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  • Bull Blames Trigger-happy Egyptians for Continuing Suez Canal Clashes

    Egyptian positions on the west bank of the Suez Canal opened machine gun fire today on an Israeli mobile patrol on the east bank. The Israelis returned the fire. There were no Israeli casualties in the brief exchange. Israeli sources said today that direct hits were scored in yesterday’s artillery duel on an Egyptian artillery… More ▸

  • Robert Benjamin, Film Executive, Named to American U.N. Delegation

    Robert S. Benjamin, chairman of the board of United Artists Corp., was nominated a member of the United States delegation to the United Nations for the forthcoming General Assembly opening Sept. 19. Mr. Benjamin is active in the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute and many other Jewish causes. More ▸

  • Jenin Arabs Surrender Machine Guns, Rifles to Israel Authorities

    Arab residents of the town on Jenin in the occupied west bank area have surrendered to the Israeli military authorities 80 firearms of various types including Bren machineguns and Russian assault rifles, it was disclosed today. The Israelis have been conducting a persistent campaign to round up arms held by the civilian population of the… More ▸

  • Canadian Bar Association Reaffirms Support for Anti-hate Legislation

    The civil liberties section of the Canadian Bar Association reaffirmed today its support of an anti-hate bill now being considered by the Canadian Senate. By a vote of 23 to 12, the section voted down a resolution by a group of British Columbia lawyers who were opposed to the bill. The Senate measure would make… More ▸

  • Agency Chief Sees 20,000 Immigration from North African Lands

    Chairman Aryeh L. Pincus of the Jewish Agency said in London yesterday that Israel expected to receive 20,000 immigrants this year from Morocco and Libya. He expressed the hope that the doors would be open to Jews who would like to leave Eastern Europe to settle in Israel and reiterated his strong belief in Israel’s… More ▸

  • Emory University to Establish Chair in Judaic Studies

    Emory University will establish a chair of Judaic studies as part of its program for mobilizing educational resources and ideas for tomorrow, William R. Bowdoin. chairman of the university’s Merit Program announced today. Emory, a Protestant religious-affiliated institution, has a student body of about 5,000. Two Atlanta alumni, Dr. Irving H. Goldstein and Max Rittenbaum,… More ▸

  • Admission to Temple Mount Area Becomes Supreme Court Issue

    The Israel Supreme Court has given the Minister of Religion ten days in which to show why the Temple Mount area in the walled. Old City of Jerusalem should not be administered by Jewish institutions and why Jews should not be allowed to enter the compound through all the gates leading into it. The court… More ▸

  • Young Leadership Group is Told Public Welfare Funds Pose New Challenge

    Proposals for restrictions of Jewish and other sectarian health and welfare programs because of increased governmental involvement in such programs were rejected here by a federation executive at the Atlantic Northeast Young Leadership Regional Conference. The conference was sponsored jointly by the United Jewish Appeal and the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds. Charles… More ▸

  • Samuel A. Fryer, Biochemist and Philanthropist, Dead at 83

    Funeral services have been held for Samuel Aaron Fryer, biochemist and philanthropist, who aided Jewish education in the United States and higher education and research in Israel. He died in Santa Monica Sept. 9 at the age of 83. Mr. Fryer’s contributions to Israel educational institutions included an aeronautical engineering building at the Haifa Technion,… More ▸