House OKs Bill With $50.5 Million in Aid
for Israel Projects; Senate Next Hurdle
their amendments to delete th e
The bill authorized 55,000,000
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The
House of Representatives has nar- for the Hadassah-Hebrew Univer-
rowly adopted a foreign aid bill sity hospital and medical school
Rep. Emanuel Celler, New York
that includes $50,500,000 for pro , in Jerusalem, $3,000,000 for the Democrat, warned during debate
jects in Israel, among them a Weizman Institute of Science in on the foreign aid bill that sums
S40.000,000 water desalination R e h o v o t and S1.900,000 and for Arab refugees might be cut off
plant and lesser sums for medical, $6,000,000, respectively, for two unless the United Nations Relief
scientific and educational institu- educational institutions, Merkaz and Works Agency (UNRWA)
Lehinukh Ikhud and Amana Ulp- stops aiding refugee camps con-
The desalination appropriation an at.
trolled by Palestine guessillas.
Rep. II. It. Gross, Iowa Repub-
was written intothe measure on
A provision of the bill was re-
lican, and Rep. James McClure, tained from the existing law that
the initiative of Rep. Benjamin
Idaho Republican, criticized the
Rosenthal, New York Democrat,
provided that no contributions by
desalination appropriations as
and Peter Freylinghuysen, a New
the U.S. should be made to UN-
"Favorite country awards" like-
RWA unless the UN takes all
ly to create more problems for
An effort by economy-minded
possible measures to assure that
the United States in the Middle
Midwestern conservatives to strike
no part of the U.S. money aids
East. But the House defeated
it out was defeated on the floor.
refugees serving in guerrilla or
, terrorist groups.
I In debate over an amendment
to grant National China $45,000,-
Ilistadrut to Open Jubilee Year
SVith Rally Addressed by Consul
A half-century of Histadrut to tour of the United States, and
be celebrated throughout its 1969- this will be her only Detroit
70 campaign year, will begin in appearance.
The public is invited to this
Detroit with a rally, 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday in the social hall of Cong. rally at no charge. A social hour
Bnai Moshe. will close out the program. No
Principal speaker of the evening advance reservations will be nec-
will be Consul of Israel in New essary.
Campaign volunteers who re-
York, Zvi Caspi. Founder of Kibutz
Ein-Hanaziv in the Beit-Shean ceived their assignments a month
Valley, Caspi came to the United ago will call on as many contri-
States in 1947 to complete his butors as possible before the open-
studies in political science and in- ing rally. The Histadrut staff will
accept pledges and cash payments
A ceremony will highlight His-
tadrut's golden jubilee at the be-
ginning of the rally. Campaign
Chairman Morris Lieberman has
called upon all contributors to the
campaign to salute Histadrut on '
its forthcoming jubilee by their
"personal rededication to a great
cause." Histadrut has announced
a national goal of $5,000,000.
'Magician to Entertain
at Hanuka Happening
ternational relations. Upon the
establishment of the state of Israel
in 1948, he was named a member
of the first Israel military delega-
tion and supply mission to the
United States. In 1954, he was
appointed to head the Jewish
grams, and in 1955. he transferred
to the Israel Foreign Ministry.
Subsequently. he was appointed
consul of Israel in Marseilles and
in 1966 was transferred to the
Israel Consulate in New York.
The program also will feature
Uli Schocken, Israeli concert
artist and multilingual folk
singer. Miss Schocken is on a
Temple Beth Am of Livonia will
present a "Hanuka Happening,"
a luncheon and magic show, noon
Dec. 7 at Grandview Elementary
Performer Danny Flaggman, a
magician for 11 of his 19 years,
has had many club engagements
and appeared before the USO and
In 1967, Flaggman spent several
months in planning to duplicate
the samed Houdini escape. How-
ever, he met with opposition from
the police department and had to
perform the escape from a straight
jacket and trunk within a limited
time period, without the cover of
000 to buy jet fighters from the
U.S., Congressmen argued that if
Israel, which is in much more
immediate peril, is rejuired to pay
for military equipment here, China•
should also be required to pay.
However the amendment was
The director of the government's '
Agency for International Develop-
ment (AID) told the Senate Ap-
propriations Committee Monday
that the Nixon administration is
opposed to a $40,000,000 appro- I
priation voted by the House last
week as the U.S. share for a giant
water desalination plant in Israel.
14—Friday, November 28, 1969
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OP High School Teacher
to Lead Tour of Europe
Mel Merzon, chairman of the
Oak Park High School English de-
partment, and his wife will lead a
four-week cultural tour of central
Europe for high school students
Leaving June 21 and returning
July 19, the group will visit Lon-
don, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Flor-
ence, Venice and Rome.
Not a formal study program nor
an over-organized sightseeing tour,
this program will involve its par-
ticipants in a people-to-people ex-
perience, said Merzon.
Prospective participants and their
parents are invited to contact Mer-
zon at the high school or evenings
at home, 546-3087.
Hanuka Candles to Light
Kadima Party in Livonia
Kadima Chapter of Livonia Jew-
ish Congregation will hold its an-
nual Hanuka party Dec. 14, with
lunch served at 1:30 p.m.
A musical program will be pre-
sented by Irene and Florence Rob-
bins, who will lead the group in
Hanuka songs. The lighting of the
Hanuka candles will climax the
I The party is open for a fee to
boys and girls age 11 and 12. For
j tickets, call Darlene Salmons, 427-1
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