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Campaign Scoreboard Division Cards Regular Emergency Total MEN Cards 1968 1969 19G8 1969 1968 1969 Pacesetters 108 $225,405.00 $244,050.00 $195,904.00 $289,640.00 $421,309.00 $533,690.00 Initial Gift 86 31,445.00 33,695.00 8,630.0CL 13,895.00 40,085.00 47,580.00 Senior Executives ... 137 22,677.00 24,052.00 10,518.97 15,930.00 33,195.97 39,982.00 Young Executives ... 100 17,200.00 19,645.00 5,255.00 9.485.O0 22,455.00 29,130.00 General M e n / 434 8,601.50 11,551.00 2,264.00 7,076.00 10,865.50 18,627.00 Misc. Emergency ... 6 1,000.00 • 310.25 1,310.25 WOMEN Pacesetters 285 /37,793.00 46,383.00 7,079.00 15,209.00 44,872.00 61,652.00 General Women 765 12,320.50 13,372.50 1,516.25 .3,341.75 13,836.75 16,714.25 Young Women ....... 132 1,436.00 1,938.50 236.00 870.00 1,672.00 2,808.50 B u s i n e s s w o m e n . . . . 181 3,313.50 3,477.25 1,909.09 1,384.50 4,222.59 4,861.75 MISCELLANEOUS High School 59 46.25 168.50 85.00 258.50 131.25 427.00 Men's Organization.. 5 100.00 365.00 465.00 Women's Organization 8 > 1,817.50 325.00 2,142.50 .TOTAL 2,301 $360,237.75 $401,250.25 $232,407.31 $358,150.00 $592,645.06 $759,400.25

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Jewish Defense League New York (JTA) — The militant Jewish Defense League was denounced - by a Reform rabbinical leader as "in essence, no different" from the Ku KIux Klan and as a group which "violates every ethic and tradition of Judaism and every concept of civil liberties and democratic process in American life. Rabbi Maurice N. ,Eisendrath, president of t h e

Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the Reform congregational body, made the charge in a report to the UAHC board of trustees which is bolding its semi-annual three-day meeting. Rabbi Eisendrath's attack on the Jewish Defense League was the first from 'any Jewish organization, A number of League members gathered last week in front of Temple Emanu-El, armed with baseball bats and chains for an expected confrontation with James Forman of the National Black Economic Development Conference, which is demanding '"reparations" from churches and synagogues of half a billion dollars. Forman did not appear at the Reform synagogue and its Rabbi Nathan A. Perilman, deplored the presence of the Defense League: members. • Rabbi Eisendrath called the pointed out that "if we lose a JDL members "batsmen" who war, for us that is the last war. were "spoiling to commit asThen we are not here any more. sault and battery, believing If one doesn't understand this, that had s i m i l a r tactics, Rabbi Eisendrath then one doesn't understand our been used by German Jews, obstinacy." the Holocaust might never have Asked what Israel would do happened." He added: "Jews if the Big Four agreed on a carrying baseball bats and Middle East settlement that Ischains, standing in phalanxes, rael did not like, Mrs. Meir like goon squads, in front of1 jsaid she had "no illusions" synagogues, led by rabbis, are about the difficulties that would Jerusalem (JTA)—The Unitr no less offensive and, in esarise but insisted that "we will ed Nations cease-fire mission is sence, no different from whites say no. It won't be easy." relocating its observer posts at carrying robes and hoods, led the Suez Canal, including those by self-styled ministers of the on the Israeli side which have standing in front of been apparent targets of Egyp- ospel, urningjcrpSses.'i_He^.asserted t i a n artillery shelling, UN that "neither "Jews nor "Chris-" sources here reported. They nor America. need such said that the number of UN tians 'protectors.' If these be out posts would remain unchanged friends, then God preserve us Summer volunteers are need- but that the relocations would from our enemies." He said ed for a number of Tutorial be to improved vantage points. that thus far, the League was Programs operating in the city. On the other side of the ca- limited to.New York City "but Adults, college and high school nal, Egyptian Army postsTiw-- ' in a climate of emotionalism, students are eligible to serve cluding artillery units, h a v e such vigilantism may grow." as tutors for the programs been moved to points often only sponsored by GOCA, Wesley a yard or two away from the House, North Christ Child Cen- UN posts, positions considered How to Solve the ter, Neighborhood House and by UN personnel too close for Ames Avenue M e t h o d i s t comfort. It was reported that Hunger Problem Church. the new UN sites are not on We hear.more- and more A training session for volun- - the canal edge, as are the presabout the problem of hunger teer tutors will be held at UNO ent posts, but further inland on in many parts of the United slightly higher ground. The UN the week of June 16. ; States. If we make our first Further information a b o u t Observers said they hoped to be woman President a Jewish these volunteer programs is able to see what was happening Mother, that problem will available from Mrs. Robert without being directly in the be solved immediately. line of fire. Kully, 556-4465.

Rift in Israel-U.S. Views Prompts Meir Visit to U.S.



Jerusalem (JTA)—Diplomatic of the Strait of Tiran and Issources have linked plans for rael's utter isolation when no Premier Golda Meir to visit the power or combination of powUnited States within the next ers came to its help or even few weeks with growing con- promised to do so within a reacern here that there may be sonable time. some erosion of the hitherto Outlines Views warmly pro-Israel position of Mrs. Meir said her country the United States in its bilater- would be "much happier" If al talks in Washington with the the U.S. and other countries Soviet Union. The American saw the situaEmbassy in Tel Aviv was re- tion in the Midported to be in communication dle East as Iswith the State Department on raelis did,-butj the timetable and schedule for she a s s e r t e d ! the_prpposed visit, that "if 1 am to . Thp concern over possible,. chqosje a good' - erosion of the American posi- p r e s s in the1-, tion stems from a mounting world with many; realization here that the Israeli things about am position is not fully understood Israel that isn't abroad. . here any more,' One reason for Mrs. Mcir's or unfair critl- G. Meir visit to the U.S. would be to cism- of an Is. explain Israel's Inslstance on rael that is still in existence, , direct negotiations to President then I choose the latter." In an interview with the ediI Nixon, For the same reason, i Israel's diplomatic representa- tors of Time, appearing in the . Hves abroad will be instructed current issue of the* magazine, , to stress the events preceding Mrs. Meir expressed convic; the Six-Day War in 1967, re- tion that, in the same circum! minding foreign statesmen of stances, the U.S. and other the massing of the Arab armies countries would act "exactly , on Israel's borders, the closure as we are." She said Israelis were vitally interested in an understanding between the U.S. •and the Soviet Union, "but to say It very bluntly, not at our expense." Mrs. Meir told her InterviewChicago (JTA)—Two alder- ers that she found no difference man have asked the Chicago In the mood of President GamCity C o u n c i 1 to investigate al Abdel Nasser of Egypt, and means by which state laws said that while Israel did not could be used to make the Il- believe a new war was immilinois Bell Telephone Co. re- nent, "we have to be prepared fuse racist recorded messages also in case we misjudge." She after one such message was banned at the r e q u e s t of a ..United States Attorney. The Sentinel, an English-Jewish weekly, raised the issue over a message w h i c h the "weekly charged openly called for extinction of Negroes and A Distinguished P r ofessorJews. It purportedly had been ship has been established in arranged by the National So- the University-of N o b r a s k a cialist White People's Party, Foundation in honor of Meyer successor to the defunct Amer- Katzman of Omaha. ican Nazi Party of the late The Chair will be supported George Lincoln Rockwell. by a $5,000 annual contribution Donald Sharp, vice-president from the Meyer Katzman Founand general c o u n s e l of the dation, with his children servtelephone firm, told the City ing as trustees. It is the hopo Council committee on utilities -of lire Katzman Foundation to that "we cannot dictate or_cen- fully endow the Chair in tha sor the contents of any mes- future, according to Harry F. sage." The recording was then Hnynie, University Foundation banned at the request of U. S. president. Attorney T h o m a s A, Foran. The professorship is being esAlderman Paul T. WJgoda and tablished by the K a t z m a n Ralph H. Metcalfe, in asking Family, Mr. Haynie said, in for the probe by the council's recognition and appreciation of committee on utilities, indi- the opportunities made availcated that there s h o u l d l e able to all American youth un; specified legal means to bar der the state university educasuch messages;* .-; • tional system. ; ,

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Children in settlements throughout Israel's Bet Shean Valley have been sleeping deep underground. at the kibbutzim since the end of the Six-Day War in June, 1967. Pictured above, a child waits in front of a bomb shelter at one of the beleaguered kibbutzim. Inside the shelter, parents prepare the cribs la which the children will once agaiu spend the nlghtv ' : ' v :'


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Social Club Ban New York (JTA)—Because Jews are often unable to acquire the kind of social club - membership considered a virtual necessity in the world of big business, they are seriously hampered in their effort to climb the executive ladder, the American Jewish Committee reported this week. The finding was based on a seven-year study by Dr. Reed M. Powell, dean of the Ohio Slate University business school, who made the study in Los Angeles and San Francisco when he was on

