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March 06, 1970 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-03-06

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, March 6, 1970-15

BECAUSE
The survival of the People of Israel is our profound concern—
BECAUSE
We understand the strain on the People of Israel of holding firm while seeking peace, of
enduring guerilla attacks, barrages and urban terrorism—.
BECAUSE
It has been and continues to be our solemn obligation to meet the burden of the humani-
tarian needs of our Israeli brethren: the care of new immigrants who will arrive in the
tens of thousands in the year ahead; housing, teaching and rehabilitating those who came
in years past but are not yet fully self-sufficient—
BECAUSE
The People of the State of Israel, completely overburdened in providing for their own.
defense in the face of a relentless clamor by Arabs for their annihilation, can no longer
bear their share of the cost of UJA-sponsored humanitarian programs—
BECAUSE
Now we must meet this burden in full—
BECAUSE
We are resolved that

WE, the undersigned organizations, representing the vast majority of American Jewry,
pledge utmost support of our leadership and our members to the humanitarian goals of

THE 1970 ISRAEL EMERGENCY FUND CAMPAIGN and
REGULAR CAMPAIGN of the UNITED JEWISH APPEAL

Conducted locally b1' the Jewish Welfare Federation of Detroit

Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations

Affiliated Organizations:

American Israel Public Affairs Committee
American Jewish Congress
American Zionist Council
B'nai B'rith
Central Conference of American Rabbis
Hadassah
Jewish Agency for Israel-American Section
Jewish Labor Committee
Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.
Labor Zionist Movement—Poale Zion, Farband, Pioneer Womeit
Mizrachi-Hapoel Hamizrachi
National Committee for Labor Israel
National Jewish Community Relations Advisory CouncU

National Council of Jewish Women
National Council of Young Israel
National Jewish Welfare Board
The Rabbinical Assembly
Rabbinical Council of America
Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of America
Union of American Hebrew Congregations
United Synagogue of America
Zionist Organization of America

Other Organizations:

American Jewish Committee
American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee
Council of Jewish Federations & Welfare Funds

United Israel Appeal, Inc.



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