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January 20, 1967 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-01-20

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Nazis Robbed Jews
of $29 Billion—Ebon

JERUSALEM (ZINS) — Accord-
ing to reliable estimates by ex-
perts in this field, Jews have
been robbed by the Nazis of
$12,000,000,000 in funds and per-
sonal possessions. The loss of in-
come and labor of those mas-
sacred amounts to an additional
$17,000,000,000.
These figures were given in a
reply by Foreign Minister Abba
Eban to a question put to him
in the Knesset on reparations pay-
ments from Germany. Eban re-
, ported that the state of Israel and
the Jewish victims of Nazi perse-
cution throughout the world re-
ceived from Germany reparation
payments totaling 3,800,000,000 Ger-
man marks. Israeli citizens have
until now brought into the coun-
try, in individual compensations,
the sum of 4,000,000,000 marks.
According to German govern-
mental sources, Jews throughout
the world received in the form of
individual reparations a total of
$15,000,000,000 German marks.

Friday, January 20, 1967-15
Bloch Issues Field's New Poems; THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Rhymed Tercet Style is Utilized Young Israel Metropolitan Council

to Sponsor Adult Education Series

Rabbi Ralph Pelcovitz of Far liance of America, will speak on
Rockaway, N.Y., will be the open- the "Non-Vanishing American
mg guest lecturer for the adult Jew" at the first session. This
education series sponsored by the first address, the annual Benz
Metropolitan Council of Young Memorial Lecture, is named for
Israel Jan. 31 at Young Israel the late Joseph Benz.
Center of Oak-Woods.
For registration and further in-
Courses offered are "Conversa- formation, contact Young Israel of
tional Hebrew," "Study of Hirsch Northwest or Young Israel of
Commentary to the Bible," "An Greenfield.
Understanding of the Prophets"
and two Talmud study groups of
different levels.
Each class session, starting at
"I can get it for you wholesale"
7:30 p.m., will be followed by a
guest lecture. Rabbi Pelcovitz,
Morris Buick Co.
spiritual leader of Cong. Knesseth
14500 W. 7 Mile
Israel of Far Rockaway and former
at James C,ouzens
342-7100
president of the Rabbinical Al-

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NEW YORK — Eighty Jewish
community workers have received
advanced training in education,
public health, community organiza-
tion and social work on scholar-
ships from the Joint Distribution
Committee Scholarship Fund since
its inception in 1959, it was an-
nounced by Louis Broido, JDC
chairman.
Half of the young men and
women have taken positions, or
will take them upon completion of
their training, with various Euro-
pean Jewish community services,
Broido added. The remainder, who
come from Israel, North Africa
and India, returned to their
countries and took positions there.
Broido explained that the fund
was created primarily to help the
European Jewish communities
staff the institutions they had re-
built with aid from the JDC and
the Conference on Jewish Material
Claims Against Germany.
The scholarships are awarded by
a special JDC committee in
Geneva.

MONTH

Jan. 12 - Feb. 10

JNF BLUE BOX

The JNF Blue Box is so much more
than a fund raising medium. It consti-
tutes our tangible link with the soil of
Israel and is a living connection with
the early days of Zionist history. It was
On the last day of the memorable Fifth
Zionist Congress on December 29. 1901,
in Basle, that Theodor Herzl first asked
for contributions towards the Jewish
National Fund, himself placing the first
coin from his own pocket into his hat.
From then onward the idea expanded
to embrace the whole of Jewry, with
the first Blue Box manufactured in
Vienna in 1902.
In these days of massive direct ap-
peals, isn't the Blue Box as a fund
raising medium out-dated? No, the Blue
Box is the method best suited for dona-
tions by the masses embracing every
Member of the family, young and old,
and should become an automatic act in
the preservation of the Jewish national
Idea, a vivid educational means of re-
minding our children of their history
and destiny.
How wonderful to think that in all
the strains of Jewish history during 65
years, the little collection box of the
Jewish National Fund is as alive today
as ever it has been!
The Blue Box links every home which
it graces with Israel, and fits into the
ipattern of Jewish life everywhere,
for it affords everyone the opportunity
to add his or her contribution to the
Jewish National Fund.

