Friday, Nov. 29, 1963 — THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS — 32
New Home for Aged Facility to Be Known as Borman Hall
A second Home for the Aged will be built on Seven Mile Road and
Sunderland and will be known as the Borman Hall in honor of Abraham
and Tom Borman, who gave $250,000 towards the estimated cost of
$2,500,000 for the new building, it was announced this week by Edward
Fleischman, president of the Home, in behalf of its board of directors.
The Bormans are shown in the photo next to the architect's plan for the
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The new facility, a member agency of the Jewish Welfare Federation,
will accommodate 188 residents and will increase the number of older
adults receiving residential care under auspices of the Jewish community
Fleischman said that the naming of the new building in honor of
the Bormans takes into account their distinguished record for community
service in addition to their generous gift towards the new building.
The second facility of the Jewish Home for Aged was designed by
Albert Kahn Associated Architects and Engineers to blend into a resi-
dential area which surrounds its 7 3/4 acre site. It is a three-element facility
consisting of a major residence portion, and a one-story administrative
The major residence portion
will be a three-story, L-shaped Arab Refugees' Righe to Return Is Hebrew Corner
brick building. Plans call for 10
rooms of this wing to contain
special equipment, including Rejected by Israel Despite UN Action
The year of 1914 Palestine is under
piped-in oxygen, for use in treat-
The Ottoman (Turkish)
UNITED NATIONS, (JTA)-- resettlement of the refugees Republican charged in Con- Turkish is rule.
fighting alongside Germany
ment of the temporarily in- Israel will not modify its re- or their integration into the gress that a United States reso- Empire
and Austria. On the other side of the
line Jews put on English, French and
Middle East economy. He
fusal to negotiate a solution of
The single-story element of the Arab refugee problem to said Israel also opposed lution on Arab refugees at the also American uniforms.
On which side should fight the
the Home in addition to housing accord With the Arab claim that another section of the Ameri-
Hebrew "Yishuv" (settlement)? The
administrative quarters will con- the refugees haVe a "right to can document which, by im- and irresponsible attempt by "Yishuv" decides to join the "enemy"
tain medical and occupational return to Israel territory, Is- plication, blamed Israel for the State Department to curry camps.
In the United States and in Eng-
therapy facilities, dining and raeli spokesmen declared. They failing to advance the "re- favor and s- ooth Arab feelings land
refugees from Eretz Israel be-
gan to organize Hebrew regiments.
kitchen areas and a synagogue- made it clear that the Israeli patriation" of the refugees. ruffled by the Congressional Amongst
the Jewish commanders we
amendment limiting aid to the find the names of Trumpeldor, Jabo-
Comay made it clear, how-
stand would not be altered by
Isaac Ben-Zvi of blessed
Other features include two the resolution adopted by the ever, that Israel approved United Arab Republic."
memory and David Ben-Gurion. The
apartments for full-time nurses UN General Assembly's Special those portions of the United
Hebrew regiment fought with distinc-
Rep. Halpern said "the Near tion. However, all those that hoped
and full basement for storage, Political Committee Nov. 20, States resolution which called
situation is far too that victorious England would thank
dishwashing, mechanical equip- which reaffirmed a clause in for continuance of relief ac-
them for their voluntary, help, were
volatile for the State Depart- mistaken. •
ment and a beauty salon.
the 1948 General Assembly tivities on behalf of the Arab
The year of 1939 a crazed "Fuhrer"
Borman Hall will have both resolution that the Arabs in- refugees.
the world into a second war.
play with the emotions of the leads
Thousands of Israelis enlist in the
single and double rooms. Ten of terpret as giving the refugees
Viewing the situation, Mrs. Arab refugees, by using this British army, and later in the Jewish
the rooms will have fittings for the "right" to return to Israel Golda Meir, Israel's Foreign
Brigade. Hundreds fall in battle.
providing oxygen for ill resi- territory or to receive compen- Minister, said: "It is no Tisha complex humane issue as a po- Again England did not remember the
contribution and acknowledged no
dents. There will be two pas- sation.
b'Av (Day, of Lamentation) for propaganda play against Is- gratitude.
senger elevators and a food lift,
In the country there are least
T h e resolution, introduced us " She noted that "despite rael."
thousand people that wore uniforms
a barber and a beauty shop.
in two world wars. These veterans
and pressed through the com- immense pressures brought by
Plans for the building are com-
received a state recognition. The
by the United States the United States," 19 members and cruel to falsely arouse the State of Israel gave them, in a gay
plete and bids have been asked. mittee
of the United Nations had per- hopes of the Arab refugees for ceremony, the "sign" of contribution.
