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August 25, 1967 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-08-25

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! election of a Jordanian as a vice
president of the next General As-
sembly, scheduled to convene next
month. Two other Arabs are can-
raeli actions against Jordanian didates for the chairmanship of
villages and civilians, he said, two of the assembly's standing
are "without foundation, totally committees.

sraelis erted Against Hostility


(Continued from Page 10)
I mainly with funds confiscat4d
pension funds due to West Bank from Syrian Jews, the Israeli
residents would be sent by rela- Army spokesman reported on the
tives in Jordan to a special fund basis of captured Syrian docu-
in a Swiss bank. The Red Cross ments.
would then transfer such funds to
The army released a pamphlet
the West Bank Arabs.
containing photostatic copies of
* * *
Syrian intelligence documents
TEL AVIV (JTA) — An around- seized by Israeli forces when they
the-clock curfew was in effect captured Kuneitra, a key military
Sunday in El Arish, the only major center in the Golan Heights which
city in the Israeli-occupied Sinai troops conquered in the June war.
Peninsula, after a general strike One of the documents dealt with
and demonstration by the citv's details of a changeover in com-
Arab residents 'against Israel. A mands of the Syrian intelligence,
search, now under way to find the including a budget for the new
inciters of the crippling shut-down, commander. The budget included
is reportedly concentrating on the reference to an item of about
5,000 Egyptians living in the area. 20.000 Syrian lira — about $5,000
Life was' back to normal Wed- — which was listed as confiscated
nesday at Hebron, an Arab city from Syrian Jews.
on the West Bank of the Jordan
River after a disturbance there
over the weekend which had
lavia President Tito will send
brought about a shut-down of all President Johnson "a complete
Arab shops in the town and the summary of the Arab leaders'
banning by the Israeli authorities views on the Mideast crisis" when
of all visitors. The mayor of
finishes his tour of Arab
Hebron Wednesday summoned a Tito
according to a report
group of Arab elders and re- capitals,
from Cairo. Tito will also send
quested them to calm the in- personal messages to leaders of
and non-aligned na-
The trouble started when an Communist
visitor. a woman, had her tions.

purse snatched by an Arab boy
while she was visiting the historic
cave of Machpela. Her screams
brought a unit of Israeli soldiers
who started chasing the thief. A

number of hoodlums tried to im-
pede the chase, throwing stones at
the soldiers and barring their way,
and one soldier fired his rifle into

the air to disperse the hostile

crowd. A commotion followed, first

in the

Hebron market place, then

through the rest of the town, Arab
shopkeepers closing down their

businesses. The Israeli authorities
then bannel all visitors until calm
should be restored.
Israeli authorities arrest e d
11 Arabs in Bethlehem who signed
a declaration of loyalty to Jordan's
King Hussein.
Occupation offidials in Old Jeru-
salem permitted the re-opening of
four shops which were padlocked
as a penalty for the participation
of their Arab owners in a one-day
general strike in the Old City two
weeks ago. An Arab-owned bus
transport firm, which had its li-
cense revoked for the same reason.,
was allowed to resume operationsi
The Arab entrepreneurs expressed
regret for their actions in a letter
to the Israeli military commander.
Another meeting with well-known
Arabs and merchants took place in
the old section of Jerusalem at
which the commander of the cen-
tral front. Brig. Gavish, issued a
stern warning against repetition of
the strike of two weeks ago which
almost paralyzed the Old City, and
against any other demonstrations
of disobedience to the Israeli occu-
Israel will agree with no in-

terim arrangements with the
Arab states but only to a peace
agreement coupled with effective
security arrangements, Minister
of Labor Yigal Allon declared.
He urged the establishment of a
Jewish presence in the Israeli-
held - west bank of the Jordan
River in order to make the river
the Israeli-Jordanian border, He
stressed that the June war had
given Israel "a historic chance
to restore our historic border
according to our rights and de-
fense requirements."
It was announced that the entire
Gaza Strip and the northern Sinai
area from El Arish to Abou Aveila
will be opened to visitors this


