THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS -- Friday, October 5, 1962
THE RADOMER AID
and LADIES SOCIETY
17 Watercolors of 'Flowers of the
Holy Land' in Mrs. Vesper's Book
Since her third birthday with
few interruptions, Bertha Staf-
ford Vesper has lived in Jeru-
salem. She has aided Arab indig-
ents in clinics she established
and helped supervise, and still
lives in the Old Jerusalem, the
Jordanian-controlled part of the
Called "Mother of Mercy" by
the Arabs, she is beloved in the
Besides her humanitarian ef-
forts in behalf of the Arabs, she
Greetings and Best Wishes
also has earned encomia for her
for A Year of Health and
work. She is best represented
Happiness to the Woodhull
Wishing A Healthy and art
in her book, "Flowers of the
Lake Property Owners and
Happy New Year To Our Holy Land," which has been pub-
Me?nbers of The Woodhull
Relatives and Friends
lished by Hallmark Cards, Kan-
sas City, and is being distributed
Mr. and Mrs.
by Doubleday to the book trade.
Seventeen Palestinian wild-
ISIDORE GUSS I N
in watercolors are re-
produced in this charming little
book. There are explanatory
notes for each flower by the
LE SHONO TOVO TIKOSEVU
G' Mar Hasima Tova author, who is now in her 84th
May the New Year bring you
a full measure of Happiness
with an abundance of Health.
Best wishes to all our friends,
In this work is incorporated
relatives and the entire Jewish
the love Mrs. Vesper has ac-
quired for the Holy Land during
ABE BETENSKY, Pres.
A. SAGINAW, Vice-Pres.
her 80 years' residence there.
WILLIAM SOLOMON, Treas.
J. H. SIEGAL, Corr. Sec'y
There is evidence in this book
L. SILBERT, Rec. Sec'y
of the influence of the Bible,
3756 W. OUTER DRIVE
M. WASSERMAN, Fin. Sec'y
although there is no reference
here to Jews or to the new State
The only reference to Jews
Mr. and Mrs. Hyman H. Karp
and to Israel is in the biograph-
ical sketch of Mrs. Vesper, by
Lowell Thomas, appearing as an
introductory essay to the book
Wish the Members, Davners & Friends of
under the title "My Most Unfor-
Congregation "Beth Joseph" (rizhiner shul)
Thomas pays honor to Mrs.
The Rizhiner Verein, the Sisterhood of
Vesper, who was brought to the
Congregation Beth Joseph, to Israel, its
Holy Land by her father, Hora-
tio Spafford, "a prosperous Chi-
Ministers and Leaders a Happy, Healthy,
cago lawyer, and her mother,
Prosperous and Peaceful New Year!
Anna, both of whom were "deep-
ly religious people." Thomas re-
calls that the British, when they
ruled Palestine, called Mrs. Ves-
per "the Queen of Jerusalem."
G'mar Hasima Tova
He states that she taught Jewish
May You Be Inscribed For A
as well as Arab mothers how to
Year of Health and Happiness
take better care of their chil-
A 'note entitled "Mother of
Mercy" was written for this vol-
ume by Norman Vincent Peale.
Peale, like Thomas, and the au-
thor, refrained from references
to the Jewish contributions to
the health of Palestine and to
the betterment of the lot of the
Arabs. There is no mention
either of Hadassah, the healer of
the Arabs as well as Jews.
Mrs. Vesper, author of a book,
Jerusalem," is working on
The American Committee for "Our
another volume. It will be inter-
esting to know whether she will
Bar-Han University at Ramat refer
to Israel in friendship, and
as a woman of mercy, in her
Her paintings are most im-
brings a message of good tidings from Israel to all
pressive. They should encourage
its associates in our community.
additional works of a similar
character to describe the fasci-
May the New Year be marked with joy and assurance of
nating fauna as well as fauna
security for Jews everywhere, and ?nay the year 5723 emerge
as a time for the advancement of the high values of Jewish
wish all their members
A Healthy, Happy and
Prosperous New Year
mf ■ momrawal
—P . S.
learning, in Israel and in Jewish communities everywhere.
The word Menorah means
candlestick in Hebrew. Orig-
inally, the Menorah was simply
the source of illumination for
the Temple in Jerusalem. The
Menorah in the Temple was
seven-branched but because it
was forbidden to reproduce the
sacred golden Menorah of the
Temple for ritual or other pur-
poses, the Hanukah Menorah is
A Happy and Healthy
New Year to Our
The Hebrew Ladies Aid Society
Mr. & Mrs. Jack Ginsburg
extends their sincere best wishes
for a healthy, happy and peaceful
year to come, to all its friends
in the community.
MEN'S & BOYS' WEAR
Mrs. John Leuchtman, Pres.
9 MILE & COOLIDGE
Best Wishes For A
Happy and Healthy
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kepes
Best Wishes To All Our
Relatives and Friends
on the New Year
Mr. and Mrs. Albert D.
Schlussel and Sandra,
Oak Park, Michigan
Governor and Mrs.
JOHN B. SWAINSON
wish their friends
A Very Happy New Year
Best Wishes on New Year's
To Our Friends and Patrons
POLLAK'S CUSTOM DRESS-MAKING
Open Thursday, Friday, Saturday 'til 9 p.m.
New Year to Our Friends and Patrons
DOROTHY BENNETT BEAUTY SALON
10705 West 7 Mile
Happy New Year
Glendale Electronic Supply Co.
G'mar Hasima Tova
Sisters of the Zion Mizrachi
extend holiday greetings to their members, friends, organiza-
tions and the entire Jewish Community for a healthy and
Happy New Year.
Mrs. Morris Goldberg, president
Mrs. Pear! Hoffman, vice-pres.
"For Zion's sake will I not hold My peace,
And for Jerusalem's sake will I not rest.
Until her 'triumph go forth as brightness,
And her salvation as a torch that burneth."
extend best wishes for a Happy, Healthy and Pros-
perous New Year to all their members, friends and
leaders, here and in Israel.
May this New Year bring peace and tranquility
to the world and to the Jewish State of Israel
May the Blessings of -
the New Year Bring
Happiness to Mankind
Our heartfelt greetings go to all Your
relatives and friends for a year of good
health and joy, for enjoyment of the
bounties that are to be decreed for us.
May the New Year 5723 be a year
of peace and good will among the
nations of the world.
May it be a year of blessings for
Israel and for our kinsmen everywhere.
A Happy New Year