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August 26, 1977 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1977-08-26

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Dig Unearths
Fortified City

Balfour Concert Workers Mobilize

TEL AVIV—More than 80
students from Tel Aviv Uni-
versity. the Universities of
Pennsylvania and Min-
nesota and Brigham Young
University, participated in
a dig on the site of Tel
Michal.
Thought to be a trading
pdst, the site was found to
be the remains of a forti-
fied city.

Friday, August 26, 1977 13

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Bob Hunter,
Community Relations Manager,
Southfield, reminds you:

Shown at the recent meeting of volunteers preparing for the Zionist Organization of
Detroit's 45th annual Balfour Concert are, from left, bottom row, Albert J. Burke, Philip
Slomovitz, concert chairman Dr. Lester Zeff, Dr. Sidney Z. Leib and Joseph Pohl.
Middle row: Herzl B. Shur, Sol Lifsitz, Hugo Iczkovitz, Dr. Jack R. Greenberg, Dr. Joel
I. Hamburger, Dr. Louis L. Kazdan, Louis Panush, Dr. Bernard Weston. Richard B. Kra-
mer and Julius Ring. Top row: Carmi M. Slomotitz, Julian M. Cohen, Dr. Alex S. Fried-
laender and Albert Finkelstein.

Volunteer workers are
being mobilized for the 45th
annual Balfour Concert,
sponsored by the Zionist Or-
ganization of Detroit.
The concert will be held

* * *
Nov. 6 at Ford Auditorium.
featuring Metropolitan
Opera star Misha Raitzin
and the Detroit Symphony
Orchestra conducted by
Werner Torkanowsky.

Meant' Issues Appeal
in Sharansky Case

(Continued form Page 1)

Mrs. Sharansky visited
the Soviet Mission to the
UN on Aug. 17 in an at-
tempt to confront Soviet of-
ficials with a demand for
her husband's release, but
was rebuffed by mission of-
ficials.
Mrs. Sharansky, accom-
panied by a "Freedom
Squad, - issued a public ap-
peal to President Carter to
immediately intervene on
behalf of her husband, held
incommunicado in a Mos-
cow prison since March.
With her were officials of
the Greater New York Con-
ference on Soviet Jewry
which is sponsoring her
visit to New York.
Mrs. Sharansky said,
"Anatoly must not come to
trial. If that occurs, it is a
certainty that other activ-
ists working for the human
rights of Jews and freer
emigration will follow him
into the courtroom, and this

will represent a severe
blow to the Soviet Jewry
movement inside the
USSR. -
She said further, "In
their determination to build
an iron-clad case against
my husband, Soviet offi-
cials at the very highest
level are interrogating So-
viet Jews in cities across
the Soviet Union for as
much as eight and ten
hours at a time.
"With every passing hour
Anatoly's situation becomes
more perilous. My husband
has committed no crime. If
he is to be free, the full
force of world public opin-
ion, and the intervention of
world leaders concerned
with human rights. must be
brought to bear immedi-
ately."
Mrs. Sharansky has vis-
ited nearly a score of coun-
tries since her husband was
arrested on March 15 and
accused of treason.

Both Raitzin and Torka-
nowsky are Israelis.
Dr. Lester Zeff has been
named chairman of the an-
nual event. -
For ticket information.
call the Zionist Organiza-
tion of Detroit. 569-1515.

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Austria is urged to Condemn
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wrong impression . in the
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stronghold for neo-Naz-
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Meanwhile. Austrian po-
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the rightist organization
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