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January 14, 1977 - Image 25

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-01-14

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Friday, January 14, 1977 25

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Israel Attorney General Barak Recommends Dropping Probe Against Avraham Ofer

any other citizen under
- he was inno- Ofer resigned from that said that the police inves- the meeting at the pre- investigation.
post when he entered the tigation of Ofer started mier's residence.
cent of any misconduct.
last Nov. 11, a day after a
Barak reported that at
Opposition forces in the Cabinet in 1974.


Barak said the investi- journalist, Yigal Laviv,
a second meeting the
Knesset and in the Israeli
press demanded the in- gation should be dropped filed a complaint -accusing same day, Hillel had
asked him if he should in-
vestigation of the corrup, on the basis of a law Ofer of having illegally
HOUSEHOLD SALES :
tion charges that drove which says that all pro- disposed of flats built form Ofer of the nature of
Ofer to suicide be pursued ceedings should be halted with public funds and en- the investigation against
. IN YOUR HOME :
despite a cabinet ruling against a person who is gaging in illegal_ land him. Barak said he told
ESTATES LIQUIDATED :
that the case against him deceased. He noted . that deals on the West Bank the Police Minister that
declaring
had Ofer Med he would during his tenure as head no exceptions should be
IRENE EAGLE,
was closed.
of Shikun Ovdim. He said
Prime Minister Yitzhak have been presumed in- that police investigated made because Ofer was a • 626-4769 626-8907:
Rabin and his cabinet de- nocent unless proven -22 specific charges which cabinet minister and that
cided that Ofer must toe otherwise and therefore required the checking of he should be treated like
presumed legally innocent he must be presumed in- "hundreds" of docu-
after his death.
of the allegations against, nocent
However, °according to ments. ,
ffEE
him because he can no Barak, if others besides
'11
longer be proven guilty in the late Housing Minister
Nine days ago the
court.
photography inc.
were involved in the al- police concluded there
Barak submitted two leged misdeeds, the police was.no evidence to prove
memoranda to the cab- should pursue their in- Laviv's charges against
inet, one of which con- quiry into the activities of Ofer, Barak said. But a
SOUTHFIELD AT 13 MILE
tained his recommenda- the others.
day later, new evidence
646-8484
tion_s and the other de-
Barak's second memo was, found which led to
scribing the events that
comes. to your home or office with
President Hits Quakers
immediately preceded
NO APPOINTMENT
the "garage-on- wheels.'
Ofer's suicide.
In full color.
Valet service that doesn't
NECESSARY
for
Urging
Recognition
of
PLO
These included a secret
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meeting
at
the
residence
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NEW YORK — The act on behalf of Syrian
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■ Electronic analyzer — all
engine systems
Jan. • 1, attended by Jus-
Mrs. Bonnie Pechter,
of America
■ Professionally trained
tice Minister Haim Organization
JDL director, said the
mechanics
strongly
-
criticized
the
B. Pat Benton F.I.A.O.
101/2 Mile
Zadok, Police Minister American Friends Ser- Quakers were "the only
■ Perfect !Jesuits assured
Certified American
Shlomo Hillel and Barak. vice Committee fox group with the power to
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He
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Coolidge
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get
into
Syria
and
help
re-
"mounting
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campaign
Sanford
Call
time that cllarges involv- aimed at influencing the` lieve the misery of the
for your car problems
ing the police inquiry into United States Administ- 4,000 Jews imprisoned
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398.3.605
Ofer's activities as presi- - ration and American pub- there."
6-cyl. cars $31.50 includes
Prescriptions Filled
dent of the Histadrut lic opinion in favor of rec-
She said the Quakers
EVERYTHING: Labor AND Parts.
housing company, ognizing and dealing with
"have repeatedly
4 and 8 cyl. comparatively low.
• Designer Frames
Mastercharge and BankAmeric -
Shikun Ovdim, were the the PLO regarding the thought of excuses not to
• Glasses Repaired
subject of the meeting. Middle East situation, a
intervene" in Syria
1 Day •
step which the Administ- though they "do not hesi-
tate to rush to the aid of
ration has so far refused
the PLO, a terrorist gang
to take."
responsible for the deaths
According to Dr. Joseph
of innocent Jewish men,
P. Sternstein, the AFSC
women and children."
has "continually agitated
for the-Arab side, urging
Israel to retreat to vul-
nerable borders." Dr.
You are Cordially invited to a special Histadrut Report Rally
Sternstein specific-ally re-
ferred to a national con-
ference scheduled by the
AF 8`C to • be held in
Washington in mid-
February.
This conference, ac-
28555 Middlebelt Road, Farmington Hills
cording to Dr. Sternstein,
A light breakfast will be served - '
"provides the Committee
with a respectable format
ostensibly concerned
with Middle Eas,t peace
when, in fact, they will
'utilize their reputatign as
a religious body to advo-
cate Arab positions which
would endanger the sur-
vival of the Jewish state
and its people."
MR.
Meanwhile, a spokes-
man for the Jewish De-
fense League said Jan. 5
BERNARD
that 12 members occupied
the NeW York offices of the
JACOBSON
American Friends Service
Committee in an effort to
the executive Vice President of the
persuade the Quaker
National Committee Labor Israel-Histadrut
group to cancel plans for a
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Mr. Bernard Jacobson
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said the purpose of the
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Mr. Jacobson will bring us up to date on some of the key developments
conclave was to take the
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opportunity in the period
in Israel affecting Histadrut. He is generally acknowledged to have
-immediately after the
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At A&P you'll find most everything the mod-
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The JDL spokesman
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The Public Is Invited
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The JDL said that it
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years that the Friends

JERUSALEM (JTA) —
Attorney General Aha-
ron Barak recommended
to the cabinet that the
police investigation into
allegations of wrong do-
ing against the late Hous-
ing Minister Avraham
Ofer be dropped.
Ofer committed suicide
last week and left a note

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