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  • Behind the Headlines the Jews of Denmark

    The House of David in Denmark is not only small, and getting smaller, but it is now a house divided. In mid-June, a serious split in the governing council of the official Jewish Community of Denmark hardened into open confrontation, with the struggle rating attention even in the general Danish media. By a 4-3 vote,… More ▸

  • Loeb May Be Next Envoy to Denmark

    John Loeb, Jr., a New York investment banker and a member of one of America’s most prominent Jewish families, has been selected by President Reagan to be his Ambassador to Denmark, White House sources have disclosed. Loeb has been actively associated with prominent Republican candidates over the years and was an advisor to Nelson Rockefeller… More ▸

  • 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 ▸