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February 18, 1972 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1972-02-18

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`Law Breakers Forced
to Break Kashrut Law'

Lawyer Denies; Naiii , Affiliationiittefenders Say. He Res4ned -'je*rs

accused by an Israeli
having been a Nazi collaborator
during World War II, denied the
charge vehemently and cited his
record as an anti-Nazi resistance
fighter for which he was decorated
after the war.
iThe reCordpa -Johannes Ambre
also was defended by Pierre Levy,
president of the Lyons region of
the International League Against
Anti-Semitism (LICA) who said
Ambre was, in fact, responsible
for the escape of countless French
Jews from deportation by the

AnakarFighters and
at Nazism in Tel Aviv Wad a
criminal complaints with lame*
pollee- charging Amon with eel-
laberatioa with the Nazis ',and
the Vichy regime. They dealt"
ed that he be arrested if besets
foot-ea limn soil.
'The anti-Nazi group submitted
copies of a legal document Ambre
allegedly co-authored in 1942
which they said provided the legal
basis for introducing the notorious
Nuremberg racial laws into occu-
pied France. -
Ambre told the JTA that "these
accusations-ire completely mad."
He said he was active in the
French resistance for which he
was awarded the Resistance
Medal, the War Cross and a
Knighthood in the Legion of Honor.
After the war, he said, he was
elected an honorary member of

cratic City Councilman Theodore
Silverman, representing the Crown
Heights and Efikt `Flatbush sec-'
tions orBrooklyn, demanded that
the city provide kosher food for
those Orthodox Jews held in its
detention and correctional insti-
At a meeting of the City Coun-
cil's committee on public safety, Nazis.
Silverman called on Department of
Ambre is the attorney for Claude
Corrections Commissioner Benia-
man Malcolm, to "respect the die- Lipsky, a French-Jewish financier
ed to Israel last year to
tary laws of Orthodox Jews." Sil-
verman said that "if I were ar- avoid arrest in connection with his
rested today and - remanded to a alleged role in a major financial
house of detention or a correction- scandal here.
al institution, I T could -"not observe
the dietary laws 41 my faith."
Mien lealeobn replied that
"be eseliCast provide separate
hitch= !leakier - fa- detention
admitted that he had con-
and correctional- instibitisas,"
Silverman respond ed
Sapir Blasts Plan
that this left urtaeciox Jewii two
CINCINNATI — Millennia of
alternatives,- "starve or violate Jewish faith, tradition, ritual -and - to Build New • Town
their Metall', laws. We excel* history will be dramatized ' here
TEL AVIV (JTA) — Finance
neither and demand respect for Thursday when Dr. Alfred Gotts-
our dietary laws."
chalk is inaugurated as fifth presi- Minister Pinhas Sapir criticized
to establish a 250,000-inhabi-
Following the meeting, an aide dent in the 97-year history of
to the councilman said there were Hebrew Union College — Jewish tant new development town at
the ancient site of the
not generally many Orthodox Jews Institute of Religion.
Maccabeans located just east of
in city correctional institutions
In his teens, while Attending here.
"But even if only one, he is en- Brooklyn College, the German - born
Speaking at the new immigrant
titled to observe his religious Gottschalk studied evenings at the
township of Carmiel in the Galilee,
HUC-JIR New York eampus.
Sapir said existing new immigrant
In his freshman year, Dr. Gotts- towns can absorb another 100,000
chalk helped Nelson Glueck dig people and there is no need to have
Economic Crisis Hits
at a tel in Ashded. On his gradua- another township near Tel Aviv,
tion from the Cincinnati campus in an area which already is over-
Argentine Institution's
BUENOS AIRES (JTA)—Argen- 1957, he was sent by Dr. Glueck populate&
tine is in the throes of an economic to head the small new Los Angeles
crisis. The Jewish school system, campus, begun three years before.
Last fair, Dean Gottschalk opened
once regarded as the finest in
a new $8,000,000 school adjacent
Latin America, has collapsed.
The Buenos Aires' Jewish home to the University of Southern Cali-
for the aged and, homeless children fornia.' He was chosen to succeed
appealed to the community to save ,Dr.p.lueck last June.
It L. Kopald Jr., chairman of
that institution from the same fate.
The home provides food, shelter lbe board of governors of the Col-
and care for some 700 aged Jews lege-Institute, will install Dr. Gotts-
and Jewish children.
The anneal :called on all Jews
On Wednesday evening, an in-
for contributions "in these times augural banquet will be held at
when general activities are almost which. Avraham Harman, presi-
paralyzed due to the summer sea- dent of the Hebrew University, will
son and the terrible consequences give the main address on "Plan-
of the price spb;a1._ threaten our ning Jewish- Life for the Balance
of the Century."

Dr. Gottschalk
to Be Installed as
Head of HUGJIR

This Wet'-in Jewish History

10 Years Ago This Week: 1962
Citing the arrest and punishment of 130 persons, mostly young,
for swastika-smearings and Nazi pamphlettering, Austrian Interior
Minister Josef said Nazi ideology was showing an unexpected
Famed ctinductor Bruno Walter; -(Schlesinger), -who was exiled
from Germany in 1933 and retired in 1957, died in Beverly Hills at 85.
Moscow Radio warned Arab listeners that the Israeli visit of
Edward Kennedy, heather of President Kennedy, was part of the U.S.-
Israeli "plot" to "infiltrate" and "enslave" young African states.
Seven Gennand were 'sentenced in Stuttgart to prison terms of
up to 41/2 years.for four - Hungarian Jews in 1944.
A rare heavy -snowfall disrupted Israelitraffic, damaged crops
and. ,groves P!: -F.-Off:44 Minister . - 19A.
policy meeting.


Vichy government's commission
for Jewish affairs but kept the
Jewish community informed of all
forthcoming Nazi measures, espe-
cially deportation orders, thereby
enabling countless French Jews to
escape ,deportation and certain
In 1943 Ambre fled to London
where he joined Gen. De Gaulle's
Free , French Air Force, was at-
tached to a British RAF squadron
and helped drop French resistance
lighters behind Nazi lines.






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40 Years Ago indif-Widu: 1032
nt Michael Kalinin - said Birobid.lan would be a
Jewish z•epah not Just an autonomous territorial' unit. "There is no
reason, he
, "why a highly cultured people such as the
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"BERLIN—Adolf Hitler, leader of the National Socialists, entered
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tributed to a legal compilation
titled "The Judicial and Public
Status of Jews in France" in 1942,
but only to gain access to the
police authorities and the Commis-
sion on Jewish Affairs.
"At that time I was already
a member of the Alibuiee., re-
sistance network and I undertook
this task with their knowledge,"
Ambre told the JTA. Levy con-
firmed Ambre's statement.
He further said the attorney had
indeed been a member of the

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