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March 15, 1974 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-03-15

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Russia Blamed for Israel's M. E. Difficulties

Israel Weeps as Names of 2,500
Dead Appear in 'Book of Fallen'

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, March 1 5, 1 974-5

JERUSALEM (JTA) — De- that the Syrians opened fire. Egyptian-Israeli front earlier
fense Minister Moshe Dayan Tuesday's three-hour artil- this year. He said Israel
charged Tuesday night that lery exchange was described would send a high-level rep-
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Israelis the lines waited patiently
the Soviet Union knew of the by an Israeli military spokes- resentative to Washington who are used to lining up until new s u p p l i e s were
Arabs' war plans in October man as the most serious in within two weeks and that for everything from bus tick- brought- in. As one observer
and had a detailed timetable several weeks. Israeli forces Syria has agreed' to do the ets to a concert, stood in remarked, every Israeli citi-
but did nothing to prevent employed their longe-range same in the near future.
long, mostly silent lines Tues- zen seems to want the book-
the Yom Kippur War from 175 mm. cannon to shell
State Department spokes- day outside post offices all let to keep as a sacred fami-
breaking out. In fact, he Syrian artillery firing from man George Vest could not over the country waiting to ly memorial.
added, Moscow did not even the outskirts of Damascus.
say w h en disengagement receive a booklet, just pub-
inform Washington that war
Wednesday's- shooting was talks 'between Is r a el and lished, that contains the
was imminent.
at shorter range but over a Syria would get started here. names of the more than 2,500
sailors and
Dayan's statement drew a wide area of the front. The
Asked if the disengagement Israeli soldiers, -
sharp response from Tass, the Syrians opened- fire at 1:30 - process was delayed by re; airmen who died in the Yom
Sr, \:iet news agency, which a.m. local time, on Israeli cent political events in Israel, Kippur War.
7 ' sed Dayan of responsi- positions in the Mazraat Bet Vest replied that "No - one
It is called "The -Book of
y for Israel's "surprise Jan area. Later they shifted is going to say if somebody the Fallen"—Knesset Speak-
attacks" on Egypt in 1956 to positions at Tel Shams, Tel didn't come in two weeks er Israel Yeshayahu referred
Maraii, Tel Antar and east that an extraordinary critical
and 1967.
to it as "The Book of Pain,
Speaking at the dedication of Kuneitra. At one point a political event has occurred."
Heroism and Dedication"—
ceremony of the Leonard Syrian tank opened low tra-
Asked why Kissinger had in- and is the first complete list
David Institute for Interna- jectory fire on Israeli posi- timated in January that the
tional Relations at the He- tions at short range, bring- oil embargo would be lifted of Israel's war dead.
Although the number of
brew University, I) ay 4n ing a reply from Israeli ar- in less than 40 days, Vest
casualties was published
praised U.S. Secretary of tillery and tanks.
replied; "We have to have a
State Henry A. Kissinger's
Golan Heights settlers biblical view of 40 days and some time ago, the dimen-
mediation efforts, saying that spent the afternoon and, eve- 40 nights." He added that sions of the tragedy suffered
Israel and the Arabs certain- ning in bomb shelters. Settle- there was no point in trying by so many Israeli families
ly needed a Mediator, and ment children spent the night to establish a hypothetical was brought home more
forcefully by the publication
Kissinger was "the best dip- in the shelters.
quid pro quo between, the
lomat in the world." He said
An Israeli army spokes- embargo _and U.S. peace ef- of the actual names. Grown-
ups and school children wept
Arab - Israeli co - existence man denied a Syrian allega- forts.
openly as they approached
. within pre-1967 Israel And the tion that an Israeli pilotless
tables draped in black to be
peaceful conditions in the ad- plane 7- "Drone" — was shot
handed the booklets by mem-
ministered territories since down by Syrian anti-aircraft Israel Observes
bers of the Association of
1967 were likely to pave the fire and crashed in North
Lebanon
Terrorists
Bereaved Parents.
way toward a settlement be- Jordan. Israeli circles said
TEL AVIV (JTA) —Arab
tween Israel and the Arab nothing of the sort happened.
In most places, the stocks
states. He compared the It was quiet all day on the terrorists have been observ- were quickly exhausted and
