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April 12, 1963 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-04-12

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FIRST JEWISH
HISTORY in VERSE

A
PEOPLE'S
EPIC

By Detroit's Own

WALTER L. FIELD

with forward by
DR. HARRY M. ORLINSKY
Prof. of Bible,
Hebrew Union College

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Speaking at a fund raising
"Sinai Hospital helped pro-
meeting for the 1963 Allied vide hospital care for the medi-
Jewish Campaign, Campaign cally indigent through its 38 MURRY
Chairman Charles H. Gershen- bed staff bed program. Basic
KOBLIN
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ish refugees and the resettle- 4 11=111111111•
ment and rehabilitation in Is-
PLEASE NOTE OUR NEW ADDRESS BELOW !
rael and other free lands. But
we are not only an 'overseas'
campaign. If we raise $5,000,000
in 1963, more than a million
and a half will stay right here
Styles with distinction
in Detroit. This million and a
and beauty. at DIS-
half is the 'seed money' that,
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combined with payment for
in and visit our dis-
services and other sources of
play of exclusive
income, supports a 10-million
styles. We carry ALL
plus service program in our
nationally known
city.
"Every afternoon, after
brands:
school, we have 4,000 young-
• DAYSTROM
sters in H e b r e w schools.
Those children learn that
• HOWELL
good citizenship is expected
• HOLIBIRD
of them as Jews and as
• DUCHESS
Americans.
• and many more
"We have an outstanding
program of help for our Jewish
`senior citizens' of the Jewish
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remember is that these old
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people are citizens of the com-
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munity didn't provide for them,
they would be the problem of
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the whole community.
Between Meyers and Schaefer
"Our Jewish Family and
OPEN: Tues., Wed., Sat. to 6 P.M.
Children's Service served more
Mon., Thurs., Friday to 8:30 P.M.
.
than 500 families each month
in which serious maladjust-
ments were adversely affecting
family life and operated, for
the first year, the Sheruth
House for treatment of adoles-
cent girls with emotional prob-
lems. The Jewish House of
Shelter provided 739 nights
lodging and 1,682 meals to 139
Jewish transients.
"Employment and voca-
tional Service placed 240 hard-
to-place applicants in jobs.
"Fifty-seven immigrants from
Romania, Poland, Cuba, Hun-
gary and Egypt were received
and assisted in settling in De-
troit by the Resettlement Serv-
ice. The Hebrew Free Loan As-
sociation granted $61,000 in
interest-free loans to 196 indi-
viduals to meet short-term finan-
cial emergencies.
"Summer camping for nearly
1,800 children was provided by
the Fresh Air Society. Half of
the families of these campers
had resources insufficient to
pay the standard fee of $115
for three weeks. Nearly 130
children paid no fee.
"The Jewish Community
Council engaged in continu-
ing efforts to promote civil
rights and equal opportunity
for all groups.
"The Jewish Community Cen-
ter provided a center for rec-
reation and informal education
to more than 8,000 members of
all ages in 1962. Eight hun-
dred older adults joined the
Center with additional hun-
dreds attending various func-
tions.
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agency is granting priority to
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capital, as opposed to local cur-
rency. In 1962, total investments
in Israeli pounds, by companies
approved by the Israel Govern-
ment Investment Center, was
IL.45.5 million, as compared
with IL.93 million in 1961.

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-- Frid ay, April 12, 1 96 3

poverty-stricken Negroes in
(Continued from Page 1)
These are the ominous clouds Harlem, spoke out about Negro
gathering over the American anti-Semitism from sad experi-
ence (he is not a Jew). Negro
landscape these days.
church leaders, both men and
Responsible Negro • leaders women, prominent nationally
speak out against the trend. in their community, concealed
Roy Wilkins, executive director the presence of Negro anti-
of the NAACP, • looks at the Semitism — although they pre-
Black Muslim anti-Semitism, de- ferred not to talk too much
rives comfort from the fact about it in open debate, lest
that "it is safe to say that they fan flames already fizzing
Muslim anti-Semitism differs at the end of the fuse.
from the genuine article in that
Jewish organizations are say-
it is part of anti-white-ism, rath-
er than an attitude directed ing little — but doing much.
solely toward a particular What they do is to accentuate
the positive. Instead of com-
faith."
plaining about Negro anti-Sem-
U.S. District Court Judge itism, they are showing the
James B. Parsons of Chicago is Jew's devotion to the principles
cool toward the Black Muslims, of equality for all men of all
asserts that "anti-Semitism races, being among the most
among Negroes has weakened." active elements in civil rights
Wilkins is optimistic in that re- and anti-segregation, anti-dis-
gard. There is no doubt what- crimination moves. Somehow,
ever about the attitude of the this is not enough. The inflam-
majority of the more responsi- matory speeches by a Black
ble of the Negro community.
Muslim or by a man like Powell
Jackie Robinson, the former get the widest attention among
baseball player, whose voice is the Negro masses.
listened to avidly by many mil-
Efforts are being made by
lions of Negroes, disagrees with
Dr. Powell. But the volatile pas- some Negro leaders to tackle
tor will not be silenced. In an the problem. head-on. Wilkins
interview with a New York ra- is an example of such forthright
dio station he comes about as leadership. Judge Parsons is an-
close to using the word "Jew" other. Jackie Robinson is im-
as anyone could, when he at- portant. But it will require the
tacks the New York Times as a highest statesmanship on their
newspaper published by people part, and on the part of the
belonging. to a "minority" Jewish organizations, to meet
group. He goes even further— the problem, to solve the issue.
questioning whether the New
First the problem must be
York Times people attend "the identified. As both Wilkins and
synagogue." In spite of leaders Judge Parsons have pointed
like Wilkins and Robinson, Dr. out, Negro anti-Semitism starts
Powell does not let up. So, from the position of general
when he speaks only of "whites" anti-white-ism. Heaven • knows,
and mentions "synagogue," his the Negro has reason enough
people certainly know he means for bitterness. But, as one man
pointed out in Chicago, they
Jews.
This correspondent felt the often attack the Jew in the
full impact of the concern about course of hitting back against
Negro anti-Semitism at the na- persecution by white, Protes-
tional Conference on Religion tant, Anglo-Saxons. Jews recog-
and Race, held in Chicago last nize that Jews, too, are vulner-
January. Rarely and only ob- able at times. A slum landlord
liquely did the issue arise open- who happens to be a Jew be-
ly. One speaker, a young, white comes, first of all, a Jew to
attorney, who had tried to ded- those whom he cheats and robs.
icate himself to the defense of It's a pity, but it's a fact. •

Importance of Local Agencies
Emphasized by Allied Jewish
Campaign Chairman Gershenson

5 - THE DE TROIT JEWISH NEWS

Negro-White Issue and the Jews

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