NJ. Senate Okays 'Silent Prayer' Bill Trenton, NJ, (JTA) — The New Jersey Senate approved 30-4 this week a controversial "silent prayer" bill following a hot debate. It went to Gov. Richard J. Hughes who was expected to veto it. He had vetoed similar legislation in 1968. The measure, which would require all public school pupils to participate in a daily period of silent prayer, was opposed by Jewish community councils and national Jewish community relations agencies in the state. They held that the law would create a serious conflict for many pupils who, because of pressure from teachers and classmates, might feel obligated to act in violence of personal beliefs. Opponents said that the measure'was: a "dodge to get around the - United'. States Supreme Court'decision" which prohibits public school prayer. The sponsor, Sen. Frank S. F a r 1« y,- a' Republican, said "prayer, is needed in pur country. This country could use Ujore-^friGqd; .todajf. By our example,* we" can show our children we mpect God;"

the University of California at Dr. Powell interviewed 825 Los Angeles faculty. upper and middle level West In making public Dr. Powell's Coast corporate executives, as findings, AJCommittee officials well as community and busisaid that the fight against such ness leaders belonging to maexclusion is important not only jor social clubs in the two cito Jews but also to members ties. He reported that three out of other minority groups, who, of four persons interviewed as they move increasingly to- stressed the desirability of ward professional levels alrea- membership in social clubs and dy attained by Jews, are bound the disqualification for promoto encounter the same barriers tion of those who did not beat the executive level. long. Dr. Powell found that among He cited as a complicating religious, as distinct from ra- factor the fact that American cial ties, Judaism "stands alone Jews seek to achieve "total acas a major negative factor in ceptance into the dominant the lives of American business American society without the executives," an "almost insur- loss of their own personal idenmountable barrier" to signifi- tity or their way of life" as cant promotion because the Jews. Almost half of the interdominant group members "nat- viewed executives felt that urally turn to the r a n k s of Jews were subject to particuthose they know." lar barriers in social ties which negatively affected their promotability. The comparable figure of Catholics was given at 14 per cent. Protestant religious affiliation was considered a "virtually non-existent hindJerusalem (ZDJS} — A recent rance factor." poll discloses that 11,300 famThe study was one of several ilies (comprising 279,500 souls and 16.7% of the entire popula- commissioned by the organization in Israel) live in poverty. tion, all of them revealing that The study also stresses that a small number of Jews in provarious social institutions in the country provide sufficient food and shelter to the needy and no one actually goes hungry. In Israel the lowest standard of living is where a family earns 264 Israel pounds ($88) monthly, Washington (JTA)—The State as compared to. 281 dollars in Department announced t h i s the United States. week that "United States GovThe study also discloses de- ernment had received $3,566,tails regarding the income of 457 from Israel in settlement the more affluent segments of of claims raising from the atthe population. It shows that tack by Israeli jets and tor55% of the population belong to pedo boats on the electronic the middle class and that they intelligence ship USS Liberty earn between 450 and 1500 Is- on June 8, 1967 at the height ot rael pounds per month. 6% of the Six-Day War. the population earn more than The sum of $3,323,500 was 1500 pounds" monthly, and 23% paid by Israel to the U.S. on earn less than. 300 per month. May 31, 1968 on behalf of the

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portion to the number of Jewish college graduates, held executive posts in major corporations. The organization has been conducting a campaign of meetings with industry leaders with "positive r e s u l t s " in many large corporations, it said. Local chapters have fought antiminority barriers in the clubswith some success but, officials said, the most prestigious" clubs remained closed to Jews.

Bertram II. Gold, executive quotas vice-president, Warned delegates against indiscriminate demands for ethnic quotas for college admission and-otb-er programs. He said "it is right to create programs that give preferential treatment to d e p r i v e d and handicapped croups" but, he added,, this does not justify attempts to imose indiscriminately quotas ased solely on racial or ethnic identification.


3 N.Y. Jewish Agencies to Gel Poverty Profrain Funds New York (JTA)—Two Jewish schools and a Jewish selfhelp agency in Brooklyn's WilJiamsbtirg section are among 11 agencies which have received funds for anti-poverty programs for the year starting April 1. The three Jewish agencies have been granted a total of $160,665 out of ?632,491 for all 11 agencies in the area. TJhe three Jewish agencies are the Bnos Vakov Educational Center for Girls, which was

Israel Settles Claims on Damaged Intelligence Ship

families of 34 men killed in the attack some 13.6 miles off the Sinai coast. The new compensation represents mainly payments to the members of the crew who were wounded. Distribution of the money received from Israel to the injured sailors is now in progress, the State Department said. The only unsettled claims arising from the .attack on the liberty are for damages to the vessel itself. They remain under discussion. The ship wa3 so badly damaged that a decision was made to deactivate it, officials said. Israel apologized for the- attack which it called accidental. A U. S. Navy board of inqiry claimed that Israel had had ample time to identify the ship correctly. According to testiThe educators had "no objections" to 33 of UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. (JTA)—A commony given before the House the 127 books examined. It found that most 4f mission of educators, assigned by the United Defense Approporations subthe remainder were "very poor in presentaNations Educational, Scientific and Cultural committee, a Joint Chiefs of tions" and that many had a ''political slant." Organization to investigate the textbooks used Staff message ordering naval They said that the repetition of this theme in in Arab schools maintained by UNESCO and vessels to avoid the battle area books for children was likely to "form,, create was sent front the Pentagon tbe United Nations Relief and Work Agency for or strengthen frustration or the idea of revenge before the Liberty was attackPalestine Arabs has recommended that eight of in-iha minds of children." They noted that the ed, but through a series of mistbe textbooks lie withdrawn and that "certain' Arab Israeli conflict held "a central place" in rouling errors, It never reached modificationi&be made in 58 others. of the textbooks which, they said, were -the-Liberty,^— ^ The survey, commission, composed of Amer-f .Cjikely to "advocate an appeal to violence" Jean, French and Turkish educators, examined" ** against Israel. 12? Jextbooks .used in these schools. It foundvnv>l.jhe^«imBiissifln recommended t h a t ''aU that-many of the textbooks gave a distorted.;,; ftricfscoritemptnousofacomnranity as a whole view of-Ujeihlstory of the Middle East region;..- Should.Mprohibited. It noted that some of the and some employed the "deplorable language terms applied to Jews in the textbooks were cf international anti-Semitism." • "liars, cheats, usurers, idiots." .

U.N. Commission Reviews Anti-Semitic Arab Texts

granted $53,55ff the United Talmudical Academy, which was given $45,000, and the United Jewish Organization, which; received $62,107. Under Ia?wy pro-jects must be carried out on a non-sectarian basis. At the United Jewish Organization, the new grant will enable continuation of an action program aimed at helping rest* dents to obtain all the benefits of welfare programs to which they are legally entitled. Prior to creation of the UJO, many Jewish poor residents either did not know they were ellBible for such programs as Medicaid, housing and similar programs or did not know how to find their way through the city, state and federal bureaus to apply for such assistance. The bulk of the persons, being aided by the UJO are Jews. The funds to the Bnos Yakov Center are being used for secretarial classes, with a scheduled attendance capacity of 12(1 girls for the year. Jews, Negroes and Puerto Ricans are being aided in this program. The United Talmudic Academy is switching its poverty program from tutorial services for the poor to counseling for young people with the principal objective that of keeping them in school. Most of the youth receiving such; counseling arfr expected to be Jews, with some Negroes and Puerto Ricans. Tbe funds are expected to cover such help to about 300 young people during-the- year. APAJtTSlENT ULDU. OWNERS V** TOO ITAVE TBOtTBf-B WITH HOUR BJZNTAI. VBOPKBCTT FOR PERSONAL SERVICE FOB KM'KMFACED HANAGE31KNT CAM. HERO mSTVBVU &33-MS3 or &SS-S*ZS


