1,000 Victims of Nazi Persecution to Demonstrate in New York

About 1,000 persons representing the Jewish Nazi Victims Organization of America were scheduled to demonstrate against the embargo tomorrow at the French Consulate here. The president, Moses I. Socachevsky, said the theme of the demonstration will be “Never a Second Munich for Israel.” He told the JTA that the organization is picketing because “President de Gaulle, by embargoing weapons, is helping Arab terrorists kill survivors of Auschwitz and Bucheu-wald.”

(In Toronto, the Canadian Jewish Congress and the Federated Zionist Organizations of Canada protested to the French Ambassador against the embargo. In a telegram to the envoy, the groups warned that Gen. de Gaulle’s action, in defiance of French public opinion, weakened the hands of such nations as Canada which are working for a viable peace in the Middle East. They charged that the embargo was a manifestation of Gen. de Gaulle’s personal vindictiveness toward Israel and did not reflect the views of the French people.)

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