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U.S. Urged to Ask Germany to Recall Its Arms Experts from Egypt

June 26, 1964
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The Rabbinical Council of America appealed today to the United States to intercede with West German authorities to withdraw German scientists “who are helping Egypt to develop a missile and rocket program intended to destroy Israel.”

The appeal was made in one of a series of resolutions adopted at the closing session of the Orthodox organization’s annual convention here. The rabbis, in another resolution, asked the State Department to make “every effort” to protect American firms and business from the Arab boycott and to withhold United States aid from Arab states while the boycott was maintained.

The Postmaster-General was asked, in another resolution, to stop the mailing of all hate literature. The rabbis also asked liberalization of United States immigration laws, and called on the Soviet Government to grant “unqualified religious freedom to Russian Jews. They also called on all local Jewish federations to stop immediately the functioning of Jewish Centers on the Sabbath.

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