Korea

  • Col. Katzin, South African Jew, is Named Director of United Nations Relief in Korea

    The appointment of Col. Alfred G. Katz in, South African Jew who has been serving in Korea as U.N. Secretary-General Trygve Lie’s personal representative, as “Agent General” in Korea was announced here during the week-end. Col. Katzin will direct the entire U.N. relief and rehabilitation program in Korea until the General Assembly approves machinery for… More ▸

  • Jewish Colonel Who Captured 508 Nazis in World War 11 Dies in Korea; Was 39

    Lt. Col. Samuel E. Spitzer, hero of World War 11 who single-handed captured 508 Germans, died in Seoul, Korea, of a heart attack, it was reported here last night. The Jewish officer, who made his home here, was 39. He was in Korea as a representative of the Judge Advocate General’s office. For his feat… More ▸

  • U.S. Action in Korea is Guarantee of Security to Israel, Morgenteau Declares

    The United States action in Korea is of great significance for Israel because the United States and the United Nations have demonstrated that “we will not permit Russia and her satellites to overrun other countries,” Henry J. Morgenthau, general chairman of the United Jewish Appeal, declared this week-end at ceremonies marking the 40th anniversary of… More ▸

  • Israel Backs Indian Compromise on Korea; Sharett Favors West’s Proposal over Soviet’s

    Foreign Minister Moshe Sharett today put Israel behind an Indian suggestion for establishment of a subcommittee to seek a compromise between conflicting Soviet and Western bloc resolutions on a Korean settlement. “The task confronting us,” Mr. Sharett told the 60-member United Nations Political Committee in his first address on the Korean peace problem, “is not… More ▸

  • Jewish War Veterans Open Annual Encampment; Israel Stand on Korea is Lauded

    The Jewish War Veterans, opening its 55th annual national encampment here tonight, heard praise for the contributions made by the state of Israel to the free way of life by its support of United Nations decisions to repel aggression in Korea. Jackson J. Holtz of Boston, retiring J.W.V. national commander, noted that “while the American… More ▸

  • J.l.c.-sponsored Anti-communist Conference Hails U.N. Forces’ Victory in Korea

    More than 2,000 delegates to the Labor Conference to Stop Communist Aggression, held at the Astor Hotel today under the suspices of the Jewish Labor Committee, unanimously adopted a resolution hailing “the victorious U.N. forces which have sent the invading Communist aggressors in Korea reeling northward in complete defeat.” Stressing that “Jewish labor has always… More ▸