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March 03, 1961 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-03-03

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Eichmann Trial to Open April 11; Victims'
Families Submit Claim for Billion Dollars

Around the World...


A Digest of World Jewish Happenings
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — Th e camps and other centers of mass eighth of series of 14 programs
from Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic
trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann wil 1 slaughter.
on the Third Reich, "The SS
open on April 11, it was officiall3
Agency and Other News-Gathering Media.
The properties stolen from State," was telecast on the West
announced Sunday. The openin g the Jews in Poland during German television network. .The
United States
of the trial, set originally fol. ' 1942 and 1943 were nominally series was produced by the Stutt-
WASHINGTON—Secretary of State Dean Rusk, who recentl
March 9,• was postponed at th e valued at 200,000,000 marks gart and Cologne broadcasting
request of Dr. Robert Servatius , but the actual value was far stations. The 40-minute film on bought a home in an exclusive section of the capital, insisted
Eichmann's West German de - greater, the charge sheet the SS depicted the terror that the real estate agent delete from the deed a restrictiv e
fense lawyer.
declares. The stolen properties exercised against the churches clause forbidding sale or lease to Negroes and Jews.
NEW YORK—President Kennedy was urged by the Na
The new date was set by Jus - were those of individuals, of and the political foes of the Nazi
tional Governing -Council of the American Jewish Congress
tice Binyamin Halevi, presiden
Jewish communities and assets . regime with special attention to
to carry out promptly his pledges against racial and religious
of the Jerusalem District Court , of Jews murdered in German- the persecution of Jews.
discrimination . . A report by an Anti-Defamation League
after a meeting with Dietei - occupied areas in Eastern
The film opened with a por- mission to West Germany reported that although anti-Semitism
Wechtenbruch, Dr. • Servatius
trayal of the `!boycott" of April 1, has not been eliminated from German political life, the power
West German assistant, and At-
Until shortly before the end 1933, and traced the hate monger- of governmental authority is on the side of democracy and against
torney General Gideon Hausner. of the war in 1945, the freigh t ing of Julius Streicher's porno- anti-Semitism . . . Stanley Lowell, chairman of the city's Com-
The three-man court which trains which conveyed the vic _ graphic and anti-Semitic "Der mission on Intergroup Relations and a national vice-president
will try the Gestapo Colonel tiros to extermination camps and Stuermer" and the ensuing "spon- of the American Jewish Congress, stated that he personally
charged with directing the ghettoes were being sent back to taneous a c ti o n s" instigated favors giving American Nazi party leader George Rockwell • a
extermination of 6,000,000 Eu- Germany loaded with despoiled f against German Jews by Nazi permit to speak in New York . . . The World Jewish Congress
ropean Jews will be presided properties and also such parts o storm troops and the SS. The appealed to Jewish communities throughout the world to com-
over by Supreme Court Justice the bodies of the victims as hair film then showed the "final memorate the anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising with
Moshe Landau. The other mem- gold teeth, artificial limbs and ' phase" of the persecutions cover- special services and ceremonies on April 13.
HARTFORD—Jewish leaders in Connecticut, who once op-
bers will •be Judge Halevi and personal effects, according to ing the Nuremberg race laws of
1935 and the burning of syna- posed all proposals for new humane slaughter legislation as a
Judge Yitzhak Ravel of the the charge sheet.
The charge sheet asserts that gogues in November 1938. The threat to Jewish ritual slaughter, have altered their stand:
Tel Aviv District Court. All
three judges were born in the property was removed to program ended with an account while still opposed in 'principle, they have told the Agriculture
Germany and inunigrated to Germany on orders of Eichmann of the murder of Jews by SS Committee of. the state legislature they would not fight an
Palestine during the period of and of others ( acting on his execution squads "behind the acceptable bill.
ALBANY, N.Y.—Declaring their vigorous opposition to
orders. The extent of this vast lines of advancing German
the British Mandate.
troops" and in the extermination Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller's revised plan to provide state
(A television film on Eichmann,
camps of Auschwitz, Treblinka funds for private and sectarian college students, a delegation
"'On the Henchman's Trail," will that in the 635 warehouses in and Maidanek.
of 150 American Jewish Congress leaders told the Governor
be shown on the nation-wide
that public funds should be used for public institutions.
Anti-Nazi Underground
German Television net work Auschwitz alone, the following
VILLANOVA, Pa.—Charging that mere Negro children
Leader Warns of Horror
March 13. It will attempt to pre- items were found: 348,820 men's
attend segregated schools in Northern -cities than in Southern
sent a "profile" of the Gestapo
cities, Will Maslow, executive director of the American Jewish.
