THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
New interfaith peace
academy in Israel
BY DON MCEVOY
Special to The Jewish News
Friday, March 30, 1984
A FIRST FEDERAL IRA
GUARANTEED HIGH INTEREST
RIGHT FROM THE START.
clashes of interest and am-
bition do not exist, nor by
Scientists and theolo- shutting our eyes to
gians will face together the genuine evil and injustice
awesome global challenges behind many of the strug-
presented by "the nuclear gles for power and control."
arms race and rash of
You don't start," he as-
regional wars" in a newly serts, "by waving banners
established interfaith peace or issuing manifestos and
academy in Jerusalem.
party resolutions. Peace
Headed by Dr. Landrum making is more than words
Bolling, former president of and gestures, more than
Indiana's Eariham College, diplomatic negotiations. It
and more recently a re- is an exercise in listening,
search professor at the thinking and searching —
Georgetown School of of defining and weighing
First Federal announces a new 60-Month Certificate IRA Plan.
Foreign Service in Wash- options and waiting for
ington, the Inter-Faith some light to break
Academy for Peace will through."
share the campus of Israel's
Ecumenical Institute for to Landrum, is high-risk
business, and effectiveness
The new academy has is not guaranteed simply by
been established to follow noble intentions.
annual interest, paid and compounded quarterly,
I wish them well in this
up on seminars of scientists
and guaranteed for the full term of the account.
and theologians convened new venture. I appreciate
in recent years in Vienna the realistic tone of their
and Rome. Those meetings approach. And where better
brought together a signific- than Jerusalem in this
ant number of leaders of na- quest for peace?
National Conference of
tional academies of science
from Europe, the Soviet Christians and Jews
effective annual yield.
Union, the U.S., Asia and
This rate effective Tuesday, March 6, 1984, until further notice.
The new academy will Independence
Look what it can do for you—on a $2,000 deposit
seek to promote the serious,
Jerusalem (JNI) — Un-
systematic study of current
over five years—and compare it to the results you get
conflicts from diverse reli- less the Absorption Minis-
with other IRA plans currently available.
gious and political points of try has its own development
view, with the long range
goal of promoting "the authority to deal with the
growth of knowledge, problems of olim and a clear
understanding and media- division of labor with the
tion skills among the Jewish Agency, it has no
variety of people concerned right to exist, Absorption
with the improvement of Minister Aharon Uzan told
the Histadrut Absorption
the peace process."
President Landrum ad- Council March 15.
Uzan also said he intends
mits that "the idea that
religious scholars and to suggest to the Ministerial
others who approach the Economic Committee that
complex problems of war dismissal should not affect
and peace out of their faith new immigrants.
commitments have any-
thing useful to say about MKs attend
these issues is, on the face of
Jerusalem (JNI) — Knes-
On the other hand, he
notes, "the politicians and set members attending a
the generals haven't done luncheon at the King David
all that well in banishing Hotel earlier this month
the increasingly wide- dined on small portions of Above example assumes a $2,000 balance on deposit, with interest compounded for five full calendar years.
spread suspicion that the black bread, herring and
experts don't really know water as a symbol of solidar-
Compare IRA plans carefully
these questions anywhere else,
what they are doing, and ity with Soviet Jewish re-
may well be on their way to fusniks .
and we think you'll commit to
The luncheon, which was
blowing up the whole
You should ask: What's
held in a banquet room cor-
Realism in approaching doned off with barbed wire,
This and other IRA accounts
the task of peace-making is was one of the activities
Federal can be opened
the key-note of Bolling's ap- scheduled for Soviet Sol-
money actually earn each year?
with a minimum deposit of as
proach. "We cannot advance idarity Week.
the cause of peace," he says,
How is the interest credited to
little as $100.
"by lulling ourselves into Federation cited
IRS regulations require a substantial penalty for
thinking that there are easy
Chicago (JTA) — The
withdrawal prior to age 59 1/2 on IRA plans. Federal
Measure our IRA Plan
solutions to hard dilemmas, Jewish Federation of Met-
regulations require a substantial penalty for early
nor by pretending that the ropolitan Chicago has been
withdrawal from certificate accounts.
seemingly intractable chosen as one of seven
mutual assistance associa-
tions in the area by the Ford
Washington — Eight Foundation which has pro-
Congressmen are sponsor- vided a major grant to help
ing an exhibit on Jerusalem Indochinese refugees adjust
in April on Capitol Hill to life in the United States.
amid the Congressional de-
bate over moving the U.S. NY vote drive
Embassy from Tel Aviv to
New York (JTA) — A
voter registration drive is
The exhibit contains 60 being conducted under au-
photographs of Jerusalem, spices of the Federation of
taken by Israeli artist Jewish Philanthropies
Farag Peri. The exhibit will within its network of hospi-
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