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January 05, 1968 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-01-05

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Paul Jacobs' Prelude to Riot': Study of Racial Problem

Occurrences in Watts were de- merchandise at high prices, all of
scribed to Paul Jacobs by a Ne- them are thought of as Jews, as
gro friend as a "nightmare." It `Goldbergs in Their Jew Canoes,'
is a nightmare pointing to de- the Cadillacs in which it is be-
veloping conflicts, and the fears lieved they drive into the ghetto
that emanate from the crises cre- to collect the money of the poor.
ated by the race issue in this coun- The ghetto dwellers believe it is
try inspired Jacobs' extensive in the natural order of things for
study of the situation entitled "Pre- them to be cheated by the Jewish
lude to Riot — A View of Urban merchants, since they believe
America from the Bottom," pub- cheating to be part of the Jewish
lished by Random House.
psyche. And so, when a 'selective
"Which city will be next?" is a demolition program,' as the burn-
pointed question that causes the
study of the Watts situation to
become a matter of nationwide
concern.
Jacobs' is a challenging work in
which he asserts that "it is horri-
fying to see the complete absence
of leadership, at all levels of gov-
ernment, from the President down
to the mayors."

Contrasting the conditions in
cities where riots were experi-
enced, Jacobs states: "Sam
Yorty, the vulgar, reactionary
Democratic mayor of Los An-
geles, views government quite
differently from Jerome Cava-
nagh, the sophisticated liberal
Democrat, but it doesn't matter:
the havoc wreaked in Detroit in
1967 was even worse than what
happened in Los Angeles in
1965."
There is a reference to the Jew-

ish aspect, and Jacobs writes:
"Whether or not it is only Jewish
men who come to the doors of the
poor Negroes selling cheap, shoddy

Flint
News

community
Calendar

Jan. 2 — Bnai Brith Meeting, 8:30
p.m.. Howard Johnsons, Miller

Road.
Jan. 7 — Tween Bowling Program.
2 p.m., Town and Country Lanes.
Jan. 8 — lladassah Board Meet-
ing, 12:30 p.m., home of Mrs.
Ronald Goldstein.
Jan. 9 — Temple Beth El Sister-
hood Board Meeting, 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 9 — Bnai Brith Women Board
Meeting.
Jan. 10 — Beth Israel Sisterhood
Meeting. 12:30 p.m.
Jan. 11 — JWVA Meeting, 8:30
p.m. home of Mrs. Mike Wis-

nudel.

• • •
BETA ISRAEL SISTERHOOD
feature
a panel discussion.
will

"Social Problems of Jewish Youth."

12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the syna-
gogue. Moderator will be Aaron
Weston. and panelists will be Mrs.

Bernard Harris, Mrs. Sam Blum,
Mrs. Sanders Goodstein and Mor-
ton Leitson. Mrs. Hillel Millgram
coordinated the program. The
luncheon will he given by Rachel
Circle under Mrs. Alfred Rosen-
thal, leader.
* * *
TEMPLE BETH EL SISTER-
HOOD will hold its annual Tora
Convocation 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Jan.
16 at the temple. Box lunches will
be served. For reservations, call

Mrs. Eugene Griffel, 234-1808. Pro-
gram chairman Mrs. William
Greenebaum announced that the
topic will be the Book of Numbers.
Participants in the discussion will
be Mesdames Marvin Levey, San-
ders Goodstein. Marvin Persky and
Seymour Stern.

Bnai Mitzva

Brad Jeffrey Shapiro, son of Dr.
and Mrs. Eli Shapiro, will be
called to the Tora as Bar Mitzva
Saturday at Temple Beth El.

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ings are described, breaks out,
the Jewish-owned stores become
immediate targets."
The many targets, the people in
large cities, the panics and fears,
the threats that emanate from a
race issue, are outlined in a vol-
ume that covers the events and
the needs—and the nation's re-
sponsibilities—to the fullest. Ja-
cobs' "Prelude to Riot" is must
reading for all interested in a
solution to the race issue.

Friday, January 5, 1968-11

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