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April 25, 1975 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1975-04-25

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12 Friday, April 25, 1975


Camp Maccabee
Registration Due

1 Community Calendar

April 27—UJA Workers
Breakfast and
Briefing, 9 a.m.,
Council office.
—FATY Mitzva
Day, 1 p.m., Tem-
ple Beth El.
_ —Beth Israel Sis-
terhood Art Auc-
tion, 7 p.m. pre-
view, 8 p.m.
auction, Cong.
Beth Israel.
28—Beth Israel Sis-
terhood board
meeting, 12:30
p.m., synagogue.
—Temple Beth El
board meeting, 8
p.m., temple.

Bat Mitzva

Lisa Failer, daughter of
Dr. and Mrs. Raymond
Failer, will be called to the
Torah as a Bat Mitzva, 9:30
a.m. May 3 at Cong. Beth Is-

29—Lag B'Omer

—FJCC Leadership
Committee meet-
ing, 8 p.m., in
home of Dr. and
Mrs. Brian Beck,
3202 Helber. -

—Bnai Brith Bowl-
ing Banquet.
May 1 —"Imagine" 6:30
p.m., WFBE-FM
_ —Jewish War Vet-
erans Ladies
Auxiliary board
meeting, 8 p.m.
—Cong. Beth Israel
Board meeting, 8



March 23 — To Mr. and
Mrs. James Koenig, a son,
Daniel Patrick.

Women Name New President

_ Grace Katz was elected
president of Cong. Beth Is-
rael Sisterhood at its recent
election meeting.
Other officers are Je-
anette Blum, Bertha Feiler,
Sharon Schreiber, Hilda
Conn and Mickey Gotlib,
vice presidents; and- Doro-
thy Berman, Liz Schreiber,
Marge Silverton, Diane Ring
and Carol Benison, assist-
ants to the vice presidents.
Also elected were Bar-
bara Klein, treasurer;_Mari-
lyn Makrouer. Sue Himel-

Flint Telegram Tells Solidarity
With Protesting Soviet Jews

Expressing solidarity
with Soviet Jews in Minsk
holding a hunger strike
protesting the sentencing of
Mark Nashpitz and Boris
Tsitlionok, the Flint Jewish
Community Co -uncil sent a
telegram to Col. Lev Ov-
sishcher, leader of the
The telegram, sent by the
community relations com-
mittee of the FJCC, read:
"We support your strug-
gle and are with you in your
hour of travail. We will
never forget or desert Mark,
Boris, you and your friend's.
Next year we will all be to-
gether for Passover in Jeru-
salem. Please respond
30-word telegram prepaid."

Since the March 31 tele-

gram was sent there has
been no response. Accord-
ing to the FJCC, Western
Union cannot verify its
reception in the Soviet
Union, and the Soviet
Union will not permit ac-
knowledgement of tele-

Another telegram, pro-
testing the injustice of the
trial of Nashpitz and Tsi-
tlionok, was sent to Sergei
Gusiev, chief investigator.
The telegram asked for a
new open trial with interna-
tional attorneys to repre-
sent the two.
Participating in the hun-
ger strike were Felix Ta-
bachnik, Felix Rappaport,
Grushi Khess, Andleni
Khess, Michael Grichanik
and Gregori

Comings . . .


. . . Goings

Gary Boren, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Ben Boren and a
pre-medical student, was
recognized "for outstanding
achievement" at the honors
convocation of the Univer-
sity of Michigan in Ann
Mark Engelman, son of
Dr. and Mrs. Raymond En-
- gelman, was graduated re-
cently from the Massachu-
setts College of Optometry.
Engelman received the Al-
umni Association Award
"for outstanding scholar-
ship and involvement in the
school as exemplified by his
extracurricular activities."

