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September 08, 1961 - Image 57

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-09-08

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MIIIMEMMENEE=

By D. BLACK
This year marks the centen-
nial of the birth of Schmaryahu
Levin, a great "traveling sales-
man for Zionism" as he was
once described.
I recall a story which gives
a capsule description of the
magnetism of his oratory.
One time after speaking in
Philadelphia, a Jew came up
to him and told him how much
he loved his speech.
Schmaryahu Levin turned a
wry face. "Listen,- my friend, I
saw you in Brooklyn and also
at a New York meeting. Quit
following me around from town
to town. Because of you I have

Season's Greetings

KAY DANZER

Flowers - Gifts

Shops in
Sheraton Cadillac Ho
Stotler Hotel
Pork Shelton Hotel

WOodward 1-199

DAVIS IRON
WORKS, Inc.

19381 John R

FO 6-3300



New Year Greetings

Davison Auto Parts

4238 E. Davison

TW 2-0100

-

Happy New Year

Day's Fashion Shop

Latest apparel —
For a happy Day shop at Day's
Mr. and Mrs. David Silver

Season's Best Wishes

DECKERT
ELECTRIC CO.

Repair - Rewind All Makes
Dynamometer Tested
New and Used Motors
6544 BEAUBIEN
at E. Grand Blvd.
TR 1-7777

Greetings

New Year Greetings

Ferndale Hardware

Maurice Garelik
I Plumbing & Heating

Floor Sanders - Rug Cleaning
Open Sunday 9 to 2 p.m.

21208 Woodward at 8 Mile
LI 1-9882
Ferndale

MR. & MRS. MAXWELL
FELLER AND SONS-
JAMES £.7 MICHAEL
6- MOTHER, MRS.
ABRAHAM MACKEY

of 16217 Hilton Rd., Southfield

wish their relatives & friends
A Happy New Year

EASTERN POULTRY
MARKET CO.

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New Year Greetings

El

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Season's Greetings

EDER
,,, FURNITURE CO.

DELAINE
JEWELRY CO.

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Louis Eder

15750 LIVERNOIS

DU 1-1940
1753 FORT
Lincoln Park

DI 1-2695

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New Year Greetings

DEPENDABLE
HEATING &
SHEET METAL CO.

EPPIE'S
• SHELL SERVICE

Luxaire Furnaces

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12745 Dexter WE 5-9497 " 4
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New Year Greetings

ESQUIRE GRILL

DETROIT MILL
SUPPLY CO.

Restaurant - Delicatessen
Good Food Is Good Health

12647 Dexter
WE 3-2656

1909 EAST FERRY
WA 2-5600

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I New Year Greetings

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FRIENDSHIP

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Mr. and Mrs._
J. Fishman & Family

Wish Their Relatives and
Friends
A Happy New Year

18284 STEEL AVE.

MR. AND MRS.
JOSEPH FRENKEL
AND FAMILY

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I of 19381 Strathcono Dr.
I Wish Their Relatives and
Friends a Very.•Happy
I
New Year

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Happy Holiday

Holiday Good Cheer

Harold Fleak
Jewelers

FREDERICK
PACKING CO.

5300 RIOPELLE
TR 5-3140

1 010 Metropolitan Bldg.
WO 2-7895

A Happy New Year

Happy New Year

BORIS GAYNES
JEWELERS

Insurance Appraisals - Estimates
Jewelry - Diamonds Bought
& Sold
19186 Livernois DI 1 - 0447

Best Wishes on New Year
To Our Friends and Patrons
GAYLORD JEWELERS
See Us Before You Buy
For Lowest Prices
Diamonds - Watches - Luggage
Silverware
Typewriters - Radios
20152 West 7 Mile Rd.
KE 3-6090
J. L. Stone now at Gaylord's

FREDA'S
BEAUTY SHOPPE

All Types of Beauty Culture
Specializing in Hair Styling
and Permanents
For Appointment, Call

UN 2-3375
7714 W. McNICHOLS

Best Wishes on New Year's

FOAMADE
INDUSTRIES

14851 West 11 Mile
JO 6-0790
Oak Park

Greetings on the New Year

SAFRAN Printing COMPANY

Printing - Offset

WA 1-4560

3939 Bellevue

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Greetings
on
the
New
Year

Holiday Good Wishes

• •
• •
DETROIT
ELEVATOR
CO.

