Levi Eshkol

  • Eshkol Schedules Second World Economic Conference for October

    Businessmen from abroad who participated in Prime Minister Levi Eshkol’s world economic conference here last spring have been invited to a follow-up conference scheduled to open here early next month. Those invited served as area chairmen and committee heads at the last conference, which was attended by some 400 businessmen and industrialists from all over… More ▸

  • Eshkol Believes Johnson Will Sell Phantoms to Israel

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol said in an interview with the newspaper Maariv published today that he believes President Johnson will supply Israel with Phantom jets. Mr. Eshkol said that if the President does not do so before the Presidential election, he will do so afterward. “President Johnson is a strong personality who never breaks his… More ▸

  • Eshkol Confers with Cabinet on Means to Halt Bomb Outrages in Cities

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol congratulated today the police and security services for the speed with which they smashed the Arab gang responsible for the bombing outrage in Tel Aviv last week in which one man was killed and some 70 persons injured. The Prime Minister also thanked the public for its cooperation in the capture… More ▸

  • Eshkol, Cabinet Ministers Discuss Security Problem Caused by Terrorist Bombings

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol met with several of his Cabinet ministers today to discuss the internal security problem in the aftermath of yesterday’s terrorist bombings in and near the central bus station in Tel Aviv which claimed one life and injured 51 persons. Mr. Eshkol, Defense Minister Gen. Moshe Dayan and Minister of Police Eliahu… More ▸

  • Arab Propagandist Calls Sen. Javits ‘more Israeli Than Eshkol’

    Dr. M. T. Mehdi, secretary-general of the Action Committee of American-Arab Relations, today accused Senator Jacob Javits, New York Republican, of becoming “more Israeli than (Premier Levi) Eshkol.” In a telegram sent by the Arab propaganda organization to Mr. Javits, Dr. Mehdi called Mr. Javits the “senator from Israel” and urged him to “be concerned… More ▸

  • Eshkol Assails Security Council Condemnation As “one-sided, Unjust”

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol criticized today as “one-sided and unjust” the unanimous vote Friday by the Security Council condemning Israel for its Aug. 4 air attack on terrorist bases near the Jordanian village of Salt. The Premier told the regular Cabinet meeting that the Council resolution “cannot help to stop acts of terrorism perpetrated against… More ▸

  • Eshkol Rejects Proposal to Set Up Pilot Project to Resettle Arab Refugees

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol today categorically rejected proposals in the Knesset (Parliament) that Israel set up a pilot project to resettle Arab refugees in the territories it controls. Mr. Eshkol said that Israel has no money for such a project and warned that Arab refugees cannot in any event be resettled in Israel where they… More ▸

  • Eshkol Says World Must Be Responsible for Punishing Acts of Aggression

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol declared here yesterday that it was the world’s responsibility to punish the acts of aggression constantly being committed against Israel and if the world failed, Israel could not shun its responsibility to protect the life, liberty and property of its citizens. Mr. Eshkol spoke before the American Histadrut campaign study mission… More ▸

  • Eshkol Skeptical About Establishment of Druze State on Golan Heights

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol expressed skepticism today over the idea of establishment of a Druze state in the occupied Golan Heights in Syria. In an interview with a Druze student on Kol Israel Radio, Mr. Eshkol said that a small people seeking a state of its own must create support for the idea. The Druze… More ▸