MIDDLE EAST: The Forgotten

MIDDLE EAST The Forgotten Prominent Americans, led by former Secretary of the Treasury Henry Morgenthau Jr. and Vice President Alben Barkley, busied themselves last week trying to sell a $500 million Israeli bond issue in the U.S. Israel, it was pointed out. is taking in some 6,000 refugees a week, and needs help badly. Nothing was said, however, about the people who became refugees as a result of Israel's birth—the 880,000 Palestinian Arabs uprooted by the Arab-Israeli war.* In December 1948, a U.N. resolution suggested that Israel take them back, but up...

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