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May 10, 1963 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-05-10

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will of the late President Itzhak
Ben-Zvi, which was opened May
2, directs. that royalties from his
published works be given to
charity, mostly for the care of
children. The will also request-
ed that his extensive library
never_ be sold but should be
made available to students and
researchers in a perpetual trust.
In his will, which was dated
December, 1961, Ben-Zvi recom-
mended that his life-long friend,
Eliahu Elath, former Ambassa-
dor to Washington and current-
ly president of the Hebrew
University, succeed him as head

Bensman Insurance
Agency Wins Firm's
President's Trophy

Jerusalem Picks
Site for City Hall

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

The Ralph Bensman Insurance
Agency, 10234 Fenkell, Detroit,
has been given the 1962 presi-
dent's trophy by Old Equity
Life Insurance Company of
Evanston, Ill. The award cites
the agency for leading the coun-
try.in 1962 sales for Old Equity.
The announcement was made
by • Old Equity's superintendent
of agencies, David M. Siegel.
Bensman,. who recently was
named a member of the Michi-
gan Advisory Committee of the
Small Business Administration,
is assisted in the operation of
his agency by his two sons, Law-
rence and Morris. Both are ac-
tive members in the Detroit
Association of Health Under-
writers. Lawrence is president-
elect of the Michigan State As-
sociation of Health Underwrit-
ers and has been appointed by
the state commissioner of in-
surance to a committee to rec-
ommend new procedures for the
licensing of insurance agents.




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Milan Wineries, Detroit; Mich.

of the Ben-Zvi Institute which
is devoted to research on vari-
ous Jewish communities.
The late president also ex-
pressed the wish in the will that
his son Amram remain stead-
fast in traditional observance
and raise his children in that
spirit. A codicil to the will dated
less than two weeks before his
death directs that burial ar-
rangements provide for a grave
alongside his own for Mrs. Ben-
Zvi in Jerusalem's Har Hame-
nuchot cemetery.


JERUSALEM — Municipal of-
ficials said city hall will be
built on a three-acre plot on
King George Avenue opposite
Heichal Shlomo, the religious
The construction will take
four years at an outlay of $2,-
600,000. Final approval for the
structure was . granted by the
Central Town Planning Author-
ity. Foes of the project unsuc-
cessfully advocated alternate
sites. They contended that the
King George Avenue site was
unsuitable because it is adjacent
to a supermarket.

Klutznick to Head
Drive for Eleanor
Roosevelt Foundation

NEW YORK—Philip M. Klutz-
nick former president of Bnai
Brith was named Wednesday as
national chairman of a $25,000,-
000 nationwide campaign for the
E l e a n or Roosevelt Memorial
Foundation. The appointment
was announced by Ambassador
Adlai • Stevenson, chairman of
the Foundation.
The drive will continue
through Nov. 7, 1964, the second
anniversary of Mrs. Roosevelt's
death. The funds will go to sup-
port some of her major inter-
ests, including aid to the poor,
promotion of economic welfare
and public health and further-
ance of international goodwill.

A personal gift

Ask Firm Action
to Prevent New .
Attack on Israel

The American Israel Public
Affairs Committee called on the
Administration and Congress "to
take firm action to prevent a
new Arab attack on Israel and
to work for an Arab-Israel
National Jewish leaders of the
Committee adopted a six point
statement of policy at the com•
mittee's fourth annual confer-
ence held at the Sheraton Park
Hotel, Washington, Saturday
night and Sunday.
They appealed to the President
for a security guarantee to deter
and prevent aggression in the
Middle East; the grant of arms
to Israel to ensure the arms bal-
ance; continued economic as-
sistance to the peoples of the
area; careful administration of
the U.S. aid program to ensure
that no assistance is diverted to
finance preparations for aggres-
sion; resistance to the Arab boy-
cott and Arab belligerence; ac-
tion to hasten rehabilitation,
training and resettlement of
Arab refugees.
Speakers included • Ambassa-
dor Avraham Harman of Israel;
Senator Thomas H. Kuchel of
California; Myer Feldman, De-
puty Special Counsel to the Pres-
ident; Richard K. Lyon, Presi-
dent of the Jewish Community
Council of Greater Washington,
and Rabbi Philip S. Bernstein of
Rochester, N.Y., . Chairman of
the of the Public Affairs Com-
mittee, who presided. Rabbi Isa-
dore Breslau of Washington paid
tribute to the memory of the
late President of Israel.
Rabbi Bernstein urged the
U.S. to check further aggres-
sion by President Nasser of
the United Arab Republic by
clear affinuatiive action to
guarantee peace, to safeguard
the borders in the Middle
East and to make clear to
Nasser in unequivocal terms
that "he may go thus far and
no farther without encounter-
ing American intervention."
He called for the withholding
of further U.S. financial aid until
Nasser ceases the program for
the destruction of Israel.
Rabbi Bernstein was sharply
critical of the American Council
for Judaism which has attacked
Israel's American friends at a
convention in New York this
He pointed out that its mem-
bership constitutes less than one
percent of the Jewish population
of this country.

Mrs. Meir Receives
Foreign Dignitaries
During Convalescence

with taste.


Gift packed for Mother's Day: Barton's

famous Bartonette Chocolate Minature
assortment. 1 lb., $2.00. One of many
individual gifts by

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JERUSALEM — Mrs. Golda
Meir, Israel's Foreign Minister,
who left a hospital this week
after two weeks of treatment,
Wednesday received two visit-
ing foreign ministers at her
home—Sierra Leone's Dr. John
Karafasmart and Costa Rica's
Daniel Oduber Quiros. They ar-
rived Tuesday as official guests
of the government.
Rumors of Mrs. Meir's inten-
tions by her to quit her post
were scotched by a Mapai leader
as unfounded. However, he add-
ed that prior to her illness, she
had expressed a desire to re-
Prime Minister David Ben-
Gurion was understood to be
particularly eager that she re-
tain the Foreign Ministry port-
folio and if she does, it will be
entirely because the Prime Min-
ister so wishes.

Incorporate Jewish
College in Connecticut

A bill incorporating the Jewish
University in Connecticut has
been signed here by Gov. John
Dempsey. The bill had been in-
troduced, and advanced through
both houses of the State Legis-
lature, by Rep. Joseph B. Buck-

Sunday Closing Law Liberalized in Minnesota

law superceding status above
certain city Ordinances.

new . statewide law permitting
the opening of businesses on
Sunday by enterprises that are
closed Saturdays is on the way
to enactment here.
The state senate gave its pre-
liminary approval to the amend-
ment, which liberalizes the old
Sunday-closing law. The house
of representatives passed the
measure earlier in this year's
session. Signature of the bill by
the governor, as soon as the
legislative a p pr oval is com-
pleted, has been assured.
An amendment calling upon
businessmen to register their
choice of Saturday or Sunday
as the day of rest was defeated.
Another amendment, adopted
by both houses, gives the new


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B. Do you take vacations EVERY

C. Does your wife OWN a mink

D. Do your children go to camp
EVERY year?


E. Do you have the money NOW to
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If you answered NO to most of the
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B. Do you make a good appearance?

C. Are you in good health and agres-

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7 - THE DETR OIT JEWI SH NE WS -- Frid ay, May 10, 19 63

President Ben-Zvi's Will Opened;
Bequeathed Royalties to Charity

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