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March 27, 1964 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-03-27

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Friday, March 27, 1 964 — THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS -- 16

South Africa Nationalists Increase Attacks on Dr. Franz Landsberger, British Philanthropist, Jack Cotton, Is Dead
NASSAU, (JTA) — Jack Cot- immigration to Palestine.
Jews in Parliament's House of Representatives Jewish Art Expert, Dies ton,
a prominent British-Jewish
Born in Birmingham, England,

LONDON, (JTA) — Anti-Se- Gorshel's opposition to that
philanthropist and co mmunal Mr. Cotton, an Orthodox Jew,
mitic attacks by members of the measure.
worker, and one of the world's went into real estate at the age
The Nationalists referred to
South African Nationalist party
largest real estate developers, of 21, and amassed a fortune.
in the House of Representatives Gorshe's "race," dragged Is-
died here last weekend of a An active member of numerous
of. South Africa's Assembly rael into the discussion and
heart attack at age 61.
charitable associations and a
reached a high peak, forcing al otherwise baited the Jewish
A member of the British Chief life-long Zionist, he was a sup-
Jewish member of Parliament, members of Parliament, accord-
Rabbi's Emergency Committee porter of many Jewish causes.
former Johannesburg Mayor ing to the Guardian report.
during and after the Second
An active member of the Brit-
When two other Jewish mem-
World War. he spent time in the ish section of the World Jewish
Alec Gorshel, to shout "go to
United States organizing Jewish Congress, Mr. Cotton provided
hell" at the Nationalists, the bers, Hymie Miller of the United
endowments for the chair of
Manchester Guardian reported party and Mrs. Helen Suzman,
of the Progressive party, rose
architecture and fine arts at the
here from Capetown.
Mitchell Gandal, Zionist
Hebrew University, and for a re-
Pioneer, Dies at Age 84
South Africa's House was to try to get the floor, Na-
Mitchell Gandal, a pioneer search project at the Weizmann
debating amendments to the tionalists shouted "Look how
Zionist who was active in Zion- Institute.
Bantu Laws, a move designed the Jews are getting up." It
ist Organization and Jewish Na-
to strengthen the govern- was then that Gorshel report-
tional Fund circles in Cleve- David Fleischer Dies;
ment's apartheid policy, when edly used the harsh language
land for more than half a cen- Owned Tubing Firm
Nationalists started jeering at
Douglas Mitchell, leader
tury, died Sunday morning in
David Fleischer, president of
for the United party in Natal,
Baltimore at the age of 84. He the Dave Fleischer Tubing Co.,
Official Killed in Row protested vigorously against
was an active leader also in con- died March 21. He was 63.
the Jew-baiting, pointing out
gregational movements.
Mr. Fleischer was a member
Aboard Israeli Ship
that not one of the senior
Burial was in Cleveland on of Pisgah Lodge, Bnai Brith,
members of the Nationalist
About To Leave Brazil party had risen to defend DR. FRANZ LANDSBERGER Tuesday. Services were con- and Ahavas Achim Synagogue.
ducted by Mr. Gandal's son-in-
He is survived by his wife,
RIO DE JANEIRO, (JTA)- other members from calumny.
CINCINNATI, (JTA) — Dr. law, Rabbi I. M. Goldman of Elsie; a son, Thomas; a daugh-
Police authorities here contin- This was the second time in Franz Landsberger, a faculty Baltimore, and Rabbi Louis En- ter, Amalia Rase; one brother
ued to investigate details sur- two weeks that Mitchell had
and one sister.
member of the Hebrew Union gelberg of Cleveland.
rounding an incident aboard an
voiced such a protest.
Surviving him are a son,
Israeli vessel. the SS Theodor
The Guardian stated that the
Henry, of Cleveland; four daugh-
Herzl, which resulted in the Nationalist tendency to deride ligion, died here March 17. He ters, Mrs. Philip Slomovitz, De-
death of a Brazilian civil serv- the Jewish members with anti- was a professor of fine arts at troit; Mrs. Israel M. Goldman,
ant and the wounding of anoth- Semitic jibes has increased the University of Breslau for Baltimore; Mrs. Yosef Schub,
er man.
"markedly" in the last two
Chicago; Mrs. Sol Wezelman, Bis-
The incident took place as weeks. Two weeks ago, Gorshel, 20 years until his ouster by the marck, N. D.; 12 grandchildren
WITH . . .
the ship, carrying 570 persons, after a heated argument with Nazis. He came to the United and four great-grandchildren.
including 66 Jewish emigrants Nationalists, was ordered out of States in 1939. An expert on
Woodward near 7 Mile Rd.
Minutes away from everything
State Dept. Optimistic
from this country going to Is- the chamber while Nationalists Jewish art, he wrote 14 books.
On U.N. Assembly's
rael for permanent settlement, yelled "go back to Israel."
Action on Anti-Semitism
• Phones • Air Conditioning
was about to leave this port.
The Nationalists in the House
• Complete Kitchens
While the police have not yet have repeatedly accused the Israel Rabinovitch,
• Wall-to-Wall Carpeting
State Department officials
disclosed the details, it was Jewish population here of "de- Canadian Editor, Dies
learned authoritatively that 10 voting themselves to undermin-
MONTREAL, (JTA) — Israel noted that they were optimistic
that the United Nations General
or 12 Brazilian civil servants ing the country."
Rabinovitch, editor of the Jew-
boarded the vessel just as it
• Parking
ish Daily Eagle, leading Cana-
• TV and Radio
liberate the draft convention on
was about to sail, stating that
• Continental Breakfast
dian Jewish newspaper, and one racial discrimination providing
they had received reports that
of the most noted Jewish writers
some of the sailors intended to in C. E. Silberman's in this country for many years, for a clause condemning anti-
