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  • Mrs. Johnson Hails Israel’s Gains in Soil Conservation, Rehabilitation

    Israel’s accomplishments in the field of soil conservation and rehabilitation were hailed by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson today in a message addressed to Mrs. Oved Ben Ami, president of the newly created committee for the beautification of Israel. Mrs. Johnson who heads the National Committee for the Beautification of the United States, said in her… More ▸

  • Dayan Warns Jordan That Its ‘war of Terror’ Will Envelop Jordan Valley

    Defense Minister Moshe Dayan has warned Jordan that if it continued to wage “a war of terror” against Israel, the war would pass to Jordanian soil and be decided there. Speaking at a meeting of the regional council at Samakh, attended by representatives of settlements in the Israeli side of the Jordan Valley, Gen. Dayan… More ▸

  • Communists Stage Anti-vietnam Protest at U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv

    Twenty to 30 Communists, waving red flags and anti-Vietnam war posters, demonstrated here yesterday opposite the United States Embassy. The placards read “Americans go home” and “Vietnamese will decide for themselves the regime they want.” The demonstrators were joined by a score of onlookers who chanted in unison “Yankees go home.” Reinforced police guards kept… More ▸

  • Warsaw Ghetto Rally in Buenos Aires Links Israel Fight with Negro Struggle

    "Israel’s fight for existence and the struggle of Negroes for dignity and equality are one and the same battle–the fight of Abel against Cain," a leader of Argentine Jewry declared here at a mass rally paying tribute to the six million martyred Jews of Europe and the Warsaw Ghetto fighters of 1943. The speaker was… More ▸

  • Rightist National Democratic Party Attracting More Extremists, Bonn Survey Shows

    A survey by the West German Ministry of Interior on the development of right-wing extremism and anti-Semitic tendencies in the Federal Republic in 1967 showed that the neo-Nazi National Democratic Party is attracting more extremists to its ranks, it was reported here today. The survey was the subject of a background paper prepared by the… More ▸

  • ‘total Involvement’ in Meeting Needs of Poor Urged on Jewish Centers

    Total involvement in community programs to alleviate the urban crisis through helping to provide jobs, education and better housing for non-whites and other deprived Americans was urged on Jewish community centers in a series of resolutions adopted at the closing sessions of the National Jewish Welfare Board’s 1968 biennial convention here today. The resolutions noted… More ▸

  • Wien Gives $2.5 Million to Scholarship Program at Brandeis

    Lawrence A. Wien of New York, chairman of the board of trustees of Brandeis University, said here last night that he was contributing $2.5 million on the tenth anniversary of the Wien International Scholarship Program, to expand its activities. The gift brought to $7 million the funds he has set aside for the program. The… More ▸

  • Jerusalem Parade Plans Unchanged, Eshkol Says After Cabinet Session

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol said today, at the conclusion of a Cabinet meeting at which a report was presented on the unanimous Security Council resolution last night asking Israel to abandon its plans for the Independence Day parade in Jerusalem, that the parade would take place as scheduled on May 2. A Government spokesman said… More ▸

  • Albert Einstein Awards Presented to Weaver, Weiler and Others

    The 1968 Albert Einstein Commemorative Award for Public Affairs was presented here tonight to Robert C. Weaver, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine award ceremony. Dr. Samuel Belkin, president of Yeshiva University, presented similar awards to British sculptor Henry Moore, Times associate editor James Reston, Jack D. Weiler,… More ▸

  • Security Council Urges Israel to Drop Jerusalem Parade; Israel Refuses

    The United Nations Security Council adopted unanimously last night a resolution calling on Israel to abandon plans to stage its annual military parade in Jerusalem on May 2 and Israel immediately declared the resolution was “unacceptable” and that the celebration in “united Jerusalem” would take place as scheduled. In announcing the vote, Soviet Ambassador Jacob… More ▸