Sunday, November 10, 1985


Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli govt. sources state Israel and Jordan have agreed that Israel will attend int'l conference if Jordan will bring only Palestinians acceptable to Israel; understanding was worked out over the last month with mediation by U.S. and others [NYT, WP 11/11].

Other Countries: Israeli delegation to UN and Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations cosponsor seminar at UN on "Israel, Zionism and the United Nations"; Arab League permanent representative to the UN protests the seminar to UN Sec.-Gen. Perez de Cuellar as an "Israeli invasion" of the UN and a violation of all the regulations of the body. Seminar follows demonstration outside UN building against the "Zionism is Racism" resolution passed by UN on 10 November 1975. Pres. Reagan sends message to conference saying he supports any move to repeal the resolution [JP, WP 11/10; NYT 11/11].

Military Action

Occupied Palestine/Israel: Israeli soldier Yosef Martin, 20, is stabbed and critically wounded near Damascus Gate in E. Jerusalem; attacker escapes, no arrests are made [JTA 11/13]