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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-12-04

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Friday, December 4, 1959-26

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News Brevities

The latest work by William
S. Schwartz, nationally - promi-
nent Chicago artist, will go on
display at the ANNA L. WER-
BE GALLERIES, 19458 Liver-
nois, this Sunday. A preview
and "meet the artist" cocktail'
party will take place from 3 to
11 p.m. Hostesses for the recep-
tion will be Mesdames Joseph
(Bea) Kukes and Daniel
(Blanche) Siegel. Represented
in '70 museums, Schwartz is the
winner of numerous awards, in-
cluding the Marshall Fuller
Holmes, M. V. Kohnstamm, John
C. Shafer, Municipal Art League
and other prizes.
* * *
SHERMAN FAMILY CLUB
will meet at 8:30 p.m., Sunday.
in the home of Mr. and Mrs.
Israel Levenstein, 19178 San
Juan, when plans for the club's
annual New Year's Eve party
will be discussed.
* * *
Eric H. Rose, managing direc-
tor of the Trans-Lux Krim
Theater, announces that "THE
LOVERS," starring Jeanne Mor-
eau and Pean-Marc Bory, is held
over for its fifth week.
* * *
"The Golem," starring Harry
Bauer, has been booked by

Violinist, Pianist
to Share Stage
at Artist Concert

Violinist Isidore Saslav, mem-
ber of the Detroit Symphony
Orchestra, will be featured at
the annual Artist Concert of the
Music Study Club, to be held in
the Institute of Arts Audi-
torium, at 8:30
p.m., Sunday.
Saslav, who
recently re-
turned from a
y e a r's fellow-
ship in Munich
as a guest of
the West Ger-
man govern-
ment, will
share the pro-
Mrs. Gordon gram with Ha-
noch Green-
feld, pianist. A former soloist
with the Israeli Philharmonic
Orchestra, Greenfeld won the
Lado Artist Award in his debut
recital in New York.
Mrs. Hal Gordon, chairman, is
promoting the concert with the
aid of Mesdames Max Reich,
Gilbert Schoenfield, Victor
Bizer, Ben Meckler, Oscar Ka
han, Jack Scherr, Philip Donan,
Henry Weinberg, Jacob Sauls
and Julius Chajes.
Saslav, the recipient of a
scholarship grant from the
Music -Study Club and former
student of Mischa Mischakoff,
is assistant concertmaster with
the Center Symphony Orchestra.
On Sunday's program, he will
be assisted at the piano by Law-
rence LaGore when he plays the
Brahms Sonata in G Major and
the Rondo Brillant in B Minor
by Schubert.
He also will be heard in two
first presentations of American
works by Laurence R. Taylor
and James Woodward, and will
play Julius Chajes' "Palestinian
Dance."
Greenfeld, who played a Mo-
zart concerto on Kol Israel, the
Voice of Israel radio station
when he was only 13, was
recommended as a soloist with
the Israel Philharmonic by
Leonard Bernstein.
He will be heard in composi-
tions by Bach, Mozart, Proko-
fieff and Liszt, as well as two
Israeli works, a Nocturne by
Paul Ben-Haim and "Thanks-
giving Dance" by Boscovich.
Proceeds from the concert
goes toward scholarships and
educational programs for young

CINEMA 14, on 14 Mile Rd.,
two miles east of Woodward
Ave. Directed by Julien Du-
viver, the film tells the med-
ieval Jewish legend of Rabbi
Loew of Prague, who constructs
a giant figure of clay and brings
it to life, only to use the mon-
ster later to defend his people
against the emperor's soldiers.
It will be shown at 8:35 p.m.
Friday and at 8:30 p.m. and
11:30 p.m. Saturday. For further
information, call JU 8-3977.
* * *
"SCIENCE AS IDEOLOGY,"
third in a series of lectures on
"The Quest for Meaning" will
be held at 8:15 p.m. Tuesday,
Dec. 8 in the McGregor Memo-
rial Conference Center. J. E.
Goldman, manager of the phys-
ics department scientific labora-
tory of the Ford Motor Company,
will be the speaker.
* * *
The JOINT COMMITTEE of
the Jewish Community Council
and Zionist Council of Detroit
will meet at 8 p.m., Wednesday,
in the Workmen's Circle Center,
18340 W. 7 Mile, to hear Dr.
Carl 0. Smith, professor of
political science at Wayne State.
University. Prof. Smith will
speak on a recent conference on
"Nationalism and the Middle
East" held at the University of
Chicago last month.
* * *
BURG FAMILY CLUB will
hold its next monthly meeting
Sunday evening at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph A. Burg,
of Basil Ave. Plans for a Ha-
nukah party will be discussed.
* * *
The newly-formed SARAH
ROSEN FAMILY CLUB elected
Albert A. Weiss, of Oak Park,
president, at its first meeting
in the home of Sidney and Eve-
lyn Rosen, of Oak Park. Also
elected was Mrs. Sydney Ber-
man, secretary, of Washburn
Ave. Beginning Jan. 5, meetings
will be held the first of each
month.
*. * *
AUSLANDER FAMILY
CLUB elected Mrs. Jack Drap-
kin president at a meeting in
the home of Mr. and Mrs-Oscar
Spilkin, of Ardmore Ave. Other
officers, to be installed at the
annual Hanukah dinner dance
Dec. 20, are A. Victor Bizer,
vice president; Henry Ausland-
er, Mesdames Ernest Denefeld
and Kathryn Greenberger, sec-
retaries; and Edwin Schneid,
treasurer. The dinner dance-in-
stallation will be held at Moss
Catering Co., on Woodward
Ave., with Frank Paul's or-
chestra entertaining.
* * *
ALDO PARISOT, cellist, will
be presented in the Mercy Col-
lege Artists Series, at MacAuley
Auditorium, 8200 W. Outer,
Sunday evening.
*
Circuit Court JUDGE VIC-
TOR J. BAUM and HAROLD
NORRIS, chairman of the Amer-
ican Civil- Liberties Union, De-
troit Chapter, participated Tues-
day with Horace Sheffield, sec-
retary of the Trade Union Lead-
ership Council in a panel dig-
cussion on "A Public Police Re-
view Board for Detroit." The
panel analyzed reasons for the
creation of such a board, rec-
ommended rules and procedures
and experiences of Philadelphia
which has such a board. The
discussion was part of the "Law
and the Community" series
sponsored by the Detroit Chap-
ter of the National Lawyers
Guild.
* * *
WALTER W. IRVING was
honored at a dinner Tuesday
night by the Michigan Rehabili-
tation Association and was
awarded a plaque for assisting
many persons in their return to

