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February 03, 1967 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-02-03

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tists from 20 - countries, including
10 from the Soviet Union anti 44
from the United States are expect-
ed to attend the International Con-
gress of Nuclear Physics to be
held next month at Rehovot, it was
announced here Tuesday.
More than 200 scientists are ex-
pected. The congress will be the
largest and most important scien-
tific meeting ever held in Israel.
It will be conducted under the
auspices of the Weizmann Institute
of Science and Cern, the European
Center for Nuclear Research,
which maintains its headquarters
in Geneva.

Madrid Catholic Paper
Urges Ties With Israel






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MADRID (JTA)—The influential
Catholic daily newspaper, YA, has
urged the Franco regime to esta-
lish diplomatic relations with Is-
rael. In an editorial, the news-
paper asserted it was an "ano-
moly" for Spain to be the only
Western nation still refusing to
Valued at 850,000, this oil painting of a young girl done by
recognize Israel after 18 years of
Thomas Eakins, a 19th Century artist, has been donated to the White
Jewish statehood.
House collection by Joseph Hirshhorn, philanthropist and art fancier.
The editorial said it was under-
The girl is Ruth Harding, niece of sculptor Samuel Murray, who was
stood that the government stand
Eakins' • closest fiend.
was based on Spain's ties with the
Arab world. However, YA de-
clared, Spanish friendship with the
Arab nations "must become corn-
First National Bldg., Detroit, Mich. 48226 — Tel. WO 1.5280
ratible with a not less well-founded
chancellor as being soft and hav- friendship with the Jews."
JTA Correspondent in West Germany
ing made West German foreign
(Copyright, 1967, JTA, Inc.)
UNICEF helps underdeveloped
BONN— When West Germany policy unbelievable and ridiculous.
The decision to recognize Is- countries meet the needs of their
established diplomatic relations
rael was successfully urged on children.
with Israel in May, 1965, ten of
the Arab states responded - by the chancellor by Dr. Rainer
breaking off relations with Bonn Barzel, the leader of the parlia-
mentary group of Chancellor
to demonstrate their anger. The
Erhard's Christian Democratic
action was their way of saying to
themselves and to the whole world:
"This is our answer to the un-
Dr. Erhard acted accordingly,
friendly act of the Federal Repub- without even informing Foreign
lic, which has recognized our most Minister Schroeder before he an-
hated enemy, Israel."
nounced the step of diplomatic
Three Arab states — Tunisia, ties with Israel.
Morocco and Libya — did not do
The action was a surprise to
so. Tunisian President Habib Bour- the Arab leaders, who never did
guiba said he saw no point in the intend to recognize East Germany.
Arab countries ending relations Now they had to do something to
with West Germany for establish- "punish" Bonn. The Arab League
ing diplomatic ties with Israel recommended severance of rela-
when 80 other countries had such tions with West Germany in re-
ties with Israel with no objections taliation and ten of the Arab states
from the same Arab leaders. He did so.
emphasized that he would not ac-
It did not take long for the
cept the orders of the Arab League
Arab rulers to realize that blow
which he called dominated by
aimed at West Germany had
President Nasser of Egypt.
not shit West Germany- but only
For West Germany it has been
themselves. Obviously, the West
a relief that the 10 Arab states
German regime then could and
still have not recognized the Com-
did stop economic aid to the ten
munist regime in East Germany.
Arab countries. The saving was
It was their threat to do so which
a considerable help in West Ger-
kept West Germany from recogniz-
many's growing economic pinch.
ing Israel before 1965. The Arab
Meanwhile, the Arab diplomatic
leaders had never said they would cutoff not only failed to hurt
respond to West German recogni-
nommercial relations with West
tion of Israel by ending relations
Germany but in fact trade in-
with West Germany. What they did
creased. The West Germans
threaten was recognition of the
finally realized that the Arab
Pankow regime in East Germany.
leaders had been bluffing.
YOUR QUESTION: "We live in the suburbs, so why do we still bank in Detroit?
Certain that Bonn would re-
In recent weeks, quiet talks have
main . passive, Nasser _ invited been held in restoring Arab dip-
East German Communist chief lomatic ties with Bonn. The Ger-
HIS FIRST EXCUSE: "It's close to where I work."
Walter Ulbricht to visit Cairo mans, having at last grasped the
in February, 1964. Ulbricht Arab mentality, are making it
HERE'S WHAT "A lot of good that does me! I'm the one who does most of the bank-
received virtually a full state clear that West Germany does not
I want my bank to be nearby. There's an Oakland National Bank
reception from Nasser. West intend to buy back those relations.
right at 10 Mile and Southfield and another at the corner of 9 Mile
Germany's initial reaction was When Arab politicians, in an effort
and Greenfield."
restricted to a protest.
to save face, let it be known that
Three days after the Ulbricht the price of restoration of rela-
MAYBE HE'LL TRY: "My bank is open late on Friday so I can cash my paycheck."
reception in Cairo, Chancellor tions would be a pOlicy of a change
Erhard informed his advisors he in West Germany's friendly ,atti-
intended to break off diplomatic tude toward Israel, new Chan-
"It so happens that the Oakland National Bank is open late on Friday
relations with Egypt as a warning cellor Kurt Kiesinger reacted
night AND all day Saturday, Too!"
to other Arab countries against promptly. He told this correspond-
following Nasser's lead. But ent that he had no 'intention of
Erhard's pro-Arab Foreign Minis- being forced to make such a choice
HIS LAST ATTEMPT "But, the bank in Detroit pays 4% interest."
ter, Gerhard Schroeder, opposed and that West German relations
such an action. He reportedly in- were of a special nature because
HERE'S HOW "Well, my dear money-conscious husband, the Oakland National Bank
f o r m e d American Ambassador of the tragic past.
pays 4% interest compounded every single day, and up to 6.49%
YOU WIN: effective
George McGhee about the chan-
It is significant that, since that
interest on 5% Growth Savings Certificates. And they have
cellor's intention and urged the statement, the Arabs have stopped
free personal checking accounts."
envoy to seek to induce Chancellor suggesting conditions for the re-
Erhard to drop his plan. The establishment of diplomatic rela-
If you live in the suburbs, but still bank in Detroit, make the switch and bank
American envoy was alarmed by tions. The Germans have learned
You'll be glad you did.
suburban at the OAKLAND NATIONAL BANK.
the possibility that a major Euro- a useful lesson that this is the
pean power like West Germany kind of language the Arabs under-
would pull out of Egypt, leaving stand. With this position made
the scene free to East Germany. crystal-clear to the Arabs, there is
He called on the chancellor and no doubt that Arab-West German
9 Mile at Greenfield
persuaded him not to break with relations will be normalized soon.
Southfield at 10 Mile Road
UNICEF is aiding needy chil-
When this became known, the
All deposits insured up to $15,000, by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
West German press denounced the dren and mothers in 119 countries.

German-Arab Relations


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