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September 30, 1966 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-09-30

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Friday, September 30, 1966 7
U.S. Jews Split
on Vietnam Issue, Full Freedom to Jews Assured



Poll Confirms

by Argentine Foreign Minister

NEW YORK (JTA)—The views
of American Jews on United States
involvement in the Vietnam war –_Nicanor Costa Mendez, foreign ) phatically that Argentina extends
freedoms to the Jews in
—subject of a heated controve rsy minister of Argentina, assured Is- fullest
the country.
in the Jewish community Inv olv- raeli Foreign Minister Abba Eban
Regarding Israel, Casta Mendez
ing President Johnson—are s plit that, contrary to reports giving
pretty much like the attitudes of "a wrong picture" of the policies assured Eban that his government
Americans generally, according to of the new Argentina regime under supports Israel. He urged Eban to
a Gallup Poll.
Gen. Juan Carlos Ongania, th persuade the Israeli government
The poll asked a typical s am- Buenos Aires government extends e to ask Israeli President Zalinan
piing: "Do you approve or dis ap- full freedoms to all peoples in tha t Shazar to visit Argentina.
had been scheduled to
.prove of the way President Jo hn- country, including the sizeable Jew _
. Shazar
visit Argentina last summer dur-
;son is handling the situation in ish community in Argentina.
ing a tour of several Latin Ameri-
Vietnamr Forty-three per c ent
Costa Mendez was one of seven
approved, 40 per cent disapprov ed, foreign ministers with whom Eban can countries. However, that visit
and 17 per cent had no opini on. met here in continuing his series was cancelled, since the political
overturn of the Buenos Aires
A sampling of Jewish res-
of high-level conversations with government coincided with Presi-
pondents showed that 41 per
many of the world statesmen at-
cent approved, 41 per cent dis- tending the current session of the dent Shazar's scheduled trip to
approved and 18 per cent had General Assembly. Among others, Buenos Aires.
no opinion. The vote of a sam- Eban conferred with Poland's for-
In his conference with Rapacki,
pling of Protestant Americans . eign minister Adam Rapacki, con-
Eban and the Polish foreign
minister resumed discussions
was similar, but a majority of sidered one of the key Soviet bloc
they began last May, when Eban
Catholics — 54 per cent — ap-
statesmen here for the Assembly.
visited Warsaw. On the agenda
proved the President's role.
As he did in most of his con-
were the traditional Polish-Is-
Three weeks ago, the Jewish
ferences with the various for-
raeli atmosphere of friendly re-
War Veterans met with President eign ministers here, Eban talked
lations, including bilateral inter-
Johnson and subsequently told the with the Argentine foreign pol-
ests in Polish-Israeli political,
press that the President had ex- icy chief mainly about mutual
economic ang cultural relations.
pressed "surprise" at the lack of efforts to coordinate the poli-
Jewish support for his Vietna m cies of the two governments re-
Accompanying Eban to the talk
policy, and that the President h ad garding general issues before
with Rapacki was Gideon Raphael ,
linked American Jewish backing the United Nations at the pres-
vice chairman of Israel's delega-
of that policy with United States ent time; bilateral relations con- tion to this year's assembly, who
aid to Israel.
cerning economic, social and had been with Eban in the Polish
As a result of growing concern technical matters; and the vari-
capital when he talked with War-
over the President's purported
saw's foreign minister last spring.
ous Middle East issues, especi-
views. 40 Jewish leaders held a
The Eban-Rapacki conference
ally the question of Arab refu-
meeting with Arthur J. Goldberg,
was Israel's first high-level talk
gees, to be debated by the
here this year with any represen-
United States ambassador to the assembly this year.
United Nations, who reportedly
tative of the Soviet bloc at this
However, the foreign minister year's assembly.
clarified the President's position of Argentina, noting that his gov-
and assured the Jewish leaders the eminent felt
included one
eent felt that Israel has a spe-. with J. M.
A. H. Luns
President did not seek to link cial interest in affairs concerning
Jewish views with aid to Israel. all Jewish people, referred to the minister of The Netherlands; and
The position of the Jewish lead- fact that, as he stated, many press these other foreign ministers: An-
ers that American Jews did not accounts have wrongfully reported tonio Carillo Flores of Mexico;
have any uniform view, as Jews, that Argentina's new regime was Rene Chalmers of Haiti; Samuel
on the Vietnam struggle was thus not friendly to the Jews in Argen- Ngude Odaka of Uganda and
confirmed by the Gallup Poll. tina.
M. P. Ilboudo, of Upper Volta.
Meanwhile, Israeli government
He said he "regretted" those
Among items discussed with the
circles have categorically denied reports "deeply." He stated em- various statesmen were also Is-
reports alleging that they h a v
rael's interest in the issues con-
