Jiff Tree Certificates Suggested as Greeting on the High Holy Days
This method of wishing friends
and relatives a happy New Year
serves a two-fold purpose . since it
also assists in the reclamation of
The Jewish National Fund will
accept greeting card lists and issue
tree certificates as a New Year
greeting, it is announced by Percy
Kaplan, executive director of the
Damages HIAS Shop
Bomb Planted Upstairs
NEW YORK (JTA) — A used
clothing shop run by HIAS, the He-
brew Immigrant Aid Society, was
damaged Aug. 19 by a bomb that
exploded in the doorway of the
West Side Liberal Club, which has
its headquarters over the store.
The bomb was the 16th in recent
weeks believed to have been plant-
ed by anti-Castro Cubans. HIAS
officials pointed out that the agen-
cy has worked to resettle 5,409
Jews who have left Cuba since
Castro seized power in 1959.
The bombing was linked to the
anti-Castro group by a phone call
to news media which said that a
secret Cuban organization was pro-
testing against the "liberal" gov-
ernment of the United States that
allegedly encouraged Communists.
Israel's border areas and protec-
tion of land already reclaimed,
I Kaplan said.
A special greeting card certifi-
cate will be mailed to each recipi-
Trees are available by calling
the Jewish National Fund, 399-
0820, or by writing to the Detroit
office, 22100 Greenfield, Oak Park.
Organizations a n d individual
projects will receive the usual cred-
its for these special certificates.
Labor Day Postal Schedule
There will be no delivery of
mail, except Special Delivery and
perishable items on Labor Day,
Postmaster Edward L. Baker
said all post office stations and
branches will be closed to t h e
general public on that day with
the exception of the Fort Shelby
Station, which will provide holiday
window service from 11 a.m. to
Country Hoe Down
Afoot at Adas Shalom
The holiday schedule of collec-
For its opening activity of the tions will be made beginning at
year, the Adas Shalom Synagogue 3 p.m.
youth groups are sponsoring an old
fashioned country hoe down 8:30 New Bonn Envoy Greeted
p.m. Sept. 7 in the social hall.
Eligible members of the youth by Small, Friendly Crowd
groups (age 7 through 12 graders)
JERUSALEM (JTA)—Karl Her-
and prospective new members are mann Knocke, West Germany's
invited to attend the dance, which new ambassador to Israel, pre-
will begin with Ma'ariv and Hav- sented his credentials to President
dala services in the chapel.
Zalman Shazar Aug. 21 as a police
There will be a nominal charge, band played the national anthems
with a discount for those joining of Israel and West Germany.
the group at this time. Pizza and
A small and apparently friendly
pop will be served.
crowd gathered in front of the
Master of ceremonies will be president's residence and some of
Samuel Shreeman, a professional them applauded the German envoy.
square dance caller.
The occasion was in marked con-
trast to the similar one three years
Talmud Scholars to Hold ago when Ambassador Knocke's
Rolf Pauls, the first
Celebration on Completion predecessor,
German ambassador to Israel, was
of Tractate on Sunday
met by a hostile demonstration.
The completion of Tractate Shab-
bos in the Talmud will be cele- American Yeshiva Opens
brated at a dinner 6:30 p.m. Branch in E. Jerusalem
Sunday at the Council of Ortho-
JERUSALEM—A group of 95 in-
dox Rabbis' center.
dividuals is in Israel to open the
The "Siyum," or completion of first American-style yeshiva. The
the tractate, will be by a group of 95 persons include• faculty mem-
scholars—including both rabbis and bers, students and their families.
laymen—who have been meeting
The Rabbinical Seminary of
daily for the past five years to America (Chofetz Chaim Yeshiva),
study the Talmud. This daily study, one of the oldest rabbinical train-
or "Dot Yomi," is held simultane- ing schools in the United States,
ously throughout the world.
will build its campus in the eastern
For dinner reservations, call the section of Jerusalem with the help
of the Jewish Agency in Jerusalem
and the Israel government.
Sholem Aleichem Institute
Offers Adult Classes in
U.S. Agrees to Finance
Yiddish; Enrollment Open Wheat Shipment to Israel
Registration is now in progress
for adult classes in Yiddish at the
Sholem Aleichem Institute. Sched-
uled to begin in October, the class-
es are open to the public.
Also starting in October will be
a series of lectures, the first one
to be Oct. 11 with Manheim S. Sha-
piro, executive director of the Bu-
reau for Careers in Jewish Service,
as guest speaker.
The institute is planning special
High Holiday assemblies, informa-
tion for which can be obtained by
calling the institute, 342-7440.
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WASHINGTON (JTA)—The Unit-
ed States has agreed to finance
shipment of 2.66 million bushels of
wheat to Israel under a long-term
dollar credit agreement negotiated
as part of the United States Food
for Peace Program. Officials said
the agreement was signed at the
State Department. The deal cov-
ers $4,400,000 in financing for
wheat or wheat flour and $200,000
for ocean shipping costs.
Israel Awakes .. .
In honor of Israel's 20th anniver-
sary of statehood, the new director
of Adas Shalom's youth education
department is naming his son, Ury
Yisrael .(Awake, Israel).
Ury, born Aug. 23, is the son of
Mr. and Mrs. Barry S. Bank (Eve-
lyn Gordon), 6343 Curtis.
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21 Arab Teachers Finish
Hebrew Course in Israel
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
JERUSALEM — Twent y-o n e
Arab teachers from East Jeru-
salem completed Tuesday a three-
month Hebrew course at the Teach-
ers Center in Beit Hanima, an
Arab suburb of East Jerusalem.
The graduates include 19 men and
a two women. The course was the
first of its kind for Arab teachers.
28—Friday, August 30, 1968
Israeli Product Directory
to Be Published in U.S.
NEW YORK (JTA) — An all-
inclusive directory of Israeli prod-
ucts sold in the United States and
listing their importers and distribu-
tors here will be published next
month by the American-Israel
Chamber of Commerce and Indus-
try and the Israel Trade Commis-
The directory will list a variety
of goods ranging from knitwear
and raincoats to agricultural tools
and railroad accessories, according
to Max Ratner, president of the
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