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May 27, 1960 - Image 38

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-05-27

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Robert S. Tuimatt Dies; Temple
Israel Cantor Fled from Nazis

Robert S. Tulman, who for
19 years served as cantor of
Temple Israel, died May 24, at
his home, 1'7144 Stoepel. In ill
health for the last two years,
Cantor Tulman had never fully
recovered from major brain
surgery at that time.
He was ap
pointed cantor
of Temple Is-
rael when it
was organized
in 1941, and
was signed?.
after Rabbit,
Le on Fram,
spiritual lead-
er of the con-
heard him au- Cantor Tullman
dition in New York.
At one time he was consid-
ered to have the "most beau-
tiful tenor voice in Detroit," a
comment ascribed to the late
Fred M. Butzel. He concertized
extensively • in the community
and on tour, and taught many
boys from Temple Israel fam-
ilies their Bar Mitzvah maftirs.
Although he tried several
times, in recent months, to re-
turn to the profession he loved
he could not stand for any
great period of time. He had
always hoped to be able to sing
again at Temple Israel.
The 56-year-old cantor was
born in Epatoria in the Russian
Crimea. He was the son of a
cantor, from whom he learned
the profession.
He studied music at Odessa
and later in Italy, singing in the
opera houses of Italy, Russia,
France and Germany. At Weis-
baden, Germany, where he set-
tled, Cantor Tulman became
the leading tenor.
In 1933, because he was a



Builder Ben Nosanchuk
Dies After Short Illness

Ben Nosanchuk, a prominent
local builder, died May 23, at
Highland Park General Hospi-
tal after a brief illness. He had
resided at 15120 Pembroke.
Born in Russia, Mr. Nosan-
chuk lived in Detroit since his
boyhood.. He was president of
the Nosan and Pearl Building
Corp., and was a member of
Phoenicia Lodge, F.&A.M., the
Detroit Consistory and the Me-
tropolitan Detroit Bildors As-
He leaves his wife, Pearl; two
sons, Manny and William; his
father, Louis; three brothers,
Morris, Max and Harry; a sister,
Mrs. Sol Sklar; and six grand-




Jew, Cantor Tulman was forced
to give up his position. In Aus-
tria and Czechoslovakia, he also
was required to leave when the
Nazis took over the countries.
He came to the United States
in 1939, and abandoned his ca-
reer in opera when he was of-
fered the position at Temple Is-
Services for Cantor Tulman
were held Thursday, at the tem-
ple, with burial in Beth El Me-
morial Park. He leaves his wife,
Rachel; a brother and a sister in
Tel Aviv, Israel, and a sister
in Paris, France.

David Idzal Dies at 63

David M. Idzal, who was
prominently identified with the
theater for 30 years, and was
the manager of the Fox Theater
for many years, died Monday
in his Park Shelton Hotel
apartment at the age of 63.
He is survived by his daugh-
ter, Mrs. Leslie R. Winegarden,
of Flint, and sisters, Mrs. Sam-
uel Glassman and Miss Mariam
A past president of the De-
troit Society of Crippled Chil-
dren, Idzal was active in' Allied
Jewish Campaigns and in a
number of other movements
and was a member of Temple
Beth El, Standard Club, Moslem
Temple and Rotary Club.
Three years ago, sIdzal went
to Israel to supervise the con-
struction of the newest movie
theater in Tel Aviv. He lived
in Israel for more than a year
to watch the completion of that

Anna'S. Rothenberg Dies

Anna Schomer Rothenberg,
who was known as a leading
Hebrew and Yiddish folk
singer, died May 18 in her
home in New York at the age
of 75. She was the daughter- of
the eminent Yiddish actor and
playwright, Nalum Shomer,
and the divorced wife of the
late Judge Morris Rothenberg,
who was one of the prominent
Zionists and a past president of
the Zionist Organization of

Moe Sussman Dies

Moe A. Sussman, who was the
founder mid co-owner of Suss-
man's. Print Shop, 11826* Dexter,
died Tuesday in Mt. Carmel
Hospital after a lengthy illness.
Mr. Sussman, a member of
Cong. Bnai Zion, leaves his wife,
Sadie; two sons, Benjamin and
Herman; a daughter, Edith; a
sister, five grandchildren and
three great grandchildren.



