THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, November 4, 1960
A Digest of World Jewish Happenings,
from Dispatches of the Jewish Telegraphic
Agency and Other News-Gathering Media:
The full proceedings of the recent Rehovot conference,
under the auspices of the Weizmann Institute of Science, on
"The Role of Scienee in the Development of New States," has
been circulated to all delegations as an official UN document
by Secretary General Dag Hammarskjold.
LOS ANGELES—Dr. Bela Schick, world-famed pediatrician
and discoverer of the diphtheria test named after him, received
the first Ivlaimonides Humanitarian Award of the Jewish Federa-
tion—Council of Greater Las Angeles.
NEW YORK—Two historical documents about the 2,000-
year-old Bene Israel community in India have been donated
to the Jewish Theological Seminary library by the community's
spiritual head . .. Twenty-two new Hebrew day schools, includ-
ing fourteen primary . schools, have been opened in the United
States during the current academic year, bringing the total of
such Orthodox-oriented schools throughout the country to 268,
according. to a report by President Samuel C. Feuerstein of
Torah Umesorah, the National Society for Hebrew Day Schools.
SAN FRANCISCO—The first fellowship program for the
training of foreign graduate students in social work to be set up
by an American social work organization has been announced
here by the Jewish Family Service Agency. The first student
is expected to be selected from Israel, although the fellowship
is open to students from all countries.
TEL AVIV An Arab sheikh, Labib Abu Rukum, addressed
Israel's parliament in Hebrew, reporting on "the progress Israel
has made in the last 12 years in the treatment of minority
people in our land." . .. Five hundred Americans, -members of
Pioneer. Women, were greeted by high officials, including Prime
Minister Ben-Gurion, at a celebration of the 35th anniversary
of their organization's establishment .. . Work has begun on a
new Sodom-Eilat road, which will cut nearly 40 miles from pres-
ent road transit between the Dead Sea Works and the southern
port .. . Moshe Sharett, former Prime Minister and ex-Foreign
Minister, has received no reply as' yet on his application for a
visa to visit the Soviet Union • . An Israeli Army bulletin .
'reveals the vast quantities of supplies captured during the 1956
Sinai campaign, including 110 medium tanks and 40 million
rounds of rifle ammunition.
JERUSALEM—Scientists have developed a new process of
enriching Dead Sea phosphates for fertilizer. If the process is
commercially feasible, Israel's phosphates will be the richest
in the world . . Three new buildings for the faculties of physi-
cal and inorganic chemistry have been dedicated at the Hebrew
University in honor of Mrs. Mae Boyar of Los Angeles. Contri-
butions from the Los Angeles chapter of the American Friends
of the Hebrew University made the structures possible . . .
Nine hundred Israeli civil servants, mostly American citizens,
Were ordered to comply at once with the law restricting civil
service employment. to Israel citizens—or consider themselves
fired. In "exceptional" cases special consideration will be given.
A new suburb for Orthodox Jews is being established on the west
side of Jerusalem by Rabbi Shmuel Arnfeld and followers from
New York , . New . chemical industries, involving investments
of 25 million pounds ($14 million) annually for the next four
years have been started in the Negev, with the aid of overseas
investors. The funds will be used mostly for potash production.
LONDON—Dr. Walter Zurpins, director of police in Han-
over, Germany, has been arrested there on charges of complicity
in persecuting Jews in Poland during the Nazi period.
COPENHAGEN—Sven Salicath, Danish Nazi party leader,
has been sentenced to a week in jail fOr violating Danish laws
protecting racial minorities. His publication has lauded Hitler's
anti Semitic actions.
COLOGNE—New ships, to be built in West German yards
under the West German-Israeli reparations agreements, will be
added to the Israel merchant fleet, the Israel Purchasing Mission
BONN—West German citizens have contributed 85,000
deutschemarks ($20,000) to the Arnie' Frank Society, founded
earlier this year. The fund will be used chiefly to finance ex-
changes of visits between Israeli and West German youths.
FRANKFURT—The prosecution office has announced the
receipt of valuable material from the Auschwitz Museum in
Poland on crimes committed there, involving many SS men who
have not yet been brought to justice. At Muenster Paul Kremer,
former Auschwitz murder camp "selection doctor," is to go on
MONTREAL A warning against two "fatal illusions"—that
Israel is over the hump and that Jewish survival is secure in
the Diaspora—was voiced by Dr. 'Nahum Goldmann, president of
the World Zionist Organization, in addressing the 35th biennial
conference of the Canadian Zionist Organization. Israel, he
declared, needs world Jewry if it is not to decline to the status
of yet another Asian or African state among the scores in the
Five Volume Herzl Diary Heads Fall Publications
A five-volume annotated edi- Patai and translated from the
tion of "The Complete Diaries German by Harry Zohn, marks
of Theodor Herzl" as they 'were. the first publication in un-
penned by the founding father : abridged form of . the most inti-
of modern Zionism heads a list mate thoughts of the VienneSe
of 15 new titles scheduled for journalist-statesman. Its prim-
publication by the Herzl Press, ary historical significance lies
it was announced by Dr. Raph- within the context of the diplo-
ael Patai, editor, and Dr. Eman- matic struggle waged by Herzl
uel Neumann, chairman of the between 1894 and his death in
Theodor Herzl Foundation, a 1904 for recognition of his con-
department of the American cept of a Jewish national home-
land and in the triumph of that
"The Complete Diaries of concept almost a half century
Theodor Herzl," edited by Dr. later.
