Two WJCongress Officials Invited
to Auschwitz Memorial Unveiling;
Tributes Planned in Many Lands
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LONDON — Two officials of the
World Jewish Congress have been
invited by the International Com-
mittee for Auschwitz to attend
the inauguration in Poland of the
Auschwitz memorial on April 16.
The officials are A. L. Easterman,
director of the WJC international
affairs department, and AnseIm
Reiss, member of the WJC Israel
Easterman also will represent
the WJC at ceremonies on April
19 commemorating the Warsaw
Ghetto revolt against the Nazis .
He will meet with Polish offioralli
On matters of common inter
patricularly in connection VO,
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plans for a permanent memorial
pavilion at the site of the Ausch-
witz death camp to house the
relics and documents illustrating
the wartime murder of more than
2,000,000 Jews in the camp.
BONN—Formation of a new in-
ternational committee to raise
funds for the erection of a monu.
ment to the martyrs annihilated
by the Nazi regime at the Ausch-
witz-Birkenau death camp was an-
nounced here Wednesday.
Members of the committee in-
clude Max Born, a Jewish West
German atomic scientist; the fa-
mous cellist, Pablo Cassals; Fran-
cois Mauriac, the French writer:
and Arnold Zweig, German-Jewish
writer who lives in East Germany.
Israel Envoy to Bonn Airs Euromart Bid in Germany; Reds Attack Kiesinger
Among others, the East Berlin that Keisinger had promised
BONN (JTA) — Israel's envoy
to Bonn, Ambassador Asher Ben- newspaper, Neues Deutschland, $2,000,000,000 worth of aid to Is-
Nathan, conferred here last week called Chancellor Kiesinger "an rael — an allegation that is total-
with Klaus Schuetz , state secretary enemy of the Arabs," asserting ly false.
of the West German Foreign Min-
Friday, April 14, 1967-13
regarding Israel's applica- THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
of the memorial is a Belgian archi-
tect, ) Andre Godart, who was tion for associate membership in
awarded the task after winning a
Europe-wide competition. Repre- nity.
Israel's bid for such status in
senting the Belgian Jewish me-
morial committee, the signers of the European Common Market is
the contract were Joseph Kom- now pending, and West Germany
kommer and Jean Bloch, co-chair- is one of the six members of the
EEC. The others are France, Italy,
men of the committee.
Belgium, the Netherlands and Lux-
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JERUSALEM — Welfare Minis-
Meanwhile, the East German
ter Joseph Burg left Wednesday Communist press has launched a
for Poland where he will represent series of attacks against West
the Israel government at the un- German Chancellor Kurt Georg
veiling Sunday of a memorial to Kiesinger for what the controlled
the victims of the Auschwitz death press in East Germany calls his
camp at the camp site.
A foreign ministry spokesman
said that the Israel government
appreciated the invitation to par-
ticipate in the commemoration at
the unveiling for "the millions of
our brethren who perished in the
Auschwitz and other extermina-
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Wed., April 26, 1967
Burg will go to Warsaw and from
there to Cracow, which is in the
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signed at Bnai Brith headquarters
here Wednesday for the erection
at Brussels, capital of Belgium,
of a memorial to the 25,000 Jewish
martyrs who were deported from
this country to the Nazi death
camps during World War II.
The memorial will take the form
of a hexagonal structure surround-
ed by six walls symbolizing the
6,000,000 Jews slaughtered during
the Hitler holocaust. The designer
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