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January 31, 1969 - Image 46

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-01-31

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Professional,
Dayan Pays a Condolence Call College Stars
on Family of Slain Arab Woman on the Gridiron

46—Friday, January 3L 1969

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Venezuelan Jewry s 'Adulthood'

(which has its own rabbis) they
By EDNA AIZENBERG
(Copyright 1969, JTA Inc.)
constitute the pillars of Jewish cul-
Geographically and culturally tural and religious life here.
Venezuela lies between north and
* * *
By JESS SILVER
south. Its Caribbean coast faces
The Asociacion Israelita is the
((Copyright, 1969, JTA Inc.)
the United States, while its south- oldest Jewish institution in the
Gen. Dayan promised compen-
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Israeli's de-
Ron Mix of the San Diego
fense minister, Gen. Moshe Dayan, sation but said that Israel would Chargers, a perennial American ern plains thrust into the south country. Its founders, North
paid a personal condolence call exercise its full powed to main- Football League all-star selection, American continent. Likewise, the African Jews who came to Vene-
on the family of an Arab woman tain order and prevent incidents was unanimous choice as offensive Hispanic heritage which Vene- zuela during the 1920s, were the
killed by Israeli soldiers this of sabotage and terror that have tackle this past season. A 6-4, 250- zuela shares with its neighbors is first members of this land's mod-
week, in the southern Gaza Strip plagued the Gaza Strip in recent Hounder from USC , Mix has been complemented by the presence of ern Jewish settlement. Eastern
town of Rafah and visited nine weeks.
European Jews, followed by vic-
in the AFL since it was founded in American culture.
Venezuelan Jewry reflects this tims of Nazi persecution from
An explosive charge was hurled
other Arab women recovering
1960.
The New York Jets awarded line- dual influence. An island of some Central Europe, later formed the
from wounds in the local hospital. from a speeding car at the wall of
the military governor's headquar- backer Mike Stromberg a half - 12,000 in a largely Catholic country nucleus of the Union Israelita now
of over 8 , 000 000 Jews here have the largest communal organiza-
i Gaza but did little damage.
t erg in
g . share of the Super Bowl champion-
The car disappeared in traffic. A I ship money. Stromberg suffered a taken advantage of what larger tion. Bnai Brith has members
search was started for the occu- I knee injury early in the season. communities to the north and from both the Ashkenazi and Shep-
Former U. of Rhode Island center south have to offer. An interesting hardi groups in its lodges. The
pants.
The Gaza military government Howie Small spent the football sea- case in point are the two rabbis three aforementioned institutions
announced, meanwhile, that it son as a member of the champion who recently arrived to serve the jointly with the Zionist Federa-
was investigating the death of
Hartford (Conn.) Knights of the community. Both grew up in South tion form the Confederacion de
BY BEN GALLOB
the Arab woman and the wound- Atlantic Coast League. Peter Sla- America and are fluent in Span- Asociaciones Israelitas de Vene-
(Copyright 1969, JTA Inc.)
b
Israeli
yin's Knights defeated Joel Kauf- is , yet received their university zuela (CAIV) speak for Venezue-
Orthodox Jewish students in col- ing of the nine others by srae
leges in New York City tend to soldiers trying to disperse a mann's Virginia Sailors 30-17 in the and rabbinical training in the lan Jewry in a united voice.
States.
in
Rafah.
shun extremism in their political group of demonstrators
title game.
Venezuela's yishuv is reaching
These spiritual leaders now head
Six Arab saboteurs were killed I 1
More honors for Minnesota's
beliefs and to stay out of confron-
"adulthood" and confronting a
tations of the kind which have this week in two encounters with 1 scholar-athlete, Bob Stein. A de- two of the most important corn- period of growth and change.
Union
I fensive end, Stein was named to munal bodies, the Ashkenazi
.
.
--
erupted on campuses throughout Israeli forces in the Negev, half-
A
n its most pressing' concerns
Among
l ita
