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April 26, 1963 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-04-26

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Warsaw Ghetto Heroes Honored at
Polish. Worldwide Commemorations

! the interfaith group from Brit- mass-killing of innocent people. resentative body of Argentine the Toronto municipality as
By SONIA GOLDSMITH
"The 20th anniversary of the Jewry, which arranged the well as officials of some of the
Special JTA Correspondent I ain participated.
In • the afternoon, impressive Warsaw Ghetto uprising," he commemoration. So filled was major suburban towns nearby.
WARSAW, (JTA) — The
In Winnipeg, the City Coun-
three-day observance of the ceremonies were conducted in said, "is the appropriate mo- the stadium that thousands of
20th anniversary of the Jewish front of the Monument to the ment for a great and good Jews who sought admittance cil had passed a unanimous
uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto Martyrs of the Warsaw Ghetto. nation like ours to turn away had to be turned away for lack resolution proclaiming the day
against the Nazi Army—opened ! Here, Polish soldiers had stayed from its reluctance and to ratify of room.
as "Warsaw Uprising Com-
Among those who heard Dr. memorative Day." The Central
at an impressive ceremony b y • on vigil all through the preced- an international convention
Prime Minister Josef Cyran- ing night and during the entire 'dedicated to the resolve that Goldenberg's warning were Library of Winnipeg had ar-
kiewicz — concluded Monday day. A Polish general solemnly the tragedy of Warsaw shall Oscar Alenda, chairman of the ranged a special exhibit of
with most of the delegations intoned the names of Jews who not again blot the face of the Frondizi party, and Arturo Illia, materials depicting the suffer-
from abroad proceeding to the had died fighting in the Ghetto universe."
presidential candidate in the ings of the Jewish people dur-
Senator Javitz called on the next elections of the Union !ing the Nazi holocaust.
sites of the former Nazi death and in the Resistance move-
At Vancouver, a commemora-
camps in Auschwitz and Tre- ' ment. Delegations marched Kennedy Administration to "re- i• Civica Radical Del Pueblo. Al-
blinka, where hundreds of solemnly to the Monument, fuse any further foreign aid" most all political parties sent tive service was held under
thousands of Jews were gassed. placing wreaths—a total of 70 to Egypt unless President Nas- messages to the gathering, con-lauspices of the Canadian Jew-
floral tributes were laid there. ser stops his military prepara- demning racism. The event was lish Congress, Jewish Commun-
More than 5,000 persons
Saturday night, there was a
jammed the great hall of the commemorative performance tion against Israel, including widely covered by the press ity Center, Jewish Community
Palace of Culture and Science given by the Yiddish State the use of German scientists for and television. Council and the Warsaw Ghetto
Dr. Alfred Palacios, veteran Memorial Committee.
where the Prime Minister, May- Theater. All of the oratory em- the production of jet aircraft
The Ottawa Vaad Hair and
socialist leader, told the meet-
or Janusz Zarzycki of Warsaw phasized the Jewish heroism in and rockets.
Ambassador Katz, who form- ing that Jewish and non-Jewish the Labor Zionist Council con-
and other top Polish leaders the face of certain defeat and
and members of the diplomatic the fact that the world did not erly served as Israel Ambassa- ; Argentine youth should join to , ducted a special commemora-
corps participated in honoring come to the aid of the Jewish d r to Poland, said the Ghetto extirpate anti-Semitic outbreaks tive observance in that Ontario
in uprising "was meant to arouse ; in Argentina. Father Raphael city.
the memory of the 50.000 Jews population being decimated in
Other Ghetto uprising anni-
the conscience of the world Lopez Jordan, secretary of the
who perished in their hopeless the Nazi holocaust.
versary
Meetings were held in
Catholic
University
here,
called
against
the
systematic
murder-
three-week battle in the War-
Some of the Polish speakers ing of the Jews of Poland and on Argentine youth to resist Hamilton, Windsor and London,.
saw Ghetto against the German emphasized
the help allegedly
armed forces; Attending the given the Jewish fighters by the those brought to Poland from totalitarianism and to unite Ontario.
several lands for the so-called around "positive things and to
opening ceremony were also. Polish Resistance. There was a • ;Final
Additional Reports on
Solution.' "
educate themselves democratic-1
delegations from various coun- spirit of great solemnity, there
I Warsaw Ghetto Tributes
of Jewish work- ally."
tries representing Jews as well were expressions of vast pride ers Thousands
in New York expressed
in Many Lands, Page 10
as non-Jews.
