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October 12, 1962 - Image 10

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1962-10-12

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Chairmen Named in Congregations
I for Jewish Theological Seminary

11th Annual Synagogue Adult Institute Will Begin Classes

Rabbi A. Irving Schnipper,
A series of new subjects, in-
chiding Jewish folk music, corn- newly-elected spiritual leader
parative religion, the Chalil of Cong. Beth Moses, with Can-
(Israeli recorder) and modern for David Bagley of Beth
Jewish history will be among Aaron and Cantor Louis Klein
the courses offered at the elev- of Bnai Moshe, have joined the
enth annual Synagogue Adult Institute teaching staff.
Institute, which will open for
Dr. Blum stressed that no
registration and classes at Cong. congregational affiliation is a
Bnai Moshe, 14390 W. Ten prerequisite for eligibility to
Mile, Oak Park, it was an- enroll for the courses. He urged
nounced by Dr. David Blum, the community to register at
Institute chairman, and Mrs. i the Bnai Moshe social hall Tues-
Dan Shapiro and Dr. David I

Silver, co-chairmen.

6 New Hebrew Day
Schools Are Founded

Among the nine leaders recently appointed chairmen in
their congregations for the Jewish Theological Seminary of
America are, from left, Jerome M. Keywell, Adas Shalom;
Arthur Faber, Beth Aaron; and Melvin Weisz, Bnai Moshe.
Others are Dr. Manuel Feldman, Beth Moses; Walter L. Field,
Shaarey Zedek; Jerome I. Friedman, Livonia Jewish Congrega-
tion; Morris Ben Lewis, Ahavas Achim; Morris Kampner and
Meyer Simon, Bnai Israel of Pontiac; Benjamin Weiss, Bnai
Moshe; and Robert White, Beth Shalom. The chairmen will
coordinate activities and programming for the Seminary, the
world fountainhead of Conservative Judaism.

United Hebrew Schoo l
Opens Registration for
Adult Education Series


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U l LL Z

(Copyright, 1962,
Jewish Telegraphic Agency, Inc.)

Six new Hebrew all-day
schools have been established
in various parts of the United
States and Canada with the
opening of the current school
year, according to Samuel C.
Feuerstein, president of Torah
Umesorah, the National Society
for Hebrew Day Schools.
The new Hebrew day schools,
which were established with
the aid of Torah Umesorah,
are Riverdale Hebrew Day
School, R iv er dal e, N.Y.;
Yeshiva of Belle Harbor, Belle
Harbor, N.Y.; Hillel Academy
of Broome County, Bingham-
ton, N.Y.; Savannah Hebrew
Day School, Savannah, Ga.;
Akiva Academy, Dallas, Tex.;
and Hebrew Academy of
Hamilton, Ont.

Why does Jewish tradition
The department of General
Jewish Studies of the United require us to eat all of our
Hebrew Schools will inaugurate meals in a Succah for seven
its fall program of Adult Edu- days during the Sukkot festi-
cation classes with registration val?
Basically, the reason was
8:30 p.m., Tuesday in the lounge
of the Kasle High School-Mid- given in the Bible (Leviticus
rasha Building, 18977 Schaefer. 23:43) which states "that your
Courses will cover subject mat- generations may know that I
ter than ranges from the purely made the children of Israel
philosophical to a practical, so- dwell in booths, when I brought
cio-economic-religious look at i them out of the land of Egypt
life in Israel today. Studies in the . ." Medieval commentaries
Hebrew language will be offered (for example Rabbi Samuel ben
Meir) claim that this was or-
on three proficiency levels.
The 10-week courses will be- dained as a safeguard to man,
gin Oct. 22. Information concern- lest he become overcome with
ing registration fees and text ma- his earthly possessions and de-
terial will be available at the velop into a slave unto his own
time of registration, or by call- wealth. Sitting in the Succah is
ing UN 4-1115. a reminder that his ancestors
had neither wealth nor property
during those 40 years in the
Religious Zionists
to Host Noted Israelis wilderness and still they were
sustained through the Provi-
at National Convention dence of the Almighty, who
Rabbi Mordecai Kirshblum, alone is the source of all secur-
president of the Religious Zion- ity which humans seek in this
ists of America, announced that world. Rabbi Isaac Arama'ah
the 1962 convention of the or- (Akedath Yizhak) points out
ganization will be held at the that, when other farmers leave
Pioneer Country Club, Green- their summer abodes to enter
field Park, N.Y., Nov. 7-11.
permanent housing for the fall
Among the speakers sched- and winter, Israel would do the
uled to address the sessions are reverse, in order to show that it
Minister of Interior in the Is- is only the protection of the
raeli government Moshe Sha- Almighty which saves one from
piro, Rabbi Joseph B. Soloveit- the harm of climatic changes.
chik, Deputy Speaker of the After learning this lesson, one
Israeli Knesset, and member of can return to his permanent
Israeli Delegation to present dwelling, certain that he will
session of UN assembly Dr. not forget his true Protector.
Shlomo Ben Meir.
Rabbi Samson Raphael Hirsch
claims that this is also
Hayim Greenberg Shule
moral lesson for the. poor who
Holiday Event Wednesday a might
lose faith because of their
Movsas Goldoftas, principal dire circumstances. It points out
of the Ha y i m Greenberg to them that the Almighty does
Hebrew - Yiddish S h u 1 e, an- not forsake man, no matter how
nounces that the Sukkot-Sim- poor their circumstances are-
hath Torah celebration will as He even found shelter and
take place Wednesday, 4:30 food for His people in the wit:
p.m., at the Hayim Greenberg derness. Not to be forgotten is
Center. the national element of the
A program of recitations, Succah which reminds Israel
songs and readings will be .pre- that, even though our people
sented by each class in the wander about the face of the
school. Guest children of school earth in many a wilderness, the
age (5 years and up) are in- Almighty is still with them and
vited. protects them.
• *
The PTA will serve "Yomtov-
Why must the roof of the
dike" refreshments. Each child
will get a Simhat Torah flag. Sukkah be made only of a
Parents are urged to enroll substance that comes from
their children in the nursery, plant life, while the sides are.
Sunday School and afternoon not thus restricted?
Restricting the roof to a ma-
grades at 19161 Schaefer, or
terial that has its origin in plant
call UN 4-6319.
life, demonstrates the lesson
that one should not seek ulti-
mate security from man's arti-
ficial existence; but rather from
the source of nature — the Al-
mighty himself. On the other
hand, one may enjoy the man-
made objects around him, thus
the walls may be made of any-
thing but the roof may onlv_1) , —

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