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January 25, 1963 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-01-25

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, January 25, 1963 -- 10

.ziround the World...

A Digest of World Jewish Happenings

from Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency and Other News-Gathering Media.

United States

NEW YORK—A nation-wide effort to provide 50 ambulances
as a gift to Israel on the state's 15th anniversary was announced
by the American Red Mogen Dovid for Israel . . . Disciples of
the Lubavitcher hassidic movement throughout the world on
Jan. 20 marked the 150th anniversary of the death of Rabbi
Schneur Zalman of Liadi, the first • Lubavitcher Rebbe and
founder of the Chabad Lubavitcher movement . . . The New
York State Agriculture Department has launched a crackdown on
alleged violations of laws governing kosher restaurants and
caterers.
UNITED NATIONS, N. Y.—A special United Nations com-
mittee drew up plans for• worldwide celebration next December
of the 15th 'anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human
Rights.
PITTSBURGH—A $250,000 two-story addition to the Hebrew
Institute of Pittsburgh has been approved by the Institute's
board to replace older buildings which are being sold as part
of the site of an apartment development . . . The Montefiore
Hospital Research Department has received a federal grant of
$177,121 for continuation of the hospital's animal studies of the
effects of removal of half of the brain on the affected animal's
behavior.
PHILADELPHIA—Governor David L. Lawrence proclaimed
Jan. 24 as "Samuel H. Daroff Day" throughout Pennsylvania in
conjunction with the dedication here yesterday of Samuel H.
Daroff American Jewish Congress House.
CAMDEN, N. J.Construction work was begun for a $225,000
sanctuary and children's chapel for Cong. Beth Jacob in suburban
Merchantville.,
JERSEY CITY, N. J. Mayor Thomas Gangemi issued an
official proclamation through which the city joined in observing
the 80th anniversary of Cong. Sons of Israel here.
CLEVELAND—The Cleveland Jewish Community Federation
reports that a United States Public Health Service three-year
grant of $160,000 has been given to Mount Sinai Hospital.
LOS ANGELES—The United Jewish Welfare Fund last year
raised $6,688,428, the largest amount attained in any drive since
1949 . . . The Wilshire Boulevard Temple celebrated the 100th
anniversary of the grant of its charter by the State of California.

Massachusetts Kills Bill to Reimburse Tuition for Education

BOSTON (JTA) — The Joint
Education Committee of the
Massachusetts Legislature killed
a bill which would have re-
quired municipalities in the
state to reimburse parents for
tuition paid to educate their
children in private schools.
Massachusetts has a substantial
network of Catholic parochial
schools and some Jewish reli-
gious day schools.
The action was in the form
of an adverse report which kills
the measure unless its support-
ers can obtain a majority vote

,



Zionist Organization
of America Will Hold
Convention in Israel

to bring the measure up for
consideration in the House
where it originated. Senator
Mary C. Fonseca, chairman of
the committee, said the adverse
vote was unanimous but did not
give any explanation for the
negative vote.
James J. Fallon, Jr., petition-
er for the bill, said in testimony
before the committee that the
measure might be unconstitu-
tional. For that reason, he also
filed a proposal to amend the
state constitution to permit use
of public funds to aid private
schools. He sponsored a similar
aid to private schools measure
three years ago. It also was de-
feated in committee.
He reiterated previous warn-

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

TEL AVIV—The Zionist Or-
ganization of America will hold
its 65th anniversary national
convention in Israel later this
year, Dr, Emanuel Neumann,.
honorary ZOA president, said
here Monday prior to his de-
parture for the United States.
It will be the first ZOA con-
vention in Israel.
He said one day . of the con-
vention will be devoted to the
activities of the ZOA House in
Israel and another to the Kfar
Silver Agricultural School, a
project sponsored and main-
tained by the ZOA.

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ings that all private elementary
schools would be compelled
eventually to close down unless
they received a proportionate
share of tax funds paid by par-
ents of children attending such
schools. Dunbar Holmes, repre-
senting the Civil Liberties Un-
ion, warned that the measure
would violate the traditional
separation of church and state.

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Latin America

RIO DE JANEIRO—Brazil's President Joao Goulart awarded
the national order of "Cruzeiro do Sul" to Mayor Mordechai Ish-
Shalom of Jerusalem, Mayor Moshe'. Sahar of Tiberias and to-
Yitzhak VardimonrgOvernor of Israel's Negev.

Europe

LYONS, France—A resolution protesting the closing of
synagogues in the Soviet Union was adopted here at the annual
conference of the French section of the World ,Jewish Congress.
BONN—Dr. Nahum Goldmann, chairman of the Conference
on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany, is expected to
confer here with highest government and parliament leaders
about indemnification matters affecting the rights of Jewish
victims of Nazism.

Israel

JERUSALEM—Louis Segal, a member of the Jewish Agency
executive of New York and general secretary of the Farband-
Labor Zionist Order, met with Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
for a discussion of the Zionist movement in the United States,
Aliyah and Hebrew education . . . The Jewish Agency plenary
meeting deferred until March final approval of the 1963 64 budget
. . . Israel's Liberal Party and the World Confederation of Gen-
eral Zionists, headed by Dr. Emanuel Neumann, have decided to
set up a committee to initiate a world conference of Israeli and
world General Zionists whose task would be the creation of a
World Union of General Zionists.

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