I8—Friday, August 2, 1968
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Samuel Katz"Days of Fire' Provides a Valuable History,
and he places blame for the points to Ben-Gurion's intercession
Martyrdom heroism dedication
in the Knesset against an investi-
failure upon Colonel Shaltiel.
to the cause of self-liberation and
He goes into detail to describe gation of the actions . that had
the organized efforts of an under-
ground force in Zionism is record- that operation, charges "procras- taken place.
ed in an important "Secret His- tination," states that failure to
Katz doesn't pull any punches.
tory of the Irgun Zvai Leumi and recognize the needs for unified ac- He has compiled a record of the.
the Making of Israel". in the vol- tion also caused the loss at that Irgun, i5 leaders, the antagonists,
ume entitled "Days of Fire" by time of the Gaza area.
and while his views may be chal-
Samuel Katz, published by Double-
The view is expressed that if lenged by those subjected to his
the fighting had continued, the UN criticism there is no doubt that
This is the dramatic story of the Security Cmincil's cease-fire ruling the record compiled in "Days of
activist Jews in pre-Israel Pales- might have been averted, and Dov Fire" serves a purpose in imple-
tine, of the Irgun that was founded Joseph's views are quoted. Katz is menting Zionist and Israel his-
in 1937 and remained active until bitter in his denunciation, and toes.
its dissolution after the formation
of the State of Israel.
Authored by a member of the
Irgun's high command, "Days of
Fire" reviews the events that
marked the tragic era of Jewish
self-defense against Arab terror-
ism. the struggle against the
British who placed obstacles in
Never too old to start life anew is David Cohen, 102, United
the path of the Jewish libertari-
Elias assisted migrant' from Morocco, shown arriving at Dorval Air-
ans and the operations during
port in Canada. Accompanied by his wife, Leah, 56, and daughter,
the War of Independence.
Simy, 21, who speaks fluent French, Mr. Cohen will rejoin another
Entering the movement actively
daughter recently resettled in Montreal. The Jewish Immigrant Aid
at the call of Vladimir Jabotinsky
Services of Canada (JIAS) will assist in the resettlement. Retired
in 1930, continuing his tasks until.
from business only eight years ago, Cohen had spent the major
he assisted in supervising the
portion of his life as a traveling cloth salesman. This year United
transfer of Irgun's forces to the
has Service expects to resettle 6,635 refugees and migrants, of
Hagana, Katz describes the roles
whom 1,205 will find new homes in Canada.
of the Irgun leadership as well
as the heads of the world Zionist
movement and he is critical of
Chaim Weizmann, David Ben-
More than any other man, Franz
Moshe Shared and their
nearly every major musical
associates whose policies a r e
Liszt (1811-1886) typifies Romanti-
of his day (many
cism. Virtuoso performer, teacher, sought his seemingly boundless branded as obstructionist and as
composer, lover and friend, he was generosity and encouragement), having endangered Jewish state-
and a familiar sight at all the lead- hood.
He is especially. critical. of Ben-
On August 6, voters of Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills,
ing cultural centers of 19th Century :
actions in the sinking of
Bloomfield and West Bloomfield Townships, Keego Harbor,
Europe. His friends and acquaint-
the Irgun weapons-carrying ship
Orchard Lake and Sylvan Lake will choose nominees for
ances included the most illustrious
names of that dazzling era—Cho- Altalena and he states that Mena- I
District Judge. The area is called District 48.
pin, Schumann, Berlioz, and Wag-
The court itself is a new one. The Sask .' issue is, which
ner; Anton Rubinstein, Ingres, Bau- "there had been a betrayal," al-
candidates has the greatest legal
delaire. And, he was also a peren-
in his life he wept" over the inci-,!
If you don't vote in the August
6th Primary election, •you're sur-
evitably succunibed to his personal dent:
One candidateSteven I. Victor—presents qualifica-:'::- •
;i rending your right, to change things.
Referring to the stfuggles with'
And MICHAEL L. STACEY believes
magnetism and .arresting appear-
- the controver-
Hans that are outstanding.
things need to be changed!
Your State Representative should
sies at the World Zionist Con-
practicing attorney for 17 years—a
He has been
work for YOU . . . that's what he
gress held in Basle in 1947, he
In view of this, it's hardly sur-
is elected to do. MICHAEL STACEY
attorney, not a mayor or city cleyk , or anything else.
will work for you. Here are a few
prising that his
of the current issues which need
of frank defeatism" which was
to charm nearly 80 years after his
He has for five of those years been ' on arbitrator fo r
immediate attention in the State
rejected by the Congress, forc-
death, often to the point of over-
the American Arbitration Association.
