Friday, February 28
$150,000 Israel Bond Show
Initial $23,650,000 Sales
t Miamii Beach Rece 1 Ption
Launch Israel Bond Drive a s, am
Receives Grant From
USAF for Research
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
MIAMI, (JTA)—The sale of principal and interest on ma-
TEL AVIV, (JTA) — T h e
$23,650,000 in Israel Bonds in tured bonds by the State of
Weizmann Institute said Tues-
the opening weeks of the 1964
day it had received a $45,000
campaign was announced to the on the dollar. More than $41,-
grant from the Aerospace Re-
more than 2,000 delegates from 000.000 is due to be paid out
search Office of the United
the United States and Canada in 1964, he said.
States Air Force to support a
Warmest tributes were paid
at the international inaugural
study dealing with the resist-
conference for Israel Bonds by
ance of organisms to foreign
Samuel Rothberg, national cam- leaders of the Bond organiza-
components and means of over-
paign chairman, who presided tion as well as by another of
coming that resistance.
over the conference. This the principal speakers, U.S.
Weizmann officials explained
amount, he said, constitutes the Senator Abraham A. Ribicoff,
that the subject is important in
largest sum ever sold for the of Connecticut. It was noted
problems of transplantion of
inauguration of any drive in that, of the total of more than
organs and other parts of the
the history of the Israel Bond $69,000,000 in Israel bonds sold
body from one person to an-
organization which, since 1961,
has raised more than $660,000,- were sold in Western Europe
000 for Israel's economic devel- under the Baron's leadership.
Bar on de Rothschild ex-
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At the reception for Detroiters in Florida hosted by Mr.
Baron Edmond de Rothschild, pressed his gratitude to Israel
and Mrs. Charles Grosberg in their Miami Beach home,
of France, president of the Is- Bonds for giving him "the op-
$150,000 in Israel Bonds were subscribed. At the reception,
rael Bond drive for Europe, and portunity to be identified with
(from left) seated, Mrs. Grosberg, the hostess; Mrs. Morris L.
an outstanding participant in
Schaver, chairman of the Detroit Israel Bond Women's Divi-
Israel's economic development, tator but as an active partici- sion and a Trustee of Israel.; and Mrs. Theodore Bargman,
pator in its growth and develop-
w as the guest of honor at the
first Detroit Israel Bond Women's chairman and a Builder of
conference here which launchedIment-" He described his ex-
Israel; standing, Abe Kasle; Lou Boyar of Los Angeles, chair-
a drive to sell $85,000,000 in periences in selling Israel Bonds
man of the Israel Bond National board of governors; Mr.
Israel Bonds this year, and also , in Europe as follows: "It is re-
Grosberg; Al Borman, Nate Fishman, Norman Allan and Sam
inaugurated the new $400,000,- warding, in the course of my
Rothberg, national Israel Bond campaign chairman. The re-
000 third development issue of campaign work, to know that ception was in advance of the 1964 Israel Bond Inaugural
Israel Bonds are a symbol of
conference held last weekend at the Fontainebleau.
Israel Bonds, whose sale be-
the return of the depleted Jew-.
gins March 1
A cabled message from Is- ish communities of Europe to -
rael's Prime Minister Levi a status of equal partners with
Eshkol outlined Israel's major you in building the Jewish
objectives for the near future, homeland."
The French baron, who ad-
including economic develop-
dressed the conference din-
ment; absorption of more im-
ner. Sunday told the audi-
1 block South of 7
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
migrants; carrying "life - bring-
trolled Soviet press did cover
ence: "Christian friends have
to The Jewish News)
ing water into the baren and
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joined in this program for
thirsty South" of the coun-
LONDON — Six Soviet Jews
Israel's development not only
try; exploitation of atomic
because they admire Israel and three Russian non-Jews
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they buy because conclusion of the big Moscow
and the world; tightening se-1 programs;
they understand that they trial involving an alleged "ring"
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must stand in for the Jews of 23 black marketeers, dis-
for peace with the Arab world;
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ment of the Jewish culture and concentration camps."
A seventh Jewish defendant,
Bet. Schaefer and Northwestern Hwy.
