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  • Jews Reported Among Prisoners of War Held by Castro in Cuba

    Some of the prisoners of war being held by Fidel Castro in Cuba, as a result of the anti-Castro invasion of the island which failed a year ago last April, are Jews who are the sons of parents who had fled from Hitler, James B. Donovan, the New York attorney trying to free the more… More ▸

  • U.S. Envoy, Kennedy Aide Discuss U.S. Ussr-cuba Issue with Israel

    Walworth Barbour, United States Ambassador to Israel, and Myer Feldman, White House aide to President Kennedy, conferred here this weekend with Israel’s topmost officials on various problems, including the Cuban crisis and the Arab refugees, Government spokesmen announced here today. Mr. Barbour spent 20 minutes in a talk with Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister,… More ▸

  • Janner Asks Why Egypt’s Missiles Are Not Dismantled, Like Cuba’s

    Voicing concern over the threat to Israel of Egyptian rockets. Sir Barnett Janner, Laborite Member of Parliament and president of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, said today that it was “remarkable” that vigorous protests are forcing the dismantling of Soviet rockets in Cuba as a threat to the United States, while no voices… More ▸

  • Arabs Hit U.s.a., Kennedy for Israeli Missiles; Back USSR and Cuba

    The Arab states, either through their official governmental press and radio organs or through even more formal statements by leaders of their Governments, were seen here today as continuing to link the United States decision to furnish missiles to Israel with support of Cuba’s Fidel Castro, denunciation of the U.S.A., and the voicing of support… More ▸

  • J.w.b. Establishes Cuba Crisis Crash Program for Jewish Personnel

    A survey of special needs affecting Jews, both civilian and military personnel, as a consequence of President Kennedy’s invoking the naval blockade against Cuba, was implemented by the National Jewish Welfare Board immediately after the President’s highlighting of the Cuban crisis, the JWB announced here today. The on-the-spot survey in the southeast section of the… More ▸

  • More Than 200,000 Emigrated This Year, 10,000 from Cuba, Hias Head Reports

    More than 200,000 Jews had to leave their homes this year, including 10,000 Jews from Cuba, of whom more than two thirds left for the United States, the eighth annual World Migration Conference was told here by James P. Rice, executive-director of United Hias Service. He said that most of the displaced Jews had come… More ▸

  • Soviet Missile Build-up in Cuba Motivated U.S. Sale of Hawks to Israel

    The Soviet missile build-up in Cuba may not be entirely dissociated from other world trouble spots and developments, including the introduction of missiles in the Arab-Israel cold war, members of Congress were told here this weekend at a top-level briefing. The American decision to provide defensive, Hawk ground-to-air missiles to Israel was cited as motivated… More ▸

  • Arab Press, Radio Link U.S. Grant of Missiles to Israel with Cuba Issue

    Elements of the Arab press and radio, citing the supply of Hawk missiles by the United States to Israel, are attacking the American quarantine of Cuba, it was established here today. The Damascus, Syria, newspaper, “Sawt al-Arab, ” said: The White House decision to provide this imperialist prop (Israel) with up-to-date supersonic missiles, and to… More ▸

  • Israel Envoy Briefed by Rusk on Cuba Crisis, Reports to Government

    Israel Ambassador Avraham Harman was among foreign diplomats summoned to the State Department last night by Secretary of State Dean Rusk for an emergency briefing on United States moves in connection with the Cuban blockade crisis. Mr. Harman, it is believed, has conveyed to the Israel Government his evaluation of developments, at least partially based… More ▸

  • 2,500 Jewish Refugees from Cuba Registered in Miami 10 Months

    About 2,500 Cuban Jewish refugees were registered by United HIAS representatives in Miami in the 10 months ending May, 1962, and seven to 15 Jews continue to come from Cuba to Miami weekly, the 64th annual meeting of the National Conference of Jewish Communal Service was informed here today. Of the total, according to the… More ▸