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  • Acheson Reports on Aid to Korea by U.S. Jews and Other Groups

    Jewish organizations and other American religious groups have provided $10,000,000 worth of non-governmental assistance to Korea, including food, clothing, medical supplies, and other commodities, Secretary of State Dean Acheson made known today. “This outpouring of aid is one more example of the ability and determination of free peoples to assist in overcoming the hardships which… More ▸

  • U.S. Army Seeks Passover Food for Armed Forces in Korea and Japan

    The American military authorities have called on the National Jewish Welfare Board to provide some 50,000 pounds of holiday food stores to help Jews in the U.S. armed forces in Korea and Japan celebrate Passover this year, the J.W.B. announced here today. The organization has already helped provide such supplies for 34 previous Passover holidays. More ▸

  • Israel Cannot Spare Troops for Korea, United Nations Told

    The Israel Government today informed the United Nations that it is unable at this time to allocate troops to the Korean area because of the uncertain relations between the Jewish state and its Arab neighbors. Replying to a query by U.N. Secretary-General Trygve Lie, Ambassador Abba Eban pointed out that the Arab states have refused… More ▸

  • Jewish Chaplain Decorated for Service Under Fire in Korea; Was Rabbi in Chicago

    Chaplain Oscar M. Lifshutz has been awarded the U.S, Army’s Bronze Star Medal for meritorious service “in the face of enemy action” in Korea, it was reported today by the National Jewish Welfare Board. He is the first Jewish chaplain to be decorated since the outbreak of the Korean war. Before entering the chaplaincy, he… More ▸

  • Israel’s Chief Delegate at United Nations Resumes Talks on Peace Plan for Korea

    Ambassador Abba Eban, Israel’s chief delegate at the United Nations, conferred during the week-end with the president of the U.N. General Assembly, and it is believed that he again urged consideration by the U.N. of Israel’s plan for peace in Korea. Renewed interest in Israel’s ideas with regard to Korea is noted here because of… More ▸

  • Israel Orchestra Plays for 3,000 U.S. Troops Wounded in Korea; Concert in Washington

    The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra will make a special trip to Washington tomorrow to play for an audience of approximately 3,000 U.S. troops convalescing at Walter Read Hospital from wounds received in Korea. Ambassador Abba Eban, military attaches and members of the Israel embassy will attend the concert. The event was arranged by the American Fund… More ▸

  • Israel Votes for U.S. Resolution on Korea; Spokesman Explains Israel’s Motives

    Israel was one of 44 nations which in the historic meeting of the United Nations Political Committee late last night voted to charge Communist China with an act of aggression in Korea. Israel, however, abstained on a, paragraph of the United States-sponsored resolution which calls for the consideration of instituting sanctions against the Peking regime…. More ▸