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February 21, 1964 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-02-21

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U.S. Determined to Prevent Overt Hostilities American Jewish Historical Society
to Move to Brandeis
in Mid East Defense Sec. McNamara Warns Headquarters
The American Jewish Histori- able locations in other cities.

WASHINGTON, (JTA)—Sec- onstrate our capability and de- planted mine opposite Syrian cal Society, 71 year old profes- The vote confirmed earlier deci-
positions. Three occupants of
retary of Defense Robert Mc- termination to lend support,
sional research and publication sions of the council, and a ref-
the vehicle were seriously in-
when and if required."
group, will move its operations erendum of the society's mem-
Namara, addressing the House
jured.
Israel Staff Chief Says
and headquarters from New bership.
Armed Services Committee, em-
Syrians tried on Feb. 17 to York City to a site on the cam-
Egypt's Bomber Fleet
Although located on the Bran-
penetrate into Israeli territory, pus of Brandeis University, deis campus, the American Jew-
Superior to France's,
phasized the interest of the
touching
off
an
exchange
of
fire
TEL AVIV, (JTA) — General
United States "to keep the Arab-
Waltham, Mass., it was an- ish Historical Society will re-
Yitzhak Rabin, Israel's chief of between an Israeli patrol and nounced by the president, Dr. main an autonomous group with
Israel feud from escalating into
staff, asserted that Egypt had Syrian positions. Israel filed a
complete authority and respon-
overt hostilities" and explained a bomber fleet with a delivery complaint with the Mixed Arm- Abram Kanof of Brooklyn.
sibility for its own activities. It
why the U.S. sold Hawk anti- potential superior to that of istice Commission over the at-
Brandeis University is making
follows the pattern of other in-
aircraft missiles to Israel.
available
land
on
its
campus
to
tempted
penetration
which
was
France or Italy, and that Egyp-
dependent learned groups such
the
society,
which
will
build
its
His testimony before the com- tian tanks were as good as the made by three Syrians at the
as Phi Beta Kappa, which has
mittee, given in connection with best in Europe.
northern tip of the border. Two own headquarters building, in- its headquarters on the campus
the defense budget for the year,
He said also that Israel's prin- were armed. The Israel patrol cluding a library, archives, of William and Mary, and the
was made public by the con- cipal security problem was to spotted the infiltrators and fired study and administrative faci- Wisconsin Historical Society,
gressional body. "Although we maintain a deterrent superior- warning shots. Syrian positions ties. The site has been selected, located on the campus of the
do not share with other Near ity over Egypt, which he called then directed heavy rifle and in the central campus area, by University of Wisconsin.
East countries membership in the only Arab country capa- automatic fire against the pa- the society's executive council
MTZT'gF. 1 ),MZ"3-. 7,
any formal military organiza- ble of launching itself single- trol, and the fire was returned. The new building will be adja-
tion, our interest in supporting handedly against Israel. He There were no casualties among cent to the university's Golding
Judaic Center and its Goldfard
peace and stability in the area added that there was a need members of the patrol.
Libray building. Funds for the
British Labor Party Chief
has been well established and. in Israel for long-term regular
building have been provided in
Assures Security for Israel
we believe, is clearly under- army men who could master
stood by the countries involv- the increasingly sophisticated
LONDON, (JTA) — Britain the will of the late Lee M. Fried-
ed," the Secretary of Defense equipment of modern armament. could not be indifferent to any man of Boston, distinguished
said.
Syrian nervousness led to sev- threat to Israel's peace, and a attorney and former president
Noting that Iraq and Syria eral incidents on Israel's north- Labor Government here "could of the society. The building will
:1*
are still rent by power strug- ern border in the past 48 hours, not and would not" be indiffer- be named in his memory. The
Not Rua 4
gles, Secretary McNamara re- the Army spokesman reported. ent to such a threat, Harold Wil- bulk of his estate was be-
marked that "the only osten- The latest incident occurred this son, leader of the Labor Party, queather to the society.
fieudeor
eic
The decision to relocate was
sible objective which all of morning, when an Israeli arm- declared at a dinner conducted
these Arab nations appear to ored car, patrolling well within by Pioneer Women, the women's made by unanimous vote of the
society's executive council, after
share in common is the de- Israeli territory, hit a Syrian- labor Zionist organization.
an exhaustive analysis of avail-
struction of Israel. And here,
Israel's plan to divert the wa-
ters of the Jordan River pre-
sents a current problem," he
1964
told the Committee.
"The U.S. objective has long
WASHINGTON (JTA)—The a motion to accept the request
been to keep the Arab-Israel
student
senate of the American from Greek letter society of-
feud from escalating into overt
ficials to keep their answers on
hostilities," he continued. "Re- University in Washington urged
membership criteria secret.
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alization of this objective has the university trustees to with-
However, two fraternities,
been made more difficult by draw recognition from sorori-
the injection of substantial So- ties and fraternities that refuse Alpha Tau Omega and Alpha
viet bloc aid — both economic to alter present policies of racial Sigma Phi permitted publica-
and military—into the region, and religious discrimination in tion. The first admitted dis-
crimination against Jews, but
and particularly into Egypt, Syr- accepting members.
SHORE CHEVROLET CO.
The recommendation followed said it will be dropped next
ia, Iraq and Yemen. For this
Res. LI 8-4119
12240 Jos. Comm;
TW
1.0600
reason, the U.S. has, on a very a study which showed that sev- summer. The second frater-
nity
claimed
that
discrimina-
selective basis, provided some eral Greek letter societies ad-
assistance in the form of sales mitted barring "non-Christian" tory practices ceased several
of military material to Israel members, while other societies years ago. Replies from four
and the smaller Arab states, in- refused to permit the disclosure fraternities remained secret.
Also, two sororities permitted
cluding Saudi Arabia and Jor- of their attitude on this matter.
dan. And it is in this context
The issue of discrimination publication; both Delta Gamma
that the U.S. sold Hawk anti- against Jews at another univer- and Kappa Delta admitted dis-
aircraft missiles to Israel, to sity here, George Washington criminatory practices. Replies
help provide an effective de- University, was aired recently from four other sororities were
fense against modern fighters when five top ranking officers also kept secret. Ginsburg, in
and bomber aircraft," the Sec- of the Chi Omega Sorority re- his report, noted that many
retary of Defense stated.
signed, protesting against the societies refused to answer
McNamara noted, in conclud- refusal of the sorority's alum- questions on discrimination
ing his remarks on the Middle nae to end their national dis- even under the cover of secrecy.
East, that the U.S. has en- criminatory policy.
gaged in military exercises with
The student senate of the Fellowship Program
some of the friendly countries American University asked
of the area, such as Iran and the national organizations of at Technion Begun
Saudi Arabia, "in order to dem- the fraternities and sororities
to take "immediate" action to for U.S. Graduates
NEW YORK (JTA)—The Jew-
drop any discriminatory mem-
IF YOU TURN THE
ish Agency announced the in-
bership criteria.
Senate president Robert C. auguration of a three-year work
i

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American University at Washington
Urged to Ban Fraternities With Bias

HARRY ABRAM



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Stone said that several weeks
ago a senate member com-
plained of discrimination, and
the senate appointed a commit-
tee headed by Gary Ginsburg,
to investigate.
The committee report was
presented, but the senate passed

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