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December 24, 1971 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-12-24

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5 Germans Honored for . Life
. Saving Israel Not Affected, May Benefit by Dollar Devaluation
BONN (JTA) —

Five Germans Eliashiv Ben-Horin. He noted that
who saved Jewish lives during the eight other Germans—six women
Nazi regime at great risk to them- and two men -- were to receive
selves, were awarded medals and medals but were too ill to attend
citations here by the Yad Vashem, the ceremonies. He said special
the Israeli memorial foundation ceremonies would be held for them
for Nazi victims. The presentations at a later date.
were made by Israel AmbaSsador Recipients here were Dr. Otto
Moericke and. his wife, Gertrud, of
Freudenstadt who sheltered a Jew-
Common Element
ish couple, strangers to them, in
their small home although they
Binds Anti-Israel,
had six children; Maria Nickel,
Anti-Jew, Eban Says
who sheltered a pregnant Jewish
NEW YORK (JTA)
Israel's woman in Berlin, helped her give
Foreign Minister Abba Eban said birth and hid her and the baby
Sunday- night that "discrimina- during the war years; Dr. Kaethc
tion" was the common element Schwartz, who sheltered a young
between the person who is an Jewish girl, Inge Deitschkron, at
anti-Semite and the man who is her Berlin home. The girl is now
Berlin correspondent of the Israeli
The former says every man is daily, Maariv.
A posthumous award was pre-
equal, except the Jew; the latter
says every nation is equal, except sented to the late Dr. Albert Titze,
who was active in the anti-Nazi
Israel, Eban stated.
Addressing some 500 people at- underground. It was accepted by
tending the Synagogue Council of his son, Wilhelm.
America's annual Statesmen
Award Dinner at the Waldorf- International Planning
Astoria Hotel, Eban commented Vital to Survival of
on the "lack of moral values" of
a world community of 132 nations Jewry, Goldmann Says
that can .recognize the equality
LONDON (JTA) — Dr. Nahum
and sovereignty of every nation Goldmann, president of the World
but Israel.
Jewish Congress, addressed him-
He noted that throughout the
self Monday to the problem of
world there was a growing con- Jewish survival in a world in
cept of dialogue and negotiation which the power and influence
to settle the world's problems.
of the West is on the decline, the
Everywhere, but in the Middle
influence of the East — the Com-
East, be said. But, he added, munist bloc — is ascendant and
"I do not believe the Middle in which the Third- World forces
East can long be left out of represented by developing nations
the current vogue of dialogue of Africa and Asia may prove

and negotiations."

Earlier in the evening, Dr.
Cynthia Wedel, president of the
National Council of Churches ef
Christ, conceded that "the Chris-
tian community has often failed
to support the cause of the Jews
and of Israel today as you wish
we did." But she added "there
are many Christians who are sup-
porting you."
Bishop Joseph L. Bernardin,
general secretary of the U.S.
Catholic Conference, spoke of the
Christian support for the plight
of Jews in the Soviet Union.

Blind Argentinian Jew
to Get $10;000 for Aid
in Eichmann Capture

TEL AVIV (JTA)—A 70-year-old
blind Argentinian Jew will receive
a $10,000 reward from the Israeli
government for providing informa-
tion that led to the capture of
Adolf Eichmann in Argentina in
1960, it was announced here.
The announcement ended the 12-
year-long fight of Luther Herman
of Buenos Aires to claim the re-
ward which he says is rightfully
his.
Herman, a German-born former
inmate of Dachau, where he lost
his sight, learned of Eichmann's
whereabouts in 1959 through his
daughter, who was dating a yoUng
man named Nicolaus. The young
man turned out to be Eichmann's
son.

Berman wrote to Tuvia Freed=
man of Halfi, an Israeli track-
ing down wanted Nazi war abut.
nals.

decisive.

Dr. Goldmann spoke before th e.
board of deputies of British Jews
and guests who gave him a stand-
ing ovation at the conclusion of
his remarks.
Dr. Goldmann stated that plan-
ning for the future can only be
effective if there is international
Jewish cooperation and diaspora;
Israel cooperation in such plait-
ning. There is no time to lose,
he warned. "Some 3,000,000 Jews
live in the Soviet Union. It would
be an untenable proposition that
we should give up the fight for
the rights of Soviet Jews to live
as Jews."

Dr. Goldman noted that there
was no Jewish problem within
the Third World but that those
nations know little or nothing
about Jews, past and present.
At the same time, they are a
decisive power in the United
Nations whose future may yet
be more effective than its past
and present.
"Latin America hovers between

the West and the Third (World)
force. It is a continent in turmoil
and revolution. There is some anti-
Semitism there, but this is not
the main danger to Jews," the
WJCongress leader said. "The
main danger is inherent in the
revolutionary situation within Latin
American society. We can learn
something from Cuba. Castro is
friendly to Israel and Jews. Bat
a community of 10,000 souls has
been ruined because it did not
fit into the new pattern," he said.

Libyan Daily Charges

Eiclimariti "Was kidnaped WY II: USSR With Imperialism

raeli agents and brought to Israel, PARIS (JTA)—A Libyan news-
where he was tried in 1961 and paper has bitterly attacked the
executed - in 1962 for his role in Soviet Union as an "imperalist
the mass deportation of JeWs - to state;" Ath-Thawrah, published in
Nazi death camps during World Tripoli, condemns Moscow for its
_ War II. But the Israeli governnlent support, of India against Pakistan.
said at the time that the $10,000 "How can we believe the Soviet
reward had been offered without Union when it is killing hundreds
government authorization by the of people daily on one hand and
World -Federation of Victims of the calling for disarmament, con-
Nazi Regime. demning Zionist aggression against
Israeli intelligence agents, fur- the Arabs and U.S. aggression in
thermore, dismissed Herman's in- Southeast Asia on the other?" Ath-
formation and claimed that they Thawrah asked in an editorial.
tracked down Eichmann on their Some observers here saw signifl-
own. The government said Mon- cance in the attack inasmuch as

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day that it would honor the reward the Libyan press conforms to gov-
offer. There was no explanation of ernment- policies. Libya, Egypt
why the government reversed its and Syria were united in a
6
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JERUSALEM (JTA) — Trading
in U.S. dollars continued as usual
this week following the announce-
ment of an 8.57 per cent dollar de-
valuation.
The devaluation of the dollar
will not affect the ratio between
the Israel pound and the dollar,
Finance Minister Pinhas Sapir
said.
Moshe Zanbar, governor of the
Bank of Israel, and Sapir agreed
that no steps need be taken to
alter the value of the Israel pound
which was pegged at 4.20 to the
dollar last August.
Because of uncertainties stem-
ming from the American announce-
ment, Israeli banks halted trading
in foreign currency for a time.
Trading resumed after quotations
from European exchanges began
coming in. The Bank of Israel did
not call for a halt in transactions.
Sapir said the lifting of the 10 per
cent import surcharge, announced
by President Nixon, should spark
greater efforts by Israel to in-
crease its txports to the U.S. He
said Israel's goods also will have
a better chance of competing in
Europe because of the more fav-
orable rate of exchange, though

the amount of improvement will ists predicted that imports would
depend on the new exchange rates. be more expensive and exports,
Israeli businessmen and industrial- in some cases, increased.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, December 24, 1971-13

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