LBJ Challenger Sen. McCarthy Gets Friendship Award; Senators for Israel
GROSSENGERS, N.Y. (JTA) — of a five-point program recom-
itation of arms for the Middle
Sen. Eugene J. McCarthy of Min- mended by him in his first major
East; new vigor in solution of
nesota, who is challenging Presi- speech on the Middle East since
the Arab refugee problem and
dent Johnson in the coming announcing h i s candidacy. He
international cooperation a n d
primary elections, called Sunday pointed out that "the problem of
guarfantees of borders to both
night for U.S. support of "t h e an enduring peace in the Middle
Israel and the Arab states.
border adjustments necessary to East can be solved only in the
House Republican Leader Gerald
assure to Israel the security to context of a positive United States
which that nation has the right." foreign policy that aims at the R. Ford, in a message to the con-
vention, said that he was "dis-
Sen. McCarthy also asked that reduction of tensions with the couraged by the grudging and very
the U.S. give assurance and stabil- , Soviet Union."
slow movement of the administra-
ity "to those Arab nations that
"He described the present U.S. tion to ship promised and vitally-
have shown an interest in peace policy in the Middle East as "a required a r m s, especially j e t
grave risk, not only to Israel, but planes, to Israel, to balance the
He addressed the 42nd annual to American security."
massive resupply by the Commu-
convention of the Mizrachi Women's
The Senator's five-point pro-
nists of some Arab nations."
Organization of America, which gram called for recognition of
The Michigan Republican
presented him with the 1967 1 Israel and its right to exist;
charged that "this vague and weak
"A merica -Israel Friendship affirmation of the international
response to Israel's life-or-death
Award" voted to him last June character of the Gulf of Aqaba
needs can only encourage Arab
by the 81 woman national board and the Strait of Tiran and the
truculence and further Communist
of the organization.
I right of all nations to use the I penetration. More than the fate of
The Senator's proposal was part i Suez Canal; a moratorium or lim-
Israel is at stake. The national
security interests of o u r United
are directly involved."
Federation Project Aids Cleveland Negro Children
In Philadelphia Sen. Joseph S.
CLEVELAND (JTA)—A long- proposal which aimed at creating Clark, (D.-Pa.) called on the John-
range program of educational help "a visible Jewish presence which son administration to offer arms
to culturally deprived Negro chil- I would attract volunteers unaffili- to Israel to deter Nasser from a
dren in a Cleveland suburb is the ated with existing programs and new attack. He told a meeting in
answer of the Cleveland Jewish provide a rallying point for our Montgomery County that "this is
Community Federation to the ques- youth, many of whom wondered the only honorable course for us,
tion of what the Jewish commun- aloud and critically why the or- and it is the only sensible course
ity can most effectively contribute ganized Jewish community was as well. We must not repeat the
to the war on poverty in American absent from inner city work."
mistakes of the past and permit
Israel's enemies to force upon her
The program is one In which a LA School Head Cautions a peace settlement which is only
a prelude to the next war."
wide range of volunteers from Jew-
I Staffs on Holiday Settings
The senator declared that
ish welfare organizations in Cleve-
LOS ANGELES (JTA) — The "Israel's security will not be bar-
land have been brought into spe -
away for a cheap and easy
cific projects for the children. The
background, planning, rationale public schools has issued a bulletin peace. The right to recognition of
and initial results of the three-year instructing school and college ad- the state of Israel as a full-fledged
program—now in its second year , ministrators here to avoid "highly member of the world community
—were described by Rabbi Daniel ' sectarian scene s, music and of nations is not negotiable."
Sen. John 0. Pastore (D.-R.I.)
Jeremy Silver, chairman of the tableaux" in planning Christmas
said that Egypt's President Nas-
public welfare committee of the programs and classroom decora-
ser had learned "in only six short
Cleveland Federation, at the 36th tions for the forthcoming holiday
days" that the story of Israel
general assembly of the Council season. The bulletin advised them
could not "be demolished by a
of Jewish Federations and Welfare to "take into consideration the
diverse religious faiths represented
mad power—or at the hands of
in the community, student body
He reported that the effort be- and faculty."
I Speaking at the annual Hanuka
gan in 1964 when the federation,
on the basis that it should be part
of the efforts to deal with "prob-
lems of the central city," initiated
discussions on means by which
it could share "its experience,
knowledge and human resources"
in the educational phase of the war
By the fall of 1965, he reported,
Histadrut Pledges to Keep
Basic Wages Until 1970
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
TEL AVIV—A pledge that there
will be no demands for an increase
in basic wages in any branch of
Israel's economy until 1970 was
made here by the trade union
department of Histadrut, Israel's
labor federation, in a resolution
adopted Tuesday night.
The pledge is intended to help
stabilize the nation's economy in
the wake of last month's devalua-
tion of the Israel pound, but is
contingent on the finance min-
ister's promise that there will be
no increase in the prices of essen-
tial commodities. Histadrut will,
however, demand a cost of living
allowance increase should t h e
index rise more than three points
in a year.
Home of Jewish School
Bought by Minneapolis
MINNEAPOLIS (JTA) — The
George J. Gordon Memorial Build-
ing in north Minneapolis, which
since 1951 has housed a Jewish
school, has been sold to the Min-
neapolis public school system
which will operate it as the
George J. Gordon Educational'
It will house the library of the
Willard primary public school.
physical education classes, a par-
ents' room for special reading
classes, a federally-financed hu-
man relations and adult education
program and a city schools proj-
ect for coordinating 13 north side
schools' curricula and programs.
Classified Ads Get Quick Results
Friday, December 15, 1967-5
dinner of Yeshiva University, Sen.
Pastore added praise of Jewish
contributions to science, declaring
"it is no empty platitude to say
that the zeal and skill of the Jewish
scientists has been the light - of
life to our own age."
LONDON (JTA) — Liberal
parties and liberal political leaders
in all countries were urged to sup-
port Israel's stand for direct nego-
tiations with the Arabs as the only
way to achieve peace in the Mid-
The call was issued by E. H.
Toxopeus of Holland, chairman of
the executive of the Liberal Inter-
national, following an address to
that body by Joseph Saphir, min-
ister without portfolio in Israel's
Cabinet, representing t h e Israel
Liberal Party. Toxopeus warned
that without direct negotiations
leading to a settlement, the situa-
tion in the Middle East would
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