Greek Nationals Victimized by Nazis Are
Urged to File for Compensation
by Dec. 1
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
round the. frrorld...
names are known to the Jewish
A Digest of World Jewish Happenings
In listing these names, the
communet y o of thens
as lawyers National Council emphasized
ATHENS — An urgent a
from Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic
peal to Jewish organizations a
Agency and Other News-Gathering Media.
nu claimants residing outside that they are not given as a
Jewish publications to infor
recommendation but for im-
Greek nationals now residi m Greece.
mediate reference and conven-
Dania]. Alhantis Niks, Haim ience of claimants and without
in America and other countri n g
LONDON—The Times of London has reported from Cairo
that the deadline. 'for fili
the Assumption of any respon- that an Egyptian rocket has been: successfully tested in experi-
claims for compensation su g relides Stadiou, Maurice Issa- sibility or liability.
ments over the past six months, although Egyptian officials
o fered by Nazi victims in Gree f- har Kolokotroni, Frederic Ko-
Additional information can be refused to disclose any details . . . Most of the 171 names of
44 is Dec: 1, 1961, was issued Tue ce reniger Paneistimiou, David obtained from the nearest Greek owners of property listed in the third confiscation of property
day by the National Council of Levy Parnassou, Moise Mata- embassy or consulate, or from by, the Nasser regime are Jewish, it was reported here from
thus Iktinou, Acher Mossis the United Restitution Organi-
cfl Greek Jewish communities.
Cairo . . . The issue of Britain's delay in ratifying the interna-
"We know there are thou- Parnassou, Joseph Schiaky Aca- zation which deals with claims tional convention outlawing genocide was raised again in the
;r4 sands in America who are eli-
on behalf of Nazi victims.
House of Commons this week by Sir Barnett Janner who urged
gible and who have not as yet
that ratification should not be postponed . . . More than $1,120,000
filed their claims, or have filed
was raised by the Weizmann Institute of Science at a dinner
them faultily," Isidor Noah,
sponsored by the Weizmann Institute Federation, which an-
nounced that -part of the funds will be used to
cz1 president of the National Coun-
cil stated. "It would be tragic
Weitgal Fellowship 'honoring the chairman of the Weizmann
E-1 for them to lose this money
Institute . .. Seventy-three women in Poland who were victims
due them by default".
of Nazi medical "experiments" at the Ravensbrueck concentra-
The Greek idemnification
tion camp, during World -War II, will receive sums ranging
law was enacted by the Greek
from $6,250 to $10,000 each from the West German Government,
it was announced by the Polish Red Cross.
government as a result of the
agreement between Greece
PARIS—A six-man Israel Parliamentary delegation arrived
E-1 and the Federal German Re-
here last week and was greeted at the airport by M. Montala,
public for the distribution of
first vice president of the French Parliament and by the Mayor
$28,750,000 to provide com-
of Paris . . . David Hacohen, chairman of the Israeli Parlia-
pensation payments to former
mentary delegation now visiting France, has hinted that Israel
Nazi victims. in Greece who
may have to make special provisions to meet the impact of the
suffered on account of race,
European Common Market, which is expected to hit Israel's
- religion or opposition to Nazi
BERLIN—Ten former members of various outlawed anti-
Semitic and neo-Nazi student organizations were arrested her
Under the law, thousands of
1 ast week when they showed up at a meeting aimed at organiz-
persons residing in the United
ng a new 'right-wing group.
States, Israel, western and- cen..
tral Europe and in other areas,
STUTTGART—A total of. 351 legal proceedings are still
pending against suspected Nazi war criminals in West Germany
who during World War II as
Greek nationals lost a spouse,
he Central War Crimes Commission here reported, while investi-
ations are also being conducted into 270 other cases.
p a r en t, child, grandparent,
brother or sister who was also
MUNICH—The European premiere of "The Wall," an adap-
ation of John Hersey's novel depicting Nazi brutalities against
a Greek citizen, or who them-
selves suffered imprisonment in
ews in the Warsaw Ghetto, was given here last week and left
a profound impression on both audience and critics.
