National, World, &War Leaders Issue
Statements to Jewry on the New Year
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Heads of all national organiza- thousands who must emigrate elementary statement to the com-
munity, described the Federation
from lands of oppression.
tions, world Jewish leaders and
prominent non-Jews joined in issu-
Fisher emphasized that absorp- as "dynamic, evolutionary . . .
ing statements greeting the Jewish tion is still Israel's great domestic never out of touch with the needs
people on the New Year.
task and he pointed out that the of those we serve," and he de-
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Israel's Prime Minister Levi Esh- brunt of the burden rests on Israel. clared:
"Federation is firmly rooted in
kol, in a lengthy statement evaluat- He explained:
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"In the first crucial years of this community. Its basic functions
ing the events of the past year and
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pointing to Israel's future objec-
these programs almost in their en-
tives, stated in part:
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"During the past year, we have tirety. But how are these costs div- most fortunate that our experience
spared no effort to increase the ided today? According to Louis A. has been rewarding in all three
immigration of Jews to Israel. We Pincus, the Chairman of the Jew- areas. Our people have responded, INIESIEW
24,000 strong, to the call of our
have absorbed tens of thousands ish Agency, the greatest part is
of brethren from the ends of the presently borne by the Israeli tax- campaign. They have participated
earth. We have built a home for payer — two-thirds: while the gift selflessly in the planning function
them and have helped ease, to the dollar from the Jews outside of Is- and have exercised discretion and
best of our ability, their transi- rael — those in the United States, judgement in budgeting and allo-
tional pains of settling in the principally, provide the remain-
"While these functions are phil-
"Heavy immigration is not stop- anthropically motivated, the final
"We have continued to strengthen
our defensive and d et err ent ping," Fisher added, "Though the result of all the giving and the do-
strength, to devolop our national last five years have seen the larg- ing goes far beyond philanthropy.
economy, to enlarge our institutions est influx of immigrants since the The very fact that we exist, that we
of education, religion, culture and first years of statehood, there is no give, that we serve others deepens
science. We have been constant end in sight. In fact, so vast is the our won commitment to age-old
in encouraging the ancient and re- reservoir of Jews in areas of dis- Jewish values, strengthens our
identity as Jews and fills us with
newing spiritual heritage of our tress throughout the world, that it
W. R. Roth and Sons
people, and in forming a democrat- would be conservative to say that a sense of accomplishment and
ic society based on social justice we are at the mid-point of a great pride.
"To help each one the other, to '
migration cycle rather than at the
and the freedom of men.
Irving R. Roth
Joseph R. Roth
I build, to grow, to enhance Jewish
"Witness to the rootedness of end of one.
the democratic tradition in our
land is the extensive election ac- hope of being brought to Israel. concept, a working reality which
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tivity in which Israel is now en- Also in those areas, the preserva- we strive together to make strong-
gaged, on the eve of the New tion of Jewish life, hopes and en- er in the New Year."
Year. You may rest assured that ergies, depends largely on the ef-
the election does not in the least ficacy of timelines with which UJA
detract from the pace of building agencies can conduct their vast
and strengthening the Land. relief, rehabilitation — and rescue
"The gamut of achievement is — programs.
great and to these achievements "It is these tasks and responsi-
the Jewish communities overseas bilities that give the UJA primacy
are partners who have aided us in its claims upon the benevolence
materially and morally. Let us of American Jews. Our leaders are
deepen and broaden this partner- confident that the American Jewish
community's support of UJA's
ship in every way possible.
"On the Eve of the New Year, fundraising efforts will be as great
we send special greetings to the and as fruitful as the worldwide
Jews of the Soviet Union. We hope needs truly warrant."
In a statement greeting the com-
for the day when they will be able
to join us in this, their forefather's munity on the new year, Hyman
task and he pointed out that the Safran, president of the Jewish
gates may be opened and we call Welfare Federation of Detroit, re-
upon the authorities of that great viewed the community accomplish-
country to permit their emigration ments of the past year. He com-
and to give substance to their nat- mented on the successful Allied
Jewish Campaign and reported a
ional and cultural rights."
Sephardi Chief Rabbi Yitzhak total of $5,148,000 already attained
Nissim urged world Jewry to re- for 1965.
His report mentions the study of
member that the mision of the
people of Israel is in the land of independent drives and views the
"Guidelines" on this score as al-
ready have proven useful.
In his message he declared:
Educational activities, the work
"Many of our injunctions deal
with relations between man and for the aged, camping programs,
man and we are enjoined particu- community relations and of pro-
larly to take great care with those. jects are reviewed and he declares:
There is so much that could
"The Second Temple was des-
troyed because Jews treated these be done to improve services and
injunctions lightly at the time. Now to strengthen and enrich Jewish
that we are back in the Holy Land communal life! While we have
r : deemed, and the vision of the reason to be pleased with our
Prophets is becoming a reality be- progress, there is still a great
fore our eyes, we must make sure challange before us — a chall-
that we behave justly and toler- enge which we will be able to
antly towards our fellow men and meet more effectively only by
enlisting a fuller potential of our
resources in funds and personal
Max M. Fisher, general chair-
man of the United Jewish Appeal,
William Avrunin, executive dir-
in a statement reviewing the pro-
grams supported by the UJA, ector of the Federation, in a sup-
gave assurance that there will
be no diminution in services to be
rendered during 5726, during Supreme Court Justices
which there is expected to be a Honor Guests From Israel
continuing need to aid many
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Chief
Justice Earl Warren of the U.S.
Supreme Court, Justices Abe
Fortas and Byron White and many
international legal authorities at-
tending the Washington Confer-
Psalm XXVIII, Verse II
ence on World Peace Through Law
attended a reception at the Israel
Embassy, honoring Israel Minister
of Justice Dov Joseph.
Members of Congress and many
diplomats of various nations at-
tended the function, tendered by
Israel Ambassador Avraham Har-
man. Israeli guests also included
Joshua Rotenstreich, president of
the Israel Bar Association; Attor-
ney General Moshe Ben-Ze'ev, and
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Happy New Year to Our
Friends and Patrons
Hear the voice of my supplications
when I cry unto thee,
when 1 lift up my hands
toward thy holy oracle.
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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
16—Friday, September 24, 1965