I-Iarriman Praises Israel at Dinner
for Harman; Forest Set in His Name
State Dept. Aide Insists
U.S. Against Boycott
Modern Retirees' Home in Israel
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
fully aware of its respon-
WASHINGTON — The contin-
NEW YORK (JTA)—Tribute
to the "impressive program of sibility," he said. "Its growing ued opposition of the United
technical assistance carried on international relationships are States to the Arab boycott of
in many parts of the world by based on mutual respect and American firms doing business
with Israel was reiterated by
the State of Israel" was paid cooperation.
"In the Middle Eastern re- Asst. Secretary of State Fred-
here by W. Averell Harriman,
U.S. undersecretary of state for gion the same principle must erick G. Dutton in a letter to
political affairs. He was ad- be applied. Conflict in that area Congressman Leonard Farbstein
dressing the 56th annual dinner can be avoided only through of New York.
of ,Bnai Zion American frater- the recognition by all states
Rep. Farbstein, who is a mem-
nal Zionist Organization, at in the area of each other's ber of the House Committee on
the New York Hilton Hotel.
Foreign Affairs, complained to
The dinner, attended by more by a readiness to compose dif- the State Department against the
than 1,500 guests, was tendered
"Israel will always display boycotting and blacklisting of
in tribute to Israel's Ambas-
readiness," Ambassador American business organizations
sador Avraham Harman, in
A retirement home for pensioners from America and
assured. "We are by Jordan and Lebanon.
recognition of his contributions
Western countries, built by the Rassco organization, stands in
Having been advised that
in promoting goodwill and
Kfar Shmaryahu, one of Tel Aviv's wealthiest suburbs. One of
these business organizations
friendship between Israel and spirit of confidence, for we
the major companies established by the Jewish Agency in Isreal,
might hesitate to request as-
United States and his record
Rassco has designed the Neve Aviv Club as a modern residential
of public service for the wel-
club for retired people. Guests participate in activities, classes
ernment, Rep. Farbstein asked
fare of the Jewish people.
and sight-seeing tours. A doctor and nurse are in constant at-
President Zalman Shazar and for a policy statement on this
Dr. Harris J. Levine, hon- Premier Levi Eshkol headed a
tendance although only people in good health are accepted into
orary president of the Jewish list of leaders in Israel who
In answer to this request, Dut- the club.
National Fund, presented a cabled warm messages of tri-
citation to Harman certify- bute to Harman and, at the ton wrote the following:
"The department is fully in College Magazine Issue Banned as Anti-Semitic
ing that a forest in his name same time, lauded Bnai Zion's
accord with your view that
will be planted within the projects in Israel.
CHICAGO, (JTA)—The ad- publicity has risen, and new ad-
American Freedom Park
The proceeds of the $75-a- American firms should not be ministration of the Illinois In- vertisers want to get in. .We are
plate dinner will go towards penalized by the Arab govern- stitute of Technology banned sorry it happened. It is often
"Not only have highly quali- the Jewish National Fund and ments simply because they enter further distribution of the issue difficult to put out a magazine
fied experts been sent out by the projects of the Bnai Zion into certain business relations of a student publication, "Lis- which appeals to the student
Israel to other countries, but Foundation, particularly for the with Israel.
tening," charging the issue was body and will be agreeable, at
the Israeli Labor Organization financing of the Diagnostic and
"As you know, we have re- "anti-Semitic."
the same time, to the adminis-
(Histadrut) has worked closely Evaluation Center for Mentally peatedly expressed our objec-
Four hundred copies of the tration."
with labor union leaders," Har- Retarded Children in Kfar tion to the boycott to the indi-
magazine had already been
Hashwedinin, Jerusalem, which vidual Arab governments, and
circulated before the ban
"These efforts have been has been named for the late they are abundantly aware of went into effect. The maga-
useful in offsetting Communist
our position on this issue. Rep- zine carried a poem attacking
attempts at infiltration of free was announced by Herman Z. resentations will continue to be
high prices in the campus
trade unions," he said. "The Quittman, executive director of made with a view to obtaining
bookshop, using as a headline
Solel Boneh Construction Co. Bnai Zion.
relief for American firms al- the term "Jew 'Em" coupled
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has participated in many joint
though necessarily we refer to with a pornographic word.
