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April 14, 1961 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-04-14

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Eichmann May Know Hidi
Looted from Jewish

A Digest of World Jewish Happenings
from Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency and Other News-Gathering Media.

United States

ALBANY, N.Y. — Governor Nelson A. Rocekfeller pro-
claimed WedneSday, April 19, "Warsaw Ghetto Day," in com-
memoration of the April 1943 Ghetto uprising.
NEW YORK — Achievements by Youth Aliyah in efforts
to. alleviate the problems of culturally retarded immigrant
children in Israel were lauded here by Dr. Judah J.. Shapiro,
secretary of the National Foundation for Jewish Culture and
chairman of the Youth Reference Board of Hadassah, who spoke
to more than 600 leaders of Hadassah at the organization's annual
Youth Aliyah Conference . . . A collection of more than 1,000
ancient lamps from archaeological sites in the Mediterranea
area was presented together with a grant of $214,000 for
establishment of a chair in Islamic studies, by Mrs. Mir'
Schloessinger, widow of Dr. Max Schloessinger, orienta
former deputy chancellor of the university . . . Jacob Ts
chairman of the Jewish National Fund, left for Jerusalei
nationwide tour in which he introduced to American
new Twenty Year Plan of the JNI7 for raising $250,000,
convert the remaining 60 per cent of 'Israel's territory from
wasteland to fertile soil . . . The World Confederation of General
Zionists, under the co-chairmanship. of Mrs. Rose L. Halprin and
Dr. Israel Goldstein. met here to discuss plans for a full execu-
tive meeting of the conference in Jerusalem on April 25 . . .
Nine different seminars will be held in Israel during the coming
summer for teachers and other Jewish professionals under the
sponsorship of the American Zionist Council and the Jewish
Agency for Israel in Jerusalem.
STORRS, Conn. — Under a $25,000 grant from the A
Cancer Society, Dr. Jay S. Roth, professor in the Un'
Connecticut's Institute of Cellular Biology, will chec
of the origin of cancer, .which he believes may
effective early detection and treatment.


LONDON — Jordan has sent a six-man p iamentary delega-
ton to the United States for an official si
eek visit .
American University in Beirut and the
itish Council
have been ordered to remove from their li aries all books
ing in any way with Israel, on orders of
e Lebanese Ministry
of Education, which recently charged th
the British Middle
East Center for Arabic Studies was "a sp center on behalf of
BONN — Heinrich Heimann, former
officer awaiting trial on charges of shooting severa thousand
Jews and other civilians in Poland during World War II, hanged
himself in his jail cell.

PARIS, (JTA) — Adolf Eich-
mann, whose trial for directing
the mass-murder of 6,000,000
Jews in Nazi Europe opened in
Jerusalem on Tuesday, may be
the sole living man who knows
the location of $750,000,000 in
cash and treasures hidden by the
Nazi regime after robbing the
Jewish victims, the French news-
paper Paris Presse reported.
Declaring that it received its
information from I
the new
•a, 1
mann, with the • help
azi agents, open
ank acco
s in •
One acco
4, was
Swiss Bankin
ere was
e a third secret
The first two were in the name
of Hans Eichlemann, a pseudo-
nym for Eichmann, while the
third account was said to be in
the name of Fr mer
Nazi ex
anti-Jewish p
ow a "Jewish
Cairo, .loyed by
Arab Republic. The
accounts reportedly
aggregate $1,250,000 in Swiss
According to Paris Presse,
Eichmann, entr ed in 1944 with
task of hi
rious Jewish

were reportedly
by Rus-
sian priso
of war, corn-
high Nazi, who
e Russsians killed to
their secret. Later, it is

