Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options


Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

August 02, 1968 - Image 15

Resource type:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-08-02

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

Aim to Revive Republicans Asked to Act in Israel's
Genocide Issue Defense, Protect Polish. USSR Jews
forms, and fully implement
at Conventi ons
Premier Alexei Kosygin's promise

Friday, August 2, 1968-15

It's a waste of time to stand
up for a man who refuses to stand
up for himself.

(Continued from Page 1)
Aican National Committee, said
with the supersonic planes and
during a platform hearing that
to permit the reunification of Humphrey was a "captive candi-
other military equipment essen-
(Copyright 1967, JTA, Inc.)
Jewish families.
tial to deter renewed aggression.
date who cannot or will not con-
WASHINGTON—An attempt will Kane noted that these proposals
tradict the President."
The AJCommittee endorsed the
be made at both the Republican j are consistent with the views ex- proposals for a Middle East plank
Katzen testified that in a July 11
and Democratic national conven-1 pressed by major Presidential submitted to the platform commit-
lions to revive flagging interest in ! candidates and the Republican tee by the American Israel Politi- statement, Humphrey urged mili-
Senate ratification of the United Congressional leadership. He de- cal Affairs Committee. On Tiles- tary assistance to Israel "but
TO sc.-7'
Nations Genocide and Human dared that there can be no effec- day, however, the committee pointedly avoided reference to su-
Rights Treaties. tive disarmament in the Near EaSt added the suggestion that the personic planes or Phantom jets."
Platform planks will be sought without an Arab-Israel peace Republican plank committee ask Katzen suggested that the Vice
at both conventions by the Ad Hoc • treaty. and unless the Soviet Union the United States government to President advocated only the con-
Committee on the Human Rights is ready to stop using weapons as "continue to make it unmistakably tinued supply of subsonic Skyhawk
and Genocide Treaties. The com- I currency to buy the favor of the clear to the Arab states that we Planes, which he contended were
mittee includes all major Jewish ! Arab states. He noted that the So- support without qualification Is- "sitting duckS" for Russian MIGs
organizations and many other nati- viet Union has provided Egypt, rael's right to live in peace within supplied to Egypt.
onal groups. Syria, Iraq. Algeria and Yemen secure and recognized boundaries."
Humphrey was described as a
Betty Taylor, executive secre- with more powerful weapons than It said: "There should be no with- "captive" when 'Rep. Lipscomb
drawal of Israeli' forces from the asked why the Vice President "re-
tary of the ad hoc committee, said 1 they had before the 1967 war.
Plus 100's of other group flights and
He said that the Arab countries ,present cease-fire lines until the mained quiet" in view of Congress'
that "Although the National Com-1
tours at 5440, $465, $505, $535 with
munity Relations Advisory Council now have a five-to-one prepon- Arab states haVe renounced all amendment to the foreign aid bill land arrangements.
program calls each year for great- derance in supersonic jets, and claims of belligerance—including .last meek asking for the sale of ,
Call for Information and
T involvement on the part of the that this "presents a grave danger economic boycotts and restriction "supersonic" jets to Israel. The
Jewish community this has not not only to Israel, but to moderate in Israeli shipping — and have Phantoms are supersonic. Presi-
been forthcoming to any meaning- Arab states which have been binding peace treaties with -dent Johnson has not agreed to
18033 WYOMNIG, DETROIT 48221
fill degree." armed by the West." Israel."
supply the 50 Phantoms sought by
DI 1-0708
He pointed out that Israel does I The AJC also urged that the Israel.
The Soviet Union and various
Arab states have ratified the UN
treaties, but the Senate has re- fight her wars, but merely for the salem should remain a unified city
fused to do so. The conservative means to defend herself and to in which the legitimate interests
of all concerned are within the
deter aggression, and stated:
American Bar Association has in-
"But our commitment to Israel's framework of an • over-all Arab--
fluenced the Senate Foreign Re 7
survival is obscured and weakened Israel peace settlement.
lations Committee to defer
if we do not let her have the
A behind-the-scenes fight to"
equipment her leaders are con-
adoption of a vague
Mrs. Taylor has revealed that the winced she urgently needs. The
plank covering military sales to
ad hoc committee is organizing a Arab states will not make peace
Israel has developed in the plat-
lawyers committee to offset the with Israel and may renew their form
pressure of the ABA.
war against her as long as they be-
of Israel have revealed
Jewish leadership has aided the , lieve she can be destroyed."
that a tendency has developed to
ad hoc body. But, said Mrs. Tay-
AIPAC criticized the administra-
lor, "our problem is with the com- tion's hesitation to comply with eliminate specific reference to the
munities . . . the M i d i d 1 e East Israel's request to purchase F-4 F-4 Phantom jet fighter-bombers
even to the
crisis, Soviet and Polish anti-Semit- Phantom jets. It warned that a sought, by Israel
"supersonic" - as descriptive
ism, the urban crisis, questions of political and military vacuum Ford"supersonic
war and peace, etc., have taken would embolden the Soviet Union of aircraft.
Witnesses have urged a strong
precedence during the current to carry on "militant and aggres-
sive policies." If Israel were and specific plank on sale of Phan-
An attempt is being made to weakened and became vulnerable toms to Israel with no public dis-
poll all the Presidential candidates to a new attack other nations in sent from the chairman of the plat-
on the issue of genocide and human. Asia and Africa would conclude' form committe's subcommittee on
rights pact ratification.
that they cannot count on U.S. foreign policy and national defense,
Mrs. Taylor said the main support if they are subjected to Rep. Glenard Lipscomb of Califor-
stumbling block is the ABA. She
Soviet pressure and blackmail. or from committee members.
said "As for the Genocide ;
The committee's statement
Sen. Jacob K. Javits, New York
Convention, the ABA's historic
pointed out that other issues. such Republican, a subcommittee mem-
opposition to U.S. ratification has as resettlement of refugees, the ber, expressed -optimism however,
long been a matter of public rec- status of Jerusalem: boycotts and about achievement of a strong pro-
. ord. It should also be noted that
blockades of international water-. Israel plank. The opposition ap-
Sen. J. William Fulbright, Arkan- ways. would be solved within the • parently arose from a desire to
sas Democrat, chairman of the
context of direct negotiations and avoid an "entangling" commitment
peace treaties. "If. we have failed to Israel, a source said. It is known
foreign relations committee, at
the request of Eberhardt to solve these problems in the that the State Department has been
past it -is because we have at- in touch with a -number of senior
Deutsch, chairman of the ABA's
tempted to do so without peace Republican senators on the issue.
standing committee that present-
and on the basis . of temporary
ed these recommendations, held
Vice President Hubert H.
a special executive session of the and makeshift -arrangements," Humphrey was assailed Monday
Kane said.
full foreign relations committee
on his stand on supplying mili-
The plank endorsed projects
to hear the ABA's views while
tary aircraft to Israel. Bernard
that would spur resettlement of
the 51 national organizations in
Katzen, consultant to the Repub-
the ad hoc committee were heard refugees. such as the nuclear de-
only by Sen. Joseph Clark, Penn- salting plants suggested in the
Open Mon„.Thurs.,.'fil 9
Eisenhower-Strauss plan.
Israeli Arab Teacher
sylvanian Democrat who chaired
American Jewish Committee
the subcommittee hearings in the
on Trial as Gaza Spy
absence of Sen. Thomas E, Dodd, Urges Planks Protecting
wirect JTA Teletype Wire '
to The Jewish News)
Connecticut - Democrat, subcom- Polish and Russian Jewries
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
mittee chairman.

