Knesset Approves Return to Jarring Talks
Israel's Knesset voted over- pects, it might have serious conse-
whelmingly to approve the unani- quences for her security. Thirdly,
mous decision of the cabinet to re- foreign governments, whose opin-
turn to the Jarring talks.
ions we value have urged us to
Premier Golds Meir presented explore every possibility of peace."
to the Knesset her cabinet's de-
Eban addressed the opening
cision. Only a minute fraction of
Knesset members representing the meeting of the National Conference
opposition disapproves of the stand of the Israeli Branch of the Unit-
taken by the Israel government.
ed Synagogue, the main congrega-
While Mrs. Meir was pessimistic tional body of British Jewry. He
about results of the planned re- said the basic subject of discus-
sumed talks, there is generally a sion at the Jarring talks would be
feeling of relief over the decision, "not only Israel's right to exist
and there is a lessening of ten- but to exist within secure borders
sions created by the Middle East and not to be subjected to war
every 10 years."
At a press conference in Wash-
(Egyptian government spokes-
ington last week, Secretary of man
Munir Hafez said in Cairo
State William P. Rogers expressed
night that Egypt hoped
the view that the Middle East Monday
decision to rejoin the
problems may be solved in 1971. Jarring talks
"is a sincere effort
Calling the situation "very sensi- and not just play
acting." He add-
tive," Rogers said the U. S. is ed that the resumption
doing all it can to secure resump-
tion of negotiations.
He said there were useful ex-
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changes with King Hussein.
Expressing approval of an inter-
national peace force, he conceded
Crier Wm! Preen
that it should be established only
with the approval of both parties.
(Israel opposes the setting up of
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such a UN force on its borders).
Foreign Minister Abbe Than
said Monday night that Israel
was returning to the Jarring
talks "without any certainty that
peace will really be achieved."
He said there were three impor-
tant considerations that overrode
the - general pessimism.
"Firstly, it is important to dem-
onstrate Israel's desire for peace.
"Secondly, if Israel does not make
this attempt to explore peace pros-
Head NY Jewish Appeal
NEW YORK <JTA) — Two of
New York's most influential phil-
anthropic leaders, Meshulam Elic-
its and Laurence A. Tisch, will
serve as general chairmen of the
9150,000,000 campaign projected
by the United Jewish Appeal of
Greater New York during 1971, ac-
cording to Morris L. Levinson, pre-
sident of the organization.
must be followed by concrete steps
toward peace. "We hope this is
not a maneuver by Israel to per-
petuate the cease fire," Hafez
The London Daily Telegraph
said in an editorial Tuesday that
Israel's return to the Jarring talks
was a gamble that the country was
forced by common sense to take.
According to the Telegraph, Israel
would have been justified in boy-
cotting the talks until Egyptian
cease fire violations were recti-
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — A plan
to draft Orthodox girls of military
age for auxiliary health services,
was announced by Health Minister
Victor Shemtov in the Knesset.
Orthodox girls are exempted
from military service and related
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ligious grounds. A similar plan
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