Annual Circus on Arab Refugees
Opens at UN; Relief Rolls Swollen,
By SAUL CARSON
JTA Correspondent at
the United Nations
(Copyright, 1963, JTA, Inc.)
USO Cites Jewish .
Bronze Bust of Robert Frost Given
U of D by Sculptor Bernie Soble
that picture? Chiefly it is
Egypt, it is Jordan, it is Syria.
These governments want the
relief rolls to stay swollen.
A bronze bust of the late poet. the bust from Soble, "You have
Robert Frost, was presented to made it possible for us to per-
the University of Detroit by its manently enshrine in fact what
sculptor, Bernie Soble of De- until now has been enshrined
troit, at a meeting of the U. of only in our memories, the visit
D. Friends of the Library. to our campus of one of Amer-
Soble was inspired by Frost's ica's greatest literary figures.
appearance at the U. of D. last The University is grateful for
year, a few months before his your thoughtfulness in making
death, when he spoke and read this possible."
his poetry to more than 8,500
The bust will he displayed
adults and students in the U. of for several weeks in a special
D. Memorial Building Field case in the main lobby, and
then will be moved to its per-
It was the largest audience manent home in the rare
ever assembled for a Frost books room.
poetry reading session and was
Several of Frost's original
referred to by the poet as "an
manuscripts are in this same
Charles Feinberg was the rare book room.
UNITED NATIONS, N.Y. —
There are many other interest-
The General Assembly's Special ing facets to the UNRWA re-
Political Committee is preparing port. For instance, there is a
to open its annual Arab refugee breakdown into age groups
circus. For weeks, the committee among the registered refugees.
has been debating South Africa's We find that. of the more than
apartheid. During that long and 1,200,000 on the rolls-453,578
arduous discussion, the Arab are in the age bracket between
delegation tried hard to link 1 year old and 15 years old.
the "Palestine Question" with Since the entire UNRWA pro-
the subject of racism in South gram is less than 15 years old,
Africa. It took an Israeli, Dep- that figure means that more
uty Permanent Representative than 450,000 of the refugees
Joel Barromi, to advise them never saw Israel, the "home-.
publicly to hold their fire, to land" to which the Arabs want
curb their "anti-Israeli psycho- them "repatriated." Actually,
sis, blind rancor and macabr e other data shows, more than
chairman for the Frost poetry
Mrs. I. Irving Bittker of the
dreams of vengeance" until th e half of the total on the list are Armed
reading and suggested to
Arab refugee item comes to the under 18 years of age.
Jewish Welfare Board, receiv-
Soble that the University
agenda. But the Arabs can hardly
Tucked away at the bottom
ed the USO citation for 42,659
might be pleased to display
of one page of the UNRWA
the Frost bust.
volunteer group hours served
Already their chief drum report is a table listing the
Bar Mitzvah and Wedding
by Jewish Welfare Board
Correspondence between Soble
beater, Ahmad Shukairy, for- number of employees on
groups at the Detroit USO Can- and the Very Rev. Laurence V. Candids, Professionally Finished
merly of the Syrian delegation, UNRWA's payrolls. Here we
teen. The award was presented Britt, S.J., U. of D. president, S. LEIBICK
latterly of the Saudi Arabian find that, of 11,459 employees
by Commander Harold D. resulted in last week's ceremony
group, is here with a choice —all but 164 are "locally re-
Knosp of the U.S. Navy. The at a meeting of the U. of D.
batch of hate-filled anti-Israelis, cruited staff." And a footnote
Jewish Welfare Board mans Friends of the Library.
prepared to fire their heaviest explains: "Virtually all lo-
the USO canteen every Mon-
Soble said he was "delighted
gun at Israel, weeping for the cally recruited staff are re-
day throughout the year.
that the bust will serve as an
MADE TO ORDER
Arab refugees, calling for Is- fugees."
or READY MADE
rael's disemberment, calling for Another table shows the
visitors to the U. of D. Library
the ousting of most Jews from amounts of flour, sugar, rice and Canada Sells Phone
CALL ANNA KARBAL
where it will remain on perman-
Israel so as to make room for oils and fats provided in the
the 1,210,170 Arab "refugees" basic rations to the refugees. Equipment to Israel
Said Fr. Britt, in accepting RA
on the relief rolls of the United What the table does not show
OTTAWA (JTA)—A new era
Nations Relief and Works is that the refugees have a stan- in Canadian - Israel trade rela-
Agency for Palestine Refugees. dard of living much higher than tions was marked here with the Women's Orthodox
The "bible" to be used by the that meted out to the non- signing of a $2,500,000 contract League, Mikvah Israel
Arabs is the annual report from refugee
native populations of for the sale of telephone equip- Plan Ann
MIKE GREEN'S *
UNRWA. It is relevant, there- the "host"
ment to Israel, the first such
Over 400 friends and support-
fore, to examine that report
sale to be made by a Canadian
These are only examples of firm under a • federally spon- ers of Mikvah Israel-Womens *
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in the UNRWA sored credit loan arrangement Orthodox League are expected *********************
The principal footnote of in- the information
which the Arab delega- to
at a banquet Nov. 17 at North-
the Israeli government.
terest is one that recurs every report
tions here will NOT cite when
Young Israel. The organi- HELP CREATE THE MEANS
year, in explaining that overall they
The agreement, which was west
get down to the serious
zation has recently completed FOR RESETTLEMENT OF BETH
number of the refugees regis- business
of debating the Arab
and opened to the public a
tered on UNRWA's rolls. With refugee issue.
