Allied Jewish Drive-Israel Emergency Fund
Opens Formally Wednesday: Expect Record Sum
A record crowd is expected at the campaign, called for extra of-' "Not only must we supply the countries of the world. We must:,
the opening dinner of the 1968 Al- forts to raise funds which will money which will help Israel, but also make sure that our local
lied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emer- make sure that "every Jew can live; also will provide life-saving and agencies receive support since
gency Fund Wednesday at the in dignity, security and fellowship," I rescue programs in Romania, in these are services that none if us,
Jewish Center he said. I France, in Tunis, in Iran, in 30 no matter how wealthy, could
The campaign leadership expects
maintain by ourselves."
to report the largest sum ever
Laundry and linen drivers Lo-
raised in pre-campaign efforts in
cal 285 will hold its annual brunch
Detroit, according to Alfred L
marking the opening of its joint
Deutsch, campaign chairman.
fund-raising efforts for the cam-
Brig. Gen. Avraham Yoffe, a vet-
paign and the Detroit Histadrut
eran of 35 years of military service
campaign, 10 a.m. Sunday, at the
to Israel, will speak at the meeting.
Furniture Club, 18940 Schaefer,
General Yoffe commanded an arm-
Isaac Litwak, president, and Arth-
ored division in the Six-Day War
ur King, vice-president announced.
which captured Mitla Pass and
swept into Suez.
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"Let us come together to do
Gen. Yoffe to Renew Acquaintances
at Allied Campaign Dinner March 20'
"We were alone as a country
during the June war, but we are
not alone as Jews," he stated.
The commander of the southern
front which swept the Sinai in a
spectacular two-day effort said "we
had no other choice but to win but
the price of victory was not low."
Maxwell Jospey, co-chairman of
JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
Campbell said that he felt the in-
vestigation was necessary because
the incident had brought a "slur"
against professional hockey. Zeidel
said Wednesday that he considered
the matter closed. He and Eddie
Shack of the Bruins were given
penalty suspensions after a brawl
in the Maple Leaf Gardens during
a Flyers-Bruins game. Initially,
Zeidel said he would protest the
four-game suspension penalty he
JOE MAY CHEVROLET
Brig. Gen. Avraham Yoffee (seated center), is pictured here as
he appeared before the members of th Israel survey mission of the
Detroit Service Group last October at the Dan Carmel Hotel in Haifa.
The Israeli hero of the Six-Day War will renew acquaintances when
he speaks at the opening of the Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel
Emergency Fund, at dinner, March 20, at the Jewish Center.
Members of the mission shown are Walter Field (at left with back
to camera), Max M. Shaye, chairman of the mission, and in- the
background Mr. and Mrs. Milford Nemer.
received. Shack was given a three-
, game suspension penalty.
Zeidel said after the incident
that he had gone out of his way
all season "to turn the other
cheek" but that the anti-Semetic
slurs had finally provoked him
beyond control. "When they say
Jew boy and you're next for the
gas ovens, they're on sensitive
grounds," the 39-year-old hockey
veteran said, disclosing that his
grandparents had been murder-
ed in Nazi death camps.
Declaring that "I can't live with
myself listening to that abuse."
Zeidel reported that several Bruins
had taunted him during the game
last week but he emphasized that
Shack was not one of them. He
said he had been told by some
former Bruin players that a num-
ber of Bruin players were "out to
get him.•' In earlier incidents, he
managed to control his temper, he
said. "All the time I told myself
that I have to keep cool." he said,
Representative Hal pent Declares U.S.
Should Demand E crypt Concessions
The State Department must
WASHINGTON (JTA)—Rep. Sey-
Halpern, New York Repub- answer these questions, he said,
dispel the impression that
lican, told the House that the
United States should require the nothing more is sought than
Nasser regime to make "funda- some statements in a magazine
mental concessions" in order to article—which have already been
qualify for the restoration of for- partially disavowed in Cairo."
(The Washington Post reported
mal diplomatic relations.
He said that the State Depart- from Cairo that the Look Magazine
ment "has made it clear to Pres- interview with President Nasser in
ident Nasser that he will receive which Nasser indicated agreement
great quantities of American dollar with the statement that the charge
aid, food shipments, technical as- of American participation was a
sistance and genarous trade re- misunderstanding resulting from
lations if he will allow us through misinformation plus old suspicions,
had been altered in the Cairo press
the Egyptian door again."
The New Yorker said the depart- to give an entirely different im-
ment should inform Congress pression. Instead of the "you could
whether, in return, Nasser had say that, yes" of the magazine
been asked to conduct peace talks interview, the Cairo version of
with Israel, halt its military build- Nasser's statement was "you may
up, guarantee passage through the say so, but others may say some-
Suez Canal to all, comply with ' , thing else.")
',President Johnson's five points for
Piping provided by UNICEF in
a Middle East settlement and
"publicly acknowledge to his peo- 1 the last five years to give rural
clean water supplies
ple that he lied when he accused I
the United States of having partici- would stretch the distance between
Montreal and New Orleans.
pated in the Six-Day War."
LARRY & HARRY
NO FALSE PROMISES — JUST GOOD DEALS
"WE SELL BECAUSE OF OUR REPUTATION"
Anti-Semitic Slurs at llockey Star Larry Zeidel.
Force NHL Investigation: Demand Apologies
president of the National Hockey
League, said that he would go
ahead with an investigation of the
clash between Larry Zeidel of the
Philadelphia Flyers, the only
Jewish player of the lea g u e,
and a member of the Boston Bruins
here last week which Zeidel said
was "provoked by anti-Semitic
slurs from the Bruins." One re-
mark purportedly involved a refer-
ence to the "gas chambers."
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everything in our power to pre-
serve the State of Israel and the
Jewish people," Brig. Gen.
Yeshayahu Gavish said Monday
evening at a meeting of the
mechanical trade division of the
"The Jews of the world helped
us morally and materially during
the June war," Aluf Gavish told
the group at the Standard City
Club. "Now we must prepare for
the next round and it is an enor-
mous task. We must have help with
our welfare programs so that the
people will not suffer and Israel
can divert its funds to the vital re
placement of defense equipment."
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"but when Shack kept running at
me, the Bruin bench would say
'shove it down the Jew boy's
throat' and 'Jew boy—we're going
to put you in the gas chambers.'
I didn't want to get into any trouble
but it just went too far."
The NHL president said he had '
asked Zeidel to submit his corn-
; plaint against the Boston team in
its entirety and that Zeidel did so.
In New York the American
. Jewish Committee issued a state-
ment urging that apologies be
made to Zeidel. Acknowledging
that "we don't expect Garden Club
language at a hockey game,"
Nathan Perlmutter, the commit-
tee's director of domestic affairs
added that "a full apology to'
Zeidel and to the millions of Jews
and non-Jews who were brutally
murdered by the Nazis is in order."
Zeidel played with the Detroit Red
Wings in the early 1950's.
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