WASHINGTON (Dec. 11)
Jewish Defense League chairman William Perl today described the attack on the French Cultural Mission in New York earlier today as “an apparent demonstration against the perfidious policy of the Pompidou government” towards Israel. Objects thrown at the Mission by persons as yet unidentified shattered several of its windows and damaged its interior. No one was reported hurt.
Perl who lives in nearby Maryland, said that the JDL was “not taking official credit for this, noble deed” but “applauds the patriotic action.” He said the Pompidou government “tries by all means, including organization of the oil blackmail, to complete in Israel what Hitler almost completed in Europe.”