USSR Jews' Status Still Precarious
Israel Population Reaches 2,600,000
(JTA)—Israel's population reached 2,600,000 at the
as Aides to Egypt the plight of Soviet Jewry, which that the USSR repress continuing end JERUSALEM
of last year, according to figures released by the Central Bureau
many leaders in Italian manifestations of anti-Semitism. A of Statistics. The total included 300,000 non-Jews.
Probed by the U.S. attracted
culture and the arts, was told that, resolution expressing the sense of
WASHINGTON (JTA) — T h e
United States Department of Jus-
tice made known that it has
launched an investigation of Amer-
ican scientists reportedly secretly
working on military missiles for
Egypt and will prosecute such per-
sons if violations of Federal laws
J. Walter Yeagley, Assistant At-
torney General and head of the
Internal Security Division, wrote
Rep. Seymour Halpern, New York
Republican, that the Justice De-
partment has decided to act on this
situation in response to the Con-
gressman's request. "in view of pos-
sible compromise of classified
material which might be involved."
Mr. Yeagley said "if our inquiry
reflects any violation of Federal
law, you may be assured that
prompt and effective steps will be
taken to prosecute those respon-
sible for the violation." He added
"your concern in bringing this mat-
ter to the attention of the Attor-
ney General is greatly appreci-
Recruitment of Physicians
The Committee on Manpower
Opportunities in Israel, on behalf
of the ministry of health and Ku-
pat Cholim, is embarked on a pro-
gram to bring several groups of
American physicians to Israel for
out-patient clinics and hospitals.
The two scheduled departures are
February and August.
despite some concessions by Soviet
authorities, the position of Soviet
Jews remained precarious.
The evaluation was presented by
Daniel Mayer, of Paris, president
of the League of Human Rights
and former French Cabinet Minis-
ter. Mayer noted Soviet Pre-
mier Kosygin's public condemna-
tion of anti-Semitism in Riga last
July, which was featured in Prav-
da. He said one could also men-
tion a proposed monument at Babi
Yar, the ravine where the Nazis
slaughtered many thousands of
Jewish men, women and children
in 1941, and the authorization for
printing of 10,000 Jewish prayer-
He called the concessions a kind
of re-conquest of positions which
the USSR had never admitted "to
have been fallen." He asserted that
many circles in the Soviet Union
remained dogmatically opposed to
Jews. He cited in evidence the ef-
fort last year by the Soviet Union
to bracket Zionism with Nazism
at the United Nations.
Prof. Aldo Garoschi, of Turin
University, recalled the repudia-
tion by the Soviet Communist
Party of T. T. Kichko's "infamous"
books, "Judaism Without Embell-
ishment," and some other improve-
ments. However, he demanded that
t';•e Soviet government should al-
low reunion of Jewish families by
permitting Soviet Jews who wished
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A Weekly Column for the Advanced
Editor: DR. SHLOMO KODESH
Easy conversations taken from everyday life in Israel
colloquialisms and proverbs!
The 1965 figure represented a population increase of 2.9 per cent
the speeches and proposals was
adopted, and addresed to the So- during the year compared with a 3.9 per cent increase during 1964.
The slower rate of population growth last year was attributed to a
decrease in immigration.
Ukrainian Nazi Executed
Israel's Arab population is growing at a much faster rate than is
LONDON (JTA)—A Ukrainian the Jewish,
official statistics show. During the past 12 years, the
war criminal convicted of having Jewish natural increase fell from 26.3 per thousand to 16.2.
murdered 200 Jews in KraSno-
At the same time, the Arab rate rose from 37.8 per thousand to
Armeisk, in the USSR, during
World War II, was sentenced to 48. One-third of Israel's Jewish population is aged 14 or under, but
death and executed immediately, a the same age group constitute half of the Arab population.
dispatch from Moscow reported.
The man's name was A. Sku- 300,000 Tourists in 1965
WHEN YOU Ric A COCKTAIL
HAIFA (ZINS)—A total of
blenka. The Soviet court that tried
him found he was a Nazi police- 296,391 tourists visited Israel in
man and had wiped out the entire 1965 as compared with 251,264 in
Jewish population in Krasno 1964, according to a report by the
Armeisk, numbering 200 persons, Ministry of Tourism. In the month
UNITED BRANDS ■ DETROIT, U. S.
of December a total of 18,894
tourists arrived in Israel as corn
Russians Omit Jewish ID pared with 16,148 in the same
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
month last year.
From Album of Heroes
Friday, January 28, 1966-11
LONDON (JTA)—None of the 10--48110----011 ■---■—■ 10.---40.-41 ■ --.10.--.0.--40.-40,-.--.....—...e
Jews included in an album of 40
photographs of World War II he-
roes of the Soviet Union is iden-
tified as such, according to infor-
mation received here from Mos-
Each photograph carries some
biographical data and, in most
cases, the ethnic origin of the in-
dividual is included. But not a
single Jew is identified as such.
Miami Jewish Service Gets
$201,488 Grant From U.S.
MIAMI (JTA)—A Federal grant
of $201,488 was made to the Jew-
ish Vocational Service of Miami to
finance a project in connection
it was announced by Mrs. Char-
les P. Feinberg, president of the
JVS. The grant, given by the Of-
fice of Economic Opportunity, in
Washington, will make it possible
for the JVS, in conjunction with
the Economic Opportunity Pro-
gram of Dade County, to evaluate
the effectiveness of pre-vocation-
al training in sheltered workshops
prior to on-the-job training.
A group of 300 trainees will re-
ceive intensive evaluation and
training in the JVS sheltered
ROOM FOR 9 MORE COUPLES
workshop prior to job placement.
Sholem Aleichem Work
LONDON (JTA)—The Latvian
Soviet State Publishing House, at
Riga, has published a Latvian
translation of some of the works
of Sholem Aleichem, in honor of
the 50th anniversary of the death
of the famous Jewish author, it
was reported here.
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GIs Stationed in Germany
MUNICH (JTA)—The newspa-
per Abend-Zeitung charged that
the Ku Klux Klan has enrolled 2,-
000 members among United States
forces stationed in West Germany
and that the Klansmen have ac-
claimed Adolf Hitler as "an idol."
U.S. Army headquarters in Hei-
delberg denied knowledge of Klan
activity in West Germany and said
that existence of any group within
the Army numbering 2,000 could
not go unnoticed. The Army said
it would not permit KKK activity
of any kind among United States
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