Record Set by Teen-Age Groups Joining
Histadrut Israel Summer Kibutz Projects
49 Investment Proj ects Since 1968
Disclosed at Israel Economic Parley
JERUSALEM (JTA)—The heads
of the various regional committees
established by the late Premier
Levi Eshkol's World Economic
Conference here last year reported
Tuesday on progress made to date.
Their reports were a prelude to
the Second World Economic Con-
ference whi•Ji opened Wednesday
under the sponsorship of Premier
The Knesset Tuesday passed the
first of several new laws providing
incentives for foreign investors.
Victor Carter of California, chair-
man of the U.S regional commit-
tee, disclosed that 49 projects rep-
resenting a $56,000,000 investment
by American firms have been ap-
proved since last year's confer-
ence. He said the projects have
brought American businessmen
into "living contact" with Israel's
economy and opened a "new and
Frzncois Pereire, chairman of
the European regional commit-
tee, said 40 investment ventures
had been finalized so far within
the preview of his group and 20
were in various stages of com-
Samuel Rothberg of the United
Militant Jewish Defense League, Hit
by National ADL, Conies to Detroit
States, chairman of the finance
committee, mentioned four proj-
ects with which his own firm, Is-
rael Investors Corp., is associated.
They are a plant for the manufac-
ture of leather clothing, whose
staff has doubled and exports
tripled during the past year; a ma-
chine tool corporation: the Gen-
eral Education Corp-, and the Is-
rael Tractor Corp.
The Knesset passed Tuesday the
Israel Corporation Law, which
provides for the establishment of
a $1,000,000 holding and investment
company that will be granted spe-
cial tax concessions.
The economic conference is at-
tended ay 250-300 businessmen, fi-
nanciers and economists from
Europe. Asia. North and South
America and a like number of Is-
raelis. The largest contingent, over
100 persons, is expected from the
United States. About 80 delegates
will come from continental Europe
and 25 from Great Britain. The
conference will run through Sun-
We do not really know anything
at all until a long time after we
have learned it. —Joseph Joubert.
Upper photo shows participants in kibutz living and Gesher Haziv program: (from left) First row,
seated, Karen Henkin, Charlene Canvasser, Judith Letvin, Gail Rubin, Lynda Rubin, Linda Kolnierz, Gayle
Dorfman; second row, Edin Ilenkin, Allan Maniker, Clifford Kashtan, Loren Young, Roger Winkelman,
Miss Linda Koppinger, reprsentative of El Al Israel Airlines. Joshue Epel, Howard Levy, Jeffrey Roby.
Robert Holtzman, and A. Michaels, executive director of Detroit Israel Histadrut Campaign. Not shown
are Robert Gosman, Jacqueline Leizerman, Janet Linver, Gail Suber, Alice Liberson.
In lower photo are participants in Teen Town project: (from left) First row, seated, Heidi Layne:
Barbara Parnes. Marilyn Grossman, Paul Maniloff, Morris Deutsch, Andrew Norton, Robert Kahn. Ira
Mondry; second row. Morris Lieberman, chairman, Detroit Israel Histadrut Campain; Miss Linda Kop-
pinger, representative of El Al Israel Airlines, Terry Marx. Ruth Bardenstein, Amy Linden, Debra Ormos,
Helene Levey, Cheri Beresh, Garry Shulman, David Bardenstein. Reuven Goldstein, general manager, El
Al regional office, and A. Michaels, Director of Histadrut Campaign; third row, Andrea Raimi, Nadyne
Zolkouer, Debra Kepes, Geri Middelman, Sherri Goldstone, Cinday Saginaw, Dorothy Blechman, Made-
lyne Plotkin. Calie Marshall; fourth row, Eileen Jacob. Diane Spitz, Ilene Burk, Deborah Faigenbaum,
Barbara Boraks. Ellen Travis, Lisa Greenberg, David Block, Fern Beznos, Elyse Pivnick, Laurie Glanz.
fifth row, Neil Lager, Keith Dean, Richard Brown, Ronald Hirsch. Not shown are Maureen Gottlieb,
Renita Baskin. Joan Weiss:
Detroit Isnael Histadrut Campaign. Allan Berlin. Mr. and Mrs. Henry
Dorfman. Dr. Raymond Henkin.
