THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, October 3, 1980 25
Carter called his yes vote
condemning Israel in the
U.N. a "mistake."
On March 1st, 1980, the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 465
condemning Israel, ordering it to dismantle settlements on the West Bank and in
Jerusalem. On Carters's orders, our U.N. ambassador voted to go along with this
resolution. Immediately, cries of outrage came down on the administration.
And so, two days later, after much embarrassment Carter told a stunned world
that our U.N. vote was really a mistake—a breakdown of communications. But
nobody was fooled. And our flip-flop foreign policy was once again exposed to
Ronald Reagan's position on the U.N. resolution is clear and unequivocal. Shortly
after Carter's "mistake" yes vote, Reagan said: "I would have directed the Ambassador
to vote 'no.'
"When we jeopardize Israel's security by actions such as the U.N. vote we are
not only letting down an ally, but we are also impairing our own security."
This is a crucial election for the United States and Israel. Never before have re-
lations between the two countries reached such a critical state. If the Carter
Administration's policy toward Israel isn't stopped this election year.the result will be
SUPPORTING RONALD REAGAN IS
IN THE BEST INTEREST OF ISRAEL.
This ad paid for by Mr. Edw. C. Levy, Sr./P.O. Box 4521/Dearborn, Michigan 48126