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Mubarak Reaffirms that after April 25 Egypt Will Increase the Process of Normalization, JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.
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Mubarak Reaffirms that after April 25 Egypt Will Increase the Process of Normalization, JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak declared that after Israel’s withdrawal from the Sinai April 25, Egypt will increase the normalization of relations between the two countries.”After April 25, we will continue to build bridges of understanding and friendship with the Israeli people,” he told a luncheon at the National Press Club last Friday .”This policy is […]

Mubarak Calls for Greater European Involvement in Search for Mideast Peace and for a Dialogue between the U.S. and the Palestinians, JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.
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Mubarak Calls for Greater European Involvement in Search for Mideast Peace and for a Dialogue between the U.S. and the Palestinians, JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt today called for greater European involvement in the search for Middle East peace and reiterated his wish for a dialogue between the United States and the Palestinians. He was speaking at a brief airport conference after an overnight visit during which he had two hours of discussions with Prime Minister […]

Cabinet Declares UN Assembly Resolution ‘Null and Void,’ JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.
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Cabinet Declares UN Assembly Resolution ‘Null and Void,’ JTA, Feb. 8, 1982.

The Cabinet today declared “null and void” a resolution adopted by the United Nations General Assembly Friday night calling for the total isolation of Israel in all spheres because of its annexation of the Golan Heights. The Arab-sponsored resolution, which is not binding, would impose military, economic and cultural sanctions against Israel. It was adopted […]

Behind the Headlines: A Unique Learning Process for Young American Jews, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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Behind the Headlines: A Unique Learning Process for Young American Jews, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

Adam Fader, 16, a dark haired boy with a dark complexion, wearing a yarmulka, sat on the grass in front of the Museum of Jewish Diaspora at Tel Aviv University, enjoying the Israeli sun. In a few days time he would be back at home in Miami with his family, after two months of high […]

Reagan on the PLO, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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Reagan on the PLO, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

In an exclusive interview with the editors of Readers Digest, President Reagan discussed major issues that confronted his Administration during the first year in office. One was the Palestinian issue. According to the interview which appears in the latest issue, Reagan was asked- “Mr. President, there seems to be consensus that there can be no […]

Army Disperses Sinai Settlers Trying to Halt Dismantling of Water Pipeline, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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Army Disperses Sinai Settlers Trying to Halt Dismantling of Water Pipeline, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

Some 50 Jewish Sinai settlers who had been trying to disrupt the dismantling of a water pipeline in the Kadesh Barnes settlement were dispersed by the army yesterday. About 40 were arrested and one man was taken away in hand-cuffs. This was the first time the army moved against the ultranationalists in Sinai who have […]

U.S. Threatens to Withdraw from UN if Israel Is Suspended or Expelled, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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U.S. Threatens to Withdraw from UN if Israel Is Suspended or Expelled, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

Under the threat of an American withdrawal from the United Nations, the Arab States and their supporters here were reconsidering the language of an extremely anti-Israel, anti-U.S. resolution on the issue of Israel’s annexation of the Golan Heights today. The issue is presently the subject of debate at an emergency special session of the General […]

Mother Loses Custody of Son because She Violated an Agreement to Raise the Child as an Orthodox Jew, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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Mother Loses Custody of Son because She Violated an Agreement to Raise the Child as an Orthodox Jew, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

A Manhattan Supreme Court justice has ruled that a Jewish mother could not have continued custody of her eight-year-old son because she had violated an agreement with her former husband to bring up the child as an Orthodox Jew. The ruling Tuesday by Justice Irving Kirschenbaum applied a 1980 decision by an appeals court which […]

Committee of Experts Recommends that Planning Begin to Produce the ‘Lavie,’ JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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Committee of Experts Recommends that Planning Begin to Produce the ‘Lavie,’ JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

The Defense Ministry said today that a special committee of military and economic experts has recommended that planning begin to design and produce the “Lavie,” the second generation Israeli-made fighter plane. If work starts now, prototype models should be available for flight testing about 1985 and the plane should be in use in the Air […]

Haddad Accuses UN of Lying about Number of Terrorists in the UNIFIL Sector in South Lebanon, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.
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Haddad Accuses UN of Lying about Number of Terrorists in the UNIFIL Sector in South Lebanon, JTA, Feb. 5, 1982.

Maj. Saad Haddad, commander of the Christian militia, accused the United Nations of lying about the number of terrorists in its sector of southern Lebanon. Haddad called a press conference in the Israeli border town of Metullah today to dispute a statement by Timor Goksill, a spokesman for the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon […]