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November 15, 1974 - Image 1

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1974-11-15

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The Community's Generosity Reaffirmed

Allied Jewish Campaign Meets the Test in Initial
Solicitations; Donations Total $5,147,000 in 1975 Gifts
Zuckerman Given Local Jewry's

Appreciation for His Labors


Greater Detroit Jewry's established record for generos-
ity gained new momentum Tuesday evening when partici-
pants- in the Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund
A Weekly Review JJ of Jewish Events
initiated the 1975 Campaign with contributions totalling
t the traditional parlor pre-campaign meeting of ad-
17515 W. 9 Mile Rd., Southfield, Mich. 48075
November 15, 1974
e contributors, held at the home of Daniel M. Honigman, VOL. LXVI, No. 10
as indicated by the 1975 campaign co-chairmen, Richard
Sloan and Arthur Howard that the current contributions
more than matched the last regular campaign. Several gifts
which were double and quadruple that of pledges made dur-
ing the Yom Kippur War were announced at the meeting,
giving assurance that another successful drive will maintain
support for humanitarian services both here and in Israel.
The pre-cainpaia n meeting was addressed by General
b Israel's military attache to the United
Y-eshayahu Baraket,
States and Canada. Baraket is a former commander of the
training program of the Israeli Air Force.
The evening's meeting was in honor of Paul Zuckerman,
United Jewish Appeal _ general chairnian for the past three
years. Zuckerman will be retiring from that position in De-
cember after the United Jewish Appeal conference in New
Zuckerman, characterized as a -"man of emotion and
anger"•by UJA executive vice president Irving Bernstein, who
flew in‘from New York to honk- Zuckerman, told the com-
munity leaders at the Honia,man home that last year's Yom
Kippur War has taught us '-that "interdependence is crucial
. . . The interdependence of Jews in Israel with the Jews
nuts to: Israell's
around the world."
Citing that the 1975 campaign is running 23 per cent
Israeli spokesmen, led by Ambassador Yosef Tekoah, their hands upheld by world
ahead of the last regular campaign, Zuckerman said that the
Jewry and mankind's libertarians, Wednesd'ay commenced the struggle to deflate the terror-
unprecedented level of support gives evidence of the new
ist Amalek — the would-be destroyer of the Jewish state.
level of understanding, "of the maturity which American
Geared to reply to the attack by the terrorist PLO under the leadership of Yassir Ara-
Jewry and world Jewry has reached."
fat, Tekoah, aided by other Israeli- spokesmen, will reply daily during the two-week debate
Also paying tribute to Zuckerman was Irwin Cohn. Cohn,
to the enemy forces of 21 Arab nations, and their Afro-Asian and Soviet allies. . . .
who presented Zuckerman with the Federation's Fred M.
Advance indications are that a number of Latin American and other friendly coun-
tries will join Israel in rejecting the Arab attacks.
. Butzel Memorial Award in 1969, told the crowd that the
greatest "asset which Zuckerman has is respect . . . for his
family, for Jews and for life."

In a sharply worded Statement to the General Assembly,
In addition to chairmen Sloan and Howard, campaign
Yosef Tekoah, .declared Wednesday that Israel
vice chairman Phillip Stollman, former chairman - Samuel
would not recognize the Palestine - Liberation Organization, condemned the world organi-
Frankel, and host and campaign -associate chairman Honig
zation for inviting the terror organization and said that Israel would continue to pursue the
man spoke. A particularly moving appeal for support for the
PLO murderers who seek to annihilate Israel.
campaign was made by Sheila Sloan, wife of the campaign
"Today, bloodshed and gestiality have come here to collect the spoils of the United
chairman. The Sloans have just returned from the UJA na- - Nations' surrender," Tekoah said. Describing himself as a spokesman "on behalf of a nation
tional study conference which investigated the needs of the
which has struggled through 20 centuries for its liberty and equality and for restoration of
campaign now beginning.
its independence," Tekoah declared that the real reason that special consideration was being
Congratulatory messages and telegrams to Zuckerman _--zgiven to the Palestinian question in the General Assembly is "the continuous exploitation
came from former, Prime Minister Golda Meir, current Prime
of this question as a weapon of Arab belligerency against Israel."
Minister Yitzhak Rabin, General and Mrs. Moshe Dayan and
Tekoah contended that geographically and ethnically, Jordan is Palestine. "Without
other Israeli and American leaders and dignitaries. •
the Palestinians, Jordan is a state without people."
(Continued on Page 6



Battle to Defy Terrorists'
malek Begins at UN;
Daily Replies by Israel




Shown at the advance gifts parlor meeting are, from left: United
Jewish Appeal executive vice president Irving Bernstein, General Yeshayahu
Baraket, Israel's military attache to the United States and Canada; hostess
Mrs. Daniel Honigman, Jewish Welfare Federation president Mandell L.
Berman, Mrs. Paul Zuckerman, 1975 Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel Emer-

gency Fund chairman Arthur Howard, UJA general chairman Paul Zucker-
man and 1975 AJC-IEF chairman Richard Sloan. Seated, from left, AJC-
IEF vice chairman Phillip Stollman, AJC-IEF associate chairman Irving Selig-
man, David S. Mondry and Dr. Leon Fill.

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