But it would be ister Mitchell Sharp and Max modern Mikvah (Ritualariam) at YEHUDAH IN SOUTHFIELD.
underscoring added by this wri- well
for Americans, who pay 70
15150 W. 10 Mile, Oak Park.
ATTEND THE BETH YEHUDAH
ter, that footnote reads:
per cent of the annual bill for provides for repayment to be-
The Mikvah, with a full time SCHOOLS DINNER AT CORO
"The above statistics are supporting the refugees, to read gin in two years and to be made
based on the Agency's regis- the report carefully, take parti- in 21 semi-annual installments. resident attendant, is open for HALL NOVEMBER 10th.
tration records which do not cular note of the footnotes, spell The equipment will be supplied public inspection at any time.
CALL WE 1-0203
Tickets to the dinner and in-
necessarily reflect the actual out the implications—and decide by Automatic Electric (Canada)
refugee population owing to once and for all that, if India a subsidiary of an American
factors such as the high rate and Pakistan could have settled firm. It includes central office President Mrs. Arthur Gold. LI
of unreported deaths and un- their refugee problem involving and associated equipment for 3-6583, or the dinner chairmen,
detected false registration."
more than 10,000,000 people— the installation of 16,400 auto- Mrs. Shalom Flam and Mrs. Leib
Thus, the total figure of more the Arabs could have, by this matic telephone lines and 18,- Bakst.
than 1,200; 000 "refugees" con- time, given some help toward 500 terminals by the Israel
fesses that the principle of solution of the Arab refugee Ministry of Posts.
"until death doth us part" does problem.
At the signing ceremonies,
not operate when it comes to
Sharp stressed that the exten-
possession of an UNRWA ration
sion of the credit facilities of
EXQUISITE KNIT CLOTHES
card. Dead or alive, the ration
the Canadian government to
card is held by someone. We
Israel opens the door for greater
note also there are false regis- Mr. and Mrs. Leo Seidman of trade between the two nations.
trations. We turn to another
He emphasized that Canada
Custom Fini shed Alterations
footnote to get a glimpse at that Plainfield, Conn., announce the would seek to buy more goods
on all garments. Specializing
category. That footnote takes engagement of their daughter, from Israel in the future as it
Sara Rae, to Richard Carl Le- created the means for greater
Call: UN 4-3511
vine, son of Mrs. Mary Levine market for Canadian products
A statistical table shows that
Roselawn Ave., Detroit, and Varon expressed the gratitude
there are 10,420 "members of of
the late Earl Levine. Miss Seid- of Israel for the new facilities
when you care enough to remember . . .
f a m i l i e s receiving education man
is a graduate of Boston now offered his country. He,
and/or medical services." These University
and assistant libra- too, expressed the hoped that
10,000, in other words, do not
get food rations. The number rian at Converse Chemistry Li- this would mark the start of
is very small. And the footnote brary at Harvard University. broader two-way trade relations
photography of distinction
to this table tells the reason: Her fiance is a graduate of between the two nations.
It is operative only in Lebanon, Massachusetts Institute of Tech-
The deal is regarded in Canada
where, evidently, the govern- nology where he is an assistant as a significant shift in trading
by HERMAN JAFFEE
ment has cooperated to the ex- professor in the Department of patterns. While Israel ranks as
tent of helping UNRWA delete Electrical Engineering. A Canada's biggest customer in
Weddings • Bar Mitzvahs • Home Portraits
from the ration rolls those who Thanksgiving Day wedding is the Middle East, shipments have
are self-supporting. What about planned.
traditionally been confined to
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the Gaza Strip under Egypt, or
foodstuffs and raw materials.
Mr. and Mrs. Leo Levine of
Jordan or Syria? The footnote
Last year, Canadian exports
confesses "it has not been pos- Carol Ave. announce the en- to Israel • totaled $6,231,683.
sible to secure agreements pro- gagement of their daughter, Wheat headed the list at about
viding for the introduction in Elaine Nancy, to Darryl Owen $1,650,000; then came asbestos,
other host countries of the in- Lieberman, son of Dr. and Mrs. aluminum, wood pulp, and lum-
come scales providing for the Louis J. Lieberman of North- ber. The present transaction is •
reduction or restoration of ra- lawn Ave. A January wedding is the first important sale of manu- •
factured goods to Israel. Ship- •
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Which means in plain lan-
ments are expected to start with- •
guage that Egypt, Jordan and
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Boesky of in a few -weeks. Negotiations •
Let Us Help Plan
Syria won't help UNRWA find Monte Vista Ave. announce the have covered almost a full year. •
Your Affair in Our Newly
out which of the "refugees" engagement of their daughter,
Imports to Canada from Is- •
are self-supporting. Hence, the Rosella, to Edward L. Hay- rael in 1962 were headed by •
Decorated Halls or in Your
many false registrations, aside worth, son of Mrs. Florence $2,103,000 in unset diamonds,
from the dead. "In general," Hayworth of Los Angeles, Calif. $1,260,000 worth of cotton yarn, •
states another footnote, "it A Thanksgiving eve wedding is $509,000 in oranges, and ply- •
must be pointed out that the planned.
wood at close to $465,000—for
distribution of refugees by
a total of $5,646,141.
YOUR HOSTS: BILL KOZIN and LARRY HOROWITZ
category of registration gives
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan D. Klei-
COME IN OR CALL
only a partial picture of the ner of Strathmoor Ave. an-
The University of Michigan
number of self-supporting re- nounce the engagement of their was the first university west of •
fugees, owing to the limita- daughter, Cindy, to Harold Leon the Alleghenies to pioneer in
tions faced by the Agency in Goldsmith, son of Mr. and Mrs. professional education, opening
determining their actual in- David Goldsmith of Cherrylawn its medical school in 1850, its •
come or degree of need." Ave. A Dec. 21 wedding is engineering school in 1855, and •
Cil of Orthodox Rabbis
Who prevents completion of planned. • ....
its law school in 1859.
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