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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-07-02

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State' Dept: 'Tells Harassment of.

)epartment officials said Monday
.c.tt American diplomats in Mos-
ow have received harassing tele-
hone calls and have been under
erY close surveillance, probably
a retaliation for recent Jewish
efense League harassment of
oviet diplomats in Washington
d New York.
According to the State Depart-
nt, Washington area p o l i c e
rces have increased their ga-
ols of diplomats homes. Despite
oh patrols, the picture window
he home of Vladislav V. Shim-
ovskiy, an attache at the Soviet
bassy, was broken Stmday for
e second time in three days. The
dow was broken by an object
a ned in a note, "Never Again."
ay's window breaking took
as police were processing
last of the 34 arrests from
wish Identity Week demonstra-
s. Twenty-one adults and 13
veniles were arrested.
Twenty-one per sons were
arged with disorderly conduct,
d 13 with demonstrating with-
.500 feet of an embassy. Two
uveniles and three adults were
Iso charged with illegal entry
ter they jumped over the
oviet Embassy gate. The adults
rrested for illegal entry had to
st a $350 bond.
R _ abbi Meir Kahane, national
airman of the JDL, told the JTA
at he was able to get a bonds-
a only t h r o ugh his "good
end," Joe Colombo. (Colombo
as shot and critically wounded at
n Italian-American Civil Rights
ally in New York City Monday.)
State Department officials con-
med that one of the purposes of
viet Ambassador Anatoly F.
)obrynin's talk two weeks ago
rith Undersecretary of State John
rwin was to register his unease
, ver the prospect of demonstra-
ions by the Jewish D e f en se
eague against Soviet offices and
er installations during Jewish
gntity Week.
In New York the Soviet ambas-
or to the United Nations, Jacob
alik, lodged a "strong protest"
rith U.S. Ambassador George
3ush over a dynamite time bomb
ound at the base of a wall sur-
an estate owned by the
.)v- ,iet UN Mission at Glen Cove,
The Bnai Brith Anti-Defamation
eague exhibit on the plight of
oviet Jewry, postponed last week
or fear of demonstrations by Jew-
sh militants, opened in New York
Aonday night on an "invitation
y" basis. Pickets representing
Jewish Liberation Project
,sided out leaflets accusing the
Me:rise agency of "too little and
00 late concern" for Soviet Jews


torah Travels 1st Class
to New Home in Japan

NEW YORK—A long flight from
i_'ennedy Airport here has brought
a new Torah scroll to the Jewish
community of Kansai in Kobe,


scroll, a gift from Edward
S. Abraham, a director of the In-
`ernational Synagogue at JFK, was
ransported in a first-class seat
,via Japan Air Lines. A JAL purser
accompanied the scroll, which was
,gocumented as cargo, after special
,reparation of the century-old
rah.. .
In Osaka, JAL cargo and gov-
ernment - Customs officials expe-
ited entry formalities and deliv-
,:c.ed the Torah to the congregants
waiting at the airport.
Of the Sephardic tradition, the
3eroll was written in Baghdad and
7 ,-,-) \A,/ is housed in Ohel Shlomo
Synagogue, Kobe.
Albert Hamway is president of
he Jewish community of Kansai,
and Rahme Sassoon of New York
is honorary president of the Kobe

S.,..Aides in Moscow:Hits JUL

and castigated it for -actePting -the
State Department's "quiet diplo.
macy policy under the delusion
that that it will help Soviet Jews."
The 225 communal leaders who
attended the private op e n i n g
heard from Mrs Rita Hauser, US
representative to the UN Human

*Rights Commission, who said it has encouraged her in all her
was "most desirable that official activities.
contacts on behalf of Soviet Jews)
Meanwhile, the government
be kept on as quiet a level as pos- has until today to comply with
sible." Mrs. Hauser, always sym- an order by the U.S. District
pathetic to the cause of Soviet Court, Brooklyn, to provide 10
Jews, said President Nixon was Jewish Defense League leaders
following the issue "closely" and charged with gun conspiracy the
transcripts of wiretaps made on
their phones without a court
Sources said that while the Jus-
tice Department does not want to
(From the files of the Jewish Telegraphic Agency)
turn over the transcrips and is
40 Years Ago This Week: 1931
willing to wait for the Supreme
Court ruling next summer on the
Dr. Chaim Weizmann formally resigned as Zionist Organization legality of "national security"
president in protest over British policy. Chief opponent Vladimir Jabo-
tinsky "electrified" Zionist Congress by declaring: "Let us make a last wiretaps not authorized by court
experiment with Great Britain . . . Let us seek the fault in our leader- order, the U.S. attorney is so
to prosecute the JDL it is
ship . . ." Rabbi Stephen S. Wise called Weizmann an apologist for anxious
Britain, a charge the latter called "unmeasured virulence" and willing to hand over the logs.
S e y m o u r Graubard, national
"a serious disservice to the Zionist cause."
Sol Green, who left 'England in 1885 without a dime and became chairman of the Anti-Defamation
a millionaire sheep-and-cattle magnate in Australia, returned for the League of Bnai Brith, denounced
the action of the U.S. attorney
first time in 46 years to attend the Derby.
general in employing wiretaps on
10 Years Ago This Week: 1961
conversations of Jewish Defense
Yaacov Sharett, son of Moshe Sharett and first secretary of the League leaders without first ob-
Israeli Embassy in Moscow, was expelled on what he called "a fake taining a court order.
espionage charge." He said he and his wife were "handled roughly"
In Washington, Israeli officials
by the Riga police.
ruled out the possibility that the
Rep. Seymour Halpern of New York complained that State Dept. object of the wiretap involved is
policy on Saudi Arabian anti-Semitism was "indicative of a tendency
an Israeli telephone. The Justice
of appeasement." the department replied: "Discrimination is a world-
Department brief, as reported
wide problem, and is scarcely likely to be eliminated by pressure of by the JTA, justified the wiretap
coercion. What is required is persistent, patient persuasion . . "
on the basis of foreign policy
Paul Baerwald, banker, philanthropist and co-founder of the Joint considerations.
Distribution Committee, died in New Jersey at age 89.
Israeli officials say that there is
Adolf Eichmann took the witness stand in Jerusalem for the third no need for the American govern-
week. He continued to deny responsibility for Nazi extermination ef- ment to tap Israeli phones in that
forts. Meanwhile, several former SS officers fearing arrest in Israel of the U.S. and Israel are "all
testified against him via depositions in West German and Austrian part of a family."
Israeli officials could not rule
West Germany agreed to pay $2,500,000 coMpensation to 1,100 out the possibility that some Is-
Swiss victims of Nazism.
raeli who privately supports the
The West German Bundestag cleared Dr. Theodor Oberlaender, JDL and is sent here under some
who had quit his cabinet post under fire, of complicity in wartime government exchange program on
murders of Poles and Jews.
a civilian but not official assign-
Israel became the third country to fire and track a sounding ment, could be helping the JDL
rocket, designed to transmit data to ground stations. The (U. S.) and be a subject of U.S. phone
National Aeronautics and Space Agency called it a "wonderful achieve-.. taps.
ment," but a State Dept. official said it was "presumptuous" in view
of Mid East refugee problems.


