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April 21, 1967 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-04-21

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Oddities From Israel

-By CARL ALPERT
HAIFA—Jottings from my note-
book. You'll understand why life
in Israel is so interesting, 60 dif-
ferent:

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

JE

disappointed and indignant at
Phase Minister Levy Eshkol,
whom he had personally selected
as his successor. now regards
Gen. Moshe Dugan as his fair-
Every Jewish mother knows
haired boy. B.G. finds a counter
the best cure for any ailment.
part for modern politics in the
So, when a large Israel food com-
Biltle. In a recent public survey
pany wished to send practical
of Bible personalities lie an-
aid to flood-stricken Florence. , alyzeol the image of the aging
Italy, it sent — 2800 packages of
leading (Samuel) who selects
kosher chicken soup.
his successor (Saul) and then,
Middle Eastern clash: police re-
disappointed in him. tarns to
ported a collision on the main
the young warrior (Dacid).

highway leading into Beersheba.

A rented Hertz car collided with

an errant camel. The car windows

were smashed and the passengers

required

hospital treatment. The
camel walked away.
City Hall in Herzliyah, one of

Israel's large municipalities, was
paralyzed after a raid by the
Israel income tax authorities.
The city, fathers had not re-
mitted to the Internal Revenue
people the tar payments with-
held from the salaries of city
employes — whereupon the tax
officers moved in and attached
all the typewriters and adding
machines in City Hall.

From a recent press report: "In-
crease in fee for installation of a
new telephone from 450- pounds
($150) to 850 pounds ($283) was
followed by a sharp decrease in
applications for new phones .
The telephone authorities are now
conducting a survey to ascertain
why there has been a decline in
such applications." Anybody want
to guess?

Ellsworth Bunker, , President

Johnson's roving ambassador.
probably does not have a very
high opinion of Israeli veracity.
He spent three days in the coun-
try recently to verify Israel's
reported water shortage and its

need for construction of a
nuclear desalination plant. It
rained torrents throughout the
entire three days of his visit.

Attempts to expand Israel's
growing diamond polishing and
cutting industry to towns and vil-
lages in the provinces failed for
lack of working hands. Local per-
sonnel refused to accept jobs in
the plants. Investigation revealed
the spread of a rumor that dia-
mond dust adversely affected
man's virility. Plant operators
nipped the rumor by sending some
of their best workmen from the
big companies in Natanya to talk
to the prospective employees. Each
Natanya diamond Irian had to be
the father of three or more chil-
dren.
Octogenarian Da,•id Ben-Gurion.

Wedding Performed

by Rabbi to Be 'Legal'
Aceordinglo Calif. Bill

LOS ANGELES (.ITA)—State
Sen. Anthony Beilenson, Los
Angeles Democrat, has intro-
duced a bill in the California
Legislature authorizing rabbis to
perform' weddings in the state.
The language of the present
state law on religious weddings
makes legal, technically, only
weddings performed by "priests
or ministers of the gospel." Sen.
Beilenson said that the language
makes weddings performed by
rabbis questionable as to their
legality because "priests and
gospels" refer only to Chris-

Richard Tucker to Entertain
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Tucker
Schwartzman,
.4 Tel Aviv attorney asked the
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Opera Company. Like Tucker.
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Schwartzman has served as a pro-
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Finance Minister Pinhas Sapir
The first half of the program a,
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will consist of opera and concert !
shortly improve. The judge re-
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fused to accept the "evidence'
Tucker and Schwartzman will sing
unless the
Finance Minister
excerpts from Detroit composer
came to court and made his
Don
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