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May 20, 1955 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1955-05-20

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JLC Asks SOviet to Liberate Jews

NEW YORK, (JTA)—President
Eisenhower sent greetings to
Adolph Held, national chairman
of the Jewish Labor Committee,
on the occasion of his '76th
birthday. Similar greetings were
received by the Jewish Labor
Committee for Mr. Held from
Adlai Stevenson, Austrian Vice
Chancellor Dr. Adolph Schaerf,
former British Foreign Secre-
tary Herbert Morrison and many
other men of national and in-
ternational importance. They
were presented to Mr. Held at a
special session of the national
convention of the Jewish. Labor
. High on the convention agen-
da was the question/ of the fate
of 2,000,000 Jews behind the Iron
Curtain. as well as of the Jews
of the Soviet Union.
Jacob Pat, executive secretary
• of the Jewish Labor Committee
told the convention that "for
more than 20 years the Jewish
Labor Committee has been de-
manding to know the fate of
Jews in the 'Soviet Union, and
has been concerned • with their
plight. We reiterate our de-
, inand now as a symbol of sincer-
ity on the part of the Soviet
Union that:
1. There be free communica-


Feinberg, Three Students
Named to Phi Beta Kappa

An honorary membership in
the Wayne University Chapter
of Phi Beta Kappa, national
honorary fraternity, will be be-
stowed on Charles E. Feinberg,
president of Argo Oil Corp., at
ceremonies at 5 p.m., today, in
the university's Kresge Science
Three undergraduates from
the community will be initiated
into the society at the same
time. They are Gerald Kraft, of
3104 W. Outer Dr.; Frances
Greenspoon Schoenfeld, of 4203
Clements; and Soloinon Spiro, of
7328 Thatcher.
The students, all of whom
have an honor point average of
3.5 or better out • of a possible
4.0, • will hear Bernadotte E.
Schmitt, history professor at the
University of Chicago and his-
torian to the Department of
Feinberg, born and educated
in Ontario, is a charter mem-
ber of the Friends of the Detroit
Public Library and recently was
elected to the board of directors.
He is internationally known for
his collections of the works of
A. E. Housman, James Joyce,
Mark Twain and Walt Ikhitman.



Friday, May 20, 1955

tion between citizens of the
U.S.S.R. and their relatives in
the free countries; 2: Freedom
of emigration for those who wish
to visit their families in the free
world; and 3. That they restore
the right of publishing Yiddish
language newspapers, books, re-
establishing Yiddish schools,
theatres, etc., so that the Jew-
ish people within its borders can
continue to have free, unfetter-
ed Jewish cultural pursuits."
Mr. Pat revealed that "t h e
American Jewish community is
changin.g • radically and that as
a result the attitudes of these
communities toward the Jewish
Labor movement has been one of
recognition for the needs of la-
bor in meeting current commu-
nity problems. One hundred and
fifty Jewish communities have
up to date recognized the con-
tributions of the Jewish Labor
Committee — it has a place in
the budgets of those comm -_-_ni-
Resolutions adopted by the
JLC convention called upon Sec-
retary of State Dillies to look
into the feasibility of plac-
ing the fate of 2,0100,000 Jews
in the Soviet Union on the
agenda of the Big Four Con-
ference; criticized the malad-
ministration • of t h e Refu-
gee Act; called for a serious ef-
fort to establish peace between
the Arabs and Israel and urged
Israel to give Yiddish a proper
place in her culture; urged
adoption of FEPC legislation.
Adolph Held was honored by
the delegates on his '70th birth-

