Denmark

  • Appeal Rescues Books of Judaica for Royal Library in Copenhagen

    More than 1000 Hebrew and Yiddish books have been contributed to the Hebraica and Judaica collections of the Royal Library of Denmark in Copenhagen as the result of a campaign sponsored jointly by the Jewish Daily Forward and Scandinavian Airlines, it was announced here. The Copenhagen collections are among the most important in Europe and… More ▸

  • Warning That PLO Will Sabotage Women’s Conclave in Copenhagen

    Leona Chanin, the outgoing president of the American Jewish Congress’ National Women’s Division, warned here that the World Conference of the United Nations Decode for Women in Copenhagen this July will result in “virulent anti-Israel declarations, sabotaging progress in meeting women’s needs.” Mrs. Chanin told 300 delegates to the Division’s national convention that the preparatory… More ▸

  • Danes Honored for Their Rescue of 7000 Danish Jews in 1943

    The Danish people were honored for their rescue in 1943 of 7000 Danish Jews at ceremonies Friday here and in New York. The ceremony here was in conjunction with the visit of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark. The Jewish Federation of Greater Seattle presented the Queen with an illuminated scroll during a luncheon in her… More ▸

  • Sweden, Norway, Denmark Opposed to Israel’s Expulsion from UN

    The Swedish and Norwegian governments have decided to vote against any attempt to exclude Israel from the forthcoming United Nations General Assembly. The Norwegian Foreign Minister, Knut Fry-denlund, in an interview with the Norwegian Journal of Commerce and Shipping, said that his government has already decided to oppose such a move. He added that even… More ▸

  • Palestinians Meet in Denmark

    A secret conference of Palestinian organizations was held last week in the small town of Gilelie, north of Copenhagen. Seventy delegates from Britain, West Germany, Holland and Belgium and other countries attended the conference, whose secret was kept even from the Danish police. A leader of the Danish Community for Palestine, Eskild Holland Olsen, reported… More ▸