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Argentinian Jews Thank Peron

The DAIA expressed its “deep satisfaction” today to former President Juan Peron for remarks he made in Madrid June 12 praising Israel and Argentine Jewry. Peron was addressing an Israeli delegation headed by the former Israeli Ambassador to Argentina, Yaakov Tsur.

The DAIA, the central representative body of Argentine Jewry said in a cable to the former Argentine leader that his words were a “significantly opportune” refutation of “racist and anti-Semitic infiltration into the Peronist movement which damages and undermines the unity of the fatherland.”