BRUSSELS (JTA)—Mrs. Golda
Meir, Israel's foreign minister, in-
dicated that Israel still hopes to
secure an associate membership in
the European Economic Commu-
nity, in addition to the trade agree-
ment that was signed here.
She was asked at a press con-
ference, which followed her par-
ticipation in the signing ceremo-
nies, why Israel had won only a
trade agreement and replied that
"it is not a closed case."
She said Israel's initial purpose
ABOUT A YEAR AGO, all Bna was to "enter into negotiatons; we
Brith Girls chapters were request have concluded an agreement."
ed to change their names to Israeli The pact gives Israel tariff con-
titles . . . The gals of the Sylvia cessions on a number of its ex-
Faye Rappaport Chapter, how- ports to the six-nation European
ever, were given special permis- Common Market.
Asked what the pact repre-
sion to keep theirs since it was
named after a wonderful young sented in terms of trade, Mrs.
Meir said it "opened the door to
lady whose ambitiousness and sup-
Israeli exports" and that it would
reme courage were always a source
of fired-up initiative for whatever be up to Israel to provide the
endeavors the g r o u p attempted neeessar y quality. She said
. . . The Sylvia Faye Rappaport another value of the agreement
BBG Chapter was formed about 10 was that it opened the possibili-
years ago and enjoys a constantly ties of "dynamic relations" be-
ingoing and outgoing membership tween the EEC and Israel.
Another question dealt with
of 30 fine girls.
KEVIN TURNER, four-year-old whether there had been an in-
grandson of Faye and Mannie crease in Israel's danger as a re-
Mackie, asked grandpappy to play sult of Soviet Premier Khrush-
a game with him . . . Mannie chev's visit to Cairo last month
agreed and Kevin said, -"Okay. You and what bearing the visit would
be the fly and I'll be the fly- have on Israel's arms purchases.
swatter. Start running."
Mrs. Meir replide that to her
FREDA AND MANUEL NEI- "great sorrow," the Soviet premier
MAN will soon celebrate their failed to say anything to President
37th Wedding Anniversary with a Nasser of Egypt to impress the
trip to Israel and Europe ... At the Arab ruler with the need for
recent Bar Mizvah of David Rosen- peace with Israel.
She added he had said things
berg, son of Ida and Iry Rosen-
berg, at Adas Shalom, Manuel read which were not new, but he had
the Torah with such fluency that said them in the presence of Nas-
folks wondered who he was . . . I ser in Egypt. It was not so much
Manuel had been ordained a rabbi what Khrushchev said that mat-
in Russia over 40 years ago, and tered, she explained, as the inter-
to this date every weekend he pretation Nasser put on it of a
conducts the services at Cong. Beth promise of more Soviet arms. She
emphasized that Premier Eshkol
SPECIAL TRIP TO AMERICA did not intend to ask for arms
from Israel was made by Irv's during his official visit to the
sister, Reva Rizansky, solely to at- United States, despite press re-
tend David's Bar Mitzvah.
NEXT AFFAIR by Knights of
Dr. Walter Hallstein, president
Pythias, Detroit Lodge No. 55, June
of the EEC executive committee,
28, at the K of P Castle Hall, 15787
and one of the EEC signers, said
Wyoming is set for a humdinger
that the Commission was "sin-
Barbeque Dance . . . Lots of fun
cerely delighted" with the agree-
is always the keynote for this gala
ment. He noted that the EEC
occasion, with authentic barbequ-
knew the agreement "does not
ing on bricks and stones in the
fulfill all the wishes of our Is-
parking lot next door to the lodge
raeli partners but it should not
hall, where dining and dancing will be forgotten that the negotia-
continue all evening . . . Attend- tions brought us up against prob-
ance will be limited to 300 persons
lems that were particularly in-
. . . For tickets, call Henry Wil- tractable."
lner, UN 4-7458, Herb Saperstein,
He explained that at the com-
DI 1-4402 or Jack Goldman, GR munity level, the problems were
completely new and raised ques-
JUNE, BY THE WAY, is Father tions of principle going beyond
and Son month at Detroit No. 55 ... the specific issues involved." Mrs.
with special invites extended to Meir said in response that the
pops and sons . . . Degree work pact was the first stage and she
toward knighthood will be held expressed hope for future strength-
June 16, 23 and 30.
ening of economic relations with
THERE were many thrills for Dr. the EEC.
