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The Detroit Jewish News, 1983-07-15

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20 Friday, July 15, 1983

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

the women from our
say, how fortunate the
organization who or-
Lubavitch are to realize
ganized the work of dis-
that they — and only they
Editor,
The
Jewish
News:
partment

that
American
tributing the blue and
U.S. law states public funds given the United Na- — have the true under-
white boxes. These
standing of God's wish for
women distributed 55 funds must not be used to tions camps in Lebanon "real Jewish living."
furnish
assistance
to
refu-
were
supporting
a
homici-
boxes to members of our
On a personal level, in
gees receiving military dal criminal organization,
organization.
Editor, The Jewish News:
two separate incidents, I
training
as
a
member
of
the
Palestine
Liberation
Immigrants
Your article about recent
These women are Mrs. guerrilla type organization Organization, which from have performed wed-
criticisms of talk shows on
Aid JNF
Zilia Katznelson, Mrs. Lilia or who has engaged in' any those camps brutally took dings of couples who
radio station WXYZ (The
Vainer, Lilia Chodachova, acts of terrorism.
Editor, The Jewish News:
over much of Lebanon; from later joined Lubavitch
Jewish News, July 8) was
Lucy Kuperstein, Ella
The
State
Department
In
October
1982,
in
a
those
camps launched at- congregations. Both
misleading by omission in
Smoletsky,
Pauline
has
violated
that
law
in
meeting of the Veterans of
tacks on Israeli towns, couples, though unre-
its reference to Louis
Feldman and Rosa Shar- providing American finan- farms, schools and buses; lated in any way, were
the
Second
World
War,
Panush and me.
goratski.
cial support for the United and from those camps pro- told they needed to re-
It was accurate as far as it Greater Detroit, Rabbi
Our special thanks to Nations Relief and Works vided weapons and training peat their wedding vows
Noah
Gamze
delivered
a
went in stating that we
speech on how important Bernice Pinsky and Shula Agency (UNRWA) camps in for Soviet-backed "National since the Conservative
found Mark Scott, a WXYZ
ceremony was insuffi-
the Jewish National Fund is Goldoftas for their great Lebanon. They ignored the Liberation Fronts."
talk show host, "always
help. Many thanks to the fact that UNRWA•was com-
cient in the sight of God '
to
our
people.
And
the
vete-
It
is
confirmed
that
the
cooperative in providing a
Jewish National Fund staff pletely corrupted from its PLO used the American- and man.
rans
decided
to
help
Israel
platform for Israel repre-
The anguish and embar-
purpose of resettling the financed UNRWA as
by distributing blue and for their cooperation.
sentatives and American
Iosif Ayzin,
rassment they caused me is
Arab
refugees
of
the
1948
white
boxes
from
the
Jewish
their
civil
service
to
defenders of Israel." How-
Chairman, Invalids and
Arab war against Israel and enforce and carry out its something that I have dealt
Veterans of the Second World
ever, standing by itself, this National Fund among the
their
United Nations camps draft and military train- with, but do these "holier
membership.
War,
Greater
Detroit
statement implied that his
in
Lebanon
were completely ing programs, using in men than I" realize that
After
six
months,
$264.62
cooperation was our only
* *
taken
over
by
the Palestine combat young boys from they have transgressed
was
collected
and
taken
to
reason for supporting Mr.
Liberation
Organization.
the
Jewish
National
Fund.
the camps only 12 and 13. greatly in the eyes of the
Scott.
The State Department It is confirmed that mili- Torah by causing me such
It was donated by the vete- Data Sought
Speaking for myself, I
ignored that those camps in tary service in the PLO embarrassment? Would
rans and immigrants whose in Kansas
have never found any income is not more than Editor, The Jewish News:
Lebanon that America was was a requirement for they like to be demeaned in
anti-Semitism in Mark $200 a month per person.
helping
finance were mili-
acceptance in the UN the eyes of the community
I am doing research for a
Scott's programs. I Therefore, any sum that master's
tary
bases
from
which
ter-
schools that we helped in this manner?
thesis on the his-
Yet this is exactly the
have been on his pro- was given to help the tory of several
rorists
were
bloodily
taking
finance
...
JeWish ag-
type of incident that oc-
gram twice as a guest, Jewish Israeli government ricultural communities
over
most
of
Lebanon
(al-
That
the
PLO
teachers
in
that
have brought pro-Israel gives a feeling of pride and existed in western Kansas
most a 100,000 Lebanese . those United Nations curred. No one forced the
guests to it, and have lis- respect to the veterans and in the early 1880s. The died), making refugees of schools taught from PLO participants to join in the -
Bar/Bat Mitzva ceremony.
tened to the program at immigrants.
communities were in Ford, Lebanese Moslems and textbooks containing such
other times:
One person that must be Finney, Clark, Comanche, Christians in their own land slogans as, "Be a patriot, No one threatened the
from those camps stag- kill a Jew!" . . . That the families or forced them to
It is in the nature of talk mentioned from the vete- Hodgeman, Barber and pos- - and
ing
attacks on Israel and Soviets trained the PLO share this simha that was
shows that they be open and rans and immigrants is sibly Pratt counties, and training
and arming ter- military officers and leaders conducted by Rabbi Singer.
Mrs.
Rosario
Moskovitz
who
were called Beersheba,
spontaneous. Therefore,
rorist
groups
from all over of those camps . . . That How does Rabbi Volpa or
collected
$23.85
in
her
blue
Montefiore, Lasker, Gilead, the world.
there is inevitable error and
there were massive tunnels any rabbi destroy the re-
distortion when listeners and white box. Her husband Hebron, Touro, Leeser and
On
Aug.
12,
1981,
a
peti-
under and near those spect and sanctity of the
is
laying
paralyzed
from
in-
New Jerusalem.
call in with questions and
services occur-
tion
bearing
3,200
signa-
juries
suffered
in
the
Second
camps crammed with gre- religious
I'm trying to locate the
statements. Mr. Scott can-
ring?
tures
was
presented
to
World
War.
nades,
rockets,
artillery
descendants of these
not be blamed for this and,
As an optimist and as one
Thanks to all the families. I'll appreciate Congressman William shells, missiles, explosives
in fact, has often argued
who
loves all Jews, even
Brodhead
of
Michigan's
with such callers, corrected people who, from the bot- corresponding with anyone 17th District by leaders of and small arms ammuni- those who disagree with me,
tom
of
their
hearts,
re-
tion
as
well
as
air
raid
shel-
who might have memories,
their "facts," and criticized
area Zionist ters, food storage rooms, I pray for the day where
them. He is argumentative, gardless of the amount, photographs, information Detroit
Organization
of America, underground prison and there will truly be an at-
donated money to Israel, or records of any of the
yes, but not anti-Semitic.
the
Labor
Zionist
Al- torture chambers, hospi- mosphere of mutual under-
through
the
Jewish
Na-
communities or of the per-
Leon H. Warshay
liance,
the
Detroit
Zionist
tional
Fund,
by
tals, printing plants and standing and respect.
putting
Co-Chair, Public Affairs
sons who resided in them.
Rabbi David A. Nelson
Federation,
Hadassah
money into their blue and
radio
stations.
Committee,
L. David Harris
* * *
Zionist Organization of America,
and
the
American
white boxes. I want to
It
is
utterly
disgraceful
PO Box 8509
Metropolitan Detroit District
Lebanese
League.
The
`Never
'Again'
Wichita,
Kan.
67208
give a special thanks to
and a blot on America's
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jo■ Irirrri-7.:7110-7787774MI
petition asked for the honor that our State De-
NI7•77F7yr
cut-off of American funds partment allowed them- Editor, The Jewish News:
The world has- heard dis-
to the United Nations selves to be officially blind
turbing
news — members of
camps in Lebanon, to the fact that America was
charging that those supporting terrorism in the Bahai religious group in
camps were military Lebanon. It was those Iran have been imprisoned
bases and training cen- United Nations PLO camps and executed because of
ters of the Palestine Lib- that led to the need for Op- their religious beliefs. Pro-
eration Organization and eration Peace for Galilee fessing the Bahai faith in
that activities stemming .which cost Israel so dearly. Iran is enough to be impris-
oned and killed. Once again,
from those camps had led
The Jewish community religious hatred has taken a
to the murder • of should urge Congress to
thousands of Lebanese hold hearings regarding the terrible toll.
We must protest this out-
and Israelis and interna- Soviet/PLO connection to
rage
with all our power. We
tional terrorism.
the UNRWA camps in
Congressman Brodhead Lebanon and to consider hail the fact that President
sent a letter to the President cutting off all further aid to Reagan and other gov-
ernmental authorities have
CUT CARAT , PRICE
stating "not one penny of those camps.
CUT CARAT PRICE
raised their voices in protest
American tax dollars
Hymie Cutler — so far, to no avail.
PEAR
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* * *
should be used to finance
I am particularly trou-
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terrorist activities" and cal-
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240
Lubavitch
bled that echoes of the Nazi
ling
for
a
thorough
investi-
1179
1.31
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259
cruelties are again being
gation.
Criticized
heard in our world. It is
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336
Richard Fairbanks of the Editor, The Jewish News:
especially distressing that
State
Department
an-
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265
As a Conservative rabbi, this occurs in a land ruled
swered in behalf of the ordained in 1967 by the

