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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-02-26

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THE DETROIT JEWIS H NEWS—Friday, February 26, 1960-20

IOW

Farband Branch
to Mark Jewish
Music Month

Local Chapters Seek Membership Women Organize illarIen Willis to Wed
114SU Grad Student
Boost During 'National ORT Day' for Bar-Ilan

Over 100 members have been
enrolled in the newly-formed
American Women for Bar-Ilan
University, it was announced
this week by Mrs. Max Stoll-
man, chairman pro-tern.
Meeting at the Jewish Corn-
munity Center, the w o m . e n
heard a report on the progress
being made at the university,
located in Ramat Gan, Israel,
by Mrs. S. L. A. Marshall, wife
of the Detroit News editorial
writer, Gen. S. L. A. MarshAl.
Dr. Joseph H. Lookstein,
president of t h e university's
board of governors, also ad-
dressed the women on the tasks
and aims of this first American
Proclaiming ORT Day in Detroit, Mayor LOUIS C. MIRIANI institution in the Jewish state.
Of the women who joined at
issues the official copy of the resolution to Mrs. EUGENE
EPSTEIN, chairman of ORT Day, and Mrs. CHARLES CAN- this initial organizational meet-
VASSER, president of Hampton Chapter, one of the newest ing, 28 were enrolled as life
members. Regular membership
ORT groups in Detroit.
dues are $6 per annum, while
* * *
Detroit members of Women's Mrs. Irving Goldberg, 17363 Pont- life membership is $100. Gen-
A fashion show is sched- eral meetings will be held twice
American ORT (Organization chartrain.
uled, and Mrs. Charles Levin will a year.
for Rehabilitation through speak and show her Israel films.
Serving as pro-tern officers
NORTHLAND—Tea at 12:30 p.m.,
Training) will participate in March
14, in the home of Mrs. Ger- with Mrs. Stollman are Mes-
"National ORT Day" on Wednes- ald Kanter, 24510 Manistee, Oak
Park. Speaker is Mrs. Levin, and an dames Joseph Klein, co-chair-
day.
ORT film will be shown.
man; Sidney Ravin, member-
Officially proclaimed by order
OAKWOOD — Mrs. Charles Levin
will show films of Israel at 8:30 p.m., ship chairman; Herbert S.
of Mayor Miriani, ORT Day will Tuesday,
in the home of Mrs. Phil-
have the slogan, "The More ip Selvan, 13801 Courtland, Oak Eskin, Samuel Aaron and H. K.
Cohen, secretaries.
Park.
Members Gained . . . the More
SUBURBAN—Dessert luncheon at
Women interested in joining
Students Trained," according to 12:30 p.m., March 23, in the home Of
Mrs. Eugen Epstein, chairman Mrs. Irving Gordon, 1041 James K., the organization are urged to
A fashion and fur show, call LI 8-1387.
of ORT Day for the Michigan Pontiac.
with furs by Hertzberg and Key-
stone
is
planned.
Helene Freund will
region.
commentator, and Mrs. Frank
Local chapters will mark the be
Israeli to Address
Winton will speak on ORT.
occasion by seeking to enroll
TOWN AND COUNTRY — Mrs.
Charles
Levin
will
speak
and
show
a maximum number of mem- her films on Israel at 8:30 p.m., Habonim Reunion
Sandia Gelb, a member of
bers. The ORT traveling trophy March 15, in the home of Mrs.
will be awarded to the chapter Melvin Binder, 14130 Greenbriar, Kibbutz Kfar Blum in Israel's
Oak Park.
bringing in the largest member-
Mr. Irvin Kurtz, president of Galilee, will be in Detroit this
ship group.
the Michigan ORT region, stated weekend to address the 25th
Celebrations are being that ORT operates 631 voca- anniversary Habonim Reunion,
planned throughout the entire tional training schools in 19 being held Saturday night, in
month, as follows, by these countries on five continents, the Hayim Greenberg Center,
chapters:
and 40,000 students are being 19161 Schaefer.
BRAMSON—Brunch at 11:30 a.m.,
.. Visiting in
trained
for skillful production.
March 7, in the home of Mrs. Ben
the U.S. after
Rubin, 18065 Warrington. An origi-
A new project, adopted by
nal skit and social hour is planned.
an absence of
the
15th
biennial
convention
of
--BALMORAL Luncheon at 12:30
12 years, Gelb
p.m., Tuesday, in the home of Mrs. ORT last September, is EPIC
has been ac-
Charles Rosen, 19320 Suffolk. Mrs. (Earning Power Improvement
"-What,
Charity Sezcek will speak on
tive in Labor
Why and Wherefore With Wines. - Courses), which is an accelerat-
HAMPTON — Luncheon at 12:30
Zionist affairs
program of education for
Wednesday, in the home of ed

p.m.,

Mrs. Edward Tann, 19535 Afton.

when Mrs. Leonard Bonin will speak

and show slides of the ORT schools
in Israel.
HUNTINGTON WOODS — Dessert
luncheon at 12:30 p.m., Wednesday,
in the home of Mrs. Henry Brown,
25322 Parkwood. The ORT film,
"Mission in Shiraz," will be shown.
LIVONIA — Mrs. Charles Levin
will show films of ORT installations
in Israel and narrate at a tea
planned for 12:30 p.m., Tuesday, in
the home of Mrs. Maxwell Lenhoff,
20320 Maplewood.
MT. CLEMENS — Tea at 1:15 p.m.,
March 14, in the home of Mrs. Ber-
nard Goldman, 245 Esplanade. Mrs.
Harold Kukes will speak, and the
film, "Mission to Shiraz," will be
shown.
NORTHEAST—Dessert luncheon at
12:30 p.m., March 24, in the home of

