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December 06, 1963 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-12-06

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50—BUSINESS CARDS

FOR BETTER wall washing, call
James Russell. One day service
TO 6-4005. 526 Belmont.

EXCELLENT CARPENTER

All type work. Remodeling, con-
struction, additions. Big jobs,
small jobs. Call after 8:30 p.m.

PAUL SCHINDEL

TO 5-2783

COMPLETE janitor service. Floor
waxing. Home or office. KE.
8-4490.

55—MISCELLANEOUS

FOR SALE. Fur coat, fur jacket, 3
cloth coats. Dresses. Size 20. UN.
4-6743.

55-A—MISCELLANEOUS WTD.

TURN YOUR old suits - shoes into
cash. DI 2,3717.

Floridians Help Jewish National Fund to Develop Village in Israel

On Nov. 28, the new new
frontier village of Me Ami was
born in Israel, as a Nahal unit
(the agricultural arm of the
Defense Forces) of 200 young
men and women moved into this
border development reclaimed
and prepared by the Jewish
National Fund.
In the presence of Prime Min-
ister Levi Eshkol, Deputy De-
fense Minister Shimon Peres,
Army Chief of Staff Zvi Zur,
Joseph Weitz, Head of Land
Development Authority, Colonel
Samuel Ayal, Commander of
Nahal, Jewish National Fund
officials, and Arab dignitaries
of neighboring villages, Me Ami,
which in Hebrew means "Waters
of my people," was officially
launched as an integral nart of
the human wall of border set-

tlements now being created in
Israel.
As the settlers moved in, they
found that of the total area of
1,200 acres, 250 acres of hill-
land and 500 acres of valley
land have already been prepar-

King Gets Award

Erhard Says Arab Pressure Stalls
Diplomatic Relations With Israel

ed by the JNF for cultivation.
To transform the landscape that
had been desolate for thousands
of years, 70 JNF workers have
been busily engaged in planting
200,000 trees. Another JNF con-
struction crew has built a six

JNF to Plant Million Trees
for Israel 'Kennedy Forest'

.

JERUSALEM (JTA)—A John 50 states along with a monu-

F. Kennedy Memorial with a ment to the assassinated Ameri-

million-tree forest will be es-
tablished in the United States
Freedom Forest in the Judean
Hills, it was announced by Yaa-
cov Tzur, world chairman of the
Jewish National Fund.
The Kennedy Forest will be
planted around a Kennedy Peace
Memorial of 50 pillars for the

can President, the nature of
which has not yet been deter-
mined.
A total of 1,000,000 trees have
already been planted in the
Freedom Forest including 20,000
trees planted in honor of the
then Vice President Lyndon B.
Johnson.

kilometer road across difficult
terrain leading to the village,
and also a nine kilometer bor-
der road connecting Me Ami
with villages in the vicinity.
Just one year ago, 40 Jewish
National Fund members from
Miami journeyed to the site of
Me Ami to participate in
ground-breaking ceremonies for
the new settlement, which is an
a height near the Jordanian
border, south of the Jezreel val-
ley. (Jordain military outposts
are clearly visible from the vil-
lage.) Miami Jewry has raised
$5,000,000 for the project, mak-
ing it possible for the Jewish
National Fund to de-stone and
terrace the land and render it
fit for cultivation, afforestation
and eventual settlement.

85—PERSONAL

DEAR IRVING, Both families agree
on only one thing for this wed-
ding. We'll serve only Lauder's
Light Scotch. Sani.

Israel Finds
Torrential Rains
Mixed Blessing

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

TEL AVIV—Farmers through-
out Israel welcomed Tuesday
the heavy rains of the past few
days, but drivers of vehicles in
southern Israel found the rains
a mixed blessing.
Beersheba was almost cut off
from the rest of Israel by the
torrential rains as were Sodom,
the Dead Sea Works and Eilat,
Israel's southernmost port city.
A downpour for 24 hours cre-
ated heavy currents in the nor-
mally dry desert gullies, mak-
ing passage impossible.
At Beersheba, a river which
runs south of the town was
flooded and its waters rose six
feet above a bridge. Even heavy
vehicles were unable to pass.
One driver was imprisoned for
four hours in a swift-running
current until he was extricated
by a helicopter. Others were
towed to safety.
Some cars reached Beersheba
from Tel Aviv after many hours
of delay, but transport south
and east of Beersheba was im-
possible. Industry in the Negev
was brought to a standstill.
Mordechai Maklef, director of
the Dead Sea Works, said that
construP"on of a bigger bridge
over the river south of Beer-
sheba was imperative because
forced stoppage of work because
of transport delays caused enor-
mous damage.
Small settlements west of
Lake Beeri were cut off for
many hours. Helicopters were
used to bring them essential
supplies. telephone lines
also were affected but they
were soon repaired. Weather
officials said more rain would
be coming.

