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WASHINGTON — The 87th Congress second sessi• opened
here with 11 Jewish members — one less than last y — the
missing man being Democrat Lester Holtzman, who w.. elected
to the New York State Supreme Court . . . Senator T' • as J.
Dodd, of Connecticut, a member of the Senate Foreign R= ons
Committee, announced he will introduce a resolution urgin;
U.S. to use its good offices to attain an Arab-Israel peace . .
President Kennedy has called on Congress in his State of the
Union message to help him complete the job he started last
year in - assuring "full and equal rights" to all citizens" of any
race or color" .. . Hearings were opened here this week by a
special House subcommittee on a fair employment practices bill,
with Dr. Joachim Prinz, president of the American Jewish
Congress, and representatives of other Jewish groups scheduled
NEW YORK — Mayor Robert F. Wagner proclaimed Jan.
14 as National Council of Jewish Women Founder's Day . . .
The dedication of the new home of the Leo Baeck Institute
here, which has a library of 30,000 books dealing with the
history, philosophy, culture and economic contributions of Ger-
man-speaking Jews from _Central Europe, as well as many r
archives and documents was announced . . . A book fair fea
a variety of Hebrew and English books published in Israel
here this week at the Jewish Agency building . . . L
the American labor and socialist movements, includ'
sentatives of organized Jewish labor, participated th* week in
a memorial service at Town Hall here marking the 0th anni-
versary of the deaths of Henryk Erlich and Victor A r, leaders
of the Jewish Socialist Labor Bund in Poland,
assassinated by Soviet authorities during World War II.
LOS ANGELES — The role of extreme right
American life will be one of the principal topics at t
executive board meeting of the American Jewish Co
taking place here this week.
LAKEWOOD, N.J. — An appeal to governors and legislators
throughout the United States to liberalize Sunday Blue Laws,
so as to eliminate economic hardship suffered by Orthodox Jews
who must keep their business places closed on Saturdays, was
made here Monday at the opening session of the conference of
the Rabbinical Council of America.
JERUSALEM — The Scandina-
vian co tries will
y visit to this
coun ry as a guest of the Israel
Pointing out that .the Nordic
States Council will discuss at
its meeting in March the estab
lishment of a Scandinavian pool
for helping Afro-Asian lands,
Premer • Kampmann said one of
the purposes of his visit to
Israel was to study the Israel
c ared that the Nordic
s Council might profit froin
e "valuable data and experi-
ence" in the area of Afro-Asian
aid acquired b tlrr 'a
ce, s axing
by the warm
'tion he nee'
ession of the Knesset,
peaker Kaddish Luz paid
g owing tribute to the "Gallantry
and humanity" of the Danish
people. He thanked Premier
Kampmann particularly for the
all-out support the people of
Denmark gave to the Danish
Jewish community during the
. LARRY STERN
Hanley Dawson Chevrolet, Inc.
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General Agency Since 1928
is pleased to announce
the appointment of
REUBEN R. YOUNG
as Associate Agent
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"I have noticed that folks are
STOCKHOLM = An extradition agreement is currently being
generally about as happy as they
negotiated between Israel and Sweden.
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FRANKFURT — A group of Protestant theologians, assisted have made up their minds to
by two Jewish historians, has met here to discuss plans for a be."—Abraham Lincoln.
collection of documents dealing with Christian anti-Semitism.
BRUSSELS — A resolution declaring that Israel has to face
"a special economic problem in the future development of the
Members of Landsmanshaften Societies, Bnai Brith Lodges,
European Economic Community," and urging the European
Common Market countries to help provide some "practical"
Chapters and Friends Are Cordially Invited to an . .
solutions for that problem, was adopted here by the third as-
sembly of trade unions in the six countries forming the EES:
France, Italy, West Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg and the
BONN — Dr. Nahum Goldmann, chairman of the Conference
on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, arrived here for
In Honor of TU B'SHVAT -- The New Year of the Trees
a series of meetings with leaders of the government and of the
principal West German parties.
WEST BERLIN — Plans for the establishment of a special
charitable foundation to take over the famous old Jewish Hospital
SCHAVER AUDITORIUM; Labor Zionist Bldg., 19161 Schaefer
here, on Iranstrasse, were discussed this week in the Berlin
parliament, as well as by various factions of the Be n Jewish
EVENING OF CULTURE AND ENTERTAINMENT
THURSDAY, JANUARY 25 - 8:30 P.M.
JERUSALEM — The Jewish
a Fund has ann n
that Dr. Moses Cyrus Weiler, o
• f the foremost spiritual a
Zionist leaders of South. Al ' , has been appointed as persdn
advisor to the chairman
e board of director, of the JN
dealing with matters p
ining to international wish orga
zations and America
ewry . . . The Is 1
meeting earlier this
ek, adopted a r lu
Minister Ben-Gurio o send, on behal
overnm , a
message of birthday eetings J• Lo
Li y, 85- ar-old
American Zionist 1 der . . P
: a ii
r Viggo K
of Denmark, curre 1 y visi g Isr
Tues • y with
on for the
second round of to
a leaders .
A New York
manufacturer of fa
, t e, Oliver
pany, has been
awarded a contract
up - a tract plant in Israel, it
was announced this
TEL AVIV — Larg
were hit last week by
floods resulting from al ours of continuous rain, . and
causing road damages estimated at over $280,000 and interrupt-
ing telephone communication between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem
. . . The Israel Farmers Association convention opened last
week with an address by Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion, who
urged individual farmers to develop private farming in the
Negev wilderness "just as veterans started farming in the Huleh
swamps, in the Judean plains and in the sands of the coastal
Ovens Discovered in Italian Ruins
ROME (JTA)—Ovens used by the seaside resort of Ostia and
an ancient Jewish community in probably date back to about .the
this country for baking matzoh year 300 of the Christian -Era,
were discovered among the ruins Prof.
The Temple, recently discov-
of what may have been the old- ered in diggings near Ostia, was
est synagogue in Europe, it was identified as a Jewish house of
reported here by Prof. Maria worship, she said, by engravings
Floriani Squarciapino, a noted of a menorah. at the base and
tops of two broken columns
The ovens were found at the measuring two feet in diameter
site of the old synagogue, near and 40 feet in height.
JUDGE NATHAN KAUFMAN
Refreshments will be served.
Admission — Donation of_ 50c — NO OTHER SOLICITATIONS
CELEBRATE JNF SABBATH SATURDAY, JAN. 20
The Committee of Landsmanshaften
for Jewish National Fund
The Metropolitan Detroit
Bnai Brith Council
9 -- THE DETR OIT JEWISH NEWS -- Friday, January 19, 1962
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