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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

14 Friday, March 5, 1976

Eban Calls Arabs Spoiled Children

PALM BEACH, Fla.
(JTA) — "Three percent of
the human race has 17 per-
cent of the votes in the
United Nations and 60 per-
cent of the world's oil re-
serves," former Israeli For-
eign Minister Abba Eban
told an audience. of 600 na-
tional community leaders at
a Bnai Brith Anti-Defama-
tion League dinner here.
He said the Arab nations
"with all this privilege of ad-
vantage and wealth, are the
spoiled children of contem-
porary politics."

Eban, who was Israel's
first Ambassador to the
UN, made his remarks at
ADL's Bicentennial of Free-
dom Award Dinner honor-
ing Edgar M. Bronfman,
chairman of the board and
chief executive officer of the
Seagram Co.

Labor Alignment Polarized Over Cabinet
Agreement to Explore Non-Belligerence

According to Peres,
JERUSALEM (JTA) — important development" had to forego some of its peace.
the
Arab
point of view is
independence
of
action
in
of
"great
significance"
The Cabinet's agreement to
explore non-belligerence Egyptian President Anwar order to obtain American that a final peace will re-
with the Arab states Sadat's reported warning friendship and support. Is- quire Israel to return all ter-
through the initiative of the to Syria over the weekend rael has to pay with political ritories conquered in the
United States has polarized that if Syria initiated a concessions because it has Six-Day War and "I have
He said that the root and
Premier Yitzhak Rabin's war against Israel Egypt nothing else to give, Peres my doubts if we are ready
told a meeting of National to pay this price for peace,"
essence of the Mideast
Labor Alignment. That was would not be drawn in.
conflict is the Arabs'
Defense Minister Shimon Religious Party youth. But, Peres said.
evident during the lengthy
Rabin
"monolithic vision" of
Meanwhile,
political debate by the align- Peres told the Knesset he said, America's freedom
promised
the
Knesset
that
that part of the world.
of
action
was
similarly
cir-
Egypt
seemed
bent
on
pur-
ment's Knesset faction
Declaring that "anything Tuesday night.
suing "the political option," cumscribed when it at- the government would do
it could to persuade the
not Arab is viewed as being
The premier strongly de- at least for the time being, tempts to fulfill Israel's re- all
U.S. not to sell arms to
alien," Eban said they seek fended the government's and on revitalizing its econ- quests.
Peres took a position in Saudi Arabia, but he did
to "eliminate Israel's Jewish
decision on grounds that omy rather than pursuing
support of the Cabinet's not sound too optimistic
personality as they sought peace could be achieved only war with Israel.
to eliminate the Kurdish "gradually" in a process
Rabin reported that Jor- controversial decision to as- that this persuasion would
National Movement in Iraq that could take years. He dan has "strongly rejected" sent to a U.S. initiative to help.
The premier pointed ou
and the Christians in Leba- was supported by Mapam a proposal by Syria to estab- test Egyptian, Syrian and
non." He warned, "if Israel Secretary General Meir lish a Syrian-Jordanian- Jordanian attitudes toward that America has sold weal
is not strong, what has hap- Talmi.
PLO military alliance. How- non-belligerence as a Middle ons to the Saudis since the
pened to Christians in Leba-
Yitzhak Navon, chairman ever, the premier cautioned East diplomatic goal. He early 1950s — although the
non in the past 10 months of the Knesset's foreign af- that these developments did rejected charges by oppo- deals now envisaged were
can happen to Jews."
fairs and security commit- not mean that Israel could nents of the decision that it far in excess of anything
tee, summed up the fears of relax its preparedeness for left Israel nothing to bar- known before. There had
Paper to Publish
gain with for a final peace been a steep increase in the
critics that Israel would give any contingency.
pace and scope of arms sup-
Rabin told the alignment settlement.
Jewish Handbook
up its bargaining power for
plies from the West to Saudi
The
defense
minister
said
members
that
the
proposal
peace if it was prepared to
MILWAUKEE (JTA) — settle for something less was made by the U.S. dur- he preferred non-belliger- Arabia since the Yom Kip-
They come to your
A 200-page Jewish Commu- than a formal peace. The ing his recent visit to Wash- ency for the time being be- pur War, Rabin told the
home or office with
nity Handbook for local Je- alignment agreed to con- ington as an alternative to cause Israel would pay less Knesset.
their "garage-on-
wry will be published by the tinue the debate next week.
PLO participation in the for it than for a formal
wheels." Valet
Wisconsin Jewish Chronicle
Geneva conference.
Rabin opened the dis-
service that doesn't
in late spring, according to cussion by noting that
He said he was told by
Concerns Israelis
cost one penny extra!
Michael L. Green, publisher there was a tremendous American officials that U. S. Cargo Rule
■ Expert diagnostic tune-up
of the weekly.
moves were under way to
HAIFA (JTA) — Israel company. But beginning
gap between the Israeli
■ Electronic analyzer — all
He
said
the
handbook
will
reconvene
the
Geneva
maritime
circles have ex- Jan. 1, the 50 percent law
and
Arab
positions
at
engine systems
include a Jewish calendar, present and that even the talks.with the PLO and pressed concern that the was invoked and Zim must
■ Professionally trained
listings of all Jewish organi- American position was too since both Israel and the United States, for the first now share military cargoes
mechanics
■ Perfect results assured
zations and community close to the views of Israeli U.S. could not agree to the time, is implementing a with the American Export
Call Sanford Rosenberg
agencies, Jewish holiday moderates. He argued that PLO presence they had to provision of the Foreign Aid Lines, the only American
398-3605
explanations, listings of there could be no sudden find alternative measures Bill that stipulates that at shipping company main-
