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November 27, 1959 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-11-27

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Friday, November 27, 1959- 10

Dr. Samuel Sandmel to Deliver First Dr. Guttmacher to Visit at Sinai; Writes New Book
Alan F. Guttmacher, chief professor of obstetrics and with an unsightly rash- it is
Borman Near East Talk Wednesday of Dr.
obstetrics and gynecology at gynecology at Columbia Uni- simple, no matter where you

Dr. Samuel Sandmel, Provost
of Hebrew Union College—Jew-
ish Institute of Religion and
profeSsor of Bible and Hellen-
istic Literature at the HUC-JIR
Cincinnati school, will deliver
the first lecture in the new Bor-

alma mater in 1952. He was
named Provost in 1957.
He served as Hillel Professor
of Jewish Literature and
Thought of Vanderbilt Univer-
sity, 1949-1952, after serving
from 1946 to 1949 as director of
the Hillel Foundation at Yale
University. Earlier, he served
for four years as a Navy and
Marine Corps Chaplain in World
War II.
A native of Dayton, 0., he
attended public schools in St.
Louis and received his B. A.
from the University of Missouri
in 1932. He received his Ph. D.
from Yale.
He was awarded the Presi-
dent's Fellowship by Brown
University and prepared a book
on the New Testament. Pub-
lished in the spring of 1956 and
reprinted in 1957, Dr. Sandmel s
book, "A Jewish Understanding
of the New Testament," is a sig-
nificant publication in the field
of religion. His book, "Philo's
Place in Judaism," appeared in
1956.
Dr. Sandmel's "The Genius of
Paul," was published by Farrar,
Straus and Cudahy in 1958. He
is preparing an "Introduction to
Bible (Old Testament)" for Al-
fred A. Knopf.

'

DR. SAMUEL SANDMEL

man Near Eastern Lecture
Series, of Wayne State Univer-
sity, at 8 p.m. next Wednesday,
at the WSU. Community Arts
Auditorium, Second and Ferry.
His subject will be "Judaism
and Christianity in the First
Century." He will be introduced
by Leonard N. Simons.
At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dr.
Sandmel will address faculty
and students of Wayne State
University, at Kresge Audi-
torium, on the subject, "Hellen-
istic Influences on Judaism and
Christianity."
Dr. Abram Spiro, director
of the lecture series and chair-
man of the WSU Near East-
ern Department, has extended
an invitation to all who are
interested to attend the
Wednesday evening lecture.
Dr. Sandmel is a specialist in
the New Testament and its rela-
tion to Judaism.
A graduate of HebreW Union
College, where he was ordained
in 1937, Dr. Sandmel was ap-
pointed to the faculty of his

Elect Detroiters
to CJFWF Posts

Max M. Fisher, president of
the Jewish Welfare Federation,
has been elected to the board
of directors of the Council of
Jewish Federations and Welfare
Funds, it was announced by
Irving Kane of Cleveland, new-
ly-elected CJFWF president, at
the closing session of the Coun-
cil's 28th General Assembly, in
San Francisco.
Judge Theodore Levin was
re-elected to the board. Also
continuing as a board member
is Isidore Sobeloff, Federation
executive vice-president.
Mrs. Hy C. Broder, Mrs.
Charles Lakoff and Sobeloff
presented papers at the Assem-
bly.
Fisher is a member of the
CJFWF national-local relations
and Israel relations committees.
Levin is a member of the
.CJFWF budget and finance
committees.

Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York,
will serve as visiting chief of
obstetrics and gynecology at De-
troit's Sinai Hospital on Dec. 9.
The day's program will in-
clude a clinical conference at
9 a.m., a press conference at
11:30 a.m., lecture on "Fetal
Distress" at 1 p.m. and a ward
walk at 2 p.m.
A subscription dinner for Dr.
Guttmacher, who is also clinical

Austria Uncovers
Neo..Nazis' Plot

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
To The Jewish News

VIENNA—Austrian police re-
ported Tuesday the uncovering
of a gigantic export swindle in-
volving withholding of almost
$2,000,000 which was used to
finance an organization of neo-
Nazis in Austria.
Police arrested four mer-
chants and an attorney living
in Saltszburg, but one of the
leaders in the swindle, mer-
chant Lothar Rafael, escaped to
Munich. Police said that Rafael
used some of the swindle funds
t , help support the "Sorbe"
which the Austrian Ministry of
the Interior banned a year ago
for neo-Nazi activity.

Dr. Guttmacher Pleads
for Frank Discussion
of Planned Parenthood

"It is high time that men
of good will burst the medical,
political and religious shackles
which bind them, to analyze and
solve health problems by frank,
free and unbigoted discussion,"
writes Dr. Alan F. Guttmacher,
in his book, "Babies by Choice
or by Chance," to be published
Dec. 3 by Doubleday.
Dr. Guttmacher is chief of
obstetrics and gynecology at
Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York
City and clinical professor of
obstetrics and gynecology at
Columbia Medical School.
If you break an arm or suffer

live, to get medical help. In his
indignant a n d controversial
book, the doctor points out that
this is definitely not the case
if you wish birth control advice.
Contraception is a battleground
for the church, the law, soci-
ology, anthropology, demo-
graphy and medicine.
Dr. Guttmacher, who has been
associated with the Planned
Parenthood Federation for 30
years, and who is chairman of
the Federation's Medical Com-
mittee, played an active role in
the 1958 controversy over birth
control in New York City's
municipal hospitals, and he dis-
cusses the controversy in some
detail in his book.

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Gala Tribute Dinner

to

His Excellency, Avraham Harman

Ambassador of the State of Israel to the United States
Celebrating His First Appearance in Detroit Since
His Return to This Country

GRAND BALLROOM
STATLER-HILTON HOTEL

Sunday, November 29, 1959, 7:00 P.M.

$5.50 pe!. plate

DIETARY LAWS OBSERVED

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Dinner Chairman

An Inspired Spokesman
of His People .

Jordan Sentences 5
Accused of 'Spying
for Israel' to Death

Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News

LONDON — Jordan State Se-
curity, a special tribunal sitting
at Ramallah, Monday passed
death sentences on five Arabs
convicted of spying for Israel,
according to press reports re-
ceived here from Amman.
According to reports the
Arabs allegedly brought infor-
mation to Israel about Jordan's
armed forces stations, positions
and equipment.

versity, will be tendered at 7
p.m., at the Great Lakes Club.
Dinner reservations may he
made with Dr. Emil D. Roth-
man, UN 3-0610. All physicians
are invited to attend.
S *

Ambassador Avraham Harman

• Palestine Pioneer

• Diplomat
• Statesman

TOM BORMAN

General Chairman
Detroit Israel Bond Committee

The entire community of Detroit
will take great pride in saying

SHALOM
to AMBASSADOR AVRAHAM HARMAN

on Sunday, November 29, at the
GALA TRIBUTE DINNER
Sponsored by the
DETROIT ISRAEL BOND COMMITTEE
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OF THE
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