McKeldin, Gen. C haiin Bar-Lev
to Address Bond Dinner June 6
Theodore Roosevelt McKel-
din, mayor-elect of Baltimore
and former governor of Mary-
land, and General Chaim Bar-
Lev, chief of the Armored Corn-
mand of Israel's Armed Forces,
will head the program at the
Israel anniversity dinner, Thurs-
day, June 6, 7 p.m. at the Shera-
ton Cadillac, it was announced
by Tom Borman, general chair-
Israel Backs President Kennedy's Plan
to Cut All Import Duties by 50 Percent
Borman said: "The redemp-
tion of the first Bonds pro-
vides inspiring evidence of Is-
rael's economic growth and
stability. I know that this will
be encouraging to those who
wish to identify themselves
with the historic redemption
of Israel through participation
in the 1963 Israel Bond effort
in our community."
GENEVA, (JTA) — Pinhas conclusions resulting from forthcoming renewal of talks
Sapir, Israel's Minister of Com- the success of the progressive between Israel and European
merce and Industry, conferred dismantling of customs bar- Common Market, scheduled to
here with Christian Herter, riers within Europe," said start in Brussels on May 27.
President Kennedy's special Sapir. After referring to Is-
Other members of the Israeli
representative to the current rael's economic difficulties, delegation meeting with Dr. Er-
Ministerial Conference of the he stated: "We look for new hard were Ambassador Moshe
General Agreement on Tariffs markets in Africa, Asia, Aus- Bartur, Israel's permanent rep-
and Trade, and endorsed Ken- tralia, Central and South resentative at Geneva; and
nedy's plan for cutting all im- America. But we have to Felix Shinner, head of the Israel
port duties by 50 per cent.
maintain and expand our ex- Mission at Cologne. Other high-
On the committee headed by Bor-
ports to our traditional mar- ranking West German officials
man are Philip Stollman, steering
kets of Europe and North took part in the talks.
committee chairman, Irwin I. Cohn, ducing world trade barriers is
Israed Davidson, Abe Kasle, Max one of the major items before
America. It is essential that
Osnos and David Safran, honorary
those countries from which
chairman of the Detroit Israel Bond the current GATT conference
Committee; Norman Allan, Louis here, being attended by 76
capital goods for the estab-
• GIFT BASKETS
Berry, Harry Cohen, Joseph Koltz-
lishment of industry were
man, Charles Milan and Max Stoll- ministers from 26 countries.
For Every Occasion
man, vice chairmen; Charles
bought take some responsi-
• FINE FOODS
Grosberg, Trustee chairman; Dan I Sapir made Israel's views on
bility for allowing fair entry
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Laven, builder chairman; William the issue known in a major ad-
of the products made from
Rossen, George Spoon and Max dress to the conference this
Spoon, builder co-chairmen; Joseph
• FAVORS AND WORLD-WIDE
these capital goods."
Lee, guardian chairman; David weekend, when he told the
Goldberg, Harry Kraft and Morris
Sapir and the members of his
Ben Lewis, builder co-chairmen; ministers: "What is needed is
LET US HELP YOU WITH
Phillip Stollman, High Holy Day the widest possible cuts in the delegation held a long confer-
chairman; Norman Allen and Judge shortest possible time. We our- ence with Dr. Ludwig Erhard,
YOUR SIMCHA PARTY NEEDS!
Nathan J. Koufman, High Holy Day
co-chairmen; Mrs. Joseph Katchke selves are concerned about hav- West German Minister of Econ-
Chilled Beverages, Champagne
and Mrs. Max Stollman, Women's ing our main agricultural item omics and the man designated
Division co-chairmen; Mrs. Morris
Wines & Beers; Pkg. Liquors
L. Schaver, who will be installed as —citrus fruit—included in the as the possible successor to
chairman in August; Mrs. David. tariff reductions. Without this, Chancellor Konrad Adenauer. A
Pallack, Sponsor chairman; Mrs.
Bottle 'n' Gift
Theodore Bargman, Mrs. Philip without a wide range of reduc- spokesman for Israel's delega-
Helfman, Mrs. Joseph Katchke and tions on industrial manufac- tion called the meeting "very
Mrs. Charles Milan, honorary Worn-
en's Division chairmen; Harry tured goods and chemicals, we important."
