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The issues with which Ham- was scheduled to deal Shooting attacks by Syrians both Israel workmen and patrols; a deadlock over tsal to permit passage regular supply convoys to Scopus; a deafllock over detention of an infiltra- Jordan, and possibly the detention by Egypt of fishing trawler and its crew, seized by Egypt I key problem for the; official was the problem of a Arab assault on the rickety machinery. Jordan had demanded the recall of BYron Leary, acting chief of of the UN Truce Supervis- Organization, charging him Partiality toward Israel in Scopus Convoy controversy. Leary, after rejecting a contention that some of gasoline on the convoy November 20 were forbid- by the armistice agreement, to Amman in a futile bid to Jordan to permit pas- of the convoy dissatisfaction with the truce machinery was height- when the Israel- Jordan e d Armistice Commission Israel absent, said the Jor- infiltration had not been to be on Israel territory. Commission asked israel to the infiltrator. officials complained that before a joint Israel-Jor- Probe, under UN auspices, 'definitely established that infiltrator was on Israel ter- 'When he was captured. The suggested that the UN ruling might have a move to appease the Jot- regime. "" '' -,..... 7 YOUTH WORKSHOP September, 38 young men the largest group to in several years, went to in a project operated by (Labor Zionist Youth and will not re- this country until after SUmmer. r Will be at Kfar Blum, the collective settle- of Habonim. There they be under the guidance of and Akiva Skidell, Ameri- leaders. the farm :work in the the students will attend visit other settlements, and tour the country. for the 8th Youth is already under way. by the Committee cludes a voluntary group ors, psychiatrists, social and other professions, of whom are Labor Zion- h..__ i:'hce,.Pioneer Women of Amer- UVely support this project. ----J hire II ACCURATE m &: !II rRY CLEANERS l I l 2 " w [ C [ [ A N WITH I i' I I .,=, oj;jLj:, w.. us r l ' : If' " Nortbwe 00!,i,9o c   : '. herry CA. 8844 I S RAE U S NEW .HANUKKAH CANDELABRUM Mosbe and Meir Nuttman, two glass-blowing craftsmen from the w6rkshops of the Weizmann Institute of Science at Rehovoth, have created a novel Hanukkiah. It consists Of four separate groups of figurines, molded on a glass base made of lime-soda glass, manufactured from sand mined in the Negev. The figurines are in pyrex glass. The central motif of the array, which shows a remarkable attention to pictorial detail, is "the spirit of the times." The luttman brothers say that they wanted to show how like martial valor of the Maccabees has inspired every subsequent generation of the Jewish people throughout theworld, especially in recent times. Consequently the figurines are clad in apparel relating to different epochs of the past Jewish history. Male and female alike, they hold a weapon--spear, scimitar, broadsword or mace--- in one hand, in the other a candleholder. The single figure is the shomer, the candle which lights the o!h ers. Repatriated Polish Jews Washington--The Kremlin has notified Poland that the Soviet Government would consider it an unfriendly act if Polish exit per- mits were granted to recent Jew- ish returnees from the Soviet Union. Arab Governments had asked Moscow to stop the flow of Jews from Poland to Israel. Most Polish Jews living in Po- land when the Gomulka regime took over have already emi- grated. The desperate cases today are those of the estimated 10,000 Jews repatriated froh the Soviet: Union in the last year. They ar- rived penniless. Today those awaiting exit permits for Israel may be assisted to some extent by the Joint Distribution Com- mittee and ORT. Of the Jews who arrived in Poland from Soviet territory, about 78 per cent came from the Vilna area and an estimated 10 per cent from Lwow. Some of the children of returnees do not know a word of Yiddish or He- brew. A number of spouses are non-Jews. Gomulka has indicated that he -viii let the "Joint" aid Jewish children in the sphere of culture and education. Professional train- ing by Ort is being planned. But the threadbare unfortunates ar- riving from Russia hope their stay in Poland is only transient, having set their hearts on Is- rael. Jews who remained in Poland after World War II seem to have fared better economically than those who found themselves in Russia. Some Polish Jews arrived News Briefs VIENNA (JTA)--The forma- tion of a Central Jewish Relief Committee in Poland, which will distribute funds to be received ,from the Joint Distribution Com- mittee, was announced in War- saw. The committee would concen- trate primarily on reconstructive aid for Jews repatriated from the Soviet Union and would help them in settling in their homes and in