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November 27, 1959 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-11-27

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WOLF COHEN, president of the Beth Yehudah Schools,
accepts a check for $1,000 from Mr. and Mrs. LOUIS NOSAN-
CHUK, charter members of the Yeshivah, establiShing a free
loan_ fund for teachers. Looking on are Rabbi S. P. WOHL-
GELERNTER, executive vice-president of Beth Yehudah, and
ABE M. SILVERSTEIN, a board member. The fund, according
to terms set by Nosanchuk, will be administered, interest-free,
directly by the Yeshivah office, and will alleviate the burden
carried by the Yeshivah teaching staff, which is called • upon
to skip paydays when the institution is pressed- for funds.
Nosanchuk said that the fund's capital will be increased should
the number of loans warrant it.

Dr. Lookstein to Address Bar-Ilan
Dinner; Event to Honor Muskovitz,
Pershin, Families with Dormitory ,

Norman Sommers, Detroit at-
torney, has been named chair-
man of the testimonial dinner
committee for Bar-Ilan Univer-
sity.
The annual banquet, sponsor-
ed by Detroit Mizrachi-Hapoel
Hamizrachi, will be held Jan.
12 at Latin Quarter.
This year's dinner is being
dedicated in honor of Isadore
Muskovitz, who has been promi-

NORMAN SOMMERS

nent for many years in behalf
of Mizrachi- and other local
causes.
Serving-with Sommers on the
testimonial committee are Na-
than I. Goldin, Jack Gorelick
and Harry Yudkoff, as co-chair-
men; Paul Baker, Victor A.
Bizer, Arthur Byer, Albert Co-
hen, Ben Davidson, Ralph Gran-
et, Louis Hechtman, Samuel
Hechtman, Philip Kopman, Sam-
uel Mose, Jerome Pershin, Sam
Schreier, George Spoon, Jack
Sylvan, Harold Weisberg, and
others yet to be named, the
committee still being in forma-
tion.
Isadore Muskovitz was among
the pioneers in Detroit's sup-
port of Bar-Ilan University. To-
gether with his life-long part-
ner, Louis Pershin, he helped
initiate the local effort which
played a vital role in the estab-
lishment of the new university
in Israel.
"The Detroit Committee for
Bar-Ilan University, taking into
consideration h i s pioneering
work, has decided to honor Mr.
Muskovitz by dedicating the
forthcoming banquet in his hon-
or," Phillip Stollman, president
of Detroit Mizrachi, stated this
week. "With funds to be raised
through this dinner, we hope to
establish the second dormitory
at Bar-Ilan in the names of the
Isadore Muskovitz family and
the Louis Pershin family."
Dr. Joseph Lookstein, chair-

man ,of the board of governors
of Bar-Ilan University, will be
guest speaker at, the' Jan. 12
dinner. • The program, which
will feature eminent musicians,
will be announced later. Reser-
vations and information .are
available by calling DI. 1-0708.

B-G Sees Hope
for Arab Peace

.

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Hopes
for immigration of ' 1,500,000
Jews from the Soviet Union and
for the possibility of a peace
settlement with the Arabs dur-
ing Israel's second decade were
expressed by Prime .Minister
David Ben-Gurion.
He expressed these views in
a letter to Yisrael Galilee, a
member of Parliament from the
left-wing Achdut Avodah party.
The Prime Minister urged clos-
ing of ranks between workers
and pioneering elements of
Israel "in view of the fateful-
period which may prove more
decisive than 1948."
The Prime Minister warned
in the leter that Israel may be
faced with a "severe and dan-
gerous . military test," which
made it imperative that Israel
muster all of its material, tech-
nical, moral and spiritual re-
sources. He also wrote that the
immigration he expected from
Russia might prove to be the
most difficult burden which
could only be carried out with
the vast resources and coopera-
tion of Jews throughout the
world.
Differences of opinion be-
tween parties need not prevent
cooperation the Prime Minister
said. He added that he deplored
election smears which "were
shameful and damaging to the
workers' unity."

