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  • Histadrut Representative Calls for Alliance of ‘fighters for Freedom’

    Stressing his belief that in the coming years “the political situation of the world’s democracies will become graver than ever,” the American representative of the Israel labor federation, Histadrut, yesterday called for the formation of “an alliance of fighters for freedom.” Concluding a five-year tour of duty in this country, Uzi Bloch told 300 trade… More ▸

  • Officials Admit Chain of Errors Responsible for Snafu in Dealing with Mexico’s Vote at the UN

    Government officials admitted today that a chain of errors and omissions resulted in the failure to communists an understanding reached between Israel and Mexico over the latter’s vote in the General Assembly Monday night in favor of the International Women’s Year Conference declaration which included two paragraphs condemning Zionism. The understanding that Mexico was obliged… More ▸

  • Unholy Items from the Holy Land

    Lately the Holy Land has been exporting to New York a very unholy item; Israeli prostitutes. No one knows for sure how many of them are presently working in New York, but it is estimated that there are “more than a few” Israeli women here who make their living from the “oldest profession in the… More ▸

  • Pope Names Israeli to Science Academy

    Michael Sela, president of the Weizmann Institute of Science in Rehovot, has been named by Pope Paul VI to fill one of the vacancies in the 70-seat Pontifical Academy of Science in Rome, it was reported here today by the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute. The Academy was established for the purpose of “honoring… More ▸

  • Latin America Aliya Decline Blamed on Situation Facing Olim in Israel

    The 13th national conference of the Association of Immigrants from Latin American Countries opened here last night. Premier Yitzhak Rabin addressed the gathering on the importance of aliya and said Israel had the strength to overcome all of its trials despite the current economic difficulties. But the main concern of the meeting was the dramatic… More ▸

  • Golda Painting at National Gallery

    A painting of former Israeli Premier Golda Meir, the only American woman ever to become head of a foreign government, has been accepted by the National Portrait Gallery, the Smithsonian Institution announced today. Formal presentation will take place tomorrow at the gallery with Mrs. Meir attending a luncheon there in her honor. Secretary of State… More ▸

  • Herzog, Moynihan Denounce Work of General Assembly 30th Session

    Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Chaim Herzog, declared last night that the 30th session of the General Assembly just ended was a “concentration of cynicism, hypocrisy and one-sidedness” and warned that the “one-sided” resolutions it adopted against Israel have proved to be “counter-productive” and did more damage to the world body than to Israel…. More ▸

  • Avneri Stabbed in Attack

    Police are holding a 30-year-old former mental patient for the attempted murder of Uri Avneri, a former Knesset member and editor of the weekly Haolam Hazeh. Avneri was rushed to the hospital with multiple stab wounds allegedly inflicted by the suspect outside his home shortly before noon today. He was reportedly stabbed in the face,… More ▸