A record number of Detroit area A. Michael's.
While the youngsters will be at who is going to Israel at the invita-
teenagers will be spending their
summer in Israel as part of Hista- the Histadrut camps, some of their tion of the Hadassah Hospital, and
drut sponsored' •programs. Thi.. parents will be touring Israel with Mrs. Henkin. and Mr. and Mrs.
campers, their families and friends younger members of their families. , Morgan Young. Their trips are br
assembled at two separate meet- Among these are Dr. and Mrs. ing arranged by Histadrut Tours.
ings at the Labor Zionist Institute Maxwell Bardenstein, Dr. and Mrs. : Detroit.
last week to receive last minute
The 43 youngsters between the
pa of a
200 re who will go
national g roup
and of 17
to Hakfar Hayarok, known as Teen
A militant Jewish group founded statement, is the so-called "left
Town. This is the eighth Histadrut a year ago in New York and wing Nazism"—"an even greater
sponsored camping season at Hak-
criticized by the Anti-Defamation threat" than right-wing extremism.
League of Bnai Brith as "a self- It specifically takes issue with
Nearly 25 youngsters between the appointed group of vigilantes ' the Wayne State University admin-
ages of 14 and 17 will spend their whose protection the Jewish corn- istration's position on the campus
summer on a kibutz. Some of munity does not need or want," newspaper. The South End, an
them are enrolled in the Israel l has stretched its influence to "anti - white, anti - Semitic, anti -
kibutz camp at'_ Gesher Haziv, Detroit.
American organ of propaganda."
and the others will be assigned to
The New York league took a
The Jewish Defense League of
different kitbutzim all over Israel Detroit has circulated statements
three-column advertisement in
in groups of two and three. These in the community—unsigned and
the Tuesday New York 'nines to
campers are part of a national in unmarked envelopes—explain-
appeal for financial support and
group of more than 300 teenagers.; ing its position "in the defense of
new members against what it
Many of them have been corres (its) people from an aggressive
calls threats to Jewish life and
pondmg with Israeli boys and girls ' enemy."
survival. It now claims mem-
with whom they are going to spend
bership in 17 cities.
That enemy, according to the
the summer and thus have already
Samuel Dalsimer, national chair-
man of the ADL. said "We find the
It is interesting to note that while
group's paramilitary operations
sensationalist appeals to raw emo-
travel to Israel generally is some-
tion an embarrassment and a
what below the figure of last year,
the .Histadrut youth programs have
The defense league recently
enjoyed capacity registration. One ,
ent a force of 40 men, some
of the programs in particular has '
I Theodore L .- Cross, in "Black sent
armed with bats and chains, to
a long waiting list.
Altogether, Histadrut will send i Capitalism—Strategy for Business Temple Emanu-El to repel a rumor-
about 1,000 youngsters to Israel for in the Ghetto," published by Athen- ed attempt by black militant James
seven to eight weeks this year. I cum, explores the problem of the Forman to demand "reparations."
The campers were addressed by , depressed ghetto and points to the Forman never came.
This summer, the league will
a the chairman of the Detroit Israel : challenges presented by the exist-
accept about 130 youths, age 15-
Histadrut Campaign, Morris Lieb- ; ing poverty. _
for nine weeks of intensive
eral manager of El Al Regional ment policy of aid to the needy for training in karate and riflery,
Office. Goldstein was accompanied the abolishment of poverty and the along with Jewish history and
by Miss Linda Koppinger. The Ha- establishment of ghetto enterprises. other subjects, in the Catskills.
bonim shaliah, Meir Ariel, who 1 Restabilization of the e n t i r e Founder and director of the Na-
conducted some of the interviews ghetto economic status is urged in tional Defense League is Meir
of the participants, answered some a provocative and informative vo- Kahane, editor of the Jewish
pertinent questions relating to the lume that should lead towards Press, a weekly newspaper.
greater stability and government
youngsters' stay in the kibutz.
We need but little learning to live
The programs are being coordin- 1 action in behalf of the afflicted in
ated' locally by the .directot ' Of the.' the ghettoes. .
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