Luce-Segal Research on 'Sleep' Mapai to Consider
Traces Subject to itlaimonitles, Return of Lavon's
• Admits Question Unanswerable Faction
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Confer on Aid Talks
Eban, Envoy to Bonn
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to The Jewish News)
JERUSALEM — Foreign Min-
ister Abba Eban conferred here
Wednesday with Israel's ambas-
sador to West Germany, Asher
Ben Nathan, and with other offi-
cials about the next round of con-
ferences to be held in Bonn con-
cerning West Germay's promise to
aid Israel economically.
mon Market. Participating in those
talks were the ministers of fin-
ance, trade and industry and ag-
riculture as well as Israel's am-
bassadors to the Euromart, France
and Germany and the directors
general of the ministries involved.
to The Jewish News)
Two able writers—Gay Gaer the day into thirds. The doctrine
TEL AVIV—The policy-making
Luce, an award winner for scien- of eight hours' sleep has been
bodies of the Mapai party will
propounded ever since, on the
tific writing and research, and Dr.
shortly consider the reinstatement
basis of no partciular scientific
Julius Segal, a psychologist asso-
Rusk to Skirt Mid-East
information since almost none of the "Min Hayesod" group, a fac-
ciated with the National Institute
WASHINGTON — State Depart-
exists, and despite the variance
of Mental Health—have combined
spokesman Robert McCloskey
ship of Pinhas Lavon who had
exhibited by the sleeping popu-
their efforts to produce a most
February, and after four sessions said today that Secretary of State
revealing book, "Sleep," published
adjourned in March until April Dean Rusk will not visit Cairo or
They also show that it is not months ago, Mrs. Golda Meir, 27. At the conclusion of the first any other point in the Near East
by Coward-McCann (200 Madison,
necessarily night that calls for
round of talks, a joint Israeli later this month when he attends
the CENTO conference in Turkey.
Dr. Segal is the brother of Rabbi sleep. To illustrate, they relate:
Lavon is the former Israeli de- German communique had stated
"The Hungarian playwright, Fe-
Jacob Segal of Detroit's Adas Sha-
fense minister and second gen- that the negotiators agreed that a
lom Synagogue. Here for the Pass-
eral of Histadrut, Israeli federa- basis exists for an agreement for
over holiday with Mrs. Segal, he was such a night owl that he saw tion of labor, who was put in West German economic aid to Is-
brought the first copy of the book daylight only when he was forced political limbo in Israel, being rael. In addition to Ambassador
with him. It is due off the press
Ben Nathan, those attending the
the springtime streets of Budapest blamed for a "security mishap" conference with Eban included
during the coming week.
to get to court, he remarked in that had occurred in 1954.
The amazing result of the surprise about the number of .peo-
In November, 1964, Lavon, hav- the other members of Israel's
Luce-Segal study is the explana- ple on the streets at that hour. ing formed a faction called "Min delegation to Bonn who will parti-
tion it offers of sleep, the still- , Are they all witnesses?' he asked." Hayesod" (From the Roots), seced- cipate in the talks to be resumed
ness that overtakes creatures,
Texts recorded in this volume, ed from Mapai, and about 135 Ma-
the complicated therapies for scientific research, even if the re- pai members joined him in turn-
After that conference, Eban con-
sleep, the revolutionizing of the
sults still are scanty, make "Sleep" ing in their Mapai Party member- ferred with members of an inter-
concept of rest during the 10
a most interesting and revealing ship cards. However, the group ministry group which considered
years of the two authors' re- work. The combined Luce-Segal never went as far as campaign- steps for Israel's eventual asso-
effort has produced an illuminat- ing against Mapai in last fall's ciation with the European Com-
What, after all, is sleep? Mrs. ing tract well worth reading and general elections.
In her statement Wednesday,
Luce and Dr. Segal concede:
studying—for its entertaining as
FIRST INVESTORS CORPORATION
Mrs. Meir underscored the dis-
"With imposiye farce, this era of well as instructive values.
SPECIALISTS IN' MUTUAL FUNDS
tinction between "Min Hayesod"
sleep research has brOken through
SANFORD W. FRIEDMAN
and Rafi, the dissident political
conceptual barriers that obscured Minnesota Jews Plead
group under the leadership of
both the importance and nature of
2990 WEST GRAND BLVD.
ex-Prime Minister David Ben-
sleep. It has produced for us a With Archbishop Against
1 block South of 7
sizable bounty of practical appli- Endorsing Deicide Film
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tively against the Mapai-Ahdut
cations, and of questions that
MINNEAPOLIS (JTA) — The Avoda alignment ticket in the
could not have been asked a dec-
ade earlier. We are still left with Archdiocese of St. Paul was urged last elections.
