Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1977-01-27, page 01
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rpWftARY^' OHIO - H\ 8T0RIC AL SOC L£/rY J 1082 VELMA AVE* •-.;,-,'.- ' SL\Vy 5cv'ng Columbus and Central Ohio Jewish Community for Over 50 Years \y/\\K - , COLS. Oe 43211 EXCH VOL. 55 NO. 4 JANUARY 27,1977 - SHEVAT 8 Klutznick To Head Jewish Delegation In Meeting Sadat TEL AVIV (JTA) - Philip Klutznick, chairman of the Board of Governors of the World Jewish Congress (WJC), confirmed here Jan. 19 that he would head a dele¬ gation of top Jewish leaders - to Egypt shortly to meet with President Anwar Sadat at the letter's invitation. He 'said that all that remained was for the date to . be set and an agenda agreed upon. He said' a reply on these matters was expected from the Egyptian ambassador in Washington, Ashraf Ghorbal, ' Addressing the Israeli executive of ' the,. WJC, Klutznick . conceded , that there was a risk but on the other hand, there were pros¬ pects for a breakthrough and therefore Sadat's invitation should not be rejected. He stressed that the dele¬ gation, which will include- Lord ' Fisher of Camden, •(CONTINUEDON PAGE.5) Secretary Vance To Visit Mideast Agudas Achim Youth Weekend Proclaimed By Bexley Mayor February 4 to 6 has been declared Agudas Achim Youth Weekend by Bexley Mayor David Madison. A proclamation will be given and read by Mayor Madison at services marking this occasion on Friday evening, Feb. 4 at 8:15 at the Agudas Achim "Synagogue, 2767 E. Broad St. Pictured above are those who were present at the signing .of the proclamation. They included (left to right) Francine Greff, Sisterhood president; Sherry and Tammy Bartfield, Youth Group 2nd vice president and treasurer, respectively; Mayor Madison; Steven Shkolnik, Brotherhood president; David Rosinger, Youth Group president; Rabbi Samuel W. Rubenstein, spiritual leader of Agudas Achim; and Barry Starr; 1st . vice president of the Youth Group. 'Conversation And Canapes' Planned For Showing Community's Solidarity ft By Joseph Polakoff (Copyright, 1977, JTA, Inc.) WASHINGTON (JTA) - Cyrus Vance, who became Secretary of State on Jan. 20, will visit Israel and four neighboring Arab states at the end of February or early in March in the first of two, steps the Carter Administra¬ tion is planning to deal with the Middle East situation, it was confirmed here Jan. 18. The second step, accord¬ ing to informed sources, will be President Carter's meet¬ ings in Washington, begin¬ ning early next spring, with leaders of the five countries that Vance will visit. State Department officials acknowledged that the trip would'take placer within a - month to six weeks and that Vance will visit Egypt, • Syria, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Israel, presumably in that order, to assess pros¬ pects for new negotiations leading to an Arab-Israeli settlement. Reports of the Vance trip -followed the Secretary of State-desig- nate's meetings here with the ambassadors of the four Arab countries at the State would take place* about six weeks before Israel's gen¬ eral elections, scheduled for May 17. Sources here said, that in the event that Israel's Labor Party decides at its conven¬ tion next month to replace Rabin with Defense Minister Shimon Peres, both Peres and Rabin would be invited to come to Washington in March. The Israeli visit will be fol¬ lowed in April with visits by President Anwar Sadat of Egypt and Crown Prince (CONTINUEDON PAGE6) Bella Believes America Is Committed To Israel By Lauri Zofan Chronicle News Editor Although. American ac¬ tions at one time showed no compassion concerning the persecution of Jews, Bella Abzug, former New York congresswoman, believes that a strong commitment now exists on the part of the American government. ' Speaking in Columbus this past Monday at the Women's Division of the Federation Advanced Gifts Champagne- Dessert, the flamboyant law¬ yer-activist said she has faith in. Jimmy Carter's pro¬ fessed commitment to ' Deplitmenfrand^iw^versB--*^^ .-—«-.■» .<- - ■ ---Congress,. of-'- the United tion. he' had with 'Israeli ' ; "President Jirhmy Carter States to the cause, of Is- has said that the survival of -Bella Abzug present and I want you to know that I believe there is a- tremendous commitment on. the part of the people qf the The Columbus Jewish Federation is sponsoring a gala evening of "Conversation and Canapes" on Sunday, Feb. 6 a(7:30 p.m. in order to show -a feeling of solidarity among the community -• in maintaining a community structure and continually supporting the necessary fundraising efforts. ■> The evening will offer a pleasant environment in "which to socialize as well as to meet with the guest speaker, General Shaul Rosolio, and some surprise Israeli guests, who will offer .insights into the current world situation. In keeping with the changing times, this function, for the first time, will be for both the Mens and Womens Divisions .of the United Jewish Fund Campaign, with a requested minimum fi'ft from the men of $1,000 and $250 from the , women. General Rosolio _ is - the former inspector general,of the Israel State Police.Born and educated in Israel, he joined