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Washington (JTA)—Abe For- the Wolfson. Foundation. Prestas, the fifth Jew to serve on ident Niscon immediately acJerusalem (ZINS) — T h e the United States Supreme cepted the resignation. Louis State Comptroller: of Israel. Court and (lie first to be Tiom- Wolfson, founder of the family Dr. I. A. Nebenzahl, revealed inated for the post of Chief foundation, is now serving a here that Israelis compain Justice, resigned this week un- prison term for stock manipumore against their Governder firetor accepting—but later lation. ment than other peoples of returning—a $20,000 fee from The nomination of Mr. Fortas the world. to be Chief Justice in June, His Department, said NeJ.9G8 touched off a battle in Con- benzahl, has received o v e r gress in which charges of antithree thousand complaints Semitism were made but nev- this year and the" grumbling er confirmed. President Johnis getting louder. son then withdrew the nominaThe Comptroller compared tion at Mr. Fortas' request; Israel with Sweden which has Louis Brandeis was the first a population two and a half Jew to be named to the Su- times larger than that of Ispreme Court. Since then there rael, where only two thouhas been a tradition that one sand complaints were made seat on the court is to be filled in 1068 against the Governby a Jew. That seat has been ment. filled since JUr. Brandeis' term Nebcnzalil pointed out that by Benjamin Cardozo, Felix prior to the Six-Day War and Frankfurter and A r t h u r J. immediately afterwards, the Goldberg, as well as Mr. For- number of charges against tas. Uie Government was much smaller. "Evidently" — t h e .. A Supreme Court spokesman Comptroller asserted — "the said Mr. Fortas submitted his people were preoccupied with resignation to President Nixon more Important matters." " in a letter delivered to the White House. At the same time, the spokesman said Mr. Fortas Abe Fortas, sent a letter to Chief Justice Earl Warren concerning the Wolfson Foundation fee transaction. Mr. Fortas was appointed by President Johnson to the Supreme Court in 19G5. New York (JTA)—Former New Ypri* (JTA)—A commitAssociate Justice Arthur J. Thatidomide Aids tee of 3,000 American college Goldberg criticized, in a news conference the concept of a Leprosy Treatment faculty members reports that "Jewish seat" on the Supreme a new anti-Semitic book has Court, and affirmed that PresiJerusalem (JTA)—A contro- been published w i t h official dent Nbron was not under any versial drug which has caused sanction in the Soviet Union by obligation to designate a Jew deformities in unborn babies as successor to Abe Fortas who has been discovered by doc- Ukranian author Trofim Kichresigned from the court last tors of- the Hadassah-Hebrew ko who wrote a similar tome week. University Medical Center to five years ago which touched "I did not consider when I be helpful in treating leprosy. off worldwide criticism and led was -appointed to the Supreme The drug, Thalidomide, was to a retraction by Soviet auCourt that I 1was occupying a found to suppress violent body thorities. - Jewish seat, ' Mr. Goldberg reactions to sulfones, a group -said. "There is no need in our of drugs which l e p e r s must Dr. Nathan Glazer of Hardemocracy to appoint a man to take throughout their lifetime. vard University, chairman of any institution of government discovery was made at a the Academic Committee on .to preserve a so-called racial The leprosarium in the West Bank Soviet Jewry, said that Kichko balance." town of Ramallah, according apparently had been ""rehabiliMr. Goldberg was appointed to Prof. F . Sagher. head of the tated" because of the Soviet to the Supreme Court by the of dermatology at Union's intensified anti-Israel late President Kennedy in 1062 department the Hadassah-Univemty Med- campaign. Many of the Westand resigned in 1965 to accept ical Center. ern Communists had denounced y appointment as United States Kichko's " J u d a i s m Without Ambassador to the United NaEmbellishment" as viciously THE SUBJECT of ttie^Jew is anti-Semitic. tions. On his resignation, Pres• ident Johnson named Abe For- a minor one in Russian literatas who became the fifth Jew ture; when a Jew is mentioned, - T h e new work was published to serve tm the nation'6 highest be usually remains in the back- last August by the Enlightenment (Znania) Society of Kiev, ground of a story. (JTA) a Government agency for promotion of atheism,,Dr. Glazer said. He added that the new book "repeats the strident antiSemitism" of and lifts whole sections M m "Judaism WithPHOTOGRAPHER out Embellishment" published by the Ukrainian Academy of UJSbotfa 36th Street—345-1OW Sciences in 1963. The unpreceSlack and dented w o r l d w i d e criticism HAimtAL And that erupted led to a special Whit. meeting of the Ideological Commission of the Soviet Communist Party, which repudiated ih» -anflmr and book withdrawn. Dr. Glazer declared that the fact that Kichko "has resurfaced with official blessings as M widely published author in the Ukraine is an ominous and depressing development. This WALSTON & CO, INC. new 'book is an important eleM m f a s Hum T « 4 » « * belmn«* «nJ OHar ftiaoawl fadu ment in a larger propaganda WO WO0&MAH TOWZB. OMAflA, NTNUSX* campaign to poison the atmos342-5225 phere for Soviet J e m

Government Action Urged To Curb Drug Use by Youth New York (JTA)-The National Jewish Welfare Board urged the Federal Government to take a series of steps to control the abuse of drugs which, it said, has become "increasingly prevalent among middleclass youth and adults." The appeal, in the form of a resolution and a position paper on drug abuse, was based on responses the JWB received to a questionnaire it sent to its affiliated J e w i s h Community Centers and YM-VWHAs all over the country last year. Staff members at those agencies reported "a progressive rise in the incidence of drug involvement by teen-agers known to them." The resolution and position paper were adopted by the JWB's board of directors in a vote by mail. The position paper said: "The National Jewish Welfare Board's concern with the misuse of drugs derives from the Jewish tradition that any abuse of the human

body' is an immoral act." It noted that since: ''dependence on drugs can be psychologically and physiologically- damaging, the problem is of added significance to Jewish Community Centers serving as agencies of personality development, as well as instruments for the attainment of the physical and mental well-being". o£ American Jews." The. recommendations f o r government action included: making available information to schools, community centers and other local public and private agencies on the various types of drugs and the effects of their use on body and mind; additional Federal training programs for enforcement of antinarcotics laws; an increased number of local treatment centers ; closer cooperation w i t h other nations to control the use of dangerous drugs; and more v uniform state and Federal regulations governing the sale of i dangerous drugs.

The committee said, an an analysis of the new book that it was "filled with derision, contempt and disgust for the Jewish religion, the J e w i s h faith and practices and for its p r a c t i t i o n e r s . " It accuses "ideologists of J u d a i s m " of teaching Jews "to hate people of other faiths and even exterminate them," Distorting bib-

lical quotations, ICicliko depicts Jews as "ruthless cosmopolitans" disloyal to the Soviet society and cites acts of "consorting" between Israel Zionists and American "imperialists" and " n e o - f a s c i s t s " of1 West G e r m a n y as "proof.! "Cosmopolitanism" was a favored device of Stalin in his antilJewish purges of the late 1940s.

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Changing Population Trend - en in 1967 there were~995,000 ..'--By CARL ALPERT Arabs in the West Bank, Gaza Haifa—Almost every discus- and Sinai occupied territories. sion regarding the future of The figure as of January 1,1968 Israel inevitably gels around revealed a decrease to 057,000 to consideration of the problem and by the end of 1968 it had Of population increase. The dropped further to 940,000. The g r e a t fear is next loss was 55,000. that because of In the same l&monlh period . the higher AraB the Arab population inside the birtb rate. State of Israel rose by 19,000 Arabs- will, in >a •' —leaving a net d e c r e a s e of relatively few Arabs under the Israel flag of years, outnum36,000. ber and t h e n During that same period the overwhelm the Jewish population of (lie State Jews in Israel; rose by 64,000. The last two This is frequentfigures combined show, a net ly advanced as total increase of Jews over major grounds Alpert Arabs by 100,000. for objecting to the annexation of territories What are the factors which which would add another mil- have led to this reversal of the lion Arabs/to the population. trend which had been expectYet the/latest figures provid- ed? New Trend ed by Israel's Central Bureau of Statistics reveal a t r e n d For one thing, there has been quite opposite from what has an upturn in Jewish immigrabeen expected. If this trend tion, and an even larger numcontinues it would result in a ber is expected next year. Furcompletely different set of po- ther, the birth rate among litical conditions. Arabs in theoccupied areas is -iAccording to the census tak- far less than, we had been led /"/%'^^p'^"V/.ri:^^v/^ty,v7/^n

Only in America! By HARRY GOLDEN

Hurrah for 19th Century One.of the salient truths about "Republicans is that they are the most loyal of bridegrooms; They married the 19th century and they have spent over a half century in absolute fidelity.';•;„..: . ' But maybe the.honeymoon is ovcri Evert Walter Hickel, the Secretary of the Interior, was grumbling about the California oil slick. He went so far as to intimate- maybe the oil companies ought to pay for the desescratlonthey wreak on fowl, fish; animal and public. In fact, he .suggested maybe they use some of the money they save on their depletion allowance to repair the damage. My guess is that before the century ends, the government will no longer allow oil companies the huge tax advantage they now enjoy because they are "depleting" their resources. After all, a cop doesn't get a break on his tax because he's

be directed at that end. But maybe Nixon is on the right, track. Let us hope so. In the 1930s I knew a Democrat who was a postmaster. He had earned this political plum through hard and dedicated work for his party in fer.ociously Republican Monmouth County. As Postmaster, however, he was putting in an 8hour day. Some plum! Now, I understand, a postmaster puts in anywhere from 8 to 12 hours everyday. I am not sure the Republicans will find the meritorious personnel to staff this office from the mail carriers themselves. But if they hear the pitter-patter of thumping feet, then, like all other honeymoons, political patronage has ended, too.

to —expect. •/ Whereas Israeli Arabs had a natural increase of 38.3 per.thousand, the "new" Arabs increased by only 24 per thousand/ At the same time there has been a steady, not dramatic, but perceptible emigration of Arabs, either to other Arab states, or to lands overseas. These are not refugees. More and more Arabs are coming to the voluntary and independent conclusion that they would like to try their fortunes elsewhere, away from the tensions of the Middle East. The Arab, infant mortality rate is double that of the Jews —but on the other hand their death rate is slightly lower. One reason is the higher incidence of deaths in Israel due to traffic and industrial accidents. This is one of the prices we pay for a technologically advanced civilization. Since the War of Liberation 6,000 Jews have been killed in road accidents, and 320,000 injured, of whom 36,000 were left cripples and invalids. This is a far greater toll inflicted upon ourselves than in all our conflicts with the Arabs since Independence. There is one'source of jropulation increase on which Israel cannot rely. Illegitimate births account for seven per cent of all births in England; six per/ cent in France; 13 per cent in Sweden; seven per cent in the United States—and 0.4 per cent in Israel. ' The total population figure for all areas governed by Israel today is 1,290,000 Arabs and 2,425,000 Jews, the latter constituting 64.66 per cent of the total. That percentage is the figure to look at next year.

5 YEARS AGO Anne Aresty and Mary Jo Slosburg observed a joint Bas Mitzvah celebration. 10 YEARS AGO Edwin Sidman was installed as president of the Omaha Jewish Youth Council . . . Jeffrey Noddle celebrated his Bar Mitzvah. 15 YEARS AGO Philip Gorelick celebrated his Bar Mitzvah . .-. Marlene Dloogbff and Stewart Kahn announced their engagement. . . John Rosenblatt was elected Mayor of Omaha.


growing older, nor a writer, nor an airline pilot. By DAVID SCHWARTZ Another romance from which the glow iFTadihgis"'that of~ —Many people,wouldlike to have a million dollars. ;--•—'-—-. Americans with the car. It is Those who haven't made their first million might try becomharder and harder for Detroit ing Hebrew teachers. Some will no doubt say "when did a to foist off inferior workman- melamed (Hebrew teacher) have any mo,ney?" •_ ship on the gullible public. This has been true in the past, but Israel, which is changing . No ambush ever blew up in so many of our old notions has proved this one false too. Israel a bushwacker's face like the can point W one of the big men of Wall Street as Exhibit A. attempt of Detroit car manu- Meshullam Riklis about whom everyone has been hearing of facturers 10 gun down, Ralph late is a sabra. He did not intend to become a Hebrew teacher. He Nader. '•''.•:'• " :r:'.':"'•• •'!•... tame to Americato continue jjds-c^UegestudfesJn^A^eapolis..,. — It is harder" and harder these -- " r.Mr.rRiklis, on arriving in Minneapolis, gota job as Hebrew days not only to construct su- "; teacher with the Minneapolis Talmud Torah, which has always perhighways through the mid-' b>en one of the bestTalmudfrorahs in the country. die of white middle-class Jsu-i, •We cannot say just how a Hebrew teacher manages to make burban neighborhoods but even through the slums and the Probably his knowledge of Hebrew was a help. It showed him that ghettos. really you don't need capita^ to begin. ." In' Washington, D.C., which In English, every sentence begins with a capital letter. Not so already has so many superhighways curlicuing around the in Hebrew; There is no capitalization in Hebrew, And if you need landscape that it is impossible a few" of the things that oiie 'normally expresses in numbers; in to get'anywhere, a black ghet-,: Hebrew liuinbers are expressed hi letters. ; , : : ' So the capital problem i | solved. '- • • to Js^going to deny access,1 to, another, . /''?:;' '•.... ,•.•'•: .;.: " < .. Furthermbrej Hebrew starts from the right. You do not start President'Richard Nixon mot•••' fr^m theieft and go, to the right as you do in English. Obviously, long ago announced that from starting out right front the beginning is always an advantage. now on the Post Office was go"Perhaps, too, being a sabra also helps. A sabra (or cactus ing to operate strictly, on the. plaiit) grows in the desert;without water; so being a sabra you merjt system; there were to be Iearri to do without a lot of things., ../ •...,.>-•... no more political appointments . Anyway, there is no question but that this sabra did make it. to poMinastershlps. And he has not forgotten Israel. He has given $100,000 for \ha ,He,did notpromise this would Israeli Art Museum, a half million for an Israeli opera building improve" mail delivery. Any- and so on, The Hebrew papers are full of, his story. 'Israel has if •> or " thing' I did as President would



Sidelines By Mickey Gerellck I have a habit of doing things 1 didn't want to hurt the feelbackwards, More than 4 years ings of the rest of the progeny, ago I started writing this col- including above mentioned sister, 7 grandchildren and 2 umn. This week I finally got great-grandchildren. I know ha around to reading a book called loves them all, but' when It "How to Write a Newspaper comes to favorites—that's me. Column." Guess what. I've A startling thing happened whea-I started writing this colbeen doing it all wrong! umn. I always think of my dad According to the "How To" as the perfect husband, lather book, "Knowledge of the sub* and grandfather, but suddenly ject is essential to writing suc- I realized his talents aren t cessfully." That really hurts. limited to being the ideal head As I think back to the many of a family—he really should subjects covered in this col- be the head of the country. So umn in the past 4 years, I'll I'm making the announcement bet I hold the record for writ- —I'm going to run him .for ing on more subjects with less president. knowledge than anyone around. Here are.the facts. My dad I've expressed many opinions on lots of subjects, but it never has an uncanny knack of fixoccurred to my female mind ing things with little or no tools „ (as I'm sure it never occurs to or material other than hairpins any female) that one must and left-over parts from somehave knowledge about a sub- thing he fixed the week before. . ject in order to have an opinion. Over the years he has been successful with radios, cars, That book really shoojf me, toasters etc. Think what ho and as I started iQ/vmte the could do with a space ship. The* column this week, I pledged to millions of dollars this country limit myself to subjects about spends on the space prograin which I was knowledgeable. Be- could toe used elsewhere. My lieve me—that's really limiting. dad can get the job done with some scrap lumber and a few '-Subjects "•[•>'•;' Young adult children are al- hairpins. The. nation's fiscal problems ways good subjects for a column, and I'm certainly knowl- could be solved with* S i d n e y edgeable about the three Jhat Goldbergas President. But his real talent for the deposit their dirty laundry at our house. But said off-spring presidency lies in ids dealings let me know in no uncertain with people. Consider the fact terms that they'd, take then* that he's been married to the dirty laundry elsewhere if I same woman for n e a r l y 49 dared expose the intimate de- years; for many years he tails of our home Ule through -sharprl his household with two (his column. Their views were daughters; and a man who can shared by the male head of our run a happy household with household, and since I'm really, three women, must have tho sold on the wife-mother role, secret of peaceful co-existence. I never really thought of him I didn't dare risk it for an un'as a diplomat until I started certain literary effort. , discussing this column with the The only other people I'm other offspring. Somehow I let really knowledgeable about are it slip that I always knew I was my parents and my,,sister. his favorite. What a surprise!. There too I ran into snags.'.: Each of the others confessed B l a c k m a i l really. Mother' that they bad the same feelings threatened to release' some of • about themselves as favorite. my third grade poetry if I. : A -man who can make each dared-wrlfe anything aboutJier.-: of his'chiidren'and grandchilSister threatened to withhold dren feeL they are the "favoproof-reading help if ever she rite" is either a great diplomat b e c a m e a s u b j e c t f o r t h i s c o l - ora man with a great capacity umn. •"•••-••• -•-r''^.-. ' ••••' • for: love. - In either case, ft Father was a different story/ makes for a very, happy family* He could never get angry with It sure couldn't hurt the counme about anything. In spite of try for the head man .to have his gruff manner,. I've always these qualities of love and/or known I'm his favorite. I never diplomacy. said it out loud before, because That's why I'm going to run him for president. And even if he loses the election, it won't make any differPublished weekly on Friday be- ence to me. He'll always get ginning (he last week in August my vote as the best father. I through second week in July by know he'll get the votes of tho rest of the clan too, cause they Jewish Federation of Omaha. all agree with my views — exSecond Clojt Postooj Paid cept for the business about who ot Omobtl,. Nebrv Annual Subscription iS.OO. is his favorite. Let them think Advertising Rotes on Application, what they want. Deep down in Publication Office 101 No, JOlh Street, Cmohfl, Ntbr. M 1 M . Prior* * my heart I know—I really am the favorite! Mrs. Robert Gerelick/Editor



Friday, May 23, 1009



Orthodox- Sfudents Shocked ys Sex Revoliftton By BEN GALLOB A group of young New York Jews from Orthodox backgrounds who enrolled in a secular university have reported that the expected intellectual challenge to their traditional religious beliefs has proved,to be much less a problem than the impact of the sexual revolution on campus. • Seventy-five such students, all from yeshiva or girls' seminary backgrounds, were asked to record their views about-a city college in New York where they are part-time students. Twenty. boys and 20 girls—responded to a questionnaire prepared by a member of the staff of the Jewish Observer, the findings were published in the periodical. Rabbi Yaacov Jacobs, Jewish Observer edi-. tor, said that while the responding students all attend the same college, the behavior of faculty members and students they found objectionable was probably duplicated in most American secular colleges. Rabbi Jacobs suggested that the findings, were to be viewed against the background of the "heated and exhaustive debate" among Orthodox Jews, on secular college studies, involving three stands. One is the view that college attendance is "an outright wrong" because it distracts from Torah study "and precents alien and harmful ideas and attitudes" to Orthodox youngsters. Another v i e w strongly favors a "pure" Torah education but holds that for most Orthodox young people "college training must bo accepted as a necessary evil." Finally there is the view that the ideal is producing young Jews who combine Torah values with a college education. t Shock and revulsion dominated the reports from the responding students. One of them wrote that "rather than plulosophical problems, I feel that the immorality present in much of the college material taught today" was the most important problem for Orthodox students nt secular colleges, a view generally ;endorsed by the 40 students. One reported that much of the assigned material in reading courses "discusses such topics as sex, normal and abnormal, without any limitations." In a hygiene course, the teacher regularly started and finished his lecture with the discussion of'human reproduction, and he "continuously ridiculed the girls and some of the boys who were embarrassed by his indecent remarks and the pictures which he showed." •Another Orthodox student cited an example of his English course in which the instructor


