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::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: iel s nn Soviets M, -- The Israel rty headed by Dr, condemned the irael campaign new heights this and charged that i was directed re Jewish people, )mmunity denun" ; of several made kend as Israel&apos;S s met to discuss leveloping in the id the Soviet tac- ng Russian JeWS blic statementS n and Isareal n Petition ON, -- Some 2,000 rofessors have LS sent to Presi- ing him to act to [ safe for the aca" nity "if it is to Le solutions of the mkind." The pc. " varded from nl )eputy Undersec" Elliott Richard  Cliffor Barger of sity. His brother" r-in-law, Dr. and ard Weinerman, 47 persons killed ie of a Swissair on Feb. 21. "rontier 'j Mar. 29 : open meeting on TERNOON  e Hebrew Free )n will feature li t film, entitled ONTIER." This resting program t the Federated at 232 Harvard t2P. M. Broches, ProS'" cordial invitation Lty to attend this is no admission eshments will be ;at, on interested IE NEW FRON" is produced bY made in Israel, /Ir. Morris Nash, Mr. Joe Woolfe, B& P pg. 1) "RES mILE HOMES LE $5,500 PEP )RDINATION. OR APR 9 1970 Seattle Passes $750,000 Mark FiLE FOR BINDING Lack Of Manpower Is Critical d With the imnetus eiven bv the three Round-U Da s-- Thurs- a .... P Y  Y, Friday, and Sunday of last week -- the Business and Profession- _ women's Dinner on Sunday evening, and the Women's Division renIsetter's Luncheon, Monday noon, the Jewish Federation and ouncil Campaign moved smoothly past the $750,000 mark in its drive tOwards a goal of $1,250,000. Samuel Stroum, General Campaign Chairman, expressed himself as satisfied with the Lquality of the solicit,tat,on we ive to date but, he said, "We )/vi::,,manpower in the Men's To highlight this need, he ade an immediate appeal for solicitors (see full-page adver- tisement page 7 this issue) to help solicit "a good many impor- tant cards" that still have not been contacted. Emphasizing that time was running out, Mr. Stroum urged all concerned Jews in the community to give up a small portion of their time, a day or maybe even only a few hours, to solicit cards. "The absence of a sufficient number of solicitors is the criti- cal lack in our Campaign," he said."I cannot see how anyone who professes to be at all con- cerned with the situation in Is- rael as well as the needs in our own developing community, can hang back and not offer his ser- vices at this critical time," he said. He urged anyone con- cerned with "the fate of Israel" to telephone the Jewish Fedora- tion and Council office: MAin 2- 8211, immediately and tell them "I want to solicit; please send me my cards." Meanwhile Mrs. Paul Jassny, Chairman of the Women's Divi- sion, paid tribute to Mrs. Esther Eggleston, and her Co-Chair- man, Mrs. Freda Deitch; and Mrs. Richard Leshgold and her Co-Chairman, Mrs. Irwin Ca- plan, for their prodigious efforts in organizing successful Busi- ness. and Professional, and Trendsetter's functions. She called attention to the mammoth Women's telethon to be held on Sunday morning, April 12, 1970. 140 Women have already signed up to participate in an all- out effort to clean up the Wom- en's Campaign. Telephoning will be done from the offices of Mer- rill Lynch, Pierce, rennet & Smith; Dean Witter in the Wash- ington Building; Norfllwest Mortgage; Marsh McLennan- D.K. MacDonald Co.; and Bogle, Gates, Dobrin, Wakefield & Long, (Bogle Firm)Norton Blg. the Jcw,sH TRH n SlZITIPT PU JLISHfO f TH[ J[WISH FD[RATION *No COUNt. O, o....,.. Oldest Jewish Newspaper in Western United States VOL. XXXVll NO. 11 SEATTLE, WASHINGTON APRIL 9, 1970 MITZVAH DAY, APRIL 12 Your Phone Is Their Lifeline George Grashin, Mrs. Alvin Pearl, Mrs. Irwin L. Treiger Philip Katsnmn. By Raye Behar On an average weekday morning in the greater Seattle area the typical mother and homemaker picks up the phone" and calls her chum, mother, sis- ter, in short, her confidant. But A j ippi one Sunday morning a year over 100 of these same women will be rrns Ba once T ng in Favor calling from various stockbrok- er offices throughout Seattle Of Israel's Enemies Study Shows soliciting funds for the Jewish ,Federation and Council, Wom- en's Division. They will be call- - WASHINGTON, APRIL restricted than ever before in its ing friends, neighbors, people IJTA)  The U S decision not to Se.ll Israel more" warplanes at lcSt time the pros- diminishes s of peace and increases the ,<mger of war in the Middle _aSt, according to an official ,essment issued by the Israel acapassy here. The Embassy's , .ground policy booer asserts /at "While the lral countries li COUnt on an unlimited su l  W"- PP y Isr-?r materials of all kinds, el is bound to be even more ability to procure essential sup- they may not even know but who plies of planes." It noted that the feel the same way they do about Israel Air Force is "the most supporting the beneficiary agen- vital element" of that country's deterrent capacity and "the key to the maintenance of the bal- ance of power." The paper said that Israel's request to purchase a specific number of American planes was not arbitrary but "based upon sober intelligence evaluations that reveal a steadi- ly deteriorating ratio." Ararat Vows To Destroy Israel WASHINGTON, APRIL never stop," he insisted, "until .A,)  Yassir Arafat, "snokes- we can go back home and Israel f sa,,._ or El