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November 03, 1967 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-11-03

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6—Friday, November 3, 1967

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Young Farmers to Settle New Agricultural Area

who came to Israel from backward
areas of Moslem countries shortly
after Israel's independence in 1948.
Each family will receive a house
an one-acre plot for poultry sheds
and gardens and a 5-acre share
in cooperative orchards.
Rosenwald, who performed the
dedication, is in Israel as a mem-
ber of the special UJA study mis-
sion on immigrant welfare and
Kfar Rosenwald, formerly Saryin,
absorption needs in the aftermath
is being settled by the recently of the Six-Day-War. Each farmer
married sons of Jewish farmers is a veteran of that war.

JERUSALEM — An agricultural
settlement in the hills of western
Galilee just south of the Lebanese
border was renamed Monday in
honor of the family of William
Rosenwald, New York philanthro-
pist and national honorary chair-
man of the United Jewish Appeal,
who was present for the cere-
monies.

Jewish Leaders to Join in Tribute
to Emma at Miracle Year Dinner

Three internationally known
leaders of American Jewry will
be among the participants at the
Israel Miracle Year Dinner hon-
oring Emma Schaver at 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday in Cobo Hall.
Golda Meir, Israel's former for-
eign minister, will be guest speak-
er and will present Mrs. Schaver
with the Eleanor Roosevelt Human-
ities Award.
The three American Jewish lead-
ers participating are Louis H.
Boyar, chairman of the board of
governors of the Israel Bond Or-
ganization; Samuel Rothberg, na-
Boris Smolar's
tional Israel Bond Campaign chair-
man; and Dr. Joseph J. Schwartz,
vice president of the Israel Bond
Organization.
Boyar has served as national
vice chairman of the Trades and
Professional
Council of the Ugd
(Copyright 1967, JTA Inc.)
Jewish Appeal; is chairman o e
board
of
the
Israel
Investors Corp.,
By BORIS SMOLAR
NEGRO-JEWISH INTERMARRIAGE: Negro-Jewish relations are member of the board of governors
now beginning to find expression in increased intermarriage — formal of the Hebrew University and a
founder of Capital for Israel, Inc.
and informal — between Jewish and Negro youth . . . As a result of
the fact that Jewish youth are now very much in the forefront of He established the Mae Boyar
Children's Home in Israel as a
the fight for Negro rights, intimacy among the two groups develops
memorial to his late wife and
much further than working for the same cause , . No data is avail-
established the Boyar-King arthri-
able on the number of Jewish men marrying Negro girls, although such
tis clinic.
cases are known . . But in regard to Jewish girls marrying Negro
Rothberg, Midwest business ex-
men there are facts and figures indicating that such marriages are
ecutive, is chairman of the board
on the increase . . . Many of the Jewish girls have given birth to
of the American Friends of the
colored children and seek to place them for adoption, especially if the
Hebrew University and the reci-
babies are born out of wedlock ... They come to Jewish family agen-
pient of its 1962 Scopus Award.
cies for advice in finding a family willing to adopt their child, but
He is on the National Campaign
discover that this is a very difficult problem to solve ... In numerous
Cabinet of the UJA, is chairman
states the law requres that children for adoption must be entrusted
of the board of directors of the
only to families of the same religion as the mother . This would
American Jewish League for Is-
mean that babies of Negro-Jewish parents must be placed for adoption
rael and vice president of tha
with Jewish families only, if the mother is Jewish . However, there
American Committee for the
are very few childless Jewish families wishing to adopt a colored
Weizmann Institute. He is pres-
child . Of 400 Negro babies placed by Jewish mothers for adoption
ident of Capital for Israel, Inc.,
with a New York Jewish family agency helping unmarried mothers,
as well as president of the Is-
only 4 were adopted . . The problem could perhaps be partially
rael Corp. and was a foundeeof
solved by placing such children with families of the organized com-
the
Israel Bond drive.
munities of the Black Jews functioning in Harlem and in Brooklyn
. . . However, these families are as a rule too poor to support their
During the Hitler era in Europe
own children and are not seeking children for adoption - .. It is esti- and after the end of World War
mated that among all the white girls in New York married to Negroes, II, Dr. Schwartz directed the Joint
more than 70 per cent are Jewish . . . Obviously devoted to the cause Distribution Committee rescue and
of racial equality they consider it consistent to practice such equality migration program that saved many
in family life . . Their problem arises when they give birth to their Jewish lives and made possible the
first child . , . This has become no small problem for Jewish family immigration of hundreds of thou-
agencies seeking to help unmarried mothers . In New York the sands of Jewish survivors into the
problem is more acute but it also exists in Philadelphia, Chicago and Jewish homeland. From 1951 to
other large communities.
1955, when he became the chief ex-
NEGRO-JEWISH TENSIONS: Negro anti-Semitism continues to ecutive of the world Israel Bond
provoke feelings of anxiety both among Jewish organizations and Organization, Dr. Schwartz served
moderate Negro leaders .. . This could be seen best from the recent as executive vice-chairman of the
separate statements by the National Community Relations Advisory United Jewish Appeal.
Council, a Jewish coordinating body in the field of community relations,
At the dinner on behalf of Is-
and by Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., outstanding Negro leader of the rael Bonds, Mrs. Schaver will be-
civil rights movement . . Despite the active participation of Jewish come the first recipient in Detroit
youths in the Negro struggle for equal rights — and the support of of the Eleanor Roosevelt Human-
Jewish organizations — anti-Jewish sentiments among Negro masses ities Award "for outstanding ser-
are growing, instigated by the anti-Semitic propaganda of the extreme vice to humanity and devoted
Negro groups . . . This, in turn, generates a reaction on the part of friendship and support of Israel in
many Jews who note that expressions of hostility against Jews are now the spirit of Eleanor Roosevelt."
coming not only from poor Negroes, but also from people at almost
Mrs. Meir, a friend of Mrs.
every level of the Negro community — intellectuals, professionals,
Schaver's for many years, served
businessmen and young people . . It is no secret that increased as foreign minister of Israel for
Negro anti-Semitism has brought about a "Jewish backlash" — both
10 years and was the first Israel
emotionally and financially — with regard to the Negro issue This ambassador to the Soviet Union.
has been especially the case after the Black Power, the Student Non-
Phillip Stollman will be dinner
violent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) and other Negro extremist
groups have shown themselves anti-Jewish in public proriouncements chairman. Also on the program are
Mrs.
Morris Adler, Mrs. Sam Fish-
. . Contributions to the SNCC, which reached the height of $700,000
in 1964, have dwindled to an insignificant sum since the disaffection man, president of the Pioneer
Women's
Council, and Cantor Har-
This forced the SNCC to issue a
of white liberal contributors .
The old Orbach of Temple Israel. Rab-
financial apeal last July, "help, help, we're sinking fast" .
SNCC also lost its license to solicit funds in New York State; this bi Jacob E. Segal of Adas Shalom
license was cancelled for failure to file an annual report . As a Synagogue will introduce Mrs.
result, it is estimated that the SNCC is operating now with less than Meir.
For dinner reservations, call Is-
25 organizers and with about the same number of office workers . .
These figures are in sharp contrast to 1964 when there was a peak rael Bonds, DI 1-5707. The Bond
staff of 225, each of whom received an average salary of $20 to $35 a office will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
week . . . Today, most of SNCC's workers suport themselves through Sunday to take reservations for the
dinner.
part-time jobs or through private income.
NEGRO-JEWISH SYMPOSIUM: An examination of the Negro-
Jewish relations, in the light of the increasing anti-Jewish sentiments Austrian Nazi Sues
among Negroes and the Jewish reaction, is made in "Negro and Jew,"
a book just published by the Macmillan Publishing House . It is a Wiesenthal Over Book
symposium by 27 Negro and Jewish personalities conducted under the
BONN (JTA) — Erich Rajako-
editorship of Shlomo Katz, editor of Midstream magazine . In the
symposium, attempts are made to explore various shades of opinion vic, an Austrian war criminal and
former
SS leader, has filed suit
concerning present-day relations between Negroes and Jews . . The
question posed involve the nature and source of Negro anti-Semitism, in Munich to compel the deletion
of
certain
passages from Simon
the importance of the Jewish backlash, and whether Jews — with their
history of a persecuted minority — owe a greater debt to the civil Wiesenthal's book, "The Murder-
rights movement than their Christian neighbors . The symposium ers Are Among Us," which deals
brings out very interesting views, but suffers from the fact that the with notorious Nazis who went
top leaders of the Negro movement are conspicuously absent . .. Of unpunished after World War II.
Wiesenthal's book discloses that
the 27 participants in the symposium, 23 are Jews ... The only leader
of a national Negro organization, whose opinion is presented in the despite his war criminal back-
symposium is Floyd B. McKissick, national director of CORE From ground, Rajakovic served as rep-
a Jewish point of view it is a pity that none of the leaders of the resentative of Soviet, East Ger-
moderate Negro groups made their views known in "Negro and Jew." man, Polish, Hungarian and
- It is hard to imagine that their views were not soliciated for Czecholslovakian business firms in
Italy 10 years ago.
this symposium.

