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March 19, 1971 - Image 34

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-03-19

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2 Spies, 2 Terrorists
Get Life Sentences

Fanon's Hate for Anti-Semitism Related in Biography by Geismar

tors; they, too, were Jewish.
There are references to Jews in "Anti- Semitism hits me head-
There was a promising career
(Fanon's medical reforms,
on: I am enraged. I am bled
Geismar's
"Fanon."
He
related:
though very basic and not en-
AVIV (JTA) — Four life for Peter Geismar. At 31 he had "Fanon attached great importance white by an appalling battle, I
tirely original, were attracting
am deprived of the .possibility
entences
entences were pronounced by Is- already held a history professor's to the visit with Sartre because,
attention in Europe. Some young
aeli military courts in Gaza and post at Stevens Institute in Brook- first of all, he had always respect- of being a man, I cannot dis-
Italian interns had come to Tunis
ebron. The Gaza tribunal sen- lyn. He died last August of cancer ed the man's philosophical tracts sociate myself from the future
to interview him. Perhaps they
enced two Bedouins, Mouhammed just as he had received the proofs as well as his fiction. Sartre's that is proposed for my brother."
were Jewish)."
"The dossier against Fanon
Abu Souwarka, 31, and Hassan All for his biography, "Fanon," which writings on anti-Semitism had
Thus, in Geismar's "Fanon," we
Halafat, 22, to life terms for spy- came off the Dial Press last month. stirred Fanon considerably at the maintained that he was part of
Son of Maxwell Geismar, emi-
are confronted by the revolution-
a
Jewish
clique
in
the
hospital
ing for Egypt.
nent literary critic and author of time that he was putting together that was continually having ary trends, by the courage of the
The pair was captured in Sinai "Mark Twain — An American `Black Skin, White Skin' . . . "
secret meetings. (It had worked hero of this biography and the
while on a sabotage mission Prophet," Peter Geismar won his
Fanon, at the Hospital Charles out that way: Often when Fanon issues that arose in the era of
against Nahal Dikla, an Israeli laurels in his own right for his
called a staff meeting to discuss this noted revolutionary's activi-
Nicolle, was which was directed
settlement in the northern end of widely acclaimed writings.
changes in hospital policy, only ties. Fanon died of leukemia. To
by
M.
Ben
Soltan
was
called
"The
the peninsula. They were both re-
In "Fanon" he expresses his Nigger" by the doctors. The ques- the two Jewish doctors on the his dying day he is portrayed as
portedly trained in intelligence deep concern for the Martinique-
a brave fighter for his revolution-
work and sabotage. They confessed born Negro who was light-skinned, tion of Zionism and anti-Semitism staff cared to attend.) Secondly, ary ideas in the life story written
Fanon had been visited at Ma-
arose.
On
this
score
we
read
in
all
the
charges
after
initially
to
who believed he was part of the Geismar's book this account of nouba by some European doc- by another young man, a young
denying them at their trial.
Jew who also was a victom of
white world and learned the con- Fanon's difficulties at the hospital
Sentenced by the Hebron court trary.
cancer.
and with Ben Soltan:
were Ali Ashtrait, 31, and Mah-
Fanon was with the Free French
Diamonds Put Sparkle
the
director
accused
1959,
In
moud Danhash, 21, members of forces in the last war. He was the
Spectacles
a terrorist gang that kidnapped leader among the rebels at the Fanon of being an undercover Into Israel Economy
With a Spectacular Guarantee
and murdered seven Arab elders University of Lyons who expressed agent spying on both the Tu- as Sales Rise Again
nisians and Algerians for the
from Halhoul village in order to his anger over inequities.
Diamonds are
RAMAT GAN
state of Israel! He was to be
breed "respect' for their gang.
It is as the dedicated revolu-
among Israel's best friends—and,
ousted
from
the
hospital
as
a
They were captured in a clash
tionary that Fanon is the hero
PRESCRIPTION OPTICAL CO.
Zionist and a threat to Tunisia's in fact, are this country's largest
with an. Israeli patrol during
543-3343
of Geismar's biography.
26001 Coolidge
export
item
recording
its
second
case
which one Israeli officer was
Fanon had. studied psychiatric internal security. The
$200,000,000
year
in
1970.
was killed. Other members of medicine and his studies led him against Fanon was built on his
Worldwide diamond export sales
FENBY - CARR
the gang received shorter sen- to direct experiences with the na- writings, for example his first dipped approximately 30 per cent
books,
where
he
had
said
(in
tives of Algeria and Tunisia where
EDDIE SCHICK
tences.
in
1970,
due
principally
to
Amer-
`Black Skin, White Marks'):
WARNEY RUHL
Five Arab terrorists, captured his social conflicts emerged.
ican economic conditions. But the
Jan. 1, on the shores of Akhziv,
JOE ODDO
Israelis report exports of $202,000,-
000 for the year, off by less than
north of Nahariya in northern Is-
STEVE MOORE
7 per cent from the industry's rec-
rael, were also sentenced to long
JERRY FENBY
prison terms. Four received sen-
PHILADELPHIA — While pro- its kind in the United States ord $215,000,000 in 1969. The U.S.,
MUSIC FOR BAR MITZVAHS
tences of 25 years, while one re- fessionals with PhD degrees in en- completely dedicated to the it is noted, remains the largest
WEDDINGS and PARTIES
study of Hebrew, biblical and market, with $70-80,000,000 in an-
ceived a 15-year sentence. The gineering, physics, mathematics,
Middle
East
languages
and
cul-
nual
imports
from
Israel.
five were found guilty of attempt- hitsory and other academic levels
GAIL efe RICE
Sales rises during the last months
ing to enter Israel by sea for are wanting for job opportunities, tures, and for higher Jewish
of 1970 and in January, according
the purpose of kidnapping an Is- there is an acute shortage of education.
raeli citizen who was to be ex- PhDs qualified in the field of
There are now approximately to Moshe Schnitzer, president of
changed in return for the release Hebraica and Jewish studies with 100 full-time professors at Drop- the Israel Diamond Exchange and
962-2934
of captured Arab terrorists.
many university posts left unfilled. sie engaged in teaching Hebrew of the World Congress of Diamond
Bourses,
indicate
another
per-
According to Dr. Abraham I. and Judaic courses, including
Israeli police are investigating
two killings in Gaza Strip refugee Katsh, president of Dropsie Uni- Bible studies and Hebrew litera- formance close to that of 1969. This
camps. An Israeli patrol shot to versity here, the growing demand ture, in addition to a larger num- will bring Israel's diamond exports
death a resident of Rafah when for teachers of Hebrew in Amer- ber of part-time instructors. A nearer to Belgium's number one
he tried< to escape after being ican institutions of higher learning major problem, said Dr. Katsh position, which he and other in-
stopped as a curfew violator. has created a marked shortage of pointing out the many existing dustry leaders are confident will
Police are seeking unknown as- qualified pofessors and lecturers. vacancies, is the limited supply of be reached by 1975.
The Israel diamond finishing
"The shortage of teachers with competent teachers in the field,
sassins after the body of a 30-year-
industry supplies one of every
old man was found near his home PhD degrees in this field is acute," both from a scholarly as well as a three diamonds sold anywhere
said Dr. Katsh. "Since the creation pedagogic background.
in the Shatti refugee camp.
in the world and more than 80
Dr. Katsh said that in the past per cent of the small to medium
The body of a 25-year-old man of the state of Israel, there has
been
a
major
trend
toward
em-
five
years
there
has
been
a
signifi-
was found in the Nuezeirah re-
size (melee) brilliants.
phasis on the study of Hebrew cant increase of over 35 per cent
fugee camp.
There are more than 400 plants
language, culture and civilization." in the number of schools teaching and
workshops and approximately
MAX SCH RUT
The nontheological, nonsec- Hebrew studies. A number of Am- 9,000 skilled workers in the Israel
tarian Dropsie University is the erican colleges and universities,
Your Bar Mitzva or Wedding
For Good Photographs
diamond finishing industry.
only post-graduate institution of including New York University,
and Prompt Service
A new building is being erected
ROSENBLAT
Call Me at
Wisconsin, Rutgers, Manitoba and near the Israel Diamond Exchange
ORCHESTRA
others,
maintain
separate
depart-
which,
in
one
location,
will
include
Rochester U. Students
The best in Adult Music &
of Jewish studies. In the the showrooms and sales outlets
Entertainment
Start Jewish Curriculum ments
main, however, Hebraic language of most of the Israel diamond and
KE 8-1291
UN 4-0237
N.Y.
(JTA)

