.American-Israel Dialogue Ends on A Note of Common Problems, Needs
HAIFA (JTA) — The seventh education in the United States
erican Jewish Congress-spon- lacked both motivation and clear
110ead American-Israel Dialogue objectives and suffered from a
boo ended here with speakers shortage of good teachers. He add-
SC001 both countries in general ed that the time devoted to Jewish
agreement that Israeli and Amer- education was so inadequate that
kan Jews had common problems it amounted to no more than "play
and needs as well as mutual de- schooling."
According to Toubin, every Am-
Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld, presi- erican Jewish youngster should be
dent of the AJ Congress, stressed I given a Jewish education but in
that "We need one another, we fact only a very small proportion
Zee kin, we have common values j received it. He said the only ray
emanating from our common his- of hope was to be found in He-
boric experience and our situation brew day schools and the Jewish-
sponsored summer camps. He sug-
in the modern world."
gested that Israel be made the
He also referred to the
point of Jewish education in
of the sharpest
exchanges during ' America and become a place
the dialogue. He said "We want here American Jewish youth
Jewish nationalism to continue to could come to study Judaism in
be in the category of enlightened practice.
Dr. Yogev Karmi, principal of
the Herzilay high school, said he
saw no solution to the problem of
religious education in an open se-
cular society. He said Jewish edu-
cation in Israel must be based on
past-heritage and on moral values
that would be the source of a mod-
ern Jewish heritage.
Dr. Yermiyahu Yore! of the
Hebrew University conceded
that for an Israeli, the question
of Ideological definition was not
pressing because "our life and
existence do not depend on it."
He expressed the hope that the
generation gap among American
Prof. Zwi Kurzweil], of the
Jews would be narrowed be-
Technion, said he favored the
cause the Jewish youth rebellion
of Hebrew University Prof.
against the "establishment" in
E. Auerbach whereby religious
the United States "distorted" the
Israel would be organized
essence of Israel with which the I
a community and congrega-
American Jewish "establish- I On
tional basis as in the United
meat" identified itself. States and not on political par-
A gloomy picture of Jewish edu• ties.
i n America was described
ea t ti
a t ano ther session by I oaoe Too
bin, executive director of the
American Association for Jewish
sources of Judaism.
At another session, Prof. Avigdor
Levontin of the Hebrew University
said American Jews needed a new
set of standards to justify their life
in the United States. He rejected as
unacceptable the view that living in
exile was Divine retribution for the
"misdeeds" of the Jewish people
and that the Jews had a "mission"
to reedeem mankind.
Miami Day School Opens
Branch With Grades 1, 2
MIAMI (JTA) —The 21-year-old
Hebrew Academy of Greater Miami
has announced plans to create a
South Dade branch with first and
Second grades to open in Septem-
ber, according to Louis Merwitzer,
president of the day school. Class-
ZOOM space during the 1969-70
school year will be provided by
Temple Or Olom, which will also
Make available dining room, kitch-
en space and recreational facilities.
be parent school will provide
teaching staff, educational pro-
gram, curriculum, syllabus, coun-
seling and psychological testing
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, August 8, 1969-7
T. H. Grant
in Fin eJeweb,
.2 0 010 Jam es Cut:rens Drive
Detroit 35, Michigan
Call Evenings Until •
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"Where Houses Become Homes"
$500,000 to endow the Samuel and
Esther Melton Chair of Jewish his-
key and Studies of the Ohio State
University department of history.
SO university announced. A pro-
bssorship established in 1965 by
Kelton will be redesignated as the
alltiowed chair. The chair is named
for Melton and his late wife.
The Melton Chair will be filled
by Dr. Zvi Ankori, formerly of the
Bare w University of Jerusalem,
Ube was appointed to the Melton
Professorship in 1966. Another fac-
ulty member will be Assistant Prof.
Robert Chazan, who teaches Jew-
Judaism, Christianity and Islam
In the Eastern Mediterranean. "If
at Ohio State we can establish a
neutral ground for Israeli and Arab
intellectuals," he said, "we will
have contributed importantly to
JERUSALEM (JTA)—The Is-
raeli Ministry of Tourism was re-
ported Wednesday to be negotiat-
ing with foreign investors for the
construction of a string of hos-
tels to accommodate tourists visit-
ing the Sinai Peninsula.
The hostels would be located
north of Sharm El-Sheik on the
Gulf of Akaba and at Neuweiba,
about 30 miles south of Eilat.
They are expected to begin operat-
ing next winter.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (JTA)—Sam-
crei M. Melton, Columbus indus-
trialist and philantropist, has given i*
Instruction in Hebrew and
Arabic languages and literature
Was begun at Ohio State Univer-
sity is 1967. The Hebrew pro-
gram is headed by Asst. Prof.
Yaakov Mashiab, an additional
assistant professor of Hebrew,
and two full-time lecturers will
be added this fall. Enrollment in
the Hebrew courses next year
ins been set at approximately
150 students. The Arabic pro-
gram is headed by Asst. Prof.
Frederic Cadora, assisted by a
Dr. Ankori is chiefly interested
in the historic encounter between
Dr. Harold Weisberg of Brandeis
University said he viewed with mis-
trust the concept of "Jewish iden-
tity." He called it a "new myth"
and said nationalism was not
enough and spiritual values could
not be tossed aside.
Rabbi Arthur Green, leader of
the Chavurath Shalom community
in Cambridge, Mass., denounced in
earlier session, the Jewish religious
"establishment" in the U.S. and
said rabbis were not spiritual lead-
ers. He said American Jewish
youth sought new content for their
lives which the present Jewish re-
ligious leadership was unable to
provide. He also said that Israel
must demonstrate to hoped-for im-
migrants that life in Israel can
open the way for all Jews to per-
sonal fulfilment and spiritual en-
Endowed at Ohio State
ish history in the history depart-
Hostels to Give New Look
to Sinai Peninsula
Education. Toubin said Jewish A
chair of Jewish History
Earlier Prof. Walter Kaufmann
of Princeton University said he
was religious as long as he was
persecuted for being Jewish but
that when he came to the United
States where no one persecuted
him, he lost his religious fath.
He said, in criticizing Israelis
who firmly believe there is wide-
spread anti-Semitism in the United
States, that if there was, the Amer-
ican Jewish Congress would not be
worried about future Jewish iden-
tity of American Jews. He added
that his hostility to nationalism did
not entail hostility toward Israel
but that he wished Israel was less
Rabbin Adin Steinsaltz asserted
that Jews had always been dif-
ferent from others — "a small
island in an ocean of paganism"
and that the Western world had
turned back to paganism. What
the Jewish people needed, he de-
clared, was that minimum of
Jewish education which gave the
young access to traditional
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24650 GARDNER, OAK PARK
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