RepositoryLambeth Palace Library
Alt Ref NoRamsey 259, ff. 38-60
TitleMiddle East Crisis (and prayers for peace in)
DescriptionPapers relating to the October War, including: memoranda on the Middle East situation (ff.38-39, 48); telegram from the chairman of the Mizrachi Federation condemning the attack on Israel (f.40); letter from Lord Janner, on behalf of the Anglo-Israel Friendship League, requesting Archbishop Ramsey to put pressure on the Foreign Secretary, with reply (ff.41-45); transcript of an interview on London Weekend Television with Dr. Ashraf Ghorbal, Press Cousellor to President Sadat (ff.46-47); draft British Council of Churches Resolution (ff.49-51); letter from Rabbi Hugo Gryn appealing for Archbishop Ramsey's help in tracing captured Israeli soldiers (ff.52, 58); copy of telegram sent by the Council of Christians and Jews to the International Red Cross about prisoners of war, with copies sent to the Ambassadors of Syria, Egypt and Israel (ff.53, 56-57); discussion of Archbishop Ramsey's response to telegrams from the Israeli Minister of Religious Affairs, and the Sephardi and Ashkenazi Chief Rabbis of Israel (ff.54-55, 59-60).

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