MEXICO CITY (Nov. 25)
Former President Miguel Aleman assured a Jewish delegation at his home here that Mexico’s vote in favor of the anti-Zionist resolution in the UN General Assembly did not reflect a hostile position toward Israel or the Jewish people.
Aleman, who is presently chairman of the National Tourism Council, invited local Jewish leaders to dinner at his home. The guests included Simon Feldman, president of the Ashkenazic community, Sergio Nudelstejer, secretary general of the Central Jewish Committee and Tevia Maizel, a sociologist and personal friend of the ex-President.
The gathering followed a mass protest meeting against the UN resolution. The meeting was organized by the Central Jewish Committee and the Mexican Zionist Federation. Speaker’s included Nudelstejer, who is the local representative of the American Jewish Committee, and Enrique Shor, president of the Zionist Federation. The Central Jewish Committee published ads in eight major dallies denouncing the anti-Zionist measure.