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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-12-08

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, December 8, 1967 -19

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Mapam Demands Paper Nazi War Criminals Eyed in Canada;
in France Retract Error 20,000 Are Reported Living in U.S.
MONTREAL (JTA)—The pres- U.S. Justice Department officials
in Quoting Israel VIP

•••••• ■•

Boris Smolar's

TEL AVIV (JTA)—The Mapam
party Monday demanded that the
Paris newspaper Le Monde retract
a statement attributed to Israel's
minister of health, Israel Barzilai,
who was quoted as saying that two

'Between You
. . and Mei

(Copyright 1967, JTA Inc.)

UJA LEADERSHIP: Something new has been added by the
United Jewish Appeal at its annual national conference being held
this weekend in New York ... During all the years of its existence,
the UJA had a national chairman, but no president . . . At its annual
meeting now a post of UJA president was established . . . This post
will be held by Max M. Fisher, the beloved UJA leader, who has
concluded his third term as general chairman . . . The general
chairmanship now goes to Edward Ginsberg, of Cleveland . . .
Fisher, who started his contributions to Jewish philanthropies as a
student, is today considered the outstanding Jewish leader in the field
of Jewish philanthropy by Jews and non-Jews alike . . . History will
credit him with helping raise UJA's income to the highest level in
recent years . . . Not to speak of the unprecedented sum raised under
his leadership this year for the historic Israel Emergency Fund cam-
paign conducted by the UJA during the Six-Day War period . . . Just
before the hostilities against Israel broke out, when tension was at its
peak, Mr. Fisher visited Israel with Herbert H. Friedman. executive
vice-president of the UJA, for a survey which resulted in the launching
of the eventful Israel Emergency Fund . . . History will credit him
with cementing the link between the UJA and the Council of Jewish
Federations and Welfare Funds of which he is a vice president . .
It was the close cooperation between these two central Jewish bodies
that made the UJA's Israel Emergency Fund campaign this year the
most stupendous show of Jewish unity . . Mild-mannered and a
charming person, Fisher has done much not only for the UJA,
but also for the United Israel Apocal of which he is the treasurer.
and for the Joint Distribution Committee of which he is a member
of the executive . . . Simultaneously with his UJA responsibilities he
has served as president of Detroit's non-sectarian United Foundation
the nation's largest Community Chest — and was chairman of the
Jewish Welfare Federation of Detroit. where he resides, as well as
several times head of its Allied Jewish Campaign . . The acceptance
now by Fisher of the presidency of the national United Jewish
Appeal assures maximum support for the 1968 UJA regular campaign
and for the 1968 Israel Emergency Fund . . Fisher is prominent
in the U.S. petroleum industry and has greatly helped the Israel
government in the development of the country's petro-chemical
industry.

fellow members of the Cabinet,
Defense Minister Moshe Dayan and
Labor Minister Yigal Allon, were
"expansionists." Mapam, of which
Barzilai is a member, said that
the Le Monde correspondent had
drawn erroneous conclusions from
a statement by the health minister
that he opposed those circles who
refused to countenance any with-
drawal by Israel from territory
occupied in the June war.
The dispatch, which construed
this as an attack on Dayan and
Alton by one of their colleagues
was featured on page one of Le
Monde, a newspaper known to re-
flect Gaullist views. It drew con-

siderable comment from political

ence in Canada of alleged war
criminals, including one who was
sentenced to death in absentia,
will be the subject of discussions
shortly between representatives

of the Canadian Jewish Congress
and Canada's department of ex-
ternal affairs, it was disclosed in
a report i submitted to a meeting of
the CJC's national executive.
The CJC had alerted Canadian
authorities to the presence of war
criminals on Canadian soil, and
the department of external affairs
is in the process of getting a legal
opinion from the justice depart-
ment on pie effect on the citizen-
ship and/ immigrant status of the
alleged criminals, the report said.
. In NeW York the man credited
with locating Adolf Eichmann said

in a radio broadcast here

that there may be as many as
20,000 Nazi war criminals living
in the United States, and that top

and diplomatic circles in the
French capital, some of whom saw Aged Home Gets Unit
in it a confirmation of at least part
NEW YORK (JTA)—The new
of the charges leveled against $6,000,000 Friedman Building of
Israel by President de Gaulle at the Jewish Home and Hospital for

his press conference of Nov. 27.

