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  • France. Britain Rap Israel

    The French Government last night released a communique branding the interception of a Middle East Airline jetliner by Israeli fighters “as an act to be condemned.” The official statement also stressed that such actions will “worsen Middle East tension” and moreover present a danger to international civil aviation. French diplomats in Western capitals have been… More ▸

  • Maurice Bisgyer. Retired B’nai B’rith Official, Dies at 75

    Maurice Bisgyer, who as executive vice-president of B’nai B’rith for 27 years had helped direct the worldwide Jewish service organization during its era of greatest growth, died this morning at the age of 75. He had been hospitalized for six weeks following a stroke. Funeral services will be held Tuesday afternoon at Adas Israel Congregation… More ▸

  • ‘dismal Failure’ for UN Committee on Terrorism

    The problem of international terrorism has been tossed back to the General Assembly after the Ad Hoc Committee on International Terrorism failed to reach any agreement on the definition, cause and ways to deal with this problem. Three subcommittees of the ad hoc committee which had been meeting since Aug. 1 behind closed doors ended… More ▸

  • The Interception Story

    Something unusual was to take place. That was the feeling at the Israeli airbase as the red lights were put on and the interceptor pilots were called for action and the mission was explained. The target a Lebanese Middle East Airline Caravelle was to be intercepted and brought to an Israeli airbase. As the Israeli… More ▸

  • U.S. to Give Arabs Greater Incentives for Oil Production

    The United States will have to give Arab countries greater incentive to increase oil production, John Love, director of President Nixon’s Office of Energy Policy, said today during an interview on NBC-TV’s “Meet the Press.” He added, however, that the U.S. would not change its policy toward Israel. Love contended that the U.S. will require… More ▸

  • Israel Rejects Norwegian Hint for Eyal’s Recall

    Meir Rosenne, the legal adviser of the Israeli Foreign Ministry, has returned from Oslo and will report to the Foreign Ministry and to Premier Golda Meir on his efforts in the Norwegian capital. Rosenne returned without being able to see and talk to the two Israelis detained at the home of the Israeli security officer… More ▸

  • Javits Given Police Protection

    The office of Sen. Jacob K. Javits (R. N.Y.), reported that the Senator had asked for police protection in July after the unsolved murder in suburban Washington of Israeli Embassy attache, Col. Yosef Alon. The Jewish legislator has been allied with Jewish causes for many years. His staff said he was given special police protection… More ▸

  • Irving Blum, Communal Leader, Businessman, Dies at Age 58

    Irving Blum, Baltimore businessman and philanthropist, died here yesterday at the age of 58 after an extended illness. He was chairman of the board of Blum’s, Inc., a real estate, finance and investment institution. A graduate of Baltimore City College and the Johns Hopkins University, where he received a bachelor degree in economics, Mr. Blum… More ▸

  • Dayan Assumes Full Responsibility for the Interception of Arab Plane

    Defense Minister Moshe Dayan assumed full responsibility today for the Israeli Air Force intercepting an Arab-owned jetliner and forcing it to land in Israel. Speaking at a midnight press conference at his home, Dayan said Friday night’s action was part of Israel’s struggle against terrorism, a struggle which he said other nations were reluctant to… More ▸

  • Urge Naming Plaza for Naphtali Imber, Author of “hatikvah”

    The New York City Housing Authority has been asked to name a new plaza in a city housing project on Manhattan’s Lower East Side project in memory of Naphtali Imber, author of “Hatikvah.” The plaza is directly across the street from the site of a residence where Imber lived. The request was made by Hank… More ▸