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December 21, 1962 - Image 47

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1962-12-21

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Dr. Simon Bernstein,
Scholar, Zionist, Dies

Noted Figures Mourn
Passing of Sokolsky

NEW YORK, (JTA)—Dr. Si-
mon Bernstein, prominent au-
thor, scholar and veteran Zionist,
died here at the age of 80. He
was an expert on Hebrew poetry
of the Middle Ages, and the
author of numerous works on the
subject.
Born in Latvia, Dr. Bernstein
attended yeshivas in Poland and
thereafter Universities of Berlin
and Strasbourg. He received his
Ph.D. at the University of Berne,
Switzerland, in 1906. Soon after
his graduation, Dr. Bernstein
embarked upon his civil service
career to further the cause of
Zionism which was so dear to
him. He became secretary of the
Central Committee of the Zion-
ist Organization in St. Peters-
burg, Russia, in 1908, a position
which he held for three years.
From 1912 until the outbreak
of the First World War he served
as secretary of the World Zion-
ist Executive in Berlin, Ger-
many. Later he served in Lon-
don as secretary of the Organi-
zation Department of the World
Zionist Organization.
He came to the United States
in 1922 where he served as direc-
tor of the Palestine Bureau of
the Jewish Agency until his re-
tirement in 1949. He edited Dos
Yiddishe Folk, organ of the
ZOA, since 1922. Dr. Bernstein
was also an outstanding auhor-
ity on Dr. Herzl and his works.
He was the first to translate
Herzl's "Judenstaat" into Yid-
dish.

NEW YORK, (JTA)—Funeral
services for George Sokolsky,
noted newspaper columnist who
died at the age of 69 at his
home here, were held in the
Central Synagogue. The services
were conducted by Rabbi David

In Memoriam

In loving memory of my
dearly beloved husband, Harry
Schram, who pasSed away two
years ago, Dec. 16 (27 days in
Kislev), 1960.•Always a lonely
heartache and many a silent
tear, but always a beautiful
memory of the one I love so
dear. Sadly missed by your lov-
ing wife, Bertha.
* * *
In loving memory of our dear
mother, Sophie Gladstone, who
passed away on Nov. 30, 1953
(23 days in Kislev).
You are not forgotten, Mother
dear,
Nor will you ever be;
As long - as life and memories
last
We will remember thee.
We miss you now, our hearts
are sore,
As time goes by, we miss you
more.
Your loving smile, your gentle
face,
None can ever fill your va-
cant place.
Sadly missed these last nine
years by two sons, Arthur and
Jerry.

GEORGE SOKOLSKY

Seligson, assisted by Rabbi
Joshua Goldberg, retired cap-
tain of Navy chaplains.
Honorary pallbearers included
former President Hoover, At-
torney General Robert Kenne-
dy, FBI Director J. Edgar Hoo-
ver; General Douglas MacAr-
thur, Federal Judge Irving R.
Kaufman, Senator Everett
Dirksen, (Will.), Sen. Thomas
J. Dodd, (D. Conn.), Sen. Barry
Goldwater, (R. Ariz.). Mayor
Wagner, Bernard M. Baruch
and others.
Born in Utica, N.Y., . and
raised in the Lower East Side
of New York, Sokolsky, whose
parents were religious Jews,
studied at the Columbia School
of Journalism and held hon-
orary degrees from Notre Dame
and St. Bonaventure Universi-
ties and the University of Mon-
tana. He wrote numerous books,
including a book, "We Jews."

.

Mane Katz Leaves
Estate to Haifa

HAIFA, (JTA) — The late
Mane Katz, the noted painter
who died in Israel about two
months ago, left the bulk of his
estate including paintings and
other property worth an esti-
mated 1,000,000 pounds ($333,-
000) and 250,000 pounds ($83,-
000) in cash, to the Haifa Muni-
cipality, according to the terms
of his will ordered executed
here by a Haifa court. Katz also
left cash grants to two brothers
and a number of friends'.

