Octo ber 16, 1959-4
View Detroit Exhibit in Tel Aviv
Adoption of Jewish
N.Y. Survey Shows
`Giants of Jewish Thought' Lecture
Series to Start at Beth El Oct. 26
"Giants of Jewish Thought" theology, including "Man is
NEW YORK, (JTA)—Jewish is the title of the series of four Not .Alone" and "God in Search
couples wishing to adopt chil- lectures to be sponsored by of Man."
A third point of view will be
dren in the New York area face Temple Beth El in its main
more difficulties than prospec- auditorium at 8 p.m. on alter- expressed on Nov. 23 by Dr.
Will Herberg, graduate pro-
tive adoptive parents who are nate Monday
fessor of Judaic studies and
social philosophy at Drew Uni-
ing to a New York Times sur- ing Oct. 26.
versity, and on the staff of
vey, dealing with religious laws
the Washington School of
and other factors influencing ing Jewish
Psychiatry. His theology was
developed under both Christian
For each Jewish baby avail-
and Jewish influences.
able for adoption, there are four different
The final lecture will be
seven to eight Jewish appli- points of view,
delivered by Dr. Robert Gordis
cants, the survey shows. How-
on Dec. 7. Dr. Gordis belongs
ever. that ratio applies only to the theme: .
to the liberal wing of Conserva-
white children. There is greater
tive Judaism, and is the author
difficulty, the survey shows, in for God?" Ad- and the public of "Judaism for the Modern
placing for adoption children mission is free,
Age." Besides being rabbi of
born of a Jewish mother and a is The
first speaker, on Oct. 26, Temple Beth El, Rockaway
will be Dr. Solomon B. Freehof, Park, N.Y., he is associate pro-
There are fewer Jewish white who was elected this summer fessor of Bible at the Jewish
children offered for adoption, to the presidency of the World Theological Seminary of Ameri-
MAX M. SHAYE, chairman of the 57-member Detroit Service
to the survey, be- Union for Progressive Judaism. ca, and adjunct professor of
Group 1959 Mission to Israel, and Mrs. Shaye, inspect the De-
troit exhibit at the Tel Aviv 50th Anniversary Exhibition. The cause "compared with Catholic Dr. Freehof is rabbi of the Re- religion at Columbia University.
and Protestant women, rela- form Temple Rodeph Shalom
exhibition was one of the highlights of the Mission's eight day
tively few Jewish women give in Pittsburgh and is a past
tour of Israel.
birth to children out of wedlock. president of the Central Con-
An increasing number of ference of American Rabbis.
Dr. Abraham Heschel, pro-
COAL & OIL CO.
childless Jewish couples a r e
turning away from adoptive fessor of Jewish ethics and
agencies to private adoption, mysticism at the Jewish Theol-
because the agencies observe ogical Seminary of America
for Oiiik:45 Years
"The Art of Living," first in dleman. Serving on the com- the State law which forbids a (Conservative), New York, will
child to be placed with a family be the second speaker, on Nov.
a series of fall educational pro- mittee are:
Mesdames Charles Abramson, Na- of a religion different from the 9. He is the author of many
grams sponsored by the Worn-
Balaban, Herbert G. Bloom- child's parents or different from works in the field of Jewish
en's Division of the Jewish Wel- than
berg, J. Richard Cooper, Alfred
fare Federation, will be held at Deutsch, Milton J. Doner, William that of the child's mother.
Ellniann. Lawrence A. Fleisch-
12:30- p.m., Tuesday, at the M.
New York law holds that,
FOR THE BEST DEAL
man, John -C. Gerkin, Benjamin R.
home of Mrs. Lawrence A. Gutow, John C. Hopp, Jr., Irving when practicable, a child must
Levitt, Harvey Lipsitt, Mitchell
ON THE LEADER FOR 1960 — I
Fleischman, 19480 Burlington. Mandeberg, Jerome Mark, Marvin be placed only with persons of
Women attending the dessert Mintz, Julien Priver, Jack Rom, the religious faith preferred by
THE "WIDE TRACK" PONTIAC. I
luncheon meeting will have an E. Schwartz, Arthur W. Schlesinger, its natural parents if they are
A. Serlin, Milton H. married, or by its natural
opportunity to view the Fleisch- Jr.,,
Sims, Eugene Sloan, Harvey G. mother if the baby is born out
man art collection.
