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September 23, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A leading House lawmaker on Sunday warned that President Bush could endanger the prospects of a Mideast peace conference in a United Nations speech today by calling for the repeal of a 17-year-old resolution equating Zionism with racism. In comments that reflect the debate taking place within the Bush Administration, Rep. Lee H. Hamilton (D-Ind.
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September 25, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Soviet Union, reversing what had long been a key foreign policy position, declared Tuesday that Zionism should not be equated with racism and called on the United Nations to cast aside a 1975 resolution condemning Israel as a racist state. Foreign Minister Boris D. Pankin told the U.N. General Assembly that its resolution declaring Zionism to be a form of racism was "obnoxious," "a legacy of the Ice Age" and an obstacle to peace in the Middle East.
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NEWS
June 24, 1987
Professors Edy Kaufman and Nafez Nazzal were to have appeared Tuesday at an International Forum of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council but could not agree with council officials on a format. Their appearance was canceled and, according to Edmonde Haddad, president of the council, a $12 fee was returned to each of about 200 people who had made reservations at the Biltmore Hotel.
NEWS
September 23, 1991 | MELISSA HEALY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A leading House lawmaker on Sunday warned that President Bush could endanger the prospects of a Mideast peace conference in a United Nations speech today by calling for the repeal of a 17-year-old resolution equating Zionism with racism. In comments that reflect the debate taking place within the Bush Administration, Rep. Lee H. Hamilton (D-Ind.
NEWS
September 25, 1991 | NORMAN KEMPSTER and MICHAEL PARKS, TIMES STAFF WRITERS
The Soviet Union, reversing what had long been a key foreign policy position, declared Tuesday that Zionism should not be equated with racism and called on the United Nations to cast aside a 1975 resolution condemning Israel as a racist state. Foreign Minister Boris D. Pankin told the U.N. General Assembly that its resolution declaring Zionism to be a form of racism was "obnoxious," "a legacy of the Ice Age" and an obstacle to peace in the Middle East.
NEWS
September 22, 1991 | Reuters
President Bush will call for the United Nations to repeal its 1975 resolution equating Zionism with racism, a Jewish group said Friday, quoting an unidentified Administration official. The World Jewish Congress said it had been told by a senior official that Bush will make the call in his speech to the General Assembly on Monday. The WJC said that 64 of the 72 nations that originally voted for the resolution have told the organization that they would now vote to rescind it.
NEWS
June 24, 1987 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
In a way, the first person to benefit from a unique summer course starting at UCLA this week was 9-year-old Youssef Nazzal. The Palestinian youngster was traumatized when he saw an Israeli soldier shoot an Arab girl in a student demonstration near his home in Ramallah, on the Israeli-occupied West Bank. After that, the word "Israeli" to him meant "soldier," and "soldier" meant "bad."
NEWS
September 22, 1991 | Reuters
President Bush will call for the United Nations to repeal its 1975 resolution equating Zionism with racism, a Jewish group said Friday, quoting an unidentified Administration official. The World Jewish Congress said it had been told by a senior official that Bush will make the call in his speech to the General Assembly on Monday. The WJC said that 64 of the 72 nations that originally voted for the resolution have told the organization that they would now vote to rescind it.
NEWS
June 24, 1987
Professors Edy Kaufman and Nafez Nazzal were to have appeared Tuesday at an International Forum of the Los Angeles World Affairs Council but could not agree with council officials on a format. Their appearance was canceled and, according to Edmonde Haddad, president of the council, a $12 fee was returned to each of about 200 people who had made reservations at the Biltmore Hotel.
NEWS
June 24, 1987 | DAN FISHER, Times Staff Writer
In a way, the first person to benefit from a unique summer course starting at UCLA this week was 9-year-old Youssef Nazzal. The Palestinian youngster was traumatized when he saw an Israeli soldier shoot an Arab girl in a student demonstration near his home in Ramallah, on the Israeli-occupied West Bank. After that, the word "Israeli" to him meant "soldier," and "soldier" meant "bad."
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