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Reproduction of one of the drawings in Walter L. Field's new
book of poems, "Symphony of Threes." The illustrations are by
William A. 'Bostick, assistant curator of the Detroit Institute of Art.
* * *
Bloch Publishing Co. this week
issued "Symphony of Threes" by Anne Franks Father
Walter L. Field, a collection of
Plaintiff in Nazi Trial
poems using the rhymed tercet.
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
The Detroit poet has subdivided
to The Jewish News)
his collection of poetry into three
MUNICH—The law c a u r t in
sections — T r a-
Munich accepted Otto Frank, fa-
c e 1, Tales and
ther of Anne Frank, Tuesday as
Thoughts.
a civil plaintiff in the forthcom-
As in his pre-
ing trial of Gen. Wilhelm Harster,
vious work s,
commander of the Nazi security
Field has written
police of the Netherlands. Harster
on a number of
will go on trial here Jan. 23 on
Jewish theme s,
charges of _directing the wartime
but this work is
deportation of thousands of Dutch
of a general na-
Jews. One of them was the Dutch
ture, dealing with
girl whose posthumous diary be-
American themes,
came a classic of the Nazi holo-
caust.
with European
travel exper
The other two defendants are
ences, with per
former SS officer Wilhelm Zoeps
sonal accounts
and Gertrude Slottke, a former of-
such as the
ficial of the women's branch of
author's daugh-
the security police. They are
ter's wedding, the
charged with participation in mur-
Redemption of his - Field
der. The interests of Otto Frank
first grandson, recollections of his will be represented at the trial
home town, etc.
by Robert Kempner, an American
Having utilized the poem who was a prosecutor at the Allied
about Israel's Third Common- War Crimes Tribunal in Nurem-
wealth to commence his present berg.
work, Field has dedicated that
five-page Symphony of Threes Romanian Chief Rabbi
to Israel's President Zalman Sha-
Leaves U.S.; Lauds Jewry
zar.
NEW YORK (JTA)—Chief Rab-
Among his Jewish Thoughts in
bi
Moses Rosen of Romania left
this beautifully printed book Field
has included "My Mother's Le- the United States Sunday follow-
gacy," a couple of stanzas from ing the completion of an eight-
week visit to this country during
which read: -
-
which he met with leaders of
Sabbath to us was a great delight; various Jewish organizations and
Our home was cheerful, the table addressed numerous conferences.
bright;
Prior to his leaving, the rabbi
Many candles she lit on Friday was tendered a reception by Prof.
night
Gheorghe Diaconescu, the Roman-
God she implored to be her guide; ian ambassador to the United
In men of Tora she would confide; Nations,
at which Ambassador
Ask their blessing, pray and de- Arthur J. Goldberg, head of the
cide.
U.S. delegation to the United
To assist the reader in under- Nations, was one of the guests.
standing Jewish terms, there are Goldberg called the chief rabbi's
appended some valuable notes.
visit a contribution to understhnd-
William A. Bostick's illustrations ing between the peoples of the
are interesting. In addition to the United States and Romania.
Rabbi Rosen said he was very
one reproduced above there are:
"Flat Like a Pancake the Golem impressed during his visit not only
Flopped" and "For Peace, Not by the efforts of the American
Utopia, You Hanker."
Jewish community but also by its
Jewish intensity. He said he was
The Jews of Ireland
taking with him a most hopeful
The Jewish community of Ire- impression of American Jewry and
land, which dates back to the Mid- its young people in particular.
dle Ages, now numbers some 5,400
persons, the vast majority of whom
And his riches, ignorance of
live in the capital city of Dublin.
wealth.—Goldsmith.

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