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Indianapolis Indiana Jewish Post (Newspaper) - October 9, 1970, Indianapolis, IndianaFriday october 9, 1970 the jewish Post and opinion Moiseyev jewish manager Mideast in filix new natron seen finally answers pickets by Harry Hoffman Philadelphia a when the Moiseyev dance company appeared in Chicago someone unidentified but presumably jewish dropped a stink bomb causing the auditorium to be emptied. The appearance of the russian dancers Here also was marred but Only slightly. A spokesman for the jewish Community relations Council apologized and blamed the militant jewish defense league which along with other groups picketed the performance. Several members of the audience made noises threw papers and let Loose White mice during the dancing. The show continued however. Outside the jewish militants handed passersby and those entering the Academy of music leaflets declaring a they played classical music at Auschwitz members of the Moiseyev troupe were invited to attend a memorial service at the . For the victims at Babi Yar but none attended. At the memorial Albert c h e r n i narc executive challenged the russians for not erecting a Monument to the 100,000 jews slain at Babi Yar. Something of a breakthrough was achieved though when Nachtman Levinson 59-year-old russian jew manager of Moiseyev spoke to a jewish delegation at the stage Entrance Levinson whose troupe has encountered similar demonstrations in new York Baltimore and Washington said through an interpreter a i am very sorry that among the jews of the United states there Are people who do not behave Well. Jews have no right to be bandits. Some jewish people allowed themselves to do Hooligan acts in new York. I want you to understand that by this you can do harm to the jews in the United at one Point his emotions came through and he seemed overcome As he dabbed at his eyes with a dark handkerchief. His eyes filled with tears As he said a i have lost All of my relatives both As jews and russians through the German occupation of the soviet Union. I believe that none of those present Here have suffered through that. That is Why i want you to understand How it is difficult for me to speak on these he said he would donate Money toward a memorial at Babi Yar but that to speak of a memorial for Only jews a would not be an honest thing and that is Why i would like you to speak of Babi Yar As a great tragedy of he said he had no knowl Nachtman Levinson jews in Russia have Freedom of worship Nachtman Levinson general manager of the Moiseyev dance company of Moscow tells Cleveland industrialist and peace promoter Cyrus Eaton at a party Eaton gave for the dance troupe in Cleveland. Edge of jews being imprisoned in Russia Only because they wanted to emigrate but those who attempt to leave a without receiving permission to emigrate allow themselves to do something that strays from our own later Levinson promised the Jarc he would carry its Appeal for the erection of a Babi Yar memorial to the highest soviet official he encounters. He also promised he would keep in touch with the Jarc to appraise them of his Progress. Jakobovits warns he could resign London a the jewish Community was under warning from its chief rabbi Immanuel Jakobovits that he May be resigning. The jewish chronicle Here reported that the former rabbi of new Yorkus fifth Avenue synagogue told a special meeting of the United synagogue that a the car has been he said he took on the a Tough assignment three years ago and was told that he would be in the driving seat. A but the car has been stalled a he added. A whatever plans i have had we Haven to moved Forward. I am getting frustrated in the driving seat and i want to get out of it if i can to move a state of flux continued to dominate the Mideast situation this week As Israel seemed headed for new diplomatic salient in View of the disarray. The general trend seemed Clear enough however. The cease fire would be extended beyond its nov. 5 present cutoff Date. Gunnar jarring was interrupting his peace efforts until conditions settled Down. The United states continued to pursue its peace making policies. At the same time it was taking a hard line position in the Mediterranean letting the soviets know in no Uncertain terms that it would not allow her Fleet to dominate that important sea. As for Israel she started to make motions towards the possible formation of a Palestine state Between her old Borders and Jordan. The plan is hardly new but in View of the present conditions is being trotted out in the Hopes that the arabs on the West Bank will have gotten up enough courage to take a stand. Their enmity for King Hussein surfaced during the fighting Between the jordanian army and the guerrillas and with this to go on Many straws have been thrown into the wind looking towards the formation of a new Arab nation on israelis Eastern Border. With King Hussein a attention drawn away because of the imminent danger from a renewed outbreak with the guerrilla forces the chances were greater that the arabs on the West Bank might organize. The new York times came out editorially for such a plan. It suggested that the new Arab state might be organized under a some Neutral authority like the United nations pending a plebiscite in which West Bankers would decide whether they wished to retain a separate identity or affiliate with Israel of Jordan or both.�?�. The newspaper pointed out that the a plan obviously faces Many difficulties a but seemed to go along with the position of Deputy prime minister Yigal Allon for establishment of Israel bases in the Jordan within the new Arab state. Although Israel has announced through foreign minister Abba Eban that she is not opposed to Extension of the ceasefire charges continued of violations of the agreement As Israel told the world of the 21st new missile site construction close to the Suez canal. Israel also charged Egypt with murdering the Pilot whose plane was shot Down in the week prior to the Start of the jews inter marrying Moiseyev manager avers by Lois Cooper go to a synagogue can go a Cleveland o. To a Levenson said. Jews in the soviet Union Are while the Moiseyev free to worship in a synagogue dancers performed at the music if they so desire said Nachtman Hall in downtown Cleveland Levinson general manager of two separate jewish delegations the Moiseyev dance company demonstrated outside a student of Moscow whose appearances group sponsored by the comin this country Are being met Unity relations committee of with demonstrations by jewish the Cleveland jewish com groups protesting soviet anti Unity federation passed out semitism. Leaflets to the crowd As they Levinson discussed his views entered the Hall. The literature on the Issue while relaxing at welcomed the Moiseyev dancers a Lawn party Given for the 100 to the City and urged the soviet members of the colourful Folk government to permit jews Ballet company by this coun wanting to emigrate to do so. Try Stop Good will ambassador the other group wearing for relations Indus berets with the insignia of the trial st Cyrus Eaton and mrs. Jewish defense league carried Eaton at their Acadia farms picket signs declaring persons near Cleveland. Attending the performances although a jew himself were supporting communism. Levenson said neither he nor referring to the his jewish wife go to the Syna demonstrators Levinson said Gogue. A i done to understand the problem a i pay no attention to who they is a jew and who is not a jew a the protesters however he said adding that Many jews did no to have the Opportunity to in the soviet Union today Are communicate it to him. Efforts being assimilated through in by the Community relations ter marriage into the general committee delegation to gain an population. Appointment with the Man a but a Man who wants to gement Dess the Post and opinion carry More advertising now than at any time in its history the answer is simple. Our advertisers get results
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