Israel Concerned Over U.S., British, USSR
Arms Sales to Jordan, Egypt, Saudi Arabia
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which will run until 1970, trade
between Egypt and the USSR will
be increased from $182,000,000 to
$280,000,000. The Soviet Union
will export to Egypt various types
of machinery and equipment, as
well as oil and coal.
Congressman Calls for
End to Arms Shipments
to Jordan Kingdom
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Rep •
Benjamin S. Rosenthal, New York
Democrat, called on the United
States Department of State to end
arms shipments to Jordan, and to
review the nation's policy of arms
aid to all Arab countries. Noting
reports that the United States has
supplied Patton medium tanks to
the Jordanian army, Rep. Rosen
thal said that such action stimu-
lates, rather than controls, conflict
in the Middle East.
analysts reported here on the
basis of dispatches from Cairo.
The planes are the most versatile
of the supersonic jets used by the
Soviet Union itself, and are said
to be the first to be provided by
Moscow to any country outside
the Soviet bloc.
Other dispatches from Cairo re-
ported that the Kremlin has prom-
ised Egyptian President Nasser to
supply his country with many
other, sophisticated armaments
and supplies. Included are the
overhaul of Egypt's early warning
radar system and the building of
assembly plants in Egypt to pro-
duce jet engines, military aircraft
and missiles. Higher credits on
very low terms have also report-
edly been promised to Nassar by
State Department Criticized
for Arms Supply to Jordan
NEW YORK (JTA)—The secret
shipments by the United States of
arms to Jordan, including Patton
tanks, were denounced by Jacques
Torczyner, president of the Zion-
ist Organization of America, in- a
statement in which he termed
these shipments as "another of a
series of blunders of the U.S.
State Department fraught with
the gravest danger to the peace
in the Middle East."
The Zionist leader asserted that
"the massive supplies of the most
modern American arms to Saudi
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WASHINGTON — The Johnson
administration is considering fav-
orable action on Israel's request,
made last October, for United
Oakland County's Largest Dodge Deafer
States supply of $70,000,000 of
wheat and other foods over the
next two years, it was reliably re-
ported here Wednesday. • The
U.S.-Israel food pact, under which
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Israel Concerned Over
pired June 30, 1965.
Similar U.S. agreement for pro-
U.S., British Sale
vision of surplus foods to Egypt
to Saudis and Jordan
also expired last June 30. Two
JERUSALEM (JTA)—Plans of
days ago, however, the U.S.A. and
the United States and Britain to
Egypt signed a new pact, calling
supply Saudi Arabia and Jordan
for the shipment of $55,000,000
with substantial quantities of
of wheat and other food to
planes and missiles could upset
government in the next
the Middle East arms balance,
six months. It was expected here
Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel's Foreign
that resumption of surplus food
shipments to Israel may involve 14
Speaking in the Knesset, Mrs.
finanical terms similar to those ex-
Meir said that Israel had no choice
tended to Egypt. Under the new
but to increase its military capa-
U.S.-Egyptian pact, Cairo will pay
bilities as "the only guarantee for
in dollars for about a fourth of
peace" in the Middle East. She Luzzatto's Views
the American surplus foods and
told a deputy that "the day - will
the rest in local currency.
never come" when the Arabs will Are Evaluated in
Thanks ! and thanks again . . .
Sen. Jacob K. Javits, New York
possess military superiority" over
Republican, issued a statement *so many of my FRIENDS have flocked to my*
She said the Israel government Yeshiva U. Volume here Wednesday calling the Ameri-
Yeshivah University's latest edi- can agreement with Egypt "a poor *store that I have been forced to knock the*
"will take all steps necessary to
safeguard, nurture and even en- tion to Studies in Torah Judaism bargain." He declared that, by *walls down.
hance the inherent strength of the is an important study in the relig- getting the $55,000,000 worth of
Israeli defense forces."
ious philosophy of Samuel David U.S. foods, the Egyptian govern- *Rather than have dust, dirt and grime spoil*
Mrs. Meir made her statement Luzzatto, entitled "Luzzatto's Eth- ment will be able "to spend a like *beautiful merchandise . . .
