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January 12, 1962 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1962-01-12

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TV in Israel 'Only Matter of Time'; Eichmann's Prison
Garb Is Changed
UN Body Issues Study Blueprint

Israel Seeks $30,000,000
for Nationallioad Network

UNITED NATIONS, N.Y., would be liquidated through a
(JTA)—The complete blueprint tax on the sale of 20,000 TV
for the establishment of a tele- receivers in from 12 to 18
vision service in Israel—includ- months. There would be an
ing all details from initial additional tax on all owners
of TV receivers, but this tax
building of transmitters and
studios to the . distribution of would not be sufficient to
receiving sets, programming, cover the operating ,costs
until 58,000 sets had been
necessary personnel and
geting—was released from the sold.
United Nations Educational,
The experts ruled out ordi-
Scientific and Cultural Organi- n a r y commercial television
zation. • -
broadcasting for Israel on a
The details are included in an number of grounds. They re-
official report to the Israel ported they found in Israel an
government based on a special aversion to the use of some
survey made last summer by a types of TV programming popu-
team of UNESCO experts. The lar abroad. They stated they
survey was conducted by Dr. found in Israel "fears" of 1.
Henry Cassirer, one of "Trivial crime or sex-centered
UNESCO's top TV experts at programming"; 2. Programming
the organization's headquarters dominated by foreign products
at Paris, and T. S. Duckmanton, or foreign languages tending to
assistant general manager of undermine the establishment
the Australian Broadcasting of an Israel culture; 3. Fear
Commission, at a request from that television viewing induces
Israel's Prime Minister David passivity in a nation seeking
Ben-Gurion and Israel's Minis- to pull itself up by its own boot-
ter of Education, Abba Eban. straps"; 4. "Fear that excessive
The experts asserted in exposure to television, espe-
their report that there are cially in children, will dom-
"pressures" inside Israel for inate life to the exclusion of
the establishment of a televi- other more useful or healthful
sion service, declaring:
The experts found also that
"Young people and children
take it for granted that tele- commercial TV might result in
vision will come to Israel. a "possible drain on consumer
They do not ask whether it purchasing power," by increas-
will come—but only when." ing demand for advertised prod-
Among the recommendations ucts or services forcing "a
shift in investment and impor-
made are:
1. The establishment of an tation." However, the experts
independent Television Author- found, "the introduction of tele-
ity, under a board of governors vision in Israel is only a matter
"comprising seven or eight Is- of time."
rael citizens, appointed by the
Cabinet, who are prominent in
the social, educational and cul-
tural life of the community as
a whole. The chairman of the
board would also be appointed
by the Cabinet." The board
would be a policy-making body, Responding to pleas from the
responsible through the Prime State Department and the In-
stitute of International Educa-
Minister to the Cabinet.
tion of New Y6rk, 19-year-old
2. The Israeli television sys- Susan Starr has agreed to re-
tem would be non-commercial
and educational, the latter term present the United States in
including instructional p r o - the Moscow Tschaikovsky Piano
gramming as well as programs Competition which will be held
for cultural enrichment and en- April 2 to May 7-.
Miss Starr placed third and
joyment, plus news transmis-
sions, documentarieS, films and won $1,500- in the recent Dimi-
other types of TV programs. tri - Mitropolous International
Some of the, programs would Music Competition in New York.
be in Arabic, but most of them She was the youngest of the
finalists in that competition.
in Hebrew.
Miss Starr will
3. There would be two stu-
r mother. The
dios and TV centers—one in
Jerusalem, another in Tel State Department will pay
travel expenses for both. •
Aviv. The cost of est
The young pianist also has
the service woul
5,493,000 Isra
pounds ($
e annual oper
0'76,280) an
tal 2,846,-
ating cost
($1,593,760). The
ooa you
exp t estimated that the
establishment cost

Governor of the Bank of Israel,
David Horowitz, said he was
"hopeful" of the success of his
mission here—acquisition of a
$30,000,000 loan from the World
Bank for construction of a na-
tional road network in Israel.
Horowitz, meeting with World
Bank and International Monetary
Fund officials—including the di-
rectors of both agencies, Eugene
Black and Per Jacobsen — said
that if the loan application is
approved it could come through
as early as some time during
The amount of the loan being

