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June 09, 1967 - Image 39

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-09

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Volunteers Offer Assistance to Israel

Michigan Congressmen Pe d ,ge
Aid to Protect Israel's Position

(Continued From Page 38)
bis held an Hour of Prayer 7 these offers of aid. said the first
dependence and territorial integ-
p.m. Thursday at Yeshhath Beth shipment of medical equipment
rity for all nations in the area."
Yehudah's Mogen Abraham Syn- had been sent to Israel.
Asher Tarmon, who has been
Romney. an undeclared. candi-
agogue.
directing proferred volunteer
date for the 1968.Republican presi-
The Department of Michigan,
dential nomination, called the out- Jewish War Veterans. and its la- assistance at the Jewish Center,
Suez canal, solemn obligations to
By CARMI M. SLOMOVITZ
said the witpom ing of good v.ill
break of hostilities tragic and said dies . auxiliary, interrupted its an -
WASHINGTON, D. C. — Promi- live together peacefully.
the situation '!demonstrates the nual convention last weekend to
"has been tremendous." AI-
"Five years after the formal
nent members of Congress from
failures of the nation-states in the attend in mass the rally at the though the ban on travel to the
middle 20th Century to maintain Jewish Center. The department Middle East is still being en- Michigan met with a delegation peace agreement and if the Arabs
stable and progressive relations commander. Louis Benton, was forced, ycr“iig people continue from the Zionist Organization of sincerely adhere to it then Israel
summoned to the emergency meet- to sign up, waiting for the end- Detroit on Wednesday and express- ! will in stages give up captured
among themselves."
Earlier State Rep. Cooper had ing in Washington Thursday. ing of the war and the end of ed their wholehearted desire to be enemy territory."
.
of assistance in protecting Israel's
drafted an open letter to Gov. where he confv-Ted with other the ban Two hundred had reg-
ring
In his address to the gathe the
Romney in which the Presidential JWV officials, including National istered their names up to Wed- security anti territorial rights.
of representatives convened by
hopeful was asked to reply to a Commander Malcolm Tarlov.
nesda v.
This writer was accompanied in Conference of Presidents of Major
series of questions on his views in
Tarmon stressed that there will this delegation by Dr. Alex Fried- _American Jewish Organizati on-
de artment passed a resolu-
the Middle East question. Lion,
h
was
nt
on
to
the
be
a
great
deal
of
rebuilding
to
do,
laender
and Dr. Leon Fram. Meet-
Rabbi Philip Bernstein, chairman
se
, wh ic
p
that the farm settlements will need
The open letter, signed by fire
a Gri
d , Congressmen
of the American Israel Public Af-
state representatives and four President. supporting his declara- much assistance with the crops iW
Martha
Broomfield,
m"e
fi
.
u
Lia
v
.ith
ia
B
r
uo
so
f
fairs
Committee, said:
senators, cautioned Gov. tion of U.S. policy to take all nec-
fiths. John Conyers and John Din-
Romney: "There is no time nor essary steps to keep open the Gulf after the war is over.
"If anything. the U.S. may have
He idded that local physicians, Bell, and representatives who
place for vascillation
or fence
of terway
Aqaba and
as an
wa- some of them specialists in their spoke for Congressmen Ford and exercised too great a restraining
straddling
on the crucial
issues
to international
guarantee Israel's
influence on Israel. I talked only
fields, have volunteered to go to . O'Hara also were present.
territorial integrity.
recently with swell-known Amen-
_
Israel on as little as 24 hours
facing the world,
rld.
We met in the office
of Rep.
The Labor Zionist movement, in-
arranged
the.
can
military authority who said
"The undersigned members of
ic .ated a sincere that the delay of another 24 hours
who
the legislature as representatives eluding Farband Habonim Youth, rotice and at great time and ex- Broo field ey
in ( 1"
ne
Th
w
of the people are vitally interested Histadrut. Labor Zionist Organi- pense to their families and prac- meetim
disastrous. By
7 - i -*
have
nter ,,st and a deep friendship for might
ques- zation of America. Pioneer Worn- tires. Voluilt.!ers from far away . interest
that time
the been
Arab position mig ht
as Flint have ratted with offers to
in direct answers to several
and
promised
to
he
on
the
brf Detroit's lands-
d
have been solidified and the pos gsi-
assist.
lions. These questions are not acad.. en and members of
. alert.
' bilities of some initiative taken

