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February 21, 1964 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-02-21

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„Barbara Leshin
to Wed Windsorite

Allen A. Warsen, for over 18 years principal and director
of the Adas Shalom Synagogue Religious School, was honored
at a luncheon recently at Adas Shalom: A plaque in recognition
of his service was presented to Mr. Warsen. Present were schol-
ars, educators, synagogue leaders and friends.
Cornfield Family Club will meet at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Samuel Jacoby at 8 p.m. Sunday.
Among the hostesses of discussion groups at the 12th annual
Border-Cities Conference on Rearing Children of Good Will at
the Rackham Memorial Building were Mesdames Jerome B.
Grossman, Detroit Section. National Council of Jewish Women;
Leopold Snyder, American Jewish Congress, Detroit Women's
Division; Allan LaBam Bnai Brith Women's Council of Detroit;
and Sol Hammerstein, League of Jewish Women's Organizations.
Others taking part were Walter Klein, executive director, Jewish
Community Council; Sol Littman, regional director, Anti-Defa-
mation League; Rabbi Mordecai S. Halpern, Cong. Beth Shalom;
Mrs. Robert Alpern, American Jewish Committee; and Mrs.
Alex Mann, Bnai Brith Women's Council. A report was given
by Mrs. Martha Cohen of the Jewish Community Council. The
conference is a project of the Detroit Round Table of the Na-
tional Conference of Christians and Jews.
Miss Jacqueline Davis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
L. Davis of Mark Twain Ave., will perform in the 35th annual
Wayne State University Spring Dance Concert Feb. 28-29 at the
Community Arts Auditorium. The 1964 recipient of the Ruth
Murray Dance Scholarship Award, Miss Davis is a student of
Harriet Berg, assistant director of the workshop.

NY Israel Tourist Office's Deputy Chief
to Speak at Pioneer Women Purim Affair

Abbie Ben Ari, deputy direc-
tor of the Israel Government
Tourist Office in New York
and a former spokesman of the
Israel Foreign Office, will be
guest speaker at a Pioneer Wo-

Four celebrities of the Yid-
dish stage and radio will appear
8:30 p.m. March 8, in a program
of humor, songs and sketches at
the Jewish Center. The group
is on a nationwide tour under
the auspices of the Workmen's
Circle.
For tickets, call the Work-
men's Circle office, KE 7-5440,
or Borenstein's Book Store.
The program is in two parts.
Part one is in concert form,

Congress Resolution
Backs UN Plan for
Minorities' Rights

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Con-
gressman Leonard Farbstein.
New York Democrat, submitted
A March wedding is being to the House of Representatives
planned by Dr. Jerrold C. Gend- for approval the draft of a re-
ler and Barbara Leshin, whose solution in support of the de-
engagement has been announc- claration issued by the UN Sub-
ed by her parents, Dr. and Mrs. commission on Prevention of
Arno Leshin of Chicago.
Discrimination and Protection
Dr. Gendler is the son of of Minorities.
`This declaration is a fine
Mr. and Mrs. Max Gendler of
Windsor. The bride-elect at- statement and delineation of
tended the University of Illi- the rights of minorities the
nois. Her fiance, a graduate world over," Rep. Farbstein
of the University of Ottawa said. "I feel very strongly that
Medical School, is in residency Congress should act affirmative-
at Michael Reese Hospital, Chi- ly to support this most impor-
cago.
tant declaration directed to-
wards freedom of thought and
religion. Now is the time to re-
affirm our faith in all funda-
mental human rights, in the
MOSIAC LODGE, F. & A. M., dignity and inherent worth of
will confer the Fellowcraft de- the human individual, and the
gree on several candidates at tolerance that must be prac-
a social evening for members, ticed by all nations."
wives and friends 8:30 p.m.
Congressman Farbstein's re-
Wednesday in the Oak Room, solution, if adopted, would ex-
Masonic Tempi e, announces press "the sense of the Con-
Douglas Purther, worshipful gress that the United Nations
master. Refreshments will be should forthwith adopt a uni-
served.
versal declaration calling for
* * *
the elimination of all religious
AESCULAPIAN PHARM A- intolerance and all discrimina-
CEUTICAL SOCIETY will meet tory practices against religious
8 p.m. Monday evening at Im- and ethnic groups."
perial Catering Co. Games and
refreshments will be featured.
Guests invited.

