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October 09, 1959 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-10-09

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McDonald, Torczyner and Feinberg' 'Anatomy of a Congregation'
Make Yom Kippur Bond Appeals A Non-Fiction W ork

Written by 30 Families

It is small wonder that the
BY FRANK SIMONS _. are used today in the synagogue
membership
of Temple Beth
at
Ishpeming.
Once upon a time, in a far-off
The coming of the automo- Sholom is proud of its accom-
land, there was built a Jewish
bile and the building of good plishments and that its achieve-
congregation.
ments are looked upon fondly
At all services—sabbath, fes- roads is credited with bringing not alone by temple members
the
total
community
in
close
tival and High Holy Day—ex-
but the 40,000 other residents of
cept in the case of illness or contact, and there were begun the community.
other exigencies—there was 100 a Bnai Brith Lodge and Chapter,
Their contribution to Jewish
percent attendance by the local an active Hadassah group, a
life
and to an understanding
Theodor
Herzl
Club
and
a
Zion-
community.
of the American way of life
ist organization.
The building was entirely
While talk of a synagogue might well be emulated—even
paid for by the congregants,
persisted
through the years, it in the larger communities
who each contributed according
was
a
bequest
by a resident of
to his means.
J. Torczyner
Munising, in Alger County, Bnai Brith Sells $5;776,135
*
*
*
When the synagogue was ded- which set the stage for Temple
of Israel Bonds for Year
icated, all of the donors were
Enthusiastic over the re- David Miller, cash collection co- listed — alphabetically with no Beth Sholom.
WASHINGTON—Bnai Brith
When he died in 1941, Sam reported this week Israel Bond
sponse to Israel Bonds appeals chairmen, will head the effort, reference to the amount of their
Marks left $2,500 "to the Jewish sales of $5,776,135 for its 1958-
during Rosh Hashanah, when which is the traditional • expres- individual gift.
community of Marquette and
incomplete results showed that sion of the Detroit religious
The congregation's annual Alger Counties," to be used to- 59 campaign.
$46,200 was pledged, members community's support of the
This is a $1,297,385 increase
budget was met in much the ward construction of a syna-
of the High Holy Day Bond state of Israel.
over the preceeding year, Bnai
same way. Each family paid ac- gogue and center.
Committee this week were an-
cording to its means, and there
It still took 10 more years to Brith's Committee for Israel
ticipating that Yam Kippur re- Marks 75th Birthday
was
neither
recrimination
nor
actually
plan, but then progress disclosed at its annual meet-
sults would place the Bond with Brandeis Series
search
for
glory.
was swift. The building was ing here.
campaign far ahead of last
Inside the synagogue, there completed on Dec. 1, 1952, and
year.
were no plaques for memoriams it has been used since for serv-
James G. McDonald, first U. S.
DRIVING LESSONS
or honorariums. Instead, there ices of worship, for organiza-
Ambassador to Israel, will make
0 7
LESSON $ 2
was
a
single
plaque
on
which
tional
meetings,
for
a
commun-
Israel Bond appeals at Kol
a
COURSE
were equally listed the names ity center and for religious
Nidre services of Beth Shmuel,
Dual Controls
of
all
the
departed
members.
school
classes.
at Yizkor in Bnai Moshe and
No Permit Needed to Start
Temple Beth Sholom's atten-
The once-upon-a-time in this
Professional instructors
at Neila in Bnai David, after
dance
at
services
is
almost
al-
real-life tale is NOW. The far-
Day or Evening
sermons by Rabbis Joseph
ways
100
percent,
and
the
rec-
Appointments
off land is a spot some 468
Rabinowitz, Moses Lehrman
miles from Detroit in the roll- ord is the same in its religious
Safeway Driver Training
and Hayim Donin.
ing countryside known origin- school where some 20 young-
TO 9-7600 LI 2-6742
Jacques Torczyner, Zionist
ally for its program of winter sters of all ages are trained by
leader, will make the High Holy
five
teachers.
sports, but now famous as the
Day Israel Bond appeal at Con-
Children are driven an aver-
locale of "Anatomy of a Mur-
gregation Beth Abraham after
der," the best-seller by Mich- age of 20 miles to attend school,
the sermon by Rabbi Israel I.
LEATHER COATS
igan State Supreme Court with one family coming 40 miles
Halpern.
each Sunday to bring their
Justice John Voelker.
• SHORTENED
Ira Feinberg, American vol-
