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December 17, 1965 - Image 42

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-12-17

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Noteworthy Knesset Statistics

Happy Hanukah To All Our
Friends and Customers

The number of Israel-born mem-
bers and those who immigrated
(Copyright, 1965, JTA, Inc.)
from Arab and Middle Eastern
JERUSALEM — Israel's new countries has increased. There are
Knesset convened for its first ses- now 27 "sabras" instead of 16 in
13731 W. 9 Mile Rd.
sion during the last week of No- the first Knesset; and 14 from
Oak Park, Mich.
f vember and, for a full quarter of Oriental countries as against only
its 120 members, this was the three in the first Knesset. There
first time they sat on the benches is a decrease in the number of
of the Parliament of the Jewish those who came from Western and
Central Europe; and even a slight
State.
A statistical review of the 1.20 decrease among those from East-
biographies shows that the body ern Europe, although this group
representing Israel's electorate is seems to cling tenatiously to its
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actually growing constantly older. seats, being still the overwhelm-
3195 BELLEVUE
In the first Knesset, which con- ingly dominant element: 73 out of
a total of 120 (compared to 88 in
WA 2-2720
vened after the establishment of
the State, the average age of the the first Knesset).
Politicians of Russian and Polish
members was 48. It grew by one
year with each new Knesset and, origin fill exactly half of the
today, in the sixth Knesset, the av- seats. 60 in number. In the Mapai-
Happy Holiday To All
Achdut Avoda alignment there are
erage age is 54 years.
15 RusSian Jews as against six
The youngest member is Ga- Polish Jews, whereas in the non-
vriel Cohen of the Mapai-Ach- Socialist Herut-Liberal union ,
dut Avoda alignment, aged 37.
there are five Russian and 11 Pol-
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The oldest is the head of Israel's
ish-born members.
FO 6-6000
youngest party, Rafi, David Ben-
It still seems to be very hard
Gurion, aged 79.
for a new immigrant to get into
the Knesset. There are only nine
members who settled in Israel
after the establishment of the
State, the newest "immigrant"
being Deputy Prime Minister
Extends Its Heartfelt Best Wishes
Abba Eban who, though repre-
for a Happy Hanukah
senting Israel for over a decade
in top diplomatic posts, became
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a resident only in 1959. Of the
nine new immigrants in the
Knesset, five are from Oriental
countries.
Hanukah. Greetings to Our Friends and Patrons
Israel's Arab and Druze com-
munity has a total of seven rep-
Jordan
resentatives, both in Arab parties
and in the national parties. This is
CONTROL OF ALL HOUSEHOLD PESTS
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less than the 11 percent which is
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the proportion of these minorities
in the total population. However,
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the balance is actually much fairer
if one considers two facts: the pro-
portion of youth and children un-
A Very Healthy and Happy Hanukah
der voting age is much larger
among the Arab populations; and
to the Jewish Community
a larger number of Moslem women
still do not avail themselves, be-
cause of religious tradition, of
their voting right.
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Knesset statistics include also
data on the professional composi-
ti
tion of the House.
Ben-Gurion, at one time or an-
iHappy Hanukah
other, gave his profession as
"Prime Minister," "Knesset mem-
ber," "farmer," "Defense Minis-
ter." Haifa's labor leader, Joseph
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Almogi gave his profession as
"Worker," at other times as "Knes-
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set member" and also as 'stone
mason." A full 10 percent of all
the members in the Knesset gave
their profession as "journalist,"
Holiday Good Wishes
although only two of them are ac-
tually working newspapermen,
while the others worked on a
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newspaper sometime in the past,
Red Cope Ale — O'Keefe Beer and Ale
before they became professional
politicians.
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Mordechai Ofer, one of the lead-
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colonel in the Army and member
of the board of directors of the
Holiday Greetings
National Egged Bus Company,
gave his profession as "bus driver."
Israel Yishayahy, who for as long
as anybody can remember was one
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of the top functionaries of the
Yemenite community in Israel
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trade he presumably learned as a
We wish to take this opportunity to extend to our
youth.
friends and patrons our greetings and best wishes
The new Knesset is still far
from being representative as far
for a very Happy Hanukah.
as residence is concerned. Three-
quarters of all the members have
their permanent home in one of
Hy. Lipsitz — Ted Wise — Harold Lipsitz — Lee Horwitz
four cities—Tel Aviv, Jerusalem,
L. Haifa, Beersheba; and another 20
percent come from kibbutzim and
moshavim.
In the new Knesset, there are
only 10 members whose signature
also appears on Israel's Declara-
tion of Independence, issued only
18 years ago.

Best Wishes to Our Many
Friends and Customers for a

BY ELIAHU SALPETER
Chief JTA Correspondent, Israel

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42—Friday, December 17, 1965

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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& Caterers
Woodward and Vernor
Detroit
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ROSE-HILL BUILDERS, Inc.
14201 W. 8 Mile Road

Pest Control Company

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Printing Co.
Office and Factory Forms
Commercial & Office Stationery
Established 1915
7709 TWELFTH
4 blocks N. of Grand Blvd.
895-0800
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Olympic
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19129 Livernois

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Machinery Movers, Riggers, Erectors
Heavy Specialized Carriers

"Over 50 Years On The Move"

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