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July 13, 1979 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-07-13

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Friday, July 13, 1919 19

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Negev Air Base Contractor
Denies Arab Boycott Role

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NEW YORK (JTA) — and in any other activities
Charles J. Patterson, vice in which the corporation
president for corporate rela- has been involved, we have
tions of the Perini Corp., never violated any U.S.
told the Jewish Telegraphic anti-boycott laws or any
Agency Wednesday that his regulations promulgated by
firm has "never violated" the U.S. Department of
U.S. legislation against the Commerce in connection
Arab boycott of Israel. He with such laws."
was responding to reports
David Surack, a spokes-
published in Israel Tuesday man for the ADL in New
that the Framingham, York, confirmed that the
Mass. company, a primary
internal memo, dated June
contractor for the construc-
11, 1979, existed and that
tion of two U.S.-financed air the Perini Corp. has been
bases in the Negev, was an
under "study" by the ADL.
active participant in the He explained, however, that
Arab boycott.
the contents of the memo
That allegation was con7 were based entirely on news
tained in an internal memo items and magazine article s
of the Anti-Defamation published in the U.S. be-
League of Bnai. Brith pub-
tween 1976-1978, including
lished in the Jerusalem a story in the June 22, 1976
Post. The memo said the
daily newsbulletin of the
company was known to do
JTA.
business with Arab coun-
That story, wich origi-
tries, including Saudi nated in Boston, said that a
Arabia and Kuwait and bill to outlaw the Arab
signed agreements with
boycott in Massachusetts
those countries that con-
remained stalled in the
tained clauses enforcing the
state senate because of the
anti-Israel boycott.
vigorous opposition of the
Asked for clarification,
Raytheon Corp. and the Pe-
Patterson read the follow-
rini Construction Co. Ac-
ing statement: "The only
cording to the story, "their
project the Perini Corp. had
fepreientatives said at a
ever had in the Arab world
meeting last week at the
was the construction of a
office of Senate President
hospital in Kuwait. In con- Kevin Harrington that
nection with that project
while the firms do not favor

the Arab boycott, they felt
the bill, as written, could be
injurious to their business
and was an unconstitu-
tional state usurpation of
JOHANNESBURG
federal power that could be
(JTA) — The appointment harmful to U.S. trade
of Joseph` Hermelin as Is- abroad."
rael's next 'Ambassador to
The Perini Corp. is the
South Africa, has been con- managing company of one of
firmed in Pretoria and the two consortiums
Jerusalem. "He will assume selected by the U.S. Army
his new post in August, suc-
Corps of Engineers on May
ceeding Yitzhak Unna.
18 to build the Negev air
57-year-old bases that will replace those
The
diplomat-soldier most re-
Israel gives up when it
cently served as Israel's un- withdraws from Sinai. Ac-
official envoy to Iran, a cording to Patterson, the
task of extreme difficulty Corps of Engineers esti
while the anti-Israel revo- mated the cost of the bases
lutionary forces of Ayatol-
at $400 million each. He
lah Ruhollah Khomeini - said that with various man-
were rampaging through
agerial and other related
the streets of Teheran. .
contracts the total cost
Born in Austria, Her- would be about $1 billion.
melin was a farmer and a
Meanwhile, prelimi-
member of the Maccabi
nary work is proceeding
swimming club in Vienna on one of the Negev air-
before World War II. He es- fields in the Ovdat Valley
caped after the Nazi where land has already
takeover and joined the
been leveled. A private
Jewish Brigade which plane has already landed
fought with the Allies dur- there carrying a team of
ing the war.
American experts and di-
Later, he served as a rectors of the construc-
captain in Israel's army tion companies involved.
in the War for Indepen-
American geologists have
dence in 1948. His wife, sent...rock samples to the
Sarah, also served in the Technion in Haifa for lab-
army and was the first oratory examination to de-
woman to rise to the rank termine if they are suitable
-
of major.
to use as foundations for the
In preparation for his runways.
duties in South Africa,
Hermelin is studying Afri-
kaans, one of the two offical
--languages of the country.
His predecessor's fluency in
that language gained him
gteat popularity with South
Africans.

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