Fatah, is quoted as is destroyed. .We shall fight on ,Y ill , l , " wa,., g not only that We don t to victory even for decades, for b,'. . Peace, we want victory," generations if w"erenat if Lebanon and Jordan necessary." o  act to suppress guerrilla CONGRESSMAN SAYS =ations from their territories, 'aria. tah "will proceed with the U.S. IS AIDING ARAB en for the liberation of Pal stine, " TERROR CAMPAIGNS ta,, -Whether the countries we llotlgorom like it or not." He did NEW YORK, April (JTA) -- "qtl0": 0 rar as to sav_ his organi- The United States is helping the n Would declare war on el- Arab terrorism by shutting off that" z u'!e' though acknowledging air parcel post shipments to Is- Pale..9 e area he identifies as rael, Congressman Richard L. - une is made up in large Ottinger charged in a letter to Part by What the world accepts Postmaster General Winton M. Mr. Arafat, who de- Blount protesting the Post Office vas the "head" of El Department's failure to arrange for El AI airlines to carry parcel one of the many post between the U.S. and Israel. Commit- in an interview with PA0000OV00R Oriana Fallaci of L'Europe, lish in Sunday's Post. "We shall Next Issue APRIL 2 1 Deadline April 1 3 Soviets Manning SAM-3 cies in Seattle such as Hillel, the Kline Galland Home, Jewish Community Center, Jewish Family and Child Service, the Seattle Hebrew Academy and others. They are interested in helping Jews throughout the world help themselves; In Israel, the Iron- Curtain countries, the Moslem countries. Because your dollars can do so much all women who have not yet participated in the 1970 Campaign of the Women's Divi- sion are urged to remain at home on Sunday morning, April 12th from 9:00 a.m. to Noon, to Missiles For Arabs permit M-Day workers to reach them. Mrs. Irwin L. Treiger, Chair- man of M-Day, reports that the response to her appeal for wor- kers') from the women's organi- zations which are constituent members of the Women's Divi- sion has been outstanding. Vir- tually all constituent organiza- tions are represented. Serving as M-Day workers are: Captains: Mrs Sanford Bern- baum, Leroy Leavitt, Philip Katsman, George Grashln, Stuart Sloan, Howard Keller, Raymond Galante, Sam Treiger, Continued on Page 10 Russians Pouring Into Egypt JERUSALEM, APRIL (JTA) -- Foreign Minister Abba Eban indicated that Israel was still pressing the United States for more warplanes to correct what it considers an increasingly ad- verse military balance in the Middle East. Mr. Eban told a news conference that "the bal- ance of armaments today is not the same as on March 23 when Secretary of State Rogers made his interim announcement re- garding the sale of planes to Is- rael." Mr. Rogers said at the time that a decision on Israel's request for more Phantom and Skyhawk jets was being held in abeyance because in the Ameri- can view, Israel still retains de- cisive air superiority over the Arabs. He acknowledged that the in- flux of Soviet technicians to Egypt has increased in recent weeks. They are said to be man- ning the SAM-3 anti-aircraft missiles that Moscow has provided to Egypt. Diplomatic sources in London claim that more than 12,000 Rus- sians have poured into Egypt in recent weeks to operate the SAM-;] missiles. The influx has raised to 16,000 the number of Russian personnel presently in Egypt these sources said. They estimate that a small nucleus of Soviet technicians will operate the missiles while others train Egyptians in their operation. But the bulk of the force, perhaps as much as a Soviet infantry divi- sion, will be deployed on defen- sive duties around the SAM mls- site sites. Four such silos have already been built around Alex- andria, Egypt's main seaport which is used by Russian naval units. Others have gone up around Cairo West airport where Soviet supplies are airlifted and around the Aswan High Dam. (In London, the Daily Tele- graph correspondent Eric Down- ton writes from Beirut that Syria is pressing the Soviet govern- ment for SAM-3 missiles for the defense of Damascus. He said the Syrians renewed their re- quest for the anti-aircraft mis- siles when they learned of their installation in Egypt.) Egyptian Weapon Sites To Be "Pounded" Even If Manned By Russian Personnel NEW YORK, April (JTA)- The Chief of Staff of Israel's armed forces believes the most serious problem in the Middle East today, especially for Amer- ica, is the Sovietization of Egypt. But, he told Time Magazine cor- respondent Marlin Levin in Jeru- salem, that Israel's Air Force will continue to pound Egyptian weapon sites west of the Suez Canal even if they are manned by Russians. Gen. Bar Lev said Soviet troops will be operating in Egypt not only as advisers and techni- cians but as ordinary troops op- erating weapons systems. "This, to my mind, is the most serious problem for the U.S. particular- ly," he said. He said Israel does not view the new SAM-3 anti-air- craft missiles as a defensive weapon. "They are being in- stalled to give Egypt an offen- sive capability. Once the mis- silos are installed, Egypt will feel freer to do whatever she wants," he said. "Our deep penetrations def- initely disturb these prepara- tions," he said. "Large amounts of equipment have been de- stroyed. The Egyptians have been forced to move back anti- aircraft and artillery to protect themselves not only on the canal but also west of Cairo," he said.