Schumer , Labor-Zionist Landsman- feel that the term 'across-the-
It was indicated that the
shaften chairman; Sol Kanat, Sam
Kaufer, Hyman Lipsitz and Nathan board reduction' is meaning- principal subject of the talks
P. Rossen, Labor-Zionist Landsman-
"We greatly welcome the was Israel's situation with re-
shaften co-chairmen; Irving Sehlus-
initiative taken by President spect to the six-nation European
seel, Sherman Shapiro and Dr. Theo_
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dore Winshall, Institutional co-
Kennedy and his Administra- Economic Community, particu- 24695 COOLIDGE at 10 MILE RD.
chairmen; Harry Cohen, cash collec-
man of the Detroit Israel Bond tion; Joseph Katchke, Morris Ben tion in drawing the practical larly in connection with the
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Committee, which is sponsoring Lewis, cash collection co-chairmen;
Sameul Simmer, professional chair-
the affair, as the highlight of man; David J. Cohen and Dr. Ber- •
the 1963 Spring Israel Bond nard J. Weston, professional co-
chairmen; Sam Bank and Elias
Goldberg, Bnai Brith chairmen and
It will be a double celebra- William Hordes, insurance chair-
tion, according to Borman. The
dinner will mark the 15th year
of Israel's statehood and the
redemption of the first Israel
McKeldin has been respon-
sible for many important re- I
forms and improvements. He
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
has visited Israel, has cham-
to The Jewish News)
NEW YORK — "The Slave,"
pioned greater American parti-
cipation in Israel's development by Isaac Bashevis Singer, was
and was the first president of selected for the $250 Harry and
the America-Israel Friendship Ethel Daroff Memorial Fiction
Award of the Jewish Book
He was elected mayor of Council as the outstanding Eng-
Baltimore for the first time lish language work of fiction of
back in 1941. Five years later Jewish interest published in the
he was elected governor of United States during 1962.
Maryland and served 12 years.
The award was one of six
Last month he was again elec- carrying cash prizes totalling
ted mayor of Baltimore. In 1948 $950 for the best Jewish books
and 1949 he was chairman of of 1962 in fiction, non-fiction,
Brotherhood Week for they poetry and juvenile fields pre-
National Conference of Christ- sented at the annual meeting of
ians .and Jews. A holder of hon- I the National Jewish Welfare
orary degrees from six col- Board's Book Council here.
leges and universities, McKel-
"The Promised City," by Dr.
din 'attained prominence as a Moses Rischin, received the first
lawyer and public speaker.
Frank and Ethel S. Cohen Non-
For dinner reservations, with Fiction Award, a prize of $250.
dietary laws observed, call the The $250 Isaac Siegel Memorial
Israel Bond 'Office, DI. 1-5707. Award for the best Jewish juve-
tiEgNZ CO PITTSSpitu n
.nile in English was awarded to
Kamm for her "Re-
Archives Documents Josephine
turn to Freedom."
The two $100 Harry and
CINCINNATI (JTA) — A col- Florence Kovner Awards for
lection of documents heretofore Jewish poetry went to "By The
untapped by scholars anywhere, Waters of Manhattan," by
providing . the records of the Por- Charles Reznikoff for poetry in
tuguese Inquisition in Brazil in English and to "Der Mentsh
ac- Fun Fier," by Chaim Grade, for
the 17th Century, is • being ac-
quired on microfilm here by the Yiddish poetry.
American Jewish Archives, which
Nine libraries were cited by
has its headquarters on the the Jewish book council for hav-
Cincinnati campus of the Hebrew ing met the Council's stated
Union College Jewish Institute criteria for a Jewish library.
of Religion, according to an an- They were the libraries of the
nouncement by Prof. Jacob R. Oakland, N.Y.,. Jewish Center,
Marcus, director of the Archives. the Hillcrest Jewish Center,
Acquisition of the microfilmed Jamaica, N.Y.; Fairmount Tem-
documents, said Marcus, was ple", Cleveland; Temple Sinai of
made possible by a gift from Mr. Lawrence, N.Y.; Temple Beth
and Mrs. Irwin S. Rhodes of this El of Phoenix, Temple Israel of
city. Rhodes, an attorney, and Swamscott, Mass.; the Ada L.
his wife, head the Archives' Goldberg Library of Temple
legal documents section. Marcus Emanuel of Westwood, N.J.; the
made arrangement in Lisbon last Lewis E. Flax Library of Lin-
year to acquire the documents. coln Park Jewish Center of
According to Marcus, the doeu-
docu- Yonkers, N.Y., and Temple Is-
ments are rich in reports in the rael of West Palm Beach, Fla.
The Book Council also hon-
files of the Inquisition relating
to the persecutions of Jews and ored Solomon Kirstein, its vice-
"Judaizers" who had emigrated president and vice-president of
in the 17th Century to Brazil, Block Publishing Company for
then a Portuguese territory. In his "dedicated service to the
some cases, the complete Inquisi- Council since its inception" and
tion Court docket are available, for his contributions to Jewish
showing that Jews were burned culture and traditional Jewish
education. Rabbi Gilbert Klap-
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erman of Lawrence, N.Y.,
OF THE UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH CONGREGATIONS OF AMERICA.
Council president, presided.
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