NEW YORK (Apr. 2)
About 200 members of right-wing Zionist organizations rallied outside the Palestine Liberation Organization’s U.N. mission here Sunday, calling for an end to the U.S.-PLO dialogue begun in December.
“This rally is because there is an overflow of anger and impatience with the U.S. and PLO dialogue,” said Dr. Kenneth Kelner, president of the Manhattan Region of the Zionist Organization of America and an organizer of the rally.
“America has mentioned a unilateral stand against terrorism, and now we see that commitment eroding, and we want that to stop.”
Kelner added that the rally was also a welcome for Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who arrives in the United States Tuesday for talks in Washington.
Among the groups represented at the rally were Americans for a Safe Israel, Emunah Women of America, the Jewish Political Caucus, Kach International and Tagar, a student organization.
There was no organized opposition to the rally.