/ Allied Jewish Campaign Formula Adopted for 1960
.6' Budgeting Conference Analyzes
Accomplishments and Needs ADL Drops Bias
.. ,.. Local
A representative assembly of leaders in local community Charge Against
on Sunday adopted the budget formula which • is to
A Digest of World Jewish Happenings, from
4 guide the Jewish Welfare Federation in the allocations and Lake Placid Club Dispatches
of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and Other
distribution of funds from the 1960 Allied Jewish 'Campaign.
Afround the krorld...
NEW YORK, (JTA)—A 31-
The annual budgeting conferehce, held at the new Jewish
Center, reaffirmed the policies based on • the 1959 experience, year-old discrimination dispute
ri4i according to which, if the same amount of the current year's
between the Ant i- Defamation -
NEW YORK—The Israel Negev Petroleum Corporation, an
a& income of $4,958,173 is again raised in the - next drive, the
League of Bnai Brith- and the American-owned firm, will drill its first natural gas well within
tr . allocations will be as follows:
Lake Placid Club, a resort in the next 30 days in partnership with the Naohtha Israel Oil Co.
Campaign and Collections
Reserve for Shrinkage
the Adirondack Mountains, end- at a location due west of the southern tip of the Dead Sea, it
was announced by Douglas Ball, Denver petroleum geologist
'Total for Allocation
ed after a formal "understand- who returned from inspecting the new Zohar natural gas
Overseas and Israel
ing" was reached between the as a consultant for the Israel Negev Corporation . . . A plan
U.J.A. Special Fund
to establish a Technological Center in Israel to accelerate the
Local — Operating •
1,397,773 - club and the ADL.
Local — Capital
The "understanding", express- industrial development of that country was announced by Jacob
National Agencies •
ed in a joint statement, was R. Sensibar, newly-elected president of the American Technion
The formula provides a reduction in allocation of capital made public at ADL headquar- Society . • . Gifts totalling $234,000 were announced at a dinner
IA funds in the event $4,850,000 is raised in 1960. On the basis of ters here. by Henry E. Schult z opening the 1960 New York drive of the nationwide Combined
A such an income, the campaign and collections and reserve for national chairman of ADL, and Campaign for American Reform Judaism . . . Ninety-one -New
shrinkage expenditures will be the same as above, and the C. Walter Barrett, president of York City junior and senior high school students, winners in
the annual Hebrew language contest, received U.S. Savings Bonds,
other allocations will be as follows:
the Lake Placid Club.
cash and certificate, having been selected from 2,000 participants
ADL- announced it- was drop- in 62 schools . . . The American Jewish Congress has called upon
Overseas and Israel
ping charges against the club,
UJA Special Fund
364,094 - lodged with the New York State the World Bank "to suspend further consideration" of the planned
$56,500,000 loan to the United Arab Republic "until the UAR has
Local — Operating
Commission Against Discrimi- demonstrated a willingness to abide by the terms of treaty
Local — Capital
nation: The club, in turn, agreed obligations it has freely assumed and to respect the declarations
. Hyman Safran, who presented the formula as. chairman of to discontinue solicitation of of the United Nations" . . . A conference of volunteer and pro-
the steering committee, announced that in the event larger convention business, declaring fessional leaders of community-sponsored day camps was told
sums are raised in the next drive, the increased income will be it will operate solely as a pri- by Morris Reisen, of Maplewood, N. J., that the number of
American Jewish children in the 5-to-14 age 'range has jumped
distributed among the - beneficiary agencies- in accordance with- vate membership resort.
