Toynbee's Neivly-Posed Questions
Answered by Dr. Solomon Zeitlin
13eli11 s1;y-Z ales
750 Jewish Books Listed
in JWB's '62 Books Manual
Responding to the article in out their long history since the
the July, 1961, issue of the destruction of the State of Ju-
Jewish Quarterly, published by daea by the Romans the Jews
Dropsie College, Philadelphia, underwent great physical and
in which Prof. Solomon Zeitlin mental sufferings at the hands
refuted charges against Israel of Christians and Moslems, and
and Jewry, Dr. Arnold Toynbee at times were almost on the
has raised new questions which verge of annihilation. During
are in turn answered by Dr. the times of their persecutions
Zeitlin, in an exchange of cor- many Jews committed suicide in
respondence to be published in order not to transgress their re-
the forthcoming issue of Jewish ligion. The horrors of the gas
chambers are still vivid in our
Dr. Toynbee has renewed his minds. Now that history has
charge that "Arab refugees granted them the privilege to
from the territory now occu- which they were entitled, they
pied by Israel have not forfeit- deserve the acclaim and help
ed their rights to their homes of all men of good will through-
and property." He also asks for out the world."
proof that the percentage of
Jews in Palestine since the year Common, Market
MISS BRENDA BELINSKY
MISS BEVERLY CRAFT
135 has ever been larger than
and Mrs. Irving Belinsky
Mr. and Mrs. Max Craft, 10 per cent of the population.
Deal Is 'Tough,' of Mr.
Addison Dr., Southfield,
23578 Jerome, announce the
Asserting that the Jews were
announce the engagement of
engagement of their daughter, never more than a small minor-
their daughter, Brenda Joyce,
Beverly Phyllis, to Gerald Bur- ity of Palestine's population Eshkol Reports
to Neil Zales, son of Mrs. Simon
ton Natinsky, son of Mr. and since 135 until after World War
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Klein of Morton Ave., Oak
to The Jewish News)
Mrs. Dave Natinsky, 17570 Ohio. 1, Dr. Toynbee makes the
A May 12, 1963, wedding is charge that the Jewish title to
JERUSALEM—Finance Min- Park, and the late Harry Zapol-
the land is founded on "right ister Levi Eshkol returned to sky.
The bride-elect is a graduate
of conquest." He also states Israel Tuesday night from a
that "the Romans never recog- lengthy visit to the United of Michigan State University.
Mass Trial of Nazis
nized that the Jews had an States and France with a warn- Her fiance is a graduate of
Charged with Killing
unextinguished title to the pos ing that talks to implement the Wayne State University and is
Jews to Begin Monday session of Palestine, and the European Economic Market de- affiliated with the Tau Epsilon • Candids • Formals
Ro legal fraternity.
COBLENZ, (JTA) — The Cob- differential treatment they cision for negotiations for trade
A Feb. 10, 1963, wedding is
lenz public prosecutor announced
ALL Your Photography
that the trial of 14 defendants Palestine was less, not more, be "very tough."
Done in a Distinctive
He added that "even when
charged with mass extermination favorable than their standard
Way For Those
Ignaz Goldziher, a nineteenth
of Jews in and near. Minsk dur- treatment of their subjected the talks are successful the
ing World War II will begin on
In his reply, Dr. Zeitlin de- erything on a silver platter." was the first JeW named to
clares that "Israel is living in
the faculty of the University
Among the defendants are Jo- her own country which is her Declining comment on reports
plans for increases in Israeli of Budapest. During an exten-
hann Federd, 51, now a Cologne legal and historical home," and of
CALL MR. ROSEN 341-4141
income taxes, the Finance Min- sive period of residence in the
police officer, and George Heu- he emphasizes that this sov-
ser, a former chief of police. I ereignty is strengthened by the
problems were far f rom i; first non-Moslem ever to have
They were members of Security I decisions of the United Na- nomic
Where are the leaders?
units operating in the Minsk tions in 1947. He urges a peace- solved in spite of the EuromartIstudies at the Cairo Institute
decision to open negotiations. for Islamic Theology.
Where are the organizers?
ful s o l u t i o n of the refugee
A Frankfurt municipal person- problem and he refers to the
He said the United States de-
Only three persons out of
Where are the supporters of
nel official reported that, after large number of Jews who were cision to sell ground to air de- every 100 escape from having
Israel's Red Cross?
a screening of '50 police officers,
fensive Hawk missiles to Israel dental decay.
Here is a non-profit, human-
in "had great political value" and
itarian society established more
search of a haven of refuge.
than a quarter of a century
and. Russian prisoners of war
Retiewing historical events tige. He asserted that the Arab
ago, dedicated to serving Mog-
during World War II. The and
en David Adom, Israel's gallant
the struggles for their
screening was undertaken after freedom
Red Cross agency. We need a
conducted by Jews in
the recent surprise arrests and their Holy
Israeli shipping in the Suez Ca-
President for a Chapter in your
detention of a number of Frank- commenting on the wars with nal.
city; we need Executive officers,
furt police on those charges. The the Romans, massacres con-
Board Members and key work-
He reported that he expected
name of the policeman was not ducted by Christians. and the a World Bank announcement of
ers willing to lend a hand to
help guard the health of the
decimation of the Jewish popu- a $20,000,000 loan to Israel for
people of Israel.
the Crusades, highway development would be
"Youngest One' — Splendid states that "the resulting .Jew- forthcoming in a few weeks. I
Write today to Congressman
Emanuel Celler, National Chair-
Illustrated Youth Tale
ish minority in Palestine was
man, American Red Mogen
A good story for children re- therefore an infliction forced that during his visit to the U.S.
