8—Friday, February 23, 1968
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Goldmann Accuses Israeli Press
of Undermining World Zionist Body
o- Threat Urban Crisis With Emergency Action
NEW YORK (JTA)—President
Johnson was asked Sunday by the
American Jewish Congress to de-
clare a "national domestic emer-
gency" to deal with the nation's
urban crisis. Presidential action
was urged in the face of what was
termed "ominous evidence that
racial tension, crime and violence
will continue until proper housing,
schools, training and jobs are avail-
able to all."
The American Jewish Congress
also hailed the appointment of
John W. Gardner, retiring secre-
tary of health, education and wel-
fare as head of the Urban Coali
tion "to help fight poverty and
urban decay through the private
sector and voluntary agencies."
The actions came at a meeting of
the organization's national govern-
ing council, its top policy-making
The group heard Arthur D.
Morse, author of "While Six
the Jewish agencies to launch pro-
grams "consciously and clearly
calculated to increase Jewish
knowledge and commitment."
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
of Russian arms to the Arab coun-
to The Jewish News)
TEL AVIV — The Israeli press tries. Israel still enjoys military
was accused by Dr. Nahum Gold- superiority and has a much shorter
mann here Monday night of "doing frontier to defend.
On the question of increased im-
its utmost to destroy the image
of the World Zionist Organiza- migration, the stress was put on
tion." Dr. Goldmann, who is pres- the need for settlers from Western
ident of the WZO, addressed an countries. The speakers said that
assemblage of Jewish journalists at least one person from every
from Israel and 13 foreign coun- Jewish family should settle here in `As Developing Nation,
Million Died" criticize U.S.
tries at a dinner marking the close I order to insure Israel's security
failure to ratify the United Na-
of the World Conference of Jew- and to preserve Jewish continuity Israel Won't Suffer
tions convention on the preven-
In making his charge against the stages, beginning with a short visit, , From U.S. Restrictions'
tion and punishment of the
crime of genocide. The treaty
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Israeli press, the Zionist leader then a year's stay in the country
to The Jewish News)
referred specifically to demands and finally permanent settlement.
has been bottled up in the
Senate Foreign Relations Com-
that the Zionist Organization relin- Aryeh Pincus, chairman of the I JERUSALEM — Deputy Finance
mittee since President Truman
quish to the Israel government the Jewish Agency executive told the Minister Zvi Dinstein told the Is-
tasks of immigration and immi- journalists that the World Zionist rael Parliament Wednesday that
urged its ratification in 1950
grant absorption. These functions Oreanization may propose that the Israel was not likely to suffer as
Rabbi Arthur D. Hertzberg, of
are now handled by the Jewish mobilization of world Jewish
Englewood, N.J., told the afternoon
Agency, executive arm of the WZO opinion be included in its tasks. He strictions on capital because the session that Jewish philanthrophy
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which, Dr. Goldmann pointed out, said the Zionist organization had U.S. Treasury regards Israel as a and the fight against anti-Semitism
is a voluntary organization in con- proved it was able to rouse public developing country. He told a par- no longer served as a valid basis
AT LODGE X-WAY
trast to the Israel government opinion for Israel with the help of liament questioner that the sale of for Jewish group identity. He urged
Israel Bonds would not be restric-
which is a sovereign political body. Zionist youth and other bodies.
Dr. Goldmann also assailed other He also accused the Israel press ted because they were considered
critics of the Jewish Agency and of exaggerating the negative aspect as credit to a developing country
the WZO. of Jewish life outside of Israel. extended by financial institutions
Both of these organizations On the other hand, he asserted. that are not banks.
largely represent Diaspora Jewry, the Jewish press in other countries
The same situation, he said, ap-
and, Dr. Goldmann noted, it was does not present the "true dy- plied to export credits and loans
in the area of future relations namics" of social trends in Israel
from the Export-Import Bank. Is-
between Israel and Jews abroad which might pave the way to the rael will receive priority as a de-
that he felt the greatest anxiety. brains and hearts of Jewish youth. veloping country in regard to regu-
"Mommy, get some Hallmark Popp-Up
"One cannot come to Diaspora , He said the second task of the lar bank credits and is entitled to
Books. They come in 4 varieties . . . No,
Jewry and say only, "Give," Dr. Jewish press was to permeate its the same amount as in 1967. Dr.
