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March 24, 1972 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1972-03-24

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Even at Isolatsiftrts
Passover Co ► mg to Men in Uniform

NEW YORK—A hotel seder for
the large Jewish military congre-
gation of Ft. Sam Houston, Tex.,
and solo seders for small groups
of men on duty at' isolated posts
are among thiVrklwide Pissovei
arrangements made for Jewish
military personnel by the National
Jewish- Welfare Board, and local
communities throughout the U.S.
Observances will be conducted
by full- and part-time Jewish chap-
lains and Jewish military lay
leaders, using kosher supplies and
religious materials provided by
JWB's commission on Jewish
chaplaincy and the JWB Women's
Organization's Services.
They have sent Passover sup-
plies for servicemen and their
dependents to more than 600 over-
seas and domestic military in-
stallations and to Veterans Ad-
ministration hospitals and other
federal facilities for hospitalized
veterans.

Chaplain Seymour Moskowitz
is the Jewish diaplain at Ft.
Sam Houston, a major training
installation for the U.S. Army
with a large Jewish congrega-
tion that includes doctors, den-
tists and medical corpsmen and
their families. Six hundred men, ,
women and children are expect-
ed to take part in Passover ser-
vices this year.

Chaplains Marc A. Abramowiti,
Harold Axelrod and Albert M.
Dimont, the Jewish chaplains in
Vietnam, will conduct large-scale
seders in various areas. Solo sed-
ers — packaged Passover meals
from JWB—have been distributed
to the men in Vietnam who will
not be granted leave to participate
in the mass observances.
The JWB Women's Organize-

Labor-to-.Leave

tions' Services, whose Solo Seder
program is aided by Bnai Brith,
has shipped special packets: of holi-
day foods and literature for Jew-
ish servicemen stationed at other
-isolated areas throughout the
world and men 'on duty at remote
weather and radar stations, as
well as Jews in - the Peace Corp.i
and U.S. Diploinafie Corps.
Chaplain Louis Engelstein of
Keesler Air Force Base, Miss.,
will be in the Azores on a spe-
cial mission to conduct a seder
and other Passover services for
the U.S. air force base personnel
there.

TNE DETROIT SEMI
NEWS
_

Brit 'h"Zionist

Al's

Fedeiation

(Special to The Jewish News)
LONDON --- After a hectic
conference of the British - Zion-
ist Federation, it is expected, that
the Labor Zionist Movement will
break away from the federation.
The apparent reason for the
break is that all the Labor candi-
dates for principal offices were
defeated at this, the 7Ist annual
conference.
Mizrachi a number of years ago
broke away from the Zionist Fed-
eration here. Labor and General
Chaplain Herbert A. Yoskowitz, Zionists had' .a 30-year partnership
Jewish chaplain in Korea, said in the Zionist Federation.
that children of the base's Sun-
(In Canada, the General Zion-
day religious school are arranging ists do not belong to the Canadian
a pre-Passover model seder.
federation. Not all Zionist groups
Jewish patients in VA hospi- are affiliates of Zionist Federa-
tals will also participate in fes- tions in European countries.)

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tival observances_ conducted by
How can you have states' rights
chaplains. In some hospitals,
recordings of the Passover ser- when you keep running to Wash-
ington
for money?
vice will be brought to the pa-
—Berman M. Baruch
tients' bedsides over hospitals'
public address systems.
Lowest
Rentals
Jewish centers, synagogues and

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tions and USO clubs in Vietnam
and Thailand have arranged for
a number of Passover observances
by men in uniform, as well as
for home hospitality.

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ADL Taking Mehdi
to Court Over Use of
'Anti-Defamation' Name

NEW YORK—The Anti-Defama-
tion League of Bnai Brith has
served a summons and complaint
- on Mohammed T. Mehdi, executive
director of the so-called "Arab
Anti-Defamation League" (AADL)
in an effort to have the group en-
joined from using the phrase "An-
ti-Defamation League" as part of
its name.
According to Arnold Forster,
ADL's general counsel, the com-
plaint to the New York Supreme
Court charges "that the Arab
group seeks to exploit-the name
of ADL by using the phrase 'Anti-
Defamation League' which is a key
and distinctive identifying part of
its name. If the Arab organization
is permitted to use its present
name, the good will of ADL will
be diluted and destroyed. °'
Samuel Gottlieb, a New York
attorney, is acting as ADL's spe-
cial- counsel- in this case.
Forster noted that recently the
New York Supreme Court "for-
mally recognized ADL's absolute
right to the exclusive use of Its
name and its symbol 'ADL' and
enjoined others froni using a -or:
any simulation or imitation of It.
ADL will, of course, again defend
the use of its name in this newest
attempt to exploit and misappro- I.
priate it."

Shenker Boycotts Lunch
Addressed by Kahane

NEW YORK — Albert Shanker,
head of the United Teachers of
New York State here, refused to
attend the annual luncheon of the
Jewish Teachers Association Sun-
day because Jewish Defense .
League leader Meir Kahane was
guest speaker.
Although many members of
Shanker's union belong to the JDL,
Shenker said in a letter of explana-
tion, the union wanted nothing to
do with a group that "preaches
violence."

Rabbi Mensteliena M. Schneerson
THE LUBA'ITCHER REBBE

Most Profound Heartfelt and Respectful

FELICITATIONS

To The Revered

LUBAVITCHER ,REI3BE

on the occasion of his 70th Birthday.
11 Nissan 5732 (this year corresponding to
Sunday, March 26, 1972

We extend our greetings and warmest wishes for long life and good health. May the Rebbe

continue to have much success in his global work of "reviving and reawakening" the
Jewish`corisciousness-of our people through commitment to Torah.

Jacob N. Kranz

Mr. Irving Weiss

Rabbi

President

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