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The Detroit Jewish News, 1955-05-20

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Mischa Kottler to Solo
With Center Orchestra

Around the • World •

A digest of current worldwide news reported by the Jewish

Telegraphic Agency.

United States
WASHINGTON—Senator Herbert H. Lehman attacked . the
"utter complacency'.' and "callous indifference" of the president
and administration to infringements on traditional American civil
liberties. The occasion was the presentation to the 'Senator of the
Stephen S. Wise Award for his "eloquent and courageous defense
of civil libertie.:." . . . Senate hearings are soon to begin on bills to
revise the McCarran-Walter Immigration Act. Such measures
have been introduced by Senators Lehman, Humphrey. and Ives ...
Rep. Irwin D. Davidson, N.Y., introduced a bill to take adininistra-
tion of the Refugee Relief Act from State Departrnent security
Chief McLeod and to remove all "ethnic" requirements from the
law. The bill is identical with one , introduced in the Senate by
Mr. Lehman. Rep. Davidson called the act a "fraud" . . . A recent
Soviet broadcast, reported here, urged strong internal propaganda
against religion and "non-Soviet nationalism," an approach Wash-
ington experts consider reminiscent of earlier campaigns against
"cosmopolitanism, foreign chauvinism and Zionism."
CONCORD, N. H.—A "bill banning discrimination because of
race, color, or creed in public employment, public accommodations
and state service was killed in. the state House of Representatives,
210 to 93.
NEW YORK—The New York State ASsociation for SuperVision
and Curriculum Development has been scored for going ahead'
with plans •to hold its 1955 convention at an Adirondack resort
which discriminates against Jewish guests- chiring the resort sea-
son. Criticism came from the N.Y. Advisory Board of Bnai
Brith's Anti-Defamation League . . . N. Y. State Attorney General
Jacob J. Javits advised. the ADL he had declined to address the
educators because "State policy against: exclusion of any person.
from places of public accommodation due te race, creed • or color is
a vital law enforcement obligation to me, and I• want to do every-
thing I can .to see that it is honored, not only in letter but in
spirit." . . Israel is pioneering hi showing how to help people
,lrom underdeveloped countries to enter the atomic age, Mrs.
Franklin D. Roosevelt told a UJA dinner here, in speaking about
her recent visit to. Israel . . . Fifty Israel firms and manufacturers,
as well as the government's Tourist. Office, were represented in
this year's New York International Trade Fair. The Israel exhibit,
to be shown in other cities, includes yarns, knitwear, wine, costume
jewelry, phonograph records, raincoats, and other products .
The national executive board of 'the Union of American Hebrew
Cangegations, parent body of Reform temples throughout the
country, adopted an $840,000 budget, largest in UAHC history . •
Pointing to "new prospects" for an easing of international ten-
sions, Dr: Emanuel Neumann, ' chairman of the national executive
committee of the ZOA, declared here: "To the extent to which the
fear of Soviet aggression in the Middle East is reduced, our gov-
ernment may be expected to adopt a sounder and more reasonable
policy in that region, based .upon the underlying realities, and
help to effectuate a just an lasting peace." . .'Tribute to the
late Prof. Albert Einstein was paid here at a huge memorial meet-
ing sponsored by major. Jewish organizations. Ambassador Eban
disclosed that in -a-lconversation few days before his death
Einstein expressed deep sympathy for Israel and anxiety lest her
security be impaired by 'international policies not stemming from
O. moral premise . . • David J. Levy, attorney for Einstein's family
and for the estate executor announced that the scientist's remains
"have now been privately, finally and irrevocably disposed of, in
conformity with the wishes of Professor Einstein." The details, he
said, "should not be of public interest, for the ultimate fact is
that no physical traces are left anywhere."
PHILADELPHIA—Police stated there were apparently no
overtones of anti-Semitism in:the case 'of three men held here for
breaking into and robbing - Tikvah Chadoshoh Synagogue.
United Nations •
• In a report to the UN Social Commission, G. G. Lotan of the
Israel delegation to the UN reported an improvement in IsraePs
housing conditions. At first, he said, many new settlers had to be
housed in tents, and later in tin huts, with permanent housing
available only after a year or two. Tents have now been ended,
and it is hoped to discontinue use of the ,tin huts in a. year -
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ISRAEL .
JERUSALEM—Gen. B11,rns, Chief of Staff of the UN Truce
Supervision Organization left for Beirut to seek release of three
Israel settlers apprehended in the Israel-Lebanon border area. He
is expected to urge Lebanon to reciprocate Israel's good will in
releasing a Lebanese vessel recently found in Israel waters . .
Prayers atop Mt. Zion marked the seventh anniversary of the fall
of the Old City of Jerusalem to the Arab Legion.
HAIFA—Construction began here on a $200,000 Haifa Corn-
=amity Center, to be erected with funds raised jointly by the
American and Canadian Mizrachi women's organW.tions.
TEL AVIV—A new dam, which is being built with financial aid
from the United States Operations Mission in Israel, is nearing
completion in the southern Negev . . . Three Israel soldiers who
inadvertently crossed the border into the Egyptian-held Gaza
strip will be court-martialled, according to an Israel Army an-
nou.n.cement, and the Israel government will apologize to Gen.
Burns of the UN truce set-up for the technical armistice violation.
Europe
PARIS—The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra has given the' first
etf two concerts scheduled here on a .tour of Europe. Presented un-
der the patronage of French Education Minister A. Berthoin, the
concert was attended by diplomats, government personalities, and
well-known figures in the world of music and art.
ISTANBUL—The Frishman Construction Co. of Haifa has
signed a. $1,000,000 contract to build. two hotels and a bungalow
development in three Turkish resort towns.. The company
has es-
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tablished , a branch in Turkey. - •


