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April 29, 1960 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-04-29

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THE DETROIT JEWIS H NEWS — Friday, April 29, 1960-8

Former Eilat Mayor to Address I Joey Adams to Be Seven-Week Cash Collection
Drive to Raise $35,000,000
Mt. Clemens
Bond Parlor Meetings in Pontiac
Hanoch Nenner, former May- Israel Bond Dinner in Mount for Bond Dinner Begun by UJA Through U.S.

or of Eat, one of Israel's grow-
ing seaports, and now the mid-
regional director of the Israel
Investment Authority, will be
guest of honor at a parlor meet-
ing in behalf of State of Israel
Bonds at 8 p.m., Thursday, in
the home of Dr. and Mrs. Jo-
seph Nosanchuk, 197 Cherokee
Road, Pontiac.
Nenner has taken up his new
duties in the United States for
the purpose of stimulating pri-
v a t e invest-
ment in the
rapidly devel-
oping econ-
omy of the
young state.
His appear-
ance in Pon-
tiac is in con-
nection with
the 1 9 6 0 Is-
rael Bond
drive, which
will be cli-
maxed in this area with an

Clemens on May 7 at the Col-
onial Hotel.
Nenner, a "young pioneer" in
the emergence of Israel as a
state, served for eight years as
Mayor of Eilat, a port city on
the gulf of Aqaba, which is fast
becoming Israel's gateway to
Asia and Africa an its southern
terminus of huge oil pipe line
Nenner, whose parents immi-
grated to Holland from Poland,
was born in Amsterdam in 1922.
In 1947 he joined a group of
young Zionist pioneers in order
to settle in Palestine.
After the establishment of
Israel, Nenner entered the
service of the Israel govern-
ment. In 1951, he was assigned
to the military outpost on the
Red Sea. A short time later,
the Israel government estab-
lished a ministry of develop-
ment, and the entire Negev, in-
cluding Eilat, came under its

Michigan Shows High Rate of Bias
in Suburbs, Resorts, ADL Reports

crimination against Jews in the
United States is mainly in
housing, but it is relatively a
minor problem in most of the
states, according to reports to
the United States Commission
on Civil Rights submitted by
advisory committees of the 50
Michigan and New Hampshire
stand out as states where bias
against Jews in suburban and
resort areas are strong. In New
Hampshire 51 percent of sum-
mer r es or t accommodations
were reported as barring Jews.
Although the Anti-Defamation
League of Bnai Brith has re-
ported considerable resort dis-
crimination against Jews in
Maine, the Maine advisory com-
mittee alleged in its report to
Washington that "there were no
civil rights problems of great
urgency in the state of Maine."
The chairman of Maine's com-
mittee, which denied existence
of a problem, was Prof. Albert
Abrahmson of Bowdoin College.
Massachusetts reported hous-
ing discrimination against Jews
amounted "to a much smaller
degree" than that practiced
against Negroes. The Boston
Housing Authority was quoted
as stating that "99 percent of
the Jewish people who come
to use will not live in any area
other than where they can pur-
chase kosher foods and practice
their religion."
Michigan cited ADL reports
revealing that 56 percent of
real estate agents in Detroit's
suburbs discriminate against


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Comedian Joey Adams will
headline the program for the
annual Israel Bond dinner, cli-
maxing the Mt. Clemens-Pon-
tiac-Port Huron Bond drive at
7:30 p.m. May
7, in the main
ballroom of
t h e Colonial
Hotel, Mt.
Leaders and
workers in
the Israel
Bond cam'
paign, and all
purchasers of
Israel Bonds
for the year,
are invited to
Adams the dinner,
Nathan Litvin, chairman, said.
Paul M. Jelinek, a leading
Christian supporter of State
of Israel Bonds, and Louis M.
Davis are co-chairmen of the
Mt. Clemens drive. Al Dresher
heads the Port Huron cam-
paign. Harvey Levenberg Lodge
of Bnai Brith is again playing
a major role in the Mt. Clem-
ents Bond campaign.
Reservations for the dinner
can be made by phoning Sam-
uel J. Levine, ticket chairman,
at HO 3-0339; or Litvin, HO
3-6353. Dietary laws will be

A nationwide seven-week cash
collection drive to raise $35,000,-
000 in cash toward the financing
of the United Jewish Appeal's
humanitarian programs in Is-
rael and 25 other countries was
announced by Morris W. Ber-
instein, UJA general chairman.
Thousands of communities
throughout the United States
will take part in the intensive
collection effort, which begins
on May 1 and will be climaxed
by a UJA National Cash Con-
ference in Washington, June 17-
19. Melvin Dubinsky of St.
Louis, who led last year's rec-
ord-setting drive as national
cash chairman, also heads the
campaign this spring, according
to Berinstein.

