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  • 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 ▸

  • War Veterans in New Zealand Demand Expulsion of Jewish Refugees to Germany

    Returning war veterans today launched a campaign for the expulsion from New Zealand of all enemy aliens, including Jewish refugees, who arrived in this country after 1939, and urged that their property be confiscated. Alarmed at this campaign, which is being conducted by the veterans’ association, Jewish refugees here have pointed out that they cannot… More ▸

  • Premiers of Australia and New Zealand in Sympathy with Jewish National Home

    Prime Minister John Curtin of Australia and Prime Minister Peter Frazer of New Zealand are in complete sympathy with the problems confronting the Jewish people and the Jewish National Home in this war, it was reported here today by Dr. Michael Traub, representative of the Keren Hayesod and the Jewish Agency, who arrived in this… More ▸

  • Rabbi Katz, Chaplain to American Jewish Servicemen in New Zealand, Dies

    By Airmail — Rabbi Solomon Kats, who as senior rabbi of New Zealand had for the past two years been acting as chaplain for the Jewish Welfare Hoard to American Jewish servicemen in this country, died here today. He was instrumental in securing the entry of hundreds of Jewish refugees into New Zealand. Horn in… More ▸

  • Pro-palestine Group Formed in New Zealand; Asks Abrogation of White Paper

    A Pro-Palestine Committee, including leading clergymen and public figures, was established here today at a meeting called for that purpose. The meeting adopted a resolution asking full implementation of the Balfour Declaration and decided to launch a petition campaign asking abrogation of the White Paper. Among the members of the new group are: Bishop Holland,… More ▸