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Levi Eshkol

  • Israelis Deny Reports Eshkol Tried to Influence American Jews on Vietnam

    Israeli officials in Washington today described “as absurd” newspaper reports that Prime Minister Levi Eshkol had attempted to influence American Jewish leaders, or that he did so, on Vietnam at the request of President Johnson. The Israeli officials stated that “it is inconceivable that the Israel Government would handle matters of vital importance to the… More ▸

  • Eshkol Advises Greeters to ‘read Between Lines’ of Communiques on His Talks

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol told a throng who greeted him at Lydda Airport on his return to Israel this afternoon that they should “read between the lines” of the official communiques if they want to understand the results of his visits to the United States, Canada and England. The Israeli leader was surrounded by diplomats,… More ▸

  • Eshkol Says Talks in Britain Were ‘fruitful and Interesting’

    Prime Minister Levi Eshkol of Israel left London airport for home this morning. He described his talks here with British Prime Minister Harold Wilson and Foreign Secretary George Brown as “fruitful and interesting” and said that Anglo-Israel relations remained friendly despite Britain’s renewal of its diplomatic ties with Egypt. Mr. Eshkol and his party were… More ▸

  • Eshkol, in London, Begins Round of Talks with British Government Leaders

    Prime Minister Eshkol lunched with British political leaders today in what was described as “an excellent atmosphere.” The Israeli leader was relaxed and “in very cordial spirits” as he exchanged views with Foreign Secretary George Brown and others. Mr. Brown was the last to leave. This afternoon, Mr. Eshkol met with leaders of Britain’s Jewish… More ▸

  • Newsweek Reports ‘solid Diplomatic Achievement’ for Eshkol, Gains for Johnson

    Newsweek Magazine asserted today that “in sharp trading down on the ranch,” President Johnson had indicated to Prime Minister Levi Eshkol that some P-4 Phantom jet fighter bombers might be sold to Israel at a later date but that “more important was the political support that Eshkol was apparently prepared to give the President.” The… More ▸

  • Pearson, Eshkol Agree in Talk in Ottawa to Back Mission of U.N. Mideast Peace Emissary

    Canada’s Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson and Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol agreed here today that “all concerned” in the Middle East crisis must cooperate fully with the peace-making efforts being undertaken in the Middle East by Ambassador Gunnar V. Jarring, the special United Nations emissary active in the region now. A spokesman for the… More ▸

  • Eshkol Greeted by City, Province, Government in Montreal; Sees Pearson Today

    Leaders of Canadian and local Jewry joined ranking representatives of the city, province and the Federal Government today in greeting Israel’s Prime Minister Levi Eshkol, who had come to Montreal on his four day visit to Canada. He is scheduled to meet in the capital, Ottawa, tomorrow, with Prime Minister Lester B. Pearson. Arriving on… More ▸

  • American Jewish Leadership Pledges Full Support at Eshkol Farewell Dinner

    American Jewry, represented by some 2,500 prominent men and women from almost every element of organized Jewish life in the United States, assured Prime Minister Levi Eshkol tonight of moral support in the achievement of peace, and material support for Israeli economic programs in the coming year. The pledges of unlimited aid to Israel were… More ▸