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14 Friday, OclOtle'r-1 28, 1977 • THE DETROIT 'JEWISH -NEWS

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Says Commerce Dept. Contradicts Boycott Law
SHOPPING for FURNITURE?? Proxmire
said would "chill" black- to a boycotting country. The
WASHINGTON (JTA) —
because they enable Ameri-

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Sen. William Proxmire (D-
Wis. ), a long-time supporter
of anti-boycott legislation,
has made a charge that the
anti-boycott bill signed by
President Carter last June
could be hurt by some of the
regulations issued by the
Commerce Department to
implement the new law.
Sen. Proxmire said in his
charge some of the pro-
posed regulations, to take
effect next Jan. 18, "viol-
ate” the intent of Congress

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can business firms to con-
tinue to comply with the
Arab boycott.
Sen. Proxmire made his
charges in a letter sent last
Friday to Rep. Benjamin
Rosenthal, (D-NY), whose
subcommittee was sched-
uled to open hearings on the
guidelines Tuesday. The let-
ter was disclosed by The
New York Times.
Sen. Proxmire denounced
particularly two provisions
of the regulations which_he

listed firms and keep them
from competing for trade
in the Arab world, thus cre-
ating a "whitelist" of disr
advantaged American
firms.
He said the use by Ameri-
can firms of the "risk of
loss" provisions in contracts
would raise "a presumption
of illegality." These provi-
sions permit a contractual
clauge requiring the shipper
to assume the risk of loss of
non-delivery of his products

You are invited to attend the presentation of the

B'NAI B'RITH
INTERNATIONAL
HUMANITARIAN
AWARD

to
WILLIAM G. MEESE

presentation by Dr. Daniel Thursz
Executive Vice President, B'nai Brith

TOES. NOV. 15 5 1977, 6:00 P.M.

,

DAVID K. EASLICK

WILLIAM G. MEESE

THE FAIRLANE MANOR, DEARBORN

The cause supported through the B'nai B'rith Humanitarian Award Dinner aids some 200,000 young people in high schools
and colleges throughout the nation,_who will directly benefit from B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundations and the B'nai B'rith Youth
Organization.
Reservations for the Humanitarian Award Dinner can be made by calling the B'nai B'rith Foundation, 21711 W. 10 Mile Rd.,
Southfield, 354-6100, or by contacting your B'nai B'rith Lodge, Chapter, or Unit.


Subscription

Dietary Laws Observed
Black Tie Optional

General Dinner Chairmen

$125
DAVID K. EASLICK

JOSEPH L. HUDSON, JR.

ALAN-E. SCHWARTZ

Honorary Chairmen

Henry Ford II
Douglas A. Fraser
Ray W. Macdonald

Roy D. Chapin, Jr.
Walker L. Cisler
Irwin I. Cohn
Max M. Fisher

Thomas A. Murphy
John J. Riccardo
William P. Rogers
C. Boyd Stockmeyer

Honorary Co-Chairmen

JOSEPH L. HUDSON

Thomas B. Adams
Hon. Richard H. Austin
A.H. Aymond
Louis Berry
David M. Blumberg
Paul Broder
E.A. Cafiero
Very Rev. Malcolm Carron, S.J.
Leon S. Cohan-

Robert Dewar
Hon. Robert P. Griffin
Hon. Martha Griffiths
George E. Gullen
Dr. William Haber
David Handleman
Hon. Frank J. Kelley
Hon. Philip M. Klutznick

W. George Kramer
The Rt. Rev. H. Coleman McGehee, Jr.
Philip-J. Meathe
Hon. William G. Milliken
W. Calvin Patterson
John S. Pingel
Fther Vaughan Quinn
Hon. Donald F. Riegle

Arthur R. Seder, Jr.
Jack Spitzer
Martha Jean Steinbe'rg -
Roy W. Stevens
Morris Tannenbaum
Dr. Daniel Thursz
Hon. Coleman A. Young
Paul Zuckerman

B'nai B'rith Foundation Committee Chairman

Louis Weber

Co-Chairmen

David Bittker

Floyd Bornstein
Sol Moss
Dennis Rice
David M. Kaplan, Midwest Director, B'nai B'rith Foundation of the United States
Lewis Alpert, Executive Director, Metropolitan Detroit B'nai B'rith Council
Les Goldstein,-Associate Director of Fund Raising

