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Six-day War Rebuilt Bridge Between U.S. Jews and Israelis, Diplomat Says

The Six-Day War has resulted in profound changes in the relationships between American Jews and the Israeli people and, particularly, between the youth of the two countries, the North American Jewish Youth Council was told here yesterday.

Addressing the three-day conference of the council at Surprise Lake Camp, Yaacov Morris, Israeli diplomat and representative of the Jewish Agency, said that the war had “not only brought Western Jews back to Judaism but also brought many Israelis back to the Jewish people as well. In terms of the future,” he added, “this means that the two-way bridge between the Jews of Israel and the United States has been strengthened and in some ways rebuilt. There is now a two-way bridge between equals.”