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June 30, 1967 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-30

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Anti-Israel Positions of Britian. France,
Soviet Russia Meet With'Severe Protests


to stop "incitement against Israel."
Soviet propaganda, inside and
outside the United States, has
been persistently accusing Israel of
"Nazi-like atrocities" in occupied
Arab territories,
The marchers consisted of mem-
bers of many unions in the Metro-
politan area, synagogue groups and
others. They carried placards de-
manding "peace in the Middle
Middle East through direct Arab-
Israel negotiations." The gathering
was told that resolutions of the
major Israel-Arab issues was be-
ing blocked "by the intransigent
extremist support of the Arabs by
the Russians and the incitement
to perpetual war in the Middle

Friday, June 30, 1967 - 7

were expressed against Charles de
Gaulle's pro-Arab policy and the
line followed in the United Nations.
Nevertheless, it is reported that
French arms sales to Israel have
not been interrupted.

LONDON (JTA)—Prime Minister
Gomulka had helped increase
The warning was delivered by
Harold Wilson defended in an
Wladyslaw Gomulka, first secre-
anti-Semitism in Poland by accus-
angry House of Commons the
tary of the United Workers
ing Polish Jews of disloyalty to
statement made by Foreign Secre-
their country, declaring that the
(Communist) Party, addiressing
tary George Brown at the emer-
a trades union congress in War-
Polish masses would thus be en-
gency session of the General As-
saw. Gomulka told the congress
couraged toward anti-Semitic at-
Huge supply of art work, photos,
sembly last week, warning Israel
delegates that Polish Jews had
titudes although the Warsaw gov-
slogans, witty advertising copy
not to incorporate Old Jerusalem
ernment itself is not anti-Semitic.
applauded the Israeli "aggres-
call Al UltItY KUBLIN at UN. 1-5600
"We are for the fact that Israel
into its capital.
sion" and had held celebrations
should live," stated the editorial.
for Israel's victory.
A wave of resentment was re-
ported, first among deputies of the
"We do not want to have a fifth "We are for the integrity of the
Prime Minister's Labor Party, column in our country," he de- whole State of Israel. We are for
and then within opposition ranks clared. He asserted that Polish the territorial integrity of Israel
about what critics called Brown's Jews who wanted to go to Israel and for recognition of Israel by
"pro-Arab sympathies" in the Mid- had been permitted to do so, but her neighbors. The Socialist lands
dle East situation following the that those who remained Polish must support the right of Israel

