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April 06, 1979 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-04-06

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Friday, April 6 1919 19

Rights Meeting
Attendance Asked






major American organiza-
tions last week, urged Vice
President Mondale to
encourage the federal gov-
ernment to begin planning
for U.S. participation in a
conference on human rights
to be held in Madrid, in No--
vember 1980.
The purpose of the Mad-
rid conference will be to re-
w how the 35 signatory
tions to the Helsinki Ac-
rds of 1975 have lived up
to the agreements they
made to observe human
rights within their own bor-
Aers. This will be the second
such review conference. The
first was held in Belgrade in
1977-78. .
Leaders of the Justice
Program of the Aspen Insti-
tute for Humanistic Studies .
and of the American Jewish
Committee's Jacob Blaus-
tein Institute for the Ad-
va.ncement of Human
Rights presented the vice-
president with a report of a
two-day conference held by
the two organizations last
November. A series of
recommendations was de-
veloped concerning policies
and programs the U.S.
should pursue in further-
ance of the Helsinki Accords
and actions it should take in
preparation for the Madrid

Maxwell House Coffee
has been the traditional
coffee during Passover for
more than half a century.
Nothing tastes better at the
end of the Seder meal than
a piping hot cup of
Maxwell House' Coffee.
Be sure to look for
Maxwell Houses Coffee
It's Kosher L'Pesach.

Statute Change
Asked by Danes

The chairman of the local
Jewish community, Henry
Kormind, has asked the
West German government
to continue prosecuting
Nazi war criminals without
regard as to when they
committed their crimes.

'Kormirid said inhis letter
that many members of the
Danish Jewish cc,rniminity
had been in Nazi -conCentra-
tion camps and had lost
members of theirfamilies in
the gas chamberS: He said
"such crimes cannot be
covered by a law providing
for statute of limitations
and can never be pros-
cribed." The statute of lim i-
tations is due tesgo into ef-
fect in West Germany Jan.
1, 1980.

Colleges - Agree
on Judaic Study
• ourse Credit

brew Theological College
and Northeastern Illinois
University have signed a
cooperative agreement in
which NIU will, recognize
Judaic studies as satisfying
not only all elective credits
needed for a degree but also
basic requirements in the-
humanities and social

Under the terms of the
agreement, a Hebrew
Theological College student
may fulfill 75 percent of the
required credits for a
Northeastern Illinois Uni-
versity degree with classes
taken at the Hebrew
Theological College.

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