THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, March 8, 1974-19
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Jewish Judge Refuses to Disqualify
Himself at Trial of Black Muslims
Koonin said the motion for
WASHINGTON (JTA) — hardt if he meant that he
NEW YORK (JTA) — The The trial of five Mick Mus- (Braman) was Jewish and a mistrial was prompted by
members of the United Jew- Inns accused of participating the lawyer replied, "Yes." Braman's question to pros-
ish Appeal Young Leadership in a mass murder of seven Judge Braman declared the pective jurors during the •
Cabinet group, who had been persons here last year con- religious reference was "not jury selection whether they
detained for 10 hours by the tinued this week after the well taken" and refused the were members of the Black
Egyptians, and their wives presiding judge refused their request. None of the 10 de- Muslim "sect." The defend-
returned to Kennedy Airport demand to remove himself fense lawyers, all court ap- ants declared the word sect
Sunday claiming the whole because he is Jewish.
pointed, associated them- was offensive."
incident was overplayed in
James I. Burkhardt, a selves with the demand. Two
Judge Braman replied he
the American press.
white defense attorney, told of the 10, Melvin Feldman was Jewish •and indicated
Three of the men said that Judge Leonard Braman in and Myer Koonin, are Jew- that as far as he was con-
cerned the use of "sect" is
at no time during the inci- the District of Columbia Su- ish.
not disparaging. He pointed
dent did they fear for their perior Court Monday that the
out that he is a Conservative
own security as Americans. defendants feel they can't Volunteers in Israel
Jew and easily could say he
But they were worried about get a fair trial. "This they
the Israelis in their group, believe is a political trial. Earn Brandeis Credit is in the Conservative sect of
the tour bus driver, the guide Perhaps the religious per-
WALTHAN, MASS — Due Judaism rather than in the
suasion of the (black) Mus- to a special onetime program Reform or Orthodox sects.
Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg of Englewood, N.J., center,
lims and your own religious created by Brandeis Univers- However, he has not used the
chats with Mayor Abraham Beanie of New York, left, and itary escort.
persuasion present an irrec-
word sect again. None of the
The group, which included oncilable difference, and in ity, 27 of its students scatter- jurors is Jewish.
Mayor Kenneth A. Gibson of Newark at the American
Jewish Congress national convention in New York. The 40 persons, were touring the fairness to the defendants
Burkhardt's st ate ment
mayors addressed the convention banquet, stressing the western Sinai and were cap- you should remove yourself." oranges, plowing fields and came
after Judge Braman
need for increased Federal aid and Black-Jewish coopera- tured by the Egyptians when
Judge Braman asked Burk- to keep up at least part of denied a motion for a mis-
the bus wandered into Egyp-
tion if the nation's cities are to survive.
trial that resulted from an
their academic schedule.
tian territory while trying to
from the witness
make a turn back.
for Israel to help stand by Hamaas Abdul
The UJA members said to Hebrew U. Library university
ease a wartime manpower Khaali, patriarch of the Ha-
that their capture was due to
shortage there, • are now en- nafi Muslim Group, against
a human error by the Finnish
rolled in a Special Spring the defendants. He cried out
UNE.F officers who directed the most valuable library Term Hiatt Program. The that the defendants were
them on the road which led gifts donated to the Hebrew program, to be conducted murderers of "my babies and
University in recent years
to Egyptian territory.
was presented to the Jewish through Brandeis' Hiatt Insti- my women."
The group was blindfolded National and University tute in Jerusalem, gives
The defendants are alleged
and taken to Egyptian Second Library by the estate of the Brandeis students in Israel to have slain seven Hanafi
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Army headquarters in Is- late Charles Rosenbloom of the chance to study Hebrew Muslims in a house across
malia. The UJA members Pittsburgh.
while doing volunteer work the street from the Tifereth
said that their film and tape
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A selection of the 60-odd on kibutzim and later, a more Israel Synagogue in an upper
recorder cassettes were taken books and manuscripts, in- formal course to take place middle-class Washington res-
away from them along with cluding incunabula and illu- in Jerusalem.
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their UJA papers
Mrs. Charlotte Heartt, di-
Susan Weinstein, who was
minated Hebrew manuscripts
On the road to Isniailia fol- and prayer books, will be rector of international pro- working in the synagogue on
lowing the capture, one displayed at a special ex- grams at Brandeis said the the day of the killings, testi-
American remarked, "Now hibition at the library dur- 27 students thus far enrolled, fied she saw one of the de-
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last year gift and this
Judge Braman ruled that
The collection presented to while they're in Israel."
year's pledge." Others on the JNUL includes a leaf of
The special project - was Hamaas' remarks were those
the 'bus started' whistling "Let the original printing of the planned by Brandeis with the of "a grief-stricken man"
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Mainz ca. 1455; a 13th cen- stitute in Israel and the himself. Hamaas lost two
sons and four grandchildren
In Ismailia, where the pris- tury Bible (Vulgate version) Jewish Agency.
in the killings. He erupted in
oners were questioned, How- written in Paris, in very
ard Stone, a New York City small semi-Gothic cursive
Thank goodness the road anger when he thought one
UJA official, was asked de- script; a leaf from the to the poorhouse was paved of the defendants was smil-
ing at him.
tailed questions about the Catholicon, printed by Guten- in plenty of time.
UJA. After he told as much berg in Mainz in 1460; a 15th
as he knew, Stone said his century Hebrew prayer book
Egyptian interrogator pulled from Italy with designs in
We Make Our Own Glassed
out a dossier on the UJA pen and ink and colors; the
from a desk drawer and de- Cronik e va Vlaenderde,
manded, "OK. Let's go printed in Antwerp in 1531,
through this again, and get it with woodcut illustrations;
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