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  • Foreign Investment Projects Discussed at Follow-up of Economic Conference

    Foreign investment projects in Israel were the main topic of discussion at a meeting of Israeli and foreign businessmen and financiers that opened here yesterday. The meeting is a follow-up to the World Economic Conference held here last June at the initiative of Prime Minister Levi Eshkol. Many of the undertakings under review today originated… More ▸

  • Rabbi Max Kirshblum Feted by Jewish Agency, Going to Israel to Take Up New Post

    Rabbi Max Kirshblum, since 1956 a member of the Executive of the American Section of the Jewish Agency as head of its Aliyah and Torah Education and Culture departments, was guest of honor at a reception yesterday given by the Jewish Agency on the occasion of his becoming an “oleh” (immigrant). Rabbi and Mrs. Kirshblum… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Victor Carter, regional chairman for the United States, said a hundred investment projects were “in the pipeline” in addition to 59 projects announced since last June’s conference. He predicted that Israel’s exports to the U.S. will increase from $91 million to $125 million this year, partly due to the efforts of the conference. Lord Sieff… More ▸

  • Jordanians Fire on Israeli Positions — Took 24-hour Break, Possibly for U.S. Elections

    A 30-minute exchange of fire took place near the Damiyah Bridge where Jordanian units began shelling Israeli positions last night after a 24-hour hiatus. Israelis returned the fire and reported no casualties. A military spokesman attributed the relatively long period of quiet to Jordanian interest in the American election returns. They resumed firing as soon… More ▸

  • Israel Says Jarring Mission ‘not Dead,’ Believes Egypt Wants It to Continue

    Foreign Ministry circles said here today that the peace-seeking mission of the United Nations special emissary to the Middle East, Dr. Gunnar V. Jarring, is “not dead” despite certain claims to the contrary from Cairo. They expressed belief that Egypt is not really interested in having Ambassador Jarring end his efforts now and that the… More ▸

  • Israel, Arabs in Sharp Exchanges During UN Committee’s Debate on Apartheid

    Acrimonious exchanges between Israel and several Arab delegations continued in the General Assembly’s Special Political Committee yesterday as Arab representatives used the debate on apartheid to draw analogies between South Africa’s policies and alleged aggressive intentions of Israel. Taha al-Daoud, the Iraqi representative, charged that Israel was following the example of South Africa and threatening… More ▸

  • Heinemann Says Social Democrats Will Seek Postponement of Statute of Limitations

    West Germany’s Minister of Justice, Dr. Gustav Heinemann, said on his arrival here that his Social Democratic Party would take the initiative shortly to postpone the effective date of the statute of limitations on war crimes prosecutions or to abolish the statute altogether. Dr. Heinemann, who is visiting Israel as a guest of the Government,… More ▸

  • Eshkol Congratulates Nixon; New President Regarded As Friend of Israel

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol cabled congratulations yesterday to President-elect Richard M. Nixon and extended warm wishes for successful leadership “not only of the great American nation but of all forces of freedom throughout the world.” Mr. Eshkol said that he retained “fond memories of our meetings in Jerusalem and in New York, of your dedication… More ▸