the country, the Young Israel way between the Dead Sea an
Um first team Walter Camp All- Israe
Venezuela.
Together
with
the is the future of the Jewish youth.
Viewpoint reported in a copyright- the port of Eilat. There were no I America football team selected
Israeli casualties, a military I by the National Sportscaster Shephardi Asociacion I s r a e 1 i t a Caracas and Maracaibo, where
ed article.
most of the Jews live, boast good
I and Sports Writers Association.
The report was prepared by spokesman said.
day schools. The Colegio Moral y
Egyptian
coastal
batteries
fired
He
was
named
to
the
All-Acs-
Henry Jules Frisch, president of
lik o f Caracas of-
Herz 1 Bi a
Adopt
t
Belgian Bi s h ops Ad
demic Big Ten squad for the
the senior class at City College of several rounds at two Israeli pat-
fers a program of general and
third consecutive year, won a
Program
to
Strengthen
New York. Tre findings were bas- rol boats in the northern part of
Jewish studies from kindergarten
$1,000 NCAA scholarship and
ed on interviews with more than the Gulf of Suez last weekend.
through high school. It is con-
played in the East-West and Jewish Ties, Fight Bias sidered one of the finest pri vate
100 students. almost all of them The Israeli craft continued on
Orthodox Jews, at CCNY, Colum- their course without returning the
Hula Bowl games. Stein, who
BRUSSELS (JTA) — A subcom- schools in the country and is
bia University, Barnard College, fire. The spokesman said the boats
plans to throw the discus in the mission on Christian-Jewish rela- attended by the majority of the
Yeshiva University and other were on a routine mission and in spring, needed the Big Ten's per-
tions, established by the Conference Jewish children.
schools. positions that complied with the
mission to compete in the Hula of Belgian Bishops, informed the
* * *
cease-fire agreement. He denied
Bowl
because
the
event
lacked
The report noted that many of
Belgian Jewish community Mon-
Upon graduation from the cole-
the leaders of the student rebellion an Egyptian allegation that they the sanctions of the NCAA. Could
day that it,had adopted a sweeping gio, many youngsters are confront-
had crossed the cease-fire line be Bob's interest in making the action program to strengthen
at Columbia and other colleges
ed with a void which their new
U.S. Maccabiah Games' team.
were Jewish but that few, if any, that bisects the Gulf of Suez
Catholic-Jewish relations and com- university surroundings c a n n o t
In another military action, sev-
While Stein hopes to go on to pro bat anti-Semitism.
or otherwise.
fill. Of the 500 Jewish college stu-
eral mortar shells were fired from ball, Dick Sandler says he has
The report said that the re-
The chairman of the subcommis- dents in Venezuela, about half are
Jordanian territory at Neot Haki-
, sponses indicated that Orthodox kar near the southern tip of the played his last football game. A sion is Prime Minister Gaston affiliated with some Jewish youth
middle guard at Princeton, Sand-
in
students,
"though
differing
political
ideas,
generally Dead Sea. No casualties or dam- ler gained AP honorable mention Eyskens. He presided last week at organization. The strongest of
I sessions of the subcommission at these are Hashomer Hatzair, the
their
age
resulted.
All-America
selection and was a which its program was ratified.
shun extreme manifestations of
Zionist University movement, and
first-team
pick
by
the
Eastern
Col-
Members of the subcommission
political belief" and that "There
the newly formed Hillel Founda-
lege Athletic Conference.
I met Monday at the headquarters tion. There are a few in leftist
is little political activity of any Bonn Legal Authorities
Bruce Weinstein of Yale, a tight' I of the Central Jewish Consistory
sort that Orthodox students par- Stymied on Newspaper
movements, the rest are not iden-
end, was also awarded honorable of Belgium, the central repre- tified with any group. The greater
ticipate in," even though their Which Attacked Israel
mention on the AP All-American sentative organization of Belgian
feelings about the issues may be
proportion of Jewish university
BONN (JTA)—Legal authorities team, while his teammates full-
Jewry, with Jewish community youth study the sciences, medicine,
quite strong.
survey found, the here said Monday that the West back Bob Levin and defensive back leaders to inform them of the
