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  • UAHC Raps U.S. Aid to El Salvador

    The Union of American Hebrew Congregations (UAHC), through its Commission on Social Action, has called on the Reagan Administration to end all U.S. military aid to El Salvador and to promote instead a “political solution through international mediation of the conflict.” In a resolution adopted by the commission and released this week, the UAHC deplored… More ▸

  • Reports Confirm Israel Honorary Consul General to El Salvador Was Kidnapred by Terrorist Organizatio

    The kidnapping at gunpoint a week ago of Ernesto Liebes, Honorary Consul General for Israel in El Salvador, now appears to be politically motivated according to knowledgeable Salvadorean and American sources. Radio Station YSU in San Salvador broadcast yesterday that if had received a manifesto from the Armed Forces of National Resistance (FARN) which claimed… More ▸

  • Israel’s Olympic Soccer Team Seen As Possible Finalist After Beating El Salvador

    Israel’s Olympic soccer team, which has sustained some injuries and whose performance has not been quite up to par, is nevertheless considered by experts here to be a possible finalist by virtue of its 3-0 victory over El Salvador yesterday. The victory qualified the team for the quarter final stages of the tournament. Israel need… More ▸

  • Eugenio Liebes, President of El Salvador Jewish Community, Dead; Was 82

    Funeral services were held here for Eugenio Liebes, president of the El Salvador Jewish Community, who died at the age of 82. Born in Germany, Mr. Liebes came to this country in 1907 and became a leading businessman here. Active in all phases of Jewish community life, he served as honorary president of the Zionist… More ▸

  • El Salvador Govt. Confers Highest Decoration Upon Israel President

    The highest decoration of the Government of El Salvador, the Order of the Grand Old Cross, was conferred today upon Israel’s President Itzhak Ben Zvi by Alfredo Ortiz Mancia, El Salvador’s Foreign Minister, who is visiting Israel. Present at the ceremony were Dr. Pinchas Rosen, Acting Foreign Minister of Israel and senior Foreign Ministry officials. More ▸

  • El Salvador Recognizes Israel; First Among Nations Which Abstained on U.N. Partition

    The Government of El Salvador has recognized Israel, it was announced here today. EL Salvador is the first of the countries which abstained from voting at the U.N. on the partition decision to recognize the Jewish state. (Argentine postal officials in Buenos Aires announced today that postal relations between Argentina and the Jewish state will… More ▸