LONDON (Jul. 13)
The British Maccabi, a Jewish sports organization, said today that it had cancelled plans for a summer encampment in Yugoslavia for 80 of its members.
A spokesman said that a financial loss would be incurred as a result of the cancellation but young Jews would not go camping in Yugoslavia after Marshal Tito had severed diplomatic relations with Israel and the Yugoslav press had published “scurrilous attacks” on the Jewish State.
The Maccabi encampment will be held in Rumania, the only state in the Soviet bloc which did not break off relations with Israel.