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February 14, 1964 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-02-14

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Jewish Historical Society Schedules Tour
Louisville Jewish Women's Council 50th Anniversary
of Burton Collection; to Present Volume
a 2nd Honeymoon
Leads Battle Against Ignorance
The Jewish Historical So- Jewish History," the official
Mr and Mrs. Morris Howard ciety of Michigan will tour the journal of the society, will be
Among Kentucky's Underprivileged of Greenfield Ave., Oak Park, archives of the Burton Histori- presented to Babcock by Mrs.

The Louisville, Ky., section of has been an education not only will celebrate their golden anni- cal Collection at a meeting of Ettie Raphael.
versary with the group 7:30 p.m. Thursday
The Burton Library is using
the National Council of Jewish for the children, but for every-
the start of at the Main Library. The tour its facilities as a repository for
Women is situated in a state body concerned. Industry execu-
a Caribbean will be conducted by the chief materials on Michigan Jewish
plagued by chronic unemploy- tives, amazed to see teams of
cruise from of the Burton collection, James history. All documents received
ment, a state with close to the white and Negro women work-
Miami. M. Babcock.
will be catalogued and available
top percentage in the country of i n g together, granted inter-
The trip is
A bound volume containing for research.
functional illiteracy, with the views.
a gift of their all past issues of "Michigan
highest percentage for all states
Greetings will be extended
The team members grew
children. Dr.
of rejects by the Army.
by Rabbi Emanuel Applebaum,
as close as only people can
and Mrs. Ar-
society president; and a paper
Significant triumphs for
who have worked together
thur Howard Oak Park Blood Bank
on "Occupations and S o c i a1
equal opportunity in Louisville
for a common cause and
of Johnstown. Open to Area Residents Status of Detroit Jews Prior
are the achievements of the
many strong personal friend-
The Howards N.Y.; Dr. and
to 1920" will be given by
Louisville section of the
ships have resulted.
Mrs. Alvin R. Howard of Chil- The Oak Park Community Allen A. Warsen. Guests in-
National Council of Jewish
Inspired by its experiences licothe, Ohio; and Mr. and Mrs. Blood Bank is opening its doors vited. Irving I. Edgar, vice pres-
at Jackson, the section h a s Robert C. Gurwin of Oak Park. to any residents throughout the ident, is chairman of the pro-
Louisville Council women were undertaken a similar program The Howards have seven grand- area who wish to contribute gram committee.
blood when the Red Cross
concerned with equal opportu- at an elementary school. It has children.
bloodmobile comes Feb. 19th
nity for youth many years before also become more and more
the civil rights eruption last deeply involved in other aspects Jewish Agency Bar Mitzvah to the Oak Park Community Kosher Products Listed
Building, 14300 Oak Park.
summer. Knowing of the sec- of the struggle for equal op- Pilgrimage Limited To 120
in Winter Directory
Prospective donors can credit
tion's interest, the principal of portunity.
The Jewish Agency's . 1964 their contributions to them-
The Winter 1964 edition of
the Theodore Roosevelt Elemen-
A series of study groups on Bar Mitzvah Pilgrimage to selves, their families or friends, the Kosher Products Directory
tary School called on it for help
in 1961. Would NCJW come in open occupancy — so popular Israel will be limited to 120 i or through the Red Cross, as- of the Union of Orthodox Jewish
and supply finances for special that they had to move from boys and girls, it was announc- sign it to any bank of their Congregations has been pub-
books, drill materials, a reading private homes to a public hall ed by the Department of Edu- choosing for present or future lished. It contains 40 pages of
rabbinically - guaranteed kosher
machine? And would it give —has involved the council sec- cation and Culture of the Jew- use.
tion in work for a fair housing
volunteer help to the teacher?
Hours of the bloodmobile are products with descriptions of
ordinance. It has testified be- ish Agency. as it opened regis from 3 to 9 p.m. For advance each product.
The section pitched in with fore the State Commission on
Copies are available without
a will. It donated the mate- Public Education to ask for tration for the seven week sum- appointments, or information, charge on request to: Kashruth
mer tour for boys and girls of call Mrs. Myra Richardson, LT
rials, and a volunteer was as- improved
remedial reading, Bar Mitzvah age.
Directory, Orthodox Union, 84
7-1331, Ext. 271.
signed to each class to help guidance and cultural enrich-
Fifth Ave., New York 11.
The evergrowing popularity
the teacher with all routine ment programs in all s t at e of the tour, now in its fourth
The new issue contains a brief
work so that she could give
summer, makes it necessary to Youth Council Sets
description of the work of the
more personal attention to the
Orthodox Union's Kosher Certi-
The more it works, the limit registration to the facili- 1st Event at Center
ties available in Israel. The
fication Service, now in its 40th
more it finds to be done. "We
The Detroit Jewish Youth year. The public service program
The volunteers conducted sometimes feel," says Louis- group of youngsters, all who