argued that it was essential for man "to escape the conventional way of thought, to explore the realms of more exotic behavior." The report declared that it was almost impossible for any student to avoid the impact of "the new morality: Flower power, hippie revolt, drug experimentation, sexual freedom, rejection of all restraint." Some of the Orthodox students suggested that the college atmosphere simply reflected "all the manifestations of a. demoralized society" and that they could live with it. But most "reflected the feeling that to the religious student the college scene represents a new shocking dimension of direct exposure to immorality and anti-religiosity." One of the Orthodox students asserted that "a college student cannot help becoming immune to obscenity. He cannot help accepting secular values and judgments. Most of all, he cannot avoid breathing polluted air when he is at the very source of pollution." •• The replies indicated that the students felt they could usually—though not always—resist intellectually but that there was a more baffling problem—the social one. Even though very few of the Orthodox students indicated participation in the social life of the campus, student government and clubs, the pressure to conform—in manner or speech, behavior, dress, and habits—was described as powerful. One student wrote (hat the "broad-mindedness" of non-Jewish and non-Orthodox Jewish students "is at first disconcerting, shocking and then, as with everything else, this becomes the norm, and there, is the fever-present danger that he will come to, accept these norms as his own. After the first few months, he is no longer appalled." . . A girl student wrote that "sooner or later" every girl student, must face the problem of socializing. Where is the student to spend free time between classes—"alone in the library?" This is all right for. a while, she added, but one needs friends. "Are we supposed to just sit in school oblivious of our surroundings—be alone —unsociable—talk to no one—where do you draw the line? When the boys ask you out, it's too late—so what is the answer?" Another Orthodox girl wrote that "sometimes we few religious girls walk around college and say, what are we doing here? I used to think that I went to college to set an example and to show other people that you can be Orthodox and modern, and that this might convince Jewish kids to become Orthodox. But now I s e e j was grossly oversimplifying the situation." '

An American Negro's View of Israel










Between You and Me By BORIS SMOLAR

Ever since the controversial boolc "Portnoy's Complaint" by Philip Roth appeared, I have received inquiries from various Jewish quarters. The questions posed were: Why are national Jewish organizations—which are alweys sensitive about protecting the Jewish image before the public—completely silent on Roth's book in which Jews are reviled? Would they tolerate the "philosophies" about Jews expressed by Roth If the same were expressed by a non-Jewish author? Would they remain silent if the caricatured image of Jewish parents were pre— sented in a book written by a non-Jew? Would they not brand such a book as stimulating antiJewish hatred? black children can be taught in ' There is anger in these questions, and.there is little under-, the same classroom. I visited Israel to present a standing for my view that irt paper on technology and em- a c o u n t r y like the United where freedom of exployment to an international States, pression is held supreme, no conference sponsored' by 'the representative body can American.Foundation on Aiito- ••permit itself toJewish be accused of mation and Employment, head- attempting anything which ed by labor mediator Theodore- may be interpreted by some Kheel. Others in the American as resembling censorship. delegation, including businessIt is true that Roth's book is . men, unionists, and civil rights offensive to the f e e l i n g s of workers, were as impressed as many Jews; that it gives non.I.was by Israel's devotion to Jewish readers a distorted pic--developing the potentials of its ture of the Jewish father and people.- • mother in this country; that the

Developing Human Potentials

By WHITNEY M. YOUNG JR. special services. Students atThere'is a popular myth in tending such-schools start earthis country that" because wo- lier, with compulsory kinderhave to spend .so much on de- garten, and must stay in school fense, vie can't afford new longer, about two years more programs to end poverty and than children going to other bring about a more equal so- schools. ciety. I saw just how false such are introducing a longa myth is on my recent trip to erThey school day, too, for poor Israel. They are aware Here is a small country, and neighborhoods. shutting down the schools a relatively poor one, that has that three o' we do, only to spend a far greater portion at children back to homes of its national wealth on dc- sends Jack study facilities. So fensc. Three wars in Its 21 that the kids stay in school arid the years and the constant harass- teachers tutor them. •, ment of hostile neighbors make The teachers are, of course, the Israelis place a top priority paid extra for their extrajtimc, on defense. their union backs the proBut while some Americans and gram. Most teachers accept the ' m e defense costs us an excuse fact that they play a key role to avoid social expenditures, this developing society, and - the Israelis do not. In fact, they in spend proportionately more on they, welcome thev chance W educatnn, housing, and sub- develop the talents of their stusidles ft individuals than we do. ?nentalUyeoflatoo many °Anier/ I w a s tremendously impressed by the deep commit- can teachers in slum schools; : There is another side to edu)1 ment of the top Israeli officials in Israel. That is the to develop that country's hu- cation 1 adult education programs needman resources. Nowhere is this ed by a nation that is still ab1 more evident than in the field ... t .^... , , ., , .,-..of education. .; ! sqrbing immigrants from a l l ' TheJsraelis scc-as.too few over the world. I visited one center in Jeru|1 A m e r i c a n s do, that good schools and superior educatfon salem that was teaching Hebcan erase social inequalities. rew to new immigrants. There 1 So they are taking special steps were 28 people in the class, 1 to Insure that children from from about 20 different coun' poorer families get special, tries ranging from Bolivia and 1 "more than equal,"! schooling India to France and Russia. ' to compensate for their less None spoke Hebrew, but tho teacher started with a few favored backgrounds. : The way they are going about words, and after a while they ' ihts has some lessons for- us, were communicating with each H ! too. Too often such compensa- other, and learning. I couldn't help thinking that '1 tory. education just becomes a political football here in Amcr- In Israel it is accepted that ! kg, with the real Issues pb- you can take 23 people from ' scurcd by fights about bussing different cultures, all speaking different languages, and teach or other schemes. them. Here la America it takes Israeli Schools What: the Israelis are doing an immense effort simply to i l that t h t middle ddl ., „ saturate schools convince people Is to quietly Iff poor ;neighborhoods with* class white children and poor


book is a ; piece of Jewish selfhatred and can influence nonJews to think negatively . o£Jews.

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But J e w i s h organizations fighting anti-Jewish defamation can do very little, or nothing, today against books like "Portnoy's Complaint" which would have . been. considered "pulp literature"' only a" generation ago. A generation ago,' a self-respecting' author: in America would. have been ashamed of writing,the obscenity one finds in "Porlnoy's Complaint." . However, it is not about this aspect of his book that Jewish readers. complain: :\t'\s about the harm which • the. .book inflicts upon Jews in this country that they, are concerned. It is worth noticing that the Jewish father and mother who are being denigrated in "Portnoy's Complaint1.1 ,are not immigrant^ Jewsi Portnoy's Jewish self-hatred is .thus riot built on an atmosphere in a Jewish home transplanted from the "old country"--Which can be somewhat.alien to an American-born boy. His parents were borii and raised in,, just! ike Portnoy himself. Here is.a Jew of the second generation American-born Jews himself now over 30 "years old —who hates his Jewish parents whose only guilt is that

is a' young American Jew who hates to.hear the .word "Jew", and who speaks of his parents with contempt, What-, terrible propaganda fodder for the Jew• Ish youth of today, many of whom are only looking for ex. ; New light has been cast on the> trial and death of Jesus in an cuses'to'differ'wIth'theirTmer. arUcle charactemecTas "one of the most important" ever pub- iCan-born parents. .... .parents. ashed by Hadassah Magazine. The harm ithat Roth does to Probing the centuries-old controversy which laid the. responsi- Jews is thus hot only In prebility for the "deicide" at the feet pf the Jewish people, Haim senting the Jewish father and Cohn, Justice of the Supreme Court of Israel, clearly demon- mother, in a caricatured form and in; .stimulating strates in t h r May issue of the publication m^ ...... _: d i s_t aji t «r chargeable with any crime under Jewishlaw and, fur Uier, thatin "for Jews among non-Jewish his reported meeting with the Sanhedrin the night before his trial Americans. The harm lies also by the Romans, this body .was most probably seeking to help in his provoking hatred among Jewish youngsters toward their rescue him from certain death. , •!. '• in his propaganda • The article, "The Trial and Death of Jesus," is based on an parents/and Jewishness in general. exhaustive study of both Roman and Jewish law and customs of against Whether Rdlh considers himthe time, and critically examines the account of the events as told seU-a.friend of the Jews or not in tho Gospels, written hundre'ds of years later, which themselves is really of no, importance. Imare contradictory and unconvincing in many respects. • : portant is the fact that his book The pivotal fact, according to Justice} Cohn, surrounding Is full of Jewish, self-hatred, Jesus' condemnation by Pilate and his subsequent execution by and that the Jewish image he the Romans was Jesus' jown admission, before the Roman pro- presents in the book can hardly curator that he was ''the king of the Jews.'*. Thus, he virtually provoke respect for Jews—inpleaded guilty to revolting against the Roman rulers. Justice cluding himself — among nonCohn points out that "Pilate could1 hot have refused to try Jesus Jewish readers. Nor, can it jn> nor could he have left him to be tried by a Jewish court for an spire respect for. Jewish paroffense under Roman law." t \ ents among Jewish adolescents, ••-•• Attemptsby those i-esponsiblefof-the Gospels to shift away /j-'-As^.toe^'.oW'^yrtsh^saViiJg the blame for the crucifixion from Pilate to the Jews are sub- goes:, "protect,me; God, from jected to rigidscrulfriy by'Justice Cohn and found to be complete- my friefids; froijv my or" ly unconvincing. .' ' *: ' \'•,. •;, I s M protect my self!''

