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of curing tobacco in the 16008.
continued , treats the admitted perpetrators eventually making "tobacco" a
NEW YORK (JTA)—The wives John V. Lindsay and with the Schacter said that the
of a criminal act as though they household word. Because of that
of two Israelis held since the Aug. president of Trans World Airlines, detention of the two civilians was
were the victims and the victims historical fact, cancer is a house-
29 hijacking of their plane to whose plane was taken to Syria "inexcusable" and that UN efforts
as t h o u g h they were the
hold word today. The problem of
Syria continued Tuesday to drum by two members of the Popular to demand their release "must he
up public support here in behalf Front for the Liberation of Pales- unremitting and re-intensified."
cancer cure is left to this gen-
The Post noted that the Syrians a
of their husbands' liberation.
eration. Write "Smoke", Michigan
Mrs. Shlomo Samueloff and Mrs. , The two women met Monday were Leila Khaled, 21, and Selim are trying to "save face" by hold-
al-Eisawi, both members of the ing out for an exchange of the Cancer Foundation, 4811 John R.
Wives of Detained Israelis Take Plea Before Thant; Arab Hijackers Freed
Saleh Muouallem met with Mayor with United Nations Secretary
General U Thant and Angie Popular Front for the Liberation two Israeli prisoners for two
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Brooks of Liberia, president of the of Palestine. It was announced in Syrian pilots who landed in Israel
IF TOR TURN THI
Amman that they had returned to by mistake last year. "But an ex-
Meeting newsmen afterward un- their "Che Guevara" unit at an change of legally taken military
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der the auspices of the Israel Mis- undisclosed base in Jordan. prisoners for illegally captured
FIND A FINER WINK THAN
"The impotence of the UN in civilians who are accused of no
sion to the UN. the women said
that they had been assured by securing the release of the two crime is repugnant to Israel. Un-
JERUSALEM (JTA) — An In- Thant that he would continue his
couraging," the rabbi said, add- whose effect is to give interna-
ternational Red Cross official ac- efforts to free the men. Miss
Milan Wineries, Detroit, Mich.
cused Egypt Sunday of commit- Brooks has sent a personal appeal ing: "The fact that the innocent tional pirates a free pass,"
air piracy remain in Post said.
ting a grave breach of the Geneva on their behalf to Syria's presi- victims of
Convention on the treatment of dent. Nureddin al-Atassi, but so
crime of hijacking have been freed
prisoners of war and thus "en- far has received no reply.
is a shocking commentary on the
dangering the whole established In a related development, Rabbi
failure to exercise whatever
system aimed at assuring victims Israel Miller, chairman of the
of conflicts the assistance of the American Zionist Council, sent a moral and political influence re-
telegram to Secretary of State mains to it."
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The Organization of Latin Amer-
The charge against Egypt was William P. Rogers urging him to
' made by Stephan Svikovsky, act- "renew the strongest efforts" to ican Trade Unions appealed to
ing representative of the Inter- effect the Israelis' release.
"The failure of the Syrian gov- today to intervene with Syria for
national Committee of the Red
Cross in Israel, in a radio inter- ernment to release these men is an the release of the two Israelis.
action of callous disregard of hu- The group, meeting here, de-
Svikovsky was questioned about man rights, inflicting needless nounced "air piracy." It repre-
sents trade unions in Colombia.
the outcome of last week's visit to punishment on innocent citizens," Venezuela, Mexico, Costa Rica,
Cairo by Rasinend Courvoisier, the wire said.
Brazil, Bolivia, Salvador, Ecuador
personal assistant to the Red
Cross president, in behalf of two two Arab terrorists who hijacked
The Washington Post con-
captured Israeli pilots, the TWA jet while two Israeli
demned Syria for releasing the
He said that since the Six-Day Passengers remain in Syrian cus-
War, representatives had been tody was deplored by Rabbi
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the Israelis. The newspaper de-
granted access to all POWs with- Herschel Schacter, chairman of
plored "regional logrolling" by
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In a telegram to Thant, Rabbi tion
Maj. Nissim Eshkenazi seven
the Security Council. "A more
weeks after his jet was shot down
unseemly instance of putting
over the Suez Canal and he was Israeli Magistrate Court
politics over principle is hard
to imagine," the editorial said.
