Philosopher-Writer Jules Isaac Dies
Noted Sculptor Reder Dies at 66
PARIS, (JTA)—Jules Isaac, 1 that the Vatican, under Pope -
Ber- I of Reder's work, and some of
historian, philosopher, author, I John XXIII changed passages
NEW YORK, (JTA)
one of the great personalities i in the Good Friday liturgy
nard Reder, world-f a m o u s i his sculptures are in the perm-
of Judaism in France, was bur- which were considered offen- tt
Jewish sculptor, died here Sept. anent collections of most prom-
HELEN BEURER, 18 Skip- ied in the presence of French sive to the Jewish people. He ts
inent museums in this country
8 at the age of 66.
ton, Downsview, Ont., died Sept. cabinet ministers, university was credited with almost single- ) 5 3
Born in Czernowitz, which and in Europe.
9. Survived by husband, Erwin; professors and students and rep- I handedly inducing a change in
was then under Austrian rule,
Reder became an American son, Roland; and a sister.
resentatives of Jewish organiza- ! a deeply anchored anti-Jewish 2
he started drawing at the age citizen in 1948. Among his
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tion. He . died at his home at I liturgical passage in the Good Pi
of 4. It was not until after many awards in recognition of
Aix-en-Provence Sept. 6, at the !Friday mass.
World War II, during which he his artistry were a $10,000 grant edo. died Sept. 8. Survived by age
His intellectual stature and
had served as a draftee in the from the Ford Foundation, and
husband, Herman; daughter,
a brilliant academic his. writings, which included the 'FA
Austrian Army, that he started one of $2,000 from the National Mrs. Sidney (Shirley) Schein career, during
w he showed standard history text books for 1:0
serious artistic study, pursuing Institute of Arts and Letters.
ker; a brother, two sisters and little interest in Jewish affairs,1French high schools and uni-
his work first in Prague, then
John Canaday, art critic of three grandchildren.
back in Czernowitz, where he
he was brought into violent con-iversities, gave him a leading
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tact with the meaning of anti- I position among European schol- 7 c ,
carved cemetery monuments, the New York Times, praised
BEN GRANNER, 17547 Pine- Semitism during World War II, I ars, which he always used on
later in Paris. In 1930, a gallery the "ebullience" of Reder's
in Paris exhibited his "The bronzes and some of his other hurst, died Sept. 10. He leaves when his wife and only daugh- I behalf of the Jewish people. He
er, rs. ter perished in Nazi deporta- I wrote lengthy essays, such as
Torso," a female nude, subse- works for what he called ex- his wife, Ruth; daughter,
em sm and 'a :
I "Genesis of Anti-Siti"
quently acquired by the Muse- amples of "the joy of energy Keeva (Joan) Kerst; a brother, tions
um of Modern Art in New York. affirming the worthwhileness of three sisters and four grandchil-I He devoted himself passion- I "Jesus and Israel," in which he re
He came to the United States life." Of another of Reder's dren.
ately in the postwar era to the !set forth the contention that
in 1943, after fleeing one Euro- works, the critic wrote it ex-
fight aaainst anti-Semitism , es- several key points of
pean country after another
e a Leagu of Jewish- theology and their nterpreta-
died Sept. 9. He leaves his wife, Christian Friendship which was tion had contributed substan- .54
ahead of the advancing Hitler demonstration of carving."
Mildred; son, Allen; daughter, joined by
of Europe'sltially to the persistence of anti-
forces. In 1961, the Whitney
Mrs. Gerald Saginaw; four sis- foremost 'scholars and writers.lJewish feelings in Europe.
Museum here devoted three Psychiatrist Stokvis
ters and five grandchildren.
floors to the largest one-man
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show it had ever conducted. Dies in Amsterdam
Pontiffs Pius XII and John
Leading art critics in this coun- AMSTERDAM, (JTA) — Dr.
FANNIE JACOBS, 18291 Ilene, I XXIII who both proclaimed
try and abroad were fulsome Berthold Stokvis, world-famous died Sept. 11. She leaves sons, proudly their friendship with
for many years in their praise Jewish psychiatrist and nerve Irving, Albert of Dallas, Tex., him. It was at his insistence
specialist, died here at the age and Dr. Howard; daughters, Mrs.
of 57. He was a leading author- Milton (Lenore) Morris, Mrs.
