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  • Israel, African Jews to Help Victims of Mozambique Flood

    Israel and the African Jewish community have pledged their support to Mozambique after recent flooding in the southern African nation. The chairman of the African Jewish Congress and Israel’s ambassador to six African states assured Mozambique’s president, Joaquim Chissano, that aid to his country will continue. “Thank you for your concern — we are optimistic… More ▸

  • Israel Mozambique Establish Ties

    Israel and the African nation of Mozambique established diplomatic relations this week. Mozambique became the 125th country to establish ties with the Jewish state. The relationship was formalized Monday night, in a ceremony at the United Nations. Signing a joint communique establishing relations were Israel’s U.N. ambassador, Gad Yaacobi, and his Mozambique counterpart, Pedro Comissario… More ▸

  • Special Interview from Mozambique to Moscow

    Anatoly Shcharansky’s walk across the Glienicke Bridge dividing East Germany and West Berlin, marked the final steps in a long path to freedom whose first stretch was paved in Mozambique some eight years ago. It was then, in 1978, that Ronald Greenwald, a New York rabbi who had been active in the Rockefeller and Nixon… More ▸

  • U.S. Jewish Organization Sponsors $750,000 Mercy Airlift to Mozambique

    A mercy airlift, sponsored by the American Jewish World Service (AJWS), left today with $750,000 worth of gravely needed medical supplies to drought and starvation-ravaged Mozambique, according to an AJWS announcement here at a press conference. “In 1984 we estimated that four million people of a population of more than 12 million were at risk… More ▸

  • Mozambique Refuses to Let Crew Disembark from Israeli Freighter

    Crew members of the 30,000 -ton Israeli freighter Ein Geddi, anchored for refueling at Mozambique, East Africa, were forbidden to go ashore, according to a message received at Haifa today by the Zim Lines, owners of the vessel. The reason given for the action by the Mozambique authorities was what they called “a diplomatic conflict.”… More ▸