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December 02, 1960 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-12-02

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS -- Friday, December 2,


Edward Fleischman
`Six Evenings for Israel Bonds'
Heads Home for Aged Arranged by Bnai Brith Groups

UAR Vice President Amir Seen
Bidding for New Soviet Weapons;
Arms Race Threatens Middle East

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

JERUSALEM — The depart-
ure of United Arab Republic
Vice President Abdel- Haim
Amir with a large entourage of
military experts for Moscow
was seen here Wednesday as a
bid for additional Soviet wea-
pons and the possible opening
of a new Middle East arms race.
_ It was Marshall Amir's sec-
ond visit to the Soviet capital.
The chief of the UAR's armed
forces went to Moscow the first
time in 1956 to negotiate .a deal
for a large purchase of Soviet
weapons. He concluded a sim-
ilar agreement with Czecho-
slovakia at that time.
Marshall Amirs second visit
was at the invitation of Soviet
Premier Khrushchev. While
UAR officials have maintained
an official silence on the pur-
pose of the second visit, the
UAR was known to want new

Edward Fleischman was elect-
ed president of the J e wish
Home for Aged at the meeting
of the board on Sunday.
armaments to replace the 1956
Serving with him are Harry
One of the main items would Barnett; Jack 0. Lefton and
be new planes to replace the Leonard N. Simons, vice presi-
UAR's aging MIG 17s which
have proved to be no match for
Israel's. Mysteres and Vautours
in occasional clashes. Presum-
ably, Nasser wants to acquire
the new and advanced Soviet
It was recalled that Col. Ezer
Weizmann, commander of the
Israel Air Force, told a United
Jewish Appeal mission two
weeks ago that Israel needed
Pure jet interceptors to deal
with the threat of acquisition
of MIG 19s by the UAR.
Experts on Arab policies said
that Marshall Amir's visit was
to complete details that were
agreed upon in principle when
Nasser met Khrushchev in New
York at the United Nations
General Assembly in Septem-


Ben-Gurion Addresses International
Municipal Delegation in Jerusalem

Minister David Ben-Gurion, ad-
dressing the closing session of the
Congress of the International Un-
ion of Municipal Authorities, told
hundreds of delegates about Is-
rael's efforts in absorbing thou-
sands of immigrants and particu-

Dr. Handlin Next
Beth El Lecturer

Dr. Oscar Handlin will be pre-
sented by Temple Beth El, 8:30
p.m. Monday, in the final lec-
ture of the series, "Great Ideas
in Jewish History." He will
speak on
"Forces That
Have Shaped
Dr. Handlin,
professor of
history at Har-
v a r d Univer-
sity, has de-
voted his at-
tention mainly
Dr. Handlin to the social
history of the United States. His
Pulitzer Prize book, "The Up-
rooted," treats a neglected part
of America's past. He is the
author of many other noted
works, including "Race and Na-
tionality Iri American Life,"
"Readings in American History,"
"Immigration as a Factor, in
American History," "Adventure
in Freedom," and "300 Years of
Jewish Life in America."
He has written numerous
scholarly articles on business,
educational and historical sub-
jects and is noted for applying
historical insight to present-day
The lecture is open to the
public, free of charge.

Dr. Glueck to Give
2 Lectures Dec. 13

Prof. Nelson Glueck, president
of Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Institute of Religion, Cincinnati,
will give an illustrated lecture in
the Community Arts Auditorium
on "Faith and Fact in the Bible,"
Tuesday, Dec. 13, 8:30 p.m. On
the same day, at 2 p.m., he will
give an illustrated lecture on "The
Connection of the Past with the
Present in Southern Palestine" in
Kresge Science Auditorium.
Dr. Glueck is one of the world's
foremost archaeologists, and the
sole authority on the archaeology
of Southern and Eastern Pales-
tine, which region he has ex-
plored practically foot by foot.
His two lectures will be based
on his own researches and ex-

dents; A r t h u r Fleischman,
treasurer; Herman Mathias, sec-
retary; and Ira I. Sonnenblick,
assistant secretary.
Fleischman has been associat-
ed with the Home for many
years and has served in 'many
capacities. He has played a lead-
ing part in the development of
the Home, which is now in its
third location since the original
founding in 1907. Each move
brought enlarged facilities and
a more intensive program of
care and treatment to keep pace
with changing times and needs.
The Home is a constituent
agency of Jewish Welfare Fed-
Leonard N. Simons was named
chairman of the executive com-
Gus D. Newman, retiring
president, was cited for his in-
spiring leadership. As a token

