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May 13, 1977 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-05-13

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

20 Friday. May 13. 1977

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JERUSALEM (JTA)-De-
fense Minister Shimon
Peres does not hold the title
of Acting Premier, At-
torney General Aharon
Barak ruled Monday.
Barak gave his opinion at
the request of Yitzhak
Livni, director general of
the Israel Broadcasting Au-
thority. Livni asked for
Barak's opinion following a
complaint by a member of
the Democratic Movement
for Change.
Thus. until further notice,
it is 'Defense Minister Shi-
mon Peres.

NEW YORK (JTA )—A mittee early last March in
the wake of charges that
special 11-member com-
some of Bnai Brith-'s Hillel
mittee of Bnai Brith lead-
directors are promoting
ers met Sunday to begin
anti-Israel, pro-Arab views
working out a policy for the
through their membership
organization to take toward
in Breira.
its Hillel directors who are
In a memorandum to the
members of Breira.
board of governors at the
The committee, appointed
time. Blumberg said the
by Bnai Brith president
committee would recom-
David Blumberg, is ex-
mend a "policy which pro-
pected to hold several more
tects both the integrity of
meetings before it makes
the institution (Bnai Brith)
its recommendations to the
and that of its staff merr illk
fraternal organization's
bers."
board of governors, a Bnai
The committee includes-
Brith spokesman said.
Dr. William Haber of the
Blumberg announced his
University of Michigan, for-
intention to name the corn-
mer Hillel Commission
chairman.

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a quarter of a century. He
(JTA)—Two members of
said Breira is conscious of
Breira, nominated for mem-
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for Israel, as is all Ameri-
council of the Rabbinical As-
can Jewry, but differs with
sembly by its nominating
many American Jews about
committee, were defeated
what Israel's stand should
for election at the 77th an-
NITES • WEEKENDS
be on the question of its bor-
nual convention of the or-
ders and its willingness to
ganization of conservative
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Those defeated were
Rabbis Arnold J. Wolf, Jew-
ish chaplain at Yale, who is
chairman of Breira, and
Rabbi Everett Gendler of
Lowell, Mass.
Delegates to the 77th an-
nual convention of the Rabi-
nical Assembly (RA) re-
fused to approve a resolu-
tion urging American
Jewry "to exercise self-re- ------
straint in the criticism of Is-
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The resolution, which the
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The tabling vote came
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after the 600 delegates
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heard a debate on the activi-
ties of Breira between
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The two agreed that the
right of dissent on all!
issues, including Israel,
was essential to American
Jewish life but differed on
the value of the continu-
ance of _Breira and on
whether it was an asset on
the American Jewish scene.
Waxman said "Breira has
made its point, but it is now
dividing the American Jew-
ish community, polarizing
it. Having made its point,
the best contribution Breira
- can make today to Jewish
life_ is to go out of busi-
ness."
Wolf defended Breira as
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a pro-Zionist organization,
and said he has called him-

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HOUSTON (JTA)—The
Jewish Family Service has
reported that more than
7,000 kosher meals were de-
livered in 1976, brought five
days a week to some • 40
home-bound Jews. many liv-
ing miles from the heart of
the Houston commLnity.

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