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June 06, 1969 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-06-06

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10—Friday, June 6, 1969

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Moscow Rabbi's Visit Only Token Gesture, Poupko Charges in Montreal

WJC's Goldmann Denies He Acted
Without Israel Government's Consent

LONDON (JTA) — Dr. Nahum '
Goldmann emphatically denied ,
Monday that he has been conduct- I
ing independent diplomatic activi-
ties concerning Israel without con-
sulting Israeli leaders, as alleged
recently by some Israeli newspa-
pers. Dr. Goldmann, president of
the World Jewish Congress, issued
his statment after the WJC gov-
erning council unanimously adopt-

List 13 Casualties
in Explosion at
Ammunition Plant

TEL AVIV (JTA)—One man was
killed, 12 injured and another is
missing following an accidental ex-
plosion in an ammunition factory
"somewhere in central Israel."
The 12 were hospitalized though
not seriously injured. According to
a report, the explosion occurred in
a bunker of explosives. The precise
location was not given for security
purposes.
Two Israeli soldiers, including a
major, were killed last Friday dur-
ing several hours of sporadic fight
ing at the Suez :Canal. The clash
started in the Kantara area, ex_
tended to the Firdari Bridge area
opposite the Giradi Pass. Egyp-
tians used tanks, mortars and ar-
tillery as well as machine guns in
their attack, an Israeli military

spokesman said. Artillery and

small arms fire flared across the

privileges which it extends to bration in Moscow earlier this year
other minorities under the Soviet I but was subsequently denied a

an d

(Direct .ITA Teletype Wire

j Soviet visa and did not attend.
MONTREAL—An American rabbi constitution."
claimed here Sunday that Jews of
He said that even though Soviet I
the free world were "tragically
It is easier to know man in gen-
authorities permitted a rabbi to
ed a resolution declaring the Jew- misled" by the visit of Rabbi Ye- come to America for the first time , oral than to know a particular
ish people's solidarity with Israel. , huda Leib Levin of Moscow to the in 52 years, no "new and hopeful man.—La Rochefoucauld.
The Jewish leader and former ' United States last year into be- era was being unfolded for our,
ges-
president of the World Zionist Or- lieving that "this peripheral
silenced, isolated and frightened
If YOU TWOS /Ha
ganization was reported by the Is- I ture" represented a change in the brethren." He said that Moscow
Kremlin's
attitude
toward
Soviet
raeli newspaper Yediot Ahronot to ,
"has
emerged as the world center
have been warned by the Jewish ! Jewry.
of a senseless and frightened vili-
eessa DOWN YOU wore
Rabbi Bernard A. Poupko of
Agency to refrain from criticizing
MO A PIN= WIWI ThAll
fication and slander campaign
Israeli diplomatic policies because - Pittsburgh, addressing a confer- against the state of Israel, Zionism,
it was harmful to Israel's cause. ence of Canadian Jewish Congress,
According to the paper, the warn- urged world Jewry to continue to world Jewry and Judaism."
,.////./;;;/(//,'
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'
Rabbi Poupko was one of two
ing was issued in connection with "demand, soberly and tactfully,
Mike Wieeriet. Delimit. Mick.
an article in a French publication ' that the Kremlin extend to its Jew- American rabbis invited to attend
in which Dr. Goldmann criticized ish minority the very same rights Rabbi Levin's 75th birthday cele-
Israel's opposition to the Big Four
Mid East talks. Jewish Agency ,'"""' '
spokesmen had no comment at the
time.

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Dr. Goldmann said he has
maintained contacts with certain
diplomats and statesmen, most of
them personal friends, over a
period of many years and did
this with the knowledge and con-
sent of the late Premier Levi
Eshkol. He said he kept Eshkol
and other members of the Israel
government fully informed on the
talks he had with diplomats and
always made it clear that those
meetings were held on a purely
personal basis. He never made Ks
any proposals to foreign states- 4
men for the settlement of any of
Israel's foreign problems nor did
he ever claim to represent Is- 4
A
rael, Dr. Goldmann said. He as- ii

sorted that he had always tried

to explain Israel's position, es-
pecially to diplomats whose coup- :
tries had severed relations with

