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May 09, 1969 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-05-09

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Clashes Continue on All Mid East Fronts:
Numerous Is r neli Casualties Are Reported
TEL AVIV (JTA) — At leas

Bank Leumi Announces
Rise in Aggregate Assets

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, May 9, 1969-11

NEW YORK—An increase of 23
per cent aggregate assets has been
t Syria demarcation line.
Israeli
forces
on
Irbid
the
duel
three Egyptian commandos were
announced by Bank Leumi le-
believed to have been killed Toes ' In Cairo, the semi-official news- lasted several hours and was Israel, Tel-Aviv—parent company
Vefrzco ELECTRONIC
paper Al Abram again repeated broken off by the Jordanians when of First Israel Bank and Trust
day night while trying to cross the - its
GARAGE DOOR
forecast
that
Israel
would
Israeli
Air
Forces
jets
appeared.
Suez Canal, Israeli officials re
Company of New York.
- launch a "major blow" against
OPENER
ported. An Israel patrol spotted Egypt. The paper said that it was Ashdod .Yaacov came under
In addition, a dividend of 13 per
the boat which the raiders were imminent because of the "failure" shell fire soon after sunset.
cent was announced at the annual
using in an apparent attempt to of the April 30 Israeli commando
Esther Yacobson, 77, was seri- general meeting of Bank Leumi
land on the canal's East Bank. The raid on the Upper
ously injured and was flown to a Tel Aviv.
Nile Valley.
patrol opened fire and later three
Bank Leumi le-Israel is the larg-
at
hospital
for surgery. Katya Lurie,
Israeli Air Force jets struck
bodies were seen floating in the saboteur
bases in the Araba wild- 72, was hurt but was treated in the est banking organization in the en-
water.
tire
Middle East, with 176 offices
kibutz
infirmary.
Settlers
rushed
erness region of Jordan south of
children to bomb shelters when the in Israel, and subsidiaries and of-
The incident occurred at the the Dead Sea.
CeR Evenings Until 9
fices throughout Europe and in
shooting began.
northern shore of the Great Bitter
353-3284
Two
Israeli
soldiers
and
two
North
and
South
America.
Earlier
in
the
week,
six
Israeli
Lake. The officials said that corn
mandos are equipped with life - Arab guerrillas were killed in a jets blasted guerrilla bases in Jor-
brief but fierce gunfight in the re- dan in two separate raids as Is-
jackets which keep them afloat sort
town of El Hamma near the
raeli and Jordanian ground forces
when they land in the water. They southeast shores
of the Sea of fought with artillery, mortars and
reported also that commando boats Galile e
on ri ay . Th ree Israelis tank guns south of the Sea of Gal-
are linked to shore by a rope which
makes it possible to pull the boat and two Arabs were wounded in flee. One Israeli soldier was fatally
the fray which lasted three wounded in the counter. Five other
back after it is -hit.
soldiers were wounded. The tar-
The Egyptians opened a day long , minutes.
Last week an Israeli worker was gets of the jets were reportedly
Friday, Aug 29—Monday, Sept. 1
cross canal barrage Tuesday morn-
killed and 20 others were injured Wadi Al Yabess, Tel Al Sukkar and
ing, using small arms, artillery,
guerrillas detonated a mine Mashareh, all located in the north-
mortars and anti-tank guns. The when
✓ New York Hilton
✓ Dinner Show —
under a bus bound for El Hamma. ern Jordan Valley.
Israelis returned the fire and ap-
✓ Round Trip Jet —
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parently caused damage to Egyp- The Israel government began work
Detroit-New York
✓ Radio City Music Hall
tian canal positions. There were no four months ago on a modern spa

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Transfer
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Casualties on the Israeli side and at El Mamma. Israel has another ot
Airport-Hotel
spa directly across the Sea of Gal-
Manhattan
no damage, except to one tractor
ilee
about
two
miles
south
of
which was hit and pulled out for Tiberias.
NOW—on excellent selec-
Per Person
repairs.
tion of Edwardian suits
Three Israeli soldiers and three 0,
On the Jordanian front, 20 81-
Double Occp.
millimeter mortar shells were fired civilians were killed by Egyptian
and Sport Coats.
Wednesday morning at an Israeli l'sniping and shelling in the Suez
patrol near Ashdod Yaacov in Canal zone and four were injured
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Northern Beisan Valley. The at- : last week. Two elderly women
HARVARD ROW MALL
tack came from a Jordanian posi- were injured, one of them seri-
tion after the patrol fired at a ously in the shelling of Kibutz
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River. Another patrol came under f leyby Jordanian guerrillas. The
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Jordanian fire near Beth Yosef. shelling drew retaliatory fire from
— -
The patrol shot back. There were
no casualties in Tierh Patrol.
Near the Lebanese border,
from which echoes of explosions
and shooting exchanges were
heard. through the night, appar-
ently from clashes between
Finally, fresh-ground percolated cof-
Lebanese army regulars and
fee freeze-dried into concentrated
saboiuers. officials reported find-
ing documents on two sabotuers
form. And the most amazing part is it's
killed on the Mount Hermon
97% caffein free. Add boiling water
slopes, indicating the guerrillas
were Syrian army regulars. One
and the golden brown crystals turn
document indicated that the
back into the fresh-perked coffee they
bearer, Mahmoud Yussuf Al
Mouhamed. had permission to en-
were formed from Took 20
ter any Syrian army base. It
years to perfect. But It was
bore: an official Syrian armed
worth it.
forces stamp, as well as a skull
and crossbones imprint.
It was reported by Beirut Radio
that Syrian backed guerrillas at-
tacked a Lebanese army base;
Wednesday in the second day of
such clashes. The commando raid
on the Lebanese base came amid
indications that the guerrillas
might be Syrian army regulars
seeking to open a new front against
Israel from Lebanon. The fighting
Wednesday reportedly was in the I
town of Hasbayeh about six miles
from the Israeli frontier and west
of the occupied Golan Heights.
In a related development, an
Israeli army spokesman ridiculed
a Damascus report that the "front
for the liberation of Eritres" had f
captured three Israeli officers al-
legedly training Ethiopian com-
mandos. The front is supported by
Syria.
Jordanian regulars fired rockets
and mortars at three Israeli set-
tlements in the Jordan and Beisan
valleys Monday night. A military
spokesman reported. He said the
targets were Tel Katzir, Hamdiya
and Neve Urr.
Israeli return fire silenced the
Jordanian batteries.
.
Clashes occurred in the Suez
Canal zone and along the Israel-

4 DAY LABOR DAY
NEW YORK WEEKEND

MORIS HUPPERT



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after 20 years,

Loss Turned to Profit

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Koor Ltd..
the industrial holding company of
Histadrut, converted a $5,100,000
loss in 1967 to a $2,500,000 profit
in 1968 and expects - to have a sur-
plus by the end of this year, ac-
cording to its managing director,
Maj. Gen. Meir Amit. There are
34 companies in Israel wholly
owned or partially owned by Koor.
Among them are Solel Boneh, the
building cooperative, and the
Mekorot Water Co., both giants by
Israeli standards. The total turn-
over last year was $160,000,000.

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