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  • Israel Will Not Release Two Algerians, Contrary to Earlier Reports

    Contrary to earlier reports, Israel will not release two Algerian nationals detained here since August 14 as a reciprocal gesture for the release of the last of the hijacked airline passengers held by Arab terrorists in Jordan, a Foreign Ministry official said last night. Shimon Amir, deputy director general of the Ministry said in a… More ▸

  • Fire Destroys 6000 Hebrew, Yiddish Books in Australian Jewish Cultural Center

    Detectives of the arson squad are investigating a fire at the Kadimah Library of the Jewish Cultural Center here that destroyed 6000 valuable Hebrew and Yiddish books. Most of the volumes were over a century old and considered irreplaceable. The collection had been assembled from all over the world during the 60 years since the… More ▸

  • Dr. Goldmann Confirms He Sought Approval to Meet with Palestinian Representative

    Dr. Nahum Goldmann confirmed today that he had recently asked Premier Golda Meir for approval of a meeting between himself and a representative of the Palestinian liberation movement. Mrs. Meir disclosed in a television interview last Friday that Dr. Goldmann had approached her in connection with a meeting with a prominent Arab personality. Asked if… More ▸

  • Israel Charges Dead Israeli Pilot Was Tortured, Mutilated by Egyptians

    Israel today accused Egyptian personnel of murdering an Israeli fighter pilot who bailed out safely over Egyptian territory after his jet was shot down by ground fire last Aug. 3. The Israeli charge, contained in a complaint filed with the International Red Cross, states that the remains of Lt. Moshe Goldwasser indicated to Israeli medical… More ▸

  • 30 Congressional Candidates Agree U.S. Must Continue to Aid Israel

    Thirty congressional candidates from New York agreed yesterday that the United States must maintain Israel’s strength through continued economic and military support in order to thwart Soviet attempts to dominate the Middle East. The 30, who are seeking election or re-election to seats in the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives next month, attended a… More ▸

  • State Department Says Egyptian Leaders Interested in Continuation of Truce

    The State Department said today that Egyptian leaders have expressed interest in a continuation of the 90-day Suez Canal zone cease-fire beyond its Nov. 6 expiration date. Department spokesman John King said the interest was conveyed to Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare Elliot Richardson who headed the U.S. delegation representing President Nixon at the… More ▸

  • College Studies Program Launched by American Association for Jewish Education

    A project to develop materials in Jewish studies to be used in public high schools and colleges throughout the United States has been undertaken by the American Association for Jewish Education, the national coordinating agency for Jewish education in the U.S. The project was announced by Robert H. Arnow, president of the AAJE, following authorization… More ▸

  • Jarring Mission Still Alive; General Assembly Committee to Discuss Hijacking Control

    United Nations and United States spokesmen continued today to assert that the Middle East peace mission of Dr. Gunnar V. Jarring was still alive despite its suspension. A UN spokesman said the mission had merely been “temporarily postponed” by Dr. Jarring’s two-week return to Moscow, and that any pertinent developments here–that is, any move toward… More ▸

  • 19 Southern Georgia Communities Respond to United Jewish Appeal

    Nineteen southern Georgia communities that had not previously been fully explored as sources of contributions to the United Jewish Appeal have been tapped in recent days. The towns are Alma, Bainbridge, Baxley, Camilla, Cordele, Cuthbert, Douglas, Dublin, Edison, Fitzgerald. Hazelhurst, Hawkinsville, McRae, Nashville, Ocilla, Swainsboro, Tifton and Albany. "As Jews in America," said drive chairman… More ▸

  • Quiet Week Along Israel-jordan Border; Incidents Down Along Other Borders

    Last week was the quietest week along the Israeli-Jordanian border in some time. Not a single incident was reported during the last week of the Jewish New Year and the next three days, or through noon today. There were, however, two incidents along the Lebanese border, compared with one the previous week, and six in… More ▸