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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-10-16

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Book Fair to Bring Leading Writers

of political science. He has taught
at Columbia, the College of the
City of New York and the training
institute of the International Ladies
Garment Workers Union. Current-
ly, he is a member of the board of
editors of Fortune Magazine and
has been a member of its editorial
staff since 1953.
Between 1966 and 1968, while
en leave from Fortune, he served

as director of the Carnegie Study
of the Education of Educators,
a $300,000 study of American
education commissioned by the
Carnegie Corp. As a result he
wrote "Crisis in Black and

CHARLES SILBERMAN

Aviv poet, 8:15 p.m. Nov. 10 at
the Book Fair. Dor will lecture
in Hebrew on "The New Literature
in Israel."
On Sept. 15, Dor was selected as
Israel's 1970 participant in the
International Writing Program at
, the University of
Iowa. Dor and
his family will be
in residence at
the University of
Iowa for the
school year.
i s participa-
tion in the Iowa
program was ar-
ranged through
the cultural ex-
change program
Dor

of the U.S. Department of State

White."
This national best seller received
Bnai Brith Women's first Four
Freedoms Literary Award at its
international convention in Wash-
ington, D.C.; it also was the re-
cipient of the Superior Merit
Award of the National Conference
of Christans and Jews, and was
selected as one of the 50 notable
books of the year by the American
Library Association. His most re-
cent writing is "Crisis in the
Classroom," published by Random
House this year.
Silberman's lecture will weigh
whether there is wisdom of deeds
in the classroom—or is it merely
words?

DeGaulle's Bias Told
in New Book From Paris

PARIS (ZINS) — Charles de-
one of the subjects covered in a
Gaulle's attitude toward Jews is
new book just published in France
entitled "The Duel Between de-
Gaulle and Pompidou." The author,
Philip Alexander, himself an avow-
ed Gaullist, recounts the circum-
stances surrounding deGaulle's de-
cision to grant independence to Al-
geria. That policy was strongly

opposed by the one-time Premier
Michel Debre, born a Jew but con-

verted to Catholicism.
When deGaulle learned of

and the American Embassy , in Debre's opposition, he told his inti-
Israel.
mates: "We shouldn't wonder
Dor studied political science at about Debre's pessimism. He is,
the Hebrew University and re- after all, a descendent of the tribe

ceived his BA degree from Tel
Mrs. Sidney J. Winer, president
Aviv University. He is a mem-
I. L. KENEN
of Hadassah, announces the wom-
ber of the editorial board of
en's organization will co-sponsor
Israeli-American Involvement" is Maariv and has published eight
Hadassah Education Bay at t h e
the
topic
to
be
discussed
by
Kenen,
volumes
of poetry. "Selected
19th annual Jewish Book Fair Nov.
Poems" was released in 1970. A
executive vice chairman of the
10 at the Jewish Center.
selection
of
essays, "First Read-
American-Israel
Public
Affairs
Charles Silberman, author of
ing, Second Reading," was pub-
Committee, a national organization
"Crisis in Black and White," will
lished
this
year.
He has trans-
which conducts public action to
address the 10 a.m. session on
lated much poetry and literature
strengthen U.S.-Israel friendship.
"Crisis in the Classroom: the Jew-
(including -Grave's "The Golden
The Jan. 7 issue of Near East
ish Perspective."
Fleece") from English to He-
Report, a biweekly newsletter on
After a noon luncheon, I. L.
American policy in the Near East brew.•
Kenen, editor of the Near East
For information, call the Center,
published in Washington, was en-
Report, will analyze the Mid East
• • •
tirely devoted to a Special Survey 341-4200, ext. 292.
situation.
Silberman is a graduate of Co-
:`The Reluctant Ally, an Up-to- of Myths and Facts-1970, relative
lumbia University and its school the-Minute Analysis of the Arab- to the Arab-Israel conflict. Kenen's
1 Day Service
survey has been used by study
Glasses Repaired
groups of Hadassah and Bnai Brith
Women and other concerned orga-
nizations and has been widely dis-
PRESCRIPTION OPTICAL CO.
tributed to non-Jewish writers be-
543-3343
26001 Coolidge
cause of its comprehensiveness.
Kenen, a former newspaper-
man in Toronto and Cleveland,

