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January 28, 1972 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1972-01-28

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Drinw
sition on Definition of Zionist

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Friday, Jarany 2., 1972-1S

Bir-Ilan-Plnlosophy Chair Named - for French Rabbi

RAMAT GAM--In the presence
of dignitaries and guests from
France, the Rabbi Kaplan Chair
in Jewish Philosophy was inau-
gurated at Bar-Ilan University.
The chair was established in
honor of Rabbi Jacob Kaplan, chief
rabbi of France, coinciding with
his 75th birthday.
Prof. Moshe Schwarcz of Bar-
ilan's philosophy department was
_appointed to the chair.
Rabbi Kaplan gave a report on
"The Finali Affair," a cause cele-
bre in the early 1950s when the
Jewish community of France suc-
ceeded in rescuing the two Finali
brothers from the hands of a Cath-
olic nun who refused to return the
orphans to their Jewish relatives
after the war.
Present at the Bar-Ilan event
was Msgr. M. Mass, who had

helped rescue the Finali boys. He
also was instrumental in saving
hundreds of French Jews from the
Nazis. Jacques Mercier, another
guest, told the audience that he,
himself, owed his life to the ef-
forts of Msgr. Mass.

JERUSALEM (JTA)—A sharp greater efforts to bridge Israel's "We must make a supreme effort
to influence Jewish leaders in the
difference of opinion over the de- social gap.
Some delegates were embittered diaspora to put Jewish education
finition of a Zionist emerged dur-
ing a debate on "the young gen- against the establishment and ex- at the top of their list of priorities,
eration in the Zionist movement" pressed disgust with its conduct and not be satisfied with crumbs
at the 28th World Zionist Congress of the congress. Giles Frank; an from the public table to support
Israeli formerly of France, de- it," Finkelstein declared.
here Tuesday night.
FINEST VALUES
Prof.' -Allan Pollack of Yeshiva dared that this was the - first and Moshe Krone, head of the WZO's
IN'THE COUNTRY
University; a member of the Labor the last Zionist congress be would Torah education department, de-
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Zionist =movement - delegation,- took attend.. He was hooted down by flounced the -extreme anti-Zionist
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issue with young Israeli Labor other delegates, who called him a atmosphere that he said exists in
some Orthodox yeshivo t. He
and Mapam delegates who are "French Fatah."
Mordechai Bar On, head of the stressed the need to increase in-
pressing the congress to define a
Zionist as someone who has Jewish Agency's youth department, formation about Zionism in the
"Fine Clothes for 36 tear,"
pledged to immigrate and settle urged Diaspora Zionist youth to rabbinical world in order to insure
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stop their ideological arguments Zionist hegemony among the - yes-
in Israel.
Daily 9-6 -- Thum to a
The Israeli delegates supported with the extreme left and right hivot.
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Lund Ashkenazi, director gen.
a draft resolution which the con- and practice what they preach by
oral of the absorption ministry,
gress information and ' ideology emigrating to Israel.
The committee on social prab- disclosed that a recent survey:
committee was to submit to the
Plenum, that. requires any Zionist -}ems- adopted a proposal by Dr. showed that 50 per cent of- the
abroad who aspires to a leadership Israel Katz, director of the Na- immigrants from the Soviet
position in the World Zionist Or- tional Insurance Institute, to estab- Union found permanent housing
ganization to obligate himself to lish a central body that will con - within two months of their ar.
immigrate and to give his children centrate its efforts on bridging rival compared to 35 per cent of
a Zionist education that would Israel's social gap. Elections to the immigrants from other coun-
the Zionist executive, which were tries.
prepare them for aliya.
According to the draft resolu- to have been held Tuesday night, He said 80 per cent of the Rus-
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tion, Zionist leaders who do not were postponed until later in the sian emigres reported satisfaction
Judy Black
Ernest Drucker
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conform to this obligation after week because interparty and in- with thew accommodations, and
collars,
to see which - style is
To try-on actual
one or two terms in office must ternal party debates had not ended. that 70 per cent reported after two
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be deposed. Prof. Pollack argued
Meanwhile, police released the months in the country that they
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that aliya was the means, not the last five of 34 persons arrested were saisfied with their social
a week ago during a street dem- integration.
end, of the Zionist ideal.
dacron blends.
castration at the opening of the
He said that to constrict the
Ashkenazi said that 58 per cent
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movement along the lines proposed Zionist Congress. It was not cer- of those seeking jobs found em-
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in the resolution would be to make tain how many of the densonstra• ployment within two months but
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It a narrow. inward-looking move- tors would be charged hr court only 57 per cent said they were
From $10.50, min. order four
ment in Jewry, whereas Zionism Chief Superintendent of Police satisfied with their jobs. Among
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in actually entailed a Jewish re- Avraham Turgemann said that the Jews from Russia there is
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35 firecrackers were found in a much higher percentage of dis.
naissance all over the world—in
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courtyards and buildings near satisfied workers than among oth-
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the Diaspora as well as in Israel.
the Congress hall during the er immigrants, he said.
Peilades remarks were greet-
demonstratims.
Ile
said
the
deco-
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Yitzhak Levitan. a Russian
- ed with enthusiastic applause
executive L gum shirt makers, inc.
onstrators planned to create migrant who was imprisoned in
from the non-Israeli delegates.
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The New Yorker also said that
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their- parents on what constituted ing Jewish newspapers all- over enough pressure to get the release
their Jewish identity. To the the world was proposed to the con- of Jewish political prisoners.
elder generation, he said, being gress by Arye Zimuki, coordinator
Jewish meant attending syna- of the World Federation of Jewish
gogue and contributing money to Journalists.
the UIA.. "But to us it means
He stressed that the fund would
that and much more—a feeling be employed to ensure the con-
of ethnic separate identity sym-
tinued publication of the newspa-
bolized by our attachment to the pers, not as a welfare fund to sup-
state of Israel," Pollack said.
port their writers.
Zimuki also suggested that the
He said -that as a historian he
viewed the upsurge of black iden- congress commission a research
tity in America as more important project - on the state of the Jewish
than the Six-Day War in sparking press all over the world.
Ezra Shapiro, world chairman of
the Jewish survival -in the U.S.
"To put it crudely, if it was kosher the Keren Hayesod-United Israel
Appeal,
told the congress that he
to be proud of being black, then
it was kosher to be proud of being had found a noticeable absence
of Zionist leaders among the sup-
Jewish," Pollack said.
The debate was a lively one, and porters of the CIA and its opera-
whatever their differences over tions.
what a Zionist really is, the young
Acknowledging that there are
delegates were united in their
"sonic exceptions," Shapiro said
demand for a change of guard in
"I raise this issue because it
the Zionist movement and for would be a tragic and unforgive-
able phenomenon if our fellow
Zionists were to interpret the
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Jewish Agency as' absolving
them of at least their email.
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