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August 13, 1965 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-08-13

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WJC Leader :Nussbaum Meets Erhard Catholic Attitude o n Modern Jews in 'Jewish History'

The Rev. Fr. R. L. Bruckberger,
Chaplain General of the French ;
Resistance in the last war, winner
of the Croix de Guerre. is a dedi-
cated Catholic who has devoted al
great deal of time to research on
the life of Christ. In "The History
of Jesus Christ," published by Vik-
ing Press. he evidences his dedi-
cation to his faith. He draws upon
modern experiences in conveying
his view of what he terms the hu-
man aspects of the Jesus story.

During the course of his recent visit to West Germany at the
invitation of Bonn, Dr. Max Nussbaum (left), chairman of the Amer-
ican Section of the World Jewish Congress, met with Chancellor
Erhard of Germany. Dr. Nussbaum had talks with other leading
officials and visited a number of major centers in the course of his
tour of Germany.

Ten Splendid Stories by Yehuda Yaari
in 'Covenant,' Translated from Hebrew

Then he offers as "a testimony
to the Catholic faith" a quotation
from the 55th chapter of Isaiah.
To him "that is Christianity." The
emphasis always is on the glory
of Christ.

doctrine. The temple at Jerusalem
has not been raised again. and the
weekly meetings in the syna-
gogues are very different from the
daily rites of earlier times. The
continuity of the religious thought
of the Old Testament has been as-
sured by the Christian Church. -

This is the major claim of
Catholicism, emphasized by Father
Brickberger, given added impetus
The Preface of Eugene Cardinal
by Cardinal Tisserant. It is, of
Tisserant of Paris is more out-
spoken as a proselytizing emphasis. course, completely rejected by
Jewry and Judaism.
The Parisian Cardinal states:
A thorough knowledge of the
"Pope Pius XI proclaimed, with
his usual vigor, that Christians Catholic idea, presented in a popu-
are the spiritual heirs of the He- lar fashion, is the basic content of
brew people. The Reverend Father "The History of Jesus Christ,"
Bruckberger does not hesitate to which has been translated from
write that Christianity is more the French by Denver Lindley.
Jewish than modern Judaism, for
The Italian Olympic Committee
in Jesus it has preserved, 'in a
sacramental and real manner,' the has allocated 1,500,000 lire to
priesthood, the sacrifice, prophecy, the Maccabi Federation to enable
personal messianism, the apo- an Italian delegation to compete
calypse, and the Promise. Jesus in the Maccabian Games in Israel.
was the victim of the Pharisees,
whom he had often accused of
legalism. But after the destruction
of Jerusalem, in the year 70, the
APPLICATIONS FOR
Pharisees insured the survival of

It Is a thoroughly Christologi-
cal work. There are many kinds of
approaches towards the Jews, as
in his assertion:
rt
"The historical
truth about the Jewish people in
the time of Jesus is that, in the
aggregate, they were an intelligent
people . . . " This is in refutation
of the representation of the Jews
a gross
gross people, fanatically at-
tached to the goods of this
world • . . " Yet, in the process
of his analysis of his subject,
Father Bruckberger adheres to the
basic teachings of his Church. in
respect, for instance to an attitude
of unacceptance of Pharisaic ideas,
and he states at one point: "One
cannot help imagining what the the Jewish people by providing
destiny of Israel might have been the Diaspora with an official
if the mystical sect of the Essenes
had triumphed in influence over
the juridical sect of the Phari-
sees."

Yehuda Yaari (his name origi-{ able approach that marks these
nally was Wald) is a name to reek- 1 stories: a brilliant way of inter-
on with. He has been a teacher in preting life in Israel and a love
Hebrew. He has directed impor- for and a high respect when deal-
tant fund-raising activities for ing with the observances of the
Israel. He is now with the Israel! ages and their effect on a new
Foreign Ministry . and has been life for a new nation.
active in Israeli diplomatic work.1
The young and the old are in-
His name will be especially terlinked here, and the Arab finds
prominent, however, as a short an interpretive place in the splen-
story writer, and the newest col- did narrations.
lection of his stories, "The Coven-
There is the author's personal
Edited by Osaac Halevy-Levin,
ant," just published by the World
note, towards the end of his
Zionist Organization Youth and these stories appear in the volume voluminous work, that: "Through-
HeHalutz Department, in Jerusa- "The Covenant" in splendid trans- out this book I have been at pains
lations from the Hebrew by Mur-
lem, merits special attention.
s n, srael Schen and I to keep in contact on the one hand
ra) - Roston
Yaari's 10 stories in this impres- M. Lask.
sive volume deal with a variety of
subjects. They throw much light
on the kibbutz and kibbutz life. Rockwell Opens Campaign
They describe the activities of Is- as 'White Constitutionalist'
raeli settlers and they draw upon ; RICHMOND, Va. (JTA)—George
the experiences of the old as they Lincoln Rockwell, who recently an-
relate to the new in the reborn nounced his candidacy for gov-
Israel.
ernor of Virginia on an independ-
Whatever his subject, Yaari ent ticket of his own, opened
treats his characters and their tra- statewide campaign headquarters
ditions as Jews have come to Is- here and announced that his politi-
rael with the deepest respect.
cal group will be called the White
Thus, it is a highly commend- Constitutional Party.

While he will not give up lead-
ership of the American Nazi Party,
Relief Pitcher Latman
The Los Angeles Angels have he said, he will disassociate him-
optioned pitcher Barry Latman to self, as a gubernatorial candidate,
Seattle of the Pacific Coast League from the Nazi Party.
Promising a "lively campaign,"
subject to 24-hour recall. The 29-
year-old righthander has a 1-1 Rockwell said: "I will win, or come
record this season, all in relief. close to winning." His campaign
Latman has been used so infre- headquarters is decorated, inside
quently by the Angels that after and out, with both the American
one appearance he cracked, "It's and Confederate flags, indicating
been so long since I've been on he will emphasize Negro segrega-
the hill I developed a nose bleed." tion in his campaign.

with the ancient prophecies of
Israel and on the other with the
preoccupations and vocabulary of
my time." That he certainly did.

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By BENNETT CERF •

1VER, DEUTSCH, strolling into the dining room for dinner,
JAI was surprised to see on the table a birthday cake with
eleven candles burning on it. "What birthday are we cele-
brating?" he asked, his
brow wrinkling. "T h e

dress on my back," Mrs.
Deutsch told him grimly.
"It's eleven years old to-
day,"

* * *
Cooking expert Leonard
Levinson., tracking down.

succulent new recines in
the hill town of Sacrofano,
Italy, discovered that there's
Movie censorship there in
its most virulent form. The
only cinema in town is lo-
cated in the parish hall and

The Camden, one of five models, is a four-bedroom Colonial with
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the operator of the machine

is the local priest. Every
time a scene opens that he doesn't think his parishioners should

see, he simply puts his hands in

front of the projector and blacks

out the picture. The town's morals seem to be holding up better
than the box office receipts.

*


Andrew Goodman, presiding wizard of the nationally famous

Bergdorf Goodman fashion. emporium on Fifth Avenue, has

a

legitimate beef. "My father and Mr. Bergdorf founded our bust-

tess in 1902," he points out. "Th. 1903, Mr. Bergdorf sold my
father his entire interest, and there hasn't been a Bergdorf im
the establishment ever since. And yet--62 years later—what do
shoppers say? They say, 'Let's drop into Bergdorfst' " "Not
that I'm complaining," adds Andy Goodman hastily. "Just so
they keep dropping . , .

C 1965, by Bennett Cerf, Distributed by King Features Syndicate

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