TEL AVIV (Dec. 10)
A customs agent at Lod Airport, unaccustomed to nude passengers, received an uncustomary response from a woman from Cyprus whom he asked to open her suitcase for inspection. Angered by the request, she tore off her clothes, announced she was going to have a heart attack, and fainted. A hastily summoned doctor pronounced her quite well, if not quite dressed. The customs official found items in the woman’s suitcase that she was charged with trying to smuggle into Israel. Two hours later composed and clothed, she paid her customs duty and left the hall, her name and home country undisclosed.
Robert Strauss of Dallas, Texas, who was elected yesterday chairman of the Democratic National Committee, is vice-president of the Jewish Federation of Dallas and chairman of the Board of Trustees of Temple Emanuel of Dallas. Strauss, a former treasurer of the party is known to be a staunch supporter of Israel.
Police rounded up 12 suspects in East Jerusalem today after a Molotov Cocktail exploded in a but this afternoon. No Injuries were reported and damage to the ### was slight.
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