and Other _Things
Orchestras Get Bernstein Bust
If Governor Ribicoff is ap-
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — The
pointed to the Supreme Court of
Knesset, Israel's Parliament, to-
the United States, it will be a
I was reading of an Israeli col- fulfillment of an ambition which
day approved a special bill per-
lector of butterflies. This man he has nurtured apparently since
mitting Finance Minister Levi
seems to have a fabulous collec- his youth. At any rate, While a
Eshkol to take a $13,000,000
tion of butterflies and the most student at the University of Chi-
loan from Israel banks for se-
interesting thing about him to me cago Law School, he served as
curity purposes. Even the right-
was that he has gotten the entire editor of the University Law Re-
wing Herut party, which is criti-
child population of his commun- view and his major writing was
cal of Israel Government finan-
ity all turned into butterfly lov- on the Supreme Court.
cial procedures, approved the
The most prominent Jew in
Butterflies seem to go in for New Orleans in its early days
The Knesset action coincided
all kinds of designs and colors. was Judah Touro, of the famous
with reports received here that
King Solomon, according to tra- Touro family of Newport, but
Soviet Premier Khrushchev sent
dition, could understand the Judah went south to New Orleans
a special plane to bring the
language of butterflies as he after President Jefferson pur-
United Arab Republic Vice
could of flowers and trees and chased the Louisiana territory
President and chief military
other creatures which don't speak from "Napoleon. Judah Touro
commander, Field Marshal Ab-
served under Andrew Jackson in
del Hakim Amer, and his en-
To mark cultural ties between the U.S. and Israel, the tourage from Cairo to Moscow.
A butterfly passed me and I the great battle of New Orleans.
tried to speak to it. I wanted to I He was probably the most fa- America-Israel Cultural Foundation presented twin castings of
Although the subject of Mar-
find out what it thought of the mous philanthropist of his day a bust of composer-conductor Leonard Bernstein to the New shal Amer's second mission to
color problem. I asked if the and he gave money for all faiths
Moscow has not been disclosed,
butterflies did any discriminating and peoples. He gave the first Rubin, president of the Foundation, made the presentation. either by the UAR or the Soviet
money for the modern develop- Shown at the ceremony are (left to right) Abe Cohen, manager Union, it has been reported that
on account of color.
I don't speak the butterfly ment of Jerusalem, administered of the Israel Philharmonic; Robert Berks, the noted sculptor the UAR seeks replacements for
who made the bust; Mrs. Bianca Schwartz, donor of the sculp- its aging acquisitions of 1956
language very well and I may by Sir Moses Montefiore.
ture; David M. Keiser, president of the New York Philharmonic
The buildings which were
have misunderstood it, but it
weapons, including the new So-
erected with his money were
seemed to me the butterfly
viet MIG-19 jet fighter plane.
the first in the new city of
said he didn't like red butter-
- It was reported also that the
Jerusalem. He helped a Christ- British Labor Party Lauds Noted Soloists at Stratford UAR will sell its surplus and
flies. Maybe he was against the
ian church which had no Histradrut Accomplishment
Lois Marshall, one of the outdated Soviet weapons to
A friend of mine who was money for its building and he
LONDON, (JTA) — The Brit- world's leading sopranos, will other African countries. The
standing by, said the butterfly established a non - denomina- ish Labor Party cabled a mes- sing two concerts during the first was reported to be Sudan,
said he didn't like blue butter- tional hospital.
sage of congratulations to Hista- music season of the 1961 Strat- which has already received six
He left a great part of his for- drut, the Israel Federation of ford Festival.
flies. He was a yellow butterfly
MIG-17s from the UAR. The
and yellow butterflies don't like tune to a Christian friend, who Labor, lauding the Israel trade
On each occasion—Sunday af- UAR was expected to _receive
blue ones, said my friend. But it had come to his aid when he was union organization on its ac- ternoons in the Festival theater three more Soviet submarines,
is quite probable that both of us left wounded in the battle of complishments as it celebrates —Miss Marshall will share the which would bring its total of
didn't really get it right. Prob- New Orleans, serving as I have its 40th anniversary.
platform stage with the Festival's such undersea craft to twelve.
ably the butterfly just said, "I said, under Andrew Jackson.
featured artists, Glenn Gould,
Incidentally, Jackson, too, was
haven't got time for such non-
The sole meaning of life is to
Nothing makes one feel so pianist; Oscar Sinimsky, violinist;
no segregationist. Jackson told strong as a call for help.
sense," and flew away.
