LONDON (Nov. 4)
Leon Dulzin, acting chairman of the Jewish Agency Executive, denounced Egyptian President Anwar Sadat yesterday for his anti-Jewish attitudes. He declared: “We have to tell the world that Sadat was not only a Nazi in the past, but is still a Nazi and cleaves to Fascist anti-Semitism.” Similar criticism came from Dr. Meir Rosenne, legal advisor to Israel’s Foreign Ministry, who participated in the negotiations that led to the second Sinai agreement with Egypt. “Sadat displayed the crude image of the classical anti-Semite,” Rosenne declared.
Dulzin and Rosenne were guest speakers Sunday at the annual conference of the Joint Israel Appeal here, attended by the leaders of the Anglo-Jewish community.
Dulzin was unhappy with the measure of response displayed by Jewish communities to the anti-Zionist resolution at the United Nations. He warned that those communities, whose countries voted for or abstained on the anti-Zionist motion could expect serious trouble in the future. Dulzin said that the Jewish people’s friends would respond only to the extent that Jews themselves took action and fought back for themselves.
Dr. Rosenne warned that the Arabs, were seeking to split the United States and the Jewish people from Israel. While Egypt had made a move in the right direction by signing an agreement with a preamble that sought to settle matters without resorting to force, there were disturbing signs which were raising questions about Egyptian intentions. He referred to the Egyptian campaign against Zionism, most recently in the form of Sadat’s statements in the U.S. that Zionism brought blood, terror and warfare to the Mideast.
Israel’s Ambassador to Britain, Gideon Rafael, termed the anti-Zionist UN resolution as “a new declaration of the Yom Kippur War, but this time aimed against the entire Jewish people.”