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December 20, 1963 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-12-20

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Dr. Abba Hillel Silver's mem-
ory will be honored at a Zionist
community memorial meeting at
Temple Israel, Sunday evening,
Jan. 5.
The Michigan Zionist Region
and the Zionist Organization of
Detroit are co-sponsoring the
tribute to the eminent American
leader who died at the age of
70 on Thanksgiving Day.
Judge Ira G. Kaufman, ZOD

Pratt Arrives
in Mexico as
Israel Envoy

MEXICO CITY, (JTA)—Sim-
cha Pratt, Israel's new Ambas-
sador to Mexico, arrived here to
assume his new post after serv-
ing for two
months in the
Israeli delega-
tion to the
United Nations
General As-
sembly.
Ambassador
Pratt, who was
formerly Isra-
el's Minister to
South Africa,
and before
that his coun-
try's Consul
General in
New York, was
met at the air-
port here by
officials of the
Pratt
Mexican For-
eign Ministry and representa-
tives of Jewish communal and
Zionist organizations.
The Israeli envoy told report-
ers on arrival here that Israel
considered his new post an im-
portant one and he considered
his appointment an honor. He
is expected to present his cre-
dentials shortly to Foreign Min-
ister Manuel Tello and then to
President Adolfo Lopez Mateos.

president, will preside, and the
eulogies will be delivered by
Rabbi Leon Fram, president of
the Zionist Council of Detroit;
Rabbi Moses Lehrman, Michigan
Zionist Region president, and
Philip Slomovitz.
Liturgical selections will be
given at the memorial by Can-
tors Jacob H. Sonenklar and
Harold Orbach. A prayer will
be given by Rabbi M. Robert
Syme. Appropriate musical se-
lections will be played by Mischa
Mischakoff, Detroit Symphony
Orchestra concertmaster, who
will be accompanied by Mrs.
Morris W. Stein.
The public is invited. There
will be no solicitation of funds.
The Zionist Organization of
Detroit is planning to establish
a chemical laboratory at the
Kfar Silver agricultural settle-
ment which serves as the Ameri-
can Zionist testimonial to Dr.
Silver.
* * *
General Zionists
in 50 Nations Plan
Dr. Silver Memorial
NEW YORK (JTA)—General
Zionist organizations in 50 coun-
tries affiliated with the World
Union of General Zionists will
hold memorial meetings at the
end of this month marking the
end of the Shloshim, the tradi-
tional 30-day period of mourn-
ing, for the late Dr. Abba Hillel
Silver, according to an an-
nouncement by the World Union
of General Zionists.

MISS DINAH LEE

The engagement of Dinah
Katherine Lee to Frederick
Rudolph Scherock has been an-
nounced.
She is the daughter of Mrs.
Katherine Lee, 11701 Morang,
and Kenneth Lee, 15667 Col-
lingham. Her fiance is the son
of Mr. and Mrs. Rudolph
Scherock, 18085 Oak.
A March 25 wedding is
planned.

President Johnson
Asks Observance of
`Brotherhood Week'
NEW YORK, (JTA) — Presi-
dent Lyndon B. Johnson issued
a message calling upon all
Americans to join with him in
observing Brotherhood Week,
sponsored by the National Con-
ference of Christians and Jews.
The President has accepted
honorary chairmanship of Bro-
therhood Week, it was announc-
ed by Dr. Lewis Webster Jones,
NCCJ president. The week is to
be observed Feb. 16-23.
"Brotherhood Week 1964 is a
time of deep appraisal for all
Americans," President Johnson
said in his message. "Tragedy is
in our land, and from the dark-
ness of our sorrow ought to
come a new dedication to the
ideals of love and brotherhood.
Democracy cannot live in hate
and fear. Prejudice and bigotry
are the advance guard of failure.
"No better time exists for a
searching of our hearts and
mind than this national observ-
ance of Brotherhood. Let us
hear again the faith of our fore-
bears; let us listen again to the
inspired hopes of our national
conscience; let us obey again
the word of our religions.
"In this time, still heavy with
sadness, I urge all my fellow
Americans to join with me and
the National Conference of
Christians and Jews in this na-
tional celebration of tolerance,
truth and charity toward our
neighbors, wherever they live,
whoever they are."

