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Yom Kippur War

  • News Brief

    Several groups of Arab terrorists have been uncovered on the Jordanian west bank and 44 suspects have been arrested, an Israeli army spokesman said here today. In several cases, weapons and explosive materials were found and seized, the spokesman said. A number of explosive charges went off in towns in the west bank area during… More ▸

  • Labor Party Debate Fizzles Out; Nebulous 14-point Formula Presented

    The Labor Party’s great debate–tensely awaited all week as a landmark confrontation between the Party’s hawks and doves over the nation’s foreign and defense policies–fizzled like a wet firecracker this evening. The anti-climactic nature of the event was apparent as soon as it opened in the auditorium of Tel Aviv’s Ohel Theater when Party Secretary… More ▸

  • Rosenthal: Israel Grateful to U.S. for Aid but Concerned About U.S. Intentions

    Rep. Benjamin S. Rosenthal (D.N.Y.), just back from an official Congressional trip to Israel, Vienna and Geneva as head of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee for Europe, said today that for the first time the people of Israel have “a deep apprehension of what the future holds for them.” He said the Israelis “know that… More ▸

  • Hungarian Jewish Community is Going Through New Revival

    The Hungarian Jewish community seems to be going through a new revival. In Budapest itself, a Jewish school–primary and secondary–is functioning, services are held in the synagogues and Jewish social services operate in a number of cities. “There are only 100,000 Jews in Hungary today, compared to 700,000 before the war, and yet many of… More ▸

  • Labor Party Starts Internal Debate; Mrs. Meir Demanding Vote of Confidence

    Premier Golda Meir is expected to demand–and get–a vote of confidence from her Labor Party’s Central Committee when it meets tomorrow in a grueling internal debate over national leadership in the aftermath of the Yom Kippur War. But while Mrs. Meir may easily fend off growing demands from some Labor Party quarters for a new… More ▸

  • Morgenthau Predicts Israel’s Demise

    Prof. Hans Morgenthau, the political scientist, believes that Israel will be forced by U.S. and other international pressure to return to its pre-June, 1967 borders after which it will be only a matter of time before its existence is terminated. Prof. Morgenthau believes the U.S. will exert pressure on Israel to withdraw because of the… More ▸

  • Stein Says Nixon, U.S. Jews Committed to Israel’s Security, Well Being

    Jacob Stein, chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said here today that six million American Jews are solidly behind Israel and will “bring to bear constructive efforts in support of Israel during the difficult days ahead.” He said their activity was now concentrated on assuring Congressional passage of legislation requested… More ▸

  • Sephardic Youth Parley Holds First National Convention

    The first national Sephardic youth conference ended yesterday by adopting resolutions calling for solidarity and support of Israel in “its time of crisis” along with other resolutions urging the narrowing of the gap between the Sephardic community in Israel and other segments of Israeli society, setting up an education committee among Israeli-Sephardic youth, supporting efforts… More ▸

  • New Approach to Emigration from West

    The Zionist Executive plenary meeting here last week decided on a new approach for the Zionist movement regarding emigration from Western countries. The plenary proposed that encouragement for aliya become the center of activities of Zionist organizations working closely with Jewish communities and organizations in the diaspora. The decision was reached after a lengthy debate… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Hebrew University students who are on active duty, wounded or convalescing as a result of the Yom Kippur War have been assured that the university will do all to ensure that they do not lose this academic year. More ▸