Black Panther Coordinator Attacks 'Jewish-Zionist' Left
as Responsible for Party's Decline; Cites 'Evidence'
Friday, May 8, 1970-5
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Writers Workshop on Jewish Life Is Slated
NEW YORK — A faculty of 19 tical guidance on objectives and
SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) — The ist judge, Judge Friedman" who to two years, eight months and 15 prominent writers, educators and techniques for writing on Jewish
Black Panthers have discarded sentenced Huey Newton for days. All four have repeatedly dis- mass communications specialists life, with particular consideration
their barely concealed anti-Semit- allegedly shooting a white police- associated themselves from Zion- has been assembled for the sum- of the media concerned.
ism, insisting in the past they man. Newton is defense minister, ism and have persistently expres- mer workshop on "Writing and
were not against Jews but only and Seale is chairman of the sed hostility toward Israel. The Publishing on Jewish Life", spon-
only time, during the trial, in sored jointly by the college of
against Zionism, and have now BPP.
In this article, Miss Matthews which the issue of Jewishness was education of Fairleigh Dickinson
declared that Jewishness, Zionism
and racism are identical.
declares that "Other Zionists in raised was when Abbie Hoffman University and the Theodor Herzl
Judge Hoffman for be- Institute, Aug. 16-30.
Connie Matthews, international the (Chicago) Conspiracy 8 trial castigated
ing a disgrace to the Jewish peo-
Dr. Emil Lehman, director of
coordinator of the Black Panther were willing and did sacrifice
the institute, the adult Jewish edu-
Party, now blames dwindling sup- Bobby Seale and his role in the ple.
On Saturday. several days after cation center of the American-Sec-
port for the organization since it conspiracy trial to gain publicity."
Miss Matthews issued her state- tion of the Jewish Agency, said
"took its stand on the (support of) The BPP official reiterates the
ment, Rubin addressed some 15,- the program can be obtained di-
the Palestinian people's struggle" organization's support of the Pal-
000 persons in New Haven who rectly from the Herzl Institute, 515
in the "fact" that the "white left estinian people's struggle "against
in the USA is comprised of a large Israeli imperialism and Zionism staged a rally to protest the up- Park Ave., New York 10022.
Over 50 sessions will be devoted
percentage of the Jewish popula- aided and abetted by U.S. imper- coming trial of seven Panthers and
ialism," and declares: "The one- Seale, who has been charged with to background surveys on the "Jew-
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Rubin, Hoffman and Kunstler
came undecided. This leaves us does not elaborate further on this.
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to violence during the Democratic
BPP official organ, the Black National Convention in 1968.
The eight defendants included
As evidence of the basic Jewish- Seale. During the hearings, how-
Zionist-racist character of the ever. Judge Hoffman ordered the
white left, she notes that a "Zion- Black Panther trader to be sen-
ist judge (Julius J.) Hoffman" tenced separately from his co-
allowed "Zionist" defendents in defendents on contempt charges.
the "Chicago conspiracy" trial go
What Miss Matthews did not
free while jailing Bobby Seale to
state was that only two of the
four years for contempt of court.
remaining seven defendents —
Other evidence cited by Miss
Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin
— were Jewish. Hoffman was
Matthews is that "It was a Zion-
sentenced to eight months, and
Rubin to two years, one month
and 23 days. Neither did Miss
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