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  • Eban Warns Egypt, Soviet Union Not to Tamper with Resolution 242

    Foreign Minister Abba Eban warned Egypt and the Soviet Union today that they would be “ill advised” to try to tamper with the United Nations Security Council’s Resolution 242 of Nov. 22, 1967 which outlines the basis for settlement of the Arab-Israel conflict. Addressing a press conference for foreign newsmen, Mr. Eban noted that a… More ▸

  • Rogers Confers with Mrs. Meir; Security Council Schedules Closed Session

    Secretary of State William P. Rogers met with Premier Golda Meir of Israel for an hour this morning at her Waldorf Astoria suite. According to informed sources, Mr. Rogers briefed her on his meeting last night with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko. The Rogers-Meir meeting took place as an announcement was made at the United… More ▸

  • Succah on Brooklyn College Campus Vandalized, Daubed with Swastika

    One of the two succahs erected at Brooklyn College in celebration of the Feast of the Tabernacles was toppled over by unknown persons late Sunday or early yesterday. In addition, a swastika was daubed on it and the vandals stole paintings and other artifacts used as decorations. The succah was situated in the center area… More ▸

  • No Thaw in Rogers-gromyko Talks; U.S. Backing Down on Rectifications

    The United States and the Soviet Union appeared to be as far apart as ever on a solution of the Middle East cease-fire impasse following last night’s working meeting between Secretary of State William P. Rogers and Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko. According to well informed sources, there is no agreement at the moment and… More ▸

  • Arnow Announces Appointment of Polakoff As JTA Washington Bureau Chief

    Robert H. Arnow, president of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, announced today the appointment of Joseph Polakoff as JTA’s Washington bureau chief. In addition to his daily assignments covering the State Department, the White House and Congress, Mr. Polakoff will also write a weekly column, “Capital Spotlight,” and report on the Washington Jewish community. Mr. Arnow… More ▸

  • An Estimated 48 Sam Missile Batteries Moved into Truce Zone

    Israeli sources estimate that the Egyptians have introduced 48 SAM missile batteries into the Suez cease-fire zone since the Aug. 7 truce and have prepared enough launching sites to accommodate up to 1000 missiles. The estimate was calculated on the basis of the number of complaints of Egyptian cease-fire violations lodged by Israel with the… More ▸

  • Century-old Central Synagogue Designated Historic Landmark

    The century-old edifice of the Central Synagogue in New York has been designated an historic landmark of New York State in the National Register of Historic Places kept by the U.S. Department of Interior, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency learned today. The present building of the Reform congregation was begun in 1870 and completed two years… More ▸

  • One of Quietest Weeks Since Six-day War Along All Borders

    Only ten incidents, mostly minor ones, were reported along all borders during the seven days that ended last Sunday, a military spokesman reported today. He said it was one of the quietest weeks since the Six-Day War. He said four incidents occurred along the Lebanese frontier where Israeli forces continue to police the border area… More ▸

  • Jews Said to Have Proceeded Columbus to New World by 1400 Years

    Jews escaping the Romans landed in the New World some 1,400 years before Columbus, a Brandeis University professor claimed over the weekend. Cyrus H. Gordon, professor of Mediterranean Studies at the Waltham, Mass., institution, presented his findings to the North Shore Archaeological Society on Long Island. He said an inscription on a stone found in… More ▸