Frank Judd Promoted to Controller at B&W
Brown & Williamson Tobacco
Corp. has announced the promo-
tion of Frank Judd to company
controller. In the new position,
he will have supervision over all
operating accounting divisions
of the large tobacco firm.
Judd, a native of Berlin, Ger-
many, came to the United States
in 1934 to escape Hitler's tyran-
ny. His first job in this country
was as an accountant with the
well-known C.P.A. firm of S.D.
Leidesdorf & Co., New York. He
joined B&W's accounting de-
partment as financial analyst in
1947, was promoted. two years
later to assistant treasurer, and
in 1959 was given responsibility
for the company's Analysis &
Among his numerous religious
and business activities, Judd is
MISS RITA HOOBERMAN
chairman of the finance commit-
At a recent dinner-party, Mr. tee of Congregation Brith Sho-
and Mrs. Sam Hooberman an-
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Rita, to David Winton,
OUTSTANDING AFFAIR ...
son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Win-
ton of Forest Hill, Toronto, Ont.
The bride-elect is a senior in
Pantomime Artist and M.C.
the College of Education at
Wayne State University. Her fi-
And His Orchestra
ance is a senior at Detroit Insti-
tute of Technology and a mem-
ber of Pi Sigma Epsilon frater-
nity. A Dec. 24 wedding is
While delivering a lecture on
the evaluation of Hebrew Mu-
sic, Abraham Ellstein, interna-
tionally known Jewish compos-
er, died suddenly March 22 in
Temple Adath Yisroel, Bronx,
He was speaking from the
pulpit of the Temple about the
Kabbolas Shabbos Music and
other liturgical works of his col-
league composer, Samuel Bu-
gatsch, when he suddenly col-
lapsed and died. He was 56.
More than 800 people were
present to hear the new musi-
cal service and lecture, sung by
Cantor Botashansky and the
choir under the leadership of
MISS BARBARA TAUB
Bugatsch. Rabbi Siegel had in-
Mr. and Mrs. David Taub of troduced the guest speaker ex-
Snowden Ave. announce the en- tolling his praises as a famous
gagement of their daughter, Jewish conductor and composer
Barbara Ruthe, to Robert David of many large-scale works, —
Stolorow, son of Mr. and Mrs. operas, oratorios and cantatas.
lorow of Shoreview Ellstein then spoke about the
status of Hebrew Music in gen-
The bride-elect is a student eral and more specifically in
at the University of Michigan America and what effect it had
where she is affiliated with on the Jewish soul.
Alpha Lambda Delta Honor So-
In a tribute to Abraham
ciety. Her fiance is a junior at Ellstein, Jason H. Tickton stated
Harvard University. A June 12 this week:
wedding is planned.
`Abraham Ellstein was an
American product; he still pos-
sessed a love for the Jewish
melodies and harmonies, always
exemplified in his works. His
compositions are numerous. A Rev. Goldman Will
weeks ago Temple Israel Head Mirzachi
Holder of 1951 Israel Inde-
presented his opera The Thief
pendence Savings Bonds will be and The Hangman' under the
• able to redeem their bonds be- direction of Cantor and , Mrs. Youth Program Here
ginning Wednesday, May 1, it
Jay Friedman, executive direc-
Harold Orbach. His latest ora-
was announced by Dr. Joseph torio, completed only last month, tor of Mizrachi Hatzair in New
J. Schwartz, vice president of will be sung for the Cantors' York, appointed Rev. Marshall
the Israel Bond Organization.
Convention during the last L. Goldman as youth director of
Mizrachi's Detroit branch.
The redemption procedure re- week of April.
lating to Israel Bonds is similar
Zvi Tomkiewicz, executive di-
"Ellstein had a rare and un-
to the methods used in the col- usual background. His father rector of Mizrachi-Hapoel Hami-
lection of payments on ather was a fine Hebrew scholar. Ell- zrachi, will work with Rev. Gold-
bonds. Almost any bank will stein was a choir boy for many man in an advisory capacity to
arrange for the redemption of years, singing for a time with help re-organized several Mizra-
maturing Israel Bonds, with the famous Cantor Yossele Ros- chi youth groups which were
payment made in dollars through enblatt. Later Ellstein was in formerly active here.
a State of Israel check. Local the Children's Choir of the Met-
Rev. Goldman served as youth
Israel Bond offices are prepared ropolitan Opera. In 1925, he director of Young Israel of
to assist Bondholders in redemp- won the coveted Julliard Music Northwest Detroit for five years,
School Foundation where he and as youth co-ordinator of the
Of the total of $52,700,000 in became known as a fine talent- Metropolitan Council of Young
Israel Bonds that were sold in ed Jewish American composer. Israel for one year. At present
His debut in the Yiddish the- he teaches at the Borman Branch
1951; 59% were 15-year coupon
bonds that do not mature • until ater was made in 1928, with the of the United Hebrew Schools.