The Flint Jewish Commu-
nity Council is accepting
registration of campers for
the 1975 Camp Maccabee
season. The day camp will
run for or a four-week ses-
sion, July 14 through Aug:.
Holidpy Hills, the YMCA
day camp facility near Fen-
ton, w'll be the campsite
again ,,his year. Bus trans-
portation will be provided
for all campers and counse-
lors with three convenient
pick-up points.
For registration informa-
tion, call the Council office,

Hadassah Plans
Talent Auction

Ann Lebster Chapter Eve-
ning Group, Hadassah, will
hold a Talent Auction 8 p.m.
May 6 at the home of Jan
Eisman, 5290 N. Dyewood.
Chairman of the auction is
Lynn Weiss.

Anyone interested in at-
tending this meeting of the
evening group may call Mrs.
Eisman, 732-1781.

hoch, Toby Katz' and Lenore
Kaplan, secretaries; Arlene
Harris, parliamentarian;
and Anne asher, budget
chairman. Past presidents
are Molly Weisberger and
Sue Himelhoch.
Shirley Marder and Tobye
Weiss, chairmen, announce
arrangements have been
completed for the sister-
hood's annual art auction to
be held 8 p.m. Sunday in the
synagogue. A. preview will
be held at 7, and refresh-
ments will be served.

