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September 08, 1961 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-09-08

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ZOA Urges U.S. Lead Israel and Arabs to Peace Table

humanity, will make possible Edward N e u f e I d of Grand
NEW YORK, (JTA) — The re-elected president of the ZOA fostering of Hebrew speaking
the reunion of families by Rapids.
clubs,
forums
on
Jewish
his-
four-day annual convention of for a second term. Dr. Emanuel tory, Hebrew lore and litera-
An honorary membership in
permitting
Soviet Jews,to emi-
the Zionist Organization of Neumann and Dr. Attba Hillel ture and widest possible dis-
ZOA was awarded to Gen-
grate
and
join
th
America concluded here Sun- Silver were re-elected honorary tribution of Zionist literature.
L. A. Marshall, who was
era
in Israel."
day with. a resolution calling presidents.
on the print al speaker at the JNF
res
In anoth
Dr.
Silver,
who
recently
''re-
Dr. Max Nussbaum was re-
upon President Kennedy and
e govern- sessi ' of the convention.
upo
ZOA call
the United States Government to elected chairman of the nation- turned from a visit to the ment o
• fulfill the will
rael
Dr manuel Neumann, world
make "a full-scale effort to al executive council; Jacques Soviet Union, told the conven- of th ate
reat Jewish nd Zio
leader, paid tribute to
tion
of
the
"unfavorable
posi-
bring Israel and the Arab Torczyner, associate chairman,
wor d leade and thi er the
Zio
emory of Leon Kay, a
tion
in
which
the
Jewish
peo-
states into direct negotiations and Dr. Morton J. Robbins, vice-
Jabotinsky • tra fe his fo sr er national vice president
Ze
with the aim of averting the chairman • of the council. Dr. ple, as a nationality group, finds
y's 0
ains to Isr
e ZOA, at a. special session.
danger of war and opening the Sidney Marks was re-elected itself in the Soviet Union to-
ew
ains are
way to peace and political sta- national se c r et a r y; Charles day." He said that "as individ-
ork.
Wolf, treasurer; • Jacob Good- uals, Jews fare no better and Convention H ors Detroiter
bility in the Middle East."
MR. & MRS.
no
worse
than
all
other
Sovie
The convent* n took co
The U.S. Government was also man and Benjamin J. Doft, as- citizens," but emphasized th
a
rk
sociate
treasurers.
ignificant
zance
of
the
MARTIN
LATTIN
urged to pursue "an equivocal
igan wish all their customers and
n the i
carried ,o
Other resolutions adopted "cultural and religious discri
and resolute policy on the
nations are undoubtedly bei
al and
Zionist Region in
Middle East which will serve called for a halt to the arms practiced against the Jew
friends a year of hea/th
ion of De-
the Zionist Orga
race
in
the
Middle
East
with
to deter aggression, promote
and happiness
minority."
by
naming
troit
ih
parti
assurances
by
the
U.
S.
and
her
the construc-
The
situation
of
the
Jews
seven
Michigan
the
follow
allies "of the maintenance of
tive pursuits
QUALITY
National Executive
men to
an arms balance as the best "eased soinewhat" since Stali
of peace and
JEWELERS

death,
he
reported,
but
note
the
ZOA:
Judge
Ira
of
guarantee
against
an
outbreak
strengthen
that
"many
of
the
obnoxious
G.
Kaufman,
president
of
the
129-131
W.
NINE
MILE
ROAD
of
hostilities";
termination
of
the
freedom." The
FERNDALE 20, MICHIGAN
Arab boycott against Israel and practices still remain" and ZOD, Milton S. Marwil, regional
U. S. Govern-
LI 2-2110
American firms dealing with much still remains to be cor- president; Morris M. Jacobs, M.
ment was ask-
Open Thurs., Fri., Sat. to 9
Israel;
resettlement of Arab rected." He felt that "progress Ben Lewis, Philip Slomovitz,
ed to reaffirm
refugees in Arab countries to in the direction of granting the Dr. Bernard Weston and -Dr.
its commit- .
come as part of a general peace Jewish minority in the Soviet
ment "to act
settlement in the Middle ,East; Union the same cultural and
promptly and
and extension of U. S. economic religious considerations which
decisively
assistance, but with insistence are accorded all other national-
against any
by the U. S. that "nations re- ity and religious groups can
nation in the
ceiving such aid will refrain - still be made, given a friendly
Middle. East
from boycott, blockade and and insistent world Jewish
which attacks
opinion."
acts of war."
its neighbor"
"I do not believe that Rus-
The convention, in a resolu-
and to enforce
sian Jewry should be written
the pribciple Bressler
tion on Aliyah, urged that
off," Dr. Silver continued.
of free passage through the "all steps necessary to bring
"Many have undoubtedly been
Suez Canal for all nations, in- to Israel American Jewish
assimilated in the past 40
ideals, American standards
cluding Israel.
One of the wonderful things about the Jewish'
years, having been denied
Max Bressler of Chicago was and American know-how in

ge

"An act of faith...
a ritual of jog."

