THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, April 22, 1960-32
Maritime Unions 'Keep -Up Steam' in
Retaliating Against Egyptian Boycott
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A Digest of World Jewish Happenings, from
Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and Other
Cleopatra to be moved to continents will take part in the
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cott move as a pressure aimed
The British delegation will be
at "forcing" a lifting of the said the two unions would led
by Hugh Gaitskell, leader
picket the ship wherever it
Arab blockade -against Israel.
WASHINGTON—President Eisenhower lauded the America-
of the Labor Party opposition.
Picketing of Cleopatra Goes On
French delegates will be led by Israel Society for advancing friendly relations, in a message to
Hall declared: "We will former Premier Guy Mollet, the the society's annual dinner at which the -President's message
NEW YORK (JTA) — The
Egyptian passenger -cargo ship keep up the steam until this West German delegation by was conveyed by George V. Allen, director of the U.S. Inform.
Cleopatra,. which has been pick- situation is corrected." Glea- Eric 011ehauer, and the Belgian tion Agency, who, with Israel Ambassador- Avraham Harman,
eted at an East River dock here son said his group was back- by Victor Laroque, former Min- addressed the dinner meeting . .> Bnai Brith Women announced
since last week by members of - ing the protest to • help re- ister for Belgian Foreign Af- the launching of a coast-to-coast purvey to determine the career -
choices of Jewish youth . . . Israel Minister of Commerce Pinhas
the Seaf arers' International store full - freedom of the seas fairs.
Union and . the International for the benefit of maritime
The delegation from India Sapir met with U. S. Secretary of Commerce Frederick H. Midi.- •
Longshoremen's Association, re- •workers throughout the World. - will include Askoe Mehta, chair- ler for a discussion of investment possibilities in Israel and 'the
mains idle as the picketing
The Egyptian vessel has 3,000 man of the Indian Socialist sending of an' American committee to Israel to investigate -the
tons of general cargo aboard, Party and leader of the oppo- investment situation, and later Sapir met with James W. Riddle-
Legal action was pending in 400 tons of which were to be sition. There will also be dele- berger, director of the International Cooperation Administration.
NEW YORK—Dr. Solomon B. Freehof, of Pittsburgh, presi-
the United States District Court discharged here. The remainder gations from Burma, Nepal,
here as a result of an effort by of the cargo was destined for various African Countries and dent of the World Union for Progressive Judaism, announced
the transfer of the World Union's headquarters from London to
the Khedivial Mail' Line of Al- U.S. ports as far south as Jack from Latin 'America:
exandria, - in Egyptian shipping sonville, Fla. A spokesman
The delegation from the Ma- NeW York.
line, to restrain the picketing. for Lawes, Louring Corporation, pai and the World Union of
Federal Judge Edward Wein- general • agents here . for . the Zionist Socialist Parties will be
JERUSALEM—Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion conferred
feld rejected the request of_the ship's owners — the. Khedivial led by former Israel Prime with Zalman Aranne in an effort to persuade him to return to
Khedivial Mail Line for a tem- Mail Line — 'said he did not Minister Moshe Sharett and will the post of Minister of Education from which he resigned in
porary restraining order against -knOw what would happen if the include Mrs. Gold'a Meir, Israel's a battle with his Mapai party when high school teachers struck
the picketing of the Cleopatra boycott continued indefinitely. Foreign Minister; Reuven Bar- in an effort to win recognition of a Teachers Union independent
in- advance of- a full hearing. A
Eff or t s are being made kat, former director of the po- from Histadrut . . . A search for hidden treasures reportedly
hearing on the ship's company's through the New York Shipping litital department of Histadrut; buried in the Second Hebrew Temple was started near the
motion for a preliminary injunc- Association to secure an.injunc- Mapai members of the foreign Wailing Wall in Jordan-held Old Jerusalem . . .
tion against the picketing will lion against the picketing, the affairs committee of the Knes-
TEL AVIV—Work will begin soon on a regional water plan
be held in Federal Court...
set, and Dr. S. Levenburg, for settlements in the Beisan Valley, to replace waters* from a
agent's spokesman disclosed.
It was disclosed that the
In Stockholm, the Swedish member of the Bureau of the tributary of the Jordan River being diverted by Jordan.
shipping company has brought Transport Workers Union an- Socialist International who will
a lawsuit against the two nounced it would blockade the be the only Zionist Socialist
LONDON—A bill forbidding racial and religious discrimina-
unions engaged in the picket- loading and unloading - of all delegate from abroad.
tion in hotels, restaurants, places of entertainment and in all
ing. Louis Waldman, counsel vessels belonging to the United
The Mapai delegation- will important fields of housing and real estate came up for the first
for the ILA, in announcing Arab Republic in reprisal for also include representatives of reading in the House of Commons . . . Political circles here
that Capt. William V. Bradley, the Arab blacklisting of Scan- Arab workers.
indicated their belief that it was unlikely that the summit meet-
president of the ILA, has in- dinavian ships doing business
President Itzhak Ben-Zvi will ing of the Big Four next month would discuss Middle East
structed him to resist the with Israel. The blockade in- give a special reception to the affairs . . . Kansas City archaeologist Dr. Ralph Beney, who had
lawsuit "to the utmost," said: 'eludes transports to and from delegates and Prime Minister been exploring the bed of the Dead -Sea, had his Jordanian permit
"It seems ironical' that those United Arab Republic vessels, David Ben-Gurion will give a to hunt for the lost cities of Sodom and Gomorrha cancelled
who are carrying on and such as oil tankers. A similar luncheon. The delegates will because he failed to find anything after five weeks of searching.
profiting from an officially blockade was previously decided take part in Israel's Independ-
BONN—Ten West German judges and prosecutors have been
decreed boycott against an on by the Finnish Seamen's ence Day festivities starting retired, and five such officials were given leaves of absence, after
entire nation and anyone Union.
