Friday, November 1, 1963—THE DETROIT JEWISH NEW S-28
Excellent Works Author of 'Cast a Giant Shadow'
by Noted Writers Featured by Society for Book Fair
The education and member- Bernard Mervis, Jerome Ross,
ship committees of the Detroit Richard Kamil, Perry Burnstine
Meredith Willson's " T H E
Returning to the scene of
From Encounter, one of the Chapter of Hadassah will pre- and Merwin K. Grosberg.
ont of his earliest triumphs, the MUSIC MAN" returns to
The program will culminate
highly popular LIBERACE will troit Nov. 6. 7 and 8 in a lavish most significant Anglo-American sent a combined all-day pro-
appear in recital at the Masonic production staged by the De- monthly magazines, three distin- gram for the Jewish Book Fair's the chapter's membership drive.
Auditorium in Detroit Nov. 8, partment of Parks and Recrea- guished authors — Stephen "Hadassah Day" beginning 10 New members and their spon-
sors will be guests of the chap-
it was an- tion Civic Center Theatre at Spender, Irving Kristol and a.m. Nov. 12.
Featured speaker will be Ed- ter at the subscription luncheon
nounced b y the Ford Auditorium. Starring Melvin J. Laskey—have selected
auditorium Civic Center Theatre favorites some of the most impressive ward 0. (Ted) Berkman, author to be served at noon. Luncheon
manager C. W. Tom McClelland and JoAnn works and have produced an an- of "Cast A Giant Shadow," reservations are being taken by
Van L opik. Korn, this wonderful story of thology under the title "En- based on the life of the Israel the Hadassah Office, BR 3-5441.
The public is invited to the
Liberace, Midwest America will fill the counters," which has been pub-
whose piano Ford Auditorium with lilting lished by Basic Books (404 Park
Ave. S., N.Y. 16.
playing, per- music and fun-filled dancing.
The morning session will fea-
Three editors of this anthol-
sonality a n d
ture Rabbi Richard C. Hertz of
This production also will fea-
showmanship ture the Recreation Boys Band, ogy have shown excellent judge-
Temple Beth El and Prof. E.
are unique in the internationally famous Auto ment in their selection of essays.
Burrows Smith of Wayne State
the entertain- Towners Quartet and the Paul stories and poems by men and
University in a discussion on
Liberace m e n t world, LaVoie orchestra. Three thou- women of great distinction in
"Great Decisions — How They
has achieved stardom in the sand seats at $1 each are avail- the literary world. The selec-
Affect Us, Israel and the World."
separate fields of television, re- able for each performance. tions, made by Lasky, truly re-
Mrs. Abe Zitomer, vice - presi-
cordings, supper clubs and the Tickets may be purchased at present some of the best from
dent of education, will preside.
Grinnell's, Ford Auditorium or
The Book Fair's featured
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There is a splendid section of
any of the City's recreation
speaker for Nov. 17 is Irma
poetry and considerable interest
A motion picture produced centers. Showtime is 8 p.m.
Lindheim, second president of
attaches to a poen by Richard
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and directed by Alfred Hitch-
Hadassah following its founder,
"Boyhood of Thesus." Se-
cock comes under the heading
GARELICK'S GALLERY is Selig,
of big entertainment news for opening an exhibition of the lig was 26 when he died in
The South Oakland Chapter
lovers of suspense films. When drawings of Rico Lebrun Sun- New York in 1957. His collected
of Hadassah will present "An
two Hitchcock films are being day, 6 p.m., to run through poems were published recently.
Evening of Jewish Folklore,"
shown on the same bill, as is the Nov. 16:
with Rabbi Irwin Groner of
Dan Jacobson, one of the
case now at the MERCURY
Cong. Shaarey Zedek and Mrs.
most brilliant of the younger
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EDWARD 0. BERKMAN
McNichols, the excitement is
Orbach, dramatist, at the
The MOSCOW CHAMBER now make their home in Eng-
doubled. The two spine-tingling
War of Independence hero Col. Book Fair on Nov. 19.
features on this Hitchcock
land, is represented with Mickey Marcus. The talk is
double-bill are "VERTIGO", troit debut Nov. 15, at Masonic "Fresh Fields," and his remi- scheduled for 1 p.m.
Personal Service. Experience.
starring James Stewart and Auditorium. Rudolf Barshai, 39, niscences add to an under-
Berkman recently returned Finest in Musical Entertainment
Kim Novak, and "TO CATCH one of the outstanding violists, standing of conditions in the
from the Middle East as corres-
A THIEF", starring Cary Grant has headed the orchestra since land of his birth.
pondent for the American Broad-
and Grace Kelly, both in Tech- its inception. In addition to his
Among the very interesting casting Company. A former Hol-
nicolor. "Vertigo" concerns the fame as a soloist, he is the
lywood script writer, he collab-
involvement of a, retired de- author of arrangements and
tective (James Stewart) in the new orchestrations of many "The Messiah at the Seder." It orated on the radio program
affairs of an old schoolmate works for chamber orchestra, is both fantasy and reality, in "The Voice of Young America"
who talk the reluctant Stewart
into shadowing his beatiful fering" and "The Art of the Messiah and Elijah and with warfare field during the war.