of affection•
to th Home
of his
t three deca s, he
w. pr nted with gifts • rom
b rd, the Women's
ary of the Home, and _ d and
Fleischm , the n w •
who ha se
• i com-
chairma of

larly about the work of reclaim-
ing desert areas of the Negev.
He also reported on problems
of development and settlement,
especially in the underdeveloped
areas to the delegates from five
continents who earlier in the day
toured Jerusalem. They placed
wreaths on the tomb of Theodor
Herzl and on that of the late
Gershon Agron, former mayor of
Jerusalem who had been a mem-
ber of the organization's execu-
During a visit to Mount Zion,
a special service for world peace
was held. Mayor Mordechai Ish
Shalom of Jerusalem gave a
luncheon in honor of the munic-
ipal officials and a final working
session was held in the after-
Moshe Shapiro, Minister of In-
terior, gave a reception in honor
of the delegates.
(Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel H.
Goldstick, of Detroit,- were in the
(Mr. and Mrs. Goldstick, w
were entertained by the May
of Jerusalem, Tel Aviv nd
Haifa, had the distinctio of
being permitted to go t the
Old City of Jerusalem, n a
part of Jordan, and to visi the
Wailing Wall, in front of w 'eh
they were photographed. ey
were due to return to Detr 't
the end of this week).

Kasab u reak

All Bnai Brith lodges and rector of the St. Louis Jewish
chapters in the Detroit metro- Relations Council, national
politan area and thousands of director of the War Service
members will participate in "Six Department of Bnai Brith in
Evenings for Israel", — the Washington and Eastern Re-
highlights of the 1960-61 Bnai gion co-ordinator of the Anti-
Brith Israel Bond program to Defamation League. He origi-
nated the American Jewish
be staged from Dec. 3 to 20.
Einstein Lodge and Chapter Hour and was the organizer of
will lead off with "Cabaret the American Jewish Pro-
Night in Israel", 8:30 p.m. Sat- grams Foundation.
The groups sponsoring the
urday, at Rainbow Terrace. -
The star attraction will be Jan combined program are: B & P
Bart, humorist, singer and TV Chapter, Dov Frenkel, Down-
entertainer. He has his own TV town, Fox, Gershwin, Handler,
show in New York and is one Israel, Oak Woods, Stone and
of the stars on the Borscht Cir- Yuster-Rosenberg.
Pisgah Lodge, oldest and larg-
The Israeli Trio of Israel, est Bnai Brith lodge in the Mid-
Ariel and Arela — instrumental west, and its chapter, will stage
and vocal artists—will complete a Hanukah Israel festival 8:30
p.m. Dec. 19 'at the Hayim
the program.
Five lodges and chapters— Greenberg Center. Jan Bart and
Bloch, Morgenthau, Motor the Israeli Trio will provide the
City, Rex and Suburban—will program. Refreshments will be
stage a "Gala Israel Night" served.
8:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Holiday
Seven lodges and chapters
Manor. The star will he Emil will join in the final Bnai Brith
Cohen, humorist, who has Is
Dec. 20. Cen-
been called a "One - M
'dan, Livo-
ial, Detroit,
Show". Son of a cant
nia, Marshall, Tikva and Zager
to s, lodges and chapters ill spon-
is a product of two
h. He' is sor the program to
American and Yi
held in
the tradi- the n
equally adept
ial hall,
the modern. 1
tional as well
oad, Oak
will compl
The Israeli T
the Israeli
Jan art a
the program
Trio ill
Four lodge and chapters
stage a pr ram at Holiday
e of an idiomatic
A ex
Manor 8:30 p ., Dec. 13. Em expr
is when a driver says
over to star
Cohen will st
"went out of control"
this show. Spo oring the pro-
means he "lost his head."
gram will be
Jacobson and Tucker o • ges and
chapters. The Israeli Trio will
round out the entertainment.
Ten lodges and chapters
will combine in a program on
Serving Detroit
Dec. 15, at Holiday Manor.
Homes and Industry
The star of the evening's en-
for Over 45 Years
tertainment will be Robert
Lurie, national Bnai Brith
leader and talented entertain-
er. He served as executive di-


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