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November 13, 1959 - Image 7

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-11-13

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Dedication of Cohn Memorial Building Set for Wednesday

Dedication of Wayne State
Acceptance- of the building ident Arthur Neef will preside.
,University's new Cohn Memo- will be the role of Leonard a n d President Clarence B.
rial Building will take place at Woodcock, chairman of WSU's Hilberry will provide brie f
3 p.m., Wedn sday, in the Com- Board of Governors. Vice Pres. remarks.
munity Arts auditorium. Tours
of the new building and re-
freshments will follow, from 4
to 6 p.m.
The Cohn Memorial Building
will house the' College of Nurs-
ing, the Division of Graduate
Instruction and Research and
the Schoo' of Social Work.
Groundbreaking for the build-
ing took place 14 months ago
Parts of the structure have
already been in use for classes
this autumn.
In the dedication ceremony.
Harvey J. Campbell, executive
vice president, Greater Detroit
Board of Commerce, will rep-
You Can't Drive Overhead
Why Pay For It!
resent the Richard Cohn
Foundation in presenting the
building to the University. The
Foundation provided one of the
TO 6-2800
two grants through which the
building was made possible: the
other came from the Greater
Detroit Hospital Fund.

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Holding a proclamation by Mayor LOUIS C. MIRIANI
setting aside this coming Saturday as Balfour Concert: Day
are, left to right, SHERMAN SHAPIRO, Balfour Concert
chairman; Mrs. I. WALTER SILVER, concert reception chair-
man; Mayor Miriani, Judge IRA G. KAUFMAN, president,
Zionist Organization of Detroit; and HARRY COHEN, hon-
orary life chairman of the concert.

* * *

Mayor Proclaims Saturday
as Balfour Concert Day

Calling attention to the 42nd
anniversary of the historic Bal-
four Declaration and heralding
the annual Balfour Concert
sponsored by the Zionist Organ-
ization of Detroit, Mayor Louis
C. Miriani this week proclaimed
Saturday, Nov. 14, as "Balfour
Concert Day" in Detroit.

That evening, ZOD will cul-
minate its 27th annual celebra-
tion of the Balfour Declaration
with a concert at Ford Audi-
torium, at which Jennie Tourel,
famed mezzo-soprano, and
Shimon Mishory, violin virtuoso
with • the Tel Aviv Symphony
Orchestra, will be guest artists.
A brief address will be deli-
vered by Rabbi Jacob E. Segal,
of Adas Shalom Synagogue, who
will be introduced by Judge
Ira G. Kaufman, president of

The concert will open with
the singing of the -American and
Israel national anthems, led
_by Mrs. Samson S. Wittenberg,
accompanied by Mrs. - Edward'
In his proclamation, Mayor
Miriani cited the major activ-
ities of ZOD as "designed to
cement American-Israel friend-


Joffe to Report
on Israel Nov. 16
at Council Meet

The Jewish Community Coun-
cil delegate assembly, on Nov.
16, will convene at 8:15 p.m.
in the social hall of Congrega-
tion Beth Abraham, 8100 W.
Seven Mile.
A feature of the assembly
will be a report to the dele-
gates by Boris M. Joffe, Coun-
cil executive director, who has
just returned from a visit to
Israel and to several European
countries. Joffe, who was in
Israel during the pre-election
weeks, will speak on "Impres-
sions of Israel."
The delegates will be asked
to consider two amendments to
the Council's constitution. They
aim to provide delegates with
the names of all nominees for
Council office prior to the final
election meeting of the season,
and to establish procedure for
identifying and listing candi-
dates selected by the nominat-
ing 'committee and those named
by petition.
Lawrence W. Crohn, Council
president, will summarize cur-
rent Council activities. Refresh-
ments and a social hour will
follow upon the conclusion of
the assembly. Hostesses will be
members of the Sisterhood of
Congregation Beth Abraham.
Arrangements are being made
by Mrs. Isidore Singer, Sister-
hood president.

ship; to lend assistance for Jew-
ish survival everywhere; and
to encourage the study of the
Hebrew language and culture."
The Mayor also noted that
ZOD sponsors the American-
chartered secondary s c h o o 1,
Kfar Silver, in Israel to provide
American agricultural training
and leadership and "numerous
other activities designed to per-
petuate understanding, freedom
and democracy."
Funds derived from the con-
cert are used td support Zion-
ist projects in both Israel and
the United States.
Sherman Shapiro, concert
chairman, announces that tickets
are available at Zionist House,
10424 W. McNichols, DI 1-8540;
or at the door the night of the


Junior Primrose Club
Slates Donor on Tues.

The seventh annual donor
luncheon of the Junior Prim-
rose Club will highlight a com-
plete fashion show this Tues-
day afternoon, at- Holiday Man-
Following a hair and make-up
demonstration, members will
model fashions from the Mau-
rice Shop and furs by Wrubel
and Kozin.
Models will include Mesdames
Anita Gold, Ruth Blair; Maxine
Kort, Sheryl Krasnow and Lor-
etta Globerson. Mrs. Gloria
Woolman and Mrs. Joyce Wein-
traub are co-chairman, and Mrs.
Beverly Gold has arranged for
a five-day vacation for two at
Oakton Manor.

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Reg. 69.90

Gubow Reappointed Corporations-
Commissioner; Honored at Dinner

La_w_rence_:. G u
- -who is
prominently identified in this
state and nationally as a Jewish
War Veterans leader, was re-
appointed by Governor Wil-
liams as corporation and securi-
ties commissioner, a,post he has
held since 1956.
His reappointment was. con-
firmed by the Michigan State
Senate. His new term will ex-
pire on Sept. 30, 1963.
Gubow was honored Tuesday
evening at a dinner given by
the Allied Veterans Council, at
the Veterans Memorial Building,
in recognition of his having
been named Michigan's 1959
"Veteran of the Year."
The principal address, eval-
uating Gubow's communal
service, was delivered by Dr.
Richard C. Hertz, senior rabbi
of Temple Beth El.
Leaders' in all local veteran
movements as well as national
leaders joined in honoring Gu-
bow. Among those who spoke
and presented gifts to the hon-
ored leader were:
Nathaniel Goldstick, Corpora-
tion Counsel, who presented Gu-
bow with a Key to the City,
speaking in behalf of • Mayor
Miriani; Sanford Brown, State
Treasurer, spoke for the State
Administration; Rep. Martha
Griffiths delivered greetings;
Sam Shaikewitz, former national
commander of Jewish War Vet-
erans ; came from St. Louis to
deliver a brief address in behalf
of JWV; Councilman Eugene
Van Antwerp spoke in behalf of
the Council; a gift was pre-
sented by George Dygert, com-
mander of Detroit - Districts As-
sociation of American Legion;
a resolution from his organiza-
tion was read by Lyle Alexan-
der, adjutant of the Department
of Michigan of American Le:
gion; Michael Thiede presented
a flag from the Allied Veterans

b i gan dt all

- Now -

Irving Cane spoke on be-
half of the Michigan Depart-
- went of Jewish War Veterans
of which he is commander
and whom Gubow had served
as commander several years
ago, and presented Gubow
with a resolution and a gift
from JWV.
The invocation and benedic-
tion were given by Rev. Elmer
B. Usher, Rector, Mariner's
Church, and Fr. John Foley, of
St. Catherine's Church. J. Con-
nor Austin was toastmaster.


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