In the matter of public employee
ing Weizmann's retirement; that
shadowing his work. Yet critics are
strikes, it's high time we developed
He has practiced every form of law over which the
"Ben-Gurion spoke of 'resist-
slowly coming to realize that Liszt
a procedure that would, in all casen,
new court has jurisdiction. He is an experienced trial lawyer.
protect the public interest. Civil
ance' but believed it was impos-
was far more than the creator of
servants, teachers and 'others :on
sible; that "A series of `private
show-piece piano :,music. Of his,
government jobs deserve fair, treat-
His: clients have confidence tin him. Opposing lawyers
more than 700 compositions, ma
and informal' conversations were
ment and decent salarieS, but nei-
respeotthim. He is a fair man. He is a compassionate man.
ther they nor we can afford endless
are daring, experimental pied
and pointless labor. strife.
that look forward harmOnically to . Gurion, Shertok (Sharett) , Berl
Hp hos every reason in the world to continue the
Locker, Nahum Goldman, flank-
where more State involvement
Practice of law.
now urgent. MICHAEL- STACEY' - -14,_ ing a -distinctly 20th Century sense
ed by senior officials, were meet-
prepared to offer revisions _ to our
there comes a time in gyery man's life when he
of 'tonality and mood.
ing with British and Colonial
criminal code that would sharpen;
our laws while achieving more equit-
his contributions to,,society. with his benefits
as though nothing but
Both sides of this remarkable ministers
differences in policy separated
li-om it — by turning his abilities to the. betterment of the
Another MICHALE STACEY goal
figure—Liszt the legend and Liszt
would be the prompt revision of our
community he lives in.
the composer—are fully explored
educational tax formula. The out-
moded real estate and property tax
in two new DoVer paperbacks, , Throughout Katz, writing remin-
That is -why Steve Via& runs for District Judge.
method of raising school millage
Liszt," by S ach-everell.Sitwell iscingly about. the events that
must be scrapped for a new, -more
He' will bring to this new court the legal scholarship
(slightly corrected reprint of the marked the struggle between Jews
equitable tax formula.
and intellectual energy that have chaiacterized a long and
revised, 1955 edition) and "The in Palestine and the British, is
MICHAEL STACEY would be the
State Representative who - most clear-
successful law practice.
Music of Liszt" by Humphrey very critical of the heads of the
ly understands and most forcefully
Searle (second, thoroughly revised Jewish Agency and the Vaad Leu-
would fight for the legislation you
He will set a standard of judicial excellence for others
Hias Aids Canada's Oldest Immigrant
A new man for a new court
in Oakland County
want. MICHAEL STACEY is a law-
yer who understands and who works.
MICHAEL STACEY a dedicated
Detroiter who has liVed in this com-
munity all his life and intends to
Don't surrender your right to
change things! VOTE August. 6. ,
Make Sure - you vote' for MICHAEL •
STACEY. Republican; for -State Re4 - -
presentative. Pd. Pol. Adv.
DR.' JOHN B.
and corrected edition).
It stands to reason that he writes
as a great admirer of Jabotinsky.
More than 20,000 registered He relates the activities of the
nurses and in excess of 25,000 li- best knciwn Irgun leaders, the sac-
tensed practical nurses are em- rifices they . made, their daring
ployed in Tadsing homes, accOrding exploits. •
to the Michigan Nursing Home
He tells of efforts that were
made to gain the support for the
Irgun policies from other quarters,
especially from Abba Hillel Silver
and Emanuel Neumann,- and he
is equally critical of their failure
to respond' totally: to the 'Irgun
Especially damning is the ac-
count of the failure in 1948 to
capture 'the Old City of Jerusa-
leni. Katz maintains that with
the help of Hagana Irgun could
have won back the ancient city
Board of Supervisors
DEMOCRAT DISTRICT 12
Ballot No. '354
• Dr. Forsyth is Qualified , .
• COUNCIL OF CHURCHES, Director of Mission.
• HOME OWNER IN DISTRICT 23 YEARS.
Knows the people of District 12 well; appreciates
their feelings and needs. ,"
• BOARD OF SUPERVISORS, Serving Third Term
Chairman Social Welfare .Committee 1967, Member
Health & Economic Opportunity Committee. Knows
County government first hand.
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