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March 29, 1974 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-03-29

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Oral History of Reaction to M. E. War Beirig Microfilmed

NEW YORK — A major
collection of oral history tran-
scripts on the subject `World
Jewry and the State of Is-
rael: The Yom Kippur War
"will be published on both
microfilm a n d microfiche
this spring by Microfilming
Corporation of America, a
subsidiary of the New York
Times. The price of the col-
lection is $45.
In more than 1,000 pages,
the reaction of World Jewry
to the war has been recorded
and will be available for
s c h o l a r s and historians.
Those who describe their own
reactions and recount their
first-hand experiences i n -
elude representative figures
of Jewish communities
throughout the world; immi-
grants from Russia and Ro-

mania who arrived in Israel
after the outbreak of the war;
and students in schools and
colleges.
The transcripts also include
oral interviews at the resi-
dence of Israel President
Ephraim Katzir, at which

members of the Jewish
Agency Executive and the
World Zionist Executive dis-
cussed problems pose d to
them by the president. The
interviews and the recorded
three-day seminar at Presi-
dent Katzir's residence form

the basis of a volume now
being edited by Prof. Moshe
Davis of the Hebrew Uni-
versity's Institute of Con-
temporary Jewry, who is
currently in the United States
for this purpose.
This microfilm collection
will be included in an on-
going micropublishing pro-
gram containing in excess of
40,000 pages of oral history
transcripts spanning the en-
tire Spectrum of m o d e r n
Jewish history. This collec-
tion is being produced at the
Institute of Contemporary
Jewry of the Hebrew Uni-
versity under the direction
of Dr. Geoffrey Wigoder. The
agreement to include the spe-
ial program on the Yom
Kippur War was reached by
the Microfilming Corporation
of America and Prof. Davis,
chairman of President Kat-
zir's Study Circle on World
Jewry.

Mideast Conference to Take
Journalists to Israel, Syria, Egypt

NEW YORK — The first
Editorial Conference on the
Middle East will be held
May 24-June 10 in Egypt,
Israel, Lebanon, Syria and
Jordan.
Open to journalists and
professional communicators
in press, radio and television,
it is designed to give insight

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and perspective on the cul-
tures, viewpoints and current
status of each country.
Participants will attend
press conferences with the
prime ministers and minis-
tries of foreign affairs in
each country, and there will
be briefings by miltary and
religious authorities, as well
as members of the local and
foreign press.
There will be separate
sessions for special interests
and visits to historical and
religious sites.
It was noted in literature
on the conference that Syrian
officials assured the organ-
izers that "there will be no
difficulties whatsoever for
any members of our party
regardless of their religious
affiliation."
The group will cross from
Jordan into Israel by motor
vehicle via the Allenby
Bridge, "a historical act in
itself, bearing witness to the
fact that Israel accepts traf-
fic from Arab countries," the
literature states.

BOSTON — Ralph Cohen,
president of Israel Develop-
ment Corp. (American Stock
Exchange) told a group of
security analysts here that
net earnings for the first
quarter ended Feb. 28, 1974,
"were in the range of
$570,000 to $580,000, or ap-
proximately 40 cents per
common share."
He said that the earnings
report, which is now in
preparation, would indicate
ordinary income "in the area
of $180,000, or better than 12
cents per share, and capital
gains of more than $390,000,
or better than 27 cents per
share."

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this cup. It's Elijah's cup.
It's a tradition.
The unleavened bread
is a tradition.
The egg and bitter
herbs are a tradition.

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NEW YORK — Joseph
Segal of Vancouver,-B.C., will
receive the Union of Orthodox
J e w i s h Congregations of
America is distinguished ser-
vice award at the UOJCA's
76th annual national dinner
May 19 at the New York Hil-
ton Hotel, it was announced
by Harold M. Jacobs, presi-

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Philip Belz of Memphis will
be honored at the dinner with
the UOJCA's Kether Shem
Tov Award (Crown of the
Good Name) in recognition of
his leadership and service to
the Orthodox Jewish com-
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Bialik Prize Winners

TEL AVIV (JTA) — The
annual Tel Aviv municipal-
ity's Bialik Award for litera-
ture and Jewish studies was
awarded to the author
Aharon Meged for his recent
novels, to critic Avraham
Kariv for the publication of
his works, and to Rabbi Jo-
seph Kappah, an expert on
Rabbi Yaadya Gaon, for the
recent Toranic books he has
published.

Friday, March 29, 1974-17

UOJCA to Honor Two for Services

Israel Development
Tells Net Earnings

Sapir, Governor
of Bank of Israel
Feud Over Budget

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A
serious conflict has developed
between Israel's two top fis-
cal officers• — Finance Min-
ister Pinhas Sapir and Moshe
Zanbar, governor of the Bank
of Israel — over the record
national budget Sapir sub-
mitted to the Knesset a week
ago.
Zanbar says it's inflation-
ary. Sapir denies this and
claims that Zanbar himself
had a hand in drafting the
budget.
Observers say the conflict
has reached a point where
the two "can no longer oc-
operate."
Zanbar was Sapir's top
aide in the finance ministry
before he was named to head
Israel's central reserve bank
two years ago.
Since then, their differ-
ences over economic matters
have widened to a poin t
where their conflict has
reached a personal level, as-
sociates of the two men say.
This could lead to a seri-
ous breakdown of the nation's
economic machinery inas-
much as the governor of the
Bank of Israel serves as eco-
nomic adviser to the govern-
ment.

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