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December 01, 1967 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-12-01

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Communal Spokesmen Pledge Renewed All-Out Aid to Israel

(Continued from Page 1)
"We used to run out of Israel
before running out of fuel, now
we run out of fuel before run-
ning out of Israel," he said
He warned, however, that while
the Arabs were defeated they are

nized that the Jewish people are
Israel's strongest ally and that
American Jewry especially is his'
nation's most dedicated friend. He I
called the United States "the
friendliest government" and ex-
pressed hope for continued friend-
ship since "we haven't finished
not acting like the vanquished be- the war and haven't won the
cause their pride has been hurt peace."
and they are proud people. He
Pleading for continuation of the
said it is important to understand partnership between Israel and
the attitude of the Arabs, to get world Jewry, Gen. Weizmann said
into their shoes, to know them, "if we cooperate properly we can
and to avoid the hatred that has prevent another war."
been engendered in many coun--
The gathering at the home of
tries against the United States
the Handlemans heard a strong
with the creation of the image of
appeal made by Max M. Fisher,
"The Ugly American."
national UJA chairman, who de-
He commented that in Israel scribed the events in Israel last
there is no hatred against Arabs,
May, who pointed to the man-
that no one speaks of hate, that
ner in which the Israel Emer-
there was anger over attitudes of
gency Fund began and the
indifference towards Israel among
hearty responses to it, and he
the nations of the world, anger
emphasized that unless the
because of the threats to Israel's
pledges made both to the regu-
existence, but not hatred.
lar Allied Jewish Campaign and

the Israel Emergency Fund are
Gen. Weizmann expressed the
repeated and if possible ex-
hope that eventually there will
ceeded, the dangers to Israel will
be normalcy for Israel and for
Mount. He described the vast
world Jewry, that his children
and grandchildren will not in- itessures upon Israel resulting
herit either war or the UJA— (.1 m the war and indicated that
only continued aid from Ameri-
implying a hope for the per-
can and other Jewries and un-
manence of peace and an end
ceasing support for Israel's in-
to outside aid for Israel.
Gen. Weizmann's description of stitutions will help make Israel
secure in a struggle that con-
the Israelis during the crucial days
of last May was that the people tinues in spite of the great vie-
tory in June.
were united that it was "strong
Alfred Deutsch presided at the
morally." He said Israel recog-

meeting which was marked by a
discussion of Israel's role in the
question and answer period with
Gen. Weizmann. Paul Handleman
welcomed the guests in his own

and his wife Sonia's behalf. There

Progressive Israel
Plans Conference
in N.Y., Dec. 8-10

Problems facing Israel and the
Jewish people after the Six-Day
War will be discussed at the sixth
biennial national Conference for
Progressive Israel Dec. 8-10, it
was announced by Avraham Schen-,
ker, its chairman.

The conference, to be hold at the

Park Sheraton Hotel, New York,
is under the auspices of Americans
for Progressive Israel - Hashomer
Hatzair. More than 500 delegates
from 20 cities in the United States
and Canada have registered to
A highlight of the convention
will be an analysis of the political
status of the Arab countries and
Israel This will take place at the
opening session Dec. 8, and will
feature Robert Scheer, managing

Others elected to serve an addi-
Hyman S-ifran was re-elected
n-ezident of the Jewish Welfare tional year as UJC officers are:
roederation for a fourth term at a Paul Zuckerman, vice president;
meeting of the hoard of governors William Avrunin,
Tuesday. secretary, a n d
Safran also serves on the hoards Irwin G reen,
of the Detroit Service Group, treasurer. A 1 s o
Fresh Air Society., Jewish Corn- re-elected to the
munity Council, Jewish Vocational board for three-
Service, Sinai Hospital and United year terms were
Jewish Charities. Alfred L. D e -
Erwin S. Simon, who formerly utsch. Edward C.
served as Federation treasurer, Levy and Max
'vas elected vice-president. Zivian.
"In its earls
Stollman is the new treasurer.
Re-elected officers were Alan E. years the United Tabashnik
Schwartz and Paul Zuckerman. i Jewish Charities provided a broad
-ice-president; and William Av-1 range of services when many of
runin, Secretary. i our Detroit Jewish community
Elected as new members-at-large t were newcomers to this country,"
of the executive committee were 1 Tabashnik said in his annual re-
Alfred L. Deutsch, Max M. Fisher, port. "The fund-raising methods
Louis S. Grossman. Merle Harris were simple but effective. Succes-
and Jack 0. Lefton. sive leaders introduced newer
Re-elected as members-at-large techniques in campaigning and
of the executive committee are Sol community services, our Jewish
Eisenberg, Irwin Green and Mil-' Welfare Federation structure was
ton J. Miller. Mrs. Joseph H. Ehr-
lich and Judge Theodore Levin are established and UJC shifted into
honorary members. more specialized operations."

