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January 20, 1961 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-01-20

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NEW YORK-- Development
needs amounting to $247,222,-
000 for 1961, to enable Israel
to populate its undeveloped
areas through industrial and
agricultural expansion, w e r e
presented to American Jewish
leaders at a two-day national
leadership conference of the
Israel Bond Organization.
National officers and com-
mittee chairmen from 60 cities,
who participated in the meet-
ing at the Biltmore H o t e 1,
pledged to provide a third of
the necessary, total through the
Israel Bond -campaign.
On the basis of this deci-
sion, the sale of Israel Bonds
in 1961 would be expected
to produce approxi ma t e 1 y
$80,000,000 in new invest-
ment capital. In the ten
years of its existence the
Israel. Bond campaign has ob-
tained $476,091,750 for eco-
nomic expansion in Israel.
As a first step the conference
Voted' to bring the total pro-
ceeds from Israel Bonds to the
$500,000,000 mark '-- b e f ore
May 15.
The action of the Conference
was based on a cable from Is-
rael Finance MinfSter Levi

Dr. Stitskin to Address
Yeshiva U. Parley on
`Jewish Thought' Here

Dr. Leon D. Stitskin, director
of Community Relations of Ye-
shiva University, will address
the plenary
session of the
Yeshiva Uni-
versity Confer-
ence on Con-
temporary Jew-
ish Thought
10 a.m. Jan.
29 at Beth Ab-
raham Syna-
gogue, it was
announced b y
Rabbi Hayim
Donin, confer-
ence chairman. Dr. Stitskin
Dr. Stitskin is a frequent con-
tributor to Bnai Brith's "Na-
tional Jewish Monthly," the
'American Zionist," and other
pUblications.
Other participants in the con-
ference will be Philip Stollman,
Mrs. Morris Brandwine, Mrs.
Jack Cohen, Dr. Jacob Goldman,
Leonard Farber, Rabbis Joel J.
Litke, Yaakov Homnick, Israel
Goodman, Samuel Prero, Hyman
Agress, Israel Halpern, Stanley
Greenberg and Samuel S. Stoll-
man.

Zionist Revisionists
Announce Agenda for
Begin's Visit Here

Menachem Begin will_ speak'
on "Exodus -- Fact and Fic:
tion" 8:30 p.m. Sunday at the
Jewish Center.
His talk is sponsored by the
Zionist Revisionist Organization
of Detroit.
Former commander of the Ir-
gun, Palestine's underground
military force , and now opposi-
tion leader of the Herut Party
in the Knesset, Begin is on a
lecture tour of the - United
States to clarify the period of
struggle portrayed in the book
and film, "Exodus."
He will meet with the press
tonight at the Henrose Hotel
and will be received by the
local Zionist Revisionists 9 p.m.
Saturday at the home of Presi
dent Steven Goldin, 22151 Bev-
erly, Oak Park. Friends of ',he
movement are invited.
A reception will be tendered
Begin by Henry KeyWell 8:30
p.m. Monday at the Henrose
Hotel. Leading members of the
community have been invited.
Mrs. Begin is accompanying
her husband on his tour.
For tickets, call LI 7-3606;
WE 5-1150,- or DI 1-6277. They
will be available also at the
door.

