Tibet

  • Wiesel Lines Up Nobel Winners to Press China on Tibet

    Elie Wiesel has recruited 25 of his fellow Nobel laureates to sign a letter condemning the Chinese government’s "violent crackdown" on protestors in Tibet. The letter, which was released March 20, urges the Chinese government to show restraint and calls for a resumption of talks with Tibet’s exiled leader, the Dalai Lama, the 1989 Nobel… More ▸

  • ‘rebbe of Tibet’ Gets Welcome from Jewish Group in New York

    You might say that he’s the rebbe of Tibet. Followers of the Dalai Lama, the saffron-and-maroon-robed, 56-year-old spiritual and political leader of Tibetan Buddhists, revere and adore him in a way very similar to the way Hasidim feel about their rebbe. During a trip to New York this week and last, thousands of the Dalai… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders Discuss Oppression of Tibet in Session with Dalai Lama

    A landmark meeting took place this week between the Dalai Lama and a group of American Jewish organizational leaders. Representatives of the National Jewish Community Relations Advisory Council met Monday with the exiled Tibetan religious and political leader, who won the Nobel Peace Prize last year. The meeting came after the umbrella group’s executive committee… More ▸

  • Israel to Support Tibet’s Complaint Against Communist China at U.N.

    Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion has assured the Dalai Lama of Tibet that Israel would support a proposal that the United Nations discuss Tibet’s complaint against Communist China, it was reported here today. Mr. Ben-Gurion, replying to a request for such support from the Dalai Lama, now in exile in India, assured the Tibetan leader that… More ▸

  • German Magazine Attempts to Keep Hitler Legend Alive; Says He Hides in Tibet

    A new attempt to keep alive the Hitler legend in Germany has been made by the Frankfurt magazine “Tempo der Welt” which in its latest issue publishes an alleged interview with Martin Bormann, Hitler lieutenant who is believed to have perished with the Nazi leader in a Berlin bunker in 1945. The magazine says that… More ▸

  • Milwaukee Youth Penetrates Tibet

    Off for new adventures in forbidden Tibet and other remote parts of the Orient, Harrison Forman, 29-year-old explorer, has just left Milwaukee after a month’s visit with his parents here, Mr. and Mrs. Morris Forman. A lone-wolf traveller, Forman roved throughout China, lived for a long time in Shanghai, passed through settlements of Chinese Jews… More ▸