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April 28, 1978 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-04-28

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14 friday, April 28, 1918

REMEMBER

THE BLUE BOX

AND EVERYTHING IT
STANDS FOR ON EVERY
IMPORTANT OCCASION

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

The National Front and Anti-Semitism in Britain

By MARTIN SAVITT
(Copyright 1978, JTA, Inc.)

ceived a quarter of a million
The Board of Deputies lence.
of Zion" is circulated to
votes. While none of the
support this thesis, to- has formulated a policy of
• We shall continue to ex-
candidates
were
elected,
the
combatting
this latest man-
gether
with
other
anti-
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pose the true nature of these
National Front was able to
Jewish books and pam- ifestation of Nazism and is
Nazi
groups in the meeia. It
-----....
-,
claim that they had become
phlets.
vigorously conducting a
is worth noting that local
the third major political
Membership in the Na- campaign based on the fol- newspapers have a vast
party in the country, al-
tional Front is increasing as lowing program:
readership and that "letters
though, in fact, they had
• We encourage all mem- to the editor" have now be-
a result of the deliberate
beaten the Liberal Party in
agitation by their leaders. bers of the community to come the established prac-
only one-quarter of the
Provocative marches in protest to their members of tice for local racists to put
seats contested by both par-
multi-racial districts are Parliament and invite all
forward their propaganda.
ties.
designed to incite race political parties in their Informative leaflets and
The National Front can
hatred. They plan the in- constituencies to campaign material are widely distrib-
didates campaigned on four
evitable confrontation be- against the National Front uted.
issues. First they claimed to
tween left and right which and other, odious ex-
• We have extended our
be the patriotic party o f leads to violence and mac- tremists; to ensure a bigger
hand of friendship to the
Britain, looking after th e
sive publicity bringing their turnout for elections, both Asian and African com-
white indigenous popula - movement to the attention national and local; to insist
munities. We have agreed
From Groat Scott's
lion which other parties had
of people throughout the that the three main political to march forward together
neglected. Second, the y country.
parties issue a joint declara- with goodwill, understand.
would take Britain out o f TheJewish community of tion against racial in-
ing and tolerance, and we
the European Common
Britain is still not fully tolerance and its use in elec- ask every citizen to work
Market. Third, they would
aware of the National tion issues.
with
us for a harmonious
introduce tougher measures
Front's background despite
• We demand an amend- society in which each com-
on law and order. Fourth,
its vicious campaign ment to the public order act munity— Black, brown and
they demanded repatriation
against the Board of De- to give the Home Secretary white—Christian, Moslem,
of colored immigrants,
puties, Israeli Premier the necessary powers to ban Hindu, Sikh and Jew — can
claiming it was the panacea
Menahem Begin and other provocative marches in live together without fear,
for all problems of unem-
prominent Jewish leaders. immigrant areas designed but in peace, freedom and
ployment, housing, educa-
These attacks are disguised to stir up hatred and vio- with human dignity.
tionand inflation.
as anti-Zionism.
A tough, sophisticated
Lately, a new liaison has
propaganda campaign was
been formed between the
PLUS SIN GREEN STAMPS
launched, concentrating on National Front and other
specific areas which had
1 . .! c --.
-*-
right-wing extremists in
1
large unemployment and
Britain and American ra-
bad housing and social con-
cist organizations such as
ditions. It was in these areas
the National States Rights
that the National Front
Party (NSRP) in the U.S. A
candidates received their new edition of the pamphlet
highest
Beneath
percentage
im i ofsvotes.
I vim.. 2Do
uaobnt at e s se.
"Did Six Million Really
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all
Die?" has been published
propaganda, however, and is being distributed b y
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'Ina'
the Front's basic Nazi
the NSRP. There also ap-
* Meendithl Twp.-1100 tree lover/ i Sivere Lake 333.4136
ideology that the Jewish
pears to be a widespread
people were plotting to
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distribution of the NSRP
