TEL AVIV (Jun. 14)
Victor Louis, the Soviet journalist, attended a garden party given by Defense Minister Moshe Dayan last night for delegates to the 22nd Congress of the International Press Institute, which closed yesterday. The Russian newsman, reputed to have close Kremlin connections, posed for a picture with Gen. Dayan.
He was all smiles when asked about Russian Jewry but intimated that Israel was asking too much. “What more do you want, don’t you get 100 Jews per day, isn’t that enough?” he said referring to the rate of Jewish emigration from the Soviet Union. His questioners told him flatly that it was “not enough,” To which Louis replied that he was here as a visitor, not as a statesman to make statements.
A British Jew, Sir Seymour Karminski, has been appointed president of the Trades Advisory Council, a body responsible for arbitration in all trade disputes and the maintenance of commercial integrity. Sir Seymour Karminski is a former president of the Jewish Welfare Board and an active member of the Council of Christians and Jews and a member of the Anglo-Jewish Association.