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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-10-11

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Friilay, October 11, 1963—THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS-30

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Handlin's 'The Americans,' His
Attitude Toward Zionism and the
Analyses of Current U.S. History

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Monument Unveilings

(Unveiling announcements may
be inserted by mailing or by call-
ing The Jewish News office, 17100
W. 7 Mile Rd., Detroit 35, VE
8-9364. Written announcements
must be accompanied by the name
mad address of the person making
the insertion. There is a standing
charge of $3.00 for an unveiling
notice, measuring an inch in
depth.)
* * *

A number of interesting ob- of their own. The Zionist move
servations on the status of Jews ment attracted only a tiny min-
in America have been made by ority in the 1920's, and when it
Dr. Oscar Handlin, professor of grew in the next decade it was
history at Harvard University sustained more by the hope of
a n d Pulitzer
making a place for European
Prize winner
refugees than by the expecta-
for history in
tion that Americans might ac-
The f a mil y of the late
1951, in his
tually leave for Palestine. It too Ne ch am a Lea Frenkel an-
latest study,
reflected a desire for national nounces the unveiling of a
"T h e Amer-
identification, a wish to be proud
icans—A New
of the group to which one be- monument in her memory noon
History of the
Sunday, Oct. 20, at Machpelah
longed.
People of the
"The great majority of Jews, Cemetery. Rabbi Rothenberg,
United States,"
however, clung to their commit- Rabbi Frankel and C an t or
published b y
ment to the United States. They Frankel will officiate. Relatives
Little Brown
were a part of this society and
and Co. in as Dr. Handlin
no other; and their congresses, and friends are asked to attend.
* * *
sociation with the A t l an ti c committees and leagues struggl-
Monthly Press, (34 Beacon, Bos- ed successfully for equality. They
The family of the late Dr.
ton 6).
too welcomed the promise of the Joseph Rottenberg announces
Describing the "search for sta- New Deal."
the unveiling of a monument in
bility," the economic and social
On earlier occasions, Dr. • his memory 10 a.m. Sunday,
changes that have taken place, Handlin's a t t i t u d e toward Oct. 13, at Clover Hill Park
Dr. Handlin points to the pre- Zionism created consternation Cemetery. Rabbi Sperka and
judices that have seeped into in some quarters. Here, too, Cantor Adler will officiate. Rel-
our society. There was an anti- when he speaks of American atives and frieinds are asked to
alien sentiment, in the early Jewry's "commitment to the attend.
years of this century, and:
* * *
United States," there is in
"Discrimination now served
e v i d e n c e a negative note.
The family of the late Meyer
many Americans as it had
There never was any other Nadler announces the unveiling
earlier served the Southern
approach but such a commit. of a monument in his memory
poor white against the Negro.
ment, and anything that might
noon Sunday, Oct. 20, at Clover
It established a racial differ-
suggest a dual allegiance is Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.
ence that defined the group,
an unfair charge. Zionists
protected it against outsiders
acted out of humanitarian aims Rabbi Groner will officiate.
Relatives and friends are asked
and gave it pride in its own
to assist the dispossessed and to attend.
superiority. The targets, how-
the homeless. It was not, as
* * *
ever, were no longer the black
the eminent historian writes
men alone, but also the Cath-
The
family
of the late Philip
"a desire for national identi-
olics and Jews, the Italians,
fication." The only such iden- Abramsohn announces the un-
Japanese and Poles, who were
tification was with this coun- veiling of a monument in his
to be excluded, held down, as
try. It is most regrettable memory 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct.
a sign of the worth of the one
that Dr. Handlin again should 13, at Machpelah Cemetery.
hundred per cent Americans."
have resorted to a negation. Rabbi Goldman will officiate.
Fearing that "a great race
He describes how discrimina- Relatives and friends are asked
was falling to the assault of
to attend.
undermen," there were the tion attracted some Americans
* * *
movements against foreigners, to Father Coughlin's movement
and
to
the
America
First
party
The
family
of the late Israel
the prohibition crusade, attacks
on jazz and movies. Commander and points to the rise of the Victor Weinberg announces the
Richard Hobson, hero of the labor movement during that era. unveiling of a monument in his
