16—Friday, March 1, 1974
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Reform Judaism Seeks $2 Million
VP Ford, Honored by Bnai Zion, for Adult Education Programs
Praises Leaders of Israel, Egypt
Hebrew Programs Urged in Canada
TORONTO OTA) — The
Canadian Jewish Congress
has urged the Canadian
Broadcasting Corp. to broad-
cast programs in the Yiddish
and Hebrew languages.
Sol Kanee, national presi-
dent of the Congress, in a
letter to the Canadian Radio
and Television Commission
notes that the government
Commission on Blculturism
and Bilingualism has recom-
mended that the CBC "recog-
nize the place of languages
other than English and
French in Canadian life."
Supporting this recommen-
dation, Kanee said that "If
Canada is to accept the cul-
tural pluralist concept its
mass media should play a
part in this."
NEW YORK—(JTA)—Vice where he was presented with
President Gerald Ford told the order's 1974 American-
Bnai Zion here Sunday night Israel Friendship Gold Medal
that "a large share" of the "in recognition of his out-
credit for the Suez disengage- standing contributions to the
ment accord "accrues to the furtherance of America-Is-
courage, good will and vision rael friendship."
He said he was "very
of leaders in both Egypt and
Israel" and disclosed that proud" that American diplo-
Secretary of State Henry Kis- macy "relieved the danger-
singer "has already convey- ous global pressure point at
ed some initial Syrian ideas the Suez Canal," adding that
on disengagement to the gov- Egypt and Israel "now have
ernment of Israel." the opportunity to implement
Ford said that "we are, a scenario of peace step by
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Syria." He added that "hu- Alexander Solzhenitsyn was
Alan V. Iselin of Albany and Philip G. Barach of Cin-
manitarian considerations in- regrettable, but that it should
dicate that Syria and Israel not affect the Nixon adminis- cinnati have been named to head a $2,300,000 campaign to
should exchange full lists of tration's effort for detente expand educational programs, facilities and personnel to .• .•
prisoners and that both sides with the Soviet Union, which meet a demand by Reform families seeking greater Jewish
permit Red Cross visits to Ford credited for the fact knowledge and identity. The effort is on behalf of the Re-
that "some 35,000 Soviet form Jewish Appeal for the Union of American Hebrew
The vice president spoke at Jews have found new homes Congregations and the . Hebrew Union College-Jewish Insti-
tute of Religion. Iselin chairs the UAHC's long-range plan-
the 66th annual award din- in Israel."
The vice president linked ning committee developing future programs for the move-
ner of the American frater-
nal Zionist organization U.S. military aid to Israel ment. Barach, a member of the HUC-JIR board of trustees,
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in the Yom Kippur war with said that Reform Judaism's institutions must train more
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the expanded defense budget rabbis and teachers.
proposed by the Nixon ad-
ministration. He said that, Optimistic Rabbi Hertzberg Re-Elected
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during the war, "specific ma-
terial shortages were brought AJCongress President; Wise Honored
to light" and that "the new
NEW YORK (JTA) —The The convention marked
NEW YORK (JTA) —The budget would increase our president of the American the centennial of Stephen S.
New York State Human airlift capacity to deploy Jewish Congress has drawn Wise's birth with the presen-
Rights Commission has an- forces overseas in time of an optimistic picture of the tation to Shad Polier, Rabbi
Foreign Car Service
nounced a $5,000 compensa- emergency."
future of the U.S. Jewish Wise's son-in-law and a vet-
tion award to Joseph Ditt- He said "an era of peace community, citing as one eran leader of the Congress,
feld, 44, who accused Luf- is within reach — for the reason the failure of "hate of two leather-bound volumes
thansa German Airlines of super powers as well as the groups" to exploit the energy of a civil rights newsletter
discrimination against him Middle Eastern countries" crisis for anti-Semitic pur- prepared by Polier over a
because he was Jewish when but that "to reach that ob- poses.
10-year period beginning in
he was discharged recently jective we have no alterna-
"The f eared backlash the mid-fifties. Howard M.
by the airline. tive but to maintain a strong against the Jewish com- Squadron was re-elected
2--e of East Germany, defense."
munity because of the Arab chairman of the Congress'
Dittfeld, who has been a
Rabbi Israel Miller, chair- oil embargo has not hap- national Governing Council.
United States resident for man of the Conference of pened," Rabbi Arthur Hertz- Stanley H. Lowell was re-
1018 W. 9 Mile Rd. FERNDALE, Between Live nois;
the past six years, had Presidents of Major Ameri- berg declared in an address elected senior national vice
Alfons G. Rehme
worked for Lufthansa for can Jewish Organizations, marking his re-election as president.
eight years before being told the 1,600 Zionist and president of the Congress.
transferred to Buffalo in Jewish communal leaders
1968 to be regional sales that the U.S. "has made it Naturalist Head
manager. He was dismissed clear that it will not sacri-
30 months later.
fice Israel to Soviet aggran- of Holy Land Fund
In his complaint before the dizement and toa Arab ag-
State Division of Human gression, not only because of for Conservation
NEW YORK—Roger Caras,
Rights against Lufthansa, its own global interests, but
Dittfeld said the airline had becaus e of the fundamental prominent naturalist a n d
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refused to let him face, and moral posture of our coun- author, has been elected
challenge, two fellow em- try."
ployes who had accused him ,Rabbi Miller said "we ex- Conservation Fund.
Founded two years ago,
press our gratitude to the the fund is comprised of
D i t tf e 1 d also contended vice president and through Americans
of all faiths who
that at the time of his dis- him to the President for their support conservation efforts
missal there where only two support of Israel."
in Israel, including a system-
Jewish district sales man-
atic program to return the
agers employed by Lufthansa
animals of the Bible to the
and that the company was
Holy Land. Many' of these—
"following a policy of replac- in 3rd Year of Service including the ibex, addax,
ing employes in responsible
LONG BEACH, Calif. (JTA) oryx, onager, roe deer and
positions with German na-
A program of help to the Syrian bear — are either en-
tionals," the division said.
dangered species -or very
After the public hearing Jewish elderly poor in the rare.
started a stipulation of set-
Caras replaces Edwin L.
tlement was signed by Ditt- such Jews during its first Weisl Jr., who was unable
feld and Lufthansa and the participating, according to to continue as president after
hearing was ended.
Ad Hoc Project Outreach being appointed New York
Committee of the Jewish City's administrator of parks,
Devaluation of Israel Community Center and the recreation and cultural af-
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pating an imminent devalua- "there are substantial needs land Amory.
Among other re-elected of-
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that "responsibility for pro- former U.S. ambassador to
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