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June 07, 1963 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-06-07

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Simple Ceremonies Mark Lipsky'*
Funeral; 1,500 Attend Last Rites

NEW YORK, (JTA)—Louis able dean of American Zion-
Lipsky, dean of American Zion- ism," Sharett said "his high
ism, who died May 27 at the culture, personal integrity,
age of 86, was laid to rest last political courage, strength of
Friday at Mount Ararat Ceme- conviction, firm stand were
tery, in suburban Long Island, inestimable- assets for the
after simple services at Cong. movement which he led and
Bnai Jeshurun. More than 1,500 inspired."
Zionist and other Jewish lead- A "personal farewell" was
ers from all over the country spoken at the services by Mey-
and abroad, including Israel, at- er W. Weisgal, chairman of the
tended the rites. executive council of the Weiz-
The government of Israel mann Institute of Science at Re-
was officially represented by hovoth, Israel, and a close
Ambassador Avraham Harman; friend of Lipsky, who had come
Michael S.. Comay, Ambassador here for the funeral. "I have
to the United Nations; and traveled 6,000 'miles," he said,
Katriel Katz, _Consul-General in "to bid farewell to my friend,
New York. The eulogy was de- teacher and spiritual leader.
livered by Moshe Sharett, More than any other man in the
Israel's former Prime Minister Zionist movement, he embodied
and ex-Foreign Minister, now aristocracy of spirit."
Rabbi Ira Eisenstein and
the chairman of the Jewish
Rabbi Joachim Prinz conducted
agency's executive.
the services. Cantor Moshe
Among the many messages of Nathanson read excerpts from
condolence was one from Mrs. the 'Psalms and recited the El
Golda Meir, Israeli Foreign Moleh Rachamin.
Minister, who stated that the
(In Washington, Sen. Ken-
passing of such "an outstanding neth B. Keating, New York Re-
and devoted leader of Zionism" publican, made a statement on
constitutes "a ,profoundly griev- the Senate floor eulogizing Lip-
ed and tragic loss." - Noting that sky, stating that "the American
she had had the "special privi- Zionist movement lost one of
lege" of knowing him person- its most distinguished elder
ally, she stated that his death statesmen and foremost lead-
was "also a": personal • loss." ers." Keating said he was
"From my first steps in Zion- "privileged to know Lipsky per-
ism," she declared, "I admired sonally. He was a native of my
him greatly for all that he was home town of Rochester, and
and exemplified."
those who have followed his ca-
Sharett, in his eulogy, hail- reer have developed through
ed Lipsky as "a s celebrated, the years an ever increasing re-
lifelong champion of one of spect and admiration for him
the greatest 'causes• of liberty as an .indiidual, and for the mag-
and justice of our age, the nificent job he did in further-
vindication of which it was ing a cause he held so dear.")
.given to him to see in his own
lifetime." Speaking of the de- Zionists Urge U.S.
parted leader as "the vener-

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States was called upon by Dr.
Max Nussbaum, president of
the • Zionist Organization of
America," to do everything
possible to counteract Arab in-
citement to hate and prepara-
tion for war and to press for
Arab-I srael cooperation and
peace negotiations." -
He also warned against "the
mistake to ignore or deprecate
Arab threats of aggression or
to play down the serious im-
plications of these threats."
The Zionist leader spoke be-
fore a meeting of the National
Executive Council of the Zion-
ist Organization of America, at-
tended by. several hundred
Zionist leaders from all parts
of the country. Jacques Torczy-
ner of New York, chairman of
the Council, presided.

Israeli Wins French
Literary Award

PARIS, (JTA) — Elie Wie-
set, United States correspondent
for the Israeli evening newspa-
per Yediot Achronoth, was
awarded a coveted literary
prize, the Prix Rivarol, for_ four
novels. While monetary value
of the prize is only $200, the
award is considered of high
merit by literary circles in
Wiesel, who makes his head-
quarters at the United Nations
in New York, wrote his novels
in French, and all were pub-
lished here prior to - issuance of
English translations in the
United States. He also wrote in
Hebrew, Yiddish and English.

Israel Tells Moscow Its Mid-East Plan Is Not Satisfactory


JERUSALEM, (JTA)' — The to the • stability of the area arms but from- the flow of con-
cabinet approved the text of emanates not from nuclear ventional weapons to Egypt.
Israel's reply to a Soviet note
proposing that the Mediterran-
ean be declared a nuclear-free
zone. The reply was handed to
the Soviet government.
The note points out that the
question of Polaris missile sub-
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