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March 10, 1967 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-03-10

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Evidence of Trenton Anti-Semitic Arson: The Burnt Siddur

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py are they that dwell in Thy house;
hey will ever praise Thee.

Happy is the people who thus fare;
Yea, happy is the people whose God is the Lord.

PSALM 145

A Psalia of praise; of David.

Thee, my God, 0 King,
s Thy name for ever and ever.

ve
y will I bless Thee,
And .1 will praise Thy name for ever and ever.

Great is the Lord, and highly to be praised;
is greatness is unsea.rchable.

One generation shall laud Thy works to another,
And shall declare Thv mighty acts.

On the majestic glory of Thy splendor,
And on Thy wondrous deodS'Avilt I meditate.

And men shall proclaim the might of Thy tremendous acts,
And I will recount Thy greatness.

They shall make known the fame of Thy great goodness,
And shall exult in Thy righteousness.

The Lord is gracious and full of compassion,

Long forbearing, and abundant in kindness.

The Lord is - good to all,
And His tender mercies are over all His works.

Al! Thy works shall praise Thee, 0 Lord,
And Thy faithful ones shall bless Thee.

They shall declare the glory of Thy kingdom,
And talk of Thy might;

Prayerbooks—siddurim—were
used as kindling by the arsonist
who desecrated the Beth Isaac
Synagogue in Trenton. Repro-
duced here are pages from those
siddurim. Christian ministers in
Trenton have started a fund to
replenish the prayerbooks, and
there are many offers to replace
the Toras that have been burnt
and desecrated.

According to UNICEF, protec-
tion from any .forrn of racial, re-
ligious or other discrimination, and
an upbringing-in a spirit of peace
a n d universal brotherhood a r e
among the basic rights of every
child.

Death Penalty Illegal, Attorney Says in Paper

Friday, March 10, 1967-13

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

SANTA BARBARA, Cali f. — that sets a barbaric example is
Gerald H. Gottlieb, a member of to thwart the civilizing process
the bars of California and the U.S. that holds man's only hope for
Supreme Court, argues in a pam- survival. The death penalty is
phlet that the death penalty is • the most dramatic symbai 61 bar-
unconstitutional and a deterrent to barism present in our national
the progress of civilization. domestic life," Gottlieb writes.
The Center for the Study of
The argument was advanced in
"Capital Punishment," just pub- Democratic Institutions is an inde-
lished by the Center for the Study pendent educational institution de-
of Democratic Institutions, of which voted to discussion and clarifica-
tion of basic issues facing a dem-
Gottlieb is a member.
ocratic society.
Gottlieb's thesis is the death pen-
Operated by the Fund for the
alty is unconstitutional because it Republic, the center is located in
is torture and serves only the pur- Santa Barbara. Its president is
pose of revenge.
Robert M. Hutchins, former presi-
dent of the University of Chicago.
"To maintain an institution

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