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NBC Evening News for Monday, Jan 25, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Israeli Prime Min. Yitzhak Shamir reported rejecting Egyptian plan to end Israeli-occupied territories' violence. Shamir noted refusing international peace conference proposal. Shamir quoted. Israeli government's beating policy reported being received with outrage. Palestinian attorney reported filing complaint against defense minister Yitzhak Rabin. American Jews reported divided over beatings policy. Report introduced.

(New York City: Richard Valeriani) American Jews' reactions to policy featured. [American Jewish Congress spokesperson Theodore MANN - says beating policy inhumane and unacceptable.] New Jewish Agenda shown staging silent protest outside of Israeli consulate in New York City; scenes shown. [NJA spokesperson Rabbi Marc GRUBER - condemns violence.] Other demonstrations reported being planned. Jews shown discussing issue in Los Angeles, California, forum. [Miami, Florida, Rabbi Irving LEHRMAN - defends Israeli stance.] [American Jewish leader Morris ABRAM - supports Israel.] Abram noted refusing to comment on call to Israeli cabinet mbrs. regarding violence. [Union of American Hebrew Congregations Rabbi Alexander SCHINDLER - comments on situation.] American Jews' concerns discussed.

Brokaw, Tom;
Valeriani, Richard

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