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October 30, 1959 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-10-30

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THE DETROIT JEW ISH NEWS—Friday, October 3 0, 1959-20

Israel Young Marrieds
Slate Costume Ball

Testimonial for G ubotv on Nov. 10 Deborah Group Fetes Esther Tennenhouse
Leading Fund-Raisers
to Wed in January
Honors 'Veteran of the Year'
at Dinner Tuesday

Lawrence Gubow, Michigan
Corporation and Securities Com-
missioner and the State's 1959
"Veteran of the Year," will be
honored by the Allied Veterans
Council of Wayne County at a
dinner and testimonial. Tues-
day, Nov. 10, at the Veterans
Memorial Building.
A long time leader in the
Jewish War Veterans, a past
commander of the JWV Depart-
ment of Michigan, and pres-
ently a member of its national
executive committee. Gubow has
been active in other veteran
groups. He is Judge Advocate
of the Detroit Districts Associa-


tion of the American Legion
and chairman of the legislative
committee of the Allied Vet-
erans Council, has served the
Consolidated War Veterans of
Michigan and was national pres-
ident of the 106th Infantry
Association and is a member of
the Disabled American Vet-
The testimonial will be pre-
sented by Dr. ,Richard C.
Hertz, senior rabbi of Temple
Beth El and chaplain of JWV's
Department of Michigan during
Gubow's term as commander.
Senator Philip A. Hart and
Mayor Louis C. Miriani will be
among the distinguished lead-
ers bringing greetings.
The "Veteran of the Year"
award was given to Gubow in
connection with the Veteran
Day ceremonies at the Michigan
State Fair.
Born in Detroit and a 1940
graduate of the University of
Michigan, Gubow left the U. of
M. Law School in June 1941 to
enlist in the army. He trained
with the 106th Infantry Division
and was subsequently selected
for Officer Candidate School. In
1944, on D Day plus one, Gubow
landed on the beaches of Nor-
mandy with the Forty-fifth Di-
vision. A company commander,
he and his outfit fought their
way to Germany. In January,
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and captured by the Nazis. He
was in an enemy prison camp
until liberated in May, 1945,
following which he spent a pe-
riod of 31/2 years in U. S. mili-
tary hospitals undergoing treat-
ment and surgery. He then re-
sumed his law studies, passed
his Bar Examinations in 1950
and returned to Detroit.
In addition to his veteran ac-
tivities. Gubow is treasurer of
the Jewish Community Council
and is an active leader in De-
troit's Allied Jewish Campaign.
He is a member of the Gover-
nor's Tax Study Committee,
Committee .on Housing Legisla-
tion and Commission on Small
Business. He holds an honorary
certificate in real estate from
the University of Michigan's
School of Business and is an
honorary life member of the
University of Michigan's Real
Estate Alumni.
Arrangements for the testi-
monial are under the direction
of a Committee of the Allied
Veterans Council composed of
J. Conner Austin, chairman;
Alfred D. Bricker, Irving S.
Cane, George Dygert, Walter E.
Klein ; Michael A. Whalen.
Tickets may be obtained at the
office of the Allied Veterans
Council, 151 W. Jefferson, or at
the Jewish War Veterans Memo-
rial Home, 4095 W. Davison.

Mrs. Julius S. Rothschild,
president of the Miriam Bens-
man -Detroit Chapter of the
Deborah Hospital, announces
that leading fund-raising work-
ers will be honored at an award
dinner, to be held at 7:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, at Jeri's Restaurant.
Nathan Mintz, regional direc-
tor of the hospital, located at
Browns Mills-
in - the - Pine,
N. J., will be
guest speaker.
The local
group is one
several chap-
around the
country which
work to main-
tain the hos-
)ital's rapidly
:xpanding pro-
ram of open
leart opera-
ions and other
-hest surgery.
Only this
Mrs. Rothschild summer, t h e
hospital established the James
C. Crumlish Memorial Unit for
heart surgery, making possible
the admission of 45 applicants
for the specialized operation.
Each operation costs an aver-
age of $3,500, but there is no
charge to any of the patients
who are accepted. Five people
from the Detroit area already
have been to Deborah Hospital
for surgery.
Montefiore Lodge Plans Heading the dinner commit-
tee are Mesdames Abe Stein-
Annual Night of Games berg
and Edward Karlo. For
Montefiore Lodge, Free Sons information, call Mrs. Roths-
of Israel, will hold its third child, UN 3-3821.
annual games night party on
Nov. 7, at the Sholem Aleichem
SZO Panel to Discuss
Institute, 19350 Greenfield.
Among the prizes to be Israeli Party Politics
awarded will be • a week's stay
Policies and characteristics
for two in Miami Beach, Fla. of Israel's political parties will
Proceeds will go to the Pen- be discussed by a panel of
rickton Nursery for Visually members of the Student Zion-
Handicapped Children and to ist Organization at a special
provide summer camperships meeting, 8 p.m. Sunday in the
for underprivileged children at Mart Room, Student Center,
Fresh Air Camp.
of Wayne State University.
For tickets to the event, call
Open to the public, the dis-
Marvin Hyman, president, UN cusssion is intended to clarify
4-0567; or Jerry Baggleman, campaign issues before the
fund-raising chair ma n, LI Israeli elections in November.
A question and answer period
will follow. Each of four panel
members will represent one
of the major parties in Israel:
Mapai, Herut, Religious Party
and General Zionists.




