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June 28, 1963 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-06-28

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Temple Israel Choral Group Will
Participate in Freedom Festival

JERUSALEM, (JTA) — The
House Committee of Israel's
parliament approved new reg-
ulations for the long-delayed
elections for a new Chief Rab-
binate Council of which two
members will serve as Israel's
Chief Rabbis, one Ashkenazic
and one Sephardi.
The regulations, which were
promulgated by Religious Af-
fairs Minister Zorach Warhaf-
tig, after an inter-party agree-
ment between Mapai and the
National Religious Bloc, pro-
vide for a nine-man elections
committee. Four members will
be named by the government on
recommendation of the Reli-
gious Affairs Minister and four
by the present Rabbinate Coun-
cil. The eight will jointly select
an outsider to serve as chair-
man.
Candidates for the Chief posts
must have served at least 10
years, the new regulations pro-
vide. Israel presently has only
a Sephardic Chief Rabbi, Yitz-
hak Nissim. The post of Ash-
kenazic Chief Rabbi has re-
mained unfilled since the death
several years ago of Dr. Isaac
Herzog.



The Temple Israel Choral Group, under the direction of Cantor
Harold Orbach, will represent Jewry in the special Religious
Freedom Observance being held as part of the International
Freedom Festival at 7:15 p.m. Sunday in Ford Auditorium.
The Choral Group will sing "Ovinu Malkenu" and "Ki Onu
Amecho," which it recently recorded with Cantor Orbach for
the new album "Music of the High Holy Days." Sunday's pro-
gram, sponsored by the Detroit-Windsor International Freedom
Festival, is presented in cooperation with the Detroit Council
of Churches and the Detroit Round Table of Cathloics, Jews
and Protestants. Rabbi Jacob E. Segal of Adas Shalom Syna-
gogue will deliver a spiritual message.

Rabbi Irwin Groner Named Commission
Chairman for United Synagogue Youth

Rabbi IrWin Groner, assistant
rabbi of Cong. Shaarey Zedek,
has been appointed chairman of
the Youth Commission of Cen-
tral Region
United S y n a-
gogue Youth.
United Syna-
gogue Youth
(U. S. Y.), or-
ganized in
1951 to streng-
then and in-
tensify Jewish
loyalties a n d
ideals of young
people affili-
ated with Con-
servative syna-
gogue s, has
Rabbi- Groner grown to 25,
000 members throughout the
United States and Canada. The

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oragnization is divided into 17
regions, each with its youth
commission and chairman. Cen-
tral Region embraces Michigan,
Ohio, Northern Indiana, North-
ern Kentucky and Western
Pennsylvania, which includes a
membership of over 2,000 young
people, fourth largest in the
country.
Rabbi Groner, who has also
been . appointed to the National
Youth Commission of the
United Synagogue, succeeds
Noam Shudowsky, former youth
education director of Ada s
Shalom Synagogue.
Rabbi Groner will conduct a
seminar on "Shalom Bayit: The
Jewish Flame and Family" at
Camp Crusy, the annual en-
campment of Central Region
U.S.Y. to be held near Chelsea,
from Aug. 11 through Aug. 25.

Lubavitcher Rebbe
Denounces Indecent
Dress of Both Sexes

. - Indecent manner of dress on
the part of both men and wom-
en,- especially prevalent during
the summer months, was sharp-
ly. denounced by the Lubavitch-
er Rebbe, Rabbi Menachem M.
Schneerson, world leader of the
Lubavitcher movement.
With specific reference to the
unbecoming behavior of many
at summer resort areas, the
Rebbe strongly censured those
who cast from themselves the
yoke of decency, exemplified
by their indecent manner of
clothing, and appealed for a
greater measure of restraint
and self respect.

Israel's Chief Rabbi Joins Plea for Sobell

Approve Regulations
in Israel of Delayed
Elections of Rabbinate

The Chief Rabbi of Israel,
Yitzhak Nissim, and four other
leading Israelis, appealed to
President John F. Kennedy to
grant clemency to Morton So-
bell, now in his 13th year of
imprisonment on a conspiracy
to commit espionage charge.
The appeal included the sig-

New York Rabbinate
Asks JFK Set Day of
Prayer on Rights

Rabbi Israel Mowshowitz, pres-
ident of the New York Board of
Rabbis, wrote President Ken-
nedy calling upon him to "pro-
claim a National Day of Prayer
. . . to emphasize the moral
nature of the race problem . . .
for the prayerful searching of
the individual heart so that
every person who claims a com-
mitment to a faith will know
that there is no room in one and
the same heart for the love of
God and the hatred of man."
"Such a proclamation," con-
tinued Rabbi Mowshowitz,
"would arouse the conscience of
every community to a clearer
understanding of the evil of
prejudice."
Rabbi Mowshowitz was one of
the national religious leaders
present at the White House on
June 17 at the meeting of reli-
It is not a man's nature to go gious leaders of all faiths which
to a doctor, but that is the cus- the President convened on civil
tom .—Berach oth 60
rights.

natures of noted theologian Dr.
Martin Buber, and distinguished
Israeli scholars, Samuel Hugo
Bergman, professor emeritus of
philosophy, Hebrew University,
Jerusalem; Ephriam E. Urbach,
professor of Talmudic litera-
ture. Hebrew University, and
Ernst Simon, professor of edu-
cation.
Their plea was read June 19,
at the Carnegie Hall meeting to
remember Ethel and Julius
Rosenburg, executed 10 years
ago, and urge freedom for So-
bell, who asserts his innocence,
as did his co-defendants, the
Rosenbergs.
Nobel Prize scientist Dr. Har-
old C. Urey addressed the meet-
ing.
A plea for a retrial for Sobell
was rejected by the Supreme
Court last week.

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School Registration

The Mishkan Israel Religious
School announces registration
in all age groups for the fall
semester is open, with classes
beginning after Labor Day.
Mrs. Arthur Greenwald, di-
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of the school, says chil-
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