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    Muhammad Ali may come to Israel for a visit, the world heavyweight boxing champion said in a telephone conversation with a film agent who is distributing the motion picture dealing with Ali’s life. “I Am the Greatest of All.” Ali said he has many friends and followers in Israel and may conic here after visiting… More ▸

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    The United States Maccabi Association announced that the visit to the U.S. of the Maccabi National Boxing Team of Israel has been dedicated to the memory of the “youth of Israel” massacred in the town of Maalot. In making the announcement. Sidney D. Young, president of the USMA, urged the American community to support this… More ▸

  • Ali Belts Zionism

    Muhammad Ali, who says he is retiring from the ring to spread the faith of Islam, is losing no time throwing right hooks at Zionism. He told a press conference in Beirut, at the start of a tour of the Middle East, that “the United States is the stronghold of Zionism and imperialism.” On a… More ▸

  • Wbai Picketed, Blasted for Firing Sportscaster, Scrapping Broadcast

    The office of radio station WBAI-FM was picketed by the Youth Committee for Peace and Democracy in the Middle East after the Jewish Telegraphic Agency reported that the listener sponsored radio station dismissed a broadcaster for criticizing Black basketball players on the Rochester University team who boycotted a game with the Israeli National Basketball Team…. More ▸

  • U.S. Leading in Maccabiah Games

    The United States appears almost certain to be the winner of most medals in the 9th Maccabiah games which close with a gala ceremonial Thursday night. As of today, U.S. athletes had amassed a total of 148 medals against 145 for the second place Israeli contestants. The U.S. has a wider lead in gold medals… More ▸

  • Maccabiah Committee Demands U.S. Doctor Be Suspended for Hitting Israeli

    The Maccabiah organizing committee today demanded the suspension of Dr. Max Novich, a physician to the American boxing team, for punching Shmuel Lalkin, secretary of the Israel Sports Federation, in an altercation over a bout lost by an American heavyweight last night. Chaim Wein, chairman of the committee, insisted that Dr. Novich, one of three… More ▸

  • Fascist Violence Erupts

    “It was just like the Fascist hooliganism of the 1920s,” said Sandro Pertini, president of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. He was referring to the neo-Fascist riots in Milan last Thursday which left one policeman dead–ripped by a combat-type hand grenade–and sent shock waves around Italy. For more than two hours hundreds of neo-Fascist youths,… More ▸