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Yom Kippur War

  • 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 ▸

  • 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 ▸

  • Labor Party Facing Crucial Policy Decision on Where It is Going

    With the Labor Party due–at the Premier’s insistence–to hold a long-postponed but obviously needed post-war internal debate tomorrow and with the Knesset elections still due to be held on Dec. 31, the Party and, therefore, the country has come to a major crossroad. The very essence of its leadership–both policy-wise and personality-wise–will to a large… More ▸

  • Katzir: “we Are All to Blame”

    President Ephraim Katzir told Israelis that “We are all to blame” for the many military and political mistakes made in connection with the Yom Kippur war and urged that the investigation of those mistakes not be aimed at “punishing one another.” Katzir, interviewed on radio, was referring to the judicial inquiry into the war due… More ▸

  • Church Leader Says Holland’s Pro-israel Stand Ignored 20 Million Christian Arabs

    Clergymen attending the synod of the Dutch Reformed Church held near Utrecht last weekend failed to arrive at a unified view on the Middle East situation. Despite lengthy discussions, they did not adopt a statement on the Middle East. One of the speakers, Prof. Hendrik Berkhof, criticized the executive of the Dutch Reformed Church for… More ▸

  • Cease-fire Talks Remain Deadlocked; Increased Alerts on Egyptian, Syrian Fronts

    The cease-fire talks today remained deadlocked on the issue of disengagement as Israeli forces maintained an increased alert on the Egyptian and Syrian fronts and the possibility grew that serious fighting would break out anew. Today’s meeting at the 101 kilometer checkpoint between the Israeli chief negotiator Gen, Aharon Yariv and Egyptian Gen.,Mohammed Gemassi was… More ▸

  • Mrs. Meir Warns War May Be Resumed; Efforts Continue to Break Deadlock

    Premier Golda Meir warned last night that war may be resumed at any moment as senior Israeli and Egyptian officers met in a final effort to break the impasse that has developed over the clause in the six-point cease-fire agreement calling for a “disengagement of forces” on the Egyptian front. Gen. Aharon Yariv, the chief… More ▸