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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, September 12, 1969-21 ,
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Tradition Lives On in Aliya Village

The Age of Rock' Depicts Sounds of Music Revolt

A revolution in music is express- and You Don't Know What It Is, Do anthology that gives to rock music
ed in a tremendously impressive You, Mr. Jones?" Continuing, there a history and an interpretation.
Music lovers will delight in
compedium, edited by Jonathan are the essays of Michael Wood,
Eisen, enchanced by the photogra- Alan Beckett, Richard Merton, Mi- Eisen's collective skill represented
phic essay by Elliott Landy. ! chael Parsons, Fred Newman, Tom in "The Age of Rock."
In "The Age of Rock—Sounds of Nolan, Frank Kofsky, Burton H.
the American Cultural Revolution," Wolfe.
IF TOY TWIN TM
We have the descriptive delinea-
published by Random House, we
have a compilation of essays that tions of Sally Kempton, Lawrence
give a thorough account of the ' Goldman, Richard Farina (in whose
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rock age, its evolution, the effects memory the volume is dedicated)
and the echoes. and Alfred G. Aronowitz.
Eisen, in his introductory essay A score of other writers are rep-
that describes the revolt excel- resented here—including John Lan-
lently, advises: "Part of the re- dau, Joan Peyser, Harry Shearer,
hellion of youth in the 1960s has Doon Arbur—all inter-relating an
involved the attempt to move
away from hero worship. One
need only look at those who ARE
the "heroes' of contemporary
youth to see the point. Certainly
the teenagers thrill, overtly and
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The compiler began with Nat
Hentoff's "Something Is Happening

Tb treasures of the human spirit and of Israel's ancient tradition

are reflected in the face of a vilager at Mosad Aliya. Mizrachi
Women's agricultural training center.

How Americans Integrate in Israel

By HAIM SIIACHTER

About a year ago. on the occa-

sion of the 27th Zionist Congress
which took place in Jerusalem in
June 1968, a preliminary report on
Americans#nd Canadians in Israel
and their mlotives for aliya. under-
taken by Hr. Aharon Antonowsky
and Dr. Judith Shuval on behalf of
the Israel Institute of Applied So-
cial Research. was presented to
the Jewish Agency. The report was
based on interviews with 1672
American and Canadian Jews and
Jewesses who arrived in Israel be-
fore March 1966. and were over 18
years of age at the time of their
arrival. • -
The first report focused mainly
. on the motivations for aliya. It
transpired that 35 per cent of the
American olim were active Zion-
ists before immigration; 26 per
cent were inactive Zionists. and
39 per cent were not members of
any Zionist organization. The mo-
tives for their aliya were unques-
tionably "to contribute to the up-
building of a Jewish homeland"
(90 per cent I, and "to lead a fuller
Jewish life." or "for the sake of
the children, from the Jewish
point of view."
The second report centered on
the problems faced by the respond-

ents since their arrival in the coun-
try and on their confrontation with
these problems. and dealt largely
with their socio - Jewish back-

grounds.
The third report, drawn up by
Dr. Antonowsky and David Katz.
was devoted to an analysis of the
connections between the integration
of these immigrants into Israeli life
and other factors. such as various
aspects of life before aliya and
their personal experiences after

aliya.
In general it transpired that peo-

ple whose motivation for aliya was
directly connected ideologically

with Israel. are able to integrate
better than others. Thus people

were Zionistically oriented,
who had been brought up in Zionist
homes or had been active in Zionist
organizations -before their aliya.
found integration much easier than
people who had not.

who

No direct connection was traced
between the present religious ob-
servance of the respondents and
their integration in Israel. How-
ever, those who arrived before
the establishment of the state and
who described themselves as "ob-
servant of Jewish tradition" in-

between the years 1948 and 1956.

Such people integrated equally
as well as the observant olim. No
connection was found to exist be-
tween religious observance and
integration for olim who arrived

before the establishment of the
State.
Immigrants living in kibutzim in-
tegrated better than others.

For immigrants arriving before
the establishment of the state. un-
married people coming in groups
integrated better than others. For
those who arrived between 1948 and
1956. there was no connection be-
tween the social framework in
which they arrived and the meas-
ure of their integration. In regard
to immigrants in the past 10 years.
it was found that people who had
arrived before their families inte-
grated better than others. While
there was no difference between
ohm arriving to the country in a
married state and those marrying
in Israel, bachelors and spinsters
evinced a relatively low measure
of integration.

The largest tank battle in history
was fought in the Sinai during the
Six-Day War. The Israelis sent 325
tanks against 850 Egyptian tanks,
and, after a hard and brutal battle.
watched the Egyptian forces re-
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Belafonte Speaks Out
Against Exploiters of Bias

Ilarry Belafonte calls himself a
"mortal enemy" of black militants
who exploit anti-Semitism.
The Negro entertainer, a promi-
nent figure in the civil rights strug-
gle of the past decade. isn't per-
suaded that the "Jewish power
structure" is doing enough to help

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lift the burdens of the black ghetto.
But anti-Jewish hostility as a
weapon of black militancy appalls
him.
"I refuse to accept the technique
of the oppressor," he told a maga-
zine interviewer. "I will not seek
black liberation by those meth-
ods. -
Belafonte's views on the need for
blacks and Jews to "understand
that their destinies are bound and
interdependent" are published in
the current issue of the National
Jewish Monthly, the Bnai Brith
publication.

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He finds a "qualitative differ-
ence" between black anti•Semit-
ism and the anti-Semitism which
had existed in Europe where
Jews were an oppressed minor-
ity.

But the black in the ghetto, says
Belafonte, fails to realize that the
"oppressive element" against him
is "the same oppressive element
against Jews and the poor."
"That's because he doesn't
tegrated better than others. come up against the big corpora-
Exceptions to the rule were those tion. He comes up against the
who described themselves as , Jewish cat who comes for the

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