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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-07-16

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Sinai 156-Bed
Addition Named
Fisher Pavilion

In Israel:
Freedom of
for Arabs


His Programs
Page 4

Vol. LIX. No. 18 -

Sinai Hospital has officially named its new 156-bed patient care addition the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Pavilion, it was
announced Tuesday by Dr. Julien Priver, executive vice president.
The $10,200,000 facility, which will_ admit its first patients next week, was named in honor of the Fisher family, who gave an
initial $500,000 toward its construction. Fisher is a long-time member of the hospital's board of trustees.
The first patients will be moved into the third floor of the new addition Sunday. An ultra-modern 17-room operating suite
and adjacent holding and recovery areas on the ground floor will open later in the month.
First-floor admitting and business offices will open in mid-August, and a 12-bed surgical intensive care unit on the second
floor will be in use by late next month.
The four-story structure contains 150,000 square feet and when all facilities are in use will increase the total bed capacity at
Sinai Hospital to 619.


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Jewry's Decline
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July 16, 1971

Israel Warns Commando Raids
Will Be Retaliated; Total of 4
Victims Killed in Petah Tikva

Israeli 'Black Panthers' Plan
U. S. Visit to Expose Poverty,
Squalor; EmphasizePatriotism

JERUSALEM (JTA)—A delegation of Israel's "Black Panthers"
will go on a speaking tour of the United States in mid-September to
try to get the American Jewish community to pressure the Israel
government better to meet the needs of the country's poor, it was
announced at a Panther press conference here Monday night.
The delegation will consist of Panther leaders, Reuven Abergil,
Charlie Biton and Saadya Marciano, who will be accompanied by Dr.
Naomi Kies of the Hebrew University's political science faculty, an
American settler who has been closely associated with the Panther
movement since last March.
Marciano said the purpose of the mission was "to go to the
American Jewish community and to advise them on how their dona-
tions to Israel are being misspent." He said they had no intention of
raising money for the Panthers, only to influence public opinion.
The Black Panthers, who took to the streets recently in noisy,
sometimes riotous, demonstrations, protesting poverty and squalid
living conditions, are mainly youths and young adults of North Amer-
ican and Asian origin from Jerusalem slums. They adopted the name
and style of the militant black American group but have no known
connection with them. The Panthers have accused the government
of discrimination against Sephardic—Oriental—Jews in housing, em-
ployment and education. (Continued on Page 3)

TEL AVIV (JTA) — Israeli military leaders hinted Tuesday that there would be new
commando raids deep inside Egypt should fighting break out again at the Suez front.
Chief of Staff Gen. Haim Bar-Lev told paratroopers at Ramat Gan Tuesday that in the
event of a new war they would play "a difficult and central role" just as they did dur-
ing the war of attrition. That war, waged by the late Egyptian President Gamal Abdel
Nasser up to the cease fire on Aug. 8, was marked by a series of raids by Israeli airborne
troops on key targets in the Egyptian hinterland.
Gen. Rafael Eytan, the paratroop commander, said the gap between Israeli and Egyp-
tian commandos has continued to widen since the Six-Day War. He said the Israeli para-
trooper and infantry man is better equipped with knowledge and experience. Gen Bar-
Lev stressed that the Israeli army has learned the lessons of the past.
Israel marked Paratrooper Day on Wed nesday.
Israel lodged its second complaint in
two days with the United Nations Truce
Rabin's Future: Political?
Supervision Organization against over-
flights of its Suez Canal position by Egyp-
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Does Israel's ambassador to
Sukhoi-7 fighter bombers. The com-
Washington plan to enter politics? That question was
was the 37th filed against Egypt
being asked here after Monday's announcement that
since the cease fire took effect Aug_ 8.
Ambassador Itzhak Rabin has formally enrolled as
Security authorities reported a slight
a member of the Labor Party in its Tel Aviv branch,
increase of terrorist activities last week
the largest in the country. The announcement said
that Rabin's application was received recently and
compared to the previous week. The
was immediately accepted.
most serious incidents were the Katyusha
rocket shelling of Petah Tikva last Wed-
Observers here said it was significant in view of
nesday which claimed four lives and a
Rabin's impending return home and his likely ap-

pointment to a ministerial post.

