The United States is far from
being the only country where
extensive building programs
are being conducted by Jewish
communities seeking to estab-
lish new synagogues.
-In an article forwarded to
The Jewish News this week
from Mr. and Mrs. Nathan
Hack, now visiting in Australia,
the Sydney Daily Telegraph re-
ports that the city will have
no fewer than 12 synagogues
when a current program of
building is completed.
The story states that there
are 25,000 Jews in Sydney,
which up until the present build-
ing boom had seven synagogues.
Two new structures already
have been dedicated; three oth-
Cantors to Sing at Rally
of Livonia Synagogue
Cantors Jacob Sonenklar and
Reuven Frankel, of C o n g.
Shaarey Zedek, will render
cantorial and traditional melo-
dies at a rally and general
meeting of Livonia Jewish
Congregation, at 2 p.m., April
3, at the YWCA building on
Grand River and Beech-Daly
A nursery will be provided
for parents attending with chil-
dren. All members and friends
are invited to attend. For in-
formation; call rally chairman
Hy Saham, GR 6-1174, or Mrs.
Harry Smoller, record chair-
man, GR 6-1576.
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The National Jewish Welfare
Board's Commission on Jewish
ers will be consecrated short Chaplaincy has received an of-
ly, while two more are project- ficial communication from Gen.
ed. Two of the buildings will Lewis B. Hershey, director of
replaced others that have been ' the Selective Service System,
discarded, but the other five announcing that all local draft
boards have been requested to
The article reports that the give "favorable consideration,
largest of the synagogues is the wherever possible," to requests
Great Synagogue, with a mem- of registrants of the Jewish
bership of 1,300. It is also the faith not to be forwarded for
oldest synagogue in the city, physical examination or induc-
having • replaced the Sydney tion into the Armed Forces dur-
Synagogue, which dates back ing Passover.
The communication was Se-
The article quotes Dr. J. lective Service Operations Bulle-
Porush, chief rabbi of the Great tin, No. 81, entitled "Jewish
Synagogue, as saying that "the Holy Days." It gives Jewish
new building programs have registrants scheduled for physi-
not been inspired by any sud- cal examination or induction
den increase in the Jewish between April 12 and April 19,
population, but by accumulated the right to request deferment
migration over the last 20 until after Passover. Requests
for such deferment should be
The Jewish population of Aus- made directly to local draft
tralia, Rabbi Porush said, has boards •
doubled in the last 25 years
and now numbers about 60,000.
He does not credit the building Beth Aaron to Mark
projects to "any evidence of Sisterhood Sabbath
Annual Sisterhood Sabbath
Rabbi Porush's complaint:
"The three-day Jew, who wor- will be observed at Beth Aaron
ships only on Rosh Hashanah Synagogue at 8:30 p.m., April
and Yom Kippur. Ah, if only 1. Many of the leaders of Sis-
all Sydney Jews were practic- terhood will participate.
Rabbi Benjamin H. Gorrelick
ing Jews," he says.
Mr. and Mrs. Hack, who sent will conduct the service, and
the article to their son, Morton preach the sermon on "The
Hack; president of the Hack Heart of Our People." Cantor
Shoe Co. here, are in Australia Ihil Gildin will chant the ritual.
Sisterhood participants will
for a combined business and
pleasure trip, during the month include Mesdames Albert Kap-
of March. While there, IVIrs. lan, president; Hyman Zalenko,
Hack will celebrate her 75th vice-president; and Samuel
Korby, chairman of the Sister-
During their stay, Mr. Hack, hood choral group, which will
inventor of the Ripple Sole, render sabbath songs, under the
and Mrs. Hack were entertained direction of Shoshana Freed-
at a party for 150 people from man.
Sydney's shoe industry, and
Choral group members who
another event in Melbourne will be honored are Mesdames
was tendered by 315 shoe manu- P. Chapnick, B. Freeman, B.
facturers and representatives. Gaspas, J. Goldstein, K. Kat-
The couple was the subject kowsky, S. Korby, M. Klyman,
of several articles in Australian P. Levey, J. Lovy, A. Meral,
newspapers, and Mr. Hack ap- L. Rogovein, J. Shapiro and S.
peared on a number of Aus- Wasserman.
tralian radio and television pro-
Following the service, an
oneg shabbat will be presented
Before returning home, the in the social hall.
Hacks plan to stop over in New
Shaarey Shomayim Sets
newly-appointed spiritual leader
of Young Israel of Northwest
Detroit, will be installed in a
program on April 2, in the
David Cern, president of the
congregation, will serve with
Harry L. Blitz and Rabbi Ernest
Greenfield in arranging the in-
president, heads the reception
At the same time, Rabbi
Prero will be inducted in his
post as director of the Metro-
politan Council of Young Israel,
the newly-formed central or-
ganization for all four local
Young Israel branches.
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Sedorim at Colonial
Joe Balberor, recently-elected
What probably will be the
only father and son team to
officiate at a kosher hotel dur-
ing the Passover season again
will perform the sedorim at
the Colonial Hotel in Mt. Clem-
For the sixth consecutive
year, Cantor I. Katz, of Mt.
Clemens, and his son, Rabbi
Joseph Katz, of Saginaw, will
jointly lead the Passover
sedorim at the Colonial.
Reservations for the holidays
are currently being taken. For
information, call Max Elkin,
managing owner of the Colo-
nial, at HOward 3-4505.
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president of Cong. Shaarey Sho-
mayim, will head the list of
officers to be inducted at the
synagogue's first official instal-
The program, under the
chairmanship of Morris Kar,
will take place at 9 p.m., Satur-
day, in the synagogue social
hall. A special welcome will be
accorded to members recently
affiliating themselves with the
A musical program of Yid-
dish and cantorial selections
will be presented by Cantor
Hyman J. Adler, with piano ac-
companiment by 1VIrs. Bella
Goldberg. A social hour will
Beth Abraham Men
Form Singing Society
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern and
President Ben Siegal of Cong.
Beth Abraham, announce the
formation of the new Men's
Club Singing Society under aus-
pices of. the congregation.
The lay singing group meets
for practice singing sessions
from 7:30 to 9 p.m., Tuesdays,
in the synagogue building un-
der the combined tutelage and
direction of music director Is-
rael Fuchs and Cantor S. Acker-
The group's leader, Dr. Harry
Newman, secretary of the con-
gregation, invites all men who
enjoy choral singing to join the
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1 3-TH E DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Frida y, March 25, 1960
Story of 'Down Under' Synagogues
Forwarded by Mr. and Mrs. Hack