Unique Opportunities for Jewish Growth Soviet Court 'Sentences Another
Jew to Die as 'Economic Criminal'
Predicted at Jewish Committee Parley
The trials took place at Tash-
LONDON, (JTA) — One Jew
nation's future as Communist
I evidence of a neo-Nazi or anti-
was sentenced to death by shoot- kent, capital of the Central
Semitic network and no formal
ing, and at least seven others Asian republic of Uzbekistan. .
NEW YORK, (JTA) — An en- cooperation but their publica-
President John F. Kennedy, whose names are Jewish were The Jew sentenced to death was
vironment of unprecedented tions promote one another.
friendliness off e r s American Anti-Semitic movements a r e in a message to the Committee, given long prison sentences in named Kaufman — the first
Jewry an equally unprecedented aiming their propaganda par- hailed its efforts "to eliminate another mass trial of so called name being omitted in accord-
opportunity for a flourishing ticularly at youth groups in tensions within and among races "economic criminals" in the ance with the usual custom of
Jewish life in the United States, some countries and anti-Semit- and religions." He said the Com- Soviet Union, according to the Soviet press. One of the
Dr. John S 1 a w s on, executive ism is being used as a political mittee- "has provided the intelli- cables from Moscow received by seven Jews sentenced to a long
prison term was named as
vice-president of the American weapon in areas of political gent and persevering leadership newspapers here.
Jewish Committee, asserted here turmoil, particularly in South that is needed to carry on this
seemingly endless struggle."
at AJCommittee's 56th annual America.
Altogether, 13 men had been
Sonnabend proposed continued presented on behalf of the Corn
tried. One other man besides
Rutgers on Hebraic
He said the American environ- surveillance and study, on a day-
Kaufman, apparently an Uzbek
ment was "friendly and permis- to-day basis, of the activities of mittee its 1963 Institute of
named Gafarov, was also sen-
sive toward a variety of identi- anti-Semitic groups everywhere.
tenced to death. Those sent to
ties, either creedal, communal, These groups, he said, should be
NEW BRUNSWICK, (JTA)- prison had all their property
sacred or secular — all are in denied the publicity they crave. ican Broadcasting Company.
Thirty-nine Jewish leaders, in- confiscated. The 13 were charg-
In a message to the State of dustrialists, engineers, educators, ed with having stolen valuable
harmony with the general pat- Since they lack cohesion and
tern of American g r o u p life numerical strength, they can sur- Israel on its Fifteenth Anni- and lawyers were named by Dr. materials from a sewing fac-
today." Permissive and hospit- vive only by keeping their names versary, the Committee hailed Mason W. Gross, president of tory, selling the goods at high
able forces in. the United States before the public. He said that Israel's "unparalled record of Rutgers—The State University, profit.
for the development of Jewish such quarantine methods have social, economic and technologi- to an advisory committee for the
university's new department of
group identity, or any form of worked in the United States and cal progress."
The Committee last year es- Hebraic studies.
acceptable group identity, are would probably work as well on
This committee will assist in
facts, he added.
the international level. He also tablished an office in Israel
As a result, he said, there was urged long-range programs of ed- which has promoted educa- interpreting the objectives of the
a greater concern among Jewish ucation about Jews and Judaism. tional programs to increase department to the Jewish com-
Adlai E. Stevenson, U.S. Am- Israeli understanding of Amer- munity, and will advise in con-
communities with defense
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against assimilation than with de- bassador to the UN, was awarded ican Jewish Life and clarify nection with fund-raising for
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fense against discrimination be- the Atnerican Liberties Medal- the relationship between Is- nonbudgetary projects, including
cause "a Jewish individual can lion by the American Jewish raelis and Jews throughout the a library collection of Hebraica
no longer rely on the non-Jew Committee "for the exceptional world. The office, located in and Judaica, visiting lecture-
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decide and affirm the fact for human liberty." Jacob Blaustein,
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In spite of some tendencies
toward self hate, the forces in the Committee, made the award. Hebrew.
the Jewish community in this Stevenson asserted in his
address that the events of ed in one of the addresses to
country "are definitely in fa-
Birmingham and the general committee members that Birm-
vor of Jewish identity and
problem of bigotry in this ingham will be only the first of
Jewish g r o u p survival," he
country was "as much or a series of racial explosions in
added. A 1 I AJCommittee
more" of a challenge to the the South unless Congress enacts
studies show "definitely a will
to survive" as Jews and that
civil rights. He charged that up
will to survive is "even greater
to now Congress has "failed tra-
among adolescents than among
their parents." He cited a
ties to the nation in civil rights.
study showing that 93 per
Javits said that "the air of
cent of those questioned in
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some Jewish communities fa-
Birminghams will not be dispell-
vored Jews remaining as a
JERUSALEM, (JTA)—A mo-
distinctive group. When asked ition calling for a debate on Is- ed until Congress "gives the
what religious identity they 1 rael's policy of selling arms and Negro confidence that he will
would choose if they were re- uniforms to West Germany was achieve the legitimate rights of
First of Its Kind in the
born, "82 per cent of parents I defeated by the Knesset by a American citizenship within his
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and 88 per cent of adolescents vote of 54 to 22.