What is most needed, he said, i s
e mi, c but are becoming imminent manshaften organizations. held on
world
and
emergency
rally
for
Israel
Wed-
There
were
complaints
that
'from
Israel's hand s.
anesthetists
and
nurses.
in today's kaleidoscopic
surgeons, .
we feel i it is incumbent for any nesday evening at the Labor Zi- su According to Tarmon. Israeli the State Department was not
"It was Israel that won the vic-
students have been told to remain keeping Congress properly in-
presidential aspirant to give direct onist Institute.
The Hillel Day School's con- in the United States for the time formed on occurrences and that tory. It must not now lose in peace
forthright answers to these
for June 26 at
it should
was compelled
win in
being. Only a few on selective call the representatives had to turn what
war. It
settle for to nothing
P roblems. Since a President's de- cart, scheduled
to newspapers to learn the facts.
vision in these areas could he the Ford Auditorium, and originally
have returned home.
less than defensible borders. It
intended to benefit the school's ■
. A ll said they were determined must have freedom of navigation
Checri Kansan, editor of the
determining factor in realizing t
building fund, has instead been 1 Lebanese Gazette published in to demand the freeing of
peace or plunging the world into
the Gulf not only in the Red Sea but in the
turned into a special concert I Detroit, who is a
a holocaust, we request a prompt rally for Israel. Richard Tucker
leader among of Aqaba and the Suez Canal to Suez Canal as well. Its people
the
Maronite
Lebanese
Catholics,
reply."
must no longer be compelled to
will be leatmed as cantor, op- ! said Thursday that what hap- Israeli shipping.
The five questions were:
kt. lunch with Senator Robert ' live in an intolerable state of siege.
At
tenor and musical spokes- '
e
Middle
East
"should
Do you feel the Gulf of Aqaba erotic
paned d in th
Griffin, I was given added assur- They must be p ermitted to walk
man for embattled Israel, from
have been done a long time ances that he would exert all his and work in p eace.
is an international waterway?
which he just returned. (See
Do you feel the Arab countries
ago."
be-
energies
to press for just action in
The Arab war on Israel will not
story elsewhere)
"It should have happened
have any right to blockade the
Israel's defense.
brought to an end if once
be
Gulf to Israeli ships or ships of ' The Metropolitan Detroit Coun- . fore because it is time that Arabs
oil of Bnai Brith held an emer-
Senator Griffin was to meet 'again we resort to evasive devices
any country carrying goods to the gency meeting for all outgoing and an Jews lived in peace together
he Thursday with a large delegation and mechanisms, and if we are
as neighbors and as brethren," -
State of Israel?
of Detroiters who were coming satisfied with temporary truces and
lodge officers Wednes- '
If attempts to resolve this situa- incoming
said.
id.
evening, at which time they re-
He ridiculed the reports of Leb- . here to attend the special sessions armistices, which are flouted and
lion through peaceful means arc

rally arranged by the . forgotten. There is only one way.