"Me loin a Temple, Sam, for what purpose? My daughter
was married at the Chateau, my son will be Bar-Mitzvah
at Hotel McAlister . . . and when I pats on, there are a
dozen mortuaries eager to do the lob."


196P, Leonard Prtfikin

ami Beach, Fla., died May 18 in
Detroit. Services and interment
in Detroit. He leaves three sons,
Sam, Donald and Morris; four
daughters, Mrs. Jay Joseph, Mrs.
Joe Steiner, Mrs. Louis Eisen-
berg and Mrs. Helen Weingar-
den, of Miami; 17 grandchildren
and a great grandchild.
* * *
19941 Steel, died May 18. He
leaves his wife, Adeline; two
sons, Marc and Alan; a daugh-
ter, Barbara; his father, Mose
Shapoff, of Camden, N. J., and
a brother.
* * *
cino, Calif., died in Detroit, May
19. Services and interment in
Detroit. He leaves his wife,
Anna; a daughter, Mrs. Louis
Geer; a grandchild and a great
* * *
San Juan, died May 19. He
leaves his wife, Jean; a son,
Loren; a daughter, Mrs. William
Stoler; his father, Hyman Good-
man; two brothers, three sis-
ters and two grandchildren.
* * *
RUTH- BASSIN, 18237 Hub-
bell, died May 19. She leaves
her husband, Max; a daughter,
Linda Sue; her parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Hyman Bassin; and three
* * *
Borgman, Huntington Woods,
died May 20. He leaves his wife,
Nell; and a daughter, Marsha.
* * *
Sorrento, died May 20. He
leaves his wife, Hazel; a son,
Stanley; a daughter, Ann; a
sister and four grandchildren.

Petoskey, died May 21. She
leaves a daughter, Mrs. Abra-
ham Shulevitz; a granddaughter
and three great grandchildren.
* * *
11501 Petoskey, died May 23.
He leaves three sons, Harr y,
Philip and Newton; four daugh-
ters, Mrs. Moe Buchalter and
Mrs. Jack Greenberg, of Chi-
cago, Mrs. Barney Shatz and
Mrs. Ben K a t s e r; 12 grand-
children and 11 great grand-
* * *
MARTIN K •O V A C S, 16205
Woodingham, died May 23. He
leaves a brother, Ben Corn, of
Cleveland; and four sister s,
Mrs. Louis Rice and Mrs. Max
Simon, of Cleveland, and Mrs.
Ines Brown and Mrs.„ Rudy

Describing Judaism and
Christianity as the Same
Called 'Cheap Good Will'

WASHINGTON — Describing
Judaism and Christanity by
their similarities can be "su-
perficial and cheap good will,"
says a Jewish authority on the
New Testament.
Dr. Samuel Sandmel, provost
of the Hebrew Union College—
Jewish Institute of Religion in
Cincinnati, argues that genuine
good will "implies acknowl-
edged differences accompanied
by reciprocal respect."
In a pamphlet for teenagers,
"Judaism and Christianity,"
published by Bnai Brith Youth
Organization, Dr. Sandmel de-
clares that an understanding of
religious differences strength-
ens Judaism among Jews.
He couples an appeal to young
Jews to learn more about other
religions with a warning that
they must first "thoroughly
master their own Judaism."
His own wish "to understand
Christianity accurately and
sympathetically" in no way
compromises his "undiluted
loyalty to Judaism," says Dr.

