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June 16, 1967 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-16

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Golda Meir Brings Israel's Message to Detroit
Today in Behalf of Embattled Community; Local
Emergency Fund Campaign Exceeds $4,250,000

Israel's great lady the, former Foreign Minister and her country's former ambassador to Soviet Russia,
will be here today to address two functions. At noon Mrs. Meir will speak at a luncheon meeting at the Sheraton-
Cadillac Hotel which has been called in behalf of the Israel Emergency Fund. Tonight she will speak at Temple
Mrs. Meir will report on the latest occurences in Israel and will present the Israel government's position
on many emerging problems related to the approaching negotiations with Arab states in an effort to attain a perm-
anent peace.
Israel Emergency Fund activities continue here at full speed. As of Thursday, approximately S4.250,000
has been contributed in gifts supplementary to those already made to the Allied Jewish Campaign which con-
cluded last month.
Paul Zuckerman, chairman of the Detroit Israel Emergency Fund campaign, headed a delegation of De-
troiters who attended a national meeting in behalf of the fund in New York Monday night. The fund swelled to
large proportions at the New York meeting.
Zuckerman remained in New York until this morning when he was to arrive here with Golda Meir. Ile
stayed on at national United Jewish Appeal headquarters to work with volunteer workers and staff in the gather-
ing of large sums to meet the Israel emergency.


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Life in Israel Back to Normal;
Israel's Flag on Ship at Aqaba;
World Jewry Responds in Crisis

Jews Behind Iron Curtain Hold Services for Israeli Kinsmen

Detroit Jewry Among Leading Communities
Aiding Emergency Fund, Israel Bond Drive

Detroit Jewry is responding so generously to the appeal for the Israel
Emergency Fund and for the purchase of Israel Bonds that this community
once again is emerging among the leaders in the land.
Increased interest in the Israel Bond campaign, as was evidenced at
the dinner Monday at Cobo Hall which was attended by 1,500 people, and
the large sums invested, pointed to a record year for Israel Bonds and to
the enrollment of many hundreds of new participants in Bond drives.
Under the leadership of Paul Zuckerman, approximately 95 prominent
Detroiters, meeting at the Zuckerman home on June 8, set a precedent
for generosity by Detroit Jewry unparalleled in the history of philanthropic
Alter hearing a stirring address by Aryeh Louis Pincus, chairman of
the Jewish Agency for Israel. the group pledged the sum of $3,150,000 to
the newly-created Israel Emergency Fund. These gifts are additional to the
contributions the same men made to the Allied Jewish Campaign.
Irwin Cohn, chairman of the Allied Jewish Campaign cash collection
committee, reported simultaneously that the sum of $2,000,000 was collected
in advance and was remitted promptly to Israel. He reported that pledges
made to the Israel Emergency Fund as well as payments on previous pledges
are sent without delay to Israel to assist in upholding Israel's hands econo-
mically, to aid in harvesting neglected crops, to keep industries at work, to
help rebuild what has been destroyed in the war operations.
Supplementing his earlier address and acknowledging Detroit Jewry's
generosity, Pincus assured the gathering that Israel would be informed at
once about "the great response."

"Working together," Pincus said, "we will repair what has been damaged

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JERUSALEM — The Israeli ship "Dolphine" passed the Gulf of Aqaba
today towards the port of Eilat under an Israeli flag, while life began returning to
normal throughout Israel. Military activity along all the battle lines came to a
halt although Israeli security forces continued with measures aimed at cleaning
up sniper activity and small pockets of resistance within the territory newly occu-
pied by Israel.
The nightly blackout was partially lifted in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa
but can be instantly restored by the use of central controls in any of the cities.
Street lights went on in all cities and neon signs in shops and cafes invited the
public to resume purchases of consumer goods and to patronize various places
of entertainment. For the first time since the start of the war, movie theaters open-
ed up and were immediately filled up with patrons.
The majority of the Israelis filling the streets in the cities are now khaki-
clad soldiers, many of them carrying newly-acquired souvenirs of last week's cam-
paigns in Sinai, Jordan or Syria. Mingling among the crowds are Israeli soldiers
wearing Jordanian officers' caps or Syrian Army jackets. In contrast to the gen-
eral feeling of joy and relief at the resounding victories over the Arab forces
were those Israeli families whose dear ones were lost in battle.
Life in the areas newly occupied by Israeli forces was also beginning to

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At Sunday evening's Israel Emergency Fund meeting at Shaarey
Zedek (from left): Alfred Deutsch, Max M. Fisher, Paul Zuckerman and
Israel Minister of Finance Pinhas Sapir.

The Israeli freighter Dolphine is shown here as it entered the Gulf of Aqaba escort-
ed by an Israeli torpedo boat off Sarm-el-Sheikh, the fortress captured from the Egyptians.
Thus ended the Arab threat to deny Israel freedom of the seas as the Israeli boat sailed on to
Eilat under the White-Blue banner with the :linen David.

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