Syrian Threat Speeds Formation of Israel Cabinet
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, March 8, 1974-5
Dutch to Restore Old Sephardi Mansion
serve in a new Israel cabi- a dramatic confrontation be- tion negotiations between the
AMSTERDAM (JTA) — in the East Indies Trading
tween secular and religious Labor Party and the NRP at
The cabinet sat as a min- law in Israel. According to a point when most observers Queen Juliana has made a Co.
A public committee for the
isterial security committee, Israeli law, the Supreme were confident that a com- contribution to a project to
and thereby, in secret, pre- Court sup _ ercedes rabbinical promise would be reached. restore a 17th Century man- restoration of the mansion
That development precipitat- sion _which belonged to the was formed three years ago
sumably to discuss the omi- courts.
The order nisi was issued ed Israel's current political wealthy Sephardi Jewish De and it is a pilot project in
nous reports from the Syrian
Pinto family and stands in the "European Monuments-
on a complaint by Shmuel . crisis.
Amsterdam's former Jewish 1975" restoration campaign
On another front, a major- Segal, a Tel Aviv attorney
But even before Tuesday's quarter.
currently in progress.
ity of the National Religious who described himself as a Supreme Court order, efforts
In very bad disrepair, the
Restoration of the 300-year-
Party voted in favor of join- "citizen who deals with pub- were continuing to bring the
ing a Labor-led coalition gov- lic affairs." Segal argued in NRP into a Labor-led coali- stately mansion, built by old Amsterdam Sephardi
his brief that entry to Israel tion. Finance Minister Pinhas architect Elias Bouman, is synagogue, a tourist attrac-t.,
Peres claimed in a radio is a political rather than a Sapir and MK Haim Zadok one of the few vestiges of the tion, is another of its proj-
interview Wednesday that he religious matter and there- said Monday night that they former Jewish quarter which ects. Large contributions to
and Dayan had been deter- fore rabbinical bodies have would reduble their efforts in has been almost entirely de- the projects will also come
molished due to the ongoing from the Amsterdam muni-
mined to stay out of the new no authority to interfere with that direction.
construction of the Amster- cipality.
government but certain se- it.
curity information reaching
The De Pintos were Seph-
the cabinet prompted an im- Council ordered the NRP last people were asked how they
mediate reversal of their po- month not to enter a coali- felt the crisis should be ardi Jews who belonged to
tion government which re- solved. Most said the best so- the Amsterdam merchant
Peres said it was more es- fused to amend the Law of lution would be the formation class and were shareholders
sential for Dayan to remain Return so as to invalidate of a national unity govern-
WE CAN FIT YOU!
at the helm of security af- conversions performed by ment. Some preferred new
fairs than for himself to stay
in the government but indi- doing it forced the NRP to ted veteran Laborites said
cated that he would continue reject compromises on the that Mrs. Meir should return
by all means.
in the interests of party unity. "who is a Jew" issue.
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clave in the northern Golan Syrian front.
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Many reporters said, how- of forcing a break in coati-
also deployed on both sides ever, that Rafi had been
of the main Kuneitra-Damas- concerned lest its faction
cus road and on sections of lose the defense portfolio. Jewish-Christian
the road that remained in Should it fall to Itzhak Relations Raised
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The suddenly developed se- ambassador to Washington
LOS ANGELES — The
curity threat on the Syrian who is considered the most American Jewish Committee
front was said Wednesday to likely potential succesor to welcomed the establishment
have been responsible for Dayan, Rafi felt it would be of a new office on Jewish-
Tuesday night's unexpected irretrievably lost even if Christian relations by the
announcement by Defense Dayan would, at a later date, National Council of Churches
Minister Moshe Dayan and decide to join the new gov- as a major step "to over-
Transport Minister Shimon ernment. The Rafi-ites also come past misunderstanding
Peres that they after all will feared that a cabinet without and to promote reconciliation
Dayan would be too doveish and direct communication
in orientation for their taste, among Jews, ChriStians and
the reporters said.
But the Syrian threat was
The council, which repre-
not being ignored. The Syri- sents the major Protestant
ans were said to have de- and Eastern Orthodox de-
ployed significantly large nominations in this country,
forces of men and armor on announced the establishment
the northern section of the of the new office during the
meeting of its Executive
Israelis are aware that the Committee here this week.
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just imother vacant lot. And we'd be watching
Kippur War, and the Syrians ant director, respectively, of
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authorities to cease and de-
State of Israel and
formation of a government kin on his 30th anniversary
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many tax and other
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Rimalt said there were
"serious and disturbing signs
of a possible flareup" on the
Syrian front. The Syrians
were said to have deployed
significantly large forces of
men and armor on the north-
ern section of the cease-fire
line. Reports reaching here
attributed the move to a visit
to Damascus by Soviet For-
eign Minister Andrei Gromy-
ko. Gromyko's arrival there
Tuesday reportedly encour-
ed hardline elements in the
an regime who want a
gher stand toward Israel.
Israelis are aware that the
Russians have been resupply-
ing Syria with heavy military
equipment. They have com-
pletely replaced the 1,000
tanks Syria lost in the Yom
Kippur War, and the Syrians
now have more armor than
they had last October. The
same applies to their / air
force and missile strength,
sources here said.
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