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June 07, 1968 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-06-07

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of 6-Day War Marked by Bo ider Skirmishes

three main guerrilla organizations public hand-holding by Israeli boys
been evacuated by the El Fatah
and girls visiting Nablus.
Beirut,
Lebanon.
Arab
radio
1)
(Continued from Page
and resumed the cultivation of operating from Jordanian soil.
Students and faculty members
Fake
commandoes
have
prolifer-
target was a field near the Beisan broadcasts said the war anniver-
their fields. The village even
at the Hebrew University who are
sary
would
be
marked
by
a
mas-
Valley settlement of Neveh Ur
ated in Jordan to take advantage opposed to the annexation of the
showed lights at night for the
sive air display, speeches by
where farmers were at work. When
of popular admiration of El Fatah occupied Arab territories by Israel
first time in months.
King
Hussein
in
Amman
and
as-
Israeli units returned the fire, the
and other terrorist groups that raid
sorted rallies, strikes, fasting
(The London Daily Telegraph Israel. In recent months there held a mass meeting on the cam-
Jordanians resorted to a familiar
and prayers.
said in a dispatch from Amman, have been many reports of civil- pus. Apart from some heckling,
tactic of shifting to other targets.
(At the United Nations, Israel's the Jordanian capital, that Arabs ians, including foreigners, being there was no repetition of the
Kfar R•ppin, Maoz Chaim and
Hamadiyah each came under. in- ambassador Yosef Tekoah sent a arriving there from the Israeli-held accosted by self-styled commandoes clashes that occurred earlier when
groups of students and building
second letter to United States rep- West Bank reported an Israeli mili- demanding "donations."
tense shelling.
employes tried to prevent forcibly
resentative Arthur J. Goldberg, tary build-up. The travelers were
Along the Gaza Strip, a military the gathering of signatures on a
As the barrage increased in in- this month's Security Council pre-
tensity during the afternoon, Is- sident, late Tuesday listing various quOted as saying that the Israelis spokesman disclosed that 20 resi-
were massing troops, tanks and
(Continued on Page IS)
raeli . forces brought up additional recent attacks by Jordan on Is- artillery for attacks on Jordanian dents had been arrested on suspi-
Artillery, tanks and mortars which raeli settlements. Tekoah listed 11
cion of membership in a sabotage
dueled with Jordanion 'units across —at least one daily since May 25— villages.)
gang believed responsible for
the river. The Jordanians then re- and including two last Sunday. His
On May 30, fordanian police arm- planting mines. A large cache of
sorted to their long-range artillery. first letter charged Jordan with ed with machine-guns fought a submachine guns, hand grenades
Unofficial sources here described violating the cease fire.
pitched battle with a band of 15 and mines --was seized.
them as "long Toms," British-made
similarly armed Arab irregulars in
Civil unrest in Gaza spread to
The U.S. State Department re-
cannons. Other sources identified
the streets of Amman. The irregu-
the West Bank town of. Nablus
vealed
Wednesday
that
it
has
ad-
the guns as being of U.S. manufac-
lars, wearing uniforms, tried to - where high school girls went on
ture and of a type used in Viet- monished both Israel and Jordan storm a police station to rescue a
strike, apparently in a demon-
for Tuesday's violence while urg-
nam.
comrade who had been arrested
stration of solidarity with the
ing the dispatch of "United Na-
Israeli sources did not confirm tions or other unbiased observers" for questioning. A civilian by- school girls of Gaza.
stander was killed and - a civilian
the Jordanian charge that ground-
The latter had been blocking
to the scene of trouble.
and four policemen were wounded. roads and stoning Israeli vehicles.
`A-ground rockets were used against
State
Department
spokesman
Two of the attackers were re- Four Gaza high school girls were
:bid, a city of 100,000. But Israeli
As, helicopters, tanks, artillery Robert M. McCloskey announced portedly arrested.
fined $143 in court for stoning in-
and mortars were in action. It was that the department has again
The May 30 battle was the first cidents. -A teacher brought up on
reported that some 25,000 Iraqi urged both Israel and Jordan to
sign
since last June's Arab-Israeli the same charges was acquitted
"scupulously
abide"
by
terms
of
troops are stationed east of Irbid.
the United Nations cease-fire agree- war that Jordanian authorities ap- for lack of evidence.
Nablus town elders contended
(The Jordanian government
ment of last June. The United peared willing and able to act
,00
claimed that four Israeli jets
States government made known its against self-styled Fedayeen. The that the girls' strike there had
nothing
to
do
with
the
Gaza
inci-
were shot down, four Israeli
views in both Tel Aviv and Am- gunmen were described, as bogus
14500 W. 7 MILE
tanks destroyed and three .artil- man following the battle.
fedayeen, belonging to none of the dents but was a protest against
AT
LODGE X-WAY
lery positions blasted. They said
McCloskey said "These events
Friday, June 7, 1968-17
the Allenby Bridge, over the Jor-
emphasize again the need for THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
dan, was blown up and claimed
United Nations or other unbiased
to have inflicted "heavy casual-
observers in the area." He said
ties" on Israeli forces.)
"We regret very much the breaches
High-ranking Israeli officers at- of the cease fire which occurred
tributed the latest military clash between Jordan and Israel and de-
with Jordan to tensions building plore the loss of life on both sides."
up in the Arab countries as the
The spokesman stressed that
first anniversary of the Six-Day the United States considered it
War approached. They also cited
"vital" that both sides abide by
rumors circulating in the Arab the cease-fire agreement if any
press that Israel was planning a
progress is to. be made toward
massive assault on Jordan on the peace.
anniversary to wipe out the Iraqi
(The foreign minister of Leba-
battalions stationed there.
non said here Tuesday that the
Military spokesmen said Tues- United Nations should fix a dead-
day's action extended along a front line for Israel's compliance with
of about 18 miles, from Hamadiyah the Security Council's Nov. 22,
to Ashdod Yaacov and Afikim. 1967 resolution on the Middle East.
They said a small exchange of fire The Arabs interpret the resolu-
also took place near Al Hamma tion as calling for the immediate
where . Jordanians used tank-fire unconditional Israeli withdrawal
to attack Israeli positions on the from the occupied Arab terri-
Golan Heights.
tories.
Al Ahram. the authoritative
(Foreign Minister Fouad Boutros
Egyptian government newspaper, made his remarks on emerging
joined in the concerted Arab froth a meeting with Walt M. Ros - .
chorus of warning against alleged tow, President Johnson's principal
Israeli plans to launch a massive adviser on international security
attack on Jordan just prior to or affairs. It was reported that the
after the June 5 anniversary of the Arab diplomat urged U.S. pres-
outbreak of the Arab-Israel war sure on Israel and accused Israel
last year.
of deadlocking the peace mission
The Cairo paper, according to of the UN envoy to the Middle
a dispatch to the London Evening East, Ambassador Gunnar Jarring.
Standard, reported from Amman Boutros insisted, in his meeting
that Israel was massing 30,000 with Rostow and in an earlier
men, plus tanks and armored cars, meeting with Secretary of State
along the Jordan-Israel cease-fire Dean Rusk, that direct talks with
line in preparation for attacks on Israel were "impossible" because
neither Lebanon nor any other
Arab commando camps.
(The Christian Science Monitor Arab states could make a separate
reported from Amman that mili- settlement with Israel. He said
tary circles there were apprehen- there were no differences among
sive of a new Israeli attack around the Arab states "on the substance
June 5. In addition to attacks from of the Arab-Israel problem.")
Prime Minister Levi Eshkol
Israeli forces concentrated near
the Sea of Galilee, the Jordanians pledged Tuesday night that Israel

