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September 08, 1978 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-09-08

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Saudi Treatment of Women Bar-Ilan Launches Program
Blasted by Feminist Leader to Train Workers for Aged

RAMAT-GAN — A across academic disciplines.
TORONTO (JTA) —
dynamic attack on the prob- Courses, projects and re-
Charging that Saudi Arabia
lems of the aged in Israel search within the
was "a Nazi Germany for
has been launched by Bar- framework of the new
women," the American
Ilan University in the form Brookdale-Bar-Ilan Pro-
feminist leader, Gloria
of an inter-faculty program gram in Applied Gerontol-
Steinem, said it was "out-
to train cadres in the var- ogy will be instituted by the
rageous" that the Carter
ious professional fields university's department of
Administration had failed
capable of assisting senior social work, sociology, psy-
to recognize Saudi subjuga-
chology, education, life sci-
citizens.
tion of women as a denial of
Under the chairmanship ences (such as biology), phi-
human rights.
of Bar-Ilan President Prof. losophy, literature, even
At a news conference
Emanuel - Rackman the law.
here, prior to addressing the
project, which is sponsored
convention of the American
by the Brookdale Founda-
psychological Association,
tion of New York, is the first
Ms. Steinem cited the Saudi
in Israel to train under-
practice of "auctioning off
graduate students for
women as chattel to their
GLORIA STEINEM
careers relating to the ag-
prospective husbands," as
one example of sex dis- "when he stood in the com- ing.
Its emphasis is on people
crimination.
pany of the sheikhs and
She deplored a statement other government rulers and services for the aged not
by President Carter during and said how much 'at on buildings or old-age
homes, said program direc-
his visit to the Saudi capital home' he felt."
Riyadh earlier this year,
Ms. Steinem said she tor Prof. Meir Loewenberg,
was particularly dis- head of the university's
turbed by current Saudi school of social work, who
My Mother
efforts to impose Moslem has an extensive back-
ideas about women on ground in education for
always taught
other countries that seek service to the aged in the
me to . . .
to do business with the United States.
dress warmly, eat the right
• The aim is to create
oil-rich kingdom.
foods, pick good
The feminist leader and needed services, in qual-
company, work hard, be
author observed that, while ity and quantity, which
fair with my customers,
the United States has at- will enable more aged to
always give them extra
value for their money .. .
tempted to reduce anti- remain happily in their
Jewish discrimination and own homes reducing the
"I always follow her
advice. That's why I'm the
to mitigate the anti-Israel need for institutionaliz-
country's top Cadillac
policies of the Saudi regime, ing older persons who
salesman.
no similar effort had been are physically able to
'Thank volt, Mother!'
undertaken by the White care for themselves, al-
• AL KLINE
House on behalf of women. beit with some outside
canwmorth, ,m
help.
Instead of being concen-
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in one faculty, the
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JERUSALEM (JTA) —
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day to Oct. 7.
Premier Menahem Begin
told kibutz and moshav
leaders that the "success of
the government's autonomy
plan for the West Bank de-
pends on massive settle-
ment."
He was meeting in his
Presents
office with members of the
Ein Vered Group, an infor-
mal association of kibutz
and moshav members,
many of them . Labor-party
affiliated, who favor major
settlements across the
"green line."
At the meeting with the
settlement advocates,
Begin and his visitors
took the opportunity to
criticize bitterly Prof.-
Raanan Weitz, co-
chairman of the World
Zionist Organization's
settlement department,
for his West Bank settle-
ment scheme, recently
submitted to the govern-
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ment, which envisaged
the possibility of a sepa-
rate Palestinian state.
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Weitz, meanwhile, re-
submitted a revised plan
with all the controversial
Advanced only
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WZO Executive chairman
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