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January 22, 1960 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-01-22

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Arabs Told to Forget 'Extermination'
War on Jews; Jordan Opposes Kassem's
Plan to Elevate Mufti as State Head

JERUSALEM, _(JTA) — The
Arab world was advised by
Radio Baghdad, in a broadcast
monitored here, to forget the
idea of a "war of extermina-
tion" against Israel.
The broadcast was made in
support of Iraq Premier Kas-
sem's plan for creation of a
"Palestine Republic" under the
leadership of the former Mufti
of Jerusalem, Haj Amin el Hus-
seini, one-time Nazi 'collabo-
rator. Renewed opposition of
the plan, which would require
Jordan to give up the territory

west of the Jordan it absorbed
during the attack on the new-
born State of Israel in 1948,
was expressed by Hazzi Majali,
Jordanian Prime Minister.
The Jordanian Prime Minister
said in Amman that the Jordan
government did not recognize
the Arab Higher Committee or
any other body as the legal rep-
resentative of the Arab refu-
gees. The refugees would, un-
der Premier Kassem's pro-
posals, become the citizens of
the proposed new Arab state.
The comment of the Jordan

`Careful Handlin g' of Berlin Nazi
Records Claimed by State Dept.

WASHINGTON, (JTA)—The
U.S. Document Center in Berlin
had not imposed a total ban
on giving information about
former Nazis listed at the cen-
ter but rather was handling re-
quests on a case by case basis,
the State Department an-
nounced.
State Department spokesman
Lincoln White said the Center's
files - of Nazi party records was
"incomplete," and 'contained.
"unevaluated" information.
"Uncontrolled use of such docu-
nients therefore, in many cases
may result in doing an injustice
to persons now living," said
White.
The Berlin. Document .Center_
contains the "Nazi Party's cen -
tral membership file, a com-
plete card index captured in
Munich in 1945, Nazi come,:
spondence, personnel files of
the SS Elite Guard and -records
of the. Nazi "peoples' courts"
President Eisenhower said at
his news . conference he sup-
ported American authorities in
West Berlin who clamped a ban
on information to the press
about the records of former
Nazis. The President indicated'
that the American mission in
Berlin - was justified in banning
information 'and staying out of
"political affairs." The State
Department was reported as
feeling that the information

At the- Munich court, RICH-
ARD BUGDALLE, 51, former
SS master sergeant and guard
at the Nazi Sachsenhausen con-
centration camp, is being tried
for the torture murder of 28
Sachsenhausen victims. He is
being, branded as "more animal
than human" by one ex-pris-
oner, one of the 70 witnesses
testifying ,against him. -

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about forrher Nazis might be
embarrassing, at this time, to
the West German Government.

`Germany of Today
Not Hitler Germany,'
Says Ben - Gurion

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News

JERUSALEM. — Prime Min-

Notorious Anti-Semite' Aaberg Placed on Trial

Direct JTA Teletype Wire to The Jewish News

STOCKHOLM — The Swedish Ministry of Justice announced
Wednesday it had decided to prosecute Einar Aaberg, notorious
Swedish anti-Semite who for years has mailed vast quantities of
anti-Semitic literature from his headquarters here to all parts
of the world.
Aaberg will be tried on charges of violating the law against
Prime Minister came in re- the distribution of anti-Semitic literature. Ministry sources said
sponse to a question from a dep- that at least five of Aaberg's pamphlets were considered indictable
uty in Parliament, who wanted
to know what the Jordan gov-
People Are Saying .
ernment's attitude was toward a
recent statement by the Arab
HARRY ABRAM
Higher Committee for Palestine
proposing the establishment of
is giving the best deal
an independent Arab state "in
on the "ALL NEW"
that part of Palestinian terri-
tory unoccupied by Israel." The
committee is headed by the
1960
former Mufti of Jerusalem.
The Baghdad broadcast
quoted approvingly from an
And CORVAI R
article in the Sudanese news-
paper, "Rissala," which de-
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clared that "Arabs must once
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ber in good standing of the
United Nations. Proclaiming
war on Israel—as Arabs so
often promise—is tantamount
to slapping the face of the
United Nations."
The newspaper also was
quoted as warning that the
Arab countries "must under-
stand that if they continue war
slogans against Israel, the re-
sult may be an outbreak of
war in the entire Middle East
in which the Great Powers in-
evitably will intervene.
"Arabs should therefore wel-
come the belt possible Palestine
solution proposed by Premier
Kassem, namely the establish-
ment of an Arab Republic in
the western part of Palestine,"
the broadcast citation from
"Rissala" continued. "Such a
plan does not involve- war since
it is in accordance with United
Nations resolutions."
The ex-Mufti. long advocated

ister Ben - Gurion declared
Wednesday that the outbursts
of anti - Semitic incidents in
West Germany had not led him
to revise his opinion that "the
Germany of today is not Hitler's
Germany."
He told the Knesset that one
of Israel's services "which has
the means to find out" had 'been
ordered to try to discover
whether a single organization
=was behind the anti-Semitic out-
breaks in 25 countries on three
continents. He was understood
to refer to Israel's intelligence establishment of a "Palestine
service.
Government" with headquarters
The Prime Minister made in Gaza, but President Nasser

both points in replying to sepa- refused to back him. The
rate Communist and right wing Egyptians have, from time to

Herut motions that the Israel
West German arms agreement
be cancelled because of -the in-
cidents. A Knesset majority re-
jected the motion. Mapam and
Achdut Avodah, the two left
wing parties, abstained from the
vote, in line with their ada-
mant opposition to any arms
deals with West Germany.
Despite recent events, the
Prime Minister declared he was
not ready to retract "a single
word" of what he had said
about Chancellor Adenauer and
West Germany 18 months ago in
the debate which followed dis-
closure of Israel's sale of mor-
tars to the Bonn government.
He said then that while there
were. Nazis, "many in important
posts, the Germany of today is
not Hitler's Germany."
"There have been anti-Semitic
occurrences, and Jewry would
be short-sighted if it did not
view this with utmost serious-
ness," the Prime Minister said
Wednesday. "However, I reject
expressions like 'nation of mur-
derers' in reference to the pres-
ent German nation, because
such expression are racist. Every
man and regime should be judg-
ed according to its own acts."

Bonn to Buy 170,000 More
Israel Mortar Shells

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News

BONN. — The West German
Defense Ministry indicated
Wednesday it planned to buy
additional munitions for its
army from Israel.
It was indicated that a new
contract would be signed soon
with Israel for delivery of 170,-
000 mortar shells. Israel muni-
tions have been selected be-
cause of fast delivery, good qual
ity and advantageous prices, the
ministry said.
It was announced that the
West German army has desig-
nated the Israel Uzzi machine-
gun as its standard weapon
that categOry.

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