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July 29, 1966 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-07-29

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Jew of the Future:Dire Warnings in David Horowitz's
From "Israel" by Ludwig Lewisohn
I 'The Free World Colossus' Analyzed
The Jew of the future will un-

derstand both himself and the !
world better. That world cannot be
saved, cannot be redeemed from
chaos except through co-operation
and peace. Liberals and pacifists
and the truly ethically minded see
that. They know that the chivalric
instincts must fall into disuse, that
the gallant barbarisms of the
North will end by destroying civili-
zation unless they are curbed. Men
must return to the ideals which
Jesus derived from the prophets
and teachers of his people. The
world must be Christianized. The
world must be Judaized. The two

In this critical period, with war
threats hovering over this land,

when America set out on her post-
war path to contain revolution

"The Free World Colossus," by
David Horowitz, published by Hill
and Wang (141 5th, NY10), is a
most timely evaluation of the poli-
cies pursued by our government.

throughout the world, and threw


her immense power and influence
into the balance against the ris-
ing movement for social justice
among the poverty stricken two-
thirds of the world's population,
As the subtitle states, this the first victims of her deeds were
volume is "a critique of American the very ideals for a better world—
foreign policy in the cold war."
liberty, equality and self-determin-
Under review are the events ation—which she herself, in her
commencing with 1945, and the infancy, had done so much to fos-
beginnings of the cold war are ter."
traced, in retrospect as the author
are one .. .
"The Truman Doctrine of a
The Jew who sees these truths, world
divided into two opposing
* If• you want

who strives to build the state of
peace and justice first in Palestine,
next to co-operate with all men
who seek to build it elsewhere—
that Jew will be calmly and
serenely himself. Being a Jew is
what he owes mankind. It may be
that he will fail. It may be that
all those thousands of fine and
erect spirits among the Gentiles

camps proved to be a self-fulfill-
ing prophecy: given the mentality
of the Russian leaders, the whole
post-war United States policy of
facing the Soviets with an 'iron
fist' and 'strong language,' while
at the same time making it as
difficult as possible for them to

carry out the work of reconstruc-
tion, virtually ensured the 'ex-
pansion' that the policy, allegedly,

who are at one with him will fail.
It may be that the black reaction had been designed to prevent."
now upon the world will overhelm
The author shows how "U. S.
the great civilization of the West.
foreign policy failed to meet the
It may be . . . Then at least we
shall have been among the least challenge inherent in U. S.
guilty; we shall have tried; we ideals," in his description of how
repressive regimes were support-
shall have clung to the saving doc-
ed in Guatemala, Korea and
trines of our people. With Elijah
Vietnam: Israel does not enter
and Amos, with Jeremiah and
into the discussion, but the Mid-
Jesus we shall have stood unafraid
dle East situation is outlined
before the powers" of earth; we
in the Iran-Greece-Turkey chap-
'shall have loved the sojourner and
ter in which it is shown that
judged righteously between a man
during 1946 61, a quarter of out-
and his brother; we shall not have


brought vain oblations to the idols
of the marketplace; we shall have
striven that violence shall no more
be heard in the land, nor desola-

tion nor destruction within its bor-1
ders, but that its wall shall be call-
ed salvation and its gates, praise. I

Bulgaria Honors 3 Jews
in Performing Arts

right U. S. grants went to Tur-
key, Greece, South Korea, South
Vietnam and Formosa — "all
right-wing dictatorships opposed
to social change, and, with the
exception of Formosa, all hope-
lessly backward economically."

The failure to make peace, the
difficulties in attaining contain-
ment and the problems that arose

with the race for atomic weapons
supremacy are reviewed and ac-
counted for, and the author con-

SOFIA (JTA) — Three Jewish
personalities in the performing,
arts were among the list of Bul- cludes with an admonition, de-
garian citizens honored July 20 by ploring the emergent challenging

the presidium of the National As-
sembly which conferred various
orders and decorations.
The Jews honored included Dora
Gabai, a noted poetess; Matti Pin-
tas, a famous actress and singer
with the Sofia Opera Company;
and Nioma Belagorski, a promi-
nent film producer.

ELECT .. .


State Representative
Republican-16th Dist.

Political Advertisement


"In these dark times, when the

as a light and hope to oppressed

peoples was being tragically re-

versed and the new world colossus
was taking its place as one of the
great and hated oppressor nations,
the American people could ponder
with rue the prophetic words ut-
tered by John Quincy Adams in
his Independence Day Oration of
1821. Observing with pride that
`America goes not abroad in search
of monsters to destroy,' he warned
that if she did, though 'she might
become dictatress of the world,

she would no longer be the ruler

of her own spirit.' And indeed,




Short Term Ending Jon. 1, 1967


— Detroit Bar Association
Active in Jewish Community Organizations

. 4 .

• • •



Prif t

Pol. Adv.

to strengthen our Criminal Courts

you'll be smart to elect those most qualified.






His outstanding record merits your vote

Chairman, Michigan Liquor Control

Former Detroit and State Police'

Attorney, graduate of Wayne State University
and University of Michigan

His proven record of ability, experience,
honesty, good judgment, sense of fairness and
understanding warrants your confidence.

Rated "PREFERRED and Well Qualified by Civic Searchlight


Non-Partisan Judicial Ballot

This message paid for by Leonard N. Simons

U.S. Senator Bob Griffin

Paid for by Griffin for Senate Comm., K. E. Thompson, Treasurer •



status, by declaring:

nation's historic and revered role

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