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August 07, 1959 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-08-07

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Brazilian UJA Leader
Is Foreign Minister

JERUSALEM, (JTA) — Ten- Haifa riot and those in the
Direct JTA Teletype Wire
A hint that political moti-
develops, there is keen competi-
sion continued to prevail in other cities.
To The Jewish News
vation may be behind the tion among the various political
SAO
PAULO — Dr. Horacio
various parts of the country
However, it is felt that dis- rioting appeared in the news-
parties for the good-will of Lafer, long-time Federal Deputy
as a result of attempts at re- satisfaction among some North paper Davar, organ of the these citizens.
and former Finance Minister,
peated demonstrations by North African immigrants, perhaps Israel Federation of Labor.
Menahem Beigin, leader of was appointed Foreign Minister
African immigrants. The efforts inflamed by election propa- Davar, supporting the "firm"
were checked by the police, ganda, may have been a com- action taken by the police, the Herut Party, opened his by President Kubitschek.
Lafer, a member of the Bra-
who are now on the alert ready mon denominator underlying pointed out that the political party's election with a speech
to handle firmly any possible the entire series of disturb- affiliations of Ben-Haroush at Ramat Gan, charging the gov- zilian Jewish •Klabin family,
ernment with "the use of arms heads their huge- industrial en-
disturbances.
ances.
"are well know n." Ben-
After . his arrest, Ben-Haroush Haroush stated recently be- in internal difficulties," which terprises throughput Brazil. He
Police moved swiftly Sunday
night to break up plans for told the government committee fore a governmental commit- was a_ reference to police ac- has always taken an active in-
against rioters in Haifa tei est in the United Jewish Ap-
demonstrations in Beersheba, at Haifa that he was receiving tee that he "f avor s" the tions
and other cities.
peal and other Jewish causes.
in the village of Pardess Hanna, financial aid, and boasted
program of the right-wing
He indicated in his address
in Lydda and at Ramfeh. At "you'd be surprised if you knew Herut Party.
that this will be one of the
Ramleh. At Beersheba, six lead- who is helping us."
DRIVING LESSONS
Spokesmen for Herut, on the major issues in the November
ers of a planned demonstration
There is a general feeling
LESSON
elections.
other
hand,
are
blaming
the
were arrested before they could here now, following Cabinet
7 COURSE
Another major issue which
stage the disturbances.
meeting, that the government police for the disturbances, al-
Dual Controls
In their homes, police is handling the situation satis- leging that police authorities the Herut Party intends to
No Permit Needed to Start
found • pamphlets calling for factorily. ,Several members of "pre-arranged the riot in order exploit during the election
Professional Instructors
campaign is the recent arms
a demonstration under the the Cabinet pointed out that, to squelch Ben-Haroush."
Day or Evening
deal
with
Germany.
Beigin
said
Appointments
slogan: "We are hungry and while some of the new villages
There are 250,000 immigrants that the General Zionists did
discriminated against." - Po- erected for the North African from North Africa in Israel,
Safeway Driver Training
lice said that a youth who is immigrants have vacant homes, and, as the election campaign not "sincerely" oppose the sale
of arms to West Germany. " TO 9-7600 LI 2-6742
the leader of the Beersheba immigrants are flocking into
group has a long criminal Wadi Salib, making an over-
record.
crowded slum of the area.
At Pardess Hanna, where the
The Mapai party, whose Wadi
population consists predomi- Salib election rally on July 31
nantly of North African im- was used as a pretext for a new
migrants, there has been anger Haifa riot, announced it will
over the dismissal of a North hold another rally in Wadi
African from his job at a brick Salib. "We will not yield to
factory. Authorities said, how- force," said the Haifa leaders
ever, that the firing of the man of Mapai.
had nothing to do with his
origin, being due to the fact Suspend Police Chief
that he has repeatedly clashed
with the foreman on the job. for Nazi 'Exterminations'
In the labor exchanges at
MAINZ, (JTA)—Dr. George
Ramleh and Lydia, police in- Haueser, head of the criminal
tervened to halt demonstrations police section of the State of
by unemployed, but quiet was Rheinland-Pfalz, was suspended
maintained on the whole from his post on charges of
through firm preventive action. directing the Nazi extermina-
Remember You Owe Yourself a Vacation — Call Now
Haifa's Mayor Abba Hushi, tion of Jews in the Minsk area
testifying before a govern- during World War II.
mental committee probing the
The suspension was announc-
first of the Haifa riots in the ed by the State Ministry of the
North African immigrant quar- Interior. Dr. Haueser was plac-
ter of Wadi Salib, declared ed in the Hohenberg prison,
1244 Washington Blvd.; Detroit
that "criminal elements" are near Stuttgart, on charges filed
responsible for the disturb- by the Central Commission for
ances, saying there was an "un- the Investigation of Nazi Crithes.
derground" directing the
clashes.
Arrests in Haifa alone have
totalled 70 persons, it was re-
vealed. Of these, 59 have been
remanded to jail for 15 days
each, to await trial. Investiga-
tions are being centered on
efforts to find out who the
"outside sources" are that are
backing the rioters.
The new probe followed a
riot last Friday night in Haifa,
in which five persons were
seriously wounded, many others
were injured and 50 men were
detained by the harassed police.
Among the wounded are a
number of policemen, and
among those detained is David
Ben-Haroush, self-proclaimed
leader of the Wadi Salib quar-
ter of Haifa, where residents
are mostly immigrants from
North Africa.
The latest in the series of
riots occurred when the local
branch of the Mapai Party
conducted an election rally
in a downtown motion picture
theater. Crowds gathe-red
around the theater, intent,
evidently, either on disrupt-
ing the meeting or prevent.
ing the audience from enter-
His savings are earning money at STANDARD FEDERAL SAVINGS
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A hot sun . . . the day off . . . and nothing to do
When police tried to disperse
Standard has provided safety for savings since 1893.
but enjoy the contentment of loafing on the beach with
the crowd, rioters attacked the
Join the many thousands of savers who are getting the
his grandson. But even as he does, his savings are
police, • some mounting to roof-
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Detroit's oldest and one of the nation's largest savings
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the attempt by police to enter
one house from which stones
were being cast, a shot was
MAIN OFFICE:
fired.
Police surrounded the house
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and ordered the occupants to
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emerge. Four men, including
Ben-Haroush, came out. Police
BRANCH OFFICES:
said • that. the leader of the
CURRENT RATE
North African immigrants was
17540 GRAND RIVER near Southfield
in possession of the pistol from
16841 SCHAEFER ROAD S. of McNichols
which the shot had been fired.
SAFETY
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11 — THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Frida y, August 7, 1959

Threat of New Israel Riots Thwarted by Police Action

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