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April 09, 1971 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-04-09

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Israeli's Release Cause for jubilation !THE

DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, April 9, 1971-9

WHEN YOU Ac A COCKTAIL

use Only Union Lettuce at Seder, Rabbi Urges

NEW YORK (JTA)
Rabbi
The rabbi commended Chavez as
Haskel Lookstein of Cong. Kehilath - a man who has "always been a
1 Jeshurtin is urging that American great. friend of the Jewish people
Jews use lettuce picked by mem- and the state of Israel."'
bers of the United Farm Workers' -
Union at the Passover seder.
In the latest issue of the ten-Tole
bulletin. Rabbi Lookstein called
attention to the struggle of the un-
ion, under the leadership of Cesar
Chavei, to obtain decent working
conditions for the migrant farm
workers in California:3 lettuce in-
dustry. Attempts by workers to
improve their living conditions and
to organize themselves are 'being
resisted by the lettuce growers, he
observed.
Rabbi Lookstein suggested
Shmuel Rosenwasser of Metulla, Israel; is greeted by his daugh-
that Jewish families use 'union
ter and friends upon his release from terrorist hands. Rosenwasser
lettuce, which can be identified 1
was kidnaped on New Year's Eve, 1969. His release was obtained
by the .Aztec Eagle on its wrap-
by Israel's red cross service, Magen David Adorn, through the In-
ping, for the karpas used at the
- ternational Red Cross.
seder. Karpas is a spring veget-
able which is dipped in salt
The airline of the people of Israel
water and eaten to commemorate
the spring harvest.
Using the lettuce as an act of
Passover Greetings
`solidarity with Cie farm workers r is
from the staff of
an "opportunity to join the great
PassOver experience to the struggle
El Al Israel Airlines
of one of the poorest -segments of
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Southfield
Road, Southfield
our -population: a segment that
desperately needs redemption from
Call (313) 557-5737
. slavery to freedom," he said.
Two tough mayoral races in De-
troit area communities ended in
victory for incumbent Jewish can-
didates Norman W. Feder (South-
field) and Robert J. Harris ( Ann
Arbor).



Shalom

Feder, Harris
Returned to
Mayor Seats

announcing

Mayor Feder, who finished sec-
ond in the February primary, came
back to win against John J. Riley.
7,309-6,891, for a two-year term.

MAYOR NORMAN FEDER

The 47 per cent voter turnout,
heavier than expected, was credit-
ed with Feder's victory. Also in
Southfield, incumbent councilman
Mark T. Jacobson was re-elected
to a two-,Year term, and Martin
Hollander, a newcomer, won a
four-year -council term.

Mayor IIarris, a Democrat, eas-
ily outpolled his Republican chal-
lenger, Jack J. Garris, who ran a
"law and order, anti-hippie " cam-
, paign. Harris, a University of
Michigan. professor, counted
heavily. ori.
. the :student. vote and
emphasiied. human rights, strict
-:‘':: -:_enforcemerit of the housing code
*l - and continued support for drug re-
programs..

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MAYOR ROBERT HARRIS

Broomfield Introduces 2 Bills
ressitre Soviets on Rights of Jews

--,,, Expressing ther.opinion that the :: 'Rep.'BroOmfield added:
SoYKet government will not ,.show-, - "This
. bill-sets no precedent. Sim-
an-y leniency. toward Jews Without ilar 'actions were taken to permit
..- •: --
some
prodding 4M-in external•
. 80 000 Hungarian and 10,000 Czech-
-
i solovakian refugees to settle here
sources, Michigan Congressman after their 1956 and 1968 national
William Broomfield has introduced ! conflicts. Moreover. 565.000 Cubans
two pieces of legislation to increase , have made the United States
Ametican pressure on the Soviet their home through exemptions
Union "to recognize the legitimate : from the immigration laws. There
rights of its Jewish citizens." is no reason why we should not
. - The first bill would proyide extend this same privilege to the
30.000 special refugee visas for downtrodden Jews of the Soviet
Russian Jews who wish to come Union."
to this country. "In a sense," said ' The second resolution calls upon
Pep. Broomfield, l`this is a direct I the President to take appropriate
challenge to the Soviet Union and, action to reaffirm this nation's
particularly, to its emigration I commitment to basic human
policy. In the past, most Jewish rights. He is directed to take
requests for emigration have been steps to persuade the Soviet Union
denied on the grounds that the to grant religious and cultural
emigrant had not received per- freedom to its Jewish Minority
mission from the country in which and to guarantee the rights of
he wanted to stay. In fact, this j those wishing to emigrate. "The
technicality merely clouded the President has already acted firmly
real nature of Soviet anti-Semi- in this regard through the United
tism. Nations. I ask only that the em-
phasis be spread to other diplo-
"My bill would bring the Sov-
matic channels," Rep. Broomfield
iet policy of persecution into the
said.
open by eliminating this techni-
cality: Soviet officials would
know beforehand that a large
The first proof of a well-ordered
number of Jews are entirely
mind is to be able to pause and
welcome in the United States."
linger within itself.—Seneca.

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