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October 18, 1963 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-10-18

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.
-. WIONMINOMIRONWILW

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

JFK Praises

lanai Brith

convent if further cross examina-
(Continued from Page 1)
JERUSALEM—A mass trial tion is permitted.
tunities
of your youth; its has
The first and only witness for
began here Tuesday for 104
developed programs to broaden
Yeshiva students accused of the prosecution Tuesday w a s human
rights and defend civil
J
trespassing on the premises of Jerusalem
Julie Grasse, Mother liberties."
in
Superior of St. Joseph Convent.
Christian missionary schools
Bnai Brith president Label
demonstrations staged Sept. 10 . She testified that on the after-
Magistrate Eliezer Halevy is noon of Sept. 10 she heard a Katz presented Klutznick with
commotion and saw 80 to 100 the first award of the anniver-
presiding.
"religious persons" in the con- sary year for personifying "the
A sharp dis-
vent courtyard. She said that a purpose and ideals of Bnai Brith
pute developed
nun immediately locked the in the lasting contributions he
when S hmu el
front doors and that the demon- has made to Jewish life and to
Tamir, counsel
strators did not enter the con- the American society." He com-
for the de-
vent edifice but "sat or squatted" mended Klutznick for having
fense, objected
without hurting anyone or injur- contributed vision and dyna-
to the magis-
ing property. "They neither at- mism to Bnai Brith.
trate's ruling
Klutznick said that now that
tacked nor damaged the
that the nature
Bnai Brith has attained 120
premises," she said.
of the schools
The Mother Superior testified years, the traditional life-span
invaded by the
that she summoned police who of Moses, the order must "not
demonstrato r s
removed the demonstrators only, like Moses, look into the
was not to be
Promised Land, but actually
"without incident."
mentioned i n
enter it." Stressing that Bnai
It
was
on
cross
examination
the proceed
Brith
has not completed its
that Tamir tried time and again work but
ings. Tamir in-
only begun, Klutz-
to develop the "character and nick said: "The
sisted that the
Land
aims" of the convent. But the we envisage is Promised
character and
a concept of a
magistrate
just
as
persistently
aims of St. Jo-
meaningful Jewish life per-
S. Tamir
refused to permit . questioning petuated despite new chal-
seph Convent,
one of the institutions invaded, along that line.
lenges."
must' be spelled out to prove
Citing the developing Negro
Senate
Body
OKs
that the "essential ingredient"
revolution, Klutznick said "Jew-
of the trespass was not criminal Bill Banning Bias in
ish education must keep the
in intent. Even if the demonstra- Restaurants, Hotels_
torch of learning lighted with
tors were mistaken in their
sufficient brilliance for the Jew
WASHINGTON,
(JTA)—The
"honest" opinions regarding the
to see his personal obligation."
Senate
Commerce
Committee
nature of the institution; he ar-
said the Jew was entering
approved a bill banning racial He
gued, "it would be a travesty of and
"the Promised Land of material
religious
discrimination
in
justice if the accused would be places of public accommodation. well-being but the Bnai Brith
deprived of the chance to ex-
The measure would cover all old values of uniting Jews in
press themselves.
hotels and other places serv- the highest interest of human-
Magistrate Halevy said at the ing transcient guests except ity must not be submerged or
end of the afternoon session of owner-occupied homes with no lost in materialism or auto-
the day-long trial that he would more than five rooms for rent. mated conformity."
Klutznick said that "during
rule as to whether cross exami- The Senate committee measure
nation will continue. It is be- is similar to one approved by the first 120 years of Bnai
lieved that the defense will pur- the House Judiciary measure, Brith, the Jewish community,
sue its line of questioning about except that the latter is more partly because of Bnai Brith's
role, is better organized, more
the "character and aims" of the sweeping in its coverage.
unified, strengthened in its se-
curity and awakened to its com-
munal responsibilities. Now we
must think of educating, per-
petuating, and inspiring our
people to bring the old values
into the new life, of continuity
from the exodus of Moses to
the present marches for free-
dom."
ATTENTION SISTERHOODS, GIFT
Other speakers included Gov-
ernor Otto Kerner of Illinois
SHOPS, DRUG STORES, ECT. . . .
and Abraham Feinberg, nation-
al chairman of Israel Bonds.
All New Hanukah Merchandise on Display
Some 1,500 persons attended
the dinner, including a dis-
Shop Now and Save
tinguished group of 120 Anni-
versary Founders, who are sup-
porting a special fund for Jew-
ish educational purposes coin-
ciding with the anniversary.
(In New York, Mayor Robert
STERLING SILVER
F. Wagner proclaimed this
week as "Bnai Brith Week" in
New York City in observance
of the 120th anniversary of the
on 24" Heavy Chain
establishment of the organiza-
Reg.
tion. The proclamation was
2,5
read at an all-day conference
$2.50
of the Bnai Brith Metropolitan
Council marking the event.
The conference, attended by
1,500 guests, was addressed by
REG. $3.00
Edward E. Grusd of Washing-
ton, D.C., editor of the Bnai
$159
Brith National Jewish Monthly.
It also included panel dis-
cussions on adult Jewish edu-
5 Styles
catin, the work of the Anti-
Not a Toy
Defamation League and the
Bnai Brith Youth Organiza-
tion.)

Comay Calls on UN to Lend Support
to 'Fruitful Arab-Israel Dialogue'

UNITED NATIONS, N. Y.,
(JTA)—Calling upon the United
Nations to put its weight be-
hind a "fruitful Arab-Israeli
dialogue," Michael S. Comay,
Israel's permanent representa-
tive to the UN, reiterated Is-
rael's call for resolving the
Arab-Israeli differences "across
the negotiating table."
Comay repeated Israel's re-

quest for peace talks with the
Arab states at the end of the
General Assembly debate in re-
-plying to attacks by three
speakers—Talib Hussein Shabib,
Foreign Minister of Iraq;
Moshin Al Aini of Yemen; and
Salah El-Dine Tarazi of Syria.

Jacob Schiff Trust
Gives $250,000 to
Columbia University

NEW YORK, (JTA)—Colum-
bia University has received a
gift of $100,000 from Lawrence
A. Wien, a New York Jewish
communal leader and $250,000
from the Jacob H. Schiff Char-
itable Trust. The gifts were
announced at a meeting held
here to open a general alumni
appeal for the university. 1

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Mayor Wagner Is
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NEW YORK, (JTA)—Mayor
Robert F. Wagner was honored
by a group of Jewish religious
and education leaders for his
support of Jewish causes. The
delegation, headed by Rabbi Leo
Jung, Orthodox scholar, pre-
sented the Mayor with a copy
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