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July 01, 1977 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-07-01

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U.S. Students at Tel Aviv U. Helping Deprived Israeli Kids

NEW YORK—"It gets us
out of the 'campus ghetto'
and allows us to meet with
the ‘`other Israel' ", was the
description by one of the 60
American students at Tel
Aviv University who partici-
pated in a volunteer pro-
gram helping children and
teenagers in Or Yehuda and
Kiryat Shalom (low income
areas of -Tel Aviv).
"The kids learn more
English, more rapidly,
when they play basketball

or soccer, than they would
if we came just to teach
them English" was the con-
sensus of the students from
many different sections of
the United States, who are
studying in the Overseas
Student Programs at the

"There was no set pro-
gram," continued the stu-
dents in describing the proj-
ect, which was sponsored
by the Volunteer Section of
the Overseas Student Pro-

grams. "When the young-
cation supervised the pro-
sters declared they were in-
gram in which 250 children
terested in boats, we took
and teenagers participated.
them to the Maritime Mu-
seum in Haifa. When they
The project was one of
expressed an interest in the the many social and cultur-
university and how we
al activities offered by the
lived, we organized an eve-
Overseas Student Pro-
ning at the dorms. In this
grams. Others include spe-
way our relationship devel-
cial tours of the country,
oped and we gained their
and week-end seminars, led
by faculty specialists, in

University psychologists contemporary social and po-
and the Voluntary Service litical problems in the
Unit of the Ministry of Edu- Middle East.

ILO Attacks on Israel, U.S. Causing American Withdrawal


tary of Labor Ray Mar-
shall, who returned recent-
ly from what he character-
ized as a "disappointing"
assembly of the Inter-
national Labor Organization
in Geneva, said last week
that the United States was
likely to pull out of the

United Nations agency this United States, Israel and ter, he said
their allies.
Marshall added, that is
The U.S. gave the ILO
was likely the U.S. would
the required two-year no-
Marshall emphasized how- not remain in the ILO after
tice in 1975 that it would ever, that no final decision
Nov. 5, and that a pullout
withdraw unless Commun- had been made on with- could well "mean the end
ist and Third-World coun- drawl. The Cabinet will of the ILO" since the U.S.
tries stopped using the ,or- take up the issue this pays about 25 percent.of the
ganization as a forum for month and make a recom- organization's annual budg-
political attacks on the mendation to President Car- et, or $20 million.

Begin Emissary Finds Favor Toward Israel in Congress


The personal representative
of Israeli Premier Men-
ahem Begin who has been
assessing American senti-
ment toward Begin's lead-
ership during the past four
weeks said that he found "a
considerable degree of un-
derstanding" among approx-
imately 50 members of Con-
gress with whom he has spo-
ken and that the Jewish
community is "solidly be-
hind Israel."

Shmuel Katz is expected
to take charge of his coun-
try's information program.
He said "The atmosphere
was not very pleasant"
when he first arrived here
"as a result of severe, even
horrendous, reaction in the
American media" to the Is-
raeli election results, but
now the climate "is quite
He said he found "no con-
flict" among the Congress-
men he met about Begin's

Orthodox Urged to GiveWomen
Greater Role in Religious Life



,(JTA)—An Orthodox rabbin-
ic scholar called upon the
Orthodox community to
give a , greater voice and
role to Jewish women in re-
ligious life Within the frame-
work of Jewish religious
Rabbi Moshe S. Gorelik,
chairman of the 41st annual
convention of the Rabbinic-
al- Council of America, the
Orthodox rabbinical associ-
ation, spoke at the con-
cluding session of the con-
He said "Women should
be encouraged to strength-
en their participation in the
religious community such
as on synagogue lioards,
educational .institutions and
philanthropic agencies.
Their involvement should
be in primary roles and not
merely as auxiliaries," he