From Red to Gray

TEL AVIV, (JTA) — Adolf
Eichrnann, the former Gestapo
colonel awaiting disposition of
his Supreme Court appeal from
the death sentence meted out to
him last month by the District
Court of Jerusalem, is now wear-
ing a gray prisoner's uniform,
instead of the red costume us-
ually worn by convicts' awaiting
Prison Commissioner Arye Nir
ordered the change when he de-
cided that Eichmann might suf-
fer a nervous breakdown, "as a
result of his low spirits," it was
stated. Friday, Eichmann was
visited in his secret prison by
the chief of his defense counsel,
Dr. Robert Servatius of Cologne,
who discussed with the convicted
man some details connected with
the preparation of the appeal to
the high tribunal.
Eichmann's costume was
changed from red to gray before
the prison authorities - received
a request to this effect from Is-
raelis who had been members
of a former underground move-
ment that fought the British in
this country during the days of
the British mandate over Pale-
Members of the underground
who had been sentenced to
by the British had bee
e. The
to wear the red co
d on the
protests were b a
ground that gar g
in red constit
those fighters
of the memor
edom who had
for Israel's
been execu • by the British."

Jewish Pianist to Re esent U. S
in Moscow Tschaik sky Co


Gian- lo
n invited
enoitti to
poletto Fest al i Italy in
was so
rmance in t
ith her p
est that it m
ew York c
film about er
ly life of
show the
stant. S'he has bee
the National Cone
oration for a •uth Amer-
r in 0
st guest soloist
ever to appear with the Phila-
delphia Orchestra, the Jewish
artist is also the youngest to
go on tour with the orchestra.

Safety is as simple as ABC—
Always Be Careful!

sought represents one half the
projected total cost of the con-
struction program.
Go-ahead signal for the start
of work on the road building
program awaits only approval
of the loan, the high Israeli
official stated. He said that the
subject of the new loan was
first broached last year in
.Vienna at a meeting of the
World Bank.
His visit here now is to pre-
sent' the formal loan proposal,
complete with a detailed outline
of the project, which, he ex-
plained, "is the usual procedure
in matters of this type."


Syrian Says Elimination of
Israel 'First on Arabian List'

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

JERUSALEM — "Elimination
of Israel" and the "return of
Palestine" to the Arabs is "first
on the list of Arab affairs that
will occupy our attention," Sy-
ria's Prime Minister Marfouf
Dawalibi stated Tuesday in ad-
dressing the Syrian Parliament
at Damascus.
Marfouf made that statement

in his first speech to Parliament
outlining the government's policy
since Syria broke away from the
United Arab Repubic and re-
established its own government.
As to world affairs, the Syrian
leader said his country is
"neither pro-West nor pro-East."
The speech transmitted over
the -Damascus radio was moni-
tored here.



No min
t o the Board of Governors:
Piirs nt to the By-Laws of the JEWISH WELFARE
TION OF DETROIT, the following list of nomi-
nees, lected from the membership of the Federation for
a th e-year term ending in 1965, - eligible for election to
the oard of Governors of the Federation, is presented
he with to the Executive Vice-President not less than
ty days prior to the Annual Meeting which will take
ace on Tuesday, February 6, 1962, at the Jewish Com,
unity Center, 18100 Meyers Road:
Alan E. Schwartz
Max M. Fisher
Abe Shiffman
Morris Garvett
Rabbi Joshua Sperka
Charles H. Gershenson
C. William Sucher
Mrs. John C. Hopp
Judge Theodore Levin
Other persons may be nominated by petition or peti-
tions signed by not less tlAn 25 members of the Federation
and filed with the Executive Vice-President of the Federa-
tion not less than ten days prior to the date of the annual
meeting. Only one person may be nominated in each peti-
tion and no nomination shall be valid unless the nominee
shall have consented to be a candidate.
Samuel S. Greenberg -
Dr. Richard C. Hertz
Mrs. Julian H. Krolik
Phillip Stollman
Edward I. Fleischman, ,,Chairman
Committee on Nominations






ps f
or Jud
be offe d
ear star g
New. York
• nt of He ew
l lowships
1 be
• er Title VI f the
ense E cation
Natio :l
enc age m ery of
modern Hebrew, amo lesser-
Studied "critical" la uages.
College graduate interested
in pursuing caree in college
university, t ching or in
ice for which
Hebrew is re-
invited to apply.
Fellowships provide a stipend
of $2,250 for the academic year,
plus $600 additional for each
dependent. In addition, New
York University offers free
Complete applications and
supporting documents must be
filed before Jan. 31. Interested
applicants should apply imme-
diately to: Prof. Abraham I.
Katsh or Prof. A. F. Hubbell,
New York University, Washing-
ton Square, New York 3.

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bic st
o he a •
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