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November 13, 1959 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-11-13

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Helen Fine, teacher and chil- 7:30 to 11:30 p.m., Saturday,
dren's author, will speak at and 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., Sun-
the family day program at the day and Monday.
eighth annual Jewish Book Fair
A gift shop will be set up
of the Jewish Community Cen- and staffed by Bnai Brith
ter, 18100 Meyers, Saturday w o m e n. Art materials from
through Monday, Nov. 21, 22 Israel and gifts of a Jewish
and 23.
nature will be sold.
The family day program on
The Detroit Public Library
Nov. 22 will include assemblies will contribute two exhibits,
for religious and Sunday school an exhibit of art, music and
students, offered in co-opera- drama books, and a bookbind-
tion with the Sunday School ing exhibit showing steps of
Directors Association, Walter manufacture. The Jewish
Farber, president.
Braille Institute will exhibit
Miss Fine and opening night braille books, tools and meth-
speaker Marvin Lowenthal, his- ods of making them. There
torian, editor, foreign corres- will be an exhibit of original
pondent and director of the children's book illustrations,
Brandeis University Library, and one for contributions to
will address the assemblies. the Center library.
There will be folk singing and

Tape recordings of Robert
St. John, discussing his
book, "Ben Gurion;" of 'Dr.
Salomon Grayzel discussing
the Covenant series books for
teenager s; and of Prof.
Walter Kaufman discussing
Leo Baech's "Judaism and
Christianity," which he trans-
lated, will be available on
tape recorders.

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Dewhirst to Address
Center Lunch Club

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Gerald F. Dewhirst, vice-pres-
ident of the National Bank of
Detroit, will discuss his experi-
ence as a non-Jew during his
recent trip to Israel, and give
his impres-
sions of t h e
country at the
third meeting
of the Jewish
Communi t y
Center's Jew-
ish Affairs
Lunch e o n
Club, at noon
next Wednes-
d a y, at the
Center, 18100
Meyers.
The Jewish
Affairs Lunch-
eon Club is de-
signed to ac-
quaint people
with issues of
Dewhirst current signi-
ficance in the American Jewish
community in a congenial at-
mosphere. Sidney J. Winer is
general chairman.
Reservations may be made by
phoning the Center, DI 1-4200.

