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  • 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 ▸

  • Israel Rebukes Bulgarian Minister for Political Attack at Unctad Session

    The Bulgarian Minister for Foreign Trade was taken to task by Israel today for injecting a political reference to the Middle East into the deliberations of the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD). Ambassador Michael Comay, working chairman of the Israeli delegation here, pointed out that the purpose of the conference was to… More ▸

  • Jesuit Theologian Declares Christians Must Cease to Seek Conversion of Jews

    A prominent Roman Catholic theologian has declared in an article published by a Jesuit magazine here that Judaism must be regarded as a salvational faith and Christians should cease trying to convert Jews. The article, by Rev. Gregory Baum, associate professor of religious knowledge at St. Michel’s College, was greeted by Toronto rabbis as a… More ▸