Ernest Shaw

Dinner Committee•

ALAN E. SCHWARTZ

LOUIS WEBER

Rabbi Howard Addison
Mrs. Morris Adler
Mrs. Ira Albion
James A. Aliber
Norman Allan
Rabbi Daniel Allen
Louis G. Allen
Wendell W. Anderson, Jr.
Frank D. Angelo
John Anstandig
Eugene Arden
Maurice Aronsson
A. H. Aymond -
Dr. Robert F. Bacher
Ken Bannon
Louis Barden
James T. Barnes, Sr.
Leonard Baron
Donald E. Barris
Sherwood Berman
Hared Berry
Irving Bitterman
H. Glenn Bixby
Hon. James Blanchard
A. H. Bloch
Ivan Bloch
Dr. Herbert J. Bloom
Paul Borman
C. E. Bottum, Jr.
Alfred H. Bounin
Sam Braverman
Hon. William M. Brodhead -
Hon. William S. Broomfield
Horace Brown
Lawrence Brown
Hon. Ernest C. Browne, Jr.
Hon. William Bryant
John Bugas
Hon. Benjamin D. Burdick
Robert M. Burns
Martin I. Butzel
H. Fred Campbell
- Ward Canaday
Allen Charlupski
Martin E. Citrin
J. T. Clark
Frederick Cody
Phillip Cohen

Avern Cohn
Samuel M. Cohodas
- Hon. John Conyers
Nathan G. Conyers
Hon. Daniel- S. Cooper
Richard W. Cordtz
Jacques Cousin
Rodkey Craighead
Hon. Bobby Crim
Wardell C. Croft
Harry B. Cunningham -
Hugh C. Daly
Donald F. DeGroot
Daniel Demlow
E. M. de Windt
Morris Direnfeld
Lawrence P. Doss
James E. Durham
Mrs. Robert Ellis
Wilber E. Elston
Hon. Jack Faxon
Hon. Norman Feder
Dr. Leon Fill
Charles T. Fisher, Ill
Edward Fishman
Nathan Fishman
Sam Fishman
Hon. William Fitzgerald
Dr. Robben W. Fleming
Hon. Joseph Forbes
Hon. Donald F. Fracassi
Samuel Frankel
Sidney Freedland
Sam Freedman
John H. French, Jr.
Joseph Frenkel
Max Fridman
Sandy Friedmah
Mrs. Gordon Fruitman
Gene Gans
Hans Gehrke, Jr.
Richard C. Gerstenberg
Edward J. Giblin
William E. Giles
Leonard E. Goodall
Kurt Gorwitz
William T. Gossett
Hon. Barry M. Grant

Irving Grodan
Ernest L. Grove, Jr.
Hon. Lawrence Gubow
John R. Hamann
David B. Harper
Dwight Havens
John D. Hegarty
Frank M. Hennessey
Leonard Herman
David B. Hermelin
Richard C. Hoerner
George M. Holley
David B. Holtzman
H. Clay Howell
David Jaffa
Harold S. Jaffa
William R. James
Stephen Kaplan
Sidney J. Karbal
Hon. Charles Kaufman
Hon. Nathan J. Kaufman
Hon. Thomas G. Kavanagh
Hon. Damon J. Keith
Hon. George Kent
Hyman Klein
Seman E. Knudsen
Dr. Francis A. Kornegay
Jeffrey R. Kravitz
Dr. Edward G. Kroll
George L. Lahodny
Irving Laker
James Laker
Mrs. Ruth Landau
Daniel A. Laven
Joseph Lee
Hon. Carl Levin
Yale Levin
David Levine
Walton A. Lewis
Donald A. Lindow
W. D. MacDonnell
Robert Magill
Dr. Richard E. Marburger
Dr. Bertram Marx
Robert McBride
John C. McCabe
Robert E. McCabe
M. Frank McCaffrey

