JOHANNESBURG (Mar. 29)
Dr. Diane Campbell Lefevre, the 31-year-old South African physician ousted from France last week as a member of the Black September terrorist organization, Joined the Arab cause because of a broken romance with a Jewish medical student in Cape Town, according to press reports here. The reports quoted former fellow students at the Cape Town University Medical School as saying that Dr. Campbell-Lefevre was “very pro-Jewish” during her student days.
The Johannesburg Sunday Times published an interview with a 34-year-old Jewish doctor, now married and the father of two children, who reportedly admitted that he had a love affair with Dr. Campbell-Lefevre. He claimed she wanted to marry him “so much so that she seriously considered converting to the Jewish faith,” according to the Times. However, he said, he broke off their relationship and she reportedly became severely anti-Jewish as a result. The doctor asked that his name be withheld because of medical ethics, the Times said.