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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-07-01

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Around the frgrld.

Probe into Past
Nazi Activities
of Oberlaencler

• •

Jewish Education Demands Return
to Culture, Religion — Goldmann

from
A Digest of World Jewish Happenings,
(Special JTA Teletype Wire to
The Jewish News)
Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency and Other
PARIS — Jewish education
News-Gathering Media.
should receive top priority in

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News

ers from all parts of the free
world, as two-fold: "To draw
the attention of the Jewish
communities to the central
role of education in our lives
and to find solutions to the
problems of Jewish educes
tion."
Goldmann said that the tradi-
tional forces of Jewish life
which had spurred Jewish edu-
cation have broken down for
many Jews.
"We, therefore, have to find
new content for Jewish educa-
tion based on Jewish culture
and Jewish religion which can
be significant to the new gen-
eration, he said. "We must find
ways to bring these values to
the members of that genera-
tion."

Jewish communal programs in
United States
BONN — Investigations into
NEW YORK—The Anti-Defamation League of Bnai Brith allocation of funds and in "the
the alleged Nazi past of former has asked Attorney General William P. Rogers to order the mobilization of our efforts," Dr.
Minister for Refugees Theodor expulsion from this country of Ferdinand Durcansky, one-time Nahum Goldmann told the open-
Oberlaender are still continu- foreign minister of the Nazi puppet state of Slovakia, who is ing session Wednesday of the
ing, bath on the federal prose- accused of responsibility for the first anti-Jewish laws in World Conference on Jewish
cutor's level and in Parliament, Slovakia which, ADL pointed out, "resulted in the disappearance Education.
it was revealed here Monday.
"Thanks to the upbuilding of
of 68,000 Jews of whom 60,000 are estimated to have been
When Dr. Oberlaender re- killed" . . . A tenth anniversary national economic planning Israel, Jewish education is to-
signed from his cabinet post conference for Israel will be held at the Shoreham Hotel, day our most important prob-
several weeks ago lit was as- Washington, D.C., Sept. 16 to 18, under auspices of the State lem," he said. "Fighting anti-
sumed that the charges that he
Semitism and giving relief is
had been political officer of of Israel Bond Organization, to inaugurate the opening of the important, but the consolida-
1960
fall
campaign
for
the
sale
of
State
of
Israel
Bonds.
Israel's
the Nazi Nightingale Battalion,
tion of Jewish education is even
which supervised the mass mur- Finance Minister Levi Eshkol will be guest speaker.
more vital."
der of Polish intellectuals and
.'Latin America
He described the purpose
Jews in Lemberg, Poland, in
BUENOS AIRES—The Union Civica del Pueblo, opposition
of the conference, attended
1941, had been dropped.
Argentinian party, will ask for the resignation of Dr. Mario
by educators and Jewish lead-
Monday, the prosecutor's of-
Argentina's permanent - UN delegate, because of his
fice here announced that seven Amadeo,
alleged Nazi past, a Buenos Aires radio station announced . . .
Jewish witnesses against Dr.
RIO de JANEIRO—The City Council of Rio de Janeiro
Oberlaender are expected to ar-
rive here from Israel this week. unanimously adopted a resolution in support of Israel's stand in
Their testimony, the prosecu- refusing to return Nazi killer Adolf Eichmann, expressing the
tor's office declared, will help hope that the seizure of Eichmann will serve as a warning to
determine whether the prosecu- all other countries where Nazi criminals have found asylum .
tor will request that Dr. Ober-
Israel
laender's parliamentary immun-
JERUSALEM—Syrian authorities have captured a "gang"
ity should be lifted so that he engaged in the "criminal activity" of helping Jews to flee from
might be arraigned on the Syria. Arab newspaper report stating that three Syrians, four
charges in connection with the Turks and an undisclosed number of Jews had been arrested
activities of the Nightingale near the Turkish border during an attempt to smuggle Jews
Battalion.
Parliament has dropped, at into Turkey . . . Minister of Agriculture Moshe Dayan told
least for the summer, plans to the Parliamentary Economic Committee that no new agricultural
create a special parliamentary settlements would be established in Israel during the next four
commission to probe into the years except where security considerations prevailed or where
charges against the former settlement' could be effected without having to bring in water
cabinet member. How eve r, from other sources . . . The most important task facing the
since Dr. Oberlaender is still American Zionist movement today is education, Mrs. Rose
a member of the parliament, Halprin, member of the Jewish Agency executive, said here
Prof. Franz Boehm, a promi- before her departure for the United States . . . A French
nent member raised the ques- delegation has arrived here to negotiate with the Israel govern-
tion Monday as to whether the ment on the implementation of a cultural agreement between
ex-minister should continue the two countries which was signed last November . . . The
serving in the federal legisla- Jordan delegation to the Israel-Jordan Mixed Armistice Com-
mission denied reports that archaeological excavations would be
ture.
