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December 13, 1963 - Image 25

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-12-13

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Engagement Told


(More Clubs Page 19)

Shown at the final workers' rally for Detroit Council of
Pioneer Women's fund-raising campaign are, from left, Mes-
dames Norman Leemon, chairman of arrangements; Joseph
Wyzan, executive vice-nresident; Milton Weiss, president; Rich-
ard B. Kramer, publicity; and Norman Kanter, program. The
women are making final plans for the 38th annual donor lunch-
eon noon Wednesday at Temple Israel. They hope to raise
$60,000 by the day of the event. Rabbi Jacob J. Weinstein
of K.A.M. Temple in Chicago will speak on "Israel and The
American Jewish Conununity—A Two-Way Dialogue." Also fea-
tured will be Israeli folksinger Ron Eliron. The national an-
thems will be sung by Mrs. Hy Disner, accompanied by Mrs.
Victor Linden. For ticket information, call DI 1-0786.

Zionist Community Memorial for
Dr. Silver Planned for January 5

All Zionist organizations in
Detroit, in cooperation with
other local movements and con-
gregations, will honor the mem-
ory of Dr. Abba Hillel Silver
on Jan. 5, at Temple Israel.
The entire community is in-
vited to participate in the me-
morial, which is being arranged

Feinberg to Get
Doctorate at WSU

Four nationally known lead-
ers in the arts will be given
honorary Doctor of Humanities
degrees by Wayne State Univer-
sity at commencement exercises
at 4 p.m., Sunday, at Cobo Hall.
Named to receive degrees are
John Ciardi, poetry editor,
Saturday R e v i e w; Detroiter
Charles E. Feinberg, co-editor
of the Walt Whitman Review
and holder of extensive collec-
tions of 19th and 20th century
American and British literature;
Martha Graham, dancer and
choreographer, and Louis Horst,
dean of the American Dance
and founder of the magazine,
Dance Observer.
Feinberg has been a dedi-
cated participant in the cultural
life of this community. His Walt
Whitman collection is the finest
in the world and his vast knowl-
edge of Whitman has earned
him an enviable reputation as
a respected scholar at home and
He is a member of numerous
library societies throughout the
country and has lectured on
American Literature and Walt
Whitman at numerous Amer-
ican universities as well as in
London, England (his birth-
place), Israel, Rome and Paris.
He is the author of "Note on
Whitman Collections and Collec-
tors" and "A Whitman Collec-
tor Destroys a Whitman Myth. '
His citation from the University
honors him for "his many and
varied contributions to the
world of learning and for his
dedicated service to the cultural
life of this community."

Adolph Sutro, a nineteenth
century Jewish engineer, was
a pioneer in the development
of the mining industries of the
far west. He was the first Jew-

ish mayor of San Francisco.

by the Michigan Zionist Region
of the Zionist Organization of
America, the Zionist Organiza-
tion of Detroit and the Zionist
Council of Detroit.
A detailed program for the
memorial will be announced

next week.
Rabbi Moses Lehrman, Judge
Ira G. Kaufman and Dr. Leon
Fram, presidents of the three
sponsoring movements, stated
that a call inviting all local
organizations to join in the
tributes to the great leader will
go forth this week.
Announcement also was made
that Michigan's tribute to Dr.
Silver will be in the form of a
chemical laboratory to be estab-
lished in Kfar Silver, the agri-
cultural settlement established
in Israel in Dr. Silver's honor by
the ZOA.

Israel OKs Budget
Hike of $167 Million

cabinet approved a 3,200,000,000-
pound ($1,067,000,000) draft
budget for 1964-65 which is to
be presented in the Knesset
within two weeks.
The draft budget amounts to
500,000,000 pounds ($167,000,-
000) more than the current one
and provides for increased ex-
penditures for education, hous-
ing, defense, health and social
welfare services.
The Knesset approved the co-
opting by the cabinet of Akiva
Gavrin, Mapai whip and chair-
man of the Knesset Labor Com-
mittee, as Minister Without
Portfolio. Govrin took the oath
of office following the vote. He
is expected to be given the Com-
merce and Industry portfolio
now held by Finance Minister
Pinhas Sapir at the end of the
fiscal year, next April.

