Friday, July 31, 1981
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Evron, Arafat Agree Israel, PLO Did Not Negotiate
tion of hostilities" after U.S. United Nations Secretary
But Arafat denied that Arabia played in achieving
special Ambassador Philib General Kurt Waldheim
the PLO was seeking the the ceasefire, although he
Habib assured Israel Friday and the Security Council.
destruction of the Jewish said the Saudis and other
for your party
there would be "no acts of He said there were no
state. Instead he said he "Arab brothers" had helped
violence against Israel negotiations with the U.S.
offered Israel "two solu- the Palestinians.
across the border" from
But Arafat said the PLO tions," a Palestinian state
Evron said that Israel did
has "right to organize our- in any part of the area , not consider the Saudis as
Evron noted that Israel selves," although he denied
from which Israel with- "moderates" as did the U.S.
has always held the gov- Israeli reports that addi-
draws or a "democratic since Saudi Arabia was in
ernment of Lebanon re- •tional weapons and ammu- state" in which Jews,
the "vanguard of hostilities
sponsible for actions that nition are being sent to the Christians and Arabs will to Israel." But he said if re-
originate from its territory, terrorist forces in south live. However, he de- cent actions by the Saudis
including the present cease- Lebanon.
clared that the Palesti-
demonstrated a change in
fire. "We hold them respon-
He said the PLO would nians as an "occupied their policy, Israel "will be
sible for events in Leba- not recognize Israel until people" has a right to happy."
non," the envoy said. "We do the Jewish state recognizes continue terrorist actions
Arafat praised the Soviet
not negotiate with the Palestinian rights which he against Israel.
Union for its "support of our
Both Evron and Arafat rights." He warned
defined as the right to re-
He noted that it was the turn to their "homeland," maintained that the cease- President Reagan that
Arab countries that per- the right of self- fire included the Christian there cannot be a solution
mitted the PLC/4 W oper- determination, and the enclave in south Lebanon.
for the Middle East without
ate from Lebanon. "We right to establish a Palesti-
Arafat said he did not considering Palestinian
certainly cannot accept a_ nian state.
know what direct role Saudi rights.
situation when an inde-
IS THE GUY
pendent group can oper-
ate without any restric-
tions against us with the
object of killing us, mur-
dering Israelis." Evron
said the ceasefire will
IS THE BUY
By HERBERT LUFT
of the World, Part II — if the remains in the realm of fan-
hold as long as the PLO
(Copyright 1981, JTA, Inc.)
film maker has the nerve to tasy.
does not resume shelling
HOLLYWOOD — Fay go ahead with his wildly ir-
of northern Israel.
The story itself is intrigu-
In an appearance from Kanin, president of the reverent appraisal.
ing, dealing with an ar-
WHERE EVERY DAY
While we can take most of cheologist's quest for the
Beirut on ABC-TV's "Issues Academy of Motion Picture
and Answers," PLO chief Arts and Science, travelled the picture as a joke which holy artifact, the Ark of the
IS SALE DAY
Yasir Arafat said the PLO to Russia recently for the makes us smile at the al- Covenant that disappeared
W 7 Mile At Lodge X-Way
leged folly and foolishness according to legend from the
accepted the ceasefire in re- Moscow Film Festival.
In 1979, Ms. Kanin went of our ancestors, "The Temple of Solomon in
sponse to requests from the
to France, Spain, Italy, East Spanish Inquisition" se- Jerusalem almost 3,000
and West Germany. Last quence with Brooks as Tor-
"Raiders" alleges that the
year; she traveled to Scot- que"mada is a shameless Nazis, believeing in the
land, France and Greece. example of insensitivity in power of the occult, were ex-
She most recently returned the light of the tragic events cavating in Egypt where the
from the People's Republic of only 40 years ago: The Ark was to be buried in the
of China where she headed a torture chambers . of Spain lost city of Tanis. Hitler, the
delegation that accom- with the drowning of aging picture reveals, wanted to
panied five American films Jews has a counterpoint in possess the mythical power
to that country for the first the extermination camps of of the Ark to be recognized
U.S. festival in 30 years.
as the true Messiah.
