Abba Eban

  • Eban; U.S. Policy in the Mideast Has, on the Whole Been Successful

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban told a meeting of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations at 515 Park Avenue this morning that on the whole, American policy in the Middle East has been successful. He suggested ways and means by which both the U.S. and Israel can keep it that way,… More ▸

  • Eban Chides Arabs and USSR

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban recommended to the Arabs today that they will reach peace in the Middle East by dialing Geneva 242-338. He added “If the PLO wants to enter the club let them read the membership rules.” Eban, responding to a question before a National Press Club audiences, was referring to the… More ▸

  • Eban: Crucial for U.S. and Israel to Stand Together

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban said here last night that “it is crucial for America and Israel to stand together” because “if we give the spectacle of rift and contention,” the hope for peace in the Middle East will fade. The “greatest obstacle” to peace is “an Arab vision of differences” between the U.S…. More ▸

  • Eban Calls on .u.s., Europe Not to Surrender to Arab Blackmail

    Former Israeli Minister Abba Eban called today upon Europe and America not to give in to Arab blackmail and economic pressures and seek ways to be independent in oil and energy. Addressing some 3,000 women of the Division Workers for the United Jewish Appeal and Federation of Jewish Philanthropies Joint Campaign, Eban warned the Arabs… More ▸

  • Eban Reiterates Call for Early Return to Gene Va Peace Talks

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban claimed here Friday that “the deadlock in the Mideast persists not because of an Israeli refusal to evacuate territory but because of the Arab refusal to make peace.” Addressing some 100 labor leaders at a luncheon of the American Trade Union Council for Histadrut here, Eban reiterated his call for… More ▸

  • Dayan and Eban to Promote Aliya

    Former Israeli Cabinet Ministers Moshe Dayan and Abba Eban will highlight the upcoming aliya drive scheduled to begin in the U.S. and Canada Feb. 25 and which will continue until March 25. Israel’s outgoing Ambassador Yosef Tekoah will also be among the speakers during “Aliya Month.” The goal set by the World Zionist Organization is… More ▸

  • Eban’s Paris Visit a Coincidence

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban arrived here today for the purpose of collecting private French funds for Israel. Sources at the Israel Embassy in Paris said that Eban’s presence in Paris during Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s visit is a “more coincidence” and that there was no chance of any “secret meeting” between the two… More ▸

  • Eban Keynotes Chicago Juf Inaugural

    The 1975 Jewish United Fund drive was launched last week with the most successful single fund-raising meeting in its history. About 900 top campaign leaders and contributors announced gifts totalling $12,746,800 at a Special Gifts Inaugural Dinner, after Abba Eban asked them to “share the burdens of Israel…in this perilous hour.” These gifts showed a… More ▸

  • Eban Reveals He Met with Hussein

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban revealed here that he met secretly with King Hussein of Jordan after the Six-Day War. Eban told an overflow crowd of some 2000 persons at Congregation B’nai Jeshurun Monday night that he could admit it publicly now since it has already been revealed by a high Israeli official. He… More ▸

  • Eban Proposes Worldwide ‘congress of Solidarity with Israel’

    Israel’s former Foreign Minister Abba Eban proposed today that the Israeli government and major Jewish organizations around the world organize a “Congress of Solidarity With Israel” during the early part of 1975 which, among other things, “could also develop ideas and projects for strengthening Israel in face of the forces which threaten its security and… More ▸