Richard L. Measelie
Allen W: Merrell
Frank Merriman
Arnold Michlin
Norman Michlin
Charles Milan
Myron L. Milgrom
Milton J. Miller
Moe R. Miller
Ralph Millet'
Paul S. Mirabito
Charlet R. Montgomery
Mrs. Linda Moss
Hon. Lucien Nedzi
Milford Nemer
Donald D. O'Dowd
Donald E. O'Neill
Cantor Harold Orbach
James Osborn
Jack L. Otto
David Pollack
Philip Power
.Longworth Quinn
Sam Rich
Gilbert F. Richards
Dean E. Richardson
Mrs. Harold A. Robinson
Jack A. Robinson
Maurice Rosender
Mrs. Sylvia Ross
Ralph S. Roth
Robert D. Rowan
Dr. Harold Rowe
Mrs. Charles Ruben
Nathan D. Rubenstein
Marvin S. Ruby
Rabbi William D. Rudolph
George Russell
Father J. Samonie
Harold J. Samuels
Bernard Schlussel
Arthur Schott
Douglas Schubot
Louis Segel
John Selby
Robert B. Semple
George Seyburn
Nate S. Shapero

Asa Shapiro
Jack Shenkman
John H. Shepherd
I. W. Sherr
Hubert J. Sidlow
Irving Siegel
Mrs. Leonard M. Sims
Joseph Slavik
Eugene Sloan.
Philip Slomovitz
Earl Smith
Ernest M. Solomon
Max Sosin
Herbert Solt
Robert A. Steinberg
Phillip Stollman
Rudolph Straus
Peter W. Stroh
Russell A. Swaney
George Tarnoff
Joel D. Tauber
A. Alfred Taubman
Dr. Hugh Thompson
Lynn Townsend
Herbert Triplett
Thomas Turner
Philip T. Van Zile, II
Lawrence J. Washington
Max Wayburn
Harry Weinberger
Arnold J. Weiner
Louis L. Weinstein
Milton M. Weinstein
Bernard Weisberg
Harvey L. Weisberg
Peter Weisberg
Martin Weston
,Norman B. Weston
Dr. Clifton R. Wharton, Jr.
Dolores D. Wharton
Hon. G. Mennen Williams
Dr. Reginald Wilson
Robert E. Winkel
Stanley J. Winkelman
Hon. John M. Wise
James Woodruff
Donald E. Young
. (committee in formation)

Commerce Dept. regu-
lations say that use of that
provision does not, in and of
itself, represent compliance
with the boycott.
Proxmire also assailed a
regulation which deals with
the much-debated "unila-
teral election" provision of
the law. The proposed
guidelines say that firms
can provide information to
facilitate a purchaser's
choice of subcontractors,
provided they do not
exclude blacklisted firms.
But Sen. Proxmire said pro-
viding such a list may help
the purchaser enforce the
boycott.
In accouncing the hear-
ings, Rep. Rosenthal said
that the projected regu-
lations might create loo-
pholes which would permit
firms "to comply with the
Arab boycott in ways unin-
tended by Congress."
Meanwhile, the Depart-
ment of Commerce has
repudiated and ordered the
retraction of a discrimina-
tory advertisement for
employment in Saudi
Arabia published in the
Placement Bulletin of the
U.S. Merchant Marine
Academy. The action was
taken in response to a com-
plaint from the Anti-Defa-
mation League of Bnai
Brith.
According to Arnold For-
ster, ADL associate director
and general counsel, the
Academy's Placement
Office Bulletin had printed
an advertisement which
stated that applicants for a
job on a ship anchored off
Saudi Arabia "must be able
to obtain a Saudi visa." The
Saudis do not grant visas to
Jews. The advertisement
was published in behalf of a
private employer in San
Francisco.

The ADL complaint,
addressed to the Maritime
Administration of the
Department of Commerce,
pointed out that a Presiden-
tial directive, a memo-
randtun from the Secretary
of Labor, and official regu-
lations issued in February
by the Office of Federal
Contract Compliance Pro-
gram prohibited the pub-
lication of such discrimina-
tory requirements for
employment of Americans
overseas.

AJCommittee Will

Honor Sports Exec

NEW YORK—Michael
Burke, president of Madison
Square Garden, the• N.Y.
Knicks basketball team, and
chairman of the N.Y.
Rangers hockey team, has
been named recipient of the
American Jewish Com-
mittee's 1977 Human Rela-
tions Award. —
The award will be
bestowed at a dinner at the
Plaza Hotel Nov. 10. Law-
rence F. O'Brien, commis-
sioner of the National Bas-
ketball Association, will act

as toastmaster

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