People Make News
Red Cross Marks
Half Century of
Safety on Water
Engagem ent Told
Rabbi LEONARD ZION of
HOWARD H. FINSILVER,
The 50th anniversary of the
manager of the Business Men's Newtonville, M a s s., has been
Water Safety Service of the
Assurance Co. (BMA), has been named associate dean for stu-
appointed a senior director of dent affairs at Brandeis Uni-
American Red Cross will be
the 1964 BMA Life Club as a re- versity. Dean of Students Ker-
celebrated by the Detroit Chap-
sult of his $1 million of life in- mit C. Morrissey said that the
ter of the Red Cross next week-
surance production in 1963. This new post will include major re-
end with a water show and corn-
is Finsilver's eighth consecutive sponsibility in the area of stu-
memorative banquet at the Jew-
year in producing over a million dent activities and residence, as
dollars of life insurance.
well as an advisory role with
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the university's junior class.
groups from the city will pre-
The Michigan Apparel Club, Dean Zion, a member of the
sent a historical pageant high-
comprised of 325 Michigan faculty of Brandeis' Department
lighting fifty years of achieve-
sales representatives in the of Near Eastern and Judiac
ment. The Water Safety Service
men's and boys' wear field, re- Studies, and newly appointed
is a division of the nationwide
elected HERBERT M. EIGES, secretary of the university's
Red Cross Safety Services pro-
Detroit attorney, as secretary- Philip W. Lown Graduate Cen-
gram whose purpose is to equip
treasurer and business man- ter for Contemporary Jewish
persons of all ages for improved
Studies, will assume his new
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self-care and self-protection.
MISS KAREN MELTZER
post Feb. 1. Since 1962, he has
Samuel S. Fishzohn, who been director of the Hillel
"Every American a swimmer
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Meltzer, and every swimmer a lifesaver"
played important roles in the Foundations at Brandeis and
18931 Roselawn, announce the has been the objective of the
preparation of the 1950 and Wellesley College.
engagement of their daughter Water Safety program since in-
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1960 White `
Karen Barbara to Bernard Stew-
SHELDON B. KRAUSE has art Bildman, son of Mr. and auguration of the first Red
been appointed to the Mortgage Mrs. Morris Bildman of 20154 Cross lifesaving class in 1914.
Division of American Savings Sorrento.
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Major General social work
ROBERTA PETERS was named
A June 21 wedding is plan-
of A. J. Beck, a n d commu-
1964 "Woman of the Year" by ned.
end his music.
who serves as nity welfare.
the National Federation of
Inspector Gen- He is retiring Fishzohn
Crippling arthritis strikes
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eral of the from the American Jewish Com-
down 700 Americans a day,
Strategic Air mittee, where he served as di-
The election of ROBERT J.
Command with rector of the Division of Youth HUTTON, president of Standard states the Arthritis Foundation.
headquarters Services for 18 years, Dr. John Federal Savings and Loan As-
here. General Slawson, executive vice presi- sociation, to the advisory coun-
Beck has been dent of the Committee, an- cil of the Federal Home Loan
in the Air nounced.
Bank Board was announced Jan.
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DR. NELSON GLUECK, presi- tory committee advising the
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Strategic Air Jewish Institute of Religion, Board, of which John J. Brady
Command will be the guest of honor at is executive secretary and has
shortly after a dinner, Feb. 16, sponsored by a member from each of the
the Cincinnati Committee for Federal Bank districts.
Maj. Gen. Beck tion
was acti- State of Israel Bonds at Hotel
vated. He came to SAC Head- Netherlands in that city. An-
quarters from Pease Air Force nouncement of plans for the din- Chabad Village Growing,
Base, New Hampshire, where ner was made by Municipal Reports Recent Visitor,
he commanded the 817th Air Court Judge Gilbert Bettman,
Division. He is a native of Dal- chairman of the Cincinnati Mrs. Morris Schaver
A report on the growth of the
las, where he went to school Israel Bond campaign.
Lubavich vocational schools at
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and earned a law degree. En-
For All Occasions
tering the service as a flying
MAURICE A. BETMAN, CLU, Kfar Chabad, Israel — which
cadet just before World War was presented with the Clarence
II, he became a second lieu- L. Hill achievement trophy for proceeds raised at the forthcom-
tenant. He served three years 1963. The award is presented ing Chabad Lubavich dinner
Call AL SCHILLER
in the Pacific, taking on in- to the outstanding agent in the here—was given by Mrs. Morris
creasingly important responsi- Northwestern Mutual Life Insur-
bilities. He is rated as a com- ance Co. for the substantial in- women's committee for the Cha-
mand pilot and has earned many crease in business over the last bad schools.