dominate the world. As paper, "The Thunderbolt,"
* Sentkfield-19855 Twehe Mi. t Ersqrso. 550
- 14121
far as Britain was con-
in Britain.
cerned, the Jews were re-
The February edition
sponsible for bringing in
of "The Thunderbolt'
contained
an advertise-
for cheap labor, and the
1.5 0
- •
ment for the Arthur Butz
WE CARRY A COMPLETE "
Jews wanted to mon-
•••••tt
SELECTION OF YOUR
book, "The Hoax of the
grelize the white popula-
T.T nvin •12,
20th
Century,"
SEAFOOD FAVORITES.
with
an
tion and pollute the "pure
sr mos a#. 1=
article from the Mil-
blood" of the British. The
, 107.- n-mon Tea .7. 011 ',VW go•
waukee Journal about
"Protocols of the Elders
Butz's claim that there
4.92f/ 7ti. NADONAL S4,VP EXHITTCNIPLC,4&14
was no Nazi extermina-
NEW YORK — The -ls- personal sacrifice made him
tion program and that it
reel Philatelic Agency in one of the most romantic fi-
was "the Zionists who or-
chestrated a campaign to New York has announced gures in the history of the
the release of three new is- Zionist struggle.
create the legand about
sues from Israel. Five
Each of the above freedom
concentration camps and
Heroes of the Israel Under- fighters is honored on one of
extermination."
ground Movement are re- a set of five stamps to be is-
A press conference was
membered, "Tabir '78" is sued in denominations of IL
arranged in London for Butz
marked by a new souvenir 2. -
to publicize his book. The sheet, and Memorial Day
April 23 marked the
conference was not a success
1978 is commemorated by a opening of the national
and those newspapers
sheet of 15 differentstamps. stamp exhibition "Tabir
which reported the confer-
Eliyahu Golomb was one '78" — and the release of all
ence totally rejected both
of the most outstanding ti- the new issues..The IL 10
Butz and his so-called his-
gures of the Jewish labor souvenir sheet of four
tory. Nevertheless, the
movement, and one of the stamps celebrating Tabir
campaign against the
most concerned leaders of '78 is included. Featured is a
Jewish community in Brit-
the
Zionist enterprise, colorful mosaic depicting
ain and abroad is gaining
Dr. Moshe Sneh was not old Jerusalem as taken from
momentum with attacks on
only
an active Zionist, but a the Madaba Map — the ear-
Israel and Zionism by left
distinguished
Polish- liest representation of Eretz
and right wing extremists
That's our simple no-nonsense sales policy at Tamaroff
Jewish orator and publicist, Yisrael yet discovered.
who sound remarkably
Buick-Opel-Honda. And we mean to stick to it with each
as well as one of Israel's
alike.
In accordance with the
most brilliant parliamenta-
and every customer. No song-and-dance. No double-tatk.
Basically, however, the
tradition of com-
rians.
No run-around. Just "straight-talk" and really "down-
leaders of the National
memorating
each Memo-
David
Raziel
was
re-
to-earth" prices on Buicks, Opels and Hondas. You get
Front would destroy the es-
rial Day, the Israel Post
nowned as one of the
the car you want at the price we quoted. And, you know,
tablished democratic in-
Office
this
year
offers
bravest fighters .for the
it must be working because we're the Buick -
stitutions of which Britain Jewish people, and one
"Flowers," one of the 180
sales leader in this area.
is justly proud and replace who laid the foundation
children's paintings
them with an authoritarian
which comprise the
for their national de-
government. This is a prob-
fense.
"Memorial Wall" in the
lem not just for the Jewish
Yad-Lebanim
Museum in
Yitzhak Sadeh was a
community but for every
Petah Tikva — this nn-
superior military comman-
citizen of the United King-
der
viso-
der and educator, as well
as ique mural is the firstatul
dom. Hence the need for a a Zionist and so
largest "living" memorial
Buick :Opel• Honda]
i
common platform which
nary.
'in Israe L
would include leaders from
Abraham Stern devoted The "Wall" is composed of
Telegraph Road just south of 12 Mile / opposite Tel-Twelve Mall
all the religious com-
himself to the struggle of paintings done by school-
munities, political parties,
We lease all makes and models.
Phone 353-1300
the
Jewish people for inde- children in memory of sol-
trade unions and employer
pendence in their homeland diers who fell in defense of
federations.
— his examples of supreme their country.

(Editor's note: Savitt is
chairman of the British
Defense Committee of the
Board of Deputies of
British Jews.)
LONDON — In the
British county council elec-
tions last May, the neo-Nazi
National Front fielded some
400 candidates who re-

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