Wednesday, October 31, 1984


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Justice Min. circulates draft bill banning racist incitement in Knesset. "Civil admin." orders 4-day closure of Bethlehem U. DM Rabin says he agrees "in principle" to establishment of bank by Palestinians in West Bank.

Arab World: Chrmn. Arafat heads Palestinian delegation to Algiers for anniversary celebration of Algerian Revolution.

Other Countries: US transfers $1.2 billion to Israel in largest single grant payment ever. Israel Bonds Pres. Halevy tells Jerusalem Post Bond sales dropped by 1/3 after US offered Israel moratorium on debt repayment.