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for Chief Judge
United Hias Service's "Liber-
ty Award" will be presented to
Sen. Jacob Javits (top, right) at
its 85th annual meeting March
9 at the Hotel Roosevelt, New
York. Principal speakers will be
Carlos Israels, HIAS president
(top, left); Charles Stern, meet-
ing chairman (lower left); and
Gaynor Jacobson, BIAS execu-
tive vice president.
Senator Javits Named
to Foreign Relations
WASHINGTON (JTA)—Sen. Ja-
cob K. Javits, New York Republi-
can, was named to the Senate
Committee on Foreign Relations.
Javits, who has served in the Sen-
ate since 1957 is a leading advo-
cate of the Israeli cause.
Three Jews will serve simul-
tanecnity on the House Foreign
Affairs Committee. Rep. Lester
Wolff, New York Democrat, will
join Rep. Leonard Farbstein and
Rep. Benjamin Rosenthal, both
New York Democrats. A newly-
elected Congressman, Rep. Abner
J. Mikva, Illinois Democrat, will
be appointed to the House Judi-
ciary Committee. Rep. Emanuel
Celler is committee chairman.
Says Jewish Education
`Too Wrapped Up in Past'
NEW YORK (JTA)—The national
director of Bnai Brith's adult Jew-
ish study program sharply criti-
cized Jewish education for being
"too wrapped up" in what Judaism
and Jewish life were in the past
and not active enough in interpret-
ing the concepts of Judaism so that
individual Jews can find answers
to current social and moral issues.
Mrs. Lily Edelman spoke at the
annual meeting of the Bnai Brith's
commission on adult Jewish educa-
tion. She urged the Jewish com-
During the question-and-answer munity to make Jewish education
period that followed his address to more "problem-centered" and less
the National Press Club in Wash- concerned with "ladlinc out tradi-
ington last Friday, President John- tion for its own sake."
Mrs. Edelman said that propo-
son was asked if he had considered
Arthur Goldberg for chief justice nents of Jewish study oriented in
of the U.S. Supreme Court. He the past "foster a harmful provin-
cial attitude that points the Jew
in the wrong direction—toward a
"Yes—and before, too."
self-imposed ghetto mentality—in-
stead of equipping him to live con-
structively as a citizen, a family-
Odessa Installation Set
Odessa Society will hold its in- member and an individual."
She said "Jewish education need
stallation of officers 8:30 p.m. Sat-
urday at the Labor Zionist Insti- not be concerned solely with spe-
tute, when Louis Nathanson will be cifically Jewish issues but can be
applied to moral problems in to-
installed as president.
day's society—such as racial un-
Other officers of the 57-year-old
Vietnam. poverty and the
philanthropic organization are Louis rest.
Weiner. vice president; Ralph Stein
and David Teitlebaum, secretaries:
Morris Sklar. hospitaler: and Sam
Friends are invited.
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
UNITED NATIONS—Syria com-
plained here Tuesday in a letter to
the Security Council and the Gen-
eral Assembly against what it
called a "flagrant violation" by
Israel "of the elementary norms of
international law and civilized be-
havior and of scores of United
Nations resolutions" by allegedly
planning to colonize the occupied
Golan Heights. The letter describ-
ed the Heights as "Syrian terri-
According to the Syrian ambas-
sador to the UN, George Tomeh,
the Jewish Telegraphic Agency
carried a Jerusalem report Jan.
13, under a headline "Jewish
We re-weave, upholster furni-
Local and Inter-state
Syria Says Golan H eights Settlement Johnson Warmly
Evidence of Israel's `Predatory Design' Lauded by Eshkol
urban crisis—to which the Jewish
ethic and the spirit of the Jewish
tradition are relevant."
4JCongress to Hear
Mel Ravitz at Meeting
Grants to State Universities
Council of the
The Council of Legal Educationf The Michigan
• h Congress will
Opportunity (CLEO) of Atlanta, American
meet 8:45 p.m. Wednesday at the
Ga., announced a $32,500 grant for home of Dr. and Mrs. Milton
partial support of a summer insti- Weiss, 12820 Burton, Oak Park.
tute to be sponsored by Wayne
Dr. Mel Ravitz, Detroit council-
State University, the University of
Michigan and the University of De- man and professor of sociology at
troit law schools in cooperation Wayne State University, will speak
with the Detroit College of Law. to the group on "Suburban Involve-
CLEO is a joint effort of the Ameri- ment for Metropolitan Survival."
