Rabbi Alexander Schindler leader of the American Pro Israel Lobby is here for a round of talks with Government leaders.
Ext: Prime minister' office. Schindler English voicer eng. camera: Came to see PM Begin, wanted we take to stock of situation after arms sale before coming.
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Background: Rabbi Alexander Schindler leader of the American Pro Israel Lobby is here for a round of talks with Government leaders. This morning at the PM's office in Jerusalem Schindler met with PM Begin.
Was in White House since vote and heueseen Vance and representatives of Congress.
Great deal of hard core supports for Israel exits despite reports to the contrary. Vote does not affect diminution of love for Israel Contrary to press reports there is wide spread support for Begin.
I reported to Begin the mood of the country and the Jewish community. American foreign policy still pro* Israel. Global Us interests not always in Israel's best interest. In 5 - 10 year US interest in Middle East will be based on tripod. Israel, Egypt and Saudi Arabia.
Begin explained Israel's position and seemed healthy and in fine spirits.
American admin. wants positive answer on two question in order to persuade Egypt to return to table. and also to influence S.A. to support Egypt-Israel peace negotiations. I favour return to negotiations table. Otherwise dire consequences. Hopeful that separate agreement between intercuts-