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February 13, 1970 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-02-13

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Rabbi BiVg . jeWA - From Arab' Mates - fOr Retain - to Israel

U.S. Considers Producing Mirage Jets
for Export to Small, 'Third Countries'

If Rabbi Darai successfully Arab policeman he met who, In the
JERICHO — Jews who have
proves to authorities that the middle of a conversation, burst
strayed to the Arab side of Israel's
women are Jews, he bargains into tears and said he was Jewish,
borders—whether they be married
with the husband and usually with a family in Jerusalem.
to Moslems or be their offspring—
purchases the women for about
are being brought "home" by a
$150 each. He then escorts them
Jaffa rabbi.
So far, Rabbi Hanania Darai into Israel and fixes them up
From your Mother-In-Law Is
with housing and income, pre-
has brought 56 Jewish men, wom-
ferably near relatives who re-
en and children out of Arab homes
mained in Israel. He has found
into Israel. In most cases, the
some in poverty-stricken refugee
males are sons of the Jewish
camps, others in well-to-do
He concentrates on Jews who homes.
married Arabs before the Israel
Rabbi Darai stressed that he
War for Independence in 1948 and would never force a Jewess to re-
then fled with their refugee hus- turn to Israel against her will nor
bands to the Arab states.
would he force an Arab husband
give up his wife. He said he
Conference to Explore to
gets the funds for his work from
Tourism Investments
TEL AVIV—More than 60 poten-
The rabbi said he is certain
tial investors in Israel's tourist there are hundreds more like the
industry will gather in Israel
March 9-12 for a conference organ-
ized by the ministry of tourism and
the State of Israel Investment
20811 W. 8 Mile
between Southheld & Telegraph
In preparation for the confer-
ence, plans are being completed
for such projects as the construc-
tion and management of new
hotels, restaurants and recreation
Prices Quoted Over
and bathing facilities.
The Phone.
Prime Minister Golda Meir and
Minister of Tourism Moshe Kol will
address the conference.

