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February 17, 1967 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-02-17

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Farbstein Insists UN Alter Arab Rolls;
Celler Says Funds Feeding ,Terrorists

Shaarey Zedek Teachers Sign Agreement

Cong. Shaarey Zedek this week
NEW YORK (jTA-) — Rep, Zionist organization, that members signed an agreement with the
Leonard Farbstein, New York Dem- of the terroristic Arab army are teachers in its Hebrew school
ocrat and a member of the House being recruited from the ranks amicably adjusting all differences.
Foreign Affairs Committee, said of the Arab refugees.
The agreement was signed for
here Sunday that lie would intro-
Despite strenuous objections, he the teachers on Sunday by Dov
duce into Congress a resolution said, UN funds are being spent Parshan, Sidney Kellman, Marlene
demanding that the United Nations for Arab refugees who are mem- Jacobs and Tziporah Rees.
revise the relief rolls of the United bers of the army, with the excuse
The signatures were appended
Nations Relief and Works Agency, ..that they could not be distinguished
in Sinai. Hospital, in the room oc-
as a condition for continued U.S. from ordinary refugees.
contribution to the UNRWA relief
Rep. Celler was presented with cupied by. Dov Parshan, who was
program which supports the Arab the 1967 Bnai Zion America-Israel recuperating from an accident
Signers for the agreement
Friendship Award, a gold medal,
Samuel Koven, Harvey -
ince the UN agency was estab-
hed, in 1950, the U.S.A. has strengthening the ties between the Weisberg, Howard Danzig, Dr,
consistently contributed 70 per two democracies. Edward Sharf, Max Lichter and Louis Ber-ry.
Speaking for the teachers, Par-
cent of the funds expended by president of Bnai Zion, made. the
shan commended the president of
(It was the largest, most heavily Shaarey Zedek, Louis Berry, and
Addressing the midwinter con attended dinner in the organiza_ the congregation's vice president,
ference of the National Committee tion's recent history.)
Samuel Koven. "They met the is-
for Labor Israel, Rep. Farbstein
sues fairly and we are deeply ap-
said that the resolution, which
preciative of their undergtanding
would be introduced as part of the
of the teachers' position," Parshan
1967 Foreign Aid Bill, would call
on the United Nations to "cancel
all outstanding ration cards" of
the Arab refugees and replace
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them with new ones, and would
require a full census of the Arab
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refugees. The resolution would
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also bar from the UNRWA relief
Open Daily 9 to 5:30 p.m.
rolls "known agitators,particular-
ly members of the Palestine Lib-
eration Organization."
Dr. Sol Stein, national director
of the Israel -Histadrut Campaign,
announced at the conference - that
a total of $1,250,000 in _cash, one-
fourth of the Histadrut's 1967 goal,
had been brought in by the 1,000
Conference delegates.
Rep. Farbstein told the con-
ference delegates that UNRWA
!‘is largely run in the refugee
centers by Arabs whose sympathy
is with the political end's of
Arab leaders, and who have a
vested interest in their jobs.
They help perpetuate the chaos
in the refugee situation.
"Every attempt to cleanse the
rolls of the free-loaders had failed,
to that point that it is estimated
that almost a half-million people
maintain registered refugee status
but, in fact, have jobs away from
the refugee camps and live rea-
sonably normal lives in a number
of countries."-
. Congressman Emanuel Celler,
dean of the House of Representa-
tives and chairman of its -Judiciary
Committee, charged Sunday night
that the "so-called Palestine Lib-
eration Army, which is sending its
terroristic bands on missions of
murder into Israle, derives finan-
cial aid from the United Nations
Relief and Works Administration,
through funds allocated for rations
to Arab refugees."
Rep. Celler told 1,400 persons
attending the annual, dinner of
Bnai Zion, American fraternal



The teachers expressed thanks by Berry and . Parshan asserted
to their attorney, George E. Down- that the contract should in no way
ing, for his efforts to assist in involve such an issue. Extra-cur-
reaching -an agreement, and they ricular work involving the Sab-
commended the Shaarey Zedek's bath is to be agreed upon indi-
attorney, Mark Schlussel, for his vidually by teachers with the
Shaarey Zedek administration.
The question of Sabbath Work
was eliminated from the contract
and a separate agreement signed
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