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  • Dr. Leon Roth, Noted Educator, Dies During Visit to New Zealand

    Dr. Leon Roth, educator, author and philosopher, died here while on a visit to New Zealand. He was 67 years of age. Dr. Roth, who lived in Brighton, England, was a former dean of the Faculty of Humanities of the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Born in London, Dr. Roth received his MA and PhD degrees… More ▸

  • Dr. Israel Goldstein in New Zealand; Meets with Prime Minister

    American Jews are grateful to New Zealand for its attitude toward the United States as well as its friendship to Israel, Dr. Israel Goldstein, of New York, today told Walter Nash, New Zealand’s Prime Minister. Dr. Goldstein is here to help New Zealand Jewry inaugurate its United Israel Appeal. At a conference with Mr. Nash,… More ▸

  • Israel Minister Linton Presents Credentials to New Zealand Governor General

    Gen. J. Freyberg, Governor General of New Zealand, today received I. Linton, Israel Minister to Australia and New Zealand. After Mr. Linton presented his credentials, Gen. Freyberg assured him that the government and people of New Zealand “will assist the Israel mission to strengthen mutual understanding and harmony.” More ▸

  • Australia and New Zealand Expected to Recognize Israel; Canada Looks for More Trading

    The prediction that Australia and New Zealand will soon follow the example of Canada and grant de facto recognition to Israel was made here today in well-informed quarters. An official government spokesman today stated that it was “highly improbable” that Canadian diplomatic representatives will be sent to Israel at the present time. However, he emphasized… More ▸

  • New Zealand Signs I.r.o. Constitution; Becomes 12th Nation to Join Organization

    New Zealand today became the twelfth nation to join the International Refugee Organization when Walter Nash, Deputy Prime Minister and leader of the New Zealand delegation to the Economic and Social Council, signed the I.R.O. constitution. New Zealand has been allotted 0.44 percent of the $151,060,500 first-year operational budget of the I.R.O. Since Mr. Nash’s… More ▸

  • Argentina and New Zealand Submit Their Views on Selective Immigration to I.l.o. Parley

    The meeting of the Permanent Migration Committee of the International Labor Organization, which is being held in camera, has appointed a drafting committee to draw up a report on racial discrimination in connection with migration, it was reported here today. Dr. Eduardo R. Stafforini, of Argentina, said his government was in complete agreement with the… More ▸

  • European Jews Look to Australia, New Zealand to Speak for Them at Peace Parley

    The Jews of Central and Eastern Europe look to Australia and New Zealand to present their case to the Paris Peace Conference, Dr. Maurice Perlzweig, head of the political department of the World Jewish Congress, declared here upon his arrival from New Zealand. Pointing out that the two countries “spoke for humanity’s conscience at the… More ▸