i

the Aged in Manhattan was dedi-

cated a ds an eight-story 228-bed
Pride goeth before destruction facility with -integrated medical,
and a haughty spirit before a fall. social and recreational services
—Proverbs XVI 18 for the aging.

have pledged their cooperation in
tracking them down.
Tuvia Friedman, head of the
Documentation Center in Israel,
disclosed on a program on WEVD
that it cost the Israel government
52,000.000 to locate the arch war
criminal Eichmann, and that Israel
has spent $5,000 a year since the
end of World War II to locate Karl
Wolff, a former SS leader, who is
now facing trial in Munich.
Friedman said that German con-
sulates in New York City and To-
ronto "are taking eyewitness testi-
mony from survivors of Nazi con-
centration camps against 2,000
war criminals awaiting trial in
Germany."

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MEET YOUR LEADER: Eddie Ginsberg, who will now succeed

Fisher. as UJA general chairman, can take a good deal of credit
for activities in the field of Jewish communal work . .. A prominent
lawyer in Cleveland, he always found time to devote himself to
national Jewish interests as well as to local . He has been a key
UJA figure for more than a decade and a ranking participant in
all U.TA Study Missions to Europe and Israel since 1958. . . As
associate general chairman of the UJA, he has nlayed a vital role in
the history-making UJA's Israel Ernregency Fund campaign this year
. . Ile is one of the top leaders of the United Israel Appeal and of
the Joint Distribution Committee ...On the "home front," in Cleveland,
he led — as general chairman — the Jewish Community Federation
campaigns there in 1960 and 1961 in fund-raising achievements which
surpassed all previous efforts in its campaign history up to that time
He is president of Fairmount Temple and a trustee of Mt. Sinai
. .
Hospital and a vice=president of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency.







PERSONALITY PROFILE: The United Jewish Appeal will also
have a new secretary ...He is Samuel L. Haber, the newly-named

Executive Vice-Chairman of the Joint Distribution Committee . . .
Haber. who has been with the JDC since World War II, succeeds
Charles Jordan, who was drowned recently in Prague under mYsterious
circumstances never explained by the Czechoslovakian Government ...
As the highest executive officer of the JDC — which is one of the two
partners in the UJA, the other being the United Israel Appeal —
Haber automatically succeeds Jordan in the position of UJA secretary
... Alert and witty—and an excellent organizer—Haber has established
for himself a wonderful record in the JDC work and has won a great
number of friends among Jewish leaders as well as among the people
whom he helped during the years when he directed JDC aid programs

in Germany, Poland and North Africa.

State Department Equates Sinking
of Math With Refinery Shelling

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A high
State Department official mini-
mized the Soviet military links

Egypt, but we do not know pre-
cisely how many there are. We

with Egypt, stating that the sinking
of the Israeli destroyer, Elath,
"seems to have been entirely an
Egyptian affair." He equated the
Israeli shelling of the Suez refin-
ery complex as a comparable vio-
lation 'of the cease-fire.
William B. Macomber, Jr assis-
tant secretary for congressional
relations, incorporating the depart-
ment's findings on the role of Sov-
iet military technicians in Egypt
and the Elath affair, in a letter
to Rep. Seymour Halpern. N.Y.
Republican, said he was writing on
behalf of Secretary of State Dean

Rusk in response to questions
raised by the congressman.

think, however, their number
should be placed in the hundreds,
rather than in the thousands. In
any event, we have no information
to indicate that the Soviets played
a direct role in the sinking of the
Elath, which seems to have been
entirely an Egyptian affair."
Macomber pointed out that while
the United States deplored the
cease-fire violation represented by
the sinking of the Elath, "we have
taken a similar position on other
violations of the cease-fire such
as the destruction of the refinery
complex at Suez which, during the
winter ahead, will impose consid-
erable hardship on the civilian
population of the UAR."

He said that "as for the Soviet
military technicians and advisors
in the United Arab Republic, we
have been aware for smoe time that
there are such technicians in

was seeking a solution to the Arab-
Israel dispute "in which these des-
tructive and hate-producing inci-
dents wil become things of an un-
fortunate past."

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To reassure our customers of Kash-
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