Planting Grove of Trees in Israel
JWV Hits USSR in Convention Resolution
Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News
"In one large city, I was told
In another large city, how-
there was a synagogue within a ever, said the JWV c!ommander,
he found that the old synagogue
I searched for an hour and a is now used partly as a plane-
half and found no synagogue. I tarium, partly as headquarters
talked to people on the street, for the Communist Party's "agi-
and some were Jewish—I talked tation and propaganda" commis-
to these in Yiddish.
Those who speak Yiddish
Shaikewitz said he found "a
would start answering in Yid- woeful ignorance" among the
dish, then look behind them, Russian Jews about Israel.
and quickly change to Russian, "Many of them," he declared,
insisting that `all's well; we can "believe what they have been
find work whenever we want told: . that Israel is a desert
it.' They are just plain scared." wasteland where all the people
Shaikewitz said that he heard - are underfed, poverty-stricken
protests from Jews in Kiev
and live under sub-standard
about reports in the American
press that their synagogue had
been closed down by the govern-
ment. Actually, he said, he saw
the synagogue in operation. It
is open several hours each
morning and each evening, and
services are held on the Jewish
New Year and on Yom Kippur.
He was told that, during the
Elementary, High & College
last High Holy Days, as many
Preparatory School • Accredited
as 30,000 Jews passed through
American-Jewish cultural home
life. Only 45 minutes - from N.Y.C.
the Kiev synagogue to show that
Trotzky, Dir. DAvis 5-2231
they wer2, "still Jews."
NEW YORK — The Jewish
few minutes' walk of my hotel.
War Veterans of the United
States, opening its 64th annual
convention here Wednesday,
drafted a resolution denouncing
restrictions against Jewish cul-
tural and spiritual life in the
Soviet Union and "in certain
satellite nations of Eastern Eur-
The resolution, to be voted
upon by the veterans later this
Shown at a meeting of the Detroit Ladies Social Club last
week, calls on the United States
week, when they presented two Israel Bonds as part payment
Government "to use its good
to the Jewish National Fund toward a grove of 1,000 trees in
offices to appeal to the govern-
Israel, are these officers of the Detroit Ladies Social Club.
ments concerned to remove the
Left to right, seated: Mesdames GOLDIE ELKISS and MOLLIE
restrictions preventing the full
APPLEBLATT, past presidents; MARY HERMAN, president;
cultural and spiritual develop-
PAULA FLASHENBERG, vice-president; M. ALTMAN, hos-
ment of their Jewish communi-
pitaler; and BERTHA JACOBS, club founder; standing, 'Mes-
ties, and to life the barriers to
dames L. KURTZ and FANNIE ZUMBERG, secretaries; HILDA
permit the free emigration of
GOLDSTEIN, treasurer; ROSE RUBIN and ANNA GROSS,
those who may desire to go to
board members. Not shown is Mrs. Harry Rosenthal, recording
Israel and elsewhere."
secretary. The club, consisting of only a handful of women, has
Other resolutions on the
contributed to many causes, locally and in Israel, over the years.
agenda, certain of adoption, call
Cancellation of the United
States agreement permitting
Saudi Arabian discrimination
against assignment of Jewish
NEW YORK, (JTA) — The ert; land utilization _ with re- personnel at the American base
Rockefeller Foundation an- spect to appropriate crops for at Dhahran Air Base;
nounced a grant of $110,000 to the area; and the problems of
Revocation of American visas
the Hebrew University, two les- wind-breaking and drought-re- held by Arab propagandists in
FOR THE BEST DEAL
ser grants to Israel scholars and sistant trees as they are related this country;
one to a Brandeis University to arid-zone conditions."
ON AMERICA'S HOTTEST CAR
"Vigorous" American govern-
Dr. Herbert Marcuse, profes- mental opposition to the Egyp-
The university grant will be sor of politics and philosophy tian blockade of the Suez Canal
for a three-year study of first at Brandeis University, received against Israeli shipping, and
6 2 for research to the Arab League's anti-Israel
ran t o of $6,250
century agricultural practices a grant
on cultural changes in contem- boycott; and
in the Negev.
