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January 04, 1963 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-01-04

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Election of new officers of
Brager and Co., New York, was
announced by Harry E. Brager,
president, following the expan-
sion of this
in vestment,
brokerage and
underwriting
firm last
month, when
its share capi-
tal was dou-
bled and a
50% interest
was acquired
by PEC Israel
Economic Cor- Brager
poration, New York. The five
year old company has elected
Joseph_ Meyerhoff, president of
PEC and general chairman of
the United Jewish Appeal, as
Chairman of - the Board; Harry
E. Brager, president; Robert R.
Nathan, Washington economist,
chairman of the executive corn-
mittee; Albert Kanter, presi-
dent of United Investors' Cor-
poratioh, secretary; Herbert
Singe r, of the law firm of
Singer and Corwin, treasurer.
The board includes David
Crohn, vice president of PEC,
New York, formerly of Detroit.
* * *
ALBERTA M. LIGHT, 422
Oakdale, Royal Oak, received
a special Merit Award for sales
achievement from the National
Life Insurance Company of
Vermont. The company is repre-
sented in the Detroit area by
the Austin A. Kanter. Agency.
Mrs. Light has served as a
member of the Royal Oak Board
of Education for 10 1/2 years;
was chairman of the Woman's
Roundtable of the •National
Associated of Underwriters and
treasurer of the Detroit Life
Underwriters Association.
* * *
Dr. NAHUM GOLDMANN,
president of the World Zionist
Organization, and M E Y E R-
FELDMA N, special deputy
counsel to President Kennedy,
will be the principal speakers
at 'the Charter Day luncheon to
be held here at the Waldorf-
Astotia on Jan. 6, to mark
the 50th anniversary of the
chartering of Farband - Labor
Zionist Order, according to
Meyer L. Brown, national presi-
dent. •
* * *
Rabbi SELWYN D. RUS-
LANDER, of Temple Israel,
Dayton, vice chairman of the
National Jewish Welfare Board
Commission on Jewish Chap-
laincy, and Rabbi DAVID J.
SELIGSON, of Central Syna-
gogue,. New York, have been
designated by the Department
of Defense and JWB to lead
overseas religious missions for
JewTh chaplains and Jewish
military personnel and their
dependents in Europe and the
Far East.

CHARLES S. HIMELHOCH
this week became president of
Himelhoch Bros. & Co. His
father, ISRAEL HIMELHOCH,
assumed the post of chairman
of the board, while Mrs. ROSE
PHILLIPS HIMELHOCH be-
came first vice president of the
firm.
* *

The National Committee for
Labor Israel has announced that
President David J. McDonald
of the United. Steelworkers of
America was the unanimous
choice to receive the 1963 His-
tadrut Humanitarian Award, at
a dinner on March 16, at the
Sheraton Hotel, Philadelphia.
Hugh Carcella, director of Dis-
trict 7, United Steelworkers of
America, has been appointed
chairman of the dinner com-
mittee.
* *

PROF. ISRAEL T. NAAMANI
of the University of Louisville
was elected president of the
National Association of Profes-
sors of Hebrew and Near East
Studies at the organization's
annual conference at the Union
Theological Seminary in New
York.

*

* *

JESSE A. WOLFORT, consid-
ered the "elder statesman" - of
the St. Louis Jewish community,
was honored by St. Louis Jewry
on the occasion of his 80th birth-
day. Wolfort is a former presi-
dent of the Jewish Federation of
St. Louis.

Leo - I. Franklin Named
on Dehoco Commission

Leo I. Franklin, former presi-
dent of Temple Beth El, son
of the late Dr.
and Mrs, Leo
M. Franklin
is one of the
-four new mem-
bers of the
Detroit House
of Correction
Commission.
Harry H
Wei n baum
was removed
from the pres-
idency - .of the
commission by
action -of May-
or Cavanagh,
and Albert
Shapiro w a s
replaced as
superintend- L. I. Franklin
ent of DEHOCO by William H.
Bannan, retiring warden of
Jackson Prison.

