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February 19, 1960 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-02-19

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Our Letter Box

Protest Statement
on Fund-Raising
by Agency Official

Editor, The Jewish News:
I have just received a state-
ment printed in your newspa-
per (several months ago) in
which Isadofe Hamlin, admin-
istrative director of the Jew-
ish Agency in the U.S., states
that "the Kupath Ramban Co-
lel Polen, an Israel institution,
has never been authorized by
the Jewish Agency to engage
in public fund-raising in the
U.S."
(An appeal was originally
made here for the Kupath Ram-
ban by Rabbi Max J. Wohlge-
lernter, former Detroit rabbi
now with the Israel Chief Rab-
binate. The letter containing
the above statement ascribed to
Hamlin followed at a later
date.)
. Mr. Hamlin's statement is a
hasty and irresponsible act,
which may bring considerable
loss, first and foremost, to the
institution in whose name he
has spoken. According to the
best of my knowledge, this is
the first time an official per-

By SUSAN KOBEL
Dance to the music of Pan-
chito and his orchestra March 4
in the sunken ballroom of the
Henrose Hotel as the Mumford
Student Council presents
"Moonglow". Entertainment will
be provided by talented stu-
dents in addition to prizes, fa-
vors and the crowning of the
.king and queen of the dance.
Susan Cohn has been named
a winner in the English com-
petition sponsored by the Na-
tional Council of Teachers of
English. Her name will be sent
to every college and university
in the United States with rec-
ommendation for scholarship
assistance. Mumford runners-up
in the national contest are
Steve Sniderman and Joyce
Knoppow.
Mumford Cagers met East
Side champs at Eastern last Fri-
day, and for the first half of Young Producers
the game had Eastern running.
Led by Reggie Harding, 6' 11", Reap Handsome
Eastern turned on the steam to Profit for Drive
eventually beat the Mustangs
Five young entrepreneurs
66-39. Scoring for Mumford calling themselves the Pixie
was Joel Feldman, 13 points; Players employed their com-
Steve Malerman, 8 points; Dave bined talents to put on an eve-
Kushner, 8 points; Tom Bright ning of drama for the benefit of
and Howard Shecter, 3 points the March of Dimes. They were
each; and Fred Fleming and successful to the tune of $13.30.
Elvin Roper, 2 each. The cagers
Pat, Julie and Robin Sandler,
finished their season Wednes- aged nine, eight and six in
day in a home game with Os- order of appearance, of 19910
borne.
Canterbury; Sara-Ann Lapides,
Eleven representatives from eight, of 19946 Canterbury; and
Mumford publications will at- I Wendie Abend, nine, of 19911
tend the Columbia Press Asso- I Shrewsbury, gave three plays in
ciation convention, March 17 - 19, one evening, made their own
in New York City. They are scenery and hawked refresh-
Judie Cohen, Susan Cohn, ments . . . all for 25 cents per
Sheila Fishman, Sharon Gore- guest.
lick,.Ann Jacobowitz, Sue Kobel,
Theater-goers attended by in-
Margie Miller, Linda Pollard, vitation only: "Please do not
Barbara Quint, and Judy Stam- bring children under five years
ell. The Mumford Parents Club of age."
will pay the registration for
each of the students.
New 'Diary' Compared
The Girls' Swimming Team
opened its 1960 season in a to Anne Frank Records
Five volumes of a diary, al-
meet against Highland Park.
The Mermaids compiled a 2-3 legedly written by David Rubin-
iwicz, a 12-year-old Jewish boy
record last season.
between March, 1940, and June,
1942, when he and his family
Mrs. Schneider Chairs disappeared
and were presumed
Democratic Conference executed by the Nazis, have
Mrs. Shirley Schneider, 20235 been uncovered in the Polish
Stratford, is chairman of a lead- village of Krajno, in the prov-
ership conference of Democratic ince of Kielce.
The account, which is called
Women of Wayne County, to
be held at 12:30 p.m., Saturday, similar to the famous "Anne
at the McGregor Conference Frank Diary," begins six months
Center of Wayne State Univer- after the German occupation of
Poland and continues until the
sity.
boy and his family were arrest-
Supreme Court Justice George ed by the Nazis and sent to
Edwards will be principal speak- death.
er at the conference, which will
The diary was first reported
be concerned with "The Unmet by Polish newspaperwoman Ma-
Needs of Children." Dr. Mel ria Jarochowska, who writes
Ravitz, of the WSU sociology that David left the diaries be-
faculty, will give a final summa- hind, that they were found by
tion of the discussions.
a neighbor who gave them to
Among the women who will someone else and hidden in a
participate in the sessions are garret. They were uncovered 18
Mesdames Dorothy Grundstein, years later on a heap of gar-
Lillian Kaufman, Helen Sala- bage, the pages stained, but still
mon, and Roslyn Kane.
very readable.

