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Levi Eshkol

  • Eshkol Replies, Charles De Gaulle, Hopes French Head Will Change Mind Again

    Israeli Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, addressing the Overseas Press Club here today, said that he hoped French President Charles de Gaulle would resume friendly relations with Israel but that he felt Gen. de Gaulle did not grasp the philosophy and significance of Jewish statehood. Mr. Eshkol commented on President de Gaulle’s recent letter to former… More ▸

  • Sale of U.S. Phantoms Deferred As Johnson, Eshkol Review Issue of Arms to Israel

    A joint United States-Israel communique issued here late this afternoon by the Texas White House, following two days of talks between President Johnson and Israel’s Premier Levi Eshkol, said today that “the President agrees to keep Israel’s military defense capability under active and sympathetic examination and review, in the light of all relevant factors, including… More ▸

  • Canada Sets Program for Greeting Eshkol; to See Pearson Next Monday

    Prime Minister John Robarts of Ontario and Mayor William Dennison of Toronto will personally greet Israel Prime Minister Levi Eshkol when he arrives here with his entourage next Friday, Jan. 12, on a state visit to Canada. Mr. Eshkol is scheduled to meet with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson, of Canada, on Monday, Jan. 15,… More ▸

  • Johnson, Eshkol Pledge “shalom” to Each Other As Premier Arrives for Texas Talks

    President Johnson and Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol mutually pledged “Shalom,” peace, to each other’s countries and to the rest of the world, as Mr. Eshkol arrived here today for 22 hours of private conversations with the American leader at the latter’s ranch, near here. As many hundreds of persons–Jews and non-Jews–cheered loudly as they… More ▸

  • Robbery Suspect Foiled, Shot in Incident on Floor Below Eshkol Hotel Suite

    A robbery suspect and a security guard wounded each other in a gun and knife duel in a 13th floor suite of Manhattan’s posh Plaza Hotel, just one floor below the suite occupied by Israeli Prime Minister and Mrs. Eshkol, late yesterday afternoon. The guard, Aaron Greenberg, was stabbed just below the heart. The suspect,… More ▸

  • Eshkol Arrives in N.Y. Today En Route for Meeting with President Johnson

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol of Israel is scheduled to arrive here tomorrow afternoon for a visit during which he will spend two days conferring with President Johnson in Texas and also meet many of the top Jewish leaders in the United States. Accompanied by Mrs. Eshkol, the Premier is to land from an El Al… More ▸

  • Britain Confirms Eshkol Will Visit London to Confer with Wilson and Brown

    Circles close to the British Government confirmed today previous reports that Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol will visit London, and will confer here with Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Foreign Secretary George Brown. As far as Britain is concerned, it was said, no definite agenda for the Anglo-Israeli meeting has been set, and either side… More ▸

  • Israel’s Cabinet Lays Down Guidelines for Eshkol’s Visit with President Johnson

    Israel’s insistence on direct peace negotiations with the Arabs, and her refusal to withdraw from occupied Arab territories until a peace treaty is signed, will be conveyed by Prime Minister Eshkol to President Johnson when they meet in Texas January 7 and 8. These were the guidelines laid down for the Prime Minister’s American visit… More ▸