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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-05-20

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20, 1960 —

may

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday,

U. of M. Parley
New Agency Committee of 21 Harman Asks More International Support at programs
have "lifted the
Special to The Jewish News materials and markets for in-
spiritual siege" which other-
Meets to Formalize Action ANN ARBOR—The economic dustry.
wise. might have engulf ed

committee's plans to the Jewish
communities.
The new board approved plans
for the 1960 Bankers Study
Mission to Israel. Such previous
missions, it was indicated, have
been effective in giving of-
ficers of banks involved in
United Jewish Appeal or Jew-
ish Agency loan operations a
first-hand picture of the ac-
tivities for which the loaned
funds are used.
Stone termed the meeting an
auspiCious beginning for the
new body's activities and a mile-
stone in work on behalf of Is-
rael's immigrants.
The reorganization of the
agency constitutes "very grati-
fying evidence of the readiness
of American Jewish community
leaders_ to broaden the base of
responsibility for our rehabili-
tation and resettlement work in
Israel," Mrs. Rose L. Halprin,
acting chairman of the New
York section of the Jewish
Agency declared prior to her
departure for Israel, to attend
the plenary session of the Jew-
ish Agency executive in Jeru-
salem. She , stressed that such
broader participation had long
been sought by the Jewish
Agency.

Formal action with regard to
procedural matters involving
the conduct of the New York
office of the reorganized board
of directors of the Jewish
Agency for Israel, Inc., was
taken at the first meeting of the
committee of 21, held in New
York May 11.
Detroit's two members of the
new committee of 21, Max M.
Fisher and Phillip Stallman, at-
tended the meeting, at which
the chairman, Dewey D. StOne,
reported on his visit to Israel
where he conferred with Jewish
Agency and government leaders.
Stone was authorized to
canvas the field for a repre-
sentative in Israel. It also was
decided to establish suitable
channels of public information
to make available, through the
press, progress reports of the

,

B-G, DeGaulle
Meet in Paris

PARIS, (JTA)—The French
government announced that
Prime Minister David Ben-
Gurion of Israel will meet
with President Charles de
Gaulle here on June 14. The
two statesmen will have
lunch together on that date.
Ben-Gurion will also meet
with Prime Minister Michel
Debre and Foreign Minister
Maurice Couve de Murville.
The Israel Premier will
remain in France until June
17. The remainder of the
program for his stay has not
yet been announced. Follow-
ing his visit to France, he
will go to The Netherlands
and to Belgium, which have
been, for years, most friend-
ly with Israel. Both at The
Hague and at Brussels, Is-
rael rates highly as the lead-
ing Middle Eastern democ-
racy friendly to the West;
Belgium's Queen Mother
Elizabeth, long outspokenly
a warm friend of Israel, vis-
ited in Israel, last year, and
was received with great en-
thusiasm.

.

gap between the "have" and
"have-not" nations of the world
will widen unless major efforts
are made to increase interna-
tional aid, Avraham Harman
Israel Ambassador to the
United States, said Tuesday at
the University of Michigan.
Addressing the Michigan Con-
ference on International Devel-
opment, Ambassador Harman
said that "two-thirds of the
world's population now receives
only one-sixth of its goods and
services. Providing a better
standard of living is essential
to human dignity."
The Ambassador explained
that Israel has developed a
tax and wage structure de-
liberately designed to avoid
extremes of wealth and poverty
among its citizens.
"Economic hardships are
easier to take," he said, "when
there are no outstanding sym-
bols of over-wealth and con-
sumption." This also curbs the
demand for a higher standard
of living.
In general, Ambassador Har-
man said, Israel has emphasized
agriculture, increasing produc-
tion nearly four-fold over the
last 12 years. It provides raw

He explained that special tax
incentives are used to channel
more personal savings into in-
vestments, a fact he said also
encourages private enterprise.
This process of de-nationaliza-
tion helps increase the total
amount of capital investments
—public and private, he said.
Harman said that United
States and international aid

emerging states during the post-
war period.
"International aid was born
of a desire to raise and share
human dignity with others. It
has been used effectively in
that spirit," Ambassador Har-
man concluded.

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In Tribute to David Ben-Gur;on

Idea of 'Justice'
Key to Conversio
of Sammy Davis

.

When Pete Martin commenc-
ed interviewing Sammy Davis
Jr. for an article in the current
Saturday Evening Post, he warn-
ed his subject that there were
going to be questions about why
he • adopted Judaism.
Sammy replied, "The word is
`converted.' I was converted be-
cause of one fact. Inside of
every man there is a need to try
to reach God in his own way.
"My dad is a Baptist, my
mother was a Catholic. I tried
Catholicism, but while it's the
answer for millions of people,
It was no answer for me.
"Nor did I change to Judaism
because any of my friends in-
fluenced me .. .
"The thing I found in Juda-
ism which appealed to me is
that it teaches justice for
everyone.
"Also, there's an affinity be-
tween the Jew and the Negro
because they've both been op-
pressed for centuries."

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