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September 02, 1960 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-09-02

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, September 2, 1960 — 8



DAYENO

ATO Fraternity Alters Bias Membership Rules to Abide by Law

BY • HENRY
LEONARD
$



ASHEVILLE, N
JTA)—
Alpha Tau 0 ga Fraternity
one of the
gest colle e socia
organiza
the cOuntry,
adopt
n amendment to it
co
tion at its conventio
e, permitting modificatio
it . membership require'
o meet various state uni
versity r lings forbi
criminat
or relign.
There Ana
en
number of
to and
rulings n
ent years, de
fratern y charters t
groups racticing r.
or re-
ligious bias. Alp
au Omega
n colleges and
throughout the
, with a total member-
ship of more than 66,000.

The constitutional change, ac-
ing to Gerald B. Johnson
eveland, who was re-elect-
sident of the fraternity,
s a desire "to cooperate
niversity authorities in
anti-discrimination rul-

ings." However, he added, "the
traditional membership charac-
ter" of the organization is not
expected to change.

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Avoiding Elections on
Jewish Holidays Studied
in Suburb of Montreal

Prialde

LABOR DAY...10:30A

Doubleday Signs
Contract for 'M
100 Children'

MONTREAL, (JTA) — The
City Solicitor of Outremont, a
Montreal suburb in which Jews
Doubleday has just signed a
are a majority of the residents,
is studying a proposal to plan contract for "My Hundred Chil-
municipal meetings and elec- dren," the story of Lena Kuch-
tions to avoid conflict with ler-Silberman, a Polish school
teacher who escaped the Ger-
Jewish holidays.
The proposal was an out- man purge during World War II
growth of an impasse which de- by passing as a Gentile.
At the war's end, having lost,
veloped this spring when mu-
nicipal elections were held on her family and possessions, Mrs.
the first day of Passover after Kuchler-Silberman made her
the City Council reported it had way to a Jewish refugee center,
been unable to find any way where she discovered some 40
to avoid an unforeseen and un- orphans ranging in age from
desired disfranchisement of 2 to 14.
Since no one else would take
Jewish voters. At that time, the
City Council instructed the City care of them, Mrs. Kuchler-
Solicitor to study the possibility Silberman undertook the task
of a charter amendment to of rehabilitating the group,
which had known only the most
avoid such conflicts.
eme cruelty and deprivation
The National
Public
eir lives.
Relations Co
ttee of the al
In
y Hundred Children,"
Can J
sh Congress and
best-seller in Israel,
Bnai Br'
r • • orted that at a alread
chler-Silberman tells
July 6 e' n the Outremont Mrs.
City o
it accepted a letter how sh restored her orphans
fro R • i M. S. Cohen, chair- to hum sty, led them in a wild
th ugh Czechoslovakia and
man
the Religious We e t
erm
to France, and how
Co m
tee of the C
she
entually brought the en-
Jew
Congress, co ainin:
tire , oup, numbering at the
cal
ar of Jewis
"fo use in plann
gs la almost 100, to a new life
an elections
view
reli- li Israel.
gi s inhibs i
e Out.
Ci
Cler Jewish Leaders in Italy
wa instruct
form Ra ' ei Urged to Safeguard
Co n "that h
ity Sol' or Community Archives
ROME, (JTA) — The Union
ha
lready
en instru d to
stu • this ma er and
advise of Italian Jewish Communities
the
y Coun 1 as
the pos- called upon Jewish communal
sibili
of prese
g a bill" leaders throughout the country
to take measures to safeguard
to reso
• • oblem.
records, libraries and archives
essential to the proper docu-
mentation of Italian Jewish life.
The Union offered to accept
for safekeeping the libraries
and archives of those commu-
nities unable to do so on their
own. Stressing the need • to
keep such records available to
scholars wishing to consult
them, it noted that the transfer
of communal records and
libraries to a central location
would contribute toward the
creation of a National Italian
Jewish Archive and Library
which would benefit scholars
throughout the world.

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1,800 Jewish Youths Attend
Summer Courses in Israel
JERUSALEM (JTA) — More
than 1,800 youths from various
countries abroad are partici-
pating in summer camp semi-
nars organized here by the Jew-
ish Agency. Monday, they at-
tended a festive ceremony in
Jerusalem honoring the memory
of Dr. Theodor Herzl, founder
of the Zionist political move-
ment.

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DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

Senator John F. Kennedy

41AW PRESIDENT AND AFL VICE-PRESIDENT

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Governor G. Mennen Williams

MICHIGAN DEMOCRATIC GUBERNATORIAL CANDIDATE

Lt.-Gov. John B. Swainson

Senator Patrick McNamara

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