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  • Mizrachi Women to Aid East Jerusalem Arab Schoolchildren

    The Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America announced today that it will aid in the education of Arab girls in two vocational high schools in East Jerusalem. A program of curriculum development, continuing advisory service and pilot equipment will be provided to the Arab schools beginning this month, according to Mrs. Aaron I. Leifer, president of… More ▸

  • Copy of Scrolls from Synagogue There Presented to Dutch Town

    A copy of the Torah scrolls that once belonged to the synagogue of Leeuwarden, capital of the Netherlands province of Friesland, was presented to the mayor of that town in ceremonies which recalled how the original scrolls were protected from the Nazis by the Dutch resistance movement during World War II. The original scrolls and… More ▸

  • Sen. Mccarthy Urges Five-point Program to Secure Israel and Mideast Peace

    Senator Eugene J. McCarthy, of Minnesota, who is challenging President Johnson in the coming primary elections, called Sunday night for U.S. support of “the border adjustments necessary to assure to Israel the security to which that nation has the right.” Sen. McCarthy also asked that the U.S. give assurance and stability “to those Arab nations… More ▸

  • American Ambassador Tells Israelis He Hopes U.s.a. Will Not Disappoint Them

    United States Ambassador Walworth Barbour joined with Israeli dignitaries today to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the founding of Kfar Batya, a vocational and agricultural training center sponsored by the Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America. Responding to a speech by Interior Minister Moshe Shapira, hailing American friendship for Israel, Ambassador Barbour said he hoped that… More ▸

  • Mizrachi Women Authorize $500, 000 Fund for Aid to Israel Children

    A fund amounting to more than $500, 000 was authorized by the Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America today to sustain its network of social welfare institutions in Israel for disadvantaged children. The sum was voted at the organization’s midwinter conference here, attended by 400 leaders of the organization from nine eastern seaboard states and the… More ▸

  • Mizrachi Women’s Convention Votes $1,320,000 for Work in Israel

    The Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America today adopted a budget of $1,320,000 to meet child-care, social service and vocational education needs in Israel during the next twelve months, and to continue its educational and cultural activities in the U.S. through 1967. Delegates representing 50,000 members of the organization in 37 states and the District of… More ▸

  • U.N. Requested to Take Firm Action to Curb Syrian Terrorism

    The Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America today adopted a resolution urging the United Nations Security Council to take “firm, vigorous, and undiluted action to curb Syrian terrorism.” The resolution, adopted at the close of the keynote session of the 41st Annual-National Convention of the group, appealed to the U.N. for speed and urgent consideration to… More ▸

  • Mizrachi Women Dedicate New Center at Children’s Village in Israel

    A new Bessie Allen Center, named for a Chicago Jewish family, was dedicated at Kfar Batya, the children’s village sponsored by the Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America. Members of the Allen family attended the ceremony, as did Interior Minister Moshe Shapira and Walworth Barbour, the American Ambassador to Israel. Mr. Shapira called on American Mizrachi… More ▸

  • Congressional Leaders Honored for Fostering U.s.-israel Friendship

    Speaker of the House of Representatives John W McCormack, Massachusetts Democrat and former speaker Joseph W. Martin, Jr., Massachusetts Republican were honored here for “consistent effort in fostering understanding between the peoples of the U.S. and the State of Israel” through a joint award of the 1966 America-Israel Friendship Award. In a brief ceremony held… More ▸

  • World Jewish Congress Calls for U.S. Ratification of Genocide Pact

    A plea to the United States Government to ratify the United Nations Genocide Convention was made in a resolution adopted at a meeting here this evening sponsored by the American Section of the World Jewish Congress. The resolution noted that the United States remains the only major power that has not acceded to the Convention… More ▸