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August 21, 1959 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-08-21

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DETROI T JEWISH NEW S—Fri day, August 21, 1959-4

Jordan Frees Israeli
Guard after 4 Years

Mrs. Meir to Head Israeli UN
Delegation; Ben-Gurion Wants
Her to Remain Foreign Minister

JERUSALEM, (JTA) — An
Israel border policeman was re-
turned here after spending four
years in a Jordanian prison.
Moshe Binyamin was seized
by the Jordanians when he
crossed the border four years
ago, and sentenced to 17 years
imprisonment as a "spy." Israel
had demanded his release im-
mediately after he was arrested,
but he was held.
A Jordanian infiltrator, serv-
ing a long sentence in Israel,
was returned to Jordan at the
same time. Israel police are
now investigating the circum-
stances of Binyamin's crossing
of the border.
Israel coastal poli -ce this
week arrested four Lebanese
who were fishing illegally, in
Israel waters. The fishermen
were using explosives, which
are barred by Israel law.
When captured, the four
claimed there were no fish in
Lebanese waters and, since they
were hungry, they chose to fish
in Israel waters. The police,
who view with gravity the con-
tinuous practice by Lebanese
of using explosives in Israel
waters, will demand severe pun
ishment for the violators to -de-
ter other Lebanese from fishing
here.

-

UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. Nasser had either the "legal or
(JTA)—Mrs. Golda Meir, Is- moral right". to set conditions
rael's Foreign Minister, will for use of the international
arrive here shortly before the waterway. Asked if Israel would
next General Assembly con- "test" the conditions set by
venes on Sept. 15, and will re- Nasser for Israel's use of the
main as head of Israel's Assem- waterway—conditions conveyed
bly delegation for several weeks to the Israelis by United Na-.
tions Secretary General Dag
at least.
It appeared likely that this Hammarskjold—Mrs. Meier re-
year's Israeli delegation will be plied with a firm negative.
smaller than usual. In recent "Such demands, she affirmed,
years, Israel has included in its "cannot be made the basis for
Assembly delegation at least unlocking a deadlock."
The Israeli Foreign Minister
one member of Parliament
from lack of various political voiced hope that East-West ten-
parties — excluding only the sions would be relaxed as a re-
right-wing Herut and the Com- sult of the forthcoming Eisen-
munist Party. This year, it is hower-Khrushchev meetings and
believed, no members of Par- expressed the belief that such
liament will be sent, since each a relaxation would also affect
party will want its parliamen- the Middle East.
Mrs. Meir said bluntly that
tary leaders to stay home to
participate in the campaign the Eisenhower Doctrine did
prior to the November general not provide sufficient guaran-
elections. The Assembly dele- tees of Israel's security. She
gation, therefore, is expected said her government had never
to be made up almost entirely taken any decision, one way or
of Foreign Ministry experts and the other, on whether to estab-
lish diplomatic relations with
diplomats.
the West German Federal Re-
* * *
public. She declined to answer
TEL AVIV, (JTA) — Prime whether she expected to remain
Minister David Ben-Gurion as Foreign Minister after the
would like Foreign Minister November elections.
Golda Meir to continue in her
present post for at least another
year, after next November's
general elections, it was re-
vealed here today.
Leaders of the Mapai party in
WASHINGTON, (JTA)—Sen- attention of Congress. We must
Tel Aviv have proposed to Mrs.
Meir that she head the list of ator Kenneth B. Keating, New always be on the alert to efforts
local candidates in the munici- York Republican, called atten- by subversives in our midst
pal elections. Mrs. Meir has, of- tion of the Senate to the anti- masking under one false front
ficially, taken the request under Jewish propaganda now being or another to strike at the core
consideration, promising to an- conducted in the United States of our democratic principles
by a group of Negroes who and freedoms. Communism
nounce her decision soon.
Meanwhile, however, - it has call themselves "Moslems." thrives on hate and dissension,
"A very disturbing develop_ and while it has always pre-
developed that Premier Ben-
Gurion plans on Mrs. Meir's ment has been the emergence tended to be a friend of mi-
continuing in the Foreign.Min- of a new hate group in the norities, those who have studied
istry post—on the supposition, United States, which call them- the history of its operations
of course, that Mapai wins selves 'Moslems,' whose leader know that this is false."
enough votes in the November preaches a cult of racism for Sen. Keating said current
elections to form the next gov- Negroes and extreme anti-Sem- anti-Jewish developments in the
ernment. If Mrs. Meir is to itism," Sen. Keating told the United States may be a "re-
continue as Foreign Minister, Senate. "It obviously serves flection" of a rising "new trend
she will not be able to head Communist interests to promote in Moscow" against Soviet Jew-
the Mapai's municipal ticket dissension among the Negroes ry. He said "reports have been
in this country, and to incite received from many informed
here.
* *
hatred against Americans of sources attesting to discrimina-
tion against Jews and suppres-
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — The Jewish faith."
Commenting on the Negro, sion of religious services and
Israel government does not
recognize any "right" claimed anti-Jewish group operating in cultural activities of Jews in
by President Gamal Abdel Nas- Harlem, Sen. Keating said: "The the Soviet Union." He sought
ser of the United Arab Re- name adopted by the fanatical to link anti-Semitism in the
public to set conditions for use organization is an insult to the Soviet Union with anti-Semitism
of the Suez Canal by shipping members of the Moslem reli- in the United States.
of Israel or any other nation, gious faith, which has absolute-
Mrs. Golda Meir declared here. ly no relationship to this Argentina Jews Mark
Interviewed on the Israel Ra- group."
"These developments," the 70th Anniversary of
dio's "Meet the Press" pro-
gram, Mrs. Meir denied that Senator declared, "require the Settlement in Land