Congo President
Joseph Kasavubu
Arrives in Israel

• (Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

TEL AVIV—President Joseph
Kasavubu of the Republic of the
Congo arrived in Israel Tuesday
with his wife and a 17-man en-
tourage for a one-week state

Visit.

He was greeted at the airport
with full military honors and
welcomed by President Shazar,
Premier Levi Eshkol and Mrs.
Golda Meir, Israel's Foreign
Minister.
President Shazar said the visit
highlighted the strengthening of
Israeli-Congolese relations. The
guests and the hosts left im-
mediately for Jerusalem. A pub-
lie welcome planned for the
visitors was canceled because of
Israel's current wet weather.

"A man should be just cultur-
ed enough to be able to look
with suspicion upon culture, at
first, not second hand."—Samuel
Butler.

The service division of the
Allied Jewish Campaign pre-
sented an award to Arthur S.
King, chairman of the Laun-
dry and Linen Drivers Sec-
tion. Division co-chairman,
Paul Broder (right) is shown
presenting the award, which
said: "The Service Division of
the Allied Jewish Campaign
presents this award to Arthur
S. King with affection and
respect in appreciation of
more than a decade's practical
demonstration of brother-
hood."

30,000 Government
Workers Strike in
Israel for 'Scale '

JERUSALEM, (JTA)—A one-
day strike of more than 30,000
civil servants hit the entire
country Monday with drastic re-
ductions in railroad and postal
services, and all non-essential
government offices closed down.
The strike was aimed at ex-
erting counter-pressure follow-
ing a strike carried out two
weeks ago by government-em-
ployed professionals, opposing a
recommendation by a govern-
ment committee that a single,
unified wage scale be put into
operation for all civil servants
—professional or non - profes-
sional. The non - professional
civil servants who went out on
strike are in favor of the com-
mittee's recommendations.
Some chaos prevailed in the
Post Office when cable office
clerks at first refused to handle
even press cables, but it was
later agreed that press cables as
well as the most urgent per-
sonal cables would be process-
ed. Some stoppage of trains
brought pressure on interurban
bus cooperatives, but the buses
provided adequate transporta-
tion for all.

BONN (JTA) — Chancellor
Ludwig Erhard indicated he did
not intend to take action in the
near future on establishing nor-
mal diplomatic relations be-
tween West Germany and Israel,
but he emphasized that he con-
sidered the proposal a question
of timing.
He was asked at his first press
conference since taking office,
whether he intended to take
such action. He replied that "our
relations with Israel are not so
much a question of diplomatic
relations as a matter of our ob-

Bavarian Minister
Backs Nazi Judges

MUNICH, (JTA) — Bavarian
Justice Minister Hans Ehard
warned against discrediting Ger-
man judges just because, they
belonged to the Nazi party.
In a controversial speech be-
fore the Bavarian provincial
parliament, Ehard, who is the
former Minister President of
the state, said that formal mem-
bership in the National Socialist
party or duty on a special Nazi
or Wermacht court should not
be the basis for removing judges
from office. "There has been
too much criticism of our judi-
cial system recently," Ehard
declared.
The Bavarian official admitted
when questioned by the opposi-
tion Social Democrats, however,
that allegations that a judge or
district attorney had taken part
in "excessive" death sentences,
should be investigated immedi-
ately and with painstaking de-
tail."
No more than 140 judges and
prosecutors have been retired
from office because of their
Nazi records while many others
are believed to be still on the
bench. Their presence, along
with other aspects of the Ger-
man judicial system, has been
the subject of wideranging criti-
cism in recent months. Light
sentences in war crimes trials
have contributed to what is de-
scribed here as a "crisis of con-
fidence" in the judiciary.

"In the education of children
there is nothing like alluring
the interest and affection; other-
wise you only make so many
asses laden with books."—Mon-
taigne.

Attorney, Jewish Communal Leader
Givens Is Elected Mayor of Toronto

TORONTO; (JTA) — Philip
Givens, a Toronto attorney ac-
tive in Jewish communal affairs,
has been named the new mayor
of Toronto to succeed Mayor
Donald Summerville, who died
here suddenly last week.
Givens, who has been in mu-
nicipal politics since 1950 when
he was elected alderman, will
serve out Mayor Summerville's
unexpired term until January
1965.