Honor NatioWs War Dead at Service
of Veterans, Synagogue Groups


Veterans groups from the ciety will hold Memorial Day
American Legion and Jewish services together with the Jul-
War Veterans will join with ius Rosenwald Post of the
'synagogues 'and cemetery as- American Legion at 2 p.m.,
sociations in traditional serv- Monday, in the veterans section
ices and ceremonies in observ- of Chesed shel Emes Cemetery
ance of Memorial Day this Sun- (Hebrew Memorial Park), 14
day and Monday.
Mile and Gratiot.
Rabbi Samuel H. Prero . will
The Department of Michigan,
Jewish War Veterans will hold officiate at the observance, to-
special memorial services com- gether with Joseph Goldstein
memorating the 15th annivers- and Joseph Shapiro, command-
ary of the end of World War er and adjutant of the Rosen-
II on the lawn of the JWV Me- wald Post, and Nathan P. Ros-
morial Home at 11 a.m., Sun- sen, Louis Rose and Harry Port-
ner, president, vice-president
Rabbi Morris Adler, JWV De- and cemetery chairman of the
partment chaplain, will offici- Hebrew Benevolent Society.
Members of the Post will
ate, and members of the Gold
Star Parents and all Posts and meet at 9 a.m., that day for its
Auxiliaries in the area will par- annual breakfast at Eddie's. At
ticipate. The Lansing Post will 11 a.m., they will join JWV
present a new 50-star AmeriCan units in the services at Mach-
pelah before proceeding to
flag to the Home.
Chesed shel Ernes for the day's
The Department also will final services.
hold services at 11 a.m., Mon-
day, in the military section of Technion Confers 577 Degrees
Machpelah Cemetery, Wood-
The largest number of degrees
ward at 8% Mile Rd. Relatives ever awarded in one year by
and friends are invited to at- the Technion, Israel Institute
tend the service.
of Technology, was conferred
Irving S. Cane, JWV com- here upon 577 graduates of the
mander, will preside at both Institute.
The Bachelor of Science deg-
Services by Cong. Shaarey ree was awarded to 404 gradu-
Zedek at Clover Hill Park Cem- ates; the professional degree
etery, in conjunction with Shol- of Ingenieur to 113; Master of
om Post of the JWV, will be Science, 48; Doctor ate in
held at 11 a.m., Monday, at the Science or in Technical Sci-
cemetery, 14 Mile Rd., east of ences, 12.
Rabbi Morris Adler will lead Hebrew Corner
responsive reading, and Rabbi
Irwin Groner will deliver the
MeMorial Day • address. Cantors Zobarim Together
Jacob H. Sonenklar and Reuven with New 'Olim'
Frankel and the synagogue
Translation of Hebrew Column
choir directed by Dan Frohman, (Published by the Brit Ivrit Olamit)
will officiate.
When three years ago Yechiel
Erez came to a settlement of new
Other participants are Julius immigrants
in the mountains of Jer-
Goldstein, past commander, and usalem he found fifty-five families
Kurdistan there. The situation
Fred Sorkow, commander of the from
in the village was difficult; for
Sholom Post, and Milton M. though the immigrants knew how
tend fruit trees they did not
Maddin,' chairman of the board know
the meaning of a budget or of
of trustees for the congregation. cooperation.
was the social instructor
Patriotic exercises at Oak of the Jewish
Agency. Instead- of
View Cemetery are planned going home every evening as is
he brought his wife, Ed-
jointly by Cong. Bnai Moshe and customary,
na, and their one-month old son
Lt. Bloch-Gen. Rose Post of the with him to the village.
They were followed to Even
JWV in honor of the nation's Sapir
by another Zabar family,
war dead at 12 noon, Monday. David Eichenbaum who worked in
the University in Jerusalem, his
Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts wife Rachel, who was a teacher and
will participate in the service.- their daughter Dinah, who was ten
years old. First of"all Rachel taught
The memorial address will be the
inhabitants to read and to write.
given by Rabbi Moses, Lehrman, After a while David stopped work,
ing in Jerusalem and together with
and other speakers will be Mel- his wife established a rural educa-
center for the villages of the.
vin Weisz, Bnai Moshe vice- tion
neighborhood. Sixty inhabitants of
president, and Morris Elken, seven
villages come twice a week to
Post" commander. Cantor Louis Even Sapir to- study Hebrew and
arithmetic. In the school there is
Klein will chant the memorial also a high school class and here
the working youth of all the vil-
lages of the neighborhood receive
The Hebrew Benevolent So- special lessons.


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