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211
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President by flatly denying Jewish Theological Semi- by representatives of one of
ROUND
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336
that the United States gov- nary, I am equally horrified the world's great religions
.51
198
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ernment
finances any in- by the incident which oc- — Islam.
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All goverments and
ternational program that curred involving Rabbi
.
288
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ROUND
supports the Palestine Lib- Aaron Singer and Rabbi private citizens should

eration Organization and Volpa as well as the re- not stand idly by while
SUBJECT TO PRIOR SALE
said they have the word of sponse of Rabbi Kagan in people are executed for
the United Nations that no his letter to The Jewish religious beliefs. Perhaps
the Human Rights Com-
UNRWA facilities are used News of July 1.
••
of the United
by the PLO or any other
As one who has studied mission
organization involved in the Talmud, I have learned Nations should look into
terrorism. Fairbanks noted that when two differing, but this matter, and perhaps
DIAMONDS
that if American funds had equally correct views are an international confer-
our N1,1•1,11).5.
been used to support ter- espoused, it is concluded: ence should be called to
Est. 1919
rorism, it would have been "Both views are the words of deal with the question.
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in violation of the U.S. the living God."
We all vowed after the
BIRMINGHAM, MICH. 48010 • (313) 642-5575
Foreign Assistance Act.
How sad it is that the Nazi outrages — "never
AWARDED CERTIFICATE BY GIA IN GRADING & EVALUATION.
Reports now confirm Lubavitch have not recog- again." Now is the time to
what was widely known but nized this talmudic teach- act on that vow.
suppressed by our State De- ing! Or perhaps I should
Elie Wiesel

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