A New York State law pro- 40 per cent, from 746,000 to 1,040,000 . . . The Women's League
their needs, and in .the . event of a vast increase Israel and the
other overseas .agencies included in the Allied Jewish Campaign hibits religious or racial dis- for Israel has decided to establish a $375,000 Student Center at
will benefit from the available funds after the local and national crimination by hotels. The Lake the Hebrew University in Jerusalem . . . Histadrut announced
agencies have been provided for in proportion to their- new nee.ds. Placid Club maintains that it is plans- to build a stadium in Nazareth, Israel in honor of George
Prior to the adoption of - the campaign fOrmula at the morn- "a religious - oriented" private Meany, president of the AFL-CIO.
ing session of the _conference, the services rendered by the-! club which has always provided
CHICAGO The High Holyday Placement Service of the
Allied Jewish Campaign to overseas, national and local causes, - Christian religious - services on
to health and welfare agencies, to educational and recreational its premises, and maintains a Hebrew Theological - College, Jewish University of America in
Skokie, Ill. this year supplied 60 Jewish communities throughout
movements, to the local school system, to the UJA Israel and resident Christian chaplain.
The ADL has maintained, the United States and Canada, with rabbis, cantors, baale-tefillah
overseas movements, were evaluated hi addresses by the.
however, that the Club has been and baale-tekia.
Max Fisher, presidedt of the Jewish Welfare Federation, soliciting convention business,
WASHINGTON -- Israel Ambassador Avraham Harman met
who presided at the . conference; Judge Theodore Levin, chair- during "off - season" periods,
man of the Federation_ executive committee; William Avrunin, through a commercial agency, with C. _Lewis Jones„ Assistant Secretary of State for Near
Erwin Simon, Louis LaMed, Samuel Greenberg, Mrs. - Joseph H. thereby taking on the charac- Eastern Affairs, for an exchange - of views on the current Middle
Ehrlich and Louis Tabanshnick. •
ter of a hotel.
Eastern situation and on matters of mutual American-Israeli
The steering committee, under the chairmanship of Hyman
In the "understanding," the interest . • . . Despite the continued anti-Israel blockade, the
Safran, included the following: Mrs. Harry E. August, Joseph Club has agreed to halt such U. S.
has made no objection to the $56,500,000 loan by the
Bernstein, Lawrence W. Crohn, Mrs. Ehrlich, Max Fisher, solicitations and has agreed also
Edward J. Fleischman, Samuel Frankel, Mandell L. Berman, to "welcome all guests brought World Bank to the United Arab Republic for improvement of
Samuel S. Grzenberg, Joseph Holtzman, Abe Kasle, Louis LaMed, I by club members, regardless of the Suez Canal, bank sources revealed . . . The U. S. Department
Leovuiins, Tilalbilafsohrnd iek.
. Pregerson, Harold Robinson, Erwin race, creed or national origin." of Agriculture announced a new authorization of surplus com-
Conference and convention modities for the United Arab Republic in the amount of $2,-
- A proposal made by Sidney Karbel. for further reductions . groups will still be able to use
in allocations to local capital needs and for use of the available the club's accommodations, but 370,000 worth of wheat and wheat flour.
income for national causes was defeated. The claims were only if sponsored by a member.
advanced by Federation leaders that obligations for the com- The 66-year-old club claims to
PARIS — The United Nations Educational, Scientific and
pletion of planned community buildings make it imperative that have 1,357 members residing in
there should be no further cuts in the capital funds.
all parts of the , United States. Cultural Organization will participate in the celebration of the
centenary of Dr. L. Zamenhof, Warsaw Jew who created the
Religious Leaders Issue First Joint H anukali Greeting
NEW YORK, (JTA)—Presi-
dents of Reform, Conservative
and Orthodox central bodies is-
sued for the first time in the
history of American Judaism a
joint Hanukah message empha-
sizing the significance of the
eight-day holiday in the strug-
gle for freedom.
The message was signed by
the following religious leaders:
Dr. Bernard J. Bamberger,
president of the' Central Con-
ference of American Rabbis; Dr.
Isaac Klein, president of the
Rabbinical .Assembly of Amer-
ica; Dr. - Emanuel - Rackman,
president of .the Rabbinical
Council of America; Dr. Maurice
N. Eisendrath, president of the
Union of Orthodox Jewish Con-
gregations of-America, and Ber-
nath L. JacobS, president of the
United Synagogue of America.
