100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

October 17, 1969 - Image 6

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-10-17

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

6—Friday, October 17, 1969

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

American College Begins Second Year in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — The American ties. Middle Eastern and Israeli

Dean _-Icheson Relates Why Truman Barked Statehood for Israel

NEW YORK (ZINS) — Dean
Acheson. secretary of state in Pre-
sident Truman's cabinet, asserted
in a recent CBS television inter-
view, that there were two main
motivations behind Truman's sup-
port for the creation of a Jewish
state: one pragmatic. the other
sentimental.

e' allege in Jerusalem opened its studies.
held be-
atoloodnred Jerusalem
"rend year as a four-year liberal forTehesec,oenrvaolch
arts English-language college at
civic leaders, faculty members.
convocation in Beit Ilakerem students and members of the
a
diplomatic corps in the gardens
■■ ct. 8.
The pragmatic consideration cen-
of the college dormitory at Herz!
While the 140 students are corn
Blvd. in Beit Ilakerem.
tered on the problem of how to
prised mostly of American youth.
College president, Professor Nor- cope with ove r 100.000 Jewish sur-
tile college includes the children man Greenwald, emphasized thai vivors in Nazi camps that had fal-
of diplomatic personnel in Israel. the college is based on the Ameri- len under U.S. control after the
Arab students from the \Vest Bank can system of general liberal arts eThel of world War II. TIM Man was
and East Jerusalem. and students education providing its students— under increasing pressure from
from various parts of the world.
all of them are non-Israeli—the op-. his generals in Europe to find
The college is designed for stu- iiiirtunities of "dual cultural ex- some way of liberating those Je•vs
dents wishing to study in English perience. - combating the trend to- in their charge. Truman had first
sought congressional approval for
at an institution of higher educa- wards specialization and monocul
[ion in Israel: towards an AB dc- turism in many educational sys- their immigration to the U.S. out-
side the regular quotas, but con-
gree in social science, humani- terns.

rejected the a devoted Zionist, had unceasingly
sought to influence Truman in
favor of a Jewish state. This was
Thereupon, Truman began to
Truman's "emotional" link with
urge England that it open the
the Jewish yearning for a national
doors of Palestine. The Arabs
home in Palestine, said Acheson.
countered with an ultimatum
threatening war on Britain if
she complied with Truman's re-
quest. At this point, England an-
nounced its termination of the
Palestine Mandate, and the idea
of an independent Jewish state
became highly topical. Truman
24611 Greenfield Rd.
threw his support in this direc-
tion as a practical answer to the
human problem that had agi-
10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
tated him.

gressional leaders
plan, said Acheson.

ISRAEL
Bond Office

OPEN SUNDAY

For Tribute Dinner Tickets
and Payment of Pledges

The second factor — said Ache-
son—was Truman's lifelong friend-
ship with his one-time business
partner Eddie Jacobson. Jacobson,

352-6770

Introducing the

SAVINGS
ACCOUNT

Now earn 49/4 % Day-in to Day-out interest

There are no strings attached to this new Metropolitan Federal
VIP Savings Account. Save when you like—withdraw when you like—
and still earn full interest on your funds. Anyone can have a VIP account,
there's no minimum required. Because it's a Variable Interest
Passbook, you can earn daily interest on any amount,
for any length of time.
And, for persons wishing "monthly income" from their
savings, the new VIP Savings Account is ideally suited because
full interest is earned to the date of withdrawal.
You may open a new VIP Savings Account at any one of Metropolitan
Federal's six convenient offices, or call 537-3400 for more information.

■ A daily interest account. Your savings earn
from the date of deposit to the date of withdraWaL

■ Earn 4.75% annual interest, computed daily,
when the account balance is $1,000 or more.

III Earn 4.25% annual interest, computed daily,
when the account balance is less than $1,000.
III No minimum balance required.

■ No restrictions on additions or withdrawals.

Deposit or withdraw ftinds at any time and earn full
interest for the time your savings are in your account.

■ Earned interest is paid and compounded quarterly.

METROPOLITAN
FEDERAL SAVINGS

DETROIT, 19830 W. Seven Mile Road at Evergreen/DEARBORN, 13007 W. Warren/BIRMINGHAM, MOO SoUthfteld/OAK PARKA

UTICA. 45676 Van Dyke:SOUTHFIELD, Tel-Twelve

Tidal& Intend Penh* Effective October 1,19E5

Offices PHONE 637,3400

um Coolidge

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan