Noted Author at Bnai Moshe Bond Dinner Sept. 27
Robert St. John, noted author
who covered the Six-Day June War
for NBC, will address the Bnai
Moshe Israel Bend victory dinner
in honor of Norbert Reinstein,
Sept. 2'7, at the synagogue.
Reinstein, a former Bnai Moshe
president who has held nearly
every office in the congregation,
is active in Jewish and civic affairs
and is known nationally as a health
expert. He is health planning di-
[rector of United Community Serv-
I ices and will be honored for his
many communal contributions.
St. John's works also include
"Roll Jordan, Roll" and "They
Came from Everywhere", 12
biographies of the leaders who
founded the State of Israel. He is
a top radio commentator and last
year Mayor James Tate of Phila-
delphia issued a proclamation de-
claring a St. John Day.
The special guest at the affair
on behalf of Israel Bonds will be
Robert Lurie of St. Louis, a key
figure in the Israel Bond Organiza-
tion and in many other Jewish
groups supporting the upbuilding
Abraham Pasternak is the din-
ner chairman, with Ben Kahn and
Nathan Sharon as co-chairmen.
Rabbi Moses Lehrman will give
the tribute to the honoree and
Cantor Louis Klein, the musical
salute. Melvin Weisz is president
of the congregation.
A cocktail reception at 6 p.m.
will precede the dinner. For
reservations call the Bond office
I DI 1-5707.
The Israel war hero, Col. Mena-
chem Aviram, commander of the
Sinai Tank Corps in the June War,
will be the guest speaker at a
leadership reception dinner, 7 p.m.,
Monday, in the Casino Rocm of
the Sheraton-Cadillac, in advance
of the Bnai Moshe Israel Victory
Dinner. Hosts at the leadership
reception will be Abraham Paster-
nak, Theodore 31. Curtis, Ben
Kahn, Natharf Sharon and I. Wil-
liam Sherr. Dietary laws will be
Orthodox Scientists Urged to Settle, Work in Israel
The national association, with
MONSEY, 'N.Y. (JTA) — Abra-
ham Avi Hai, secretary of public 1,000 members in a dozen chapters
affairs to the prime minister of was founded 19 years ago by a
Israel, called upon 200 delegates group of Orthodox engineers.
to the seventh annual convention physicians. dentists, mathemati-
of the Association of Orthodox cians and other scientists.
Jewish Scientists to settle in Israel
and to help the state "meet its
new needs." Hai said the scientists
possessed a "unique potential"
could "blossom into great
fruition in the environment of a
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El Fatah Terrorists Resume
Activities: Ismaeliya Damaged
JERUSALEM (JTA)—Two mem-
bers of the El Fatah terrorist or-
ganization and one member of an
Israeli security patrol were killed
in a clash inside Israeli territory
in what Israeli officials described
as a resumption of El Fatah opera-
tions. El Fatah raids had been
Friday, September 15, 1967-11
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widespread from Syria prior to the
Six-Day War last June.
Officials said the clash took
place Sept. 5. Two other mem-
bers of the terrorist group were
taken prisoner. The officials said
that the renewal of the guerrilla
ROBERT ST. JOHN
operations was directed and in-
spired by Syria. They noted that
they took place despite the decision
of the Arab summit meeting at
Khartoum in the Sudan last week
not to resort to armed methods
of solving Arab-Israeli differences.
Robert St. John, noted author
St. John, who returns to Detroit
The official warned that if the
and lecturer, speaking at the sec- to address the Israel Bond dinner
and of the series of lecturers at at the Bnai Moshe on Sept. 27, El Fatah operations continued.
Mercy College, Wednesday noon, stated that, in his view, the real Israel would have to resort to
predicted that "Israel will never Middle East future depends on the appropriate measures to deal with
give up the Old City of Jerusalem" great powers — whether they will them.
and that Jordan will be the first continue to use that area for self-
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Israeli
of the Arab states to make peace ish interests.
In the course of his address, St. sources reported that heavy dam-
Author of biographies of both John gave a detailed account of age had been done to the Egyptian '
Ben-Gurion and Nasser, St. John the war, the events that preceded town of Ismaeliya, on the west bank-
describes Nasser's role in the con- it and the Israel reactions, includ- of the Suez Canal, during an ar-
flict with Israel and expressed his ing the wholesome effects of Is- tillery duel provoked by Egyptian
belief that Nasser will remain in rael's efforts to provide for the machinegun fire against Israeli
return of refugees to their former positions on the east bank of the
In a stirring address in which homes on the Jordan River West canal last week.
The Israelis returned the fire
he described his experiences as Bank.
a correspondent during the Six-
The series of lectures arranged when the Egyptians began to use
by Mercy College includes ad- heavy mortars from positions with-
Day June War, St. John also
predicted that there will be at dresses by Pauline Frederick, Sam in the town. Israeli artillery fire
least one assassination as a re- Levenson, Edwin Newman, Sander was directed on the town in order
sult of reactions to Arab losses Vanocur, Virginia Graham and to silence the Egyptian guns. The '
other noted personalities.
in the Middle East.
Israeli fire was so effective that
the Egyptian guns were silenced
before the hour of a cease-fire set
by United Nations observers. The
following Thursday morning, dam-
age in Ismaeliya could clearly be
seen from each bank of the canal.
No casualties were reported on the
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Six-Day War last June were used
for the first time by the Israel
Army in the actual combat condi-
tions last week.
Israel not only captured
large numbers of these weapons
in good operating condition in its
cleanup of the Sinai Penninsula
but also huge stores of ammuni-
(The London Daily Telegraph
said that the useable arms and
equipment recovered by Israel in
the Sinai Desert were valued at
60.000.000 pounds sterling (5168.-
000.000). In addition, it said, other
booty to an equal value would be
sold as scrap or put to other uses.
The paper noted that British-built
tanks captured from Jordan had
already been put into service.
(A Reuters report from Cairo
states that for the first time
Egyptian sources admitted loss of
much of their military equipment
in the Six-Day War. Mohammed
Hassaenin Heykal, editor of the
authoritative Cairo newspaper Al
Ahram, said in his weekly article
that a "sizeable amount" was
destroyed. But "part of these losses
were made good, which means we
are now ready to defend ourselves
—although we need time before
being prepared to attack." Heykal
did not say how Egypt replaced its
military equipment but the Soviet
Union is reported to be supplying
it with aircraft, tanks and other
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