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September 21, 1962 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1962-09-21

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NEW YORK, (JTA) — Robert
M. Morgenthau, scion of a famous
American Jewish family, was
nominated for the New York
State governorship by the Demo-
cratic state convention, meeting
at Syracuse.
Thus, he will be the opponent,
in next November's state elec-
tion, of Governor Nelson A.
Rockefeller, certain of nomina-
tion for re-election by the Re-
publican Party convention at
Both major parties in this
state are sure to have a total
of four Jewish candidates for
major office. The Republicans
have scheduled nominations for
re-electing United States Sena-
ROBERT MORGENTHAU for Jacob K. Javits and State
---Attorney General Louis L. Lef-
kowitz. The Democrats are slated
Announce Formation
to nominate for re-election State
of American Christian Controller Arthur Levitt.
The Democratic nominee for
Association for Israel
the governorship is a son of for-
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
mer U. S. Secretary of the Treas-
to The Jewish News)
NEW YORK—The formation ury Henry Morgenthau, Jr., a
of the American Christian As- close associate of President
sociation for Israel was an- Franklin D. Roosevelt. Henry
nounced Wednesday by its pres- Morgenthau, Sr., a supporter of
ident, Dr. Howard M. Lesourd. President Woodrow Wilso n,
The American Christian As- served as the United States Am-
sociation for Israel is a national bassador to Turkey, and was ac-
educational and philanthropic tive on many other displomatic
organization seeking to promote missions under President Wilson.
friendship and understanding
between the Christians of New York Dems
America and the people of Is-
rael and to advance the cause Pledge Sunday
of Arab-Israel peace.
The statement of principles Exemption for Jews
of the new organization declares
"we shall devote ourselves to New York State's Democratic
the presentation and interpreta- Party was pledged to back new
tion of Israel's vital role as a legislation permitting Jews who
democratic force in the world observe the Sabbath to keep
of today and as a nation with their business open Sundays. At
an indispensable mission in the same time, the Republican
saving a people and redeeming Party's state convention, meeting
the Holy Land."
at Buffalo, has a similar plank
The statement goes on: "In as. a proposal for its platform.
the troubled context of our cur- The Republican platform has not
rent world, we hail Israel as a as yet been adopted.
land of freedom under God. It
The Democratic state platform
is on the side of free men in commits
party to back state
the 'struggle against totalitar- legislation the
"fair treat-
ianism of all kinds. We count it
in trade to those who ob-
among .our allies as a nation ment
dedicated to liberty, justice and serve their Sabbath day on a
peace. We assume as part of day other than Sunday."
A number of major Jewish or-
our Christian duty the obliga-
have petitioned the
tion to welcome its contribu-
committees of both
tion and to contribute to its platform
major parties • to pledge support
In a special statement an- for such state legislation. The
nouncing the new organization, Union of Orthodox Rabbis of the
Lesourd declared that "the United States and Canada had
ACAI will seek to advance the telegraphed the chairmen of the
cause of peace and brotherhood two platform committees, here
in the Middle East that both and at Buffalo, declaring that the
Israelis and Arabs may in fel- present State Blue Laws regard-
lowship overcome the ancient ing Sunday closing "are unfair
and pressing problems of this and discriminatory, and consti-
tute in spirit a violation of re-
storied area of the world."
Lectures and special studies ligious freedom."
will mark the group's program.
The first research project Land Reclamation
scheduled is an investigation of Project in Israel
the subject, "What is the rela-
tionship of anti-Zionism and Named for Chicagoans
anti-Israelism to anti-Semitism?"
acre land reclamation and af-
forestation project, named after
Col. Jacob M. aril Mrs. Edith
Freeman Arvey of Chicago, was
dedicated at imrpessive cere-
Available in
monies held in tke Jerusalem
a Variety of
Arvey, one of the leading Jew-
ish communal leaders in Chicago,
For Every
and his wife were manifestly
moved as the project was for-
mally named in their honor by
Dr. Yosef Burg, Minister of So-
cial Welfare and Dr. Joseph
Weitz, acting director of the
Jewish National Fund.
Famous for
Before Israeli dignitaries and
a delegation representing Chi-
cago Jewry, Arvey thanked the
government of Israel for dedicat-
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ing the project to him and Mrs.
Arvey, stating that the tribute
Favorite Store
belonged to the Chicago Jewish

community whose contributions
made the project possible.
After the ceremonies, Col. and
National Wholesale
Mrs. Arvey were guests of honor
Grocers Co.
at a reception at the headquar-
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ters of the Jewish National
Fund, which has jurisdiction over
Out-of-Town Orders
the land reclamation and affores
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a source of worry because they
are recurrent and because police
authorities seem unwilling to
stop them by tracking down and
arresting the culprits, Dr. Israel
Goldstein, world chairman of the
United Israel Appeal, reported
Goldstein, who recently spent
two weeks in Argentina, arrived
here from Jerusalem for his an-
nual High Holy Day visit to Con-
gregation B'nai Jeshurun, of
which he is Rabbi Emeritus. He
disclosed at a press conference
here that, during his stay in
Buenos Aires, "it was necessary
for me to be accompanied to
public meetings by a Jewish

Italian-Jewish Printer
Jacob Ben Naphtali Hakohen
was one of the foremost Italian-
Jewish printers in the 16th
century when Jews were not
permitted to own their own
printing establishments. Hako-
hen first operated a print shop
owned by a non-Jew in Sab-
bionetta which issued several
works by Isaac Abravanel and
later was superintendent of Ru-
fellini's printing establishment
in Mantua where many Hebrew
works were printed.—(JTA)

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seemed to be a gap between
government authority and local
police authority in Buenos
Goldstein charged Capt. Ho-
racio Green, the Federal police
chief, both with failure to act
and with possessing "an anti-
Semitic bias which makes it
doubtful if, . under his regime,
any substantial improvement of.
the situation can be expected."
(An Associated Press corres-
pondent reported from Buenos
Aires that, at a private meeting
which he attended there, 24-year-
old Alberto Ezcurra, leader of
the Tacuara movement, declared
the "mission" of this anti-Semitic
group. is to "fight against capital-
ism and Zionism with one hand,
and with the other against Com-
munism." At the meeting, the

the Nazi salute was 'given. The
correspondent quoted Ezcurra as
saying: "Tacuara is treated much
better under this government
than it was under President
Arturo Frondizi's regime.")




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1 7 - THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, September 21, 1962

Dr. Goldstein Sees Gap Between Government -Police in Argentina
Denis Name Morgenthau to Run
He noted that Argentine gov- newsman reported, 30 youths
NEW YORK, (JTA) — While
incidents in Argen- ernment spokesmen have de- were sworn into membership in
Against Rocky- for Governor in N.Y. anti-Semitic
tina are not widespread, they are nounced the outbreaks "but there Tacuara at a ceremony where

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