THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Friday, March 18, 1960 10
Salisbury Reveals USSR Jewry's Status;
Declares 7.5 to 80 Percent Would Emigrate
Judge Kaufman Drops Overshoot Foreign Currency
Budget by $40,000,000
on 'Repentant Nazi'
rael's foreign currency budget
Judge Nathan J. Kaufman this for the ye. = con_mencing April
Russian Jewry's precarious I Jew is not on my passport taxi driver said: "Those svoloch! week dismissed charges against 1 will reach a total of $690,-
position is described in "To today. But I feel more Jewish They got away this time. But a 13-year-old boy, who admitted 000,000 — topping the current
their day will come. We will holding the stencil while his budget by $40,000,000.
Moscow—and Beyond," by Har- than in the days when it was
get those yids!"
Exports, inclu.ling the so-
"fuehrer" daubed swastikas on
rison E. Salisbury, published by there'."
"The deadly poison had been the Isaac Crary School in North- called "invisible exports," are
Describing the mass murders
Harper and Brothers, in a chap-
estimated at $350,900,000 of
ter entitled "The Tragedy of in the anti-Semitic purge, the injected into the Soviet blood west Detroit.
the Jews." The title • of this execution of a group of 24 on stream by Stalin, and there is
The youngster, son of a De- which $135;000,000 is estimated
account reveals at once the sad Aug. 12, 1952, "on charges of no evidence that Khrushchev troit police sergeant, claimed to come from the invisible ex-
status of the Jews. Jewish nationalism," the death was yet prepared to cope with he had learned his lesson. He ports like tourist traffic . and
It is a disturbing account of Itzik Fefer, the Yiddish poet, the results," Salisbury declares. had been ordered by Judge earnings from shipping.
Ehrenburg is described as Kaufman to see the movie,
of • the anti-Semitism of the Salisbury states that "the roll
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Russians, the persecutions un- of victims included most of the "an evil-tongued man, a "Diary of Anne Frank," and to
AND CONDUCT A
der Stalin, the continuation of distinguished names of Jewish verbal' sadist," • who enjoyed write an essay on brotherhood.
Stalin's confidence, which
In his essay, the boy wrote,
a state, of affairs that does not intelligentsia."
He calls Ilya Ehrenburg "a may have saved his life "dur- "Over in the country where
seem to hold • out much hope
Anne Frank lived they treated
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Even the most assimilated that when a proposal was made of 1948-53. It may have been the people like animals and put
them in concentration camps.
Russian Jews have begun to to expel all Jewish members
feel and often to act as Jews, from the Soviet Writers Union, was a man .who invited Jove There was no reason,' except
and their status apparently Ehrenburg protested that there to strike. It may have been they thought they were the
is so sad that Salisbury main . was something wrong with the his outspoken 'anti-Jewish re- wrong' kind of people. This
marks. With the exception of doesn't happen here in
tains: " I have not the slight- proferred list because his name
est doubt that if the Soviet was omitted. "Perhaps," Salis- the late Rabbi Shliffer, Ehren- America."
Still to come before Judge An American
government were to permit bury states, "because of this burg was the only member of
free emigration tomorrow quixotic action, the Jewish writ- _ the Jewish Anti-Fascist Com- Kaufman is the 14-year-old Home Service
that '75 to 80 per cent of the ers were not expelled as a body, mittee who was not arrested "fuehrer," who has been de- for Passover
Jews would leave the country.
That would not have been fell victim to the campaign.
true two decades ago. But the Elsewhere JewS found few pro- mittee. Why did he survive? been or "ered to undergo six I. Kahn
Did he attempt
months of psychiatric treatment.
anti-Semitic policies of Stalin tectors." He addS:
and his successors have
ence with Stalin? I do not uncovered as the vandals who beautiful
scriptions against the Jews
taught the Jews of Russia that
know. My impression is that marred the Crary School, police traditional
has been lifted. They are still
their government regards
not admitted to the Foreign
them as enemies of the state
Service school. They are not
and their fellow citizens re-
with himself today."
paraphernalia in the home of
accepted in the higher mili-
gard them as inferiors."
Salisbury gives interesting ac- the older boy.
Salisbury, Pulitzer Prize Win- tary schools. They find con-
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account in which he reveals that
the Stalin anti-Semitic campaign No Jew has risen to high ing the Communist threats to
has not yet ended, and while party rank under Khrushchev. Jewry and to the liberal ele-
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he states that "Khrushchev's The one Jew in the Presi- ments.
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and that "anti-Semitic mani- has vanished. Most Jews, Ask British Jewry
festations are not what they however, regarded him as
were under the old Generalis- anti-Semitic; and he described to Back Anti-Bias Bill
simo," he adds: "But the virus himself as a Russian, not` a
LONDON, (JTA)—The rep-
as I could see was still there, Jew. No Jew has risen to a resentative body of British
ugly and persistent, forever post of consequence in the Jewry called on the Anglo-Jew,
coming up to the surface. Kill
ish community to muster all its
are many Jewish writers on support behind a bill pending
the Jews and Save Russia!"
Salisbury gives an account of both daily and monthly pub- in the House of - ConimonS to
the reception that was given to lications, but none is the make recial or religious insults
Golda Meir when she arrived editor of a prominent news- or incitement an offense pun-
in 1948 as Israel's Ambassador paper., number of Jews ishable by fine or imprisonment
net rank is infini-
and when 100,000 Jews gave her of cai
a tumultous reception. A Mos tesimal."
The bill, introduced by Sir
Jews, Salisbury writes, "have
cow residents said: "I am sure
Leslie Plummer, a Laborite,
this triggered it." The reaction - fewer and poorer houses of failed to receive government
of the Russians was: "Did you worship than other faiths," and support and is being pressed
see the Jews in the street? that some synagogues have been as a private member's bill. R.
Their Messiah has arrived. They desecrated. He believes that
are laughing at us now. They "Khrushchev shares the anti- A. Butler, the Home Secretary,
think they have their own coun- Jewish attitudes so common to told the House that existing
try." Then; Salisbury Writes, the. Ukraine where he spent legislation was sufficient to
"within no time at all the secret most of his boyhood and youth.' deal with such situations as
He speaks of Birobidjan as the recent swastika epidemic.
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