Pasternak's Poetry and NANA
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Article Revive Interest in Nobel
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JERUSALEM. — The Israel housing and other aid to some and folklore programs origin-
has paid out a total 20,000 Arabs at a total cost of ating in Israel. It broadcasts in
Prize Winner's Jewish Background government
of 6,700,000 pounds to Arab 10,000,000 pounds. 16 languages daily.
The Premier reported broad-
"The Poetry of Boris Pas- award, his doors were open J to owners of land taken over by
In a report on the Govern-
ternak," published by G. P. a wide variety of visitors."
the Development Authority, casts in Arabic by Kol Yisrael, ment Tourist Office, Ben-Gurion
Putnam's Sons (210 Madison,
announced Israel had earned
When he was a student at Premier Ben-Gurion told the
were well received and widely $16,000,000 . from tourism in
N.Y.), in a splendid translation the University of Marburg in Knessett Tuesday.
by George Reavey, is a valuable Germany, Pasternak was a stu-
The Premier, who introduced heard in neighboring Arab 1959. Over 100,000 persons vis-
• addition to dent of the famous Jewish the budget of the Prime Min- countries and justified them- ited Israel during the year, he
the literature philosopher, Prof. Herman isters office, reportee on the ac- selves in every way. He de- declared.
that is being Cohen (1842-1918), R eavey tivities of the Arab Affairs Di- scribed the Arabic service as
one of the most important
made avail- states in his biographical vision.
Ben-Gurion also told the means of combatting false in-
able f or a sketch. Prof. Cohen is described
better under— by Reavey as "an exponent of house that the Government plan formation and incitement dis-
standing of the neo-Kantian trend." We are for the rehabilitation of dis- seminated by stations in Arab
Dual Control Cars
the work of told that "Pasternak has much
Northwest & Suburbs
The Israel radio network
the c on tr o- to say of Prof. Cohen and Mar-
v ersial 1958 burg in both the 'Safe Conduct'
Nobel Prize and the 'Autobiography'."
Sets Open House Sun. tions throughout the world, sup-
w i n n e r i n Reavey writes that he was
An open house is planned by
anxious about Pasternak, "espe- Totem Pole Day Camp from 1
This volume cially after the disappearance to 5 p.m., Sunday, at the camp,
has the spe- of Isaac Babel." He then con-147300 W. 12 Mile Rd., at the
is giving the best deal
cial merit of sidered it best not to write to northeast corner of Beck Rd.
on the "ALL NEW"
the critical Pasternak.
According to Marvin Liber-
and biographi- Many important details about
son, camp director, the recep-
Pasternak cal introduc- Russian writers are related in
tion will serve both as a re-
tion by the translator. Reavey this biographical sketch, but union of past campers and to
served as an attache to the there is as little said there introduce new campers and
British Embassy in Moscow dur- about his background as in all
members of the camp staff for
ing World War H. He had other writings about Pasternak the summer season.
mastered the Russian language, —except for the reference made
To reach Totem Pole Day
he had befriened Pasternak to the Jewish background of
Camp, drive out Northwestern
and may well be considered as his father.
cne of the best informed men
Among the translated poems Hwy. to 12 Mile Rd., turn left
12240 Jos. Campau
on the works of Pasternak.
in the book are many that to Beck Rd., which is two miles
have never before appeared in past Novi Rd. For further in-
near as your phone
English. Included in the trans- formation, call Liberson, LI.
Res. LI 8-4119
lations is Pasternak's "The
Nobel Prize" written last Jan-
Boris Pasternak died in his uary. Here's Reavey translation
Have you noticed the low, low price of Heinz Vegetarian Beans?
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week illness. He suffered
from a heart ailment as well I am lost .like a beast tracked
as from cancer.
Pasternak, whose Nobel Somewhere men live in freedom
Prize winning novel, "Doctor
But the furious chase closes in,
Zhivago," was viewed as anti-
Jewish, had left the Jewish And I cannot break out from
my plight .. .
fold. He was buried with
So be it! On the brink of the
In his biographical sketch of I believe in a time very near
the Russian author, he gives his When the spirit of good that
family background, describing
'the activities of his father, Will prove stronger than evil
Leonid Ossipovich Pasternak,
the noted painter, and his
In a, recent NANA-syndicated
mother, Rosa Kaufman, the con-
cert pianist, and refers to his article on the antagonism to
father as having been. "born Pasternak by another famous
of a Jewish family in Odessa." Russian writer, Mikhail Sholok-
Of interest to Jewish readers hov, Stephen Bradley wrote:
"Sholokhov's disdain is not
—in view of the important role
Odessa has played in Russian new. Insiders say it's the
Jewish history and because so Cossack' peasant's historic
many Jewish leaders hailed comtempt for the. cultivated
from Odessa — is this footnote Moscow -Jew. That - Pasternak,
his painter father and pianist
on this Russian city:
mother were converted from
"Odessa, from the same
Judaism to Russian Ortho-
root as the name of Odysseus,
doxy several years before the
the Greek hero, was origi-
Bolshevik revolution in 1917
nally an ancient Greek city.
is immaterial to the anti-
Later, as the main Russian
' Semitic Cossack from atheist
port on the Black sea, it had
Russia's rich Don Valley."
an international population,
Thus, the interest in Pas-
which included a strong ternak and his Jewish back-
Greek and Jewish colony .. .
ground remains as part of the
Among Soviet writers who
discussion of the writings
came from Odessa were Isaac
Babel and Valentin Katayev.
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- Reavey denies that Pasternak 890, will have its grand open-
was a hermit. He maintains ing this week in Livonia. Lo-
that "until the dramatic in- cated on Hillcrest and 7 Mile
R oad. between Merriman and
cident of the Nobel Prize Middlebelt, it is built by Abdon
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