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May 16, 1969 - Image 41

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-05-16

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r 3 Points for Peace, Assurance of Phantom Delivery Given
by Eban in Knesset; Dayan Warns of a Possible Offensive

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Foreign convention of Bnai Brith in Te
Minister Abba Eban told the Knes- Aviv. Premier Golda Nieir and 1 - omitted the usual invective against{ territories. The envoy reportedly I said that Egypt has privately re-
and implied a rebuke to indicated that the Soviet envisaged affirmed its respect for the Suez
set Monday that there were three Deputy Premier Yigal Allon ad- Israel
President Gamal Abdel Nasser 1 a phased Israeli withdrawal rather cease fire which President
points on which Israel would never dressed other groups. Mrs. 'Heir
yield in any peace settlement with spoke at a reunion of veterans of who has justified Egyptian mili- than a one-shot affair. The United I and other Egyptian spokesmen
the Arabs. He said they were a Hagana. Israel's pre-statehood de- tary action at the canal on the States position has been that Is- previously denounced. The Post
permanent Israeli presence at fense force, and Allon addressed grounds that Israel was fortifying raeli withdrawal should follow an also reported that the U.S. has
the canal's east bank. Arab declaration of non-belliger- asked the Soviet Union to use its
the entrance to the Gulf of Aqaba, students at Tel Aviv university.
The Soviet note blamed Israel ency and that it should be to "se- influence with Syria to check Arab
a united Israeli Jerusalem, al-
The premier said Israel's armed for "impeding" a settlement based j cure and recognized boundaries." commando activities in Lebanon;
though with concessions to Jordan
forces had changed the nation's on the Security Council's Nov. 22, The U.S. insists that the boundaries the implied quid pro quo was that
on Moslem Holy places, and
Golan Heights forever out of image abroad and acknowledged 1967 resolution but did not spell must be negotiated. But Washing- the U.S. would seek to restrain
that the change may have deprived out the Soviet-Arab interpretation j ton apparently agrees with the Israel from mounting reprisals
Syrian hands.
Israel of some of the sympathy of the resolution which is that Is- Russians that only minor border against Lebanon for any guerrilla
Eban spoke in reply to parlia- known to the "underdog." "Our rael must withdraw from occupied adjustments should be made and raids coming from its soil. The
mentary questions relating to image may be in danger because territories before any other provi- that they should "not reflect the U.S. request was reportedly made
foreign matters. Nearly 100 were we have single-handedly overcome
weight of conquest,"
the Post re- by Sisco at one of his meetings

• submitted to him in writing in the dangers we were facing," she sions are implemented. The letter-
with Dobrynin.
rapped Israel for its opposition to ported.
accordance with Knesset practice. said, "but what counts is that
the Four Power Mid East talks
He said there was no truth in Israeli forces are strong and the
now going on here and in which Dobrynin has given reason to be- Rebbe Urges Hasidim
reports that the United States was world should know it."
Malik is a participant.
Hove that Moscow would not ob- to
delaying the delivery of 50 super-
Stay in Neighborhoods
In Washington, a convergence jest if the Syrian Golan Heights
sonic F-4 Phantom jets to Israel.
NEW YORK (JTA)—Rabbi Men-
included within Israel's new
ing to negotiate permanent boun- of United States and Soviet views
He said all clauses in the sales
nor would it object stren - achem M. Schneerson, the Luba-
daries with its Arab neighbors on
on a Middle East settlement
agreement were being carried out
if Israel retained East J e- vitcher Rebbe, who has more than
but the borders had to reflect appears to have developed in the
on schedule. He said there was no
that Jordanian 300,000 Hasidic followers around
first the nation's security needs round of Washington talks between
increased pressure from Washing-
and secondly its historic ties with Assistant Secretary of State Joseph rights in Moslem Holy Places were the world and a large following in
ton on Israel to sign the nuclear
Another point of con- Brooklyn, said Tuesday that Jews
the land. He chided those on one
non-proliferation draft treaty. Is-
Sisco and Soviet Ambassador vergence between Washington and in all urban centers in this country
extreme who demand that Israel J.
rael's signature has long been
Anatoly F. Dobrvnin. But the posi- Moscow appears to
be Soviet ac- should "hold tight" and not aban-
urged by the U.S. and, at one point,
bons of the two powers have not ceptance of the Western
contention don Jewish neighborhoods threaten-
territory and those on the other yet drawn sufficiently close to
it was reportedly made a condition
must ed by Negro militants. "It is a
of the sale of the Phantoms.
transferred to the Four Power be reached between Israel and the

Referring to Israeli relations
with other nations, Eban said
Britain's aim was still to protect
Israel's security and that London
agreed that there should be no
Israeli withdrawal from the occu-
pied territories except under the

terms of a peace agreement. He
said Romania's steadfast polic y
toward Israel bad undergone no
change and that it remains the
only Communist country of East-
ern Europe maintaining diplomatic
and trade relations with Israel.
Eban said he had no information ,
except for a single press report,
that Soviet Russia was interested
in leasing the Suez Canal.
Eban has been assured by
United States Ambassador Wal-
worth Barbour that the U.S is
not conducting any negotiations
with the Soviet Union over de-
tails of a territorial settlement in
the Middle East, reliable quar-
ters said. Barbour reportedly
met with Eban Saturday and told
him- that agreement between the
U.S. and the Soviet Union is still
far off although the Russians
have shown a softer attitude
toward American proposals than
in the past.

