Hillel Day School Presents Gift to AJC
Israel Editor on Visit Here
Talks (111apain Party) Politics
through its kibbutz movement.
By CHARLOTTE HYAMS
The changing of images often The influx of immigrants saw the
has seemed the popular sport of relative strength of the kibbutzim
decline during the past 15 years,
American political parties.
But like movies and hot dogs, it but new frontiers are opening up.
seems to have been exported to This, above all, he wants to im-
Israel. Take the Mapam party, for press upon the young people of
the Western world, he said. "We
can't promise lots of money, but
Yaakov Amit, editor in chief of we can promise satisfaction and
Mapam's daily voice, "Al Hamish- fulfillment for the American Jew-
mar," insists that his left-wing ish youth who wants something
socialist labor party never was in more out of life."
the army of Russia's faithful, as
The new immigrants, who will
some would claim. Rather, being
an independent party, Mapam have swelled the working force by
sometimes found Moscow's ideas some 100- to 150,000 between the
last election and the next in Octo-
in line with its own, he said.
ber 1965, have put Mapam and the
So that the friends Amit and other political parties in some-
his wife are making on a month's what of a quandary.
MISS MARILYN FRIEDMAN
visit in America (his second)
Amit sees a new mood, a new
should not misunderstand Mapam
Mr. and Mrs. Harry Solomon of
dissatisfaction in Israel, and Scotia Rd., Huntington Woods, an-
policies, he assures them that "We
have always been independent in
nounce the engagement of their
the outcome at the polls is any- daughter Marilyn Joyce Friedman
judgment on all questions within
and outside Israel."
to Lawrence A. Gardner, son of
Throughout the statehood of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Gardner of
That the once pro-Stalinist
Hashomer Hatzair youth move- Israel, the parties' strength has S'haker Heights, 0.
ment has been Mapam's chief stayed relatively constant. Accord-
Miss Friedman is a graduate of
strength is undeniable. So is the ing to Amit, a member of the sec- Stephens College, Columbia, Mo.
fact that in the past Mapam has retariat of Mapam's central com- Mr. Gardner graduated from the
demanded a more radical class mittee, the new workers could University of Wisconsin, where he
swing the election in either direc- was affiliated with Pi Lambda
tion, and radically tilt the Knes- Phi Fraternity.
But "even in the 40s we were
set's political scales. And then
An Aug. 30 wedding is planned.
independent," Amit insist s.
again, they might not.
Mapam, he said, has consistently
"For I, the Lord, have not
opposed the policy of the USSR
in the Middle East and its treat- ets," he laughed, "but not where changed—I have not changed; and
you, sons of Israel, ye have not
ment of Russian Jewry. A mem- politics is concerned."
ceased to be." Malachi 3:6.
ber of the presidium of the
"Mine eyes are ever toward the
Zionist Actions Committee, Amit
Lord, for He shall pluck my feet
said that the Soviet Union's
The students of Hillel Day School are shown presenting the con-
out of the net."
anti-Z ionist propaganda and
tribution of the 165 students enrolled in the school to the Allied
(Psalms 25 15 )•
"many other aspects of Com-
Jewish Campaign at a special assembly before the entire student
munist principles throughout the
body. Martin H. Shenkman and Bethsheva Greenberg presented the
world" have drawn his party's
check to Mrs. Dorothy Roer of the Junior Division of the Jewish
Music the Stein-Way
Welfare Federation in the presence of Rabbi Emanuel Applebaum,
"Above all, with us, Israel and
headmaster of Hillel Day School.
the Jewish people always stood
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"If we seem more critical in re-
cent years of Soviet policy, it is
Parking in Rear
not because Mapam has changed,
but because Russia has changed,"
he said. And as far as change goes, a
The delegation of 48 from Michi- overwhelmingly elected a member
"There are those in Israel who
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gan at the Republican National of the Wayne State University feel that Russia is leaning toward
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Convention scheduled to open in
In the last war, he served in a peaceful solution of the Arab-
Call Today For
San Francisco on July 14 will in-
clude Alfred A. the army in the Pacific. For seven
May of 17610 years he was clerk to Common agreement may have important im-
'til 5:30 p.m.
