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May 31, 1968 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-05-31

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46—Friday, May 31, 1968


Award to W. German Rightwing Writer
Draws Attacks; Bonn Studies NPD

Fallen Heroes, Zionist
Congress Due in June

BONN (JTA)—Many Germans
Later Adolf von Thadden, chair-
reacted angrily to the award of man of West Germany's right-wing
the $2,500 Konrad Adenauer jour- National Democratic .Party (NPD),
nalism prize to an extreme right- said the party's executive planned
wing writer whose articles attack- to purge radical speakers contrib-
ing Israel have been published in uting to the "neo-nazi" image.
the neo-Nazi, anti-Semitic news-
In his fir §t news conference
paper, Deutsche National und
since the NPD captured 9.8 per
cent of the vote and 12 seats in the
The award was made by the recent Baden-Wurttemberg state
Germany Foundation to 67-year- election, von Thadden said his
Israel's newest stamp issues
old Emil Franzel, a Sudenten party believed that opponents were will commemorate fallen free-
German columnist and freelance looking for a pretext to get it dom fighters (left), in a sym-
journalist. The foundation was banned.
bolic motiff, and the 27th
established in 1966 to encourage
To counter such efforts, he said, Zionist Congress, with a portrait
"national self confidence" and im- the executive will toughen party of the late Moshe Sharett. Both
prove the "German spirit." It per- discipline "since there must not stamps, available from the Israel
suaded former Chancellor Konrad be the slightest doubt that the NPD
Ministry of Posts' philatelic
Adenauer, then 90 years old, to
service, have been printed by
lend his name to its annual prizes
photogravure and will be of-
some months before he died in parliamentary democracy a n d fered in June.
April 1967. The foundation has
been described here as "ultra- maintain a check on all speakers
and issue special certificates to
those who qualified as NPD repre-
Franzel wrote anti-Israel tracts sentatives.
during last June's Arab-Israel war
The NPD chairman denied that
which appeared in the National
und Soldaten-Zeitung. In one of his party was "neo-Nazi," declar-
them he accused German leftists ing it was a "national party" de-
of not loving the German Father- voted to democracy: He denied ing of 400 Arab notables of He-
land but Israel and not caring for
bron has decided to submit a pro-
the rights of 12,000,000 Germans of the Nazi party. He asserted the test to Prime Minister Levi EQhkol
driven from their homes but for NPD was financially healthy and over the refusal of the military
that membership had increased government to remove 80 Ortho-
the rights of Israelis.
31,000 last November to more dox Jews who have indicated their
Several months ago he wrote
intention to settle in the West Bank
about students who demonstrated than 38,000.
He predicted a membership of town. Hebron is sacred to Jews as
against the conservative West
German publisher, Axel Springer, possibly 50,000 by 1969 when elec- the site of the Tomb of the Pat-
in terms that suggested the appli- tions are scheduled to the Bunde- riarchs.
The Arab group, village heads
cation of Hitler's -"final solution" stag, the lower house of the Par-
against them. "Vermin can be ex- liament. Declaring that the NPD and mukhtars, who met under the
terminated only with suitable would spend up to $2,500,000 in that chairmanship of Hebron mayor
mechanical and chemical means election, he forecast it would win Sheikh Muhammad al Jabari, de-
and not persuasive talks," Franzel 40 to 50 Bundestag seats and was cided to ask that the Jewish set-
expecting to offer a candidate for tlers leave the Hebron area on the
grounds that until a diplomatic
Protest was aroused here by the the presidency next year.
In a related development, Vice settlement is achieved in the Mid-
Germany Foundation's award of
the Adenauer literary prize to Chancellor and Foreign Minister dle East, the population status
Frank Thiess, a novelist who has Willy Brandt warned that Germans quo on the West Bank should re-
also been published in the National could no longer deny that "middle- main unchanged.
The meeting was called after the
and Soldaten-Zeitung and who has class radicalism, and neo-national-
been accused of inflaming Ger- ism" were growing in the Federal military government informed the
mayor that it had no intention of
man nationalism and apologizing Republic.
for some of the offenses of the
Speaking at Mainz, Brandt said removing the Orthodox Jews.
