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  • UN Assembly to Devote Major Portion of Session to Mideast Conflict

    The United Nations General Assembly, which opens here Sept. 19, will devote a major part of its time to the Mideast conflict and its ramifications. As in previous years, Israel is likely to come under heavy fire from the Arabs and their supporters. According to the provisional agenda of the upcoming 33rd session of the… More ▸

  • ‘project Renewal’ Termed the Second Rebirth of Israel

    The 320 members of the United Jewish Appeal’s Prime Minister’s Mission were taken to see for themselves today some of the 160 poverty neighborhoods throughout Israel slated for rehabilitation over the next 10 years through the efforts of the government of Israel and world Jewry. But first they were given a briefing by Deputy Premier… More ▸

  • ZOA Conclave to Probe Major Issues of Zionist Concern in U.s., Israel

    The 81st national convention of the Zionist Organization of America, which will be held in Washington Sept. 6-10, will focus on major areas of Zionist concern in the United States and Israel, it was announced here by Leon Ilutovich, ZOA national executive director. Foremost among them, he said, will be: the issue of interdependence in… More ▸

  • Police Official Removed from Post for Making Anti-semitic Remarks

    The superintendent of police of Groningen in the northeastern part of The Netherlands, Leender Wit, has been removed from his post by the Minister of the Interior for having made anti-Semitic remarks. At a closed meeting with some police officers last autumn he reportedly made anti-Semitic remarks about Jewish Labor politicians, one of whom is… More ▸

  • Israel in Close Touch with U.S. Concerning Situation in Lebanon

    Israel is in continued close contact with the United States over the situation in Lebanon and is trying to convince the Carter Administration that Syria is planning to destroy the Christian military forces in north Lebanon, it was learned here today. Both Israeli political and military experts believe that the Syrians want to eliminate the… More ▸

  • Szymon Gotesman Dead at 92

    Szymon Gotesman, who participated in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising and was later active in the Zionist movement here after his arrival in Rio following the war, died last week at the age of 92. In pre-war days he was a well-known attorney in Cracow. He left that city during the war and joined forces with… More ▸

  • Begin to Present Album to Carter

    President Carter will receive an original album called “War and Peace” from Premier Menachem Begin when he attends the Camp David summit next week. The album, worth $2000, contains 20 original prints on the subject of war and peace painted by different renowned Israeli artists. It was edited by a former curator of the Tel… More ▸

  • Evron is No Stranger to Washington

    Ephraim Evron, the 57-year-old director general of the Foreign Ministry who has been named to succeed Simcha Dinitz as Ambassador to the United States Dec. 15, is no stranger to Washington. In fact, there is a story, probably apocryphal, that when Evron was appointed Ambassador to Canada in 1968 after a short time as the… More ▸

  • Israel Asks Poland to Defer Parley on Korczak Scheduled for Yom Kippur

    Israel may boycott an international conference in commemoration of Janusz Korczak, because the Polish authorities intend to hold it on Yom Kippur. Education Minister Zevulun Hammer suggested that such action be taken if the Poles refuse to change the date of the gathering. Furthermore, in a letter Hammer sent today to the Israel Janusz Korczak… More ▸

  • Rivlin Urges Decisive Response to the Jnf’s Five-year Plan

    Moshe Rivlin, chairman of the Jewish National Fund Directorate, concluded a nationwide tour by calling upon all “American friends and supporters of the Jewish State” to respond decisively to the challenge of the JNF’s new Five-Year Master Plan. The plan calls for the site development for 80 new villages, the construction of 2000 kilometers of… More ▸