General Sales Manager
In announcing this grant the porary society and their inter-
The deportation of Andrija
Foundation reported that roves- relation with political trends. Artukovic, former Yugoslav col-
Dr. Moshe Perlman, lecturer laborator of Hitler, who now
tigations in the Negev had re-
vealed that "the region at one in Israelian Studies at' the Cen- lives in California.
time supported at least six large ter of Middle Eastern Studies
Other resolutions deal with
cities with an estimated popu- of Harvard University, received elimination of racial or religious
lation of 100,000, as well as $7,000 to conduct research on bias in housing, support of the
the early history of the Zionist United Nations, and a call to
Between Ford Rd. & Mich. Ave., Dearborn
numerous small settlements.
movement and on polemics in the U. S. Senate to ratify the
Traces of ancient desert
ag- Islam in the Middle East.
UN Convention against Geno-
found by sci-
Dr. Michael IVIichaely, in- tide.
Over 5,000 veterans and their
s were highly skilled in the brew University, received a families from throughout the
water, grant of $2,000 to enable him country are here for the con-
where wind-blown soil - accumu- to participate . in teaching- and vention. Featured in the opening
lated, terracing the fields with research in international eco- business session Wednesday
stone walls that held the run-off nomics at the University of night were addresses by JWV
National Commander Sam
water, and in some cases con-
Shaikewitz, of St. Louis, and
strutting artificial conduits."
New York Gov. Averill
Hebrew University scientists,
Harriman, who reported on
the Foundation added, "hope to
their recent tours of the Soviet
establish agriculture in the Ne-
gev without bringing in water
Shaikewitz already had re-
from other areas, and believe
PARIS, (JTA) — Moroccan ported that a keen, "almost
that the ancient systems may
authorities have released 16 of pathetic" desire for identifica-
have practical value today.
Their researches will include the 23 Moroccan Jews arrested coupled
fear ," is the
studies of rainfall patterns and in June at Tetuan as they charateristi
c of f
i sh life in
characteristics; soil, water and sought to flee from Tangiers to
plant relationships in the des- the Spanish-heldport of Ceuta, the Soviet Union.
Shaikewitz, who returned here
it was learned here this week.
The remaining seven continued Sunday from a visit to the
USSR, said that, under the cur-
The interception of this rent regime of Nikita S. Khrush-
group—only a small part of an chev, "things are much better
original group of several dun- for the Russians, including
You have exfra earn-
dred Moroccan Jews who liqui- Jews," than they had been under
ing days at Guardian
dated their affairs and went to Stalin. The JWV commander,
Savings every month. You
Tangiers en route to Israel, but who visited not only Moscow
can save as late as the
who were not allowed to con- but many other centers of Jew-
10th and earn the same
tinue their journey—led to a ish population in European Rus
. . . don't settle for less
3 1 / 2 % current rate as if
police raid on the waterfront sia, said he found "fear and
than Leader Quality!
hotel in Tangiers where they desire for Jewish identification"
you had put it in your
Loose rugs cleaned on
account on the 1st.
sc. cO CC‘
had lived, and the arrest of the wherever he went.
both sides in our mod-
proprietors and a hotel employe.
ern plant. Famous
The three were accused of Wins Admiral's Praise
Bigelow Karpet Kare
aiding illegal emigrants. Mr.
and Mrs. David Levy, who own for Stopping Disaster
makes your wall - to-
w all carpeting stay
the hotel and are French na- PHILADELPHIA, (JTA)—Lt.
tionals, were released on bail Leonard Kleeman, of this city,
cleaner, brighter long:
er. Also, Leader - Dri
who is stationed on the heavy
The concern of the authori- cruiser Des Moines, has been
method for wall-to-
ties over the possible emigra- commended by Adm. Arleigh
w all. Workmanship
tion of Moroccan Jews was .Burke for "a job well done, in
shown in two other incidents the tradition of the U.S. Navy,"
reported here this week.
according to word received
The president of the Jewish here.
The LEADER FAMILY community of Casablanca was
The action for which Lt.
takes a PERSONAL INTEREST refused a passport when he Kleeman was commended came
made application. He received while the cruiser, the flagship
TOUR CARPET CLEANING the document only after inter- of the Sixth Fleet in the Medi-
vention with the higher authori- terranean, was off the French
In Fez, a Jewish merchant
The Philadelphian spied fire
had his passport confiscated on Mount Vinagrier, notified
because it carried stamps show- the mayor of nearby Villefran-
Downtown: CADILLAC SQUARE Corner RANDOLPH
CARPET CLEANING CO.
ing he had visited Israel in the and led a party of 200 sail-
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Downtown. Friday till 6
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