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March 18, 1960 - Image 7

Resource type:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-03-18

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Dr. Silver Leaves Local Pioneers Honored
Israel; Is. Not
with Room in Mar Silver
Settling There

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News

TEL AVIV—Dr. Abbalel
SilVer, .American Zionist leader,
left Israel Tuesday for the
United States after a short visit
to this country. He told report-
ers he did not intend to settle
in Israel.
American Jews, he stated,
Were "more in need of leader-
ship at the present time than
is Israel." He
said also that
he had had
i s "lesson"
when he came
to Palestine
to • settle be-
fore the Jew-
ish State was
founded a n d
was promptly
delegated back
Dr. Silver to the United
States by the Zionist movement
-- for political work there. He said
he had been impressed by the
progress made by Israel in the
economic and security fields,
but that he - felt that "not
enough . is being done to edu-
cate the younger generation in
- the spirit of Zionist principles,
or toward better Understanding
`of the Jewish People and the
-; Diaspora." -
During his .visit; he was a
guest of the- Kfar Silver Agri-
Cultural School and - of the ZOA
House, ' - A, large delegation of
General Zionists and other.
Zionist _leaders came to the air-
port to bid him farewell.

Distinction Made
by Ben-Zvi - Between
Germans and Nazis

quest that the words "German
murderers"- in.-the proposed new
aridard 'praYerS: for the dead,
OIt - behalf of-- the- :victims of the
Nazi hOlocauSt,i be.reglaced with
the - wOrds "Nazi - murderers"
was made by. Israel- President
Yitzhak Ben Z-Vi: -•
In a letter to Rabbi Jacob
Toledano, Minister of Religious
Affairs, the President said that
the text. as proposed would de-
frounce the Germans as a peo-
ple. despite the fact that there
had been anti-Nazis - among the
Germans.. He said replacing the
Word "German" by the word
`,`Nazi" -would . extend- the prayer
to include the Nazis of -other
countries who were involved in
killing JeWs. He 'mentioned the
Ukrainians as an example.





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Left to right: Robert R. Marwil, Harry Cohen, Maurice H.
Zackheim and Abe Kasle, chairman of Testimonial.
* *
Under the chairmanship of
Abe Kasle, an impressive pro-
gram was conducted March 10
at the Shaarey Zedek, in honor
of Maurice H. Zackheim, Rob-
ert R. Marwil and Harry Cohen.
A room is to be dedicated in
Direct JTA Teletype Wire
honor of the three Detroit
to The Jewish News
BONN — The Association of Zionist pioneers in the Kfar
German StUdents Organization Silver Agricultural Training
announced Wednesday it was Village in Israel: Tlie Michigan
studying the possibilities of Zionist Region hopes to raise
intensification of teaching about the sum of $30,000 over a two-
Judaism and Israel in -West Ger- year period as the state's goal
towards the expansion of the
man schools and universities.
The study is being made in Kfar Silver facilities.
cooperation with the Friedrich
Participants in the March 10
Ebert Foundation.
program included Rabbi Morris
The association said a con- Adler, Milton Marwil, Judge
ference of experts would be Ira G. Kaufman and -Cantors
called in June to consider the J. H. Sonenklar and Reuven
study and to make specific Frankel. The three men who
recommendations. Conference were honored responded..
participants will include school
On the occasion of the testi-
administrators, theologians, so- monial to the three Zionist
cial scientists and other edu- pioneers, Israel's Ambassador
to the United States, Avraham
The association declared that Harman, wrote to Kasle:
"I regret that I can not be with
a "systematic and long term
you in person as the Jewish Com-
study of Judaism and Israel unity
of Detroit meets to pay trib-
will prevent anti-Semitic atti- ute to three of your prominent cit-
have for so long been in
tudes from developing from the the forefront
of those to whom the
cause of Israel is so dear.
"It is men like Maurice R. Zack-
A campaign to raise funds heim,
Robert- R. Marwil and Harry
for scholarships for Israeli Cohen who have helped Israel de 7
its • present stage of ec-
students -and for possible ex- onomic to growth
and political inde-
changes of students and pro- pendence. Without their devoted
and the endeavors of
fessors - between Israel and leadership
those that they have inspired, our
West Germany will begin soon task in Israel would have been far
throughout the Federal Repub- more
am sure that the example of
lic, the West German News the "I leadership
provided by those
three men for more than half a
Agency reported Wednesday.
century will prove an inspiration to
The campaign will be orga- all. May your honored guests enjoy
nized by the Working Commit- many more years of health and
tee for International. Under- happiness."
standing Among Youth: The
organization is described as
private, with a membership o_f

German Schools
to Intensify Study
of Jews, Israel

New York Congressman Beth Abraham Men's Club,
Is Latest Jew in House to Mark 10th Anniversary

Jacob H. Gilbert, a new United
States Congressman of the Jew-
ish faith, began duties as a
Democratic member of the
House of Representatives from
New York. Rep. Gilbert was
elected on Marc' - 8 to finish the
term of Isidore Dollinger who
resigned from Congress to be-
come the Bronx District Attor-
Rep. Gilbert, who served in
Albany, as a State Senator, an-
nounced that he would work for
civil rights and other liberal
causes in Washington. He was
introduced to the House by Rep.
Emanuel Celler, New York
Democrat, and was sworn in by
Speaker of the House Sam Ray-
burn of Texas.

A dramatic review of the
achievements of the Beth Abra-
ham Men's Club will highlight
the organization's 10th anniver-
sary dinner-dance, being held
this Sunday evening, in the syn-
agogue's Nusbaum Hall. .
The dramatization has been
prepared by Rabbi Israel I. Hal-
pern, spiritual leader and '
founder of the Men's Club, and
Willie F. Opperer, incumbent
president. Meyer Lullove will be
master of ceremonies.

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BBC stated, its Hebrew broad-
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The London Daily Telegraph
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