Memorial Services
in the heroes of the Warsaw ! their deep respect and ad-
A 10-man delegation from Ghetto who proved to the world ; miration for the heroes of the Throughout Canada
Israel was led by Israel's form- that Jews could and did demon- ; Warsaw Ghetto. At a pro-
MONTREAL, (JTA) — Jews The Hebrew Corner
er Attorney General, Gideon strate a determination to make cession of thousands on
throughout Canada joined by
Hausner, who headed the prose- a powerful enemy pay dearly for Riverside Drive and at an some non-Jews held many serv-
erius Coins
cution in the Adolf Eichmann
ices in various parts of the, Th e c oin a museum of Israel lately
tely
their
lives.
r
overflow
assemblage
at
Stat-
case. The British delegation
an
pamphlet
m a toe ll in
Two receptions for leading ler-Hilton Hotel they solemn- country, honoring the martyrs published
old
coin collection that was
s found
b
in
consisted of 120 persons, non- members
of the foreign delega- ly declared: "We will never of the Warsaw Ghetto and
T iberius. thUa ntialautyear ago, it was
Jews and Jews, headed by Sir
I known
about 300 coins were
,
calling
the
bravery
of
those
who
were given one by the forget. the Nazi slaughterers
stamped in the city of Tiberius
Barnett Janner, president of tions
Jewish Cultural and SoCial As- j of six million of our flesh fht
oug th e a
ftl
a bttl
a e in he
t
These coins were spread over many
the Board of Deputies of Brit- sociation, the other by the and blood."
museum s throughout the world. In
Ghetto.
the winter of 1961 an Israeli archaeo- -
ish Jews; Michael Cliffe, Labor Mayor of Warsaw.
A
commemorative
assembly
log
u i c cal
al o f
unco
covs
o r eredat
m were
t e as-
The chief speakers at the
Party member of. the British
for
children
was
held
at
the
additional
that
.
Hausner,
speaking
on
behalf
.
meeting
at
the
Statler-Hilton
fTi-
found
not
far
from
the
.
city
of
Parliament; and the Rev. W. W.
Shaare Zion Congregation, and ob
of
the
Israel
'delegation,
were
the
legendary
Vladke,
atia
i
o
f
rt
i
u
h
s
e
,
R
m
most
oo
m
s
h
o
E
t
m
hp
e
e
m
r
of;
oriiii
T
the
period
berius,
Simpson, general secretary of pressed his regret over the fail- , symbol of the intrepid fighters public tribute was paid to the
a pnica.
the Council of Christians and
mar yrs at services at Chevra great number of these t coins is.
ure
of
officials
of
the
com-
of
the
Warsaw
Ghetto;
Senator
a Roman goddess, bathing in
Jews in England.
memorative rites here to invite Javitz; and Max Brauer, repre- Kadisha-Bnai Jacob Congrega- ttuhre warm
springs
of
d Tiberius.
p e
rsi n fs ho
rm
coin p i found asick
rso
The World Jewish Con- two surviving participants in the senting the West German tion. At both services, a procla- aneother iOn
in
the
mineral
waters
to
heal.
itn
ti
i
n
g
l
f
gress was represented by uprising who now live in .Israel.. Social-Democratic Party. Chair- oration by Mayor Drapeau was v
three officials from London, He named Sylvia Lubetkin and man of the gathering was Jacob read declaring that the uprising
The
ire manager of the Tiberius Hot
Springs, upon hearing of this dis-
.Geneva and Paris. Noted was Yitzhak Zuckerman.
, Zuckerman, president of the "has been considered a clarion covery, decided to photograph the
the fact that there was no
and send the picture, together
Workmen's Circle. The meeting call to all oppressed peoples to coin
with a medical explanation to SOO
delegation from the Soviet New York Meeting for
rise against the evil forces of Jewish
was
also
addressed
by
Ben-
doctors throughout the world.
Union and that the only Soviet Warsaw Ghetto Martyrs
In his letter he explains that Ti-
; jamin Tabachinsky, executive dictatorship and tyranny."
berius is the oldest hot spring healing
Jewish citizen present was Held Despite Bomb Threat
Leaders
of
the
Government
secretary of the Jewish Labor
in the world, that proved its
Miss Sonia Frei, a journalist
of the Province of Ontario at- place
NEW YORK, (JTA) — An Committee.
strength already 2.000 years ago.
Lat
ely
mors
tended
services
conducted
in
who is a member of the edi- anonymous bomb threat did not
to eantdmoei- ec tourists visit
At another memorial meeting,
see the excavations
avations and
torial board of the Yiddish- prevent the observance of the the Polish Ambassador to the Toronto at Beth Tzedec Con- Tiberius
to bathe in the hot springs along Lake
n Israeli newspaper wrote:
language publication "Soviet- 20th anniversary of the War- United States, Edward Droz- gregation in that city. Present Tiberius.