The message said, .in part:
"One of the fundamental tradi-
tions of persistent relevance to
our contemporary situation is
that of safeguarding religious
freedom for all men :every-
"Arderican Jews, by their ad-
herence to this festival, in con-
cert with Jews the world over,
help advance a larger under-
standing of human and demo-
cratic values and ideals for
which so many people through-
out the world are in search.
"We look forward to the time
when all the nations and the
peoples of the world will join
in triumphant commemoration
of the universal victory of lib- -
erty over tyranny."
Dinner Jan. 12 to Honor American-Patterned School
A permanent shrine in Israel, symbolizing the American way of freedom through educa-
tion,. is the story told in this photograph. Shown is a section of the buildings in the center
of the 40-acre campus of Bar-Ilan, the Anierican-patterned University in Ramat Gan, the
Tel-Aviv suburb. Bar-Ilan's friends, under the sponsorship of the Detroit Committee for Bar-Han
University, celebrate the graduation of the first class of Bar-Ilan, founded in 1935, with a
dinner Tuesday evening, Jan. 12, at Latin Quarter. .Dr. M'arvin Fox, professor of philosophy
at Ohio State University, will be the guest speaker. The dinner is being given in honor of
Isadore Muskovitz. Participating in the program will be Gen. and Mrs. S. L. A. Marshall, both
of whom have been to Israel. Katherine Marshall recently returned from a five-week stay in
Israel. A musical program will supplement the speakers,
BONN—Children in West German elementary schools will
receive more instruction on the Nazi period, it was announced
by the Conference of Provincial Ministers of Culture, special
ruling to be issued to compel reluctant teachers to give such
instruction . . The 900,000-member Trade Union Movement
of Bavaria demanded the speedy removal from the West German
Judicial structure of those who "actively participated in judicial
crimes and persecution during the Third Reich." A resolution
to this effect was adopted unanimously at a conference in
VIENNA—At the election of the Vienna Jewish Community,
the various factions agreed on a single list of candidates, and
Dr. Emil Maurer was elected president.
LONDON—Jewish . organizations appealed to British author-
ities on behalf of a large number of British Jewish refugees
from Egypt who are waiting for release of their property and
assets . . . Jordan's Prime Minister Hazza Majali called for an
early Arab summit conference to coordinate Arab policy against
Israel's plan to harness the waters of the Jordan River to irrigate
the Negev, according to dispatches received here from Amman.
. . . An -International Tracing Service team has completed the
microfilming - of documents at the Auschwitz State Museum and
has added data on • 200,000 victims of the Nazi regime to the
files of the ITS at Arolsen, . Germany, the International Red
Cross Committee, which operates the tracing service. disclosed
. . . The 40th anniversary of the founding of the Federation
of Jewish Communities in Yugoslavia will be celebrated at a
series of events scheduled for this week, according to an official
announcement from the Federation's headquarters in Belgrade.
MUENSTER, Germany—The Muenster University student
choir has - given the Jewish community here 5,000 Deutschemarks
($1,250) for the rebuilding of a synagogue destroyed by the
Nazis in 1938.
BRUSSELS—An exhibition of Jewish books, the first of its
kind in Belgium, opened at the youth center here under the
patronage of the Israel Ambassador and the president of the
SAO PAULO—Mrs. Sara Kubitschek, wife of the President
of Brazil, was presented with a gold medallion by the Albert
Einstein Hospital Society at ceremonies marking the ground-
breaking of a new building for the Jewish hospital.
MEXICO CITY — The Mexican Human, Rights Front has
awarded a special medallion. to the French-Jewish statesman,
Rene Cassin, the French Ambassador, Jean de Legardo, accepting
the honor in Cassin's behalf at a ceremony in the UN Informa-
tion Office here.