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October 25, 1985 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1985-10-25

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26 Friday, October 25, 1985


You Are Cordially Invited To Attend


Wednesday, October 30, 1985

Westin Hotel

Renaissance Center


Walter J. McCall, Jr.
Detroit Edison

Alice R. McCarthy

Community leader

General Chairpersons

Alan and Marianne Schwartz

General Co-Chairpersons

Paul and Marion Borman
. Leon and Heidi Cohan
David and Marion Randleman


Hon. Damon and Rachel Keith
Peter and Nicole Stroh
Richard and Barbara VanDusen



Senate Choosing Sides
On' Jordan Arms Deal

Washington (JTA) — Sen. of Great Britain has maintained
Richard Lugar (R-Ind.), chair- an embargo, in effect, 'on' the
man of the Foreign Relations sale of arms "to. Israel for well
Committee, said Sunday he will over decade now, but you are
seek "a, formula" to gain Senate willing to 'sell!: massive quan-
approval of President Reagan's tities of sophisticated' offensive
proposed $1.9' billion arms. sale' weapons to' Israel's enemies."
to Jordan, despite overwhelming
The Congressmen noted that
opposition to it in the Senate.
the British sale to the Saudis is
"I think we have to find out if "most unfortunate" because "it
there is a way that King Bus-, - rewards Saudi Arabia before it
sein's defense needs can be met has taken positive steps' to con-
and, at the same time, the secu- - tribute to the peace process and
rity of Israel guaranteed," Lugar it provides no incentive for that
said on NBC-TV's Meet the government to participate in
lessening tensions, in the
But Sen. Alan Cranston. (D- - region."
Calif.), appearing on the same
program, said "This is not the
time" to give Jordan arms when
it is "in a state of war with our
number one ally in the Middle
East, Israel. It undermines our
own security to aid the enemy of Jordan Stand
our principal ally."
Draws Praite
Reagan present Congress with
the proposal this week. Both
Jerusalem. (JTA) -- Israeli
Houses must now vote to reject- circles are plainly encouraged
it within 30 days or the sale `• by, the uncharacteristically
goes through. Cranston said 72 clear-cut statement by .the gov-
Senators, 44 Democrats and 28. ernment of Jordan last week
Republicans, have signed a reso, holding the Palestine Liberation
lution opposing the sale until Organization solely to blame for
Jordan begins peace negotia- the cancellation by British
tions:with Israel.
Foreign SecretarY Sit' Geoffrey
In a related development, 51 Howe of the meetings he was to
Democratic and Republican have had in London with, a joint
members of the„ House have Jordanian-Paleatinian delega-
written -British Prime Minister tion Oct. 14. The delegation in-
Margaret. Thatcher asking. her cluded two members of the PLO.
not to sell tornado fighters and
Observers in. Jerusalem be-
Hawk trainers to Saudi Arabia lieve the Loridon fiasco, ex-
because it would "undermine tremely embEiriasing to the Jor-
the already' slim chances of suc- danians, could be*the first crack
cess for the fragile peace proc- in the alliance put together by
ess" in the Middle East.
King .Hussein and PLO chief
The letter, initiated by Reps. Yasir Arafat last February
Tom Lantos (D-Calif.) and John which would have Jordan and
Porter (R-Ill.), also expressed the' Palestinians negotiate
the "concern" of the Con- jointly in the Middle East peace
gressmen that "the government process. •

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Master Of Classical Guitar


Detroit nal Pith Foundation Committee

Nathan D. Rubenstein

Black-Tie Optional

Sharon R. Rappaport
Michigan Director
B'nai B'rith Foundation

Louis Weber
Honorary Chairperson

6:00 p.m.




Dietary Laws

Convert $150 per person

Communal storyteller and
master of ceremonies Max
Sosin has been entertaining
senior citizens for-many years.

Proceeds to benefit the
B'nai Birith Youth Rgendes





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