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June 21, 1963 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-06-21

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Rives Goodis Weds
Gerald Blechman

MRS. GERALD BLECHMAN

Riva Sibyl Goodis was wed to
Gerald Aaron Blechman in a
ceremony performed by Rabbi
Leo Goldman June 16 at Cong.
Shaarey Shomayim.-
Parents of the couple are Mr.
and Mrs. Harry N. Goodis of
Kentfield Ave. and Mr. and
Mrs. Morris Blechman of Bir-
wood Ave.
The bride wore a gown of
silk taffeta with a chapel train
appliqued with bands of pearl
embroidered Alencon lace, a
pearl crown and fingertip silk
illusion mist veil. She carried
two white orchids on her con-
firmation Bible.
Linda Goodis served her sis-
ter as maid of honor. Brides-
maids were Judith Blechman
and Mrs. Russell Meskin. Deb-
bie Pizer was flowergirl. Ma-
trons of honor were Mrs. Allan
Hurwitz and Mrs. Warren Pizer.
Allan Hurwitz was best man.
Ushers were Dan. Blechman,
Kenneth Rocklin, Eric Aronson
and Raymond Kesner.
The newlyweds departed for
a northern Michigan honey-
moon.

11A1V Activities

LT. RAYMOND ZUSSMAN
AUXILIARY will meet Monday
at the home of Mrs. Ben Pevz-
ner. A social hour will follow
the business meeting.

* * *

BLOCH-ROSE POST AND
AUXILIARY will hold a wiener
roast 9 pin. Saturday at Stoepel
Park. For information, call
Dorothy Goldberg, UN 2-661.0.
or Bert Chassin. Prospective
members and - friends are
invited.
* * *
LT. ROY F. GREEN AUXI-
LIARY will meet 8:30 p.m.
Tuesday at the home of Presi-
dent Mrs. Sam Weiner of Ruth-
erford Ave. A social hour, with
refreshments, will follow.

Yale Establishes
Rights Fellowship
Honoring Engel

A fellowship on human rights
and civil liberties has been es-
tablished at Yale University
Law School in honor of Irving
M. Engel. honorary president of
the American Jewish Commit-
tee.
Engel, ,a. native of Birming-
ham and a graduate of Yale
Law School, has for many years
been a prominent New York
attorney active in numerous
human rights causes. He is a
senior member of the New York
law firm of Engel, Judge, Miller
and Sterling.
Endowed by the American
Jewish Committee, the fellow-
ship, intended to further re-
search in human rights and
civil liberties at Yale Law
School, will be known as the
Irving M. Engel Fund which
the Committee's Appeal for
Human Relations has estab-
lished as a tribute to a long-
time leader.
Engel served as president of
the American Jewish Commit-
tee from 1954 to 1959.

CJFWF Study Shows
Changed Growth
Patterns in U.S.

Recent population studies
made by Jewish federations as
aids in community planning re-
veal some significant differences
in composition and growth pat-
terns between the Jewish and
non-Jewish portions of the
population, according to the
"Report on Jewish Population
Studies" issued by the Council
of Jewish Federations and Wel-
fare Funds.
The demographic studies by
eight federations within the
past five years show that Jews
in the United States diverge
statistically from the rest of the
white urban population in age
distribution, size of family,
birth rate, proportion of foreign
born, level of education and
occupational classification.
One significant divergence
was found to be in age distri-
bution. The data reveals a sub-
stantially greater proportion of
Jews in the 40 to 64-year-old
groups, forecasting an increase
in Jewish aged in the coming
decades that will exceed the
rise in the general population.
However, a drop in the num-
ber of Jewish births was re-
vealed, contrasting with a rise
among the general white urban
population.
The high level of education
attained by U.S. Jews ,is shown
in the fact that more than a
third of those queried in the
reporting studies had reached
or gone beyond the college
level—the largest ratio in the
30 to 44-year-old group, a n d
the proportion diminishing in
the older age groupings.
A comparison with the total
white urban population indi-
cates that proportionately twice
as many Jews in these com-
munities have attended college.
An occupational cross-section
drawn from the reported data
shows the largest proportion of
American Jews to be managers,
entrepreneurs, a n d self-em-
ployed; a slightly smaller per-
centage to be professionals and
semi-professionals; still fewer,
engaged in clerical, sales,
skilled and semi-skilled - 7ork;
and virtually none in unskilled,
or personal and protective serv-
ices.
In contrast, the general U.S.
census data shows the largest
proportions in the skilled, semi-
skilled, clerical and sales
fields; and the smallest pro-
portion in managerial or self-
employment.

