Israel Army Chaplain Urges Unity A Recollection
1924 Troth Announced
in U.S. Jewry at Israel Bond Event of By Hanukah
DANIEL L. TICKTON
$156,000 Raised for sJNF
at Los Angeles Dinner
LOS ANGELES, (JTA)—A
vast program of Israeli activities
for the next 10 to 20 years, in-
cluding the establishment of 10
new cities in the revived Negev
area in the next 10 years, was
spelled out by the Jewish Na-
tional Fund. The p r o g ra m
emerged from addresses deliv-
ered at the JNF's annual Hanu-
kah dinner, at Beverly Hills,
where $156,000 was raised for
the Jewish National Fund from
1,000 persons in attendance.
Historians of Jewish life in
Detroit may very well overlook
the episode of a synagogue on
Eastlawn Avenue near East
Jefferson, the Eastlawn Avenue
Congregation, which was dedi-
cated on Sunday, the seventh
day of Hanukah, 1924.
A five-room single house in
the middle of that block, pur-
chased with a down payment of
a few hundred dollars and a
MUSIC ! ENTERTAINMENT !
land contract for monthly pay-
ments on the balance, guaran-
teed by two of the congregants,
this is where it began 38 years
and his orchestra
The congregation's charter,
on file at Lansing, includes the
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names of the ten men who had
At the Hanukah Festival for Israel held Sunday evening formed its original minyan
at the Masonic Temple, under the auspices of the Detroit (quorum) — Julius Jacobson,
Israel Bond Committee were, from left, Louis M. Elliman, Jacob Kaner, Morris Kaner,
Festival chairman; Col. Shlomo Goren, chief chaplain of the Louis Oppenheim, David Korn-
Israel Defense Forces, guest speaker; and Rabbi Isaac Stoll- field, Ignatz Englander, Adolph
Mr. and Mrs. Irving Cohen of
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Horwitz the Levite, Joseph New York announce the engage-,
man, who introduced Colonel Goren.
SOCIAL and BUSINESS
Rosenberg the Cohen, Joe Blau, ment of their daughter, Lucille,
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Calling for the establishment tions which led in the Israel and I was secretary. I had out- of Mr. and Mrs. George Kara-
of "Kehillahs" in every large Bond High Holy Day Appeal lived them all. After its forma-
of Huntington Woods.
American Jewish center, Col. for the year 5723. The pres- tion and organization these benick
The, couple attend the Univer-
Shlomo Goren, chief chaplain of entations, made by Colonel joined, according to my mem- sity
of Michigan. Lucille is a
the Israel defense forces, de- Goren, and Norman Allan, co- ory: Phil Kahn, Paul Berlow, senior and her fiance is in grad-
clared that the greatest need of chairman of the Congregation- Manuel Kaplan, Louis Benson, uate school. A Feb. 2 wedding
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American Jewry is unity and al and High Holy Day Council, Samuel Fleisher, father and son is planned.
went to the following Syna-
Effronson, and the Gill Broth-
Col. Goren was the guest
18055 JAMES COUZENS
speaker at the Hanukah Festival
On that Sunday's evening we
for 'Israel Sunday evening in the David, Beth Aaron, Bnai gathered together at the syna- Permits for Pilgrims
Fountain Room of Masonic
gogue. We invited some of the • JERUSALEM, (JTA)—Israeli
Temple. More than 700 attended Moses, Young Israel of Oak- Jefferson Avenue merchants to officials reported that approval
the affair which was the final Woods and Young Israel of witness with us the lighting of had been ,given to about 6,000
event of the 1962 Detroit Israel Northwest Detroit.
the Hanukah candles and our applications from Israeli Chris-
Mrs. Joseph Katchke, co-chair- new Torah's dedication. But tians to cross into Jordan to
For fine color movies
The guest artist, Netania Dav- man with Mrs. Max Stollman of though many of them showed celebrate Christmas at Bethle-
rath, star Of the Israel Opera the Israel Bond Women's Divi- up, most of them resided around hem. They said that only 5,600
of your wedding
Company, scored a musical tri- sion, presented sponsor pins to Oakland Avenue and were al- made the trip, because the Jor-
umph. Louis M. Elliman was the the women who had purchased ready members of synagogues danians so far had refused to
festival chairman. •The celebra- $1,000 or more in Israel Bonds in their neighborhoods. The approve 350 of the applications.
tion was under the auspices of during 1962. Mrs. Stollman and master of ceremonies that eve- The number approved by Israel
the Detroit Israel Bond commit- Mrs. Israel Wiener, cash collec- ning was Morris Fishman, then was the same as that in 1961.