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The Rt. Rev. James A. Pike,
Bishop' of- the Episcopal Dio-
cese, of California, and Prof.
Abba P. Lerner, professor of
economics at Michigan State Un-
iversity, have left for Israel to
participate in the symposium,
"New Paths 'to Peace", to mark
the fifteenth anniversary of
New Outlook, the Middle East
Monthly which provides a free
forum in the region for Arab
and Jew.
In addition, an American dele-
gation from Friends of New Out-
look will also attend the sym-
posium Jan. 4-8 in Tel ANiv,
Jerusalem and Nazareth. The
party is headed by Avraham
Schenker, member of the Jew-
ish Agency Executive and na-
tional chairman of Americans
for Progressive Israel-Hashomer.
Among participants in the
symposium will be Prof. Mar-
tin Buber, Prof. Yigael Vadin,
Archbishop George Hakim and
other Arab and Jewish leaders.
New Outlook is the outgrowth
of the historic Haifa Confer-
ence of 1956 which brought to-
gether the leaders of the Mos-
lem and Christian Arab com-
munities with outstanding mem-
bers of the important segments
of Jewish life in Israel, for the
first heart-to-heart dialogue on
peace and equality.
Bishop Pike and Prof. Lerner
are experts on Middle Eastern
Affairs. Bishop Pike, an Honor-
ary Fellow of the University of
Tel Aviv, he is the holder of the
State of Israel Medallion of
Honor presented to him last
year on behalf of Israel by
the late Eleanor Roosevelt.
Prof. Lerner, vice president
of the American Economics As-
sociation, has served a number
of universities, including the
Hebrew University. He was an
advisor- to the Israel Treasury,
and worked on the Arab refugee
problem and American policy
in the Middle East for the In-
stitute for Mediterranean Af-
fairs.

Bnai
• • •
Activities

REX CHAPTER WOMEN will
meet Jan. 16 at the Oak Park
Community - Center for a family
night honoring Joan Finegood,
top blood donor and past presi-
dent. Initiation of new mem-
bers will also take p 1 a c e.
Friends are invited.

*

*

*

GEORGE GERSHWIN CHAP-
TER will meet 12:30 p.m. Thurs-
day at the Workman's Circle.
Sylvia Weisberg will present
antique jewelry and accessories.
A light lunch will be served.
* * *
THEODORE. HERZL CHAP-
TER will meet 8:30 p.m. Mon-
day at 41 Oak St., River Rouge,
in the chapter clubroom. Mrs.
Paul Sadick will review "The
Christianity of Sholom Asch."
* * *
ALBERT D. TUCKER CHAP-
TER will meet 8:15 p.m. Jan. 15
at the Oak Park Community
Center. Judge Horace Gilmore
of the Wayne County Circuit
Court will speak on "Pitfalls
of Marriage."
* * *
HARRY B. KEIDAN CHAP-
TER will hold an "Orient Holi-
day" 12:30. p.m. Tuesday in
Room C of the Northland- Con-
c o u r s e, Northland Shopping
Center. Hawaiian and Oriental
mysteries will be featured.
Lunch will be served and prizes
will be offered.

JWV Activities

LAWRENCE H. JONES
POST AUXILIARY will meet
12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the
home of Mrs. Murray Schreiber,
731 Covington, for a dessert
luncheon.

nual City Tournament of the
Metropolitan Detroit Bnai Brith
Bowling Association are the
"High Hopes" of the Morgen-
thau League with a total of
3,111, and the Nudniks of Zager-
Stone League placing second
with 3,069.
Singles winners are Boris
Tobes of Zager-Stone with 682,
Paul Zusman of Brandeis with
673 and Saul Rosner of the
Classic League with 665.
The Greater Detroit Bnai
Brith Bowling Association has
reserved March 17 at the Star
Lanes for all Class "B" bowlers,
160 to 184 average, and the
week-end of April 20 and 21 for
Class "C" bowlers, 159 and un-
der average, at Brentwood
Lanes. Guaranteed first prize in
team event is $1,250.
Bnai Brith bowlers can con-
tact Iry Davis, 14251 Wales, Oak
Park, LI 5-4471. Entries close
Jan. 18.

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