This Week in Jewish History

2 Sukhoi Bombers Fly Over Canal

TEL AVIV (JTA)—Two Egyptian
Sukhoi-7 fighter-bombers overflew
Israeli positions on the east bank
of the Suez Canal last Saturday
morning, d r a wing anti-aircraft
fire. Israel has lodged another
complaint of cease-fire violations
with the United Nations Truce Su-
pervision Organization.
Security official reported Friday
that 11 Arab terrorists were killed
during the preceding 48-hour pe-
riod in clashes with Israeli patrols
on the Syrian and Lebanese bor-
No Israeli casualties were re-
A wounded terrorists was cap-
tured by an Israeli patrol Friday
near the site of one of the clashes
on the Lebanese border. A cache
of arms and ammunition was
found nearby. ,
Israeli officials said that one of
the terrorists killed last week was
a senior commander. His funeral
was described over Damascus
Israeli military spokesmen de-
clined to comment on a Beirut re-
port that an Israeli raiding party
entered Lebanon and demolished
three houses in a border village.
Israel forces uncovered a large
arms cache in an Arab village
near Tulkarem.
An Israeli soldier was wounded
Tuesday morning when a patrol
clashed with a terrorist gang near
Misgav Am in Upper Galilee close
to the Lebanese border.
An Arab man and two children
were injured when a grenade ex-
ploded at Beth Hanoun in the Gaza
Strip. Police are investigating the
fatal shooting inside a Gaza hos-
pital of a man who had just been
brought in for treatment for in-
juries suffered in a beating. A
nurse and a hospital employe have
been questioned.
Police believe the murder may
have been another in the series of
interfactional slayings sweeping

Israelis Honor Canadian

MONTREAL (JTA)—The estab-
lishment of a Jacob M. Lowy
Square in the Israeli port city of
Ashdod was announced at the an-
nual general meeting of the United
Israel Appeal of Canada held here.
Gordon Brown, UIA president,
said the project would serve as a
living tribute to Jacob M. Lowy, of
Montreal, a founder and past pres-
ident of the Canadian UIA, an
appreciation for his efforts on be-
half of Israel.

Most works are most beautiful
without adornment.
—Walt Whitman.


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the Gaza Strip. Some of the cases
have been attributed to the extor-
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tion of money for terrorist groups.
Several dozen Arabs were de-
tained for questioning in the
Nablus area following the dis-
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villages. Ten persons from Bir- ••• • •••••■m•om00 0
riya village near Tulkarem have
been charged with setting up an
underground cell to carry out a
civil disobedience campaign.
Operating as .. .
Israeli settlements near the Gaza
Strip have decided to restore their
barbed wire fences because of in-
creased incidents of infiltration
and mine laying. Security officials
The first of its kind in the
reported 21 border incidents last
Metropolitan Area
week, up from 11 the previous
week. Six occurred on the Jor-
danian border, three each on the
Lebanese and Syrian borders and
nine in the Gaza Strip.
Egyptian soldiers were seen
swimming and fishing on their side
of the canal but the Egyptians
were also continuing to work on
their fortifications. The Egyptians
continued to broadcast propaganda
to Israeli troops over loudspeakers.
They mentioned the names of •
in newest styles and
two Israeli soldiers who they as- •
serted had defected to Lebanon.



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Case Laws Computerized
• •
by Bar-Ilan University

RAMATGAN—At the opening of •

the Bar-Ilan Faculty of Law, the •
university's chancellor, Dr. Joseph •
Looksiein, announced a new re- :
search project undertaken by the 1.

law faculty under the direction of •
Profs. Aaron Schreiber and Aviezri '
S. Fraenkel.
This project will use computers •
to store the complete text of se- •
lective Israeli Supreme Court De-
cisions and the 'Hebrew Responsa.
Techniques will be developed both
for the efficient retrieval of desired
information and research into huge.
masses of data, and for linguistic
analysis of the material.

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