Histadrut Reaches Half-Way
Mark in Drive for $200,000
Allowing only six weeks for no Jews running to the syna-
its annual fund drive, the De- gogues to pray. We think of
troit Israel Histadrut Campaign our resources and use them
opened officially on Tuesday wisely." He added that the
evening. Reports of pre-cam- world today is more aware
paign activity indicated that of the horrors and futility of
nearly half of its $200,000 goal anti-Semitism and that acts
had already- been achieved.
of desecration are aimed not
Morris Lieberman, campaign only at Jews but at other
chairman, in opening the pro- sources as well.
gram in the Morris L. Schaver
"We also have a state of
auditorium of the Hayim Green- Israel," Rabbi Weinstein de-
berg Center, appealed to. volun- clared, "that can officially and
formally send messages of pro-
test through diplomatic chan-
nels. But even more than psy-
chological comfort; should the
thrust of the jungle succeed,
there will be the instruments
and the manpower to do the
job," he said.
Commenting that the United
Jewish Appeal and Israel Bonds
are providing the revenue to
make a haven in Israel, he said
that "we in Histadrut have an
extra special task. We are
among the elite of the Zionist
"We owe a special obligation
dating back to the Prophets,"
Rabbi Weinstein continued, "we
Camp Tamarack Weekends
have not just a land of our
RABBI J. J. WEINSTEIN
Planned by Center Clubs
own, nationalism alone, we have
Eight Teen clubs and seven teer workers to make this year's an ethical goal—justice.
Tween clubs of the Jewish Com- drive "the shortest and most
"This is the ideal of zedakah,
munity Center will participate successful in local history."
of the pushke, of providing a
in two Camp Tamarack week-
In a brief report, Bernard sense of communal respon-
ends, Jan. 29-31, for Teens and Linderman, financial secretary sibility and of sharing which is
Jan. 22-24 for Tweens.
for the drive, stated that in four the great act of human engi-
Cliches, Daunelles, Demois, pre-campaign meetings begin- neering developed in the shtetl.
Mystix, Kingstons, Marathons, ning in D e c e m b e r, about
"Our movement asks us not
Olympics and Regents will par- $45,000 was contributed in cash only to help the harrassed, but
ticipate in the Teen weekend, or pledges.
to move within, to think. Ours
while Aces, Boufantes, Con-
is a movement of social justice
tessas, Esquires, Jolies, Mickey's workers, representatives of or- as well as humanitarianism,"
Darling Devils and Silhouettes ganizations and friends of the he said.
are the Tween Club campers.
Rabbi Weinstein claimed that
movement responded to the call
for funds by pledging an addi- the people of Israel by its vote
tional $50,000 Tuesday night. of confidence in Mapai—the
The outpouring of funds fol- Histadrut—in November's elec-
lowed a stirring address by tion were saying in effect, that
Rabbi Jacob J. Weinstein, "despite all of your • faults—
spiritual leader of K.A.M. Tem- and you have many—nobody
ple in Chicago and national could do the job any. better!'
He claimed that the youth
chairman of the Histadrut. Cam-
will, goon reach a dead end
"The rash of anti-Semitic in philanthropic service
-demonstrations to which we alone, and will soon come
bear witness today are different looking for movements with
than those of two decades ago," depth and sole and meaning.
"More important than the
Rabbi Weinstein declared.
funds we raise here tonight,"
"There is no alarm, no
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he concluded; "is the dedica-
inc-nnrinns-innams -rinsz panic, no protest meetings,
tion we give to the meaning
of our cause to build a real
two-way passage to Israel."
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The musical portion of the
evening was ably rendered by
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Evelyn Gould, outstanding
Canadian soprano, whose pro-
gram of Hebrew and Yiddish
folk songs was an exciting part
of the evening. She was accom-
panied by Mrs. Rebecca Froh-
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man at the piano.
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Morris L. Schaver, honorary
chairman of the local drive,
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followed Rabbi Weinstein to the
rostrum to make a special ap-
peal to those present to make
MAY THIS HOUSE BE SAFE
FROM TIGERS =--
The schedule of activities for
the balance of the camapign
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2.95 will be restricted to report
meetings of volunteer workers
on Jan. 31, Feb. 14 and Feb. 28.
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will be breakfast gatherings.
To help coordinate the fast-
POOR NO MORE
4.95 paced schedule, a special cam-
Albert I. Gordon's
paign council meeting was set
JEWS IN SUBURBIA
2.50 for 10:30 a.m., this Sunday, in
Room 111 of the Hayim Green-
James A. Michener's
berg Center. A breakfast meet-
5.95 ing also, all officers, division
and trade group heads, branch
And Many, Many More Too Numerous to Mention!
and chapter Histadrut chairmen
of the Labor Zionist Movement
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The Center Symphony Or-
chestra and its able director,
Julius Chajes, scored another
triumph Tuesday night, at the
concert that aroused the en-
thusiasm of the large audience.
Contributing greatly to the
success of the evening was the
appearance of Joseph Schuster,
Whose performance of the
Hayden cello concerto was mas-
Schuster has won acclaim in
many of the _ world's capitals.
He was cheered by thousands
as several: concerts in Israel
last year. His ability was rec-
ognized when he was asked to
replace Gregor Piatigorsky as
first cellist of the Berlin Phil-
harmonic and to substitute for
Alfred Wallenstein at first
cellist of the New York Or-
The Center Symphony's Or-
-c hest r_ a's • performance of
Smetana'S "Bartered Bride" and
i3rahnis':::Second SyMphony won
acrelaim . and added to the glory
of Julius'Cliajes as the orches-
tra's 'director. .
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- 5—THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Friday, January 22, 1960