fruitless, and UN action is vetoed solved to unify efforts in Israel's anese threats on Israel, stating that and the mass
by Russia, what action should be behalf. Israel's position was ex- Lebanon wants to live in peace national J e w i s h organizations. Once and for all the international
he United community must summon the Arab
opurgehsoeunttet d
Communities
iesethrre
b
taken by the President if the Arab plained, and lodges were told to with Israel. lie sa id whatever States
states to recognize that 1 s r a e I
countries refuse to allow Israeli collect funds for the UJA Emer- threats are uttered are merely poll- s
gency Relief Fund and for Israel
exists and must call for direct
ships to pass?
The more than 250 Zionist ,
(teal nonsense; the leaders feel
If Israeli troops invade Egypt Bonds. An appeal for funds also they must join for the sake of be- leaders from all parts of the Arab-Israel p e a c e negotiations
to open the Gulf to all shipping. was issued at the council installs- ing Arab good fellows in condemn- country reported after meeting which will lead to a lasting and
what should be done by the Presi- tion Thursday night.
with the Congressmen and Sena- permanent peace."
Jewish National Fund announced ing Israel.
Dr. Joachim Prinz of Newark,
dent?
"Congratulations." he said to tors that there is a strong senti-
now gathering .
that
all
funds
it
is
he
t
The Jewish News editor in mak- ment in fax or of Israel in this chairman of the Conference of
What should be done by
PresidentS,
set the tone for the
United,States if Arab troops invade
will
go
directly
into
the
Israel
country.
Emergency Fund. "We'll plant ing these statements.
Israel?
Senator Charles Percy of Illinois Presentations on Capitol Hill with
- said director Percy '
trees
later,
n address to - 2,000 leaders in the
The open letter was signed by
was among the most enthusiastic
Kaplan. "Right now all money Detroit's
oit's Role to Be
Cooper, Reps. Faxon. Kramer. Jo-
. legislators to -repsond to our pres- , Sheraton-Park Wednesday night
must . go into the emergency fund." :
warning that:
sephine Hunsinger and Raymond
Young people have been moved • Explored OH highlights' entation.
Hood and by Senators George to action, as well. The Citywide 1 This Sunday on the "Highlights"
"Until the Arab threat to de-
Declaring that "there must be
Montgomery, Levin. Raymond Jewish Youth Planning Commit- radio and television shows, the no retreat without peace... the stroy Israel is ended for all time,
Dzendzel and Basil W. Brown.
Detroit
community
leadership
will
gathered
ewish
there
will he -no genuine peace in
sh
representatives o f . J ew i
tee made plans at a meeting
Congressman John D. Dingell, Wednesday
the Middle East." .
night to hold a "work address itself to local Jewry's corn- communities resolved:
Democrat from the 16th District, day" to raise funds for Israel. mitment to Israel.
. The major responsibility of the
It is our solemn duty as Ameri- -
with a heavily Arab population The committee, which meets at
Just what Israel's needs are and 1 - , a:- Jews. to fight for a crea-
cans
ca
Presidential task force headed by
here said in a press statement:
can be done will be dis-
the JeWish Center. consists of all
We
alternatiV7e.
Lice.
McGeorge Bundy, Dr. Prinz said,
"I think it is wise to point out
segments of the youth popula- cussed by Dr. Samuel Krohn. pres-ve. constructive
must be "to p r o vi d e whateter
. . . that the United States is
'
tion in Detroit. All persons with ident of 'he Jewish Community 11 ""e
not
give
Israel
shell
up
a
material
assistance and political
firmly committed to the prin-
--
Council; Hyman Safran, president
odd
jobs
to
be
done
are
asked
ciple that the State of Israel
the Jewish Welfare Federation; square inch of her military gains support may be necessary to con-
contact the Center Group Serv- of
and Rabbi Jacob E. Segal of Adas until there is PEACE between her vert the armistice that must come
shall be preserved and that its to
ices Division. which will coordinate
and the Arab countries.
into the peace that must endure.
rights in international commerce
Shalom Synagogue.
the work.

shall be protected. This commit-
ment is firm, and it shall be
honored."

In addition, an Israeli Dance
for families- (no dance experi-
ence required) will be held at
Shiffman Hall 2 p.m. Sunday,
with proceeds going to the
Israel Emergency Fund.

-- Peace means mutual recogni- In this concern American interests
Hours are 9:15 a.m. for WJBK
tion, mutual trade, freedom of the and Israeli interests are identical.**
and 9:45 a.m. for Channel 2.

Mayor Cavanagh. in his letter
to Johnson, commended the Presi-
dent for his "forthright statement
in condemnation of aggressive acts
A group of Detroit's Jewish
and in holding firm to the tradi-
Donal United States position that leaders met with Michigan Con-
freedom of the seas must remain gressmen in Washington Thurs-
corn-
inviolate. Clearly. as you have day to present the Jewish
stated, the blockade of the Gulf munity's position on the Middle
East crisis. They also attended a
of Aqaba to Israeli and Israe -
at Lafayette Park in
bound shipping is not only illegal mass rally
Capital Thursday
but potentially disastrous to the the Nation's
Thor
cause of peace." " 1 afternoon. Lawrence

organizations and on resented the ,Jewish Community
gregations rallied to Israel's cause Council as chairman of the group,
this week with emergency meet- and Lewis Grossman was cochair-
ings and fund drives. man. Among the delegation were
and members of major
The Zionist Revisionist Organi- rabbis organizations in Detroit.
zation, in association with Shaarit Jewish
Several doctors and their wives
Haplaytah, Einstein Lodge of Bnai
a
Brith, United Jewish Social Club, were coordinating this week
and
Work-
drive
for funds to purchase medi-
Radomer Aid Society
Physicians
men's Circle Branch .227, will hold cal supplies for Israel.
members of the
an emergency rally 9 p.m. Satur- as well as other
Moshe.
Steven
community
have
already
contrib-
day at Cong. Bnai
this Jew-

Goldin, president of the Zionist uted. For information on
Revisionist group, is chairman of ish Community Center Medical

the organizing committee. There Fund, call Irwin Shaw, - director of
is no charge, and the community the Jewish Center, D5 1.4200.
Assaf Orr, head of Hashomer
is invited.
The Council of Orthodox Rah- Hatzair, who ;a helping process all
Friday, Jure 9, '1967 39
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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