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July 28, 1961 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-07-28

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Oakton Resort Features
199 Activities for Al l

Thought-Provoking Jewish Issues in New Novel 'The Cros

,

ry at •
rovokin
Gerda Charles has written a he casually puts his arm around and a score of other issues are ; thou
the accl F. it is receivin
another
and
is
politely
brushed
evaluated,
They
are
part
of
the
'
ear
number
of
short
stories
and
a
There are 199 activities avail-
his co try after the war
off, there are lots of announce- troubled world of Gerda Charles t i
able for guests at Oakton Re- novel that was published two ments of engagements in his who has written a good novel 1 ception it given by Briti
sort Hotel, according to Sam years ago. She has written for
itics.
community in London, but he is and whose "The Crossing Point"
Sugarman, vice-president a n d newspapers in England. Now she left alone. encourages disputes over Jewry's
general manager of the Pewau- is drawing wider attention to her
The other exceedingly im- status and young Jewry's atti-
kee Lake resort. Future plans second novel, "The Crossing portant group in the Manor Green tudes. Many of the issues raised
Point,"
which
has
just
been
pub-
for winter facilities include an
lished by Alfred Knopf (501 West community is the Gabriel should result in wholesome de-
indoor ice-skating rink.
family. There are four daughters bates among those who read the
Summer activities include Madison, N.Y. 22).
and Boruch Gabriel, and Mr. novel.
"The Crossing Point" is a
group events for the active and
349 N. Shore Dr.
Gabriel is the cause of the agony
There are the questions of.
a leisure schedule for those who novel about Jews and Jewish in this story. He is a tyrant who ancestor worship, of the tyranny
So. Haven, Mich.
just want to soak up sun. Boat- problems. Its heroes are Jews
drives his daughters to despair of parents, of the mixed mar-
Fully Furnished • Modern
ing, golf courses, bowling, vol- —except for two non-Jews in- and frightens their friends away riages—Essie Gabriel's and a
Showers • TV • Elec. Refrig.
leyball, card, rooms, cha-cha . volved in intermarriage — who from them. He dominates and sensitive young businessman who
Private Beach • Playground
lessons and night club floor play major roles in this narrative. embitters the lives of his daugh- married a model who is betray-
Patio • Fishing • Boating
shows are included in the resort
Week, Month or Season
It is a tale about a rabbi who ters. He practically forces the ing him; of the experiences of
repertory.
is a "good fellow," who is part elder to marry a rather crude a mixed Jewish gathering at a
Anna Davidson, Prop.
of everything that transpires in fellow. The youngest ignores his summer resort, reminiscent of
Phone 1479
Bombay Jewish Community everyday life, a dancer (he has rantings and goes her way, re- the Catskills, and many more
Transmits Views to Israel been referred to as der tanzer), maining indifferent to father and issues that undoubtedly bother
who, even if jokingly, talks sisters, and when the intermar- young American Jews as they
on Intermarriage Issue
about lobsters and champagne, riage tragedy struck the family do the rapidly assimilating young
NEW DELHI, (JTA) — The who says he is broadminded she just packed up and left far British Jews.
Central Jewish Board of Born- when one of the girls he takes Switzerland, for a job with a
"The Crossing Point" is a
bay sent a memorandum to a liking to offers him cookies Jewish organization. _
Izhak Ben-Z'vi, president of Is- with tea and tells him they are
* * *
ANGELUS SUMMER RESORT
rael explaining Indian Jewry's not kosher.
North Shore SOUTH HAVEN, MICH.
The third oldest rebels against
*
*
views regarding the difficulties
the father, first by enrolling for
SPECI
encountered by members of the
The rabbi, Dr. Leo Norberg, night classes in a non-Jewish
Fro
Indian Bene Israel community is a bachelor, middle-aged, lone- school, then by attending
who have been forbidden to some for home life. He proposes school's Christmas par
marry other Jews in Israel.
to one girl and is turned down, ceeding to date a n
rivate Beach
Some Israeli rabbis have ruled
met at the school,
Air Cond"oned -
that the Bene Israel could not
Dini R m
on
Friday
night
Congress
-thr
• Priv
marry other Israeli Jews be- Jewish Studies
Jew whem she
• Bea If
cause of differences in their Starts Sessions in Israel
off with to Ca
I r
• Co u
Movies
ities
ed
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire to
•.PI
marriage and divorce customs.
That causes
• Dancing
Nig s
The Jewish News)
• Sh
rties
Acquaint
• G
JERUSALEM—In the pres- sitting shivah
inment
Ni fitly En
•UR TRAVEL AGENT
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Daily and
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for New Year greetings Zvi, Prime Minister David. Ben-
Ellenville (N.Y.) 370
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LEVINSON
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Gurion, and other leading Is-
Phone: South Haven 837
learned man, wa
Southern
raelis, the third world congress
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It is this
Reso d
I
tert Bench
or RA 6-6306
of Jewish studies opened here who remains with Boruch Gabriel,
Tuesday night.
who 'is the symbol of Jewish
More than 100 Jewish and tragedy in this story. She stays
non-Jewish scientists interested on to care for her father: who,
OPEN
YEAR
urious living
re
in Jewish studies are attending after the shivah-for-his-daughter
'ROUND
rmal atmos-
in n i
the congress. Among them are period, suffers a stroke. It is
ails.
phe p
scholars from Moslem countries Sara who _arouses warm feelings
GAN
AVEN,
MIC
SHOW
as well as • from several coun- in Rabbi Norberg.
or - Cows-
cks - • cial Dir
tries behind the Iron Curtain,
3 Deluxe
But the bachelor rabbi aban-
All Summer
min 1
ovie
sellor
for
but there are no representatives dons her and proposes' to another
11.50
- $15 —
a'
Activities.
here from the Soviet Union it- of the girls in the Jewish com-
e 124
self, Among the greetings read munity guild, and is accepted.
ING POOL •
at the opening session of the And the tragedy remains to be
congress were messages from accompanied only by a vague
Moshe Sharett, chairman of the "Spirit of God."
* * *
Jewish Agency executive, and
Ito* A PlIttfe? VAtAtION
"The Crossing Point" has its
Prof. Nelson Glueck, president
NEW
of Hebrew Union College-Jew- major significance in the discus-
On
sions that evolve from the senti-
ish Institute of Religion.
oir
Beautiful
ments expressed by some of the
Lake
cast of characters. They argue
over and debate Jewish issues.
uskoko
On several occasions Dr. Norberg
morwc- --ke11
has to defend Jewish values. In
•..semss
their disillusionment, some of
RST, M OKA, CANADA
GRAVE
the young people in his congrega-
to Murray Alter and the Gateway Orch
ainst re-
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ild
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Night
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taining
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