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August 23, 1974 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-08-23

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Distribution of Vile Anti-Semitic Pamphlet
Being Investigated by British Authorities

LONDON (JTA) — The
director of public prosecu-
tion is considering proceed-
ings under the Race Rela-
tions Act against the author
and publishers of an anti-
Semitic pamphlet which ap-
peared here recently. The
28-page pamphlet, "Did Six
Million Really Die? — The
Truth At Last," describes the
death of 6,000,000 Jews in
Nazi-occupied Europe as "the
most colossal piece of fic-
tion" and the "most success-
ful of deceptions."
The pamphlet also claims
that the "enormous fraud"
was committed with the de-
liberate intention of black-
mailing the world into ac-
cepting the establishment of
the State of Israel, and in
order to secure financial
gain by way of German re-
parations.
The pamphlet, written un-
der a pseudonym, was pub-
lished by a so-called "Histor-
ical Review Press," and al-
though the neo-Fascist "Na-

tional Front" has disclaimed
all responsibility for it, it
bears a close resemblance
to the National Front's
monthly magazine, "Spear-
head." Moreover, R obin
Beauclair, a senior NF mem-
ber, has been discovered to
have been associated with
the publication, a fact which
he is not denying.
Copies of the pamphlet
were sent to the director of
public prosecution by Paul
Rose, MP, and by the Board
of Deputies of British Jews.
The latter asked that legal,
action be taken on the
grounds that the pamphlet
indicated "an intention to
stir up racial hatred" as de-
fined in Section 6 of the Race
Relations Act.
Following the director of
public prosecution's reply
that no such intention could
be proved in this case, the
Board has now asked him to
consider prosecution on the
grounds that a false name
and address were used in the

Latin, U.S. Jewish Leaders Assess
Arab Propaganda in S. America

RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA)-
The peril of increased Arab
propaganda in South America
aimed not only against Is-
rael, but also against the
local Jewish communities,
was raised at a meeting of
12 officers of the American
Jewish Congress, now visit-
ing South America, and- the
leaders -of Rio's Jewish com-
munity.
The delegation headed by
Phil Baum, associate execu-
tive director of the AJCon-
gress, and accompanied by
Mark Turko w, secretary
general of the Latin Amer-
ican section of the WJCon-
gress, obtained first-hand in-
formation about all important
community problems.
The first result of the visit
here of an Arab trade dele-
gation was the announcement
that an Arabian-Brazilian
bank will be established with
an initial capital of 100,000,000
cruzeiros (about $16,000,000).
Bankers from Lebanon, Ku-
wait, Saudi Arabia, Iraq and
Libya will share one-third of
the capital.
Meanwhile, Jewish agency
chairman Pinhas. Sapir who
is on a tour meeting South
American Jewish leaders
took part in several events
on the day of his arrival

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here despite an attack of . in-
fluezna, but was unable to
attend the opening night of
the ninth Argentine Jewish
communities convention Aug.
14.
The chairman of the Jewish
Agency - and World Zionist
Organization Executives has
since been in bed recovering
from the illness.
About 200 delegates were
present for the opening of
the convention, 100 from 40
communities out side of
Buenos Aires and 100 from
Buenos Aires where two-
thirds of Argentine Jewry
live.

While in South America,
Sapir declared that a marked
improvement had taken place
in the field of absorption fa-
cilities in Israel and that all
government ministries and
Jewish Agency departments
were making strenuous ef-
forts to further improve the
situation.
Sapir's statement, issued
by his Jerusalem office upon
his instructions came in re-
action to several recent
newspaper articles abroad on
difficulties experienced by
newcomers here.
Sapir stressed specifically
the progress being achieved
in housing and employment—
the two main hurdles. Sev-
eral thousand apartments
were currently available for
olim and another 27,000 were
being built.
A further 7,500 apartments
would soon be available for
immigrants to rent, and Ham-
idar (the government hous-
ing company) and the Hista-
drut's housing companies
were building rental accom-
modation, Sapir said.

Israel Lists Road
Deaths, Injuries

6—Friday, August 23, 1974

JERUSALEM (JTA) — A
total of 76 people were killed
on Israel's roads during July
and 330 others were seri-
ously injured in road acci-
dents, according to official
figures issued here.
The June figures were 61
deaths and 272 injuries.
Deaths and serious injuries
rose by about 20 per cent.
The number of accidents rose
some 14 per cent in July
compared to June. But the
overall total for this year is
still down by some four per
cent for the same seven-
month period of 1973.

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