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in The event the cease fire is Jews prefer to .settle- in
Max M. Fisher was referred to and the State DePartment's Agency
With Herbert Klein, the chief terminated."
Mr. Davies :..empluisizecL •
by 'nearly all of the speakers as f o r International, -DerelOPInerrt
public relations personality in the Military aid forlsraal continues
— lit-. tan -briefing. one who has been helpful 'in Dam- (AID) and its Preakeisor; Organi.
White House, presiding at the sev- Mr. Sisco said, although announce- advocated Jewish -.press repro-_ ing policies relating to aid to IS- iatimiti going 'he* to the Marshall
eral - sessions,- , the participants ments
me ts are alway- s- withheld — for n sentation- in correspondents' •• rael and the housing loan, hrbeing Plan - Period -11949-1952); Since Is-
heard the views of JosePh Maio, the same reason that Russie ranks when President Nixon goes. an able adviser. Mr. Fisher was
betaine .nation in 1948, - the
major intermediary between Israel never announces its plans to give to Russia in May. Jack Siegel,: inthe background during the brief- U.S['governinent _'bas "obligated"
and the Arab states; Richard military aid to Egypt and the executive
-president of the. ings, but he had his own party or "autliOrized" - for its credits,
Davies, deputy assistant secre- Arab states. But aid to assure Jewish. Telegraphic Agency, mad .. for the press—a cocktail reception loans, bin guarantees, and - grants
tary of state for foreign af- Israel's security was reaffirmed as Joseph Polikoff; JTA Washing- atthe Madison Hotel as a wind-up totaAing $2;400,000,000.
fairs; Leonard Garment, Prof. an established American policy.
ton' correspondent, indicated that t• the briefings. That's where he
Ronald Berman, Herbert Stein,
Mr. Sisco - rejected the possibility application for Such a berth at-, fraternized with, friends from all Grants - amount to ;4 444 000.000.
John Erlichinan and other 'White of an Israel-Jordan peace agree ready is being made with the over the country who came for about a fifth 'of - that totai-Duaers
repayments on loans and interest
House and other State Depart- ment, stating that peace can only White House.
the White House briefings. -
aggregated $ 5 4 11;000,000-44iMilar
ment spokesmen. •
begin with a Cairo agreement. (De-
The agenda for the Nixon visit The visiting editors were White
On two questions there were pos. tails on this view in major story in Russia is not being publicized House guests at a luncheon at' elves us abbot , •Xsreet : titi' Present
itive declarations on policies to on Page 1 in this issue.)
in advance, and the question of which the guests had a choice of from the "classifieIthilitaty credit
which there are commitments by
An impressive statement on -
the Nixon administration: in rela-
Kremlin was left in that category. limeh, and about 20 per cent ex -
tion to Soviet Jewry and Israel. American policy in behalf of So- But there was emphasis that - "So- pressed gratitude for the kashrut months of the Johnson adminis-
Mr. Sisco made it clear that the
viet Jewry's needs will not be provisions. • • •
the. Nixon PresidencscA, competent
U.S. had never supported complete ard Davies, who reviewed the ignored."
Israellsource described this "class-
withdrawal by Israel from occu- activities - in support of Russian
Monday's press briefing for the Wed'
- *Mount, as "substantial."
pied territories. He analyzed the
Security Council November 1967 their quest for cultural rights native Detroiter, gave an important of its kind convened by an Ameri- . A clue to the":"Classified"
resolution to point out .that linked
it- that theoredit.Of 5500,000,-
analysis of the manner in which can President. The first time a urea;
with the statement on withdrawal of reunion of USSR Jews with the
000- -brought,..abinit by--Democratic
Nixon administration- •. deall delegation of editors from English- Senator
were the conditional points on ne relatives in this emmtry.
The Jewish newspapers visited a Presi-
gotiations for secure borders. He Mr. Davies touched upon all as- with the poverty:06gram.
of- increased poverty dent was when Harry Truman in- amendment of 19701 •"coiered ob-
described American aims to as- pects of the situation—the prefer- problem.-
New York's Jews, espe- vited a group under the chair- ligations. arising" Over the two-
sure "a contracture' binding ence of Soviet Jews for settlement among
the elderly, was .raised, and manship of Philip Slomovitz to year period -from July 1, 1969,
peace" and he stated "the inter- in Israel, the areas -whence they cially
mark the 100th anniversary of the through June 30, 1971, according
ests of the United States are paral- have emigrated, the -fact that visas an assurance of consideration was first English-Jewish weekly—the to U.S. sources. But the last full
to the over-all problem.