drawal. "I do not want an Israel
as in the days of Agrippa H
(when the country consisted only
of Judaea and Galilee) or an
Israel as big as it was in King
Solomon's time," Allon said.
Gen. Dayan's carefully worded

Mid East talks that are being
held concurrently in New York,
Washington Post correspondent
Robert H. Estabrook said in a
report from the United Nations.
y have met 12
times in Washington. The Four
Powers — United States, Britain,
France and Soviet Russia — held
their seventh meeting in New York.
Estabrook, attributing his infor-
mation to Western diplomats, said
that Dobrynin has suggested that
minor boundary adjustments could
be negotiated if Israel committed
itself to withdraw from occupied

speech was seen here as serving
notice not only to the Arabs but
to the entire world that Israel '
reserved the right to switch from
defense to offensive tactics if Arab
armies and guerrillas kept up their
border warfare. He said Israel
could easily conquer Amman and
42 — Friday, May 16, 1969
and Syria—but Israel was not in-
terested in new territory. The prob-
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lem is holding the line, he said.
Gen. Dayan said Arab guerrillas
lad managed to break the cease
fire and implicate Arab govern-
ments in the border fighting but
they have not managed to disrupt
daily life in Israel or to generate
an uprising in the occupied terri-
- .-_
tories. He said infiltrators had
killed 70 Israeli soldiers and civil- !
ians in the administered territories
since the Six-Day War and had
suffered 400 dead themselves. He
said the Egyptians have violated
the status of the cease fire along
the Suez Canal but not the cease-
fire line itself. "They have used
everything they've got except their'
air force," Gen. Dayan said, be-
cause Egypt's jets "are no match
for ours."


bors were put on notice Mon-
day that Israel may be forced to
take the military offensive if they
continue what he called their 'war
of attrition.
Defense Minister Moshe Dayan
said that Israel's armed forces,
used to swift break throughs and
fast maneuvers, had not experi_
enced static warfare and added,
"I'm not sure we can remain on
the defensive."
To do so in the face of continu-
ued Arab attacks and mounting
casualties "calls for supreme ef-


dl'iteti, dihith,


Barbour's assurances. appeared
to be confirmed from another
source. An Israeli radio corres-
pondent. Yigal Yossin, reported
from Washington that the U.S. and
Soviet Russia are not engaged in
He said if Israel is to hold the
"drawing maps" at the current
stage of their bilateral talks on line it must fortify itself and es-
settlements in the occupied ,
the Mid East but are still discuss-
ing principles. The correspondent, I areas and must have the patience
to make the economic
who attributed his information to
"a very highly placed source" efforts necessary to build roads,
whom he did not name, said the lay waterlines and establish air-
U.S. agreed with Israel's conten- fields and communications. "Israel
tion that there is no immediate may be faced with yet another
danger of all-out war because Is- war, but we are not a nation that
rael has no intention of starting submits but a fighting nation," j
, Gen. Dayan said.
one and the Arabs lack the strength

to do so. He said that the U.S.
holds that there can be no Mid
East agreement unless Israel is
guaranteed free passage through
the Suez Canal and that Israel
cannot be expected to withdraw to
new borders in exchange for
"cloudy promises."
Meanwhile, Israel's Arab neigh-

matter that concerns many sections
Arab states, though not necessarily in many cities," Rabbi Schneerson
through face-to-face meetings, declared. "It involves a whole trend
Estabrook reported.
and attitude." He said that Jews
The Soviet Embassy in Washing- must not feel "insecure or have
ton took the unprecedented step an inferiority complex."
Saturday of publicly criticizing the
The world headquarters of the
Washington Post story that Russia Lubavitcher movement will remain
was apparently amenable to "mi- in its present location in the Crown
nor" boundary adjustments in the Heights section of Brooklyn adjoin-
Mid East and would not insist on ing the Ocean Hill-Brownsville
Israeli evacuation of East Jeru- school district, the rabbi said.
The Washington Post reported The evening of life brings with it
that another Communist diplomat its lamp.
—Joseph Joubert.


Detroit Police Commissioner

Allon, who just returned from a
visit to London, denied reports
that he had met with a high rank-
ing Egyptian official there. He said
he had a private talk with Prime
Minister Harold Wilson and a talk
with Foreign Secretary Michael

Soviet Calls for Strict
Cease-Fire Observance


—The Soviet Union has called for
strict observance by all sides of
the UN cease-fire in the Middle
East and has pledged to make "all
efforts" to achieve a political set-
tlement of the Arab-Israeli dispute.
The Soviet stand was stated in a

letter presented by Soviet Ambas-
sador Jacob Malik to Secretary-
General U Thant, apparently in
response to Thant's April 21 warn-
ing to the Security Council that
fighting in the Suez Canal zone
forts and a deep faith in our amounted to virtually open war.
cause," Gen. Dayan declared.
Observers here considered the



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