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November 25, 1966 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-11-25

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Language Problem:
Yiddish and Hebrew

Israel's Security:
Its Naval Strength

Commentary, Page 2

Smolar's Column, Page 2

Chagall's Life and

Cartoons Mightier
Than Prejudice

Feiffer's Art, Page 5

JEWISH NE

Work Depicted
in Foster's
'Posters and
Personality'

c)i-r

A Weekly Review

Book Review
Page 4

Democracy's Asset:
Tolerance of
Discontent

Bar- I Ian's
Rapid Growth

N./11c f---I I GA\ Nj

of Jewish Events

Germany's
Burden of Proof

Michigan's Only English-Jewish Newspaper — Incorporating The Detroit Jewish Chronicle

Vol. L, No. 14

November 25, 1966

17100 W. 7 Mile Rd.—Detroit 48235—VE 8-9364

Editorials
Page 4

$6.00 Per Year; This Issue 20c

Dangers Multiply on Israel's Borders;
Barbed Wire Fences Set Up; U.S. May
Arm Jordan; UN Delays Censure Action

Bavarian Neo-Nazi Triumph
Arouses Worldwide Concern

Expressing serious concern over the neo-Nan elec-
toral triumphs in West Germany, in two elections, includ-
ing Sunday's in Bavaria, protests have been organized
in many cities in condemnation of the re-emergence of
the extreme rightist National Democratic Party.
Protest meetings in Israel, editorial comments in
newspapers in all democratic countries, condemnations
by Jewish and other anti-Nazi groups, were the spontane-
ous assertions of consternation over the new development.
There is equal concern among the liberal forces in
Germany, and while some believe that the election results
merely indicate the existence of a fractional extremely
rightist element, there is fear lest the nen-Nazi movement
should grow to uncontrolled proportions.

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Students Demonstrate in Tel Aviv

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire to The Jewish News)

TEL AVIV—Students of Tel Aviv University picketed
the West Germany Embassy here Tuesday in protest
against the electroal gains of West Germany's extremist
National Democratic Party in the Bavarian election
Sunday. They carried banners with such slogans as
(Continued on Page 3)

Sealing off of Israeli sections by barbed wire, threats to Israel at the United Nations, the
possibility that the United States may increase military assistance to Jordan and the 'resentment
against the UN Security Council for its failure to act against the Syrian infiltrations into Israel are
among the developments that have added to the aggravation of the Middle East tensions. There is
an increasing fear in Israel of a possible resurgence of aggressive acts which stemmed in recent
months
Syria, extending into Jordan, which has been unable to prevent the incursion of the
El Fatah from
terrorists.
As of Wednesday morning, the UN Security Council had postponed action on a planned
resolution censuring Israel. Jordan demands sanctions and the United States reportedly is blocking
such a drastic move.

New Security Fence Erected at Site of Guerrilla Attacks

Direct JTA Teletype Wires to The Jewish News

JERUSALEM—Israeli officials said Tuesday that sections of the Tel Aviv to Jerusalem railway
line near the Jordanian border will be sealed off by a high barbed wire fence in a program to
devise barriers against Arab guerrilla infiltrators.
The new security fence will first be erected near the Batir village, the site of the most recent
guerrilla attack on the railway. On that occasion a train was partly derailed when it hit explosives
planted on the tracks. The fence will be built on both sides of the line in vulnerable areas. Other
precautionary measures also will be taken.
At the same time Israeli railways announced cancelation of evening trains to and from Jerusa-
lem, affecting four runs — Jerusalem-Tel Aviv, Jerusalem-Haifa, Haifa-Jerusalem and Tel Aviv-
Jerusalem. No xplanation was given for the cance llation but it was assumed security was the reason.

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Domestic Needs, Overseas Emergency, Educational
Projects Emerge as Major Concerns of American
Jewry at Council af Federations General Assembly

By Jewish News Special Correspondent

Award for Detroit: The major award, in recog-

nition for numerous community services, went to Detroit for
"superior initiative and achievement in the advancement of social
welfare by voluntary health and welfare agencies under Jewish
auspices in the United States and Canada" at the general assembly
of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, in Los
Angeles, Joseph L. Gidwitz, Chicago, a CJFWF vice president, and
Louis Fox, Baltimore, newly-elected CJFWF president, both on left,
presented the award to William Avrunin and Hyman Safran, execu-
tive director and president, respectively, of the Jewish Welfare
Federation of Detroit at the assembly banquet Saturday night.
Detroiters played major roles at the assembly. Mrs. Harry L. Jones
presided at sessions of the women delegates. Safran was named a
member of the governing board of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.

Mandell Berman directed workshop discussions on education.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Representatives of hundreds of American Jewish
communities, including a large delegation from Michigan and neighboring Canadian
communities, participating in five days of continuous sessions of the Council of
Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, gave serious consideration to major issues
affecting American communi-
ties, discussed problems in-
volved in the planned expan-
sion of Jewish educational
eforts and viewed seriously
the mounting obligations in-
volved in Israel's develop-
ment.
While the 35th CJFWF gen-
eral assembly stressed the ur-
gency of overseas needs and
the obligations that devolve
upon U.S. Jewry as a result of
the current economic crisis,
the more than 1,000 delegates
dealt earnestly with issues in-
volving housing for the elders,
the war on poverty, the situa-
The Detroit Allied Jewish Campaign brochure
tion revolving around the civil
"Helping Others . . . A Jewish Tradition," which
rights movement and other
was prepared for the 1966 drive by Lois Winsen,
vital issues.
won the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare
Michigan delegates played
Funds' "single entry award" at the sessions held in
important roles in the de-
Los Angeles. Edwin Rosenberg, CJFWF vice-presi-
liberations and two of the
dent (center) , presented the award and it was
major addresses at the assem-
accepted on behalf of the Detroit Jewish Welfare
bly were delivered by Prof.
Federation by Philip Slomovitz and Jack Q. Lefton.

(Continued on Page 40)

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