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  • Israel Denounces UN Council Session

    The Prime Minister’s Office today condemned the current session of the United Nations Security Council which was convened Tuesday in the aftermath of the shooting spree at the Temple Mount last Sunday. The Office issued a blistering statement which noted that “a human tragedy was used to summon the meeting and voice terrible charges against… More ▸

  • Report That Not All Shots Fired on Temple Mount Came from the Same Gun

    Police sources admit that not all of the shots fired on the Temple Mount Sunday came from the gun of All an Harry Goodman, the allegedly deranged American-born Israel army reservist arraigned for the crime, Israel Radio reported today. According to the report on radio and in local newspapers, Goodman was responsible for only one… More ▸

  • Stoessel Confident Israel, Egypt Will Settle Their Differences

    U.S. Deputy Secretary of State Walter Stoessel Jr. said today he was confident that Israel and Egypt will settle their differences. He made the statement to reporters after a two hour meeting with Premier Menachem Begin but did not elaborate. Stoessel, the State Department’s senior official after Secretary of State Alexander Haig, arrived here last… More ▸

  • Henry Montor Dead at 76

    Henry Montor, who worked closely with David Ben Gurion and Golda Meir in the years prior to and immediately after the founding of the State of Israel and who was one of the most influential Jewish leaders in the United States during that period, died of leukemia today in Hadassah hospital in Jerusalem. He was… More ▸

  • Veliotes: U.S. Helping Israel, Egypt Overcome Suspicions and Concerns

    Nicholas Veliotes, Assistant Secretary of State for Near East and South Asian Affairs, said today that the U.S. is presently trying to help Israel and Egypt overcome their “suspicions” and “concerns” as they implement the final stage of their peace treaty. But Veliotes stressed that he is “very confident” that April 25, the day Israel… More ▸

  • Rally Held to Bring Plight of Falashas to Public Consciousness

    Noting that 40 years ago the international community, “including most” of the Jewish world, “closed its eyes and ears” to the Nazi slaughter of European Jewry, a leading activist in the efforts to rescue Ethiopian Jewry from oppressive conditions and treatment, charged that once again there exists an “almost universal silence.” With a few notable… More ▸