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April 24, 1959 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-04-24

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'"VTFA

The Suburban Community

Passover Memories Linger
in Life's Continuing Chapter

YI of Greenfield Has
Novel Building Plan

A new approach to the prob-
lem of raising synagogue build-
ing funds has been taken by
newly-organized Young Israel of
Greenfield, according to Rabbi
Samuel H. Prero.
The congregation, which on
May 3, will hold ground-break-
ing ceremonies at the site of the
building, has contacted business
firms who are making material
and labor available, as dona-
tions to the synagogue.
To date, Rabbi Prero said,
cement, sand and steel beams
have been received as gifts. At
the ground-breaking exercises, a
complete list of benefactors will
be announced.
Leon M u t c h n i c k, building
fund treasurer, advises that it
is expected that construction on
the first wing of the building
will be completed by August.
The synagogue is to be located
in Oak Park's 10 Mile-Green-
field area.

the same pleasant ones, plus a
By the Oak-Woodser
Little eyes, with help no new prayer in memory of the
doubt from four cups of wine, 6,000,000 martyred Jews who
turned bright and big as saucers perished at the hands of the
on Wednesday night, as young- Nazis, plus the realization that
sters throughout the world sat the new, re-born state of Israel
entranced while their elders was created in our time.
Memories, then, often
read them the story of the
happy, sometimes sad, con-
Haggadah.
For nearly 3,000 years the tinue to form the basis of a
narration of the Exodus from Jew's life experience, and it
Egypt has captivated children is the Haggadah—the narra-
as perhaps no single event in tion of the Exodus from
Jewish life is able to do—even Egypt — which adds mightily
to this chapter of continua-
at Purim and Hanukah time.
There is a kind of magical
tion.
setting to Passover, when
As we recited the Haggadah
families gather together in this Passover season, we won-
love and affection to re-tell dered what new chapters would
man's first experience with be added in years to come.
the quest for freedom.
But we never questioned that
And for youngsters it proves there would ever be a time
to be one of the best and most when the Haggadah would not
fondly remembered experiences continue to remind us of the
of a Jewish childhood.
time thousands of years ago
When one thinks back to when Jews obtained a taste of
The number of farms operat-
years ago—to one's own child- freedom that they fought for so ing in the United States last
hood—and seeks to recall mem- dearly for all of the genera- year was 18 per cent less than
ories of family and friends, one tions afterwards.
in 1948.
of the happiest thoughts is al-
ways of the seder table.
With fondest recollections,
we still can see our grandfather
seated at the head of the table,
reading from the Haggadah and
watching with a bemused ex-
pression as his grandchildren
sampled the horseradish which
he personally. ground for the
occasion.
Today, we have new remem-
brances to offer our children-

Town-Country Club Appoints Chairmen

Samuel W. Leib, president
of the Town and Country Club,
this week announced the ap-
pointment of Dr. Abe S. Pearl-
man as chairman of the nomi-
nating committee.
Also named to the commit-
tee, which will present a slate
at the June 3 annual election
meeting, are Dr. Harry S. Bur-
stein, Harry Keller, Stanley C.
Klein and Myron Schiffman.
Nominating petitions can be
submitted, together with the
signatures of five members, at
least 20 days in advance of the
meeting, Dr. Leib said.
Announcement also was made
of the appointment of Philip
Levant and John Isaacs as co-
chairmen of the personnel com-
mitee, which is interviewing ap-
plicants for the many positions
needed to operate the club. Ap-
plicants may apply at TO.
8-2699 or LI. 3-3592.

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Pre-School, Elementary
Programs Set by Center

Ten Mile branch of the Jew-
ish Center is offering a weekly
supervised playground program
for pre-schoolers, beginning
May 4.
Every Wednesday, 4 to 5:30
p.m., pre-school boys and girls
will meet on the playground in
the separately fenced-in area,
giving mothers an afternoon
free.
Program plans include story-
time, games, singing and musi-
cal dances, under the super-
vision of Mrs. Gloria Pankin.
An elementary school play-
ground program will begin
activities the same day, and
will be open weekday after-
noons from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. It
will feature games, relays,
crafts, nature and sports.

Emanu-El Sisterhood
to Conduct Services

Annual Sisterhood Sabbath
at Temple Emanu-El will be
combined with an organ dedi-
cation program at 8:15 p. m.
services today. Members of the
Sisterhood executive board will
participate in the services with
Rabbi Milton Rosenbaum.,
Richard Braun, of the Tem-
ple choir, will chant the kid-
dush, and Mrs. Marjorie Gru-
lick, organist, will present a
special program of music in
honor of the dedication.
An oneg shabbat will follow
services. Sisterhood members
will serve as hostesses.

Mishkan Israel Schedules
`Get Acquainted' Meeting

HOW DOES YOUR TOWN MEASURE UP?

An industry always takes the measure of a
town before thinking seriously of locating
a plant there.
Make your own check list and measure your
town for yourself.
You might start by , marking yes or no on each
of the following questions : Does our town
; Financing
have good industrial sites?
; Mod-
available for plant construction?
; Attractive
ern and adequate schools'
; Pleasant residen-
shopping facilities?
; Well supported churches?
tial sections?
; Good streets and highways?-;

Progressive municipal government?

; Widespread
Adequate public services'?
community spirit?-; Strong civic leader-
; Wise zoning provisions?
ship?
Good community planning?

If your check list shows much room for im-
provement, it indicates the job to be done.

Join hands with your local industrial develop-
ment organization and the Michigan Economic
Development Department to help your com-
munity prosper.

A get-acquainted meeting for
Oak Park citizens to become
familiar with Cong. Mishkan Is-
rael, its officers and members
is being planned by the syna-
gogue, 9 Mile and Parklawn,
at 8:30 p.m., May 3.
This ad is one of a series published as a public service by The Detroit Jewish
A special program, developed
News in cooperation with the Michigan Press Association and
around the theme, "Israel After
11 Years of Independence," has
the Michigan Economic Development Department.
been planned. A social hour
will follow. Friends of the con-
gregation and neighbors in the
surrounding area are invited to

bring their entire families.

^"

Under the direction of .Nathan
I. Goldfin, Samuel Hechtman
and Jack Sylvan, construction
of the clubhouse and facilities
in Southfield is on schedule.
Members will swim at the club
this summer, Dr. Leib said.

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