New CJFWF President Greeted
Past presidents of the Council of Jewish Federations and
Welfare Funds congratulate newly-elected President Irving
Kane, fourth from left, at 28th general assembly in San Fran-
cisco. Left to right are: Philip Bernstein, executive director,
Stanley C. Myers, of Miami, Herbert R. Abeles, of Newark,
immediate past president, president-elect Irving Kane of Cleve-
Julian Freeman, of Indianapolis, and Sidney Hollander,
CJFWF Tackles Many Communal
Problems at Annual Assembly
Community's Fund-Raising ..11eginnings
Recalled on UJC's 60th Anniversary
The 60th anniversary of the time and energy to thoroughly aid be effective our d
uty will t tg
United Jewish Charities will be analyze the condition and Posi- be well done."
observed at a dinner Sunday, Lion of the applicant at the
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In the first year of combined
6, at the Jewish Center start, and in every possible fund-raising in Detroit, 245
manner to extend such aid and subscribers contributed $4,284, ,,.,
On the occasion of this an- advice as will make him self- which was allocated in eight 5
niversary celebration, UJC lead- supporting; and encourage .
in- disbursements. This year, the
ers recall that, at the first UJC stead of wrecking his self-
meeting, in 1900, the agency's reliance and personal pride. Detroit Jewish community U'
raised $4,800,000 for 13 local 0
first president said:
It matters not how much or how member agencies, the United Z
"We need only to recognize little effort and expenditure is Jewish Appeal and other over-
that charity 'is duty', and that required on our part; • if the seas and national agencies. rii 4
our highest ideal should be the
fulfillment of that duty which
brings its own reward. It seems
FOR THE BEST DEAL
to me that we must seek to
aid the poor by learning what
they actually need instead of
simply getting rid of them as
THE "WIDE TRACK" PONTIAC.
cheaply as we can,, and then
repeating the operation as often
as " we must.
It will, of course, require
General Sales Manager
See HARVEY GELLER
Between Ford Rd . & Mich. Ave.,
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economic balance and a living
The annual Balfour Concert
A two-nart resolution on
standard to support a flourish- of the Zionist Organization of 0
immigration endorsed World
ing human civilization." He ap- Detroit acquired added signi-.
Refugee Year and called for realed for "an additional
- spurt ficance as a major social func-
a major effort to convince
forward" among American
Congress to abolish the na- Jewry "to complete this noble tion, which at the same time
serves to provide means of
tional origins quota system. It
support for Zionist projects,
urged Congress to liberalize
William Rosenwald, of New with the successful event held
the basic immigration laws.
York, national chairman of the last Saturday night at Ford
The delegates applauded
United Jewish Appeal, said that Auditorium.
United States economic aid to 1960 "presents the United Jew-
A near-capacity audience
Israel and the Middle East and ish Appeal with a drama as
urged its continuance "to intense and urgent as an armed heard two distinguished artists
strengthen democratic institu- conflict." He asserted that it —Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano,
tions in that strategic and vital offered a greater opportunity to Metropolitan Opera star, and
Shimon Mishory, Israeli concert 13
area, the stability of the reoion
and the peRce of the world." be more constructive than any violinist.
'n recent years and said that "if
Two able pianists accom-
They called for greater empha- we make the most of these op-
sis in spurring private invest- portunities we shall provide panied the artists. Allen: Rog-
ers was superb as Miss Tourers
ment in Israel as . "the basic
hope for those who need rescue
underpinning of • Israel's move- now. discharge our responsibil- pianist. Jonathan Sack, who ac-
companied Mishory, was equally
ment toward self-support" and y
for those already rescued
stressed the urgency for such and clear the road for those cooperative in the fine inter-
a program since .Israel faces I yet to come to Israel and other pretation of the selections of-
fered to a most representative
the maturing of bond issues and i free lands."
th e termination of German
He said that World Refuge e
Before the commencement
To. meet the "massive and Year was an opportune . occasion
of the first portion of the
for "long overdue" passage of
varied human needs — local,
a law by Congress to abolish program, Judge Ira Kaufman
national and overseas" — the the national quota system in welcomed the audience, and
delegates urged the communities federal immigration laws.
an address evaluating the
to take every possible step to
historic importance of Zion-
The Jewish Welfare Fed-
organize their 1960 campaigns
ism was delivered by Rabbi
eration of Detroit won a na-
at the "earliest feasible time"
Jacob E. Segal. -
to assure maximum fund-rais-
Mishory was especially im-
ing. National and local services of year-round campaign ma-
terial" exhibited at the pressive in his interpretation of
also reauire added surmort, and
CJFWF general assembly.
De Sarasate's Zapateado,
overseas needs will call for the
Cleaned & Pressed
The Federation took top Gulck's Melody and Mark
fullest assistance for years to
come. Under the pressures of
local, national and overseas city entry in the nationwide
Miss Tourel, who excelled in
community interpretation ex- her Russian and Hebrew songs, a
Jewish needs, the resolution hibit.
urged "a deliberate and inten-
also sang a number of operatic
sive budget process to assess
selections. The highlight of her
carefully the relative urgency cepted the citation on behalf concert was her interpretation
of the Detroit Federation. Pres- of Ravel's Kaddisch.
entation of the award was made
Deluxe Finish • Cellophane Wrapped
A series of resolutions deal-
by L D. Fink, of Minneapolis,
ing with communal problems chairman of the CJFWF pub-
and developments covered
licity awards committee, at the
DRAPES BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED; LEATHERS AND
such problems as recruitment
closing session of the assembly.
of young men and women
SUEDES EXPERTLY CLEANED AT LOWEST PRICES.
for communal service, pro- Fink said: "The judges' com-
mittee was impressed by the
grams of non - institutional original and resourceful manner
IN • MUD,
care for the aged, Jewish
education and community re-
or - SNOW
Federation of Detroit drama-
tized its program and services.
In a session devoted to over- The skillful handling of media,
with MAGIC MATS El
seas needs and basic planning, the presentation of basic ideas
your car wil1 2-.0!
Israel Ambassador Avraham and the liveliness of the ma-
6" x 21" all steel traction mats.
Harman told the assembly that terial all testify to the high
Greatest invention since the tow
Israel faced two tasks: re-build- intelligence and care with
truck. Worth their weight in
gold when your car 'gets stuck
ing a poor, ravaged country and which the community ap-
• . . Works in a jiffy' simply by
transforming a refugee popula- proached problems of campaign
placing these mats under wheels.
They last forever . . can't
tion into a rooted citizenry: He interpretation."
harm tires.•. keep ' handy in
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expressed the hope that "the
car trunk. .100% satisfaction
The award to the Detroit
guaranteed or $198
turbulent period" in Israel's Federation was one of 20 pre-
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"rapid progress to achieve an
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round interpretation materials.
(Between Curtis and Pickford)