told American newsmen, Israelis -would use its full might to pro-
would also sweep down from the tect the safety of its citizens in
There are some people who prefer to put
heights of Golan in a move to cap- every town and settlement. Ob-
viously
referring
to
Tuesday's
Jor-
ture Amman and cut off 25,000
accent on the word "delicious" when they speak
Iraqi forces garrisoned in the Irbid danian artillery attacks on a half
dozen border settlements, he told
area.
of Heinz Vegetarian Beans, Others
(Jordanian sources asserted in a convention of immigrants from
North
Africa
that
Israel
wants
Amman Monday that Israeli pat-
"quick-to-fix", a very appropriate description
rols which tried to cross the Jor- peace and quiet along its borders
lan to the East Bank Tuesday night but will meet every threat with
purposes. But the
this food
were repulsed in a 35-minute force until peace comes.
He said that peace cannot be
- battle. The Jordanians said the in-
Beans,
cident took place near the King maintained on one side of the bor-
Hussein Bridge, about 20 miles der while the other side makes
war. Eshkol said that the air force
South of the Sea of Galilee.)
beans the
was called into action Tuesday be-
Arab leaders called off a mass
cause Jordanian guns were shell-
march of Palestinian Arabs from
ing peaceful citizens working in
Jordan to the West Bank which fields and factories in the Beisan
you
was supposed to take place Wed-
and Jordan valleys.
nesday. The march had been an-
Puzzlement over the renewed
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the accent, serve Heinz Vegetarian 57
Jordanian attacks stemmed from
Palestinian Intellectuals" and
recent signs that the Jordan Val-
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tonight?
ley region was going to have a
Peoples March in Washington,
period
of
quiet.
Two
weeks
ago,
approval
of THE UNION OF ORTHODOX JEWISH
D.C. It was cancelled for "tech-
Look on the label for the 0 seal of
Jordanian villagers returned to
nical reasons" according to a
CONGREGATIONS OF AM E,RICA.
their homes in Shuneh which had
spokesman for the group in

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