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January 03, 1964 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-01-03

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Prominent National, State, Local Speakers
on Program Honoring' Dr. Morris Adler

Gov. Romney

Dr. Crane

will join in the spetial "Service
of Tribute" arranged to honor
Rabbi Morris Adler upon his
completion of 25 years of minis-
tering to Congregation Shaarey
Zedek, providing leadership for
Jewish and general communal
causes, and furthering the ex-
tension of human rights locally
and nationally.
The event, -which the corn-

munity is invited to attend, will
be held this Saturday, at 8:00
p.m., at Congregation Shaarey
Zedek, 11 Mile Road and North-
western Highway, Southfield, it
was announced by Louis Berry,
Other program participants
include Walter Reuther, presi-
dent of the International Union,
Judge Wade
H. McCree of
the U.S. Dis-
trict Court;
Dr. Henry Hitt
Crane, Minis-
ter Emeritus,
Central Meth-
odist Church;
M a x Fisher,
pr esident,
Jewish Wel-
fare Federa-
tion; Sidney M. Shevitz, presi-
dent Jewish Community Coun-
cil of Metropolitan Detroit.
Other participants in the
special program are Rabbi Irwin
Groner,. David M i r o, Shaarey
Zedek president, Cantors Jacob
Sonenklar and Reuven Frankel,
the choir directed by Dan Froh-
man, and Louis Berry, chair-
man of the arrangements corn-
A graduate of the College of
the City of New York, and of
the Jewish Theological Semi-
nary of America, where he was

Establish 46 Kennedy Fellowships
at Weizmann Institute of Science

Weizmann Institute of Science
in New York on Dec. 5. With
the postponement of the event,
after President Kennedy's as-
sassination, the "Living Memo-
rial" project was announced
and President Lyndon B. John-
son expressed his willingness
to be guest of honor and speak-
er at the dinner on Feb. 6.
Weizmann Institute
Constructs Electronic
Great Speed Computer
REHOVOTH, Israel, (JTA) —
The We i z m a n n Institute of
Science put into use a new elec-
tronic computor having .a great
speed and accuracy.
Basing the new machine, nick-
named the "Golem," on the Illi-
nois Computor which is capable
of an accuracy of 13 decimal
place s, Israeli scientists per-
fected the Weizmann Institute
computor to work an accuracy
of 19 decimal places at the same
NEW YORK, (JTA)—Joseph
H. Cohen, a retired Long
Island businessman, donated
$25,000 to the Xennedy Memo-
rial Fellowships at the Weiz-
mann Institute of Science at
Rehovoth, Israel.
In accepting Cohen's contri-
bution, Joseph Brainin, execu-
tive vice-president of the Amer-
can Committee, said that all
funds to be raised at the or-
ganization's annual dinner, next
Feb. 6, will go toward a $5,000,-
000 endowment fund set up to
insure the permanence of the
Harsh Weather Disrupts
Kennedy Fellowships. The event
Normal Life In Israel
in February will be addressed
TEL AVIV, (JTA) — Israel's by President Johnson.
normal routine was again dis-
rupted by harsh weather in var-
Pioneer in Photography
ious parts of the country as the
Giuseppe Coen, a 19th cen-
first snow of the winter fell tury Italian-Jewish painter, was
in the Safad area and the hills one of the pioneers in the field
of Upper Galilee while heavy of artistic photography. He was
rains again cut off a number of the first Jew to be elected a
settlements in the Negev and member of the city council of
washed out the road to Eilat.
the native Ferrara.

REHOVOTH, Israel. — Forty-
six Kennedy Fellowships, one
for each year of the late Presi-
dent John F. Kennedy's life,
are to be established at the
Weizmann Institute of Science
in Israel. The people of Israel
itself are expected to provide
nine of them.
They will serve as a "Living
Memorial" to the late American .
President's intense interest in
the furtherance of scientific
knowledge for peaceful pur-
The President of the State of
Israel, Zalman Shazar, has con-
sented to be honorary president
of the Israeli committee for the
Kennedy "Living Memorial"
The Deputy Prime Minister
and President of the Weizman
Institute, Abba Eban, has ac-
cepted the chairmanship. The
first official meeting of the
Israeli committee will be held
in February.
This announcement was made
by Meyer W. Weisgal, chairman
of the Institute's Executive
Council, on his return from the
U.S.A. for a brief business so-
journ in Israel.
The late President Kennedy
—in an unprecedented gesture
—had agreed to be guest of
honour, and sole speaker, at the
18th annual Weizmann dinner,
which was to be held by the
American Committee for the

ordained, Rabbi Adler later was
invited to serve as visiting pro-
fessor of homiletics at the Sem-
Prior to his association with
Congregation Shaarey Zedek, in
1938, he served as Rabbi of Tem-
ple Emanu-El, Buffalo, N. Y.
During the Second World War,
while on leave of absence from
Congregation Shaarey Zedek,
he was assigned to service in
the Southwest Pacific. Later, he
was the first Jewish chaplain to
land in Japan:
Rabbi Adler was one of the
organizers, taught classes . and
served as chairman for a num-
ber of years at the Synagogue
Adult Institute, the adult Jew-
ish education project of Con-
servative synagogues of Detroit.
In addition to teaching cur-
rently at the Shaarey Zedek
School for , Adult Jewish Stud-
ies, Rabbi Adler serves as na-
tional chairman of the Bnai
Brith Commission on Adult
Jewish Education, and as an
advisor for the Wayne State
University Department of Near
Eastern Languages and Litera-
Rabbi Adler had a prominent
role in developing the philoso-
phy underlying the organization
and activities of the Jewish
Community Council of Metro-
politan Detroit. In addition to
having served as the first chair-
man of the Council's culture
commission, he has also occu-
pied the position of vice-presi-
dent, and is currently board
member of this coordinating
body composed of 340 Jewish
member organizations.
Rabbi Adler has aided the
Israel Bond drives here and was
instrumental in enrolling labor
cooperation in behalf of invest-
ments in Israel.
Rabbi Adler's articles have
been published in leading Jew-
ish periodicals. He is the author
of "Selected Passages From
The Torah". His recent book,
"The World Of The Talmud",
has been re-issued as a paper-
back. His article, "What Is A
Jew?" appears in the January
issue of Harpers Magazine.
Rabbi Adler was a former
president of the Zionist Organ-
ization of Detroit, and former
chairman of the law committee
of the Rabbinical Assembly of
America. He currently serves as
chairman of the Rabbinical
Council of the United Jewish
Appeal and is on the board of
the Jewish Welfare Federtion.
Berry stated that early arrival
will assure desirable seating ac-

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