Nazi concentration camps, or
VIENNA—Chancellor Alfons Gorbach announced in parlia-
injuries to health, have bebome
m ent here that preparations had been completed to make ad-
eligible for compensation.
One of the year's leading so - enroll as sponsors of the annual v anced compensation payments before Christmas to certain
It is emphasized that under
g roups of aged and needy victims of the Nazi period in Austria.
the law, both the victim,- as well cial affairs has been set fo r Balfour Concert.
as the claimant filing a claim next Tuesday evening, at the
The black tie Zuckerman
on behalf of the victim, must
champagne supper party will
have had Greek nationality home of Mr. and Mrs. Paul honor Mr. and Mrs. Paul Paray li JERUSALEM—Finance Minister Levi Eshkol denied. in Par-
when the act of persecution oc- Zuckerman. Taking the form of in- recognition of their courage- t ament last week that the Israeli government is discussing
a champagne supper party, pre ous activities against Nazism r he possibility of devaluating Israel's currency; as has been
Claims must be filed ceding the '29th 'annual Balfour in France and their interest in umored .. . Two torches, kindled at the Mount Herzl Military
through a. lawyer accredited Concert to be held at Ford Israel, the Israel Philharnibnic r emetery here, were flown to the , United States last week to
to the Greek courts, with the Auditorium Nov. 25, the event Orchestra and the worldwide epresent Israel at Armistice Day ceremonies at Arlington
Secretary of the Tribunal of will honor Paul Paray, world rescue efforts for the rehabili- fo ational Cemetery last week . . . Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel's
reign minister, has- scheduled a number of visits to Far
First Instance, Santa Rosa famous conductor who will di- tation of persecutees in Israel.
astern countries, including Japan and Burma, early in 1962,
Street, Athens, Greece, and a rect the Detroit Symphony Or-
Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Birn- th e , Foreign Ministry announced this week.
certified copy with the. Greek chestra at the concert. Jan dorf of 18092 Muirland will
.Ministry of Finance, 10 Kara- Peerce will be guest soloist at honor Jan Peerce at a Kiddush in TEL AVIV—The Israeli-American Oil Corporation, which
corporates the "Miami group" of investors in Israeli enter-
yorkhi Servias Street, Athens. the annual event, sponsOred by
on Saturday, Nov. 25, at 1 p.m., pr
For subsequent processing of the Zionist Organization of De- at their home. The Birndorfs su ises and which has invested more than $3.5 million in un-
ccessful oil prospecting in Israel, has announced plans to
claims,. the services of a law- troit.
and the Peerces are friends fir op prospecting and become a general development corporation
yer are also indispensable.
Zuckerman, who, in his own of long standing and always
.. A report that Egypt has successfully tested its own rocket
In view of the short time left rights, has gained fame na-
ay lead Israel to proceed with the firing of its second sounding
for filing claims, the following tionally as the dedicated • chair- enjoy an opportunity of get- ro
cket, it was reported here, although there is skepticism about
lawyers in Athens are cited by man of Detroit's Allied Jewish
Additional sponsors to the th e success of the Egyptian launching.
the National Council of Greek Campaign, has expressed the
Jewish Communities, whose hope that many Detroiters will concert are: Mr. and Mrs. Lew
Wisper, Mrs. Theodore Bargman,
Mrs. Leon Kay, Mr. and • Mrs. oc WASHINGTON—Senator Hubert Humphrey, Minnesota Dem-
Louis Hamburger, Mr. and Mrs. pr rat, reporting on his recent visit to Israel-has said that "the
ogress in Israel has been nothing short of sensational in the
Samuel Hamburger, Mr. and Mrs. fo ur
years since I was last there."
William Robert Rosenthal, Mr.
YORK—Formation of a National Honor Corps which
and Mrs. Maxwell Josepy, Dr. we
""11 1'.1 7Y1.7+"'
and Mrs. George Blum and Mr. are uld provide "elite volunteer leadership in new and untried
as of building inter-religious and inter-racial brotherhood?
and Mrs. I. Lewis Zuieback.