shortly after the State Department ical-Psychological Interpretation of amcunt on war materials pur-
confirmed reports that the United Judaism." The author, Dr. Noah chased from the Soviets and par-
States had been shipping Patton H. Rosenbloom, is presently pro- tially financed through the sale
medium tanks to Jordan to help fessor of Jewish history and litera- of Egyptian cotton to the Rus-
modernize the Jordanian army. ture at Yeshivah University and is sians." He urged the administra-
Between 5 and 100 Patton tanks rabbi in East Flatbush. The editor tion to end its "contradictory
have been given to Jordan under of the Yeshiva University studies policy in the Middle East which,
on the one hand, looks to promote
the U.S. military assistance pro- is Dr. Leon D. Stitskin.
gram. A few weeks ago it was
Leading up to an evaluation of peace in that area, and, on the
announced that Britain and the Luzzatto's views on the natural other hand, tends to heat up the
United States planned to sell Saudi foundation of Judaism and on the arms race."
Arabia $400,000,000 worth of arms. dual aspects of the Jewish religion,
Israel has also asked Washing-
Britain will supply Lightning sup- Dr. Rosenbloom discusses meta- ton for a $39,000,000 loan for de-
ersonic fighter jets and the United physics in epistemology, atticism velopment projects. That proposal,
States is providing Hawk anti-air- and Judaism and the historic- however, is not involved in the -1 `
Sold elsewhere from $95 to $150
philosophical contexts in the Luz- surplus food request.
Israel Foreign Ministry sources zatto philosophy and thought.
World Bank Assistance
reacted sharply to Washington re-
To provide full understanding of Negotiated for Egypt
ports quoting the State Depart- Luzzatto's intepretations, this vol-
LONDON — Following immedi-
ment as saying that the Mideast ume contains the Luzzatto essay,
arms race had not yet been af- "The Foundations of the Torah,"
'Em All! $8950
in Cairo Monday between t h e
fected by the scheduled United translated
States and British arms shipments. Rosenbloom.
which America will supply the
The sources said that "western
Richly annotated, the Rosen- Nasser regime with $55,000,000
arms supplies" force the arms race
bloom work points out that Luz- worth of food in the next six
upward and "force Israel to take
zatto, the Italian Jewish scholar months, talks were opened in Cairo
measures to increase its deterrent
of the last century (1800-1865) for World Bank financing of Egyp-
$60 to $125 Values
They noted that Jordan and was "a philosopher rather than a tian development projects, accord-
theologian," that "his versatil- ing to dispatches received here
Saudi Arabia belong to the Unified
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ity and prolificacy was charac- from the Egyptian capital Tuesday. 4(
Arab Command and that the pro-
The principal Egyptian repre- 4C 40 A,
teristic of the philosophes of the
vision of western arms to the Arab
18th Century who had pursued sentative in those talks was Abdel
states "places a still bigger burden
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many interests with the same Moneim El-Kaissouny, deputy min-
on Israel" because Israel must
ister for financial and economic
eagerness and avidity.
immediately prepare for the situa_
Declaring that a rightful place in affairs, who signed the food agree-
tion a few years from now "when
increased Arab forces will be op- the history of modern Jewish ment Monday with 'U.S. Ambas-
thought is now being accorded to sador Lucius Battle. The pact
Mrs. Meir also told the Knesset Luzzatto, Dr. Rosenbloom thus calls for American supply of
$20 to $35 Values
750.000 tons of wheat and flour,
that shipment of United States evaluates Luzzato's approach:
surplus food to Egypt should be
"By accepting the empiricist-
conditional on the cessation of methodology he disqualified human 3,500 tons of tobacco and 500 tons
Egyptian President Nasser's "pol- reason as well as sense perception of poultry.
George D. Woods, president of
icy of aggression" because such from rendering any judgment or
grants enable Egypt to buy arms professing any knowledge in the the World Bank, officially known
from the Soviet Union.
realm of metaphysics. Since man as the International Bank for Re-
Israel's concern also was re- lacks the ability of reaching out construction and Development,
portedly indicated by Ambassador beyond the limitations inherent in which is an agency of the United
Avraham Harman during a con- his sensory apparatus, he could Nations, met with El-Kaissouny.
ference with Secretary of State therefore not be competent em- They were expected to discuss the
Dean Rusk. It was indicated that pirically to deny the existence of possibility of forming a consortium
the envoy called to Mr. Rusk's such a domain. The metaphysical by the bank itself and by leading
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