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March 15, 1974 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-03-15

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Anti-Semitic Speech Sparks Dinner Walkout in England

LIVERPOOL ( JTA)—The re
was an uproar antic many of
the 600 guests walked out of
a dinner meeting here of the
local branch of the Variety

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Club when the guest of honor,
Bob Lord, chairman of the
famous first division Burn-
ley (Lancashire) Football
Club and a local butcher,

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said in his speech: "We have
to stand up against a move
to get soccer on the cheap
by the Jews who run TV."
Lord, a campaigner for
bigger royalties for football
clubs whose games are tele-
vised, said later, "If I have
hurt anybody's feelings, I
apologize."
Bryan Cowgill, head of
BBC Television Sport, and
his independent television
counterpart, Bill Ward, sent
a joint telegram of protest
to Sir Andrew Stephen, chair-
man of the Football Associa-
tion, and Len Shipman, presi-
dent of the Football League,
urging them to repudiate
Lord's remarks as "not being

in the interests of football or
honorable behavior." They
described Lord's remarks as
"abhorrent and obscene."
Councilor Cyril Carr, im-
mediate past chairman of the
Liberal Party and member
of the Liverpool Municipal
Council was among the
guests who walked out. He
said "It was offensive and
distasteful."
Film director Michael
Samuelson, chairman of the
Variety Club of Great Brit-
ain, said, "Actually, none of
the BBC executives who ne-
gotiate these things is Jewish
anyway. The same goes for
independent television."

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that means
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a reliable supp
of electricity_

Industry must grow to

provide jobs in Southeastern
Michigan. And industrial
expansion depends upon a
reliable supply of electricity.
We must maintain our
system and build new plants
and electric lines to meet all
electrical needs. But our
. costs are rising fast.
That's one of the reasons
we have to ask for price
increases.
You can't take electricity
for granted anymore. but
well continue to do our best
to provside reliable electric
service now and in the future.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, March 15, 1974 - 21

Hias at 90: Eastern European
Jews Again at Core of Program

NEW YORK (JTA) — lowed and the agency is also
United Hias Service cele- "prepared for the possibility

brated its 90th anniversary of an upsurge of activity in
Sunday, marking a period in Latin America," Jacobson
which it rescued and re- said.
In a resolution, it voiced
settled some 4,000,000 Jews
and pledged to continue its concern for the 4,000 Jews in
work of helping people im- Syria and 500 in Iraq and
urged "all possible diplo-
migrate and resettle.
"The history of the Jewish matic, political and human
people is the history of mi- resources must be mobilized
gration," Carl Glick, the or- in the coming months to
ganization's president, told secure for this group, the
the anniversary celebration right to emigrate."
Hias commended the
at the Hotel Roosevelt.
"We know the future will United Nations high commis-
bring thousands of refugees sioner for refugees, Prince
from countries known and Sadruddin aga Khan, and the
yet unknown. As long as Intergovernmental Commit-
Jews have the need to move, tee for European Migration.
Hias gave its Zvi Hirsch
Hias will be there to help
them migrate to freedom." Masliansky Award to U. S.
Among those attending District Court Judge Murray
were some 100 Soviet Jews I. Gurfein, a past president.
who emigrated to the United
States in 1973. They watched NY Synagogue Finds
as Mayor Abraham Beame
Home Among Jews
received the agency's 1974
NEW YORK—The Brother-
Liberty Award because his
"vision of New York City hood Synagogue, which last
offers hope to the weary and fall severed a 19-year part-
freedom to the persecuted." nership with a church after
Beame, the son of Polish a series of unfriendly inci-
Jewish immigrants, was him_ dents, has found temporary
self brought to the United facilities with Cong. Darech
Amuno and Cong. Emunath
States as a child in 1906.
In 1973, Hias resettled 3,788 Israel.
The split in November oc-
people, including 1,768 Soviet
Jews, and gave related mi- curred when Rabbi Irving J.
gration assistance to 48,000 Block's 600-member congre-
others. This year Hias anti- gation voted against continu-
cipates resettling 5,000 Jew- ing its relationship with the
ish refugees, the largest Village Presbyterian Church.
number since 1970, and aid- The church pastor, the Rev.
ing a total of some 50,000 William Glenesk, had made
a number of anti-Israel and
- people.
This program requires a anti-Semitic references.
budget of $3,368,000, an in-
crease of $260,000 over 1973. Church, Synagogue
Gaynor I. Jacobson, execu- Librarians' Parley
tive vice president of Hias,
BRYN MAWR—A national
noted, "Ironically, as in our conference for all persons in-
beginning, the largest num- terested in church and syna-
ber of assisted migrants this gogue libraries will be held
year (1973) came from June 23-25 in Boston on the
Eastern Europe."
campus of Simmons College.
The Hebrew Immigrant
The purpose of the meet-
Aid Society was founded to ing is to offer practical guid-
help Jews fleeing from ance for volunteers organiz-
Czarist Russia. In 1954, Hias ing and operating such
merged with the United libraries.
Service for New Americans
The conference is sponsor-
and the migration depart- ed by the Church and Syna-
ment of the Joint Distribu- gogue Library Association, a
tion Committee to form national ecumenical organi-
United Hias Service, Inc.
zation formed in 1967 to en-
He added that 90 per cent courage and aid the congre-
of the Soviet Jews have gone gations.
to Israel.
In addition to "continued
large-scale movements from
the Soviet Union," Hias also
expects Jews in Arab lands
to leave when they are al-

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Indictment Expected
Against Mrs. Ryan

NEW YORK — Hermine
Braunsteiner Ryan, a Queens
housewife who was extra-
dited to West Germany last
summer on a warrant ac-
cusing her of having helped
send more than 1,700 victims
to gas chambers, is cited in
a 100-page indictment expect-
ed in about two months.
Seven or eight persons who
worked at the Lublin-Maj-
danek concentration camp
are mentioned in the indict-
ment. Mrs. Ryan is being
held in a prison at Cologne-
Ossendorf.
A spokesman for the West
authorities predicted that the
trial would be held this year
or next. She was an SS guard
at four concentration camps.

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