•A limited number of tickets tia s announced last week by the National Conference of Chris-
ns and Jews . . . Jewish groups retreating from their tradi-
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ni'ps7n . nirri'v7p
are still available for the con- tio nal opposition to Federal aid to parochial schools were
cert. Contact the Zionist Houk, sha rply criticized by Israel Breslow, president of Workmen's
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at a meeting of the organization's national executive
at the Hotel Astor - last week . . . The Center of European Rabbis
in America, an organization of refugee rabbis from various Euro-
47 HEBREW CORNER
pea n Jewish communities destroyed by the Nazis, has decided
to send a delegation to participate in the Conference of Euro-
20,000 — ti'S
pea n Rabbis to be held in Jerusalem next month and will pro-
The eighth Jamboree of the Scout po5
e a program of restoration of Jewish cemeteries in Europe
Movement in Israel was arranged on
• til, trn riFilnr1 we f?mibi21 ntgri)
the slopes of a range of the Cannel, whi ch were deStroyed in the Nazi holocaust . . . The Israel
overlooking the sea above the main Bon
highway, Haifa-Tel-Aviv. 4,800 girl wit d Drive is on 'the threshold of the biggest year in its history
nt2S7iDli vg nnin 51xtr,
h sales through Oct. 31 running 12 per cent ahead of last
and boy scouts, from 11 coun-
tries of the world, from the United yea r, Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz, vice president of the Israel Bond
States fill Ceylon, from France and Org
anization, reported last week following a campaign tour of
England till Greece and cyprus, par-
ticipated in the Jamboree "(the name Wes tern European communities . . . The number of migrants
znItn) 13:1 1 nini2 4,800
the language of the Zula tribe, help
ed by the United Hias Service to proceed to lands outside
meaning — gathering). During their
Erpt.lit iT ► 1;7. 11/1 ,t) ;?i17.4.
five days stay at the place, the young of I srael for permanent settlement in the first nine months of
erected in the woods of the this
year was almost 75, per cent higher than anticipated,
Carmel, hundreds of tents and tempo-
5"riri ni -rr.r? rf,tr i ., 18
rary structures, while over them flew Mur ray I. Gurfein, president of United Hias, told the 32nd an-
(n,- • )nri -ni2nx) n-r_TI Ltr? the
flags of Israel and of the nations nual
convention of the Council of Organizations held here.
that sent representatives to partici-
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in the Jamboree. They arranged
PHILADELPHIA=The. Jewish Community Relatibns Council
scout activities, camping, games,
of Philadelphia,- in action involving the constitutionality of the
71- . , ) VPriL ?
i'he scout movement in Israel that 1959 Pennsylvania Bible reading law, has filed a brief in the
was founded about forty years ago U.S. District Court contending that the growth of both religion
has a membership of about 20,000
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boy scouts and girl scouts, and is the and dem6cratic society in the U.S. are best fostered in the
only movement active within the home, synagogue and church, and not in the public school
schools with the permis-
of the Ministry of Education and system.
Culture. A part of those trained by
,n4ropl ,nrr.in:Tkepri n12
FRANCISCO—Myron S. Goldsmith, accountant and
ninsr4 this movement, upon reaching the age auth SAN
or, has been named honorary consul general of Turkey in
18 enlist in the Nahal regiments
n'nri .nnr!z.e? ,trp - 11.e? br)ix n;"rt.??Pty n".rtt n''417 )1??1 of
(fighting agriculturiil pioneer-youth)
and go to the Kibutsim for training. trial Francisco, by the Turkish Embassy in Washington . . . The
of 10 youths here, indicted for conspiracy in the 15 month
In the later years the movement
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also active among the non-Jewish long anti-Semitic harassment of Mr. and Mrs. William Bowman,
nit7 0 Y'kttPL?`. 1 "47r, 1 ?
n''';'9i1r) '? minority
groups, and trains • them has
been set for Dec. 4 before Judge Harry Neubarth.
towards brotherhood, love of others,
and to strive for peace among the
- TUCSON—A $225,000 grant in Federal funds to the Tucson
r.~.)?F roe? rittiri?)
Jewish Community Council will make construction of a $500,000
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Jewish Nursing Home for the Aged possible early next spring,
the Council has announced.
29th Balfour Concert Gets Boost
at Party in Paray's Honor