Mrs. Meir said she expects to
The Men's Club of Congregation B'nai Moshe
the oldest question of all: What - is by the Jewish Community Rela-
sleep? We cannot answer it. Per- tions Council of Minnesota to re- confer soon with Yitzhak Ben Aha-
haps we have learned that it is the consider its endorsement of the ron, a leading member of Ahdut
wrong question. Physicists used planned commercial showing in the Avoda, who has proposed that Rafi
to ask: What is an atom? At first area, of a film an the life of Jesus be folded into the alignment that
they seemed to find only mass and widely denounced by Jewish groups now includes only his party and
SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 9:00 P.M.
charge. Then powerful instruments as perpetuating "age-old hatreds" Mapai. That proposal has received
IN THE HARRY ROSMAN HALL OF THE
revealed a host of transient par- and the charge of deicide against a favorable reaction from Rafi
Synagogue, 10 Mile Road, Oak Park
ticles, obeying subtle forces, spin- Jews.
A Hot Petite Buffet Dinner — Champagne Cocktails — Sweet Table.
Music by Dick Stein's Orchestra.
ning -in different directions. Each
Samuel Scheiner, executive di-
discovery revealed a more mysteri- rector of the council, protested the lief that Rafi members had had
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC — YOU'LL BE GLAD YOU CAME
Reservations accepted at the Synagogue Office.
ous constellation. So with sleep .. . endorsement in a letter to Arch- no reasonable grounds for leaving
"Each discovery leads inward bishop Leo Binz. The official said Mapai and "nothing stops them
. . . Discoveries prompted by hu- the film, "The Redeemer," had led now from returning to Mapai."
man sleep inevitably raise ques- a rabbi to declare that "the film
tions about what is happening was so damaging to the Jewish Israeli Choir Selected
underneath the skin, and while the community that not even 10,000 for Commemoration
answers might not be compre- classroom hours will be able to
JERUSALEM—The Rinat Israel
hensible to most people, they are erase the visual and psychic ex- Chamber Choir has been selected
indeed being found by an army of perience" of seeing it.
as one of five international choirs
biologically oriented scientists. . ."
Scheiner told the prelate that the to per f o r m the five books of
Many elements related to
Jewish community "has been Madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi,
sleep are explored in this book.
greatly concerned about the show- in commemoration of the com-
They show how the "sleeping
ing" of "The Redeemer" despite poser's 400th anniversary.
shroud evolved" and they state
"considerable r eviSio n s and
The European Broadcasting
that "the neat bedclothing and
changes" in the original version. Union plans to broadcast all the
nightdress of today are recent
He cited a review of the film by composer's work in 1967, and the
innovations." They add: "The
a Jewish film advisory committee Rinat Choir will record the third
first beds were earth, straw and
in which "every member" of the book of Madrigals for that purpose.
skins. Although the Bible com-
committee felt that the film had "a Musical director of the choir is
ments about Queen Esther's lux-
very damaging and inflammatory Gary Bertini.
urious bed of cushions, it really
depiction of the crucifixion" and
consisted of a few pillows on the that despite the revisions, the over-
Revises School Calendar
all effect remained "disastrous". in Consideration of Jews
Describing sleep as "a resistless He added that the film "perpetu-
LOS ANGELES (JTA) — The
master," it is pointed out: "Unlike ates the old myth of the Jews as
the basic biological drives of hun- deicides and therefore furthers Los Angeles Board of Education
voted to revise the 1966-67 school
ger and sex, the power of sleep anti-Semitism."
calendar to permit some 100,000
can suddenly overtake a driver on
Scheiner stressed that his letter Jewish pupils and 3,000 Jewish
the road, a soldier on sentry duty was not "for the purpose of urging
or in a slit trench. People have censorship" of the film. In view of teachers to observe the two days
slept in mine shafts and bogs, on the recent Vatican declaration on of the Jewish New Year without
loss of school time or salaries.
rafts and in space capsules, and the Jews, he said, he was confident
The revision changes the open-
in the unimaginable quarters "you would want to have this infor-
ing date from September 12 to
provided by the Nazis to their con- mation prior to this film's being
September 19. It followed lengthy
centration camp victims. At Au- shown to this area's Catholic popu-
efforts by Jewish teachers to ob-
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schwitz, men accustomed to com- lation so that you can preview the taM such a revision. Two of the
fort huddled in plank tiers, nine film and evaluate its effect on teachers, Harold Dener and Louis
of them in a seven-foot shelf, shar- Catholic youngsters who may be Barak of San Fernando Valley,
ing two blankets in the bitter cold, exposed to a movie which perpe- urged Los Angeles Jewry to ex-
DON'T FUSS — DON'T CUSS — CALL US
using their mud-caked shoes as tuates the age-old hatreds and pre- press thanks to the board.
pillows. Cramped, cold and afraid, judices which have been borne by
they still slept and for a few hours the Jews because of the inflamma-
escaped, oblivious to their pain. tory depiction of the crucifixion." U.S. Enters Pan-American
When life becomes unendurable
The United States has accepted
sleep is the escape possible for
JVVB Joins Conference
an invitation to participate in the
all men. . . ."
NEW YORK (JTA) — The affi- sixth Pan-American Maccabiah
"Centuries ago," the two au-
thors point out, Maimonides de- liation of the National Jewish Wel- Games in Sao Paolo, Brazil, from
creed, 'The day and night is 24 fare Board with the American Jew- Aug. 23-28. Acceptance was an-
hours. It is enough for a man to ish Conference on Soviet Jewry nounced by the United States Com-
sleep one third of them.' He was was announced here by Rabbi Is-
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10—Friday, April 15, 1966
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