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  • Israel and Norway Sign $10,000,000 Trade Agreement in Tel Aviv

    A trade agreement involving the exchange of about $10,000,000 worth of goods was signed here today by Norway and Israel. The Norwegians will purchase citrus fruits and citrus extracts, textiles and finished clothing from Israel and will export to the Jewish State frozen and canned fish, newsprint and chemicals. More ▸

  • Speaker of Norwegian Parliament Honors Israel Minister

    Abraham Nissan, Israeli Minister to the Scandinavian countries, was honored here today at a luncheon tendered him by Navig Petersen, Speaker of the Norwegian Parliament. At the luncheon Sven Nielsen, chairman of a delegation of members of Parliament who visited Israel last year, spoke glowingly of his experiences in the Jewish State. Later, Minister Nissan… More ▸

  • Workers in Sweden Ask Ban on Shechita; Jews in Norway Will Also Be Affected

    A demand for the banning of Shechita was made here in a letter addressed to Gunnar Strang, Swedish Minister of Agriculture, by the trade union representing workers employed in this country’s food industries, including employees of abbatoirs. If the prohibition should be imposed, Jews in Norway will also be affected since they now import kosher… More ▸

  • Ship Carrying Prefabricated Houses from Norway to Israel Sinks Near Istanbul

    The ship “Bosphorus” carrying fifty prefabricated houses for Israel as a gift of the American Jewish Labor Committee, the Workmen’s Circle of New York, and Norwegian labor groups caught fire outside of Istanbul and sank, according to a cable received here today from the Turkish city. No lives were lost, but all the houses and… More ▸

  • Hope for 30 Jewish Children on Missing Norway-bound Plane Given Up by Youth Aliyah

    The European headquarters of the Youth Aliyah movement today gave up hope for the survival of some 30 Jewish DP children aboard a long-overdue Oslo-bound plane which was believed to have crashed and burned in Norway yesterday. (At The Hague, officials of Aero Holland, which owns the missing Dutch DC-3, confirmed that there was no… More ▸