government Urged to Seek Soviet Cooperation on Arab-israel Issue

    The American Government was urged to seek the cooperation of the Soviet Union to promote Middle East disarmament and an Arab-Israel peace in a policy statement adopted here today at a regional conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee at the Hotel Roosevelt. The Committee called for a “stronger and more dynamic U.S. policy… More ▸

  • $1,400,000 Raised at First Dinner of Palestine Appeal in London

    More than 500,000 pounds ($1,400,000) was raised here last night at the first Joint Palestine Appeal dinner of the 1966-67 campaign which was held in honor of Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Sieff. Mr. Sieff reported that 2,600,000 pounds ($7,280,000) was raised by the JPA in 1966. More ▸

  • Israeli to Testify on Youth Who Set Fire to Jewish Center in Yonkers

    Zvi Almog, of Tel Aviv, will be brought here at Westchester County’s expense to act as the principal witness against a Yonkers youth accused of having set fire a year ago to the Yonkers Jewish Community Center, causing the death of 12 persons, according to District Attorney Leonard Rubenfeld. The youth, Thomas A. Ruppert, 17,… More ▸

  • U.N. Assembly Adopts Covenant on Cultural Freedom; Russia Criticized

    The United Nations General Assembly adopted here this weekend, by unanimous vote, two covenants on human rights, one dealing with economic, social and cultural freedoms, the other with rights in the civil and political fields. The covenants will become international treaties when they are ratified or acceded to by a sufficient number of governments. At… More ▸

  • Hadassah Hospital Officials Confer with Orthodox Leaders on Autopsies

    Hadassah Hospital officials here met today with a delegation of Orthodox groups protesting an autopsy carried out on the body of an elderly American woman who died during a visit to relatives in Israel. It was reported that her wishes about an autopsy could not be ascertained before her death. The hospital authorities told the… More ▸

  • Johnson’s Envoy Opens Talks with Eshkol on Nuclear Desalination Plant

    Ellsworth Bunker, President Johnson’s special envoy to Israel for further discussion on the projected, joint Israeli-USA plans for desalination of seawater, met today with Prime Minister Levi Eshkol. They opened the talks for the cooperation of the two governments in the construction of a plant in Israel that will use nuclear power for the production… More ▸