Arab-Israel war. The Prime Min- citizens should have only Poland to live and must oppose the in-
PARIS — Strong protests in
ister sought to explain and inter- as their fatherland. Some Polish citements to anti-Semitism through Christian and Jewish quarters
pret what the foreign secretary non - Jewish intellectuals shared the attacks against Israel at the
meant in his UN address.
Jewish concern over this attempt United Nations."
• • *
An estimated 500 telegrams of to control the conscience of Polish
protest against Brown's speech Jews.
More than 1,000 Jewish 'adults
were reported to have been sent
The Communist Party chief in
and students assembled June 22
to the prime minister.
Romania was reported from Bu-
for a three-hour demonstration
Many Labor members of Parlia- charest to have taken an entirely
near the Soviet Mission to the
ment planned to challenge the different position, reflecting the
United Nations to protest Soviet
speech at a party meeting this independent stand taken by the
statements against Israel made
week as popular protests continued Romanian government on the Mid-
during the current emergency
to mount. The Jewish Youth Emer- dle East conflict.
session of the General Assem-
gency Committee, representing
Nicola Ceausescu, the party
bly. The protest was sponsored
Stories and Sketches by
40,000 British youth, sent a cable head, called in a speech for Arab-
by the Israel Crisis Coordinating
to the foreign secretary expressing Israeli negotiations and urged both
Committee of the New York
Jewish Community Relations
a "sense of outrage at your state- not to fight but to seek understand-
ment." A copy was sent to Wilson. ing on their differences.
Council, comprised of major
The Soviet Union will do every-
Jewish organizations in the New
Emanuel Shinwell, one of the
York metropolitan area, as well
deans of the Labor Party, charged thing necessary to help the Arab
as the New York Board of Rab-
that Brown had "indulged in sus- nations give Israel a "resolute re-
bis and the New York Jewish
tained criticism of Israeli govern- buff," the central committee of
13535 W. 7 Mi. at Schaefer DI 1-0569-D1 1-3268
ment" and that the speech included
threats if the Israel government clared at a two-day meeting on the
The demonstrators carried such
did not carry out "a certain pol- Middle East crisis, it was reported signs as "End Soviet Anti-Semi-
icy." Shinwell demanded of Prime from Moscow.
tism" and "Stop Incitement to
Minister Wilson whether Brown Communists in Israel Criticize
Politicide" and "Let the Survivors
had been representing the British Kosygin's Anti-Israel Speech
of Auschwitz L i v e" and "Stop
government's policy in that posi-
TEL AVIV (JTA) —Kol Haarn, Shipments of Arms to Nasser." In
tion. Wilson replied that Brown the daily newspaper of the Israel his appearance before the Gen-
was not seeking to submit detailed Communist Party, sharply criti- eral Assembly Monday, Soviet
proposals for an eventual settle- cized the Soviet Union and Pre- Premier Alexei Kosygin compared
ment and that he was represent- mier Alexei Kosygin regarding the Israel's activities in the war this
ing government policy.
USSR's policy concerning the Mid- month with those of the Nazis. a
Reaction among British Jews
dle East crisis. The newspaper propaganda theme pushed also by
to Foreign
declared that Kosygin's address to other Soviet diplomatic and press
speech at the special emergency
the United Nations General As- spokesmen since Israel's lightning
session of the United Nations
sembly was not of help toward victory over Egypt, Jordan and
General Assembly was very bit-
peace in this area "but had pre- Syria.
ter. Jewish members of the La-
cisely the contrary effect."
In the Bronx, a rally followed
bor Party, in and out of Parlia-
The newspaper called on all a parade on one of the main boule-
ment, expressed fears that
"Socialist countries" not to follow vards in the area, ending with a
Brown was trying to emulate the
the USSR's lead on the Israeli- mass demonstration in front of the
views of the late Ernest Bevin,
Arab issue, but to work actively in Bronx County Court Eouse. A num-
The elegant one from
who, as foreign secretary,
the United Nations and elsewhere ber of New York members of Con-
the looms of MOHAWK!
waged a powerful campaign, in
for the encouragement of direct gress addressed the rally, joined
step is cushioned
pre-state days. against Jewish
Israeli-Arab negotiations toward by local leaders of the Catholic
with this extra-thick nylon
aspirations for a state in Pales-
the "conclusion of a lasting peace" and Protestant faiths.
Pile shag.: Sparkling color
between Israel and the Arab states.
tine. Some Jewish members of
combinations ! THIS IS
A labor rally for Israel was held
the Labor Party were consider-
Moshe Sneh, leader of the Israel
Wednesday under auspices of the
ing quitting the party in protest.
Communist Party — which is the
Brown, replying Monday in the majority faction among Israeli American Trade Union Council for
House of Commons to members of communists, as against a pro- Histadrut, the Greater New York
Parliament who had criticized Arab minority — took Kosygin to Trade Unionists for Labor Israel
and associated labor and civic
sharply his address to the IN as- task in a speech at Ilaifa.
groups. The outdoor demonstration
sembly, assured Parliament that
• • •
was held a block from the Soviet
he was not asking for a return
east of Telegraph
NEW YORK (JTA)—Issue with Mission to the United Nations,
to a divided Jerusalem."
the Soviet stand against Israel, and it called on the Soviet Union
Brown emphasized the urgent
as expressed by Soviet Premier
need "to begin at once to deal with Alexei Kosygin at the United Na-
practical problems arising from tions General Assembly, was taken
the Arab-Israeli war, and noted
that he had called on ''all coon- : by the Morning Freiheit, the
American Jewish pro-Communist
tries to refrain from threats or the daily. In an editorial, the news-
use of force against the territorial paper asked the leaders of the
integrity and independence of any Communist countries "to support
With Jerry Stutz working for his father this summer,
other country."
the rights of Israel" and urged
Other elements in a final Is-
raeli-Arab settlement, he said, them to see to it that the inciting
Joe Stamell is cutting prices like mad . . . he needs the
must be " a long-overdue solution speeches at the United Nations
volume. They call it "job security" . . so, see Joe
refugee problem, the neces- should not lead to a wave of anti-
to the
sity for free and innocent passage Sem itism.••
Stamell for ridiculously low prices on Dunlop total per-
The reference to anti-Semitism
through international waterways dealt indirectly with Premier Ko-
formance tires. Total performance means handling,
for ships of all nations and the
urgent requirement of an agree- sygm's comparing the Israelis to
meat on limitation of arms to the Nazis. The editorial also criticized
safety, economy and comfort.
Middle East area." the public statement made in War-
Regarding Jerusalem, Brown saw by Polish Communist party
Union Tire has of course, a complete crew of safety
said, after disclaiming an aim of head Wladislaw Gomulka, head of
specialists for alignment, balancing and brakes.
returning the city to a divided the Communist Party there, that
status, "I do not forecast what the Jews in Poland must not display
sympathy to Israel because Poland
eventual arrangements might be. would not tolerate a "fifth column"
But, I repeat, any lasting settle- within the country.
ment of which such arrangements
The Freiheit compared Israel's
formed a part must, among other defense against the Arab war-
things, recognize the right of all
Al's Friend
makers with the USSR's defense
The Boss' Son
states to live in true dignity and
against Nazi Germany in 1941. It
Friendly Senior Proprietor
true freedom."
asked why the USSR, which had
The Polish Jewish community
boasted that it had helped in the
was described as being alarmed
United Nations in the creation of
3140 Grand River
and shocked by a blunt warning
Israel, did not take the step by
(Next to Carl's Chop House)
from the Polish Communist
calling on Arab delegations to stop
— Phone 321-1234
Party boss against showing
calling Israel the "aggressor."
sympathy for Israel in its
The editorial pointed out that
conflict with the Arab states.

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