(Continued on Page 10)

Plaque Commemorating Herzl s Prophecy


PARIS, France—History has its many echoes and symbols. Great events and

creative personalities often are remembered through plaques and memorials which

keep them unforgotten in the memory of man.

There is such a plaque in Paris. Within a block of Place Vendome there is a

mociest hotel on the wall of which there is a tablet, in Hebrew and French. It reads:

1895 nvin n't n , aa
'n , 32
‘n to .ax
1 3 n `71n ,
nx anD
"13 , 1171 , n n3' -TT'
-) ?xnart n3v1r3 nnipn I1X

When Dr. Herzl was named Paris correspondent of the Viennese Neue Freie
months of 1895
Press, he stayed at Hotel Rastatt on Rue Douon in Paris. In the first
he lived at 8 Rue de Monceau, later moving to Hotel de Castille where he produced
"The Jewish State."
There are three references to the Castille hotel in the biography by the late
Israel Cohen, "Theodor Herzl, Founder of Political Zionism." The first is to the
original stay when the founder of the Zionist movement wrote "The Jewish State."
The second, referring to historic developments in 1898, states:
"In Paris, he again stayed at the Hotel Castille, and in the same room that
he had previously occupied and at the same table on which he had written
Jewish State,' he penned a long letter to Count (Philip zu) Eulenberg, stating that
his talk with (Count von) Buelow had ended abruptly and again craving an audi-

ence with the Kaiser."
Then there is the third reference, to 1899:
"In accordance with his usual practice, he stayed (on June 19)
at the Hotel Castille, where he had written 'The Jewish State' four
years before. He commented on the fact in the following words:
`What a road since then ! And also what weariness. My heart is
very tired. I suffer from oppression of the chest and irregular
beatings of the pulse.' But he could take no rest. Together with
(Dr. Max) Nordau and (Dr.) Alexander Marmorek, he visited Nar-
Leven, president of the Jewish Colonization Association (as
Id en 1895, Theodore (sic) Herzl
well as of the Alliance Israelite), who told them that the Associa-
tion would be willing to support them as soon as they obtained
Foundateur du Mouvement Sioniste
a charter from the Sultan (of Turkey)."
An entire volume could be devoted to describe the Herzl
ecrivit "l'Etat JUIF" livre prophetique
name, to the Herzl room at the Jewish National Fund headquar-
resurrection de l'Etat d'Israel
qui announca
in /a Jerusalem,
to Mount Herzl in Jerusalem where the re-
mains of Theodor Herzl were reinterred, to streets bearing the
This tablet is displayed on the wall of Hotel de Castille, 37
Herzl name in Israel, in one of which the Zionist headquarters
Rue C:ambon, Paris. It is where Theodor Herzl wrote his historic
were situated for a time.
and prophetic pamphlet "The Jewish State."
Theodor, incidentally,. is misspelled with an appended "e"
The tablet's Hebrew and French texts state that it was in this
on the Hotel Castille tablet.
house that Theodor Herzl, the founder of the Zionist movement,
While in Paris, it's worth a visit to the Castille to read the
wrote his history-making book that proved to be the prophecy of
inscription on the tablet erected in 1961 in honor of the founder
and prophet of Zionism, Theodor Herzl. Thanks to the keen
an emerging Jewish State of Israel.
- The tablet was attached to the Hotel de Castille wall in 1961,
Detroit observer, Leonard N. Simons, who had seen the Castille
at an impressive ceremony which was described to this correspond-
tablet, and had called it to our attention, we were drawn to that
ent by one of the very eminent participants, Mme. Max Nordau,
site during our brief visit to the city where Dr. Herzl had ex-
daughter of the late Max Nordau, a co-founder of the political
pressed his dream for Jewish statehood in his historic pamphlet.
Zionist movement with Dr. Herzl.

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