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  • Thai Citizen is Stabbed in Israel in 1st Attack on a Foreign Worker

    A Thai citizen working on a farm in the Jordan Valley settlement of Hamra was stabbed and seriously wounded by Arab attackers Wednesday night. The incident was the first in the present wave of violence in which foreign workers employed by Jews were attacked by Arabs. The Thai worker told his Jewish employers that he… More ▸

  • Thailand Says It’s ‘sympathetic’ to Repeal of Zionism Resolution

    Thailand will give “sympathetic consideration” to moves to rescind the U.N. General Assembly’s 1975 resolution denigrating Zionism as a form of racism, the Thai foreign minister told a visiting World Jewish Congress official Tuesday in Bangkok. But in his conversation with WJC Co-Chairman Isi Leibler, Foreign Minister Arsa Sarasin pointed out that his government is… More ▸

  • JDC Inaugurates Education Program for Cambodian Refugees in Thailand

    Participation in a Community Education Program in the Khoo I Dong holding center for Cambodian refugees in Thailand was formally inaugurated last month by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) it was announced here by JDC president Donald Robinson. “The JDC,” he said, “has received over $250,000 in donations, primarily from American Jews who… More ▸

  • UN Selects Ajcommittee Official to Lead Conclave in Thailand

    The United Nations has selected the director of the American Jewish Committee’s division of International Organizations to introduce a discussion on a proposed UN declaration against discrimination at a special international consultation this week in Bangkok, Thailand. Sidney Liskofsky, an internationally recognized authority on human rights issues, who is also program consultant to the Jacob… More ▸

  • Thai Princesses to Visit Israel

    Two young princesses, daughters of King Shumipol of Thailand are scheduled to visit Israel this week for the first royal visit here in years. Princesses Sirindhorn, 20 and Chulabhorn, 18, will be escorted by an entourage of 15, touring the country at leisure over a 10-day period. Although the visit is private, Jerusalem sources relate… More ▸

  • Thai Prin Cesses to Visit Israel

    More than 50 Blacks and whites, Catholics and Protestants, conducted a prayer vigil of thanksgiving and intercession opposite the Soviet Embassy Sunday and presented “Easter lilies and matzohs of hope” to the Embassy on behalf of Soviet Jews and Christians. Congregations of the Metropolitan AME Church and the Luther Place Memorial Church and members of… More ▸

  • Chaplain Captain David M. Sobel, 28, Killed in Crash in Thailand

    Chaplain Captain David M. Sobel (USAF), Jewish Chaplain in Thailand, was killed March 7 in an automobile accident on a road from Bangkok to the airport, the Commission on Jewish Chaplaincy of the National Jewish Welfare Board (JWB) learned today. He was 28 years old. He had been assigned as a Chaplain in Thailand last… More ▸

  • Thailand Officials Praised for Averting Human Disaster

    Israeli officials repeatedly praised Thailand officials over the weekend for their handling of the incident in which four Arab terrorists seized the Israel Embassy in Thailand last Thursday and held six Israeli hostages for 19 hours before being persuaded by Thai officials and the Egyptian ambassador to Thailand to release the hostages unharmed. “Fortitude, sangfroid,… More ▸