"This is another opportu-
Spielberg is quick to point
nity to talk with film col- who was 26 when he di- out that "Raiders" is just a
leagues abroad and to share rected the immensely suc- movie and not a statement
in, the knowledge that film cessful picture "Jaws," fol- of the times. In any event,
is a universal language and lowed by "Close En- 'Harrison Ford is a forceful
`Oscar' a universal symbol counters of the Third hero; Ronald Lacey a slimy
of film excellence," Ms. Kind," is at the helm of to- Nazi manipulator; and Paul
day's most-talked-about Freeman, the narrator/
The Soviet film, "Moscow movie, "Raiders of the Lost reporter of public televi-
Does Not Believe in Tears," Ark," an action/adventure sion's "Death of a Princess,"
won the Academy Award kind of serial produced, by a French archeologist.
this year as best foreign "Star Wars" George Lucas. years ago. The gold-
language film. Six other
The bawdy humor of Mel encrusted woodedn chest
Russian films have been Brooks here is replaced by was to contain the broken
nominated in the past and an excess of violence — in a tables of the Ten Corn-
two have won Oscars, "War Western style that always mandments.
and Peace" in 1968, and
"Dersu Uzala" in 1975.
This is Kanin's second
trip to the Soviet Union. In
WASHINGTON (JTA) — in Lebanon it would have
1966, as a screenwriter, she The Reagan Administra- been "inappropriate for
worked on what was to be tion_ has indicated that it the President to go ahead
the first U.S.-Soviet co- will not decide whether it and send that kind of let-
production, a joint venture will resume deliveries of hal equipment into Is-
between MGM and Mos- F-16s to Israel until it can rael."
film. However, that project determine if the "cessation
Reagan had been ex-
was never concluded.
of hostilities" across the pected to give the go ahead
MEL BROOKS' "History Israeli-Lebanon border an-
on July 17 to the shipment
of the World, Part I" has nounced last Friday holds.
of four F-16s suspended
caused a storm of protests
"We are, going to be after the Israeli raid on Iraq
from every direction, watching the situation very
June 7 as well as six more
though the film basically carefully in the hours, days, F-16s scheduled to go to Is-
exposes but does not and perhaps weeks ahead," rael this month. But that
endorse bigotry and in- Secretary of State Alexan-
day was also when Israel -
der Haig said in an inter-
struck against terrorist
Brilliantly made, but in view on CBS-TV "Morning headquarters in Beirut,
bad taste throughout, the News program.
causing civilian, asualties,
"spoof' takes us from the
Haig said the review of and the Administration de-
dawn of man through Impe- whether Israel violated cided to suspend shipment
rial Rome, the Spanish In- its arms agreement with
quisition, to the French the United States in the
revolution where our hero Israeli raid on Iraq's nu-
The foreign language
(Brooks himself) together clear reactor has been press (non-Hebrew) in Is
with his pals are rescued at largely completed. He rael includes more than a
the very last moment by a said that President Re- dozen newspapers. One of
horse-drawn carriage (very agan decided to withhold the most influential papers
much like the finale of deliveries of F-16s last is the English-language
Brecht's "Three Penny Op- week because he con- Jerusalem Post, a daily
era") to drive into the happy cluded that in the paper with a circulation fo
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WASHINGTON (JTA) —
Both the Israeli ambassador
to the United States and the
head of the Palestine Liber-
ation Qrganization denied
strongly in nationally tele-
vised interviews on Sunday
that the ceasefire agreed to
Last Friday meant that Is-
rael and the PLO had
negotiated with or recog-
nized each other.
Ephraim Evron, the Is-
raeli envoy, said on CBS-
TV's "Face the Nation" that
_ agreed to the "cessa-
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