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Neumann Warns U.S. Jews Against Complacency, Cites Unsettled Middle East Situation

Dr. Emanuel Neumann, chairman of the Jewish Agency-American Section, warned today that “the perilously unsettled situation” in the Middle East barred complacency on the part of American Jews. He said that “an unrelenting and mendacious propaganda from Arab and pro-Arab sources seeks to deny Israel that just and secure peace for which the Six-Day War was fought and won.”

He praised the leaders of both houses of Congress for urging that supersonic jets be made available to Israel and called for the effective consolidation of all Zionist and pro-Israel forces for a “more rapid development of Israel’s economic potential and a more intensive effort to win the battle of public opinion so vital to Israel’s political and physical security.”