The settlers moved into He-
Nazi era.
there was a danger that the "demo-
Meanwhile Weit Germany's cratic center" could be eroded by bron's Park Hotel several weeks
parliamentary leaders are con- extremists of the right and left, ago and later moved to a military
sidering three steps to prevent and called for a dynamic govern. government compound. Prefabri-
the extremist National Demo- ment policy to offset this tendency. cated houses are scheduled to be
erected for them by authorities,
cratic Party from entering the
In Madrid cries of "Heil Hitler"
who initially had indicated that the
Bundestag, the lower house of
and the Nazi "Horst Wessel" song Jews would not be allowed to set-
Parliament, when national elec-
sounded outside a Roman Catho- tle in the community.
tions are held in fall 1969, the
lic church here last weekend
Mayor Jabari says he represents
American Jewish Committee re•
where some 300 Spanish Nazi
a groun of West Bank Arabs which
ported on the basis of information
sympathizers attended a mass is ready to open direct negotia-
from its European office.
for Adolf Hitler on the 23rd an- tions to form a West Bank Arab
One of the measures would be niversary of his death.
government if the peace mission
dissolution of the current ruling
The demonstrators were extreme of special United Nations envoy
coalition of the Christian Demo- right-wing Spaniards, including Gunnar V. Jarring fails, the Lon-
cratic Union and the Socialist veterans of the Blue Division which don Jewish Chroncile has reported.
Democratic Party in the hope that fought alongside the Germans on Jabari was interviewed by Chron-
one of the two major parties would the Russian front during World icle editor William Frankel.
then be able to attract votes of War IL
T h e London Times reported
malcontents now veering toward
The mass was arranged privately Tuesday that the grandson of a
the neo-Nazi NPD.
with no advance publicity. But Hebron rabbi whose family was
A second proposal calls for
driven out of that town in the
adopting election rules to bar members of the West German Em-
1929 Arab riots has denounced
smaller parties from the Bunde- bassy here, who learned that it
the attempt of the 80 Orthodox
stag. The third would be outlaw- would take place, asked the Span-
ing the NPD.
According to the Times, Bajaio
The AJC report commented on bishopric of Madrid to prevent it Hanegbi wrote a letter to the Is-
the election in Baden-WHerttem- from turning into a political demon- raeli daily Haaretz in which he dis-
berg in ,which the NPD collected stration. Such a demonstration, sociated himself with the resettle-
almost 10 percent of the vote, its they pointed out, could have ad- ment efforts and defended Arab
largest victory in a series of pro- verse effects on a visit here later rights in Hebron.
vincial elections, and said there this month by West German Chan-
was "no doubt" that the results cellor Kurt Kiesinger.
British Zionists Ask
had shaken "the confidence of
Tories to Repudiate
West German political leadership." More Jewish Outposts
He said it had persuaded them in Golan Heights
Official's Anti-Zionism
that 23 years since the destruction
TIBERIAS — Two more outpost
LONDON (JTA) — The British
of Hitlerism had not made changes settlements have recently been es- Zionist Federation called upon
in the German outlook "that tablished in the Golan Heights, Conservative Party leader Edward
would guarantee the future of a bringing to five the total of Jewish Heath to repudiate an anti-Zionist
democratic system" in West Ger- villages in this new region. One statement made by one of his col-
outpost, founded by a kibutz leagues, Dennis Walter, at a pro-
The report noted that economic Me'uhad group which has been Arab Palestine Day rally. Walter,
reasons cited for previous NPD joined by volunteers mainly from who was billed at the rally as
election successes were no longer Anglo-Saxon countries, lies south chairman of the Conservative
valid because the West German of the region's principal town el- Party's foreign affairs committee,
recession has been fading since Qunaitra, while the other has been declared that "Zionism should be
formation of the coalition govern- set up by youth of the Moshav obliterated." The Zionist Federa-
ment. Recent student unrest which movement who prepare to develop tion asked Heath to reconfirm his
brought panic among some Ger- a small holders' village at El-Al, party's previously stated friendly
mans was given as one of the in the southern section of the stand toward Israel in the Middle
reasons for the NPD successes.
East conflict.