Beth Abraham Couples
Flint USY, BBG to Host
Get Invitation to the Dance Feb. 27 Dance at Beth Israel

Mr. and Mrs. Nelson Chase,
popular dance instruction team,
will demonstrate some of the
new Latin American dance
steps and instruct individual
couples at a program of the
Beth Abraham Couples Club,
to be held at 8:15 p.m., Sunday,
in the synagogue social hall.
Prior to the demonstration,
reports will be heard, including
.completed plans to form a
sanctioned bowling leagu e.
Prospective members are in-
vited to attend the program
and a social hour to follow.

The United Synagogue Youth
and Bnai Brith Girls organiza-
tions in Flint will play host to
the Detroit-Windsor and Tri-
City Councils of BBG and USY
at a dance, to be held at 8:30
p.m., Thursday, at Cong. Beth
Israel, Hamilton and Oren Sts.,
in Flint.
aul Hocking and his orches-
tra will furnish music for danc-
ing, and entertainment will
feature a floor show. For in-
formation, contact the dance
chairman, Carol Wolin, 414
Chalmers, Flint.



Center Nursery
Several vacancies are avail-
able in the nursery school of
the Jewish Center. A creative
program, with an emphasis on
Jewish experiences, is con-
ducted 1 to 3:30 p.m., daily,
Monday through Friday. For
information call the Center's
children's division, DI 1-4200.

Set Fall Date

sonality has tried to prevent,
intervene and to ruin an offi-
cial campaign of an authorized
institution.
. . . (My) personal opinion
is that the regional Welfare
Fund in Detroit has the full
right to undertake the sole
solicitation of fund-raising in
Detroit . . . providing that the
welfare fund represent all the
authorized institutions, without
depriving any institution, and
to distribute the funds relative
to the annual budgets of each
institution.
I would gladly accept such a
step. This will naturally mean
that no private solicitation of
funds will be made in Detroit.
But unfortunately the Welfare
Fund of Detroit has never ap-
proached us with such a re-
quest. Thus as long as the Wel-
fare Fund in Detroit does not
_ claim to represent all the in-
stitutions in Israel, it hasn't
the right to prevent, and . espe-
cially to hinder or,ruin, a fund-
raising campaign for any other
institution.
I am sure that the wide com-
munity in Detroit and through-
out the United States will, in
the future as in the past, show
their sympathy and aid toward
this prominent and age-old in-
stitution (which has built
houses and rehabilitated fami-
lies in the Holy Land for over
100 years).
In reference to our recent
building plans (for which the
new campaign was begun), I
am -hereby enclosing a copy
of the license of our building
plan, as certified by the Munici-
pality of Jerusalem.
Mordechai Deutsh
General Secretary
Kupath Ramban Colel
Polen

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MISS FLORENCE ROSENTHAL

Mr. and Mrs. - Samuel Rosen-
thal, of 3261 W. Outer Dr., an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter, Florence Ileene, to
Lawrence Zinberg, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Percy Zinberg, of
13230 Burton, Oak Park. The
couple is planning a fall wed-
ding.

P.O.B. 658

Jerusalem, Israel
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Defections from Faith

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As We Have Done Each Year .. .

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and Frustrating Shrugs

Editor, The Jewish News:
Your commentary on the Bris-
coes and Cantors compels me to
call your attention to two other
items, in the same issue, that
are related if not an intrinsic
part of the problem you pose.
The f i r s t, in Mr. Smolar's
c o I *Li In n, quotes Dr. William
Haber questioning w h e t h e r
present day Jewish youth is
properly inculcated with Jewish
values; the other r e v e a 1 s a
Lutheran drive to convert Jews
in Philadelphia and Chicago.
Your plaintive query as to
WHY "these" Jews flaunt their
defections calls for more than
just a frustrating shrug of the
shoulder s. Furthermore, at-
tempts at recalling the "good
old days" of Orthodoxy in hopes
of stemming what you call the
"escape" of Jewish children are
stop-gap measures, if not futile.
I think that I am qualified to
make some observations in this
regard in view of my years of
teaching in both public and re-
ligious school systems. I share
your concern, but I suggest that
you look to other areas for ex-
planation and possible correc-
tive action. Realistic educa-
tional techniques may insure a
love of our heritage in such
depth as was shown by Hannah
and her sons.
ALBERT ROSEN,
20400 Mark Twain

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