or engineering. Very few enter
In fact, the
German government had few ave- J. P. Goldsmith, earned UPI All- program the Catholic grouphad the humanities. Jewish doctors are
attitudes expressed by the inter- nues of recorse open to it in bring- New England honorable mention as adonted
among the best in Venezuela; on
viewed students covered "the en-
action against the right-win e
The spokesman for the delega- the other hand, only now are Jews
- did Harvard's defensive tackle.
tire
tire spectrum" of political views, ing
Deutsche-Soldaten-Zeitung and Na-
Kaplan.
tion
tion announced that the subcom- beginning to enter the political life
but 'most of the students described tional Zeitung
forits
i attacks on
Herbert Fleishhacker Jr. and mission would seek to coordinate
themselves as liberals.
the state of Israel because the Phil (Motsy) Handler, college foot- initiatives in Belgium on Christian- of the country.
A rabbinical student defended constitutional provisions against in-
The reluctance of Jews to enter
ball stars of the 1920s, died last Jewish relations, would serve as
the absence of himself and friends
ement to racial hatred permit December. Fleischhacker, 61, play- representative body in a position national politics is partly due to the
from Vietnam protest meetings only i ndividuals who believe them-
relative
newness of the commun-
with the point that they were usu- selves aggrieved to initiate action. ed at Stanford where he -was an to intervene against all manifesta- ity. Its present leaders are nat-
honorable mention All - America tions of anti-Semitism from the
ally held on Saturdays. A Yeshiva
It was pointed out that a num- quarterback in 1928-29. Handler, pulpit, in teaching, in the press, uralized citizens with European or
University student argued that one
North African backgrounds. But
reason for the general non-involve- her of individuals have filed suit 60, went on to an outstanding car- radio and television, and would the first native-born generation,
I
to promote relations between
ment of Orthodox collegians in against the paper and its editor, eer in the pros after college. An seek
I Christians and Jews by giving which feels itself Venezuelan, is
such protests was that many of Dr. Gerhard Frey. Spokesmen for honorable mention All - America
starting to take over the reins of
them had draft deferments as rab- the ministry of interior, answering and all-league guard at Texas Christians objective information leadership, pressing needed
questions in the Bundestag about Christian University in 1928-29, about Judaism and teaching re-
binical students.
changes within the community and
The report said that it appeared the affair, have stressed the legal Handler joined the Chicago Cardi- spect of that religion.
participating in the life of the na-
The delegation also voiced the
that many such students had asked difficulties of government action nals in 1930. He played for the
tion.
for such deferments simply t o but insisted that the government Cardinals until 1936 when he began assurances that it would refrain
Venezuela has no organized anti-
avoid military service during the I was investigating what courses of a coaching career that made him from any form of proselytism of semitic movements. Occasional
action were open to it.
head coach of the Cardinals in 1943- Jews. Spokesmen for the consistory
war,
"anti-Zionist"
and anti-Jewish pro-
45. He left the Cardinals in 1952 expressed gratification over the
Meanwhile, suits have been
A student who said he "used to
and joined the Chicago Bears for Catholic action and expressed paganda is largely fomented by
be" Orthodox described the ideal brought against the paper and
whom he worked as an assistant readiness to work with the sub- Arab elements backed by Syrian
of the Orthodox student generally Dr. Frey by individuals who con-
commission provided that the col- and Egyptian funds. Whatever la-
"has been to be straight. They are sidered themselves injured by coach until last year.
Handler acquired the nickname laboration would not be placed tent anti-Semitism exists among
out of the orgy situation of the the paper, and it was believed
"Motsy" at TCU. He recalled the within the framework of Christian Venezuela's native population
that the state prosecutor will
