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May 08, 1959 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-05-08

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Herzog, Acting Ambassador to U.S .,
to be Guest Speaker Next Tuesday

Yaacov D. Herzog, Acting
Ambassador and Minister Pleni-
potentiary of Israel to the
United States, will deliver the
keynote address at the commun-
ity-wide celebration of the 11th
anniversary of Israel's Inde-
pendence,_ which will be held
next Tuesday, 8 p.m., in the
Ford Auditorium, Lawrence W.
Crohn, president of the Jewish
Community Council, and Morris
Lieberman, chairman of the
Zionisa Council, announce.
Featured in the artistic pro-
gram will be Shimon Mishory,
violin virtuoso, concertmaster
of the Tel Aviv Symphony Or-
chestra, and Marjorie Gordon,
lyric-coloratura soprano, who
has sung with symphony orches-
tras throughout the United
States and who will be featured
soloist with the Detroit Sym-
phony Orchestra this fall.
Milton Setzer, concert pianist,

Laud Polish Regime's
Ending Anti-Semitism

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News

JERUSALEM — The Polish
government was lauded Monday
at a meeting commemorating
the 16th anniversary of the
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising for
stamping out the remains of
anti-Semitism in Poland.
Mrs. Golda Meir, Israel For-
eign Minister, speaking at the
meeting which was held in the
Warsaw Ghetto Forest in the
Jerusalem Corridor, also paid
tribute to the Polish govern-
ment for permitting the rem-
nants of Polish Jewry to im-
migrate to Israel for reunion
with their families.
Anthony Bida, Polish minis-
ter to Israel, hailed the heroism
of the Warsaw Ghetto fighters.

who has been featured as solo-
ist with the Detroit -Symphony
Orchestra, also will participate.
Ole Foersch, dean of Detroit
organists, will be at the organ
console of the Ford' Auditorium.
Bob Leslie, popular stage, tele-
vision and radio star, will be
the narrator.
The Jewish War Veterans will
present the colors. Participating
in the pageantry will be the
youth of the city, organized by
the Central Synagogue Youth
Council. Special decorative ef-
fects are being arranged with
the co-operation of Harry Docks<
and Robert Siegel.
Yaacov Herzog, son of the Honor Madison's
Chief Rabbi of Israel, Dr. Isaac
Halevi Herzog, was born in 35-Year Service
Dublin, Eire, and studied at the
London University and at the as Holes Editor
Hebrew University in Jerusa-
Charles A. Madison, well
lem. He holds degrees in rab-
binics and law, and is the author known former Detroiter, last
of the English translation and week marked the completion of
commentary on the first part of 35 years of service as editor of
the Mishna. Active together the college division of Henry
with his brother, Chaim Herzog, Holt & Co., one of the best
recently appointed director of known American publishing
military intelligence of the Is- houses, with offices at 383 Madi-
raeli Defense Forces, in the de- son Ave., New York.
Brought to Detroit, from Rus-
fense of the new State, he was
appointed Counselor on Jeru- sia, by his parents, as an infant,
salem Affairs for the Israeli in the early years of this cen-
Foreign Ministry at the close of
the armed conflict. He later was
designated director of the
United States Division of the
Israel Foreign Ministry, and
then was appointed Minister
Plenipotentiary at the Israel
Embassy in Washington, D.C.
Upon the resignation of Ambas-
sador Abba Eban, Hergoz be-
came Acting Ambassador.
Tickets for the colorful pro-
gram may be obtained from
organizational presidents from
the Jewish Community Council
office, 163 Madison, or at Grin-

Eban Concludes Tour of U.S. Cities;
to Receive Honors at UN, Capitol

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News

"Israel and the Middle East" at

bassador Abba S. Eban con-
cluded a tour of major Ameri-
can cities this week with a
swing through the South. The
remaining functions marking
the retiring Ambassador's fare-
well will be held in Washington,
D.C., at United Nations head-
quarters and in Madison Square
Garden in New York City.
In Miami, the Ambassador
was honored at a ball at which
$1,000,000 was subscribed in
Israel Bonds. In Atlanta, he

Atlanta where he was presented
to state and city leaders by
Gov. Ernest E. Vandiver of

WASHINGTON — Israel Am- the Piedmont Driving Club of

addressed 600 Jewish leaders
from Georgia and other South-
ern states to whom he presented
a summary of his mission in
the U.S. and the U.N.
The concluding function of
Eban's tour was his address on

G e o r g i a, Mayor William B.
Hartsfield of Atlanta and Ed-

ward C. Forio, vice president of
the Coca Cola Co.
In a television address the
Ambassador said that American-
Israel relations stand on a high
level of harmony and under-

standing and that the political
and economic assistance of the
U.S. would contiune to flow as
in the past.
"The Arab world," he said,
"will never make peace with
weak and fragile Israel. With
an Israel manifestly strong and
permanent they will find a path
of reconciliation."





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tury, Madison was educated in
Detroit's schools, received his
Bachelor's degree from the
University of Michigan and con-
tinued his studies at Harvard
While in Ann Arbor, he won
the coveted $1,000 prize offered
by the Menorah Association for
the best essay of the year.
His first editorial position
was with the American Book
Company. He joined Henry Holt
& Co. in 1924.

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When Madison entered the
Holt College Department, he
was its only editor and copy-
writer. Now he is in charge of
seven copy editors and two sec-
retaries. When he first assumed
his editorial task, Holt pub-
lished from six to ten books a
year. Now, the company brings
out 60 books. a year and expects
to produce 70 in 1960.
"Most gratifying has been my
association with authors—from
John Dewey down to minor edi-
tors of anthologies — several
hundred of whom I have worked
with in the past 35 years," Madi-
son reminisced.
The Madisons have one daugh-
ter, who, like her parents, is a
University of Michigan gradu-
ate, and two grandchildren.
Madison is the brother of Harry
T. Madison, local Jewish com-
munity leader and former na-
tional commander of the Jewish
War Veterans of the U. S.; and
of Dorothy Zeigler. Two broth-
ers and a sister passed away.
His brother Max died in action
in World War I and Sam died
of injuries sustained when he

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5—THE DETRO IT JEWISH NEWS -- Friday, May 8, 1959

Detroit Jewry Marks Israel's 11th Anniversary

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