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Synagogue Activities Candlelighting:J5:25 p.m.

Beth El SERVICES Friday: Morning Festival Service: 10 a.m. Evening Service: 8:15 p.m. Saturday: Early morning service, including Yizkor: 6:45 a.m. Morning Service: 10 a.m. Yizkor Service and dedication of Memorial Tablets and Memorial Plaques. Evening Service: 8:30 p.m. Sunday: Morning Service: 9 a.m. Daily: Services at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. # * • BAR MITZVAH • The Bar Mitzvah of ALAN • MINTZ, son of Mr. and Mrs. Milton Mintz, will be observed at the services Friday evening and Saturday morning, May 30 and 31.


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GRADUATIONCONFIRMATION Graduation and Confirmation ceremonies of the high school department will be held at the services Friday, May 23, at 8:15 p-m. A reception will follow the service. The graduates are: Ane Bucheister, Susan Buchwald, Howard Jess, David Kaplan, Steven K a t z m a n . Deborah Fred, Karen Rice, Ronald Romanik. Elian Rosen and Beth Wintroub. . •



Beth Israel | SERVICES Friday, May 23 Morning Service: 8:45 a.m. Evening-Service: 8:15 p.m. Saturday, May 24 Morning Service: 8:45 a.m. .

Y i z k o r Memorial Service: 10:30 a.m. Evening Service: 8:15 p.m. SAMUEL II. WINTROUB Sunday: Funeral services were held Morning Services: 9 a.m. folS a n t a Monica, California, lowed by breakfast and Rab- in May 5, 1969 for former Omabi's class in "Ethics of the Fa- han, Samuel II. Wintroub, age thers." 71. Daily: Survivors are: sisters, Mrs. Services at 7 a.m. and 8:15 Esther A c k e r man, Beverly p.m. Hills, California and Mrs. M. . • • » A. Bercovici, Omaha, BAR MITZVAH The Bar Mitzvah of BARRY ALAN GORELICK, son of Mr. MRS. MONA BRISKIN and Mrs. Marvin Gorclick, will Funeral services were held be observed at the service Sat- in Yotmgstown, Ohio, Tuesday, urday. May 31, at 8:45 a.m. May 19, 1969 for Mrs. Mona • • « Briskin of 1717 S. 133d St. Omaha. GRADUATION Survivors are: husband, LawG r a d u a t i o n exercises for members of the senior class of rence; daughters, Jeanne and the Religious School will be Jacqueline; son, Alex; parents, held Friday, May 30 at 8:15 Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Lazar, Youngstown, Ohio; brother, p.m. Graduates are: Wendy Alloy, Ronald Lazar, Youngstown. Margie Arnstcr, Helene Belmont. Candee Brcsel, Joni MAX If. WOLFSON Funeral services were held Crounse, Fyliss Falk, Ronald Feldman, David Gerber, Don- Wednesday, May 21, 1959 at ald Gerber, Paul Gerber, Bar- Temple Israel for Max H. ry Gorelick, Pam Hochster, Wolfson. Interment was at Judy Libowski, t)avid Mar- BHH. Survivors are wife, Beatrice; shall, Gary Parker, Jeff Parker. Anne Richtman. Eddie Rif- daughter, Mrs. Zcldin (Susan) Norton, Fullerton, California; kin. Meyer Schwartz. The graduates will present a brother, Joseph Wolfson, Bevcantata entilled, "The Thirteen erly Hills, California; sister, Prificipltes of Faith", com- Mrs. Lou (Edith) Walter, Bevposed and directed by Cantor erly Hills, California, 1 grandJacob Lefkowitz. Parents of the child. graduates will host a social hour following the service. Members of the community are invited to attend."

Conflrmands are: Julie Bern- stein, Barbara Blank, Marilyn Epstein, Jonathan Fox. Robert F r e e m a n , Larry Gendler, Charles Kaplan, Saragail Katzman. Jim Kirshenbaum. Stephanie Kutler, Janet Lipsey. Joni Lohrman, Jodi Rice. Steven Rice, Michael Rosenbaum. An• • » nette J i u b a c k . Joel Stern. Elainne Wintroub and Barry STUDY GROUP The final session of the SisZorinsky. terhood Study Group will be held Monday. May 26. at 12:30 p.m. at the synagogue. Rabbi Isaac Nadoff will lead the discussion on "Ethics of the SERVICES Fathers." _: All Study Group members Friday: . Shavuot morning services: 11 are urged to attend. Guests will be welcome. a.n>. in the Chapel. HabH Sidney H. Brooks will officiate at the Sabbath evening servioes at 7:30 p.m. in the Chapel. .

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BAR MITZVAH SCOTT DAVID KOTZEN, son of Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Kotzea, will become Bar Mitzvah at the service Saturday, May 34 at 11a.m. •

CONGREGATIONAL MEETING The annual Congregational Meeting will be held Monday, Hay 26. at 8 pjn. in the Temple social hall. RELIGIOUS SCHOOL T3» closing sessions win be Uf& Saturday and Sunday, May 24 and B . A Faculty Evaluation Brunch will be held Sunday, May 25, »t l l a j n . In the Temple.

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JACK B. MACKAY Funeral services were held in Minneapolis, M i n n e s o t a , Tuesday, May 20, 19G9 for Jack B. Mackay, age 69. The brother of Ed Makiesky of Omaha, Mr. Mackay was a retired Associated Press correspondent in St. Paul and one of M i n n e s o t a ' s best known newspapermen.

Tot Gym Mother's Picnic May 29

The annual Jewish Community Center Tot Gym Mother's Day Picnic will be held Thursday, May 29 at; the Kiddie Kamp at 156th & Q Streets. Mothers are' invited to ride on the bus with their children. Keystone bus will pick up and return the youngsters as usual but will operate on a different schedule: , Pick Up Schedule Beth El Synagogue—9:00 a.m. 62nd & Glenwood—0:10 a.m. Temple Israel—9:15 a.m. 90th & Pacific—9:20 a.m. SERVICES Retain Scfiedtde: Fridays 8;15 p.m. 90th & Pacific-12:20 p.m. Satnrday: Temple Israel—12:30 p-m. Morning Service: 8;43 a.m. 62nd & Gfenwood—12:35 p.m. 49th & Faraam—12:45 p.m. Yizkor Service: 10:30 a.m. Mincha-Maariv: 8:15 p.m. Toe lunch will include hot Sunday: dogs, potato chips, and a cold drink. Morning Service: 7 a.m. In case of bad weather the Daily: Services at 6:30 a.m. and picnic will be held at the Center. 8:15 p.m.



The Jewish Quiz Box QUESTION: Why are benedictions worded in the present tense ("Who nringest forth bread from the earth," "Who redcemest IsraelTZ ANSWER: From a practical viewpbint this is grammatically correct even when referring to the past. Habbinic commentaries, however, indicate that there is a great lesson to be learned from this preferred usage of tense. It shows that the world is in a constant and continuing process of creation. It further shows that the Almighty has not simply given something to man and then lost interest in him. Rather, he is constantly concerned with man's sustenance. Furthermore, it should be noted that while to man's limited intellect time is divided into past, present and future, to the Almighty these three are all one. He "is, was and will be" all at tho same time. QUESTION: Why is (litre no special benediction recited before performing an act of charity such as there is before performing other religious acts? ANSWER: A number of reasons are advanced. Some claim that in order for a benediction to be recited before the performance of a religious act, there must be a spirit of gladness before the performance of the act. Apparently, some people give charity without the proper spirit. Thus, there is no benediction. Others claim that the reason for the omission of the benediction is that an act of charity depends upon more than one person (the giver and the-receiver). In such a case, the giver is never sure that his gift will be accepted. Should it not bo accepted/the blessing may be recited in vain. Still others claim that the benediction is omitted because when it comes to charity, there should be no delay between one's will and one's action even to the extent of pronouncing a benediction lest the delay may, in some cases, make the gift arrive tod late, and this gift may be one of a critical nature, sometimes being a matter of life and death. .

