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Moshe Gilboa, Israel's consul
While the sun played tag on a also was heard in Shiffman Hall, Israelis, but we have been order- she stated: "Upon the occasion of
general for the Southeast, an
cold, windy, often grey day, more where some 700 youngsters in the ed by your government not to play the 23rd anniversary of the mod-
ern-day state of Israel, I would nounced that Askew had pro-
than 2,000 adults and„ children younger grades filled the room to against them."
claimed April 29 as Florida's day
Back home, a highlight of the like to extend my most sincere of dedication to Israel's independ-
turned out for the 23rd anniver- overflowing. Emceed by UHS stu-
sary of Israel's statehood Sunday
cluded a talk by Jack Simkowitz knowledge quiz for youths. There thousands of people of Jewish ence.
at the Jewish Center.
descent in the Atlanta community,
At times during the afternoon, of Young Israel, a performance were contestants from 28 lands, who hope and work daily for world THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
the Center lobby was impassable,
Friday, May 7, 1971-19
peace and brotherhood. We live in
so many people were crowded singing led by Gertrude Jacob- expected, to Israelis, who receive a world of turmoil and contradic-
around Israel Trade Fair exhibits
tions; however, there are millions • ********** • 41, * •
Steven Stone recited a prayer school. The first-prize winner was of people throughout this world
and at the doors leading to booths
for peace at both the Shiffman Israel Vechoropulos, a 16-year-old who cherish humanity and the
set up near both entrances.
immigrant from Greece. His vic-
Buses filled with United Hebrew Hall program and the one held tory was personally cheered by worth of human personality, and
High School students arrived at
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Premier Meir, Knesset members, I know that they too join you
the Center for the celebration,
upon this occasion."
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sponsored by the Jewish Com- Novetsky of Bnai David, the the Jewish Agency and others.
Gov. Reubin Askew of Florida 4 ***** * ** •
munity Council and the Detroit Habonim dancers and the Dor The panel of judges was headed
and Jimmy Carter of Georgia also
Hadash singers brought an Israeli
flavor to the celebration. Miriam by Interior Minister Rabbi Yosef sent congratulatory messages ex-
undreds more youngsters, ex- Baruch, a student from Shaarey Burg.
pressing solidarity with the state
..used from classes by the UHS Zedek, narrated a multi-media
In an impressive demonstration of Israel and admiration for the
and several religious schools, presentation on Yom HaZikaron of air force power, 132 jets — all courage, achievements and prog-
brought their parents and friends (Memorial Day), as observed in American-made — flew maneuvers ress of its people.
for the activities, which included
over major Israeli cities. The
a program coordinated by the Jew-
Greetings were extended by
ish Educators' Council.
Judge Lawrence Gubow and Phantoms and 11 Fougas. Along
Another bus load of students
Carmi Slomovitz, presidents of
was brought in from Flint, and
their respective organizations, units presented a parade of gun
estimates of the total number of
the Jewish Community Council boats and patrol vessels and a
PEST CONTROL SERVICE, Inc.
young people ranged up to 1,800.
and the Detroit Zionist Federa- submarine.
Control of Roaches,
Falafel and pita—Israel's answer
During the presentation, para-
tion. Slomovitz pointed to the
Sales e Service
Mice, Spiders and Ants.
to the hot dog—was selling like
need for the Zionist movement
hot cakes, even though the con-
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in the pgrpetuation of Israel's alone and in groups — and were SOUTF11-
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noisseurs acknowledged that it
statehood and of the Jewish peo- retrieved from the chilly water
wasn't as spicy as the Israeli ver-
within seconds by navy boats
criss-crossing the area.
On short notice, a number of
The Israel Trade Fair record-
Atlanta Marks 1st Israel Day;
ed a total $3,000 for Sunday's young people whipped together a
King Sends Greetings
sales, much of it to students who
ATLANTA (JTA) — More than
had brought spending money to from McNichols and Meyers Rds.
About 50 marchers bearing flags 800 persons participated Sunday
Suits in Town
buy Israeli-made trinkets or
and a dozen cars formed the line in a "Salute to Israel" parade and
of march prior to the Center pro- Israel Independence Day celebra-
Booths set up outdoors by vari- gram. Bringing up the rear was a
tions, the first ever to be held in
Slims and Huskies
ous adult and youth organizations Detroit police car — in blue and
offered everything from a palm white, of course.
