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  • Prime Minister of Denmark Arrives in Israel; Honored by Eshkol

    Prime Minister Jens Krag, of Denmark, stressed his country’s “deep genuine affection for Israel” in a speech at a dinner given tonight in his honor by Israel’s Premier Levi Eshkol. Premier Krag arrived here yesterday for a six day official state visit to Israel. More ▸

  • Knesset Member Tells Copenhagen Parley Israel-arab Peace is Certain

    David Hacohen, Mapai member of the Knesset, Israel’s Parliament, today told the opening session of the Interparliamentary Conference here that Israel’s Jordan River irrigation project would in no way affect the interests and water needs of the neighboring Arab countries. Mr. Hacohen, who heads Israel’s delegation to the conference, said that the important fact was… More ▸

  • Prof. Rogosinski, Noted Jewish Scientist, Dies in Denmark; Was 70

    Dr. Werner Wolfgang Rogosinski, professor of pure mathematics at Aarhus University, died at Aarhus yesterday at the age of 70. Born in Germany, the Jewish scientist had been on the faculty of Gottingen University, and was professor emeritus of Durham University. He was a leading member of the Mathematical Institute at Aarhus. More ▸

  • Brandeis U. Presents Gold Medal to King of Denmark for Saving Jews

    A special gold medal from Brandeis University was presented to King Frederick IX of Denmark on the 20th anniversary of Denmark’s rescue of its Jewish citizens from the Nazi terror. The medal was struck by the United States Mint in 1956 in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the birth of Supreme Court Justice Louis… More ▸

  • Soviet Embassy Ignores Request of Jewish Community in Copenhagen

    The Copenhagen Jewish Community Board has been ignored by the Soviet Embassy here, after it requested an opportunity for a personal interview with Premier Nikita S. Khrushchev, to discuss the situation of Russian Jewry, it was revealed here today. The request was made prior to Mr. Khrushchev’s visit to Denmark, but the Soviet Embassy never… More ▸

  • Danish Royalty to Help Celebrate Anniversary of Decree on Jewish Rights

    King Frederick IX and Queen Ingrid of Denmark will attend special services tomorrow, at the synagogue in Krystalgade, commemorating the 150th anniversary of the royal decree on March 29, 1814, which granted full civic rights and duties of Danish citizenship to the country’s Jewish population, it was announced here today. The 1814 decree, which remained… More ▸

  • Warsaw Ghetto Survivors in New York Honor Denmark for Saving Jews

    Prominent diplomats, led by the Danish Ambassador, Count K.G. Knuth-Winter felt and Countess Knuth-Winterfeldt, were among the honored guests here when the Warsaw Resistance Organization staged a Salute to Denmark ball at the New York Hilton last night. Proceeds from the event, according to Jonas Turkow, president of the organization, will go toward the erection… More ▸

  • Danish Firms Ignore Arab Questionnaire on Business with Israel

    The Danish-Industrial Council reported today that Egypt had sought to prevent Danish firms from doing business with Israel. The Council said that Danish firms had received Egyptian questionnaires asking whether the firms had subsidiaries in Israel, whether they had authorized Israeli firms to make their products and whether any of their board members were on… More ▸

  • Hadassah Honors Denmark for Rescuing Jews from Nazi Invaders

    The United Nations pledge to advance “human rights and fundamental freedom for all without distinction as to race, language or religion” should not be taken lightly by anyone, Aage Hessellund-Jensen, Danish Ambassador to the United Nations, today told more than 1,000 leaders and members of Hadassah. The Ambassador spoke at a luncheon at which Hadassah… More ▸

  • Moving Tributes Paid to Denmark for Saving Jews from Nazi Hands

    Moving tributes to the Government and people of Denmark were paid here last night at a mass meeting commemorating the 20th anniversary of the rescue of the Jews of Denmark from the Nazis. Speakers included Deputy Premier Abba Eban, Moshe Sharett, chairman of the Jewish Agency Executive and Professor Arieh Tartakower of the World Jewish… More ▸