Rabbi Lehrman Heads Michigan
Zionist Region; State Leaders
Call for Intensified Zionism
the policy of discrimination
pursued by the Soviet govern-
ment against its Jewish citizens
and appealed to the President
of the U.S. "to use his good
offices on behalf of Soviet
Rabbi Moses Lehrman of con- Flint; Rabbi Joseph Katz, Sagi- Jewry"; called for increased
gregation B n a i Moshe was naw; Judge Ira G. Kaufman and membership activity to bolster
elected president of the Michi- M. Ben Lewis, Detroit. Rabbi the Zionist "force of numbers";
gan Region, Zionist Organiza- Israel Goodman, Pontiac, was urged adequate funds for the
tion of America, at the region's elected secretary, and Jacob maintenance and expansion of
13th annual convention held Moscov, South Haven, treasurer. the Kfar Silver Agricultural In-
Sunday in Pontiac.
Named to the region's execu- stitute in Israel and the ZOA
Rabbi Lehrman is a a past tive council are: Osias Zwerd- House in Tel Aviv; called for
president of the Zionist Organi- ling, Ann Arbor; Thomas A. greater emphasis upon Hebrew
zation of De- Horwitz and Joseph Jacobson, and Jewish education; expan-
troit and a Pontiac; Louis Kasle and Ben- sion of ZOA's program for Ali-
former in e tu- zion Gotlib, Flint; Samuel Wald- yah and support for the UJA,
ber of the man, Midland; Max Subar, Israel Bonds and the Jewish
national a d - Grand Rapids; Harry Cohen, National Fund.
Osias Zwerdling of Ann Arbor
Ininistrative Abraham Borman, Rabbi Leon
council of the Frain, Lawrence Crohn, Philip was presented with a plaque,
ZOA. He Slomovitz, Sherman Shapiro and citing him for his notable con-
served as Dr. Bernard Weston, Detroit; tributions and services to Zion-
chairman of Manuel M. Konigsberg, Kala- ism, Israel and World Jewry. M.
Rabbi Lehrman t h e organiza- mazoo.
Ben Lewis of Detroit was hon-
tion and religi ous divi-
Resolutions were adopted ored with a Kfar Silver Scholar-
sion of the Allied Jewish Cam- calling upon the U.S. Govern- ship Certificate in recogniti
paign, was a member of the ment "to take the initiative of his distinguished services
Jewish Welfare Federation.
and leadership in efforts for the ZOA and support of Kf
Morris M. Jacobs, Detroit, was Arab-Israel peace" and to take Silver. Dr. Sidney Marks, n
reelected honorary president of steps "to counter the mount- tional executive director of t
the region and Milton S. Mar- ing dangers to the peace of ZOA, made the presentations.
wil, Detroit, was named honor- the world inherent in Arab
A symposium on the then
ary vice president. New vice hostility against Israel."
"Zionist and Friend of Israe
presidents are Harry J. Binder,
Other resolutions protested was moderated by - Philip Slom
vitz. Discussants were Rab
Ernst J. Conrad, Pontiac; Rab
Harold S. White, Ann Arbo
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Samuel Waldman, Midland, an
Richard B. Kramer, Detroi
The speakers underscored th
unique and historic role of th
Zionist Movement as a bulwar
against assimilation and as
guardian of the "oneness an
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Ezekiel Leikin, regional di
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Other speakers were Morris
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Named to the region's administra-
ti ve board were: Ben Rosenberg and
R abbi Joseph Schwarz, Benton Har-
b or; Abe Riskin and Jacob Pines,
F lint; Percy Berman and Abe Dra-
si n, Grand Rapids; Rabbi Myron B.
M ovsky, Kalamazoo; Rabbi Stanley
K aplan, Jacob Ashendorf and Joseph
Si mon, Muskegon; Rabbi Ernst J.
Co nrad and Charles Jacobs, Pontiac;
Is adore Lipshitz, South Haven; Rabbi
Jo seph Kratzenstein and Julius
Gi nsberg, Bay City; Rabbi Louis
Sa rker and Louis Merdler, Mid-
la nd; Cantor Martin Glancz, Sagi-
na w; Philip J. Cutler, Port Huron; 1
Ra bbi Milton Arm, Dr. Alex Fried-
is ender, Richard Kramer, Carmi
Si omovitz, Dr. Ted Winshall and I
Da vid Zellman, Detroit; Rabbi David
Je ssel, Livonia; and Rabbi Harold
S. White, Ann Arbor.
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