View on Non-Use
of 'West Bank'
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, Marth 4, 1983 21
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The heckler at the Jewish
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Shalom, Feb. 6 who de-
manded that Senator Henry
Jackson, Joseph Sisco and
vate individuals who have
Sol Linowitz refrain from Tribute Sought
been preserving their re-
calling Judea and Samaria on Yom Kippur
cords are advised to deposit
the "West Bank," explained
them for safekeeping in the
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Beth El, the Workmen's
is a definitive letter ap- their homeland.
To honor those who Circle, the Writers Corner
pended to that agreement
emphasizing Israel's tradi- fought for Israel's existence and private individuals.
tional claims to Judea and during those tragic two These materials already
Samaria. His explanation weeks in the autumn of serve as a treasure chest for
1973, I am advocating a the researcher and histo-
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"... The fact is that the held either at the main history.
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Allen A. Warsen
Samaria" have been in con- or at Cong. Shaarey Zedek.
tinuous use for some 3,000
This would be a good way
years. After Jordan seized for our community to
Judea and Samaria in 1948, demonstrate its solidarity
killing the Jews of the Ju- with Israel and to show our
dean hills and expelling the appreciation for those who,
Jewish survivors of even today, face danger so
Jerusalem's Old City, they that Israel can survive.
renamed the area 'West
Alexander R. Kovnat
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Bank' . . .
"Did Israel give away Jewish Records
the name "Judea- Must Be Saved
Samaria" when they
signed the Camp David Editor, The Jewish News:
I urge the Jewish organ-
accords, as was claimed
by Ambassador Sol izations, institutions and
Linowitz at the meeting? synagogues of Michigan
No! Mr. Linowitz knows and especially of Metropoli-
full well that he was dis- tan Detroit to follow the
torting the truth. The example of Cong. Shaarey
Jewish state would now Zedek and begin preserving
disown the Jewish na- their minute-books, mem-
tional home. Israel ob- bership lists, corre-
jected to the use of the spondence, etc. to serve as
PHILADELP H IA
name "West Bank" fa- historic records.
I also would suggest to the
vored by our State De-
partment and Egypt synagogue sisterhoods and
would accept nothing to our state's ladies associa-
else, so Israel accepted tions that they encourage
the American proposal of their members to emulate
a letter sent to "Dear the authors of Michigan's
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Prime Minister: ... In most creative Jewish liter-
each paragraph in which ary club, "The Writers
the expression 'West Corner," to record their life
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"What difference does it of Feb. 11.
make whether the name
The institutions and pri-
"West Bank" is used rather
than `Judea-Samaria?' The
answer is that it very im- Caribbean Jews'
portant that we maintain
the Jewish link to the Holy History Exhibit
Land. The names "Judea
TEL AVIV — The history
and Samaria" is the Jewish of Jewish life in the Carib-
connection to our national bean will be brought to the
homeland. Using the term United States in the form of
"West Bank" coined by Jor- a photographic exhibition
dan's government in order from Beth Hatefutsoth, the
so they could replace and Nahum Goldman Museum
erase from the map the his- of the Jewish Diaspora.
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