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April 08, 1960 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-04-08

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, April 8, 1960 —


Detained Greek Freighter Forced to Unload Cargo


Greek freighter, the Astypalea,
detained by the United Arab
Republic at Port Said since last
Dec. 17, will unload its Israeli
cargo next week, informed
sources predicted here.
The vessel, carrying 400 tons
of cement for East Africa, f.o.b.,
Haifa, was halted at Port Said
despite an understanding re-
portedly reached with UAR
President Nasser by United
Nations Secretary General Dag
Hammarskj old. Under that
agreement, the UAR promised
to permit unhampered Suez
Canal transit of foreign ships
carrying Israeli cargo title to
which had passed to the non-

Israeli purchaser before the
ship entered the canal. The
f.o.b. transaction was arranged
for that purpose.
With the charter of the Asty-


palea expiring and the Egyptian
port authorities adamant in
their refusal to permit transit,
the ship will have to unload
the cement, it was indicated.


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Copr 19S9, Leonarrt Pritikhe

`Salty' Jewish Humor of `Dayenu'
Now Available in Book Collection

For several years, the best , the first cartoons in the Los
laughs in the English - Jewish Angeles Jewish V o i c e, and
press were inspired by a cartoon which then began to spread to
that has become famous' other papers, including English-
throughout the English-speak- Jewish publications in Canada,
England, Scotland, Australia
ing world.
"Dayenu" by Henry Leonard, and South Africa. A list of the
a weekly feature in The Detroit papers using the cartoons is
Jewish News and in weekly given in the book.
newspapers throughout the land, I The publishers' explanatory
is being watched by readers of , note is entitled "A Special Kind
Jewish newspapers published in of Saltiness." In it, the follow ,
ing explanation is offered:
"It should be mentioned
Now some of the more im-
portant cartoons in the series that Henry Leonard is a pseu-
are available in book form, inl donym for a team. Henry
a paperback, published by Rabin, director of the Bnai
Crown (419 4th, N. Y. 16), and Brith Hillel Foundation at
entitled "Open Your . Mouth and Los Angeles City and State
say 'OY' ". It is a genuine treas- Colleges, conceives the car-
toon ideas. The man who ac-
ury of the "Dayenu" series.
tually draws the cartoons is
To justify the title of this
Leonard Pritikin, who by pro-
laugh - provoking paperback,
fession is an advertising and
the series starts .with a car-
art director.
toon that shows a medical
"Jewish humor has a spe-
throat examination and the
cial kind of saltiness, and in
doctor says to the grand-
these cartoons Henry Leonard
mother: "Now, Bobe, open
displays the fine flavor of
- your mouth and say OY."
The publishers explain the Jewish wit at its best. Despite
origin of the series, which the fact that most of them
began with the appearance of deal with various facets of
American-Jewish life, they
are nonetheless truly univer-
Jewish Fund-Raising sal in their appeal. They
amu`se and delight non-Jews
Sabbath Activities
as well as Jews."
The hundreds of thousands
Deplored by Rabbis who
are treated to these car-
MINNEAPOLIS, (JTA)-- toons weekly in the columns of
Jewish community organizations the English-Jewish newspapers
which use Jews or non-Jews in will no doubt respond to the
fund raising activities requiring above with a hearty "amen."
them to work on the Jewish
Sabbath have been denounced Austria Seeking Way
by the Minnesota Rabbinical to Ban Neo-Nazi Parley
VIENNA, (JTA) — Josef
The rabbis also declared it
was wrong for Jewish organiza- Afritsch, Austrian Minister of
tions, "whether religious, char- the Interior, declared that while
itable, fraternal, or Zionist, to the Austrian government does
solicit contributions for their not belittle anti-Semitic and
causes and advertisements for neo-Nazi incidents in Austria,
their fund - raising programs it is convinced that the Nazis
from candidates for political are an insignificant minority.
The Minister told the Jewish
office and persons holding po-
Telegraphic Agency correspond-
litical office."
The rabbis, in the Sabbath ent that Sorbe, the neo-Nazi or-
resolution, declared that all -ganization, was planning to hold
Jewish organizations "share in a convention here in June and
the responsibility of sanctifying that the Ministry was seeking
the Sabbath, of inspiring our ways to ban the conclave. Com-
menting that the Austrian
fellow Jews to hallow it, and Nazis were "obviously" con-
of informing our brethren of nected with an international or-
other faiths of the great signifi- ganization, the Minister added
cance this Holy Day holds for that their influence should not
be exaggerated.
Police in the Tyrol arrested
Polish Teachers Invite
three men, two of whom are
Israelis to Visit Poland
students, on charges of violat-
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — A ing the law forbidding Nazi ac-
delegation from the Israel tivities. The three, all 22 years
Teachers Union will visit Po- of age, are accused of having
land next week, on the invita- recently painted swastikas on
tion of the Polish Teachers As- the walls of churches and stores
sociation, it was announced by in several villages in their dis-
the Israeli union headquarters. trict.




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