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March 10, 1978 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-03-10

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raeli journalist didn't let the
danger of his position - rob
him of his wits when the
plane he was on had to make
an emergency landing at
the Entebbe airport. Zvi
Lidar, a reporter for Israeli
radio, was on a scheduled
Kenya Airways flight from
Lusaka to Nairobi when the
plane accidentally strayed
into Ugandan airspace.
It was ordered to land,
and at that point Zvi knew
he was in grave- danger. He
first tried to hide in the
washroom, but was disco-
vered when the plane was
searched. "I was really
scared," he said. "I knew the
Ugandans were constantly
on the lookout to arrest Is-
As soon as a few passen-
gers whose passports were
examined were allowed to
move back to plane, he
nonchalantly joined them,
undete6ted by the au-
thorities. "The noise of the
plane's engines starting up
was the sweetest music I've
ever heard in my life," he

Friday, March 10; 1918

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- Israeli Escapes
Ugandan Search



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Jewish Tittles

nearly 70 of the 112 years
that a world chess title has
existed, it has been held by
four Jewish players, aFid at
present the possibility is not
that remote that Victor
Lvovich Korchnoi might
win the title this year.
The Russian Jew who de-
fected to Holland is leading
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Jew, Boris Spassky, for the
chance to challenge the pre-
sent title holder Anatoly S.
The first Jewish titlehol-
der was Wilhelm Steinitz,
the first world titleholder,
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mained first until 1894. ,
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to 1921 and then by
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Botwinnik from 1948 to
1963 with a few 'short
breaks, and finally Mikhail
Tal, another Soviet Jew, for
one year. .

Days Numbered
Based on Sabbath


(Copyright 1978, JTA, Inc.)

The days of the week are
only given numbers and not
names in the Hebrew lan-
The days of the week all
refer numerically to the
Sabbath. This is a means of
reminding the Jew of the
approach of the Sabbath. It
also tells him that each day
has a larger value than the
24-hour period which
encompasses it.
It plays a role in remind-
ing the Jew of the role of the
Almighty as the Creator of
the universe who worked for
six days and rested on the
It tells the Jew to be crea-
tive and to look forward to

the holy Sabbath in which

to take stock of his crea-

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