by Ruth Jacobs

capital in order to assist
Israel, but in full realization
that those who participate
also will find in answering
that need, a new sense of
purpose and gratification
which inevitably must flow
from contri ting personal
ival in the o
to Jewish
of the Jewi
new home
o the devel
people
namic Ian
ment of ha

end
t
ort ter
t el an
1
capi
p
and
pr
Israe
su
0
or
trai
ate
abou to re
uil
Israel, to join
allin
In resolut
economic aid •r ISia el
d upon i
convention c
tionwide c • tituenc
for s
tinue and tensify
- and
f Israel b
on beh
xim m to
to
contri
Appeal to
d Je
the
sacred to
and
cart
ettlement.'
and
of Sc
of
also r firm its supp
ation
of soil rec
the ca
n Israel
evelopme
and lan
ewish Na-
undertak
tional Fun

The c



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The convention also called
upon all its Regions and
Chapters to enlarge their edu-
cational efforts -through the
encouragement of Hebrew
study and discussion groups,
the encouragement of the
establishment of day schools,
the enrollment of childr',
for Hebrew courses in
s, the
and senior high sc

-LET'S MOVE A

AD

in the 15th Co . Dist.

For DELEGATES to ON-CON

WARDS 1012-14
Ernest Richards
Robert L Jordan
Robert J. Robbins
Markus S. Simon

(70)
(71)
(72)
(58)

WARD 16
Loui M. Hopping
Alfr A. Kiunover
Primrose
John
Josep
ell, Jr

Progressive — Qualified — Dedicated

VOTE G.O.P.

Tuesday, September 12, 1961

6

8)
(59)

During
the
High
Holy Days,

way of life is that the preparation and enjoy.

Jewish cultural and religious
education, and having been
cut off from contact with
world Jewry. In some in-
stances this assimilation was
eager and • self-willed. But
many have retained an un-
ken racial loyalty and an
istoric attachment, which,
thou of vocal, are strong
an' 'stakable." ,

ment of food is a part of our Faith. That is why
the observance of Kashruth is so rewarding—to
the housewife as she makes the meals, and to the
family as they partake of them. And this is why
the very act of koshering meat and fowl at home
is an act of faith and a ritual of joy in preserving
"
this enduring grace of the Jewish heritage.

Neumann, president of
World Confederation of
eneral Zionists, addressing
the convention, reaffirmed "as
the defi ite and . settled policy
ederation to func-
ly as a Zionist
exclu
rouping w in the frainwork
Zionist Organiza-
0 he Wo
n in . pu it of Zionist objec-
stressed that it is
s."
pose and function to
its
in the internal politi-
erve
cat. a irs of Israel but at the
sam ime asserted that to deny
sraeli group the. right to
affiliated in the Confedera-
on would be "a mockery of
Zionism.!'
Other speakers Included Gov-
ernor Nelson A. Rockefeller
Rabbi Irving Miller, chairm
of the American Zionist C
n,
cil; Rabbi Herbert A. Frie
ael;
executive vice-chairman
1, a
General S. L. A. Mar
and
leading military anal
commentator who was e •U. S.
Israel
Government observer
mpaign;
during the Sinai
of Bos-
Rabbi Joseph S. Shub
ton, a vice-president o he ZOA
and Dr. Joseph Tene aum, a
m of
ember of the pres
ers.
istadrut Ivrith, an
ZOA president;
Bres r warned that the
imilation was as great
ace o
to American Jewry
as a
ael's enemies to the
as e
te. For this reason,
J
• , American Zionists had
responsibility—"to the
a
re of Israel but no less to
future of Jewish life in the
ited States."

A resolution "deploring the
continued denial to the Jews
in the Soviet Union of the
elementary rights to free re-
ligious and cultural expres-
sion, community organization,
and contact with Jewish com-
munities in other lands," was
adopted at the convention.
The resolution expressed hope
that the Soviet Union "will
put an early end to this op-
pressive discriMination and,
on the grounds of common

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