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i
He stressed that as president of
29, an Israeli spokesman said.
Six soldiers were injured. Egyp- the World Jewish Congress, as •
tians fired artillery salvoes and chairman of COJO (Committee of
small arms at Israeli forces near Jewish Organizations) and as pres- I
ident, in former years, of the Con- I R
Kantara.
Two Israeli soldiers were killed ference of Presidents of Major
American
Jewish Organizations, he t.g.
May 29, in a surprise attack of
Jordanian tanks and artillery in had always taken a position of
the Damiya Bridge area. Jordan- complete solidarity with Israel's ;d
ian forces reportedly opened fire policies independent of any per-
while the bridge was crowded with sonal opinions. He said he had al-
Arabs, and with Israeli and Jor- ways stressed the obligation of
danian inspectors nearby. Israeli world Jewry to support Israel, es-
and Jordanian forces took shelter pecially in critical situations like IO
while the Arabs fled in panic. the present one in the Middle East. '1
Dr. Myron J. Bakst
Eugene Merin
The WJCongress governing coun-
Israel returned heavy fire and re-
Leonard Boron
Norman Michlin
cil heard reports Monday on the
ported some hits.
Karl C. Berg
Bernard Middleman
position of Jews in various coun-
Israeli jet fighter planes took
Dr. Matthew Borovoy
Albert Migdol
to the air May 29 to intercept tries. Reports on Argentine Jewry q
Morris J. Brandwine
Ronald Milan
two MIG-21 fighter planes violat- were presented by Dr. Jose Kestel-
Jerome L. Brosch
Myron Milgrom
man, secretary general of DAIA,
ing Israeli air space over the
James
W.
Cannon
Martin
Miller
Golan Heights in the Kuneitra representative body of Argentinian
Joseph Deitch
Jews, and Marc Turkow, executive
Gabriel Moscow
area and shot one down in a dog-
Arthur Disner
fight. The clash took place at a director of WJC's South American
Dr. Alan Nickamin
Warren Eller
12,000-foot altitude. One of the branch. Dr. Moises Kaufmann,
Sidney Nickin
president of the Confederation of
MIG-21s was hit and crashed al-
Robert Ellis
Leo D. Ordin
most immediately near the cease- Jewish Communities of Brazil
Issac Engel
Abraham Pasternak
spoke for that country and Dr.
fire line. The pilot was seen bail-
Norman Feingold
Dr. Meyer M. Pensler
Grigorio Shapiro reported on Mexi-
ing out. The Israeli planes re-
Mitchell Feldman
Louis Popper
can Jewry. Other reports were ren-
turned safely to their base.
Dr. Herbert Feldstein
Marvin Popper
Israeli milit a r y sources said dered by Mrs. Rose L. Halprin,
Lillian Fischer
Roger C. Richards
there was strong evidence that Shad Polier, Will Maslow, Max
Dr.
Max
Garber
Milton Ring
units stationed in Jordan Melamet and Jacob Katzman on
Jewish
affairs
in
the
United
States.
Jack
Gold
Sigmund
Rohlik
,‘ ere involved in the shelling of
Ruben Gold
The chief rabbi of Romania
Herman Rosenberg
.'ewish settlements and positions
told the governing council of the
Nathan I. Goldin
in the Jordan River area just north
Seymour Rosenwasser
World Jewish Congress today
of the Dead Sea. Splinters of shells
Walter Gordon
Ellis Roth
"the congress should revise its
fired at Kallia settlement on the
Jonnard Greenberg
Charles Ruben
views and attitudes in relation
northern tip of the Dead Sea dur-
Lester Greenspan
Erwin Rubenstein
to Jewish life in the Socialist re-
ing shelling Wednesday and Wed-
Dr. Gerald Grossman
Dr. Morris Rubin
publics." Rabbi Moses Rosen
nesday night, were identified as
Leonard Gurwin
Donald
W. Runde
said, "We live in changing times
122 mm guns—a type with which
Richard M. Herschelman
Donald J. Sachs
and we have to change our views
the Iraqi artillery is equipped. -
Joseph F. Hirsch
Harry Saul
and attitudes with them. The old
Although it had been reported
Manuel Horowitz
notions sound very much like . A
Mrs. Morris Schaver
that a large part of the expedi-
Dr.
Samson
Inwald
cliches
today
and
would
not
do
Jacob Schiff
tionary force that Iraq has main-
any longer."
Seymour Kaplan
tained on Jordanian territory had
Jerome L. Schostok
Sidney Kaplan
been withdrawn because of the
Rabbi Rosen reported on the situ- ,
Louis Schulman
Iraqi involvement with the rebel- ation in his own country, where, be ;
Samuel Kastner
Harold Schwarz
lious Kurds. it would appear that said. Jews are enjoying complete
Ira Kaufman
Max Shoye
a number of Iraqi units are still religious freedom. The Romanian I 'A
Irving Keller
Elliott Shepard
in position in Jordan and are par- Jewish community is maintaining
Hermon Keys
Hubert J. Sidlow
ticipating in actions along the en- a program, he said, of welfare for :41
Ben Kideckel
Meyer Silverman
tire Jordan River front.
the aged and the infirm and for
Sheldon M. Klein
Cormi . Slomovitz
(The Soviet Union denied West- those in deed for other reasons. it
Alex Kohner
Ralph Sporage
James Kovacs
ern press reports that it has been The program is being maintained
Morton Tobin
Dr. Samuel Krohn
easing up on its attitude toward in cooperation with the American
Saul
Waldman
Louis LaMed
Israel. The government newspaper Joint Distribution Committee. The
Dr. Jerome Lechner
Milton M. Weinstein
Izvestia said in Moscow that the government, Rabbi Rosen said, has
Louis Levitan
Ernest Weiss
Soviet Union still insists on com- shown full understanding for the
Julian Liebman
Eugene Weiss
plete withdrawal of Israeli forces needs of the religious Jewish corn- I4
Richard H. Lobenthol
munities
in
Romania.
Theodore Weiss
from the occupied territories. It
Harold Lober
said that the government still
Bernard Whiteman.
Arthur Mandel
According to a charming law of
opposed Arab-Israeli negotiations,
Endorsed
by
committee
to
in
0
improve
nature
which
is
evident
even
education
in Southfield and by
and that Western reports to the
Twyckingham Valley home owners association.
contrary were fabrications intend- the most sophisticated societies,
ed to create doubt about Soviet we live in complete ignorance of
whatever we love.—Marcel Proust. ".pg.msfmw.vw.mg.iw.goo-A:::Kigmixesimazimz.mrimirdialzrelaZaz.viortaranz..,
Mid East policy.)
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