The announcement


made by Col. Motta Gur, Israel's
military governor for the two occu-

pied areas. Until now only the
town of Gaza has been open to

He said that, while destruction

of houses where arms caches were

found was "not an official policy,"

there was no denying that it proved
very effective. He said that after
one house was blown up for that
reason, 70 Arabs came to Israeli
authorities to turn in firearms.
Syrian intelligence activities on
the Israeli front were financed


port stated, with the largest num-
ber — about 93,000 — fleeing from
the West Bank of the Jordan to
the East Bank. UNRWA, which has
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expanded more than $580,000,000
The representatives of the 13
since it was created in 1950 after Arab states here formed an "ac- THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Israel's War for Independence in tion committee" to press for the
Friday, August 25, 1967—n
1948, had faced a deficit in vol-
untary contributions even before
the recent war. Thant noted that
most of the help consisting of food,
medical supplies, tents and other
materials, sent voluntarily by gov-
ernments and organizations, was
of limited duration. He urged that
longer-term assistance be supplied
from the same sources in view of
the newly-created situation fol-
lowing the war.
When lunch time, errand time, coffee-breaks or closing
Israel told Secretary-General
after hours put the brakes on your profit climb—you need
U Thant that the Jordan Gov-
the full time professional skills of a live telephone answer-
ernment's campaign of "vitu-
peration and direct incitements"
ing service secretary. She's trained, responsible, reliable—
were creating a "serious obsta-
always there when profit dials your number.
cle" to the entire plan for read-
mitting the Arabs from the Jor-
Give her a call now, at
donian side.
Jordan's "continued hostility.
verbal assaults and vile defama-
tion," Thant was told in a note
from Israel's permament repre-
sentative, Ambassador Gideon
Rafael, are not fit for circulation
by the Secretariat as official UN
TORONTO (JTA)—Peace in the documents. Jordan's charges of Is-
Middle East depends on recogni-
tion of Israel and direct negotia-
tions with her by all the Arab
belligerents, it was agreed at a
Telephone: Elgin 3-0700
"thinkers' conference" of the
Canadian Progressive Conserva-
tive Party held near Quebec.
* * *
The United Nations Relief and
Works Administration will require
an additional $10,000,000 this year
— in addition to its budget of
$37,000,000 for the year — to cover
emergency relief and long-term
rehabilitation expenditures for the
new Arab refugees cast adrift by
the six-day Arab-Israeli war. This
was a major point in a 13-page
report on humanitarian problems
in the Middle East issued yester-
day by Secretary-General U Thant.
In the absence of a political set-
tlement in the area, Thant's re-
port stated, more than 300,000
displaced Arabs face a future of
"uncertainties and i m p o n d e r-
We will definitely be in the new
abies." But the secretary-general
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also noted that by the beginning
of August, the immediate minimal
Southfield, by November 1st.
needs of the displaced persons for
food, shelter and health services
There are still a few, not many, choice
had been met — although "ar-
for your Simchas (Happy Occasions)
rangements were still precarious
and needed strengthening and
for November and December.
Thant's report was based on in-
We shall be pleased to . cater for your
formation supplied by Commission-
Leave everything to the professionals.
er General of UNRWA Laurence
Michaelmore and by Nils-Goran
Schwartz or Miss Faye
Gussing, the special representative
on humanitarian problems. He
at ELgin 3-0700.
avoided judging the "political is-
sues" between Israel and the Arab
states, but he pointed out that the
displacement of 322,000 Arabs
who had fled into Syria, Jordan
and the United Arab Republic dur-
ing Arab-Israeli hostilities had
greatly intensified the Palestine
refugee problem.
The number of refugees who
registered with UNRWA as having
moved during or after the hos-
tilities was about 113,000, the re-

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