Religion: Political Archbishop

In a London speech last week, Dr. Cyril F. Garbett, Archbishop of York, condemned the Israeli government for the "cruel massacre" of Arabs at Kibya, in Jordan (TIME, Oct. 26). Added the archbishop, attacking the U.N.'s failure, among other things, to solve the problems of Arab refugees from Israel: "The Jewish vote in New York has had a paralyzing effect on the United Nations."

U.S. Jewish groups soon replied. Said Leon Gellman, of the World Mizrachi Executive: "An example of clerical anti-Semitism." Added B'nai B'rith President Philip M. Klutznick: "A disservice to the cause of democracy." In London, the archbishop's chaplain explained...

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