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May 06, 1960 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-05-06

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Special to The Jewish News

Jewish Publication Society of
America, at • its 72nd annual
meeting held Sunday, at the
Drake Hotel, • heard reports of
marked increases in member-
ships and, growing book sales.
Sol Satinsky, a noted national
Jewish leader, was elected pres-
ident of the society to succeed
Edwin Wolf 2nd, who resigned
from the presiden6r, 'after serv-
ing since 1954, to become presi-

At the • annual dinner of the
Alumni Association of the
Wayne State University Col-
lege of Medicine, at the Pick-
Fort Shelby Hotel, Wednesday
night, Ronald A. Seltzer was
named the 1960 winner of the
association's annual awar•l to
the graduating medical student
with the highest academic rec-
ord. Ronald is the son of Prof.
Lawrence H. Seltzer, of the uni-
versity's economics department,

last November, Satinsky was
named vice president.
His other national affiliations
include membership on the Na-
tional Cabinet, United Jewish
Appeal; vice president of the
Joint Distribution Committee;
vice president of the American
Jewish Committee and a mem-
ber of the United Jewish Ap-
peal Conference in Jerusalem.
In Philadelphia, Satinsky has
served as president of the Al-
lied Jewish Appeal and Jewish
Exponent; vice president of the
Albert Einstein. Medical Center
and the Federation of Jewish
Agencies; vice chairman of the
board of Dropsie College and a
director of Akiba Hebrew Acad-
Other officers elected include
Jack Solis-Cohen, Jr., honor-
ary president; Justice Horace
Stern, Dr. Jacob R. Marcus,
Edwin Wolf 2nd, Bernard L.
Frankel, Bernard G. Segal, vice
presidents; Judge Louis E. Lev-
inthal, chairman of the Publica-
tion Committee; Myer Feinstein,
treasurer; Jerome J. Shestack,
secretary; Dr. Solomon Grayzel,
editor; Lesser Zussman, execu-
tive director.
Three Detroiters — Judge
Theodore Levin, Leonard N.
Simons and Philip Slomovitz —
were elected trustees. Other
trustees elected at the annual
meeting are: Justice Herbert D.
Cohen, York, Pa.; Abraham L.
Freedman, Philadelphia; Joseph
Meyerhoff, Baltimore; Justin
Turner, Las Angeles; Morton H.
Wilner, Washington; Ben D.
Zevin,, Cleveland; Judge David
L. Bazelon, Washington; Sidney
L. Kaye, Boston; Saul Viener,

dent of the Greater Philadel-
phia Federation of Jewish Agen-
Justice Horace Stern, for the
past 48 years a vice president,
served as interim president.
Scion of a distinguished Jew-
ish family, Satinsky has been
one of the guiding lights of
the society for many years. He
served as treasurer from 1949
to 1953 and as a vice president
from 1953 until he assumed the
At the biennial meeting of
the Council of Jewish Federa-
tions and Welfare Funds held






Myer Feinstein, treasurer, re-
ported that the Society's income
in 1959 was $383,000 as com-
pared with $332,000 in 1958.
Judge Levinthal, chairman of
the publication committee, re-
ported that nine new books and
six paperback reprints were
published during 1959.

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Wolf was presented with a
specially bound copy of the
Jerusalem Hebrew Bible in
recognition of his many years
of service. The presentation
was made on behalf of the
membership by Lesser Zuss-
man, executive director of the





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Irving S. Cane, commander
of the Department of Michigan
of the Jewish War Veterans,
and Mrs. John Nemon, presi-
dent of the Auxiliary, announce
the availability again this year
of the annual Jewish War Vet-
erans Scholarship Award.
The award is granted to stu-
dents now attending any univer-
sity or college in Michigan or
to member of the January or
June 1960 graduating classes
of any high school in Michigan.
Those eligible for consideration
are veterans or - the sons or
daughters of needy or deceased
veterans. The amount of $500
will be awarded to one recipient
or divided among several, de-
pending upon the number of
most qualified applicants. The
grants are given without restric-
tion . or special consideration as
to race, color or creed.
Candidates are invited to
apply by letter, stating their
qualifications, to Albert Colman,
chairman of the scholarship
committee, at the Jewish War
Veterans Memorial Home, 4095
W. Davison, Detroit 38.


Announces His First

The report of the past year,
as presented by Wolf, showed
an increase of 9% in mem-
bership enrollment and 12%
in book distribution over the
preceding year. The latter in-
cluded 47,000 Bibles and more
than 105,000 other books.

JWV Again to Make
Scholarship Award
to a 1960 Graduate

president of Wayne's chapter of
Alpha Omega Alpha, the na-
tional honorary scholastic soci-
ety, and of the Aesculapian So-
ciety, its honorary service
group, and he served for two
years as president of his class.
Last summer he received a fel-
lowship from the Michigan
Heart Association for research
in England. He will intern at
the hospital of the University
of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia
beginning July 1.



and Mrs. Seltzer. He resides
with his parents at 19475 Strat-
ford Road.
Robert Abramovitz, 18295
Monica, a sophomore, was hon-
ored for compiling the highest
two-year scholastic average.
The younger Seltzer has won
various other honors during his
four years at Wayne's College
of Medicine. Last year he was
given the Theodore A. McGraw
award as the outstanding mem-
ber of the junior class. He is

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S — THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, May 6, 1960

Dr. Ronald Seltzer, Robert Abramovitz Win Medical Awards

Jewish Publication Society Elects
Sol Satinsky Presul
• ent; Progress
Stated in Membership, Book Sales

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