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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-09-04

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HIAS Helped 6,360 Migrants in 1969

NEW YORK (JTA)—United Hies
Service assisted 6,360 men, wo-
men and children to leave Eastern
Europe, the Middle East, North
Africa and Cuba and to be reset-
tled in the United States and otIL.r.
free Western countries, it was re-
vealed Monday by Gaynor I. Ja-
cobson, the agency's executive
vice president, in releasing his
1969 annual report.
In addition, the agency helped
some 55,000 others in such areas
as: aid to aliens in the United

rights for the 4,000 Jews in Syria,
the 3,000 in Iraq and the 1,200 in
Egypt. The agency resettled more
than 1,600 refugees from the Mid-
dle East and North Africa last
year. "The plight of Soviet Jewry
remained a constant priority of
United Hias Service throughoa:.
the year," Jacobson noted.
"Our most important program
Despite innumerable difficulties,
in 1969 was that of assistance
the agency was successful in re-
to the thousands of Polish Jewish
uniting 182 Soviet Jews with their
refugees who continued to pour relatives during 1969 as compared
into Western Europe," Jacobson
with 96 in 1968. HIAS also reported
stated.
a registration of more than 3,000
During 1969, 5,144 Polish Jews Soviet Jews whose relatives in the
Neo-Nazi Group Offers came to Vienna, of whom 3,411 United States are seeking family
were transferred to United Hias reunion.
Hate Via Telephone
Service by the Jewish Agency for
Last year, the agency assisted
CLEVELAND (JTA)—A strident, Israel for resettlement assistance.
419 persons from Czechoslovakia,
hysterical voice oozes messages of An additional 3,000 went directly
hate against Jews and blacks 24 to Denmark and Sweden, some 172 from Cuba, 170 from Ro-
mania and 105 from Hungary to
hours a day.
with United Hias Service help.
emigrate and resettle. The ma-
The voice, identified as belong.
The plight of the thousands of
jority of these have found new
ing to one Charles Voros, is trans- Jews remaining in Arab countries
homes in the United States,
mitted on public telephones by a continued to deteriorate, according
special recorded announcement to the report, and the security of
The report indicated that during
from the "Nationalist Socialist those in Moslem countries became 1969 the agency's expenditures to-
taled $3,052,831. This was nearly
Bookstore" in this city's West even more threatened.
Side.
United ,Hias Service made inten- $500,000 more than had been bud-
The messages, changed weekly, sive efforts to secure emigration geted and was due primarily tc
heavy and unanticipated expendi-
deal with the drug scene, housing
tures in assisting Polish Jews.
problems and social ills, which are
attributed to Jews and blacks. The 6 Notable Random
Harold Friedman, president of
disembodied recording tells the
HIAS,
in commenting on the an-
listener to "compare our condi- Vintage Paperbacks
nual report, stated that since its
A series of important Vintage inception in 1884, United Hias
tions to National Socialist Ger-
many" to learn the answer to the Paperbacks have just been issued Service has assisted in the migra-
by Random House.
ills plaguing American society.
tion and resettlement of close to
Included in the new listings are: 4,000,000 men, women and children.
"The differences are eye-open-
Two volumes of "The Africa
ing," the message recites in a
monotone. "There were no dissent- Reader," under two titles: "Colon-
ing, dissatisfied kids, no long- ial Africa" by Wilfred Cartey and Ancient Judean Coin
haired grown men, no drugs, no Martin Kilson and "Independent
blatant sexual rampaging, no Africa" edited by the same au- Goes to Calif. Museum
BERKLEY, Calif.—One of the
decadence. And no wonder: Na- thors. The rabbinic influence in
tional Socialist Germany was free these areas is indicated by the co- six known Judean coins that were
minted after the Jews had re-
of the corruption of Marxist Jews." authors.
John Womack, Jr., is the author turned from the Babylonian exile,
To shore up this contention,
of "Zapata and the Mexican Re- 440 BCE, but before the conquest
the message continues "Adolph
volution."
Hitler put it another way. He
of Israel by Alexander the Great,
Another Vintage Random House 332 BCE, were recently presented
said, 'Cut deeply into an abscess
book is "Georg Lukacs—the Man, to the Judah Magnes Museum
in our society, and crouching at
His Work and Ideas," edited by here.
the bottom you'll find a little
G. H. R. Parkinson. A number of
Jew boy often blinded by the
Weighing only 0.6467 grams, the
authoritative writers contributed silver coin made under the Per-
sudden light.' "
to
this
volume.
sian
rule, is the oldest Jewish
The daily tape recordings have
Among the most notable books coin that can be seen in the Unit-
continued for months, providing
appearing in the Randm series ed States.
the latest "line" according to the
em-
of paperbacks is "The Lives of
One side of the coin has
"National Socialist White Peoples
Chilcren" by George Dennison bossed design of an a vi Ath a
Party."
who offers a practical descrip- three - pronged plant, "iat is
Discussions have been conducted
tion of freedom in the story of thought to be a lily. The design
with Ohio Bell Telephone officials
the short-lived New York First was copied from the famous coins
about the legality of using tele-
issued by Athens for hundreds of
Street School.
phone lines for hate .propaganda.
Officials have said they felt they
J. David Greenstone, in "Labor years, starting in the 6th Century
could not take legal steps to halt in American Politics," provides BCE.
However, the other side is left
the telephone service.
-an important account of the labor
It is estimated that hundreds of and social forces on the political blank so as not to desecrate the
local residents dial the number arena and places a great deal of First Commandment: "Thou shalt
daily—for various reasons includ- emphasis on Detroit personalities have no other gods before me.
Thou shalt not make unto me a
in the labor ranks.
ing curiosity.
graven image."
Before being placed into the
museum, the coin will be displayed
at several coin conventions.

States; location of relatives in the
U.S., Israel, Soviet Union, and
other countries; resettlement as
sistance in Latin America to mi-
grants who arrived in prior years;
and premigration services in the
U.S. and Latin America to relatives
and sponsors of prospective mi-
.

From Yemen on Eagle Wings

Israeli-Druse Link
Strong: Warhaftig

JERUSALEM (JTA)—"The link
between the people of Israel and
the Druse community, including
those living on the Golan Heights,
is not coincidental or temporary
—it has deep roots in the past and
will continue for many generations
to come for the benefit of both of
our peoples, who have sealed their
alliance with blood."
So said Minister of Religious
Affairs Dr. Zerah Warhaftig at the
traditional ceremony at the grave
of the Druse martyr, Al Yafouri,
at Birket Ram on the Heights.

Friday, September 4, 1970-35

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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The medals issued to date show
biblical figures, sites and events
related to the heritage of the
Jewish people.
-
The series, consisting of 120
medals, issued two a month, will
be completed in 1974. The 3,200

Yemen is 1,000 miles and 500 years from Israel, but the age-old
problem of anti-Semitic persecution plagued this Yemenite mother
and her children. The Joint Distribution Committee, supported by
the United Jewish Appeal, flew them on the legendary "wings of an
eagle" to modern Israel where they will have a new life free from
terror and hunger.

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the great economic development
of the Druse villages on the
Heights and about the organiza-
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appointed soon.

The leaders of the Druse com-
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Heights also addressed the gather-
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They included the Sheikhs Amin
Tarif, Sliman Abu Salari and
Labib Abu Rukn, as well as Kamal
Mansour, the president's adviser
on minorities. A former member
of the Syrian Parliament, Kamal
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