Israel Film' MusicaI 'Kazablan'
Premieres in English in U.S.
VP Ford Hints a - t turbs on Food Sent
to Arabs if Oil Embargo Continues
By HERBERT G. LUFT
(Copyright 1974, JTA, Inc.)
Aliza Azikri, who portrays
t h e playfully mischievous
Rosa-Bar entertainer in
Kazablan," a n d continued
here as singer in a supper
club, has suffered many
hardships since she was born
in Casablanca 28 years ago.
Growing up in Jerusalem, she
lost her father in the War of
1948 while her mother was
killed by a stray bomb.
served that a "circular flow" bargo continues, the Ameri-
HOLLYWOOD — Menahem
was required to keep the in- can people would call for Golan, co-author, producer
dustrialized nations runnin:: some form of action to keen and director of "Kazablan,"
and to provide the Middlo Oil (lowing to the industriall- came to Los Angeles for the
East with its basic needs, zed nations. The sources said
world premiere of the Eng-
meaning a flow of oil to the that Ford's and Schlesinger's, lish-language version of the
West and a flow of food to remarks were wholly consist-
the Mideast. ent with what Secretary of Israeli screen musical. He
stays on here to make a pic-
State Department sources, State Henry A. Kissinger has ture in Hollywood and pre-
asked to comment on Ford's
pare for filming in Romania
remarks and on remarks by Franco; Saudi Oil Deal
and Israel the often an-
Defense Secretary James R. Confirmed in Paris
nounced production of Isaac Israelis in Brazil
Schlesinger Sunday, which
PARIS (JTA) — The gov- Bashevis Singer's "The
RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA)
some Arab circles took as a ernment confirmed Tuesday Magician of Lubin," a kabal- — Among the 15,650 foreign-
threat of U.S. military inter- reports of _a Franco Saudi istic tale of a man who tries ers who became Brazilian
vention to restore the flow Arabian oil agreement but to find God in the heavens by nationals during the past
of oil, said Tuesday that made no mention of Mirage building himself some crude four years were 55 Israelis,
these remarks were not fighter bombers.
wings vainly trying to start according to statistics re-
threats "so in u c h as a
The agreement concluded to fly.
leased by the ministry of
straightforward description of by the two nations and an-
"Kazablan" reflects the di- justice in Brasilia.
facts which have to be re- nounced by Saudi Arabian
garded in their largest con- Oil Minister Ahmed Zaki versity and versatility of Is-
WE CAN FIT YOU!
rael where one finds. many
Yamani in Geneva Monday deviations from traditional
Schlesinger, appearing on a night provides for the deliv- beliefs and customs. During
television interview, - h a d ery of 30,000,000 tons of Saudi the last few weeks, since the
warned that if the oil em- Arabian crude oil to France Golan musical opened in
LONG, SHORT, PATIO
over a three-year period. Al- town, we found that the non-
STYLES. SIZES 6 to 44
BAR MITZVA S -
though press reports that Jews have taken great inter-
PARTIES. SIZES 6 to 44
Saudi Arabia with Mirages est in the film and its uni-
were neither denied nor con- versal message. Golan is
firmed, well-informed sources Israeli-born and was a pilot
154 SOUTH WOODWARD
indicated that negotiations in the war of independence.
BIRMINGHAM MI 2 4150
JERUSALEM — The great pears to be widespread and for the provision of some
changes wrought by the Yom cuts across party lines, said kind of military equipment
Kippur War on the Israeli Smith. "The objections go to Saudi Arabia are still in
self-image will be felt in the far beyond the leadership's progress.
political arena for years to failure to foresee and prepare
Several press reports have
came. Israelis in the know for the war. Their capacity recently speculated about a
are calling it "r'idat ha-ada- to deal with the complex Franco-Saudi Arabian arms-
mah," the earthquake. military and political prob- for-oil agreement in which
Terence Smith, chief of the lems that follow is also chal- France would furnish the
Arab nation with Mirage jets.
