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  • Norwegian Ship Carrying Cargo to Israel Through Suez Reaches Eilat

    The S. S. Sylvik, a Norwegian freighter that has been overdue at the Port of Eilat after negotiating the Suez Canal, is safe in port today. Fears had been voiced that it might have been seized by the United Arab Republic while passing through the Canal The Sylvik brought more than 2,000 tons of sulphur… More ▸

  • Norwegian Ship Fails to Arrive at Elath; Fear Egypt’s Interference

    The Norwegian freighter, S.S. Sylbac, failed to arrive today as scheduled at Elath, giving rise to fears at the Negev port that the ship might have been stopped at Suez. Officials said no wireless contact could be made with the freighter which had been scheduled to pass through the Suez Canal. The ship was carrying… More ▸

  • Norway to Cooperate with Israel on Use of Atomic Energy for Peaceful Purposes

    Israel hopes to acquire an atomic power plant by 1965 through close cooperation with Norway, Prof. Ernst Bergman, chairman of the Israel Atomic Energy Commission, said today. He made the statement in summing up the results of a visit here by a team of world-famous Norwegian atomic scientists who discussed the peaceful uses of atomic… More ▸

  • Israel Condemns Arab Blacklisting of Norwegian Ship

    Israeli sources said today that even under the “illegal Arab criteria,” there was no basis for the Arab blacklisting of the Norwegian ship, “Vestvard,” which completed passage yesterday through the Suez Canal. The Vestvard, which had unloaded at Elath after a trip through the Strait of Tiran and the Gulf of Akaba, was stopped at… More ▸

  • Norway to Seek Extension of German Indemnification to Foreign Nationals

    The Norwegian Government will raise again with the West German Government the extension of German indemnification legislation to nationals of other countries who had been persecuted by the Nazis on racial, religious or political grounds, Foreign Minister Halvard Lange disclosed today. The West German Government has rejected a proposal by eight nations – including Norway… More ▸

  • Norway Expresses “anxiety” over Israel’s Entrance into Sinai

    Norway views with “deep concern and anxiety the news of the invasion into Egypt of the armed forces of Israel,” the chairman of the Norwegian delegation here, Hans Engen, declared today in a letter sent to Henry Cabot Lodge, head of the United States delegation. The Norwegian Government, Mr. Engen stated, in the letter made… More ▸

  • Egypt Seizes Norwegian Ship Bound for Israel; Blockade at Gaza

    Radio reports received in Washington today from Cairo said a Norwegian ship has been fired upon and seized by Egyptian forces at Gaza coast. The ship was reported bound for the Israel port of Jaffa. A report from Beirut said the Jordan Government has asked the Arab League Secretariat General to approach the Ethiopian Government… More ▸

  • Most Northern Jewish Community Center Dedicated in Norway

    A three-day ceremony dedicating the newly-opened community center of this northernmost Jewish community in the world has concluded here. Situated just three degrees below the Arctic Circle, Trondheim now has a Jewish community of 120. There were 340 Jews living here before World War II, but the Nazis deported all of them during the occupation…. More ▸

  • Norway to Admit More “hard Core” Jewish Dp’s from Germany

    The Norwegian Parliament today approved legislation providing for the admission into this country of 78 more chronically ill DP’s from Germany, all of them suffering from tuberculosis. Forty-one of those to be admitted are Jews, sponsored by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. In recognition of the work being done on behalf of tubercular DP’s,… More ▸