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May 22, 1959 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-05-22

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THE DETROIT JEWIS H NEW S — Friday, May 22, 19 59-1 0

Adas Shalom Library
Wins Citation from
Jewish Book Council

A citation to Detroit's Adas
Shalom for meeting the Jewish
Book Council's stated criteria
for libraries was a highlight of
the annual meeting of the
Council, an agency of the Na-
tional Jewish Welfare Board.
Joseph Babicki, Adas Shalom
librarian, went to New York to
receive the award, which was
presented Wednesday, at the
World Affairs Center, 345 E.
46th St.
The Council also awarded
five cash prizes totalling $800
for 1958's best works of Jewish
interest in fiction, poetry and
juvenile fields.
Maurice Samuel, author of
the "World of S h o l e m Alei-
chem," presented readings from
his work as part of the pro-
gram's theme, in tribute to the
centennial of the great Yiddish
writer. Dr. A. Alan Steinbach,
Council president, chaired the
The $250 Harry and Ethel
Daroff Memorial Fiction Award
went to Leon Uris for his novel,
"Exodus," which only last Sun-
day replaced "Dr. Zhivago" at
the top of the New York Times'
best-seller list.
The Harry and Florence Kov-
ner Memorial Awards of $100
each were given to Moshe Ben
Meir (posthumously) for
"Sound and Shadow," a volume
of Hebrew poetry; Benjamin
Bialostotzky for his Yiddish
w or k "Poem to Poem"; and
Grace Goldin for her "Come
Under the Wings: A Midrash
on Ruth," a volume of English
poetry published by the Jewish
Publication Society.
The Isaac Siegel Memorial
Juvenile Award • for the best
English-language juvenile book
went to Lloyd Alexander for
his "Border Hawk: August Bon-
di," another Jewish Publication
Society selection printed in con-
junction with Farrar, Straus
and Cudahy.

Kidney•Machine Saves Lives

Landsmanshaften Memphis Attorney to
NATO London Parley
to Mobilize for
Leo R. Burson, Memphis,
Tenn., businessman and attor-
JNF Campaign ney, has been named a delegate

to the North American Treaty
epresentatives of Landsman Organization (NATO) Atlantic
shaften Societies in Detroit conference, which will be held
will meet at breakfast Sunday, on June 5, in London.
This is the first time that
10 a.m., at Jericho Temple,
18495 Wyoming, to discuss mat- individtials from the United
ters relating to their work for States or Canada have attended
such a conference. The con-
the Jewish National Fund.
ference will be for the purpose
The meeting, called under of bringing together the ablest
auspices of the Committee of and most distinguished citizens
Landsmanshaften for JNF, will representative of the principal
be the closing get-together of aspects of national life in the
the season. Reports of the past NATO countries to consider
season's activities will be sub- means of developing better co-
mitted, and delegates will be operation among member coun-
asked to participate in a review tries and between NATO and
of methods to attain the goals other countries.
set by the societies for JNF,
Burson has been active in
among them the Detroit Lands- Zionist work for a number of
manshaften project of a forest years and has served in many
of 18,000 trees in the American executive capacities in Zionist
Independence Forest in Adul- organizations.
Four years ago the Detroit
societies undertook the plant-
ing of a Detroit Landsman-
shaften Forest of 30,000 trees,
of which a substantial part has
Serving Detroit
already been planted. Several
Homes and Industry
of the societies have completed
for Over 45 Years
full groves of 1,000 trees each,
and some of these are now
working on their second groups
of groves of 1,000 trees each.


Dr. David Ullman, of Hadassah's Department of Internal
Medicine in Jerusalem (left), is shown with two associates as
they operate the only artificial kidney machine in Israel in
treating a young wounded patient. The machine was a gift to
Hadassah from Dr. Isaac Freidman of Brooklyn, N. Y., assistant
professor at the New York State School of Medicine, whose
wife is president of Hadassah's Central Chapter in Brooklyn.
The apparatus is used on patients suffering kidney blockage
due to injury or shock.

