THE DETR OIT JEWISH NEW S — Friday, July 8, 196
Israeli Audiences Cheer,
Weep With Miss Dietrich
By PHINEAS J. BIRON
Charles F. Rosen was elected
Israeli theatergoers long will that was the hit of the season.
(7) Do you represent Israeli
president of the Jewish Voca- remember the night last week The crowd packing the audi-
All of us have heard a great firms in your country? . . . tional Service, succeeding Rob- when Marlene Dietrich told torium heard some of the long-
deal about the Arab boycott .... Finally, we would like to draw ert S. Amberg, and Gilbert B. them, "I wish est encores demanded of any
day we read your attention to the fact that
entertainer in that city.
But only the other.
the exact text of the letters failure to submit the required Silverman was elected pres- I could belong
She broke down an old taboo
Arab boycotters are mailing declaration before August 31, ident of the Community Work- to you
against the German language
out to American businessmen 1960 will lead to the blacklisting shop, succeeding David M.
Welling, at a joint annual meet- famous enter-
with ease. She sang "Peter,"
. . . The letter we saw was ad- of your company in all the ing of the agencies.
"Mein Kleiner Baby, Vergess
tamer ended a
dressed to an importer and ex- Arab countries . . . Hoping to
Mich Nicht," "Frage Nicht
Robert Kasle and Charles 10-day tour of
porter who happens to be a hear favourably from you, we
Warum" and many others in
Himelhoch were elected vice, t h e country
Jew . . . As a matter of fact remain yours faithfully Direc- presidents; Manuel M. Hart- that has not
his name is unmistakably Jew- for .General of Customs, Super- man, secretary, and Clarence L. been matched
The audience cheered, wept
ish , . . The letter-head states intendent of Boycott Affairs
and applauded as she took
for sheer de-
them for a nostalgic journey
GOVERNMENT OF KUWAIT, - —"
votion to a
DIRECTORATE OF CUSTOMS, So there you have it . . . The
through the past.
ISRAEL BOYCOTT OFFICE ... letter addressed to an American
At the end of her last per-
is likely to be equalled for
Now for the letter. "Dear Sirs, citizen does more than just re-
formance, Miss Dietrich, very
We have the honour to inform quest information . . . it de-
After triumphs in Tel Aviv noticeably moved, told the audi-
you that we have reliable in- mands it and what is more, it
and Haifa, she gave shows to ence, "I wish I could belong to
formation to the effect that you involves the American govern-
rural camps and to the chil- you and live in this .city."
The gesture brought the audi-
have dealings with Israel . . . ment in this act of discrimi-
dren's village of Ben Shemen.
Since the Arab States are still natory boycott . . . For not
Miss Dietrich gave a show at ence to its feet for a thunder-
at war with Israel, no Arab satisfied with a reply of a nor-
Jerusalem's Convention Center omuisnutortion that lasted 35
merchant is allowed to have mal letter you are told to sub-
dealings whatsoever with Israel mit a declaration duly signed
ZOA House Draws 1,000
or with any foreign person or by the competent governmental
company having certain rela- authorities . . . Now, please get
On Independence Day
TEL AVIV, (JTA) — More
tions with Israel is blacklisted this . . . You and we, American William M. Wetsman and Louis
than 1,000 people attended the
in all the Arab countries . . . citizens are ordered to go to M. Hinderstein were elected
But, before any measure is the American Government, pre- vice-presidents; Marshall Rog-
American Independence Day
taken against your company, we sumably the. Customs authori- ers, secretary; and Ronald L. Council of Jewish Women celebration here at the ZOA
find it convenient to kindly re- ties or the office of the Secre- Greenberg, treasurer of CW.
marked the Fourth of July House, marking the admission
Clarence L. Ascher and Isaac weekend in Jerusalem, by dedi- of Alaska and Hawaii to the
quest you to clarify the nature tary of Commerce, in order to
of your company's relations supply the Arab boycotters with Litwak were re-elected for cating the land on which the Union.
with Israel . • . This clarifica- an official American document three-year terms as trustees of new Hebrew University Second-
tion ought to be submitted to confirming that you are eligible JVS, and Mrs. Stanley Akers, ary School will rise, in the pres-
to do business with Arab coun- Marvin G. Alexander, Morris ence of U.S. Ambassador Ogden
. us in a form of an official
and confirming that we H. Brown, Dr. Benjamin R. Reid, Benjamin Mazar, Hebrew
declaration duly signed by the tries
have no direct or indirect re- Gutow, Robert Kasle and Gil- University President, and a dis-
competent governmental au- lations of any kind with Israel
bert C. Osnos were newly tinguished audience of Israeli
thorities and countersigned BY
What we would like to know elected. Milton Jack Miller and educators:
ANY ARAB CONSUL IN YOUR - • •
(The emphasis is whether any competent U.S. George M. Zeltzer were elected
Day or Evening
Ground for the demonstra-
COUNTRY . • .
