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August 10, 1973 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-08-10

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14—Friday, August 10, 1973 THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Ehrliclunan' s Orthodox Jewish. Grandfather

Another myth has been
shattered — the charge that
"The Germans" dominated
the Watergate clique.

Now it appears that one of
this group really stems from
a Jewish background.

A story in the New York
Post reveals that John D.
Ehrlichman's paternal grand-
parents were Jews.
While Ehrlichman report-
edly pleaded that the story
should not be published, the
Post did print it. It re-
veals that Ehrlichman's
grandfather, Walter Ehrlich-
man, a leading merchant,
was one of the founders of
the Seattle, Wash., Ortho-
dox Bikur Cholim Congrega-
tion; that upon his death his
wife became a Christian
Scientist, enrolling her four
children into Christian Sci-
ence, and that all of them

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The Post also was told
by Rabbi Moses Podinsky
that after the conversion,
John Ehrlichman's father.
Rudolph Ehrlichman, and an
uncle, still habitually attend-
ed Holy Day services in a
Jewish house of worship.
Antoinette
Walter
and
Gruen-Ehrlichman were Aus-
trian Jews who settled in
Seattle toward the close of
the 19th Century.
John's father, one of Wal-
ter's two sons, died in a plane
crash in 1939 while serviug
as a Royal Canadian Alr
Force pilot before the U.S.
entered World War II.

Lurinski,
Moses
Rabbi
spiritual leader of the Bikur
Cholim Machsike Hadass
synagogue, told the Jewish
Week of Washington, D.C.,
that in the congregation's
original building, John's
grandfather was memorial-

ized by a wall plaque for his try came as a surprise, the
efforts in raising funds. But more so because he had
the plaque was not preserved been a member of UCLA's
when the congregation erect- Kappa Sigma fraternity,
which bars Jews from mem-
ed a new building.
Rabbi Ludinski said that bership.
when the story of Ehrlich-
The name Ehrlichman
man's Orthodox J e w is h means "honest man" in Ger-
grandfather broke in the man and Yiddish, the Jewish
Seattle Post-Intelligencer, he Week points out.
went to the Bikur Cholim
cemetery to see if any Ehr-
lichmans are buried there. Pincus Gets Final
He found one Ehrlichman E u l ocry Hospital
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grave but no records to in-
grave
dicate that the deceased was Project Is Named
Walter or any of his descend-
JERUSALEM (JTA)—The
ents.
Longtime Jewish residents deeds of a man are his tomb-

of Seattle recalled that Wal- stones.
With
this ancient
servation
Yitzhak
Navon, ob-
the
ter Ehrlichman took all of chairman of the Zionist Gen-
his four children — including eral Council and Deputy
John's father Rudolf—to Bi- Knesset Speaker, rounded
kur Cholim synagogue.
Ehrlichman's Jewish ances- off a eulogy Aug. 2 for Louis
A. Pincus at his graveside
end of the shiva
period.

Hearings Out
to Ruin Nixon,
Rabbi Says

Knesset speaker Yisrael
Yeshayahu and top Zionist
leaders led a large contin-
gent, and Pincus' sons, Allon
and David, said kadish after
NEW YORK (JTA) — A the service. Pincus died July
Boston area rabbi who be- 26 at the age of 61.
lieves most members of the
Shaare Zedek Hospital in
Senate Watergate commit- Jerusalem announced that
tee are "hanging judges" out its South African friends had
to destroy President Nixon decided to endow a "Louis
is leading an effort to com- Pincus post-operative inten-
bat "the lynch-mob mental-
sive care project" in mem-
ity now being fostered and
ory of the Zionist leader.
encouraged in our land."
Dr. David Maier, hospital
Rabbi Baruch Korff, listed director, said the new unit,
as rabbi emeritus of Cong. to be included in the hos-
Agudath Achim of Taunton, pital's new premises being
Mass., is temporary chair- built in a Jerusalem suburb,
man of an Ad Hoc Citizens would provide direct and
Committee for Fairness to
continuous supervision of pa-
the Presidency, which spon-
tients
after surgery, severe
sored a $5,722 advertisement
in the New York Times, pro- trauma or poisoning.
testing the Senate - commit-
NICHOLAS A. VELIOTES,
tee hearings and asking for
contributions to publish the who has arrived in Israel to
advertisement in other news- assume his duties as deputy
papers. Another ad appeared chief of the U.S. Mission, will
in the Christian Science Mon- serve as charge d'affaires
pending arrival of the new
itor.
American ambassador, Ken-
Among the signers of these neth Keating. Veliotes suc-
ads are: Dr. Seymour Siegel, ceeds Owen Zurhellen.
who was among the leading
Jewish supporters of Presi-
dent Nixon in the 1972 presi-
dential campaign; Michael S.
Kogan, Little Falls, N.J.,
editor of Ideas, a Jewish per-
iodical; and Thomas Wolfe
Pearlman. Providence, R. I.,
listed as a co-chairman of the
Ad Hoc Committee.

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Rabbi Korff told Boston
newsmen that the objective
of the campaign was "to dis-
tribute a mass petition to
obtain 1,000,000 signatures"
to protest against the Sen-
ate 'committee hearings, as
well as to collect funds for
more advertisements..

Rabbi Korff, who is not a
member of any national rab-
binical organization, said the
American people "are out-
raged at the lynching syn-
drome of the televised pro-
gram."

He also told newsmen that
he collected $3,000 from com-
mittee contributors and bor-
rowed the balance from the
United National Bank of
Norton, Mass., to pay for the
ad.

Dr. EDWARD J. MIR-
MELLI, a Chicago physician
and a founder of the Ameri-
can Friends of the Hebrew
University, was honored at a
luncheon on the university's
Givat Ram campus in ap-
preciation of his many con-
tributions to the university,
including a recently estab-
lished scholarship fund for
culturally disadvantaged stu-
dents.

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