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AT EVERGREEN & 10 MILE
gion, (Catholic), Victor re-
sents his chauffeur's refusal
At long last, we've been to work on "Shabbos," and
given a movie to laugh about promptly fires Salomon (Hen-
(and if you're Jewish, it ry Gutbert). Thus Victor
helps even more, to enjoy ends up stranded and furious
some of the nuances).
at the, prospect of continuing
We're even treated to a pic- the journey himself.
turesque slice of hasidic life
Stumbling onto a factory
in Williamsburg—boys play-
ing stick-ball in their tradi- to call for help, Victor en-
tional garb—men, women and counters a terrorist-revolu-
children going about their tionary tribunal in the pro-
customary chores in the com- cess of condemning a man,
Slimane (Claude Giraud), to
"The Mad Adventures of death. His presence diverts
Rabbi Jacob" relates the tale the killers' attention and
of a revered hasidic rebbe gives their victim a chance
(Marcel Dalio), who is about to escape with him.
A: most amusing incident
to depart to France for his
nephew's Bar Mitzva. Well- ensues—when Victor and Sli-
wishers line the Brooklyn mane, through devious me-
streets to give him a safe thods, appear wearing hasid-
send-off, telling him: "Geh ic vestments to disguise
gesundt, and kumm ges- themselves (as the terrorists
undt!" When his car waits close in on them at the Orly
too long in heavily laden traf- Airport). Suddenly the
fic on the Parkway, his fol- Schmoll family "recognizes"
lowers bodily lift the auto Victor as the rabbi from
and then set it down in ,a Brooklyn: and the old buba,
less conjested area. Rabbi Tzipe (Janet Brandt) is de-
Jacob is off to a great vaca- lighted to see her brother-in-
law after all these years.
Meanwhile, back in France, When the real Rabbi Jacob
wealthy Victor Pivert (Louis disembarks, he is roughly
de Funes) is being driven apprehended by the French
from the country into Paris police who accuse him of
to attend the posh wedding masquerading as a rabbi.
of his daughter the next day.
When his very life is at
Being intolerant of anyone stake, the prejudiced Victor
who is not of his own reli- adjusts easily to his new role
as a Jew, even enjoying it at
the end! There is a captivat-
Quebec Jewry Hits
ing scene in the shul where
Language Bias Bill
the Bar Mitzva boy is chant-
MONTREAL (JTA) — A ing and Victor is asked to
spokesman for Quebec Jewry read the Sacred Scrolls. La-
has expressed obje.ctions to ter, when he is supposed to
"coercive measures" in a give a rabbinical blessing
provincial bill which would and he makes a "sign of the
make French the only offi- cross" the audience is con-
cial language in the province. vulsed with laughter. (One of
The views of the Quebec the most adroit scenes is
Jewish community were ex- when Victor says: "I must
pressed in a brief to the Que- confess I'm not Jewish." And
bec Commission on Educa- the rabbi replies: "Oh well,
tion, Cultural Affairs and nobody is perfect."
Communications by Joel Pin-
Writer - director Gerard
sky, chairman of the Cana- Oury, oft acclaimed as
dian Jewish Congress-Bnai "France's king of comedy,"
Brith community relations shows his rare talent as a
nimble master of laugh-riots.
The brief said that Quebec To handle racial and reli-
Jews a g r e e that French gious prejudice with such
should be the pre-eminent aplomb is no small feat ei-
language of work and com- ther; and reflects a stroke of
munication in the province genius on Oury's part.
but that both English and
20th Century Fox is to be
French should be considered congratulated for bringing
official languages and that this exceptionally funny film
parents should have freedom _to our shores.
of choice of the language of
instruction for their children
in ,the schools of the province.
The brief also urged that Bill
22, the Official Language
Act, be amended to protect
the rights of all residents to
express themselves in either Americana Complex 1, 2, 3, 4
Greenfield Rd., N. of 9 Mile
(Copyright 1974, JTA, Inc.)
Enjoy the New and Different
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Hilarious Spoof of Religious Bias
Channel 50 to Air
The annual Jerry Lewis
Labor Day Telethon for Mus-
cular Dystrophy will be aired
again this year by WKBD-
TV, Channel 50 beginning
10:30 p.m. Sept. 1 and con-
tinuing until 6:30 p.m. Sept.
The traditional Lewis spec-
tacular, which raised a rec-
ord $13,500,000 for dystrophy
last year, will originate from
the Sahara Hotel, in Las
Vegas, with Ed McMahon as
WKBD will break away
from the Lewis show for 10
minutes each hour to feature.
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