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November 04, 1960 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-11-04

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As the 12th annual Torch Allen, Mrs. Eugene J. Arnfeld, Central Board of the World ORT
Other World ORT officers
Drive goes into its third and Louis Berry, Mrs. Hyman C.
final week, campaign leaders Broder, W. B. Doner, Mrs. Jo- elected include Daniel Mayer,
enthusiastically viewed the pros- seph H. Ehrlich, Mrs. William chairman of the executive corn-
pects of surpassing their goal of H. Frank, Mrs. Charles H. Ger- mittee, and the following vice-
$17,990,000. The progress reports shenson, Mrs. Julian H. Krolik, presid
and; Juli
an for
given Tuesday for the first 15 Mrs. Alan E. Schwartz, The
e U 'ted
; Mrs.
days of the 25-day drive totaled dore SchWartz, Richard
han for
; Abel Shaban ' -or
$8,866,248 or 49.3 per cent of Max Smitt and Phillip S
rica; J. J. Shapiro for
the total goal.
While the 100,000
Israel. Max A. Braude was again
The 1960 goal, the highest in who are conductin
named director-general of the
Torch Drive history, will go to drive make know o their fel- World ORT Union.
eighbors, the
support the minimum budgets low-workers an
The fo
y Congres nded
k, the young,
of 195 health, welfare and char- needs of the
acter-building agencies.
ded b
Drive camp
headquarters in 0
The Jewish Community the Statler ilton Hotel have
ups i
Center, Jewish Family and been flood
un tries.
with inquiries
nference n o -
Children's Service, Fresh Air from g i v
s and prospective
row of women's •
Society and the Shiffman givers.
n the United
•s, Canada,
Clinic are four of the 195
The Giv
nee-For-All drive ritain, Israel
France, and
services combined under the which offi
adopted a
•s of new projects
banner of the United Founda- tober 18 wil
d with a victory as speci
esponsibilities of the
tion in the Give-Once-For-All
dinner at the
tier-Hilton Ho- I wo
units. These included a
Torch Drive. Last year, at a
tel on Nov. 1
e traditional
ORT school in Marseilles,
cost of less than five cents
anquet, which
and an expansion of the ORT
out of every dollar raised, the ,b
`plus contribution"
e of program in Teheran.
United Foundation allocated
Several resolutions were also
$682,992 to these four agen-
business firms, will be spon- passed which would offer ORT's
sored this y e a r b y General facilities to non-Jews from some
Under the leadership of Max Motors Corporation.
of the underdeveloped countries.
M. Fisher, Meyer L. Prentis and
Nate S. Shapero, all vice-presi-
dents and members of the board
of directors, the United Founda-
tion has consistently set a na-
tionwide record for the amount
of money raised and its low
cost of operation and adminis-
Also serving with Fisher, Sha-
pero and Prentis as members of
the United Foundation board of
directors are: Al Borman, Judge
Henry M. Butzel, Irwin I. Cohn,
William H. Frank, Dr. Richard
C. Hertz, Harry D. Hirsch, Jo-
seph Holtzman, Mrs. Harry L.
Jones, Edward C. Levy, Mrs.
Marvin B. Levy, Mrs. Edwin M.
Rosenthal, Jr., Mrs. Edward E.
Rothman, Samuel H. Rubiner,
Abe Shiffman, David Tann, Mel-
ville Welt, Mrs. Henry Wine-
man, James Wineman, Stanley
J. Winkleman, Harry L. Win-
ston. Paul Zuckerman and Max
J. Zivian.
Prentis has been chairman of
the goal and allocations commit-
tee which reviews the budget
requests of the participating
agencies a n d , weighing eco-
nomic conditions against needs,
recommends the total goal and
the allocation each agency will
receive from funds raised.
Others serving in various
leadership capacities for the
1960 Torch Drive are: Mrs. Jul-
ius Abramson, Harry Becker,
Herbert Blumberg, Irving Bron-
son, Dan Carpenter, Albert
Cohen, Morris Coleman, Dr. Al-
bert Elazar, Henry Frank. Kaye
G. Frank, Richard Jacob,
George D. Keil, Jack Kershen-
baum, Elwood L. Kukes, Mrs.
Gerson Lacoff, John E. Lurie,
Max J. Pincus, Leo Polk, Rich-
ard S. Prentis, Harold Robinson,
Benjamin Rose, Irving Rose,
Charles F. Rosen, Morey Rosen-
thal, Robert Rosenthal, Hyman
Safran, Morris Spitzer, William
Steinberg, C. William Sucher,
Mrs. Joseph M. Welt, MarVin
G. Alexander, Mrs. Sidney J.

Nations or by individual coun-
tries. Facilities would be pro-
vided at the ORT technical school
in Israel for the training of 40
Africans. ORT's technical train-
ing center for teenagers in Swit-
erland would be expanded to
vide courses for students at

for the Israeli school in Nathania
14/11 be accomplished with the
cooperation of the Israeli govern-
ment. The African students who
will study there will be offered
courses in electro-mechanics,
metal machining, carpentry and
agricultural mechanics.



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Bonn N
_ eo-Nazi Party
Scores Big Gains in
Municipal Elections

BONN, (JTA)—The neo-Nazi
Reichspartei quadrupled i t s
seats in municipal district par-
liaments in the Rhineland-Pfalz
province in the election Oct.
23, according to figures now
The party, which campaigned
on an openly anti-Semitic plat-
form in the final weeks of the
election, won 16 seats as com-
pared with the four it won in
the 1956 election. The party
received 19,474 votes or 1.1 per-
'cent of the total votes, com-
pared with 5,484 votes or .3
percent in 1956.

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9 - THE DETR OIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, November 4, 1960

Four Jewish Agencies Benefit from ORT to Assist UN in Aid to Underprivileged Non-Jews
LONDON, (JTA)—Dr. William
The decisions are to make the junior college level. Some
United Foundation; Community
Haber, professor of economics at ORT's technicians and specialists of the students would be non-
University of Michigan has available for technical assistance Jews.
Leaders Among Workers in Drive the
been re-elected president of the projects sponsored by the United
The expansion of the facilities

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