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June 28, 1968 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-06-28

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Policies of LBJ
Fortas Named to Head U.S. Supreme Court
a fight in the Senate over con- of President Johnson, served under
(Continued from Page 1)
Attacked by CCAR
firmation of his nomination in Presidents Roosevelt and Truman

(Continued from Page 1)
done, he added, there could be
action by elements in Orthodox
Judaism determined to widen dif-
- ferences with non-Orthodox Jews,
such as the possibility that some
Orthodox rabbis would refuse to
recognize any marriages with non-
Orthodox partners.
The CCAR agreed to set up
counseling services in the 675 Re-
form congregations for young men
of , draft age seeking exemption
from military service as con-
scientious objectors. The rabbis
also endorsed the positions taken
by Dr. Benjamin Spock, the Rev.
Wiliam Sloane Coffin Jr., and their
co-defendants in the trial here in
which they were convicted of con-
spiring to abet draft evasion.The
rabbis expressed the hope that
higher courts would reverse the
convictions. •
In another resolution, the rabbis
urged the United States and the
United Nations to act to amelio-
rate the "disabilities and persecu-
tion" being suffered by Jews in
the Arab countries.
The CCAR charged the Johnson
Administration with failing to de-
escalate the Vietnam war and
with pursuing a policy of redis-
tributing bombing targets. The
organization, an outspoken critic
of the government's Vietnam
policy, called for an immediate
halt in bombing of North Vietnam
and especially attacks upon civili-
an populations, saying the Paris
peace talks canot be effective
until the bombing is completely
stopped.

said this is to clarify his own con-
ception of his religious identity in
view of his lack of formal affilia-
tion with Jewish institutions or or-
ganizations.
Although he was not formally
affiliated with any Jewish group,
he was a contributor to the United
Jewish Appeal in Washington. He
has appeared as a speaker several
times before Jewish organizations
since becoming a justice. He has
consistently taken a warm and
friendly attitude toward Israel.
It is expected that there will be

view of the. opposition by some
Republican and Democratic Sena-
tors to what they regard as a'"lame
duck" appointment by.. Johnson.
Fortas was born in Memphis,
Tenn., June 19, 1910, and was sent
by his Jewish parents to study
first at Southwestern University
and later to Yale University. He
came to Washington to work as an
attorney in agencies of President
Roosevelt's New Deal administra-
tion.
Fortas, a close personal friend

The newcomers represent a fair
cross section of immigration
from the United States. Abraham
Chussid, who arrived with his wife
and four children, was a salesman
in the United States but will try
kibutz life here. Prof. Frankin
Vogelson will teach sociology at.
Haifa University. Moshe Sapirstein
will teach English at the American
College, a new institution for for-
eign students that will open in
Jerusalem next fall.

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KAPLAN BROS.

American Settlers Arrive in Haifa

HAIFA (JTA)—The Greek liner
Queen. Anna Maria arrived here
Monday night and disembarked 98
immigrants from the United
States, most of them professionals
who have jobs waiting for them in
Israel. Ninety-one of the newcom-
ers were given temporary resident
status but seven received new im-
migrant status after waiving all
rights of foreign citizens. Ten
young people in the group will
join kibutzim. Part of the group
went directly to flats that they had
acquired in advance of their ar-
rival.

as Undersecretary of the Interior.
He was a member of the Presi-
dent's Committee on Equal Oppor-
tunity in the Armed Forces and
was a member of the National
Citizens Committee for Community
Relations.
He served as advisor to the U.S.
delegation to the United Nations
in 1945. He was a professor of law
at Yale University.

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