JERUSALEM (Sep. 20)
Eli Eyal, the head of the World Zionist Organization’s information department, said the Zionist Executive is considering convening a world convention of concentration camp survivors in 1980 in Israel to mark 35 years since the camps in Europe were liberated.
“Now, since most of the world has viewed the television series, ‘Holocaust,’ the need, curiosity and readiness to discuss the subject of the Holocaust have intensified. We wish to deal with it as port of the debate over the Zionist idea,” Eyal said. He noted that the convention will be a means of emphasizing the link between the Holocaust and redemption and of proving that the Zionist solution is the only feasible one for the Jewish people.