„ ._ eris us
i i . p
poss bl e
e that archaeiogy as-
it
ish Heimland" in Moscow.
saw_ Ghetto uprising, at Car- ! niak, said that Jewish equality •were Provincial Prime Minister sisted
medicine, however, without
The ceremonies began by negie Hall. The commemoration in Poland today was "a living John P. Robarts; J. Keiller question, both together helped tour-
. . ."
awarding 91 state decorations \vas sponsored by 30 national fact." He lauded the heroism Mackay, Lieutenant Governor ism.
Translation of Hebrew column pub-
to heroes of the battle in the and local Jewish organizations of the Jewish ghetto fighters. of Ontario; and top officials of lished by Brith Ivrith Olamith• Jeru-
salem.
ghetto. Included were Jewish under the chairmanship - of The American executive of
survivors and Polish resistance former Senator Herbert H. Leh- the World Federation of Po-
fighters who aided them. Prin- man.
T

T
lish Jews, which had planned
cipal speakers at the opening
While the thousands who on sending a five-man delega-
ceremony were Mayor Zarzycki crowded the hall were listening tion to Warsaw to attend the
and Hirsh Smoliar, representing to the speakers, an anonymous rites scheduled to open there
the Cultural and Social Associa- • person telephoned the Carnegie
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tomorrow and run all week-
tion of Jews in Poland. The Hall office and warned, in Eng-
end, commemorating the 20th
former spoke in Polish for lish, that "a bomb has just been anniversary of the Warsaw
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nearly an hour giving an ac- • planted in the building." A
, r1M
Ghetto rebellion, had the
count of the uprising. Smoliar police emergency squad was im- visas held up by the Polish
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spoke in Yiddish. A moving mediately summoned and start- government, and is not send-
artistic program followed, fea- ed a search of the building. By ing an official delegation.
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turing the famous Yiddish act- that time the program was al-
Officials of the organization,
ress, Ida Kaminska, and the most over. The police found notified by the• Polish Embassy
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choir of the Jewish Cultural and no trace of any bomb.
in Washington only on April
Social Council, which rendered
The meeting was addressed 16, that visas would be avail-
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Ghetto songs in Yiddish. The by Senator Jacob K. • Savitz, able to those who would come
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Symphony Orchestra of Krakow Philip M. Klutznick, former to Washington, charged
rendered Handel's oratorio, U.S. representative to the that the delay was "deliberate,
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Judas Maccabees.
United Nations Economic and so that we could not partici-
On Friday, precisely at the
Social Council, and Katriel pate." According to the official,
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hour when the Jews in the I Katz, Israel's Consul , General visa applications had been filed
Warsaw Ghetto opened their ! in New York. President Ken- five weeks ago, and the Polish
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revolt 20 years ago, moving
nedy, in a message read at Embassy in Washington had
ceremonies got under way at
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the meeting, said: "I am • been saying all this time that
the Gensza Cemetery, where
pleased to extend my greet- it had not yet heard from War-
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many Ghetto martyrs now lie
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ings to all those gathered to saw on the matter.
buried, as well as a number
commemorate the 20th anni-
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of Jewish partisans who lost
versary of the Warsaw Ghetto 20,000 Honor Warsaw
uprising. Just as many before , Ghetto Fighters at
their lives in battle. Two
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them did, the people of the Buenos Aires Meeting
separate services were con-
BUENOS AIRES, (JTA) — A
ducted—one in Yiddish, an-.
Warsaw Ghetto affirmed that
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a few men who honor their record turnout of more than
other in English, both inter-
spersed with Hebrew liturgy.
freedom can speak for all 20,000 people packed the Luna
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Addresses were delivered by men; that the only genuine Park Stadium here for a War-
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Rabbi Elias Katz, of Czecho- choice in the history of man saw Ghetto uprising coMmemo-
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slovakia; and Yitzhak Kallen* is not between living and ration and heard a warning
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dying but between seeking or from an Argentine Jewish lead-
berg, Mayor of Kiriat
Israel, a member of the Israeli not seeking the right. It is a er that 20 years after that revolt
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delegation. Rites were conduct- measure of their courage that "a sick spirit paralyzes human-
ed by Rabbi Asher Sibes of the brutality they opposed ity, fabricating a smokescreen
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Poland and Rabbi A. D. Feffer, will be remembered only in over the neo-Nazi groups which
of New York. The Rev. Saul the light of their sacrifice." sprout internationally.",
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The warning was delivered
Klutznick criticized the Am-
Amias, of the British delegation,
conducted the English-language erican failure to ratify the by Dr. Isaac Goldenberg, presi-
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service, in which the leaders of Genocide Convention outlawing dent of the DATA, central rep-

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