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October 17, 1969 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-10-17

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Israel Calls Egyptian Commando Claim 'Fantasy'


Friday, October 17, 1969-17

Allon Proposes =Home Rule' Plan

TEL AVIV (JTA)—An Israeli the attack were seen from the tured in a battle with Israeli forces
military spokesman described as Egyptian side and that the Israelis near Jericho last December. An
JERUSALEM (JTA) — A pro- ors and village chiefs in the occu-
"fantasy" an Egyptian report of a suffered "heavy losses in tanks, Israeli colonel was killed in the
posed interim plan to give West pied Judaea and Samaria districts
eommando raid across the Suez other arms and personnel." He clash. Annan was the sixth mem- Bank Arabs a large measure of would function within the frame-
Canal which allegedly took a said . there were no Egyptian cas- ber of the gang to receive the "home rule" as a step on the road work of the military government
heavy toll of Israeli lives and ualties.
maximum sentence.
to a final peace settlement was but would be responsible for all
caused severe damages to military
Israeli jets Monday attacked a
Eight Israeli Arabs living in Tel unveiled by Deputy Premier Yigal municipal affairs. The Arabs
positions. The spokesman said the guerrilla camp near Salt, 20 miles Aviv were jailed Tuesday after Allon. Alton introduced the sug- would also he responsible for edu-
Egyptians fired several rounds of inside Jordanian territory. A mili- police found an automatic rifle gested program during a question cation, religious affairs, com-
mortar shells into the Kabrit area, tary spokesman said the assault under a mattress in their apart- period at a meeting of the Foreign merce, international trade, and
but "we know nothing of a raid. lasted "a few minutes" and that ment. A court ordered them held, Press Association. He stressed that local police, Alton said. Israel
damages or losses."
all planes returned safely to base. pending further investigation, on the plan was his own concept and would retain decisive responsibil-
The Cairo report said comman- In a related development, a com- suspicion of illegal possession of did not represent a government ity in security matters. The 650,-
do units armed with rockets al- mittee has been set up to investi- firearms and attempted establish- view. He conceded that it had 000 West Bank Arabs -presently
tacked Israeli infantry, tank and gate the crash of a light airplane ment of a hostile underground cell. ' drawn mixed reactions from his handle some of these affairs, but
mortar positions on the east bank in the southern Sinai desert yes- They are the fir.st Arabs to be cabinet colleagues. Arab leaders in close liaison with officials of
of the canal near Kahrit, 25 miles terday in which three Israeli Army arrested in Tel Arviv on suspicion to whom he had spoken about it the pertinent Israeli ministries.
north of Port Suez. The report said officers and two privates were of membership in a hostile orga- had made favorable comments, he
the commandos planted mines and killed.
nization. Tel Aviv, once known as said.
destroyed two Israeli armored ve-
A Ramallah military tribunal the world's only all-Jewish city,
Under the proposal, Arab may-
hicles killing all of their occupants imposed a life sentence at hard now has several thousand Arab
The Egyptian spokesman claimed labor on Ahmoud Attaya- Annan, residents and many more working
35 September Casualties
that explosions and fires caused by a member of a sabotage gang cap- in it.
ficial count of fatalities resulting
from military actions in Septem-
ber stands at 35. There were also
PHILADELPHIA—A $10,000,000 circles as Dropsie College for He-
The university campus and 69 wounded, including civilians.
major campaign for Dropsie Uni- brew and Cog nate Learning. buildings will be continued at its This toll is the heaviest in any
in in_c.ewels
versity was announced by the pres- Founded by Moses Aaron Dropsie, present site at Broad and York month since the Six-Day War. The
ident, Dr. Abraham I. Katsh.
a prominent Philadelphia lawyer, Streets, Philadelphia. Dr. Katsh largest number of casualties oc-
In making the announcement. in the late 1800s, the university has said. Plans are teing made to curred the first week of September
the school, which was granted uni- distinguished itself as the only strengthen the university's inde- when 18 soldiers and two civilians
versity status on Sept. 1, 1969 is graduate institution in the United pendent research facilities so as to died. The Suez front alone ac-
setting forth on its first major States completely dedicated to the contribute an ever-widening basis counted for nine of these victims.
campaign to raise funds for build- study of Hebrew, Biblical and to the continued development of
Detroit 35, Michigan
Mickey Stanley played four posi-
