THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, December 31, 1965-7
Rabin, Israel Chief of Staff, Warns of Stepper-Up UAR Missile Threats
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Egypt now have retained the upper hand; the "places a still bigger burden upon
has at least 10 surface-to-air mis- second concerns development in Israel." Even if the Middle East
sile launching bases similar to inter-Arab relations, showing the arms balance is "still unimpaired
those set up by the Soviet Union clearcut decline of Nasser's influ- today," the statement continued,
in Vietnam. This was disclosed ence; the third issue involves the "Israel must immediately prepare
here by Israel's chief of staff, Maj. renewed and intensified armament for the situation to exist a few
Gen. Yitzhak Rabin, who warned drive of the Arab countries; and years hence when increased Arab
that Egypt was now also expected the fourth is the new wave of forces will be operational."
to be receiving newer and better Palestinian nationalism — the out-
aircraft, new T-55 tanks and mod- come of frustrated hopes and dis- U.S., Britain to Send
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ern naval equipment.
Addressing a luncheon meeting
$400,000,000 in Air
of the Engineers Club here, Gen. Foreign Ministry Nixes
Rabin said that Arab hostility to-
Weapons to Saudis
ward Israel remains unabated, and State Dept. Defense of
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The
Israel's basic security problems re-
Arms Supplied to Arabs State Department has announced
approval of a massive $400,000,000
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Referring to Israel's efforts
to The Jewish News)
comprehensive air defense sys-
to meet the challenge of the im-
JERUSALEM — Commenting on tem to Saudi Arabia, including the
proved Egyptian armaments, the Washington reports quoting the latest jet fighters and missiles, in
general said that, while he could U.S. State Department as saying a combined British-American con-
not disclose publicly how Israel that in its opinion the Middle East sortium
hopes to achieve superiority, "all arms race is not yet affected by
said the trans-
I can say is that many vast ef- the furnishing of Western arms to
forts are being made. We are the Arab states, foreign ministry action "does not represent any de-
not content with leaving the officials said here Tuesday "West- parture from our traditional policy
balance as it is, but we intend ern arms supplies to the Arab toward arms sales in the Middle
to improve it further to our ad- states force the arms race in the East." American policy was de-
fined as limiting arms sales to
Middle East upward and force
The problems involved, Gen. Israel to take measures to increase Mid-East nations to amounts "es-
sential for self-defense and in-
Rabin declared, are no longer poli- her deterrent power."
tical but fiscal. "If I had to single
The officials pointed out that
The huge quantities of air wea-
out outstanding issues of recent both Jordan. and Saudi Arabia,
past and the predictable future," which are to receive Western arms pons were approved to permit
he said, "I would pick four sub- shipments, belong to the Unified Saudi Arabia to establish a mo-
Arab Command. The sale of Brit- dern air defense potentiality.
A department spokesman re-
"The first involves the water ish and American arms to these
struggle in which Israel appears to countries, the officials stated, vealed that the deal includes Brit-
ish Lightning jet supersonic
fighters and American Hawk
ground-to-air missiles. Also in-
cluded were a radar and communi-
cations network, and training
A Weekly Column for the Advanced
Later, the Raytheon Co. of Lex-
ington, Mass., said it has received
THE TARBUTH FOUNDATION FOR THE
a letter of intent from Saudi Ara-
ADVANCEMENT OF HEBREW CULTURE
bia for supply of Hawk missiles for
a total of over $100,000,000. A
letter of intent usually precedes
AMERICAN JEWISH PRESS ASSOCIATION
a firm order.
Editor: DR. SHLOMO KODESH
Raytheon Co. officials said that
included in the order for the mis-
Easy conversations taken from everyday life in Israel .-- with typical
sile systems, authorized by the
colloquialisms and proverbs:
United States government for ex-
port, will be vehicles and other as-
sociated equipment, spare com-
A. Sir, are you driving to Carmel
ponents, program management as-
sistance and a maintenance train-
ing program. The Hawk missiles
will be produced mainly at An-
B. Sorry, I'm going in the'
B. Sorry, I'm hurrying to the train.
I have no time to stop on
A. What luck! I also am in a
hurry for the train.
A. Luck for both of us.
the train and you'll be happy
to do somebody a favor.
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B. • You're right. We'll choose
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first. Indeed, my dear Sir, it
will be my pleasure to drive
you • • •
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YOUR DICTIONARY FOR TODAY
It's my pleasure
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A. To behave as you are behaving
now: Driving me unwillingly '
and compelling me to receive
your kindness with an
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B. Hmmm . . . Whose luck?
B. You listed only two, and what
is the third choice?
Price Hike Spurs Fears
of Inflation in Israel
A. Wonderful, I, too, have to go
in the same direction.
B. In short, I see that I have no
choice. Step into the car and
A. Choice? Actually you have
three choices: You can drive
me willingly, and you can
refuse to drive me at all.
larly the middle class, many of its
members being covered by private
firms offering a "Blue Cross" type
About half of Israel's population
is covered by health insurance of-
fered by Histadrut, the Israel
federation of labor. No increase in
the cost of Histadrut health insur-
ance has, as yet, been announced.
While the increases are at least
partly due to major wage boosts
during the past two years, econo-
mists here estimate that rising
prices will erase any real income
benefits within a year.
voiced fears Tuesday of a new
round of inflation following an-
nouncements Monday and Tuesday
of price increases in various sec-
tors of the Israel economy.
Increases of up to 33 per cent
in the price of milk, newspapers,
automobile insurance and radio
registration fees were made known
Tuesday to take effect at the new
year. This follows the disclosure
Monday of rises in high school tui-
tion fees and the cost of health
High school tuition fees, one
announcement stated, will be in-
creased by 20 per cent. At the
same time, the Association of
Health Insurance Companies an-
nounced a 20 per cent increase
in the cost of its policies.
The tuition rise will affect the
children of Israelis attending the
secondary schools, although many
Israeli youngsters receive scholar-
ships based both on their scholas-
tic ability and on the financial
situation of their parents. In spite
of such scholarships, however, the
majority of high school students
pay at least part of their total
In regard to health insurance,
that increase will affect particu-
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Romanian Jews Celebrate
LONDON (JTA) — Hanukah
celebrations were held in a number
of synagogues in Bucharest, Ro-
mania, last week, according to
reports received here. At the
Baron de Hirsch Synagogue, pupils
of the congregation's Hebrew
school attended a lecture on the
meaning of the festival, delivered
by Romania's chief rabbi, Dr.
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