securing work. Children attending the Jewish schools will be fed in the schools and adults desiring to learn a trade will be given the opportunity to do so. Aid will also be given to aged and sick. , JERUSALfM:*Prominent states- men, o f f i c i a 1 s and' journalists from Asian and African countries have been conspicuous among re- cent visitors to Israel. A minister from Western Nigeria, a former minister from Laos, parliament- arians from India, and trade un- ion leaders from Ghana and Bur- ma, toured the country and s t u d i e d its institutions. Their deep interest' in Israel's achieve- ments point to the possibility of valuable cooperation bet w e e n Israel and the new nations of Asia and Africa. Dr. Mauric;N.*Ei:endrath, Presi- dent of the Union of American Hebrew Congregation, will ap- pear on a special CBS-TV net- work program' on Sunday, Dec. '15. The broadcast of, "Lamp Unto My Feet," commemorates the celdbration of the Chanukah Fes- tival. Check the local station for time. in Israel months with personal belongings of some value. In May seven Jewish farmers actually arrived in Haifa With 61 cows. Their co- operative farm has been reestab- lished in Israel. Rut Jews per- mitted to leave Russia frequent- ly have only the clothes on their backs. in the last several ........................... Pittsburgh, Pa.--J. Robert Ar- kush of Los Angeles was unani- mously elected president of the National, Federation of Temple Brotherhoods. BLAUSTEIN TIRE SERVICE G. M. (Jerry) Blaustein 2336 W. Spokane HO. 0200 Fellowships At Weizmann Institute For Arab Scientists NEW YORK (JTA)The es- tablishment of ten fellowships at the Weizmann Institute of Sci- ence at Rehovoth to be awarded to scientists and advanced sci- ence students from Arab coun- tries, was announced by Samuel Rubin, noted Jewish philanthro- pist, to 1,500 guests at the Weiz- mann Dinner this week here. The dinner was in observance of the 10th amliversary of the United Nations' resolution for the estab- lishment of Israel and also marked the 83rd birthdate of the late Dr. Chaim Weizmann. The Rubin fellowships in pure and applied research will be in the fields of physics, chemistry and biology. Mr. Rubin's gift in terms of a financial contribution to the Weizmann Institute, repre- sents t donation of $70,000. The entire proceeds of the dinner-- about $500,000--in addition to a number of special gifts have'been allocated to the Weizmann Insti- tute. In announcing his gift, Mr. Rubln said: "The Weizmann In- stitute of Science has won world- wide recognition as a center of research In the exact sciences. It promises--if given the opportu- nity- to realize Dr, Veizmann's dream: To become a laboratory, a pilot plant, so to speak, for'the entire Middle Eastern region, which forms a bridge between three continents. Scicntists of this al-ea, working together in a broth- erly spirit, may well provide the pillars'for th, peaceful extension of this intercontinental bridge." Israel Ambassador Abba Eban, in acknowledging Mr. Rubin's gift, stressed the importance of peace in the Middle East in the light of recent world political de- velopments. Women's American ORT has announced plans for a National "ORT" Caravan, a 26-day tour visiting France, Switzerland, Italy and Israel. The caravan leaves New York May 10 and return s IJuno4', .... . , ,-, .... :" * Leo Baeck Awards DUSSELDORF (JTA)' The Jewish Council. and the Central Jewish Welfare Agency present- ed the first annual Leo Baeck Prize, named in memory of the great German Jewish rabbi and philosopher, jointly to a Swiss Jewish educator and to a young German radio and television writer. The award was made in connection with the first anni- versary of Dr. Baeck's death and is to" be conferred each year on scholars or students whose work and personality are in the spirit of Dr. Baeck. Named to receive the first award were Dr. Herman Levin Goldschmidt, founder and direc- tor of an institute for adult Jew- ish education in Zurich, and Dr. Peter Adler, 34, who has been active for years in fostering Ger- man-Jewish cooperation in relief activities for distressed Jews. TEL AVIV, (JTA)  A new bridge over the Yarkon River in northern Tel Aviv on the Tel Aviv-Haifa road was swung into position this week in one of the biggest operations of its type ever seen in Israel. The bridge, weigh- ing 360 tens, was erected in one unit under supervision of Mrs. Shoshana Shaham, an engineer for the Department of Public Works. WALTHAM, Mass.: Prof. Si- mon Rawdowicz, one of the world's greatest authorities on Jewish philosophy and thought and an internationally renowned Hebrew scholar, died here of a heart attack at the age of 60. B0tlNEY-WATS0tt O0, J. E. Drummey, Pres. FUNERAL DIRECTORS Cr "Beautiful Things. Need Not Be Costly" 1702 Broadway EArl @01 i I