Aditit Day Camp
To Liven Center's
Summer Calendar

JIVF Women's
Party June 7

rState Committee Chosen for Dinner
In Honor of Williams, Hart, June 21

Senator Prentiss M. Brown, a
statewide committee has been
formed to advance this project.
Included in the committee are
The tenth annual meeting and
Samuel Adinoff, Port Huron;
workers' party of the Women's
Morton S. Davis, Lansing; Max
Division of the Jewish Welfare
Elkin, Mt. Clemens; Thomas-
Federation - will be held Tues-
Horowitz and Arthur Rosenthal,
day, June 7, at Knollwood Coun-
Pontiac; Rabbi Joseph Katz,
tr: Club, Mrs. Harry L. Jones,
Saginaw; . B. Morris Pelavin,
Division president, announced.
Flint; Max L. Subar, Grand
Rapids; Mayor Norman Weiner,
Division members will gather
Albion; Prof. William Haber and
at 12 noon for registration, to
Osias Zwerdling, Ann Arbor.
be followed by luncheon, the an-
nual business meeting and elec- City of Hope Duartians
The plan of the local commit-
tion of officers.
tee is to plant a minimum of
Slate 'Bohemian Night'
50,000 trees in the Williams-Hart
After a review of the year's
activities by Mrs. Jones, the Di- The Duartians of the City of Forest. Trees are planted in Is-
vision will present a sketch with Hope extend an invitation to the rael through the Jewish Nation-
an original script by Mrs. Leon- community to participate in its al Fund at $1.50 each.
ard H. Weiner and a special cast. "Bohemian Night," a cabaret-
style dance, at 8 p.m., Sunday, at Rep. Griffiths Inserts
Gamble Post Hall; 8425 --Fenkell. Jewish News Editorial
Music for dancing will be In Congressional Record
furnished by the Carl Bonner
Trio, and there will be refresh-
On May 9, Congresswoman
ments and surprise features. All Martha W. Griffiths, of Detroit,
proceeds will go to the Duarte, inserted in the Congressional
to continue Record the full text of The
The final list of nominees to Calif., institution
and leukemia research Jewish News editorial, "The
be placed on the ballot at the cancer
Seventh Anniversay of the State
Jewish Community Council Del- projects.
For information, call Faye of Israel." The editorial appear-
egate Assembly, at 8:30 p.m.,
ed in our issue of April 29.
Monday, in the UHS, Esther Ber- Bean, TO. 8-2843.
mari Bldg., was announced by
Sidney M. Shevitz, Council pres-
Since the time limit for nom=
( Formerly Detroit }febrew Book Store)
inations for petition has expired
the following names will appear
on the ballot: for president,
Samuel J. Rhodes; for three
vice-presidents, Rabbi Morris
Present in time for Shvuot
Adler, Hyman Safran and Harry
The following fine recordings:
Yudkoff; for treasurer, Charles
Goldstein; and for secretary,
Louis LaMed.
Sung by the world famous CANTOR P1NCHIK
Proposed for three year terms
78 rpm — $1.15 Each
on the executive committee,
from which 14 will be selected,
are: Mrs. Lillian Aaron, Walter
1p 33 1/3
Berlow, Mrs. Philip Bernstein,
Sung by the unforgettable CANTOR JOSEPH ROSENBLAT
William Cohen, Lawrence W.
Crohn, Mrs. Philip Fealk, Dr.
1p 33 1/3
Leon Fram, Dr. Shmarya Klein-
Sung by the renowned JAN PEERCE
man, Dr. Samuel Krohn, Benja-
min Laikin, Morris - Lieberman,
Philip Marcuse, I, Pokempner,
Julius Reznik, David I. Rosin and
Meyer Silverman.
To be chosen for one-year
terms are Mrs. Max Frank, Sol
J. Schwartz and Morris W. Stein.
Two will be elected.
Also on the assembly's agenda
will be the annual report by
Shevitz and chairmen of Council
Northwest Detroit's ONLY Hebrew Book Shop
standing committees. A social
hour will fellow the business

The Jewish ' National Fund
Council of Detroit announced
this week that plans are being
completed for the dinner on
June 21, at Latin Quarter, in
honor of Governor G. Mennen
Williams and Lieutenant Gov-
ernor Philip A. Hart, to mark
the inauguration of the project
for the planting of the Williams-
Hart Forest in Israel.
Under the co-chairmanship of
Max Osnos and former U. S.

Council Names
Slate of Officers
For Delegate Meet

A new program feature of the
Jewish Community Center dur-
ing the coming months will be a
Summer Day Camp for adults, to
be operated from 10 a.m. to 4
p.m., Monday to Friday, in the
D. W. Simons Bldg. 4000 Tuxedo.
Twd camp periods are plan-
ned, from July 4 to 22 and July
25 to .August 12. Registration is
open only to Center members,
who may join either or both
camp periods.
The program will feature a
weekly bus trip to a point of
interest out of the city, a picnic
at the building, informal Eng-
lish and Yiddish education ses-
18294 WYOMING — Bet. Curtis and Pickford
sions, training in leathercraft
and/or sewing, movies and exer-
Michigan was the first state
Joseph Spitzer, Proprietor
to build concrete roads.
The Simons Bldg. was chosen
for the camp because it is air-
conditioned. Registration, at
All accounts
$1.50 a week, is available by
insured to
calling TR. 5-8450, Ext. 19.
At the regular camp projects
$10,000 by an
of the Center—Fresh Air Camp
instrumentality of the
and Camp Tamarack — staff
members will be able to receive
United States Government
credit hours from Wayne Uni-
The staff will be graded on
aspects of work relating to the
particular courses they are pur-
suing — psychology, education
and educational psychology.
Courses in other departments
may be made available by spe-.
cial arrangement.
Interested students should
call - Henry B. Stern or Sam Mar-
cus, TR. 5-8450, for information.
Cinema Workshop will open its
summer season at 8:30 p.m.,
Our advisory experts are available
June 1, in the Woodward Center,
with a film on the life and work
to discuss your savings, home
of Hans Christian Anderson,
called "Little Tin Soldier." •
The group will , continue its
improvement and mortgage inquiries
film showings and discussions on
alternate W e d n es days during
without obligation to you.
the summer. Officers are Kath-
erine Wohl, president; Alice
Herman, vice-president; Lee
Shreidell, secretary; Mrs. Irving
Stollman, treasurer; and Irving
Stollman, program chairman.





The family of the late Anna
Becker acknowledges with grate-
ful appreciation th' many kind
expressions of sympathy extend-
ed by relatives and friends dur-
ing the family's recent bereave-


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