Fairway and Ir- Pleas Judge Ned H. Smith.
Burdick and May stated that,
win H. Burdick
"If Russia takes part in such a
of 17351 San after voting for Governor Rom- scheme, it means it must con-
J u a n, two De- ney on the first ballot, upon their sider our own achievements in
North of Outer Drive
release from that obligation they
this field. And, of course, any les-
Max M. Fisher will support Governor Scranton sening of U.S.-Soviet tensions will
was named one
of the state's 12 President.
Up to that point, the tall, white-
haired newspaperman was solemn,
Spitzer Book Center
intense. Speaking through his in-
May, a graduat
terpreter and host, Abe Berniker
of the Univer- Moves to Suburbs With of Windsor, the Israeli suddenly
sity of Maryland
smiled. "You know, there is a
M. H. Fisher Law School, is a
biblical example I'd like to use.
Men's — Young Men's
former FBI investigator. Born in
God created the dark and the
light, yes? You people are seeing
1929 as a special agent of the Spitzer's Hebrew Book and , Gift black and white, but we see light
Department of Justice Division of
among the shadows. When (Soviet
Investigation. He entered the pri- Coolidge near Ten Mile Rd. is the Premier) Khrushchev was in
latest step in a series of "moves Egypt, even (Israel Prime Minis-
with the community."
ter) Eshkol saw an area of light
Spitzer's first store was on where the Jewish press saw only
Dexter and Cortland. From there, shadows."
he moved to
Does Am it foresee the lowering
of Kremlin walls to allow Jews to
Curtis. Now, on
leave for Israel?
Coolidge, his is
It was a cautious reply: "We'll
the only Hebrew
wait and see. It would be an—ah-
book store in the
test of Soviet good intentions to
allow more Jews to leave for
Including Hammonton Park and Botany "500"
Sixty-year-old Amit, one of
of 15 generations
the founders of Al Hamishmar
of rabbis, Spitzer
("On Guard") in 1943, has been
White on White
studied for t h e rabbinate at the
its editor in chief for 12 years.
Preis"-::-.urg Yeshivah in Czechoslo-
An emigre to Israel from Lithu-
vate practice of law three years vakia. He came to America in 1947
ania in 1929, he is a member of
after his release from a German
Kibbutz Belt Zera in the Jor-
In 1951 he was named a member labor camp. He is married to the
dan Valley, one of the 73 kib-
of the Detroit Loyalty Investi- former Helena Framovitz and has
$5 . 95 now $3 87
butzim of Hashomer Hatzair.
gating Committee by the late six children,
Although rules of membership
Spitzer's center carries a com- require a kibbutznik to be actively
Mayor Cobo. He is president of
the Detroit Round Table of Cath- plete selection of Israeli and engaged in the settlement's work,
olics, Jews and Protestants. He domestic religious items, imported Amit has special permission to
served in the Air Force in the crystal, gift ware, silver and gold leave the kibbutz as an editor in
jewelry, pearls, books in Hebrew Tel Aviv. Many government offi-
Burdick, a Wayne State Uni- and English, including best sellers cials are granted such leave to
7 MILE AT EVERGREEN
versity law school graduate, has and books for children, and records perform service for their country.
Charge Accounts Invited
Amit is hopeful about the new
been chairman of the Republican for both adults and children.
pioneer image Israel is gaining
15th District Committee since
"Sorrow will vanish, Israel will
1957, having succeeded in that
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
9 a.m. Monday, July 6.
post his brother, Judge Benjamin
Friday, July 3, 1964
Burdick, when the latter was 9a.
Fisher, Burdick, May Be Named
to GOP Convention in San Francisco
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