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  • Norwegian Cabinet Due to Meet Again Friday to Review Eyal’s Status

    The Norwegian Cabinet will meet Friday and there were conflicting reports on whether it would again review the status in Norway of Yigal Eyal, an Israeli Embassy official. Two of the six suspects arrested in connection with the murder of Mohammed Boushicki, both Israelis, were seized in Eyal’s home. The Cabinet, at a special session… More ▸

  • Norwegian Cabinet Decides Against Expulsion of Eyal No Formal Proof of the Complicity of Israeli off

    The Norwegian Cabinet, meeting in special session in Oslo Friday to examine the “Boushicki Affair”, decided against the expulsion of Israeli Embassy official Yigal Eyal from Norway. At the close of the meeting, Norwegian Foreign Minister Dagfin Vaarvik declared that Norway had no “formal proof” of the complicity of Israeli officials, although he said “some… More ▸

  • Cabinet Briefed on Norway

    The Cabinet heard reports today from Premier Golda Meir and Foreign Ministry Director General Avraham Kidron on the latest Norway developments. Cabinet Secretary Michael Arnon told newsmen the Premier and Kidron had given information as basically already reported in the press. “I have said all I can,” he added, implying that there was more that… More ▸

  • Norway Refuses to Release Two Israelis Held in Murder Case

    Norwegian authorities today refused a request by Israel to release the two Israelis arrested in connection with the murder July 21 of 30-year-old Moroccan Ahmed Boushicki. The two were arrested last Thurs day in the apartment of Israeli. Embassy security officer, Yigal Eval. Authorities here have also refused Israeli officials permission to see the two… More ▸

  • Rabbi Sought for Norway

    Norway’s tiny Jewish community has been without its own rabbi for several years. Dr. Bent Melchior, Chief Rabbi of Denmark, launched an appeal here today for the appointment of a rabbi for Norway. He warned that unless a rabbi is appointed, Norway’s Jewish community faces “total assimilation.” Dr. Melchior has voluntarily officiated at services in… More ▸

  • Norway’s Jewish Community is Small but Active

    Although the majority among some 50 Israelis who established themselves here are married to non-Jewish women, the local Jewish community is not troubled by mixed marriages. This view was expressed here by the president of Norway’s Jewish community. Harry Koritzinsky, in an interview with the Jewish Telegraphic Agency. This, however, might be due to the… More ▸

  • Clemency for Leningrad 11 Urged by French, Danish, Norwegian, Australian Governments

    The French government, which has had serious differences with Israel over the last three years, has emerged in the forefront of European powers urging clemency for two Russian Jews sentenced to death in Leningrad last week. Such an appeal was conveyed by the French Ambassador in Moscow today to Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko. The… More ▸