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May 15, 1964 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-05-15

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Physician 'Wins' Suit Against Uris
Blames Thanes for Sinai Campaign Failure;
'Exodus': Half-Penny Damages
Prof. Finer Defends Israel, Britain and France for
LONDON (JTA)—A High Court and Co., said the words were true

tual and spiritual pride and
and repel the assault of Arab
"Dulles Over Suez: The Theory
jury awarded to Dr. Wladislaw but only 130 experiments had
colossal self-righteousness drove
soldiers."
Practice
of
His
Diplomacy,"
and
Dering nominal damages of one- been performed on Jewish prison-
him into a morally indefensible
by Dr. Herman Finer, professor Dr. Finer maintains: "The full
half-penny, the lowest sum that ers and spinal anesthetics had
role, for he evoked the Rule of
of political science at the Uni- price has not yet been paid for
can be given, in his libel suit been given.
Law
as
the
world
hope
while
he
versity of Chicago, published by Dulles' deficiency of nerve in not
Although the name was spelled
against author Leon Uris and the
and
the.
President
(the
latter
Quadrangle Books (119 W. Lake, standing fast at the Suez brink
British publishers of his novel, with an `1-1', the defendants admit-
soon with some reluctance) clan-
Chicago 1) is a devastating work. created by Nasser and Moscow. He
ted that it referred to Dr. Dering.
"Exodus."
destinely subdued B r i t a i n,
It describes the blunders against let himself be outbluffed, and the
The Polish-born doctor - inmate Dering, 61, who now practices
France
and
Israel
with
moral
Israel, Great Britain and France debts he so incurred are still
at the Auschwitz death camp had medicine in London. said he had
economic sanctions. Behind his
by the United States and t h e coming to light. In public speeches
sued over a passage in the book performed some operations at
public appeals for 'a decent re-
United Nations. It hits hard and and in the remoteness of the State
which accused him of performing Auschwitz under fear of death and
spect
for
the
opinions
of
man-
views the positions that were Department and White House of-
experiments without anesthetics because he wanted to save patients
kind,'
Dulles
was
motivated
by
taken by John flees he truculently talked a for-
from unskilled butchery.
on Auschwitz inmates.
overt
and
covert
panic
before
Foster Dulles, ward-spirited, domineering, a n d
The judge ordered Dering to
Russian
power.
He
seems,
also,
;:President Eisen- all-too-crafty foreign policy. But
pay the defendants' costs and re- World Jewish Congress
to have been intimidated by
hower and Dag involved in the real war of nerves,
fused him permission to appeal. Gains French Backing
Dag
Hammarskjold's
even
more
:Hammarskjold as where the real bullets fly, he
Costs are estimated at 25,000
The growing strength of the
powerfully
pious
personality,
as
having proven to proved ineffective . . . It was
pounds ($70,000). Thirty Ausch- World Jewish Congress in France
though he, too, was D u 11 e s'
be devastating to simultaneously bedeviled by his
witz survivors, from the United has been outlined by the affilia-
confessor."
the best interests own hyperintense religious pas-
States, France, Israel, Poland and tion of three local representative
The
author
of
this
explosive
o f t h e entire sions deep in the recesses of his
Austria, testified during the 18-day bodies to the WJC's French Sec-
world.
I ego. All contradicted each other work had "a long and instructive trial in six languages.
tion.
Dr. Finer refers even as they were contradicted discussion" of the issue with
The trial centered on a pass-
The global organization's Paris
to Nasser's "dis- by reality. These sentimentalisms President Eisenhower who pro-
age from "Exodus" which accus-
bureau notes the affiliation of the
fedayeen
and
idees
fixes
were
functionally
vided
him
with
information
on
the
patch of
Jewish Consistoires of Bas Rhin,
ed a "Dr. Dehring" of perform-
to perpetrate disabling. And, furthermore, faced subject. Dr. Finer also consulted
Haut Rhin and Moselle. These
ing 17,000 "experiments" in
Dulles murder and arson with reality and stultified by a former Vice President Richard
three organizations, embodying the
surgery without anesthetics.
lists
scores
of
other
Nixon
and
he
want
of
courage."
in Israel." He condemns Dulles'
The defendants, Uris and his total Jewish community of the
world leaders with whom he had
actions at the UN as a "dubious
In addition to the charge that
British publishers, William Kimber area, represent the 40,000 Jews
affair" and charges that "the out- Dulles was frightened over pos- personal interviews and who were
who live in Alsace-Lorraine.
come of his policy was a signal sible Soviet repercussions, Dr. the "principal sources for this
In other parts of France, the
book."
drawals
from
Sinai,
an
assurance
injustice for Britain, France and Finer maintains that the late Sec-
local Consistoires are by no means
Dr. Finer points out that Dulles of protection against Nasser,
Israel." He declares:
retary of State misjudged the
as representative as those in Al-
"Either he was insincere in his results of the withdrawal of the viewed Israel as a suppliant and Dulles and Eisenhower attempted sace-Lorraine and as a result, the
Pressure on American Jews and
resented
the
action
that
was
taken
pronouncements that he was pur- U. S. offer for the Aswan Dam,
Zionists. But the American spokes- WJC's French Section has estab-
suing the Rule of Law. or his that he was confused by Nasser's in 1956 by the little state that was
lished committees of its own in 40
on
American
aid for its men did not reveal that Eisen-
moralism overcame any prudent "timid and tortuous diplomacy" dependent
major cities.
hower
already
had
promised
Ibn
assessment of the national interest and refused to prevent payment existence.