UJA Releases 'Night
and Fog,' Film on
Concentration Camps

COLOGNE—Directors of the International Tracing Service
which maintains central files concerning the fate of millions of
NEW YORK—As the trial of
concentration camp victims, held its annual meeting here, con- Adolf Eichmann opened in Israel
ferring for the first time at the offices of the Israel Mission this week, the United Jewish
to West Germany.
Appeal began distributing for
MUNICH -- Tentative plans for construction of a Jewish community meetings a bitter and
cultural center here call for a building comprising club rooms, poetic film document of the con-
a kindergarten, youth synagogue, four-grade public school, and centration camp genocide organ-
ized by the captured Nazi war
several rooms for religious instruction.
criminal and his associates.
FLORENCE — The Third Mediterranean Colloquium will be
Entitled "Night and Fog", the
held here May 19-25 and is expected, as at the previous confer- film is the work of internation-
ence in October 1960, to include Israeli and Arab participants ally known director, Alain
in a discussion of problems of the Mediterranean countries.
Resnais, who made "Hiroshima,
AMERSFOORT, Holland — Visiting e x p e r t s from four Mon Amour".
countries praised the methods of the new Sinai Clinic, the first
The 16-mm version being cir-
Jewish mental hospital built in Europe since World War II.
culated by the UJA, narrated in
English, contrasts
color sce
areas with haunting
TEL AVIV — The American-Israel Cultural Foundation dis- tra
and white images of the
tributed 140 scholarships for music study to the winning co
same camps under the Nazis.
testants among more than 500 young applicants . . . More
Using both motion pictures and
1,200 Jewish athletes from 33 countries (including 15
stills, much of it captured Ger-
the United States) will participate in the Sixth
man footage, the half-hour film
Pierre Gildesgame, chairman of the World Maccab'
evokes shattering detail the
and outrage of an entire
JERUSALEM — A method of locating ur
urn deposits era f syste
described as revolutionary because it costs only
small fraction
of present methods has been developed by a
ear-old Israeli
zi code na
scientist, Dr. Saadia Amiel, head of the nuclear
emistry section
of the Nabi Rubin Reactor Laboratories . . . P ns for the forth-
coming UJA Midyear Leadership Conference
hich will bring
to Israel 250 young leaders of American Jew
were announced
by Rabbi Herbert Friedman, UJA executive


ORAN, Algeria — Two Jews—one a police
the other a grocer in his shop—were killed he
Moslem terrorists during the general strike that
funeral of the assassinated Mayor of Evidn.

JOHANNESBURG — Police sought the vandals who daubed
swastikas on a synagogue wall at Randfontein near here.

ALGIERS — Pro-French extremists were believed respons-
ible for recent attacks on Jews and Jewish property, including
the demolition of a local typewriter shop owned by a Jew and
the death of a 17-year-old Jewish girl in Constantine.


than 120 mov .
ure thea-
ters th
the country are
owing "Operation Eich-
mann," the first American-made
film on Adolf Eichmann, Nazi
leader who directed the mass-
murder of 6,000,000 Jews in
Europe during the Nazi regime,
it was announced by Allied
Artists, producers of the film.
Showing of this film will start
in New York area in about 100
theaters on May 3.
The change of the trial date
to April came too fast to per-
mit shifting of the dates but
the distributors had time to
arrange the May 3 date in the
New York area to coincide with
an expected upsurge of interest
developing from the first few
weeks of trial proceedings.

MONTREAL — Vandals in Oakville, an Ontario town, caused
$10,000 damage to a record store owned by Julius Gotlib and left
inscriptions reading, "Go home, Jew Boy, Jews killed Christ." . .
An appeal to Morocco's permanent representative at the United
Nations, Dr. El Medhi Ben Aboud, expressing the hope of the
Canadian Jewish community that Morocco will treat its Jews
with fairness, was sent by Samuel Bronfman, president of the
Canadian Jewish Congress.
TORONTO — Opposition to the teaching of religious sub-
jects in the public schools was expressed here by Sydney M.
To sin by silence when they
Harris, chairman of the national joint public relations committee should protest, makes cowards of
of the Canadian Jewish Congress and Bnai Brith.
I en.—Abraham Lincoln.



s by the Nazi re-
opes to achieve this
y convicting Eichmann.

e Paris
Presse sat , included a large
ransom given to the Nazis by the
Rothschild family in payment
for the lives of some members of
the Rothschild family. Now, the
pa• er added, Israel would like to
ast some of the
bles looted from


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