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10 , ;Friday; April 16 1982
Squadron Blasts Jewish RepublicariGroup for 'Break in Unity'
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The meeting was de-
scribed as an effort to
improve the access of the
Jewish community to the
Administration. None of
the six would comment to
reporters as they left the
White House, except to
say that it had been "a
good meetin rt."
H.M.H. & F.
Krieger acknowledged meetings and others would from Washington indicate,
that there would be com- be included in future meet- however, that the position
plaints from other Jewish ings, such as Squadron, itself has been dropped.
Squardon declared in a
leaders, such as Squadron, Morton Mandel, president
who were not invited. He of the Council of Jewish statement: "The American
said the number was Federations, and the Jewish community is past
limited to six by the White presidents of other Jewish the point where we need or
want 'court Jews' to speak
House and originally was to organizations.
(Detroiter Martin Citrin for us to our government.
have been only Republicans
but it was decided to invite is president of the Council of The members of this self-
appointed group — all but
Weinberg who is not a Re- Jewish Federations.)
Before the meeting one of them active Republi-
Krieger noted that other with the President began, cans — were not authorized
members of the executive Krieger and Thomas by the Jewish community to
committee of the Republi- Dine, executive director address the President. Such
can National Jewish Coali- of AIPAC, attended a meetings do not help Israel
tion could not be invited. He briefing by the National and do not advance the
stressed, however, that this Security Council. Dine cause of Jewish dignity and
was the first of a series of and Krieger did not self-respect.
"From the beginning of
attend the meeting with
Reagan or a luncheon this Administration, an
later with Elizabeth Dole, effort has been made to
the President's Assistant by-pass the Presidents
Conference so that the
for Public Liaison.
Krieger said one of the White House could
matters discussed was find- designate its own
ing a replacement for Jacob 'Jewish leaders.' The ef-
Stein as the President's fort was vigorously re-
liaison to the Jewish com- jected by the organized
munity. The position, which Jewish community on the
is under Mrs. Dole's juris- ground that it is not up to
diction, has been open since the President to select the
Stein resigned last Jews who represent the
Jewish community. It is
The Jewish Telegraphic up to the Jewish commu-
Agency reported that Stein nity itself."
was not invited to join the
The "most representative
delegation. When Stein left group in Jewish life today is
the Reagan Administration the Conference
following the AWACS vote, Presidents, the one boc
it was first thought that he which by common conseb,
would be succeeded in his speaks for American Jews
White House post by Albert on issues affecting the secu-
Spiegel. Recent reports rity of our fellow-Jews in Is-
rael and other lands
abroad," Squadron said.
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