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June 09, 1967 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-09

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17100 W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit 48235 —VE 8-9364—June 9, 1967

Detroit Jewry Mobilized
To Aid Israel; Dedicate
This Sabbath for Action

Ask Immediate Allied Jewish Campaign Payments; Israel
Bond Sales Must Reach $2,000,000 Here Within a Week


Fortifying this community's message to Israel that the
embattled Israelis will not be let down by Detroit Jewry in this
crisis and in the struggle for the state's survival, congregational
and community leaders mobilized all forces here to secure the
financial aid necessary to assure Israel's subsistance and to keep
its industries functioning.
Taking serious measures to guarantee that the Israelis will
not be handicapped for lack of food supplies, and that the vital
industrial.plants should not be forced to halt their normal opera-
tions, a two-way program of action has been instituted: a strong
effort to secure large additional sums for the United Jewish
Appeal's -Israel Emergency Fund through the Allied Jewish
Campaign, and increased activities for the sale of Israel Bonds
which provide for the Jewish State's activities outside military

The services in all synagogues this Saturday will be de-
voted to appeals for these two purposes and requests will be
made for immediate payments of pledges made to the Allied
Jewish CaMpaign, for the Israel Emergency Fund and for ex-
tended Israel Bond purchases.

Phillip Stollman, chairman of the annual Israel Bond dinner
held Monday at Cobo Hall, said it is hoped that the $2,000,-
to be
000 mark will be reached in Bond sales.

Israel's Triumph . •
Nation's 'Finest Hour and
Successful Resistance , ..
of Cease Fire
• • • Problems Ahead

William Avrunin, executive director of the Allied Jewish
Campaign and the Jewish Welfare Federation, reported that
hundreds of thousands of dollars in advance payments are being
received towards recent campaign pladges and that additional
gifts are being made generously.
Hyman Safran, president of the Jewish Welfare Federation,
announced extrodinary steps to be taken to rush cash overseas
through the Israel Emergency Fund set up nationally on Sunday
by the. United Jewish Appeal.
"We are calling on all friends of Israel, Jew and non-Jew
alike, to step forward with a contribution to ease the hardship
that its people are now facing," Safran said. "The women, the
children, the old people, all of whom are suffering because of
the cut-off of government participation in welfare programs for
immigrants or because the breadwinner is now in the armed ser-
vices, need our help.
"Many of the people in Israel are those who all too recently
have known unspeakable horror and persecution, and are just
now beginning to make a place for themselves in a homeland.
We cannot let these people suffer more."

Safran said that every penny which is contributed to the
Israel Emergency Fund would go immediately overseas. Funds

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Israel's valorous army has routed enemies on several fronts . . . Egypt's military forces,
superior in number, supported by 900 tanks and an air force larger than Israel's have been
routed and driven close to Suez . . . The Old City of Jerusalem and Mount Scopus,
the sites holy to Jews; the Wailing Wall which Jews have been prevented from visiting
are in Israel's hands
for more than 19 years, and scores-of other important areas now
of a cease
Sharm el-Sheikh has been captured. Now Israel faces the consequences
decisive war ... Israel must
fire and must strive to retain the gains made in a short but
deal with problems that involve the Arab refugees, which has been muddled by misrep-
resentations and exaggerations, and the need to attain not an armistice but peace .

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