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
colonel through documents . and- and 38,000 pairs of men's shoes.
Congress, praised the Detroit plan under which • children from
to The Jewish News)
The loot at Auschwitz was
interviews with surviving eye-
TEL AVIV—A former leader overcrowded Negro schools are bussed to under-populated white
witnesses. A book entitled ''There even greater than this, the of the Jewish anti-Nazi under- schools.
Were Many Eichmanns" was pub-
CHICAGO—Mayor Richard Daley proclaimed the week of
29 other Auschwitz warehouses ground i n Poland warned March 3 as "Traditional Synagogue Week" for the purpose of
lished in Munich).
The detailed charge sheet were burned by the Germans for presentation in the mass "promoting the religious and cultural activities of the Jewish
against Eichmann, submitted to before they retreated from Po- murder trial of Nazi Adolf people."
PALM SPRINGS, Cal.—A strong plea for "rededication of
the Jerusalem District Court last land in January 1945.
Eichmann was "so full of
Eichmann was accused of per- horror it might cause mass our energies" to a priority aid program for immigrants in Israel.
week, like the document sub-
mitted Feb. 1, lists 15 counts sonally devising in his Berlin nervous breakdowns in Israel and distressed Jews throughout the world was made by Joseph
and 39 prosecution witnesses. It office in October 1942 steriliza- unless the people are prepared Meyerhoff, chairman of the United Jewish Appeal.
offers evidence' directly con- tion measures and of stating that for it."
trary to Eichmann's claim in his application of such measures was
Itzhak Zukermann, issuing
JERUSALEM—Protesting against a recommendation of a
Life memoirs that he was respon-
the warning, said that even committee of the Knesset, Israel's parliament, that elections of
sible only for the deportations of remain within the area governed former N a Li concentration new Chief Rabbis and a Chief Rabbinate Council be postponed
Jews and never gave any exter- by the Reich." The charge sheet camp inmates were not psycho- for a• year, Rabbi Yehudah L. Maimon resigned as chairman of -
noted that other Nazi. authorities logically prepared to face the the nominations board .• . . Finance Minister Levi Eshkol de-
mination orders. . •
The charge sheet accused favored deportations and in that impact of the • trial evidence. fended the Israel Government's transfer of its shaes in the
the 54-year-old Nazi of having case, Eichmann ordered . separa- Now a member of_ Kibbutz Haifa Fertilizers and Chemicals Company to the American
given instructions "for exter- tion of males and females to Lochamei Hagetaot, where InYestors Corporation against the criticism of a Mapam member
mination in Germany directly prevent any additional births of there 'is a permanent library of parliament who pointed out that no money changed hands
and exhibition on the Nazi end that the 6,000,000 pounds paid by the American - group was in
to local Gestapo commanders." Jewish children.
The Israel Ministry of Jus- destruction of European Jewry, Israel bonds . . . Soviet Ambassador Mikhail Bodrov gave Prime
In occupied areas of Europe,
tice received a $1,000,000,000 the former underground leader Minister David Ben-Gurion a lengthy letter from Soviet Pre-
Eichmann is accused of acting
claim against Eichmann. The said his kibbutz supplied many mier Nikita Krushchev on UN discussion of the Congo situation.
through commanders of the
claim was addressed to the documents from the library to The note was presumably identical with those sent to the heads
Nazi security police. He is
of other Asian and African governments, but unlike those mes-
Jerusalem Criminal Court and the prosecution at the trial.
specifically charged with di-
was submitted by Dr. M. Os-
He made his observations at sages did not mention the Soviet demand for the ousting of
recting commanders of the
trowski; noted Polish interna- a press conference called on Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold.
Auschwitz murder factory to
BEERSHEBA—General Zvi Tsur, Israel Chief of Staff, de-
tional law expert, on behalf of the occasion of the publication
use the gas known as Zyklon-
the widows and orphans ' of by the kibbutz of a diary of clared that the United Arab Republic was making progress in
B to kill inmates and in 1942
those murdered in Poland by a former inmate of Treblinka, the building of its military machine for war on Israel.
- and 1944 "the accused ob-
the Nazis. .
one of the major Nazi murder
tained a quantity supply of
Servatius and Wechtenbruch, factories. He said the kibbutz
the gas for purpose of exter-
JOHANNESBURG—The Union of South Africa's police were
are now meeting Eichmann was rushing to put through an- reported investigating the activities of several men belieVed
minating Jews."
The charge sheet lists six of daily in four to five-hour ses- other memoir book before the seeking to enlist members for the South African branch of the
the Nazi death camps as the most sions preparing his defense in Eichmann trial begins on April Ku Klux Klan.