Prof. Boehm expressed the carried out in the vicinity of the Wailing Wall in the Old City
opinion that an investigation by of Jerusalem, the Foreign Ministry announced . . . The Supreme
parliament has became neces- Religious Council decided to dedicate Saturday, July 9, (Tammuz
sary to determine that point. 14) to commemorate the first anniversary of the death of the
Significanctly, Prof. Boehm is late Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Halevi Herzog . . . Thein Hlaing, Deputy
a member of Chancellor Kon- Inspector General of Burma's police force, accompanied by an
rad Adenauer's party, The aide, arrived here for three months of study of Israeli police
Christian Democratic Union. It administration methods, the visit having been arranged under
was Dr. Adenauer himself who the United States Operations Mission program.
originally appointed Dr. Ober-
Canada
laender to the cabinet post and
MONTREAL—Henry
Blank will be the first Jew to serve
for a long time refused to view
the charges against Oberlaen- in the • Quebec Legislative Assembly in a decade following his
election last week. Maurice Hart served in the legislature 10
der seriously.
Seven Jews are now en route years ago.
TORONTO—The 1960 United Jewish Appeal campaign closed
from Israel to provide testi-
mony against Oberlaender. here with a total of $2,803,000 raised, an increase of almost
Their statements will largely $250,000 over the previous year.
determine whether the federal
Europe
There's confidence in his stride, peace' in his heart
prosecutor will ask Parliament
BONN—Dr. Fritz Schaffer, West German Minister of Justice,
to lift Oberlaender's immunity. defended his government's record in seeking out Nazi criminals
and happiness on his shoulders. He's just made
hiding abroad, by asserting that West Germany would have
one of the most important decisions in his life ...
Financial Corporation asked for the extradition of Nazi killer Adolf Eichmann if his-
he's made doubly sure his family's financial future
had been known . . . A West German Government
Elects 2 Top Officials wherebouts
will be safe with BMA's famous "Flexible 65" life
spokesman
said
that
a
treaty
will
be
signed
shortly
by
which
Election of Judge SEYMOUR
R. LEVINE, of Peekskill, N. Y. the government agrees to pay 400,000,000 marks ($100,000,000)
insurance plan.
as chairman of the board, and in compensation to France.
VIENNA—Dr.
Egon
Schoenpflug,
45,
who
was
identified
in
of ISAAC IMBER, New York,
You can do the same for your family ... at a price
as president, was announced by the Munich war crimes trial as a former high Nazi police officer
you can afford! You get $10,000 of financial pro-
responsible
for
mass
murders
in
German-occupied
Poland
and
Rassco Financial Corporation,
tection right now ... but you make the largest part
following the annual stockhold- the Ukraine, was arrested by the Austrian police on a German
extradition charge.
ers meeting.
of your deposits after ten years when your cost of
SCHLESWIG—A municipal councilman, Martin Fellenz, was
arrested on charges of participating in the murder of the Jews
living will have leveled off and your income in-
of Cracow in 1942.
creased. At the end of ten years, too, you have
MAINZ—Some 10 youths, 18 to 23, arrested for wearing
three additional options from which to choose
SS-like uniforms and singing Nazi songs, continued their songfest
in Bergzaben prison near here.
truly present protection and future flexibility!
BERLIN—Sen. Joachim Lipschitz, leading Social Democrat,
revealed here that at least 1,400 Jews were saved from death
during the war by non-Jewish Germans. He introduced a bill in
the City-State Legislature to compensate Germans who had saved
131_7SINESS MEN'S ASSUFLA.NCE
Jews and are now in need.
o6 C17, wte",:-C4A-0.
GENOA—Police were forced to use tear gas in breaking up
Kansas City 41, Mistaud
an anti-Fascist demonstration called in protest of the opening
Home Office: Union Station Plaza •
of the convention of Movimento Sociale, a neo-fascist group.
About 20 demonstrators and policemen were injured . . . An
anti-Israel resolution expressing concern over Israel's "disregard
"ffigt
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of United Nations resolutions" and holding that such disregard
Hospitalization • Major Medical Expense
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"threatens peace in Northeast Africa" was adopted by the Con-
Annuities
Group Plans
ference of African States meeting at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
The United Arab Republic maneuvered the resolution by threat-
•••••
ening to vote against a principal resolution condemning apartheid
in South Africa.
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WJ Congress Department Moves to Geneva

The community service wing
(Organization Department) of
the World Jewish Congress to-
day was officially transferred
from New York to Geneva,
Switzerland.
The Department was responsi-
ble for maintaining contact

with World Jewish Congress
affiliates in more than 60 coun-
tries.
Heading the Department is
Dr. Gerhart M. Riegner, WJC
director of coordination in Ge-
neva. He succeeds Dr. I.
Schwarzbart, Department chief
for the past 14 years.

BMA Representatives in Your Area:

Henry Channen
Howard H. Finsilver
Sidney Konikow
Herman J. Agins
Irving A. Levy

Detroit Branch Office: 2612 N. Woodward Avenue, Royal Oak, Mich.
Robert E. Cook, Branch Manager
Phone: JO 6-7193

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