TO 8-2662
smuggle gold from this coun- 'Black-White Crisis' died here March 18 at age 70.
fense during the fall session. •
If Charles E. Silberman's "Cri-
Born in Russia, Rabinovitch
The Brazilian officials in-
sisted on searcning the crew's
quarters. They found no gold published by Random House on and launched his literary career
Start at
here in 1914. He was one of the
Rated No 1 in the U.S.A.
but did find a few small arti-
Come in and see why before
cles, like American cigarettes, majority of American citizens, foremost authorities on Jewish
you buy !
both Negro and white, the au- music, art and the theater. He
a couple of transistor radios
Anlo omiv,
Typewriter Co.
and some eyeglasses which thor of this controversial- new was also a distinguished literary it-
Since 1934
critic and a leader in the Jew-
members of the crew had
f- 01, 10622 W. 7 Mile
freely admit prior intention. "It . ish educational movement in
DI 2-1600
\ ..;5
bought here as gifts to rela-
2 Blocks
is impossible to tell the truth Canada.
Near 7 Mile Road
tives and friends.
- '."...".'w E. of Meyers
about race relations in the
When the officials tried to United States without offending
confiscate these trinkets with- -and angering men of both col-
out issuing a receipt, a fight ors," says Silberman. "The truth
broke out between the Brazil- is too terrible, on both sides
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah extends to the Jewish community of Detroit
ians and the sailors. At that . . . Neither white Americans
its greetings in honor of the Passover Festival and wishes every family a
point, it was learned, some of
nor black Americans have been
"Chag Kosher V'sameach."
the Brazilians went ashore and
willing to face, or even to ad-
came back with machineguns. mit, the truth."
"VHIGADTA LVINCHA" " . . . and thou shalt tell it to thy son"
In the ensuing fracas, one of
The truth, Silberman contends,
the guns was fired. One mem-
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah is presently providing a maximum Jewish
is that if all discriminatory prac-
ber of the boarding party was
for more than seven hundred children.
tices were to stop tomorrow, the
killed. The wounded man, had
Negro's position in American
It is completing a half century of dedicated service to the community
acted as an interpreter.
of Detroit.
Police officials here have society would be fundamentally
said they do not put credence unchanged; 250 years of slavery
During this time it has strengthened the Passover tradition in thou-
in this version of the incident followed by 100 years of brutal
sands of Jewish homes, and ... it has kindled the religious leadership potential
suspecting that the search of humiliation at the hands of
of this generation.
the ship resulted from a provo- white America have left too
cation. The ship departed safely many Negroes unable to com-
for Haifa, but the investigation pete in white society. Contrary
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah is:
to the view of Northern liber-
is still proceeding.
als, the Negro is not simply a
The Dexter Center (12305 Dexter) —Mesivta High School and Beth
white man with a black skin,
Hamidrash for advanced studies on the college level.
ready to take his rightful place
in society as soon as the white
The Hebrew Academy of Oak Park (10 Mile & Greenfield)—an
world overcomes its prejudices.
elementary school.
By Israel Zangwill
Silberman argues that it will
The Beth Jacob School for Girls and Teacher's Seminary Program (W.
Prosaic miles of streets stretch take more than a civil rights
bill or an appeal to the white
7 Mile and Lesure)—A complete elementary and High School for
all round,
girls, leading to the acquisition of teaching credentials.
Astir with restless, hurried life conscience to dissolve white
prejudice; such prejudice is
and spanned
The Northwest Afternoon School, Elementary and High, 4W. 7 Mile
By arches that with thund'rous deeply ingrained in American
institutions and in American
and Lesure).
trains resound,
And throbbing wires that galva- ideology, for the United States
The Oak Park Afternoon School, Bnei Israel Torah Center, Elementary
is a racist society in a sense
nize the land;
and High, (10 Mile & Greenfield).
Gin-palaces in tawdry splendor and to a degree that we have
so far refused to acknowledge.
The Nursery and Kindergarten Program, with locations in our North-
The newsboys shriek of mangled Silberman is forthright in his
west and Oak Park buildings.
criticism of whites; he is equally
bodies found;
The last burlesque is playing in so about such Negro groups as
the NAACP and CORE.
the Strand —
Help the Yeshivah to continue its sacred work, by contributing to the
In modern prose all poetry seems
Passover Synagogue appeals.
$56 Million in Exports
Have a share in the construction of the new Yeshivah Building in
Yet in ten thousand homes this
From Israel to Germany
April night
Southfield at 10 1 /2 Mile and Fairfax, scheduled to be completed by September.
BONN, (JTA) — Israel sold
An ancient people celebrates the
more products last year to West
Send your Passover gift to uphold the study of Torah in Detroit to
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah, 12305 Dexter, Detroit 6, Michigan.
To Freedom, with a reverential Germany than West Germany
sold to Israel in trading which
With customs quaint and a hoary reached a volume for the year
Mr. Max Biber, President
of $109 million, it was disclosed
Rabbi C. T. Hollander, Principal
Waiting until its tarnished glo- here. Israel exported $55,750,-
000 to West Germany which
ries bright,
Rabbi Leizer Levin, Chair. Board of Education
Its God shall be the God of all sold $53,250,000 worth of prod-
ucts to Israel.
the earth.

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