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October 04, 1974 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-10-04

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Jewish Book Fair Set for November 9-17

(Story with detailed plans on Page 5)

Middle East
Lesson:
Arab States
Also in Danger
From Brutal
Terrorism

THE JEWISH NEWS

A Weekly Review

Commentary
Page 2

VOL. LXVI, No. 4

of Jewish Events

Michigan's Only English-Jewish Newspaper

ogiPo 17515 W. 9 Mile, Suite 865, Southfield, Mich. 48075 424-8833

$10.00 Per Year; This Issue 30c

Splintering
on Intermarriage

Sinai's High
Level Research

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Protection
for Observers
Editorials
Page 4

October 4, 1974

csraer s Firm Preventives
Offset Mobilized Terrorism

Mounting terrorist activities have added to the existing tensions and
challenges that will confront Secretary of State Henry A. Kissinger when
he resumes his diplomatic talks in the Middle East next week. Israel's army
intelligence units have introduced drastic measures to offset threats and
her diplomatic forces are mobilizing to counteract attacks by Israel's enemies
at the UN.
TEL AVIV (JTA)—The Israeli Cabinet met in special session as a
_ ministerial security committee Wednesday to discuss the rising wave of ter-
rorist activities. A brief announcement said only that Defense Minister Shi-
mon Peres and Chief of Staff Gen. Mordechai Gur reported on security
matters including terrorist acts. The deliberations of ministerial security
committees are secret by law.
Meanwhile, security sources relesaed details of Tuesday's incidents in
which three terrorists were killed in clashes with Israeli units, two of them
near the Lebanese border and the third in the Arava region of the Negev.
The encounter in the north took place in the Har Dov region where an
Israeli officer was killed in a terrorist ambush a week ago.
A patrol surprised three terrorists infiltrators and killed two of them.

The third escaped in the wooded area. Two Kalachnikoff automatic rifles
were found near the slain terrorists who were also carrying a large quantity
of ammunition, hand grenades, blankets, food and first-aid kits. No ex-
plosives were found, indicating that the terrorists' mission was not sabotage
but to ambush Israeli natrols in the border region.
The dead terrorists were identified as members of Ahmed Jabril's
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command, the
terrorists gang responsible for the Kiryat Shemona massacre. Security
sources said they were wearing French-made berets with Jabril's insignia,
and were between 25-30 years of age.
The incident in the Negev, north of Ein Yahav near the Jordanian
border involved a single terrorist. His trail, picked up by an Israeli patrol,
led to a hideout where the man, alone but heavily armed, chose to shoot
it out. He was killed after a brief exchange of fire.
The terrorist carried a Jordanian identification card. Also found on
him was a wristwatch identified as the property of an Israeli Bedouin who
war murdered in the region Monday. The murder prompted the search

(Continued on Page 48)

Anniversaries Planned by Federation, Jewish Charities;
Butzel Award Presentation at JWF Meeting Oct. 21
Chairmen Named to Plan
Federation. Lists Nominees
The annual dinner meeting of the Jewish Wel-
Celebrations in 1975
fare Federation of Detroit will be held 7 p.m.

Oct. 21 at Cong. Beth Achim, announces Mandell
L. Berman, president. A reception will be held
at 6.
The dinner will be highlighted by the pres-
entation of the Fred M. Butzel Memorial Award
for distinguished communal leadership. The
recipient is chosen by a special committee of
presidents of all local Federation agencies and
awardees of previous years.
The award, first given in 1951, commemorates
one of Federation's founders, a distinguished De-
troit citizen and philanthropist.
The meeting will include the annual report of
the president, and the election of nine members-
at-large to the board of governors for a three
year term.
Nominated to the board are: Avern Cohn, Dr.
Conrad L. Giles and Mrs. Philip R. Marcuse.
Seeking re-election are: Judge Lawrence Gubow,
Rabbi James I. Gordon, Rabbi Milton Rosen-
baum, Mrs. Norman H. Rosenfeld, Dr. Peter G.
Shifrin and George M. Zeltzer.
Chairman of the 1974 nominating committee
is Hyman Safran, former president of the Jewish
Welfare Federation. Committee members are
Mrs. N. Brewster Broder, Thomas I. Klein, Erwin
S. Simon and Bruce E. Thal.
For reservations, call the Federation office,
WO 5-3939.

Mrs. Philip R. Marcuse will head the joint an-
niversary committee planning the celebration of
the 50th anniversary of the Jewish Welfare Fed-
eration as well as the 75th anniversary of the
United Jewish Charities' founding.
She will be assisted by associate chairman
George Stutz, and Walter Klein, retired execu-
tive director of the Jewish Community Council,
who will serve as a consultant.
Celebration projects under consideration in-
clude an exhibit of historical and current Jewish
community photographs and documents and an
oral history presentation of taped recollections
of early Jewish leaders in Detroit.
(Continued on Page 6)

Push Button Emergency Phone
System Operating in Israel

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Reloicing on Simhat Torah by Chagall

From "The Sukkot and Simhat Torah Anthology" edited by Rabbi
. Philip Goodman. Courtesy the publishers, Jewish Publication Society
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A new free pushbutton emergency telephone system
is now in operation in Israel. The emblems of the three
main emergency services pictured here, are Magen David
Adorn (the Red Shield of David) for emergency medical
care and ambulance service provided by MDA, Israel's
National Red Cross Society, the police and the fire brigade.
Individuals in need, will now easily reach and obtain
immediate service. The new gadget is attached to all public
telephones.

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