There is an interesting evalua- memory 11:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct.
Spanish-American War and Con-
gressman from Alabama, warned tion of the meanings of social 20, at Hebrew Memorial Park
that it was only a question of justice and of movements to- Cemetery. Rabbi Prero will offi-
time. "We are making the last wards progressivism, and points ciate. Relatives and friends are
stand of the great white race ..." out: "The Jews of the United asked to attend.
* * *
Then the Ku Klux Klan mem- States . . . reinterpreted the
bership swelled to four million, Messianic hope for the estab-
Mr.
and
Mrs.
Maynard Feld-
there were attacks on the Jews lishment of the Kingdom of man, children of the late Eva
truth,
justice
and
peace
among
in Georgia and on others. Dr.
Schneidman, announce the un-
Handlin states in this connec- all men as a mandate to solve veiling of a monument in her
the problems created by the
tion:
memory 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
"The people under attack— contrasts and evils of the pre- 13, at Turover Cemetery. Rabbi
Negroes, Jews, Irish Catholics sent organization of society. Gorrelick will officiate- Rela-
—could not become racists. Rabbis like Stephen S. Wise, tives and friends are asked to
Their underprivileged posi- Emil G. Hirsch and David Philip- attend.
tion deprived them of that re- son became teachers of morals
* *
fuge. Yet there was a signifi- and commentators on the af-
The family of the late Dora
cant parallel between their fairs of the day from a progres-
Plotkin announces the unveil-
response to social and cultural sive point of view . . ."
In the period of cultural ing of a monument in her
change and that of the native
whites. The majority were con- transitions, when there were memory 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20,
tent with the pleasures of exclusions of some elements at Northwest Hebrew Memorial
popular culture. But clusters from established society, Dr. Park Cemetery. Rabbi Segal
of aggrieved men judged the Handlin writes, "Jews, the most and Cantor Fenakel will offi-
new conditions inadequate and mobile immigrants of the per- ciate. Relatives and friends are
sought more meaningful forms iod, were usually denied ad- asked to attend.
of identification and expres- mittance to Society, but the
sion . . . the security of re- Coreys of Boston were equally
newed identification with the reluctant to receive Silas Lap-
The Family of the Late
ham of Vermont and Mrs. Astor
groups of their origin . . ."
REBECCA
had
to
be
persuaded
to
accept
It is at this point that Prof.
Handlin made reference to the Mrs. Vanderbilt."
SI
LBERSCHEIN
The bewilderments of de-
growth of anti-Semitism and to
announces the unveil-
the Zionist activities, stating: veloping conditions and the
ing of a monument in
"After 1900 Jews faced an hopes for a new day, the pro-
her memory 11:30 a.m.
gress
in
the
efforts
for
desegre-
anti-Semitism more v i r u l en t
Sunday, Oct. 13, at
than the unfavorable stereotypes gation — these and scores of
Beth Abraham Ceme-
other
issues
are
dealt
with
skil-
and the restrictions of clubs and
tery. Rabbi Halpern
resorts in an earlier period. Con- fully, guiding Americans to-
and Cantor Ackerman
certed efforts excluded them wards a better understanding of
will officiate. Relatives
themselves,
their
heritage,
their
from some branches of employ-
and friends are asked
ment, limited their access to traditions. Dr. Handlin's work
to attend.
emerges
as
one
of
the
great
the universities and the profes-
sions and barred them from de- histories of our country.
sirable residences. In some
places they were the victims of
The Family of the Late
violence and the Klan sought
The Family of the Late
to deprive them of political
BENJAMIN
RACHEL
rights. The United States then
MUSKOVITZ
ROSENZWEIG
might not, after all, be dif-
announces the unveil-
Announces the unveil-
ferent; perhaps expectations of
ing of a monument in
assimilation were a delusion and
ing of a monument in
his memory, 1 p.m.
their long history of separate-
her memory 11:30 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13, at
ness and persecution would con-
Sunday, Oct . 20, at
Northwest Hebrew Me-
tinue. They could not complac-
Beth Abraham Ceme-
morial Park Cemetery.
ently look across the ocean and
tery. R a b b i Halpern
Rabbi Gorrelick and
be sure that what happened in
and Cantor Ackerman
Cantor Bagley will of-
Czarist or Hitlerite p o g r o m s
will officiate. Relatives
ficiate. Relatives and
would not happen here.
and friends are asked
friends are asked to
"Some Jews decided that they
to attend.
attend.
were indeed a separate nation-
ality and required a homeland