6-cyl. cars $31.50 includes
synagogues and times of transition from the present to keep up the negotiating least 50 percent of govern- taining regular service be-
EVERYTHING: Labor AND Parts.
services, and additional in- state of war to full peace.
momentum in the Middle ment cargoes must be car- tween the U.S. and Israel.
4 and 8 cyl. comparatively low.
Mastercharge and BankAmericard
The latest development
formation.
He said that in view of So- East. Rabin said that all ried in American-flag ships.
Although this clause has coincided with the an-
viet support of Arab insist- aspects of the meaning of
ence that the PLO partici- "end of war" or non-belli- been in effect for many nouncement that Maritime
pate in the Geneva gerence were being ex- years with respect to grain Fruit Carriers Ltd., Israel's
BUY OR LEASE FROM
conference, it was at pre- plored, but mainly the le- and other civilian aid car- largest privately owned
goes, it has been waived in shipping company, has
sent impossible to meet at gal meaning.
Rabin told the Cabinet the case of U.S. military ceded control to a consor-
Geneva and Israel had to ac-
cept the American sugges- that Secretary of State hardware shipped to Israel. tium of foreign creditors
The bulk of those ship- and will cease to be an Is-
tion to examine the possibil- Henry A. Kissinger had
WILSON-CRISSMAN CADILLAC
ities for negotiating an been very much annoyed ments were carried by raeli firm. The company's
RES. 642-6836
CALL BUS. MI 4-1930
"end-of-war" or non-belli- that reports of the U.S. end- freighters of the Zim Lines, headquarters will be moved
1350 N. WOODWARD, BIRMINGHAM
gerence agreement with of-war initiative appeared in Israel's national shipping from Haifa to London.
the Israeli press and was
Egypt, Syria and Jordan.
Rabin stressed that dur- critical of the Israeli govern-
ing his visit to Washington ment's handling of the issue
last month he made it clear because premature public-
(Continued from Page 2)
to the American leaders ity and public discussion
This
sentence
is indefinite, and there is no
could
prejudice
the
chances
that if Israel agreed to non-
appeal. The only right remaining is that of apply-
Clothier
belligerence with Syria it of success.
ing again for an exit visa in the hope that the sent-
The statement affirmed
would cede much less terri-
126 S. Woodward, Birmingham
ence will be changed. But one has to wait at least a
Mon, Tues., Wed., Sat. 10-6
tory than would be the case that if and when the time
year. According to Shumilin, the main reason for
Thurs. & Fri. 10-9
in a formal peace pact. But arrived for substantive ne-
647-8054
refusal of an emigration visa is the knowledge of
even if there was a full gotiations, the Cabinet
FOR THE ULTIMATE
state secrets, but in the USSR all secrets are state
peace with Syria, "we will would be called on to make
secrets. Therefore, any intellectual profession, in-
IN FASHION-RIGHT
not get off the Golan," Ra- "operative decisions" with
cluding work in the most peaceful branch of indus-
regard
to
each
of
the
three
bin
said.
A
non-belligerence
FORMALWEAR RENTALS
try or science, might entail the knowledge of "state
agreement would involve neighboring states indivi-
secrets." To illustrate: If one goes to a public li-
& SALES
only "cosmetic changes" on sually. Only then would the
brary and wants to read certain foreign publica-
Cabinet consider in detail
the Syrian lines, he said.
Celebrate the occasion with a fresh
tions, one has to present a permit allowing access
Navon argued, by agree- any concessions that Israel
approach to formalwear. Featuring
to secret documents. Even reading the New York
ing to an end-of-war status, was prepared to offer for an
an extensive selection. The newest
Times in the library requires special permission.
the government was aban- end-of-war or non-belliger-
styles and colors.
We were also amazed to read that "the fact of
doning its fundamental de- ence pact.
FEATURING
the application as a rule does not affect the social
The
statement
reiterated
mand
for
a
full
peace
settle-
Westwood, Newport, Woodstock, Wind-
position or the official duties performed by an ap-
ment and was giving up Israel's call for reconvening
sor, Tux Tails, 21 Colored Shirts, Flared
plicant apart from those being engaged in the mili-
bargaining power without the Geneva conference on
Pants, Volare Boots
tary industry." In reality the very fact that an ap-
the
basis
of
the
original
invi-
gaining
anything
in
return.
• WEDDINGS • PROMS • CRUISES
plication has been submitted damage
Meanwhile, Premier tations from the UN and
immediately and in a most essential way, both t
• EVERY IMPORTANT SOCIAL EVENT
Rabin described as "an with the participation of the
social position and the official function as well as
original parties only.

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However, it added,
"Pursuant to its readiness
for peace negotiations, and
pursuant to its previous
resolutions, the govern-
ment is prepared for an ex-
amination of the possibil-
ity of end-of-war talks
through the good offices of
the U.S. . . . It is vital that
the meaning of `end-of-
war' be agreed upon first
between Israel and the
U.S. . . ."

Peres conceded that Israel

the private life of the applicant and his family.
All this taken together — the uncertainty of
one's fate, the hard life of those waiting for years
for permission, the fear for the fate of one's chil-
dren and, finally, disappointment and decreasing
hope in the triumph of justice and humanity —
these are the genuine causes of emigration decline.

This letter proves an important fact: that the consci-
ence of dissidents and protesters has not been stilled, that
there is a lessening of silence in the battle for justice in
Russia. That is why the declaration for justice for Russian
Jewry that emanated from the Brussels Conference last
week is vital, especially in the section of the powerful affir-
mation of just rights for Jews and the plea to the USSR to
adhere to it.

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