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  • Jewish, Zionist Organizations Denounce UN Draft Resolution

    Jewish and Zionist organizations in the United States and abroad denounced the attack on Zionism in the United Nations, which equated it with racial discriminations, as itself a form a racism and anti-Semitism, a perversion of the nature of Zionism and another step in the campaign against Israel. Spokesmen for the organizations also praised the… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders Shocked, Saddened at Sapir’s Death

    American Jewish leaders expressed shock and sorrow today at the sudden death of Pinhas Sapir and praised him for his contributions to Israel, Zionism and the Jewish people. Many were expected to fly to Israel tonight for the funeral Thursday. Max Fisher, chairman of the Board of Governors of the Jewish Agency, said: “The Jewish… More ▸

  • Israel’s Negotiating Team Studying Egypt’s Counter – Proposals; 4 Major Points Still Unresolved

    The latest Egyptian counter-proposals for a second Sinai interim accord were reported to be under study today by Premier Yitzhak Rabin, Defense Minister Shimon Peres and Foreign Minister Yigal Allon, who comprise Israel’s negotiating team. No details of the latest Egyptian suggestions were made public but an informed government official said four major points remain… More ▸

  • Rabin: There Must Be Direct Talks Before Interim Accord is Signed

    Premier Yitzhak Rabin said here tonight he was “more than disappointed” with President Anwar Sadat’s anti-Israel rhetoric in the Egyptian leader’s major policy speech yesterday. Rabin said if there was to be an interim agreement a change of attitude, of policies and of rhetoric would have to take place in the relations between the two… More ▸

  • Jess Ward Dead at 74

    Funeral services were held today at the Riverside Memorial Chapel for Jess Ward, a noted philanthropist and Jewish communal leader, who died Sunday in Jerusalem, He was 74 years old, Mr., and Mrs, Ward were in Israel to dedicate the amphitheater which they had donated to the Kfar Batya children’s village, a project of American… More ▸

  • Mrs. S. Deborah Ebin Dead at 87

    Mrs. S. Deborah Ebin, honorary president of the American Mizrachi Women and a former president, died here yesterday at the age of 87. She was the wife of the late Rabbi Nachman H. Ebin of New York and daughter of the late Rabbi Aaron M. Ashinsky of Pittsburgh, both founders and leaders of the Mizrachi… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Israeli Ambassador simcha Dinitz told delegates at the 48th national convention of the American Mizrachi Women that “any Arab leader who decides to launch another war will make a greater mistake than his predecessors in 1948 and 1956 and 1967. In this we are secure.” Dinitz asserted that Israel is “secure enough not only to… More ▸

  • Mizrachi Women Honor Jackson

    The Mizrachi Women’s Organization of America today conferred its America Israel Friendship Award on Sen Henry M. Jackson (D.Wash.) Mrs Milton S. Jacobson of New York, national president of the religious Zionist organization, made the presentation in a ceremony in the Senator’s office. The award is given to Americans not of the Jewish faith who… More ▸

  • ZOA Moving to New Quarters

    The Zionist Organization of America will move its national headquarters this fall from the building it has occupied for the past 20 years to a building at 4 East 34th St. The five-story structure costing $875,000, to be known as the ZOA House, "will be a national center of Zionist activities," according to Herman L…. More ▸

  • 5 Additional National Jewish Women’s Groups Join Conference of Presidents

    The “Women’s Lib” movement came to the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations with the election this week of five additional national women’s groups, with a national membership reported at more than 510,000, it was announced by Jacob Stein, chairman of the Presidents Conference. This raises to seven the number of women’s organizations… More ▸