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December 22, 1989 - Image 68

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1989-12-22

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AN OPEN LETTER TO THE MEMBERS
OF B'NAI B'RITH WOMEN

12,i21.189

.rb.
o-Mell. troM 13ittl3s'tvoit

V

-

as posSible.
action
to
eipel
V
-n.ai
13'1'0.
rM o ais ' paill, and- conf-asion across title coah-try. See-Mg a 6 eve ll.
"Uniting Jam`'
he h
from
t
to'
speak
o
yoa,
as
qaiclay
aind.
directl-yeeSt.
Dear ' ai 13'r:0_140-nen needed
141e-M
,
an
llee er
need
oar hearts are, and al-Ways
amspea • g to -yoa.
of..a.17.105e-h

h

VPYrriert

that 13.'naile.'-rith* Men. I has al-Ways focased its en rgies on service in coMv3-ani-
13' rith In
13'11.8:1-
That is were
has set off a sto Teall-y
in this -all-accas owed 9-ablic 10ra:1,
loes
sle to v a to
" go pablic" aboat this distress action. Oar
-anlold., 1 felt 1_
and let 13'-nail31-rith International
armed for the livaelight.
each of r
t
ties, and sapport for JeWish life and
by
th eno
loIllr,Slovi
jadgfhent Was that too 'Mach Was
at stalc.e -- for oar Me-Mbers and for thou htfol JeWish
W -Me
-
r armed
and
hard
0
far,
bat

be. e have neve

for yoar The-s2a.bershic
Igoe e and
faxhilies ever-0110re -- to jast stand idly
tl-loo.gritloog
So *%speciall-y since 13'-hai. Vrith. International's President
Toova. has already seen to it tha
ere
.cl .
-yoa ourorga-0.8atio
received_ a personal
letter from hilh offering
to "acco-M-Moclate" -yoa as a mew
talc-e
away•
lenty
of
proad. WoMen'S organization that has -worked at its side for 92, -years. 0. e ap t

11.6

in the effort to yak
Interational'
s President
in Vnail3'-rith
a 13'nai.13-rith
Inter-natio-hal
that has
hasp atte-Mpted. to saggest that the 91'0131e-1:h is oars
el:Ishinated.
the nal.
that "the Wocae-n Won7t pla-y - the rkIles. 13-at he has neglected. to -Mention
that the
-rejected
an
offer
for
"fall
eq-aality"
in
I3'-hai.131-rih
Interna how
ea
IOT
titl-e
self-
deterMination
We have had for the -past 2,c't -years. 13'nai. Writh International s preside
roo-ch
year ,
been redefined by 13'nai'Vrith In
eir re-
eglects to Mention. that this OP.
"eqaality'
5
N110-51-ell. Wo-ald. have
ro-e-s-nbers.*e have sWed. the develop-Ments con cern-
have
also
alleges
tha,t We solo leadership has debated long and -hard., over this pa
hoar
13'-hai.13'rt•Worhen
13'-rithilo-Men
tional. But hen organ:Ization a'0-6 its focus
013.T
orgallizatio-o.cotavaitted to h
ing 13131. opeilly Wltb- -Val' regional leadership.
*e
have listened. very
to th
and carefally
in society
• e a so. rit
_
the aboat
-Mar*ketplace.
sponses • All-d. We have tested oar oval-beliefs
the iMportance
of a Jew-ish omen
D.
--
t
a
best to re-present the interests of
a

Oa 133.e.51.beTS, 0-6 11-

COMS33:0slity,

air oat Wolh-en. s issues
ate error,
en' in their
fa-Milies,
in the role for M
organisation
With
Pr 1c11°W
oh--1- all
this yoa,
We
1c1-011
there
is al23-6c1g
a, po-Wertal
that of
there
is very
little that
tolerance,
-yoa. oar -Me-Mbers, for letting
13'n.ai
.
s epar
in its 'all:Mite Wisdo
e
be e-s.peled. for not to into the errs,
a.atir
t1-1-
s11:00-1-Valg JeWish d to the eleventh boas of the DeceMber
vee 3-0.13oard
tpoeaceysltIll.
of o-vernor s
a
ccer.t.eta.ti.o.
6
International
Pss 1. -have decide
said 61 so 1033
-Mally tii-h-es in this past year, it is not our desire to
12,0,00 omen
. org, hard pr till
orgy
zsa.,kotnIlss
oatearter • e -1,11 iends and fain-'lly -cgllo are also
Bight act
Meeting We -Were in fact IN
pl. toh ave this intor-Matio-o.
1.1c.neW -yon
-vg ores
ad. ato
Want
as it.
yoa begin -yoar Cha all
alr, rigq
Witll.tr e seen
teer.o.nip,.1.toro-a
Will Sriare
it -hot hav
ely,
hav
d -Ma-y
Sincer
to.ev.ibers an
Celebration, and 1.10-pe
1
/
/
13' nai 13' rit11. women

-

-

I'

OPJ/I

la S. IiipslcS
ent
?resid
131 nai 8' rit11. VT onlen

Hyla S. Lipsky

Smote '230 "IlashisIttott, DC, 9036 (92) 857 -1300

President
B'nai B'rith Women

180

68

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 22, 1989

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