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December 14, 1962 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1962-12-14

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(Continued from Page 1)
Addressing more than 2,000
'delegates and guests at the UJA
banquet Saturday night, former
President Harry S. Truman ex-
pressed admiration for "the pa-
tience and restraint" of Israel's
diplomatic corps who, he said,
"year in and year out have been
subjected at the United Nations
and other public forums to a
barrage of abuse on the part of
representatives of Israel's neigh-
bors."
Israel has more than lived
up to the hopes of all who
helped to usher her into
the family of nations," Tru-
man said. She had become
a fortress of democracy in a
part of the world where the
democratic tradition has not
yet taken root. She has fought
a valiant fight against the
ravages of nature. She has
extended a helping hand to
other underdeveloped coun-
tries. She has become a great
center of learning and cul-
ture. And above all, she has
joined you in the monumen-
tal effort in the absorption
of more than a million Jews
who in Israel have found new
life and new hope."
The UJA took the occasion
of Truman's participation in its
25th anniversary observance to
bestow an award on him, in
recognition of his "many great
acts of statesmanship and corn-

Pope Expresses Hope
That Council Will
Benefit All Religions

ROME, (JTA) — Pope John
XXIII expressed the hope that
the results of the first session
of the Ecumenical Council
which concluded here this week-
end would benefit both Catho-
lics and non-Catholics.
In a message summing up
the work performed so far by
the Council, the Pope declared:
"We are hopeful for the re-
sults that can be expected in
the future from the application
of the Council's decisions, re-
sults not only for the Catholic
Church, but also for our broth-
ers who name themselves after
Christ, and also for the multi-
tudes of men who are bearers
of most ancient, glorious and
pr e c i o u s civilizations which
have not to fear that the light
of Gospels might take anything
away from them."
(The American Jewish Com-
mittee declared in New York
that the first session of the
Ecumenical Council "has taken
significant steps advancing
friendship and cooperation
among all religious groups. A.
M. Sonnabend, AJC president,
expressed "profound gratifica-
tion for the leadership of Pope
John in taking measures which
would help to move the world
toward a new order of human
relations for all groups." He
also expressed the hope that
the Council will continue in the
future "to give practical ex-
pression to these objectives.")

Barmore Is Israeli
Consul in Chicago

JERUSALEM, (JTA)—The
cabinet approved this week the
apopintment of Yaacov Barmore
as Israeli Consul General in Chi-
cago.
Barmore, who is economic
counsellor at the Israel Embassy
in Buenos Aires, will replace
David Tesher, who has been
named Israeli Ambassador to
Australia.

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passion" while President of the re-electing Meyerhoff as UJA UJA is adhering to the finest before us. One, never to forget
United States "in behalf of the General Chairman, also elected humanitarian traditions of our what happened to our Euro-
surviving victims of Nazi tyr- Isadore Breslau of Washington,
pean brethren 25 years ago.
anny." .S i l v e r candlesticks D. C., and Jack D. Weiler of country. This warm spirit of And, second, to continue with
wrought in Israel were pre- New York as national chairmen, compassion to assist the less your historic task even for
sented to him by Murray Fen- representing respectively t h e fortunate has inspired the another 25 years.
ster, a twice-wounded and three United Israel Appeal and the people of UJA from its very
times decorated veteran of the Joint Distribution Committee— beginnings. I understand that
Korean War, who was admitted the constituent agencies of the during the UJA's quarter cen-
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as a refugee, liberated from a UJA.
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Nazi camp, to the United States
Max M. Fisher and Joseph have been utilized to 'rescue
in 1946, under a directive issued 'Holtzman were elected na- more than one and a half mil-
your name in print:"
by Truman permitting the entry tional chairmen of the UJA. lion persons and to provide
direct relief and rehabilitation
of 100,000 displaced persons of
President Kennedy and Prime for more than twice that num-
all faiths.
Minister David Ben-G u r i o n
In another ceremony, a gold lauded the aims and achieve- ber. This is an impressive
medallion, especially struck by ments of the UJA in messages record."
Prime Minister David Ben-
the State of Israel, went to to Lehman, honorary chairman
Lehman in "grateful recogni- of the UJA 25th anniversary Gurion said: "You who created UN. 1-5600
and supported the United Jew-
tion and appreciation" of his committee.
ish Appeal have been un-
"uninterrupted leadership of
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President Kennedy said: "In matched by any other genera-
the United Jewish Appeal" the continuing effort to fulfill
tion.
You
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ity. You have given life. And
quarter of a century ago. Leh- lief,
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and rehabilitation, the now there are still two tasks
man, accepting the award, said
"Ours is a story of the triumph
of life over death; of good
over evil; of compassion over
brutality; of freedom over slav-
ery; of. decency over the laws
of the jungle; of humanity over
inhumanity."
Edward M. M. Warburg told
the gathering that the purpose
of the anniversary banquet and
of the projected year-long ob-
servance of the UJA's record
"was not to bestow upon our-
selves a public praise. It is not
enough to mourn our dead un-
legs we swear that others will
not die because of anything we
leave undone."
Meyerhoff reviewed the
UJA's principal achievements
since its establishment in 1939,
emphasizing that the UJA has
given aid to 3,000,000 Jews the
world over, including the reset-
tlement of 1,200,000 in Israel
alone. "However," he added,
"acute Jewish problems still
prevail in Europe and Israel,
which the United Jewish Ap-
peal and its agencies must deal
with in the year ahead, and in
special and extraordinary ways."
Celt. (Don't go out and spend this money
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Rabbi Herbert A. Friedman,
on something to eat ... stay home and eat
can eat!) This gay Chanukah card contains
UJA executive vice-chairman,
the money.) Each delicious chocolate coin
stressed the major role that the
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wrapped in gold foil. Bagful of coins.
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with a Chanukah greeting. 50c
55c
to assume in the community
since its formation. He de-
clared that, since its inception,
'UJA has served as the "great
unifier" in the American Jew-
ish community.
Moshe Sharett, chairman of
the Jewish Agency for Israel,
addressing the delegates, said
that, thanks to the help given
by American Jews through
the United Jewish Appeal,
and to the State of Israel's
irrevocable commitment to
welcome any Jew who wishes
to come to it, more than
1,000,000 Jews have been
brought to Israel to begin
new lives since the State's
establishment in 1948.
"But many more tens of
thousands are still waiting to
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Miniature Chocolates. (If you just want a
when you're through spinning them? Your
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Israel in record numbers all
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sions and unrest that dominate
the life of our times affect
with tragic impact the position
of many Jewish communities.
It will take great funds - and
unrelenting vigilance and per-
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servance, to save them.
Aryeh L. Pincus, treasurer of
the Jewish Agency for Israel,
stressed that the year 1963
promises to be the third year in
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succession that Israel will ex-
perience a far above normal
immigration.
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The delegates heard also from
Avraham Harman, Israel's Am- Wyoming near Curtis, and at Crowley's Street Floor.
bassador to the United States,
at a plenary session.
At the concluding session,
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7 - THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Frid ay, December 14, 1962

UJA Commences 25th Anniversary Special Fund Campaign

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