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April 15, 1960 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-04-15

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DAMAN

BY HENRY LEONARD

Scientific Proof of Bible History Offered by Dr. Elder

In "Prophets, Idols and Dig- slow process in centuries aft- and others are Utilized to prove
gers," Dr. John Elder, who has er the time of Moses." This, the point of the Bible history's
served in Iran as a member of he states, however, "is not to scientific proof..
the Presbyterian Board of For- deny the possibility that the
eign Ministers since 1923, offers laws of the Pentateuch as we
"scientific proof of Bible his- now have them may include
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tory."
many additions and revisions
E & T CONEY
His interest in archaeology made to fit changing condi-
was awakened in 1919, when, in tions . . . But it does show
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the newly formed Republic of that many of them were far
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Azerbaijan, he asked a guide older than had been thought
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how he knew that a tomb on possible and so may well have
Paula Barba, prop.
the edge of the town of Nakhic: come from Moses himself."
hevan was that of Noah. When
"Full confirmation of Sar-
the guide said: "I live here, of gon's account and the story of
course I know it," Dr. Elder how he brought people from
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felt the need for proof. Thus his own kingdom to settle in
began his archaeological actiV- Samaria and mingle with the
Walker
, ities and his research.
I people' who remained"
(II
Elaborately illustrated, D r. Kings 17:24-41)is indicated - by
Standard Service
Elder's book gives an account Dr. Elder. He expresses the
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_ of the findings that prove the I view . that "it is a mistake to
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Biblical accounts. He describes- I inquire what became of the
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the striking cOnfirmation of de- 'lost ten Tribes.' They were not
tails of the story of - Jehoiachin, lost; but in the course of time
prisoner king of Babylon. Proof they were absorbed into the
is found on the recently discov- surrounding populations by in-
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ered dated tablets, found near termarriage."
• Dr. Elder's study, which is
the Ishtar gate of Babylon. -
Frank P. Viviano
He maintains that "the rit- approached primarily from the
WHOLESALE PRODUCE
ual laws and sacrifices de- viewpoint of a Christian, makes
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scribed in the Pentateuch considerable. use of the recent-
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found
Dead
Sea
Scrolls.
He
must have been evolved by a
covers the eras of both Pales-
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tinian Kingdoms, the rise of
Persia, the early Christian and
other periods
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While the opposition Social
The last century's discov-
Democratic Party has scheduled
- Williams
an open demand in the Bunde- eries provide especially in-
teresting material.
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Archaeologists are commend-
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and
revealing
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himself and some of his backers
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have begun a series of court The discoveries of Prof. William
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F.
Albright,
Dr.
Nelson
Glueck
actions in an attempt to dis-
credit the Minister's accusers.
• Today, Dr. Oberlaender
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brought a slander suit against
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proving that the Nightingale
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Dr. Oberlaender, Accused Ex-Nazi, to Take Leave

BONN, (JTA)
Amid press , tached during the war to • the
reports that Dr. Theodor Ober- I Ukrainian "Nightingale Bat-
laender - would - soon take a ' talion" which East German
lengthy leave from his duties C o in in u n I. s t sources have
as West German Minister for ' charged was responsible for the
Refugees, the Minister said he ; Lemberg pogrom.
had asked for an early meeting I A Soviet commission charged
with Chancellor Konrad Ade- ! him with crimes against hu-
nauer.
I manity in a trial in Moscow in
Pressure within Chancellor which numerous witnesses testi-
Adenauer's Christian Demo- , fled. The West' German Min-
eratic party, of which Dr. Ober- ister said the charges made in
laender is a member, for. his ,. Moscow were "monstrous lies."
resignation continue to grow. His case is now under considera-
The German Socialist party de- tion by an Honor Tribunal
mantled. a Parliamentary inves- established by the Christian
tigation of the Minister's Nazi Democratic Union deputies in
past. He has been accused of the West German Parliament.
participation in the wartime In Hamburg, police broke up
massacre of Jews in Lemberg. a right - wing demonstration
in what was then Nazi occupied after one of the speakers as-



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Poland.

serted that reports on concen-
tration camp crimes in Nazi

VARSITY RECREATION

Meanwhile. at Munich, a well-
known Bavarian industrialist

Greetings on the Passover

has filed a libel suit against
Germany were "pure inven- Prof. Carlo Shmid, Social Demo-
cartic Vice President of the
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tion."
appetizer, vegetables, salad, relish tray, hot rolls,
Bundestag. The Plaintiff, H.
beverage and Mabel's home made pasteries)
Eichelgraut, accuses Prof.
Bonn Refuses to Lift
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Schmid of having stated falsely,
Parliamentary Immunity
the family
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For Dr. Oberlaender
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BONN, (JTA)—The govern- that the Nightingale Battalion
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ment announced officially that "was one of the tropps com-
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"there is no reason" for lifting manded to exterminate the 1
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parliamentary
immunity
en-
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Detroit's Newest and Most
A third suit is pending against
joyed by Dr. Theodor Ober-
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laender, Minister for Expellees Paul Wilhelm Wenger, an edi-
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and Refugees. Since this means tor of the Catholic weekly
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that Dr. Oberlaender cannot be "Rheinischer Merkur." A
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prosecuted for alleged war former officer of the Nightin-
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crimes during the Hitler re- gale Battalion, Friedrich Mid-
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gime, and since the Cabinet delhauve, is suing• Wenger for I
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member himself announced last libel because he printed testi-
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T I REMAN - COLFAX week that he was taking an "in- mony from Israeli citizens who
definite leave of absence," the accused the Battalion of "anti-
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case against Oberlaender seems Jewish pogroms."
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now to have been closed.
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The government's rulin g
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against the lifting of parlia-
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mentary immunity came after
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the Federal Public Prosecutor's
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office ruled that the Nightin-
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laender had served as an officer
BONN, (JTA)—The Passion
under the Hitler regime—did Play Committee of Oberammer-
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not participate in the mass ex- , gau disclosed it was giving spe-
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ecutions of Jews and Polish in- cial study to the text of the
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tellectuals. It has been charged 1960 presentation of the drama
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repeatedly that the battalion after previously rejecting
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conducted those mass murders charges that the play was anti-
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at Lwow, Poland, in 1941.
Semitic. The charges had been
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made by Prof. Robert Gorham
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Davis of Columbia University.
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The committee announced in
1950 that it had the text of the
play read by the Association of
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Christians and JeWs, which had
been asked to look particularly
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A member of the committee
said today that the 300-year-old
drama, which deals with the
crucifixion of Jesus, had been
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seen every decade by thousands
and that no one had previously
criticized it as anti-Semitic.
The committee maintained si-
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that most of the leading actors
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Louis Cossolotto, Landscape Contractor
in the play were former active
Nazis.

Dr. Oberlaender became a
Nazi in 1932 and was a leading
exponent of the theory of Ger-
many's "mission to civilize"
Eastern Europe. He was at-

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