On New or Existing Homes
- projects which have developed
specific companies only at their
Rich Wackerlin, one of the
many local skills while build-
request or with their consent.
editors of the magazine, prom-
ing essential plants and roads.
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"When a company requests
Israel has responded promptly
the department's assistance, we
again," was quoted, however, as
and effectively in times of nat-
are prepared to make every ef-
saying that the controversy lead-
ural disasters and epidemics
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NEW YORK, (JTA)—While fort consistent with over-all U.S. ing to the ban has not hurt
with teams of doctors and
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policy in the Near East to re-
lieve the firm from the impedi- the publication.
"Israel has drawn on its baking of matzoth remains in ments to its business activities "We didn't lose," he said. "Our
own special talents and experi- force, selected private parcel
by the boycott."
ence to help other countries in service firms in the United
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N.Y. Congressman Ogden relatives in the Soviet Union on
PHILADELPHIA ( J T A ) —
Reid ,former U.S. ambassador a commercial basis.
Abraham H. Weiss, a banker,
Soviet commercial attache in trustee of the Albert Einstein
to Israel, joined Harriman
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in paying tribute to Harman. the United States, Eugene S. Medical Center ,and active in
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Reid also dwelt upon the re- Shershev, said that in the Unit- many other Jewish organiza-
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cent conference of 13 Arab ed States five firms are licensed tions here, has contributed
rulers convened by Nasser in by the Soviet Parcel Trading $100,000 to the $15,360,000
Cairo to deal with Israel's Organization to accept such par- building fund of the Federation
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imminent utilization of Jor- cels.
of Jewish Agencies
He named those firms as
dan River waters for the ir-
the Central Parcel Service,
rigation of the arid dessert
Chicago; Globe Parcel Serv-
in the Negev.
The speaker urged states- ice, New York and Philadel-
manship on the part of all the phia; Package Express and
Arab countries in the Middle Travel A g e n c y, Brooklyn;
East to further fair utilization Union Tours Parcel Service,
of the Jordan River waters by New York; and Cosmos Par-
all the riparians under the cels Express Corp.
unified 1955 Eric Johnston
In Israel, the Peltours Co.,
Plan for the utilization of the which serves as the agency in
Jordan River waters for the Israel for the Soviet Intourist
benefit of both Israel and the Corp., said it had received a
cable from Moscow permitting
President Lyndon B. John- the sending of parcels of mat-
son, in a message of the dinner, zoth to relatives in the Soviet
recalled that he himself was Union.
honored by Bnai Zion at its
The cable indicated that send-
annual Order Day Dinner in ers abroad may pay customs
1961, which made possible the duties at the point of shipment
planting of a Lyndon B. John- so that recipients will not have
Editor, Lecturer, Author,
son Forest within the Freedom to pay such charges.
Forest near Jerusalem.
Jack E. Levine, chairman of
Educational Dir. of Nat'l Comm. for Labor Israel
The President said that the the social action committee of
linking of Ambassador Har- the Free Sons of Israel, charged
man's name "with the Ameri- that a number of packages sent
can Freedom Park will serve privately last year to Soviet
as a reminder of the part he Jews had "disappeared."
has played in cementing the
He said "a few" of the par-
friendly relations and under- cels did get through.
standing that exists between
In a colorful performance of original Israel dance
our country and Israel.
1,200 Jews Naturalized
Harman, in his address, de-
clared that Israel's central as Brazil Citizens in '63
purpose remains what it has
RIO DE JANEIRO (J.TA)—
always been—to develop the
1,200 Jews became na-
quality of its people and the
as citizens of Brazil
resources of its territory to
ensure conditions of human during 1963, according to sta-
freedom and self advance- tistics issued here by the Bra-
Morris L. Schaver Auditorium
zilian Foreign Ministry.
The Ministry gave the total of
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"In the international arena,"
Harman said, "Israel is deeply 1963 naturalizations as 4,997,
conscious of the growing trend and estimated that approxi-
towards international coopera- mately 25 per cent of the total.
were Jews who had come from
tion . . .
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"In seeking expression for its other lands.
own individual personality as
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THURSDAY, FEB. 20 8:30 P.M.