A graduate of the Eitz Chaim
Talmud Torah in Toronto, Giv-
ens is a past president of the
Upper Canada Lodge of Bnai
Brith, a past president of the
Toronto Zionist Council and a
member of the Community Re-
lations Committee of the Can-
adian Jewish Congress. He suc-
ceeds to the Toronto mayoralty
11 months after the withdrawal
of Nathan Phillips, Toronto's
first Jewish mayor, who served
a record eight-year term.

ligations. Our policy in the past
has been one of maximum re-
cognition of our obligations and
a true spirit of friendship.
"It is not so much a question
of whether we should take up
_diplomatic relations but when.
If you consider the present cir-
cumstances in the Arab world
and the possible consequences
in regard to the German Demo-
cratic Republic, our present
course seems the most approp-
riate." This was a reference to
widespread fears among West
German leaders that the Arab
countries would retaliate against
full West German diplomatic ties
with Israel by extending recog-
nition to the East German Com-
munist regime.
"If you ask me whether I in-
tend to make application in the
cabinet for exchange of full dip-
lomatic relations with Israel, my
answer would be 'not at the
present time'," he said.

Jewish Committee
Mourns Death of
Rev. John LaFarge
The American Jewish Com-
mittee expressed "profound sor-
row and a deep sense of loss"
at the death of the Rev. John
LaFarge, S.J., associate editor
and former editor-in-chief of
America, the Jesuit weekly
magazine.
Father LaFarge, who received
the American Jewish Commit-
tee's American Liberties Medal-
lion in 1959 "for exceptional
advancement of the principles
of liberty and equality," was
known as a pioneer in the field
of race and group relations. He
was one of the founders of the
New York Catholic Interracial
Council.
The committee statement eulo-
gized Father LaFarge for "his
kindliness and his unstinting de-
votion to human dignity."

Vandals Desecrate
Graves at Jewish
Cemetery in N. J.

JERSEY CITY, N. J., (JTA)-
Police are investigating vandal-
ism at Mt. Moriah Jewish Cem-
etery in Fairview, N. J., in which
a total of 236 graves were dese-
crated.
The tombstones of more than
half of the desecrated graves
were overturned, some of them
weighing between 600 and 1,000
pounds and many of them were
broken into several pieces.
This was the second such inci-
dent of vandalism at the cem-
etery. A year and a half ago, 36
tombstones were overturned and
five youths aged 12 to 15 were
detained after the incident. No
arrests have yet been made in
connection with the latest inci-
dent. Fairview police said that
they were "certain" that the
latest incident was not the work
of anti-Semites but of youths en-
gaged in "mischief."

U.S. Supreme Court
Votes New Trial for
Bigot on Technicality

' (Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

WASHINGTON — The Su-
preme Court ordered a new trial
for Harold Fahy, accused of be-
ing a neo-Nazi anti-Semite, who
was sentenced to 60 days im-
prisonment for painting a swas-
tika on Beth Israel Synagogue
in Norwalk, Conn.
Fahy appealed to the Supreme
Court for a new trial on grounds
that a can of paint and a brush
were unlawfully seized from his
car at his home and were im-
properly used as evidence in
county court, Bridgeport, Conn.
Chief Justice Earl Warren de-
livered the 5 to 4 decision. Jus-
tice Arthur Goldberg favored
Fahy's appeal. Justice Harlan
dissented in an opinion in which
Justices Clark, Stewart and
White joined.

Hassidic Youth Given Suspended
Sentences for Swastika Smearings

NEW YORK, (JTA) — Five
Hassidic yeshiva students who
were arrested last month on
charges of painting swastikas on
the walls of the building hous-
ing the Israeli Consulate-Gen-
eral and United Nations Mission
here were given suspended sen-
tences when they were arraign-
ed before a magistrate, and re-
leased. Prior to their release,
they expressed "repentance" for
their acts.
The defacing of the Israeli of-
fices with the Nazi symbol had
been an act of protest against
Israel in connection with the
rioting that had taken place in
Jerusalem, where ultra-zealous
factions tried to block Sabbath
traffic entering Jerusalem
through the Mandelbaum Gate.
Of the five arrested, two were
arraigned as juvenile delin-
quents, being under the age of
17, while those who were older

—aged between 17 and 22—
were charged with malicious
mischief. All five had been un-
der parole of their parents or
attorneys since they were ar-
rested.

Shrinks Hemorrhoids
Without Surgery

Stops Itch—Relieves Pain

For the first time science has found

a new healing substance with the as-

tonishing ability to shrink hemor-
rhoids and to relieve pain -- without
surgery. In case after case, while
gently relieving pain, actual reduc-
tion (shrinkage) took place. Most
amazing of all — results were so thor-
ough that sufferers made astonishing
statements like "Piles have ceased to
be a problem!" The secret is a new
healing substance (Bio-Dyne0)— dis-
covery of a world-famous research
institute. This substance is now avail.
able in suppository or ointment form
called Preparation .He. At all drug

launters.

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