er-ot. ar tatus
to Captured El Fatah Guerrillas, Red Cross Told
Fit,J1k UltileS ,110, ‘1.7.1We t
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
views with guerrillas captured in
to The Jewish News)
TEL AVIV—Captured El Fatah the March 21 military operation
members are not considered pris- against the El Fatah base at Ka-
oners of war and will not be grant- •amelt, Jordan.
Permission was granted the Red
ed such status, defense ministry
Cross to interview El Fatah mem-
sources said Wednesday.
The comment was made in con- bers, but only after their interro- .
nection with a complaint by the gation by Israel security officers
International Red Cross that its was completed, ministry sources
representatives were not permitted said.
by Israel to have private inter- i The status of El Fatah members
Backgrounds Merged in Israel
will have a bearing in the trial of
two reputed "group leaders" of a
sabotage gang which began before
a military tribunal in Lydda Tues-
The defendats are charged with
the murder of a Druze watchman
during a raid on the Mekorot wa-
ter Co.'s machinery storage depot
near Jerusalem on March 1. Al-
though both have pleaded not
guilty of murder, Nasser said he
was proud of the sabotage action
and demanded prisoner of war sta-
tus for the defendants.
The Abu Gosh action was de-
scribed as revenge for the slaying
of the Arab gang leader, Abdul
Kader Houseini, during Israel's
war for independence 20 years ago.
Tourism to Israel Drops
in April, but Is on Rise
JI GSALEM (ZINS) — In the
first half of April, 35,000 tourists
arrived in Israel compared to 39,-
000 for the same whole month last
The ministry for tourism is look-
ing forward to a larger influx of
visitors that will exceed last year's
A ministry spokesman said that
all hotels have accommodated the
tourists who made advance reser-
vations through travel bureaus.
Two Sabra babies epitomize the backgrounds of Israel's population— Those tourists who failed to do I
European and Oriental. Gifts to the 1968 Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel so, encountered difficulties in
Emergency Fund help pfotide equal opportunities for all immigrants finding rooms because of the
Ems!' NEWS „
$3,500,000 Fund to Aid Returning Israelis
JERUSALEM (ZINS) — Regis- a fund of $3,500,000 to assist the
tration for immigration to Israel ex-patriots, notably the trained
in Western countries has nearly scientists among them.
doubled compared to the time pre-
ceding the Six-Day War, according
to a report released by the immi-
looking for r1
gration department of the Jewish
Among the., 30,000 immigrants
processed, are a large number of
ex-patriots returning home to
To facilitate the homeward-
bound movement the organization
representing the government and
the agency, has decided to extend
to the returnees the same induce-
ments granted to new immigrants.
For this purpose it has set up
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FREE LOCAL PICKUP
AND DELIVERY SERVICE
SIX DAYS IN JUNE
His Excellency MENACHEM BEGIN
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6: 30 P .M.
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$6.50 Per Person
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of the First Anniversary of the Historic
ca m : MURRY
THE EASY TO GET TO DEALER
JUNE 4 1968
In the Extraordinary
WE DEAL RIGHT THE FIRST TIME
You Are Cordially Invited to Participate
Cabinet Minister of the State of Israel
Friday, May 10, 1968-5
15205 E. JEFFERSON
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