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December 25, 1970 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-12-25

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14—Mday, Dicssidesr 25, 1970


Rare Eilat Corals at Stake

Ecology New Concern for Technion

NEW YORK—A call for in-
creased concern for ecology in Is-
rael was voiced at the anual meet-
ing of the American Technion
Society by Prof. Moshe Hill, direc-
tor of the newly-established Center
for Urban and Regional Studies at
Technion-Israel Institute of Tech-
Citing the development of the
port of Mild, he said "One of the
costs of development is going to
be Eilat's corals, which are per-
hapi unique in the world. We can't Israel's minister of housing,
hold back the development of Eilat, Ze'ev Sharef (left) greets Frank
yet in the process we are destroy- L. Theyleg, Ford Motor Co. en-
ing a resource which, from many gineer, member of the Prime
viewpoints, is extremely valuable Minister's Economic Conference
—for tourism as well. We can't and the board of the Detroit
argue with the need for develop- Chapter, American Technion So-
ment, but we need to be quite ciety, during the inauguration of
aware of what it may be doing to Israel's first industrial exhibi-
our environment." lion in Tel Aviv.
Jacob Walter Ullmann was in-
stalled for a second term as presi-
dent of the American Technion Reform Rabbi Suggests
Society. .
Return to Mikva Rite
Ullmann, in his annual message,
NEW YORK—The time has
noted the current moratorium on
fund-raising campaigns, which will come, suggests Rabbi Herbert Wei-
continue through next summer. ler in an article in the curreo•
The moratorium is in deference issue of "Dimensions in American
to the unprecedented goals of the Judaism," for Reform Judaism to
UJA and Israel Bonds.
consider again the deep spiritual
tie added, however, that the and psychological implications of
American Technion Society "must the mikva—the ancient rite of wa-
look ahead to the time when the ter immersion which historically
moratorium ends . . . We can was the basis for Christian bap-
utilize the coming months to make tism.
our plans, make our friends, and
Rabbi Weiner maintains that the
step into the heart of the campaign religious
soul in our day "craves"
in the fall of 1971."
more than ideas or verbal expres-
HAIFA—A course in electro- sions. It seeks body as well as
optics has been started at the mind experiences.
Technion by the , department of
In his article, "Is Reform Ju-
physics, in cooperation with the daism So Right?" Rabbi Weiner
faculty of electrical engineering discusses the issue in relation to
and the department of chemistry. the current controversy in Israel
The course will provide both over the validity of Reform con-
theoretical and practical studies versions. One of the objections
and is intended for final year which the Orthodox religious es-
physics students and for graduate tablishment in Israel raises to Re-
students taking advanced degrees form conversions is the fact that
in physics, chemistry and electrical they do not require the ritual
water immersion.
Dr. Herbert Bernstein, 56, was re-
cently appointed director of the Jews in Iraq Suffer
Technion Research and Develop-
ment Foundation Ltd. Dr. Bern- Persisting Persecution
stein is taking over from Prof.
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Tourists ar-
Yosef Hagin, who will continue to riving here from Arab countries
Serve as vice president of the have reported that the situation of
Technion for Research.
the remaining Jews there is as bad
Dr. Bernstein, an organic them= as ever.
1st, received his PhD from Penn-
An American visitor recently in
sylvania State University. Since Iraq said the economic position
1966, and until he joined the Tech- of Iraqi Jews has deteriorated and
nion six months ago, he served they face physical persecution. Ac-
as adviser to a number of Israel's cording to a tourist from Egypt,
Institutes of higher learning and there are still Jews under deten-
industrial enterprises.
tion in that country.

Two Rockets Fired in Jerusalem; Shazar's Home Missed

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Two Katu- Israeli civilian car in Gaza but prisonment, five of them at hard
labor, for murdering three Israeli
sha rockets were fired at the Kata- caused no casualties or damage.
A military tribunal in Gaza sen- soldiers and committing various
mon quarter of Jerusalem Sunday
morning in the first attack of its tented seven terrorists to life im- acts of sabotage.
kind since the ceasefire went into
effect last August. No casualties
were reported, but one residence
in the wealthy quarter was dam-
One rocket landed about 50
yards from the residence of Presi-
dent Zalman Shazar but failed to
explode. It was detonated safely by
The second rocket exploded in
the kitchen of a home where four
women were having coffee but
none were injured. Police said the
rockets appeared to have been
fired from the direction of Beit
Jalla, an Arab village on the out-
skirts of Jerusalem.
Three Arab terrorists were killed
Best Hanuka
in a clash with an Israeli Army
patrol near the Lebanese border
last weekend. There were no Is-
raeli casualties. The patrol crossed
into Lebanon for a distance of
about five kilometers and dyna-
mited a building believed to have
served as the terrorists' regional
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An Israeli Army spokesman
said that six Egyptian intelligence
aeents were captured near Sharm
el-Sheikh last week. He said that
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Earlier, an Israeli civilian
truck driver, Haim Shikli. 23, of
Ashkelon was killed In the out-
skirts of Gaza when his truck
was ambushed by Arab terror-
ists. The terrorists opened fire at
the entrance to Gaza. Security
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Two Gaza residents were shot
and wounded by an Israeli Army
patrol following an explosion in the
Labor Exchange building in Gaza.
The nair was spotted fleeing from
the scene of the explosion. They
were fired on when they ignored
orders to halt.
A hand grenade thrown at an
Israeli Army patrol car in Raffah
in the Gaza Strip injured four local
residents. None of the soldiers was
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Evangelical Theologians
Hosts Jews at Dialogue

Jewish scholars and theologians
will attend the 22nd annual meet-
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The involvement of Jewish re-
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Jewish-Evangelical dialogue. The
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"Faith and History." '
NEW YORK (JTA) — An experi-
mental project under Reform aus-
pices, designed to relate Judaism
to daily lives of Jewish. students,
has been launched on five cam-
puses In the Cleveland, Detroit and
Buffalo areas.
Sponsored by the National Fed-
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an affiliate of the Union of Amer-
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