Spicehandler to Speak to Kvutzah Ivrith
at Memorial Meeting for Jewish Writers
2nd Week of Book Fair-Arts Festival
Boasts Wide Variety of Attractions
The second week of the 11th
Annual Jewish Book Fair and
Arts Festival at the Jewish
Center, 18100 Meyers, continues
in full swing Saturday evening
with a presentation of Center
Theater's production of Paddy
Chayefsky's "Middle of the
Night" at 8:30 p.m. in the De-
Roy Theater of the Center.
Also at 8:30 p.m. tomorrow,
the youth of the community are
invited to witness "The Right
to Be Different," an artistic
presentation prepared by the
Teen Division under the direc-
tion of Norm Flax, teen super-
visor. The latter program will
encompass a collection of
thumbnail sketches on the his-
tory and growth of Judaism.
In cooperation with the Book
Fair, the Annual Jewish Na-
tional Fund Conference begins
at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The JNF
Educators Conference begins at
2 p.m. Simultaneously, there
will be the launching of the
Israel Books Exhibit brought to
Detroit by Sifrei Israel, Inc.,
sole representative of the Book
Publishers Association of Israel.
On display, the first exhibit
of its kind in the U.S.A., will
be 1,000 titles and varieties
of books (published in Israel)
in Hebrew, Yiddish and Eng-
lish; Israeli educational ma-
terial, Israeli art work and
From 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday,
Reba Paeff Mirsky of New York
City, will conduct a story-tell-
ing period for kindergartners
and grades 1-3.
Mrs. Mirsky, author of sev-
eral children's books including,
"Thirty-One Brothers and Sis-
ters," "Seven Grandmothers," Becker, faculty member of the
biographies of "Beethoven" and Sholem Aleichem Institute, will
address a luncheon audience in
a new chil-
Yiddish on "A Survey of Yid-
dish Poets and Poetry." This
gathering is sponsored by the
coming off the
Older Adult Division of the
soon. The wife
also be marked
of Dr. Alfred
by the Detroit
visit of David
icist at the
Rosen of Deer-
field, Ill., au-
thor of "But
Mirsky is a Mrs. Mirsky
former winner of a Guggenheim Not Next
Fellowship and is leaving for Door," which
India in December to study depicts the
under a grant awarded her by drama and
the American Philosophical So- tragedy of
Deerfield and its struggle over
At 8 p.m. on Sunday, the integrated housing. The book is
PoetrV Center, which is now co-authored by Rosen's brother
under the joint sponsorship of Harry. Both are social workers.
the Jewish Center and the Uni-
Rosen, presently the assistant
versity Center for Adult Edu- director of the Be.Tnard Hor-
cation, is presenting Chayim wich Center in, Chicago, will
Zeldis, poet and author of New hold a "Meet the Author" ses-
York City. A former Detroiter, sion in the Center Lounge at
Zeldis is author • of a current 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday and will
novel, "Streams in the Wilder- speak before a Parents Without
Partners Book Fair meeting at
At 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, Cen- 8:30 p.m.
ter Theater will give its last
(Rosen will be interviewed at
performance of "Middle of the 10 a.m. of the same day on
WJBK-TV. At-5:45 p.m. he will
On Monday at 8:30 p.m., Prof. be interviewed again from the
Abraham S. Halkin, associate University of Detroit Television
professor of history at the Jew- on Channel 56.)
ish Theological Seminary of
Also at 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday,
America in New York City, will Prof. Shlomo Marenof, dean of
be the guest speaker at a spe- the Midrasha, College of He-
cial Israel night program. Prof. brew Studies in Detroit, will
Halkin's visit is being co-spon- le c t u r e on "Hebrew Poetry
sored with the Jewish National Smuggled Out of the USSR."
Fund under the personal spon-
For 10 years before coming
sorship of Ambassador Avra- to Detroit, Marenof wasprofes-
ham Harman of Israel.
sor of Near-Eastern Civilization
Halkin, noted as an author at Brandeis University. This
and lecturer on Jewish and was preceded by a Fellowship
Center Camera Club
Moslem history and culture at the Oriental Institute, Uni
Holds Competition •
in Medieval and modern versity of Chicago. Listed in
The Center Camera Club of times, will speak on "Modern "Who's Who — Directory of
the Jewish Center, 18100 Mey- Hebrew Literature."
American Scholars," Marenoff
ers, will meet 8 p.m. Nov. 19 in
On Tuesday at 12:30 p.m., has published works in Hebrew
room 136 of the main building. Detroit Chapter of Hadassah is and Arabic.
This meeting will be devoted sponsoring a meeting for
On Wednesday at 8:30 p.m.,
to a print competition: fall and "young marrieds" in coopera- -Jason H. Tickton of T e m -
general, black and white and tion with the Book Fair at the ple Beth El and Cantor Reu-
color slides. Friends are in- Jewish Center.
ven Frankel of Cong. Shaarey
At 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Morris Zedek, will jointly deliver an
"Illustrated Lecture on He-
Preceding the Tickton-Fran-
kel lecture will be a program
on "Our Heritage" to be pre-
sented by the Center Contem-
porary Dancers under the di-
rection of Fannie Aronson. This
will include Jewish melodies.
Listed on the dancers' pro-
gram is (1) "A Merry Occa-
sion" by the Center Contem-
porary Dancers; (2) "Three
Characters for Two," which will
be performed by Ada Bandeline
and Reva Usher; (3) "A Mem-
ory," by the entire group; and
(4) "Sabbath Night," to be in-
terpreted by Reva Usher.
The Center Contemporary
Dancers include also Linda
Berman, Loretta Goldman,
Carol Hayes, Andrea Kitto,
Joanna Kohn, Dolores Lan-
ger, Diane Pomish and Linda
Also listed on the Wednesday
evening program is a perform-
ance by the Teen-Tween Music
Guild with the cooperation of
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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
The Kvutzah Ivrith (HebreW Shoshana Bass and Nathan
Culture Society) will hold a Goldenberg, senior students of
meeting dedicated to the mem- the Midrasha of the United He-
ory of the late author and col- brew Schools, will read appro-
umnist of the American-Hebrew priate selections from the works
weekly "Hadoar" and also to of the two writers. Chairman of
the late novelist Ephraim E. the program is Michael Michlin.
Lisitzky on Saturday evening at The public is invited.
the Jewish Center.
Guest speaker will be Abra-
ham Spicehandler, author and
friend of the two Jewish literary
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announce the engagement of
their daughter, Phyllis Hayman
Barr, to Paul Sislin, son of Mr.
and Mrs. David Sislin.
Rear Admiral Samuel B.
Frankel, a Russian language ex-
pert, will address the presidents
atives of more
than 50 Jew-
i s h organiza-
at the Jewish
is now Chief of
ington, D. C.,
comes to this meeting to give
the Armed Services' thanks for
the work the members do for
the Jewish Welfare Board and
the USO. Every Monday mem-
bers of Jewish organizations
"work" at the USO in Detroit.
It is traditional that these Jew-
ish volunteers spend Christmas
Day at the 'USO. Mrs. Irving I.
Bittker is chairman of the JWB
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