SUPPORT LARGEST INSTITU-
but neurotic wife (Kim Novak) Fugue," Prokofiev's "Moments the real people — skeptics, left-
Berkman has been assigned TION OF TORAH EDUCATION
whom he believes is con- Fugitives" and the Preludes ists, non-believers — at a Seder. by ABC to London, Moscow and
It stands to reason that the pro- the United States. He was the IN DETROIT AND MIDWEST.
templating suicide. Stewart's and Fugues of Shostakovich.
phesies of the claimant to mes- only radio man on the spot at ATTEND THE BETH YEHUDAH
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reluctance is partly based on
do not materialize. The
the fact that he is afflicted with
The NORMAN LUBOFF sianism
— a Voice admonish- the King David Hotel explosion SCHOOLS DINNER AT COBO
acrophobia (fear of height). CHOIR, Norman Luboff con- conclusion
HALL NOVEMBER 10th.
"Go back to your old work. in Jerusalem.
"To Catch A Thief" is the ducting, will present a program ing:
Mrs. Sidney L. Brand, chair-
relentlessly exciting tale of the at Detroit's Masonic Auditorium Maybe some good will come of man of the day, will preside at
CALL WE 1-0203
notorious man of mystery the Saturday, Nov. 9, 8:20 p.m., that it," — may not please some. But the afternoon session. Chairmen
French underworld called "The will include sacred, secular, ex- it is an objective allegory and arranging the program include
Cat" and the restless thrill tended work, male chorus, need not be taken in ill spirit. Mesdames Ivan Meisner, vice-
hunting American heiress who spirituals, folk • songs, popular It represents the excellence of president;
Carl Schiller, S o 1
shocked even the blase inter- and Broadway musical selec- Wilson's literary style. •
Hoffman, Charles Jacobson,
national set with her pursuit for tions.
In "An Open Letter to the
Hon. Peter Rodd (Nancy Mit-
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Mon., Tues., Wed. Only
Warsen to Be Cited
ford) on 'A Very Serious Sub-
ALL TINTS COMPLETE $39
JOHN McCLAIN, drama critic
of the New York Journal Ameri- for Efforts on Behalf
there is the very interesting
Expert, Talented Stylists
can, will review the newest of Jewish Education
plays in "The Theater—Broad-
The Directors Council of the
"When I was last in Palestine
way On and Off," at his Detroit Jewish Religious Schools of I asked a Zionist how he defined
Towl Hall appearance Wednes- Metropolitan Detroit will present a Jew. Immigrants from every
day, in the Fisher Theater.
a resolution in honor of Allen climate from Chino to Peru were
Look for the Green Canopy
Warsen at the conference on jostling around us. There were
10615 W. 7 Mile at Pinehurst
An exhibit of "85 YEARS Jewish education Nov. 17 during athiest Slays and negroes from
UN 4-3004 — UN 4-1411
Parking in Rear
OF THEATER AT THE UNI- the annual book fair at the Jew- the Upper Nile who are reputed
VERSITY OF DETROIT" ish Center.
to eat snakes. It seemed a per-
opened in the U. of D. Mc-
The conference 'is sponsored tinent question. He answered:
Nichols Campus Library and by the United Hebrew Schools, 'Everyone who thinks he is a
Elegant . . .
will continue for three weeks. the Directors Council and the Jew, is one.' In the same way,
It includes cast pictures, pro- Jewish National Fund.
the basic principle of English
gram and original newspaper
Warsen for 18 years has been social life is that everyone
With the ROYAL Fit
reviews of "Elma, the Druid director of Jewish education for (everyone, that is to say, who
Martyr" produced in 1880.
the Adas Shalom Synagogue Re- comes to the front door) thinks
ligious School. He is the founder,
For Young Men 6 to 60
Arthur Koestler's "The Trail
Elementary and secondary first president and now honorary
Seven Mile at Evergreen
teachers and administrators are president of the Jewish Histori- of the Dinosaur," Stephen Spen-
needed by the air force over- cal Society of Michigan. He is der's "European Notebook," an
seas dependent schools located the founder and first president essay by Sir Isaiah Berlin on
in the Azores, Bermuda, Libya, of the Directors Council. These "Alexander Herzen," Lionel
England, France, Germany, Ja- and other areas of his activity in Trilling's "The Smile of Parmen-
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