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February 14, 1969 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-02-14

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Friday, February 14, 1969-31


Defends Norman Thomas

cure, in their nice warm homes,
that "It couldn't happen here"?
That's what the German Jews said
before they marched Six Million to
the gas chambers.
Where were all our rabbis and
"leaders" of the community? The
small handful who attended were
certainly a very poor showing for
a Jewish community the size of

Editor, The Jewish News:
To attribute cynical politiCal mo-
tives to Norman Thomas' life-long
devotion to relief of human suffer-
ing and particularly to ameliora-
tion of victims of Nazi persecution
is to reveal a most doctrinaire
gun barrel vision.
As a youngster, I had the good
fortune of hearing him speak many OUTS.
It's a pity that only a few care
times during the Hitler era. His
passionate concern expressed at enough.
that time came from a deeply felt
20100 Blackstone
• • •
SIDNEY R. MICHAEL, M.D. "Stop Being Po Gooders'"
922 Welch
Editor, The Jewish News,
Flint 48504

It is high time that we cease
"do gooders." Ever since our
`Where Was Community?' first do-gooder,
Saul of Tarsus, we
Editor, The Jewish News:
Jews have been the world's scape-
Where was the Jewish com- goats. As we know, Saul tried to
munity this past Sunday when create a more humane society. In-
there was a Silent Vigil for the stead, he created the world's most
Iraqi Jews? Did they all have Bar vicious anti-Jewish movement
Mitzvas and weddings to go to, or which culminated in Hitler's gas
do they all feel so smug and se- chambers.


In more recent years, the Trot-
skys, Zinovievs, Kamenevs, et al,
instead of creating a better Russia,
created an inferno in which they
and legions of others were consum-
In our own country, Jewish boys
and girls who filled the "freedom
schools" and risked their lives
(some were actually killed) on the
front lines fighting for equal civil
rights for the black people, inad-
vertently helped create the worst
form of zoological black anti-Sem-
itism, and unleash the John Hat-
chetts, the Luis Fuenteses (whose
school is subsidized by the Ford
Foundation) and the Leslie Camp-
bells who teach their students to
write poems of this genre: "Hey,
Jew boy, with that yarmulke on
your head — You pale-faced Jew
boy—I wish you were dead, . . ."
Sincerely yours,

Philip) Parker to Take
Bride, Miss Hendelman

Fashion Show Included
in Beth Moses Luncheon

Beth Moses Sisterhood will hold
its dedication donor luncheon noon
Tuesday in the social hall. Souve-
nirs and prizes will be featured,
followed by a fashion show with
Mrs. Sanford Stasofsky, coordina-
President Mrs. Julius Feldman
invites guests to the full-course
luncheon, for which tickets may be
purchased by calling Mrs. Harry
Shiovitz, KE 5-0952. Mrs. Jerome
Kohn is chairman, and Mrs. Zolton
Glantz, ways and means vice presi-


call Us About Your
Wedding Sr ar Mitzvah Date

UN 4-8785



Israel, Iraq Clash
at UN Over Issue of
BB Lodges Go All Out for Bonds Protecting Women



At the Bnai Brith Israel Night, hosted by Pisgah Lodge, where a
total of $62,000 in Israel Bond subscriptions was announced, are (from
left) George Tarnoff, president of the Metropolitan Detroit Bnai Brith
Council; Emil Cohen, humorist, who was the guest star; and Sam
Freedman, Council Israel Bond co-chairman; standing: Felix Rosen-
zweig, Bnai Brith Council Israel Bond chairman; Mrs. Gordon Fruit-
man, president of the Bnai Brith Women's Council of Detroit; Harry
Shumaker, president of Pisgah Lodge, the master of ceremonies; and
Mrs. Norma Hudosh, Women's Council Israel Bond chairman. Co-
sponsoring lodges included Brandeis, Centennial, Israel, Jacobson,
Morgenthau, Zager-Stone and B&P Chapter.
Members attending a Bnai Brith Israel Bond program hosted by
Louis L. Marshall Lodge, heard a total of $25,000 in Bond subscrip-
tions announced. Seated (from left) are Sol Moss, third vice president
of District 6, Bnai Brith Grand Lodge; Mrs. Joseph Rodman, vice
president, Bnai Brith Women's Council of Detroit; and Harry Dubin,
president of Marshall, who was master of ceremonies; standing: Max
Kushner, vice president, Detroit Bnai Brith Council; Emil Cohen,
guest star; Felix Rosenzweig, Israel Bond chairman, Bnai Brith
Council; and Sam Gottlieb, Marshall Israel Bond chairman. Cospon-
soring lodges included Bloch, Downtown-Fox, Frenkel, Grant, Han-
dler-East Side, Livonia, Motor City, Rex, Sholem Aleichem, Suburban,
Tikvah, Tucker and Zeiger lodges.

