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December 09, 1960 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1960-12-09

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Friday, December 9, 1960 — 8

Borman Hebrew School Dedication Sunday

Formal Ceremony Arranged for
Hebrew Schools' Eleventh Branch

The Borman Branch of the
United Hebrew Schools, located
on the corner of Seven Mile
and Bentler, will be dedicated
formally at a special "Hanukat
Habayit" ceremony this Sunday,
at 2:30 p.m., as the eleventh
branch of the schools.
The new branch, which serves
the northwest area from South-
field to Beech Road, was made
possible by the gift of Abraham
and Tom Borman and the capi-
tal funds committee of the Jew-
ish Welfare Federation.
David Safran, chairman of the
building committee, said that
with the opening of the new
school, the United Hebrew
Schools now serve the educa-
tional needs of every commu-
nity in and about Detroit where
there are Jewish residents.
Judge Theodore Levin,
representing the Jewish Wel-
fare Federation will head the
list of community notables at
- the dedication. The gathering
also will hear greetings from
Albert Elazar, UHS super-
The formal program will open
with an invocation by Rabbi
Hyman Agress, of the Ever-

green Jewish Congregation. The
new branch serves many of the
Congregation's members.
Abraham Borman will pre-
sent the key to the new build-
ing to UHS president Mandell
Berman, Tom Borman will help
Safran affix the mezuzah on
the new building.
The program will •feature a
panel discussion by three stu-
dents of the Midrasha — the
schools' college department—
who will discuss "Building on
the Foundation of the Past."
Isaac Schaver will describe
the world of education in the
Talmudic period. Joel Roth will
depict the Gaonic period in
Jewish history. Jewish educa-
tion as it is manifest today will
be delineated by Barbara
A musical program will be
presented by the Midrasha Stu-
dents' and Teachers' Choral
Group, directed by Chana and
Ariel Stiebel.
The Women's Auxiliary of the
United Hebrew Schools has ar-
ranged a reception to follow
the dedication ceremonies. The
community is invited to attend
the ceremonies.

Kastner-Gruenwald Case May Be
Reopened, Israeli Attorney Says;
Eichmann Memoirs Bear Out Tale

Samuel Tamir, prominent Is-
raeli attorney, • who was the
guest here of Mr. and Mrs.
William Hordes, revealed on the
eve of his return to Israel that
the Kastner-Gruenwald case may
be reopened as a result of the
Eichmann capture and ap-
proaching trial.
The sensational case, which
touched off a cabinet crisis in
Israel five years ago, will be
reopened for trial within two
weeks, reliable sources insist, al-
though Tamir, who has been
with the case since 1954, would
neither confirm nor deny the
Nazi exterminator Adolph
Eichmann whose memoirs in
Life Magazine have brought new
evidence to the case would be
sought as witness.
The original suit was brought
against Malkiel Gruenwald, an
immigrant to Israel from Hun-
gary, charged with falsely ac-
cusing Rudolf Kastner, a Je
ish Agency official in Hung
of collaborating with the
and lying at the Nuremb
er SS
crimes trials to save f
Col. Kurt Becher.
s finally
Kastner's name
cleared by the Isr
Court, but Gruenw
to believe Kastne ad played a
significant role i he deaths of
500,000 Jews, incl ing 52 mem-
bers of Gruenwa s family.
ently assas-
Kastner was subs
tremists in
sinated by alleged
fter the
Tel Aviv, but on
ruling Mapai party
criticized by opposition
for pressing the case and later
According to Tamir, the Eich-
mann memoirs appear to bear
out the original charges that
K as t n e r bargained with the
Nazis to save about 20 members
_ of his own family and several
hundred other Jews he selected.
Kastner's "end of the bar-
gain" was to help keep the Jews
from resisting deportation to
Auschwitz and perhaps keep
order in the collection camps.
Eichmann describes Kastner
as "an ice-cold lawyer and a
fanatical Zionist . . . with his
great polish and reserve he
would have made an ideal
Gestapo officer himself."
Other sensational implications

involve side transactions and
possible perjury at the Nurem-
berg Trials.
Tamir, one-time commander
in Jerusalem of the Irgun un-
derground against the British
forces in Palestine, said he was
not engaged in any political ac-
tivity at the time of the trial,
and there is no political motive
in his defense of Gruenwald.
Still, the case could prove em-
barrassing for David Ben-Gurion
and the Mapai party which
Tamir's New Deal party hopes
to oppose in the 1962 elections.

Dinner on De

of the
The 15th annu
of the Ameri-
Detroit Ch
Society will take
can Te
onday, Dec. 26, 6 p.m.,
e social hall of Temple
rael, it was announced by
air f
Murray Altman,
the board of d'
a ode
1945 said Al
he late r. S. K
t o Detr to enlis ocal s
ith e as-
for the echnion
sistanc of the late Fred Butzel,
gall, Harvey Goldman
the la Leon Kay, and a s
group p f devoted en:'
archite is and busin
apter to
opment of the
n years ago Tech-
an enrollment of 400
students. Today it has grown
to mature university stature
with an enrollment of 3500 full
time students and 5,000 work-
ing engineers who take evening
refresher courses."
The committee appointed by
Altman to arrange for the an-
nual dinner includes Dr. Joseph
N. Epel, Louis R. Gelfand,
Richard Goldsmith, Mrs. I. E.
Goodman, Salman Grand, Mur-
ray Hauptman, Harold Immer-
man, Jules Lev, Sol Lessman,
Sol Lifsitz, Louis Milgrom,
Louis G. Redstone, Jacob
Schreier and Benjamin Wilk.
Arrangements to attend the
dinner can be made by phoning
Mrs. I. E. Goodman, UN. 4-1090,
or Sol Lifsitz, DI. 1-0622.

an Who

U.S. to Deport C

order of deportation
against a naturali
citizen who ca
joined the
States as a
inquiry officer of
The s
migration and N
the U
Service rule
ent hatred aga
, or again t r
duct reasona y n
pursuit of a isit, or
asonably allie therew
The subject o the uiry w
ohn Pall, a
tive Hu
ho became a ana
came to
order to paint
and se his paintings, according
to his own definition of the pur-
pose of his visit . which was in-
tended to last for about two
years. He joined George Rock-
well's American Nazi party, par-
ticipated in its activities and
lived at its headquarters.
When charged with non-com-
pliance with non-immigrant re-
quirements, Pall enjoyed the pro-
tection of the "commander" who
acted as his attorney before A.
Gold, the special inquiry officer.
During the proceedings, the re-
spondent did not answer some
questions, pleading the Fifth
Amendment. It was established
that Pall engaged in picketing
Sen. John F. Kennedy's campaign



ed Rockwell

spray gun on occasi
which apparently relates in so
way to race extermination."
The special inquiry office r-
dered the deportation o
counts. That a visitor sh
all wed to engage in
e pur-
carry 0
p OS
is visit
can reason
nited States.
a guest in
t he also failed
It was he •
another condition
to compl
of the
status by acceptance
yment. without prior ap-


proval by the Immigration and
Naturalization Service. Gold ruled
that Pall had been employed by
the American Nazi party by per-
forming assignments given to him
by that organization in return for
which he received sleeping quar-
The respondent was given time
until Dec. 12 to appeal from the
deportation order to the Immigra-
tion and Naturalization Board.
George Rockwell lists Pall as
the international secretary of the
World Union of Free Enterprise
National Socialists.

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