THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, September 28, 1962 -- 1 0
Women's Committee Active for A finual • Three Noteworthy Viking Books for Youngsters
The art of story-telling is in other fine story — "The Fishing
Viking's "Forest F o 1 k ' by
'Balfour Concert to be Held on 117- ov. 4
itself an enviable skill, and when River" — the narrative as well Mary and Conrad Buff, illus-
it involves the narration of tales
for children it requires extra-
ordinary ability. The younger
the child, the simpler the story,
the greater the demand upon the
author to hold the child's atten-
"Little Old Bear," published
by Viking, is that type of story.
In a story illustrated by her
own pictures, Hilda van Stockum
displays genuine ability to hold
the youngsters' attention about
a nameless teddy bear and the
love for it by Benjamin. It is a
grandmother's as well as the
grandson's story, and the com-
bination results in an excellent
Also from Viking comes an-
as the pictures being by Edythe
Records Warner. IL is for chil-
dren a bit older, but The interest
it evokes is for youngsters, and
their parents, of all ages.
With fishing as interest-inspir-
ing, this tale is certain to create
an interest in the river and its
fish as well as the fisherman. It
is a well told story and earns the
commendations it is receiving.
trated by the latter, creates an
interest in the forest and its
animals. Written in rhymes it
will enchant the young reader
with its stories about bears and
chipmunks and lions and scores
of other animals. It instructs
and entertains at the same time.
It adds luster to the fine col-
lection of Viking children's
A women's committee, under the co-chairmanship of Mes-
The New Year 5723 beckons to us
dames Richard B. Kramer, Charles Gitlin and I. Walker Silver,
seated from the left, and including, seated from the left next
to be confident that the frailties of
to them, Mesdames Alex Friedlander and Samuel Gold, and
standing from left, Mesdames Louis Lightstone, Norma Hudosh, Mrs. Dublin to Review
Philip Slomovitz, Sol Lifsitz and Albert Posen, is active in
the past will be abandoned; that the
preparations for the annual Balfour concert, to be held Nov. `The Slave' at Center
4 at Ford Auditorium. The concert is the annual fund-raising Book Review Seminar
evils which caused the anxieties of
affair of the Zionist Organization of Detroit, to assist in
The first meeting of the Book
furthering the Zionist program in Detroit, nationally and in 1Review Seminar of the Jewish
last year will not recur, and that
Center will be held at 9:45 a.m.
Thursday in the main building,
18100 Meyers. I. B. Singer's
humanity's hopes for higher ethical
Nationwide Census Shows Canadian "The
Slave" will be reviewed by
goals will be fulfilled.
Jews Moving from City to Suburb Mrs.
The Book Review Seminar's
Due to this trend, there are
MONTREAL, (JTA) — Cana-
dian Jews have moved en masse now two suburbs in Montreal's viewers, as well as to make avail-
to the suburban areas surround- and Toronto's belts where the able book reviews to organiza-
ing most of the major centers Jews form a majority of the tions in the community. Anyone
in this country, according to an total population. In Cote St. interested in participating in the
analysis of Canada's latest coun- Luc, outside Montreal, there are work of this group should con-
Mr. and Mrs. Abe Kasle and Family
try-wide census made here by now 8,307 Jews, making up 62.5 tact the Adult Division of Jew-
the Canadian Jewish Congress. percent of the total population. ish Center, DI 1-4200, Ext. 170.
The result has been, in gen- There are 11,023 Jews in Forest Mrs. Carl Schiller is chairman
eral, that the Jewish population Hill Village, a suburb of Toronto, of the Book Review Seminar.
of major cities — Montreal, To- comprising 53.8 percent of that
ronto, Winnipeg, Windsor, and city's total population.
others — has dropped in the
In Metropolitan Toronto, there
cities themselves, but has in- are now 88,648 Jews, but the
creased significantly in the met- number of Jews in the city
ropolitan areas which include proper dropped from 49,046 in
to 18,818 in 1961. Only 21.2
percent of Metropolitan Toron-
Jewish population lives in
Cyprian Award to's
the city proper, most of the re-
mainder being spread out among
Gwen to Klein
the suburbs and villages north
Walter E. Klein, executive of that city.
director of the Jewish Com-
munity Council, last night was all Metropolitan
Jewish population grew to
one of two re-
102,724 by 1961, but the per-
centage of Jews to the total
the annual St.
population of metropolitan Mon-
treal decreased from 6.2 percent
in 1961 to 4.9 percent in 1961.
In 1941 80.2 percent of Mon-
treal's Jews lived within the
boundaries of the city itself; now
with Dr. G.
that percentage is only 63.6. The
remainder are scattered among
10 other cities in suburbia.
given to De-
In metropolitan Winnipeg, only
No doubt legions of inspiring words could be written con-
ter Edward Baker and Snow F. 6'4.9 percent of the Jewish popu-
Grigsby, editor of Postal Alli- lation lived in the city of Win-
cerning the religious celebrations now at hand—Rosh Hashana,
ance. The Rev. Canon Malcolm nipeg itself, while only a very
the New Year, and (in a few more days) Yom Kippur. These
G. Dade is pastor of St. Cyprian small percentage lived outside
the boundaries of the city of
ageless and continuing festivals of dedication are of great sig-
Winnipeg in 1941. In 1961, the
nificance to our people.
Bob Benyas to Teach
veloped housing area of the city
Adult Ed. Photography of West Kildonan had increased
to 6,133, forming 30.5 percent
To us as insurance men and women they take on added
at Oak Park High
of the total population of all
A 12-week photography origins in that city, while the
importance, serving as inspiration to rededicate ourselves anew
course- will be given as part of number of Jews in East Kil-
the adult education program at donan had increased to 184, and
to the task of safeguarding the families and underwriting the
Oak Park High, 7:30 to 9:30 in St. James to 131.
p.m. Tuesdays, Room D119C.
of friends and clients. Once again it becomes our re-
In metropolitan Winds or,
The subject of basic shooting while
the total Jewish population
solve to maintain the highest standards of service and com-
and darkroom techniques, along
increased from 2,226 in 1941
with history of past photog- had
2,419 in 1961, only 68.3 per-
petence during the coming year, while providing the finest of
raphers will be covered by in- to
cent of the Jewish population
structor Bob Benyas.
insurance coverages. In the words of Baron Rothschild, we are
lived in the city of Windsor
Benyas, of Benyas-Kaufman itself
Photographers, has been a pro- percent lived in West Sandwich
reminded again to take our "hats off to the past . . . coats _off
fessional for 15 years. A stu- township, and 149, or 6.2 per-
to the future."
dent of Arthur Siegal and
Wayne Miller and a graduate cent in the town of Riverside.
of the Institute of Design in
Chicago, Benyas specializes in Jewish Holiday Series
magazine photography and has Begun at Center
had his work published in Life,
A series of workshops for
Saturday Evening Post, Paris
adults on Jewish holidays has
1766 Penobscot Building, Detroit 26, Michigan
been scheduled by the Jewish
Center, 18100 Meyers Road, at
IF YOU TURN THE
1:30 p.m. Thursdays.
'When, it comes to Insurance ...it's
On Oct. 4, Rabbi Issac Janeth
of the Center staff, will discuss
UPSIDE DOWN YOU WON'T
the significance and meaning of
FIND A FINER WINE THAN
Yom Kippur. The following
Thursday, the customs of the
Sukkot holiday will be examined.
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