During the coming
week Yeshiva Beth
Alfred (Freda) Rosen and Mrs. JNF Finds Fibre Plant
Yehuda will observe
Born in Amst er d a m, Dr. Martin (Hilda) Lattin; a brother, Thrives in Salt Water
the Yahrzeit of the
LOS ANGELES (JTA)—Wil- Stokvis was on the faculty of a sister and 13 grandchildren.
An experimnt to irrigate
Liam Natanson, noted Yiddish Leyden State University and
agaves with water of a
friends, with the
BERNARD WEISMAN of sisal
writer and philosopher, died was president of the Society of
high salt content have met with
here after a lengthy illness at Psychic Mass Hygiene and hon-
Prayers, recitation of
at the Jewish National
the age of 80. Born in Russia, orary secretary general of the Sept. 11. He leaves daughters, success
Kaddish and study-
Fund plantations at Tse'lim in ,
Natanson came to the United International Society of Ortho- Mrs. Max Handler , Mrs. Al Fisch-
ing of Mishnayes.
States when he was 20 years of pedagogics. He was the author er and Mrs. Sam DashoW; nine the Western Negev.
According to Sharon Weitz,
age and after studying medicine, of numerous works on psychol- grandchildren and two great
director of the JNF Afforesta-
he turned to serious writing on ogy and hypnosis.
Nvill now be possible to en-
Peter S. Goldstein
His major work was a volume Teacher Shortage
Shmuel Pinchas Chaim
large the cultivation of this
entitled "Culture and Civiliza-
Ben Reb Yeshiah
valuable fibre plant and to
tion" published in 1923. Among Reported in Israel
Adopts Machine to
his other works were "Spinoza
JERUSALEM, (JTA) — Is-
of brackish ground water Regina Rubinstein
and Bergson—A Parallel," and rael's Ministry of Education Detect Smugglers
hitherto considered unsuited
translations of the Works of stated that the new school year,
Tourists who pass through the
which opened last week, shows Israeli Customs Department are
for agriculture or any other Anna Gryskin
an enrollment of 495,000 stu- no longer subject to opening
The experiment was begun Ann
dents, but that there remains a their luggage to officials. The
customs check now is confined
shortage of 300 teachers.
A. A. Landesco Dies
NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y.,
as the agave
(JTA)—Alexander A. Landesco, have been engaged for the coun- I ment about what dutiable goods can be drawn
he may be bringing into the plants have developed normally Anna
prominent Jewish banker and try's elementary schools, but I country.
and their yield is not inferior
philanthropist, died here at 83. about half of them are replace-
However, this does not mean to that
Rabbi M. Zager
He was controller of the Joint ments for others who left the
Distribution Committee since school system. About 85,000 that customs authorities act with sweet water.
1944. Born in Rumania, Land- children entered kindergarten only the deepest faith in the
CARD OF THANKS
esco came to 'the United States this year. The budget for the honesty of man. A $10,000 in-
The family of the late John Tillie
in 1900. He directed JDC relief current academic year is $67,- strument, called an inspecta- William
activities in Eastern Europe
human. Into this large machine with grateful appreciation the Tillie
over last year.
after the First World War.
(containing x-ray equipment and many kind expressions of sym- Morris Eizen
real live inspectors) are placed pathy extended by relatives and Solomon
suspicious looking parcels, or friends during the family's re-
parcels belonging to suspicious cent bereavement.
When a press demonstration ISid Wolfson's
is invited to participate in a
of the inspectascope was given,
one reporter slipped a wrist-
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watch into the briefcase under
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for the six million Jews who perished
Cemeteries on Woodward
ject" showed up so clearly re-
in Europe at the hands of the Nazis .. .
porters could almost tell the
time of day.
which will be held on
Sunday, September 22, at 1:30 p.m.
HEBREW MEMORIAL PARK
(Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery-14 Mile Rd. and Gratiot)
Who departed Sept. 18,
1958. Always remem-
bered by his family.
RABBI LEIZER LEVIN
of the Cong. Beth Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah
RABBI M. J. WOHLGELERNTER
Sec'y to Chief Rabbinate of Israel
of the Cong. Beth Aaron will participate in these services.
Morris Dorn, President
Samuel Portner, Gen. Chair.—Rabbi Israel I Rockove, Exec. Dir.
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