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September 27, 1968 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-09-27

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Soviet Union Verbally Attacks Israel,
Sends Aircraft Carrier Off to Egypt

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

ing Egyptian territory which, he
pledged, would be liberated. Asked
if he could be sure that Egypt
would not be defeated again, he
replied "We defeird our territory,
and the outcome doesn't matter
in this context." He said he didn't
believe the Jarring peace mission
has failed, but said it faced a dead-
lock because "Israel will not see
reason."
Benjamin Welles reported from
Washington in the New York Times
that President Johnson has been
rebuffed in his approaches to the
Soviet Union for a curb on arms
shipments to the Middle East and,
as a result, "Mr. Johnson is now
expected to permit the sale of 50
F-4 Phantom jets to Israel before
the end of the year."
According to Welles, the Soviets
replied to the President's proposal
that it would cooperate only when
there is "peace" between the Arab
states and Israel — presumably !
along Arab lines.
Welles reported that delivery of
the jets, which were requested by
Israel's Prime Minister Levi Eshkol
at his meeting with President John-
son in Texas last January, will be
authorized once the Presidential
elections are over and the trans-
action can be divorced from local
politics.
The Sunday Times report con-
tradicted a report in the New

York Times Sept. 15 that Presi-
dent Johnson had decided not to
sell the planes to Israel. White
House sources denied that report
and cited the President's state-
ments after Eshkol's visit in
which he promises to keep Is-
rael's defense needs "under ac-
tive and sympathetic" review in
the light of all relevant factors,
including the shipment of arms
"by others" to the area.
"The Soviet government's con-
tinuing refusal to cease rearming
Israel's enemies is now a matter
of grave concern here, government
sources said," according to Welles.
In Jerusalem, Eshkol said in an
interview with the newspaper Ma-
ariv that he believes President
Johnson will supply Israel with
Phantom jets. Eshkol said that if
he does not do so before the Pres-
idential election, he will do so
afterward. "President Johnson is
a strong personality who never
breaks his pr omise s," Eshkol
added.
The prime minister also advo-
cated the continuation of the pres-
ent government of national unity.
Regarding his relations with De-
fense Minister Gen. Moshe Dayan,
he said that he believes Gen. Dayan
would continue serving in a cab-
inet headed by him after the elec-
tions just as Gen. Dayan is doing
now.

8—Friday, September 27, 1968

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Anti-Semitism Reassessed
by Jewish, Christian Leaders

ATLANTIC CITY (JTA) —
Protestant and Catholic clergy-
men, Negro leaders and social
scientists participated with leaders
and officials of Jewish community
relations organizations in a three-
day conference here on the extent
of anti-Semitism in this country
and ways to combat it.
The conference was held behind
closed doors, and its conclusions
will be made public later in a
statement signed by the partici-
pants.
The parley — the ninth "reas-
sessment conference" scheduled by
the National Community Relations
Advisory Council — studied racial
disturbances to ascertain their pos-
sible anti-Semitic content or impli-
cations and the conflicts over
school and neighborhood integra-
tion to establish to what degree
anti-Semitism was involved.
The conference also examined

the degree to which anti-

Semitism was reflected in move-
ments such as black separatism

LONDON—The Soviet Union is-1
and political movements of the
sued a strong new warning
extreme right and the New Left
Wednesday that Israeli policy may
and in student and other protest
have serious consequences for
movements.
peace in the Middle East.
The conference heard reports on
In an unusual news conference,
the effect of Christian religious
called by the Soviet Foreign Min-1
doctrines
and teachings on the at-
istry in Moscow, the press depart-
titude of Christians towards Jews
ment chief, Leonid Zamyatin,
and the impact of the Vatican dec-
charged Israel with dangerous pro-
laration on the Jews and subse-
vocations against her Arab neigh-
quent
ecumenical developments as
bors.
well as the response of the Christ-
He reiterated the Soviet position
ian clergy and churchmen to the
in support of the Arab nations and
1967 Israel crisis and the subse-
demanded that the United Nations
quent developments.
Security Council -resolution of Nov.!
Jordan C. Bond, chairman of
22, 1967, be put into effect. The
NCRAC, said the conference con-
resolution calls for Israel's with-
clusions did not necessarily repre-
drawal from occupied Arab terri-
sent the views of NCRAC or its
tory.
constituent
organizations but would
Meanwhile, a new gesture of
be issued "in the names of those
Soviet support of Egypt was seen
who subscribe to them for the in-
in Washington by intelligence cir-
formation and guidance of all to
cles in the disclosure that the
whom
they may be of concern."
new Soviet aircraft carrier Moskva
has passed through the Bosporus
Yeshiva's
Non-Sectarian
bound for Egypt.
Adm. Thomas H. Moorer, U.S.
'Electronics School Set-Up
chief of naval operations, con-
NEW YORK (JTA) — A Brook-
firmed the movement of e Sovi et
lyn yeshiva where students study
ship, which was accompanied by
both rabbinics and engineering will
a screen of fast destroyers. The
be the home, starting in October,
ship carries Soviet amphibious
of an experimental program to
marines and special cOmmando
train Jews, Negroes and Puerto
units. It is known to accommodate
Ricans
to be electronic technicians
at least three dozen troop-carry-
and instructors.
ing helicopters and helicopter gun
ships useful for desert and coastal ,
There are 15 JeWs attending the
action.
day school courses at Shevat Ye-
The movement of the Moskva [
hudah, the Rabbinical Institute and
into the Middle East provides the
Institute of Technology founded in
Soviet Union with a new capa-
1963 by Rabbi S. Zalman Schneer-
bility and a psychological factor
son to provide training in tech-
that both the Arabs and Israelis
nology within an Orthodox Jewish
7100
will take' into account as the dis-
educational setting. The Rabbinical
closure of the Moskva's movement
Institute resumed classes on Sept.
coincided with the strong n e w
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warning by the Soviet Foreign
resume activities on Oct. 16, with
AT LODGE X-WAY
Ministry aimed at forcing Israeli
the same 15 students attending.
withdrawal.
At the news conference, Zarn-
yatin said the only obstacle to
Middle East peace is "the atti-
tude of the Israeli government,
which is supported by certain
circles in the United States."
"Were it not for this support,
Israel wouldn't dare to ignore in
such an impudent manner, the de-
cisions of the UN and to challenge
this international organization to
which, by the way, Israel is obliged
for her very existence."
A statement distributed by Tass,
the official Soviet news agency,
following the foreign ministry
press conference, quoted the Soviet
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