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June 05, 1964 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-06-05

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Shaarit Haplaytah Aid Israel Bonds Two Novels by
Bernard Malamnd
in a Single Book

Some of the members of the planning committee at the presen-
tation of a check for Israel Bond purchase by the Shaarit Haplaytah,
which is sponsoring its second annual Israel dinner dance tomorrow
at 8:30 p.m. at the Shaarey Zedek social hall, with Lew Norman,
humorist, as guest entertainer, and Mrs. Morris L. Schaver as guest
soloist, are shown here, from left: Seated, Jack Waksberg, Abe
Gardin, Rubin Herman, Martin Rose, president, presenting check
to Gardin; Mrs. Leon Popowski and Martin Water; standing: Norman
Adelsberg, Simon Schwarzberg, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Freedman, Mrs.
Abraham Weberman, Mr. Weberman and Mrs. Martin Water. The
affair is on behalf of Israel Bonds. Gardin will be the toastmaster
at the dinner. Joseph Kagan and Freedman will give the invocation
and pronounce the Motze. Awards will be presented.

Russians Eying Maccabi Gaines

By Jesse and Roy Silver
It's beginning to look as if the
Russians are serious about par-
ticipating in some manner in the
Seventh World Maccabiah Games
slated for Israel during the sum-
mer of 1965.
The Israeli daily sports news-
paper, Chadshot Hasport, reports
that a third secretary of the
Soviet embassy in Israel recently
visited the Maccabi World Union
headquarters in Tel Aviv and re-
quested information about the
Games. This was a follow-up to
an invitation extended last year
that Russian athletes participate.
The Soviet secretary was told
by Dr. Robert Atlasz of the MWU
that while only Jewish athletes
compete in the Maccabiah Games,
other nations have sent outstand-
ing athletes to stage exhibitions
during the opening and closing
Among the Russian names that
came up during the Soviet secre-
tary's visit were Moscow's Dyna-
mo soccer team, weightlifter Leo-
nid Zhabotinsky and track stars

Chilean Leaders
Deny Having Made
Attacks on Jews

Three Chilean presidential can-
didates have denied anti-Israel and
anti-Jewish statements attributed
to them in an Arab monthly, "Na-
cion Arabe," published in Buenos
Aires. The January-February,
1964, issue of the Arab monthly,
virulently anti-Israel, anti-Jewish
and anti-Zionist, published alleged
interviews with three candidates
for the Chilean presidency: Sena-
tor Salvador Allende, of the
Frente Popular (Popular Front),
Jorge Prat, of the Partido Accion
Nacional (National Action Party),
and Senator Eduardo Frei, of the
Partido Democrata Cristiano
(Christian Democratic Party). All
three statements contained refer-
ences offensive to Jews, to Zion-
ists and to Israel.
World Jewish Congress officials
in Buenos Aires, together with
leaders of the DAIA (Delegacion
de Asociaciones Israelitas Argen-
tinas), the Argentinian representa-
tive Jewish body and affiliated
with the World Jewish Congress,
subsequently learned that none
of the alleged statements had ever
been made. This fact, as well as
details of the denials, were given
by the DAIA and the World Jew-
ish Congress to the Argentinian
Foreign Minister, Zavala Ortiz.
The three interviews included
a variety of pro-Arab propaganda
statements in line with the gen-
eral Arab League policy on Pales-

Valeri Brunel and Irina and Ta-
mara Press.
The Russian secretary indicat-
ed he would transmit a report of
his meeting with Dr. Atlasz to
Moscow. Dr. Atlasz himself point-
ed out that the official visit of
a Russian representative to the
office of the Maccabi World Union
was a significant turn in the
sports relationship between Israel
and the USSR.
Cantor George Lindenblatt
and his two 1961 Maccabiah
teammates, Ervin Veg and Steve
Molnar led the New York Ath-
letic Club to a successful de-
fense of its North American
indoor waterpolo championship
in Montreal ...
Poor Kingfish Levinsky. The old
heavyweight contender who now
sells ties for a living has really
been decked. A thief made off
with $5,000 that the Kingfish
claims he kept in his apartment.
And that, friends, is what you
call a low blow.
Larry Sherry has made a suc-
cessful switch from the National
to American League. Detroit Ti-
ger manager Chuck Dressen com-
mented after Larry's first outing
of the season: "He looked pretty
good. I thought all along he could
help us." ...
Did you know that Cincinnati
Reds are Sandy Koufax' Waterloo?
He's over .500 against every team
in the league except the Rhine-
Ireland is mouring the loss of
Edward Maurice Solomons, who
passed away in his 85th year. Solo-
mons was treasurer of the Irish
Olympic Council and the only
Irish vice president of the Uni-
versities' Athletic Union, which
represents the universities of All-
Ireland and Great Britain
Do you know your cricket? Well,
if you do, please let us know
what All Bacher of South Africa
did when he scored 2,066 runs.
It's a South African record.

Students Send $15,000 Worth
of Food to Destitute Negroes
Some $15,000 worth of staple
food products was shipped from
the Stop & Shop main warehouse
in Readville, Mass., to destitute
Negro families in six cities in
The money to purchase the food
was raised in a program called
"Fast for Freedom," inaugurated
last year at Brandeis University
by two Brandeis juniors, William
Caspe of New York City, and Bruce
Fleegler of New Kensington, Pa.
This year the program became a
national movement under their


Friday, June 5, 1964


Bond Sponsors Honored with Pins

Two novels by one of the most
acclaimed young writers of the
present decade have been reissued
in a single volume.
Random Press' Modern Library
Series now includes the two novels
by Bernard Malamud, "The Nat-
ural" and "The Assistant."
The first appeared in 1952 and
the second, in 1957, became a best
At the Israeli champagne hour for Israel Bond Sponsors held
in the new home of Dr. and Mrs. Morey H. Firestone in Birmingham,
The complete texts of these two
novels — both impressive love from left: Mrs. David Pollack, Sponsor chairman; Mrs. Morris L.
stories, filled with realism based Schaver, Israel Bond Women's Division chairman; Dr. Avraham
director of antiquities of the State of Israel, guest speaker;
on modern experiences by Jews Biran,
and their neighbors—and invalu- Mrs. Firestone, and her mother, Mrs. Al Borman, who bought Israel
ably to the collection of contem- Bonds for her grandchildren in honor of the occasion. Dr. Biran
"pinned" the 1964 National Sponsors and Negev Sponsors.
porary literary narratives.
This 440-page text attests to the
author's skill in depicting current Book of Israeli Poetry to Be Printed in Russia
experiences. The new Modern
LONDON (JTA) — The Soviet will be the first time that it will
Library collection is an enrich-
ment in the gathering by a Government Printing House will publish a complete volume by a
popularly-priced series of "the publish in Russian translation at single Israeli poet.
the end of this year a volume of
world's best books."
the collected poems of Israeli poet
Alexander Pen, it was reported
4,000 Jews in Peru
The Jewish community of Peru, here from Moscow.
which dates back to the early part
While a volume of poems by
Riccactiik Cocktails got it!
of the 16th century, today numb- Israeli poets writing in Hebrew,
42 PROOF$1 .
ers some 4,000 persons, the vast Yiddish and Arabic has already
4 15 QUART
majority of whom live in the cap- been published by the Soviet Gov-
ital city of Lima.
ernment Publishing House, this



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