1966, and 41% were savings Wilna Troupe. Since then, he
The task of setting up Miz-
bonds that fall due this year, on wrote many Yiddish songs and rachi youth groups will be facili-
the 12th anniversary of the pur musicals and set many Yiddish tated with the co-operation of the
chase of these bonds. Savings poems to music as well as Yid- Mizrachi and all like-minded
Bonds dated May 1, 1951, will be dish Operas. Last year, the New groups who feel a close affilia-
redeemable on or after May 1, York City Center performed tion with Israel and Torah ideals.
1963: Savings Bonds dated June Ellstein's opera, which had been
Mizrachi Hatzair has reserved
1, 1951 will be redeemed on or rearranged for the occasion, scholarships for qualified stu-
after June 1 of this year and
on the staff of Radio .Station dents to attend Yeshiva Karem
B'Yavneh Israel for one year;
Repayment will be made on the WEVD, discussing Anglo-Jewish Machon L'Madrichim (Leaders
basis of 150% of the issue price. Musical problems every week. Training Institute) in Israel for
"Abraham Ellstein wrote fine
Thus a person who redeems a
librettos in English and in He- one year; the Summer Institute
$100 Bond will receive $150.
brew. His sudden death has in' Israel for leaders' training
shaken the artistic world; it has during the summer.
For information call DI 1-0708.
hindered the Jewish theater as
well as the music world of New
A kick-off program for a teen-
Building to Have
age group 15-23 will take place
No Jewish Section
Next month, Ellstein's "Ode 9 p.m. April 20 at Cong. Mishkan
LONDON, (JTA)—A mem- to the King of Kings" will be Israel.
orial structure to be erected by presented at Temple Beth El
Hyman A. Lewis, hypnosis
the Polish government at the for the music festival under the consultant, will present a 11/2-
site of the Auschwitz con- direction of Jason H. Tickton. hour audience participation and
centration camp, which will The festival will be held in presentation of scientific hypno-
contain individual halls mem- honor of Tickton's 30th anniver- sis.
orializing the victims of the sary as music director of the
April 21, the Young Married
various nationalities who per- Temple. The oratorio was per- Group will meet at the home of
ished at the most notorious of
Rabbi Harry Jubas to discuss
the Nazi death camps, will have wtih Jan Peerce as soloist.
future plans and to receive re-
no special section devoted to
ports on developments of youth
Jewish victims, it was reported
The Merchant Myth groups formed in Detroit under
By Prof. Thomas Molnar, in
Worldwide, Journal of Religion
The memory of Polish Jews
and International Affairs
who perished at Auschwitz will
Basketball Title Winner
Eastern Europe has always
be enshrined in the Polish hall.
The Jewish Community House
been a rather chaotic territory of
Jews of other nationalities who conflicting races, nationalities of Bensonhurst, Brooklyn, N.Y.,
were done to death at Ausch- and religions. The two organiz- retained the national Jewish
witz will presumably be en- ing forces have been the Catholic Community Center and YM-
shrined in the halls of their Church and Germanism: even YWHA basketball title when it
respective countries of origin— Russia, since its emergence from defeated the New Haven, Conn..
unless there is a last-minute Tartar rule and since Peter the Jewish Community Center five,
reconsideration by the planners Great had opened it to western 53-47 in the finals of the 12th
of the edifice.
influence, has been organized annual National Jewish Welfare
Members of groups from and structuralized by the .Ger- Board tournament. The Newark,
Britain who will visit Warsaw man element among its middle N.J., YM-YWHA won the con-
this month to participate in the classes, the military, and servants solation. round, defeating the
observance of the 20th anni- of the State. The merchant in Elmira, N.Y., Jewish Communi-
versary of the Warsaw Ghetto- Russia, as well as in Poland, ty Center quintet, 104-78.
The other four finalists in-
uprising were guests of the Hungary, the Baltic Lands, was
Polish Ambassador here at a not the Jew but the German; he cluded the Detroit Jewish Com-
was also the civil servant.
May 1 Date for
lom in Louisville, Ky.; vice-presi-
dent of the Louisville Bureau of
Jewish Education; a hoard mem-
ber of the Louisville Jewish Con-
ference; - past president of the
Louisville Chapter, National As ,.
sociation of Accountants;, and for
two years was a member of the
taxation committee of the Louis-
vile Chamber of Commerce.
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15 —THE DETROIT. JEWISH NEWS — Friday, April 12, 1963