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Yom Kippur War

  • News Brief

    WQXR, the radio station of The New York Times, will welcome 1974 on Sunday at 1:30p.m., with joyous selections of Jewish liturgical music, Paul Kwartin, host, said that his WQXR program, “On Wings of Song ” will open symbolically the “Golden Gates of Joy,” an oratorio for soloists, choir and orchestra, by Issachar Miron to… More ▸

  • Dayan Battling for Political Life

    With only five days left for campaigning before the Knesset elections, Defense Minister Moshe Dayan is battling for his political life. He is speaking more frequently and getting more media coverage than other Cabinet ministers and in his speeches he is stressing areas where his expertise is undisputed–military matters and security. Addressing a Labor Party… More ▸

  • Chanukah for War Invalids

    It was a sad gathering — yet there were song, applause and laughter. It was a special Chanukah evening for invalids of the five Israeli wars: the War of Independence, the Sinai campaign, the Six-Day War, the war of attrition and the Yom Kippur War. The five candles were each lighted by an invalid of… More ▸

  • The Zionization of Diaspora Jewry

    Leon Dulzin, acting chairman of the World Zionist Executive, claimed today that the Yom Kippur War resulted in “the Zionization” of diaspora Jewry. The former term. “partnership.” is no longer the appropriate definition. The State of Israel is now an integral and indivisible part of the wider Jewish identity. Consciousness that Israel and world Jewry… More ▸

  • Dayan: Better Than Even Chance for Disengagement Talks to Succeed

    Defense Minister Moshe Dayan said yesterday that there was better than a 50-50 chance for the Israeli-Egyptian disengagement talks in Geneva to succeed. He warned, however, that this could come about only if Israel maintained its high state of mobilization and held fast to its positions west of the Suez Canal until an agreement is… More ▸

  • Eban: Israel’s Information Policy Helps Win Widespread Support

    Foreign Minister Abba Eban told the Knesset today that the fact that Israel enjoyed widespread support among world public opinion was in part at least attributable to the successful efforts of its information officials around the world. He cited polls commissioned in the U.S. and Western Europe to prove that support for Israel was firm… More ▸

  • Behind the Headlines: What Makes Paul Zuckerman Run–by Jack Siegel

    Istanbul, formerly Constantinople, where Paul Zuckerman was born, is a far cry from Detroit where he was raised and even a further cry from the 44th floor of the New York hotel where his doors were guarded by special security during the recent United Jewish Appeal’s 1974 national conference. He was a student during the… More ▸

  • Bank Says J. Can to Abu Dhabi Does Not Me It is on Arab Side

    Officials of the First National ## of Chicago told a group of Jewish leader that they fully disassociated themselves from ## statement by a British banker that the Chicago bank had participated “on the Arab side in a $200 million loan to Abu Dhabi that ## syndicated and organized by Morgan Grenfell and Co. of… More ▸

  • News Brief

    Norway has approached Syria concerning the release of Israeli prisoners taken during the Yom Kippur War, government officials said here Thursday. A government note expressing concern for the plight of the Israeli POWs was delivered to Syria’s UN Ambassador, Haisam Kelani, at a meeting Wednesday with Norway’s permanent UN representative, OLe Aalgaard. The note expressed… More ▸