Refreshments will be served. In-
can Bar Association, the National '
Bar Association, and the American terested guests are invited at no
Law School Association. charge.
Agency Plans 22 Additional Golan
Heights Settlements, Bringing To-
tal to 32." Through such a plan,
the envoy declared, "the Israeli
occupying authorities have recent-
ly decided to intensify and widen
further the scope of their preda-
tory designs in the Syrian occupied
The letter cited an entry in
the American Jewish Year Book
allegedly showing that the Jew-
ish Agency was interested in
support to an agency
which, by virtue of the Israeli sta-
tus law, is but an integral part of
the government of Israel and
whose main activity is the colon-
ization of territories belonging to
a state member of the United Na-
tions occupied as the result of the
Israeli war of aggression on June
5, 1967, constitutes a flagrant
breach of the charter of the
United Nations, as well as a seri-
ous violation of international law."
Tomeh asked in his letter that
"the necessary steps be promptly
taken to ensure the inviolability of
the Syrian territory and of the
liquidation of the consequences of
Israeli aggression." The letter did
not request that the Security Coun-
cil meet on the complaint, but ask-
ed that it be circulated as an offi-
cial document of the council and
LA TV Editor
Raps UN, Russian
Actions to Israel
LOS ANGELES—In a series of
radio talks over radio station
"development and colonization."
To m eh asserted that "The KTVV, the news editor of this
Los Angeles TV station, George
Putnam, exposed Russia's role in
Esperanto-Yiddish Book fomenting trouble in the Middle
East and warned of the dangers
Published in Montreal
stemming from the Kremlin.
MONTREAL (JTA) —
He warned that the world should
an artificial international language
that never caught on. and Yiddish, not judge the actions in the United
the language of generations of Nations by a single, unrelated in-
Eastern European Jews, have been cident and pointed to the "contin-
combined in an Esperanto-Yiddish uing pattern of sabotage and com-
— Yiddish - Esperanto dictionary mando raids" which caused Israel
published here by Harry Fineman. to take its recent actions.
He charged that the UN, having
The author noted in his introduc-
tion that the root areas of the been silent on such issues as Rus-
Yiddish language were destroyed sia's invasion of Czechoslovakia,
by the slaughter of Six Million, "has a short and very convenient
and use of the language today is memory."
confined to the immigrant genera-
tion in the free world.
Bacteriology Labs Named
Esperanto, invented by the late
Dr. Ludwig Zamenhoff, a Polish at Israel Medical School
Jew, was intended to be a world
language that would become uni- teaching and research laboratories
versal when a global society with- in memory of Lea and Arthur Felix
out national barriers was achieved. were dedicated at the Hebrew Uni-
Some Yiddishists today see a re- versity-Hadassah Medical School
vived interest in the language at Ein Karem.
among Jewish youth and the note
The late Dr. Felix was director
of the many Yiddish words and of the bacteriology laboratory at
expressions that have become part the Hadassah Hospital in Tel Aviv
of the English language.
and in the early 19205 became di-
The Esperanto-Yiddish section of rector of the bacteriology labora-
the dictionary comprises 149 pages tories at Hadassah Hospital. Later,
and the Yiddish-Esperanto section, he became director of the depart-
ment at the Lister Institute in
London, followed by the same posi-
tion at the Colindale Public Health
Seminarians to Study
Jewish Lore by Computer Laboratory.
His wife Lea, who died in 1961,
CINCINNATI (JTA)—A two-year
the daughter of L. Gluckman,
elective course entitled "An Intro- was
pioneer of Israel industry. She left
duction to Computers for Human- her entire estate to the medical
ists," is being introduced at the school. The laboratories include the
I Cincinnati school of the Hebrew Dr. Arthur Felix Research Wing
Union College-Jewish Institute of and the Dr. Theodor Felix Teach-
Religion, the Reform rabbinical ing Wing (the latter named after
the late son of Lea and Arthur
Purpose of the course is to fam- Felix).
iliarize faculty and students with
ad van c e d research techniques
made possible through computers
and to use computers for the sci-
entific study of Hebrew literature.