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Canada
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OTTAWA—There is. a : `!very low :rate of juvenile delinquency
among Jewish families 'because of the integrated family life,"
Judge V. Lorne Stewart of the Toronto Family and Juvenile Court
told a parliamentary committee in testifying on a proposal for
dealing with juvenile delinquency . . Although the Canadian
government gives preference to immigrants .from the British Isles,
racial origin and religion of prospective immigrants play no part in
selection, accoD.ing to Federal MM. of. Citizenship and Immigra-
tion Pickersgill. He was replying to •a Conservative Party critic
who deplored the decline of British immigration into Canada. A
Liberal Party member urged accelerated immigration, declaring
that the Calandian economy requires 30,000,000 persons rather
than half that number.

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DET ROI T J EW I SH NEWS-9

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Friday, May 20 1955

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Mischa Kottler, renowned pi
anist, will appear as guest solo-
ist with the Center Symphon
Orchestra, Julius Chajes, con-
ducting, at 8:30 p.m., Tuesday
in the Davison Jewish Center.-
Kottler will be heard in Rach-
maninoff's Piano Concerto No. 2
in*C Minor. The
orchestral por-
tion of - the pro-
gram will con-
sist of Weber's
Overture to
"Oberon" a n d
Mozart's S y m-
phony No. 40 in
G Minor.
Prominent
Detroit - as pian-
ist and teacher
Kottler studie
with Philippe
Lazar in Paris,
and Patil Wein.-
gartner and
Emil von Sauer Kottler
in Vienna. He ha, appeared ex-
tensively both in this country
and abroad. Since 1933 Mr. Kott-
ler has been musical . director of
Station WWJ.
He is also well-known to De-
troiters for his presentations of
chamber music with Mischa.
Mischakoff, concertmaster of the
Detroit Symphony and Paul
Olefsky, cellist.
Tickets . for the concert, the
final program of the current
season; are available at Grin-
nell's and the *Center office.

Early Deadline for Jane 3 issue

Because of the occurrence of Shevuot on Friday, May 27,
and Memorial Day on Monday, May 30, it has been necessary
for The Jewish News to advance its deadline date for editor-
ial•material for the issue of June 3' to Thursday, May 26. Al-
though this very early date is inconvenient, it , is, necessary

for mechanical reasons. Stories received after Thursday
will , be held over for the following week, if still timely, -other-

wise they will be discarded.
The display advertising deadline remains at 12 noon,
Tuesday, May 31, the classified display deadline is 4 p.m.,
Tuesday, May 31, and the liner classified ad deadline is 11.
a.m., Wednesday, June 1.

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Local Chiropodist Heads.
State Foot Health Week'

Dr. Earl G. Kaplan, Detrait
chiropodist who' is president of
t h e Michigan Chiropody As
sociation • and treasurer of the
National Foot Health Founda-
tion, has announced . that the
week , of May 22 to 29 will be
observed Michigan Foot Health
Week. -
T h e week - long observance
was proclaimed by Gov. G. Men-
nen. Williams, and will feature
publication of a booklet, "Knew
Your Chiropodist," a six-page
pamphlet on foot health and the
chiropodist's role in alleviating
foot problems. -.
A recent survey, Dr. Kaplan
points out, indicates that 98 per-
cent of all-children in Michigan
are born with perfect feet. Dur:-
ing childhood 'and adolescence,
however, without proper care or
correction, problems dev elop
leading to foot problems for four
out of every five:` women and
three out of every five : Men:

Ladies of Yeshivah
To, Burn Lot Mortgage-
.

Mrs. Pearl Rottenberg, presi-
dent of the Ladies of Yeshivath
Beth Yehudah, this week invited
the public to festivities mark-
ing the burning of the mortgage
for the lot upon
which the new
Yeshivah buil&
ing, was con-
structed.:
The ceremony
is scheduled for
1 p.m., June 5,
at the Yeshivah
building, Dexter
a...id Sturtevant.
The Ladies ' of
the Yeshivah
ought : 0.nd
completely paid
Mrs. Rottenberg for the lot.
A plaque will be Unveiled at
this time in memory , of the late.
Lena Holtzman, who was an or
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the group. JU reception will
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