lel to Israel's but they are not have been issued to Jews from given
A report that attracted special Asmonean—published in this coun- fiscal year under President John-
Soviet Georgia and the Baltic
interest was the outline given by try. Slomovitz, as president of the son remains secret. In the - last
While exposing "Soviet oppor-
Stanley Baruch, director of hous- American Association of English- several years-the U.S., goirernmeld
tunism," Mr. Sisco expressed ingrad area, Moscow and the ing development, on the $50,000,000 Jewish Newspapers, now the Amer- assistance has been overwhelm-
the view that it is not in the So- Ukraine.
has been extended for ican Jewish Press Association, ingly for military,procurement Of
Mr. Dairies emplulsized thatHus- loan that
viets' best interests that there
in -Israel, .Mr..Baruch said presented him with a copy of the the $1,087,000,000 earmarked in
sian Jews have many allies, that housing
should be an outbreak of war.
the current loan advanced for as- first edition of the Asmonean. the last two years ending next
There was emphasis in Mr. the United States exerts great ef- sistance in solving-the Israeli hous- President Johnson was host to the June 30, at least $845,000,000 are
Sisco's speech on the assistance
ing Problem is being speeded, be- American Jewish Press delegation in credits for direct military pur-
given to Israel by the U.S. His to strive for attainment of their cause of_plans for a new loan in at the White House in 1964.
• • •
contention was that more assist- just rights.
the amount of $ 100,000,000.
Another $50,000,000 is a grant
ance will have been given from He maintained that the Soviets The current $50,000,000 Israel
to bolster Israel's - economy as a
1969 through 1972 than in the years are not indifferent to the Ameri- housing loan will finance the con- U.S. Aid to Israel
of the military strain. The
1948 to 1969, both in military and can attitude, and he recalled the struction of 11,000 homes for . mid- Since 1948, Mainly
economic.. side is $192,000,000. This
exchange of communications be- dle- and lower middle-income fam-
comprises $103,000,000 in Credits
Reiterating that the situation in tween President Nixon and De- ilies. The loan agreement was re- Credits, $2.4 Billion
for: agricultural. commodities, $30,-
Cairo has become much more com- troiter Max M. Fisher in which cently • signed by Israel Finance
By JOSEPH POLAKOFF
in loans-for industrial needs.
plicated, quoting ' Sadat's frequent the American position in support Minister Pinhas Sapir and Dr. John ITA- Washington Bureau Chief
(which may risesto -$80- or $90,000,-
threats to Israel and his attacks of just rights for Russian Jewry A. Hannah (former president of WASHINGTON (JTA)—Israel's 000
pending - negotiations are
on the U.S., Mr. Sisco neverthe- was affirmed.
Michigan State University) admin- master - of faience, Pinhas Sapir,
$50,000,000 in the
less said that "no doors have been Mr. Davies said that "public istrator of (Agency for Industrial was credited with saying a year comeleted);"
aforementioned guarantee of loans
closed," that "if there is a give opinion as expressed in the dec- Development.
ago or so that every Israeli child to • finance housing . and - slightly .•
on key points the issues can be larations in support of Russian The loan was made to Tefa- started life owine foreigners about more than $9,000,000 in grants-for
Jewry's demands in Western coun- hot Israel Mortgage Bank. Selling
American dollars. Today, the American schools and hospitals in
Why hasn't the United States tries have been an effective means price of the- houses thus financed 1,000
Lithuanian-born finance minister Israel
counteracted the "outrageously of getting results."
will not exceed the equivalent of could say each newly born Israeli's Apart
from the • 'three - year
prejudicial positions taken against . The effectiveness of Voice of $16,000.