Charm of `Sharm' Lures Vacationers

was a founder of the American
Newspaper Guild in 1933. He won
the Guild's Heywood Broom Me-
Morial Award in 1943.
He was secretary of the Amer-
ican Jewish Conference between
1943 and 1947. When the UN took
up the Palestine question in 1947,
be was director of information for
the Jewish Agency's delegation,
and between 1948 and 1950 he
served in the same post in the
first Israel UN delegation.
• • •
Esther Masserman Broner, a na-
tive Detroiter who has received
many awards for her writing, will
be guest speaker at the Nov. 10
8:15 p.m. session of the Jewish
Book Fair. She will lecture on
"Rebellious Writing for the Rebel-
lious Young."
Prof. Broner, who is on the Eng-
lish faculty of Wayne State Uni-
versity, t a u gh t
at Brooklyn Col-
lege and holds a
masters degree in
creative writing
from Wayne. She
has had articles
published in Com-
mentary and Mid-
stream, and in
the past year re-
ceived two fac-
ulty research Mrs. Brauer
grants from WSU for creative writ-
ing and a travel grant to radio
station KQED, San Francisco, to
do readings and dramatizations of
her own works. She has written
two books, "Summer Is a Foreign_
Land" and "Journal/Nocturnal
and Seven Stories."
"The New Nobility," a story in
the latter collection, won second
Prize in "Prize Short Stories of
1968: The 0 Henry Awards."
She has contributed fiction to
Epoch, New American Review
and other publications.
Prof. Broner lives in Detroit
with her husband Robert Broner,
an artist and professor, and their
four children.
This event is being co-sponsored
by Parents Without Partners, Sin-
gle Adults, Michigan Association
for Jewish College Students and
Young Adults of the Jewish Center.

BARGAINING FOR SOME SOUVENIRS WITS A BEDOUIN WOMAN



Israelis on vacation are seeking
The weather is always dry, (the
out a rather desolate spot 'on the management has a standing offer
southernmost tip of the Sinai Pen- for two days' free stay if any tour-
insula called Sharm el Sheik, over- ist is caught by rain) and is not
looking the Straits of Than.
unbearably hot even in summer,
'It Is not the kind of place luxury- thanks to the ever-present light
loving tourists would find on their breeze. The beach is equipped
itinerary, but it does offer clear, with sunshades and a variety of
blue water, clean unpolluted beach boats for water sports. At night
there is the discotheque, and for
and pure air.
The "Caravan" Desert Holiday supper every day, freshhly cought
Village at "Sharm," with its 60 air Red Sea fish netted by the Bedouin
conditioned aluminum bungalows, of Nabek.
• • •
is an obvious bid to economy-
minded travelers.
SHARM EL SHEIK (ZINS) —
Arkia Inland Airlines now op- Plans to make Sharm El Sheik a
erates regular flights to Sharm beautiful and modern town were
with four engined Viscount prop- described by Israel Housing Minis-
jets. The flight takes about an ter Z. Sharef to journalists on the
hour and twenty-five minutes.
occasion of his recent visit to this
The single day's trip includes a strategic point.
two hour bus drive through the sur-
According to Sharef, a group of
rounding desert.
prominent architects are drawing
The bus stops at the Bedouin en- up plans, and construction will
campment of the Nabek oasis. Then commence as soon as the govern-
it continues to the baylet, where ment gives the word. Hundreds of
the Caravan village is located, for workers are now employed on the
lunch. This is served in a floating highway which links • Sharm el
cupola dining hall, held up by air Sheik to the Israeli port of Eilat.
pressure. Some of the waiters are
young Bedouin from Nabek dressed
in flowing white robes.
After lunch comes the high spot
of the tour, two hours of swimming
and water sports in the cool and
clear water of the bay. The water
is shallow for several dozen feet.
There is a coral reef, swarming
with brightly striped tropical fish,
the shallow water making it possi-
ble even for non-swimmers to ob-
serve the underwater life and al-
most touch the fish.
• 0 •
The village boasts a small dis-
cotheque, where the cook, a 28-
The Hebrew department of the
year-old Moroccan-born girl, dou- ARRIVAL AT OPHIR AIRFIELD Jewish Center will co-sponsor a
bles as a belly dances- snit* work: ■ ••• • IN SOUTHERN SINAI
* program featuring•Moshe arm, Tel

-

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
22—Friday, October 16, 1970

of Jeremiah."
Alexander writes that on Israel's
raid of Beirut Airport, deGaulle
alerted his minister of propaganda
and is reported as having said
with some bitterness, "Say at once
that France condemns this action.
And make the point it is common

knowledge the French press has
sold out to Jewish interests."



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