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April 05, 1963 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-04-05

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Cardinal Bea, Honored at Interfaith
Assembly, Calls for Unity of All Men

Molly Picon,

to Conduct Seder

Because of Passover, the Fish- ward.
Henry Warshaw, Normandy's
er Theater will be dark Monday
night and the star in the "Milk manager, states that all tradi-
and Honey" production, Molly tional Passover foods will be
Picon, and her husband, will con- served and that the entire cast
NEW YORK, (JTA)—A pow-
duct a traditional Seder at Nor- of the "Milk and Honey" produc-
erful and eloquent plea for the counter of free men, the mutual
Earlier, at a pre-dinner press mandy Restaurant, 3004 Wood- tion will be guests at that Seder.
unity of all mankind, of all exchange in giving and receiv-
races and religions, was voiced ing what each one has, not conference, Cardinal Bea ex-
by Augustin Cardinal Bea, merely of material goods but pressed his "hope and desire"
president of the Vatican's Sec- also, and above all, of spiritual that the existing Secretariat for
Promoting Christian Unity will
retariat for Promoting Christian
find "concrete formulas" to
California Rabbinate
foster contacts with non-Chris-
He is the prelate who heads
tian r e l i g i o u s organizations
the organizational work of the Assails Man, Wife for throughout the world. Replying
Announces to Its Clientele
Ecumenical Council, convened Smear on 2 Rabbis
to a question dealing with that
at the Vatican last October by
That They Once Again Carry
LOS ANGELES, (JTA)—The subject, he stated:
Pope John XXIII.
"The Secretariat as such does
He made his plea before a
Kosher Dairy Products for Passover
not engage in this. It would
distinguished gathering of 400 California issued a statement tend to create dangerous and
Catholic, Protestant and Jewish
harmful confusion. But because
TO 8-8655
593 Kenilworth
lay and clerical personalities tion by mail of "questionable the representatives of religions
who tendered a dinner for him
here under the auspices of the which impugned the patriotism demonstrated great interest in
American Council for the In- of two rabbis.
The statement accused Paul the Ecumenical Council, and
ternational Promotion of Unity
and Marion Miller of "outrage- because relations with these
Under God and the Internation- ous conduct" in mailing the ma- other religions is bound up with
al University of Social Sciences
terial_ Mrs. Miller is a candidate the question of unity of all men
Pro Deo of Rome.
for election to the Los Angeles of good will for the good of
The Cardinal's address was Board of Education.
humanity, of which I have
endorsed in speeches by
"The Board of Rabbis of South- spoken previously, we must
Rabbi Abraham Joshua ern California has viewed with hope and desire that the Secre-
Heschel, professor at the increasing concern smear-attacks tariat will find concrete formu-
Jewish Theological Seminary; upon two of its honored mem- las to foster such contacts. I
the Rev. Henry Pitney Van bers," the statement said. "We myself formulated this desire
Dusen, president of the Union hereby denounce publicly the in a press-conference a year
Theological Seminary (Pro- action by Paul and Marion Miller ago."
testant) ; Sir Zafrulla Khan, for their outrageous conduct in
Professor Heschel, in his
president of the United Na- impugning the patriotism of two
address, sounded an ominous
tions General Assembly, who rabbis, who are well-known and
warning of the need for world
is a Moslem; United Nations respected in our community."
unity. He quoted the Prophet
Secretary General U Thant,
Isaiah's words: "The envoys
who is a Buddhist; and the Understanding Through
weep bitterly; covenants are
Rt. Rev. Stephen Gill Spotts-
broken, witnesses are de-
wood, bishop of the African Science and Religion
spised, there is no regard for
Methodist Episcopal Church.
By Dr. Roland J. Gittelsohn
man." "Is it not true," he
Francis Cardinal STiellman,
in "Man's Best Hope"
asked, "that God and nuclear
Roman Catholic Archbishop
Science helps us take our stockpiles cannot dwell to-
of New York, delivered the
gether in one world?" He
bearings in the journey through
evolution. Science and religion called for "a revival of rever-
Quoting from the Bible that together enable us to project
ence" on the part of all men,
`it is not good for man to be the probable future. We see our-
quoting Moses' dictum: "I
alone," Cardinal Bea said he selves not as the end-result of