A
ROCHESTER,
Weddings - Bar Mitzvas
and literature courses are attached
core group of students under the to other departments in their curri- fine jewelry firms catering to
tourists
and
local
customers.
We Como to Your Homo
leadership of Robert Ganz, student culum. Hebrew is offered in 245
With Samples
coordinator, have developed a Free institutions, including 61 colleges,
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
UN 4-6845
5-8805
TY
Portraits by
School of Jewish Studies at the 72 universities and 112 seminaries. 34—Friday, March 19, 1971
University of Rochester, Rabbi Jo-
seph H. Levine, director of the
university's Bnai Brith Hillel Bill to Aid Yeshivot
eoundation, has announced.
Classes
Over 300 people have enrolled Sunday Secular
as always fine
NEW YORK (JTA) — A bill to
in courses ranging from "Zionism
quality photography
and Modern Israel" to "Classical permit the yeshivot to count their
Merrillwood Bldg. Mall
Hebrew Literature," from "Jew- Sunday secular classes in comput-
ish Cookery" to "Modern Jewish ing the funds to which they are
Birmingham
Thought and Social Problems." entitled under the Mandated Serv-
251 Merrill, cor. Woodward There also are courses in Yiddish ices Act was submitted to the
647-5730
language and in conversational New York State Legislature by
Governor Nelson Rockefeller, it
Hebrew.
was announced by Rabbi Moshe
Sherer, executive president of
Agudath Israel of America.
According to Rabbi Sherer, the
governor's new amendment will
enable New York State yeshivot to
Produced under strict Rabbinical supervision. Certificate on request.
obtain more than $200,000 which
the
present
law
denied
them.
IN ALGONQUIN PARK, ONTARIO
MY 35th YEAR
The governor took this unusual
step of introducing an amend-
RIGHT NOW IS THE TIME TO I
ment to the Mandated Services
Act, which reimburses non-pub-
lic schools for their examination
and inspection activities, after
Rabbi Sherer brought to his at-
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yeshivot would be deprived of
JUNE 29th . JULY 19th
AT THE LOWEST POSSIBLE
cne-sixth of the monies to which
JULY 20th . AUG. 9th
PRICE FROM THE SALES
they are entitled because the
LEADERS.
state education department re-
AUG. 10th - AUG. 30th
ALL MAKES—ALL MODELS
fuses to recognize Sunday classes
200 BOYS and GIRLS, 7-15 Years
for apportionment of funds.
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