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  • Jewish Physician Attacked in Montevideo; Swastika Carved on His Body

    A 34-year-old Jewish physician, Dr. Maximon Handel, was attacked here last night by four anti-Semitic youths who bundled him into an automobile and carved a swastika on one of his legs. This was the third of such anti-Semitic attacks here in a few days. No arrests have been made in any of the assaults. Dr…. More ▸

  • Jewish Youths from 14 Latin American Lands to Convene in Montevideo

    Efforts to bring about closer ties between the Jewish youth in Latin American countries and Israel will be made next week at the first Latin American Jewish Youth Organizations conference, to be held at Montevideo, it was announced here today by Eliahu Dobkin, head of the Jewish Agency’s youth department at Jerusalem. According to Mr…. More ▸

  • Israeli Envoys in 10 Latin American Countries Confer in Montevideo

    possible repercussions throughout the South American continent of the forthcoming trial in Jerusalem of Nazi mass murderer Adolf Eichmann was under study today at a conference here of 10 Israel envoys to countries on the continent. The conference, under the chairmanship of Chaim Yahil, director-general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, was convened primarily to study means… More ▸

  • Synagogue Bombed in Montevideo; Eichmann Followers Suspected

    Police probing the bombing of a synagogue here last night sought today to determine whether there was any tie between the attack and the recent seizure of Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann in nearby Argentina. The bomb touched off a fire in the synagogue and damaged nearby buildings but no one was reported injured. Unexploded… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Signs Treaty of Commerce with Uruguay; Leaves for Chile

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, signed a treaty of commerce and navigation with Uruguay, and a payments agreement, yesterday, providing for most favored nations treatment between the two countries. Following a reception in her honor tendered by the Israel Embassy, Mrs. Meir left for Chile on the next leg of her South American tour…. More ▸

  • Golda Meir Addresses an Audience of 10, 000 in Montevideo Stadium

    Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel’s Foreign Minister, told an audience of 10,000 in a sports stadium that if peace with the Arabs was “nearer now, it is not because” President Nasser of the United Arab Republic “wishes it so but because he must think a lot before starting any military action against Israel. “ Mrs. Meir… More ▸

  • Golda Meir Arrives in Uruguay; Gets 21-gun Salute at Airport

    Arriving here from Buenos Aires on a Uruguayan military plane to the thundering tune of a 21-gun salute, Israel’s Foreign Minister, Mrs. Golda Meir, today began a six-day visit as the official guest of the Uruguayan Government. Mrs. Meir was greeted at the airport by Uruguayan Foreign Minister Homero Martine Montero, Air Force Inspector General… More ▸

  • Jewish Leaders from Six Latin American Countries Meet in Uruguay

    For the first time, representatives of Jewry from six Latin American countries have held a conference here, working out common policies affecting all the communities. The delegates expressed hope that other Latin American Jewish groups will join to form a joint South American Council for Inter-Community Relations. The two-day conference, which concluded last night drew… More ▸

  • Uruguay, Israel Agree to Elevate Their Diplomatic Missions to Embassies

    On the occasion of Israel’s tenth anniversary, the Governments of Uruguay and Israel have agreed to elevate the status of their diplomatic missions in each other’s capitals to embassies, the Foreign Ministry announced here today. The statement announced Uruguay’s conviction that the move would strengthen ties between the two states. More ▸