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GOP Nat'l. Chairman Brazilian Jewry
to Join Talks Over
'Rat Fink' Inquiry
Bnai Brith Office
`Ferment in Theology'
Parley to Draw Jewish,
NEW YORK — Reform Judaism
TRENTON, N.J. (JTA) — Ray
hold a conference on the "Fer-
Bliss, Republican national com-
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA) — A will
mittee chairman, agreed to discuss resolution was adopted here by ment in Contemporary Theology"
with New Jersey state and national the Confederation of Jewish Com- with leading Protestant and Jewish
Republican officials a stalemated munities in Brazil, opposing the scholars April 28 at the House
By BORIS SMOLAR
inquiry into alleged anti-Semitic opening of a bureau in this coun- of Living Judaism.
(Copyright, 1966, JTA, Inc.)
and anti-Negro activities of a try by Bnai Brith. "It has been
The symposium hopes to "con-
COMMUNAL NOTES: The leadership of the United Jewish Appeal— rightist faction in the New Jersey shown that activities of Bnai Brith front both religious groups with-
especially UJA General Chairman Max M. Fisher—has good reasons Young Republican organization, it in countries outside North Amer- those questions that are of utmost
to feel satisfied the way the UJA fund-raising campaign is now going. A was reported here Monday.
ica are not always in the interests concern to the contemporary
15 per cent increase in contributions is now noted, as compared with
The chairman's office said the of the local Jewish communities. religionist." The meeting was plan-
the results of the campaign last year during the same period.
meeting would be held in Washing- The establishment of a Bnai Brith ned by the commissions on inter-
Leading in the increases are the "big givers." With the 1966 ton next Monday. Those attend- bureau here would constitute an faith activities and worship of Re-
campaign now only about three months old, more than $9,000,000 ing will include Richard Smith, uninvited intervention in the inner form Judaism — joint bodies of
has come in from 328 contributors. The same people contributed about executive director of the state affairs of the Brazilian Jewish the Union of American Hebrew
$7,500,000 last year. Notable increases averaging 15 per cent, were committee; Mrs. Katherine Neu- community," the resolution stated. Congregations and the Central
given also by other larger contributors. On March 1, 416 contributors berger, national committeewoman;
Explaining the position of the Conference of American Rabbis.
Participants include Dr. Hans
were listed as having given to this year's campaign the sum of and Clark Allen, president of the confederation, President Moyses
$11,580,000, as compared with $10,000,000 which the same people gave New Jersey Young Republicans. Kauffmann said that the objection Jonas, professor of philosophy, New
The national and state Young to the establishment of a Bnai School for Social Research; Rabbi
to the UJA a year ago.
New Jersey have Brith office here "is based on David Polish, Beth Emet, Evans-
Altogether, the UJA drive yielded during its first three months been locked in
in a dispute over standing policy to oppose offices ton, Ill., and the moderator, Rabbi
more than $25,830,000 which exceeds by more than $3,350,000 the
the transcript of a secret meet- of this kind of outside organiza- Dudley Weinberg, Milwaukee,
amounts raised in the first three months of 1965. Many contributors
ing conducted by the national
have, for the first time, come into the category of $10,000 givers. And YR office in Trenton, last Febru- tion." He added that exceptions chairman, commission on worship
are made when such offices are of Reform Judaism.
quite a number of them have increased their contributions by 50
ary. The national and state believed to be "essential" but
The conference, by invitation
probes stemmed from charges "only within the framework of the only, will be attended by about
All this, plus the fact the year is still young for the UJA campaign,
that anti-Semitic and anti-Negro
100 leading Reform Jewish laymen
gives the UJA leadership the assurance that, in 1966, more funds will song fests were held at YR confederation."
He stressed that relations be- and rabbis, as well as Protestant
be raised than in 1965—which showed a good increase over the
parties during the state conven- tween the confederation and Bnal clergy and lay leaders, from all
results of the 1964 drive. Primary credit for this achievement goes
tion last May, and at the nation- Brith remained friendly and parts of the country.
to the efforis of Mr. Fisher who spares no time in stimulating al convention in Miami last June. harmonious and that many Bnai
American Jewry to higher giving. His charming personality has
by the rightist faction, self- Brith leaders were distinguished THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
gained him friends in many communities which he visits constantly on named as "Rat Finks."
members of the confederation's 12-Friday, April 15, 1966
behalf of the United Jewish Appeal and his personal appearances in
The state YR investigators held executive.
these communities have brought warm response to the UJA needs. His two hearing in March, at which
home town Detroit, where he is "the Jewish leader Number One," they heard testimony that de-
has given him remarkable support in his efforts on behalf of the UJA, famatory songs were sung by
With Articles on Israel
being proud of his national leadership.