Mrs. Coretta King, widow of the
PLUS all the latest
reading by "a beautiful and en-
late civil rights leader Dr. Martin
Fashions for men
hancing gypsy" (so the sign read) Israel Celebrates Anniversary
Luther King Jr., sent greetings
representing Hillel Foundation at
6 to 60.
With Parades, Naval, Air Reviews to the Jewish community in which
Wayne State University, to a
Glennwood ORT game of skill, for
which the lucky contestant might skies, marking the end of the re-
win a stuffed Snoopy. Proceeds cent winter weather, induced thou-
Ratid No. 1 in the U.S.A.
from these and other games were sands of Israelis to trek to the
Come in and see whY
before you buy ! .
designated for Israel-related proj- woods and national parks to spend
Independence D a y picknicking
Other booths were set up by April 29.
Others enjoyed the numerous
Bnai Brith Youth Organization and
The latest fashions for men 6 to 60
the BB Detroit Council, by Hasha- public events, including parades,
har and National Council of Jew- receptions, naval and air reviews
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and fireworks. Still others, parti-
20072 W. 7 Mile Evergreen
Chabad, the Lubavitcher organ-
ization, invited passersby to lay asleep, having danced and re-
tefillin in honor of the occasion, veled in the streets all night.
The entire c a b i n e t, led by
and Lahav USY of Beth Achim
Morey and Shirley Charmer, Walter and Herma Cohn,
created a giant birthday card so Premier Golda Meir, called on
that signers could send greetings
Meyer and Belle Feinstein, Sarah Fishkind, Lou and
to Israel on her 23rd year. The residence in the heart of this city
card is to be presented to the crew and offered him its good wishes.
Ida Garber, Lester and Reva Greenspan, Charles and
An hour later the president wel-
of the next Israeli ship to stop in
corned 119 soldiers who had dis-
Iva Hoptman, Hy and Evelyn Lewis, Buddy and Ruth
Charging a quarter per signa- tinguished themselves during the
Nathanson, Jules and Ruth Olen, Irving and Sarah
'ture, Lahav raised almost $75 for past year. As each was introduced
by Chief of Staff Haim Bar-Lev,
the Israel Emergency Fund.
Pitt, Fran Raznick, Ruby and Pauline Samson and
he received a certificate from
At another booth, set up by the Shazar.
Community Council and manned
Fred and Clara Silber say . . you can't have a better
Three thousand persons — in-
by volunteers, some 350 signatures
cluding leading citizens, consular
were gathered on petitions appeal-
time if you attend the annual
ing on behalf of Soviet Jewry.
representatives, Jewish and Mos-
Bumper stickers, pins and greet-
lem clergymen and Defense Min-
ing cards were sold: along- with
post cards to be mailed to the
garden party in the Citadel,
_ Soviet procurator general, appeal-
part of the 500-year-old Jaffa
& ag for the Soviet Jews being held
as political prisoners.
Gate in the Old City. The hosts
An estimated 800-1,000 adults
were Mayor Teddy Kollek and
and students viewed the pro-
acting District Governor Raphael
gram in the Center gymnasium
and heard Prime Minister Golda
Meir greet, via tape, her fellow
Israel's tough national youth
Jews on Israel's anniversary.
soccer team—all of whose mem-
She expressed Israel's hopes for bers are under 23—gave Israelis a
AT TEMPLE ISRAEL, MANDERSON ROAD, DETROIT
peace but said that until it welcome holiday present by mak-
comes, the Jewish state stands
ing the semifinals at the All-Asian
ready to defend herself.
Soccer Championship for Youth
"The strength of Israel," Mrs. being held in faraway Tokyo. The
WHERE YOU WILL ENJOY
Meir said, "lies not only in her Israeli team played to a draw
army," but in Israel's ability to
live each day, improving her its earlier victories finished first
economy, absorbing new immi- in its group.
grants. She alluded to Soviet
The Israelis were to have op-
*Lots of door prizes
Jewry and its newfound voice and posed Kuwait, but that country
said that "This will be the year refused to play against them and
that all generations of the future forfeited the game. The captain
will study . . . and try to grasp of the Kuwait team had explained
the great ess of it."
to an Israeli television reporter
A port n o Mrs Mei
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