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October 20, 1961 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-10-20

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Tobacco Ban on Israel Halted by U.S.-British
Firm; Threat of Italian-Anterican Boycott Averted

(Continued from Page 1)
licenses for Lucky Strike, Pall poration - had been "forced to
of cigarette brands for which Mall, Viceroy and other Brown succumb to pressures of the
the company has export rights. and Williamson brands, is be- Arab League."
W. S. Cutchins, president of ing granted by the Israeli Gov-
According to Rabbi Miller
Brown and Williamson, said his ernment, and trade relations about three weeks ago a Bro
company is "very pleased" that will be fully resumed. I would and Williamson represen
a mutually satisfactory agree- appreciate your informing your indicated to. the Presiden
ment has been reached and those constituents accordingly."
ference a willingness
In notifying the presidents of company to resume sh'
brands heretofore not shipped to
ent of
Israel, again will be available in the 18 organizations participat- all its cigarettes to
ael, and
ing
in
the
Conference
about
the
that country."
that it would appro h Israeli
"We are particularly happy," contents of the telegram, Rabbi trade officials accord
Rabbi Miller said
at the
he added, "because it removes Miller said that the Brown and
any doubt in this country about Williamson boycott of - Israel Presidents Conference
our willingness to ship our first became evident in 1956, fled that Brown and Williamson
cigarettes to customers in Is- when it . sent letters to Israeli —together with its parent body,
importers .'notifying, them that the British American Tobacco
rael."
no future orders could be ac-
Cutchins said that import per- cepted. Soon afterward, the Company — has concluded that
mits now will be available for Presidents Conference issued a it is better ethics and morality
those brands which were not pamphlet, "A Report on the to resist the Arab boycott de-
being shipped to Israel up to Arab Boycott Against Ameri- mands and to resume its trade
now and that "we are prepared cans," which stated that Brown relations with Israel. They will
promptly to ship these brands and Williamson Tobacco Cor- find, in the long run, that it is
better busines too," he said.
as ordered."
The Brown and. Williamson
Tobacco Company notified the
Conference of Presidents of Ma-
jor American Jewish organiza-
tions that it is "fully" resuming
its trade relations* with Israel.
Louis D. Horwitz, Israel di- mobiliz •n co
ittee mem-
A telegram sent by the tobacco rector for the Joint Distribu- bers
d executives of the Jew-
company to Rabbi
iller, tion Committee, is making a spe- ish
elfare F deratio
d its
president of t
Confe i ce, cial trip to Detroit to discuss
ber age
read: -
"Recent Jewish Developments
lock, Sund
"In
our exte
Around the World" with mem-
wish Cen
ye
ons over a period o
v- bers of the Detroit. Service
run will
years regarding ow
nd
Horwitz
ililamson's
ons
- rs of t
om-
with Israeli 'g
ers,
eon, Fri-
we ar h
you
nd Federation
that
satis-
and agency executives at lunch-
factonly
request
eon, Thursday, Oct. 26. -
for iss
tte import
_ Horwitz has served in felfare

Gary Histadrut Body Drops Own Campaign

GARY, Ind., (JTA) — The mal meetings. These resulted
Northwest Indiana Jewish Wel- in a -decision to rejoin, with
fare Federation ann
tion agreeing to give
week that
ers of t e
g to the Labor
Natio
ommittee for Laboz
e's claim for al-
had agreed to return •
e annual federation campai
after two years o f indep
fund-raising.
The Lab
raising fun
pulled ou t
campaign two
,,o be-
cause they
dissatisfied
with th
ation policies of
eration. They raised
more than $5,000 in each of the
two years.
Deciding that separate fund-
raising campaigns were in con-
flict with the federation idea of
a single campaign, leaders be-
gan holding informal and for-

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Political, Social Unrest Causes
Boost in Hias Service Activities

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

PARIS' Political and social
unrest in various parts of the
World has caused a sharp and
unexpected boost in the activ-
ities • of United Hias Service,
James P. Rice, executive direc-
tor, told the opening session
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He predicted that by the end
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of 1961 the agency will have
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helped 50,000 Jewish migrants
to find homes since 1954. He
also reported that the increase
in the agency's program had
resulted in a 1961 deficit which
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might reach $500,000.
The delegates heard , a mes-
Exclusively at
sage from Felix Schnyder,
United Nations High Commis-
sioner for Refugees, lauding
the worldwide organizations for
its achievements in resettling
refugees within the High Com-
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