Anti-Boycott Leader Sees Few Ill Effects

JERUSALEM (JTA) — recruit" American business- of that can be attributed to danger is that world busi-
The man - in charge of Is- men for the joint invest- the military situation, the - ness firms will not realize
rael's campaign to counter ment and trade council and general economic slowdown that it is not a strong body
the Arab boycott believes conceded that any reserva- or Arab pressure.
and will therefore give in to
the boycott has done only tions about engaging in eco-
He said that in the past, it . . . it is more of a poten-
marginal damage to Israel's nomic activities in Israel certain foreign companies, tial danger than an imme-
economy so far, that "it is a were damaging to Israel's such as the French Renault diate one."
certain nuisance but . . . economy because it de- auto company, cut its ties
James Adams, a member
does not really hurt us" and pended so heavily on foreign with Israel and announced of the editorial staff of the
has "never slowed down the investments.
publicly that it did so Wall Street Journal, said
rapid development of Israel,
According to reliable because of Arab pressure. last month that "although
not before the Yom Kippur sources, the problem was On the other hand, many the Arab boycott looks im-
War and not after it."
to recruit at least 10 Amer- foreign companies on the pressive on paper, in reality
For that and other rea- ican businessmen not pre- Arab blacklist continue to it is confusing and disorgan-
Flint UJA Chief s Attend Parley
sons, according to Dan Hal- viously involved with Israel. ' do business in Israel and in ized."
Halperin explained that
Several Flint Jewish com- eral of the Jewish Agency; perin, adviser to Finance Sources indicated that the the Arab world — such as
munity leaders were in •Irving Bernstein, executive Minister Yehoshua Rabi- businessmen approached the Hilton, Sheraton and In- Israel and Jewish organi-
tercontinental hotel chains zations abroad, in a paral-
Chicago recently to discuss vice chairman of the United nowitz, the counter-boycott feared Arab reprisals.
and the Hertz auto rental lel campaign, deal with
current conditions in Israel. Jewish Appeal; and Frank campaign is relatively lim-
On the -other hand, the
system, which operate in organizations that had
Louis Epstein, Michael Lautenberg, UJA national ited.
Halperin noted that Israel
both Israel and Egypt.
Melet, Esta Mitchell and campaign chairman.
contacts with Israel in the
U.S.-Egyptian Joint In-
Richard Krieger attended
He noted also that the past but showed signs of
The delegates discussed was working with Jewish vestment Committee has
the session.
Ford and Leyland motor giving in to Arab pressure.
the current situation in Is- organizations abroad, espe-
been set up under
Addressing Midwest lead- rael and Israel's future, the cially in the United States, already
companies have assembly He noted that the Bnai
the chairmanship of David plants in Israel despite
ers were: Yigal Allon, Is- UJA 1975 campaign and the to counter the boycott. He Rockefeller,
Brith Anti-Defaination
president of
raeli Foreign Minister; emergency cash needs of chided some of those organi- the Chase Manhattan
continuous Arab pressure. League published a list of
zations for focusing on com-
(According to reports last such companies in New
Moshe Rivlin, director gen- Israel.
panies that have done and Bank.
year, the British Leyland York in February, accus-
still do business with Israel
Avraham Shavit, deputy Co. is phasing out its oper- ing, among others, the
Beth El Women A ntique Show Due
while disregarding others chairman of the Israel Man- ations in Israel.)
Chase Manhattan Bank of
that have never had any ties ufacturers Assoc., stated
to Arab pres-
The sisterhood gift shop
pating in the show will be with her.
Halperin observed that sures because it was not
that Israel is running out of
and boutique and a tea room
portrait artists Nancy Ul-
The issue of the boycott new investments and the
willing to open a branch in
featuring homemade pas-
yang and Rita Skozin.
interests are threatened, Israel.
and its effects on Israel's effects of such a trend
tries will be open. Partici-
Tickets will be available economy, particularly the
"the Arabs managed easily
However, Halperin asked,
to bend (their boycott) and what
at the door or by calling the decline in foreign invest- would be felt in two years.
about banks and other
temple office. Free parking ments, arose from the fact
Halperin conceded that —this must be made clear to economic enterprises of the
Beth El Has
also will be available.
the world's economic com- same size that have never
that no American busi- foreign investments have
Temple Beth El Sister- nessmen have been found dropped by an estimated 50
had any ties at all with Is-
Special Shabat hood will have its 19th an- who are willing to be percent since the Yom Kip-
Although he maintained rael, unlike Chase Manhat-
Temple Beth El held a nual Eastern Michigan An- named members of ,the pur War. But he said it was
that the boycott is a "paper tan which acts as a financial
joint US-Israel Trade and impossible to tell how much
Shabat Ahare-Kedoshim, a tique Show. noon-I0
tiger," Halperin said "the agent for the Israel govern-
special Sabbath of partici- May 4 and noun-9 p.m. May Investment Council, a
ment. (bonds) in the U.S.?
body proposed by U.S.
5 in the temple.
pation last Friday.
"What kind of campaign can
Dealers will exhibit old Treasury Secretary Wil-
Participating in the serv-
`Double Standard' at United Nations?
be directed_against them
ice were: Mrs. Michael Gold- prints, jewelry made from liam E. Simon during his
when they can refute Israeli
man, Ilise Goldman, Diana: old fabrics and lace, quilts, visit to Jerusalem last
consequence of political dis- charges by simply saying
The _"double standard" ap- putes, and "that it is not in that Israel is not interesting
Heidenrich, Mrs. Michael_ furniture, oriental objects year.
Simon told reporters that plied by the UN, as it is
Pelavin, Mrs.James Hal- of art and fine antique jew-
the interests of the world enough business-wise?"
the council would draw the presently constituted was
lem, Fawn Germer, Dr. elry.
organization to intervene' Halperin asked.
attention of the American -evident in connection with
Saul Gorne, Mrs. Milton
Political observers were
The counter-boycott cam-
business community to the the mass exodus of refugees
Panzer and Robert Segar.
quick to note that when the paign therefore is directed
fact that investments in Is- fleeing from the Communist issue concerned so-called only at those economic en-
During the Torah service,
rael are in the common in- forces in Vietnam and Cam- Arab "refugees" the UN terprises against which Is-
a new breastplate and yad Ours is a tradition
terests of both the U.S. and bodia.
demonstrated an almost rael and the Jewish eco-
given to the temple in honor ripe with wisdom of years
UN Secretary General
unanimous concern for their nomic community have a
of the 50th anniversary of and strengthened
Halperin said he did not Waldheim declared that the
plight, even when known clear and justified case that
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Lande, by a thousand anvils.
know "what efforts the U.S. situation of the refugees in murderers and terrorists can be proven, Halperin
Were dedicated.
—Sidney Greenberg government has made to Vietnam and Cambodia is a spoke in their behalf.

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