the original letter and not governmental agency lends it- for one-year. interim terms.
tion school buildings was
ours) . . . T h i s declaration self to this maneuver . . . Or if
Mrs. Gabriel N. Alexander, broken by Mrs. Charles Hymes
Safeway Driver Training
should cover t h e following this is not the case what does Sam Frankenstein, Herbert H. of Minneapolis, national NCJW
points: <1) Do you have branch competent governmental author- Jacob, Samuel D. Jacobs, Mal- president, who heads a group of
factories in Israel .. .. (2) Do ities mean? . . . The Arab boy- colm S. Lowenstein, Gerald 60 Council women in Israel for
you have assembly plants in cotters are w o r k i n g with Sklar, Harold S. Victor and the ceremony.
chutzpah and amazing energy Benton B. Wolfe were elected
Israel? . . . (3) DO - you 'have
In the U.S., Mrs. Stanley
agencies or main • • • They do not miss a trick ... CW • trustees for three - year
in Israel either
Which of the Zionist or Israeli terms. Mrs. David Handelman Myers, of Coral Gables, Fla.,
acting president cf NCJW,
offices for your Middle Eastern a
operations? ... Do/Did you give agencies has the responsibility and William Robert Rosenthal hailed the event as "the begin-
the right. of using your patents; to counter this worldwide boy-
ning of a new decade in Israel's
. And how and what terim terms.
Homes and Industry
trade marks, copywrights, etc. cott? . .
advancement — a decade in
for Over 45 Years
to Israeli companies? . . . (5) does Washington do about it?.
Amberg announced the which the high schools, whose
. . To Jews the boycott is old presentation of the Employer attendance is not yet free or
Do/Did you render consultative • hat
. . . Nobody seems to care
of the Year award to the compulsory, will be opened to
services and technical experi- . any longer as to what happens
Kasle Steel and Aluminum
ence to Israeli factories? • •
but no matter how proudly Co. for outstanding assist- all."
Israeli statesmen talk about the ance in employing persons
boycott not endangering Israel's
referred by JVS.
For The BEST Deal on a
economy,- the fact nevertheless
Put on an honor roll of co-
remains that the Arab boycott
is successful . . . What does the operative firms were: Midwest
Zionist Council have to say? and Material Co., Perfection Auto-
what is anybody, for that mat- motive Products Corp., Federal
ter, doing about stopping Nas- Department Stores, Sinai Hos-
ser's strangulation of Israel's pital and Morris Sklare & Co.
trade with the outside world?
Outlining t h e achievements
of the Jewish Vocational Serv-
ice during the past year, Am-
Dr. Silver Is Winner berg announced that approxi-
of Top Zionist Award mately 500 direct job place-
Dr. Abba Hillel Silver, of ments were made and career
Cleveland, has been named re- counseling service was extend-
Open 'til 10 p.m.
cipient of the Herzl Gold Medal- ed to the Northwest area of the
lion of the Zionist Organization city. Mention was made of the
of America, awarded each year continuing fine work of the
to an individual judged to have committee on Jewish scholar-
rendered most outstanding serv- ship service for which JVS
provides staff services.
ice to the cause of Zionism.
Amberg commented on the
He will be presented the
award at the 63rd annual con- valuable aid to JVS and CW
vention of the ZOA, slated for provided by volunteer members
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Silver is the third Medallion tion to the agency's new pro-
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Steinman and Co. was named
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Enjoy solid comfort even
Contractor of the Year. Cita-
in hottest weather . ;
No taste in the world like Wilno Kosher salami
tions naming them to the Con-
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a keynote address dealing with
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El Al Confirms Order for
Boeing 707. Jetliners
El Al Israel Airlines has con-
firmed its order for two Boeing
707. Intercontinental jet a i r-
liners for delivery in May and
June, 1961, and has taken an
option on a third.
The airline announced its in-
tention to purchz.se Boeing jets
Offer Jewish Center Youth
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A seven-week study tour of
Israel for Jewish Community
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people aged 18 to 21 has been
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