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  • Mexico Votes for General Assembly Resolution Condemning Zionism

    The General Assembly voted 107-1 with 26 abstentions last night to adopt the blanket resolution of last summer’s International Women’s Year Conference in Mexico City containing two paragraphs condemning Zionism along with racism, colonialism and apartheid as movements to be eliminated Israel was the only country to cast a vote against the overall resolution. In… More ▸

  • Mexico’s Vote Condemned

    Jewish organizations condemned the vote by Mexico last night in the UN General Assembly and said it did not conform to what Mexican President Luis Echeverria told 15 American Jewish leaders in Mexico City last week. Rabbi Israel Miller, chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said today; “We are deeply… More ▸

  • Herzog Warns That Adoption of Mexico City Resolution Would Constitute an International Scandal

    Israel charged today that endorsement by the General Assembly of the anti-Zionist portions of the International Women’s Year resolutions adopted in Mexico City last summer would constitute “an international scandal of major proportions” and an exploitation of the universal support of women’s rights for “evil” and “sinister” purposes. The resolution, which was expected to be… More ▸

  • Allon, Rabasa Agree to Forgive, Forget Mexico’s Vote for Resolution Equating Zionism with Racism

    “I truthfully hope and think that past misunderstanding should be left behind, buried, forgotten and forgiven…” This hope was expressed today by Mexico’s Foreign Minister Emilio Rabasa at a parting luncheon he gave here for his host in Israel, Foreign Minister Yigal Allon, Allon, in his reply, said he “agreed” and “accepted” Rabasa’s idea that… More ▸

  • Mexico Due to Reverse Its Position

    Mexico’s Foreign Minister Emilio Rabassa, who arrived here last Thursday, is understood to have discussed today with Foreign Minister Yigal Allon the wording of a communique to be issued Wednesday in which Mexico will reverse its position on the UN General Assembly’s anti-Zionist resolution for which Mexico voted. Qualified observers here cite several reasons for… More ▸

  • Tours to Mexico Cancelled

    Harold Ostroff, president of the Workmen’s Circle, announced cancellation of four tours of Mexico by its members as an expression of indignation at that country’s vote on the Zionism-racism resolution in the United Nations General Assembly. The tours had been arranged for January 23, May 7, July 9, and October 22, 1976. Advertised among the… More ▸

  • Mexico Agrees to PLO Office

    President Luis Echeverria ratified his promise given to Palestine Liberation Organization leader Yasir Arafat to permit the PLO to open an information office in Mexico’s capital. The ratification of his promise came during a meeting here yesterday with a PLO delegation led by the head of its political department, Farouk Kaddumi. Echeverria originally made his… More ▸

  • Jewish Feminists Warn East Berlin Confab May Repeat Mexico City

    A group of Jewish feminists warned today that a Soviet-sponsored “conference of socialist feminists” scheduled for East Berlin in October may be used as a forum for anti-Jewish, anti-Israel and anti-Zionist activities as was the recent United Nations-sponsored International Women’s Conference in Mexico City. The New York Chapter of the Jewish Feminist Organization, a national… More ▸

  • Hausner Critical of Mexico for Not Admitting More Jews During Wwii

    Gideon Hausner the prosecutor of Adolf Eichmann, told visiting Mexican President Luis Echeverria last night that he was standing by his statement that Jews had generally been abandoned during the Holocaust, despite Echeverria’s demurrer that Mexico had been an exception. Hausner, now a Minister-Without-Portfolio, made the statement at the Vad Yashem Thursday night. Noting Echeverria’s… More ▸