McGraw Hill Publishes Two Yael Dayan Books
Simultaneously: A New Novel and a War Diary
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
30—Friday, November 3, 1967
Lack of Immigration of Jews from West
Is Feared by Eshkol at Bnai Brith Gathering
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime bleak. He noted that only a few
Father gets ill, there are compli- of the day fierce battles are taking Minister Levi Eshkol warned an more tens of thousands will come
cations, there are the ensuing bit- place between the Israeli air force audience of Bnai Brith leaders from Middle Eastern countries and
ternesses, but when the father dies and armor and the Egyptian army here that poor prospects of fur- that Russian Jewry is behind the
the son recites the kadish—learn- which moved toward us.' IL felt ther immigration of Jews to Israel, Iron Curtain, which "is getting
ing it even though he had never stripped of everything now. Noth- particularly from Western thicker and more impenetrable."
ing much existed away from the countries, could seriously hamper
The only serious source of Jew-
This is only part of the Israeli immediate. We were moving, war Israel in any future negotiations ish immigration today is from the
story by Tael Dayan. The book is was on, I was surrounded by men with the Arabs over boundaries West, he said, although he recog-
who were bound to win. The long and an eventual peace settlement. nized that prospects of large-
devoted to a deep friendship be-
tween Daniel and Yoram. Both are wait was over."
Addressing the opening session scale immigration from Western
The diary commences here. It
in the army. They go out on guard
of the Bnai Brith Israel Commis- countries are not too good. He
duty. Yoram advances to check on is "The War." Action is- described, sion, the prime minister referred said that Israel on its part will do
patrols and is seriously injured that of the air force, of the para- to a "greater Israel" including the everything to streamline the pro-
when steps on a mine. His legs are troopers' and the movements of occupied parts of Jordan, Syria cess of immigration and eliminate
amputated, he dies, a love affair the tanks. Fortified by military and Egypt, and to the "new op- red tape.
ends, while other affectations are maps, illustrated with valuable portunities" that faced his nation
Israel's community of 350,000
described as part of army life as photographs, the story is told in the aftermath of its victory in Jews of Romanian origin has
well as the friendships that mater-
the Six-Day War last June. He selected 424 delegates to repre-
ialize in Beer Sheba, where Daniel providing the basic details of the noted that "greater" Israel's popu- sent them at a two-day conference
resides, and at army camps.
lation today numbers 3.8 million, beginning Monday to discuss plans
"The Days After" is an equal- of which 64 per cent are Jews to ease the social and economic
As an echo of life in Israel the
ly dramatic chapter of family and 36 per cent non-Jews.
new Yael Dayan story holds the
absorption of newcomers in Israel
reunions, of the thoughts that
reader's interest, and the holocaust
"If you were to ask me what is and the integration of various
go through the minds of people required
angle creates a deeply moving im-
realize these oppor- immigrant groups into the nation's
who could have been crushed tunities, to
pression. It's perhaps Yael's best
I would answer in one society.
but who resisted with the result simple phrase:
The conference will be opened
"We need Jews,"
that "no Israeli settlement was
by Prime Minister Eshkol. Itzhak
Yael Dayan's "Israel Journal:
chairman of the Romanian
Eshkol said he did not want Koren,
June 1967" splendidly sets for a
Immigrants Association, will be
to predict now what the popula- the
record of military activities in Some of the heroes of the war
tion figures and percentages
which the author-soldier becomes pass in review in this account by
would be in five, 10 or 15 years.
involved. It is a descriptive work Yael Dayan. Among them was Col.
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"That depends on too many fac-
of the war recorded as a diary and Dov Sion. Yael was married to Dov
tors," including "borders, rela-
is a commentary on Israel's deter- in the Dayan home on July 22. It
tions with the Arabs, internal
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mination to retain its sovereignty was an event that attracted world-
developments in the Arab states
resisting threats from all surround- wide attention. It now assumes
Now she emerges with two books ing areas. added significance as a result of
There are maps to illustrate the the story told by the bride of the
appearing at the same time — a
whatever political decisions are
novel entitled "Death Hath Two actions, and there are journalistic heroism of the bridegroom and the
made eventually, they must not
Sons" and a dairy of the last war. reports giving the accurate ac- determined will of his fellow of-
be determined by a situation In
• Weddings • Bar Mitzvahs
counts of what had happened dur- flees and the citizens' army. The
Banquets so Parties
"Israel Journal: June 1967."
Dayan record of the citizens' mill-
Both books were published by ing the six crucial days.
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spect of aliya.