Ben Bader and wife Ida, traveling
through Tokyo, Kyota and Hakone
BRUSSELS (JTA) — Israel
on a Japanese tour . . . Sleeping Foreign Minister Golda Meir said
on the floor Japanese style, taking Monday that her country's efforts
Japanese baths with massages by to desalinate water cannot be con-
native girls, visit to a Geisha sidered a substitute for the Jordan
House, witnessing a Japanese wed-
River irrigation project.
ding with wigs and gowns, drink-
Her statement was made in an
ing saki, etc . . . but none even exclusive interview published by
remotely compares to the greatest Le Soir, Belgium's largest daily.
thrill of them all experienced in Mrs. Meir explained that the real
Hakone by Ben . . . He and Ida problem of desalination is to bring
went into the hotel restaurant for
lunch and when Ben asked the
head waiter for a table, a voice Yiddish State Theater
suddenly cried, "That .sounds like
a Bader!" . . . Ben turned and was Performs in London
LONDON (JTA) — The Polish
quickly recognized by the person
who blurted out the remark . . • Yiddish State Theater troupe cur-
It was his cousin, Sam Bader of St. rently touring Europe arrived here
Louis, also vacationing in Japan and opened at the Scala Theater
. . . They hadn't seen each other with a production of Ettinger's
"Serkale," the first Yiddish play
in 31 years!
ever put on the stage 100 years
ago. The troupe was given an
Increase Israel Housing
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Fi-
Mrs. Ida Kaminska, the leading
nance Minister Pinhas Sapir told actress of the company, told the
the Parliamentary Finance Com- Jewish Telegraphic Agency that
mittee that the current housing they had a very successful run in
program for immigrants will be Paris where nearly 10,000 per-
increased by 5,000 units in ac- sons attended the 15 performances.
cordance with a decision of the
Israel Government-Jewish Agency THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, June 12, 1964
New Capital Gains Tax
Is Enacted in Israel
Foreign Minister Meir Calls Euromart-Israel Pact
Only First Step; Seeks EEC Associate Membership
the price per gallon to an econom-
ically feasible basis. She added
that this might take some time
and cannot, therefore, be consid-
ered as a replacement for the pro-
jected diversion of the Jordan
Regarding the possible reac-
tion of the Arab states to the
Israel water plan, the foreign
minister felt that sabotage ac-
tions were more probable than
a real armed conflict. She ex-
preSsed skepticism concerning
Arab threats to change the
course of the Jordan River.
Commenting on the balance of
arms in the Middle East, Mrs.
Meir said that although Israel dis-
likes spending on arms, money
needed for economic development,
there is no choice as the situation
must be faced clearly.
She pointed out that since 1956
Egypt has been receiving arms
from the Soviet Union and that
Nasser could increase his arma-
ments production with the help of
the German scientists in his em-
Mrs. Meir concluded that Israel
does not foresee an immediate war
with the Arabs and added, "Such
a danger will not exist as long as
we remain strong enough to dis-
courage anybody from attacking
She also stressed that the longer
Israel is able to avoid armed con-
flict the greater the chance for a
genuine peace, which she added
"we are always ready to negotiate."
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
agreement. The agreement pro-
vides for an exchange of experts
and preparation of economic plan-
ning projects. The Israeli planning
experts visited Ankara and other
cities as guests of the government.
Turkey will also conclude an
agreement with Israeli firms on
prefabricated construction of build-
ings in this country, Turkish Hous-
ing Minister Djelalettin Uzer re-
his return from a visit to Israel.
Calling the visit "very success-
ful," the Turkish minister said he
conferred with Israeli firms to in-
vest in hotel construction in Tur-
key. He praised Israel warmly, and
said he had been impressed by the
sympathy of Israelis for Turkey.
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JERUSALEM — A 20 per cent
capital gains tax on profits on se-
curities sold within a year of the
date of purchase, was announced
Tuesday by Finance Minister Pin-
has Sapir. The tax, effective im-
mediately, is not applicable for
Previously, there had been no
tax on such profits in Israel. The
tax will be deducted at the source
in accordance with an agreement
between Israeli banks, the Israel
Stock Exchange and the Treasury.
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Turkey, Israel Conclude
Economic Planning Pact
ISTANBUL (JTA) — A five-day
visit of an Israeli planning com-
mission ended Monday with an-
nouncement of approval of a
Turkish-Israel economic planning
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