October 25, 1968
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Capacity Attendance Assured for Bond Dinner11°-Friday,
Welcominoi Ambassador Rabin Thursday
HUNTINGTON WOODS and OAK PARK
With approximately a week left
for making reservations, all indi-
cations point to a capacity atten-
dance of close to 800 for the "Bond
with Israel" dinner of welcome
to Itzhak Rabin, Israel's ambas-
sador to the United States, the
heroic chief of staff of Israel's
defense forces in the historic Six-
Day War, who will address the
Israel Bond dinner, Thursday. The
event is being sponsored jointly
by the Detroit Israel Bond Com-
mittee and Cong. Shaarey Zedek,
where the event will take place.
The occasion will also honor
Cantor Jacob H. Sonenklar on
his four decades of service to
the congregation and the com-
munity. Cantor Sonenklar will
be the recipient of the Kotel
5Iaaravi (Western Wall) Award
of the Israel Bond Organization.
Among the participants in the
Communitywide welcome to Am-
bassador Rabin on his first visit
to 'Detroit will be Hyman Safran,
chairman of the dinner committee;
the co-chairmen, Louis Berry and
Robert Brody, who serves as De-
At the leadership brunch hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Abraham
Borman which resulted in Israel Bond subscriptions totaling $350,-
000, are (from left) Paul Borman; Hyman Safran, chairman of the
"Bond With Israel" dinner; I. D. Fink, national chairman of the
United Jewish Appeal, who was the guest speaker; and Robert
Brody, chairman of the Detroit Israel Bond Committee and a co-
chairman of the Bond With Israel Dinner, which will be held at
Shaarey Zedek 6 p.m. Thursday.
'Three-Hat' Salute Symbolizes
Rabin's Noteworthy Career
troit Israel Bond chairman; Rabbi
Irwin Groner; Samuel C. Kovan,
president of Shaarey Zedek; Phil-
lip Stollman, Congregational and
High Holiday Council chairman of
the Israel Bond committee, and
Mrs. Morris L. Schaver, chairman
of the Israel Bond Women's Div-
Cantor Simon Bermanis of Cong.
Ahavas Achim, president of the
Detroit Cantors Association, will
bring a greeting in tribute to the
long and distinguished career of
For the past 17 years,
State of Israel Bonds have been
the central source of investment
capital for Israel's economic de-
velopment. Proceeds from the sale
of Israel Bonds are making pos
sible the building of homes, the
growth of industry and agricul-
ture, the expansion of irrigation,
the construction of roads, harbors
and railways, the increase of elec-
tric power, the exploitation of nat-
ural resources and the increased
production of exports.
The Israel Bond office, 8522 W.
McNichols or DI 1-5707, will be
open this Sunday, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.,
to accept reservations for the din-
ner and for payment of High Holy
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Danish Rescue Boat
at Foot of Mt. Carmel
HAIFA (JTA)—The Danish fish-
ing boat, Astrid, which was part of
a flotilla of small craft that ferried
nearly 8,000 Danish Jews to safety
in Sweden in October 1943, was
permanently landbound as a monu-
ment at the foot of Mt. Carmel
to the bravery of the Danish
"Law and order must be put above politics."
"Lawlessness will not be tolerated."
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The monument was dedicated in
the presence of hundreds of former
Danish Jews whose lives were
saved by their fellow Danes 25
years ago and a like number of
This "Hats Off" salute symbolizes the three facets of the
career of Israel's Ambassador Itzhak Rabin, who will visit Detroit
Thursday, at the "Bond with Israel" dinner at Cong. Shaarey
Zedek. Ambassador Rabin has worn three "hats": the general's cap
as the leader of Israel's forces in the Six-Day War, the academic
cap of a Doctor of Philosophy, and formal top hat of an ambas-
sador. Shown above (from left) are "Bond with Israel" dinner
committee members Mesdames Allen Kraft, Norman Feder and
former Danish resistance fighters
who took part in that rescue oper-
ation and are now visiting Israel
to commemorate the event.
Among the latter was Capt.
Jonas Borgeson, master of the
Astrid when she made her rescue
voyage across the narrow strait
separating Denmark from Sweden
on the night of Oct. 4, 1943.
With tear-filled eyes, he accepted
flowers from four Israeli boys and
girls—children of men and women
whom he helped save from depor-
tation by the Nazis.
The Astrid, now property of the
Haifa Maritime Museum, was pur-
chased by Lawrence Schacht, South
Orange, N.J. businessman, who is
one of the leaders of the United
Jewish Appeal's Israel Education
Fund, which is building the Den-
mark High School, Israel's largest
President Zalman Shazar paid
tribute Monday to the bravery of
the people of Denmark at a re-
ception in honor of the 500 Danish
visitors. He said "Denmark was a
beacon of light in the darkness of
Nazi Europe, and we as a nation
owe it a never-ending debt of
The Israeli chief of state was
presented with a gold medal by
Vigo Clemens, a veteran of the
Danish underground. Mofens Kofod
Hansen, foreign editor of Berlign-
ske Tildende, Denmark's largest
daily newspaper, presented Shazar
with a stone-age axe as "a symbol
of two people willing to fight for
their freedom and survival." Mrs.
Natlie Lind, Denmark's minister
of welfare, replied to Shazar's re-
marks on behalf of the delegation.
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brody,
19560 Aften, will host a leadership
reception 8:30 p.m., Monday with
PARIS (JTA) — King Hussein Rear Admiral Shlomo Erel, com-
of Jordan denied Tuesday that any hander of the Israel Navy, as
contacts bet we en Israel and guest speaker.
The reception is in advance of
Jordan had taken place — or
the "Bond With Israel" dinner.
were taking place.
Brody, a co-chairman of the din-
The king made his statement ner, which will be held at Shaarey
on emerging from a meeting with Zedek Oct. 31, is chairman of the
French President Charles deGaulle. Detroit Israel Bond Committee.
They were believed to have dis-
Under Admiral Erel, the Israel
cussed the Middle East situation, Navy neutralized the Egyptian
and King Hussein was said to have Navy during the Six-Day War, des-
explained Jordan's position and its pite the fact that the Egyptians
diplomatic moves toward a peace had a much
larger and more
Speaking to newsmen a f t e r- modern fleet.
wards, King Hussein said that
A leading officer
"Jordan has shown her willing- of Israel's naval
ness to apply the Security Coun- forces since state-
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Erel has been in
He said that his recent stay charge of naval op
in London had been "purely for training, has
medical reasons" and that no served as naval
Eshkol to Visit U.S.
contact between himself and any attache at various
Israeli officials had taken place Israeli embassies, and has com- Mnister Levi Eshkol will visit the
United States in December for an-
while he was there or at any manded a fleet of destroyers.
He was born in 1920 in Petach
meetings with President
other time. "We have done our
best to further Ambassador Gun- Tikva and went to sea at an Johnson and the President-elect.
nar Jarring's mission to find a early age. He served on one of Eshkol's visit will be in connection
just and lasting peace, and now the ships which rescued British with a tour of three Latin Ameri-
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