Aid to Parochial Schools to Be Discussed at May 27 Meet "Shall government aid be given to benefit private and parochial schools?" will be discussed T u e s d a y / M a y 27, at 8:00 p.m. at the Blackstone Hotel. The program will be hosted by Cornhusker Lodge of B'nai B'rith. Steven Riekes, Lodge President, noted that the program was "arranged to expose members of the Jewish community to various points of view on this extremely important public issue." M e m b e r s of the panel will include: Rabbi Isaac Nadoff, of Beth Israel Synagogue; Dr. Alva Clark, of St. Paul's Methodist Church; Richard Shugrue, Professor of Political Science, Creighton University; T i m o t h y J. Rouse, Principal of Notre Dame Academy; Bennett Hornstein, Attorney, Member of the Nebras-

ka Civil Liberties Union and the ADL; and J. Patrick Green, Attorney and member of the Nebraska Civil Liberties Union. The program will be conducted as a town hall t y p e forjim. The meeting is open to all interested members of tho community, free of charge and without reservations. Those at- -tending will be able to ask questions of Uie panel or maka brief comments . • '" ' Mr. Riekes pointed out that bills are pending before tho Legislature on this subject and that Nebraskans will probably again be asked to vote on this issue. "In addition," said Mr. Riekes, "the Jewish community will eventually be asked to voice their views in this area, and we should . be informed about the problems and issues involved."

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Fifty-five members of Henry man 'Guss, Frank Hollander, Monsky Lodge of B'nai B'rith Kiwa Horastein, Sam Hornwill receive special citations stein, .1. J. Isaacson, CecTl for over fifty years of active Izenslat, Herman Jacobi, Max affiliation with B'nai B'rith at Kadis, Samuel Kaplan, Joseph a special meeting Wednesday, May 28 at the P r o m Town Kirshenbaum, Nathan Kart, J. House. The 7 p.m. dinner will Harry Kulakofsky, Harry Kutbe followed by the award cere- ler, Solomon Lagman, H a r r y mony and the election of new LJppett, Milton Livingston, LarLodge officers. • ry Lowenstein, Hymie Milder, The honorees, their wives, , David Miller, Ben N o v a k , and their families have re- Louis Paperny, Sam D. Poska, ceived special invitations to Hyman Richards, Samuel H. this open meeting of the Lodge. Rosenberg, B e n j a m i n Sher• The men receiving citations man, David Silverman, John are: Sam Alperson, Samuel Ap- A. Solomon, Jake,Speisberger, pfeman, Sam Bloom, Reuben Izzie Stiss, Sam Swartz, Harry Bordy, Sam Canar, Jacob Co- Trustin, Morris White, Phineas hen, S a m u e l Cohen, Max Wintroub. Albert L. Wohlner, Crounse, Samuel H. Davis, Ru- and Paul Katzman. ben Epstein, David P. Feder, President of the Lodge, NorMorris Firestone, Sara Freed, man Korney will preside over Herman F r i e d lander, J. J. the election of officers and the Friedman. David B. Goldsten, brief business portions of the Jacob Goldware, WMam Gro-~ ' meeting. For reservations condinsky, David B.. GroVr-Hy- tact Eli Zalkin or Steven Block. iiHuiffluraiuiiiiiimmiiiuniiimiiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiinniiiiniminimnnniiini;

Lincoln Editor's Note: This column of Lincoln Jewish news has been added to the Omaha Jewish Press In an effort to serve the Lincoln Jewish Community. The column Is being coordinated In Lincoln by Mrs. Leo (Es(eUe>, Rosenberg. Those with news for the column should contact Mrs. Rosenberg at 701 Mulder Drive; phone 489-5813. • * '• Philip Kranz, student Rabbi from Hebrew Union College will conduct sabbath services at the'South Street Temple Friday, May 23,1969 at 8 p.m. The sermon topic will be "The Book of Ruth/' An Oneg Shabbat will follow services.

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B'nai B'rifh Plans Annual Regional Council Meeting Approximately 100 delegates being made by Lincoln City are expected to attend the an- Lodge 377, under the chairmannual Spring Convention of the- ship of Abram Misle. Southwest Regional Council of B'nai B'rith at the Cornhusker Hotel, Lincoln, Nebraska, Sunday, June 1. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. followed by the plenary session at 9:30 a.m.'Presentation of the annual awards will be made at the 1 p.m. luncheon. Election of officers for the 1969-70 term will be held. Presidents of the 8 lodges in the Council will present brief reports. Guest speaker at the convention will be Hy Crystal, assistant Executive Secretary at the Chicago office of District 6. Harold Novak, president of the Regional Council will preside at the convention. . Convention arrangements are Hy Crystal

Mr. and Mrs. Edwin. G. Milder announce the engagement of their daughter, Terry, to Richard Zacharia, son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Zacharia. The bride-elect attended the University of Oklahoma where she was affiliated with Sigma Delta Tau Sorority. Her fiance HONORS cetvedt a full scholarship for is a graduate of Wharton School Stephanie Lincoln has been of Finance, University of Penn- named the outstanding sopho- her junior year at the Universsylvania where he was affiliat- more in the French Depart- ity of Denver where she is an ed with Zeta Beta Tau Frater- ment at Mills C o l l e g e . The Accounting major. Sharon has nity and Phi Kappa Beta and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Shel- also been elected president of Sphfnx Honorary Societies. don Lincoln, Stephanie has also Phi Gamma Nu, Women's ProA July wedding is planned. been elected vice-president of fessional S o r o r i t y and Vicep r e s i d e n t of the Accounting Mills Hall Dormitory. Club. She was recently named Rsher-Kafelman for membership in Beta Alpha SCHOLARSHIP Psi, National Accounting HonSharon K. Noodell, daughter Marriage Told of Mrs. Ben Noodell, has re- orary. Mr. and Mrs. Sam H. Katelman of Council Bluffs announee' WHO'S WHO the marriage of their son, Paula Mag2amin has b e e n Steven J. Cohen, to Linda Fishchosen by the-University of Neer on Friday, May 16. braska at Omaha for inclusion The couple are making their Mr. and Mrs. Howard Stern in the 1969-70 edition of Who's home at 27'Parsoms St. in San announce the birth of a daugh- Who Among Students in AmerFrancisco, California. ter, Melissa Ann, born May 13, ican Universities and Colleges. 1969. • Selection is based on academic Grandparents are Mr. and standing, service to the comMrs. Art Green and Mr. and munityj'leaderahinryi •extracurMrs. S. H. Stern. Great-grand- ricular activities, and future mother is Mrs. Minnie Margo- potential. AZA 1 ' AZA 1 recently held its elec- lin. tion of new officers. Those elected were Steve Pitlor, MONA USA Why the Yellow Pages? P r e s i d e n t ; Howard Kaplan, House of Gfamour Vice-President; Chuck Kaplan, Try the III No. 50»h ." S53-700O Secretary; Bobby F r e e m a n . 10 Expert Hair'StyliiH Treasurer; Marc Meiehes and MISS CAL, Recapfionftf Steve Feldman, Sgts.-at-arms; MISS JERRY, Style Director 2SSS Fornsm Sf. Bill Rifkin and Ron Kwiatek, Pledgemasters. Last weekvthe chapter's forHow would you like to mer president, Gary Rifkin, INSURANCE spend two weeks in Israel. was elected President of the Excellent opportunity for IndusJuly 10-24? $767.50 Round Jewish Youth Council. trious man to • become an ,IN-


In honor of Israel's 21st birthday, the Lincoln chapter of Hadassah will hold a luncheon meeting, Tuesday, May 27, at 12:3ff p.m. in the Tifereth Israel Social Hall. Cantor Nathan Levinson will present several musical numbers and Rabbi Morton Waldraan will give a review of the book ir Israel Lost The War. Mrs, Joseph Schuchman and Mrs. Nathan Bernstien are luncheon co-chairman. Assisting with the arrangements are Mr. and Mrs. Eli Modenstein Mmes. Joseph Goodman, Max announce the engagement of Kushner, David B r e s 1 o w, their daughter, Faye, to Joseph George Novicoff, Jack Singer, Augustine, son of Mr. and Mrs. Nat Wilson and Sheldon KushDean Augustine of Columbus, ner. Nebr. Mrs. Joseph Schuchman 423• The bride-elect has a degree •• in Elementary Education from 4514, is in charge of reservathe University of Nebraska and tions. Baby-sitter service will is affiliated with Sigma Delta*' be available for ihe afternoon. Tau Sorority. Her fiance is an Proceeds will go to Youth •assistant in the University of Alyiah. Nebraska Philosophy Departi ment graduate level. 1 ,A summed w e d d i n g is. planned. SUttANCE ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE. Should have experience In Fire and Jim Lehr, Jim Kirshenbaum Casualty Insurance or be willing Louis Stine Ii.BG. will hold and Bebbie Simon, sophomores, EDIARBBG The annual Ecstasy week-end to learn. Experience In Lite Insura benefit car-wash on the Tif- at Central, have been .accepted ance acceptable. Guaranteed trnlereth Israel Synagogue park- to National Forensic League will be held May 23-25. An orig- nry. Not on commission. Excellent inal ' service Friday evening fringe benefits. ing lot. 32nd Sheridan Blvd., Debate and Speech Institutes. will be followed by an Oneg ..Sunday, May 25, beginning at ' Coll At May«r; 341-4500 The boys will be attending i$:45 a.m. The price is $1 per Georgetown U n i v e r s i t y in Shabbat and a skit. Saturday .events^ include a banquet al ,..-.. GRACE MAYER {ear. .-, Washington, D.C in the varsity' noon with a scavenger hunt and INSURANCE AGENCY ;slumber^flarty In the evening, ' Mr. and Mrs. Robert FJnberg divsJon— Debbie will be attending Sunday -the! girls will take ten* 'Irin"uranc«fw SO Years ']ot Oakland, California announce i the birth of a son, Mark Alan, Kansas University at Law- , Headstart children to the zoo. '.born April 18. They also have rence, Kansas in the novice di, another son.Bret. Grandparents vision. Debbie was also the re•are Mr. and Mrs. Harley Da- cipient of a ?100 scholarship. , vidson of Lincoln and Mr. and Mrs. Leo Finberg of Oakland, • Visiting at the home of Mr. .California.. ,. .....;/ ...... and-Mrs. Moe Grossman are their daughter and grandsons, Mrs. Steve Brown, Mark Allan _J Representing-..the..'.%• incd-1 iT jtnd Matthew Scott, of Xos-An-.. •j Chapter "of Hadassali r a t ' -the* geles, California. A family re' Missouri-Valley Regional Ha- union at the Grossman homedassah Conference, held May last week also brought to Oma18-21 at Des Moines were Mrs. ha their other children, Mr. and »Harry Allen, President; Mrs. Mrs. Bernard Grossman and Nathan B e m s tien, National children of Lincoln, Nebraska. Board Member, and Mrs. Simon Gaiter, Fund-RalsjJjig.Co- 1 The Browns will be in Omarodinator. Also attending ^wgre,;:r h a for another three weeks vis— Mmes. Marvin Dienstfrey,'Jo- 'King with friends and relatives, seph Goodman and Nate Unger. Including Mrs. Brown's grandfather, Mr. Abraham Stollcr. ' Cynthia Feld, daughter of .s.Alfred L. Fox ; has been proMr. and Mrs. Marvin Feld was moted to Senior Account Exec-; the recipient of the Lincoln: Dtlve of First Mid-America Inc.-. I Journal Freshman Scholarship in its Omaha office. i to the University School of Check the CAUL GUIDE ^ ; Journalism'.




