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  • United Hias Service Aided 6,360 Migrants and Refugees to Resettle in 1969

    United Hias Service assisted 6,360 men, women and children to leave Eastern Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and Cuba and to be resettled in the United States and other free Western countries. It was revealed today by Gaynor I. Jacobson, the agency’s executive vice president, in releasing his 1969 annual report. In addition, the… More ▸

  • Israel Charges Two More Cease-fire Violations; Mrs. Meir Apprises Nixon of New Breach

    Israeli authorities lodged two more complaints with the United Nations Truce Observation Organization (UNTSO) today against alleged Egyptian violations of the Aug. 7 cease-fire. One complaint, accompanied by aerial photographs made last Friday, charged that Egypt had constructed new missile sites 18 kilometers west of the Great Bitter Lake, well within 30 miles of the… More ▸

  • Family Aid Bill Supported by Major Faiths in Historic Joint Statement

    In an historic joint appearance before a Congressional Committee, representatives of the federated Jewish, Catholic and Protestant welfare agencies of New York City called today upon the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance to report favorably on the now pending Family Assistance Act of 1970, with the climination of what they described as “clear weaknesses” in… More ▸

  • Jarring Sees No Danger to Peace Talks Despite the Crisis in Israel’s Cabinet

    Ambassador Gunnar V. Jarring was reported today as unperturbed over the stalled peace talks. A spokesman for the United Nations said the Middle East peace envoy was aware of the difficulties Israel’s Cabinet is encountering in its efforts to formulate a position in the peace talks that would be agreeable to all its members. The… More ▸

  • Ajcommittee Co-sponsors Center for Jewish Contemporary Studies in Mexico City

    The American Jewish Committee has announced its co-sponsorship of a Center for Jewish Contemporary Studies in Mexico City to further understanding of problems affecting Jews in various parts of the world. Working with the Committee will be the Bet-El Congregation of Mexico, in whose headquarters building the Center will be housed. Sergio Nudelstejer, director of… More ▸

  • Report Nasser, Nixon to Meet in October During UN General Assembly Session

    Egyptian Embassy circles said here today that President Gamal Abdel Nasser will meet with President Richard M. Nixon during the United Nations General Assembly sessions in New York in October. According to the Embassy officials, preparations for the meeting are being worked out between American officials and Egyptian diplomatic representatives in Washington. Egypt and the… More ▸

  • Report That Russians Plan to Establish Naval Base at Socotra Causes Concern

    Military circles here are taking seriously reports that the Soviet Union plans to establish a naval base on Socotra, a large, sparsely Inhabited island in the Arabian Sea, 200 miles east of Africa and 250 miles south of the Arabian peninsula. The island commands the shipping lanes between the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf…. More ▸