Menu JTA Search


  • Ort to Provide Vocational Service for Kenya Youth; Pact Signed

    The Government of Kenya has reached an agreement with ORT to provide vocational training for the African country’s National Youth Service which aims to give vocational training employment and civic consciousness to young Kenyans who would not otherwise have the opportunity. Some 7,000 youngsters are expected to be enrolled in the program. Dr. Charles Levinson,… More ▸

  • Jewish Life in Kenya Not Affected by Emergency Situation

    Jewish communal life in Kenya has not been affected by the state of emergency proclaimed by the British Colonial Government in Kenya in its campaign against the Mau Mau, the Board of Kenya Jewry reported today. The board informed the World Jewish Congress that a foundation has already been laid in Nairobi for a new… More ▸

  • Kenya Paper Publishes “protocols of the Elders of Zion”

    The notorious anti-Semitic forgery. “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” is currently being published in Nairobi, capital of the British colony of Kenya, it was reported here today. The Board of Deputies of British Jews reported that a local newspaper is publishing the slander as “evidence” of Jewish support of the native revolutionary Mau… More ▸

  • Israel Signs Trade Agreements with Iran, Kenya, Uganda, Zanzibar

    Israel and Iran have signed a barter agreement under which a variety of goods, up to a value of $500, 000 for each country, will be exchanged, it was announced here today. A. Hassoun, director of the Israel National Bank signed the agreement in Teheran on behalf of Israel. The first trade agreements between Israel… More ▸

  • Chief Rabbi of British Empire Arrives in Johannesburg; Reports on Kenya and Rhodesia

    Chief Rabbi Israel Brodie of the British Empire arrived here today and was welcomed at the airport by representatives of the South African Board of Jewish Deputies and other leading Jewish organizations and institutions. At a meeting with representatives of the Jewish press, Rabbi Brodie, who has just completed a tour of Kenya and Rhodesia,… More ▸

  • Britain Will Arrange Swift Repatriation of Kenya Detainees, Government Announces

    Under-Secretary for Foreign Affairs David Rees-Williams announced in Parliament today that arrangements for the speedy repatriation of the 250 Palestinian Jews detained in the Gilgil detention camp in Kenya will be made by the British Government. The announcement was made following the receipt of a message from U.N. Palestine mediator Count Folke Bernadotte declaring that… More ▸

  • Report British Guards Replace Africans at Kenya Detention Camps; Jews Restive

    A report from Nairobi, capital of Kenya, said today that British guards have been ordered to replace Africans in the Gilgil detention camp where about 250 Palestinian Jews are being held as political prisoners. The new move was allegedly taken because the Jewish detainees are said to be restive over the fact that their promised… More ▸

  • British Cancel Repatriation of Kenya Detaineee; Red Cross Asked to Intervene

    British authorities in the Gilgil detention camp in Kenya yesterday cancelled all arrangements for the repatriation of the more than 200 Jews detained there; the Assire Zion committee here was notified today in a message from the detainees. The cable said that this action vas taken as part of Britain’s determination to keep all immigrants… More ▸