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  • 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 ▸

  • Danish Minister Says Mideast Conflict is Not the Cause of the World Crisis

    The Mideast conflict is not the underlying cause of the present world economic crisis, Danish Foreign Minister Ove Guldberg declared here today. Guldberg, on a four-day visit to Israel, met reporters at the King David Hotel having concluded talks with Foreign Minister Yigal Allon and a session with Premier Yitzhak Rabin. He said that even… More ▸

  • Defeat of Danish Premier. Party May Weaken Denmark’s Pro-israel Policy

    The defeat of Premier Anker Joergensen and his Social Democratic Party in the national elections may weaken Denmark’s long-time pro-Israel policies in the Middle East, observers here said today. Joergensen personally was staunchly pro-Israel. In addition. the appearance of six Communist deputies in the Danish Parliament after an absence of 17 years could bode ill… More ▸

  • Denmark Willing to Accept Trepper

    Foreign Minister Knut B. Andersen said here that a Danish visa is awaiting Leopold Trepper at the Danish Embassy in Warsaw should Polish authorities grant the former Soviet master spy permission to leave Poland. Andersen said that Denmark regards the Trepper case as a matter of “human rights.” “The Danish government has much sympathy for… More ▸