The
United
Nations
under
Ham-
Saud
that
Israel's
troops
would
of the United States. Or, perhaps, of tolls at Suez by American ships,
A GOOD MAN TO KNOW !
his tactics were a mask for his that he did not properly explain marskjold, too, is viewed as having be withdrawn.
Dr. Finer's charge is that "Dulles
physical fear of the Soviet Union." the U. S. Suez policy to our allies failed to solve the problem of the I did
not intend to give justice as
There is the additional charge and that he muffed on the arms I Arab hostility toward Israel,
For Some
asked for by Ben-Gurion" because
and
deals
between
the
Soviets
The chapter "Israel Resists
that "Dulles failed in fortitude
"Nasser had taken Dulles to the
of the
the 'Double Law' is vital. It brink."
and sound reason when he sub- Egypt.
reveals
the
uphill
struggle
Is-
mitted to Arab and Asian accusa-
best buys
"Whatever one may think of
When the Suez mess ended. Dr.
rael experienced in seeking jus- Finer believes it ended for Dulles
lions of his allies' colonialism."
the wisdom and expediency of
on new
tice during that trying period
making war on Egypt, there was
but not for Israel. The devious
An important reference to the
in
history.
It
shows
how
deter-
hardly
left
to
Britain,
France
methods
of
Dulles
are
blamed
for
Pontiacs
Position of Russian Jewry, with
mined Dulles was to punish the
the sad position in which Israel
the charge of additional blunders
and Israel any alternative to
and
to
appease
little
state
in
order
was placed by Eisenhower and
such a course except surrender
in this diplomatic sphere, contains
Nasser, and how Eisenhower his Secretary of State.
Tempest
the following views expressed by to Nasser, once Dulles' timid
went along with him.
In his investigation of the facts,
and tortuous diplomacy had de-
Prof. Finer:
It shows how Hammarskjold Dr. Finer makes a. statement that
layed, confused and weakened
"Most of the Arab nations,
played his cards to keep Israel's is applicable today: "Nasser, with
them," Prof. Finer declares.
including Egypt, have drawn
fortunes down, and how Henry Moscow's resolute aid, succeeds in-
"He underestimated their ten-
back from the Russian embrace,
Cabot Lodge was the tool of both timidating America, Britain and
acity and undervalued their na-
AT
realizing that it is fatal. It was
Dulles and Eisenhower in his acts France. Justice is abandoned and
tional interests and their con-
Dulles' grave misjudgment to
against
Israel.
peace becomes more precarious
cern for their national dignity,
believe they would ever have
On the contrary, Senator Ful- than ever." And much of the blame
18650 LIVERNOIS
while overindulging Nasser's
succumbed to it, Dam or no
1 block South of 7
bright then was sympathetic to for it is pinned on the "hero"
corresponding interests and con-
Dam, Suez or no Suez. The Rus-
UN 3-9300
Israel. The then - Senator (now exposed. in 'Dulles Over Suez."
cern. The Suez war having
sian intrusion into Egypt remains
President) Lyndon B. Johnson pro-
broken out, because his own
strong, however, for all sorts of
tested against "one rule for the
proposals had been flouted by
arms still flow from the Russian
strong and another for the weak"
Nasser (with Moscow and Bel-
bloc, and (since 1959) Russia is
and Senator Knowland, the Repub-
grade in support), Dulles al-
building the Aswan Dam. But
lican Majority Leader • in the
lowed his personal indignation
the more crucial and enduring
Senate (Prof. Finer calls him
and his personal moral proctor-
grip that Russia has over Nas-
obstreperous but with a strong
ship to govern the foreign policy
ser derives from another power-
sense of right and wrong) joined
of America. He totally aban-
political factor altogether. At
Senator- Johnson in a strong pro-
doned a feasible insistence on
any moment Moscow could allow
test against Eisenhower's desire
a
constructive
settlement
of
the
a quarter- or half-million Rus-
to impose sanctions on Israel.
issue that had caused the out-
sian Jews to leave the Soviet
Abba Eban was treated badly by
break of war. He was abjectly
Union for Israel, by opening the
Dulles, and Prof. Finer comments:
intimidated by the seething eas-
possibility to them and supply-
"If Israel had depended on Dulles
sions of the Afro-Asian nations,
ing the exit permits. Nasser
alone. it would by now (1957) had
transmitted to him by Henry
prefers to have these potential
been on the list of victims of the
Cabot Lodge, whose own per-
emigrants imprisoned in Russia
crimes of which he accused the
sonal susceptibilities amplified
rather than have them in Israel
Soviet Union."
their hysteria. Dulles' intellec-
to help guard Israel's borders
Indeed, Dulles. who never pre-
viously helped Israel in any way,
is shown suddenly to have begun
to say kind words about Israel—
as part of the scheme to force
Israel out of Gaza.
Other senators joined John-
son and Knowland in their
opposition to the Dulles-Eisen-
hower - Hammarskjold - Lodge
SUNDAY, MAY 24, 1964
at Kfar Silver, Agricultural Training School
plan to punish Israel.
JULY 6, 1964 - AUGUST 23, 1964
"The nation was in an uproar,
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