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December 15, 1978 - Image 70

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1978-12-15

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TO Friday, December 22, 1918



Allon Defends Israeli Stance in M.E. Peace Talks Impasse

Former Israeli Foreign ing clarifications by the Egypt are weakening
Minister Yigal Allon, at a U.S. government and the Egypt's commitment to
Southfield press conference signing was postponed."
honor the peace treaty.
on Monday, defended Israel
Israel has offered to Egypt is asking for an
in the current. impasse in give up all of the Siiiai, American understanding in
peace negotiations between including villages and a side letter that if Israel at-
Israel and Egypt.
military bases, Allon tacks another Arab country
Allon was in the Detroit said, in exchange for a Egypt is free to come to the
area Sunday and Monday as true peace. After this was Arab nation's defense.
part of a U.S. tour on behalf all agreed to at Camp
"It is an insult-that the
of the Labor Zionist Al- David and Blair House U.S. could even think that
liance. He spoke Sunday at "new conditions are de- Israel would attack,"
a memorial service for the manded."
Allon stated. "In every
Allon blamed the changes Arab-Israeli war in the
late Golda Meir - at Cong,
in Cairo's mood on the Arab last 31 years the Arabs
Shaarey Zedek.
summit conference of rejec-
During a speech in Ann tionist states that was held claimed Israel started the
Arbor on Sunday, Allon was in Baghdad.
"This is a bad letter. If
heckled by Palestinian
He said a peace treaty "is
insists on it then it is
supposed to stand on its own
a bad sign of her inten-
Allon told the press on two feet, unrelated to any tions."
Monday that as far as Israel future agreement with any
Allon said the issue of
was concerned, a peace other Arab goverment. It linking the treaty to West
treaty between Israel and should be freely negotiated, Bank and Gaza autonomy is
Egypt could have been freely signed by two sover- also dangerous. "Autonomy
signed "not only on Sunday, eign states who were at war
was the initiative of
the deadline agreed upon at and who now seek a genuine
Menahem Begin, not Egypt
Camp David, but weeks ear- peace.
or the U.S. So why should
lier. Egypt asked for confus-
"The latest demands by Israel be suspected all of a
sudden that she will not live
up to her own plat?"
He added, "The PLO and
the Kingdom of Jordan are
working against each other
and against autonomy.
What if they thwart au-
tonomy? Should an
Israeli-Egyptian peace be
Anon said the U.S. role
in the peacemaking
process in the Middle
East is indispensable.
But a mediator "should
not propose his own plan,
and should refrain from
giving out 'marks' to the
two sides. When this
happens, effective medi-
ation fades away."
He said that if Egypt
peace she will have to
Horace Brown, left, president of the Retail Store
Employees Union Local 876, is 'greeted during his re- Mick to the accepted texts
cent visit to Israel by Israel's Minister of Labor and that were negotiated to-
Social Affairs Israel Goralnik.

gether. He said the U.S. is question, Allon deicribed entire Middle East. The
applying "indirect pres- Israel as a great American `cost effectiveness' or
sure" on Israel when Wash- asset, rather than a liabil- American aid to Israel in
ington issues. a statement ity. "Israel's presence is those terms is extremely'
saying that Egypt has made , helping to stabilize the high."
concessions and Israel has * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * *
not agreed.
"We have not reached the
end, but an advanced
point," he said. "Maybe a
short cooling off period will
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Labor Leader Will Be Cited
in. January for Israel Bonds

Horace Brown, president
and chief executive officer of
Retail Store Employees
Union Local 876 (AFL-CIO)
will be presented Israel's
Solidarity Award at a trib-
ute dinner to be held Jan. 21
at Fairlane Manor.
Announcement of the
selection of Brown for the
prestigious award came
from David B. Hermelin,
general chairman'of the
Greater Michigan Commit-
tee for State of Israel Bonds.
The dinner, reflecting a
broad-based labor-
management cooperative
effort on behalf of Israel's
economic development
through the Israel Bond
program, will honor Brown
for his "long-standing sup-
port of Israel, and his serv-
ice to the American labor
movement and humanita-
rian causes."
The honoree was a par-
ticipant in a recent Retail
Clerks International Union
delegation of leading local
presidents, which con-
ducted a six-day fact-
finding visit to Israel, as
guests of the Israeli gov-
- Born and raised in
Michigan, Brown has
been active in the labor
movement since the
1930's. He served as an in-
ternational representa-
tive and general or-


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ganizer for the Retail'
Clerks International
Association, then became
secretary-treasurer of
Local 876. He was elected
to his present position in

Brown also serves on the
Wayne County Central
Labor Council, the Execu-
tive Board of the Michigan
State AFL-CIO and the
Executive Committee to the
State AFL-CIO. Iii addition,
he has been elected a vice
president of Retail Clerks
International Union,

Kravitz Grove
Honors Parents

The Isaac and Rose
Kravitz Memorial Grove of
1,000 trees is being planted
in Israel through the Jewish
National Fund by their
children,, Mr. and Mrs.
Seymour (Faye) Bross of
Franklin, Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley (Renee) Kravitz of
Cincinnati and Mr. and
Mrs. Malcolm (Shaney)
Sherwat of Dayton, Ohio.

The senior Kravitzes,
who came from Russia, were
active in Orthodox circles in
Cincinnati for 50 years.
To plant trees in Israel for
any occasion, call the JNF
office, 557-6644.


Mr. and Mrs. Max Stollman
Mr. Philip Stollman
Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Stollman
and their families



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