Bangladesh

  • Jewish Groups Providing Relief for Bangladesh and the Caribbean

    Jewish relief organizations have stepped in to collect funds for areas devastated by Hurricane Gilbert and for Bangladesh, which has been ravaged by flooding. But unlike CARE, UNICEF and other major relief organizations, which can mobilize massive and immediate relief efforts, the smaller Jewish organizations take a more deliberate approach in assessing the longer-term needs… More ▸

  • Bangladesh Cyclone Victims Get Aid from B’nai B’rith International

    B’nai B’rith International today contributed an initial $1,000 to the relief of the victims of a cyclone that devastated southeastern Bangladesh last weekend. Dr. Daniel Thursz, executive vice president of the Jewish service organization, called on B’nai B’rith lodges and units around the world, as well as all persons of the Jewish faith, to donate… More ▸

  • No Knowledge of Bangladesh-soviet Statement on Israeli Withdrawal

    Foreign Ministry officials had no comment today–and professed no knowledge–of a joint statement issued by the Bangladesh leader Sheikh Mujib Urahman and Soviet Premier Aleksei N. Kosygin calling on Israel to withdraw from the administered territories. The statement was published yesterday in Moscow. Israel is still waiting for a Bangladesh acknowledgement of Israel’s letter sent… More ▸

  • Israel Recognizes Bangladesh

    Israel has officially recognized the new state of Bangladesh. The announcement said that Foreign Minister Abba Eban informed Bangladesh Foreign Minister Abdus Samad Azad of the recognition in a cable Friday. The recognition decision was taken after telephone consultations with all members of the Cabinet Friday instead of waiting for today’s regular Cabinet meeting. Israeli… More ▸

  • Israelis Send Food, Money to War Ravaged Bangladesh

    The freighter Elva sailed from Eilat today with 25 tons of soya flour donated by Israelis for the children of war ravaged Bangla Desh, East Pakistan. The vessel will transship its cargo at Singapore to another ship that will carry it to its destination. The soya flour was provided by the Israeli Committee for Bangla… More ▸