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Yom Kippur War

  • Behind the Headlines: What Makes Paul Zuckerman Run–by Jack Siegel

    Istanbul, formerly Constantinople, where Paul Zuckerman was born, is a far cry from Detroit where he was raised and even a further cry from the 44th floor of the New York hotel where his doors were guarded by special security during the recent United Jewish Appeal’s 1974 national conference. He was a student during the… More ▸

  • Bank Says J. Can to Abu Dhabi Does Not Me It is on Arab Side

    Officials of the First National ## of Chicago told a group of Jewish leader that they fully disassociated themselves from ## statement by a British banker that the Chicago bank had participated “on the Arab side in a $200 million loan to Abu Dhabi that ## syndicated and organized by Morgan Grenfell and Co. of… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Norway has approached Syria concerning the release of Israeli prisoners taken during the Yom Kippur War, government officials said here Thursday. A government note expressing concern for the plight of the Israeli POWs was delivered to Syria’s UN Ambassador, Haisam Kelani, at a meeting Wednesday with Norway’s permanent UN representative, OLe Aalgaard. The note expressed… More ▸

  • Dayan Confident Talks Will Lead to Accord with Egypt, Jordan

    Defense Minister Moshe Dayan said last night that the chances were good for a settlement with Egypt and Jordan at the Geneva peace conference. The mere fact that Israel will be sitting with those countries and talking to them carries the basis for an arrangement, he told a Labor Party election rally at Kfar Yehezkel…. More ▸

  • Relatives of Israeli Pows Continue to Appeal for Help

    The mother, wife and father of three Israeli soldiers captured by Syria during the Yom Kippur War are continuing their appeal for American support in their demand that Syria publish a list of the estimated 102 POWs and permit the International Red Cross to visit them. During a press conference at the Israeli Consulate here… More ▸

  • Pictures of Israeli Pows, Soviet Jewish Pcs Displayed in Times Square

    A large tent, surrounded by large pictures of Israeli prisoners of war and Soviet Jewish prisoners of conscience was erected yesterday in Times Square in Manhattan. A joint project of the Greater New York Conference on Soviet Jewry and the American Zionist Federation, the tent served as a focal point for a day-long demonstration and… More ▸

  • $2.2 B Aid Measure Rushed for Completion

    Congress is rushing the $2.2 billion emergency military aid bill for Israel toward completion and for President Nixon’s signature, hopefully before the Middle East peace conference opens in Geneva. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today approved by a lopsided 15-2 majority an authorization bill identical to one approved last week by the House of Representatives…. More ▸

  • Mood in Israel is One of Deep Skepticism About Ultimate Arab Aims

    The mood in Israel on the eve of the Geneva peace conference is one of deep skepticism about ultimate Arab aims, resignation to long, protracted negotiations fraught with dangers and pitfalls and determination to hold fast to positions of strength while bargaining for an acceptable settlement. This mood was reflected in statements by political and… More ▸

  • B’nai B’rith Urges ‘selective Control’ of Exports of Arab Boycotting States

    B’nai B’rith’s Board of Governors has proposed that the Administration consider “selective control” of exports to nations that engage in or cooperate with the Arab oil embargo. The Board, in the concluding session yesterday of its annual meeting here, said an American policy of “economic self-defense” against the oil boycott might properly deny “goods, materials,… More ▸