Credit for the successful outlook of this year's campaign goes also at private gatherings. Introduced Banned in Morocco
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PARIS (JTA) — A number of
to Rabbi Herbert Friedman, executive vice-chairman of the UJA. He at the hearings were copies of
mimeographed song-sheets con- French periodicals containing ar-
is the dynamo of the UJA.
taining such words as "kikes" and ticles dealing with Israel were
MILITARY NOTES: The announcement by. the State Department that "niggers."
banned in Morocco, it was reported
the United States will provide Jordan with military supersonic jets—
here. Among them were a series of
for which Jordanian fliers are being trained in this country—comes
at a time of shifts in the distribution of world power, and is causing
;Israel anxiety. It also comes at a time when Jordan has made a in Jerusalem Service
JERUSALEM, Jordan Sector — journal, La Croix, and an article
dangerous step which could lead to clashes on the Jordan-Israel
At a Christian religious ceremony
Israel's economic situation. Unzer
Almost unnoticed in this country passed the fact that King
Wort, a Yiddish paper published in
Hussein of Jordan has now surrendered to one of Nasser's lieutenants, lice had to form a cordon around Paris, which was admitted unhind-
Ahmad Shukairy, who seeks to organize Arab refugees into military
ered until two weeks ago, also has
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units for his Palestine Liberation Organization which is sworn to the ers.
been banned in Morocco.
"liberation of Palestine." Hussein has not yet agreed to the formation
of separate military units independent of his own Arab Legion; how- a screaming throng inside the
Bernie Lepkofer represented the
ever, he signed a dangerous agreement with Shukairy under which the church of the Holy Sepulchre as North in the North-South Juda
pilgrims struggled to be first to
PLO is allowed to open offices all over Jordan.
light candles in an Eastern Rite Championships.
The agreement also provides that PLO officers can move about Christian ceremony observed on
freely throughout Jordan and can arm posts on the Israel frontier. Easter.
Under the agreement, the PLO is permitted to levy taxes and to
About 10,000 Arab, Armenian and
'assess all Jordanian civil servants earning more than 20 dinars a Greek Orthodox Christians jammed
month with a tax of about 2 per cent of their salaries.
the church. The fight started be-
The King of Jordan permitted Shukairy to establish PLO youth tween various sects, and 300 po-
camps for military training and "national awakening." PLO will be licemen were overcome by the
allowed to use telephone, telegram and mail without cost, as well as to ensuing crush.
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broadcast one hour every day over the Amman Radio. The agreement
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also gives the PLO the right to hold fund-raising meetings in Jordan Israel Arrests Four
and to distribute propaganda literature. All this paves the way for
ALL DAY SATURDAY BANKING
as Spying Suspects
increased military preparations against Israel on Jordanian soil.
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Two Arabs
All deposits insured up to $10,000
As to the shifts in the distribution of world powers which may and two Bedouins from the Haifa
by the Federal Deposit Insurance
affect Israel, the Israel Government is especially concerned over area were arrested three weeks
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Britain's intention to liquidate the last outposts of her former empire ago on suspicion of spying for
by giving up her forces "East of Suez." This may adversely affect Syria and aiding infiltrators, offi-
Israel's navigation in the Red - Sea.
JOE KAY.' WOO M,AY
JOEI 'MAY JOE MAY
Britain is about to relinquish her Aden protectorate. Anti-British
After their arrest, police found
opposition in Aden which has been provoking local trouble, is today an arms cache in a field near
actively supported by Egypt. Thus, when the British leave Aden, the Haifa. The collection included four
Egyptians or their local followers are likely to assume control. In hand grenades, a machinegun of
preparation for this, Nasser is reneging on his agreement to withdraw the type used by infiltrators and
his troops from Yemen, American pressure to this effect notwith- several hundred rounds of ammu-
Israel might be affected by changes in Aden, with regard to
'marine access to the port of Eilat, on the Red Sea coast. Sailing up the Uruguay Intellectuals
Red Sea is made possible passing through the Straits of Perim, just Send Appeal to Russia
off Aden. If domination of these straits gets into Egyptian hands,
on Rights for Jews
shipping to Israel might be in danger.
MONTEVIDEO (JTA)—A group
of Uruguayan intellectuals, includ-
'population. But, according to the Anti-Defamation League of Bnai ing the rector of Montevideo Uni-
Brith, they buy 25 per cent of all the books purchased in the United
the Appointment of
States. This may be one of the reasons why so many books on Jewish Soviet Union to extend to Soviet
themes are being published now in this country. No solid publishing Jewry
the same rights enjoyed by
house can now lose money on books written by a Jewish author or on other minorities in accordance
subjects of interest to Jewish readers.
with the Soviet Constitution.
Somewhat different is the situation with books written by rabbis
or dealing with Jewish religion. These are sold mainly to congregational
libraries in synagogues, or to readers interested specifically in study- Memorial Wall Dedication
ing the Jewish past. A good many such books have made their appear-
LOS ANGELES — More than
as New Car Sales Manager
' ance during the last few years, and their number is continuing to grow.
1,000 members from the more
than 20 survivor organizations
that make up the United Los
Honor Director, Wife on 25th Anniversary Year
CLEVELAND—Dr. and Mrs. Ju- est institutions for the aged. Angeles Memorial Committee,
lius Weil, directors at the Monte- Among the innovations he insti- will join with dignitaries from
fiore Home, Cleveland Heights,
were honored by the board of
directors on the occasion of their trained case workers, psychologic- and friends of Temple Beth Am,
Phone: TE 4-4440
25th year of service to the home al testing, psychiatric service, as the Temple dedicates its Me-
physical and occupational therapy. morial Wall to the Martyred Six
Out of Town Calls Accepted
for the aged.
The couple, who fled Germany Million Jews, April 24, 2:30 p.m.,
Dr. Weil is director and his wife
is in charge of social services at in 1936, holds a number of awards at the Temple, 1039 South LaCie-
nega Blvd., Los Angeles.
the home, one of the nation's fin- for their services to the aged.
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