400 Hebron Arabs
to Petition Eshkol
Remove 80 Jews

Monument Unveilings

Unveiling announcements may be in-
serted by mail or by calling The Jewish
News office, 17100 W. 7 Mile Rd., De-
troit 48235, VE 8-9364. Written an-
nouncements must be accompanied by
the name and address of the person
making the insei tion. There is a stand-
ing charge of $3.50 for an unveiling
notice, measuring an inch in depth,
and $7.00 for one two inches deep with
a black border.

The family of the late Jennie
Glass announces the unveiling of
a monument in her memory 11:30
a.m. Sunday, June 9, at Beth Tefilo
Emanuel Cemetery. Rabbi Rosen-
baum will officiate. Relatives and
* * *
friends are asked to attend.
* * *
The family of the late Herman
Schoenfeld announces the unveiling
The family of the late Ethel
of a monument in his memory noon
Sunday, June 9, at Westwood Braunfeld announces the unveiling
Cemetery. Rabbi Gordon will offi- of a monument in her memory
ciate. Relatives a n d friends are noon Sunday, June 9, at Oakview
Cemetery. Rabbi Lehrman will of-
asked to attend.
ficiate. Relatives and friends are
* *
asked to attend.
The f a In i 1 y of the late Lena
Cooper announces the unveiling of
a monument in her memory_ 1 p.m.
The family of the late Louis Ke
Sunday, June 9, at Chesed shel man announces the unveiling of a
Emes Cemetery. Rabbi Goldschlag monument in his memory 2 p.m.
will officiate. Relatives and friends Sunday, June 9, at 'Beth Tefilo
are asked to attend.
Emanuel Cemetery. Cantor Erg
* * *
baum will officiate. Relatives al
The family of the late Ellis Shep- friends are asked to attend.
low announces the unveiling of a
monument in his memory 12:45
p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Bnai David
Cemetery. Rabbi Donin will offi-
The Family of the Late
ciate. Relatives a n d friends are
asked to attend.
* * *
Announces the unveiling
The family of the late Morris
of a monument in her
Friedman announces the unveiling
memory 1 p.m. Sunday,
of a monument in his memory
June 9, at Clover Hill
12:15 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at
Memorial Park. Rabbi
Chesed shel . Emes Cemetery. Rela-
Lehrman will officiate.
tives and friends are asked to
Relatives and friends are
asked to attend.

Dutch Premier Hopes
to Mediate M.E. Dispute

erlands foreign minister, Dr. Jos-
eph Luns, will attempt to mediate
tlfe Arab-Israel conflict during his
official visit to Cairo next month.
Dr. Luns will be in the Egyp-
tian capital June 2-5. Accord-
ing to Dutch political circles, he
will attempt mediation efforts as a
result of his talks -with Israel's
Foreign Minister Abba Eban dur-
ing the latter's visit to Holland last
month. Dr. Luns is expected to
urge the speedy re-opening of the
Suez Canal.

The Family of the Late


The Family of the Late


Announces the unveiling
of a monument in her
memory 11 a.m. Sunday,
June 9, at Machpelah
Cemetery. Rabbi Lehrman
will officiate. Relatives
and friends are asked to

The Family of the Late


Announces the unveiling
of a monument in his
memory 2 p:m. Sunday,
June 9, at Machpelah
Cemetery. Rabbi Arm and
Cantor Bermanis will of-

Announces t h e unveiling
of a monument in her
memory 12:45 p.m. Sun-
day, June 9, at Clover Hill
Memorial Park. Rabbi
Lehrman will officiate.
Relatives and friends are
asked to attend.

The Family of the Late

The Family of the Late


Announces the unveiling
of a monument in her
memory 2 p.m. Sunday,
June 9, at ClOver Hill
Memorial Park. Rabbi
Litke will officiate. Rela-
tives and friends are
asked to attend.

The Family of the Late


Announces the unveiling
of a monument in his
memory 1:30 p.m. Sun-
day, June 9, at Machpelah
Cemetery, Flint. Rabbi
Miligram .will officiate.
Relatives and friends are
asked to attend.




Announce t h e unveiling
of monuments in their
memory noon Sunday,
June 9, at Beth Abraham
Cemetery. Rabbi I. Hal-
pern will officiate. Rela-
tives and friends are
asked to attend.

The Family of the Late


Announces the unveiling
of a monument in her
memory 10:30 a.m. Sun-
day, June 9, at Hebrew
Memorial Park. Rabbi
Rosenbaum will officiate.
Relatives and friends are
asked to attend.

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