Israel Club Plants Grove of 1,000
JWV Winter Ball
Trees Through Jewish Nat'l Fund Set for Saturday

The Israel Club of Detroit planted a grove of 1,000 trees
in the Jewish National Fund Freedom Forest near Jerusalem,
to bear the name. of the Israel Club. Shown above are the
officers of the club presenting Israel Bonds in the amount of
$2,000 to the Jewish National Fund executive director, Percy
Kaplan. The officers are, left to right: Joseph Gross, treasurer;
Mrs. -Pauline Flashenberg, president; Mrs. P. Goldin, vice presi-
dent; Jack Woodberg, financial secretary; Isaac Finkelstone,
recording secretary. The club, which consists of only about 20
members, has contributed substantial sums to many causes,
and last summer $1,000 in Israel Bonds was given to Histadrut.
Mr. Woodberg, shown in the photo, died of a heart attack
several days' after the above picture was taken.

Center Festival on Dec. 14 to Mark
Windsor Observance of Book Month

In observance of Jewish Book
Month, the Windsor community
is planning a Jewish Book Fes-
tival, to be held at 8:30 p.m.,
Dec. 14, in the Jewish Commu-
nity Center, 1641 Ouellette.
Principal speaker at the pro-
gram will be Philip Slomovitz,
editor and publisher of The De-
troit Jewish News.
A special Yiddish portion will
feature a brief address on "Let-
ters Soar in the Air" by J. Klig-
man, principal of the I. L. Per-
etz School, and readings by A.
Berniker, chairman of the Yid-
dish Culture Committee.
Pupils of the Peretz School
will present a musical interlude
highlighting songs for the sab-
bath.
The program, under the chair-
manship of Rabbi Samuel S.

Prof. Mayer to Discuss .
`Ghetto in Detroit'
at Center Luncheon

Dr. Albert Mayer, professor
of sociology at Wayne State
University, will discuss "Is
There a Jewish Ghetto in De-
troit?" at the sixth meeting of
the Jewish Community Center's
Jewish Affairs Luncheon Club
at noon Wednesday, at the Cen-
ter, 18100 Meyers.
Sidney J. Winer is general
chairman of the Jewish. Affairs.
Luncheon Club. Reservations
for the luncheon may be made
by calling the Center, DI 1-4200.
The Jewish Affairs Luncheon
Club speaker on Dec. 16 will
be Dr. Abe Citron, director of
research and community rela-
tions of the Jewish Community
Council, who will discuss "Do
Christmas and Hanukah Cele-
brations Belong?"
Nahum Verlensky, managing
director of Tnuvah in Israel,
member of the Israel Economic
Advisory Council, addressed the
luncheon last Wednesday.
He substituted for Yosef
Almogi, general secretary of the
Haifa Labor Council, who was
called back to Israel the day
before he was to come to De-
troit as guest of the local His-
tadrut campaign committee.

Appointment of Miss MERLE
SHAPIRO as program coordi-
nator of the youth activities de-
partment of the American .
Zionist •Council was announced
this week.

Stollman, spiritual leader of
Windsor's Cong. Shaar Hasho-
mayim, will have an exhibit of
Jewish books, and refreshments
will be served.

Mrs. I. Kirzner, chairman of
the Center Book Club, will pre-
sent awards for the best literary
efforts and posters contributed
by young people in the com-
munity.
• The public is invited to par-
ticipate without charge.

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service is
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New Jersey Jewish Center
Teaches Baby-Sitting Class

NEW BRUNSWICK, N. J.,
(JTA)—A four-session course
in baby-sitting is the latest of-
fering of the Jewish Community
Center of New Brunswick and
Highland Park.
The course, offered in co-
operation with the Iliew Bruns-
wick Visiting Nurse' Association,
was scheduled to begin this
week for ninth and tenth grade
school girls who are members

The first annual Winter Ball .
of the Jewish War Veterans
will be held at 9 p.m., this Sat-
urday, in the Jewish Commu-
nity Center, 18100 Meyers, with
dancing to the music of Sammy
Woolf and his orchestra.
Irving Feldman and Mrs. Al-
bert Rosen, general chairman of
the dance, announce that a
number of prizes will be award-
ed, including a new car, a 10-
day vacation in Florida and a
television set.
Proceeds from the event will
provide the means of carrying
out JWV's wide program of as-
sistance to veterans and their
families, according to Irving
Cane and Mrs. John Nemon,
commander and president of
JWV and its Auxiliary.
Tickets may be obtained at
the door or by calling the JWV
Memorial Home, WE. 3-0846.

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