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    Some 200 people, including representatives of 30 American communities, gathered Sunday at the International Synagogue at Kennedy Airport, to receive a torch lit by Israeli President Ephraim Katzir and flown to the U.S. to launch celebrations of Israel’s 30th anniversary. Rabbi Israel Miller, interim president of the American Zionist Federation, which coordinated the ceremony, said… More ▸

  • Amw Membership Drive Launched

    American Mizrachi Women (AMW), the major religious women’s Zionist organization in the United States, has launched a special membership drive for the 29th World Zionist Congress next February. Sarah Shane, AMW president, said: “The World Zionist Congress is a crucial event for the Jewish community because the decisions made will affect Zionist policy and influence… More ▸

  • American Mizrachi Women Unveil Plan to Build Nursery School in Israel

    The American Mizrachi Women at its 52nd national convention here last week unveiled plans for the construction in Jerusalem of a new residential nursery school for children from problem homes. The school, located at Gilo, a new residential area under construction in Jerusalem, will also include a day care center for children of immigrants and… More ▸

  • Begin Warns Against Assimilation

    Premier Menachem Begin declared in a toped message to the 52nd annual convention of the American Mizrachi Women, which ended here today, that the Jewish people “is losing tens of thousands of its sons and daughters through intermarriage and assimilation.” He told the delegates that “your task is to prevent this process from continuing.” Begin… More ▸

  • Metzenbaum Praises Israel for Willingness to Return Territory

    –Sen. Howard Metzenbaum (D. Ohio) said last night that Israel’s willingness to return much of the land it conquered in wars that were started by the Arab nations is one of the few instances in history “where the aggressors can even hope for making a return to land which they lost.” However, he added in… More ▸

  • Yom Haatzmaut Fete Will Be April 20

    American Jewry will launch its celebration of Israel’s 29th Independence Day with an official Yom Haatzmaut gathering at New York’s Avery Fisher Hall April 20. At that time, Israel’s Ambassador to the United States, Simcha Dinitz, will deliver a special message to the American community. This was announced jointly by Mrs. Faye Schenk, president of… More ▸

  • Dinitz Urges That 1 Million U.S. Jews Should Visit Israel During 1976

    Making an unscheduled address at the 44th General Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds here, Israeli Ambassador Simcha Dinitz said that the most important problem facing world Jewry, in view of the recent developments at the United Nations, is to demonstrate the “solidarity” between Jews of America and the Jews of… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders Condemn Resolution

    American Jewish leaders all over the nation today denounced the anti-Zionist resolution adopted by the UN General Assembly last night, branding it an act of cynicism and anti-Semitism, a distortion of fact and falsification of history that has dealt a mortal blow at the principles for which the UN is supposed to represent rather than… More ▸

  • Mizrachi Women Adopt $2.9 M Budget for Programs in Israel, U.S.

    A budget of $2.9 million for the maintenance and development of its nine major projects in the field of youth aliya and child restoration; vocational training and education; and social services and adult welfare in Israel, and self-education in the United States, was adopted by American Mizrachi Women yesterday at the close of a four-day… More ▸