Plan 32,000 Housing
Units in Israel Per Year

Approximately _3 2 , 0 0 0 new
permanent housing units will be
built in Israel each year during
the next five years with the aid
of Israel Bonds, according to a
projected plan which has been
placed before the Israel Cabinet
by the Labor Ministry.
Aimed at providing adequate
housing for the upward spiral
in Israel's population, due to
natural increase as well as im-
migration, the five-year housing
program calls for a total of.
160,000 housing units, involving
an investment of 1,050,000,000
Israel • pounds by the Govern-
ment, utilizing Israel Bond capi-
tal, and by private interests.

Judaism Council
`Rigged' Report,
Charges Rabbi

NEW YORK, (JTA) — Rabbi
Irving Miller, chairman of the
American Zionist Council, ad-
dressing the dinner of the
Zionist Organization of America
at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Monday night, charged the Am-
erican Council for Judaism
with "rigging" its. news report
of a reply it received from
Parker T. Hart of the State De-
partment, to a • communication
from the president of the Am-
erican Council for Judaism,
Clarence L. Coleman, Jr. Rabbi
Miller said -"the report was
rigged in a manner best cal-
culated to serve that organiza-
tion's nefarious purposes."
Objecting to -repeated refer-
ences in recent UN debates to
the Jewish people and to their
ancient homeland, C olem an
asked the State Department to
reaffirm our government's op-
position to the "involuntary
association" of American citi-
zens with Israel. In his reply,
Hart wrote: "It is my consid-
ered belief that other govern-
ments are fully aware that the
United States Government does
not condone the involuntary
identification of its citizens with
a foreign state."
However, Hart further de-
clared: "I .believe there is also
a common awareness inside and
outside our country of the un-
divided loyalty which American
citizens, regardless of their
race, color or creed, possess
for their country and their
flag."
Rabbi _Miller said by deleting
this sentence from its press re-
lease, the American Council for
Judaism "distorted the intent
of the State Department letter."
This, he stressed, "is another
example of its fear psychosis
which leads the,American Coun-
.cil for Judaism. to attack the
loyalty of American Jews to
their country."

Break Ground for
First Synagogue

Name U.S. Agent
for Israel Firm's
Stock Flotation

Harry E. Brager Associates,
underwriters specializing in
Israeli investments, has been
appointed sales agent of a new
$1,250,000 common stock issue
of the Alliance Tire and -Rubber
Company, Ltd., Israel's major
tire producer.
Alliance Tire, organized in
1950 as a joint venture of
American and Israeli investors,
showed net sales of approxi-
mately $6,220,000 for the fiscal
year ending this March, and ex-
ported to 26 countries including
the United States.
Proceeds of the new issue
will be utilized to increase pro-
duction facilities of the corn-.
pany's plant to 7,500 tons per
year from the present 5,500
tons and to establish a plastics
division starting with a pilot
plant for the production of
polyurethane plastics.
Brager Associates will distri-
bute the new issue on a national
basis.

Rabbi JOEL J. LUKE, spir-
itual leader of Cong. Gemi-
luth Chassodim, and HER-
MANN STRASBURGER,
president, break ground for
the synagogue's first building,
to be erected on Greenfield
Rd., at Vassar Dr. The well-

attended ceremonies signal
the start of- construction on

the two-wing structure, which
will be ready for occupancy
by the time of the next High

Holy Day season.

Leibowitz Sport Stadium
Dedicated in Beersheba
A new sport stadium named
after- Kings County Judge Sani-
uel S. Leibowitz was dedicated
in Beersheba, capital of Israel's
Negev region. The stadium,
erected by the Beersheba muni-
cipality with funds contributed
by American Jews through the
Mormons to Perform
National Committee for Labor
Israel and the efforts of Judge
Chajes Composition
Leibowitz, can hold a capacity
"Song of Galilee," a composi- crowd of 20,000.
tion by Julius Chajes, music
director of the Jewish Commu-
nity Center, has been chosen as
a representative work of the
Jewish people, and will be pre-
sented at a Mormon Folk Song
Festival in June, 1960.
According to a letter from
Chajes' publisher, the Transcon-
tinental Music Publication of
New York, between 5,000 and
6,000 copies of the song already
have been ordered.

"Learning must be sought; it
will not come of itself."—Rabbi
Simeon b. Lakish.

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Israel Ambassador Meets
with State Department
on Various Problems
WASHINGTON, (JTA) — Is-
rael Ambassador Avraham Har-
man met - with Acting Assistant
Secretary of State Parker Hart
for a routine discussion of mat-
ters of- mutual interest to the
two governments.

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