'Between You
. . and Me'

Golda Meir Arrives to Aid
Israel Bond Drive in U.S.

NEW YORK (JTA)—Mrs. Golda
Meir, who was Israel's Foreign
Minister for 10 years, arrived here
Monday to take part in the Israel
Bond campaign for the develop-
ment of her country's economy.
Mrs. Meir retired from the Cabinet
last year to become secretary-
general of Mapai, the leading poli-
tical party in Israel.

The pioneer Israeli leader, who
has played a dominant role in the
domestic and foreign affairs of her
country since it proclaimed its in-
dependence in May 1948, will be

the guest of honor at city-wide
meetings in Los Angeles on Nov. 2;
Detroit, Nov. 7; and Chicago, Nov.
12; all the meetings are sponsored
b ythe Israel Bond Organization,
Mrs. Meir came to Palestine in
1921 from Milwaukee, where she
taught schooL Together with former
Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion
and the late Eliezer Kaplan, the
first finance minister, Mrs. Meir
laid the foundation in 1950 for the
establishment of the Israel Bond
Organization, which during the
past 16 years has become the most
important single source of funds
for the country's agricultural and
industrial development.

GOLDA MEIR

at the

ISRAEL MIRACLE YEAR DINNER

Honoring

EMMA SCHAVER

with the

ELEANOR ROOSEVELT HUMANITIES AWARD

Tues., Nov. 1 - 6:30 p.m. - Cobo Hall

Distinguished Participants

LOUIS H. BOYAR

RABBI JACOB E. SEGAL

Chairman Board of Governors

of Adas Shalom Synagogue

SAMUEL ROTHBERG

DORIS FISHMAN

Nat'l. Campaign Chairman

President Pioneer Women

DR. JOSEPH J. SCHWARTZ

HAROLD ORBACH

Vice President
Israel Bond Organization

Cantor of Temple Israel

GOLDIE ADLER

Dinner Chairman

PHILLIP STOLLMAN

COUVERT $6.50 PER PERSON

DIETARY LAWS OBSERVED

For Reservations Call

DI 1-5707

Israel Bond Office, 8522 W. McNichols

OPEN SUNDAY, 10 A.M. - 3 P.M.

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