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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-08-02

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2. Detroit Olim Facing Burdens ' 6

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The Radius Conference: Resouling The World

Mesorati Seek To Block Amnesty For Jewish Underground

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Wiesel Says We Must Speak For All 80

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AUGUST 2, 1985

SERVING DETROIT'S METROPOLITAN JEWISH COMMUNITY

U.S. Links Arab Arms
Sales To Peace Talks

,Congress threatens
AWACS-type' battle over
sales to Jordan and
Saudis.

Washington (JTA) — The Re-
agan Administration stressed last
Week that 'no decision will be made
before next fall on requests by Jordan
and Saudi Arabia to buy sophisti-
cated American arms.
"Both Jordan and Saudi Arabia
haye informed us of their current de-
fense needs and these remain under
review," State Department deputy
spokesman Charles Redman said.
He reiterated that the just-
cOmpleted Administration study on
hOW Middle East arms sales fit into
U.S. policy does not recommend any
specific sale. He said the study,
which is being shown to Congres-
sional committees on• a classified
.; basis, was not "a decision" paper but
doeument which contains the
ftiimework On which decisions can
then be made."
Redman stressed, as did Richard

Murphy, Assistant Secretary of State
for Near Eastern .and South Asian
Affairs, in his testimony beforeWthilitlY.
House Foreign Affairs, Subcommittee
on Europe and the Middle East, that
Congress will be consulted before a
decision on any arms sales to Jordan
or Saudi Arabia is made.
But Murphy was warned by
Congressmen that any such sale
would face a tough "AWACS-type"
fight in Congress where majorities in
both houses are already on record as
opposed to selling any new arms to
Jordan or Saudi Arabia without any
progress in the Middle. East peace
process.
Rep. Tom Lantos JD-Calif.)
warned that any sale of sophisticated
arms to Jordan and Saudi Arabia
will result in a "total fiasco" for the
Administation's current Mideast
peace efforts.
Lantos said he' thought it was a
poor time now to go' ahead with the
peace process because Of all the prob'-
lems Israel has, particularly its eco-
nomic . crisis. But he said proposing

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Volunteers For Israel
Have Two-Way Street

The Jewish Service Corps•
should benefit both the
Israelis and the American
volunteers who take part.

The Un-Silent .ScrOam

The national debate over
abortion has divided
individuals and Jewish
denominations

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BY TEDD SCHNEIDER

Staff Writer

They'll work in Negev Desert
development towns. Or they'll help
with the resettlement of Ethiopian
JeWs. But most of all, the American
volunteers who join the -new Jewish
Service Corps will spend 365 days in
Israel raising both their Jewish, con-
sciousness and their appreciation for
life in the Jewish state.
, The Service Corps, a joint project
set up by the Jewish Agency in Israel
and the United Jewish Appeal's
Young Leadership Cabinet in the
U.S., will get underway next summer
with a pilot group of about 200 young

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Peter Alter:
New program for American volunteers.

men and women making their way to
Israel. The American effort is being
, speaxheaded b Detroit attorney and
Young Leadership Cabinet member

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