share was risen to $1,200. Close pericid of the classified military
Israel at the Security Council?" America and the need to continue - Mr. Baructi' - pointed out that Mr. to
which is curiously
Mr. Sisco was asked. He welcomed Radio Liberty whose status' is en- Siaco, Robert. Finch, Dr. Hannah
obligations to the U.S. govern- excluded from public
the question as a very valid one dangered by Senator William Ful- and other government leaders in
and explained-that the U.S. delega- bright's opposition were empha- were deeply- interested in the ad- An independent study by the can government fiscal support- au-
tion tries_ but fails to secure suf- sized, and an appeal was made vancementof the loan and are very Jewish Telegraphic Agency shows
administration, almost- equals that
ficient support in the Council, in for assistance in securing Congres- aympathetic to Israel needs--"Rob- that
Israel's. defense, that the majority sional action in support • of these ert' Finch is a deeply devoted dered by fewer than 3,000,000 Is- of t h e Truman-Eisenhower-Ken-
could not be overruled and that broadcasts which are said to bring friend of Israel," Mr: Baruch 'said. raelis. is edging over $3.500,000- nedy-johnson'adMinistrations com-
bined. Part- of thl• :high figure is
it is considered "In the best in- desired results in broadcasting He added that Mr. Nixon' is kept .000.
Of that total, snore than. $1,- accountable bytefiation
of the dol-
terests" of existing situations not news and information to Russian informed on. the plans .for assist- 500,000,000--three
and part- the - prodding, and
to resort to the veto.
ance to -Israel and "nothing will dollars—are owned to the U.S.
Although Russia jointly with
be • permitted to stand in the way government. Most. of this is in
While only 50 Russian - families of
licans and DemoeratiOn
Egypt has broken the cease- have been united with relatives
direct government loans but some gress•witnesOhe Jackson- - the
fire agreement shortly after it in this country—the first such fam- The - sessions - were, .imarked- by is in guarantees of borrowings
was instituted, Mr. Saco be- ily settled in-Detroit—U.S.
frankness and tlirect questions in- from private 'American financial
lieves that the Soviet position , ance in settling more Russian USW-
Jews volving -the .:Nixon. policies: There institutions 'h Ice the 200' savings
on the cease fire • parallels the - will continue. dependent upon ap- were..intimate evaluations of. the and lop associations that made
American because the Se eiet plication from American Jews Pressident,•specially in the opening up the loan of $50,000,000 in mid-
Union "sees .a danger eta con - who request reunions thereby val- address' of William Sifire, one of February to finance licael's con; - KnOsia
frontation with the United States idating visas. But most -Russian the President's speech writers, who struation-of 11,000 twining units. --;" on 'tisk 'Fiat: Rending
explained how the President -him- , About another $1,000,000,000 -is JERUSALEM: (JTA)=-The Xnes-
self finalizes texts-and -makes' theni in Israel Bonds. Virtually-4ll'Aif set Passed on-the-first reading the
his- own. Mr: -- .Safire; a noted .eti- them
BUY OUAUTY -- NOT PRICE!
are - bonglit s-_ IY Jews in the natiOnartnidiellOCihe 1973' fiscal
Mokigist, whose •"The,. New- Lan- non-Communist
re- year by .a vote of :48-18.,-The bud-
iltinge•Of Politics" will hapublished mainder, apProximatelY • The
another set. submitted by Finance Minister
soon, spoke Of President•Nixon as billion, was -.supplied by Interna- Pinhas. Sapir,_totali nearly $3,810,- .
"a man of syrn."- He described the tional organizations like .the- World
manner 4n-whicis those who- dis- Bank
group, foreign gcivernments
Ia -ending4.4tannoth debate. in •
like,--blin fail, to understand -that mainly West Germany and, to . a
"be. is a - considerate man.. he' - smaller extent, by Canada, Eng- the . Knesset, &Mr :- ..warned. both
cygeo m fen m tain
t the sta
explains matters in the 'simplest, land and others-land by -non,
clearest; every-dly terms •. • .
more than his predecessors he has The highest per capita foreign. - in-
nroved by both -sidenhad- made it
a -distinctive - style whith • might be debtedness
by any country, other Possible to tile manu-
emidated by future Presidents:"
facturing costa 'Without- bringing
Mi-r"Safire made reference to the
-This means that' Hamel is about a considera
blatise in: pricea-
large number of Jews-in the Nixon $300.
official' family—Henry Kissinger,
Sapir 'added' that :;" If emnleyeni
"dragged the economy':'_ -Into , a
Leonard Garment; Herbert Stein, abroad compared to $1 by -the
- next wave of price increases; they would
Prot Ronald Berman, Arthur highest debtor nation.
• be "cutting - .Off - the- branch -.on
Burns. - •
which they sit." He said Israel's .;
The expected visit with the
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editors by President Nixon' did American goyerirment sources-The
liglioa Of their nrchaniniter
not materialize: - he was occn- data- . Included statistics of the
pied framing a Statement on his departments Of Defense . and US and Wield demand -compensation
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