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December 27, 1963 - Image 8

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1963-12-27

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Father-Son Chaplains Meet

meekly Quiz


(Copyright, 1963, JTA, Inc.)

Friday, December 27, 1963

Why does the rabbi give the
groom a handkerchief before
the Ketubah (marriage con-
tract) is made out and signed?

Chaplaincy Administrator Meets Chaplain Son In Germany

A father and a son, the father a chaplain in World War II and
now engaged in matters of military chaplaincy, the son an
active chaplain, recently met at the United States Military
Chaplaincy post in Germany where both have given service.
Rabbi David Eichorn, director of field activities of the com-
mission on Jewish chaplaincy of the Jewish Welfare Board,
was with the Seventh Army troops which liberated Nurmberg
and Munich, and held the first Jewish services at the Dachau
concentration camp after it was liberated in 1945. His son,
Chaplain Jonathan Eichorn is presently serving in the Stuttgart
Post Chaplain section of the Seventh Army. The father-son
meeting took place during Rabbi Eichorn's Air Force-sponsored
tour of visits with Jewish Air Force chaplains at installations
abroad. Both father and son were ordained by Hebrew Union
College-Jewish Institute of Religion.

Young Israel Teens Host Conclave Here

- Young Israel of Northwest
and of Oak-Woods will be hosts
to a mid-winter teenage con-
clave Dec. 27-30. Delegates from
Cleveland, St. Louis and Chi-
cago are expected to attend.
All Friday and Sabbath ses-
sions will be held at the Young
Israel of Northwest • and Sun-
day sessions at Young Israel
of Oak Woods. Tonight, Stan-
ley Schlussel, national youth
director of the Young Israel

"Courage leads starward, fear
toward death."—Seneca.

Adas Shalom Couples
Plan New Year Party

The Married Couples Club of
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ning 9 p.m. Tuesday at the Fern-
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tertainment, including a Hooten-
any. For information, call Mrs.
Irene Schooler, LI 8-8954.

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* * *
Why is the right shoe put
on first, according to Jewish

Jewish tradition calls for us
to start with the right in what-
ever action we take. The right,
according to the Kabbalah (mys-
tic doctrine of Judaism) signi-
fies the positive and pure ele-
ments of life, 'whereas the left
signifies the relatively negative
and impure. In one's actions
one always begins with the posi-
tive and the pure elements.

movement, will speak at the
Oneg Shabbat on the theme
"Young Israel Views Perma-
nent Values in a Changing
Seminar sessions on Sunday
morning at the Young Israel
Why is it that after the
Center of Oak Woods will dis-
cuss the role of ritual and right shoe is put on, it is not
ethics in Judaism; The Ameri- tied, but rather the left shoe
can Jewish Community, Its is put on, is tied, and then
Strength and Weaknesses; and the right shoe is laced and
Judaism and Christianity: Basic tied?
Differences. All services will be
Tying the shoe indicates the
conducted by the teenagers at binding and restrictive action of
both synagogues.
man. In this respect, the left,
which stands for the relatively
impure and negative aspect of
life should be tied down, i.e
restricted first, since it is that
element which should be con-
trolled primarily. Then the right
shoe is tied, because even our
An invitation has been ex- positive and pure actions should
tended to the entire Jewish be exercised with control. In
community to participate in the this fashion Judaism recognizes
memorial meeting for Dr. Abba the essential nature of both the
Hillel Silver, to be held at Tem- positive and the negative, both
ple Israel, Sunday evening, the impure and the pure, which
Jan. 5.
are both a part of life and the
Co-sponsored by the Zionist world. While one leans towards
Organization of Detroit and the the positive and pure right, one
Michigan Region of the Zionist also is mindful of the necessity
Organization of America, the of controlling and restraining
meeting will be addressed by lo- the negative and impure left,
cal leaders and there will be whose proper association and
appropriate hymns and musical unity witth the right bring about
the necessary balance of life
which keeps us well adjusted,
Memorial For Silver
morally and psychologically.

Held In New York

NEW YORK, (JTA)—All seg-
ments of the Jewish community
here, together with represent-
atives from all Zionist organi-
zations, attended a Public me-
morial for the late Zionist lead-
er Dr. Abba Hillel Silver at
Congregation B n a i Jeshurun,
Principal eulogies were deliv-
ered by Moshe Sharett, former
Prime Minister of Israel and
now chairman of the executive
of the Jewish Agency for Israel,
and by Dr. Emanuel Neumann,
chairman of the American Sec-
tion of the Jewish Agency and
honorary president of the Zion-
ist Organization of America.
Warm tribute to Dr. Silver
was paid by Israel's Prime Min-
ister Levi Eshkol in a cabled
message sent to the gathering.
The message was read by Am-
bassador Katriel Katz, Consul
General of Israel in New York.
Dr. Silver died on November 28
in Cleveland at the age of 70.



The Ketubah (marriage con-
tract) casts certain obligations
and responsibilities upon the
groom with regard to his wife
to be. The document is a wit-
ness to his having accepted
these obligations. In 'Jewish law
some overt action is necessary
for an individual to demon-
strate before witnesses that he
accepts the responsibility. The
groom demonstrates. this by ac-
cepting the handkerchief in re-
•tUrn for which he obligates him-
self to the various stipulations
and details of the marriage con-
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ible demonstration of his accept-
ance of these responsibilities •
the action also may serve to
show that marriage, or life in
general, is a situation where
there is an exchange of values
and that one cannot have the
benefits of life without accept-
ing the responsibilities that go
with it.

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Rabbis Appeal to Bonn
for Reparations Pay
mand that the West German
Government pay pensions to
rabbis who lost their posts as
a result of Nazi persecutions

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Meeting Jan. 5

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and now live outside Germany
was voiced by the Organization

of Rabbis Who Survived the
Nazi Holocaust. According to
the rabbis, surviving rabbis
living in Germany do receive
pensions, but those who are in
this country or in other lands
are being discriminated against

under the West German in-
demnification laws.
Many of the rabbi-survivors,
the leaders of the organization
said, were too old or weak, as
a result of Nazi persecutions,
to continue holding their rab-
binical posts, it was stated at
the conference. It was empha-
sized that these survivors are
The truth is heavy, therefore "clearly entitled to pensions as
victims of Nazism."
its bearers are few.—Midrash.

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