10 Mile Center Re-Named
for Jimmy Prentis Morris
The 10 Mile branch of the Jewish Community Center
of Metropolitan Detroit has been re-named in honor of the
late Jimmy Prentis Morris.
Major gifts for the center have been made in his mem-
ory by the Morris and Prentis families.
(Detailed story on Page 5)
of Bias in
Roles in Iran
HE JEWISH NEWS
A Weekly Review
VOL. LXXVII, No. 10 17515 W. Nine Mile, Suite 865, Southfield, Mich. 48075
of Jewish Events
to Jimmy Carter:
Editorial, Page 4
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May 10, 1980
Israel Will Oppose Diplomatic
Moves on Hebron Massacre
Palestinian. I live in Hebron. What mistake have I made? If I did something
WASHINGTON — The United States has criticized Israel for deporting two
why not take me to a court?"
Palestinian mayors and. a Moslem religious leader in the aftermath of last
Israeli Defense Minister Ezer Weizman said he has been under pressure to
Friday's terrorist attack in the West Bank city of Hebron that left six. Jews dead.
deport the mayors because of mounting violence. He said he decided on the
The attack, in which Palestinian Arabs hurled grenades and opened fire on
action now because if the situation "is not checked now, it might roll out of
a crowd of worshipers after Sabbath prayers, was condemned by the U.S. On
Saturday, Israeli military authorities deported to Lebanon the mayors of Heb-
Likud coalition members from the Liberal Party and the Democratic
ron and nearby Halhul and Sheik Raja Bayud Famimi, a Moslem judge from
blocked efforts in the Knesset Tuesday to push through a Cabinet
Hebron, for allegedly having incited Arabs in the area.
decision to establish a yeshiva and a field school in Hebron. Violence has
The U.S. State Department said that the three Arabs had had no direct
escalated on the West Bank in recent weeks in the wake of the murder of a
connection with the attack and that they were denied "appeal procedures nor-
yeshiva student from Kiryat Arba, the Cabinet's decision on the schools, several
mally available under prevailing law."
incidents in which Israeli soldiers have been stoned, a window-breaking binge
The department added that deporting of individuals was ,"in any
attributed to Jewish militants and the arrest of Rabbi Meir Kahane on the West
case prohibited by the Fourth Geneva Convention regardless of motive."
Bank for inciting Arab violence by asking Palestinians to leave Judea and
The U.S. has frequently cited Israel for violating that convention each
time it establishes Jewish settlements on the West Bank. -
The Hebron attack was belieVed by Israeli officials to be part of a
The UN Security Council was reportedly considering a resolution condemn-
PLO plan to disrupt the current U.S.-Israeli-Egyptian talks on autonomy
ing Israel for the deportations.
for the West Bank. The PLO in Beirut took credit for the attack, which
The two mayors, Fand Kawasme and Mohammed Milhem, told the New
killed six and wounded 16, but Israeli security officials believe the attack
York Times that they may present themselves to Israeli authorities at the
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Allenby Bridge and demand to enter the West Bank. Kawasme said, "I'm a
Detroiters Meet Challenge: Exceed 1979 Campaign Generosity
Confronted by many challenges, with emphasis on in-
creased needs to assure continuity of activities by social
and educational agencies and support for Israel, Metropoli-
tan Detroit Jewry met the test and registered the results of
the 1980 Allied Jewish Campaign with notable increases in
The results were announced at 'the victory closing
event at the Jewish Community Center on Tuesday eve-
The 1980 Campaign has collected $16,831,077 to
date and projects a final figure of $17,775,000. The
final 1979 figure was $16,989,163. In addition, Detroit
has contributed a total of $5 million toward its $15
million goal for Project Renewal.
This year's closing Campaign function was marked by
a departure from previous practices, in the advance an-
nouncement of the leadership for the 1981 Allied Jewish
Campaign. Jewish Welfare Federation President George
M. Zeltzer announced the appointment of Marvin H.
Goldman and David S. Mondry as 1981 co-chairmen, to
succeed David Handleman and Irving R. Seligman who led
both the 1979 and 1980 Campaigns.
Handleman and Seligman were presented statues by
Herschel Blumberg, 1981 national chairman of the United
Jewish Appeal, who lauded them for their Campaign lead-
ership. The two retiring chairmen passed the plaudits on to
the numerous Campaign volunteers and staff who aided
their two-year tenure.
The Campaign division totals were announced by Sid-
ney Freedland, Harry L. Silverman, Philip S. Minkin, Ber-
nard H. Stollman, Sol R. Colton, Dr. Harris W. Mainster,
Kenneth J. Safran, David Levine and Shelby Tauber.
Stollman announced that the Real Estate Division
had surpassed last year's $3,139,705 with $3,169,628
and the division still has more than 100 contributors
to contact. The contributions were secured in spite of
the recent slump in the housing and building indus-
Safran reported that the Junior Division surpassed
last year's record total of $171,940 with $205,215 pledged
Jane Sherman reported that Detroiters have contrib-
uted $5,000,327 for Project Renewal in addition to their
regular Campaign pledges. Project Renewal seeks to re- --
habilitate 160 Israeli neighborhoods with more than
Mrs. Shef.man emphasized that Detroit is committed to
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1981 Allied Jewish Campaign Chairmen Are Announced
Marvin H. Goldman and David S. Mondry, who were
announced as 1981 Allied Jewish Campaign co-chairmen
Tuesday evening at the 1980- Campaign closing event,
served as co-chairmen of the 1979 and 1980 Campaigns.
Goldman has served as co-chairman for four years. He
is a former chairman of the Industrial and Automotive
Division of the Campaign and is a member of the board of
Detroit Service Group. He also serves on the board of Sinai
Hospital and Jewish Home for Aged. Goldman is a member
and officer of Temple Beth El.
Mondry, a former Campaign associate and vice chair-
man, was a leader of the Mercantile Division for many
years. He has served on the Federation Board of Governors
and is on the boards of Sinai Hospital and the Detroit
Jewish Welfare Federation President George Zeltzer
said the appointments were announced now to emphasize
an early, vigorous 1980 Campaign.
Shown at the Campaign closing event are, from
left, Campaign Chairman David Handleman, Federa-
tion President George Zeltzer, 1981 United Jewish
Appeal National. Chairman Herschel Blumberg and
Campaign Chairman Irving Seligman. Blumberg pre-
sented sculptures to Handleman and Seligman citing
their two years as Campaign chairmen.