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January 06, 1967 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-01-06

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10—Friday, January 6, 1967

ZOA to Combat Arab Propaganda
Against Israel on U.S. Campuses

NEW YORK (JTA) — A series
of public affairs conferences de-
signed to bring to the public at
large an understanding of the
problems relating to the security
of Israel will be held in major
communities throughout the- coun-
try, according to an announcement
Monday by Harry Torczyner, na-
tional chairman of the public af-
fairs committee of the Zionist Or-
ganiaztion of America.
As part _of the ZOA program to
combat Arab and anti-Israel propa-
ganda on the campuses, the rallies
and briefing conferences will be
followed in each community by a
faculty-student conference at the
university located in the respective
city at which some or all of the

Chippendale Classic
Reissued by Dover

"The Gentleman and Cabinet-
Maker's Director" by Thomas
Chippendale, the immense classic
on antiques and furnishings, has
been reissued by Dover Publica-
tions (180 Varick, NY14), as a
large paperback.
Thus, Dover continues a policy
of reissuing important works deal-
ing with the history of antiques.
The Dover edition is a reprint
of the third, 1762 edition, with a
biographical sketch of Chippendale
by N. I. Bienenstock, editor of
"The Furniture World," and a
photographic supplement of Chip-
pendale-type furniture.
Thomas Chippendale (1718-79),
the most famous of all English
cabinet-makers, whose influence
on 18th Century American furniture
was probably as great as that on
his own country, first published his
book in 1754 in order "to improve
and refine the present Taste, and
suited to the Fancy and Circum-
stance of Persons in all Degrees of
Life." The third edition contains
200 engravings of every kind of
chair, table, couch, bed, chest and
household furniture, as well as
clocks. mirrors and chandeliers.
The dimensions of each piece are
given and the moldings illustrated
separately so that craftsmen could,
and still can, copy his designs.

panelists at the public affairs gath-
erings will participate.
The panel of experts who will
address the country-wide general
public and campus gatherings
lists, legislators, representatives
of the U.S. State Department
and Israeli diplomatic represent-
atives. -
Rabbi Armond Cohen, spiritual
leader of the Park Synagogue in
Cleveland, has been named by
Jacques Torczyner, ZOA president,
as chairman of the newly formed
"Universities Campus Activities
Committee" • in furtherance of the
efforts to counteract the propa-
'ganda of Arab students and to im-
part to the university students
and faculties the facts on the
Middle East situation.

Heften Issued
in Safad Edition

Industrialists in Israel Eye Government Job Demands

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

Originally published in Cali-
fornia, Literarishe Heften, the
literary quarterly, now is published
by Boris Dimondstein in S'afad-Is-
rael (P. 0. Box 1153).
The current issue of the literary
publication, Vol. XXI, Nos. 89-92,
is called Safater Literarishe Heften
and contains a large collection of
poems, essays and plays.
There are short stories and the
essays deal with the classical
writers and t h e leading per-
sonalities of our time, including
Adlai Stevenson, John Keats, Wil-
liam Blake, Rabindranath Tagore,
Abba Gordin and many others.

He must have a long spoon that
must eat with the devil.

TEL AVIV — The presidium of
the Israel Manufacturers Associa-
tion met Wednesday to consider
demands of Premier Levi Eshkol
that they provide more jobs in
export production in return for
efforts by the premier to ease
scheduled increase& in cost-of-
living allOwances to workers.
The industrialists met Wednes-
day night with the premier to
discuss problems created for in-
dustry during the current eco-
nomic tlump by the insistence of
the Histadrut, Israel's labor fed-
eration, on a 5 per cent wage in-
crease for most production work-
ers and for the cost-of-living al-
lowance boost. -
The premier replied, in effect,
that if the ' increases policy was
eased, what evidence could the
manufacturers provide that this
would create large-scale additional

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The industrialists agreed to
examine the possibility of each
export-oriented company taking
on more workers, and they will
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tain that Mapam, a leftist coali-
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