11 and makes such material
important ones in carrying out the trial.
sub' judice.
the mass murders of European West Germany to Condemn
OTTAWA—A heated exchange between an Arab speaker and
Jews. These were: Auschwitz, Eichmann and Associates
Austrian Cabinet to Send
Rabbi A. M. Babb, spiritual leader of the Peterborough Jewish
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Belsec, Sobibor, Treb-
Observer to Eichmann Trial community, over statements about the Middle East situation
to The Jewish News)
nka, and Maidanek.
VIENNA, (JTA)—The Aus- threatened for a time to disrupt a United Nations Association
BONN —Political sources re-
Among the details of the pro- ported Tuesday that the West trian Cabinet decided to send branch meeting here.
gram to hasten the "final _solu- German Parliament,. acting be- a high police official, Josef
tion of the Jewish problem" by fore the opening of the trial on Wiesinger, to Israel to attend
LONDON—The Foreign Minister of Cyprus and the United
the Nazis listed in the charge April 11 of Nazi mass murder the trial of Adolf Eichmann Arab Republic Embassy on the island denied reports that Presi-
sheet are instructions by Eich- Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem, as an observer.
dent Nasser had warned Cyprus against exchanging ambassadors
A spokesman said that since with Israel . . . Agreement by the British Government to the
mann to a Dr. Epstein, head of will pass a joint resolution con-
the Council of Elders in the demning the crimes committed by
opening of an Arab League office here was announced in the
many years, it was of the "ut- House of Commons.
Theresienstadt concentration Eichmann and his aides.
most interest" to Austrian of-
camp, to forbid births and inter-
DUSSELDORF—Four tours of Israel for youth groups in
The plan for the resolution
rupt pregnancies. In Berlin in was reported reflecting concern ficials whether any of the North Rhine-Westphalia will be subsidized this year by the
1942, Eichmann devised meas- of West German political leaders
provincial government.
GLASGOW—An international conference of Fascists is being
ures for the sterilization of part- about the possible impact of the ing the trial will be connected
planned to take place in London to coincide with the opening
ners in mixed marriages with findings of the trial on West with that country.
of the Eichmann trial in Jerusalem, according to Laborite M.P.
the intention to destroy the Germany's position in the "west-
Sir Leslie Plummer.
Jewish people, according to the ern family of nations." They were Predict 6 Million
BONN—The. Information Service of the ruling Christian
charge sheet.
reported f ear ful that . "old Population in Israel
The crimes against humanity wounds" would be reopened and
NEW YORK, (JTA) — Israel Democratic Union supported State Secretary Hans Globke's
1 ists the spoilation of the pro- that world Opinion would react will have a population of approxi- claim that he had aided the Jews by remaining in the Ministry
perty of millions of Jews resid- to the trial revelations by con- mately 6,000,000 in the year of the Interior under Hitler and accused the Social Democratic
party, which has been critical of Globke, of aiding German
ing in Germany and the occupied demning the German people.
2000, of whom about 1,000,000 Communist press agitation "which, in connection with the Eich-
countries. Measures listed in the
Reports have been circulating will be Arabs, it was predicted by mann case, has been running in high gear since July 1960."
charge sheet for this purpose in- i n Berlin that the East German Michael Doron; representative of
ROME—The Italian government has filed a complaint with
eluded the establishment of a regime will mark the opening of the Israel Prime Minister's Office the public prosecutor concerning the issuance of a document to
central authority for the emigra- the trial with publication of a for Research Programs in the an Italian Jew, which specified that he "belonged to the Jewish
tion of Jews in Vienna, Czecho- new list of persons involved in United States.
slovakia and Berlin even before the Nazi regime who are now in
Addressing a meeting of the
VIENNA—Dr. Alfons Gorbach, slated to become Austrian
Hitler launched World War II in the West German administration, American Technion Society at the Chancellor in April when Chancellor Julius Raab retires, is not
1939, under which properties diplomatic service and judiciary. Hotel Astor, Doron expressed the expected to modify the coalition government's "soft" policy
were transferred to Germany. The list, it was reported, will be view that "only through science toward former Nazis.
Hundreds of thousands of Jews, published in many languages, in- and technology can Israel hope
PARIS—The celebration of the 80th anniversary of the World
according to the charge sheet, cluding those of Asian and Afri- to provide sustenance and a high OR.T Union and the 40th anniversary of the French ORT was
were forced to finance their own can countries.
standard of living for this greatly marked by official greetings from Minister of State Louis
deportations to extermination
In a related development, the expanded population."

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