Jews. The ADL found that
despite the bias of the agents,
63 percent of suburban resi-
dents had no objection to
Jews as neighbors. In Mich-
igan, "the Jews are subject to
discrimination in housing in
many communities . . . par- Socialists from 29
ticularly in suburban areas,
such as those outside the city Countries Begin
of Detroit, and in resort areas
and in some new develop- Sessions in Israel
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
New York reported "there is
TEL AVIV — The first meet-
s t i 11 occasional discrimination
ing of the Socialist Interna-
against persons of the Jewish
Council Outside of Eur-
faith in some 'prestige' neigh-
borhoods." Oregon reported that ope opened here Thursday, with
Jewish Oregonians "suffer no Socialist leaders from 29 coun-
housing restrictions and neither tries in attendance.
Delegates were greeted at a
consider themselves nor are
preconference dinner by
generally looked upon as a
minority group." The ADL re- Prime Minister Ben-Gurion,
ports were quoted confirming who said that as against the
absence of housing bias in issue of class differences
stressed by Socialism in the
Oregon. •
The State of Washington said 19th Century "the great world
that Jews suffered discrimina- problems that should now oc-
tion in employment, as regards cupy the attention of world
/both hiring and upgrading, and Socialism is a tremendous gap
also were victims of housing re- between wealthy countries of
stric,ions. Four distinct neigh- Europe and America and the
borhood areas barred Jews from poor nations now awakening
residence. More recently, some to independence in Asia and
new suburban areas instituted Africa."
He said the ingathering of
a bar against Jews. Among
those new sections named were Jews from more than 70 coun-
Mercerwood in Mercer Island tries had proved there was no
and Brydel Wood in Bellevue. fundamental difference between
Rhode Island said: "Anti- a Jew from America and one
Semitism exists to a slight de- from Africa and "we know this
gree in some sections of the applies not only to us but to
state. By far the majority of all nations and peoples of all
Jews live in or around the city colors."
Alsing Anderson, Danish la-
of Providence, where they do
not seem to have much difficulty bor leader, chairman of the So-
in renting or purchasing good cialist International, said the
housing." The Rhode Island movement considered Israel "a
report said that "in one senior natural meeting place" because
high school with a large enroll- it was the site where through-
ment of Jewish students, great out history "the cultures of
care is taken to avoid observ- Europe, Asia and Africa have
ance of festivities contrary to met." He said support for a
decision to meet for the first
Jewish customs."
Utah said: "The Jew finds time in Israel was evidenced
little of which to complain in by a record number of dele-
Utah. He is prominent in gates. Countries represented in-
politics, the professions, busi- cluded most West European
ness, education, and civic and and Scandinavian nations, In-
social functions. He is barred dia, Nepal, Japan and countries
from some social and fraternal of Southeast Asia and East
organizations b u t encounters Africa.
little or no real anti-Semitism.
The Jews of Utah are of the
higher economic and cultural
strata. They number only 1,500.
Jewish civil rights in Utah must
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
be given the highest praise . . ."
to The Jewish News)
The Minnesota advisory com-
JERUSALEM — A first aid
mittee found that "the discrim-
ination against Jews is miti- shipment of $23,000 worth of
gated somewhat by their gen- blood plasma and other medi-
erally more favorable economic cal items was flown to Teheran
position and has decreased Wednesday for Iran earth-
noticeably since World War II." quake survivors.
The aid was sent by the Red
Southern state s, where anti-
Jewish bombings and shootings Mogen Dovid which is prepar-
have taken place, omitted all ing a second shipment which
reference to Jews and anti- will include 10,000 tins of fruit
Semitism from their reports.

Israel Sends Aid
to Iran's Victims

Abe L. Drasin, of Grand Rap-
ids, is the Michigan member of
the UJA national cash collec-
tion committee, which is still in

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member to family member. Get
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