-r
present peaceful co-existence Golan Heights. Israeli re- ed in the last few days re-
in the country to the frequent straint is believed to -have turning to areas in southeast
'riots and clashes in Palestine averted more serious inci- Lebanon near the Israeli Germans Take Cure
during the mandate period.
TEL AVIV — The firs t
dents which the Syrians were border which they had evavu-
Premier Golda Meir, ad- apparently intent on provok- ated several months ago.
group of German patients re-
dressing a symposium on in- ing.
In Beirut, two members of cently went to Israel for
ternational relations mark-
Lufthansa has fast and frequent service
the Lebanese Socialist Revo- cures at the spas of Hamei
Purim
festivities
were
held
ing the official opening of the
lutionary Movement, one pre- Zohar on the 'southwest coast
to Tel Aviv. But since Israel is a long way
Hebrew University's insti- at the various Golan Heights viously sentenced to death, of the Dead Sea. The natural
off, we stop in Frankfurt or Munich. You
tute, reiterated her position settlements but only the local were sentenced to life im- radioactive sulphur springs
can rest, relax, shop and even do a little
that no international guaran- settlers attended. Visitors
at
Zohar
are
said
to
be
par-
prisonment for seizing the
tees could substitute for the and tourists have been barred Bank of America offices here ticularly good for rheuma-
business. Without paying extra fare.
security provided by Israel's from the area. Israeli engi-
tism sufferers.
All our flights serve fine kosher food.„,,----
and
killing
an
American
Busi-
presence on the Golan neers have demolished the
nessman
during
the
October
Just
ask for your favorites when you
easternmost
portion
_of
the
Heights. International guar-
make reservations. For more informa-
antees have value only when Damascus road near the War.
Meanwhile, in Amsterdam,
an emergency developed, cease-fire line. The action
tion on our Tel Aviv service, call your
she said, but she did not be- was taken to make a possible two young Arabs who hi-
travel agent or Lufthansa. .
lieve the U.S. would send Syrian attack more difficult. jacked a British jet to Am-
troops to Israel, - even in a The road is the- only one suit- terdam, have revealed how
able for heavy tanks.
Arab commandos can foil
crisis.
Mrs. Meir said that Israel Israel Accuses Syria
airport security checking for
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Israel accused Syria of
Syria but would never return cease-fire violations and "ag- ports where security checks
the Golan Heights captured gressive attacks" against the do not cover airport person-
154 SOUTH WOODWARD
in the 1967 Six-Day War Israel defense forces in re- nel or when no s e c urity
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checks
are
being
made.
which the Syrians had used cent days. In a letter ad-
to shell Israeli settlements. dressed to Secretary General
The premier conceded that Kurt Waldheim, Israel 'Ant--
differences of opinion could bassador Yosef Tekoah cited
develop between Israel and four cases of Syrian viola-
the U.S. but was sure these tions of the cease fire and
would be settled.
warned that these attacks
Discussing Soviet policy, "indicate that Syria pursues
Mrs. Meir, contended that a policy aimed at creating
while Moscow did not want conditions of military con-
global war or even the de- frontation along the cease-
ction of Israel, its aim. in fire line."
Middle East is a contin-
Tekoah drew Waldheim's
g state of no-peace. Noth-
ing is impossible in Soviet attention to a statement by
ideology, she said. "They are President Hafez Assad on
far from idealism." She did March 8 in which the Syrian
not think the Russians were president declared: "Pales-
encouraging Syria to reach tine is not only ,a part of the
CALL NICK MARTIN
a disengagement agreement Arab world but it is the prin-
Former Detroiter now living
with Israel along the Egyp- cipal part of southern Syria.
tian pattern. She expressed It is our inescapable duty and
in Israel — he will answer
doubt that any accord could our right to insist that Pal-
any and all questions.
estine
should
be
a
liberated
have been reached with
Egypt if the Soviets had had part of our Arab land and
klri. A
tel ■
Syria."
a hand in it.
Sisco: Mideast Task
Syria Renews Attacks
to Gain Disengagement
on Northern Front
WASHINGTON. (JTA) —
rem
TEL AVIV (JTA)—Syrian
Is ref pi
gunners laid down a barrage Undersecretary of State Jo-
of shell fire on the northern se 0. J. Sisco told the Senate
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