WA 3-3300


_Hawaiian Story I-leads List of New
Viking Publications for Children

The children's library has reading. This is the type of book
been enriched by a new series that will get worn into shreds
of books just published by Vik- by young readers who will adore
ing Press, 625 Madison, N. Y. 22. it.
* *
Of major importance in the
Ready" by
n e w series is the story of
Hawaii. Published under the Elspeth Bragdon, illustrated by
title "The Hawaiian Islands," Lilian Obligado, is a full-sized
subtitled "from monarchy to book for older children, up to
democracy," this book by Nancy 14, about a summer's experi-
Webb and Jean Francis Webb ence of young people in Maine.
It has a good plot, its mysteri-
serves a very important purpose
at this time, when Hawaii takes ous angles are just what young
To Speak at Beth El its place as the 50th State in readers desire, cave exploring
angles and camping experiences
our Union.
on Reform Judaism
With illustrations by Isami add to its glamor, and on the
in South Africa
Kashiwag i, "The Hawaiian whole this is a true-to-life tale
"Reform Judaism Comes to Islands" contains all the basic that will hold the young readers'
South Africa" is the subject of facts about the new State, its attention.
a sermon to be delivered by background and its people, its
Rabbi David Sherman at sab- numerous islands, its potentials Beth Aaron Slates
bath services of Temple Beth and the opportunities that lie
ahead for the Hawaiians.
El at 8:30 p.m., today.
Youth Services
_ Rabbi Sherman, spiritual
Here is a book, written for
Beth Aaron Youth Congrega-
leader of the Cape Town Re- children of 12 and up, that will tion will conduct the entire sab-
form Congre- be helpful to young people con- bath moring service in the main
gation, w h o siderably older and that will sanctuary of Beth Aaron at 8:45
pr e viously- guide adults towards an under- a.m., Saturday. Members of the
served in standing of Hawaii and towards Youth Congregation will act as
Cleveland, 0., an acquisition • of knowledge cantors, Torah readers and
and Bingham- about the islands. It is a most preachers. Cantors are Gary
pton, N. Y., commendable work.
Moss, Steven Stearn, Norman
will be making
Levin, Steven Lester, Bernard
his first visit
Stern and Sanford Bell.
to this country 7—Viking Press has produced a
The Torah portion will be
since assum- charming work, in full color read
by Jerry Rose, Jay Mas-
...0 ing his present
hole" in an art museum. Under serman, Bobby Chapnick, Myles
Rabbi Sherman post in 1946.
Stern, Harry L u b e t s k y and
The rabbi is scheduled to re- the title "Norman the Door- Irving Wainer.
ceive an honorary doctor of di-
has produced a story
Those participating in read-
vinity next month, on the occas- illustrator,
that will hold the children's ings and giving the sermons
ion of his 25th year in the rab- interest
and will produce the will include Diane Stein, Ann
binate, from his alma mater, the desired purpose
— of teaching Katkowsky, Phyllis Levin, Mar-
Hebrew Union College.
the tots to listen to the printed shall Korby, Elaine Gaspas and
Rabbi Sherman is accomp- word, to be entertained by a
anied here by his wife, a native good story, to be introduced to Judith Utley.
Preparation for the service
of South Africa who has active- an art museum by way of mouse
was under the direction of
ly assisted in the growth of Re- tracks.
Rabbi Benjamin H. Gorrelick
form Judaism in that country.
This is a merry tale, and an and
Sidney Noveck, chairman of
instructive one. The story is
synagogue's Youth Commis-
Seek Neo - Nazi Hoodlums well told and the pictures ably the
sion, with the assistance of
LONDON, (JTA) — Scotland drawn.
Thomas Tannis, youth director,
Yard officers were called in to
For children somewhat older and Alex Roberg, principal of
trace hoodlums responsible for
Aaron Branch of the
scratching Swastika signs on 6 to 9—Viking Press has pro- Beth
Jewish shop-windows in the vided another type of story — United Hebrew School and
East End of London on the 70th equally well done, splendidly Henry Baum of the Hebrew
illustrated and narrated by school staff.
birthday of Adolf Hitler.
Georges Schreiber. It is "Barn
BENJAMIN KOENIGSBERG, bino Goes Home," a tale about Membership in Centers
vice president of the Union of the clown who takes the chil- Reaches 606,000 Total
Orthodox Jewish Congregations dren to his heart and gets them
of America, has been selected to fit right into the circus bership in Jewish centers and
YM and YWHAs affiliated
as the recipient of the Kether atmosphere.
Animals, acrobats, the circus with the National Jewish Wel-
Shem Tov (Crown of the Good
Name) Award of UOJCA for crowds — and a good plot — fare Board reached 606,000
make the Bambino story good last year.



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