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Authors will be present to
discuss and autograph their
*
books. An opening day program
*
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will feature Marvin Lowenthal
*
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A resolution to form a special
presentation of "A Tale of
committee
of
members
of
Chelm," one-act play from "The
Landsmanshaften, who have
World of Sholem Aleichem."
Dedication of the Henry visited Israel, and have ob-
J. Meyers Memorial Library served the work of the Jewish
of
o
will take place Saturday eve- National Fund, was adopted
unanimously at a reception
ning, Nov. 21.
HELEN FINE
For information about the meeting of Landsmanshaften
workshops
or any Book Fair members who have been in Is-
a puppet show presented by
call the Center, DI rael, held last Sunday. About
Mrs. Seymour S. Pesselnick. program,
30 members attended the meet-
Two assemblies will be held, 1-4200.
ing which was convened by the
one at 10 a.m. for fifth and
Committee for Landsmanshaf-
sixth graders, and one at 11 Israel is 'Symphony ten for the Jewish National
- a.m. for seventh ,and eighth
Fund.
of Progress/ Uris
graders.
Harry Kaminer, chairman of
Mrs. Mildred B e r r y will States in New Look
the committee, presided. After
No Coupon Necessary
present a puppet show based
Israel has plunged ahead a greetings by the JNF president, El
on "G'Dee," a children's
Prof. Samuel, M. Levin, an ex-
boo41 by Miss Fine, at 1, 2, decade in each of the three change of reminiscences and
years
since
the
Sinai
campaign
3 and 4 p.m. It will be re-
observations of life in Israel,
peated at 4 and 5 p.m. Mon- of 1956, author Leon Uris de-
and particularly of the work of CI
day. Miss Fine will speak clared in the current issue of
JNF, took place, during which
Look Magazine.
briefly at the show.
Uris writes that the impact those who visited the new State
Miss Fine also will address of the country during a visit since its establishment 11 years
parents on "Selecting Books for
this year was "even more over- ago took part. Although some
Children," at 2:30 p.m., Sun- powering"
than he had found it critical observations were made,
day. The afternoon program
in
1956
when
he collected mate- the general opinion was that
PLAIN
for children will include story
rial
for
his
best-selling
novel, what has been done in Israel,
telling, films and family folk
a
is "amazing."
"Exodus."
dancing.
The speakers were impressed
"Israel to me," he wrote, "is
Helen Fine received bachelor
with what the trees planted by
and master degrees in education a symphony of progress. The the Jewish National Fund have
at Boston State Teachers Col- sound of building never stops. done to revive, beautify, and
PLAIN
lege. She studied drama at Ox- New highways span the land, protect the land, especially in
1:1
there
are
wonderful
traffic
jams
ford. University, England, and
the sun-scorched Negev.
attended the Breadloaf Writ- in Tel-Aviv and the ugly shacks
The newly-formed committee
ers' Conference at Middlebury of temporary immigrant hous- will serve as a speakers bureau 0
ing
have
all
but
vanished
from
College, Vermont. She has at-
as well as in other capacities
tended teaching and drama the landscape."
Hailing the country as the with the aim of intensifying the
workshops at Columbia, Har-
vard and Boston University, "firmest democracy in the Mid- interest of the societies in the 0
Cleaned & Pressed
and has travelled extensively dle East," Uris noted that Asian work of JNF through the plant-
in Europe and Israel. She is a and African countries, "emerg- ing of trees for such occasions
Guaranteed • Insured
teacher in Boston public schools ing from centuries of darkness, of happy events as well as in
and at Temple Israel, Boston, are now thumbing their noses memoriams; the placing of Blue- 0
religious and Hebrew schools, at Nasserism and asking Israel White Boxes in homes of mem-
BUSINESS
has written and produced many to help lead them into the bers and inscribing relatives
and friends in the Golden Book.
plays for children and has writ- twentieth century."
For
The importance of positive
ten two history books, "Post
and
constructive
w
o
r
k,
as
Biblical Heroes I and II."
Harman Honored "by against what he termed negative
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Labor Leaders and activities,
Book Fair will be the ex-
Rosenberg, who was guest r3
hibits area in the main hall,
DRAPES BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED; LEATHERS AND
open during Book Fair hours, . Jews of Washington speaker.
Rabbi Joshua Sperka, of the
WASHINGTON, (JTA) — A
SUEDES EXPERTLY CLEANED AT LOWEST PRICES.
number of the nation's top Foundation for JNF, greeted
Famed Opthalmologist labor leaders" gave a luncheon the meeting and pointed to the
FREE PARKING
honoring Avraham Harman, Is- ways Landsmanshaften may be
Arrives for Study at
of
help
to
Israel
through
the
rael's Ambassador to the United
JNF.
Hadassah Laboratory
States.
Mrs. David Schoichit, Sam
Direct JTA Teletype Wire
Sponsors
of
the
luncheon
in-
To The Jewish News
cluded Walter Reuther, presi- Kaufer and Solomon Rubin
El
JERUSALEM, — Dr. Harold dent of the United Auto Work- formed the resolutions commit-
Henkes, world famed ophthal- ers; James B. Carey, president tee.
mologist and lecturer at the of the Electrical Workers
GI
Dutch Universities of Leyden Union; George Harrison, presi-
Name New AZY Head
and Utrecht, arrived here Tues- dent of the Railway Clerks Bro-
Gary Bernknopf was elected
day to • conduct special studies therhood; and Harry Bates, of chairman of the American
10300 W. McNichols cor. Griggs, UN 2-4196
at the Hadassah Vision Research the Bricklayers Union.
Zionist Youth Council. A stu-
Laboratory in the field of
A welcome dinner honoring dent at Polytechnic Institute of
12803 W. 7 Mile cor. Appoline, UN 4-4150 ti
electro-physiology. His visit was Ambassador Harman also was Brooklyn, he has been active
made possible by a grant from held here at the Indian Springs in Young Judaea for the past
18287 Livernios
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the American National Council Country Club, sponsored by seven years and served recently
(Between Curtis and Pickford)

Landsmanshafteri
Form New Group
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to Assist JNF •
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—THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Friday, Novemb er 13, 1959

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