Ben-Gurion Seriously Concerned Over Arab 'Threats
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Ben-Gurion summarized Is-
rael's major tasks during the
coming years as the conquest
of the desert, reception and
absorption of hundreds of
thousands of new immigrants,
the welding of immigrants from
one hundred different lands
into "a single great united
people," clearing of the slums
and labor camps, establishment
of peace and security along the
frontiers, and conversion of
Israel into one of the world's
greatest centers of learning and
Among the measures Israel
had to pursue in the conquest
of the desert, Ben-Gurion said.
was the scheme to use the
waters of the Jordan River,
utilization of solar energy, de-
FOR THE FINEST
salination of sea water and ex-
ploration of the hidden mineral
wealth of the Negev.
"Who Is a Jew" controversy,
Shared:: however, was under-
and would split religious forces stood to be continuing his re-
fusal to accept the foreign min-
Mapai leaders decided to ap istry, holding that differences
Talks on Formation of proach the Aguda and Poale of opinion on fundamental pol-
Coalition Complicated AE.,,uda instead of the National icy between him and Ben-
Religious Party. After an early Gurion were so large as to pre-
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reaction of interest in the bid, elude chances of smooth co-
JERUSALEM. — The pros- the ultra-orthodox leaders told operation in the cabinet.
pects for a small coalition gov- Mapai they would abide by a Should both Mrs. Meir and
ernment of Prime Minister Da- decision of the "Gedolei Hato- Sharett remain adamant in their
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vid Ben-Gurion's Mapai, plus the rah," a rabbinical panel to refusal of the post, it is gen-
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Progressives and the ultra-or- which the issue will be sub- erally expected that it will go
thodox Agudat Israel, faded mitted.
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Wednesday w_hen Aguda party
The Religious Party, mean- Eban.
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leaders began to have second while, was backing down from
thoughts about the idea.
its opposition to plans of
The Aguda hesitations were Mapai to retain Rabbi Yakov
based on recognition of the fact Toledano as Minister of Reli-
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that Aguda participation in gions in the next coalition.
such a coalition would isolate
Rabbi Toledano accepted the
the National Religious Party,
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which quit the coalition in the gious bloc objections after
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Below are listed only a few
Jew" dispute. Mapai insists
on retention of that Ministry
of the books available:
by a non-party religious lead-
er," to "neutralize the politi-
JERUSALEM, (JTA)—Seven ing and that $200,000,000 would
cal influence of the Chief
Detroiters among the 115-man be required to put the remain- rabbinate."
United Jewish Appeal delega- der on an equal footing.
Apparently having expected
tion visiting here this week
Dr. Weitz explained to the Agudat Israel to reconsider,
IS MY G-D
heard Israel Foreign Minister delegation that Israel, which
Moss Hart's (An Autobiography)
Golda Meir reveal that immigra- had increased agricultural pro- Mapai leaders started a second
tion is continuing at a steady duction since statehood by 315 round of talks in a bid for wide
coalition to include Mapam and
per cent, was now concentrat- Achdut Avodah, the two left-
"While we are fully engaged ing on increasing industrial
ADVISE and CONSENT
in absorbing recent arrivals," crops such as cotton, peanuts wing parties which fought Ben-
Gurion on the Israel arms sale
the Foreign Minister said, "we and sugar beets.
to West Germany, and the Gen-
FOR 2c PLAIN
must be prepared to face what-
Among the settlements the eral Zionists, but without right-
ever the future may hold."
Dan Jacobson's (Short Stories)
delegation visited was Moshav wing Herut.
Mrs. Aleir interrupted - avaca- Lachish-Otzem, a frontier out-
ZULU AND THE ZEIDE
Ben-Gurion was reported to
tion to return here to receive post inhabited by Moroccan
. the American Jewish study mis- Jewish settlers who are growing
The Return OF HYMAN KAPLAN
sion at a dinner.
cotton. They also visited Kiryat tion to Moshe Sharett as for-
eign minister in the new gov-
The Foreign Minister pointed Gat, urban center of the Lach-
ernment he is forming and
THE WAR LOVER
out that although some coun- ish area. .
Mapai party leaders were
tries severely restrict the de-
A permanent "Conquest of
parture of Jews, Israel had to the Desert" exhibit was opened said to be exerting consider-
be ready at all times for the here by Meir Grossman, mem-
day when the doors might be ber of the Jewish Agency prime minister and foreign
THESE AND MANY MORE ALSO AVAILABLE AT
reopened. She declared that executive, in the presence of minister to secure his ac-
THE JEWISH BOOK FAIR.
"the tasks ahead of us are the members of the study ceptance.
vital to the Jewish people as group. The exhibit shows Is-
ever. Their fulfillment is un- rael's achievements in land folio in a policy disagreement
thinkable without the continued reclamation, development of with Ben-Gurion after the Sinai
devotion and cooperation of natural resources, agriculture, campaign of 1956. The premier
industry, housing, settlement, was reported eager to have him
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back in the cabinet in any post
Earlier, the mission studied education and culture.
UN 3-0543 - UN 3-1557
agricultural developments and
Three UJA leaders, who head except the foreign ministry left
CLOSED SATURDAY — OPEN SUNDAYS 9 TO
inspected new settlements in the Mission—Morris W. Berin- vacant by the decision of Mrs.
the Lachish area. The delega- stein, general chairman, Rabbi Golda 1Vleir to step down.
tion was told by Dr. Raanan Herbert A. Friedman, execu-
Weitz, head of the Jewish tive vice chairman, and Edward
Agency agricultural and settle- M. M. Warburg, honorary chair-
ment department, that only 60 man—will report for the Mis-
out of 482 immigrant farm sion, on its findings, at the
settlements were self-support- 22nd national UJA conference,
in New York, Dec. 11-13.
- Avraham Harm an, Israel's
Ambassador to the United
States. and Leon Uris, author of
"Exodus," will address the
An attraction at the confer-
ence will be the performance
of 14-year-old Itzhak Perlman,
Israel's youthful violin virtuoso.
Stricken with polio in 1949,
when he was three, young Perl-
man.has been playing the violin
since the age of six. He gave
his first radio recital at 10%
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sented on "Pages From the
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