counseled American Jews to man
cerning Africa, especially the re-
fest a more affirmative attitud
Germany Charges Two gime in Rhodesia, apartheid in
towards the Vietnam policy o
South Africa, the situation in
as Brains Behind Drive Southwest
their government. The same circle
Africa and the affairs
add that Israel will never advis
Nazi Power in Mozambique and Angola; human
American JeWty on prolllengsuc e i to Revive
rights in general; and the drive
as this as it would imply interven
American toward economic and social de-
tion in the internal affairs of th e and a German have been accused velopment.
United States.
by the German High Court of
Eban met over the weekend
However, the daily newspaper
forming a secret organization with'
Davar stated the Israel govern-
Nazi tendencies and of planning, with Arthur J. Goldberg, chair-
man of the United States dele-
ment will soon reexamine the
violence in Germany in coopera-
gation here, and Maurice Couve
posibility of extending full diplo-
tion with Nazi movements in other
de Murville, foreign minister of
matic recognition to the South
Vietnam government. Davar is
Reinhold Ruppe, 24, the Amer-
the organ of the Ilistadrut, Is-
Eban also met with Paul Martin,
ican, and Erich Lindner, 34, were
rael's labor federation.
also charged with having as their Canada's minister for external af-
The Davar report said that the target the re-establishment of Nazi- fairs.
possibility stemmed from the re - ism in the Federal Republic, with
All the conferences, according
cent elections in South Vietnam the aim of bringing nazism to to Israeli sources here, have been
to choose a commission to write power.
"very satisfactory," concentrating
a constitution for the nation. The
not only on Israel's relations with
The two were arrested at Old-
newspaper report noted that while
enberg. They are also accused the countries reperesented, but
many public statements had been
also on international political af-
of planning a bomb attack on
made on the issue, Israel still has
the state prosecutor of Frank- fairs. In the conference with Couve
not replied officially to the Saigon
de Murville, Eban and the French
furt, Fritz Bauer, who is con-
regime's request for recognition.
sidered the official mainly re- statesman discussed the Vietnam
Government sources questioned
situation, among other issues of
sponsible for the trials against
by the Jewish Telegraphic Agency
vital importance.
Nazi criminals, including 20
were unable to confirm or deny
Eban is scheduled to continue
members of the Auschwitz con-
the Davar report. They said only
his top-level talks with United
centration camp staff.
that no government action was
Furthermore, according to the States officials next week, when
being considered in the immediate indictment, they had planned a he is to meet in New York with
bomb attack against the Central U.S. Secretary of State Dean Rusk.
* * *
Office for the Prosecution of Nazi
Reform Leaders Appeal Criminals at Ludwigsburg, with the Argentine President's
for Peace on Yom Kippur purpose of destroying files there. Statement Accepted
A third man—also an American
NEW YORK—Two leaders of
NEW YORK (JTA)—An Argen-
American Reform Judaism issued citizen—is allegedly involved. But tinian
Jewish leader, visiting New
a Yom Kippur statement calling
York, told the World Jewish Con-
upon their fellow Jews to join with
gress that the Argentinian Jewish
other religious forces throughout being an active participant. He is
community had "confidence in
the world including Pope Paul, not under arrest.
President Ongania's recent state-
to "stop the war in Vietnam."
ment in which he promised us
Rabbi Maurice N. Eisendrath, Algeria Deports Singer
there would be no anti-Semitism
president of the Union of Ameri-
in the country."
can Hebrew Congregations, and
Dr. Eliezer Tenenbaum, the pres-
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Rabbi Jacob J. Weinstein, presi-
to The Jewish News)
ident of the Rosario DAIA, Jewish
dent of the Central Conference of
PARIS — The French singer Representative Council, said that
American Rabbis, stated: "At this Maria Vincent was deported from
time of self-reckoning we cry out Algeria a day after she arrived in President Ongania had stated, in a
in mortal anguish against the suf- Algiers, learning that she was on message to Argentinian Jewry, that
fering of God's children. We heed the Arab League blacklist for sing- there was no room for "extremism
the voices of sanity and of hu- ing in Israel. The blonde singer of any sort in the country." The
manity, which rising throughout had to spend the night in a police Argentinian Jewish leader said
the world, seek to stay the onrush station before she was sent back that the entire community num-
bered about 550,000, of whom be-
of destruction."
to Frances.
tween 350,000 and 400,000 lived in
Several months ago, another Buenos Aires with smaller num-
As we advance in life, we learn singer, Dalida, was barred from
bers in Rosario, Cordoba, Mendoza
the limits of our abilities.—Froude. Morocco for the same reasons.
and other centers-



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