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December 06, 1968 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-12-06

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American Jewish Year Book Takes Up Status of Jews Throughout World

NEW YORK—An article in the mittee.
1968 American Jewish Year Book, I In a section on international poli-
jointly published by the American tics, George F. Gruen analyzes the
Jewish Committee and the Jewish roles of the United States and the
Publication Society, focuses on the United Nations in the Middle East
situation of Jews throughout the crisis and war. Leon Shapiro, a
world and in the United States. 1 writer on Russian Jewish affairs,
A special section deals with the and Jerry Goodman write on the
Six-Day War. Misha Louvish, edi- course the Communist block na-
tor and translator of the Israel tions took during that period. I ucy
Program for Scientific Transla- S. Dawidowicz reports on Ameri-
tions, Jerusalem, traces events can public opinion on Israel and
leading to the war and reviews the Arabs.
Articles on problems within the
what happened in Israel during and
United States include a survey by
after the coflict.
Edward T. Rogowsky of the City
The discrimination against and
University of New York on inter-
persecution of Jews in Arab nations
group relations and tensions. It
in 1967 is described by Abraham S.
deals mainly with anti-Semitism,
Karlikow, foreign affairs consult-
the 1967 summer riots and
ant to the American Jewish Corn-

20 Friday, December 6, 1968


Seminary, writes on Jewish schol-
arship in the United States from
1965 through 1967 in a bibliogra-
phical essay.
S. P. Goldberg of the Council of
Jewish Federations and Welfare
Funds analyzes the programs and
In demographic data on the finances of Jewish communal serv-
American Jewish community, Alvin ices, and Gerhard Lang of the
Chenkin includes newly released American Association for Jewish
material, collected by the United Education writes on enrollment in
States Census Bureau, on the char- Jewish schools.
acteristics of America's religious
groups. He also reports on the find- Abie Again to the Rescue
ings of recent studies of the Jewish
communities in Boston, Milwaukee, than, Israel's "peace pilot" who
New York City and Springfield, has been active in relief for the
Mass. Chenkin is supervisor, sta- stricken secessionist province of
tistics unit, Council of Jewish Fed- Biafra, is in Holland organizing a
erations and Welfare Funds,
Christmas cargo of food and drugs
Dr. Menahem H. Schmelzer, to be sent by ship to Biafra via the
librarian of the Jewish Theological island of Sao Tome, Dec. 20,

church-state issues. Milton Elle-
rin, in "Rightist Extremism,"
examines the response of ultra-
conservative groups and the lun-
atic fringe to the riots and the
Arab-Israeli war.

Erect Memorial in Russia

LONDON (JTA) — Helena Iva.
nova, a great-granddaughter of the
19th Century Russian novelist, Fyo.
dor Dostoyevski, is one of those
who sponsored and erected a me-
morial to the Jewish community of
Rosslavel which was exterminated
by the Nazis in World War IL
Rosslavel is near Smolensk,
which was taken by the Nazi Army
in the early stages of its invasion
of Russia in 1941.



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