to The Jewish News)
It was disclosed by Mrs. Taylor • MIAMI BEACH — The Amer- teacher went on trial before a
that "One of the major failures of ican Jewish Committee urged • military tribunal in Gaza Wednes-
the ad hoc committee has been the Republican platform commit- day on charges•'of espionage and
our inability to involve Negro tee Tuesday to adopt planks on the of having attempted to set up a
groups in this issue." She referred Polish Jewish situation, the dis- spy network in the Gaza Strip.
to the only UN rights pact ratified crimination against Jews in the
by the Senate—the Convention on Soviet Union and the Middle East, 1
Slavery. It was her view that the as well as recommending a com-
slavery pact got through because prehensive legislative program on
We are pleased to announce that
intergroup and human relations
the ABA agreed to it.
NAACP sources said, however, problems in the United States.
Representatives of the American
that black people favored ratifica-
tion of all the human rights trea- Jewish Committee urged the plat-
has become associated with us as
ties. Senators were informed of form committee to incorporate a
Registered Representative
their view both directly and pledge in the platform "to ask the
through the ad hoc committee. The Polish government to facilitate the
NAACP is a member of the com- emigration of those Jews who in- .
dicate a desire to go to the -U.S.
Black Power advocates have dis- or other countries."
On Soviet Jewry, the American
played little interest in the UN
Jewish Committee asked for a
measures, it appears.
Members New York Stock Exchange, American Stock Exchange
plank declaring that "Soviet Jewry
and principal Commodity Exchanges
must be established as equal
Israel Seeks MDs Abroad among equals Within the spirit of
to Fill Outpost Needs
Soviet law and ideology and in
2200 Detroit Bank & Trust Building
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Israel is conformity with the Soviet con-
211 West Fort Street, Detroit, Michigan 48226
now making special efforts in Eng- stitution." In accordance with this,
land, France, and Latin America ; the proposed Republican declara-
Telephone 961-7490
to recruit some 120 Jewish physi- tion would urge the Soviet au-
cians needed urgently to help staff Ithorities to permit full Jewish re-
clinics in remote settlements. Ac- i ligious practices, make possible
Main Office: 42 Wall Street, New York. N.Y. 10005
cording to the reports, the need I the free development of Jew-
Offices and Correspondents in over 700 Cities
is greatest in the Upper Galilee l ish cultural institutions, allow
and in new immigrant towns in education to develop, vigorously
the Negev. combat anti-Semitism in all its





Remaining $25 to $275







Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan