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  • Dr. Goldmann: Inappropriate Now for Parleys Between Israelis, Palestinians

    Dr. Nahum Goldmann said today that he supports Premier Golda Meir’s position that the time is not appropriate for contacts between Israeli representatives and representatives of the Palestinian guerrillas. He said that although he himself had initiated the idea of such contacts, he changed his mind after the Jordanian civil war. “We all agree that… More ▸

  • Ted Kid Lewis (gershon Mendeloff), World Famed Boxer, Dies at 76

    Ted Kid Lewis, one of the top boxers of the 1920’s and a multi-title holder, died here today at the age of 76. Lewis, whose original name was Gershon Mendeloff, turned pro in 1909 and subsequently became British welterweight and featherweight champion in 1913, European welterweight and featherweight champion in 1914, world welterweight king during… More ▸

  • Cultural, Recreational Center for Orthodox Jews to Be Established

    Ramat Shapiro, a cultural and recreational center for Orthodox Jews to be established at the village of Beit Meir near Jerusalem, was described here today by Rabbi Jacob Vainstein, chairman of the Religious Council of Jerusalem and of the Ramat Shapiro public council. Rabbi Vainstein, who is enroute to the United States, told the Jewish… More ▸

  • Soviets Crack Down on Jews Seeking Emigration; Arrest Leading Activist

    An authoritative foreign source confirmed to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today that Soviet authorities arrested earlier this month one of the leading activists for Jewish emigration rights. The activist is Ruth Alexandrovitch, 24, of Riga, who has signed several petitions on behalf of Soviet Jews seeking to leave for Israel. Reports on the arrest were… More ▸

  • 46 Congressmen Express Concern over Treatment of Soviet Jews

    A bi-partisan group of 46 Congressmen has expressed concern over the treatment of Russian Jewry in a letter to Soviet Ambassador Anatoly F. Dobrynin. The letter, made public today by Rep. Gilbert Guide, a Maryland Republican, referred to reports that Soviet Jews are denied the religious and cultural rights accorded other minorities in the USSR…. More ▸

  • Attitude of Palestinian Arabs Toward Israel Changed by Jordan Strife

    The Mother Superior of a convent in East Jerusalem discussed the attitudes of Palestinian Arabs toward Israelis here today and asserted that the recent civil war in Jordan may have been a “turning point” but whether for good or ill remains to be seen. Mother Aline, who is on sabbatical leave from the Ecce Homo… More ▸

  • Art Exhibition Opens As Part of Israel-latin American Cultural Exchange

    An exhibition by the Panamanian painter, Adriano Herrerabarria, will open tonight at the art gallery of the Jewish Agency, under the auspices of the United Nations Delegation of Panama and the Israel-Ibero American Cultural Institute. It will continue through November 7th. The exhibition, which will be officially inaugurated by Panama’s President Demetrio B. Lakas, is… More ▸

  • 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 ▸