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April 04, 1969 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-04-04

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Rabbis' Group Joins Cali fornia Grape Boycott
TORONTO (JTA)—The Toronto oppressed farm workers." The
Rabbinical Fellowship has an- rabbinical group called on synago-
nounced that it has joined the gue members "to refuse to pur-
movement to boycott California chase or use California grapes
table grapes because of investiga- until such time as the rights of
tions that convinced them that workers in the grape vineyards
the grape growers of California were respected."
were unethical and unfair in their
The Canadian Jewish Congress
campaign to refuse unionization to has
taken a similar stand. The
rabbis said they joined the boy-
movement as a result of in-
'Golan Future to Be Made
formation gleaned through a study
by Settlers, Not Soldiers' of
the labor situation and personal
TEL AVIV (JTA) — An Israeli visits to California by the social
general said that the future of the action committees of the Union of
occupied Golan Heights of Syria American Hebrew Congregations,
would be determined by the pres- United Synagogue of America,
ence of Jewish settlement rather Union of Orthodox Jewish Congre-
than by the presence of Israeli gations, Central Conference of
soldiers in the region.
American Rabbis, Rabbinic As-
Maj. Gen. David Elazar, com- sembly and Rabbinical Council of
mander of the northern sector, told America.
a Keren Hayesod-United Jewish
Appeal meeting that only the es- Arab Guerrillas Said
tablishment of settlements would
give the area a Jewish identity. Raising Funds in Kuwait
Gen. Elazar said Israeli forces
LONDON (JTA)—The Times of
were in a position to absorb ter- London reported from Kuwait
rorist incursions in the region and Monday that Arab guerrilla bands
to "make life unbearable" for the operating in Jordan were raising
money in the oil rich Persian Gulf
UJA and Keren Hayesod leaders states. The paper said a group of
visited the Golan Heights where young guerrilla recruits ranging
large sums of money have been in_ in age from 10 to 16 was sent to
vested by the governmnt and the Kuwait from training camps in
Jewish Agency.
Jordan to put on a demonstration
of commando tactics and to solicit
"It may be just play acting .. .
but parts of the display had a sad
resemblance to the dedicated na-
tionalist antics of the Hitler
youth," the Times report said.
O.P. ASSOCIATE JUDGE i The Guardian commented Mon-
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States and Russia on the Middle
East holds out hopes of reducing
tensions. But when the time comes
for a settlement, "the Palestin-
ians will have to be in the center
of the stage," the paper said.



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NYC Agency Dedicates
New Center; Gets U.S.
Grant to Help Hippies
NEW YORK (JTA)—The Educa-
tional Alliance, the oldest settle-
ment house in the United States
sponsored by Jews, has dedicated
a new recreation center as part of
a $2,250,000 complex which in-
cludes apartment housing for the
elderly. The agency, an affiliate
of the Federation of Jewish Phil-
anthropies, now serves more than
7,000 members on the Lower East
side of Manhattan.
In another development, the in-
stitution received a $25,000 fed-
eral grant for a pilot project aimed
at creating "bridging mechanisms"
with the hippies in East Village.
Health, Education and Welfare
The grant from the Department of
was given so that the Educational
Alliance could continue a program
it has been operating in an East
Village storefront since March
Officials said the number of hip-
pies, though it has probably not
increased, is still substantial. The
storefront was opened to provide
medical services, emergency food
and help in finding sleeping ar-
rangements, a place for craft work,
and counseling when the young
people were willing to accept it.
Therapy and psychiatric help is
also provided when the hippies ask
for it.



Soviet Emigration Policy
to Change, Allon Says

Prime Minister Yigal Allon pre-
dicted here that the Soviet Union
would change its policy regarding
the emigration of Soviet Jews , be-
cause the Jewish question there
was still unsolved and was becom-
ing a problem for the Soviet au-
thorities themselves.
Allon, who holds the portfolio of
minister of immigration absorp-
tion, made his forecast in the
course of a report to the Knesset
on anticipated immigration this


He said 35,000 newcomers were
expected, of which 12,000 would
cope from Europe, 6,500 from
Nokth America, 13,200...from Asia
nia -Africa and the Zest from
Latin America, Australia and New
Zealand. . _
" Alton said peak immigration
period will be in the summer,
when some 4,000 arrivals per
month were expected.

Israel to Reinforce
Sinai Armor Units

TEL AVIV (JTA) — The chief of
the general staff branch of the
army disclosed that Israel will re-
inforce its armored units in the
Sinai this year to meet any ag-
gressive moves by Egypt.
Gen. Ezer Weizmann, who met
with military correspondents here,
also confirmed earlier reports that
Israel has established a special
command for the Sinai in addition
to the existing south, central and
northern commands. He said the
reorganization was designed to
meet all contingencies based on
estimates of the enemy's strength
and intentions.

Italian Premier Honors
Nazi Victims of WW H
ROME (JTA)—Premier Mariano
Rumor paid tribute to the 335 per-
sons, including 78 Jews, who were
murdered by the Nazis in the
Ardeatine Cave in March 1944 in
reprisal for the killing of several
German soldiers by partisan fight-
Rumor attended memorial serv-
ices at the cave. He said the sacri-
fice for freedom made by the
Nazi victims was inadequately
appreciated by the present genera-
tion. The ceremonies were attend.
ed by Rome's Chief Rabbi Elio
T a of f, representatives of the
army, the Church and the Jewish
community!. .



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