Mrs. Lazaroff Dies;
Aided Many Causes,
Chabad in Israel
ROSE BUSSELL, 3710 Rich-
ton, died Oct. 26. She leaves a
brother-in-law, Samuel Bussell;
and a sister-in-law, Mrs. Samuel
NA T H A N SLOBIN, 17336
Cherrylawn, died Oct. 27. He
leaves his wife, Minette; , two
daughters, Sandra and Mrs.
David Leader; four brothers,
Sam, Ernest, Barney and Max;
and two grandchildren.
LULU B. LEVI, 600 Pingree,
died Nov. 1. A member of the
National Council of Jewish
Women- and Temple Beth-El Sis-
terhood, she leaves a niece,
Mrs. Edward D. Quint; grand-
niece, Barbara L. Quint; grand-
nephew, Edward D. Quint; and
seven other nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Anna Lazaroff, prom-
inent Detroiter who has aided
many causes and was a founder
of Pioneer Women's Organiza-
tion in Detroit, died Monday in
L o s Angeles,
JOSEPH POMERANTZ, 8258
had made her
Manor, died Nov. 2. He leaves
home for the
his wife, Marie; a son, Walter;
past 10 years,
his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Philip
at 8148 W. 4th
St., at the age
MARY C 0 U S' E N S, 15230 Pomerantz; three brothers, Irv-
Pearson, Oak Park, died Oct. ing, Charles and Simon; two sis-
28. She leaves her husband, ters, Mrs. Fred Gross and Mrs.
band, Ja c ob
Harry; one son, Michael; two Herman Kaplan; and two grand-
daughters, Myrna and Mrs. children.
Merrill Fishman; her father,
1959, while his Mrs. Lazaroff Joseph Gerofsky; five brothers,
daughter, Emma Schauer, her two sisters and two grandchild-
husband and son, Israel, were in ren.
Stockholm at the World Jewish
Congress sessions. Mrs. Lazaroff
ALBERT J. WOOLF, 3458
is survived by her sons, Allen Cambridge, died Oct. 28. He
and Isadore of Los Angeles, leaves his wife, Bertha; a son,
Jo s e p h N. Keidan, 19701
Morris of St. Louis and Aaron Michael; a daughter, Judy; his Tracy, venerable Detroiter, who
of San Diego; another daughter, father, Jacob Woolf; one broth- was known for his deep piety
Mrs. Edith Tannenbaum of Los er and one sister.
and his devotion to community
Angeles and 13 grandchildren.
services, died Sunday morning
With her late husband, Mrs:- JAKE GVAZDA, 2310 W. at the age of 82.
Lazaroff became deeply inter- Buena Vista, died Oct. 28. He
Funeral services were held at
ested in the Chabad movement leaves a son, Max; a' daughter, Kaufman Chapel on Monday.
—the Hassidic Chochma-Bina- Mrs. Fred Holtz; and three
Surviving him are his wife,
Daat idea, and they established grandchildren.
Mildred; sons, Herbert S. and
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a dormitory at Kfar Chabad in
Jacob L.; daughter, Mrs. A.
Israel with a dona tion of
JACOB JACK STEINGOLD David Horowitz, of New York;
24659 Rensselaer, died Oct. 28. seven grandchildren; brothers,
The Kfar Chabad dormitory Survived by wife, Nellie; two Hy A. and Max J., and sisters,
is a two-story building, with a sons, Joseph and Harvey of Mrs. Samuel M. Levin and Mrs.
dining room in the vocational New York; mother, Mrs. Leon Abraham Caplan.
system of the Israeli village.
Borocoff of Calif.; three broth-
He was the brother of the
The late Mr. and Mrs. Lazar- ers and four grandchildren.
late Judge Harry B. Keidan
off were among the founders of
and Mrs. Goldie Blumenthal.
Congregation N u s a c h H'ari
LILLE WORON, 24680 Ridge- The deceased was associated
Merkaz Lubawitch in Detroit.
dale, Oak Park, died Oct. 28. with many causes and was an
R a b b i A. Kazarnovsky, of Survived by husband, Isadore.
active leader for half a century
Brooklyn, N.Y., chairman of the
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in Congregation Shaarey Zedek
American Committee for the
SAMUEL SCHULTZ, 3 7 5 7 where he attended services, reg-
Vocational S c h o o l s in Kfar Richton, died Oct. 29. Survived ularly until he moved to the
Chabad in Israel, officiated at by wife, Sophie; one son, Leon- northwest area.