Eshkol, who pointed out that
Israel's total Development Bud-
get of $247;222,000 for the fis-
cal year beginning April 1
could not possibly be met with-
out the participation of the
American Jewish community
through Israel Bonds.
Among the major allocations
under the Development Budget
for 1961 will be $23,890,000 for
the construction of the_Nation
Water Program to bring w
from the Jordan River
he
Negev; $48,279,000 for
ricul-
ture; $1,944,000 for
exten-
sion of the Haifa'
k facili-
ties; $7,222,000 fo beginning
the construction a new port
at Ashdod; $4, ,000- for a
new shipyard i the Kishon
Harbor; $12,500, 0 for the ac-
quisition of ne,
hipping ton-
nage; $4,167,000
the expan-
sion of jet trans
000 for the construction of new
housing; $11,111,000 for adding
facilities for tourists; $1,667,-
000 for oil and gas exploration;
$38,889,000 for the expansion
of industry, and $4,611,000 for
development of mining, chiefly
phosphates and copper.
Calling for an extraor-
dinary response in 1961 to
the Israel Bond campaign,
Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, vice
president of the Israel Bond
Organization, pointed o u t
that Israel's 13th anniversary,
being observed this year,
bears the traditional. Jewish
connotation of ' the transition
from childhood toward ma-
turity.
Dr. Schwartz announced that
the 1961 Israel Bond campaign
will be formally launched at a
1961 inaugural conference for
Israel Bonds, to be' held March
3 to 5, at the Fontainebleau
Hotel, in Miami Beach.
Abba Eban, Minister of Edu-
cation of Israel, and its former
Ambassador to the United
States, will be the guest of
honor at the conference.
He alSo announced that the
75 days beginning Oct. 8, the
75th birthday of Prime Minis-
ter Ben-Gurion, _who, founded'
the Israel Bond campaign,
would be dedicated to a nation-
wide celebration of the Israel
leader's diamond jubilee.
Another special event in con-
nection with the Bar Mitzvah
anniversary will be the conven-
ing of an Israel Bond confer-
ence of leaders of the United
.States and Canada in Jeru-
salem, July 25 through Aug. 3.
The conference will meet in
Israel at the invitation of Prime
Minister Ben-Gurion and Fi-
nance Minister Eshkol.
The conference elected Abra-
ham Feinberg, president; Dr.
Abba Hillel Silver, chairman,
board of governors; Ira Guil-
den, national campaign chair-
man; Dr. Joseph J. Schwarti,
vice president; Samuel Roth-
berg, national chairman of
Trustees; Jack D. Weiler, sec-.
retary-treasurer; Eddie Cantor,
national chairman, Builders of
Israel; Max Bressler, nationa
chairman, Guardians of Isr
Lawrence G. Laskey, chai
executive committee; M
Peerce, chairman, Wo
vision; Julian B. Ve
tional chairman fo
and Michael A. St
tional chairman fo
Days.

Bereznitzer Aid
Installs New Officers

Bereznitzer Aid Society will
hold its installation dinner
p.m. Thursday at the Sholem
Aleichem Institute.
Those to be inducted include
Nathan Rose, honorary presi-
dent; Meyer Terebelo, presi-
dent; Jacob Koss, vice presi-
dent; Joseph Shebowich and
Mrs. Irving Markel, secretaries;
Joseph Kohn, treasurer; and I.
Rosenberg, chairman of ar-
rangements.

Dr. HescheI, Goldwater Congress of Polish Jews Opens in Israel
Differ at White House TEL AVIV, (JTA)—With 400 Polish Jews since World War U.
delegates from 16 countries in Jews living currently in Poland
Conference on Aging
attendance, the World Congress sent no delegates to the parley.

WASHINGTON, D. C. — A
leading theologian differed
sharply with a prominent Re-
publican senator at the 1961
White H o,u s e Conference on
Aging over the role of the
Government for providing medi-
cal Care for the
Dr. Ab
was
gnated the pr
J
speaker by the S
gue Council of America
the aging conference, s t ate
that "a ation should dy
to sell, f ecess

hip
man.
he on
en. Barry Goldw
Rep.-
iz.) claimed th
plication
of the so-ca
eral or radi-
cal phi
y to the solution
0
elfare problems would
y mean the enslavement of
our people rather than greater
freedom."

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of Polish Jews was opened here
Sunday. •
Three thousand former Polish
Jews now living in Israel, as well
as a group of non-Jewish Poles
residing here, attended the open-
ing session.
The Congress is the first world-
wide gathering of organized

The Congress devoted its open-
ing session to a memorial to the
millions of Polish Jews murdered
by the Nazis. It also expressed
"warmest greetings" to Jews in
Poland and adopted a resolution
thanking the present Polish Gov-
ernment for its impartial treat-
ment of Jews today.

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— THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS = Friday, lanuary 20, 1961

Israel Bonds to Join in Assuring
$247,000,000 Development Program

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