1964 campaign of the
named Shakerman, had been
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In an address to the gather- National Women's Division of
ing, Pinhas S a p i r. Israel's 1 the Israel Bond Organization tried separately, sentenced to
Minister of Finance, discussed I was also launched at a luncheon death, and has already been
Israel's current, five-year eco- 1 this weekend, attended by more shot, the Moscow dispaches re-
6 it usspan
Jews, 3 Gentiles
Sentenced to Death at End
of 'Black Marketeers' Trial
nomic immediatems as fol- , communities in the United
the ni re-
States and Canada. Mrs. Jan death sentences,to
Peerce, national chairman of the p orted four of the convicted
"1. Absorption of a popula- 1
presided at the lunch- men were given 15 year pri-
tion increase to 3,000,000
son terms, while 10 others
1970, and preparation for the I eon, which featured the inter- received lighter sentences.
The Moscow trial was the
pected to be reached some time I Laurent-Israel Fashion Collet- largest mass proceeding yet
during the 1970's. During the tion.
Boyar was named chairman held in the USSR's series of
past three years, Israel has 1
taken in some 170,000 immi-lof the organization's board of court cases for alleged "econ-
grants. 1governors, succeeding to the omit crimes," which resulted in
"2. Continuation of t h e post held by the late Rabbi !Scores of death sentences. The
growth of the gross national Abba Hillel Silver. Morris W. I vast majority of the capital pun-
ishments were to Jews.
product at a rate of 10 per cent Berinstein, of Albany, N.Y.,
When the case against the 24
per year. Israel's plans call for was elected national chairman was revealed in Moscow last
a G.N.P. of 15,000,000 Israel ; for trustees. * * *
October, IzveStia, the official
pounds ($5,000,000) by 1970; 1
organ of the USSR government.
it is believed this will assure
identified two of the "ring lead-
$5.4 million in '63
full employment for the coun- Exceeded
Brith sales of Israel ers," named Shakerman and
try's labor force.
Roifman, as Jews.
Bonds totaled $5,409,625 in
"3. Reducing the gap between ;
Izvestia called for a "show
exports and imports by $160,-1 1963.
demanding death sen-
Morris Alexander of Chicago,
000,000 before 1970. Exports byl
tences even before the trial
that time are expected to be 1
got underway. For an unex-
close to $1,700,000,000, as com- Commission on Israel, reported plained reason, Shakerman
pared with $600,000,000 in 1963.
mittee last week that $61 mil- was tried separately; while
"4. Achieving a substantial lion in Israel Bonds had been Roffman is among the nine
improvement in the level of
sold or purchased by Bnai Brith just sentenced to death.
general and vocational educa-
The trial had been held be-
members and groups since 1951.
tion in Israel."
hind doors closed to Western
Referring to Israel's current
news correspondents, although
negotiations With the European
select reporters for the con-
Common Market, Sapir dedi-
cated that the outlook for these
Israel Cabinet OKs
negotiations is promising.
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Measures to Prevent
Abraham Feinberg, president
to The Jewish News)
TEL AVIV — An Israeli im-
of the Israel Bond Organization,
Abuses of Passports
hailed the recent announcement presario applied to the Inter-
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — The
by President Johnson of Ameri-
can cooperation with Israel in eign artists for permission to tions submitted by a ministerial
the use of nuclear energy for bring the Beatles to Israel. The committee aimed at the preven-
the desalination of sea water. Liverpool quartet has indicated tion of abuses of Israeli pass-
He said it represented "the it was ready to visit Israel late ports by persons living abroad.
key to the solution of many of this summer.
It is understood that the pro-
Members of the Inter-Minis- posed measures would affect the
the world's problems.
Louis H. Boyar, national
current procedure of granting
chairman for trustees of the alarmed by reports from Lon- newcomers passports immedi-
Israel Bond Organization, em- don and New York of the scope ately and the renewal of pass-
phasized the fact that confi- of teen-age reaction to the mop- ports of Israelis who reside
dence in Israel Bonds has haired artists and have been un- abroad for extensive periods.
Interior Minister Moshe Shapiro
been spurred by the begin- able to agree on a decision.
ning, on May 1, 1963, of the
Israelis still have a vivid is expected to give full details
redemption of the first Is- memory of the teen-age disturb- of the measure when he pre-
rael Bonds. During 1963 ances when Cliff Richards, a sents the ministry's budget to
alone, he said, more than British rock-and-roller, perform- the Knesset, Israeli's parlia-
$24,000,000 was paid out in ed in Israel.
Beatles to Invade
the Holy Land?
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