Farband 5-Day Conclave
The entire range of Jewish
community life in this country,
its problems and future activi-
ties as well as the economic
strengthening of Israel will be
discussed the 50th anniversary
convention of Farband - Labor
Zionist Order will be held be-
ginning Wednesday evening,
Dec. 25, through Sunday, Dec.
29, at the Waldorf-Astoria, New
York, according to Louis Segal,
general secretary of the organi-


IARY, will hold its Hanukah
open board meeting 12:15 Tues-
day at the Detroit Historical
Museum, announced hospitality
chairmen Mesdames Meyer
Pensler and Herbert Rosen-
baum. Traditional blessings
over the Hanukah lights will
be sung by Mrs. Samson Wit-
tenberg. The program will fea-
ture Avram "Skip" Rosenthal,
who will demonstrate Israeli
folk instruments with examples
of Hebrew and Yiddish songs.
* * *
will met 12:30 p.m. Monday at
the Sholem Aleichem Institute.
Dessert luncheon will be ser-
ved. Mrs. Warren Greenstone,
president, announced that tick-
ets to the fund-raising dinner
dance of March 1, at the Latin
Quarter, will be distributed.
* * *
AD STUDY GROUP will meet
2:30 p.m. Saturday at the home
of Mrs. M. White, 18075 Wis-
consin. Guest speaker will be
M. White, announced Mrs.
Tzipora Baiter, chairman.
* * *
ASSAH, will meet 8:30 p.m
Tuesday at Hadassah House, an-
nounced President Mrs. Frank
Passal. There will be a Hanu-
kah party with latkes and re-
freshments. Guests are invited.

New York University
Offers Fellowships in
Near East Studies

Applications for fellowships in
Hebrew and Near Eastern
Studies are now available from
the New York University Insti-
tute of Hebrew Studies.
Granted under the National
Defense Education Act, the fel-
lowships are intended for mas-
ter's and doctor's degree candi-
dates interested in pursuing
careers in college teaching or in
the federal service for. which a
command of Hebrew is required.
The fellowships provide $2,250
for the academic year, plus $600
for each dependent. Students re-
ceive free tuition.
Completed applications must
be filed before Jan. 31 with Dr.
Abraham I. Katsh, New York
University, Room 46, 80 E. Wash-
The engagement of Dianna ington Sq., New York 10003.

Pierce to Lawrence G. Kaluzny
is announced by her parents,
Mr. and Mrs. A. Leon Pierce
of Vernon Dr., Huntington
Woods. Mr. and Mrs. Sidney
Kaluzny of Stansbury Ave. are
par e n t s of the prospective

Miss Pierce is a junior at
Wayne State University and is

affiliated with Delta Phi Epsi-
lon sorority. Her fiance is a
recent graduate of Wayne and
the recipient of the David D.
Henry award for outstanding
leadership and scholarship. He
is a past president of Delta Chi
fraternity and current president
of Omicron Delta Kappa.
An August wedding is



dramatization of the famous
fairy tale, will be presented by
the Wayne State University
Children's Theater, Dec. 21 and
22, 2:30 p.m., in the Bonstelle
Theater. The play is designed
especially for a children's audi-
ence and runs about an hour
in length.
* * *
ONY will feature Detroit
Symphony violinist Gabriel Szi-
tas and the Contemporary Civic
Ballet in its holiday concert
3:15 p.m. Sunday at Ferndale
High School. For information,
call LI 7-8900.
* * *
and FORD CHORUS will com-
bine their talents in the Henry
Ford Centennial Family Concert
2:30 p.m. at Dearborn High
* * *
Returning by popular acclaim
to Masonic Auditorium, Detroit,
for three performances Friday
and Sat., January 3 and 4, is
the spectacular BALLET
whirlwind of color and music,
gorgeous girls and lithe, heel-
clacking men. The Ballet, which
appeared here at the end of
October, completely captivated
the Detroit audience. The 85-
member group, which has been
the object of enthusiastic ac-
claim in most of the great cit-
ies of the world, is unique in
that its repertoire is made up
largely of choreographic inter-
pretations of the golden pre-
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25 -THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Frid ay, December 13, 1963

Pioneer Women's Council Seeks
to Raise $60,000 by Donor Event

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