Dovid for Israel, 50 West 57th
quires very good photos and il- upon
L I 7-2899
Street, New York 19, N.Y.
lustrations and a simply-told Dr. Zeitlin denies that Jews West German Economics Min-
narrative. The less words the are in their homeland by "right
better, but they must be choice of conquest." He refutes also German State Bank president.
While he declined comment
when you care enough to remember . .
phrases that will enable the Dr. Toynbee's references to the
youngster to follow the story, to treatment of the Jews by the on the content of his talks with
the two West German finance
recognize the words, to appre- Romans, and states:
"Before the Roman govern- experts, he stressed the impor-
ciate the tale that is told to him.
"Youngest One" by Taro Ya- ment adopted Christianity as the tanceof West Germany in in-
shima, published by Viking, is state religion Judaism was rec- ternational financial institu-
just that kind of tale. The pie- ognized as a religio licita and tions. particularly the role of
by HERMAN JAFFEE
tures by Yashima are excellent. the unique political status of West Germany in the Interna-
The 33 pages of multicolored the Jews in Palestine was fully tional Development Association.
Weddings • Bar Mitzvahs • Home Portraits
pictures will hold the young. recognized. The Jews in Pales- He said Israel had asked the
Member Northwest Professional Photographers Guild
ster's attention and the words tine had their own patriarch, Association for a loan to devel-
are few but effective. It is a ethnarch, who had ecclesiastical op its water resources.
(Meanwhile, the Israel For-
story about finding friends and as well as social and economic
creating comradeship. Eyes authority over the people. He eign Ministry's Department of
blink, there is hesitancy, but had the right to appoint judges Economic Planning issued a re-
ARRIVING? THEY'LL LOVE THE
when there is recognition of a and a r c h o n s, civil leaders. port in contradiction to Eshkol's
welcoming friendship hearts The patriarch was responsible appraisal of the Arab boycott
warm up and a good feeling is to the Roman government for effectiveness. The major role
created. the political tranquility of the
That's how it is with this Jews. Fr o m Constantine to Arab economic pressures. .
Brigadier Gener al David
story: it provides enjoyable en- Theodosius one of the world's
tertainment for the youngster greatest revolutions took effect S h a l t i e I, Department chief,
who either reads this story him- — the merger of pagan imperial stated that during the past six
self or to whom it is read, and Rome with the Christian church. months not a single major in-
it creates good feeling and There emerged the shadow of ternational firm has been de-
warmth. It is a splendid chil- the later medieval Hold Roman terred from business transac-
dren's story. Empire. Judaism was to be ex- tions with Israel because of
tirpated for the glory of the Arab economic. sanction.
Conversely, he added, many
Top Pioneer Women Leaders
to Hold New York Conference
He concludes his reply by firms which earlier had yielded
to Arab intimidation are now
Major projects for Pioneer stating:
"For almost 2,000 years the reestablishing the i r business
Women's 37th year of service
in the United States and Israel Jews have looked forward to connections with Israel. He in-
will be outlined at a meeting the day of their return to Eretz timated that the Arab boycott
of top organizational leaders in Israel by the grace of God and has ceased to be a serious threat
New York on Oct. 22 and 23, by their own efforts. They re- to Israel's enterprises.)
it was announced by Mrs. Sid- volted several times against the
ney Leff, national president of Romans to regain their country. Radomer Aid Meets
The Radomer Aid and Ladies
Pioneer Women. The two-day When there was no longer any
meeting, to be held at the Bel- hope of return to their country Society will meet 8:30 p.m. Tues-
mont Plaza Hotel, will be at- by force they prayed to God day at the Workmen's Circle,
tended by Pioneer Women re- and hoped for the reestablish- 18340 W. Seven Mile.
CRANBROOK HOUSE MOTEL
gional chairmen and national ment of a Jewish state in their
EIGIHT MILE AND JAMES COUZENS
BR 3 6310
board members. homeland
1., I. CLARKE
photography of distinction
DETROIT JEWISH NE WS -- Friday, October 12, 1962
More than 750 books of Jew-
ish interest published in the U.S.,
Israel and England during 1961
and the early part . of 1962 are
listed and annotated in Volume
20 of the Jewish Book Annual,
issued by the Jewish Book Coun-
cil of the National Jewish Wel-
The 235-page volume in En-
glish, Yiddish and Hebrew, is
one of the ways in which JWB
and the Jewish Book Council
stimulate an interest in and ap-
preciation of Jewish literature.
The book opens with a paper by
Dr. A. Alan Steinbach, editor of
the yearbook, on "The Bible—
Eternal Book," which will be the
theme of Jewish Book Month,
to be held this year Nov. 16-
Dec. 16 under national auspices
of the JWB Council.
This is followed with articles
on "The Israeli Drama" by •Ida
B. Davidowitz; "Anglo-Jewish
Literature Since 1920" by Joseph
Leftwich; "The Yiddish Lyric:
A Century's Survey" by Dr. Sol
Liptzin; "The Hebrew Union Col-
lege Library" by Herbert C.
Zafren; "The Great • Dictionary
of Yiddish Language" by Dr.
Gershon Winer; "Jewish Refer-
ence Books: A Secret List" by
Herbert C. Zafren, and others.