More than 100 Jewish tombs were desecrated at a cemetery in eastern France. Swastikas and other Nazi insignia were scrawled on 127 gravestones at the Herrlisheim-Hasttatt cemetery near Colmar last week. Slogans in praise of Hitler and the words “Juden Raus” — or “Jews Out” — also were painted on the cemetery gates.
Iraq’s provisional leaders said they would cooperate an Arab boycott of Israel. After talks in Damascus, the anti-Israel campaign’s Central Boycott Office said its Iraqi delegation “committed to the boycott rules and will not allow Israel to penetrate their territories in any form,” The Associated Press reported.
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