Rapprochement Possibilities in M. E. Joey Adams Star I Hebrew U. Dedicates
Low Workshop Building
— A building on
Topic of Talk by Joel Carmichael of Israel Fete for the JERUSALEM
Hebrew University campus to
F,li zabeth Sharon Kahn Joel Carmichael, author of "The is "some danger" in "the emotional Bonds in Lansing
house scientific Workshops for fine
Shaping of the Arabs" and fre- content of nationalism . . . The
mechanics, electronic equipment
E //gaged to New Yorker quent
contributor on Middle East- Arabs have been humiliated three
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
38—Friday, April 5, 1968
television and motion pictures,
will head the entertainment at the
Israel 20th anniversary celebration
and dinner in Lansing May 11 in
the Steinhaus Restaurant, East
Lansing. Jack Rachman, chair-
man of the Greater Lansing Com-
mittee for State of Israel Bonds,
announced the affair will be on
behalf of Israel Bonds.
Adams, who has served as presi-
dent of the American Guild of
has appeared as
a guest star on
leading TV and
shows, for more
than a decade. He
has a daily
radio show on
WEVD, in New
York City. A pro-
ducer of two fea-
ture films, Adams
has performed in the legitimate
theater and in night clubs and con-
He is the author of "From Gags
to Riches," "The Curtain Never
Falls," "Cindy and I" and "It Takes
One to Know One." His latest
books, "The Joey Adams Encyclo-
pedia of Humor" and "The Show
Business Murders" are to be pub-
Adams has toured African and
Asian countries on behalf of the
U.S. State Department's Cultural
Exchange Program and has visited
Israel on several occasions as a
guest of the the Israel government.
He has been honored by the Uni-
versity of Haifa and is a strong
supporter of the Israel Bond pro-
ern affairs to learned journals,
will discuss "The Possibilities of
a Rapprochement Between Israel
and the Arab Nations" 8:15 p.m.
Wednesday at the Esther Berman
Building, United Hebrew Schools.
It will be the concluding lecture
of the Midrasha Institute, theme
of which is "Prospects of Peace
in the Middle East: What Can We
Learn From the Past."
Carmichael, a native of New
York, was educated at Cohimbia
University, the Sorbonne and Ox-
ford University. During World War.
II, he was a specialist on the
1VIiddle East, Soviet Union and Ger-
many for the Office of Strategic
Services. After the war, he con-
centrated on Islamic studies in
Paris on a Fulbright Fellowship.
MISS ELIZABETH KAHN
He is a consultant on Middle
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Kahn of Eastern affairs and author of
many articles in Foreign Affairs,
Independence Ave., Southfield, an- Commentary and Midstream.
nounce the engagement of their
The books he has written include
daughter Elizabeth Sharon to "An Illustrated History of Russia,"
Mark Sheldon Singer, son of Dr. "A Short History of the Russian
and Mrs. Harold Singer of Del-
The bride-elect and her fiance
are seniors at the University of
A June 30 wedding is planned.
times in one generation. They
have conceived a deep hatred
(that) strengthens them."
Like the Midrasha Institute
speakers of the previous two
weeks, Dr. Lengyel believes that
the Great Powers hold the key
to the destiny of the Middle East.
According to the chairman of the
department of social sciences at
Fairleigh Dickinson University:
"There must be a decontamination
process" among the Arab peoples
before there can be an end to
the hatred. The intellectual Arab
leadership is incapable of bringing
this about, he said "The World
Powers must do this."
Dr. Lengyel traced the nation-
alistic spirit of the Arabs to the
period of the decline of the Otto-
man Empire. Under the Otto-
man rulers, he said, the Arabs
felt no national consciousness
because of the fusion of the re-
ligious and secular community.
But gradually, as the empire de-
clined, nationalism became a
The West played its part in
bringing a national consciousness
to the Arab peoples, said Dr.
Lengyel. It was brought by mis-
sionaries and by schools of higher
learning, such as the Protestant
College of Beirut, now the Univer-
Where ignorance is bliss 'tis folly
sity of Beirut in Lebanon. Young
to be wise.—Gray.
intellectuals studying abroad also
carried home new ideas.
Some of the Arab states scarcely
older than their arch-enemy, Israel,
the 14 nations are fused into an
Arab League that would like to
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
form a "United Nations of Arabia,"
as Dr. Lengyel puts it. But the
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differences are too many and great
to discard; Lebanon is capital-
istic, Saudi Arabia feudalist and
puritanical, Egypt socialist,
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"Karl Marx, the Passionate Lo- Arab states united," said Dr.
"A Cultural History of Lengyel. "She wants them sepa-
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Russia" and "The Shaping of the rate and scrapping." The world
Arabs." He has translated and powers devised the states as they
edited "A History of the Islamic exist today, and Israel is content
Peoples" by Prof. Carl Brockel- to keep them that way.
Economically, he said, only
mann and other works.
* * *
Israel of all the Middle Eastern
April 5, 6, 7
Little unites Israel's 14 Arab states has achieved a fourth stage
a variety of political, of progress, "the drive toward
1 -10 p.m.
social and economic entities. Yet, maturity." (Five countries are in
it is Israel herself that unites the traditional, first stage —
them, for hatred can be a peculiar changeless and rooted to the soil.
common denominator among un- Those in the second stage, he
said, want the government to help
"The Rise of Nationalism in the them get rid of the disease, ignor-
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Lengyel, who observed that there Syria.
(The United Arab Republic
and Lebanon are in the third,
or "take-off" stage, in which
they are beginning to acquire
the necessary skills for progress,
said Dr. Lengyel.)
The very real hatred each Arab
state holds for its neighbors rules
out any cooperation in the near
future, said Dr. Lengyel. Only
their "intestinal" hatred for Israel
keeps them together in the loose
structure of the Arab League.
and for glass-blowing was dedi-
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The large gathering present in-
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of Jerusalem, and Low's parents,
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