ing and facility expansion, scholar-
ships and projects.
anyvege OakAtee.X..
languages, and higher Jewish edu- attract visiting professors of the field, first base, second base and
The 60-year-old nonsectarian,
highest level of achievement and
non-theological institution previous cation. It will continue to award international reputation, and a shortstop.'
only graduate degrees with Doctor
to Sept. 1 was known in academic
of philosophy offered in its various
division. Additional graduate de- ish history will be endowed, Dr.
grees are offered through its de- Katsh said.
Construction on Village
During its 60 years, Dropsie Uni-
partment of education, including
in Etzion Bloc Begun
Doctor of Education and Master of versity has had but three presi-
dents. Dr. Cyrus Adler occupied •
JERUSALEM (JTA)—Construc- Arts.
the office from its establishment
Um began Monday on a village
- University status," said Presi-
that will serve as the regional •en- dent Katsh, "will enable Dropsie ' until his death in 1940. He was
ter for a group of settlements University to project its program followed by Dr. Abraham A. Neu-
south of Jerusalem that were cap- and policies for the decades ahead man who continued until 1965. On
tured in the Six-Day War after 19 and to more effectively further and Nov. 25, 1967, Dr. Katsh, distin-
years of Arab occupation. Ground- achieve its aims and objectives in guished professor of Hebrew stu-
breaking ceremonies were held on its three major departments—the dies at New York University,
, a leveled hilltop where the village College of Hebrew and Cognate became the third president of the
serving the so-called Etzion bloc Learning, the Middle East Institute university.
The university is made up of
will be built. The settlements of and the Division of Education."
Kfar Etzion and Rosh Tsurim.
The $10.000,000 goal is needed to students from 113 different colleges
universities from around the
captured by the Jordanian Arab supply the financial needs of the
Legion in 1948, have already been university which will in turn make world.
revived. A third settlement is possible the building of a new
planned in the near future.
library which will contain a Center
The regional center is a joint of Research and Manuscript and
project of the Jewish Agency's Microfilm Collections; a new dor-
settlement department and the mitory building; endowed chairs;
LONDON (JTA)—Foreign Secre-
ministry of housing. It will contain scholarships and fellowships; in-
an elementary school, a building to ternships in Israel; special convo- tary Michael Stewart hinted that
house the Har Etzion Yeshiva, cations, projects and archaelogic- Israel may get the Chieftain tanks
Various workshops a music cen- al expeditions in Israel; Dr. Katsh which it is seeking from Britain.
He asked members of the House
ter and immigrants' hostels.
of Commons not to press the gov-
ernment on reports that two sam-
ple Chieftains had been sent to
Israel because it was not the cus-
tom to discuss arms sales in de-
tail and talks with Israel on this
particular issue were continuing.
Stewart said in reply to ques-
tions that Britain intended to ful-
fill its agreement to sell Chieftain
tanks to Libya despite reports that
the leftist military regime that de-
posed King Idris did not intend to
renew the Anglo-Libyan treaty of
friendship and alliance. He said
the Libyan sale was conditional on
use of the tanks for defense and
that this aspect of the agreement
had been made public. Stewart
said that Libya had declared its
intention to honor this obligation.
He also assured the. House that
"in the Four Power (Mid East)
-talks, we should not agree to any-
thing which jeopardizes Israel's
In another development, a career
diplomat who resigned from the
Royal Favorite.
foreign service over Britain's role
in the 1956 Suez crisis has taken
GGG's dashing top coat. Suave Napoleonic collar.
over responsibility for Middle East-
Double-breasted with eight glossy leather buttons. A
ern affairs in a reshuffling within
romantic coot for the practical man.
the department of commonwealth
and foreign affairs of the Foreign
GGG SUITS from $175
Office. Evan Luard, undersecre-
tary, who has considerable ex-
Michigan Bankards and
perience in the Middle East, will
Security Charges Honored.
be in charge of matters of that
region which were previously han-
dled by Minister of State Goronwy
Roberts. Roberts was frequently
M. Cohen, El Al Israel Airlines vire president for
the government spokesman on
El .tl's Kifig David plaque to actor
Central America, presented
Middle East affairs in the House
Israel Bonds dinner held in honor of El
Edward G. Rairinson at Air
of Commons.
sales managers at a meeting in Los Angeles.

T G rant

Dropsie Starts $10,000,000 Expansion Drive


F. ft I


Israel May Get
Chieftain Tanks

E. G. Robinson Gets El Al Plaque


Al district


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