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Six-day War Taught Nasser Despot Could Not Destroy Israel, Says Sen. Pastore

Senator John O. Pastore (D.-R.I.) said last night that Egypt’s President Nasser had learned “on only six short days” that the story of Israel could not “be demolished by a mad power–or at the hands of a despot.”

Speaking at the annual Hanukkah Dinner of Yeshiva University, Sen. Pastore added praise of Jewish contributions to science, declaring “it is no empty platitude to say that the zeal and skill of the Jewish scientists has been the light of life to our own age.”

Three prominent New York civic and philanthropic leaders Louis Danenberg, president of the Danenberg Foundation, Eugene Hollander, president of the New York Nursing Home Foundation, and Henry Richard, a business management counsel, were honored at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel dinner.