FEDERAL
• •
• •
Manufacturers of All Types of Elevators


Service
&
Maintenance
-
Used
Equipment
In
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ALLOYS CO.
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Season's Best Wishes

FEDERAL SUPPLY
Plumbing & Heating

SALES AND SERVICE
Shell Paint Distributors
3941 MICHIGAN
TA 5-5383

Happy New Year To All Our Friends
and Patrons

DICK'S TOYTOWN

UN 2-4924

18289 Wyoming

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Most Cordiail Greetings

2705 W.Davison
TO 8-1773

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Best Wishes for a
Happy New Year

9450 Jos. Campau
Hamtramck, Mich.

On his mother's side, Schma-
to change my speech in every
ryahu Levin came from Hasidim
place."
Not all were so magnetized who had followed the Luba-
by his oratory as to follow him vitcher, while his father was an
around of course, but no one ardent Misnagid.
He had the usual lied& train-
could be impassive listening to
ing. He recalls in his autobiog-
him.
Levin did not indulge in ora- raphy the time when one of his
torical platitudes. He was not fellow Heder pupils was being
theatrical. He would get . up, whipped, word came that the
look his audience over and, wife of the boy being spanked
seemingly after a general survey, had just given birth to a child.
in those
center his eyes on some
' mother as mar-
..
dividu al and can:
of 14.
ried at the
with him.
were a cony
But if his ly e cation
ce which once had
was this
- sort,
ng aftermath in the was of the p imit .
an
took of
-'stages of his career. He later at Berlin, he ed kind.
the mor sophist -
• ered his talk on a young It
ring bells
ntire
n'
roman—and a grea•omai ce
Levin. He
sued between t
rman students
He could be ruth
e amount of beer
aye
At the time he
. Unless you could
peaking
about the co
own 15 glasses of beer
e
better
of
for Zionis
even if you had a Ph.D.
iters of the Je
known st
you weren't regarded as
rward eau'
ish Daily
t the amounting to anythin g.
continuous tira
Goethe and Lessing and Kant
0 i t
me, this anti-Zionist were no longer German idols.
Instead, they gloried in Von
came up and said to Levin,
Bismark. Power
"Schmaryahu, don't you remem- Moltke and .
ber me, I am So and So from alone they respected.
Schmaryahu Levin as a young
your home town, I changed my
name in America. I write those man had planned to settle in
articles against Zionism now." Eretz Israel, but most of the
Levin looked at him. So, he early Zionist leaders themselves
said, "abie ich hob gemeint es in private were not very encour-
seinen zwey paskudnakes. Es is aging. Levin recalled the story
of another young man who had
gor ein paskudnak."
read that shells were found in
wimmoomeeemmoseeft abundance on the beaches of

• • Eretz Israel, so he conceived the
New Year Greetings
e
• idea of going there and opening
button factory. But one of the
: • DYNAMIC IRON • a leading
Zionist writers said to
• • & METAL CO. : • him, "Who will buy your but-
• tons?"
Buyers of Scrap Iron

& Metal Waste Materials •

It was not an easy problem.


LU 2 1442. Later, after Schmaryahu Levin
• 3800 Lonyo

done his work winning
femmessomomesofomme • had
American Jewry over, he settled
in Jerusalem. For a time, I be-
lieve, he took part in some agri-
Happy New Year to Our
cultural activities. Later, he
Friends and Patrons
helped Bialik launch a publish-
ing 'house.
But the intense, dynamic
Levin was restless. I used to see
him come in to the Vienna
2542 RIOPELLE
Cafe in Jerusalem in his last
WO 1-0707
years - early in the morning look-
ing for someone to play chess
with.

His place was on the podium
Holiday Greetings
and the Jewish population there
Edith Eckstat, R.E. at the time was too small to re-
quire much oratory or s - tates-
Albert Wolgin, R.E. men as Levin might well have
been.
ELECTROLOGISTS
In the state of Israel today,
WO 3-3047 WO 3-0922
he would have been much hap-
1309 David Broderick Tower
pier.

57 - THE DETROI T JEWISH NEWS -- Frid ay, Septemb er 8, 1961

Schmaryahu Levin-a Centennial Portrait

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FELDBRO
QUALITY MEATS

20233 W. 7 Mile Rd.
Between Kentfield and Heyden
KE 4 - 7522
Harold and Bob Want
to Meet You

New Year Greetings

New Year's Best Wishes

Famous Plumbing
& Heating Supply

FENKELL
PACKING CO.

2237-43 Gratiot

1

New Year Greetings

LO 7 6950

-

1357 E. VERNOR

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Happy New Year

DETROIT INDEPENDENT SPRINKLER CO.

Complete Fire Protection Systems

684 W. Baltimore

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Best Wishes of the Season

ED DE YOUNG

Speakman Showers — Weisway Showers

Valvesi Boosey Drainage Products
American Lathurn Soap Dispensers
Established 1926

10813 Whitehill

LA 1-7180

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