Beth El Sisterhood
Lists Final Events
in Town Hall Series

The final three programs in
the 18-part series of Town Hall
presentations by the Sisterhood
of Temple Beth El will take
place during March.
This Tuesday, Gerald G. Gib-
son, assistant curator of fine
arts at the Henry Ford Mu-
seum, will speak on "American
Decorative Arts at the Ford
Museum." He is in charge of
the museum's collections of
American furniture and Ameri-
can and English ceramics and
silver.
The subject of "Work Sim-
plification Techniques" will be
discussed by Mrs. Hannah R.
Pretzer, consultant with the
Wayne State University home
economics department, on
March 8. She will demonstrate
energy and housekeeping tech-
niques suggested by industrial
engineers to relieve the load
of the housewife.
A book review by Dr. Rich-
ard C. Hertz, senior rabbi at
Temple Beth El, will close the
series on March 15.
Lectures begin at 11 a.m.,
and are followed by a buffet
luncheon. Tickets are available
at the door.

adults enabling them to receive

a basic education in a short
period of time.

Yiddish Production
Sponsored March 27
byWorkmenis Circle

Workmen's Circle announces
the appearance of a Yiddish the-
ater group consisting of several
celebrated artists of the Yiddish
stage in, "Listen To This". a
play based on the life and works
of Sholem Aleichem, by Ben
Fenster, with music by Vladimir
Heifitz, Sunday evening, March
27, at Mumford High School.
The play will be followed by a
program of concert entertain-
ment.
The cast includes Israel Weli-
chansky, who also directs the
production. In the cast are Min-
na Bern, with her unique style
of singing Israeli and Yiddish
folk-songs; Zisha Gold, Chayele
Luxemburg, and Pola Kadison.
Tickets are available at Work-
men's Circle Center, 18340 W.
7 Mile, KE 7-5440; Borenstein's
Book Stores, 13535 W. 7 Mile
and 12066 Dexter, and Spitzer's
Book Store, 18294 Wyoming; or
may be reserved by phoning Da-
vid Lifshitz, UN 4-0407.

Mrs. Jeffrey to Address
Jewish Affairs Luncheon

since

In observance of Jewish
Music Month, Farband Branch
529 of the Labor Zionist Organ-
ization has arranged a special
program, to be held at 8:30 p.m.,
Sunday, in the home , of Dr.
and Mt,. Sam Koven, 19481
Littlefield.
Cantor Reuven Frankel, of
Cong. Shaarey Zedek, will pre-
sent a "Guided Tour of Jewish
Music Through the Ages," illus-
trated by musical excerpts. Mrs.
Koven, program chairman, will
lead the group in community
singing, and a social hour will
follow.
Richard B. Kramer, branch
president, announces that the
annual fund-raising event is be-
MISS MARLEN WILLIS
ing planned for April 24, at
The engagement of Marlen the Hayim Greenberg Center.
Diane Willis to Murray Frost
was announced recently by her
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Nathan
MUSIC BY
Willis, of Sorrento Ave. Her
fiance's parents are Mr. and
Mrs. J. Frost, of New York
City.
The bride-elect attends Michi-
UN 2-2850 UN 3-6283
gan State University, where Mr.
Frost is a graduate student. A
June wedding is planned.
PHOTOGRAPHS by

The Counts

BERNARD H.

Detroit branch of the Ameri-
can Labor ORT (Organization
for Rehabilitation through
Training) will hold its annual
luncheon at 1 p.m., Sunday, at
Workmen's Circle Center, 18340
W. 7 Mile.
Boris M. Joffe, executive di-
rector of the Jewish Community
Council, and Mrs. Joffe, who
were recent visitors in Europe
and Israel, will speak on ORT
installations overseas. A film
showing the work of ORT in
Iran will be shown.
The officers of the group, Jo-
seph Bernstein, honorary chair-
man; Dr. Shmarya Kleinman,
chairman, anc: Oscar Warren,

secretary-treasurer, invite all
early in members and friends to attend.

his youth. To-
()ether with
his three chil-
dren, he set-
tled in Pales-
tine in 1947.
An ordained
rabbi, Gelb
Gelb
has served in various capacities
with the Labor Zionist move-
ment, and was assistant na-
tional secretary of Histadrut.
In Israel, he has served as
tractor driver, secretary of his
settlement and vice-chairman of
the Upper Galilee Regional
Council.
The Habonim reunion will
feature skits and a musical
program followed by a social
hour. All ex-members of the
organization and friends are in-
vited to attend. There is no ad-
mission charge.

UN 2-8083

Mrs. Mildred Jeffrey, director
of community relations, United
Auto Workers, will discuss
"Inter-Group Relations in
Unions , " at the next meeting of
the Center's Jewish Affairs
Luncheon Club, at the main
building, 18100 Meyers, at noon,
Wednesday.
Dr. LELAND MILES of Han-
For reservations, call DI
over College will take the spot-
1-4200.
light at • Detroit Town Hall,
Work like sixty in '60 so you at 11 a.m. Wednesday, with his
won't have to work like sixty witty lecture, "Behind the Book
Jackets," in Ford Auditorium.
after you are siKty.

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The 23rd annual donor lunch-
eon of the Workmen's Circle
Women's Division will take
place at 12:30 p.m., Wednes-
day, in the Circle Center, 18340
W. 7 Mile.
Entertainment will be pro-
vided by children from the
Circle school, including Nancy
Israel, Evelyn Baron and
Wendy Shifrin, and there will
I be prizes awarded.
I Speakers will include Mrs.
1Moe Caplan, national board
member from Michigan; Mrs.
Miriam Gornbein, principal of
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