Mrs. Schaver recently re-
turned from the village near
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Tel Aviv, where some 200 fami-
Dr. NELSON GLUECK, presi-
Andrew Goodman, president lies live, most of them from
dent of Hebrew Union College- of Bergdorf Goodman Com-
Jewish Institute of Religion, pany, has been named New Russia
She noted that "Hundreds
who delivered the benediction
of boys, from 15 to 20 years
at the inauguration of the late
paign chair- old, are learning trades, main-
John F. Kennedy, has been
man of the ly carpentry, printing and
named a member of the board
Appeal for agriculture in the Kfar Cha-
of trustees of the Kennedy Me-
Human Rela- bad schools." The schools are
tions of the nonpolitical and nonpartisan,
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American Jew- and students are admitted
Secretary of State DEAN
i h Commit- from all over Israel. None of
RUSK heads an array of gov-
ee, it was an- the settlers has left the 16-
ernment and political figures
nounced b y year-old village, she said.
who will participate with Re-
A. M, Sonna- Over 6,000 students attend all
form spiritual leaders in a two-
bend, Commit- Chabad schools.
day conference on "peace and
One of the fastest-growing
disarmament" in Washington, The nationwide Appeal supports installations there is the print-
Feb. 4-5. The meeting is spon- the programs of the Committee. ing plant. More than $100,000
sored by the Central Confer- The 1964 New York Appeal in offset equipment has been
ence of American Rabbis.
goal is $2,000,000. A prominent donated by British Jewry.
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civic and communal leader, Mr.
The annual Chabad dinner,
The Anti-Defamation League Goodman is chairman of the honoring William Hordes on his
of Bnai Brith announced that its
70th birthday, will be Feb. 24
annual America's Democratic sociation, president of the Up- at the Labor Zionist Institute.
Legacy Award will be presented town Retail Guild and vice- Speaker will be Rep. Seymour
this year to EUGENE CARSON chairman of the Better Business Halpern of New York and guest
BLAKE, A. PHILIP RANDOLPH, Bureau of New York.
artist Paul Olefsky, cellist.
WALTER REUTHER and ROY
W I L K I N S for their "distin-
The New York branch of
guished contributions to the en- Bank Leumi le-Israel, Israel's Rassco Israel Corp.
richment of America's demo-
cratic legacy." The presentation oldest and largest bank, an- Will Be Discussed
the appointment of
One of Israel's foremost in-
will be made at an awards lunch- nounced
eon Sunday at the Pierre Hotel AVRAHAM BAR-EL, ALBERT vestment and development com-
This is our Everyday
in New York City, at the close J. PICCIRILLO and ALFRED panies, the Rassco Israel Corpor-
Discount on Sterling Silver
of the 51st annual meeting of G. RUEHLE, as vice-presidents. ation, will be the topic of a dis-
the League's national commis- Bar-El who joined the Bank cussion organized by William
in 1963, formerly Israel Consul Hordes and M. Ben Lewis 11 a.m.
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of Economic Affairs in Toronto Sunday at Boesky's.
The talk is to familiarize po-
LAWRENCE B. WAYNE, and director for Canada of the
24280 Dante, Oak Park, a life Israel Government Investment tential investors in Israel with
member of the Metropolitan Mil- Authority. Piccirillo is the son the "vast scope and amazing
lionaires Club, has again sold of the late New York City Com- progress" of the corporation.
Jacques Torczyner, Zionist
$1 million in life insurance. He missioner Joseph Piccirillo.
is a member of the club's execu- Ruehle is a trustee of the Kings leader and executive of Rassco,
will be guest speaker.
Highway Savings Bank.
W. AVERELL HARRIMAN,
U.S. assistant secretary of state
for Far Eastern Affairs, and
Congressman OGDEN R. REID,
former U.S. Ambassador to Is-
rael, will be among the princi-
pal speakers at the 56th annual
Dinner of Bnai Zion, American
Fraternal Zionist Organization,
to be held Feb. 9 at the New
York Hilton Hotel.
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THOMAS F. MORROW, whose
civic and business activities
have led him through parallel
courses from the ranks to the
vice presidencies of the United
Foundation and the Chrysler
Corporation, will head the 1964
Torch Drive. DONALD F. VAL-
LEY, board chairman of the
National Bank of Detroit and
president of the UF, named Mor-
row as general chairman for the
16th annual "Give Once For
All" fund-raising campaign.
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