A record total of more than $55,000 in Israel Bond subscriptions
was realized at the leadership reception hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Felix
Rosenzweig at their home, on behalf of Einstein Lodge and Chapter.
From left are Rosenzweig, Bnai Brith Council Israel Bond chairman;
Mrs. Rosenzweig; Robert Lurie of St. Louis, guest speaker; Mrs.
Henry Lee, president of Einstein Chapter; Leon Weberman, Einstein
Lodge Israel Bond chairman; Mrs. William Weiss, Einstein Chapter
Israel Bond chairman; and Leo Rosenfeld, Einstein Lodge president.
The reception was held in advance of the Einstein dinner-dance, to
take place 8:15 p.m. Saturday at Temple Emann-El.


Dr. and Mrs. Manuel Hendelman
of Cambridge Rd. announce the
engagement of their daughter Bev-
erly Ilene to Philip Joseph Parker,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Parker
of Lauder Ave.
Large Selection of
The bride-elect is a graduate of
Modern Lamps and
the University of Michigan. Mr. I
in Stock.
UNITED NATIONS (JTA) — Is- Parker, also a gradate of U of M,
rael and Iraq clashed in the Unit- is a third-year medical student at
ed Nations for the first time since Wayne State University.
the public hangings of nine Iraqi
A June wedding is planned.
Jews for alleged espionage for
Israel. The verbal confrontation
occurred in a debate on the pro-
tection of women in times of
emergency or war, during the 22nd
session of the Commission on the
Corner 10 Mile
Status of Women.
LI 2-3022
Israel is not a member of the
LI 1-2563
commission, but Moshe I,eshem,
the Israeli observer, was permit-
ted to make a statement. He
charged that "partisan motiva-
tion" had prompted Egypt to raise
the question of the protection of
women and children "fighting for
peace, national liberation and in-
He praised Israel's record in the
administration of the occupied
Arab territories and said "Not a
single woman is in jail for an
offense of political nature" and
that women demonstrators were
free to express their dissent in the
presence of foreign visitors.
Leshem said that, in contrast, no
concern was shown for Israeli
women and children who had to
take shelter from Jordan-based
Iraqi artillery firing at Israeli bor-
der settlements. He added that
"The blood-thirsty Baghdad show
trials were condemned by world
Mohamed R. al-Jabiri, of Iraq,
demanded that the Israeli rep-
resentative confine his remarks
to the item under discussion. He
said the citizens of Iraq were
the concern of the Iraqi govern.
ment and accused Israel of try-
ing to appoint itself spokesman
for Jews all over the world.
Al-Jabiri insisted that "what
It used to be easy. The boys wore pants and short hair
happened in Iraq recently was not
and the girls wore skirts and long hair and everybody
religious discrimination against
knew which was which and what was what. Well, it
Iraqi Jews." He said it was dis-
criminatory for the Zionist infor-
isn't simple anymore, but it's also lots more stimulating
mation media to name the Jews
and individual and sexy. In fact, it's our opinion that
involved in the Baghdad trials
girls in pants are so groovy and right for their time that
when persons of other religions
were involved as well. He claimed
we have pants (and their accompaniments) for anything
that the 14 men executed had re-
and everything. If you'd like to be this new kind of girl,
ceived a fair trial. "We are in a
see a new-minded store.
state of war with Israel," the Iraqi
delegate said. He demanded that
Israel stop "pushing the citizens
of other countries to spy for it."
Mrs. Aziza Hussein, of Egypt,
said her delegation tried hard to
avoid the "political implications"
of the debate. She said the re-
marks of the Israeli spokesman
were "mere allegations" and de-
fended the actions of "freedom
fighters" who were engaged in
"legitimate self-defense."

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24711 Coolidge a

This is a girl.

Intellectual overindulgence is the
most gratuitous and disgraceful
form which excess can take, nor is
there any the consequences of
which are more disastrous.
—Samuel Butler.



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