1 Lary force will be counted among
Currently Appearing at
McGraw Hill Book Co. Both re-
It is in the opening chapter,1 the best of the reports on the Six
The prime minister conceded
flect the spirit of the time in Is-
"'The Week Before," in which Day War
that the immigration outlook is
rael. In both Miss Dayan shows her
Miss Dayan enters into a lengthy
Yael Dayan was born in Nahalal
skill as a storyteller as well as
description not only of the oc-
an able observer of Middle East
currences prior to June 5 but Israel, in 1939, a third generation
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"Death Hath Two Sons" is a
of the military figures who were Nazareth, where Yael lived with
novel with an unusual theme
suddenly called into action, of her family until the end of the war
echoing the sentiments that fre-
the hours of great testing of Is- of independence in 1950. The Day-
ans then moved to Jerusalem and
quently emerge from the experi-
rael's ability to survive.
over and later to Tel Aviv when Moshe
ences of the holocaust and chal-
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"The static period was
lenging mankind on human the movement began," Miss Dayan Dayan became commander-in-chief
values. It is the story of a father describes the end of the first chap- of the Israeli army. Yael Dayan
who was taunted in a concentra- ter and the beginning of the ac- graduated from high school in Tel
tion camp by Nazis to choose tual warfare. "'Static' doesn't Aviv and studied political science
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which was to die at their hands. ing, a phase both uncomfortable Israeli army in 1956 when, on a
If he did not choose it would and inevitable. At 8:15 on June 5 trip abroad, she heard news of the
mean the death of both. He we gambled all we had. What for Sinai Campaign and immediately
chose one, Samuel in the agony other countries would have been returned home to enlist. She wrote
of the test to which he was put, defeat, for us would mean exter- three novels during her army ser-
but that one was destined to die mination. There was no way to vice.
while the other, Daniel, sur- lose the war and survive, and each
Miss Dayan divided her time be-
vived and later was taken to Is- man carried this knowledge along tween Greece and Israel, and lec-
rael. From Israel develops the when we moved west—some with ture tours or journalistic assign-
theme involving the reunited a sense of history and cerebral ments subsequently took her to
father and son.
analysis. others with the primitive Vietnam, Africa, South America
The father, Haim Kalinski, his and powerful drive for self-pre- and the United Slates.
second wife—the first died under servation. The radio started broad-
At the outbreak of the recent
the Nazis—and his daughter from casting military marches, and the Israeli-Arab war, Miss Dayan re-1
the second marriage go to Israel first announcement was made to enlisted in the Israeli army and
to meet his son. It is not a happy the public—'From the early hours went to the front.
reunion. In fact, in the course of
time the son gets tickets for father
and family to go back to Poland.
This is resented and rejected.
Moshe Dayan. having gained
fame as a victorious general, has
earned recognition as an author,
with his book describing the Sinai
Campaign. He is writing a new
book about the Six-Day 1967 June
Ile has serious competition in
the literary area in his own fam-
ily. His daughter Yael already has
written several best selling novels.
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Largest Crowd in Modern Israel
Dances With Tora at Jaffa Gate
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — The Jews assembled in the Jewish
largest crowd in Jerusalem's mod- Agency courtyard to celebrate the
ern history, estimated at more than United Nations partition of Pales-
100.000 persons, assembled last tion recommendation.
weekend opposite the walls of Old , President Shazar, carrying a
Jerdsalem, at the Jaffa Gate, to Tora scroll, danced to Hasidic
join in the traditional Hakafot, the melodies played by a band, his
ceremonial round observed at the head moving ecstatically to and
service at the end of Sukkot. The fro to the rhythm of the melodies.
ceremony was led by President Dancing with him in the traditional
Zalman Shazar. circle were Chief Rabbis Issar
Yehuda Unterman and Yitzhak Nis-
All methods of counting people sim, Interior M i n i s t e r Moshe
known to Israeli police failed, and Shapiro, Religious Affairs Minister
officials, could only say that the Zorah Warhaftig. Jerusalem Mayor
assembly must have exceeded Teddy K o 1 le k, British -Jewish
100,000. The previous record was philanthropist Sir Isaac Wolfson,
set on Nov. 30, 1947, when 30,000 and many other dignitaries.
Seven Colleges to Get
NEW YORK (JTA) — A grant
of $20,000 from the Charles E.
Merrill Trust will enable the Jew-
ish Chautauqua Society to sponsor
credit-courses in Judaism at seven
more American colleges, the Soc-
iety reported. The courses will be
given over a three-year period by
rabbinic instructors subsidized by
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