yugoslavia

  • Jewish Writer Wins Yugoslavia’s Most Prestigious Literary Prize

    A young Jewish writer from Belgrade, David Albahari, has been named the recipient for the year 1983 of Yugoslavia’s most prestigious literary prize, the Andric Award, the World Jewish Congress reported today. The award was established by the last will of the only Yugoslav Nobel literary laureate, Ivo Andric–winner of the prize in 1961. It… More ▸

  • Yugoslavia May Consider Renewing Ties with Israel

    A top Yugoslav diplomat told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency here that following the visit of French President Francois Mitterrand to Israel, “Yugoslavia will most probably decide to resume diplomatic relations with Israel.” The diplomat said this task would be taken up by the new government which will take office in May. The new Foreign Minister… More ▸

  • Yugoslavia’s Jewish Community

    For the First time, Yugoslavia’s organized Jewish community played host to a delegation of the European Council of Jewish Community Services, comprising representatives of countries in both Western and Eastern Europe. The occasion was a seminar of the Council’s social service commission which took place April 20-21 of the Yugoslav Federation’s home for the aged… More ▸

  • Demonstrators for Soviet Jews Describe Expulsion from Yugoslavia

    The leader of an international group of Jewish women expelled from Yugoslavia yesterday claimed today that their trip there had been successful even though they had been prevented from holding a silent demonstration for Soviet Jewry outside the conference on European Security and Cooperation. Mrs. Doreen Gainsford, chairman of the Women’s Campaign for Soviet Jewry,… More ▸

  • Yugoslavia in Last Minute Move at UN to Enhance Committee of 20

    In a last minute move before the General Assembly adjourns tomorrow, Yugoslavia introduced today a draft resolution calling for the enlargement of the 20-member Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People by adding three non-aligned countries to the committee–Nigeria, Mali and Guyana. These three and 16 other members of the… More ▸

  • Yugoslavia Was Told Carlos Was in Their Country, but Failed to Act

    The United States and West Germany both had informed Yugoslav authorities that the notorious international political terrorist with Middle East connections, Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, better known as “Carlos,” was in Yugoslavia but Belgrade failed to act upon their tips, the State Department charged today. “Carlos” was identified here by an American source as the leader… More ▸

  • Herzog Says Yugoslavia, Cuba Will Lead the Anti-israel, Anti-jewish Offensive at the General Assembl

    Chaim Herzog, Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, indicated today that Yugoslavia and Cuba are going to lead the anti-Israel, anti-Jewish offensive at the up-coming General Assembly. He made this observation in an address to the B’nai B’rith International Council, which opened here this weekend. In his sharply worded and comprehensive analysis. Herzog also dealt… More ▸

  • Ismail Confers with Leaders of Yugoslavia, Rumania on Mideast

    Hafez Ismail, President Anwar Sadat’s advisor on national security affairs, was received by Yugoslavia’s Vice-President Mitja Ribicic in Belgrade today, diplomatic sources said. Ismail arrived in Belgrade last night for talks on the Middle East crisis, the, sources said. He was welcomed at the Belgrade Airport by Yugoslavia’s Deputy. Foreign Secretary Jaksa Petric, Assistant Foreign… More ▸

  • Yugoslavia Invites Israeli Thespians

    An Israeli theatrical delegation has been invited to attend the Congress of the International Theater Institute in Moscow next month. The invitees include Yehoshua Veinberg and Yaacov Yasur, directors of the Tel Aviv and Haifa Chamber Theaters; stage designer Arnon Adar; and Amnon Maeskin, an actor it was learned today. Yaacob Agmon, an Israeli producer… More ▸

  • Israel, Yugoslavia, Sign Agreement on Fish-breeding Venture

    Israel and Yugoslavia, which have no diplomatic relations, reached an agreement yesterday on a cooperative fish-breeding venture, it was announced today by the Oceanographic and Limnological Research Co. of Haifa. The accord, which must be ratified by both countries, followed a 10-day visit to Israel by three Yugoslavian fish-breeding experts. The agreement calls for Israel… More ▸