Snider, Arthur R. Soltar, Irving M.
Dr. Julien Priver, director of Stahl, David Tabashnik, Ray Werbe, of wedlock. Catholics insist on
S. Willis, and Stanley J. Winkel- strict observance of that law.
General Sales Manager
Sinai Hospital, Mrs. Charles S.
Lakoff, board member of the
Mrs. Alexander W. Sanders is
Jewish Family and Children's chairman of Women's Division parents who are Jewish object
Service, and Irwin Shaw, execu- educational programs and Mrs. to that law, as do persons who
tive director of the Jewish Com- Sam Barnett is co-chairman. practice Ethical Culture. Jewish
munity Center, will participate Mrs. Hairy E. August is presi- law, however, also upholds the
in a program describing Fed- dent of the Women's Division principle of the child belonging
eration's role as the central so- and Mrs. Arthur I. Gould is to the faith of the mother.
Between Ford Rd. & Mich. Ave., Dearborn
cial planning, budgeting and Women's Division vice-president
fund-raising agency in the com- in charge of education.
500 Participate in
munity. Mrs. Julian H. Krolik,
member of the Women's Di-
YOHANAN ELON (Eichen- Testimonial Honors
vision board of directors, will baum), senior lecturer in the
for Ben D. Burdick
be panel moderator.
division of town planning of the
Mrs. Arthur H. Rice, chair- Technion, has been appointed
More than 500 Detroiters,
man of the arrangements com- a consultant to the Ministry of people of all faiths, represent-
mittee, will be assisted by her Development of East Nigeria, ing both political parties and
co-chairmen, Mrs. Hugh W.
including leaders in all walks
Greenberg and Mrs. David Han- it has been learned.
of life, joined on Wednesday
evening in honoring Benjamin
D. Burdick, at a testimonial
dinner at Piemontese Club, on
the occasion of his election to
the Board of Governors of
Wayne State University.
Prof. Paul Bagwell was toast-
master. Participants in the pro-
gram included Dr. Clarence
Hilberry, president of Wayne
Who Have Visited Israel
University; Armal Brand-
man 0. Stockmeyer, John Fei-
A breakfast reception for all members of
kens, Fred Alger, Irwin Bur-
Landsmanshaften who have visited Israel
dick, WSU Provost Arthur Neef
at eilOr ge,
is being planned for Sunday, November
and a number of others.
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A "Trial and Error" skit, dur-
8th, at 10:00 a.m. at the Jericho Temple,
ing which a number 'of promi-
NOW gedaiar444, t ati$0441
nent leaders testified to Bur-
dick's communal interests and
his dedicated services to Jewish
A special program of interest and impor- N and other causes, was a feature
asc1 g"' to cope iota
of the evening.
tance to you, to your society and to Israel,
JWF Women's Unit Fall Education
Programs to Commence Tuesday
See HARVEY 6ELLER
is being arranged.
!I You will not want to miss this occasion
b, and we do not want to miss you !
IF YOU HAVE BEEN IN ISRAEL WE
WANT TO INVITE YOU!
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Austria Asks Property
to Aid Nazi Victims
Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News
VIENNA — The Austrian
cabinet Wednesday approved a
bill authorizing the start of
collection agencies required
under the Austrian peace treaty
to reclaim heirless property for
rehabilitating victims of Nazism
now living in Austria.
The measure implements an
earlier law for the creation of
two separate collecting agencies
—one for Jews and one for
Austrian Jewish groups have
been urging such a measure for
four years. Without the enabling
legislation, no collections could
Sincere l y
DETROIT BUSINESS MEN'S GROUP
CITY OF HOPE