Fleischman emphasized that
Of course there were speeches.
of the text as "un- sisted until the last moment in mass repatriation, when all con- There
were also deep feeling meet-
the new faCility was designed nunciation
acceptable," was carried by a co-signing a draft resolution cerned know that any solution ings. David Ben-Gurion — non-com-
to reduce the waiting list for vote of 83 to one (Israel) with calling for direct Israeli-Arab
missioned soldier, met his officer,
of the Arab context of peace, who today sells fish in Tel-Aviv.
aged who need residential care 12 abstentions.
negotiations on the refugee nothing can be achieved but There was also a memorial ceremony
in memory of those that fell dead in
at the Home on Petoskey.
The adoption of the Ameri- question. She noted also that, further inflammation of re- the battles: Crete, Greece, Lybio,
The Borman brothers are
Tobruk, Italy and North Africa. The
known for their many philan- can resolution, after a five-hour the central, substantive clause gional emotions and tensions, Israeli paratroopers that jumped in
English uniforms behind the lines
thropies. Borman Hall will be
in the American draft, to which
the second building in Detroit vated a call by Italy for the Israel objected, 20 members tinues using the hapless -refu- Right is he who said that: Veteran
gees as pawns in pursuit of soldiers never die.
to bear their name. There is a
Translation of Hebrew Column
Published by Brith Ivrith Olamith,
Borman Branch of the United resolutions before the corn-
Al Borman, the younger of on behalf of the Arab states by than 1,000 women, at a lunch-
the brothers, is co-chairman of three Moslem states—Afghani- eon of the womens division of
the Jewish Welfare Federation's stan, Indonesia and Pakistan— the American Friends of the
Allied Jewish Campaign, is a would have called for UN inter- Hebrew University, that the
member of the board of gover- vention inside Israel on behalf resolution on the Arab refugee
nors of Federation, past presi- of property allegedly left in problem was "neither just nor
dent of the Zionist Organization Israel by the refugees. It would moral." Asserting that the
of Detroit, and is a director of have also set an Oct. 15, 1964, Arabs have openly proclaimed niNp zr-r . irrn
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University in Israel.
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The Bormans are founders of direct negotiation.
they know that they have no
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and have received many testi- permanent UN representa-
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Tom Borman came to Detroit t h e Palestine Conciliation independence and progress."
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from the time they ran a corner ing into account alternative
solutions of the issue through! Seymour Halpern, New York
Hillel Book Asks New Approach to Youth Training
The case for a new approach to
Jewish education that can close
the gap between the low level
of pre-college religious notions
and the intellectual standards of
university life is set forth in a
new book by Dr. Alfred Jospe,
program director of the Bnai
Brith Hillel Foundations.
Rabbi Jospe's theme in "Juda-
ism on the Campus," a collection
of six essays published by the
Hillel Foundations, is that the
scientific and pragmatic orienta-
tion of the university makes
meaningless the immature reli-
gious value of present-day stu-
To combat this he calls for a
broader religious education
among youth that will "Thaw out
Jewish values so that they will
not remain frozen at the Sunday
School level," accent a search for
truth rather than security, with
"critical questions" welcomed
and without "fear that inquiry
will destroy faith."
In his analysis of Jewish stu-
dent and his sense of Jewish
identity, Dr. Jospe reveals that
being Jewish is for many stu-
dents, neither a problem nor a
challenge but simply a condi-
tion of their lives, "the context
of their social location."
They have the religious so-
phistication of ten-year-olds,
with notions about God and
faith that are largely echoes of
childhood fears, the author
As a result, Dr. Jospe points
out, the need for an intellectual
understanding of religious val-
ues that is compatible with uni-
versity level of thinking, is
thwarted by a quality of Jewish
education that has "not succeed-
ed in creating, in young hearts
and minds, the image of a Juda-
ism that has something meaning-
ful to contribute to their search
for spiritual dignity and moral
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