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    Rabbi Alexander Schindler, chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, met here Monday with Premier Yitzhak Rabin for an exchange of views on U.S.-Israel relations following last week’s Security Council debate. Schindler is in Israel for four days of talks with Israeli leaders. He told newsmen it was an “hyperbole” to… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines Anti-sadat Offensive by Moscow

    The Soviet Union is mounting a major propaganda offensive against Egypt’s President, Anwar Sadat, following his abrogation of the 15-year treaty of friendship and cooperation between the two countries. Soviet and East bloc newspaper articles and radio commentaries monitored here have been growing in intensity since Sadat tore up the Soviet-Egyptian pact in Cairo March… More ▸

  • UJA Plans International Closed Circuit Radio Broadcast from Israel

    One hundred and fifty American Jewish communities will join in an unprecedented international radio network broadcast from Jerusalem Wednesday to listen to a special message by Israel’s Premier Yitzhak Rabin. The broadcast, which takes place during the Jewish Agency Board of Governors meeting, includes Frank R. Lautenberg, United Jewish Appeal general chairman; Yosef Almogi, chairman,… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Belgium has established regular contacts with the PLO representatives in Brussels, the Foreign Ministry spokesman announced here Monday. The spokesman said these contacts were between senior officials of the Ministry and the PLO representatives serving as observers to the European organizations and other international bodies here. More ▸

  • News Brief

    Mrs. Rose Jeno, widow of the late Fernando Jeno, president of the Central Jewish Committee, established a new literature award in the name of her husband which will bestow three yearly $1000 prizes for books in Yiddish, Hebrew and Spanish. It was also announced that about 10 olim of three families left for Israel last… More ▸

  • Police Preparing for Arab Strike

    Israeli police are prepared to take tough measures to maintain law and order during tomorrow’s Rakah-sponsored strike of Israeli Arabs. Police strength has been beefed up in northern Israel and checkposts have been set up outside Arab villages. At one such checkpoint last night, police arrested a Jewish man and woman and an Israeli Arab… More ▸

  • News Brief

    President Daniel Oduber Quiros of Costa Rica was welcomed Monday at the start of an official visit by President Ephraim Katzir, Premier Yitzhak Rabin and Mayor Teddy Kollek, Katzir and Oduber both stressed the close ties linking their two countries. During his visit Oduber is scheduled to address the Knesset–an honor reserved for visiting heads… More ▸

  • Spectacular West German Aid to Egypt is Held As Unlikely

    President Anwar Sadat of Egypt is likely to secure spectacular promises of aid during his coming official visit to Bonn March 31-April 3, the first by an Egyptian head of state to West Germany. According to German government sources the visit is taking place at a stage when Sadat was “not without problems.” They noted… More ▸