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  • Special Interview an Old Man is Disappointed with Trifa’s Entry into Portugal

    The 87-year-old dentist, Charles Kremer, who has been involved in the years-long efforts to have Archbishop Valerian Trifa deported from the United States for his wartime activities as a leader in the Rumanian Iron Guard, said today that he was “deeply shocked and disappointed” that Trifa has been allowed to gain legal entry into Portugal…. More ▸

  • Bank Leumi in Paris Bombed

    A bomb exploded last night outside the Bank Leumi Leisrael, slightly damaging the main entrance and window panes. The bomb, described by police as small but highly professional, went off shortly before midnight while neighboring cafes and restaurants were crowded. Because of the exceptionally warm weather, many people were sitting at the time of the… More ▸

  • Summer Time Ends in Israel

    Summer time ends in Israel at midnight (local time) next Saturday, when clocks will be put back one hour. Israeli time will then again be two hours in advance of GMT and seven hours in advance of New York standard time. Summer time was observed in Israel for just over three months after Interior Minister… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines Arab UN Delegates Readying Their Fire at Israel in Upcoming Session

    Diplomats at the United Nations say that the Arabs will concentrate their attack on Israel during the upcoming 39th session of the General Assembly on two issues: Israel’s continued occupation of south Lebanon and Israel’s refusal to join an international peace conference, with the Palestine Liberation Organization, to solve the Mideast conflict. The General Assembly… More ▸

  • At the Republican Party Convention: Jewish Republicans, Lonely No More

    It may be hard to be a Jew, as the old Yiddish saying exhorts, but for years it has been hard to be a Jewish Republican, or at least lonely. “We are not lonely any more,” Richard Fox of Philadelphia, chairman of the National Jewish Coalition, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency yesterday at a reception… More ▸

  • New York State Plans Trade Mission to Israel in December

    New York State will undertake a second Trade “Mini-Mission” to Israel in December, State Commerce Commissioner William Donohue announced today. “The week-long mission, December 17-21, will give New York manufacturers a splendid opportunity to explore the profit and sales potential of the steadily expanding Israeli marketplace,” Donohue said. “We expect interest in this mission to… More ▸

  • Israeli Athletes’ Poor Showing in Olympic Games Being Investigated

    The poor performance of the Israeli athletic delegation at the Los Angeles Olympic Games earlier this month where Israel failed to bring home an Olympic medal will come under the scrutiny of government and sports officials. Education Minister Zevulun Hammer announced today that he would initiate a thorough discussion on the performance of the Israeli… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Caution: fresh vegetables may be hazardous to your health, doctors at the Haemek Hospital in Afula warned in an article published recently. The doctors traced a so far unknown phenomenon of toxicity to an overdose of pesticides in victims after eating a large quantity of fruit and vegetables — even though they were carefully washed…. More ▸

  • Joblessness in Israel Reaches a Three-year Record High

    Unemployment nationwide has reached a three-year record high, the Central Bureau of Statistics reported yesterday. According to their figures, joblessness rose by 45 percent during the past nine months, from 27,000 at the beginning of the year to 85,000 now, a rise from 4.9 percent of the work force to 5.9 percent. According to the… More ▸

  • 3 Mks Who Departed from Formal Oath of Office Can’t Be Ousted

    Three newly-elected members of Knesset departed from the required form of the oath of office when they were sworn in at the opening of the 11th Knesset last week, but Attorney General Yitzhak Zamir has ruled that the three must be regarded as valid members of Knesset. But he stressed that, in the future, new… More ▸