have put before thee life and
desired unity as "essentially evolution but as a way-station
death, blessing and curse.
and pre-eminently a human en route to something incompar- Choose life."
work—the conscious, free de- ably more -Wonderful.
The Rev. Van Dusen, in his
. cision of responsible persons to
Thus, through science and re- address, told the assemblage
unite with other responsible ligion together, we arrive at an that man in this age must an-
persons, in order to live to- understanding of meaning in swer the question whether the
gether in peaceful harmony." life. We become aware not only forces of faith "both individual
The unity He sought, said the of the present as it has evolved and corporate, contribute to
from the past, but also of our cure, and if so, how and how
LIGHT BULBS! Bright idea foi
human responsibility to the fu- much?" The question, he warn-
Fund Raising. Three typeset•fam-
ture. Neither science nor reli- ed, must be asked in the con-
ily packaging, plus 'longer life
quality at regular prices, makes
gion alone can give us this. text "or a realistic recognition
for easy, dignified selling. No
risk, no investment, returns ac-
Only religion modified by the that the historic religions have
cepted. For free Fund Raising
insights of science and science perhaps more often aggravated
Manual and full information with-
tempered by devotion to spir- than alleviated conflict among
out obligation,
write EL-TRONICS. INC., Solar
Fund Raising Division, Dept. JL 43,
itual values can save us or make and between peoples." He told
Warren,' Pa.
us worth saving.
the meeting:
"In our day, the call comes
to all men of religious faith,
both individually, and, so far as
their institutions permit, corpo-
rately to enter into sympathetic,
open-minded, open-hearted, and
It is our privilege
above all, humble discourse and
dialogue, seeking first of all
to provide our Jewish
deeper understanding, then mu-
Customers with
tual trust, then genuine fellow-
ship, and finally community of
conviction and possibly of com-
mon action."
* C *
ROME, (JTA) — Eugene
Cardinal Tisserand, Dean of
Homogenized Milk
the College of Cardinals, in
Sweet Cream - Sour Cream
the Vatican, expressed the
hope that the Ecumenical
and Butter
Council "would do something
to demonstrate to Jews the
fraternal affection of Catho-
The influential prelate. made
the statement in an interview in
the mass circulation weekly,
The Detroit Council of Orthodox Rabbis will super-
"Via," in connection with the
vise the bottling and distribution of United Dairies
the publication of a book,
Passover Products, a duty they have undertaken for
"Jews, My Brothers," by Father
many years. It will be most helpful to us if you will
T. Coulap.
The Cardinal told the inter-
let us know NOW what your Passover requirements
of the Cho metz —Grandpa
viewer that he had had many
The memories of Passovers gone by—the search and sale Choraches—putting
on the
will be. Place your orders immediately with your
poking around the kitchen, making the horseradish and the
contacts with Jews since his
new suit of clothes and shoes—pockets full of hazel nuts—and almonds—anxiously
childhood and that Jews were
United Dairies Milkman, Grocer — or phone.
waiting for the Seder to start—Uncle Joe and Aunt Sadie were always late—the whole
numerous among his father's
family together—Grandpa looking like a king propping the pillow on the chair beside
friends. He added that Jews
him—Grandma tired after baking and cooking all day but "My Malke" my queen, he
sent unleavened bread to the
called her—the Kiddush and then my turn for "Ma Nishtanah" and the answer give')
with Grandpa's voice ringing out over all—the first half of the Hagadah almost ovet4
family and often came to visit.
even the bitter herbs tasted so good—Passover it was always "strong"—all were coitt•
The Cardinal also remarked
pelled to eat it otherwise we could not get the hard boiled egg and salt water—and
that he had always been inter-
then the meal—nobody, but nobody, could cook better than Grandma—we ate and
May we take this oppor-
ate and then the "Senchen"—and the rest of the Hagadah and some more cups41
remember well meeting Eliezer
wine—and the opening of the door—and the stories of how in the old country someone
tunity to wish our many
Ben Yehudah, who was the re-
frightened the whole family by appearing at that door—but best of all the tongs with
storer of the Hebrew language
which the second half of the Hagadah abound—and the feeling of drowsiness—content-
friends and patrons—
as it is now spoken in Israel,"
ment—and the thought that tomorrow the same thing once more
he said. He concluded that "it
would be very useful to have
Producers of Traditional Passover Wines
more contact with Jews."



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