Associated Brewing
Announces Dividend
Herbert Epstein, president of
Associated Brewing Company
(Pfeiffer, E & B, Schmidt Beers)
announced at a stockholders
meeting a year-end dividend of
10 cents per share, payable Jan.
10, to stockholders on record as
of Dec. 20. He also reported a
sharp increase in net income
over last year for the same
Hadassah Honors
period.
Associated Brewing, formed
Denmark for Saving when
E & B Brewing Co. was
merged into Pfeiffer Brewing
Jews from Nazis
net sales of
NEW YORK (JTA) — The Co. last year, as had
contrasted with
United Nations pledge to ad- $13,842,369
for Pfeiffer alone a
vance "human rights and fun- $12,217,203
earlier, thus elevating
damental freedom for all with- year
into the top 20 brew-
out distinction as to race, lan- Pfeiffer
guage or religion" should not ing firms of the U. S.
Net income for this year's
be taken lightly by anyone, Aage
Hessellund-Jensen, Danish Am- period was $562,831 or 38 cents
bassador to the United Nations, a share, up from $84,887 or
told more than 1,000 leaders seven cents a share earned by
Pfeiffer alone in the same period
and members of Hadassah.
The Ambassador spoke at a last year.
Associated Brewing's presi-
luncheon at which Hadassah
cited his country's—as well as dent hit strongly at Michigan
his own—role in rescuing the beer taxes in his report. He
Danish Jewish community from labeled them "oppressive" and
the Nazi invaders of Denmark cited the increase from $1.25 a
in 1943. The function — post- barrel to $6.62 per barrel on
poned from November 25 due July 1, 1962, as causing an "ar-
to the death of President John tificial recession" for Michigan `Sammy' Mothers
F. Kennedy—marked the 20th brewers which resulted in a
anniversary of the rescue of drop of 5.3 per cent in the Award 9 Scholarships
Michigan beer industry sales in to U. of M. Students
Danish Jewry.
Hadassah Myrtle . Wreath the fiscal year which ended
Nine students have been
Achievement Awards were
pre- June 30, 1963.
w
awarded scholarships by the
sented to Marian Anderson, not-
Sigma Alpha Mu Mothers' Alumni
ed contralto and former member Schwartz Will Head Group of Sigma Iota Chapter at
of the United States Delegation Commercial Dept. at
the University of Michigan.
to the United Nations; Fannie
They are Ronald Bale, Louis
Hurst, noted author; and Dr. Miller Bros. Realty
Balkany, Jerrod Becker, Arnold
Thomas D. Dublin, chief of the
Miller Bros. Realty Co. west Bernstein, Philip Kayman, Mich-
Epidemiology and Biometry side office, 2590 Puritan, an- ael Parr, Richard Robinson and
Branch of the U.S. National In- nounces its Commercial and Michael Schermer.
stitutes of Health. A posthumous Apartment TAR
The scholarships were pro-
award to Robert Frost, "Amer- House Depart-
vided through the Donald Tann
ica's poet laureate," was accept- ment will be
Scholarship Fund. Tann, a "Sam-
ed by his daughter, Lesley headed by Sam-
my," was killed in service.
Frost. Mrs. Nathan D. Perlman, uel Schwartz,
New Alumni Group officers
Hadassah's national member- who for the
are Mesdames Daniel C. Siegel,
ship chairman, presented the past 12 years
president; Edward Rothenberg,
awards.
has specialized
president; Irving Goldsmith and
Joseph Gordon, vice-presidents;
in the sale of
Botanical Translator
Peter Altman, treasurer; Sam
large multiple
Eisenberger, Albert Boesky,
Solomon Abel, one of the a n d commer-
Samuel Ruskin, Adolph Lichter,
leading scholars of the well- cial properties.
George Barron and David Tann,
known Telshe Yeshiva in 19th- Schwartz stat- Schwartz
century Lithuania, was a pioneer ed that Miller Bros. Realty is secretaries. Tribute chairman is
in the translation of modern interested in purchasing addi- Mrs. Harry Kwiker, UN 2-9457,
scientific writings into Hebrew. tional multiple and commercial who can provide information on
His best-known work was on properties for its management the Donald Tann Scholarship
Fund.
division.
botany.

Bnai Zion Honors Justice Wm. O. Douglas

NEW YORK, (JTA)—Associ-
ate Justice William 0. Douglas
of the United States Supreme
Court was granted the first
annual Bnai Zion Bill of Rights
Award, a citation carrying a
$1,000 cash prize, established
by Bnai Zion, American fra-
ternal Zionist organization, Dec.
15—the 172nd anniversary of
the adoption of the United
States Bill of Rights.
Accepting the award, voted
to him unanimously by the or-
ganization's American Affairs
Committee, and presented to
him by New York State
Supreme Court Justice Arthur
Markowich, former president of
Bnai Zion, Justice D o u g l a s
warned against bigotry in the
United States. "If the bigots
command the platform and oc-
cupy editorial desks," he said,
"the rule of law degenerates
into a regime of whim and
caprice."
Preceding the presentation of
the award, a memorial service
for the late President Kennedy

was conducted by Rabbi Wil-
liam Berkowitz, a national vice-
president of Bnai Zion. Dr.
Harris J. Levine, chairman of
the Bnai Zion Foundation, an-
nounced at the dinner that the
evaluation and therapeutic cen-
ter for mentally retarded chil-
dren, being built by Bnai Zion
at K..far Hashwedi, Jerusalem,
will be named for the late Pres-
ident Kennedy.

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21 -THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS—Friday, December 20, 1963

Abba Hillel Silver Memorial Dinah Lee to Wed
Tributes to Be Given Jan. 5 Frederick Scherock

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