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  • Thailand-israel Sign Air Pact

    A four-man Israeli delegation arrived in Bangkok yesterday to sign a civil Aviation agreement with Thailand providing for reciprocal landing rights in each country. The delegation is headed by Ephraim Zussman, director of civil aviation at the Transport Ministry. The agreement, which was concluded in principle some time ago, provides El Al with a link… More ▸

  • Israeli-thai Relations Good

    Gen. Surakig Maylarp, commander of Thailand’s ground forces who arrived here Sunday for a two-day visit as a guest of the Israel Army, said yesterday that his country wanted to foster and maintain good relations with Israel’s armed forces. He said Israel has sold various types of arms to the Thai Army. More ▸

  • Amir, Consul General in N.y., to Become Israeli Ambassador in Thailand

    The outgoing Israeli Consul General, Rehaveam Amir, said here that “no other city (in the diaspora) can gratify a Jew or an Israeli as much as New York.” The 55-year-old Amir this week leaves the post he has held during the past three years to assume the Israeli Ambassadorship in Thailand. He commented in an… More ▸

  • First Full-time Jewish Chaplain in Thailand Arrives at Bangkok

    Chaplain Clifford B. Miller, the first full-time rabbi to be assigned to Thailand, has arrived in Bangkok, the National Jewish Welfare Board’s Commission on Chaplaincy announced today. A native of Detroit, Rabbi Miller was ordained at the Jewish Theological Seminary last year. More ▸

  • Israel’s Trade Minister to Tour Japan, Burma, Thailand, Ceylon

    Trade Minister Pinchas Saphir will leave for a six-week tour of Japan, Burma, Thailand, Ceylon and possibly other Far Eastern countries early next month, it was announced here today. He will be accompanied by several aides. Mr. Saphir hopes to negotiate either a trade pact or a payments agreement with Japan as a means of… More ▸

  • Jewish Minister to Siam Returns for Visit

    Dr. David E. Kauffman, United States Minister to Siam arrived here for a two months visit. The Jewish Minister expressed the belief that Siam will be the first country in the Orient to make an economic recovery. More ▸

  • Kaufman Nominated U.S. Minister to Siam

    David A. Kaufman of Philadelphia has been nominated by President Hoover as American minister to Siam. Mr. Kaufman is a former U. S. Minister to Bolivia. He resigned his Bolivian post some months ago after having been intimately connected with the settlement of the Tacna-Arica dispute between Peru and Chile in which Bolivia figured as… More ▸