Mafia Funds Are
Invested in Israel,
Jews in Sports
Chubin (1965) at the World Mac
By JESS SILVER
cabiah Games, and Leibowitz and
JERUSALEM (ZINS)—A group
Art Heyman, Larry Brown, Steve Weitzman at the Pan-American
of foreign industrialists with large
Maccabiah Games in 1966.
investments in Israel's economy
and who include known contribu- all in action as the American Bas-
Tulane is excited about its sopho-
tors to Israeli cultural institutions ketball Association, the new pro- more end Scott Haber. Haber, 6-2,
are allegedly using American
' 200, an All-District selection from
Mafia funds to finance their eco- campaign. With franchises in 11 Bellaire High, Houston, Texas, was
nomic enterprises in Israel, ac- cities, the new group hopes some- the defensive standout in the early
cording to a story in the daily day to rival the established Na- going. He was great in the win
Haaretz, based on a news item tional Basketball Association.
over North Carolina, blocked a
Heyman, the former Duke All- punt in the Florida game, and
published in a widely distributed
America, is performing with the nailed the punter on his own 10
The story alleges that these New Jersey Americans. The club in the Miami contest.
transactions are being carried out is based in Teaneck, N.J., with
Bart Bookatz, a place kicker
through an international bank in Arthur Brown as owner and Max from Dallas, Texas, is another
Switzerland, some of whose de- Zaslofsky as coach and general sophomore on the Tulane football
positors are investors in Israel. manager. Brown is head of the squad. However, Bookatz, 5-11,
According to the magazine, the ABC Freight Forwarding Co., and 190. may be redshirted this year.
American Mafia transfers vast Zaslofsky is a former NBA All-
A big back at a small school,
sums each year to Switzerland for Star player.
that's halfback Saul Sindell of C.
deposit:in the aforementioned bank.
Heyman, 6-5, played in the East- W. Post College in New York. Sin-
Citing this news item. Knesset ern League last season and before dell, a senior from Elmont, N.Y..
deputy Uri Avneri introduced an that in the NBA. Besides playing with pro seize at 6-0, 208. has at-
interpolation in the Knesset call- pro basketball the 25-year-old Hey- tracted the attention of the pro-
ing upon the ministry of finance man operates a restaurant in Con- fessional scouts.
to publicize the papers and de- necticut.
1 Sindell was at his best in the
tails of the investigation relating to
Brown. who won an Olympic 136-14 win over Cortland State. He
go ld medal in 1964. had b een an ran for four touchdowns, caught a
assistant coach at his alma mater, two-point conversion pass and rush-
Radomer Latke Party Set North Carolina, for three years ed for 204 yards in 27 attempts.
Ramoder Aid and Ladies Society before turning pro. Only 5-10, he The 26 points, four touchdowns
have scheduled their annual latke is with the New Orleans Bucca- and the rushing yardage were all
party for 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the neers. Chubin is trying to inject Post records. He scored again
Workmen's Circle Center.
some life into the Anaheim Ami- against Alfred in a 20-15 win. Sin-
gos. The former Rhode Island star dell failed to register any points
tallied 42 points as the Amigos against Kings Point, but did gain
won their first game after five set- 123 yards in 18 carries as Post
backs. He played in Italy last sea- won 28-6.
"Saul is a good, strong runner
FOR EVERY OCCASION
Leibowitz, a 6-2 playmaker with on the Jim Taylor style," said
LIU last year, is performing the Post's head coach. "He runs over
same job for the Pittsburgh Pip- tacklers. On his last TD against
ers. The Pipers are owned by Gabe Cortland, he broke through four
Rubin who runs a chain of thea- tacklers and ran over the safety
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Another star performer at C. W.
Rick Weitzman joins veteran
Ion Voyage • Birthdays • Sympathy
Rudy LaRusso in the National Bas- Post is Lefty Goldstein. Goldstein
It's easy to be thoughtful ...
two TD passes against In-
ketball Association. Weitzman, 6-2,
call us ... we'll sign your
captained Northeastern to its great- diana State, and in the Kings Point
card and deliver a gift
a short pass and ran
est year ever last season. He has a
basket for you.
difficult assignment in trying to 70 yards to score.
A standout player in the Prince-
nail down a position with the Bos-
ton defensive line is tackle Dick
All except LaRusso have played Sandler. In the second quarter
in Maccabiah Games competition. against Penn, Sandler forced a
Heyman and Brown (1961) and fumble when he hit the ball-car-
rier deep in his own territory, and
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS Princeton went on to score in the
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28-14 Tiger victory.
6—Friday, December 29, 1967
Both linebacker Mike Blatt and
defensive tackle Harvey Zion were
outstanding in the Florida State
win over Texas Tech . . - Steve
Tannen picked off his second in-
terception of the year as Florida
stopped Vanderbilt 27-22.
Brent Kaufman scored his fourth
TD of the season as Rhode Island
dropped its first game of the year
28-24 to Massachusetts . . . Bruce
Weinstein took a pass for a TD as
Yale stopped Cornell 41-7 . .
Wyoming reports that center Jay
Shapiro of Peabody, Mass., is not
Fred Schmertz and Sid Tanen-
baum were among 11 athletic
alumni honored recently at the an-
nual dinner of the New York Uni-
versity Varsity Club. All 11 are
members of the Helms Hall of
Fame Athletic Foundation of Los
Schmertz, a 1914 graduate of
NYU's School of Law, has been
meet director of indoor track's
Millrose Games since 1934. Tanen-
baum was selected to 1946 and
1947 All-America basketball teams.
Boris Gurevich of the Soviet
Union won the middleweight title
at the world freestyle wrestling
championships in New Delhi,
India. Gurevich won a gold
medal as a flyweight in Greco-
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Greco-Roman world champion in
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Henry Wittenberg, another Olym-
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pic wrestling gold medal winner,
has taken over as wrestling coach
at City College of New York, his
alma mater. Wittenberg had been
coach at Yeshiva where he has
been replaced by Jerry Steinberg,
another former CCNY wrestler.
Steinberg, 37, an attorney, is a
time New York State AAU
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Miss Baum of Brookline Abraham Salzbergs
to Wed Donald Kurtz Mark Golden Date
Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Salzberg
celebrated their 50th wedding anni-
versary Monday with family and
friends at Cong. Shaarey-Zedek.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Salzberg
and Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Salz-
berg are their children. They have
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MISS NATALIE BAUM
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Baum of
Brookline, Mass., announce the
engagement of their daughter Nat-
alie to Dr. Donald J. Kurtz, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Irvin J. Kurtz of
Miss Baum was graduated from
Boston University and received her
MA from Tufts University. She is
a member' of Phi Sigma Sigma
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