Nixon Administration Not Unfriendly to Israel: Goldberg
THE DETROIT. JEWISH NEWS
NEW YORK (JTA)—Arthur J. ' to a Point where "we could
haveand political integrity." Sapir said.
Goldberg declared last weekend obtained economic indep endence
bsorbi g Israel
Bonds will seek $250,000,000
he did not think the Nixon admin- while at the same time absorbing
istration is unfriendly to Israel a st ea d-.
flow of immigration' in the United States and Canada in
despite impressions that a change But, vast and ever-increasi n g 1970 for economic development',
in policy is taking place.
security budgets "have delayed projects in Israel. This figure was
s I di closed at the conclusion of the
"I don't think we should come the attainment of this goal"
Sapir noted that the defense ex-,'
to the conclusion," he told 500
Jewish leaders at an Israel Bond Penditure in Israel's 1970 budget : This goal, which represents an
Organization conference. "I don't will amount to 40 per cent of the , almost $100,000,000 increase over
see any necessity for changing total amount. "We have no choice. ' total bond sales in 1969, was not
that policy and I want to express We must do this because it is the , officially announced, but it is ex-
the hope that, it will not he one thing that separates us from pected that the national bonds con-
changed," Goldberg said in what destruction," he said. "This drain vention scheduled in Miami at the
he termed an extension of his on our resources becomes bigger end of February will confirm that
remarks from an earlier prepared and bigger and is reflected in the figure., Yigal Alton will address
text. growing deficit in our balance of that meeting.
"The task of this country is to payment. Sixty per cent of this ! At Friday's session of the con-
is caused by military ex- ference, Louis H. Boyar, chairman
preserve our position with no hos- deficit
the board of governors, reported
tility to anyone in the area anti
that $159,041,750 in bonds were
The finance minister said Isra-
use diplomatic effort to get the
last year. This, he said, repre-
two sides in the conflict to make el's Prime need is- "immigra-
peace with dignity and justice."
I son and economic development."
The two are intertwined because
Goldberg noted that concern
' development is needed
has been expressed by many in
not only for the new immigrants
this country, Jews and non-Jews,
but also for the pursuit of our
that our government has deter- own economic independence."
mined to pursue a more 'even-
In 1970, Sapir noted, immigra-
handed' policy than it pursued
Lion to Israel is expected to reach
in 1967 and 1968." Goldberg, who
was ambassador to the UN dur- more than 60,000 from all parts of
the world. "Israel has shown that
ing that period, said he rejects
we can maintain our military and
"categorically the implication
political positions while, at the
that our government's policy
time, moving ahead with the
toward the Middle East during
building of a strong Israel which
the period of my tenure at the
alone is the guarantee for peace
United Nations was in any way
He added, "we must say plainly,
that as a nation we were unpre-
pared to defend Israel" during
the Six-Day War period. "We gave
it sympathy and tea at the UN but
British Jewry Observes
Day of Remembrance
for Executed Iraqi Jews
LONDON (JTA) — British rab-
binical authorities and the Fed-
eration of Synagogues declared
last Saturday a day of prayer and
remembrance for the Jews who
Thursday was the first anniver-
sary of the public hangings in
Baghdad and Basra. Nine Jews
went to the scaffold along with
other Iraqis on charges of having
spied for Israel and the United
were executed in Iraq last year.
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expressed confidence that the
American people "are not wiling
to abandon their first committment
that Israel has the right to national
sovereignty for the illusory price
of currying favor with those states
which level the charge of 'one
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has Sapir told the conference that
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