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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-04-01

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Austrian Consul Norman Birnkrant Prisoner Trade Held by Egypt, Israel While UN Watches
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
feet into Egypt where the UNEF Services. He was convicted and
to The Jewish News)
Promoted Here by Foreign Minister
sent to prison for 18 years.
TEL AVIV — Israel and Egypt soldiers arrested them. Israel im-

Norman H. Birnkrant, Austrian
consul in Michigan for more than
12 years, has been appointed consul
general by the president of the Re-
public of Austria, Franz Jonas, and
the foreign minister, Dr. Bruno
Kreisky.
Birnkrant, who is also secretary
of the Detroit Consular Corps,
stated that the promotion is in line
with Austria's recognition of De-
troit's importance as an interna-
tional port center.
Birnkrant, a lifelong resident
of Detroit and a senior member
of the law firm of Birnkrant,
Birnkrant and Birnkrant, is one
of eight brothers who practiced
law in the same firm.
His parents were born in Vienna,
and came to the United States at
an early age.

Birnkrant

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has traveled on
six occasions
with Goodwill
Trade Missions
of t he Greater
Detroit Board of
Commerce a n d
the International
American Affairs
Section of the
U.S. S t at e De-
partment to some
99 countries. He
is presently
Birnkrant
a member of the
World Affairs Committee ' of the
Greater Detroit Board of Corn-
merce and international adviser on
world trade, a member of the Cir-
cumnavigators Club and vice pres-
ident and chairman of the recep-
lion committee of the Economic
club of Detroit.
Birnkrant is a special guest at
Wayne State University post- grad-
uate classes on international rela-
tions. His international work start-
ed at an early age when he was
chairman of the U. S. Junior Cham-
ber of Commerce International Re-
lations Committee and later the
U. S. Chamber of Commerce.
He is president of the Jaycee
Alumni Association for Detroit and
Windsor and was affiliated with
the U.S. State Department as sec-
retary for Inter-American Affairs
Center, which was headed by Nel-
son Rockefeller, and has traveled
extensively to help launch the U. S.
Marshall Plan.
He is a member of the Mich-
igan Bar Association, interna-
tional and comparative law sec-

ENJOY

KOSHER ZION

PRODUCTS

STRICTLY KOSHER FOR

tion, International Bar Associa-
tion, the American Society of In-
ternational Law, Detroit Bar As-
sociation, American Trial Law-
yers Association, American Arbi-
tration Association, Federal Bar
Association and the World Trade
Club of Detroit.
He has recently written booklets
for the legal profession, "Reliefs
and Remedies of International Liti-
gation" and "A Diploma for Di-
plomacy."
In 1959, Birnkrant was honored
by the Republic of Austria with
the Gold Medal of Honor for serv-
ices in behalf of the Republic of
Austria, which is the highest honor
bestowed on a non-Austrian citizen.
In 1961, he was honored by the
mayor of Salzburg with the Max
Reinhardt Medal for his work as
honorary chairman of the Interna-
tional Foundation. Mozarteum, be-
ing the first recipient of such an
award in the United States.
Married to Phyllis Z. Birnkrant,
he resides at 1525 Balmoral.

Brevities

THE DETROIT AND OAK-
LAND COUNTY PLANNED PAR-
ENTHOOD LEAGUE will hold its
10th white elephant sale, April

28 at Christ Church, Grosse

Pointe. Proceeds go to help sup-
port birth control and family-
planning clinics in seven locations
in Wayne and Oakland counties.
Mrs. Theodore Jacobwitz, 19344
Strathcona, is taking donations
from the Northwest area.
* * *
CANCER RESEARCH REPORT,
a series of half-hour programs
produced by the research informa-
tion branch, National Cancer In-
stitute, will start 7 p.m. Tuesday
on radio station WDET. Programs
will include information on cancer
and lukemia research, treatment
and diagnosis.
* * *
The NAACP will hold its second
annual SIP-IN FOR FREEDOM, 9
a.m. April 6 in the Gold Room of
the Twenty Grand Club. There will
be name entertainment, and the
proceeds from the tickets will go to
support the civil rights movement.
• * *
The Foster Parents Mission Club
has formed a FAMINE FUND FOR
INDIA in addition to its program
of allowing persons to adopt a des-
titute child from India, East Pakis-
tan and/or Burma. Donations can
be sent to the Famine Fund, care
of the Foster Parents Mission
Club, 121 E. Boston Blvd., De-
troit 2.

mediately asked for their re-
lease, but Egypt made the re-
turn of the three Israelis con-
ditional on Israel's agreement to
release three Egyptians. Suc-
cessful talks were held at the
Un Secretariat headquarters in
New York on the exchange.
The Israelis reported that they
had been tortured during interro-
gations by the Egypitans and had
been given little water and bad
food. They could hardly walk as
they crossed over into Israel.
The three Egyptians were Ka-
bruk Yakobian, Khamis Abdul Ka-
der and Husseil el Khawani.
Yakobian, an Armenian born in
Egypt, was sent to spy in Israel,
arriving as an "immigrant from
South America" in 1961. He settl-
Philadelphia Center Gets ed in Ashkelon, joined the Is-
$256,459 Grant for Aged raeli Army and was about to be
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — A married when he was arrested in
grant of $256,459 has been awarded 1963 after having been shadowed
by the National Institute of Men- for months by the Israeli Security
tal Health of the Philadelphia
Geriatric Center, it was announced
IF YOU TURN THE
T•C•
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by Harry A. Robinson, president
of the center.
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The latter includes the Hospital
UPSIDE DOWN YOU WON'T
and Home for the Jewish Aged,
FIND A FINER WINE THAN
two apartment houses for aged
residents adjoining the institution,
York Houses North and South, and
the Gerontological Research In-
Milan Wineries, Detroit, Mich.
4 11
stitute.



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PAUL NEWMAN'S

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, April 1, 1966-23

We make this annual statement to clear up any misunderstanding that may arise as e result
Of our advertising of 0 Varieties in this publication during the rest of the year.

A Happy Passover to you! • H.J.Heinz Company



PAUL NEWMAN

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THAT SAVE YOU CASH!

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varieties which
bear the o seal on
their labels are
not kosher
far Passover.

Abie Starts Talking

Abraham Jacob Nathan, better
known to the world as Able Na-
than, the 39-year-old ex-airline
pilot who flew a small plane from
Israel to Cairo on a peace mission,
talks to newsmen at Kennedy In-
ternational Airport, New York.
He has been in this country in
hopes of holding talks that will
lead to peace between Israel and
her neighbors.

2 SER O V FE UY SOT U O I

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The other two men also were
sent to Israel by Egyptian intel-
ligence. They were arrested in
1955 and 1959, respectively, and
received prison terms of 12 years
and 15 years.

exchanged six prisoners Tuesday
at a border point in an agreement
reached after intervention by the
United Nations Secretariat in New
York.
Israel handed over three Egyp-
tians who were arrested, tried and
sentenced to prison terms on espi-
onage charges. The three Israelis
involved in the exchange were
arrested by UN Emergency Force
soldiers after an accidental bor-
der crossing and were turned over
by UNEF to Egyptian authorities.
Oded Meir, David Chanuka
and his son, Shmuel Chanuka,
all from Herzliah, went to a
market near the Egyptian bor-
der last August and inadvert-
ently crossed a few hundred

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