Friday, Nov. 15, 1963 — THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — 6
Syrians Fire on Israeli
Tractors in Neutral Zone
Mixed Armistice Commission.
The Syrians complained that two
JERUSALEM — An Israeli Israeli armored cars and some
military spokesman charged that 30 Israeli soldiers had opened
Syrians opened fire Monday on fire on Syrian positions.
Israeli tractors working in the
demilitarized zone southeast of Austrian Airlines Has
Lake Tiberias, a frequent target Direct Flight to Israel
for Syrian gunners.
VIENNA, (JTA) — The Aus-
The spokesman said that two trian Airlines announced the
tractor guards were slightly in- first direct flight from Vienna
to Tel Aviv.
Both countries filed com-
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Elected to Head
JNF of America
Kastner Killers Released in Israel
After Shazar Commutes Sentence
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Yosef
Menkes, 45, and Zeev Eckstein,
30, convicted assassins of Dr.
Rudolf Kastner, one-time lead-
er of the Hungarian Jews dur-
ing the Nazi era, were released
laborated with the Nazis when
he arranged for the emigration
of more than 600 Jews from
Nazi-occupied Hungary. In Janu-
ary 1958, the Israel Supreme
to terms of life imprisonment,
but their sentences were com-
muted by President Shazar as
one of his first acts in office.
Kastner was killed on March 3,
1957, as he returned to his home
from his work as night editor
of a local Hungarian-language
daily. He had been the sub-
ject of a widespread two-year
public debate in Israel on the
issue of whether he had col-
the case, contending that he was
innocent, and that he was
"framed". by a "group of
traitors." The court which con-
victed him found that he had
been the planner of the slaying.
NEW YORK, (JTA) — Max
Bressler, prominent Zionist and
Jewish communal leader of
Chicago, was elected president
Court exonerated him posthu-
of the Jewish National Fund of from prison after six-and-a-half mously of the charges.
America at the annual meeting years.
Menkes told newsmen that he
of the JNF board of directors,
They were sentenced in 1958 would demand a reopening of
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which is composed of represen-
tatives of all groups in Ameri-
can Zionism. He will serve for
a period of two years, succeed-
ing Albert Schiff.
Together with the new presi-
dent, Dr. Israel Goldstein, Dr.
Harris J. Levine a n d Schiff
were elected honorary presi-
dents of the JNF. Mendel N.
Fisher was elected for the 39th
consecutive time as secretary-
consultant of the Jewish Na-
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Proposals for Change
in Passport Laws
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JERUSALEM—A number of
proposals for changes in Is-
rael's law of the return and
passports legislations will come
up for consideration soon by a
special ministerial committee,
it was indicated here Wednes-
Under the proposed changes,
a new immigrant will be en-
titled to receive a passport only
after living in Israel for a year
except for special cases which
will require special authoriza-
tion. This change is intended to
eliminate a practice by which
people come to Israel as immi-
grants only to get a passport
and then leave Israel.
Under another proposed
change, Israeli citizens would
forfeit their passports unless
they returned within a speci-
fied period. This change is in-
tended to rectify a situation in
which thousands who left Israel
many years ago and severed all
ties with Israel still hold Israeli
passports, which in a number of
cases have been misused by un-
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