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December 11, 1959 - Image 14

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1959-12-11

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Bnai Moshe Sisterhood
Mrs. Brickner Here
for Luncheon Meeting Plans Donor Luncheon
The .Sisterhood of Cong. Bnai
of Emanu-El Women Moshe
will hold its first donor

The Suburban Community





Suburban Dads Relinquish
`Family Head' Role to Mom

By the Oak-Woodser
situation is fraught with prob-
"Her husband, nice person lems. He writes:
though he may be, has become
". . . Children's moral codes
so completely engrossed in and ethical standards require
business • affairs that he gen- example and support, and these
erally gives little attention to often suffer because teen-agers
spiritual and cultural matters fail to receive active and direct
that involve his home and guidance from their fathers.
family. The husband's failure
"The authority associated
has led inevitably to the wife's
with the father's role in the
new status."
family is often lacking. The
In this neat, concise form, youth who may be rebelling
Rabbi Albert I. Gordon de- against a mother's overpro-
scribes how the American Jew- tectiNeness finds himself with-
ish family in the suburbs is out his father's guidance
becoming matriarchal in char- when he needs it most."
acter, a switch from the old
Looking at the father's role
patriarchal idea.
The quote is taken from a in years past, we know either
chapter in Rabbi Gordon's from our own experience or
book, "Jews in Suburbia," a through books written about
volume which has caused wide- the times, that dad, even after
spread interest because of its working a 12-hour day, found
open and direct approach to time to spend with his family
family life in suburban com- and to give guidance and ad-
minister necessary discipline.
munities.
The fault lies not in the fact
He makes the interesting
observation that no syna- that he works at business to the
gogue in America could func- exclusion of his family. More
tion well today if it were correctly, it's what he does with
not for "the women who help his leisure moments.
to blueprint the program,
There are many temptations
agitate for its adoption and to take the man out of the
support it with their efforts." house—and he's not entirely to
The role of the mother, then, blame for wishing diversion in
according to Rabbi Gordon, is the form of golf, bowling or
becoming more and more sig- even cards, if he enjoys it.
nificant, both in having respon-
What many fathers fail to
sibility for upbringing in the realize, however, as Rabbi Gor-
home and in planning outside don indicates, is that their re-
activities for the child in school, . sponsibility is more than eco-
synagogue and extra-curricular nomic — more than providing
programs. material wealth and comfort
Is this burden on the mother for the family.
good for her, or more import-
ant, good for the family?
Plan Benefit Party
Rabbi Gordon believes the
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or at the door.

.

Community Interest
in Northland Center
$8 Million Venture

A Cleveland real estate de-
veloper and a local realty firm
this week are causing a stir
in the local community with
their announcement, together
with the Northland Center
Corp., of a multi-million dollar
office buildin. center to be
erected adjacent to the present
Northland shopping center.
Halley H. Lipp, Cleveland
investor, in a statement re-
leased here, indicated that the

Lipp

Arden

first of two twin buildings will
be constructed in late spring
or early summer.
To be called Northland Tow-
ers : the 12-story structures will
be built at a cost of $8,000,000.
Construction of the second unit
will depend on the speed in
which the first is occupied.
Manuel E. Arden, of the M.
E. Arden Co. Realtors will
lease the space in the building.
The development, one of the
first of its kind in the nation,
will be the forerunner of an
integrated series of buildings,
including a motor hotel, rec-
reation facilities and related
buildings.
In Detroit for the announce-
ment was Stanley Simon, of the
H. L. Vokes Co., of Cleveland,
which will be general con-
tractors, architects and engi-
neers for the building.
Arden stated that a number
of national firms have already
evidenced interest to lease
space in the proposed build-
ings. He pointed out that the
site, at 8 Mile-Greenfield-North-
western, is within a half-hour's
drive of Detroit's central busi-
ness district and can be reached
by major bus lines now serving
the Northland shopping center.

OP Mizrachi Meeting
to Highlight Convention

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Highlights of its recent na-
tional convention and a movie
will be featured at the next
meeting of the Oak Park chap-
ter of Mizrachi Women at 8:30
p.m., Monday, in the home of
Mrs. Sam Ginsburg, 22101 Gard-
ner, Oak Park.
Guest speaker will be Mrs.
Saul Cohen, president of the
Fannie Gluck Chapter, Miz-
rachi Women. Each member is
requested to bring a gift for
the white elephant grab bag.
Information may be obtained
by calling Mrs. David Weiner,
WE. 4-9859, or Mrs. Harold
Shapiro, LI. 5-5750.

Pre-Hanukah Southfield
Event to Feature Review

A book review of "Eva" to be
presented by Mrs. Mordecai Hal-
pern will highlight the meeting
of Southfield group of South
Oakland County Chapter of
Hadassah at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday,
at the Ten Mile Jewish Corn-
munity Center.
Also on the program will be
a candlelight ceremony com-
memorating the birthday of
Henrietta S'zold, founder of Ha-
dassah, and a Hanukah sing
led by Cantor Hyman Adler of
Cong. Bnai David. Hanukah gift

items and wrappings may be

Mrs. Barnett Brickner, wife
of the late Rabbi Brickner,• of
Cleveland's Fairmount Temple,
will address a
dessert lunch-
e o n meeting
of the Temple
Emanu-El Sis-
terhood at
1 2 : 3 0 m.,
Monday, in the
temple, 14450
W. 10 Mile,
Oak Park.
A leader of
h e National Mrs. Brickner
Federation of Temple Sister-
hoods, Mrs. Brickner will speak
on "Building Spiritual Values
;in the Home." A Hanukah
workshop will be conducted at
the meeting.
Widely traveled as a lecturer,
Mrs. Brickner is a national
founder of Hadassah and one
of the pioneer women in Jewish
education. In her own city, she
is a board member of many
Jewish organizations, active in
inter-faith work and on the
board of the Cleveland Sym-
phony.
Mothers with young children,
;3 to 7-years-old will be able to
leave their youngsters in a su-
pervised play school. The meet-
ing is open to all women in the
community.

luncheon since moving to its
new site in Oak Park at 12:30
p.m., Monday, in Holiday Manor.
The luncheon will feature a
musical play produced and di-
rected by Shoshana Freedman.
An all-sisterhood cast will par-
ticipate.
Reservations may be made by
contacting chairman of the day,
Mrs. Seymour Fried; ticket
chairman, Mrs. Robert Middle-
man, or assistants Mesdames
Andrew Iczkovitz and William
Gottlieb.

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The Oak Park Branch of the
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social to members of the com-
munity at 8:30 p.m. Thursday,
at the 10 Mile Jewish Center.
Plans for the evening include
a holiday song fest, preparation
of holiday decorations and re-
freshments. The workshop will
be conducted by staff members
of the Hebrew Schools.

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