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August 30, 1991 - Image 38

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-08-30

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And I Shall Be With Thee

DEUT. 31.23

SELIHOT SERVICES

Saturday
August 31, 1991

PROGRAM - 9:00 P.M.
SERVICE - 10:00 P.M.

JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

Shiffman Hall

VIDEO SHOWING OF THE 1990 CANTORIAL CONCERT

(THE FINAL CANTORIAL CONCERT IN OUR OAK PARK SANCTUARY)

Refreshments Following Video

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The B'nai Moshe Men's Choir Under The Direction
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FRIDAY, AUGUST 30, 1991

I NEWS

Bonn (JTA) — The founder
of a chemical firm that sent
Libya the material and
technology to manufacture
poison gas has refused to
testify at the trial of three
former executives charged
with complicity in the illegal
enterprise.
Jurgen Hippenstiel-
Imhausen, founder and
former manager of
Imhausen Chemie A.G., is
serving a five-year prison
term in Mannheim for his
role in equipping a plant at
Rabta, Libya, to produce
chemical weapons.
The three former
Imhausen executives are
currently on trial in Man-
nheim. A fourth, Hans-
Joachim Renner, was ar-
rested on Aug. 20 and is
scheduled to testify.
The judges acknowledged
that Mr. Imhausen could in-
criminate himself if he took
the witness stand.
Although he pleaded guil-
ty in June 1990 to evading

the export laws of what was
then West Germany, he still
faces proceedings over his
alleged role in building a se-
cond chemical plant in Libya
and misusing research
grants made available by
the Bonn government.
Mr. Imhausen never ad-
mitted supplying substances
for the manufacture of
poison gas.

Mr. Renner, who has
agreed to testify at the trial
of his former colleagues, will
go on trial himself later this
year.
The prosecution said he
will be charged with know-
ingly supplying Libya with
facilities, material and
know-how to produce
chemical weapons.

His actions, according to
the prosecution, flouted the
Research Ministry in Bonn,
the tax authorities and the
government office responsi-
ble for keeping tabs on Ger-
man exports.

Geneva Newspaper
Blames Death On Israel

Geneva (JTA) — Members
of Geneva's Jewish commun-
ity have expressed concern
about an editorial in a
highly regarded Swiss
newspaper that suggests
Israel might have been
responsible for the
assassination recently of
former Iranian Prime Min-
ister Shahpur Bakhtiar.
Antoine Bossrad, editor of
the daily Journal de Geneve,
wrote that, among other
possibilities, "Israelis might
have been behind the
assassination," in order to
damage the "new image of a
moderate Iran."
Mr. Bakhtiar, appointed
premier by Shah Mohamm-
ed Riza Pahlevi in 1979 to
try to fend off the ap-
proaching revolution, was
knifed to death Aug. 7, at his
home in exile in a Paris
suburb. His chief aide also
was killed.
After serving as premier
only 39 days, Mr. Bakhtiar
went into hiding in
February 1979, when
Ayatollah Ruhollah Kho-
meini returned to Iran from
Paris and assumed power.
Bakhtiar took refuge in
Paris in July 1979, from
where he operated the Na-
tional Iranian Resistance
Movement.

There was speculation last
week that he had been killed
by the Teheran government,
or that his killing had some-
thing to do with Iran's at-
tempts at rapprochement
with the Western world.

Mr. Bakhtiar, who was 75,
was a liberal and agnostic
who believed in separation
of church and state. He at-
tended high school in Beirut
and university in Paris,
later fighting with the
Spanish loyalists against
Gen. Francisco Franco in the
Spanish Civil War and with
the French Resistance
against the Nazis.

Pope Condemns
Anti-Semitism

Budapest (JTA) — Pope
John Paul II, holding an un-
precedented meeting Aug.
18 with a delegation of
Hungarian Jews, condemn-
ed anti-Semitism and racism
as "sins against God."

The pope also said there is
"a risk of a resurgence and
spread of anti-Semitic feel-
ings, of which certain dis-
quieting signs are to be seen
today, and of which we have
experienced the most
frightful results in the past."

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