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  • 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 ▸

  • Lebanon Calls for Special Security Council Session

    An urgent session of the Security Council will be held tomorrow afternoon to take up a complaint by Lebanon against Israel for diverting an Arab airliner. A formal request for the session was issued by Lebanon’s Ambassador Edouard Ghorra. Lebanon’s request was approved after informal consultations among the 15 members of the Security Council showed… More ▸

  • Reid: Fewer Soviet Jews Will Be Allowed to Emigrate This Year

    Former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Congressman Ogden Reid (D. N.Y.), said here that the climate of fear among Soviet Jews is increasing and that he believes fewer will be permitted to emigrate this year than last year. Speaking yesterday at a reception on behalf of the Israel-U.S. Society, Reid said he based his statement on… More ▸

  • Israel Does Not Expect U.S. Veto in Security Council

    Israeli political circles expressed-serious doubt about the possibility of an American veto of a possible anti-Israel Security Council resolution on the interception affair. They added, however, that in view of the failure of the United Nations Ad Hoc Committee on International Terrorism to come up with any concrete actions, the U.S. and other countries may… More ▸