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July 21, 1961 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-07-21

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Israeli Police Promise Protection for Mission Stoned by Orthodox .

JERUSALEM, (JTA) — Eric church center who allegedly
Wendelin, the United States threw stones at the building
Consul General in Jerusaleni, in protest against the 'pros-
has expressed satisfaction with elytizing efforts.
the assurance of police protec-
It was reported that both
tion for the Church of Christ ,Yeshaya and police officials
missionary center here after suggested to Wendelin that it
complaints by church officials might not be coincidental that
of harrassment by Orthodox such difficulties had arisen
Jews in the area. •
around • the Church of • Christ
The assurance was given at a mission while many other Pro-
meeting called by S. B. Yeshaya, testant and Catholic church con-
the head of the Jerusalem dis- ducted their _activities in
trict administration, and at- Jerusalem without protest.
tended by Jerusalem police of- •It was noted that the Church
ficials and Christian Ministers of Christ mission operating in
of the missionary center.
a suburb with many Orthodox
The complaints had been Jews conducted missionary ac-
lodged by the Rev. Ernest Ste- tivities blatantly in contrast to
wart of Detroit, one of two other churches.
Christian ministers of a funda-
The ,Jerusalem Post, in an
mentalist c h u r c h which, for editorial, criticized the Church
some time has been carrying on of Christ mission. The news-
proselytizing activities among paper said that other churches
Jewish children in one of Jeru- understood that in the formative
salem's qUarters thickly settled years of Jewish statehood, out-
by Orthodox Jews.
right proselytizing would hinder
Police representatives said integration of the thousands of
at the me ice new immigrants and therefore
had al
g• eyon t
devoted their efforts to dimin-
us
rocedure of acting onl
ishing interfaith ignorance of
r a complaint by station- Israel's Christians and Jews.
g police near the missionary
Regrettably, said the editorial,
center for several weeks dur-
he Church of Christ group had
everted to "outdated" • pros-
elytizing methods.

Offer Jewish History
from the police that our mem- the Jerusalem church building. Courses to Teachers

bers can worship in safety. We T h e Jerusalem congregation
are not asking fcir anything consists of 34 members.
that is not guaranteed us by WOULD SOLICIT JOHNSON
Israeli law," Rev. Henley said.
J. M. Powell, minister of the
• Some Israelis have shown re- Central Church of Christ, Chat-
sentment toward the Christian
Wpnley to
mission's distribution of
usa em, said ea
and clothing to ch .
• he tended to call Vice-'rest• en
Eichmann tria
o sparked Lynd on Johnson, a personal
resentment.
acquaintance, to ask that he try
The C
of Christ has a to obtain guarantees from Israel
congrect
in Nazareth with at t o reli serv-
45 Ar
members and anothe ices ould n
e inter pted.
in Ei un with 150 Arab me
p-
bers. ut the Revs. Henley d por m co reg Tom. w o u l d
Ste
t, who have been
Is- con
Se tors s es Kefauver
rael
e year, have suc eded
Albert Gore, besides Repre-
in con
ing only one person, sentatives in their areas, on
a Jewish
an who cares for the issue.

NEW YORK, (JTA)—A train-
ing course for public school
teachers in New York, offering
a series of 15 lectures on "A
History of the Jew in American
Life," will be conducted next
erican Jewish His=
torte-
'ety,
ram Kanof,
president
the
ty, an-
nounced here.
• course, ap
the

ork Board of E
tion,
conducted • by
school
ipal, Irvin e'
senblum.
Members of t
ety's execu-
tive co •
consultants in
s of Jewish culture,
1 act as lecturers, Kanof said.

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Church of Christ, to which the
proseletyzing mission belongs,
is not affiliated with the United
Christian Council, which em-
braces all 'leading Protestant
churches in Israel.
Rev. Stewart told Yeshaya
that, -for- several weeks, crowds
surrounded his church during
services, pi-eventing entry of
Jewish children who come there
to see the Bible story on films.
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o the meeting, Rev.
ey said he, Rev. Stewart
and their wives had launched
a letter-writing campaign for
protection against the stone-
throwers who had interrupted
their services. The letters
were directed to Church of
egations in the
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and abroad a
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