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September 21, 1973 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1973-09-21

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Labor Party Torn by Dissension

Milwaukee Center
Gets Chagall Work

TEL AVIV (JTA)—Israel's ation Front. Efforts are be-
MILWAUKEE — A monu-
ruling Labor Party, girding ing made by Likhud leaders
mental tapestry by Marc
for what promises to be a to persuade Weizman to run
Chagall is now hanging in the
tough Knesset election next for a Knesset seat.
new completed Helfaer
month, found itself in a state
Community Service Building
A new political group
of serious internal disarray whose leadership includes
here.
this week.
former members of the La-
The tapestry was commis-
Mordechai S u r k i s s, the bor Party and Mapam, be-
sioned as the unifying work
party's deputy secretary gen- came a formal political
of art to be hung in the three-
eral, resigned in anger Mon- movement Monday and join-
story atrium of the building
day night because he was ed forces with Likhud.
in Milwaukee, which was de-
not given what he considers
signed by architect Edward
The movement's leaders
a "realistic" place on the insisted, however, that they
Durell Stone. Both the build-
Labor election lists.
ing and tapestry are the gifts
were abandoning their La-
of Milwaukee philanthropist
Itzhak Ben Aharon, secre- borite ideology and christen.
Evan P. Helfaer in memory
tary-general of Histadrut, is ed their new faction "The
of his wife Marion.
threatening to resign that Labor Movement for Greater
post and had some scathing Israel."
The tapestry symbolizes
words Monday night for La-
peace and understanding, and
Altz
According to Moshe Sha-
A
bor Party colleagues who mir, a former member of
depicts the struggle and uni-
Israel Minister of Absorp- fication of the Jewish people
have refused to guarantee in Mapam, the new movement
advance that they will sup- joined Likhud in order to tion Nathan Peled informed —utilizing the brilliant colors
port him for another term. stress the importance of a his party, Mapam, that he and phantasmic images float-
would not be a candidate for ing in space which have long
The difficulties stem in common political front for
a ministerial post in the next been associated with the
part from the makeup of the idea of a Greater Israel
cabinet after elections. The artist. Chagall has executed
the annexation of all of
Premier Golda Meir's Labor
Mapam Secretariat is expect- only 10 tapestries up to the
Party, which was created the administered Arab terri-
ed to decide on its candidates present time, including three
seven years ago by the mer- tories.
Gen. Avraham Yaffe (Res.) for the Knesset and munici- of similar dimensions which
ger of three Laborite fac-
pal elections and for minis- hang in the Knesset.
tions — Mapai, Rafi and Ah- a former Hashomer Hatzair
terial posts. It was also
member
who
heads
the
new
dut Avoda. It also reflects
To translate his small
learned
that should Yaacov
the weakness of Israel's pro- movement, said that he scrut-
gouache into the vividly col-
Hazan
decline
to
run
for
the
portional representation sys- inized the Likhud program
Knesset, Party Secretary ored, 14x19-foot tapestry, Cha-
tem, which often causes "and I can assure every
Meir Talmi would head the gall selected Yvette Cauquil-
Knesset candidates to fight Mapam member that he can
Prince, who 'has produced
harder for a "safe spot" on sign it and remain a good Mapam list.
hand-woven tapestries for
their party's election list and true socialist." He added
Picasso, Klee and Braque.
than against the opposition. that "to define Likhud as hud. Gahal and the State List
Surkiss, who belongs to the right-wing or reactionary are signed, thus establishing the
Slavery a n d oppression
first non-Labor political align_
Rafi, was given 10th place empty words."
must cease, or American lib-
ment
in
Israel's
history.
Lik-
Earlier
the
Free
Center
on the list which, he inti-
erty must perish—Abraham
mated, was an insult to his added its signature to the hud is the second largest Lincoln.
position and to Rafi. Rafi has agreements setting up Lik- faction in the Knesset.
eight "safe" places on the
Labor alignment list. Sur-
kiss' post as deputy secre-
tary-general will remain va-
cant while efforts are made
by party colleagues to per-
suade him to withdray his
resignation.
Ben Aharou, a leader of the
Ahdut Avoda faction, direct-
ed his remarks against the
Mapai wing, which he elleg-
ed was trying to crowd him
out. He said that after seven
years of official merger,
"we are still living in the
narrow framework of separ-
ate groups."
Ben Aharon accused the
Mapai leadership of having
deliberately undermined La-
bor's Histadrut election cam-
paign in order to discredit
him. Labor dropped 3.76 per-
centage points below its 1969
Lincoln Towers — a completely new apartment community
showing.
at Lincoln and Greenfield Roads. An imposing 10-story
Addressing a meeting of
high rise with four automatic elevators. There's a swimming
the Ahdut Avoda Kibutz
pool. Sundeck. Community activity center. Central mail room.
movement here Monday
Laundry and storage lockers on every floor ... and
night, Ben Aharon repeated
fantastic views from the private balconies and huge
his demand that the party
picture windows.
given him unqualified sup-
port for another term. "I
Here you'll find one-bedroom, two-bedroom and studio
am not here to have my
apartments. Carpeted throughout. With fully equipped
blood shed, he declared. He
kitchens. Tiled baths and mirrored vanities. Heating and
said he would not stay in his
air-conditioning systems you control thermostatically for
Histadrut office solely for
your personal comfort. Lighted, landscaped car parks.
the sake of the election cam-
paign only to be dropped
You can walk to the Lincoln Center shopping mall from
afterwards.
Lincoln Towers, and do your banking on the way
Ben Aharon was supported
Just
down Greenfield is Northland with all its shops and
by Ahdut Avoda colleagues
services. You're also near the Southfield and Lodge
who declared that "he will
Freeways, so it's easy going anywhere: downtown, the far
be ousted only over our dead
northwest suburbs, the lakes and parks beyond.
bodies." The meeting resolv-
ed that the Hakibutz Hameu-
chad movement would exert
a strong pressure on the La-
bor Party leadership to as-
sure another term for Ben
Aharon.
Meanwhile, G e n. E z e r
Rental Apartments
Weizman, a former Gahal
on Lincoln
minister in the short-lived
National Unity Coalition gov-
east of Greenfield
ernment, announced that he
MODELS HOURS:
has decided not to run for
12-6 Daily & Sunday
the Knesset.
PHONE:
Weizman, who rose to the
968-0011
position of number two man
in Gahal only to fall last year
in a power confrontation with
Herut leader Menahem Be-
gin, is regarded an one of
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the founding fathers of Lik-

22—Friday, Sept. 21, 1973

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