Ben-Gurion Declared 'Good Insurance Risk'

Anti-Jewish Attacks of 'Moslem'
Negroes in U. S. Discussed in Senate

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_ BY HENRY LEONARD

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"Rabbi, down heah we don't mind you preachin'
as long as you all
against social injustice
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d on' t get too specific.

BUENOS AIRES (JTA)—The
70th anniversary of the modern
settlement of Jews in Argentina
was observed widely by Jewish
communities throughout the
country.
It was in 1889 when the first
group of Eastern European
Jews came to Buenos Aires
aboard the S.S. Weser, settling
in a newly-established agricul-
tural colony, named Moisesville,
in Santa Fe province. The 136
settlers were all from the
Ukrainian section of Czarist
Russia. With the help of the
Jewish Colonization Association,
and the backing of the late
Baron Maurice de Hirsch, the
next five decades saw the estab-
lishment of 25 Jewish agricul-
tural colonies, with a total popu-
lation of 28,000 settlers.
Meanwhile, large-scale Jewish
immigration was directed to-
ward the larger cities. DAIA,
the representative body of Ar-
gentine Jews, with headquarters
in Buenos Aires, was formed in
1934, and now has more than
100 affiliates throughout the
country. The Jewish population
of Argentina in 1957 was esti-

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"The results were amazingly
more than satisfying," Dr.
Chaim Shela, director of the
hospital, said later. "For his
age, his blood pressure is nor-
mal, his eyes clear, his diges-
tive system functions in order—
in short, he is healthy and in
terms of insurance company
rates, he can lower his pre-
mium."
Dr. Shela attributed much of
the Premier's excellent condi-
tion to his practice of taking
long walks daily.

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Prime
Minister David Ben-Gurion, 73
years old, "is in good shape
and is a good insurance risk,"
his doctor said after the Pre-
mier had undergone day-long
physical tests at the Tel
Hashomer Government Hos-
pital.
Ben-Gurion arrived at the
hospital early on Aug. 12
after having taken his custom-
ary six-kilometer walk and was
immediately put through an
exhaustive series of examina-
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