Lauds Histadrut's Efforts to Assist Noted Playwright Rejects Charges of Collaboration
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tiated and that the play would which "had no effect outside
The Jewish News)
Development of Afro-Asian Lands NEW to YORK
open on schedule at the Ply- Belgium."
— Charges that
He asserted that "I have
"Histadrut efforts, important forces will be present at the French playwright Felicine mouth Theater in New York
been a Nazi writer" and
as they are in Israel, have be- program.
Marceau, whose new play, "The
The charge was made by col- that it was up to his accussers"
come increasingly significant in
In citing "the conscientious Good Soup," opened Monday umnist Walter Winchell. •
to bring proof in this matter.
winning new friends for the efforts of campaigners in main- in Washington, had been a
The New York Times report- I challenge anyone to prove
country in Africa and Asia," Dr. taining a successful ti-me-table Nazi collaborator, were denied
Chaim Zadok, former Israel for completion of the drive," Tuesday by the play's Ameri- ed that Marceau, originally a that I was ever a member of
Attorney General told over 100 Morris Lieberman, chairman, can producer, David Merrick, Belgian national with the the Nazi party or of any other
volunteer workers attending a pointed to the efforts of several and adapter, Garson - Kanin, name of Lodewijk Albert Le- party or movement. I also chal-
onia Servaas Carette, was con- lenge anyone to find in my
report session of the Detroit campaign divisions.
who said that they were satis- demned in absentia by a coun- writings or my words any at-
Israel Histadrut Campaign last
•Receiving praise for meri- fied with Marceau's explana- cil of war in Brussels, Jan. 5, tack against the democracies.
torious efforts were the Work- tibn of his wartime activities 1946, on a variety Of charges, I challenge anyone to find in
The breakfast meeting opened men's Circle Division, which in Belgium and with his sentenced to 15 years at hard my acts, writings or words any
the third and final phase of is expected to exceed last year's statement that he had never labor and fined $10,000. Later trace of anti-Semitism—this
1960 campaign which will offi- 1 performance; and Branch 529 been a Nazi.
he was ordered deprived of his accusation being especially in-
cially close on Feb. 28.
of the Farband Division, group
Joseph Schlissel, general 'Belgian nationality.
supportable in view of my nu-
The final two-week period, of young professional and busi- manager for the producer, said
One of Marceau's plays, "The merous and very dear Jewish
according to Histadrut officials, nessmen who are soliciting new the charges were unsubstan- Egg," has been performed in friends."
will be marked by an intensive donors almost exclusively.
Israel by the Habimah Thpa
Returns are reported high
effort by all divisions to secure
ter. When similar charges were
all outstanding pledges.
raised there, it was reported
The closing cceremonies will
here, the Israel government
be held March 1, in the Morris non-Jewish elements of the
made inquiries and was inform-
COAL & OIL •CO.
L. Schaver auditorium of the trade union divisions. Local 285,
ed that the judgement was
Hayim Greenberg Center, 19161 Laundry and Linen Drivers
never carried out. Told of the
Schaefer, when Col. Shohana Union, headed by Isaac Litwak,
-Homes and Industry
Gershom, former commanding and the Amalgamated Clothing
• for Over 45 Years
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J., (JTA) ceau said in Paris that he was
officer of CHEN, the Israeli Workers Union, directed by — The Rabbinical Council of "stupified" by the news, and
Women's Army and currently Morris Spitzer and David America, an Orthodox group, added that he was tried in ab-
attache for Women's Affairs Chaney, also were cited.
called upon Congress to investi- sentia "on a political charge"
A special meeting of Arlazar-
with the Israel Embassy in
gate the "discriminatory pol-
Washington, will be the prin- off Branch 137 of the Farband icies of the United States Navy
toward those shipping com-
Many prominent civic and by Morris L.
panies which deal with the State
communal leaders and repre- Schaver, hon-
of I s r a e 1," in a resolution
sentatives of the U.S. armed orary chai r-
adopted at its mid-winter con-
man of the
The _Hebrew Corner
The Council denounced Egypt
for interfering with the passage
of Israeli products through the
Football in Israel
Suez Canal and called upon the
Published by Brit Ivrit Olainit.
Translation of Hebrew Text.
United Nations to adopt meas-
ures to terminate "illegal seiz-
The game of football is today Histadrut
ures and searches."
the most popular sport in Israel. chairman of
YOU EXPECT MORE
Many thousands of people come the branch, to
The rabbinical group appealed
to the sports grounds to watch set the pace
to the West German Govern-
the games of the various teams. for the drive.
ment to "purge its Cabinet
AND GET IT!
Israel's national football team Guest speaker Miss Raye
ranks of all former Nazi party
You Can't, Drive Overhead — Why Pay For It!
•takes part in various interna- was Rabbi Hyman Agress, of members." It deplored the "in-
jection of any religious consid-
Evergreen Jewish Cong.
At the March 1 closing cere:, erations" into the 1960 Presi-
(Soccer is the Israeli equiva-
dential campaign in the United
• ent of football. It is not the monies, contralto Lois Raye
13519 HAMILTON at DAVISON
The Council appealed to New
artist. A two-time winner of
Israeli players are amateurs. the Marian Anderson Award, York Governor Nelson A. Rocke-
Every player has his own o,ccu- she is noted for her rendition feller to exercise his influence
pation, in • which he works of folk songs. She will present for the enactment of a fair
throughout the week.
a program of Hebrew, Yiddish Sabbath law "so that Jews will
not be hampered in their ob-
But some tithe . ago a famous and American folk music.
* * *
servance of Saturday as a day
trainer, a Jew from Hungary,
of spiritual welfare."
by the name of Mandy, came to .Histadrut Conference
Israel. At one time he was one
of the greatest players in Hun- Seeks $1,000,000 in Cash
The mid-winter Roll Call Israel Sets $879 Million
gary and the instructor and
trainer of the Hungarian team. Conference of the National Budget; No Tax Hike
Committee for Labor Israel will
JERUSALEM, (JTA) —. Fi-
After a year of hard work be held Sunday at Hotel Corn-
Mandy succeeded in bringing modore, New York. There will nance Minister Levi Eshkol
submitted to Israel's Parliament
the Israeli team up to such a be a delegation from Detroit.
a budget for the fiscal year,
level that the result of the -
Featured speakers will be beginning April 1, totaling
game between Israel and Yugo-
slavia was 1-1 and between Is- Claude Jodoin, president of the 1,574,000,000 Israeli pounds
rael and Poland 1-1. Recently Canadian Labor Congress, Knes- ($874,450,000). Of this amount,
the team played in India and set Member Haim Zadok, and 532,000,000 pounds ($295,500,-
our players came home as vic- Simcha Pratt, Minister Pleni- 000) represents a special devel-
tors in the games between the potentiary of the State of opment budget.
The 134,000,000-peund ($75,-
various countries in Asia.
040,000) increase in the budget,
compared with the last, will
provide, Eshkol explained, for
increased expenditures for de-
fense, social obligations and
Eshkol told the Knesset that
Israel's exports last year in-
creased 24 percent against an
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given by Prime Minister David