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  • Jewish Brothers in Chile Found

    The Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith today revealed that Julio and Eduardo Budnik Schwartzman, Chilean Jews who disappeared on July 22 and were believed to have been political prisoners, are “well and completely free.” According to Burton S. Levinson, chairman of ADL’s Latin American affairs committee, the two brothers returned to their homes in Santiago… More ▸

  • Report Chile Withdraws Support for UN Anti-zionist Resolution

    Reports reaching here from Santiago today said that Chile has withdrawn its support from the anti-Zionist resolution it supported in the General Assembly’s Third Committee two weeks ago. According to the reports, President Augusto Pinochet informed Foreign Minister Patricio Carvajal that he did not approve of Chile’s position and gave him “specific instructions to rectify… More ▸

  • Israeli Envoy in Chile Honored

    The government of Chile, headed by General Augusto Pinochet, recently decorated Moshe A. Tov, upon the termination of his four years as Israel’s ambassador to Santiago. The Order of Merit, “Gran Cruz” Class, was awarded to Tov by Chilean Foreign Minister, Vice-Admiral Patricio Carvajal, who said at the decoration ceremony that “Chilean-Israeli relations are inspired… More ▸

  • U.S. JDC Leaders in Chile

    Jack D. Weiler, chairman, and Samuel L. Haber, executive vice-chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee spent four days in Santiago, Chile, their last stop on their inspection tour of JDC facilities in Latin America. Accompanied by Alfredo Berlfein, head of the JDC’s Buenos Aires office, the American Jewish leaders visited schools, Jewish community centers, homes… More ▸

  • Chile Denies Naming Former Ss Officer As Intelligence Chief

    Chile has categorically denied what it terms “reports coming from Europe” that it has named former SS officer Walter Rauff head of the Chilean Intelligence Services, the French Daily, “Le Monde,” reported last week. Col. Pedro Erwing, Secretary-General of the Chilean Military Junta, called the reports of Rauff’s nomination “totally false” and said they were… More ▸

  • Reports of Anti-semitism in Chile Exaggerated in U.s., Foreign Press

    A Mexico City Jewish official, just back from a visit to Chile declared here that reports in the American and foreign press about anti-Semitism or a bad situation for Jews under the present government of Chile were very exaggerated. Sergio Nudelstejer said leaders of the Jewish community in Santiago stated that there was no anti-Semitism… More ▸

  • Junta in Chile Reported Friendly Towards Jewish Community

    The Anti-Defamation League of the B’nai B’rith reported today that it has received information that the military junta in Chile has made some positive gestures towards the Jewish community. In addition to sending identical New Year’s messages to the Representative Committee of the Jewish Community of Chile and to the Zionist Federation of Chile, the… More ▸