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October 11, 1963 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-10-11

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Sapir Addresses Art
Cardinal Bea Asks
Ecumenical Council to Firm Opening in N.Y.
NEW YORK, (JTA)—Israel's
Raise Jewish Issues
ROME, (JTA) — A proposal Minister of Finance Pinhas Sa-
that the Catholic Church should pir addressed the opening of
deal with Catholic-Jewish re- Artis—a new business venture
lationships in view of the "par- for the importation of art and
ticular relations" between Jews craft items from Israel. The
and the Catholic Church was Minister pointed out that Israel's
made to the Ecumenical Coun- exports are now 25 times greater
what they were 10 years
cil Vatican II. The suggestion than
came during the debate on the ago, totaling $600,000 per year.
formulation of the document

Report Intermarriage Weakening Jewish
Ethnic, Religious Bonds inn. United States

NEW YORK, (JTA) — The chairman of the Welfare Fund rate was twice as high in small
Jewish ethnic and religious and the president of the Bnai towns and rural areas as it was
bonds in the United States, Brith lodge all have non-Jewish in cities with a population of
which had welded the immi- wives. The result of such exam- 10,000 or more.
To show the correlation be-
grant Jewish generation in this ples is that the younger Jewish
country into a highly organized males of the community are tween intermarriage and immi-
community, are becoming "pro- likely to disregard the advice gration, Rosenthal cited the
gressively weaker" through in- of parents and rabbi to refrain Washington data. Here, it was
termarriage, it was revealed by from entering into marriage noted, Jewish intermarriage was
only one per cent among the
studies published in the Ameri- with a Christian girl.
The Washington data showed first generation, which was com- known as "De Ecclesia," cur-
can Jewish Year Book for 1963.
IF YOU TURN THE
The studies were summarized that, in the area of the nation's posed of foreign-born immi- rently under discussion.
by Dr. Erich Rosenthal, asso- capital, the intermarriage rate grants, rising to 10.2 per cent
The proposal was voiced by
ciate professor of anthropology- was 13.1 per cent. In Iowa, the for the native-born of foreign Augustin Cardinal Bea, presi-
UPSIDE DOWN YOU WON'T
parentage,
going
up
to
17.9
per
Jewish
intermarriage
rate
fluc-
sociology at Queens College.
FIND A FINER WINE THAN
dent of the Vatican's Secre-
They were based chiefly on data tuated in the years 1953-59 from cent among those native-born tariat for Christian Unit. He
obtained in greater Washington 36.3 per cent to 53.6 per cent, whose parents were also native- suggested that, in the section
and in the State of Iowa, but averaging 42.2 per cent. The born.
of the "schema" dealing with
included a number of other
non-Christians, special mention 1. , Milan Wineries, Detroit, Mich. j
studies of Jewish intermarriage
Irwin Cohn and Max Fisher Have should be made of the Jews.
throughout the United States.
Among other conclusions,
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Rosenthal stated, is one indicat- Key Positions in Bar-Ilan Event
ing that the "so-called return to
rollment
of
only
75
students,
Irwin I. Cohn, communal
Jewishness of the American-
now has 1,300 students
Jewish third generation" is not leader, will be the general chair- Bar-Ilan
Israel and from all parts
true. The data showed that the man of the annual dinner of from
the world. It has a faculty of
rate of intermarriage is much Detroit Friends of Bar-Ilan Uni- of
versity, which 140, many of them world-famous
higher among the Jewish gen-
will be held scholars. Bar-Ilan is designed
erations further removed from
in the new to combine basic higher learn-
PONTIAC;:MICHIGAN
the original Jewish immigrants
Shaarey Zedek ing with Jewish knowledge and
into the United States.
the
culture
of
the
ages.
The
DODGE . DART
social
hall
on
Furthermore, Rosenthal de-
DODGE TRUCK
students pursue studies in four
Nov. 26.
clared, the data proved that in-
BARNEY TEAL
PAUL NEWMAN
Max M. Fish- divisions: Mathematics and Nat-
338-4541
termarriage "usually spells the
Sates Mgr
Prestdeni
ural
Sciences,
Social
Sciences,
er,
president
end of belonging to the Jewish
THE HOUSE SERVICE IS BUILDING
Jewish
Studies
and
Languages
of
the
Jewish
community." In Washington, he
Welfare F e d - and Literature.
noted, the children of 70 per
eration, is the
cent of the "mixed" families
honorary Mapam Leader Is
were not identified with the
I. I. Cohn chairman.
Jewish group.
A city-wide leadership com- Rehabilitated by
"This finding," he stated,
"which repeats earlier Euro- mittee is now in formation.
Czech Government
This year's dinner will honor
pean experiences, takes on spe-
TEL AVIV, (JTA) — Mor-
cial significance, if viewed two distinguished women lead- dechai
Oren, the one
ers,
Mrs.
Joseph
H.
Ehrlich
and
against the fact that the fertil-
Mapam
leader who was jailed
Mrs.
Theodore
Bargman.
ity of the Jewish population in
Phillip Stollman, chairman of in Communist Czechosloviaka
the United States is barely suf-
ficient to maintain its present the American Friends of Bar- 10 years ago during a visit
there, will be rehabilitated by
size. In the absence of large- Ilan University, stated: _
"The Bar-Ilan dinner is arous- the Czech government, it was
scale immigration, it may well
be that intermarriage is going ing great interest in every seg- reported here this weekend.
to be of ever-increasing signifi- ment of the Detroit Jewish The Isral Communist news-
cance in the future demograph- Community. This year marks paper Kol Haam said that Czech
ic balance of the Jewish popu- the 10th anniversary of the authorities had received a plea
ground - breaking of the first from the party in Israel asking
lation in the United States."
Rosenthal quoted one authori- Bar-Ilan buildings. It is a mile- for a review of the case. The
ty as stating that there are stone in the history of this charges against Oren grew out
some towns in this country American - patterned university of the trial of Rudolf Slansky,
first Secretary of the Commu-
where the president of the Jew- in Ramat Gan, Israel."
Opening in 1955 with an en- nist party in Czechoslovakia.
ish Community Council, the
Slansky was tried and hanged
in 1952 along with other Com-
munist functionaries on charges
of "Zionism," "Titoism," es-
pionage and sabotage.
The newspaper reported that
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
unite their armies ,under a all the charges against Oren
to The Jewish News)
had been reviewed and that
TEL AVIV — The possibility joint command.
The sources emphasized that they would be dropped. The re-
was noted by Israeli sources
Wednesday that Iraqi units may such a step would change the port was confirmed by Milan
take up positions on the Is- border status quo because Iraq Jurza, Czech charge d'affaires
raeli-Syrian border as a result did not sign an armistice agree- in - Israel, who said the Czecho-
of the Syrian-Iraqi decision to ment with Israel at the end of slovak Supreme Court had de-
the 1948 fighting. Iraqi units cided to clear Oren of all
did take part in the war and charges..
suffered considerable losses,
Oren, who was freed after
but Iraq declined to sign an serving three years and who re-
armistice pact on grounds it turned to Israel, had admitted
had no common border with he was a British intelligence
Israel. Iraq agreed only to agent but later said he had been
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