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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-03-23

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Community Readied for '73 Allied Jewish Campaign

Formal Opening Set for Wednesday at Dinner at Adas Shalom

"As we approach the formal opening of the 1973 Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel
Emergency Fund, we have confidence that we can continue that fine tradition of suc-
cess which has enabled us to send $100,000,000 for use overseas and in Israel in the
past quarter century, while maintaining a strong Jewish community at home. We are
keeping the Promise, and we will continue to do so, as we strive for the fulfillment of
the major aspirations of our ancient faith, peace, prosperity, and tranquility for all
mankind."—Samuel Frankel and Paul M. Handleman, co-chairmen, Detroit Allied
Jewish Campaign.

A Drive That
Tests Our
Community

Proselytizing
a Christian
Problem

Editorials
Page 4

\ULXI I I. No. 2

"It is said that Jews remain Jews only when they are oppressed by others. but
when they have freedom and opportunity, they give up their Jewishness. Is that true?
In Miami, and in Detroit, and New York, and in cities all over this great country, you
all have remained Jews—have become even more closely identified with your people
because somewhere in the Middle East there is a little tiny, struggling country—and
that means a lot to you—because the people of Israel and you are one." —Israel
Prime Minister Golda Meir, in her address to United Jewish Appeal leaders, in New

York, March 5.

THE JEWISH NEWS
ti

A Weekly Review

of Jewish Events

Russian
Anti-Zionism :
Chief Roots

Traceable to
Anti-Semitism

Commentary
Page 2

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March 23, 1973

Jackson's Trade Act Amendment
Receives Overwhelming Support;
Condemn Anti-Semitic Tactics

HEW Attitude on Quotas

Shocks Jewish Spokesmen

NEW YORK — Six national Jewish organizations
on Monday told the U.S. Department of Health; Edu-
cation and Welfare they were "shocked and dismayed"
by its response to their charges of 33 separate instances
of reverse discrimination in faculty hiring and college
admissions.
The statement was contained in a letter to Samuel
H. Solomon, special assistant to the director of HEW
Office. of Civil Rights — the "ombudsman" appointed
by HEW to monitor complaints of discriminatory prac-
tices arising from affirmative action programs.

"After waiting six months for your answer, we

(Continued on Page 6)

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Sen. Henry M. Jackson (D. Wash.) introduced his amendment
to the East-West Trade Act on the Senate floor, March 15, and excoriated the Soviet Union "for
resorting to the cruel incitement of anti-Semitic sentiments in an effort to scare off support
for our amendment." The senator said that in submitting the measure "We
are upholding our tradition of commitment to individual liberty."
The Jackson measure has the support of 76 senators, a clear majority.
No action is expected to be taken on it, however, until the Nixon adminis-
tration submits the East-West Trade Act, signed last October, to Congress
for enactment or legislation in any form relating to U.S. trade with Eastern
European Communist nations. An identical measure introduced in the
House last month by Reps. Wilbur Mills (D. Ark.) and Charles Vanik (D.
Ohio) has the support of 270 of the 435 House members.

Jackson said the "heart of his legislation was in the provision that
the granting of most-favored-nation status and credits "are contingent" on
semiannual reports by the President to Congress that the country in question is complying with
free emigration requirements. "The Soviet Union can comply with the free emigration pro-

(Continued on Page 24)

Golda Meir Documentary Premiere at Opening
Dinner of Allied Jewish Campa ign, Wednesday

The 1973 Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund formally opens Wednesday eve-
ning with a dinner at Cong. Adas Shalom.
Campaign Chairmen Samuel Frankel and Paul M. Handleman state that brief reports from
division chairmen and the Michigan premiere of the film, "Panorama Golda Meir," will be on
the evening's program.

The film is a hsitorical document of the life of Israel's prime minister interwoven with
_ the contemporary history of the Jewish people. Produced by the BBC television network, this in-
timate insight into the personality of Mrs. Meir received favorable reviews when aired in Eng-

land.

Making reports on - the progress of their respective devisions during the pre-campaign
phases of the Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund will/be Lewis S. Grossman, chair-
man, trades and professional divisions; Mrs. Merle Harris, chairman, women's division; Sher-
wood Colburn, chairman, service-arts and crafts; Nathan L. Fink, chairman, food; John Nemon,
chairman, metropolitan; Graham A. Orley, chairman, real estate •and building trades; Joseph
K. Pearlman, chairman, industrial and automotive; Jack A. Robinson, chairman, professional;
R t M. Rubin, president, junior division; Norman Wachler, chairman, mercantile.
A 6:15 p.m. cocktail hour, will precede the dinner.
, may be made by contacting Esther Prussian, WO 5-3939.
Reservations, 'still available

TV Programs Show Campaign's Needs

A four-program television series which examines changing communal patterns as they
affect the Jewish Welfare Federation will debut this Sunday with an informal spontaneous
discussion featuring Samuel Frankel and Paul M. Handleman, general charmen of this year's
Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund.
In the first program, which will be aired 9:45 a.m. Sunday, on "Highlights," Channel 2
(WJBK-TV), Federation leaders will analyze new information about developing needs for philan-
thropic funds to aid many thousands of Jews on the move, expected to immigrate to Israel
during the coming year.
On April 1, •the film "Welcome Our Brothers" will be shown. "Welcome," a film written
and produced for the Jewish Welfare Federation, depicts the interaction of several AJC-IEF
beneficiary agencies in the resettlement of a Soviet Jewish family which immigrated to Detroit
last year. The film won a national award in the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare
Funds' 1972 annual public relations competition.
Third in the series "highlighting" the Federation story will be a look at the workings
of the capital needs committee in updating local plants and facilities.
The following Sunday, Jack 0. Lefton, associate chairman of the capital needs commit-
tee, and Irwin Shaw, executive vice president of the Jewish Community Center, will show Mrs.

(Continued on Page 10)

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