`Inspector Rose '
Great for Children
Ben Shecter is a master story-
teller, and on top of it he draws
well. As writer and artist combined
he has produced a children's mas-
terpiece in "Inspector Rose," pub-
lished by Harper & Row.
Rose Birnbaum is the heroine of
this tale. She is the mother of a
detective, and in pursuance of her
son Bernard, to whom she brings
the traditional chicken soup, she
finds herself embroiled in a sleuth-
That's where the fun begins. She
becomes a detective, gets to a cir-
cus, begins a search for missing
clowns and actors, and in the
course of her successful search
meets up with many interesting
By way of illustrating and nar-
rating the Detective Rose Birn-
baum story, Shecter emerges the
In the process, the reader has
the joyful tour of a circus, meets
up with tricks in which Inspector
Rose is a heroic participant. There
are the lions and the fat lady and
all the fun that goes with the cir-
cus and its entertainers.
Ben Shecter adds gloriously to
his career as an artist, additionally
enhanced by his narration, with
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, February 28, 1969-33
Sculptor and Scroll for BB Forest
Mishkan Israel Show,
Sale of Art, Extended
The Sisterhood of Cong. Mishkan
Israel, announces it will extend
the current shOw and sale of art
through next weekend—opening 8
p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m.
Sunday in the synagogue social
More than 200 paintings, includ-
ing oils, watercolors, charcoals,
pencil and ink drawings, many of
them with Jewish themes, will be
on display. Artists include Rhoda
Z. Shames, Herman Golo, George
Dillon, Dianne Sperka, Vickiei
Goldbaum and Beth Lobell.
The exhibition is open free to the
public, and refreshments are serv-
ed. For information, call Mrs.
Rachel Kagan, 542-5058.
Accident: An inevitable occurence
due to the action of immutable I
natural laws. —Ambrose Bierce. I
Maurice & Irene Batchko
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Israel to Provide Fuel Oil
to Greece While Shortage
ATHENS (JTA)—Israel is one of
several countries that will supply
Greece with 560,000 tons of fuel oil
to alleviate an acute oil shortage,
it was disclosed here. Israel will
provide 45,000 tons of diesel oil.
Zoroaster said, "When in doubt,
abstain," but this does not always
apply. At cards, when in doubt,
take the trick. —John Billings.
ART SHOW & SALE
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Sun. March 2nd
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United Nations Viewed Froth Within
Ralph Townley, who has been in
the service of the UN and has
traveled extensively in the UN's
service, renders the international
organization an added service in
his historical analysis of the UN,
"The United Nations — A View
From Within," published by Charles
His volume covers a vast area,
reviewing the development of UN
agencies, outlining procedures, ex-
In the course of his review of
great achievement of Theodor
Herzl and Zionism are ignored. Ap-
parently it is the desire of the
author to avoid entering into much
of the conflict over the Aliddle
The activities of the Roosevelts,
Truman, world figures are incor-
porated in this record of UN
to the Jewish refugee question, to
the 1815 Vienna Congress, the role
of Baron Hirsch, his effort at the
time of the 1878 Berlin Congress to
secure protection for oppressed
European Jews. Since this was
mentioned, one must wonder why
the vastly larger sphere remains
untouched in this book, why the
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his reference to the FAO — the
Food and Agricultural Organiza-
tion, Townley states: "The proj-
ect became the only international
operation to include Israel and
all the Arab countries."
world affairs as they are affected
by the UN and its functions,
Townley makes reference to the
emergence of Israel, the Arab
In the fold of the book there is an
rage against it, the services of interesting world map of the UN.
Count Folke Bernadotte, Dr.
Appendices to the book include
Ralph Bunche and others.
the full text of the Charter of the
There is a very brief reference United Nations, the Universal Dec-
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Sculptor Nathan itapoport mounts a 30-foot-high scaffold at the
world-famous foundry in Pietrasanta; Italy to work on the Scroll
of Fire, a bronze monument to Jews who died during the Nazi Holo-
caust, that will be erected in 1970 in the Bnai Brith Martyrs'
Forest overlooking Jerusalem. The monument, in the shape of an
unrolled scroll, will be the focal point of the Martyrs' Forest's second
500,000-tree section. Last year, Bnai Brith Martyrs' Forest sales were
a record 8205,650 (82,297 trees).
laration of Human Rights, areas,
populations and dates of entrance
into the UN of its member nations.
Naturei Karta Proposes
United Front With Arabs
JERUSALEM (ZINS) — Leaders
of the extreme Orthodox Naturei
Karta have contacted militant
Arab nationalists in an effort to
form a "United Front" to combat
the Zionist state, the Israeli press
The leaders of this group, Rabbi
Amram Blau and his "foreign
minister," Leibele Weisfish, have
declared here that they are con-
templating a meeting with the
French consul general, to express
their sharp protest against the
Zionist attacks upon General de
De Gaulle, Rabbi Blau contends,
is a "friend" of the Jewish peo-
ple, because he attacks the Zion-
ists. Last week, the leaders of the
Naturei Karta met with the for-
mer defense minister of Jordan,
Anvar Gusiba, now residing in Old
Jerusalem. The place of the meet-
ing, as well as the content of the
\ talks were kept secret.
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