May 1. The conference will be an investigation of their Nazi period activities, West German Min-
dealing with that nation
followed by a meeting* of the ister of Justice Fritz Schaeffer announced . . . Dr. Theodor Ober-
should bring an action com- All Trade Unions to Be
Social Democratic Women's Or- laender, who is quitting his post as West German Minister for
plaining that they are the Asked to Follow Example
Refugees was cleared . indirectly of charges of complicity in
victims of a boycott."
Nazi war crimes by a commission of Chancellor Konrad Aden-
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Pickets of the Seafarers In-
auer's Christian Democratic Party . . . . Jordan's. Minister of
to The Jewish News)
ternational Union and the Inter-
Economics Khoulusi Khairy left Amman for a two-week stay in
LONDON—The Socialist In-
national Longshoremen's Union
Bonn to discuss large-scale financial aid from Germany to
walked the dock where the Cleo-
Jordan, and it is reported that among projects which Jordan
patra has been berthed. The
NEW YORK, (JTA) — Dr. expects the German government to help finance are the con-
stevedores refused to unload
Cyrus Weiler, founder struction of a power station, the building of a railroad from the
throughout the free world to Moses
Judaism in South capital of Amman to the Jordanian port of Akaba, on the gulf
Paul Hall, president of the follow the example of the two Africa, who gave up the largest by that name, opposite the Israeli port of Eilat.
Seafarers Union, and Thomas
pulpit in that country to settle
DUSSELDORF—Education Ministry officials ordered a full-
Gleason, general organizer of unions which blockaded the on a kibbutz in Israel, arrived scale investigation into Nazi influence in West German schools,
the ILA, an affiliate of the
here at the invitation of the after a protest by British, Oxford-trained schoolmaster, Mark Lee.
AFL-CIO, led the pickets who was reported Wednesday.
United Jewish Appeal to ad-
(Meanwhile, in Cairo, an at- dress a number of Jewish com- who has been fired from a teaching job at the Planck high school
distributed leaflets in which
here for complaining that "Nazi ideas are being pumped into the
they demanded that the United tempt was made to divert at- munities in the United States
of pupils by fellow-teachers."
States Government order the
on Israel's needs and the role minds
VIENNA—Alfred Borth, publisher of Wegwarte, was sen-
Navy not to buy oil in any ports protest against anti-Israel action of • the UJA in helping the tenced
to two months' imprisonment for publishing articles
where American ships were by the arrest of 10 men who settling of newcomers in Israel. deemed "neo-Nazi propaganda" . . . The anniversary of the
blacklisted. The leaflets also de-
death of J. L. Peretz, the famous Yiddish poet, who died in War-
manded that the shipment of in an "Israeli plot" to assassi- for about two months. -
Prior to his departure from saw in 1915, was observed in Poland, according to information
government-financed surplus nate Nasser).
Other leading issues reported Israel, Dr. Weiler was honored received here . . .
foods be stopped for any nation
PARIS—Jewish cultural life in Algeria has been substantial-
"which blacklists American scheduled for discussion are the by Kibbutz Usha for his gen- ly expanded with the creation of a new cultural center in Saida
and the further development of the existing Jewish center in
A spokesman for the Sea- boycott and cooperation with club- house for the kibbutz Tiaret, and with the help of the World Jewish Congress the
farers Union said it would not African and Asian nations. children. The club house was Saida center was provided with a lending library, records and
solve the problem for the About 100 delegates from four contributed by Dr. and Mrs.
Weiler to the settlement where films on Israel.
the family resided during the
BUENOS AIRES—DAIA, central representative Jewish body,
first two years of their residence
in the country, before moving handed over to Argentine authorities a statue of General San
Martin for shipment to the Tel Aviv suburb of Ramat Gan,
to - Haifa.
Construction of, the center where it will be erected as a symbol of Argentine Jewry's par-
was financed . by a farewell ticipation - in the celebration of the 150th anniversary of Argen-
purse of 10,000 Israeli pounds tine independence, to take place in May.
which had been presented by
members of the congregation in
Johannesburg to the Weilers
upon their departure from
South Africa, and which they
turned over to the kibbutz.
Mrs. Hannah Weiler, mother
of Dr. Weiler, cut the 'ribbon
to the club house which bears
her name. Erected by members
of the kibbutz, the club house
contains a library, reading
room, rest rooms, cloakroom,
kitchenette, and milk and coffee
bars. Speakers at the dedication
ceremonies indicated that • it
will serve as the cultural and
social center for the kibbutz
youth and many adults. .
Dr. Weiler, who is a graduate
of the Hebrew Union College,
Well-known traveller and art collector, Billy Rose, who
is the third member of his has donated his valuable sculpture collection to the National
family to start life anew in
in Israel, arrived recently in Tel Aviv aboard an El Al
Israel. At the turn of the cen- Museum
tury, his grandfather emigrated Israel Airlines jet-powered Britannia accompanied by Isamu •
Naguchi, renowned Japanese-American sculptor. Shown, left to
Local Protestant clergymen aid in cleaning- up a Jewish to Palestine at the age of 81.- right,
are Naguchi and Rose being greeted on their arrival by
Eliezer Perry, head of the American-Israel Cultural Founda-
building and painted three red swastikas on doors and walls. settled in pre-state Israel and tion, and Teddy Kolek, director of the Prime Minister's office
The thieves ransacked the synagogue in an apparent hunt for becanie one of the first indus-
in Jerusalem. •
trialists in the Yishuv.
valuables. Four glass doors were broken.
Dr. Weiler in U. S.
for UJA Drive
Clergymen Erase a Swastika
Billy Rose, Naguchi Visit in Israel