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  • Play About Evolving Relationship Between Jewish Grocer and Negro Boy Wins Award

    “A Storm in Summer,” a play about mistrust and hostility between an elderly Jewish grocer and a Negro boy that eventually evolve into mutual understanding and love, was named Sunday night as the best single dramatic program of the 1969-70 television season. It received the appropriate Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts… More ▸

  • Farbstein Asks Mitchell to Probe ‘possible Discrimination’ Against Minorities at Purdue

    Rep. Leonard Farbstein, New York Democrat, has called on Attorney General John N. Mitchell to investigate “possible discrimination” against Jews, Negroes, Puerto Ricans and other minorities by Purdue University, Lafayette, Ind. Rep. Farbstein pointed out that Purdue, a state university, has limited out-of-state acceptances to 25 percent of the total studentry and has, in addition,… More ▸

  • Jews and Blacks in Philadelphia Meet to Find Ways of Helping Ghetto Poor

    A local Jewish group has been meeting regularly since last November with Muhammed Kenyatta, Pennsylvania director of the Black Economic Development Conference, on cooperative ways to raise the economic standards of Negroes in the area. A series of project proposals involving Jewish financial aid and expertise which emerged from those meetings has been disclosed by… More ▸

  • Anti-defamation League Issues Film Strip on History of American Negro

    “For almost two centuries, American schools have taught only a one-dimensional white history of our country,” begins a teachers’ guide to a unique filmstrip series produced by the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith. The series, “Black Odyssey: A History of the American Negro,” is already in use at schools throughout the country. It is part… More ▸

  • Black Reporter Recommends Kibbutz Way of Life As Example to Black Communities

    An American Negro journalist has recommended Israel’s kibbutz way of life as an example for the black community in America. Dick Edwards, writing from Israel in the New York Amsterdam News, declared, “if the Israelis can make deserts bloom, it seems as if blacks with more fertile land and water, could follow the blueprints of… More ▸

  • Black Newsmen and Israeli Official Discuss South African-israeli Relations

    Israel’s policies of aid to the emerging nations of black Africa and the “sticky question” of its relations with the Republic of South Africa, were explained in detail to a group of visiting American Negro journalists in Jerusalem recently. An almost verbatim report of the briefing given the American group by Mordechai Lador, of the… More ▸

  • Cleaver Asserts U.S. Militant Blacks Support Anti-israel Guerrillas

    Eldridge Cleaver, the Black Panther Leader wanted by American police, said in Algiers yesterday that the militant Negro movement in the U.S. fully supports Palestinian guerrilla activities against Israel. Cleaver, who has found asylum in Algeria, told the newspaper El Moujahid that “Zionists, wherever they may be, are our enemies.” He said the Panthers “totally… More ▸

  • Israeli Official Gives Assurances on Chicago Black Jewish Immigrants

    The Israel Consul here has assured a local Jewish group that 39 black Jews from Chicago who arrived in Israel last month requesting immigrant status would be accorded the same treatment as all other Jews entering the country under the “law of return.” Consul Moshe Yegar gave his assurances to the Philadelphia Association of Black… More ▸

  • Israel Admits 39 American Negroes Who Want to Settle There As Jews

    Israeli officials decided today to admit 39 American Negroes–15 of them children–who arrived here unexpectedly yesterday declaring themselves Jews seeking to settle in Israel as immigrants. They have been given temporary visas for a three-month stay in the country pending the issuance of permanent residents permits. The group, originally from Chicago, came here from Liberia… More ▸