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  • B’nai B’rith Says It Has Made No Decision to Renew Tours to Mexico

    B’nai B’rith said today that, “contrary to published statements,” it has made no decision to reinstitute group tours to Mexico. B’nai B’rith President David M. Blumberg said that his organization plans no formal action to resume such tours until a poll of some 2000 of its local leaders, soliciting their views and reactions, is completed…. More ▸

  • Allon Due in Mexico Next Month

    Ephraim Evron, deputy director general of the Foreign Ministry, will fly to Mexico tomorrow to prepare for Foreign Minister Yigal Allon’s visit to that country next month, it was announced here today. Allon’s visit is viewed as an important step in completing the rapprochement between Israel and Mexico following the rift that developed between the… More ▸

  • Presidents Conference Says Relations with Mexico Should Be Normalized

    The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations’ special committee on Mexico today called Mexico a friend of the Jewish people and said that relations should be fully normalized. The special committee was formed Jan. 14 at a full meeting of the Presidents Conference’s 32 organizations to “reassess” the Conference’s policy on Mexico. The… More ▸

  • Israeli Delegation in Mexico

    A special Israeli delegation headed by Abba Geffen, has arrived here to negotiate implementation of an agreement to broaden Israeli-Mexican cultural and scientific ties that was signed in Jerusalem during President Luis Echeverria’s visit there last year. On the occasion of the delegation’s arrival. Sergio Nudelstejer, secretary general of the Central Jewish Committee and Leon… More ▸

  • Presidents Conference to Reassess Its Policy on Mexico Due to Encouraging Actions in Recent Weeks

    The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations will “reassess” its policy on Mexico and has appointed a committee “to make appropriate recommendations in the near future,” the Conference said today. The announcement, which followed a full meeting yesterday of the organization’s 32 constituent members, declared: “The Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish… More ▸

  • Allon, Herzog’s Reaction to Mexico’s Vote in on Was Due to Government’s Failure to Apprise Him of ‘u

    The strong reaction by Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, Chaim Herzog, against the Mexican vote last week approving the Mexico City women’s convention anti-Zionist resolution was due to technical failure, Foreign Minister Yigal Allon told the Cabinet today. Allon said Herzog had not received the full papers of the visit to Israel of Mexico’s Foreign… More ▸

  • Officials Admit Chain of Errors Responsible for Snafu in Dealing with Mexico’s Vote at the UN

    Government officials admitted today that a chain of errors and omissions resulted in the failure to communists an understanding reached between Israel and Mexico over the latter’s vote in the General Assembly Monday night in favor of the International Women’s Year Conference declaration which included two paragraphs condemning Zionism. The understanding that Mexico was obliged… More ▸

  • Mexico’s Vote in the UN Rapped; Ban on Tours Continues

    Mexico’s affirmative vote Monday night in the General Assembly for a resolution condemning Zionism was denounced by Israel’s Ambassador to the UN, the Israeli Tourism Minister and the leaders of B’nai B’rith and Young Israel. In addition, the two Jewish organizations affirmed that their ban on tour programs, ordered after Mexico voted in the Assembly… More ▸

  • 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 ▸