Morris Garvett is chairman of UJA is responsible for communal
the nominating committee which properties and the management of
consists of Paul Broder, Mrs. I.
Jerome Hauser, Judge Levin and endowment funds and plays an in-
creasingly important role in the
Milton J. Miller.
At the annual membership encouragement of agency research
meeting of the United Jewish and program developments through
Charities, held in conjunction
with the Federation meeting, the financing of pilot projects not
Louis Tabashnik was re-elected normally included in agency budg-

12—Friday, December 1, 1967

and Reaction in the Middle East"
will be open to the public.

There are 14 scholarship funds
from which 21 loans were made
during the year for a total of
$4,471. In addition $2,500 in
scholarship grants came from
the general funds of the Char-
The Jewish Community Founda-
tion has in three years approved
grants totaling $150,000 for agen-
cy pilot projects. They have been
as varied as a Jewish culture TV
service for children, a Jewish schol-
ar lecture series conducted under
the auspices of a Catholic educa-
tion center and a staff in-service
training program for a recreation
agency. During the 1967-68 period
the Jewish Community Foundation
will have resources of about $90,-
000 Tabashnik said.
"The Charities has from time-
to-time been helpful during great
emergencies which affect the Jew-
ish people throughout the world,"
Tabashnik pointed out. "The 196'7
gift of $500,000 to the Israel Emer-
gency Fund filled an immediate
emergency need."
"The Charities activities and
achievements this year, and in its
many good year of service, were
made possible by a generous com-
munity. I know that each of us
accepts the responsibility for pro-
viding for next year's needs and
many years into the future. We
have a great heritage to emulate."

called him "the father of the b-
rad Air Force." At noon Sunday,
before coming to Detroit, Gen.
Weizmann was a guest of govern-
ment officials in Washington and
of Sen. Symington.




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editor of Ramparts magazine, M.
S. Arnoni, editor of Minority of
One, and Richard Yaffe, managing
editor of Israel Horizons. Their
Symposium, entitled "Progressive

Hvman Safranne-Elected- Federatioti President,
Tabashnik Again Heads United Jewish Charities


were brief remarks by a number
of the participants, including Max-
well Jospey, Deutsch's associate
chairman chosen for the 1968
Allied Jewish Campaign. A mes-
sage of greeting was received from
Paul Zuckerman, chairman of the
Israel Emergency Fund drive, who
had just returned from the hospi-
tal after undergoing surgery. Irwin
I. Cohn appealed for prompt pay-
ments on 1967 pledges.
Gen. Weizmann, nephew of Dr.
Chaim Weizmann, first president
of Israel, and son of the late Chilik
Weizmann, who was an eminent
Israeli engineer, is the former
commander-in-chief of the Israel
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Seven Allied Jewish Campaign Vice-Chairmen Named

Seven vice-chairmen have been
appointed to the leadership of
the 1968 Allied Jewish Campaign,
Alfred L. Deutsch, chairman, and
Maxwell Jospey, co - chairman,
They are Tom Borman, Arthur
Howard. Edward C. Levy, Abe
Shiffman, Phillip Stollman, A.
Alfred Taubman and Jack J. Wain-
Borman, long associated
with the annual fund-raising drive,
served as a vice-chairman during
1967. He serves on the boards of
the Jewish Welfare Federation,
Sinai Hospital and Detroit Serv-
ice Group. He was a recipient, with
his brother, Abraham Borman, of
the 1967 Fred M. Butzel Memorial
Award for civic leadership.

Service Group and Jewish Home

for Aged and is active in the
real estate and building trades di-
Levy, a leader in the campaign
for many years, se r v es on the
boards of Home for Aged, Federa-
tion, Sinai Hospital and United
Jewish Charities.
Shiffman, a vice-chairman of the
campaign since 1960, is a board
member of the Federation and its
committee on capitol needs, De-
troit Service Group, Sinai Hospital
and Shiffman Clinic.
Stollman has served with the
campaign for many years. Among

his present activities are director-
ships of Sinai Hospital, Shiff man

Clinic, United Hebrew Schools,
Jewish Community Center, United
Howard has been a vice-chair- Jewish Charities, Federation and
man of the campaign and is on its education diiision.
Returning to the position of vice-
the boards of Federation. Detroit

chairman for an additional year,
Taubman serves on the boards of
Federation, Service Group, Home
for Aged, United Jewish Charities,
and the Federation committee on
capitol needs.
Dainger served during 1967 as a
vice-chairman. He is a member of
the boards of Jewish Community
Center and Detroit Service Group
and served as chairman of pre-
Deutsch announced that all past
chairmen of Allied Jewish Cam-
paigns would be members of the
advisory council. They are Mau-
rice Aronsson, Louis Berry, Abra-
ham Borman, Irwin I. Cohn, Sol
Eisenberg, Max M. Fisher, Charles
H. Gershenson, Harvey H. Gold-
man, Irwin Green, Joseph Holtz-
man, Abe Kasle, John E. Lurie,
Nate S. Shapero, Leonard N. Sim-
ons and Paul Zuckerman.


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