I serve humanity.
and Leonard Rose, 'cellist.
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off in unequivocal language a
- I don't know whether anyone bigot of his day who tried to •
mentioned it during the cam- segregate the colored soldiers
paign, but • Rob e r t Kennedy, from the whites, and Jackson
why there's no
brother of the President-elect, threatened to lock up an entire
served as correspondent in Pales- state legislature when it was
water heater like an
tine for the Boston Post during giving him some trouble.
the war which resulted in the es-
tablishment of the Jewish State. Israel Backs Colonies
And, incidentally, there has
just appeared in Israel a collec- in UN Freedom Vote
UNITED NATIONS, (JTA) —
tion in Hebrew of some of
President-elect Kennedy's writ- Israel informed the General As-
ings under the caption "Strength sembly that it will vote in favor
of a pending resoi •
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duced by 42.
, eclaring the
There doesn't seem to be any tions' 99
'nation that inde-
discrimination on account of UN's
be granted to all colo-
color as far as trees are con- •
countries and peoples.
cerned. Dark oaks have always
he statement was made at
enjoyed a reputation as high
plenary session of the Assem
as oaks of any other colors.
by Michael S. Comay, chair
of Israel's delegation. He decl . d
that the draft resolution" tou
the deepes entiments
on Zionist I
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to The Jewis
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PUT IT ANYWHERE—even in an air-
JERUSALEM- me Minister
counter in the kitchen -or utility room. Here's the
set. Because there's no flame, an electric
only heater you can always place close to point of
heater doesn't need air flow to support
in the third
mann met Tue
greatest hot water use.
ustion, or a vent to carry off fumes. There's
of the ancient
etings aimed at
of a series of
an be no question,
clarifying rela nships between
that "the conte
f Israel and the p
policies and outlook
Jewish Agen .. dealing with
• two major colonial
preparations f the forthcoming Britain and France, are
onist Congress an honorable desire t
which opens he
ting Tuesday, colonies
The Israe •
ngress corn- warned
that of the Mapa
, however, that
mittee which is hea
state's proclamation of
Minister Levi Eshko ,
pendence not an end, but
sion was held of the situation only a beginning." He cited Is-
which followed the reported final rael's policy of aid to new states
refusal by former Prime Minister in developing • their resources,
Moshe Sharett to accept an offer and said Israel fully supports the
of a co-presidency with Dr. Gold- efforts of new states to achieve
HOTTER HOT WATER WHENEVER YOU NEED IT.
Some laundering requires very hot water to get
mann of the World Zionist Or- progress in the social, economic
clothes really clean. Dishwashers, too, need water
ganization and chairmanship of and cultural fields. He called
that's very hot. Remember, an electric water
the Jewish Agency Executive in upon the more affluent states to
heater can keep on and on, delivering the extra
hot water needed without burning out.
help in these directions.
The Mapai committee began
OPERATING COSTS ARE AMAZINGLY LOW. The
consideration of the party's alter-
PLENTY OF HOT WATER ROUND THE CLOCK. For
popular 50-gallon heater will meet the needs of 8
native candidates for the Agency American Friends Set
dishes, laundry, baths, there's always plenty of
out of 10 families. Using estimated operating
chairmanship and other member- Study Program for U.S. hot water available. Electric water heaters have
costs for this size unit, a plentiful supply of hot
two heating units: one for normal use, the other
ships of the executive.
water for all family needs should cost you less
Students at Hebrew U. for those special occasions when there's an extra
It was reported also that Mrs.
than 15¢ a day!
The One Year Study Program demand for hot water.
Golda Meir, Israel's Foreign
Minister, and Eshkol will make for American college students at
MAIL COUPON FOR MORE INFORMATION
official speeches on behalf of the the Hebrew University 'of Jeru-
State of Israel at the ZiOnist Con- salem has been launched for the
I WOULD LIKE MORE INFORMATION I
gress, instead of Ben-Gurion who seventh consecutive year, it was
ABOUT ELECTRIC WATER HEATERS.
will speak in his private capacity announced by Philip M. Klutz-
as a "simple delegate." It was nick, president of the sponsor-
see your plumber,
understood this arrangement was ing American Friends of the
reached after the Israel Cabinet Hebrew University.
The American student pro-
decided that the Prime Minister
could not voice his opposition to gram committee of the organi-
the Zionist movement in a way zation urged those who wish to
which could be interpreted as participate in the program to
though he spoke for the Israel submit their applications by •
t Jan. 15.
By DAVID. SCHWARTZ
(Copyright, 1960, Jewish Telegraphic