THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, December 5, 1969-23
Defense Dept. i1ide Took Cairo List
of U. S. Enai ■ i res iam Israel Forces
WASHINGTON (.ITA I—Robert S.
Pranger, deputy assistant s•cre-
tary of defense, was in Ca iro re
cently to convince the Nasser re
gime that U. S. military person-
nel are not serving in Israeli arm
ed forces as Egypt has alleged.
military hold dual American-
Israel citizenship, the sources
It was noted that Pranger met
with the two officials said to be
most responsible for spreading the
The Defense Department official allegations about American mili-
went to Cairo, after visiting Israel tary men serving in Israel. They
Mohammed Hassanein Hei-
and Jordan to ask the Egyptians to were
accept America's word that there kal, editor of the semi-official
Al Ahram, and one of
The Pranger visit, well-informed is no official involvement of U. S.
sources here reported, was made personnel in Israeli forces. It was Nasser's closest confidants, and
at the bequest of the State Depart- hoped. the sou rces said, that pre- with Foreign Minister Mahmoud
ment, which was said to be ex- sentation of a list and personal Riad.
Cairo Radio said that 48 Ameri-
tremely concerned about the alle- assurances would convince Presi-
dent Nasser and his top aides of cans were piloting Israeli jets
136 more were serving in
U. S. sincerity on that issue.
Pranger was said to have de-
radar and ground crews. The alle-
livered a list of all known Amer-
The main point of the Pranger • gations were termed "complete
ican olim (new immigrants)
visit was said to emphasize that nonsense" by an Israeli military
serving in the Israeli forces as the U. S government looks with spokesman. He said, "We are fly-
draftees or volunteers. The list disfavor at the limited voluntary ing our own planes and manning
may have been prepared by the involvement and is concerned our own ground facilities. We don't
about the credibility of American need foreign pilots or ground crews
U. S. Embassy in Israel to dem-
onstrate that a relatively small assurances about it, the sources and have have them."
number of persons in the Israeli said.
The Cairo visit of Pranger and
consultations with two of Col.
State High Court Overturns Decision
on Benton Harbor Synagogue Pledge
LANSING—Retrial of a 10-year',
dispute over a Benton Harbor
synagogue's building fund has
been ordered by the State Supreme
Court on the basis of a pre- '
cedent in the Shulhan Arukh.
Hebrew U. Honors
Med School Grads
From. Africa, Asia
The court thus overturned a de-
cision by a Berrien County Cir-
cuit Court judge and the State
Court of Appeals, who ruled that
Nlorris Martin, a member of Cong.
Bnai Sholom, owed $25,000 which
he informally pledged in 1959 to
the synagogue's building fund.
The Supreme Court held that
Martin and his family had not
been allowed to assert that "the
custom of their religion . . .
requires disputes between the
synagogue and its members
over religious matters to be re-
students from Africa, Asia and • solved according to Jewish law."
Cyprus, who have completed a
six-year medical course at the Ile
brew University-liadassah Medical
School, were guests of honor at a
dinner in Jerusalem's King David
Hotel, hosted by the Israel Minis-
try of Foreign Affairs and the
This brings to 47 the number of
students from developing countries
who have finished the medical
course set up in 1961 jointly by the
foreign ministry's division of in-
ternational cooperation and the
Hebrew University-Hadassah Med-
ical School in cooperation with the
United Nations World Ilcalth Or-
The study p r o g r am was
launched eight years ago in re-
sponse to requests from several
newly independent countries of
Africa and Asia.
Hebrew is essential when the
students come in contact with pa-
tients during clinical studies, and
all the graduating students today
Speak fluent Hebrew.
In addition to this year's grad-
African countries and four from
Cyprus) who have completed one
year of internship at hospitals in
Israel following their medical stud-
ies in Jerusalem, attended the din-
U.S. Gives $182,000
to 2 Projects Pushed
by Gerald L. K. Smith
WASHINGTON—A "tourism com-
plex" project promoted by hate
peddler Gerald L. K. Smith has
been awarded a $182,000 federal
grant from the Commerce and
Transportation departments. Jack
Anderson wrote in his syndicated
column in the Free Press.
The gift will go toward new
roads to improve access to the
"Christ of the Ozarks" statue and
the "Passion Play" near Eureka
Springs, Ark., both the work of
the Etna M. Smith Foundation.
organized by Smith and named for
Anderson states that it is "in-
conceivable" that the federal
government didn't know who %%as
behind the Eureka Springs proj-
The Commerce Department said
the federal funds "will help stiniti
late growth in tourism and create
Under the Shulhan Arukh, a
rabbinical court is the only body
which may hear civil suits between
a synagogue and its members.
However, in an opinion by
Justice Paul L. Adams, the high
court said it still viewed most
charitable contributions as bind-
ing on donors.
Hebrew With a Brogue
JERUSALEM — Israel's new
audio-visual methods for teaching
the Hebrew language to new
grants, successfully used by emis-
saries of the Jewish Agency in '
their "Hebrew Language Labora-
tories" abroad, have aroused great
interest among education authori-
ties in several European countries.
The government of Eire sent a
special television team to film
and record Hebrew language
teaching methods at the Inter-1
national Hebrew Seminar now tak-
ing place at Cranfield in English.
Nasser's closest associates were
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the first by a high-ranking U. S.
official since Lucius W. Battle,
former assistant secretary of
state for Near Eastern affairs,
went in 1968. State Department
officials would say only that
Pranger was on an "orientation"
visit. U. S. diplomats in the
Spanish Embassy, which handles
American interests in Egypt,
said he came to "gather informa-
tion and answer any questions
the Egyptians might put to him."
State Department sources in-
sisted that he was not on a special
mission and did not carry any for-
mal messages from the U. S. gov-
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