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Abba Eban

  • Eban Favors Giving Up Settlements in Sinai

    Abba Eban, Israel’s former Foreign Minister and a Labor Party member of the Knesset, told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency today that he favors Israel’s relinquishment of its settlements in Sinai within the framework of a peace treaty with Egypt. He said he will use his influence with his Labor colleagues in the Knesset to take… More ▸

  • Eban Sends Appeal for Slepaks

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban, now a member of the Knesset, has sent messages to President Carter, Vice President Walter Mondale and to members of both Houses of Congress urging their intervention on behalf of Soviet Jewish activist Vladimir Slepak who has been jailed, the Union of Councils for Soviet Jews reported today. Eban… More ▸

  • Sadat Invites Eban to Egypt

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban has received approval in principle from Premier Menachem Begin and Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan to respond favorably to an invitation from President Anwar Sadat to visit Egypt, it was learned today. No date for the visit was suggested by Begin or Dayan and Eban is biding his time. Eban is… More ▸

  • Goldmann, Eban Differ on Mideast Scene

    Dr. Nahum Goldmann, retired president of the World Jewish Congress and former Foreign Minister Abba Eban clashed here last night over the value of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat’s imminent visit to Jerusalem and over Goldmann’s contention that much of the blame for the present Mideast stalemate lies with Israel. Goldmann and Eban both addressed the… More ▸

  • Eban, Callaghan Discuss Mideast

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban met with Prime Minister James Callaghan today for a brief, private and informal talk about the Middle East. Eban was expected to express his own confidence in the foreign policy being conducted by the Likud government under Premier Menachem Begin and Foreign Minister Moshe Dayan. Eban’s meeting with Callaghan… More ▸

  • Eban Praises Carter for Not Favoring Separate Palestinian State

    Abba Eban tonight praised President Carter’s latest affirmation that he does not favor a separate Palestinian state between Israel and Jordan, and said that it had greatly, eased relations between Israel and the United States. In a speech prepared for the conference of the British Zionist Federation, the former Israel Foreign Minister said it was… More ▸

  • Eban: Israel Has No Substitute for U.S.

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban has cautioned that Israel has “no substitute for America” and in the “crucial moment of truth” it is “vital” for the two countries to reach “lucid understanding on issues on which they diverge.” “There’s no way of discussing the Middle East without beginning and ending with America,” Eban said…. More ▸

  • Eban, Ball Disagree on U.S. Role to Achieve a Mideast Settlement

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban and George Ball, Undersecretary of State in the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations, disagreed last night on whether American pressure is needed to bring about a Middle East settlement. Appearing on the Public Broadcasting Service television’s MacNeil/Lehrer Report, Ball said only U.S. pressure could bring about a settlement while Eban… More ▸