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Abba Eban

  • Eban Supports Peres

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban has withdrawn his candidacy for the Labor Party’s nomination for Premier and has announced his support for Defense Minister Shimon Peres in his efforts to oust Premier Yitzhak Rabin from the post. Eban’s announcement was made at his home Thursday night before a group of 120 of his supporters, all… More ▸

  • Peres Formally Announces Challenge to Rabin; Eban Welcomes Move As ‘good’

    Defense Minister Shimon Peres formally announced last night that he would challenge Premier Yitzhak Rabin for leadership of the Labor Party and the office of Prime Minister. Peres, who made his long expected announcement in the course of a television interview, received an enthusiastic verbal pat-on-the-back from former Foreign Minister Abba Eban who has indicated… More ▸

  • Eban Criticizes U.S. Jews for Doing Little to Boost Aliya

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban of Israel said here yesterday that “American Jews are making practically no contribution to help Israel’s demographic drought” by aliya, that they engaged in demonstrations as a substitute for solidarity and that they could do better in their financial support of Israel. Eban voiced his criticism, in an address to… More ▸

  • Eban Terms U.s.-israel Dialogue a Top Priority Issue in Order to Reach Understanding on Mideast Sett

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban said today that “the first urgency” in the Mideast is for an “American-Israeli dialogue,” in order to reach understanding between the two countries on the terms and meaning of a settlement between Israel and the Arabs. Addressing a press conference here sponsored by Tel Aviv University’s Institute for Policy Planning… More ▸

  • Eban Calls for Vigilance on Lebanon

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban said here that vigilance was needed now that the civil war in Lebanon appeared to be nearing an end. Eban, speaking at the installation of officers of Bnai Zion last Thursday night, said that the Arabs will close ranks quickly with haired of Israel once again a common denominator in… More ▸

  • Eban Sees Intensive Diplomatic Movement on Mideast in 1977

    Former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban, here for a dialogue with the leaders of the Combined Jewish Appeal, told a press conference here that “1977 will be a year of intensive diplomatic activity with the United States in the role of a unique mediator between Israel and the Arab states.” He explained that the Soviet… More ▸

  • Eban Says World Jewry Remiss in Helping Israel Bear Its Burdens

    Former Foreign Minister Abba Eban said this week that world Jewry has become remiss in helping Israel bear its many burdens. For the first time in the history of Israel, diaspora Jewry has not done enough for Israel, the former diplomat, now a Labor member of the Knesset, told the closing session of a 10-day… More ▸

  • Eban: No Reason to Be Horrified by Disclosures in Sheehan’s Article

    The former Foreign Minister of Israel, Abba Eban, said here today that the United States had vetoed proposals for Israel’s full withdrawal to its pre-June, 1967 borders though it had never supported major changes in those borders. Eban made that assertion to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in the course of comments about the article in… More ▸

  • Eban Terms Arabs the ‘spoiled Children of Contemporary Politics’

    “Three percent of the human race has 17 percent of the votes in the United Nations and 60 percent of the world’s oil reserves,” former Israeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban told an audience of 600 national community leaders at a B’nai B’rith Anti-Defamation League dinner here. He said the Arab nations “with all this privilege… More ▸