THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
30—Friday, August 1, 1969
Destroyers' Act Recalls Temple Destruction
JERUSALEM. (JTA) — Observ- 1 excavation, called the destruc-
ance at Tisha b'Av at the West- ! tion "a shameful incident.
ern Wall was marred July 23 when I
The 1,900th anniversary of the
hundreds of people broke into the destruction of the Second Temple
excavation digging area adjoining was marked on the eve of Tisha
the wall, spoiling several objects b'Av by thousands or Jerusalem
found at the site. No reason was residents who came to the wall,
given for the incident.
the remnant of the temple, to pray
One of the diggers said that and to mourn the destruction of
the work of months of digging was the shrine.
destroyed. He tried to call the po-
The Jews. sitting on the ground,
lice to save what was left. The day
chanted the appropriate prayers
before, as a result of an agreement
and then arose to walk around the
between the Minister of Religious
Affairs Dr. Zerah Warhaftig and wall in accordance with instruc-
Deputy Premier Yigal Allon, tions of Psalm 48:12. All places of
entertainment in Israel were closed
prayer was permitted near the
newly-cleared portion of the wall, for the evening and street lights
while special guards were placed were dimmed. In accordance with
Sephardic custom, all lights were
by the religious ministry to pre-
vent entrance to the excavation put out in Sephardic synagogues
while the cantor recited a remem-
brance of the Temple destruction
The guards were unable to
and the choir sang "You should ask
keep the people from invading
for the peace of your prisoners,"
the digging site. They were
by the Sephardic poet Yehuda
finally cleared when police per-
suaded them to disperse, Prof.
Israel's chief rabbis had ruled
Benjamin Mazer, who heads the
that there should be no changes in
the Tisha b'Av (Ninth of Av ) serv-
ices this year, despite demands
from some Jews who argued that
there should be no alterations in
recognition of the fact that Jerusa-
lem has been reunited and was in
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American Literary Prize
Awarded to Two Israelis
JERUSALEM—Prof. Lea Gold-
berg, head of the Hebrew Univer-
sity's department of comparative
literature, and 89 year-old author
Gershon Shofman of Haifa receiv-
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Prof. Goldberg stressed that the
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expressed her appreciation that
Hebrew authors are now read
abroad. "We feel that, after all,
we are not so alone", she said.
Hebrew University President
Avraham Harman, who chaired
the ceremony, praised New York
University as the first American
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modern Hebrew (since 1933).
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