Dr. J. H. Gossman Dies

Dr. Joseph H. Gossman, a
Detroit dentist for 25 years,
died Dec. 15. He was 49.
Dr. Gossman, 18621 San Juan,
was a graduate of the Univer-
Seek a wife beneath your sity of Michigan, a Mason, a
station.
—Yebamoth 63. Shriner and a member of the
District Dental Society and
Cong. Adas Shalom. His prac-
tice was at 23405 Plymouth.
Surviving are his wife, Bea-
IN MEMORIAM
trice; three sons, Sanford, Rob-
The Turover Aid So-
ert and David; a brother, Alex-
ciety, Ladies Auxiliary
ander; and two sisters, Frances
and Cong. Ezras'Achim
and Mrs. Julius Cohen,
mourn the passing of
one of its distinguished
Gussie Brickner Dies
members
Mrs. Gussie Brickner, 21700
GUSSIE
Gardner, Oak Park, died Dec. 15
BRICKNER
at 65. She was a life member of
We pay tribute to her
Hadassah and was affiliated with
memory and our heart-
Eastern Ladies and Turover Aid
felt sympathies go to
Societies and Mishkan Israel
the entire Brickner
Synagogue.
family. May they be
Surviving Mrs. "Brickner are
consoled in their hour
her husband, Paul; two sons,
of sorrow.
Abraham and Sidney; a daughter,
Lee Ann Kepes; and 10 grand-
children.

Henry Friedman Dies;
Known for Activities
in Support of Youth

Harry Friedman, of 13041
Burton, Oak Park, for many
years an active leader in Con-
gregation Shaarey Zedek, who
was widely
known for his
boys' work ef-
forts in the
Y.M.C.A., o f
which he was
a life member,
died Dec. 13,
at the age of
81. Funeral
services were
li/ e 1 d Sunday
at Kaufman
Chapel.
Surviving
him are hiss
son, Abner R.,
with whom he
w a s engaged
in the insur-
ance and real
estate busi- H. Friedman
ness; a daughter, Mrs. Jerome
(Maxine) Solomon; a grand=
daughter and his brother,
Judge William Friedman.
Another brother, David S., who
also was an active Shaarey
Zedek leader, died several
years ago.

OBITUARIES

B. RAE GILLIS, 18242 Steel,
died Dec. 15. Survived by son,
Gene; two daughters, Mrs. Mar-
tin Pollock and Mrs. Norman
Dickman; a brother; two sisters
grandchildren.
'5 * *

WILLIAM FELDMAN, 21236
Wallace, Southfield, died Dec.
13. He leaves two daughters,
Mrs. Herbert (Gertrude) Oeserly
and Pearl Feldman; former wife,
Mary; brother, a sister and two
grandchildren.
* * *

JOSEPH FINK, 2941 Monte-
rey, died Dec. 13. He leaves
MAX COHEN, 3205 T y 1 e r,
his wife, Minnie; four sons,
died Dec. 17. Survived by wife,
Morris, Meyer, Louis and Her-
Florence; two sisters, four grand-
man a daughter, Mrs. Nathan
grandchild.
(Tillie) Cohen; and 13 grand- children and * a great
* *
children.
GRACE PUPKO (formerly of
Detroit) died in San Diego, Calif.
GUSSIE HELLER, 18929 Le- Survived by husband, Bernard
sure, died Dec. 13. Survived by P.; a daughter, Abby J. Pupko; .
husband, Joseph; two sons, Ger- a brother and two sisters. Inter-
ald S. and Ralph; and four ment, Detroit.
grandchildren.
* * *