For the first time, the Israeli
tee, whose general chairman is tion chairman, presented CHEN vice president of the Detroit
Tom Borman. Rabbi Isaac Stoll- charms to the vorunteers who Life Insurance Company. Not Christians were able to tour
man, president of the Detroit had purchased, sold or collected only did he bring a large dona- Jordan under special tourist
tion along, he brought several permits, according to Jordanian
Council of Orthodox Rabbis, in- $2,500 in Israel Bonds.
Michael Baum, 10, son of Mr. gentiles, who also donated gen- reports. The Israeli treasury
troduced Colonel Goren. Mrs.
Morris L. Schaver, a Trustee of and Mrs. Henry Baum, pro- erously. And a Torah was pre- provided foreign currency for
the State of Israel, introduced nounced the blessing over the sented to us by Louis Lipson, each pilgrim.
A wife puts a man on his feet.
Across from U. of D.
"American Jewry should be anthems was led by Mrs. Samuel Gratiot. That Torah should now
be located in one of Detroit's Yebamoth 63.
commended for its good-heart-
Conservative synagogues with
edness," said Colonel Goren. Rhoda Shames.
"But it could be much more
tom of its cover.
Refugee in Asylum
effective if it were united.
$11.00 and $12.00
The synagogue functioned for
"We are happy with our gov- At Guantanamo Bay
about three years and had for
Comfortable Clean Rooms
ernment. We don't need terri-
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one season high holyday ser-
tory. We need Jews and we need Gets Prayer Book
money. The Negev is the future
A Cuban Jew and his efforts to who then was the editor of a
"We'll make a partnership obtain a Hebrew prayer book in weekly Yiddish newspaper.
with you. We'll give our blood
and our sacrifices and you give ing footnote to recent events in rels. But these arguments were
not of great consequence; they
the money. We want you to Cuba.
Happy Holiday to Our Friends and Patrons
The Cuban, whose name must did not lead to the premature
show your confidence in Is-
rael's future by buying Israel be withheld to protect his fam- abandonment of the synagogue.
Bonds and lending money. By ily, fled to the sanctuary of the They did not prevent our Sab-
purchasing Israel Bonds you'll U.S. Naval Base at Guantanamo bath services, which. were led
become equal partners with us. Bay to escape the terror- of the at times by Charles Handler, of
Israel Bond money is the major Castro regime. He is now living the National Coal and Coke
10705 West 7 Mile
factor in the development of on the base; he cannot return Company, who had a beautiful
the Negev, in the establish- to Cuba and he cannot now enter baritone voice, and Julius Jacob-
son and myself. No, the atmos-
ment of new towns and settle- the United States.
One of the possessions which phere there was quite jovial and
ments, in the building of pipe-
lines and new harbors, in the he left behind and wanted most congenial most of the time.
But, alas, the children of
creation of new industries and badly to replace was a Siddur.
the providing of resources to During the High Holy Days, he Israel, true to their tradition,
absorb the great mass of new contacted Navy Chaplain Fishel once again began an exodus.
A. Pearlmutter, who had been The area around East Jefferson
immigrants coming in.
"With your support and the assigned to Guantanamo to con- still had many Jewish store-
help of the Almighty we will duct services there, and asked keepers but few Jewish resi-
build a new Tel Aviv in the the chaplain about a prayer book. dents. They moved chiefly to
Chaplain Pearlmutter asked that the vicinity of Twelfth and
Phillip Stollman, chairman the National Jewish Welfare Fourteenth Streets and our
of the Detroit Congregational Board find a Hebrew prayer book synagogue shortly began to lack
the necessary people for a
and High Holy Day Council, in Spanish for the man.
The usual sources from which minyan.
made the Israel Bond an-
This is the story of another
nouncements. Ceremonial gav- JWB procures religious materials
els made of olive wood from and literature for Jews in the synagogue, abandoned on ac-
ancient groves in the hills of Armed Forces did not have a count of a lack of patronage
Judea above Jerusalem were Hebrew-Spanish Siddur. A pub- and a desire to move elsewhere.
was to repeat itself sev-
presented to the 10 congrega- lisher was finally located in History
Mexico City who produced a eral times during the ensuing
"Prayer Book for the Entire decades of Detroit's Jewish
Year, According to the Customs history.
of the Ashkenazim and Sephar-
dim in America." The Siddur 4,000 Jews in Peru
The Jewish community of
has been sent by JWB to the
Senior Chaplain at Guantanamo, Peru, which dates back to the
for transmittal to the Cuban 15th century, today numbers
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