The Committee ended its
replied they would wish to be
can Synagogue . . .
The motion had been intro- meeting with a resolution calling
reborn as Jews."
The intermarriage rate "is far duced by Menahem Bergin,
Indispensable for Rabbis,
greater than we had perceived," apparent
leader of retaliation
the Herut for
in to "intensify efforts" to end the
Synagogue Officials and
he said and recent studies indi- tack on his party by Prime Min- arms race in the Middle East and
cate that "the rate is about inter David Ben-Gurion. The to guarantee the borders of all
Lay Leaders .
twice the percentage we had as- Premier .had accused one of the states in the region. A. M. Sonno-
sumed." He said that while Herut leaders of having
" I deem this book an important
Jews tended to marry out of the "praised" Hitler in 1933. Beigin president of the AJC. - Joseph
group to a lesser extent than bitterly assailed 'Ben-Gurion for Ross, Detroit, was elected one of
contribution to the American
Catholics or Protestants, the that remark — later withdrawn the vice-presidents.
and to its spiritual
The resolution on the Middle
smallness of the Jewish group by the Premier.
East urged a five-point pro gram
vitality . . . ."
gives a particular percentage
Beigin charged Ben - Gurion which the U.S. should implement
with being "the first to negotiate
—Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath
He said Jews tend to replace a treaty with the Nazis in 1935 in its policy in that regard. AJC
urged that the U.S.A.:
themselves to a lesser extent
President, Union of Ameri-
"T. Clearly define what it
than do Catholics and Protest- when, as head of the Jewish
can Hebrew Congregations
ants. While it takes 2,130 live Agency he negotiated the agree- would consider 'aggression'; 2.
births per 1,000 women for ment for the transfer of Jewish Intensify efforts to end the
adequate replacement in the capital from Germany at a time arms race in the area, mean-
American population, he said, for when the Zionist - Revisionist while assuring that the balance
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Jews only 1,749 per 1,000 mar- leader Vladimiir Jabotinsky of arms is not upset; 3. Pro-
ried women are replaced, An- called on the world to boycott vide a formal guarantee, upon
request, of the independence
other source of resistance • to German products.
Levi Eshkol, Israel Finance and integrity of any state in
assimilation he listed as the
tendency of Jews to concentrate Minister, replying for the gov- the region; 4. Vigorously dis-
in definite areas, particularly in ernment, told the Knesset that courage the violent hate cam-
the 1935 transfer agreement paigns against Israel conducted
The delegates also heard the with Germany—known as Haava- by the Arab states; and 5. Re-
findings of a year-long survey of rah—has enabled many Jews to evaluate the present U. S.
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anti-Semitism in 11 European take out their money from Nazi policy of impartiality between
and South American countries, Germany and rescued tens of peaceful nations and those na-
presented by President A. M. thousands of Jews from falling tions pursuing belligerent poli-
Sonnabend, who said that the into Nazi hands. He also said cies inimical to the peace and
By IRVING I. KATZ
Soviet government, despite dis- that the Israeli-made Uzzi sub- stability of the Middle East."
In another resolution, the com-
claimers, was continuing its of- machine guns and uniforms be-
Temple Beth El, Detroit
ficial anti-Jewish policies. The ing sold now to Germany do mittee urged the West German
"economic trials" are undoubt- not constitute a strategic deci- government to utilize "existing
edly an attack on what is left sive contribution to Germany legal and administrative means"
of the Jewish community struc- while their production helps Is- to prevent its scientists from
MYRON E. SCHOEN
contributing "to the war poten-
ture in the Soviet Union. Nearly rael's industry and economy.
60 per cent of those executed in The Knesset's presidium or- tial of the United Arab Repub-
such trials have been Jews. Jew- dered a Parliament House Com- lic." The statement cited "evi-
ish religion and culture are mittee to summon four Herut
being severely restricted. Though leaders for "clarification" of employed by the United Arab Re-
Soviet spokesmen keep reiterat- the disturbance that occurred in public are pro-Nazi and have ex-
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ing their country's constitutional the Knesset during Ben-Gurion's pressed strong anti-democratic
guarantees of religious freedom, address. The Knesset was forced sentiments. T h e resolution
the Government continues "to to suspend its session for three stated:
"The AJC feels that the ef-
abridge the religious and cultural hours because of that uproar.
forts of Western scientists and
rights of Jews and to restrain
Degrees Conferred by Technion technicians to create a more
Jewish community life."
At the annual commencement powerful war machine has ex-
The survey found that there
were more than 500 neo Nazi, exercises held at Technion City, acerbated tensions in the Middle
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Fascist and anti Semitic groups Haifa, the Technion, Israel In- East. These activities have in-
in the 11 countries but only a
small number pose any major 586 degrees of B.Sc., Ingenieur,terated Middle East arms race
which may lead to war."
threat. The survey found no M.Sc. and Ph.D.
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