20—Friday, Febiva4 313, 1910

WASHINGTON (JTA) — The favored resumption of arms de-
Mirage jet, a French supersonic liveries to Israel.
Newspapers are continuing their
warplane made world famous by
the Israeli Air Force, may soon be criticism of both the actions of the
manufactured in the United States French government and the man-
for export to small countries that ner in which the arrangements
cannot afford more complex, more with Libya were made known.
expensive aircraft, it was reported "The entire affair created a strong
credibility gap between French
here Wednesday.
According to the reports, the public opinion and the govern-
French manufacturer of the Mir- ment , " the AJC paper indicates.
A further reflection of the un-
age, Marcel Dassault, has made
an offer to the Boeing Co. to pro- popularity of the government's
duce the fighter plane in the U.S. action, the report continues, is
under a licensing arrangement. the fact that the foreign relations
The intent would be to enter the committee of the French Senate
Mirage in the pending "freedom has expressed its disapproval of
fighter" competition from which the arms arrangement.
President Pompidou entertain-
the U.S. Defense Department will
ed King Hassan II of Morocco at
select a high quality but relatively
the plush Crillon Hotel in Paris
inexpensive aircraft for use by
Feb. 2.
"third countries." A similar com-
Diplomatic observers saw King
petition some time ago produced
the Northrup F-5, a plane that Hassan's visit as a further step in
costs under $1,000,000. It has been the French government's program
supplied by sale or grant in-aid of cultivating anew French influ-
ence in North Africa. France and
to 16 countries.
If the Boeing Co. accepts the Morocco broke off diplomatic rela-
in 1966 after the kidnaping
Dassault offer; it will probably
build a version of the Mirage and presumed murder of a Mo-
opposition leader, Mehdi
III or Mirage V, the reports
said. France has recently agreed Ben Barka. Ambassadors were ex-
to sell more than 100 Mirages changed again in December.
"The grave consequences of
to Libya.
Reports from Paris said that an French pro-Arab intervention in
Middle East" was cited in a
agreement was signed there Tues-
day for the sale of 30 Mirages to resolution addressed to Pompidou
of the international
Spain. The deal was described as
fitted to current French policy of executive board of Aleph Zadik
component of the
strengthening its position in the
Mediterranean area, primarily Bnai Brith Youth Organization. It
through the sale of weaponry. The deplored the shipment of jet
severely criticized deal with Libya planes to Libya.
has been explained as part of the
1-ithuanian Jewish Editor
same policy.
A more immediate affect will be Confronts Head of Student
to bolster France's lagging aircraft Sfruvole for Soviet Jewry
industry, which has suffered a
NEW YORK—A confrontation de-
loss of exports as a result of the veloped between Jewish students
arms embargo against Israel im- and a Soviet editor during a "fare-
posed by former President Charles,' well sendoff" to a group of Russian
de Gaulle.
editors ending a U.S. tour Feb. 5.
The Dassault firm has been left!
While 100 students, members of
with 50 embargoed Israeli Mirages!
the Student Struggle for Soviet
which the government will not per-
marched in front of New
mit it to deliver. The planes have
been paid for in full but France York's Algonquin Hotel where the
journalists had spent the night,
says it intends to refund the mon-
SSSJ national coordinator Jacob
Birnbaum led a delegation inside.
French Government Officials
Inside, the Soviet editors finally
Says Libya Arms Sale Policy
agreed to delegate G. Zimanes, a
'Painful and Unpleasant'
Lithuanian Jew and editor of the
PARIS (JTA) — The French journal Tiesa, to meet with the
government's official spokesman students. Birnbaum expressed the
described his country's impending hope for increased exchange be-
sale of Mirage jets to Libya as "a tween the American and Soviet
painful and unpleasant business Peoples while not keeping silent
for all concerned."
about injustices suffered by Rus-
Leo Hamon spoke at a question- sian Jews. Zimanes showed his in-
and-answer session with foreign dignation over the American Soviet
radio correspondents. He said that ! Jewry movement, which, he said,
despite criticism of the arms deal would only increase cold war ten-
in the United States, he hoped sions.
that Americans would extend
This was one of several demon-
courtesy to President strations against the Soviet Union
Georges Pompidou when he visits while the newsmen were here.
the U.S. later this month.
American and other foreign stu-
The French Communist Party dents at Israeli universities will
opened a five-day convention here observe Lincoln's birthday by dem-
Feb. 4 with a blistering attack onstrating on behalf of freedom for
on Israel. Nevertheless, party Soviet Jewry. Representatives of
leader Georges Marchais said that various foreign student organiza-
Communists supported Israel's tions said the demonstrations were
right to exist though they stand intended mainly to arouse public
firmly behind the Arab cause. opinion in America to the plight of
Marchais denounced the "ex- Jews in the Soviet Union.
pansionist and provocative policy
A delegation will call on the
of the reactionary leaders of
American Embassy here. The stu-
dents said they would demonstrate
Most Frenchmen
disagree at the same time against France's
with their government's arms arms embargo against Israel and
deal with Libya, an American its sale of weapons to Libya and
Jewish Committee report on a other Arab states.


It's Nice
To Deal With
Joe Slatkin'•




— ksts






Since 1866, fish and chips has been Great Britain's great
national dish Haddon Salt, recently of Skegness, the heart of
the fish and chips country in England has brought the
authentic receipe for this succulent treat to America

recent public opinion survey in

France indicates. The report,
compiled by the AJC's European
headquarters in Paris, was made
public in New York Monday.

In the survey, 60 per cent of
those replying said that they disap-
proved of the French sale of arms
to Libya. Only 13 per cent approv-
ed of the action, while 27 per cent
had no opinion.
On the other hand, the AJC
study continues, "this should not
be interpreted as a pro-Israel
stand on the part of those who ex-
pressed disapproval" since only
36 per cent of those questioned

LA Population Slowdown

plosive growth in the Jewish popu-
lation of Los Angeles County of the
1940s and early 1950s is declining,
and the decline is likely to continue
because of a lower rate of out-of-
town arrivals and a slowing in the
Jewish birthrate.
These data have ben reported by
Fred Massarik, director of the re-
search service bureau of the Jew-
ish Federation-Council, and scien-
tific director of the National Jewish
Population Study.


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