Oct. 23 — To Mr. and Mrs.
Leonard Raimi (Celia Abrams),
of 18295 Muirland, a son, Sam-
* * *
Oct. 22—To Mr. and Mrs.
Philip Schwartz (Sue Schein-
berg), of 20065 Votrobeck Ct.,
a daughter, Amy Beth.
* * *
Oct. 18—To Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley Green (Jeanette
Greenstein) , of 17152 Indiana,
a daughter, Myra.

Legion Post, Socialites
to Mark Veterans Day

Veterans Day will be observed
by Rosenwald Post of the
American Legion and the De-
troit Socialites at a joint patri-
otic program, to be held at 8:30
p.m., Nov. 11. in Beth Abraham
Principle speaker will be
Brig. Gen. S. L. A. Marshall,
military analyst of the Detroit
News and author; Cantor Shab-
tai Ackerman and Ann Jaffe
will sing several selections; and
young pianist Marilyn Lucas
Oct. 16 — To Mr. and Mrs. will perform.
Victor S. Widenbaum (Ronna
A social hour with dancing
Leff), of 20429 Ardmore, a son, will follow the program, an-
Daniel Steven.
nounces David Kay, Rosenwald
* * *
Post commander.
Oct. 13—To Mr. and Mrs.
Eugene B. Merkow (Ellen Gor-
don), of Greenview Rd., a `Sugar n' Spice' Flavors
daughter, Lisa Sue.
Critics Club in Premier
* * *
"Sugar n' Spice," a musical
Oct. 4 — To Mr. and Mrs. satire, is currently making its
Raymond Galper (Adele Jaco- world premier at the Critics
by), of 20400 Strathmoor, a Club, 10441 W. Eight Mile Rd.
daughter, Lori Beth.
The revue was written by De-
• * *
troit radio personality, Paul
Sept. 17 — To Mr. and Mrs. Winter, and Ben Berman. Fea-
Jerome Baronick (Arlene Kan- tured in the cast are Ken Hamil-
ners), of 14030 Greenbriar, Oak ton; Norma Fire, Bill Morey
and Loree Marks.
Park, a daughter, Julie Beth.
Performances are being given
To Mr. and Mrs. Norman at 9 and 11 p.m., Monday
Letzer (Ruth Lifton), of 21111 through Thursday, and at 8:30,
Gardner, Oak Park, a son, Jef- 10:30 and 12:30 p.m., Friday
fery Paul.
through Saturday.
* * *
It is better to light a candle
To Mr. and Mrs. Herman N.
Kohn, of 20501 Burt, a son, than to curse the darkness.—
Gary Soloman.

A costume ball is planned by
the Young Marrieds Group of
Temple Israel at 9 p.m., this
Saturday, in the temple youth
room. Those attending must
wear costumes, according to Mr.
and Mrs. Kal Soskin, chairmen.
Games, prizes and refresh-
ments are planned for the
evening, which is designated as
a membership affair. Stanley
Millman, president, advises that
dues are payable at the door.
For reservations, call Mr. and
Mrs. Sam Solomon, DI 1-2472.

Book by Detroit Woman
Published in New York


Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Ten-
nenhouse, of Strathmoor Ave.,
announce the engagement
of their daughter, Esther, to
Dr. David M. Weine, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Weine, of
Woodingham Dr.
Miss Tennenhouse is a gradu-
ate of the University of Michi-
gan, School of Education, and is
presently teaching in Detroit.
Dr. Weine is a graduate of Uni-
versity of Michigan Dental
School and is affiliated with
Alpha Omega fraternity.
A Jan. 31 wedding is planned.

Honor Isaac Finkelstein
at Sholem Aleichem

Isaac Finkelstein, long - time
member of the Sholem Aleich-
em Institute, will be honored
by all groups affiliated with the
Institute, at an oneg shabbat
celebrating his 70th birthday.
The program, being planned
by the board of directors, will
take place Nov. 6, at the Insti-
tute, 19350 Greenfield. The oc-
casion will be marked by dedi-
cating the newly-organized chil-
dren's section of the library in
his honor.
Contributions for Finkelstein's
birthday tribute should be sent
to the library and gift fund of
the Sholem Aleichem Institute.

Publication of "Mike on
Tree," a new hook written by
Frita R. Drapkin, of Detroit,
was announced this week by
Cornet Press Books, 200 Varick,
New York.
The book is a narrative of
an immigrant family's first
years in America. It will be
published early in 1960.
Mrs. Drapkin, born in Aus-
tria-Hungary, came to the
United States in 1922. She
has lived here since that time,
receiving her BS degree at
the Detroit Teachers College.


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