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July 07, 1967 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-07-07

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Planes Bring Jewish Refugees From

ROME (JTA) — Six chartered
airplanes arrived here June 28, 29
and 30 bringing Jewish refugees
from Libya. The flights brought
hundreds of men, women and chil-
dren. According to those who have
already come in, there were in
Libya. before the exodus began,
between 5,000 and 6,000 Jews.
The newcomers were met by
representatives of the Joint Dis-
tribution Committee. United Hias
Service and the Union of Italian
Jewish Communities. They came
aboard two planes chartered from
Alitalia, the Italian air line, and
one leased from the Libyan air
Through the intervention of the
Union of Italian Jewish Commu-
nities, the Italian government has
granted the refugees visas permit-
ting them to stay in Italy for pe-
riods ranging between two months
and three months.
Of the Jews who arrived, 175
accepted accommodations in a

widened to cover the entire muni-
cipal territory. Interior Minister
Moshe Shapiro transmitted to
Mayor Theodore Kollek a new

government order, based. on the
law approved by parliament on
Tuesday. which formally estab-
lished the reunited .Jerusalem. He
also transmitted to the mayor the
new law providing protection for
the holy sites, stressing their im-
portance for all three major re-
The curfew imposed on the Old

The refugees reported that all
of the 200 Jews in Benghazi had
been interned in camps there as
soon as the Israeli-Arab war
broke out on June 5, while 1,000
other Jews were sent to camps
at Tripoli. Tripoli Jews, they
said, have been unable to leave
their homes for the 28 (lays.
They confirmed that 85 of the
Jewish businesses in Libya were

destroyed by fire.
The Libyan authorities, however,
they added, are now issuing travel
documents to Jews. many of them
entitling the Jews to return to

portable tables and began selling
oriental food delicacies and other
products. In the old section, thou-
sands of Jews walked around,
many looking far homes they once
lived in, many of which had dis-
appeared during the 19 years of
Jordanian control.
A new Jerusalem municipal
council, on which Old City in-
habitants will be represented, will
be functioning soon and the Old
City area will soon be linked to
the national telephone exchange as
part of the New City, The post-
office is opening a number of
branches in the Old City section.
Old City residents were invited to
change their Jordanian currency i
for Israel pounds. which in three 1
(lays will be the only legal tender,
at a rate of 7.5 Israeli pounds for
one Jordanian dinar.

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with the ability, in most cases—
to relieve pain, itching and shrink
hemorrhoids. In case after case

doctors proved, while gently re-
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gunners violated the cease-fire by
twice tiring at Israeli positions
near El. Kuneitra. Israel informed
the United Nations about the twin
The Egyptians fired machine-
' guns Monday toward a group of
foreign correspondents and tele-
vision teams visiting the east bank
of the canal north of Kantar,a. No
[ casualties were reported. In an-
other incident on the Sinai front, a

mine exploded under a train en-

route from Kantara to El Arish.
The locomotive and a number of
cars were derailed but no casual.
ties were reported.

The longest measure of time is
the kalpa in Hindu chronology, It
is equivalent to 4,320 million years.

Meanwhile, an article in the cur-
rent issue of the publication of 10—Friday, July 7, 1967
the Istiqlal opposition party on
Jews and Zionists provoked con-
Wondering about
cern among Moroccan Jews.

Wexler Charges
Egypt Refused
Red Cross Probe

Minister Levi Eshkol called on
world Jewry to stand by Israel
to show that "we are a united
people" during the postwar period.
He made the appeal during a one-
hour meeting in his office with
City since its liberation on June 6 Robert Arnow, president of the
was lifted. The ban on trade by Jewish Telegraphic Agency.
Israelis in the Old City, in effect
An authoritative Israeli source
since the area was taken, also was expressed the opinon here today
lifted. A municipality spokesman
that the Soviet Union would use
said that former Old City munici-
all possible propaganda. political
pal employes will he retained on a
and military pressures to make Is-
temporary basis and later will have
rael withdraw from occupied Arab
to ask for permanent status. For-
territory but would halt short of
mer Jordanian policemen have
been retained on a supernumerary war.

The New City was clearly a sur- Egyptians Shell Israeli
prise to the Arabs visiting from Positions Again; Syrians
the old section. Often dressed in Also Violate Cease-Fire
traditional Arab garb and followed
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Israeli mili-
by veiled women, they window tary officials reported that, for the
shopped and roamed around like fourth day in a row, Tuesday,
tourists. Some of them installed Egyptian positions on the west
hank of the Suez shelled Israelis
on the east bank. On the other side
, of Israel the officials said, Syrian

Now Possible To
Shrink Hemorrhoids

pounds sterling ($140) in travelers

transit camp near this city pro- Libya later, The refugees who
vided by the Italian Ministry of came were allowed to take with
the Interior, while 58 said they them only hand luggage and 50
can make their own arrangements
for living quarters. The representa-
tives of the Jewish organizations
who met the refugees said it was
still too early to predict the type
or extent of the assistance that
might be needed to aid the Libyan
Jewish refugees,

Arabs and Jews Mingle in Both Parts
of Reunited Jerusalem; Curfew Lifted

sands of Jews poured into Old
Jerusalem for the first time in 19
years while an equal number of
Old City Arab residents crossed
into the new•city for the first time
after Israeli workmen completed
the task of eliminating all physical
harriers between the two sections.
Under government edict, all parts
of the reunited city were made ac-
cessible to all residents on June
The Israeli army relinquished
control of the Old City section to
civilian police as Israel's laws and ;
ordinances in the new city were

Libya to Rome; Greeted by JDC

The article asserted flatly that
there was no difference between
Jews and Zionists and that it was

the "duty" of Moroccan citizens to
prepare lists of companies and so-
cieties "at the heart of which are

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

BILOXI, Miss. — Dr William
A. Wexler, president of Bnai Brith,
charged here Tuesday that Egypt
had refused to allow the Interna-
tional Red Cross to investigate
the situation of Egyptian Jews of
whom an estimated 350 to 400
male adults were jailed in Cairo
and Alexandria when fighting
broke out on June 5.
Speaking at the annual conven-
tion of Bnai Brith District 7, Dr.
Wexler also charged that more
than 50 Syrian Jews were slain in
mob riots following the start of
the June war, He said that Syria's
4,000 Jews had been subjected
over the past four years to night
arrests and other harassments and
their freedom to travel to earn a
living had been severely restricted.
He charged that similar restric-
tions had been imposed on the
2,000 Jews still living in Iraq.

notorized Zionists." The article
said such lists should be widely
Some 80 Moroccan Jews are re-
ported to be in prison on charges
of pro-Zionist sympathies.

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