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July 31, 1959 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-07-31

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Ask Congress for 'Clear-Cut'Action Against Arab Bigotry

NEW YORK, (JTA)—Six na-
tional Jewish organizations ask-
ed Congress to make a clear cut
declaration of its opposition to
giving mutual security aid "to
Saudi Arabia or any other coun-
try that creates discrimination
--because of race or religion—
among American citizens in the
granting of any rights otherwise
available to U.S. citizens gen-
The request was made in a
statement by the American Jew-
ish Congress, Jewish Labor
Committee, Jewish War Vet-
erans of the United States,
Union of American Hebrew
Congregations, Union of Ortho-
dox Jewish Congregations of
America and the United Syna-
gogues of America.
The organizations hailed
Sen. Wayne Morse for his an-
nouncement that he will in-
troduce such an expression
of Congressional sentiment as point out that "our Government
an amendment to the Mutual not only continues to tolerate
Security Appropriation Bill discrimination of the kind the
when it reaches the upper Senate condemned, but to act
in effect as a partner in such
Sen. Morse and 43 other Sen- discrimination against U.S. cit-
ators had supported such an izens by such measures as the
amendment to the Mutual Se- screening of American military
and diplomatic personnel ac-
curity Bill recently enacted.
The Jewish organizations in cording to -religion before mak-
their statement commended ing assignments to service in
these Senators and expressed Arab states; acceptance of the
the "hope that their number Passport Service of the State
will be increased to a substan- Department of the refusal by
tial majority when the issue is Arab countries to honor Ameri-
again placed before the Sen- can passports carried by Jews;
and the sanctioning of the ex-
The NCRAC statement cited clusion of Jews from employ-
a Senate resolution unanimous- ment in the Middle East by
ly adopted in 1956 which read:
"Distinctions directed. against
United States citizens (are) in-
compatible with the relations
that should exist among friend-
ly nations. In all negotiations
between the U.S. and any for-
eign state every reasonable ef-
fort should be made to maintain
this principle."
The statement goes on to

American industrial and com- Saudi Arabian bigotry when the
mercial firms."
next voting occurs.
Jewish Hospital here will be the
The statement was released
Meanwhile, Sen. Morse, an recipient of a $1,000,000 gift,
by the National Community Re-
Oregon Democrat, reported one of the largest bequests ever
lations Advisory Council, co- that he will strive to reintro- made to the hospital, it was
ordinating body for the six or- duce his amendment although learned this week.
ganizations and for 48 Jewish he finds himself "in some par-
The bequest is part of the
community relations councils in liamentary difficulties" and is
cities throughout the United confronted with the problem will of Mrs. Netta S. Moch,
widely known in Cincinnati as
of presenting the amendment a leading philanthropist. The
"in such language that it will funds will provide for the care
not be subject to a point of of children and psychiatric pa-
Hope Morse Measure
order in connection with an tients.
Will Pass with Aid Bill appropriation bill."
Through the Charles S. and
If he fails to obtain a direct Netta S. Moch fund and upon
continued to mount here for vote on the amendment in con- the death of the heirs, who will
passage of the Morse amend- nection with the appropriation receive the income in their life-
ment which would put the Sen- bill, Sen. Morse served notice time, the gift will be available
ate and House on record in a that he would continue "to offer to the hospital.
new condemnation of Saudi the amendment time and again,
Mrs. Moch, who died on June
Arabian discrimination against if necessary, to whatever bill
13, stipulated in her will that
American citizens of Jewish he can with propriety attach it, the hospital must agree within
until we can get a vote again one year following her death to
It was learned that a number on this issue.
accept the bequest.
of senators have changed their
minds about the amendment,
recently introduced as part of
a Mutual Security Authorization
Bill. It will now be re-intro-
duced in connection with a
mutual security appropriation
measure. The original measure
failed by a slim vote of 47-43.
Following t h e unfavorable
vote, Sen. Morse, the amend-
General Sales Manager
ment's sponsor, learned That a
number of senators examined
the matter more closely and
will vote differently when the
amendment comes up again.
Also, some senators absent
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when the vote was taken are
determined to be present to
Between Ford Rd. & Mich, Ave., Dearborn
record their displeasure with




You owe it to

2-Week Arab Parley
Plans More Intense
Boycott Against Israel

LONDON (JTA)—A two-week
conference to decide on plans
for intensifying the Arab boy-
cott against Israel opened this
week in Beirut, attended by
delegates from the United Arab
Republic, Jordon, Iraq, Leb-
anon, Saudi Arabia, the Sudan.
Libya, Yemen and Kuwaif.
The Arab conference coin-
cides with the annual confer-
ence of West German diplomats
in the Middle East which also
is meeting in Beirut. A report
from Bonn said that one of the
topics on the agenda of the
conference of the West German
diplomats is how to check the
propaganda in Arab countries
conducted by Communist East
Germany against the Bonn gov-
East German propagandists
are attempting to incite the
Arabs against West Germany by
telling them that the repara-
tions pact between Israel and
the Bonn government is "an act
of hostility against the Arab

Ohio Woman Wills
Hospital $1,000,000

yourself to secure the

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Savings Insured to $10,000 by an Agency of the United States Government

Einstein Center Gets
$211,000 Health Grant

current rate
National Institute of Mental
on ALL savings
Health, a division of the U.S.
Department of Health, Educa-

tion and Welfare, has given a
grant of $211,000 to the Ein-
stein Medical Center in Phila-
The funds will support an ex- W. 9 MILE RD. nr COOLIDGE
panded teaching program for
Main Office
fellows in psychiatry during the
next five years. The center is WOODWARD at CONGRESS
3 Other Branches
preparing a 40-bed psychiatry
The health group also has
given Baltimore's Sinai Hospital
grants totaling $150,000 for can-
cer and heart research.


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