New York Times Jerusalem
Mrs. Meir also is being A spokesman for the aircraft
bureau, wrote in a recent is-
sue of the Times Sunday criticized for ruling "Nixon- company Dassault, builder of
style": "trusting no one but Mirages, called these rumors
"A peaceful, bloodless, a tiny circle of longtime as- "absolutely false and erron-
gunless, civilian revolution sociates and of making
Meanwhile, Foreign Minis-
it will be, one that may take most momentous decisions
The first port of call on your cruise
months or perhaps more than on her own or in consultation ter Michel Jobert has set
to the southland should be our
a year to be fully realized, only with the handful of influ- Jan. 23 or 24 as the date
but it is already irretrievably ential ministers. She is ac- of departure for his first visit
Cruise Wear Department. Our selec-
under way, and its is going cused of ignoring the other to Saudi Arabia. He also is
tion is the finest we have ever offered.
to result in the transfer of
power from the immigrant failing to utilize younger has hinted he may also go
generation of East European people."
socialist leaders to the gen-
But her legendary person-
eration born and raised in ality and stamina, as well as
the symbol of pioneering that
Shown: Sport Coat, Short
Sleeve Shirt and contrast-
Because of the war, Israe- she represents, have helped
ing Slacks by Donegel. In
lis have had to rethink many to keep her and her leader-
wrinkle resisting double
notions about themselves and ship group in a dominant po-
their adversaries — notions sition.
knit. A rainbow of soft
such as the Israeli armed
Another factor, writes
pastel colors. The coat $45.
forces' infallibility and the Smith, is the fact that "the
The slacks &21. The shirt
Arabs' inability to organize first two sabra generations
themselves either militarily (the Dayans and Allons) de-
liberately shunned politics,"
Smith said Defense Mini- leaving it in the hands of the
ster Moshe Dayan had re- older East European social-
played the theme song time ists.
and again: the status quo is
This, too, is changing. A
here to stay. He had urged number of professors have
intensified settlement of the made the revolutionary at-
tempt to push for new poli-
"And Dayan was not alone tics and new personnel in the
in his thinking. Mrs. Meir Labor Party, as a result of
101/2 Mile Rds.
clearly agreed with most of the Yom Kippur War. Until
Shifman's and most
it. So did Israel Galin, the now, the only members of
major credit cords
influential minister without the sabra generation to gain
portfolio. Foreign Minister public reputations were the
Gideon Rafael arrived in
Abba Eban disagreed, as did generals.
London, amid strictest secu-
Deputy Premier Yigal Allon
If and when Mrs. Meir vol- rity Tuesday, to assume his
and Finance Minister Pinhas untarily steps down, her suc- new post as Israel ambas-
pir, but their objections cessor would be either Allon sador to the Court of St.
re becoming hollow. The or Sapir, both regarded as James. He succeeds Michael
rend was with Dayan."
doves, said Smith.
When 80 Israeli tanks con-
fronted more than 800 Syrian
tanks in the Golan Heights
and some 700 Israelis stood
against 70,000 Egyptians at
the Bar-Lev Line, the sur-
prise — and the losses — did
something to Israelis and
their "cocksure, self-satis-
fied" national manner, said
Even though most Israelis
doubt that the Arabs are gen-
uinely ready to make peace,
many realize there must be 71-
an effort to coexist.
with the older leaders, those
who represent the Eastern
European pioneer group, ap-
WASHINGTON (JTA) —
Vice President Gerald Ford
hinted Tuesday that contin-
uation of the Arab oil embac-
go could lead to a curtail-
ment' of food shipments i.o
Arab countries where food
commodities are perennially
in short supply.
"North Africa and the Mid-
dle East have some of the
greatest food deficits in the
world," Ford said address-
ing a luncheon meeting of
the Manufacturing Chemis!s
Association here. "Close an
oil valve in the Middle East
and you threaten to shut
down a farm tractor in our
dle West. Halt that trac-
. Jind some people in the
‘Varld will hunger for bread,"
the vice president said.
Although he expressed "op-
timism" that the oil embargo
would soon end, Ford ob-
Postwar 'Earthquake' Will Alter
Shape of Politics, Israelis Say
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 11, 1974-5
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