In Ishpeming, Mich., 30 fam- youngster. And they rarely miss,
• CLEANED
unteer hero with the Palmach
ilies—drawn from that city, even during the heavy snowfalls
• REPAIRED
during Israel's War of Liber-
neighboring Negaunee and Mar- of the Upper Peninsula.
ation and U. S. Army intelli-
• REFINISHED
When
the
rabbi
comes,
he
quette and other outlying areas
gence expert on the Arabs, will
ALL WORK GUARANTEED
in Marquette and Alger Coun- is the guest of members of the
make Israel Bond appeals on
ties—find inspiration from their congregation. He speaks at
R E R s
LEA
A
F ITNHI E s H
Kai "Nidre at Bnai David Auxil-
Mrs. ELEANOR R 0 0 S E- synagogue—Temple Beth Shol- services and leads discussions
iary, at Yizkor in Young Israel- VELT will celebrate her 75th
afterward. The children bone
9249 E. JEFFERSON
Northwest and at Neila 'aft the birthday on - Oct. 11 by open- om—and their weekly religious up on their Hebrew lessons
services.
Evergreen Jewish Congregation. ing, a nationwide television
VA 2-1054:"
- Being a small congregation to be able to show him the
"LOWER 'PRIOES,NOlir
Leading the Bond appeals series from the Brandeis Uni- and unable to secure the serv- progress they have made be-
during Rosh Hashanah was versity campus. The hour-
ices of . a full-time spiritual tween visits.
Cong. Ahavas Achim, which- long programs on "Prospects leader, members conduct serv-
of Mankind" will be distri-
pledged $19,000 after hearing
ices twice a month, while on al-
a sermon by Rabbi Milton Arm buted through the • National ternate weeks a student rabbi
Educational
Television
net-
and the special appeal of Mar-
work. Mrs. Roosevelt this from the Hebrew Union College
tin Adolf.
week became a visiting lec- officiates.
Other results showed Young
In all respects, Temple Beth
turer in international rela-
Israel of Oak-Woods, $11,000,
tions at Brandeis University. Sholom is a do-it-yourself con-
appeal made by David I. Ber-
gregation. As indicated, mem-
ris, president; Cong. Adas
bers serve as rabbis.. -They also
Yeshurun, $1,500, appeal by Algerian Zionists
provide their own organist,
Max Schulzinger; Cong. Beth
choir, Sunday school teachers
Moses, $6,060, appeal by Har- Request Amnesty for and administer their own affairs.
old Berke; Cong. Beth Yehu- Jailed Israel Rioters
Dedicated in June, 1952, with
dah, $2,600, appeal by Zvi
Dr. Richard C. Hertz, of De-
Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Tomkiewicz; Cong. Bnai Jacob,
troit's Temple Beth El as the
To The Jewish News
$3,000, appeal by Isadore Starr;
ALGIERS, — Algerian Zion- guest rabbi, the congregation
and Cong. Shaarey Shomayim,
has looked also to other Mich-
ists have decided to appeal to
igan rabbis for added inspira-
$3,000, appeal by Daniel Tern-
President
Itzhak
Ben-Zvi
to
chin.
tion.
grant an amnesty to all those
* * *
Among them is Rabbi M.
involved in recent clashes in RObert Syme, of Temple Israel,
Haifa and Beersheba, it was Detroit, who has visited the
reported here Tuesday.
community with his family for
The administrative commit- the past three years. In addition,
tee of the Algerian Zionist Rabbi Syme has provided educa-
Rabbi Milton Arm, spiritual Federation is drawing up a
tional materials and other aids
leader of Cong. Ahavas Achim,
to assist the Ishpeming temple
will be guest speaker at a High petition to be presented to
with specific problems.
Holy Day Israel Bond appeal President Ben-Zvi of Israel.
"But while they look to me
The Zionist Federation has
collection kick-off for women
for
inspiration, I never cease to
heard
the
director
of
the
econo-
volunteers, it
i s announced mic department for. Europe of be inspired by them," Rabbi
by Mesdames the Jewish Agency, M. Pravo- Syme said.
"Here is a community which
Joseph Katch- tiner, explain the background
ke and Max of disturbances during a meet- has every reason to be swallow-
Stollman, ing organized by the federation. ed up, to be assimilated by the
Women's Di- Fifteen Jewish students who general community around it.
vision co- recently returned here from a Yet they not only exist as Jews,
they live in real harmony with
chairmen.
visit to Israel gave an account
T h e event, of the situation as they found their neighbors.
"It is because they live as
to be held it. The meeting also heard a
Thursday report by M. Lazarus, director Jews that they have won this
morning, at of the World Jewish Congress respect. After all, brotherhood
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