hippies."
comes from' religious education,
He added that some of the Or- have to take action. The federal incident in 1964: "One day I miss- ecumenicism.
and is slowly being counteracted
ed practice and when I reported
thodox students "will even pay government does not have the
by the decrees of Vatican II and
the next afternoon my coach asked Resistance-Deportees
lip service to the ideals of the right to ban a newspaper but it
their
implementation through con-
me where I had been. Before I
hippies" but that they personally can ask the constitutional court
ferences and individual contacts.
could answer, he said in front of Raps Equation of Arabs
will never accept those ideas or to take action on the grounds
the whole team, 'You must have to WW II Partisans
implement them "because it is that the paper and its editor
not for them. It is not their thing. ! were guilty of racial incitement. been home eating matzo.' That's
BRUSSELS (JTA) — The Inter- State Dept. 'Unaware'
The Orthodox student is basically I The government has not yet de- how I came by the nickname."
national Union of Resistance Fight- of Move for Egypt Ties
frightened of 'unknown' experi- cided whether to ask the constitu-
ers and Deportees has denounced
ences." tional court to outlaw the National
WASHINGTON (JTA) — State
attempts to equate Arab acts of
Democratic Party, a neo-Nazi or- New Rail Link in Asia
terror against Israel with the Department officials said they
ganization. That group has now to Bypass Siwz Canal
were
unaware of any imminent
Israeli Universities Seek
struggles of World War H partisans
decided to continue its activities in
KARACHI, Pakistan — Because against Nazi Germany. The com- move to resume diplomatic rela-
Aid in South America
West Berlin despite the decision of
tions
with Egypt, broken during
of the Suez Canal closing, Turkey,
CARACAS, Venezuela (JTA) — the Berlin NPD branch to dissolve Iran and Pakistan have decided to parison has been made frequently the Six-Day War.
by Arab spokesman and their So-
after
the
West
Berlin
city
authori-
Representatives of Israeli univer-
This comment followed a report
speed up work on linking their
sities were here recently—and are ties had asked the Allied occupa- countries by rail and road to move viet supporters.
In a letter to Belgian newspapers in the Beirut newspaper Al Anwar
touring elsewhere in Latin Amer- tion authorities to order the party's
that
said President Nasser will re-
their trade to south Asian coun- the organization said efforts to
ica—to seek financial support for dissolution in Berlin.
liken the resistance. against Naz- sume relations with Washington
The party will hold a special con- tries.
their institutions. Professors Nel-
The secretary-general of the Re- ism to "the terrorism of fanatic on Feb. 15.
son Pilosof of Hebrew University gress in Bayreuth Feb. 22-23 and
gional Cooperation for Develop- Arab leaders, supported by former
While officials considered the
and Elizer Unger of Bar-flan also will hold its sessions in the Bay-
ment,
M. H. Zubairi, said the links Nazi war criminals who would like Beirut report a possible, "trial bal-
sought more student and teacher reuth City Hall. The city govern-
loon"
to test the response of the
between
Turkey
and
Iran
would
to
see
Hitler's
genocide
continued,
ment had sought unsuccessfully to
exchanges with local universities.
Committees of friends of both deny use of the facilities to the be opened soon, while links be- was an insult resented not only by new administration, it was submit-
ted
that
President Nixon and his
tween
Iran
and
Pakistan
would
be
the
citizens
of
Israel
who
are
cour-
schools were organized to carry NPD.
ageously defending their right to advisers were interested in stab-
In Goettingen, Monday, large ready by the end of 1969.
on the work. Several months ago
The rail link would help trade life but to all resistance fighters ilizing the Middle East. The re-
Dr. George Wise of Tel Aviv Uni- swastikas were smeared on the
versity toured this area for similar wall of a newspaper building by of European countries with Ara- who remain faithful to them- sumption of diplomatic ties was not
ruled out.
'selvet. r.
bian
rands.
unidentified vandals.
reasons.

Orthodox Students
Reported to Shun
Extremist Action

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