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Frisch Calls on U.S. to Transfer Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; Leaves for Israel

December 19, 1949
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Daniel Frisch, president of the Zionist Organization of America, who left for Israel during the week-end, called upon the United States Government to transfer its Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem as “a concrete follow-up of its recognition of the justice of the Israel case for a Jewish Jerusalem.”

Mr. Frisch also announced that the Z.O.A., in addition to its contemplated “Z.O.A. House” in Tel Aviv, will erect a similar edifice in Jerusalem. Paying tribute to the position of the United States delegation at the United Nations on the Jerusalem issue, Mr. Frisch asserted that the transfer of the American Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem will be a “most effective demonstration of the American Government’s serious intent to seek the reopening and reconsideration of the Jerusalem issue before the U.N.”

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