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Jews Are Still Scarce in the Upper Echelons of Banks in Philadelphia, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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Jews Are Still Scarce in the Upper Echelons of Banks in Philadelphia, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption Despite progress in the number of Jews employed in Philadelphia banks over the past five years, they are still scarce in the upper echelons. That is one of the findings of a survey conducted by the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Jewish Committee and made public today. In 1976, there were 2,687 […]

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A New Film about the Holocaust Is a Dramatic Reminder That It Did Happen, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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A New Film about the Holocaust Is a Dramatic Reminder That It Did Happen, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption Leon Kahn, of Vancouver, Canada, like many Holocaust survivors, fears that once the survivors will be gone, the murders and atrocities committed by the Nazis will be forgotten. It is to prevent this from happening that the Simon Wiesenthal Center at Yeshiva University of Los Angeles worked to produce the film, “”Genocide,” […]

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Development Underway of at Least 20 New Settlements in Western Negev, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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Development Underway of at Least 20 New Settlements in Western Negev, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption The development of at least 20 new settlements in the western Negev is underway to replace the settlements Israel is leaving behind in the Sinai as part of the Camp David agreements with Egypt. According to Menahem Perlmutter, director of engineering for the Negev and Sinai in the Jewish Agency’s Settlement’s Department, […]

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Mitterrand Promises to Intercede on Behalf of Two West Bank Mayors, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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Mitterrand Promises to Intercede on Behalf of Two West Bank Mayors, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption President Francois Mitterrand promised today to intervene, during his visit to Israel in March, on behalf of the two West Bank mayors, Fahed Kawassame of Hebron and Mohammed Milhim of Halhoul, who were expelled by Israeli military authorities in May 1980 following the ambush slaying in Hebron of six yeshiva students. The […]

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Haig Promises to Raise Issue of Soviet Jews, Particularly Shcharansky, When He Meets Gromyko, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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Haig Promises to Raise Issue of Soviet Jews, Particularly Shcharansky, When He Meets Gromyko, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption Secretary of State Alexander Haig has promised to raise the question of Soviet Jewry, and specifically the case of Anatoly Shcharansky when he meets with Soviet Foreign Minister Andrei Gromyko in Geneva later this month. Haig made that pledge at a meeting with Premier Menachem Begin and Foreign Minister Yitzhak Shamir here […]

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Report Egypt Agrees to Allow Israelis to Remove Structures from Sinai After Area Is Returned in April, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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Report Egypt Agrees to Allow Israelis to Remove Structures from Sinai After Area Is Returned in April, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption Israel Radio reported today that Egypt has agreed to a proposal by Defense Minister Ariel Sharon, presently visiting Cairo, that would allow Israel to remove structures and equipment from northern Sinai after the region is formally returned to Egypt next April 26. Under terms of the Egyptian-Israeli peace treaty, all Israeli civilians […]

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Israel Is in No Hurry to Respond to Four West European Countries on Their Participating in Sinai Force, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.
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Israel Is in No Hurry to Respond to Four West European Countries on Their Participating in Sinai Force, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

Returning and Redemption Israel is expected to accept, eventually, the participation of Britain, France, Italy and Holland in the Sinai peacekeeping force. But for the present, it is in no hurry to respond to the letters received from the four powers last week reiterating their offer. The letters were not discussed at yesterday’s Cabinet meeting […]

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Israel Is in No Hurry to Respond to Four West European Countries on Their Participating in Sinai Force, JTA, Jan. 18, 1982.
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Israel Is in No Hurry to Respond to Four West European Countries on Their Participating in Sinai Force, JTA, Jan. 18, 1982.

REDIRECT Israel Is in No Hurry to Respond to Four West European Countries on Their Participating in Sinai Force, JTA, Jan. 19, 1982.

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Background Report Haig and Weinberger as the Administration’s Odd Couple, JTA, Jan. 18, 1982.
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Background Report Haig and Weinberger as the Administration’s Odd Couple, JTA, Jan. 18, 1982.

Returning and Redemption While Secretary of State Alexander Haig was on his way to Jerusalem in part to heal the rift between Israel and the United States, Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger seemed to be working toward the opposite end. Weinberger charged in a Cable News Network television interview that it was Israel which cancelled the […]

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Antonio Cunha Bueno Dead at 63, JTA, Jan. 18, 1982.
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Antonio Cunha Bueno Dead at 63, JTA, Jan. 18, 1982.

Returning and Redemption Antonio Cunha Bueno, a Sao Paulo industrialist and a former member of the House of Representatives in Brasilia, has died at the age of 63. For many years he was the president of the Israel-Brazil Chamber of Commerce and a dedicated friend of Jews and Israel. His son, Henrique, Secretary for Culture […]

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