Jewish Publishers Meet With Jewish Agency Leaders
Seated left to right: Dr. Joseph Schechtman, Jewish World (Minneapolis); Philip Slomovitz,
member, Jewish Agency Executive; Mrs. Rose Detroit Jewish News; Joseph Weissberg, Boston
L. Halprin, member, Jewish Agency Executive; Jewish Advocate; Mrs. Samuel Neusner, Con-
Dr. Emanuel N e u in a n n, chairman, Jewish necticut Jewish Ledger (Hartford); Al Bloom,
Agency-American Section; Morris J. Janoff, Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle; Arthur Weyne,
Publisher, Jersey City Standard, President, American Jewish Examiner (Brooklyn, N.Y.);
American Jewish Press Association; and Isadore Konrad Isenberg, Worcester, Mass., Jewish Civic
Hamlin, Executive Director, Jewish Agency. Leader; Al Golomb, Pittsburgh Jewish Chron-
(Standing left to right) : Elias Jacobs, Buffalo icle; Milton Pinsky, Columbus (Ohio) Jewish
Jewish Review; Henry W. Levy, Public Relations Chronicle; Harry Weingast, Newark Jewish
Director, Jewish Agency; Mrs. Jacobs; Stanley News; Jack Fishbein, Chicago Jewish Sentinal;
Schenkman, Canadian Jewish Chronicle (Mont- Martin Korik, Atlantic City Jewish Record.
real); Mrs. Slomovitz; Leo Frisch, American
Publishers and editors of 15
English - Jewish newspapers, Arab Attack Poses No Threat to Existence
comprising the membership of of Israel, Says Deputy Defense Chief Peres
the American Jewish Press As-
LONDON, (JTA) — Shimon was plenty of water in the sea.
sociation. met last. week with
The sacredness of human life
members of the Public Rela- Peres, Israel's deputy defense
tions Committee of the Ameri- minister, declared here that "an to Jews and the preclousness
can Section of the Jewish Arab attack would not endanger of Jewish lives after the Hitler
Agency for Israel for a full and the existence of Israel but could_ holocaust made Israel abhor
war, he said. However, he added
intimate exchange of views on endangerworld peace."
He spoke at a dinner of the as long as Israel's neighbors re-
the current situation confront-
Joint Palestine Appeal, at which
ing Israel and the Zionist move- 600,000 pounds ($1,680,000) was mained hostile, Israel had no
choice but to maintain a high
ment throughout the world.
raised. He declared that Jews, degree of preparedness, how-
The major presentations were as Jews, were opposed to war ever great the cost.
made by Dr. Emanuel Neu- because war was against every-
He added that an Arab at-
mann, chairman of the Ameri- thing for which Jews stood by tack now would not imperil
can Section of the Jewish
Israel's existence because Is-
Agency; Mrs. Rose L. Halprin, where.
rael's defense forces could de-
He denied assertions that
former chairman; Dr. Joseph
feat the Arabs.
Israel needed more space and
Schechtman, member of the
Anthony Greenwood, chair-
might be tempted to expand
Agency Executive; and Isadore
man of the Labor party, told
Hamlin, Executive Director.
neighbors. He cited the high the dinner that he hoped "the
Chairman of the meeting was
lesson of the Mancroft affair
Morris J. Janoff, publisher of living standards of heavily has been learned. Those firms
the Jersey City Standard, presi- populated Belgium and said that have ignored the Arab boy-
that by those standards, there
dent of the Association.
was room in Israel for some cott trade with both sides hap-
Dr. Neumann, paying tribute
pily. In Jordan, there are Im-
to the significance of the Eng- 9 million people. He said it perial Chemical Industries ad-
all depended on what use a
lish Jewish press as a major nation made of its territory.
vertisements on display though
force in American Jewish life.
He insisted that the supply of the ICI has close business con-
In the evening the editors water was not an insoluble prob- nections with Israel."
He said that a strong Israel
and publishers were guests of lem and that apart from pipe-
the Weizmann Institute at the line distribution, desalination contributed to world peace by
dinner addressed by President of sea water might be a final preventing war in the Middle
Lyndon B. Johnson.
solution eventually and there
W. Germany's President Luebke Accepts
Resignation of Refugee Minister Krueger
BONN, (JTA) — President
Heinrich Luebke accepted the
resignation of• Hans Krueger,
minister for refugees. The min-
ister suspended himself last
A ministerial committee
had been appointed to probe
charges that he was a judge
of the Hitler Peoples Courts
in Poland, during World War
II, and took part in handing
down severe sentences, in-
cluding death sentences and
long prison terms.
Chancellor Ludwig Erhard re-
ceived Krueger's resignation
and had forwarded it to Presi-
dent Luebke for final action.
Krueger is the second min-
ister for refugees to resign in
recent years under charges of
Nazi activity. Dr. Theodor Ober-
laender, one of his predecessors
at the head of that ministry,
had quit his post after similar
charges had been aired against
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late Dr. Pinchas Churgin, dean
of the Teachers Institute of Ye-
shiva University. In establishing
the University, Dr. Churgin
sought to create a synthesis be-
tween the American system of
higher education and Jewish re-
ligious and cultural values.
Dr. Lookstein was appointed
acting president of the Univer-
sity in 1958 after the death of
Dr. Lookstein is rabbi of Con-
gregation Kehilath Jeshurun in
New York and professor of Jew-
ish sociology at Yeshiva Uni-
versity. He is founder and prin-
cipal of the Ramaz School and
leader of the Jewish day school
movement in America. He is a
member of the presidium of the
World Council of Jewish Edu-
The American Committee for
Bar-Ilan University, which serves
as the coordinating body for
the university in the United
States, has, as its chairmen,
Dr. Maurice S. Sage of New
York and Phillip Stollman of
Detroit. The Stollman family
and other Detroiters pioneered
in setting up laboratories and
dormitories at Bar-Ilan Univer-
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