OSCAR MILLER, 20465 Chey-
enne, died Dec. 16. He leaves
his wife, Ann; son, Ronald;
daughter, Mrs. Emanuel Lang;
On his 70th birthday, the late father; Rueben; a brother, three
Mr. Friedman gave generous sisters and two grandchildren.
support to the Hillel Founda-
* * *
tion. He cooperated with the
DAVID
LEIBERMAN,
23060
juvenile division of the Police
Kipling,
Oak
Park,
died
Dec.
Department in providing activi-
ties for youngsters, thereby as- 16. He leaves his wife, Ida;
sisting in solving delinquency two sons, Max and Harry,
daughter, Mrs. George (Sadie)
problems.
Bennett; n•i n e grandchildren
He served on the Shaarey and 13 great grandchildren.
Zedek board, was active in the
* * *
synagogue's Men's Club, was
BESSIE
GOREN,
20437 Mar-
for many years a regular at-
tendant at Sabbath services and lowe, died Dec. 17. Survived by
aided many causes. He was a son, Sam; three daughters, Mrs.
among the first Detroit News- Irving E. Forman, Mrs. Irwin
Landau and Mrs. Sidney Rein;
boys.
nine grandchildren, and 15 great
He was a life member of grandchildren.
Union Masonic Lodge. In rec-
*
ognition of his services to the • EZRA SESIGER, 36661 Turner,
YMCA he was named "Man of died Dec. 17. Survived by wife,
the Year" at a function at the Minnie; two sons; Morris and
Downtown Y.
Marvin; and a daughter, Sarah.
Mr. Friedman's wife, the
* * *
former Rose Brody of Grand . SAMUEL SOLWAY, 1096
Rapids, -passed away in May Louis, Windsor, Ont„ died Dec.
1942. She was one of Detroit's 18. Survived by wife, - Sarah;
most active Jewish women, was three sons, Jack, Dr. Frank and
a 1908 University of Michigan Dr. Paul; a daughter, Mrs. Nathan
graduate and was a member Sieman, of Warren, 0.; a brother,
of a pioneer Michigan Jewish and 12 grandchildren.
family. Her parents' were mar-
rie-d in Detroit nearly a century
Sidney A. Deitch
ago.
DETROIT MONUMENT
The late Mr. Friedman and
WORKS
his brother, Judge Friedman,
Best Quality Granites
Personalized Designs
were among the most devoted
Priced Reasonable
University of Michigan football
2744 W. Davison tor. Lawton
TO 8-6923
fans, and the two had not
DI 1-1175
missed more than half a dozen
U. of M. football games, includ-
ing Rose Bowl games, in 60
years.

Movie Variations
Tony Curtis, asked if he could
quickly sum up the difference
in his parts in "Tams Bulba"
and "40 Pounds of Trouble,"
reflected and said, "In one I
die, laughing; in the other I
laugh, dying."

During the coming
week Yeshiva Beth
Yehudo will observe
the Yohrzeit of the
following departed
friends, with the
traditionei M e mo -
real Prayers, recita-
tion of Kaddish and
studying of Mish-
nayes.

Mrs. H. German
Ida Kabaker
Mania Katzman
Esther Lachover
Fleishman
Raizel Bas Avrohom
Mrs. G. Weisswasser
Louis Stollman

Hebrew Civil
Kislev Dec.
24
21
24
21
24
21

Joseph
Esther_ Schlussel
Carl Strauss
Charles Sperling
Lt. Arthur. .1. Osborne

Atta Matz
Gustave Pines
- Hattie Buch
Benjamin Oppenheim
Joseph Yashenovsky

24
24 .
24
24

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21_
21
21

25
25
25
25 -
25

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22
22
22
22

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26. - 23
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" Chana Yetta .Brose

27

24

Esther -MuscoWitz
Sara Ruth Ceitler -

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25

Jacob -Kushner
William Eison
Henry Gordon

29
29
29

26
26
26 .

Saul H. Rose
Brocha• Stoliman
Hirsh - Grand

30
30
30

27
27
27

28

Yeshiva. Beth Yehuda
12305 Dexter
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DIRECTGRS GF FUNERALS

PAULA SCHULMEISTER,
13245 Monica, died Dec. 19. She
leaves two sons, Joe and Felix
of Flint; three daughters, Mrs.
Bela (Lotta) Werbner, Mrs. Alex
(Cilli) Lazarus, and Bertha of
New York; two sisters; five
grandchildren and two great
grandchildren.
* * *
MAURICE I. SHAPIRO, 20552
Sunderland, died Dec. 19. Sur-
vived by a son, David; a daugh-
ter, Mrs. Jack Fox; a brother,
two sisters and two grandchil-
dren.

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