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  • 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 ▸

  • $16,5 Million Pledged

    One-hundred-fifty Jewish leaders from throughout the free world gathered in London earlier this month to celebrate Jewish unity and vowed continued support of the people of Israel and Jews still living under oppression. Sixty leaders representing 16 communities throughout the U.S. were among those pledging $16,5 million in support of humanitarian programs in Israel at… More ▸

  • Objection to Sale of Arms to Israel

    Rep. Clement J. Zablocki (D. Wisc.) has asked the Congress to block the sale to Israel of F-15 fighter planes for delivery in 1977 because such U.S. support for Israel begins “to equate Israel’s preservation exclusively and solely in military terms.” Zablocki a House International Relations Committee member Committee, in a resolution introduced yesterday, said… More ▸

  • Mexico’s Vote in the UN Rapped; Ban on Tours Continues

    Mexico’s affirmative vote Monday night in the General Assembly for a resolution condemning Zionism was denounced by Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, the Israeli Tourism Minister and the leaders of B’nai B’rith and Young Israel. In addition, the two Jewish organizations affirmed that their ban on tour programs, ordered after Mexico voted in the Assembly… More ▸