The family of the late Benja-
min Kahn announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in his
memory 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct.
20, at Machpelah Cemetery.
Rabbi Gorrelick will officiate.
Relatives and friends are asked
to attend.
* * *

The family of the late Anna
Katz announces the unveiling of
a monument in her memory
noon Sunday, Oct. 13, at Work-
men's Circle Cemetery. Rabbi
M. Halpern will officiate. Rela-
tives and friends are asked to
attend.
* * *

The family of the late Rachel
Zucker Malkin announces the
unveiling of a monument in her
memory noon Sunday, Oct. 13
at Chesed shel Emes Cemetery.
Relatives and friends are asked
to attend.

The Family of the Late

ABE
HERTZBERG

announces the unveil-
ing of a memorial in
his memory 2 p.m. Sun-
day, Oct. 13, at Clover
Hill Park Cemetery.
Rabbi Arm will offici-
ate. Relatives and
friends are asked to at-
tend.

The Family of the Late

JACK WAYNE
(WEINBERG)

announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
his memory 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13, at
Clover Hill Park Ceme-
tery. Rabbi Halpern
will officiate. Relatives
and friends are asked
to attend.

The Family of the Late

The family of the late Abra-
ham Moorstein announces the
unveiling of a monument in his
memory 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct.
13, at Northwest Hebrew Me-
morial Park Cemetery. Rabbi
Arm will officiate. Relatives and
friends are asked to attend.
* * *
The family of the late Fany
Goodman announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in her mem-
ory 12:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20,
at Beth Abraham Cemetery.
Rabbi Halpern will officiate.
Relatives and friends are asked
to attend.

The Family of the Late

HELEN
SWITZER

announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
her memory 11 a.m.
Sunda y, Oct. 13, at
Machpelah Cemetery.
Rabbi Sperka and Can-
tor Adler will officiate.
Relatives and friends
are asked to attend.

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The Unveiling of the
Marker for

LENA LEBSTER

Will be held at the
Clover Hill Park Ceme-
tery 1 p.m. Sunday,
Oct. 13, 1963. Rabbi
Irwin Groner, officiat-
ing.

The Family of the Late

BESSIE KAMBER

Announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
her memory noon Sun-
day, Oct. 20, at Chesed
Shel Emes Cemetery.
Rabbi S. P. Wohlge-
lernter will officiate.
Relatives and friends
are asked to attend.

CHARLES ARON

announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
his memory 1 p.m. Sun-
day, Oct. 13, at Nusach
Harie Section of Beth
Emanuel Cemetery,
Woodward at 8 1/2 Mile.
Rabbi Arm will offici-
ate. Relatives and
friends are asked to at-
tend.

The Family of the Late

JACK M. GILL

announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
his memory 10:30 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13, at
Machpelah Cemetery.
Rabbi Halpern will of-
ficiate. Relatives and
friends are asked to
attend.

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The Family of the Late

JOSEPH KAMEN

husband of Ida and
father of the late Mor-
ris Kam _ en and Esther
Brown, announces the
unveiling of a monu-
ment in his memory 2
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 27,
at Chesed shel Emes
Cemetery. Rabbi Gold-
schlag will officiate.
Relatives a n d friends
are asked to attend.

The Family of the Late

CASPER BROWN

announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
his memory 11 a.m.
Sunday, Oct. 13, at
Beth Abraham Ceme-
tery. Rabbi Halpern
will officiate. Relatives
and friends are asked
to attend.

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The Family of the Late

ISI DOR
SELIGMAN

Announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
his memory. 11:30 a.m.'
Sunday, Oct. 20, at
Northwest Hebrew
Memorial Park Ceme-
tery. Rabbi Segal and
Cantor Fenakel will of-
ficiate. Relatives and
friends are asked to
attend.

The Family of the
Late Beloved

SAMUEL
ZEIDMAN

Announces the unveil-
ing of a monument in
his memory 1:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 20, at
Clover Hill Memorial
Park Cemetery. Rabbi
Groner and Cant or
A d l e r will officiate.
Relatives and friends
are asked to attend.

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