Lief, Louise
January 1994
U.S. News & World Report;1/10/94, Vol. 116 Issue 1, p9
States that Israel and the Vatican signed an accord establishing full diplomatic relations for the first time since the State of Israel was created in 1948. Offers comments from Rabbi A. James Rudin of the American Jewish Committee and Dr. Eugene Fisher of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops on the significance of the agreement.


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