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September 02, 1994 - Image 163

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1994-09-02

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sented with a wealth of interest-
ing material, including the
displays of gifts and honors be-
stowed on Ben-Gurion during his
lifetime. These range from the
English-language film and slide
presentations, to the certificate
presented by then Georgia Gov-
ernor Jimmy Carter, on January
12, 1971, making Ben-Gurion an
honorary Admiral of the Georgia
Navy, and items which would not
be "politically correct: today: ele-
phant tusks presented by heads
of African states.
On Ben-Gurion's death, the
late Israel military commander
and statesman Moshe Dayan
said: "He had taken decisions of
genius and vision, and he had
also made mistakes; but the his-
torical phenomenon known as
Ben-Gurion was a single element.
The man and his leadership were
one and inseparable."
Indeed, "Hazaken's" vision is
as fresh today as when first
framed: "Our plans for the future
are very simple and very prag-
matic. We must live on and build
the country, receive immigrants
and put them to work, extend
our education to ever higher lev-
els for an increasing mass of cit-
izens, settle the desert so as to
make Israel economically self-
sufficient, and utilize every effort,
short of undermining our na-
tional integrity, to bring about

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Stolen Judaica
Is Returned

Budapest (JTA) — Little over
eight months after it disappeared,
a valuable collection of Judaica
stolen from the Budapest Jewish
Museum has been returned.
With tight security measures
in place, the treasures were re-
turned from Romania, where
they were found in late June.
The collection, valued at some
$200 million, consists of more
than 180 pieces collected since
1916, including gold and silver
religious objects, paintings and
Two suspects in the case, Ro-
manian citizens identified as
Emilian Stefan and Nicolae
Chirita, were arrested in Vienna
and Frankfurt, respectively, and
Hungarian authorities are cur-
rently seeking their extradition.
Local reports indicate there
may have been additional people
involved in the robbery.
According to Hungary's police
chief, Gen. Ion Pitulescu, the
Mossad, Israel's secret service,
helped Hungarian and Roman-
ian police track down the collec-

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