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June 30, 1967 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-30

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ADL Asks Probe of CORE Bias Charge
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(Direct JTA Teletype Wire

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, June 30, 1967-15

NEW YORK — The New York
City Commission on Human Rights
has been asked by the Anti-Defa-
mation League of Bnai Brith to
investigate "blatant and vicious
anti-Semitic outbursts and racist
behavior" involving the Congress
of Racial Equality in four school
controversies in Negro sections of
the city. The commission said it
was "evaluating" the complaints.
One of the statements filed by
the ADL with the commission as-
serted that a Brooklyn CORE rep-
resentative said at a meeting last
month with school officials "We
have got to get these Jews out of
Bedford-Stuyvesant. It's the Jews
who are to blame." Bedford-
Stuyvesant is a slum area in
Brooklyn.

Brooklyn CORE chapter officials
have repeatedly denied the chap-
ter was motivated by anti-Jewish
and anti-white feeling. Robert
Carson, community relations direc-
tor of Brooklyn CORE, said the
chapter would welcome an official
inquiry into the issue.

Merger of Mapai
With Rafi, Ahdut
Deemed Imminent

The ADL also charged that
when white teachers tried to
enter Public School 40 in Queens
during a recent demonstration,
one of the demonstrators shout-
ed "Why don't you white Jews
go back to Great Neck," a well-

BERLIN (JTA) — Five former
leading Nazis from the security
head office of Adolf Eichmann
were arrested here Monday after-
noon. They will stand trial together
with 13 other so-called "desk
men."

to The Jewish News)

to-do suburb of New York City.

Carson also asserted that if the
commission investigated both the
ADL and CORE complaints "we
are sure that the commission will
conclude that those principals and
certain teachers have conspired to
miseducate the black and Puerto
Rican children and are hurling
charges of anti-Semitism to hide
this fact."

Nab 5 Eichmann Aide

Richard Nixon Confers in Israel
With Ben-Gurion and Gen. Dayan

Harvard Law School Cleared of Bias
Against Jewish Grads Seeking Jobs

TEL AVIV (JTA)—Prime Min-
ister Levi Eshkol's Mapai Party
named two committees to negotiate
with Ahdut Avoda and former
Premier David Ben-Gurion's dissi-
dent Israel Workers Party (Rafi)
for a unified Labor party.
The appointments followed re-
ceipt of a letter from Rafi officials
proposing such negotiations and
tentative approval by Ahdut Avoda,
which is presently joined in an
alignment with Mapai, the domi-
nant element in the present coali-
tion government.
Labor Minister Yigal Alton of
Ahdut Avoda and Mrs. Gold Meir,
Mapai secretary-general, speaking
at a kibutz convention, called
Monday for total merger of all
labor parties. Mrs. Meir, who had
previously resisted strongly any
overtures to Rafi, said that the
time was now ripe for such union.
She said all dividing factors be-
tween the parties had disappeared.
The two leaders stressed that
Rafi should also be in the proposed
merger party because many of its
members were eager to return.
Yaacov Hazan of Mapam, speak-
ing at the same convention, said
he also favored union, although
no direct overtures have been
made by Mapai to Mapam. He
suggested however that there be
special autonomy for each of the
participating parties.

`Israel Has Earned
the Right to Live'

By FRANCES R. GINSBURG

Editors Note: The author of these
verses, Mrs. Frances Ginsburg of 41
Gibbs St., Mt. Clemens, is 75 years
old. It was submitted to us by her
daughter, Mrs. Morton M. Jacobs, 25512
Parkwood, Huntington Woods, with a
daughter's pride in her mother's senti-
ments.
A bleeding people. weeping stand
Upon the soil of Israel, whose barren
land
They tilled and sowed till fertile fields
Produced and overflowed with prod-
ucts of
Their toil.
Shall we permit the desecration of our
Native land by hostile races who would
turn us
From our goal? Our people turn to us
with
Outstretched hand—We dare not fail
them—their
Destiny is Ours—their bleeding Soul
Our Soul.
We must protest' the hate that's
gathering
Now upon her shore—Make no mistake
Israel will
Not be made the scrapegoat any more.
She will not bow her head except
In Prayer.
We must protest the war clouds
darkening
Over there—The Hate and greed that's
rampant
Everywhere—We watched a State
emerge from
Out of rock and sand. Israel has
earned the
flight to live—
You, who once voiced compassion for
our
Dead—You must protest—Do not let
Israel fall
Annihilation could be the fate of all.
Let Israel Live!—"Man's inhumanity to
Man"
Must cease.
The world needs PEACE!

BOSTON (JTA)—The law school
of Harvard University was cleared
last week by the Massachusetts
Commission Against Discrimina-
tion of a charge that the school
discriminated against Jewish grad-
uates in job placements.
The commission began an inves-
tigation of the complaint last Feb-
ruary in response to an article in
the Harvard Law Record of Dec. 1
which suggested that Jewish law
graduates might have trouble in
getting jobs in Anglo-Saxon firms.
The article quoted Eleanor Apwd,
head of the law school placement
office, as asserting that "there is
no question that the Jewish boy
is slower to receive an offer for
employment than a Gentile.
The commission said that Miss
Appel was unable to name any
firms which did practice such
disrimination. The commission
report, which also absolved the
placement office, included a let-
ter from Dean Erwin Griswold
of the law school to firms which
hire Harvard graduates.
The letter said that the law

school did not knowingly discrimi-
nate and would not knowingly deal
with any firm that did. The dean
wrote also he hoped his letter
would "make it very clear" where
the Harvard Law School stood on
the issue.
Soon after the Law Record arti-
cle appeared, Dean Griswold
named a three-man faculty com-
mittee to evaluate placement and
other procedures affecting grad-
uates.

70 Ambulances Sent
to Israel During Crisis

NEW YORK (JTA) — Culminat-
ing an emergency effort, which
has resulted in more than 70 am-
bulances being sent to Israel dur-
ing the current crisis, two more
ambulances were officially pre-
sented to Malka Ben-Yosef, consul
of Israel, by the American Red
Magen David for Israel, and
Joseph Gussman, the donor, at
special ceremonies at the Israel
Consulate.

We Honor

PHILIP SLOMOVITZ

On His 70th Birthday
And pay tribute to his
commendable service to the
American Jewish Community

MICHIGAN COUNCIL, AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS

Mrs. George Rubin, President

WOMEN'S DIVISION, AMERICAN JEWISH CONGRESS

Mrs. Aaron Shifman, President

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