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December 03, 1971 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-12-03

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Jews. Urged. Not to Permit Rhetoric of 'Black
Demagogues' to Derail Social Justice

GROS'SINGER'S (JTA) — Jews sixth to tenth; and interfaith activ-
were advised by theologian Abra- ity was a middle priority.
ham Joshua Heschel not to with-
Epstein said that the findings
draw from the pursuit of justice will be analyzed .by the League's
for Blacks because of "the rude planning committee. The agency
and murderous rhetoric of black will also conduct the same sur-
demagogues.'•
vey :mono Bnai Brith lodges and
Addressing some 400 delegates chapters whose 500.000 members
to the 58th annual meeting here of make up ADL's constituency.
the Anti-Defamation League of
Bernard Nath, chairman of the
Bnai Brith, Dr. Heschel declared ADL's national civil rights com-
that Jews who themselves have mittee, condemned Louisiana Con-
had the experience of being "de- gressman John Rarick as "a mouth-
spised" must understand the pain piece in Congress for anti-Jewish
and suffering of Blacks who "can- and anti-Black extremists."
not obtain emanicipation without
Rep. Rarick. the ADL asserted.
the help of whites."
has brought to the floor of the
House and to the Congressional
Dr. Heschel, professor of Jew-
Record "blatant white racism and
ish ethics and mysticism at the
Jewish Theological Seminary of
America, made his remarks as
he received the League's Amer-
ica's Democratic Legacy Award.
Recalling that he came from
Poland and therefore "knows what
it means to live in a country where
NEW YORK—Meyer Pesin, Jer-
you are despised," Dr. Heschel
sey City attorney, Zionist and a
said that "Blacks have the same
leader in the Jewish National
feelings here." Noting that many
Fund, was elected president of the
Jews, like other whites, are guilty
JNF of America by the national
of prejudice when they blame
board, at its meeting in New York
Blacks, the victims, for social ills
Tuesday evening. He succeeds Her-
perpetrated by others, Dr. Heschel
man Weisman, who has served as
called upon Jews "to keep our
JNF president for five years and
tongues and souls clean" by not
presently is president of the Zion-
participating in defamation."
ist Organization of America.
A report on an ADL survey of
Pesin served the JNF nationally
Jewish "priorities" gives evidence
that the Jewish community is "turn- in many capacities. He was chair-
man of the JNF Foundation. In
ing inward."
Basle, Switzerland, in October, he
Basing his remarks on the pre-
played an active role in the cele-
liminary findings of the survey
bration of the 70th anniversary of
made among some 2,030 Jewish
the JNF.
community leaders around the
A practicing attorney for 40
country, Benjamin R. Epstin, ADL
national director, said anti-Semit- years, he now resides in Teaneck,
ism is their prime concern. follow- N. J.

Pesin Elected
_1ST President

ed closely by Israel, Jewish youth,
the general image of the Jews and
Soviet Jewry.

Epstein said that those queried
generally assigned lower priori-
ties to black-white and black-
Jewish relations, church-state
affairs, minorities in general, and
foreign affairs outside of Israel
and Soviet Jewry. Most Jews
relegated "civil liberties" to
eighth or ninth place.

Israel was of second highest con-
cern in nearly all areas; the image
of Jews was among the five top
priorities, except among Jewish
leaders in North Carolina, Virginia,
Michigan, Georgia and Northern
California, where it ranged from

World Hebrew Congress
to Meet in January

JERUSALEM—Brit Ivrit Ola mit,
the World Union for Hebrew Cul-
ture, with headquarters here, is
sponsoring its fourth World Hebrew
Congress, Jan. 10-13, to deal with
ways and means of promoting
Hebrew culture and language in
the Diaspora.
President Zalman Shazar and
Prime Minister Golda Meir will
address the opening assembly at
Hebrew University.
Dr. Israel Goldstein, president
of the World Union for Hebrew
Culture, will open the meeting.
Yigal Allon, deputy premier and
minister of education, and Teddy
Kollek, mayor of Jerusalem, will
take 'part.

Two Beauties Meet;
Ugly Storm Raised

TEL AVIV — The current Miss
Universe, Georgia Razek of Leban-
on, was attacked by several Le-
banese newspapers for meeting,
speaking with and being photo-
graphed with Miss Israel during
an October beauty competition in
London.
An editorial in one Beirut news-
paper charged Miss Razek with
"signing a peace treaty with Is-
rael on her own authority." -
After returning to Lebanon,
she said at a news conference:
"No one told me that I was sup-
posed to run away from the Is-
raeli contestant if she ever tried
to speak with me."

Miss Razek said that despite her
intention to isolate herself during
the competition "so as not to get
mixed up in problems of that
type," she unintentionally signed
the autograph book of Miss Israel
after being asked to do so.
"As she closed her book, I saw
the disaster when I spotted the
Star of David inscribed on the
cover," Miss Razek said.

Rights Chief Answers
Census Quota Fears

NEW YORK (JTA) — The
chairman of the New York City
Commission on Human Rights
sought to allay the fears ex-
pressed by some Jewish groups
that the census of city employes
now being conducted by the com-
mission was aimed at establishing
a reverse discrimination in which
minority groups, mainly Blacks,
Puerto Ricans, women and the
handicaped would be favored over
others in hiring for city jobs.
In an "Open Letter to the Jew-
ish Community" Commissioner
Eleanor Holmes Norton gave as-
surances that there would be no
tampering with the civil service
merit system and that no quotas

a stark brand of anti-Semitism un-
heard in Congress for many years."
Rep. Rarick, prior to his election
to Congress, had served as a mem-
ber of the State Board of the
Louisiana White Citizens Council.
At the same time, he also served
as an adviser to "The Councilor,"
"the racist and anti-Semitic paper
then published by the LWCC under
the editorship of extremist Ned
Touchstone," according to the ADL
report.
Rep. Rarick has labeled Ameri-
can Catholic bishops, the National
Council of Churches and the Syna-
gogue Council of America as "pious
pickpockets" because of their sup-
port of welfare reform.
Mayor Teddy Kollek of Jeru-
salem invited the Anti-Defama-
tion League of Boat Brith to send
"a private mission of highly re-
spected American leaders, repre-
senting the three faiths, to study
and report objectively on the
physical and spiritual develop.
ment of Jerusalem as a unified
city."
Kollek said that "Jerusalem is
open for all to come and see what
we have done to safeguard the re-
ligious rights of Christians and
Moslems, their holy places and the
aesthetic, spiritual and historical
character of the Holy City."
Mikhail Zand, a recent emigre
from the Soviet Union, said the
Kremlin regulates the exodus of
Jews to Israel "to exert pressure
on the Arabs." Dr. Zand said that
the increase in the flow of Jews
permitted to leave reflects the
USSR's dissatisfaction with Egyp-
tian moves toward reconciliation
with the United States.
Dr. Zand, now a professor at
the Institute of Oriental Studies,
Hebrew University, is in
the
United States for the second time
since his departure from the Soviet
Union last May.

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