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March 29, 1996 - Image 10

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PEACE page 9

The gathering was organized
following the assassination of Is-
raeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Ra-
bin. In the months since Mr.
Rabin's death, a series of suicide
attacks on Israeli citizens by
Arab extremists have imperiled
the prospects for peace and left
Jews divided on the best course
of action.
The emotional debate has re-
sulted in Jews "talking at each
other rather than with each oth-
er," lamented Council President
Allen Zemmol.
The March 21 seminar was
intended to address that prob-
lem. The audience first listened
to a presentation by University
of Michigan Professor Zack Lev-
ey in which he summarized the
political and military back-
ground of the peace talks. Au-
dience members then broke into
small discussion groups to vent
their own feelings on the sub-
ject.
Professor Levey, who was
raised in Southfield but received

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his college and military training
in Israel, said he favored con-
tinuing the peace talks, despite
the high terrorist casualties.
Diane Pomish was less opti-
mistic, saying the short-term
prospects for peace remained a
"pipedream."
"As long as people are willing
to die for their cause, I don't see
how we can defeat that," she
said.
Norma Shifrin disagreed.
Terrorism, she said, has been
and will remain an unfortunate
reality in the Middle East and
elsewhere. If negotiators delay
peace talks until terrorism evap-
orates, a peace agreement will
never take place, she said.
Ms. Shifrin added that Arabs
and Jews will never live in har-
mony until both populations are
given the same rights and priv-
ileges in Israel.
"You can't have coexistence if
things aren't equal and, right
now, they are not equal," she
said. ❑

Delivering The Message
Of A Jewish Suffragette

JENNIFER FINER STAFF WRITER

xactly 150 years after age of 16, Ms. Rose's father
Ernestine Rose stood before arranged her marriage to an old-
the Michigan House of Rep- er man, offering her inheritance
resentatives advocating as a dowry. When her protests
women's rights, Marta Rosenthal about the marriage went un-
reenacted Ms. Rose's appearance heard, she took the matter to a
under the Capitol dome.
Polish court and, in a rare de-
At the opening of the
March 26 session in the
state House, Ms. Rosen-
thal appeared in period
costume as Ms. Rose.
"We agreed to do this
because of what Ernes-
tine Rose represented,"
said Ms. Rosenthal, who
is the incoming president
of the National Council of
Jewish Women, Greater
Detroit Section. "She
stood for human rights
and women's rights at a
very controversial time.
She was a rebellious,
well-meaning woman."
In preparation for her
speech, Ms. Rosenthal
read two books about the
19th-century activist:
Rebels and Reformers
and Ernestine Rose: The
Battle for Human Marta Rosenthal goes back 150 years.
Rights.
"Because Ernestine came cision, won. Ten years later she
from an Orthodox background, met and married a man from
her father wouldn't let her read England, and together the cou-
Torah, so she rebelled and ple moved to the United States.
taught herself. I respect her a
Ms. Rose became known in
great deal."
New York's liberal circles, meet-
Ms. Rose, who was born in a ing people like herself who be-
shtetl in Poland, was the daugh-
ter of an Orthodox rabbi. At the
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