the Haganah as a youngster, and has been involved, in .military and security matters throughout his life, ' , Following the Six-Day War, General Rosolio. reorganized the Jordanian - police in the West Bank and East Jerusalem area, being personally responsible for the security and safety .the' General Shaul Rosolio city of Jerusalem has generally enjoyed. He has traveled extensively in behalf of Israel. Married and the .father of four children, two of whom are officers in the Israeli Army, he has in recent years taken an active part in strengthening ties between Israel and American Jewry. He is currently in the United States lecturing at" the Harvard Law School, The Federation, is concerned about the quality (CONTINUEDON PAGES) Ambassador Simcha Dinitz last week.' , ■ - ' The "crash diplomatic venture," as one source de- •scribed if, was prompted only partly by the Arab "peace offensive." Officials here indicated that the 'pri¬ mary consideration was Vance's assessment'of the general situation in the Mid¬ dle East. . Premier Yitzhak Rabin of Israel is reported to have been invited-to Washington in late March to become the first Middle East- leader to meet with Carter. His visit Israel is not just a political issue but a moral impera¬ tive. I believe him .. .and I believe that'he means that, I believe that he is committed to Israel and more important that the majority of.the American people are com¬ mitted to Israel," she said. Known for her staunch support of Jewish causes while' in Congress, Ms. Abzug pointed out that "The Congress of the- United States passed appropriations for over 9lk billion dollars in the six years in which I was Center Programs Combat Problem i Early DeathL..Inactivity May Lead Us There By Lauri Zofan .Chronicle News Editor , PARTI The general health and physical conditions of the American Jew and the Israeli Jew are poor and need a great deal of consideration if we, as a people,-want to extend our life span, feels Dr. Hillel Ruskin; an Israeli consultant to ,the National Jewish Welfare Board., Having served as chairman of the department of health and physical education- at the Weingate -Institute in Jsrael, and • presently on a' three-year sabbatical from Hebrew. University where- lie is chairman ' of the physical education department, Dr. Ruskin is well qualified to speak out in this field. Dr. Ruskin, in an interview with the. Ohio Jewish Chronicle, explained the, purpose of his coming to 1 the United States. He is here to ^answer the question "What is Jewish - about physical activity," and to develop procedures on""how to make physical activities and programs more Jewish oriented programs, how to make them more recreation oriented programs and how to' make them more scientifically based programs..." According to Dr. Ruskin, environmental factors that affect heart conditions are Dr. Hillel Kuskin also factors which generally affect Jewish people. These factors include inactivity, obesity, smoking, high blood pressure, a high level of cholesterol, and stress patterns brought on by the high level of achievement which typifies the Jewish people, "We carry "with - us a tradition , of over- intellectualizing our lives. For the Jews, natterns of leisure behavior always were spiritual' kinds of activities, not active' ,'. ." noted the physical' fitness .expert. , ' Dr. Ruskin says Americans try to find ways how not to be active, and he uses health clubs as an example. "It is not a place to be healthier, it's a place to indulge yourself, do all kinds of pleasurable activities: massage, sauna, steam (CONTINUEDON PAGrfl rael. • In, contrast to present times, Ms. Abzug recalled America's actions during World War II by referring to a /recently' released film "Voyage of the Damned." The movie, based on a true story, tells the tale of 900 Jewish men, women and children who sailed from Germany to Cuba in the spring of 1939. Most had paid the Nazis exorbitant amounts of money to leave Germany, and more than half held entrance visas to theU.S. In the film, the ship is re¬ fused landing rights in Cuba- and President Franklin D. Roosevelt"ordered it out of U.S. territorial waters.-Jews , were not wanted," "'she stated. A high percentage of the passengers wound up in . concentration camps. " "It's always a shock, what an .important reminder that our great country and our great voice and symbol of freedom!".. bore the respon¬ sibility for that shameful epi¬ sode," she continued. "It has always impressed me that at the same time we had a refusal also to bomb the rail line to Auschwitz, even when the Jewish lead-' ers begged and pleaded our government to do so.... but at the very same time the Allies refused to .bomb the rail lines to the crematory where 12,000 Jews..,were being burned every daytiiey were bombing a synthetic (CONTINUEDON PAG69I ' Ml - i '.('I i, I., i ,i i A„L.
|Title||Ohio Jewish Chronicle, 1977-01-27|
|Subject||Jews -- Ohio -- Periodicals|
|Place||Columbus (Ohio); Franklin County (Ohio)|
|Creator||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
|Collection||Ohio Jewish Chronicle|
|Submitting Institution||Columbus Jewish Historical Society|
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