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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-07-15

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Jewish Agency
Assembly Concludes

Jerusalem (JTA)— The Jewish migration and absorption, youth
Agency Assembly concluded last aliyah, and rural and urban de-
month with the strained part- velopment. The positions have
SHOP-AT-HOME
nership between the Zionists and long been denigrated by the fund-
1-800-444-3983
the Diaspora fund-raisers intact raisers as Zionist political posts.
Call for an appointment Monday-
The change is slated to be car-
— at least for the next three
tOsit*'.44*
Friday 9-5:30 Saturday 9:30-2
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ried out in 1997 at the next World
years.
Assembly delegates signed an Zionist Congress.
The assembly also agreed on a
agreement that continues to des-
ignate the Jewish Agency as the controversial plan, to take effect
exclusive recipient of funds raised right away, to enlarge the num-
by the United Jewish Appeal and ber of members on the Board of
transferred by the United Israel Governors from 74 to 120 and on
the assembly from 398 to 518.
Appeal.
The increase is aimed at
The agreement is to last five
years, with an option for either broadening the base of partici-
side to reopen the terms after pation to include sectors not tra-
ditionally represented, including
three years.
The assembly also agreed to academia and industry.
The assembly also agreed to
implement key reforms aimed at
making the agency less political reduce the WZO staff by 20 per-
and more efficient. The reforms cent over the next four years.
The three actions were part of
were pushed primarily by the
"SHOP WITH
fund-raisers and were resisted by a package of reforms proposed by
CONFIDENCE"
get the best price
some of the Zionists, who believed the Committee of Six, composed
Instilled in 7 days , that begins the day after the purchase date plus a 24 hour travel alowance from the manufacturer. This offer
first, never last!
the reforms were part of an effort of three representatives from
apples to select specific products only. Quick irstafi excludes acts of Gad, weekends, holkiays. freight damage, bock orders,
strikes, damaged materio, clerical errors, conditions beyond our control specialty Ilades, fabrics, materials and colors.
each side of the partnership.
to undermine their status.
Sterling Heights, Utica,
Canton, Livonia
Troy, Bloomfield,
Novi, Northville,
They were approved only after
Farmington Hills
Some
members
say
the
deci-
Warren
Area
Plymouth
Area
Rochester
Area
Farmington Hills Area
West Bloomfield Area
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sion to continue the contract af- a secret vote by the Zionist Gen-
t.
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ter three years will depend on eral Council, the WZO's legisla-
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how successfully the reforms are
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The assembly, the policy-set-
ting body of the Jewish Agency,
met amidst deeply felt tensions
EQUITY TRADE PROGRAM! "WE PAY OFF YOUR TRADE!"
between its two partners.
On one side is the World Zion-
TRADE IN YOUR PRESENT
ist Organization, with repre-
sentatives of Diaspora Zionist
VEHICLE WITH US TODAY
organizations and Israel's Zion-
REGARDLESS OF HOW MUCH
ist political parties.
YOU OWE*
On the other side are the
Diaspora fund-raisers, who con-
tribute the bulk of the Jewish tive body, of 84 to 52 .'The vote
Agency's $500 million budget came after pressure was applied
with funds raised by UJA by WZO leaders who told dele-
through local federations and by gates the entire partnership
Keren Hayesod, UJA's interna- would be threatened if they didn't
support the reforms.
tional sibling.
The assembly meeting was
The contract agreement be-
tween the two sides followed held against a background of in-
heated debate begun even before creasingly insistent calls by
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the assembly, when some of the Deputy Foreign Minister Yossi
fund-raisers threatened to elim- Beilin to dismantle the Jewish
inate the Jewish Agency's exclu- Agency. Mr. Beilin has charged
Stk. #327, Atuo, air, AM/FM cass., leather, moon-
it is an outmoded body and no
sivity.
LEASE
$
air
bags.
$500
roof. alloy wheels, floor mats, r. def.,
SI /F41386, leather & traction assist
own, $275 sec. dep.
36 Mos.
The threat triggered a fierce longer effectively serves the
$6,853 down, $275 sec dep.
response in some quarters of the Israel-Diaspora partnership.
Mr. Beilin renewed his calls at
Jewish Agency. Agency Treas-
urer Hanan Ben-Yehuda threat- a meeting with reporters in
ened to sever the agency's ties NewYork earlier this month,
with UTA and raise funds inde- promising to have a full, detailed
pendently if agency exclusivity plan available by September.
Mr. Beilin said in New York he
were removed.
During the assembly, Mr. Ben- believes that Diaspora philan-
LEASE $
Yehuda offered a carefully thropy should leave Israel's social
Sfk. #4508, Auto, air. leather, alloy wheels, tilt,
Stk 141264, leather, spare, traction
36 Mos.
cruise. $500 down, $275 sec. dep.
assist, $6,407 down, $225 sec. dep.
worded, formal apology for his welfare problems totally to the
threat, saying he would work to government, and instead should
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"heal the wounds" inflicted by the increase its efforts for Jewish ed-
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Bloomfield Hills
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among "those who provide the trips to Israel.
Yehiel Leket, whose tenure as
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Waterford
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As part of the reforms, mean- acting chairman of the Jewish
while, the assembly voted to elim- Agency was extended through
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The assembly also
agreed on a
controversial plan,
to take effect right
away, to enlarge the
number of members.

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