Sid Shmarak's

Business Briefs

GIFTS BY ISABEL, a divi-
sion of Isabel Rents, Inc., is
the largest renter of fine party
supplies in Michigan.
The gift division started
when many clients wanted to
buy the unusual_ items that
were rented. As a result, Isabel
L.. Grossman (Mrs. Alan) de-
cided to add a gift line in addi-
tion to the rental business. The
gift division has grown until
it was necessary to take over
the adjoining store and double
the floor area. Now for the
first time a semi-annual clear-
ance sale will start Monday,
offering 25% off on every item
in the store, 18280 Livernois,
just north of Curtis.
* *
A story in last week's Jewish
News inadvertently identified
Hannah Cohen as "Miss" in er-
ror. Mrs. Cohen is associated
with the Glynn Travel Agency.

The average, presently
healthy, middle-aged white male
has been estimated to have one
chance in five of developing
coronary heart disease before
he reaches the age of 65, the
Michigan Hear t Association
says.

Wuntner-Engelbert
Engagement Told

Mrs. Kliger Gets Journalism Award

Mrs. David Kliger is one of
12 winners of national journal-
ism awards announced by the
newspaper fund of the Wall
Street Journal.
The award provides for her
and for the other winners from
other states a special course

Noted Musicians Will
Conduct Chamber
Workshop at Center

MISS LYNN WUNTNER

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Wuntner
announce the engagement of
their daughter, Lynn Hope, to
David Earl Engelbert, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Engelbert
of Covington Dr.
The bride-elect is a senior at
Wayne State University. Her
fiance is a graduate of the Uni-
versity of -Michigan School of
B us in e ss Administration and
the Wayne State University
Law School. The couple will be
married in August.

Mischa Mischakoff and Gor-
don Staples, violinists; Nathan
Gordon, violist; Paul Olefsky,
cellist, and Julius C h a j es,
pianist, will jointly conduct a
chamber music workshop next
fall. Instrumentalists interested
in participating may contact
Chajes at the Jewish Center,
18100 Meyers, DI 1-4200.

Labor Zionist
Council Installs
Shrodeck Chairman

THE LABOR ZIONIST
COUNCIL OF DETROIT re-
cently installed the following
as officers for the coming year:
I. L. Shrodeck, chairman; Dena
Greenberg, Morris Lifshay and
David Sislin, vice-chairmen;
Bernard Schiff, treasurer; and
Sarah Schiff, secretary.

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Israel Will Train
Directors for Jewish
Centers in Europe

GENEVA, (JTA) — Twelve
young men and women from
five European countries have
been chosen from 240 appli-
cants for enrollment in a train-
ing institute for directors for
Jewish centers, Charles H. Jor-
dan, overseas director-general
of the Joint Distribution Com-
mittee, reported.
He said the Institute, which
will begin July 1 in the Paul
Baerwald School at the Hebrew
University • in Jerusalem, was a
cooperative venture of organi-
zations working for Jewish
youth. He listed them as the
JDC; the Standing Conference
of European Jewish Community
Services; the Jewish Agency
for Israel; and the Paul Baer-
wald School. Jordan said the
Jewish Agency will finance an
intensive four-month seminar
on the Hebrew language and
Jewish cultural studies for the
enrollees. The JDC will pay for
transportation to Israel and
maintenance and tuition. The
JDC was bringing Yehuda Ro-
senman, executive director of
the Jewish Community Center
of Baltimore, to Israel to direct
the project.
Jordan said that whereas 10
years ago there was not a
single Jewish center in all of
continental Europe, there were
now 82- such centers in opera-
tion created with West German
reparations funds made avail-
able by the Conference on Jew-
ish Material Claims Against
Germany. He explained that
"this phenomenal growth" • cre-
ated a need for trained per-
sonnel who were not available
in Europe.
The 12 enrollees were recom-
mended by specific communi-
ties and have agreed to work
for the community that recom-
mended them when they com-
plete their training in Israel.
They will eventually serve in
Frances, Greece, Sweden, Bel-
gium and West Germany.

of study in journalism at Mary-
grove College, from June 24 to
Aug. 2.
Mrs. Kliger now is a pre-
doctoral student in the depart-
ment of speech and communi-
cation at the University of
Michigan. She holds the R.N.
degree from Highland Park
General Hospital, the degree of
B.S. in Education from Mercy
College and a Master's degree
in health education from Wayne
State University.

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