Gorelik said "the solution
is not to ask the woman to

Replace Bergmans

• 410

NEW YORK—Two sons
of Bernard Bergman, the
nursing home operator in
New York and New Jersey
who was convicted last
year of Medicaid fraud,
were replaced, last week as
administrator and con-
troller of the Crescent Park
Nursing Home.
Bergman served • 31/2
months of a prison sen-
tence, and is scheduled to
begin a one year term July
12. He resumed control of
the nursing home June 3,
provoking an outcry by pub-
lic health and law enforce-
ment officials.
New York's health com-
missioner, state attorney

imitate the man but rather
to ascribe dignity to her as
a unique being and co-part-
ner with man in the crea-
tion of an authentic Jewish

position of negotiations with-
out preconditions and Is-
rael's right to Judaea and
Samaria and that "we must
not be expected to make
concessions without negotia-

Katz indicated that the

Tel Aviv U. Math
Departinent Grows

NEW YORK—"It usually
takes some 30 years for a
science community to be es-
tablished, especially in an
exact science like math-
ematics," comments Dr.
V.D. Milman, associate. pro-
fessor of mathematics at
Tel Aviv University. -"But
here in the mathematics de-
partment of the university
we have created, in five
years, a science community
that has achieved an unsur-
passed reputation in the in-

In Grossinger, N.Y. in an
historic shift in the tradi-
tion of the Central Confer- ternational academic
ence of American Rabbis world."
(CCAR), the organization of
Prof. Milman and his fa-
the Reform rabbinate ther, Dr. David Milman,
adopted a position paper professor of mathematics
suggesting that Jews have at TAU, whose name is
larger families "because known to every student of
there are simply not functional analysis for the
enough of us to be assured basic Krein-Milman Theo-
survival in succeeding- gen- rem, are among the arriv-
als from the Soviet Union
The CCAR also voted to who have contributed to the
join with its congregational development of the presti-
counterpart in the Reform gious reputation of the de-
movement, the Union of partment.
American Hebrew Congre-
gations in creating a mass known mathematicians who
membership organization
joined the department
for Reform Jews who wish -.have
Prof. Israel Goch-
to join the World Zionist Or- include
berg, the–only member of
any Soviet Academy of Sci-
ences who has thus far
at Nursing Facility been allowed to emigrate;
Prof. I. Piatetski-Shapiro,
general and special state one of the world's leading
prosecutor asked the Feder- mathematicians whose in-
al Bankruptcy Court to re- terests range from the num-
move Bergman as "debtor ber theory and classical
in charge. ' The court "hard" analysis to modern
_named a trustee and none analysis and algebraic
of the Bergmans are now in- geometry; Prof. Nauk
volved with the operation of Boris Korwnblum, a mem-
the home.
ber of the Institute of Math-
ematics in the Soviet Union
New Trade Seen
TEL AVIV—A Mexican and Prof. Boris Moisheson,
of the world's leading
trade delegation to Israel one
geometers who is
has asked Israel to set up currently at the forefront - of
joint trade ventures. The this very active field.
group wants Israel to manu-
In addition to the Rus-
facture the Arava airplane sians, the Department has
in Mexico and also sees po-
attracted such prominent
tential for tourist items:
American scholars as Dr.
clothing, jewelry, leather Harley Flanders and Dr.
Shlomo Sternberg.
goods and handicrafts.

new Israeli government will

embark on a com-
prehensive information pro-
gram in the United States
because of the "mis-
information" and "dis-
information" taking place
and the "rather successful
Arab propaganda."

German Swastika
Painter Arrested

Friday, July 1, 1977 21



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• •

man was arrested in Hano-
ver on suspicion of having •
daubed swastikas and Nazi •
slogans in the Jewish ceme-
tery and the old part of the
High school students have
offered to help clean up the
cemetery, and a parlimen-
tary group and children •
have sent money to help in •

the restoration.
Two Jewish cemeteries in •
Hamburg were also dese- •


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