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  • Sharon to Visit the U.s., Honduras

    Defense Minister Ariel Sharon left last night for a brief visit to the U.S. and Honduras. In the U.S., Sharon will be addressing Israel Bond audiences and aides said no arrangements had been made for him to meet with Reagan Administration officials. His three-day visit to Honduras is as guest of that country’s Defense Minister… More ▸

  • Latin American Jewish Communities Urged to Aid People of Honduras

    The Latin American Jewish Congress issued an urgent appeal yesterday to the leaders of all Jewish representative bodies and communities in Latin America to help the people of Honduras in the wake of Hurricane Fifi which claimed the lives of some 7500 people and made 50,000 residents homeless. The LAJC urged the Jewish leaders to… More ▸

  • No Reported Casualties to Jewish Population in Honduras

    The few Jewish families living on the north coast of Honduras, which was devastated by Hurricane Fifi, apparently suffered no casualties, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency was told today. No reports of any casualties have been received thus far by Jewish sources here. Some 5000 were reported dead and 50,000 were made homeless by the hurricane…. More ▸

  • Anti-semites Riot in Capital of Honduras at Showing of ‘exodus’ Film

    Anti-Semitic rioting broke out in this capital city tonight, when one of the leading movie theatres in the country staged its premiere showing of the American film, “Exodus.” Mobs gathered outside the theatre, anti-Semites painted the slogan “Death to the Jews!” in large, red letters on walls near the Central Square which faces the theatre,… More ▸

  • Saul Levin, Detroit Jewish Leader, Dead; Was Consul of Honduras

    Saul R. Levin, prominent Jewish attorney and former Honduran Consul in Detroit, died here yesterday at the age of 62. Mr. Levin, a leading authority on penology, was appointed last month by Governor G. Mennen Williams as a member of the Michigan Corrections Commission. He was active in Jewish educational affairs. More ▸

  • Honduras Ratifies Genocide Pact; is 35th Country to Do So

    The permanent representative of Honduras yesterday deposited his government’s instrument of ratification of the convention on the prevention and punishment of the crime of genocide at a ceremony at U.N. headquarters here. Honduras is the 35th country to ratify or accede to the convention. More ▸

  • British Honduras Refugee Project Awaits Arrival of 80 Families

    The projected refugee industrial settlement in British Honduras is awaiting the arrival of its first 80 families, Kalman I. Weisz, director of the project, advised the J.T.A. today . He said houses for the 80 families have just been completed. All refugee committees in the United States and abroad are cooperating in selection of the… More ▸