Seminary officials said it was
hoped that linking computers, to
rabbinic studies would provide new
insights into hitherto overlooked
aspects of talmudic and later He-
braic literature, and define new
areas to understand the logic, law
and religion of the talmud and its
relation to other literautres.
Book Due; Seen as
Predicting that it will be "con-
troversial and provocative," Panth-
eon Books this week announced
the publication of "Israel and the
Arabs" by Maxine Rodinson.
The commendation of the book
by Arnold Toynbee, noted for his t
antagonism to Zionism and to Is-
rael, is an indication of what's to
JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime
Minister Levi Eshkol voiced high
praise for President Lyndon B.
Eshkol disclosed the contents of
farewell messages exchanged be-
tween himself and Johnson.
Eshkol praised Mr. Johnson's
conduct "during the period of
storm and stress, in May and June,
1967" when "the President showed
his understanding of our position
and opposed every attempt to
widen the scope of the dispute be-
yond the Israel-Arab context." He
said that immediately after the
Six-Day War, Mr. Johnson "laid
down the effort to achieve perma-
nent peace in the Middle East as
the foundation of his country's
policy. When peace comes, and I
am convinced it will come," Esh-
kol said, "President Johnson's his-
toric contribution will be appre-
The exchange of notes dealt
mainly with the water desalination
project. Cabinet Secretary Michael
Arnon revealed. He noted that
Johnson's request for an appropri-
ation to cover a large part of Is-
rael's desalitnation needs did not
amount to final approval since the
measure has to pass the Congress
along with the entire budget for
fiscal 1969. It was learned that
U.S. and Israeli negotiators agreed
last summer on a desalination proj-
ect that could yield 40,000,000 gal-
, Ions of desalted water daily—about
5 per cent of Israel's require-
ments—and provide between 200
and 300 megawatts of electric pow-
er. The plan, smaller than one
originally envisaged, would be
aided by a 840,000,000 grant to
Israel and a long-term loan of $18,-
000,000, the terms of which would
be negotiated with America n
banks. The agreement did not spe-
cify the type of fuel to be used in
the desalination plant—nuclear or
conventional — but the loan and
grant were not made conditional
on the choice of fuel. The original
plan envisaged a nuclear reactor
for the plant. The choice of fuel
was up to the Israel government.
Eshkol said that President John-
son understood the need for peace-
ful development of the Middle
East and the supreme importance
of water for that purpose. He said
Mr. Johnson showed great interest
in desalination when he and Mr.
Eshkol first talked in Washington
in 1964 and that they had been in
constant contact on the subject
Playlets Replace Sermons
as Lessons in Morality
GREENBELT, Md. (JTA)—Five
brief playlets have been presented
during the past year in place of
formal sermons at Friday evening
services at Mishkan Torah Syna-
gogue here, and more are being
planned for this year.
The "sermons in drama" are the
idea of Rabbi Maurice Weisenberg,
who wanted a method to make the
sermon more mean
congregants The 10-minute pre-
Plan National Jewish
sentations are acted out by an
amateur theatrical group. One of
the challenges is that the players
GROSSINGER'S, N.Y. — T h e must create and sustain a mood
need for and the feasibility of a without the use of lighting effects
permanent national organization
for Jewish camping will be explor-
ed by a task force of Jewish camp
specialists established as an out-
come of the first national con-
ference on Jewish camping, held
here under the auspices of the
National Jewish Welfare Board,
the American Association for Jew-
ish Education and the Full Time
Executives of Jewish Communal
Some 75 Jewish camp directors
and educators from 40 camps
sponsored by religious denomina-
tions, bureaus of Jewish education,
Zionist groups, Yiddish culture
bodies, Jewish community centers
and federations, meeting together
for the first time, spent three days
assessing the goals and basic is-
sues confronting Jewish camping
under communal auspices.
or hand props.
Arab Judge Candidate
for Jerusalem Court
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
JERUSALEM —Minister of Jus-
tice Yaacov Shapiro will recom-
mend the appointment of an Arab
judge to the Jerusalem District
Court, it was learned from minis-
try sources Tuesday.
The ministry did not confirm
reports that the candidate selected
was an East Jerusalem lawyer.
Arab lawyers on the West Bank
in East Jerusalem have been on
strike for more than 18 months on
orders from the Jordanian govern-
ment not to practice under Israeli
occupation. Several, however, have
resumed their practice.