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April 08, 1960 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-04-08

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, April 8, 1960 — 10

Campers Elect
Stanley Michaels

Election of Detroiter Stanley
J. Michaels as president-elect of
the 50-year-old American Camp-
ing Association, was announced
this week by Hugh Ransom,
ACA executive director.
Michaels will serve a two-year
term as president, beginning
in March 1961, when he is in-
stalled as 16th national presi-
dent of the association. The
ACA represents 8,000 members
in 3,000 indi-
vidual camps
from coast to
coast.
Owner a n .d
director of
Camp Nahelu,
near Orton-
e, Mich.,
Michaels is a
member of
the advisory
board of the
Michaels
Girl Scouts of
Metropolitan Detroit, a director
of the Metropolitan Savings and
Loan, for six years was a board
member of the Fresh Air Soci-
ety and is active in many other
communal causes.
From 1952-57, he was chair-
man of the national standards
committee of the ACA, and was
instrumental in initiating the
nation-wide camp standards pro-
gram, a project of periodic vis-
itation and inspection of facil-
ities of member camps.
In accepting office, Michaels
stated, "Camping today has be-
come a dynamic influence in
the well-rounded education of
our youth. Camping is fun with
a purpose. It is our purpose to
provide better camping for all."

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The Four Sons

By FREED WEININGER

Reveal to us the scene from the
Haggadah.
The landscape opens its four
corners wide.
Four sons appear on the eterna2
stage,
Who in this endlessness live
crowded side by side. -

.

.

.

Remember! The Wise is one
who never stops
To ask in humbleness of wrong

and right.

Wise man knows but
searches on„
Renews his faith in every Seder
night.

The

The Evil man is he who claims:
"The - world belongs to those
with might.
"The servant, slave deserves • his
fate,
His sorrow, pain through dark-
est night."

The third • one never asks nor
dares
To question in his timid simple

way.

if he would know the power of
his tongue,
He would not blunder, go

astray.

To be or not, in this eternal

fight,
'Emerges he victorious—who is
a fool.
The last among the sons is
faultless, dumb.
The fool is flawless as a rule.

-

Thus opens the eternal book

Haggadah.

The scene is timeless—heavenly
unfurld.
Four sons like visionary men of

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Center Ballroom Night

Ballroom Dance Night will be
held at the Jewish Center, 18100
Meyers, 9 p.m., Thursdays,
April 14 and 28 and May 12,
and Sundays, April 24, May 8
and 22. Thursday dances are
free for Center members and
one guest. Mel Ball and his
band will provide the music.

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