Another Israeli pilot, Capt. Gi- Opens in Golan Heights
Referring to the release of the
ora Ron. has been held incom- JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel's
Arab commandos, the Post
municado since he was shot down Attorney General Meir Shamgar
asked: "How can a country
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five weeks ago and no date has said here that the opening of a
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been set for a visit by the Red magistrate's court in the Golan
international standing when it
Cross, Svikovsky said. He said the Heights last Monday does not con-
Egyptians have not replied to an stitute a move toward annexation
Israeli offer to exchange two cap- of that Israeli-occupied former
aired Egyptian pilots for the two Syrian territory.
Speaking on a television pro-
(The Far Rockaway, N.Y. Jew- gram. Shamgar said the court was
ish Community Council said it was necessary because there was no
launching a nationwide effort to court system in the Golan Heights
obtain 100,000 signatures on a peti- when Israeli forces captured it
tion demanding the immediate re- during the Six-Day War. He ob-
lease of the two Israelis. Accord- served that the situation was dif-
cordially invites the community
ing to Rubin A. Dobin, council ferent on the West Bank and the
chairman, the petition, when corn- Gaza Strip
pleted. will be presented. to the and law books were found.
General Assembly president. He Inauguration of the court at
said Jewish and non-Jewish groups Kuneitra, the largest town in the
have been asked to enroll in a Golan Heights. meant the replace-
ment of Syria's legal code by
drive to get the signatures.)
In London, a book containing Israeli law. Opening ceremonies
allegations of Israeli atrocities were attended by Israel's Minister
against Arab civilians and "ex- of Justice. Yakov Shapiro and
pansionist" ambitions in the Middle other ministers, members of par-
East was distributed by Syrian ]lament and Israeli dignitaries.
officials outside the Syrian em- Shamgar said the court was a
bassy, where Jewish groups were practical measure required to
demanding the immediate release settle land disputes, property
claims and other legal matters
of the Israeli hijack hostages.
among the 6,000 Druze who still
The general assembly of In-
inhabit the area. Tens of thou-
terpol, the international police
sands of Syrian and Druze vil-
organization, meeting in Mexico
lagers who once lived in the
City, was expected to shelve its
Golan Heights fled as Israeli
for measures to combat aerial
Shamgar's assurances are not
hijacking. The measures advo-
likely to avert Arab
cated include changing of laws
charges of annexation by Israel.
governing extradition of hijack-
ers and preventive measures Of the Arab territories seized dur-
such as pre-embarkation screen- ing the war, Israel has annexed
on Tuesda evening, the twenty-eighth of October
only East Jerusalem and a strip
ing of airline passengers to de-
outside the city once known as the
neteen hundred and sixty-nine
Many nations at the meeting feel Jerusalem Corridor.
Grosberg Religious Center
that international action is urgent-
ly needed. But Interpol is reluctant lished settlements in the Golan
Avenue at Kirby Street
to become involved in political is- Heights and is planning to have
sues. The organization's rules spe- at least two dozen with a popula-
Aft cifically preclude its intervention tion of 12.000 there by 1973. But
/- in court investigation or discus- several Israeli leaders have stated
sions in cases "which have a politi- on more than one occasion that
cal, religious or racial character." the Golan Heights was vital to
This reasoning is not accepted Israel's security and would not be
Dietary laws observed
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ticularly those from South Amer-
ica. Some believe that unless an Eilat Is Growing Center
organization like Interpol seeks a TEL AVIV (JTA)—Israel's Red
solution, the problem of hijacking Sea port of Eilat is developing into
Rabbi Benjamin M. Kahn
will grow. The general assembly a major center for the export of
National Director B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
is not likely to pass a resolution minerals, according to Moshe Kol,
for transmission to individual gov-, minister of tourism and develop-
ernments. But informal discussions ment, who visited the town re-
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continuing and are seen by some
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