funeral services for Mrs. Lazar- ard; 2 daughters, Mrs. Morton
off in Los Angeles on Tuesday. Surowitz and Mrs. Albert Roch-
Mark 8th Anniversary
kind; 6 grandchildren and two o f iv •
w eizmann Passing-
REHOVOTH — The eighth
Ell NE ST STEIN, , 18489 anniversary of the passing of
Dating to Exodus
Coyle, died Oct. 30. Survived by Dr. Chaim Weizmann, first
of the State of Israel,
Found by Glueck
wife, Helen; and one brother, president
was observed with the custom-
Archaeologist Dr. N e l s on Anton.
ary official rites at the memo-
Glueck believes he has found a
BERNARD E. P 0 L L AK , rial assembly on the Plaza of
source of water that might have
helped the participants in the 14251 W. Lincoln, Oak Park, Yad Chaim Weizmann here,
Biblical Exodus survive. The died, Oct. 30. Survived by wife, Nov. 2.
The assembly was attended by
discovery of a small under- Ethel; three sons, Alex, Julius
ground spring was made recent- and Louis; one daughter, Mrs. President and Mrs. Itzhak Ben-
ly just inside the Sinai border (Dr.) Albert Dunn; three Zvi; Mrs. Weizmann; the Minis-
brothers and nine grandchil- ter of Education and Culture
in the Negev.
Abba Eban, president of the
The southern desert region dren.
Weizmann Institute; Meyer W.
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has been the object for explora-
ISAAC KA-PLAN,- 18272 In- Weisgal, chairman of the Weiz-
tion for many years by Dr.
Glueck, president of Hebrew diana, died Oct. 31. SurviVed by mann Institute's ex e c u t i v e
Union College-Jewish Institute wife, Fanny; four sons, Samuel, council; Ministers of the Gov-
of Religion in Cincinnati. The Barney, Philip and Sidney; one ernment, members of the Diplo-
spring, called Ain Mugharah, daughter, Mrs. Hyman Koenigs- matic Corps, representatives of
public and national institutions
or Spring of the Caves, "by the berg; and 14 grandchildren.
and notables in all walks of life
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Arabs, was one of his goals. He
said that water bubbled even
WOLF SMITH, 13560 Dixie, in Israel.
in summer from the spring, one died Oct. 29. He leaves his son
of the few natural sources of David, five daughters, Cecila Former Laundry Owner
water in the desert.
Smith, Mrs. Morris Surath, Mrs. Barnet Dalitz Dies
The political situation for- Mollie Herman, Mrs. Marvin
Barnet Dalitz, 85, of 2122 Mel-
bade exploration of the area Fagan and Mrs. • Robert Bich- rose, Ann Arbor, died Oct. 31.
until recently when the Israelis koff; six grandchildren and two Mr. Dalitz was owner and oper-
instituted a border patrol. The great grandchildren.
ator of the Massachusetts Laun-
trip to the Sinai border was
dry in Detroit for 22 years be
made under escort of the Is-
Roselawn, died Oct. 30. She fore moving to. Ann Arbor.
Founder and co-owner of the
Situated in a natural cave, leaves her husband Jacob, a son Ann Arbor Varsity Laundry, he
the precious water supply is Lester; three daughters, Mrs. was a member of Cong. Beth
believed to have been used by Helen Rosenberg, Mrs. Milton Israel, the Elks and the MOose.
Arab shepherds across the Is- Harris and Mrs. Julius Pain; He is survived by two sons,
four brothers, one sister and
Louis of Oak Park and Moe of
• seven grandchildren.
Las Vegas; a daughter Mrs.
Patrons' Group Formed DAVID LAPIDES, 3710 Rich- Jack Hertsberg and a brother
ton, died Nov. 1. He leaves his Nathan, both of. Ann Arbor;
at Yeshiva University
Minnie, a son Arthur; four five grandchildren and four
Formation of the Master Build-
ers of Yeshiva University—an or- daughters, Mrs. Sal Davis of great-grandchildren.
ganization of major contributors Phoenix, Ariz., Mrs. Fred Rez-
to the institution's ten-year $30,- nick of Saginaw, Sylvia and Jacob Gruber Dead
Jacob Gruber, 77, former
000,000 development program — Dorothy; and six grandchildren.
was announced by Dr. Samuel
PHILIP DRESSER, 4135 Shef- owner of . the City Metals Re-
Belkin, president of the univer- field Dr., Royal Oak, died Oct. fining Co., died Nov. 1. Gruber
31. He leaves his wife Netta, of 13458 Cambridge, who retired
The new patrons' group was a brother Jacob S. and one 10 years ago, was a member
inaugurated at a Waldorf-Astoria sister Mrs. William E. Feldman. of Cong. Beth Aaron and the
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Hotel reception honoring Louis
He is survived by two sons,
JACOB BOMZE, 14700 Vas-
J. Glickman, Glickman Corp., on
his appointment as chairman of sar, died Oct. 31. He leaves his Lester and Samuel; two daugh-
t h e university's development wife Annabelle, a son Marc R., ters, Mrs. Albert Woolf and
committee, which will spearhead one brother Max and one grand- Mrs. Ralph Gorelick; and eight
Joseph N. Keidan
Dies; Was Known
for Fervent Piety