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  • German Couple Jailed in Egypt on Charge of Spying for Israel Released

    A German man and wife who were imprisoned in Egypt two and a half years ago for alleged espionage on behalf of Israel, have been released and have returned to West Germany, it was learned here today. Their present whereabouts are unknown. Cairo claimed several weeks ago that the release of Wolfgang Lotz and his… More ▸

  • Western Aliyah Held ‘nigh Impossible’ Because of Israel’s Economic Problems

    A member of the Jewish Agency Executive declared here last night that it was “well nigh impossible” to expect Jews from Western countries to immigrate to Israel because of the present economic conditions in Israel.” Yosef Klarman, addressing the European conference of Herut. said that the main problem faced by Jewish immigrants from the West… More ▸

  • Monument Planned in Israel for European Jewish Athletes Slain by Nazis

    A monument to Jewish athletes in Europe who died at the hands of the Nazis will be unveiled at the Maccabi village in Israel at the end of April, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned here today. The athletes were members of the Hakoah and Maccabi sports organizations in Europe. Norbert Katz, one of the sponsors… More ▸

  • Israel Says Marshal Tito’s Interference is Hampering Peace Efforts

    The Foreign Ministry charged tonight that President Tito of Yugoslavia was interfering with the efforts of United Nations agencies to promote a permanent peace in the Middle East and warned that his “one-sided” initiatives may have just the opposite effect. The Foreign Ministry statement, in reply to questions here, referred to Marshal Tito’s recent visits… More ▸

  • Arab League Head in Buenos Aires Assails Jewish Leader and Zionism

    The Arab League propaganda office took issue here today with a statement made by a leader of Argentine Jewry in New York that tensions had abated between Jews and Arabs in the Argentine despite Arab League efforts to increase them. But the refutation was nothing more than another attack on Zionism by Fouad Chayels, director… More ▸

  • ADL Official Expresses Concern over Future of Latin American Jewry

    Concern over the uncertain future of Latin American Jewry, particularly in Argentina, was voiced here by Rabbi Morton M. Rosenthal, head of the B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League’s Latin American Department. Rabbi Rosenthal spoke at a conference on Latin American problems sponsored by the Catholic Inter-American Cooperation Program. He said that Argentina, with the largest Jewish… More ▸

  • Israel Flatly Rejects Egyptian Charge of Maltreatment of Gaza Strip Arabs

    Israel rejected categorically today charges made by Egypt in letters to United Nations Secretary General U Thant of persecution of the Arab refugees of the Gaza Strip as “unsubstantiated” and “not supported by the various documents quoted therein.” The Israeli reply, signed by Ambassador Yosef Tekoah, head of the Israel mission, told the Secretary-General that… More ▸

  • West Berlin Jews in Tremendous Outpouring for Israel Emergency Fund

    The Keren Hayesod, fund raising arm of the World Zionist Organization, opening its emergency campaign here, obtained pledges in a single evening equal to 75 percent of all pledges received in Berlin during all of last year. Israel’s Ambassador to Bonn, Asher Ben Nathan and S.I. Kreutner, European director of the KH, were the speakers…. More ▸