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Confirmation services will,be held Sunday, May 25, 2 p.m. at the South Street Temple. •• The IOCS Confir'mands are Catherine Sue Chosen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin Che8cn; Adrienne Lee Fisher,

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Frank Goldberg was named the winner of the Leg Burkenroad Memorial Award for the outstanding Men's V a r s i t y Basketball League player.

Irvin Yaffe (left) receives a plaque from Llndy Paul in recognition of his many years of service as chairman of (lie Athletic Committee.

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Among those r e c e i v i n awards at the 22nd annual JCC Sports Awards Night were boys in kindergarten through 4th grades, participants in the Iddy-Biddy Sports Program. »,*' Iddy-Biddy players receiving awards were: Randy Spizman, Gregg Gulet, Michael Budwig, Joe Goldstein, David Kohll, Lanny Cooper, Randy Freund, Mark Dann, Charlie Fishkin, Bruce Belgrade, Todd Finkle, Tommy Vann, John Stern, Gordon Gendler, Andrew Robinson, . Philip Kass, Danny Buchalter, ' David Chilcoat, John Skoog, Bruce Goldberg, Jeffrey Epstein, Marc Warren, Jonathon Duitch, Robert G r e e n b e T g , Marchall Pred, Kenny Somberg, Jim Feltman, Danny Meiches, J. D. Gordman, David Kaplan, Derry Seldin, Jimmy Fishkin,- Todd Kirshenbaum, Larry' Bloch, Justin Kohll, Jay . Hines, Die Stern, Gregg Engel, • Howard Wax, Randy Belmont, -- Steve Parsow, Larry Budwig, Jpe_ Greenberg, Martin Vann, Kevin Scudder, Dick Steinberg, Jeffrey Polsky, Mark Pred,

Steve Berenson, David Merritt, David Goldberg, Jeff Platt, David Wintroub, Jay Rosen, Danny Somberg, Joey Fishkin, Bruce Marko, Michael Albert, Michael Rochman, Steve SontN ers, Scott Seldin and Jay Margolin. Midget League The I-Go Van and Storage Team were named the champions of the Midget Basketball League, 5th and 6th grade division. Members at the team included Tom Harris, Barry Summer, Bruce Rips, Ted Newman, Mark Pred, Andrew Robinson, Billy Vann, and Kenny Somberg. : The Levenson Pest Control Team won the championship for the 7th and 8th grade division. The boys serving on this team were David Duitch, Mark Ruben, Jay Jacoby, Larry Marcus, Bruce Bann, Gary Epstein and John Wintroub. All-Stars The All-Star team selections for the 5th and 6th grade division were Mickey Rosenblum, Bruce Baker, KerUi Joscphson,

Barry Summer, Stevo Cohen, Tom Harris, Steve Simon, Kenny Milder, Jeff BroOksteln, Gary Epstein, Dan Sherman and Danny Kamisar. The boys selected for the AllStar team from the 7th and 8th grade division were Dave Parsow, John Freeman, Mark Ruben, Tom Lincoln, Jay Jacoby, Bruce Richards, Eddie Epstein, Rocky Lipsman, Doug Taren, Steve Rosen, Dave Finkle, David Duitch, and Bob Cohen.

parently caused by incendiary objects hurled through a window that had been forced open, for. nearly an hour last Thursday night. Four rows of pews in the Tear of the large temple were burned out, several memorials were damaged and part of the structure was burned. Leaders of Newark's black community denounced the fire and the kidnapping in a statement-read to the congregation by Dr. Prinz last Friday. Several of the black leaders were present at the time. "The fire bombing, of this temple," they said, "fiiids its only likeness in • barbarity in the fire-b 6 m b i n g of black churches in Selma, Ala. and

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CANOE TRIP Spaces are still available in the Esther K. Newman Camp sponsored Canadian Canoe trip for boys in grades seven and up. The two week trips, to the border waters of Canada, will be under the adult supervision of Paul Limas, a high school Instructor and coach, and director of four previous trips for youth to the Canadiana lake country. Fee for the two week trip is $150 and covers all expenses of transportation, outfitting, equipment, and food. . Two adults will accompany each group of ten boys and adequate health and medical insurance and supervision is provided. Further information is available at the Camp Office at 3421366.


other Southern towns. "We deplore violence by anyone and we cry out against its madness by blacks as fiercely as we; condemn its use by whites." •• Dr. Prinz, who has long been in the forefront of the civil rights movement and is well known as a champion of the cause of Negro rights, said: "We will not yield to any kind of terror . . . and will not be intimidated by arson or threats on our lives." Dr. Prinz said that he did'. not know why B'nai Abraham, had been singled^out for trie attack. He was convinced, he said, that it was the work of a small group of hoodlooms. The alleged plotters last week did not reach Dr. Prinz, 67, who lives in Orange, a Newark suburb. The custodian- refused to tell where the rabbi lived despite threats on his life, police said. The alleged plotters sought; money to pay for legal aid for an unidentified "brother," polico said. A Jersey City man was arrested and charged with threatening to kill and kidnapping. The .man's car was filled with- Black Panther literaturo and posters.

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CAMPERSIIIPS No child will be denied a summer's experience of fun aj the Esther K. Newman Camp because of financial reasons. Parents who cannot afford the full fee, or who are burdened by sending more than one child to camp, may be able to send their children through camper-

ship funds available through the Scholarship Committee, under the chairmansliip of Morris C. Fellman. Parents desiring more information about the campership program may contact Mr. Fellman or the following: Bert-* Render, Mrs. Charles Garetz, any of the local Rabbis, or Mrsr Pearl Yager, Director of the Family Service Department, at the JCC.

YOUTH COUNCIL SOFTBALL GAMES Due to bad weather, the softball games for Sunday, May 18 were cancelled. If needed, the games will be made up at the end of the regular season. Game Schedule Sunday, May 25 AZA 11 vs. Rayim (West Diamond) Chaim Weizmann vs. AZA 1 (Center Diamond)

Temple Fire-Bombing Follows Black Panther Extortion Attempt Newark, N.J. (JTA)—Newark police were continuing their " search for suspected black militants in the fire-bombing last week of Dr. Joachim Prinz's synagogue, Temple B'nai Abraham. The incident followed the failure of a plot allegedly involving extremist Black Panthers aimed at extorting five thousand d o l l a r s from Dr. Prinz. Authorities were investigating a possible link, between the fire, officially listed as ar.. son, and the alleged kidnapping of Alfred Whiters, the synagogye custodian, by two men who'demanded but failed to get Dr. Prinz' address and telephone number, police said. Firemen fought the blaze, ap-

OPEN HOUSE A Community-Wide Open House and the dedication of the Kalah Franklin Memorial Outdoor Chapel will be held Sunday, June 22 at the Esther K. Newman Camp. - Parents and members of thecommuriity will be able to visit the camp, tour the spacious grounds and see the, facilities that are' available. A picnic lunch will be served. Children will be able to participate in supervised actvilies in swimming, boating and riding. The dedication of the new camp facility, the Kalah Franklin Memorial Chapel, will highlight the day. The Chapel, created for religious services and other special cultural events at • the camp, was designed by Alex Weinstein, and was made possible through the gifts of local individuals in memorializing the late Kalah Franklin.

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