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June 09, 1967 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-09

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From New York to Denmark, Jews Lend Support

(Continued From Page 14)
Wexler, came from Bnai Brith
• District 22. It pledged $500,000
to the Israel Emergnecy Fund to
be given from the reserve funds
of the lodges and a curtailment
of other activities by their men's
and women's units.
The National Jewish Welfare
Board called on its more than 400
affiliated Jewish community cen-
ters and YNI-YWHAs to give their
"full and unstinted support" per-
sonally" and through all the means"
at their disposal to the Israel
Emergency Fund.
Louis Stern, president, and San-
ford Solender, executive vice pres-
ident, advised centers and their
leadership that the Israel Emer-
gency Fund "is the principal means
available at this time to be direct
help to our fellow Jews in Israel.
Only our dollars can fill the eco-
nomic gap created by the war
emergency."

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The American Labor Zionist
movement. the Israel Histadrut
Campaign. and the Labor Council
of the United Jewish Appeal form-
ed a special divsion. the Hista-
drut-Labor Zionist Division, of the
Israel Emergency Fund.
National and local committees
of the Farband Labor Zionist Or-
der, Labor Zionist Organization of
America and Pioneer Women, to-
gether with organizations affiliated
with the Israel Histadrut Cam-
paign, have been formed for this
special effort which is in addition
to efforts to obtain maximum con-
tributions for the Israel Histadrut
Campaign.
Fund-raising among unions will
be conducted as a separate drive
for the Histadrut Trade Union
Emergency Fund.
At an extraordinary emergency
meeting of more than 400 cam-
paign leaders of the United Jewish
Appeal of Greater New York, most
of whom had already made their
contributions to the current UJA
campaign, pledges totaling an ad-
ditional $15,000,000 were announced
for the Israel Emergency Fund of
the UJA.
BOND MEETING
Samuel Rothberg, national cam-
paign chairman, and Louis H.
Boyar, chairman of the board of
governors of the Israel Bond Or-
ganization, returned Monday night
from Israel where they held
emergency discussions with Prime
Minister Levi Eshkol on the ex-
traordinary economic burdens of
the present crisis.
One thousand Chicago men and
women, attending a special con-
ference of the campaign cabinet
of the Combined Jewish Appeal of
Chicago Monday night, pledged
$2,500.000 to the Israel Emergency
Fund.

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

The CJA has organized the most
extensive campaign in the history

of Chicago Jewry for the Israel
Emergency Fund. It is aided by
volunteers from all Jewish orga-
nizations, including the Illinois
Conference of Jewish Organiza-
tions, which embraces 60 different
groups.
The Jewish National Fund of
America, in response to an urgent
call from Jerusalem, has under-
taken to telephone every Jew in
America in an urgent appeal for
funds desperately needed to
strengthen Israel's border settle-
ments during the crisis. The call
came from Jacob Tsur, JNF world
chairman in Jerusalem.
The JNF has decided to engage '
in a nationwide effort aimed at
reaching every Jew by telephone
to solicit his contribution to the
JNF Save Israel Fund. Instructions
have gone out to all JNF Councils
through the nation to organize
telephone squads in their respec-
tive locality.
MONTREAL MOBILIZES
In an unprecedented action
Montreal's Allied Jewish Commu-
nity Services executive committee
called for a Special Emergency
Campaign for Israel.
A total goal for this single cam-
paign which will serve both local
and Israel's needs was set tenta-
tively at a minimum of 510,000,000.
In London, Michael M. Sacher,
treasurer of the Joint Palestine
Appeal, reported Tuesday that the
JPA Emergency Fund for Israel
has brought in one week, 5.750,-
000 pounds ($13,700,000) and was
approaching 6,000,000 pounds (SIG.-
800,000. Britain's Jewish population
is 450,000 persons. The best results
heretofore in collections for a nor-
mal full year have been about
3,000,000 pounds ($8.400.000).
A special Zionist Federation
Friday, June 9, 1967-15 emergency conference has been
called for Sunday to discuss fur-
ther aid to Israel.
An initial allocation through the
Joint Palestine Appeal was in-
creased by two thirds last week-
end by a contribution totaling
$3.000,000 by the Rothschild bank-
ing family.
ROTHSCHILDS LEAD
in Paris. a committee of Co-
ordination for Solidarity with Is-
rael. an organization grouping
practically all local Jewish orga-
nizations, was formed for the first
time in French Jewish history.
The committee is headed by Ed-
mund and Guy de Rothschild of
the French banking family.
In cooperation with French
Jewish fund-raising organizations.
the new committee urged every
Jew to give immediately twice the
money he regularly gave each
year for Israeli causes. •
French Jewry will raise 510,000,-
000 for aid to Israel by July 1.
and deliver the money to Prime
Minister Levi Eshkol personally,
Baron de Rothschild announced at
a special meeting of 1,000 leaders
from all parts of France.
Baron de Rothschild said that
he and Theo Klein, accompanied
by several other French Jewish

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for a brief "visit of solidarity."
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Coordination of Solidarity with
Israel.
The Danes swung into action
Tuesday with rallies demanding
aid to Israel. a fund-raising cam
paign headed by former premier
Vigo Kampman and denunciations
of Egypt and the Soviet Union.
The fund campaign was reported
to have collected a substantial
sum, but exact figures were not
given. Leaders of all political par-
ties addressed the rallies.
A Social Democratic meeting
heard a charge placing responsibil-
ity for the new Middle East war
on Egypt and a demand that
Russia stop sending arms to the
Arab states.
Paul Moller, leader of the op-
position, told a rally that there
was no doubt as to where re-
sponsibility for the war should
be placed and called on the
Danish government to help Israel

vice-chairman of the Zionist Fed-
eration.
A Fund for Solidarity with Israel
announced Monday that initial ef-
forts in Brussels and Antwerp had
raised $1,700,000 and that 55,000,-
000 would be sent to Israel within
a few days.
Collection of blood for Israel
was held with the participation of

economically and in all other
possible ways.

An emergency fund-raising cam-
paign to aid- Israel was decided

upon at a mass rally attended by
1,000 leaders of South African

Jewry from all over the country

Monday.
Judge Israel A. Maisels. presi-
dent of the South African Zionist
Federation. who was chairman, an-
nounced that the Federation of
fices had been "inundated - by of-
fers of South Africans. including
non-Jews, who wanted to volun-
teer for non-combatant duty in
Israel. The first contingent of
South African volunteers left for
Israel Tuesday under the leader.
ship of Joseph Daleski. veteran

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