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of Israel Challenges, Decisions Ahead Smolar Intensive action to frustrate Chief emeritus) JTA, Inc.) attempts to force Israel into making concessions on the and Action: Camp David agreements that and critical would be inimical to her Will be faced by security is now being mapped weeksand by leading Jewish organiza- difficulties for tions in this country. Their a high point of plans provide for redoubling target date -- their efforts to explain to the deadline -- for American people exactly what kindof Camp David does and does :the Arab popula- not demand of Israel: tile and the West accomplishments they be given by Israel already reached during the Camp David process of its implementation -- which are virtually ignored: It bargaining and the importance of and Israel lies avoiding one-sided pressure the U.S. by the U.S. on Israel. directly inter- The American Jewish also with Committee, which cannot be part linked to "Zionism" even by governments of the most extreme Arab ' France, West propagandists because of its and other West record as a non-Zionist group COuntries that are since its founding in ]906, is a more pro- one of the organizations. It is will now set to play a dominant d in United Nations role in the intensified efforts to July. These interpret Israel and the Middle expected to East peace to the American United States to people. It has placed this t h e U N commitment as top priority on 242 on which the its 1980 program. It is reements are determined to convince Want to bring in Americans -- the general rist Palestine public as well as non-Jewish Organization into religious and civic groups -- In the Egyptian- of the importance to having the U.S. keep a balanced and commanding positive stand in the with our negotiations emanating from and other oil- the Camp David accords. Its present position is that U.S. the United States implementation of Camp p David David has been inconsistent, Israel's expense, often confusing to American the PLO as a allies, often comfort to Israel's Partner. Saudi enemies, as occurred with the on Arab recent U.S. approval of the UN ,Jerusalem. Security Council's anti-lsrael in Lebanon Ouncil Resolution Out Israel Rabi The resolution stated, in part. that the Security Council NATIONS, (JTA) strongly deplores "any Councilvoted violation of Lebanese abstentions sovereignty and territorial aresolution integrity: Israeli military lence and intervention into Lebanon; all in Lebanon but acts of violence in violation of singled out for the general armistice agreement between Israel and States, the Lebanon: provision of military and East assistance to the so-called 'de bstained. The facto forces'." The de facto culminated a forces is the UN term for the the situation in Christian militia led by Maj. began April 13 Saad Haddad. of Lebanon. The resolution also directly after the deplored "all acts of Ambassador to interference with the United Blum, Nations Truce Supervisory the resolution Organization; all acts of Council's hostility against CINIFIL or in or up to it were through the UNIFIL area of striking lack of operations as inconsistent by selective with Security Council resolutions" and "obstruc- Israeli sources tions of UNIFIL's ability to that the confirm the complete abstained in withdrawal of Israeli forces t'as a one-sided from Lebanon." ]ling out Israel McHenry, in his statement ley pointed out explaining why the U,S. ution failed to abstained, said: "In this terrorist attack on situation, the United States Am on April 7 regards this resolution as an in Lebanon unbalanced and inadequate reason for the response to the problem. The lorces into important objective is to agree h two days later. on practical measures to also did not improve the conditions for Various terrorist UNIFIL's operations and to the Palestine assure full cooperation with UNIFIL. At the same time. the resolution does not directly Donald acknowledge the fact of cross- lSid the U.S. border terrorism against Israel because the which is one of the essential Is "unbalanced" elements of the threat to as it failed, to peacein the region. Tragedies Use of Lebanese like that at Misgav Am are not acts of referred to even by reference. Israel. We will therefore abstain." resolution which was the polls are communicated to subsequently disavowed by top Israeli leaders giving them President Carter as a an idea of the impact of lsraeli "mistake," policies and pronouncements ThequestionwhichtheA.JC on American public opinion. Committee asks now is -- Incidentally. a Gallop Poll what is the American conducted for the AJ government stance today? Committee last September *** revealed that 50 percent of all Measuring Public Opinion: Americans rejected the notion Because the AJ Committee is that American Jews are more known as beinq non-Zionist -- loyal to Israel than to America; it is not even a member of the (29 percent felt they were, 21 Conference of Presidents of percent had no opinion). A Major American Jewish recent Yankelovich Poll Organizations -- and goes its conducted for the AJ own way in seeking proper Committee exposed the lie treatment by the U.S. of Israel, that Jews have -excessive its influence in Washington is power over LI.S. policy. The quite substantial. Its findings have shown that the explanations of issues Jews rank lowest in a list of concerning Israel to non- nine groups said to influence Jewish groups are similarly U.S. government policies. taken seriously: they are *** considered as sober analysis Strengthening Egyptian- and not as propaganda. The Israeli Ties: In a move to Israel government highly establish the present moods in appreciates the strength it gets Egypt toward Israel. top from the AJ Committee, even leaders of the American though the organization does Jewish Committee recently not always say "yes" to Israel's visited Egypt without any policies, publicity. They were cordially One of the functions of the received. They are now Committee is to take from exploring with key Israelis and time to time the pulse of the Egyptians how American American public with regard Jews might help promote to Arab-Israel issues. The economic cooperation organization does this through between the two countries. the Gallop Poll, Harris Poll and On the other hand, the AJ other institutions specializing Committee will continue to in measuring American public monitor the Arab involvement opinion. The results of the in the American economy and polls are usually not made will watch how the federal public by the Committee, regulations against the Arab however, they are of great help boycott of American firms are to the organization in finding being enforced. It will also its way to elements in the watch the financial and population which seem to be employment, practices of dangerously ignorant on American companies doing. issues concerning Israel. At or hoping to do, business with the same time, the findings of Arab countries. HERITAGE. Florida Jewish News. May'2. 1980. Page 5 WlLLTHEy Israel Develops Missile At NATO Nation's Request TEL AVIV, (JTA) -- Israel's military industry has developed a ground-to- ground missile at the request of a member nation of the North Atlantic Treaty Alliance (NATO) which is presently in use by the armed forces of that country as well as Israel, it was disclosed last week in the Israeli military industry bulletin. The NATO country was not named Deputy Defense Minister Mordechai Zipori said in connection with the report that Israefs military establishment is cooperating with a number of European nations on ground-to-ground missiles of which the one supplied to the NATO country is an example. That missile was described as of 209 ram, in diameter and medium range. Shrneichels! A hold-up man pointed a gun at the teller in a Tel Aviv bank, slipping him a note demanding money. The teller hurriedly scribbled back: Tin sorry, I can't right now. I am on my lunch how:'" Here are 10 ways to recognize them. I. Their victims are unarmed civilians, and they throw children from classroom windows. 2. They hijack and blow up civilian jetliners all over the world. $. They promise to cut off oil to America by bombing super tankers. 4. They murder American diplomats in Beirut, Lebanon and Khartoum, Sudan. $. They try to sabotage Mideast peace efforts, promising to "cut off the hands" of Carter, Sadat and Begin. 6. They claim to represent Palestinian rights, while assassinating Palestinian leaders who want peace. 7. They learn to kill in Russia, with Russian arms. g. They support worldwide terror working with Italy's Red Brigade, Germany's Baader-Meinhof, Japan's Red Army and more. 9. They kill and maim Munich Olympic athletes, Christian Pilgrims and American tourists. 10. Their leader wears a gun at the UN as do his terrorists on their murderous raids. LET00 RECOGNIZE THE P.L.O. , ., ,' ,, ',v r ;,,I,u,llfc)rl [eagre of B nai Blitll ,,', : ,i : i'. ,h'c! ll, tfl il].l I I, li;,l Jewish News