have celebrated their Bar Mitz-
drills, graded tests, managed the
is operated in conjunction with
ville NCJW Section Presi-
library, kept the bulletin board.
dent Mrs. S. P. Auerbach, vah in the 1963-64 academic Jewish youth organizations in the Rabbinical Council of Amer-
Now in its third year, the "as if we are digging a gar- year, will have a full program the 'metropolitan area, will hold ica, the rabbinic arm of the
"reading room" at Roosevelt has den with a teaspoon—when in Israel that will include He- its first event 8 p.m. Saturday Orthdox Union.
helped 202 children who, tests we need spades, bulldozers!" brew and Bible lessons as well at the Jewish Center.
at lectures on various aspects
"For the Fun of It," an eve-
show, have improved an average
The National Council of Jew-
of 10 to 11 months in their read- ish Women, world's oldest of life in the Jewish State. It ning of Jewish music, dance
will be highlighted by a recep- and dramatic presentations,
ing levels. Evaluation of the pro-
major Jewish women's organi- tion at the Bet-Hanassi. the will feature two professional
gram by the board of education
with 123,000 members Israeli "White House." acts, The Highlighters and
now gives hope that it will con- zation,
tinue, under community auspices. in 329 affiliated local units,
, A r ella Barley. Amateur talent
sponsors nearly 1,000 commun-
not I commanded thee? includes Larry Bassin, Elaine
With this, however, the Louis- ity services and a broad adult Be Have
strong and of a good cour-
ville women began to realize that education - public affairs pro- age; be not afraid, neither be Stone, The Sholem Aleichem
they had only touched on the gram in the United States as thou dismayed: for the Lord thy dance group, USY dance group,
problem. In early 1962, there well as services to Jewish God is with thee whithersoever Young Dancers Guild and the
Junior Theater Guild.
came another cry for help.
thou goest.—Josh. 1:9.
communities abroad.
Tickets will be sold at the
This time it was from Jack-
door. Cochairmen are Gail
son Junior High School, one
Max Schrut
Bernstein and David Haipert.
of the few in the city to at-
For Good Photographs
and Prompt Service
tain a federal grant for a
History of Antwerp Jews
Call me at
"higher horizons" program to
ANTWERP, (JTA) — A his-
stimulate study and prevent
tory of the Jews of Antwerp
dropouts. The federal grant
by the Belgian Jewish historian,
had just been rescinded.
Weddings - Bar Mitzvahs
Ephraim Schmidt, was published
In discussion with school of-
We Come to Your Home
in Flemish here. The book will
With Samples
ficials, the NCJW section worked
be translated into French and
UN 4-6845
out what seemed only a band-
possibly into English, soon.
aid for the wound — a special
interest reading club which the
principal hoped would attract
some of the brighter students,
maybe 15 or 20. As soon as the
club was announced, 64 young-
sters applied.
Orchestra &
Now there are six "Explorers
Clubs" at Jackson, with. about 70
members. Each is serviced by
two NCJW volunteers. The Ex-
LI 7-2899
plorers do everything and any-
thing to widen their members'
interest in and knowledge of the
world about them. Most of the
youngsters, almost all of them
Negro, have never been far from
their own neighborhoods.
The clubs take them to li-
For All Occasions
braries, train stations, air-
ports, museums, the ballet.
Reasonable Rates
Many of the Explorers had
never seen a newspaper in
their homes. One group is now
Line, Inc
subscribing to several dailies
and weeklies, getting inter-
A section of one of a pair of 33-foot Ben Shahn mosaic
ested not only in newspapers,
murals to be installed this month aboard the new Israeli luxury
but in world events.
liner, Shalom (Peace) of the Zim Lines, now nearing completion
We Make Our Own Glasses
at St. Nazaire, France.
At about the same time that
the NCJW women began to work
at the Jackson School, • a Negro lated, "The beginning, not the end." The mural is bordered by
woman's organization called
LINKS had started inviting the which reads:
"Let men know what is divine. Let them know: That is all.
students to dinner, talking to
them about careers, trying to If a Greek is stirred to the remembrance of God by the art of
show them what middle-class Pheidias, an Egyptian by paying worship to animals, another
Negro life was like.
man by a river, another by fire. . . . Have no anger for their
• Reasonably Priced
• Immediate Repair
The two groups of women de- divergences. Only let them know. Let them hove. Let them re-
cided to band together and take member."
The Ben Shahn murals and other works of art by such con-
the children on field trips to
large industrial firms and de- temporary masters as Rufino Tamayo, Luzatti, Victor Brauner
13720 W. 9 MILE nr. COOLIDGE
partment stores where they could and Motte, will grace Tourist Class and First Class public rooms
LI 7-5068
see Negroes in other than aboard the new 24,500 gross ton, 1,100-pasenger liner.
Hours: Doily and Soturday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
menial jobs.
Shalom is scheduled to arrive in New York on her Maiden Voy-
Wednesdays to 12:30 p.m., Thursdays to 9 p.m.
This facet of the program age, April 30, at noon.


Shahn Murals on Zim Liner Shalom


Larry Freedman



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