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November 17, 1961 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1961-11-17

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10th Book Fair Opens Tomorrow

Noted Guests Head Programs
During Annual Three Day Event

A distinguished array of guest Novel. It will feature authors
writers and speakers will com- Edward Wallant and Seymour
plement the Tenth Annual Jew- Epstein.
Wallant, author of the best-
ish Book Fair, sponsored by the
Jewish Community Center of De-
troit.
The three-day event will begin
Saturday evening and run through
Monday night at the Meyers Road
Center.
Book Fair chairman this year
will be Mrs. Arthur Rice.
The opening program at 8
p.m. Saturday in the Aaron
De Roy Theater will feature an
introduction by Center Presi-
Rachel Korn
Dr. Scheyer
dent Charles H. Gershenson.
Mrs. Rice will make welcoming
remarks.
Topic of the evening will be
"Writing the Modern Jewish

19th Jewish Book
.Annual Published

Publication of Volume 19 of
the Jewish Book Annual was
announced by Dr. A. Alan Seymour Epstein B. Z. Goldberg
Steinbach, president of the
Jewish Book Council of the Na-
tional Jewish Welfare Board.
The Jewish Book Annual,
published by the Council as
part of its year-round work of
fostering interest in Jewish
books, is one of a number of
literary and program pieces
issued in connection with the-
coming national observance of
Jewish Book Month, coordi-
nated by the Council.
The Jewish Book Annual Jason Tickton Edward Wallant
opens with an essay on Hebrew
book lore entitled "Of Ladies
and Converts and Tomes" by
Solomon Feffer. Dr. Shlomo
Noble presents insights into
"Yiddish Lexicography." Some
recent works on the ethnology
and folklore of various Jewish
communities are • briefly re-
viewed by the Israeli folklorist,
Haim Schwarzbaum.
Prof. Ezra Spicehandler has
Gershenson
Mrs. Rice
contributed an essay on "The
Sabra School of Israeli Novel-
ists." Ephraim Auerbach treats
with "Yiddish Writers in Is-
rael." "Jewish Literature in
Sweden and in Swedish" is sur-
veyed for the first time in
English by Dr. C. Jacobowsky.
The tri-lingual, 218-page Jew-'
ish Book Annual takes cog-
nizance of a number of out-
standing Jewish literary anni-
versaries in a listing compiled
by Rabbi Theodore Wiener.
Sarah Kasdan
Mrs. Adler

selling novel "The Pawnbroker,"
is art director of a New York
advertising agency.
Epstein, author of "The Suc-
cessor," is a partner in a New
York advertising agency, but now
devotes most of his time to writ-
ing.
Sunday's program will begin
with two performances of
"King Solomon and the Bee,"
by the Children's Dance Thea-
ter of Washington, D.C. Admis-
sion to the 2 and 3:30 p.m. per-
formances i n t h e DeRoy
Theater is by ticket.
As a convenience for parents
bringing their children along, the
Youth Division will offer a baby
sitting service from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Sunday, so that they will be free
to browse and attend lectures.
Kay Brittan and Moishe Last
will be featured in a folk lore
sing for teens from 4-5 p.m. in
384 Meyers Building.
Evening activities will include
a talk by Dr. Ernst Scheyer,
Wayne State University art pro-
fessor at 8 p.m. in 384 Meyers
Building. His topic will be "The
Development of Marc Chagall's
Art." An exhibit of 106 Chagall
etchings on Biblical themes will
be one of the exhibits at the Fair.
Scheyer is the author of
books and magazine articles on
art history. He will be intro-
duced by Mrs. Oscar Schwartz.
The annual Hebrew-Yiddish
Night will also be held at 8 p.m.
in the De Roy Theater.
Fair Chairman Mrs. Rice will
introduce Mrs. Morris Friedman,
Yiddish-Hebrew Night chairman.
Speakers will be Rachael Korn
on "The Meaning of the Spoken
Word," in Yiddish, and Morris
Noble on "M. Shoham, A Modern
Biblical Poet," in Hebrew.
Miss Korn is a well known
Yiddish poet, now living in
Montreal. Noble is principal of
the Bnai Moshe branch of
United Hebrew Schools.
The evening will also f
readings by Israel El
songs by Chana St'
Monday will
dies' Day at
the Book Fa'
In. Morris Adler
will speak n "Books
Lives," a 0 a.m in
Theater
The
will b
noon. Irs. Sa
speak n "Vig
Life." rs. Kas
r of
Knis "So it
"Love
ding."
Was A Si
The afternoon program will
feature Wayne State University
music Professor Jason Tickton
at 1!30 P.m. His topic will be

Mrs. David Handleman, Mrs. Walter
Hirschberg, Mrs. Harry Jackson, Mrs.
Sidney Karbel, Mrs. Robert Lewiston,
Mrs. Milton Marx, Mrs. Robert Mor-
rison, Mrs. Aaron Nathan, Mrs.
Nathan Platkin, Mrs. Seymour Rob-
erts, Mrs. Saul Rubin, Mrs. Carl
Schiller, r Mrs. Grace Schreiber, M s.
Oscar Schwartz, Mrs. Reuben Shapiro,
Mrs. Irving Simon, Mrs. Ben Snider,
Mrs. S. Willis and Mrs. Sidney Winer.

Alan E. Schwartz
Elected to Head
Wayne U. Press

Alan E. Schwartz, attorney
associated with the firm of
Honigman, Miller, Schwartz and
Cohn, has been elected presi-
dent of Wayne S
Press, sue
Fis
is a graduate of
chwa
arvare Law School and is a
trustee of Cranbrook S hool an
of Mar
a member of the

Mrs. SEYMOUR ROBERTS
and Mrs. HARRY L. JACKSON
opening Israeli art objects for
display at the 10th annua
Jewish Book Fair.

"Exploring Hebrew
Through Records."
The evening program
opened by greetings from
Frankel at 8:15 p.m. in
Roy Theater.
B. Z. Goldberg will spe
"The Jewish Problem in
Soviet Union." He has a recently
published book under the same
title. Goldberg is editor of the
New York Jewish Day-Morning
Journal. He has made three ex-
tensive visits to the Soviet Union.
In addition to the Chagall
works, other Book Fair exhibits
will feature artcrafts from Israel,
displays of Soviet Judaica and
a comprehensive selection of
Jewish books.

The committee of volunteers for
this year's Fair are: Mrs. Jack Rom,
co,chairroan, Mrs. Samuel Aaron, Mrs.
Jack Alspector, Mrs. Milton Berry,
Mrs. Philip Fealk, Mrs. Samuel
Frankel, Mrs. Martin Friedman, Mrs.
Mossis Friedman, Miss Mettle Golub,

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