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September 28, 1979 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1979-09-28

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Argentina Releases Timerman

NEW YORK (JTA) —
"The fact that Jacob Timer-
man, an innocent man, is
now free is due to the
worldwide outburst of in-
dignation and protest at the
injustice of his arrest, im-
prisonment and prolonged
detention," Rische Timer-
man said about her husband
Wednesday at a news con-
ference at t'..e national
headquarters ii the Anti-
-_ \Defamation League of Bnai
13rith.
The former editor and
publisher of the Argentine
newspaper, La Opinion,
who had been held without
judicial charges for 29
months, was placed aboard

,

Yeshiva U. Opens
New Programs

NEW YORK — Yeshiva
University has opened its
94th year with an enroll-
ment of some 7,000 men and
women at its four campuses
in Manhattan and the
Bronx in New York City,
and at its affiliated centers
in Israel and Los Angeles.
A new four-year program
in nursing has begun at
Stern College for Women.
Approved by the New York
State Board of Regents dur-
ing the summer, the pro-
gram has been arranged in
cooperation with Beth Is-
rael Medical Center, which
will be the major clinical
agency.
At Stern and at Yeshiva
-.. College, the men's under-
graduate division, a new set
of accounting courses has
been introduced to
strengthen the new pre-
CPA program.
Some 50 new under-
graduate courses are being
introduced this year, in
political science, art, litera-
ture, sciences and Jewish
studies. A new, experimen-
tal "interscience" course for
non-science majors at
Yeshiva College, which cuts
across a number of disci-
plines, has been totally re-
vised for the academic year,
and $30,000 worth of re-
search equipment has been
purchased to improve both
faculty research and labora-
tory teaching.

Attorney Fights
Monday Case

i

A Jewish attorney is try-
ing to have a scheduled case
in Plymouth District Court
postponed from being heard
n Yom Kippur.
Troy attorney Sandor
elman said he was -un-
aware Oct. 1 was Yom Kip-
pur when the case was
scheduled back in August.
After realizing his mistake,
Gelman asked the judge to
postpone the case.
Plymouth Judge Dunbar
Davis said Gelman should
assign the case to another
attorney and has refused, as
The Jewish News went to
press, to postpone the case.
The court has known about
the problem for a month.
Davis switched dockets
with another Plymouth
judge after Gelman accused
him of anti-Semitism, but
the case was still scheduled
to be heard on Yom Kippur.

'

been deeply involved in
the struggle to free
Timerman, said: "Argen-
tina's best known politi-
cal prisoner is free. This
is an historic moment."
He added, however, that
there are hundreds of other
Argentine citizens "un-
justly incarcerated, and we
will continue our efforts on
their behalf."
One glaring case, Ro-
senthal said, is that of
Jaime Lokman, detained
without charges since
March 24, 1976. "The
Argentine Embassy re-
cently informed the Anti-
Defamation League and the
press that Mr. Lokman has
been charged with certain
crimes when in fact he has
not," Rosenthal said.

an Aerolineas Argentinas
flight to Rome on Tuesday
with a visa for Israel. The
release of Timerman by
Argentina's military gov-
ernment came eight days
after the Argentine Sup-
reme Court issued a ruling
that the military junta had
no legal grounds to continue
holding him.
With Mrs. Timerman at
the news conference were
her sons Hector and Javier.
Mrs. Timerman and Javier
left the U.S. yesterday for
Israel. Hector is a graduate
student at Columbia Uni-
versity.
Rabbi Morton Rosent-
hal, director of 'ADL's
Latin American affairs
department, which has

Tadmor to Serve
Labor Zionists

NEW YORK — The
World Labor Zionist Move-
ment and Israel's Labor
Party have joined forces in
the United States to
maximize communications
efforts with the American
Jewish community, the
labor community and other
U.S. organizations.
In a joint announcement
last week, Labor Party
Chairman Shimon Peres
and World Labor Zionist
Movement Chairman Yigal
Allon named Yeshayahu
Tadmor as their joint repre-
sentative in the United
States and Canada.
Tadmor, who has just
completed a two-year as-
signment as Executive Di-
rector of Israel Aliyah Cen-
ter operations in North
America, will assume the
new post for one year.

.

Bomb Damages
Jewish Bank

BUENOS AIRES (JTA)
— A terrorist-planted bomb
severely damaged the
Jewish-owned Banco Is-
raelita in Cordoba, Argen-
tina's third largest city. ear-
lier this month.
The blast outside the
main door in the early
morning hours caused no
casualties but alarmed the
Jewish community. The
DAIA issued a statement
condemning the "inexplica-
ble attempt" against a
Jewish bank.

Israelis, Envoys of PLO Confer
on Palestinians at Rome Parley

ROME (JTA) — A two-
day conference on the Pales-
tinian issue which will in-
volve Israelis and Palestine
Liberation Organization
representatives was
scheduled to take place here
this week.
The international confer-
ence, which was to include
representatives from the
West and East European
nations that participated in
the Helsinki human rights
conference, was sponsored

by the Italian Committee
for Solidarity with the
Palestinian People.
Among the Israelis
scheduled to participate are
Mattityahu Peled, Uri Av-
neri of Sheli, Tewfiq Toubi
of Rakah, Amnon Elon and
Prof. Daniel Amit of He-
brew University. Dr.
Nahum Goldmann, former
president of the World
Jewish Congress, was also
due to take part in the con-
ference.

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U.S. Proposes
Peace Meeting

NEW YORK — The
United States proposed at
the United Nations General
Assembly late Wednesday
that a peace conference "of
all the parties" involved in
the fighting in Lebanon be
called.
The U.S. said this would
include the Palestine Lib-
eration Organization. The
stated purpose of the con-
ference would be to place a
UN peacekeeping force in
Lebanon to replace the Arab
(mostly Syrian) peacekeep-
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At the same time, Israel
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rael, branded any PLO state
in the Middle East a footh-
old for Russia in the region.

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of independence.
Your endeavor is an expres-
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good in our eternal Jewish heri-
tage."
Menachem Begin
Prime Minister

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Israel has embarked on a cam-
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