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November 20, 1959 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-11-20

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Friday, November 20, 1959-8

THE DETROIT JEWISH NE

Name Ir. Win Cohn
Head of .Dinner
for A. Harman

Pulitzer Prize Play
`JB' Comes to Shubert

Dre J. J. Schwartz to Address Bond Leaders Monday

Dr . Joseph J. Schwartz, execu-
Beginning Monday, Nov. 30, tive vice president of the Israel
Alfred de Liagre will present Bond Organization, will be in
• •••: Detroit on
"J. B.," Archibald MacLeish's
Monday for a
Detroit's Jewish community Pulitzer Prize play, at the
special dinner
is responding enthusiastically Shubert Theater.
meeting with
to the impend-
top supporters
The Elia Kazan production,
ing visit of
of the Detroit
Abraham Har- which ran rampant for a full
Israel Bond
man, Israel's year on Broadway, tri-stars
Committee.
new Ambas- Basil Rathbone, Michael Higgins
Dr. Schwartz
sador to the and Frederic Worlock. Local
will bring an
United States, engagement is limited to two
important
it was report- weeks. Matinees will be given
message to the
ed this week. Wednesday and Saturday:
meeting at
Ambassador
The supporting cast includes
6:30 p. m. at
Harman will Eulalie Noble, Richard Noble,
the Standard
be the guest Richard Kuss, James Ray, Bert
Club in the
of honor at a Conway, Gene Gross, Ivor Fran-
Sheraton-
I. I. Cohn
tribute dinner cis, Laura Pierpont, Ann Dere ;
Cadillac Ho-
sponsored by the Detroit Israel Rosemary Daley, Mary Riddle
tel, on the eve
Bond Committee on Sunday eve- and Elaine Ivans.
of his depar-
ning, Nov. 29, at the Statler-
Dr. Schwartz ture Thursday
Archibald Ma cLeish has
Hilton Hotel.
Irwin I. Cohn, dinner chair- carved a. potent parallel be- for Israel, where he is sched-
man, announced that _early res- tween the Biblical Job and his
ervations indicate a capacity modern . counterpart, a pros- International Conference
crowd will be on hand to greet perous American business man of Surgeons In Israel
the distinguished Israeli leader. called "J. B.," whose faith in
An international conference
Cohn urged those who want to God is sorely challenged by a of surgeons will be held . in Tel
series
of
disasters,
For
Sym-
be sure of being able to hear
Aviv and Jerusalem May 21-23,
Harman to make their reserva- bolical reasons, - MacLeish sets 1960, following the 12th bien-
tions now. Tickets for the din- his play in a shadowy circus nial international congress of
_ ner may be obtained by calling tent—and J. B. is over-run by the International College of
the Israel Bond office; WO two eloquent circus vendors Surgeons, which will be held in
who assume the roles of God Rome May 15-18, it was an-
2-5091.
nounced in Chicago by Dr. Max
This will be Harman's first and the Devil. -
Basil Rathbone plays the old Thorek, founder and secretary
appearance in Detroit since he
was named 'Ambassador to the Devil- himself. Michael Higgins general of the International
College of Surgeons.
U.S. The dinner will be operi to portrays J. B.
the entire community, it was
noted by Tom Borman, general
chairman for the Detroit Israel
Bond Committee.

Business as Usual
at New Address

A formal housewarming for
the new office - of the. - Detrolt
Israel Bond Organization, 8522
W. McNichols, at Ohio, _last Sun-
day, was sparked by an all-day
door-to-door and telephone cam-
paign for the _redemption - of
pledges made during the High
Holy Day appeals, as well. as
other outstanding committments.
More than $21,000 was brought
in Sunday in cash and pledges,
raising the amount of cash
brought in since Rosh Hashanah
to $-220,000.
Total cash collected to date
for 1959 Bond purchases has
reached the $665,000 mark, it
was anonunced by Tom Borman,
general chairman for the De-
troit Israel Bond Committee.
Outstanding pledges total $293,-
000, Borman said.
The executive board of the
Detroit Israel Bond Committee
had a breakfast meeting at 10
a.m. Sunday, after which board
members accepted top collection
and sales prospect cards for the
Nov. 29 tribute dinner to Israel
Ambassador Avraham Harman.
Refreshments were served to
volunteers. Bob Hall enter-
tained.

Visit Wadi Salib,
Haifa Slum Quarter

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News

HAIFA—The 115-man United
Jewish Appeal study mission
got a revealing look TuOsday at
the Wadi Salib, the slum quar-
ter Of : this port city which burst
into prominence last July in
riots by North African settlers.
What the mission members
saw in Wadi Salib differed only
Slightly from what they had
seen a few hours earlier when
they visited a transit camp near
Petach Tikvah where they ob-
served shabby cottages, many
of which lacked roofs.
The UJA -leaders were heart-
ened somewhat by their visit to
the Youth Aliyah visit at Alonei
Itshak where they lunched with
children who were mainly new
immigrants.
e leaders were guests of

.

uled for top-level consultations from the RaJabi Isaac Elobanan
with Prime Minister Ben-Gurion Seminary of Yeshiva Univer-
sity, which has since awarded
and other Israeli leaders.
Hosts, for the dinner will be him an honorary degree of Doc-
Tom Borman, Irwin I. Cohn, tor of Humane Letters, he re-
Abe Kasle, Max Osnos, Dave ceived his doctorate at Yale. He
Safran and Phillip Stollman. was later an instructor at the
American University in Cairo,
Reservations may be made by
Egypt, and served on the faculty
calling WO 2-5091.
of Long Island University.
Prior to assuming leadership
of the Israel Bond Organiza- Classified ads bring fast results!
tion on May 15, 1955, Dr.
Schwartz served as Executive
Vice Chairman of the United
Jewish Appeal for four and a
half years. For 12 years until
-December, 1950, he was head
of European relief and re -
habilitation programs for the
American Jewish Joint -Distri-
bution Committee.
Prior to joining the JDC• in
1938, Dr. Schwartz served with
INSURED TO $10,000
distinction as an educator and
Sy an agency of tint
Federal Government
scholar. He is an authority on
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rates. Accounts -started by A*
Semitics and Semitic literature.
10th of the month earn from
Following his graduation
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Registered Representative

The Detroit Israel Bond Committee
Proudly Presents

His Excellency

AVRAHAM

HARMAN

ISRAEL'S AMBASSADOR
TO THE UNITED STATES

AT A GALA

TRIBUTE DINNER

7 p.m., Sunday, November 29, 1959

Grand Ballroom, Startler Hilton Hotel

IRWIN I. COHN, Dinner Chairman

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TOM BORMAN

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