Goldmann said. "Diaspora Jewry content with demonstrations of Dinstein pointed out that Israel
they don't have to be toasted! - . .
must have a say and not just lis- Israel's need for aliya, a question
They are on special for $1.00. Don't
might even benefit from the new
ten." of life or death for Israel. He said
regulations if entrepreneurs who
forget the FREE bubble gum."
Dr. Goldmann warned that while that without such immigration, re-
can no longer invest in the Euro-
"signing a peace treaty with the lations between Israel and other
pean Common Market countries
Arabs is very important, a formal Jewries might be poisoned for a
should prefer Israel to other devel-
peace does not guarantee a true generation.
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oping countries for future invest-
The world conference an-
peace unless there is also psy -
ments. He pointed out that the
chological peace between the two nounced at its closing session
American restrictions do not apply
sides." He stressed the need to Sunday the establishment of a
to know-how and marketing agree-
find the means of coexistence be- World Union of Jewish Jour-
ments nor to investments under
Mon. thru Sat., 9:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
tween the Arabs and Israel and
nalists which will be open to
suggested that the Six-Day War membership by professional or-
might have contributed to that end ganizations and individuals from
by demonstrating to the Arab in- all countries.
telligentsia that Israel cannot be
Israel and nine other countries
will be represented on the execu-
overpowered by military force.
Dr. Goldmann said he did not tive of the World Union of Jewish
anticipate mass immigation to
Journalists. They are the United
Israel from the United States States, England, France, Brazil,
and other Western countries Argentina, Mexico, South Africa,
"under present conditions." He Australia and Canada. The U.S.
said he hoped that sooner there members will be the American I
will be mass immigration from Jewish Press Association and the
Russia. Peretz Verain, representing Yid-
Earlier, proposed restrictions by dish journalists.
The conference adopted a resolu-
the United States on travel abroad
to stem the outflow of dollars were tion urging Soviet authorities to
challenged by Israel's minister o' permit Russian Jews to read "their
tourism who argued that tourists own newspapers written by Jewish
coming to Israel should be exempt- , colleagues in R u s s i a." Other
ed because their trips were, in es - resolutions hailed Jewish journal-
sence, religious pilgrimages. Moshe ists and the free world press for
Kol addressing the world confer- their objective coverage of Israel's
ence, said that the exemption struggles and called on Jewish
should apply to Christian as well writers everywhere to support
as Jewish visitors to Israel. He , Israel's search for lasting peace.
said he hoped the American au- Isaac Rembah, chairman of the
thorities would not place restric- closing session, extended greetings
* Assistant Professor, Russian History, University of Pittsburgh.
tions on people traveling for re- to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency
ligious purposes. on its recent 50th anniversary.
Leading U.S. authority on Soviet Jewry.
The 75 Jewish newsmen from 13
countries heard appeals for in- Jewish Agency Demands
* Chairman of the Executive Committee and Secretary of APPME
creased allya (immigration) from
End to Recent Attacks
(American Professors for Peace in the Middle East).
Labor Minister Yigal Allon, Leon JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime
Dulczin, of the Jewish Agency's Minister Eshkol presided
* Former National Secretary of Habonim.
immigration department and Moshe Cabinet-Jewish Agency "coordinat-
Divlin, director general of the ing committee" meeting here Tues-
agency. They were addressed Sun- day afternoon at which Jewish
day night by Israel's chief of staff, Agency leaders demanded that cer-
Maj. Gen. Chaim Bar Lev, who tali., government spokesmen and
said that despite the heavy influx
agencies stop trying to undermine
the Jewish Agency's existence.
"One of America's top - ranking tenors"
They referred specifically to
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reports of requests by the
finance ministry and the ministry
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acknowledgement by the cabinet
10% at maturity on deferred bonds
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