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The Suburban Community —C
Three Forces for Survival:
Rabbi's Brotherhood Lesson
Bnai David Scouts
Set Court of Honor
A court of honor will be held
by Boy Scout Troop 135, spon-
sored by the Men's Club of
Cong. Bnai David, at 7:30 p.m.,
Wednesday, in the synagogue
social hall, 24350 Southfield.
Dave Liebow, chairman of the
troop, will receive the charter
from the Detroit Area Council,
which will be represented by
Robert. Bialack, District 1 exec-
Scoutmaster Irwin Ratner an-
nounces that Joel Nitzkin will
be awarded the Eagle award,
highest in scouting. Other
awards to be presented will go
to Barry Kideckel and Arnold
Feigelman, second class; Mich-
ael Ephraim, first class; and
Sheldon Wolberg, star. Four
tenderfoot scouts will be in-
The public is invited to at-
tend, including all boys of scout
age. A social hour will follow
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ational and intellectual," Rabbi
By the Oak-Woodser
In the spirit of Brotherhood Swift asks: --
"What agencies exist to re-
Week, Jewish brothers from
Orthodox, Conservative and Re- fute the claim by a noted his-
form congregations gathered on torian that Jewish culture will
Tuesday night, at Cong. Bnai be a museum piece by the year
David, in Southfield, for the 2000?"
He answers this question first
26th Intercongregational Men's
by pointing out four factors
In the words of the night's that have "brought the miracle
guest speaker, Rabbi Isaac J. of Jewish survival in terms of
Swift, of Cong. Anshe Sfard, the ebb and flow of fortune
Brooklyn, N.Y., the gathering and misfortune."
1. Persecution; 2. The ghetto;
was memorable because it rep-
resented " a movement affili- 3. The Jewish sense of a com-
ated not with one ,synagogue, mon cultural background • link-
ing him with his fellow Jew;
but with the community."
But the 500 men who were and 4. A sense of a common
present at the _dinner agreed destiny—a Meshiach or a Mes-
afterward that the occasion sianic Age.
"Today," Rabbi Swift de-
also was memorable because of
the brilliant words of an in- clared, "there is no persecu-
tion in America. We are the
spiring guest speaker.
wealthiest, largest and most
Rabbi Swift's address on
free Jewry in the world. The
the subject of "Survival of
ghetto has diminished since
the Fittest in Jewish Life—
the 19th century, and here Bnai David Sponsors
A Study of Youth Problems"
was a basic approach to un- - even the de facto ghettos are Yeshiva-WSU Debate
disintegrating and we are
derstanding one of the major
A contest between the Yesh-
coming into closer articula-
causes of assimilation: lack
tion with our non - Jewish iva University and Wayne State
of consistency in the Jewish
University debating teams will
home, school and synagogue
take place at 8:30 p.m., March
during that all-important time
9, at Cong. Bnai David.
The debate, sponsored by the
"Maturity is determined on emphasized to guarantee the cultural committee' of the Bnai
adolescence," Rabbi Swift de- survival of Jewry in America, David Men's Club, Bernard
clared, "and adolescence is the and this must be done through Dosie, chairman, will be on the
stage of either acceptance or the home, school and synagogue. subject, "Resolved: That Con-
In the home, he continued,
rejection. If there is inconsis-
gress Should Be Given the
tency, there is division. If so- "we must stress Jewish values, Power to Reverse Decisions of
ciety does one thing and par- living and acting as Jews, vis- the Supreme Court."
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ents do another; if the father ibly and consistently; in the
The Yeshiva University team
says one thing and does an- school we must emphasize the is coming here as part of a tour
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other; if the mother says one knowledge of our unique heri- which includes debates with
thing and father another, the tage; the synagogue must re- teams in Columbus, Cleveland,
adolescent is ripe for prob- main, as it always has in the Pittsburgh and Chicago.
past, the great bulwark of
The public is invited to at-
Stating that the real danger faith."
period for assimilation is dur-
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youth is thrown into "closer
articulation with his non-Jewish mon destiny, • Rabbi Swift con-
environment — social, recre- cluded. "Where our grandpar-
ents lived only in hope, we now
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"Our Jewish youth today
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Rabbi Swift was introduced
Announcement was made this
week . by attorney S. Jerome to the gathering by Rabbi
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Bronson of his candidacy for
State Senator from Oakland gregation. Other participants in
County in the April primary the program were Rabbi Milton
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elections. He will run on the Arm and Cantor Isaac Sten, of
11:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Cong. Ahavas Achim; Cantor
Democratic Party ticket.
In entering the race, Bron- Jacob Sonenklar, of Cong.
son cited the population "explo- Shaarey Zedek; and Rabbi Joel
sion" in Oakland County which J. Litke, of Cong. Gemiluth
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Extending greetings for Bnai
doubled t h e
David were Neil M. Kalef, din-
ner chairman; Samuel Ravitz,
395,000 to to-
ris J. Brandwine, president of
the synagogue. Cantor Hyman
J. Adler, of Bnai David, enter-
tained with Israeli and Yiddish
"h a s placed
songs. He was accompanied by
Mrs. Bella Goldberg.
pressures o n
our school dis- Bronson
tricts, state colleges and uni- Emanu-El Sisterhood
versities, on hospital facilities,
to Join 'All Faith Tea'
and has created increased prob-
Rabbi •Milton Rosenbaum,
lems of care for the crippled,
afflicted and mentally disturbed spiritual leader of Temple
Emanu-El, will be one of the
child," Bronson said.
He proposed adequate finan- principal speakers at an All-
cial support for distressed Faith Tea, to be held at 1 p.m.,
school districts, free use of Monday, at the Royal Oak Bap-
state parks and the preserva- tist Church, 309 N. Main. His
tion of natural resources, parks, subject will be "Faith Guarding
lakes, rivers and forests.
The Emanu - El Sisterhood
Bronson, who attended the
University of Michigan and re- also will participate in the tea,
ceived his law degree from which is sponsored by the Unit-
Wayne State University, is sec- ed Church Women. A discus-
retary of the South Oakland sion of common community
problems will follow the main
County Bar Assn.
Bronson, known in the com- addresses.
Plans were announced this
munity as "Jerry" Bronson, is
a member of Oak-Woods Lodge week by the Sisterhood for a
of Bnai Brith and is affiliated smorgasbord dinner - dance, to
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his wife, Claire, and two sons, contact Mrs. Harry Kretchmer,
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