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June 28, 1974 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-06-28

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, June 28, 1974-9

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He believes that the Ameri-
can Jewish community rose
with the opportunities that
were accorded by the Ameri-
can system which provided
"a chance to belong to the
middle class to every citi-
zen." (Conot's "American
Odyssey" was reviewed in
last week's Jewish News.)
Calling it the "greatest
system," Conot, visiting here
to renew associations with
many of the Detroiters he
consulted in his studies for
"American Odyssey," said
that "Jews flourished under
the freedom of opportunity."
The great problem, he said,

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The Jewish successes he
views as developing from
their high educational stan-
dards. Conot. Said he had
learned in his research that
the Jewish immigrants ad-
vanced because their lit-
eracy, their ability to com-
municate, have given them
high standards in survival-
ism.
"The Jew has been a
catalyst in American educa-
tion," he added. "They have
been contributing factors in
developing universities, and
their heritage of making
learning their highest goals
have been the major factors
in establishing a wholesome
American Jewish commu-
nity."
Developing his views on
anti-Semitism, Conot suggest-
ed that fanatics often are
sensationalized. He was em-
phatic in declaring that in-
justice should be fought and
there should be no silence
anywhere when there is dis-
crimination, but that building
up bigots as heroes proves
damaging to the offended.
With regard to Arab ter-
rorism, he deplored the sup-
port that the terrorists re-
ceive from Arab govern-
ments. "If the Arab poten-
tates would use their billions
to raise the standards of
their own people, they could
solve the existing problem,
could eliminate terror and
lead to amity in the Middle
East. _ Let them help the
Palestinians with their wealth
— that's how to. solve that
problem," he declared. P.S.

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"is that the system is being
undermined by an economy
controlled by less than 1 per
cent of the people."
He said he felt very
strongly about the system's
opportunities and the dan-
gers confronting it, and he
added that only in the event
of a serious economic decline
will the Jewish position be
seriously affected.
Believing that anti-Semi-
tism, which always existed,
continues to find root among
the underprivileged who are
led to believe they are fight-
ing exploiters when they hate
Jews, Conot deplored anti-
Semitic tendencies among the
Blacks.
A strong opponent of the
quota system, Conot referred
tO its unfairness, but pointed
out that inequalities of the
past have become the in-
equalities of the present, that
many of the underprivileged
lacked opportunities in for-
mer years. "The only solu-
tion," he said, "is an ex-
panding economy with oppor-
tunities for all."
"If there is an economic
breakdown," bigotries will
rise and Jews will again be
the inevitable scapegoats,"
he said.
Conot is convinced that
there will be a stabilization
in cities and suburbs, and
whatever classes existed may
vanish with normalization.
His "American Odyssey"
takes into serious account
the decline of the large cities,
and he ascribes the flight to
the suburbs primarily to the
weakening of educational

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NEW YORK (JTA) — The
Committee for Public Educa-
tion and Religious Liberty
(PEARL) filed suit in fed-
eral court here challenging
the constitutionality of a new
$8,200,000 state law providing
reimbursement to nonpublic
schools for the cost of record=
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by the state.
The suit asks for a three-
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clare the law violative of the
First Amendment and to en-
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Levitt and State Education
Commissioner Ewald B. Ny-
quist from making payments
to parochial school's under
the statute.
The action was filed in the
U. S. District Court for the
Southern District of New
York by Leo Pfeffer, counsel
for PEARL, a coalition of 36
civic, religious, education,
labor and community organ-
izations in New York State.
Earlier, the National Jew-
ish Commission on Law and
Public Affairs (COLPA) as-
serted that the U.S. Supreme
Court ruling that remedial
aid to pupils in nonpublic
schools was constitutional
marked the first time that
the court has approved the
concept of public assistance
to such pupils, including Jew-
ish day school students, • in
situations other than public
aid for textbooks and bus
transportation.
Howard Rhine, COLPA
president, said COLPA had
represented nine Orthodox
Jewish organizations in their
support of a ruling by the
U. S. Court of Appeals for
Missouri which had upheld

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aid to nonpublic school
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He said the decision in-
volved a lawsuit brought by
the parents of parochial
school students against the
state of Missouri for refusing
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Such teachers are provided
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Rabin Due in London
for Socialist Meeting

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attend a meeting of Socialist
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