MISS BARBARA LESHIN

men's Purim dessert luncheon
12:30 p.m. Wednesday in the
home of Mrs. Morris L. Schaver,
25259 Ingleside, Southfield.
The affair is in advance of
the Pioneer Women's Israel
Bond Award Dinner March 12
in the Statler: r77--
Hilton Hotel..
M r s. Schaver
is chairman of
When "The Death of Aha-
the Detroit Is-
suerus" appeared more than a
rael Bond Wo-
year ago, the novel dealing with
men's Divi
the Wandering Jew fable, by
sion.
the winner of the Nobel Prize
Ben Ari, a
in Literature, Par Lagerkvist
native
of
was the subject of lengthy re
Johannesburg,
view and comment in The Jew
- South Africa,
ish News.
has spent a
Lagerkvist con tin u es his decade h e 1 p-
novel-writing on the religious ing in the de-
theme with his "Pilgrim at velopment o f
Sea," just published by Random n e w pioneer
House in a translation from the towns in t h e
Swedish by Naomi Walford.
southern des-
Hungary, Polish Jews
The new work may pose the ert region of
question • whether Lagerkvist's the Negev. He
Ben Ari
to Protest Pending Bonn
approaches a r e anti-religious. has also served as special rep-
This new novel deals with a resentative of the Israel govern- Law Limiting Restitution
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
pilgrim who turns over all his ment on missions to under-
to The Jewish News)
money to the operators of a , developed countries.
BONN — Demonstrations in
pirate ship who promise to take
,various Western capitals against
him to the Holy land. A fellow- Communal Service Parley
passenger, who turns out to be to Review Emerging 3rd
the West German government
a defrocked priest, warns him Generation View Change
for restitution and compensa-
that he'll never reach his destin-
Questions and answers about tion to Hungarian and Polish
ation but that, like him, the new
pilgrim may wind up Working on "Emerging ges in Serving Jews were predicted here by a
a Third Generation Commun- spokesman for those Jewries.
that ship.
In the course of the travels, ity" will be presented to more
Jack Winocour of London, a
the pirates reach a foundered than 1.000 professional leaders
of
Jewish
community
agencies
spokesman
for the Association
ship, offer to rescue the sur-
vivors if they'll turn over all in Los Angeles during the week of Hungarian and Polish Jews,
their money, upon refusal a of May 30-June 4.
told an impromtu meeting with
They will be debated by
fight ensues and the survivors
West German British and Amer-
are murdered and their pos- several score executives, educa- ican correspondents that meet-
tors,
researchers
and
practi-
sessions confiscated by the
tioners at the 66th annual re- ings would be held with West
bandits.
German diplomat s , in New
Then the defrocked priest newal of the National Confer- York, London and probably
tells his story — how a woman ence of Jewish Communal Paris next week to protest the
came to confess to him, how he Service.
restrictions in pending new
fell in love with her, an affair
West German legislation for
LBJ
Names
Blaustein
ensuing with the married lady
Nazi victims.
and resulting in her punishment Roosevelt Fund Trustee
He said that the objections
WASHINGTON (JTA) The
and his being relieved of all
White House announced that were to pending legislation to
church duties in. disgrace..
The tale—brilliantly narrated President Johnson has appointed set up a $150-million-dollar
in the Lagerkvist style, raises Jacob Blaustein as a member of fund to meet indemnification
the question whether the Swed- the board of trustees of the claims of some 75.000 to 100,-
ish Nobel Laureate gears him- Eleanor Roosevelt Memorial 000 Jews who left Poland and
Hungary after October 1953
self to an anti-Christian doc- Foundation. Ambassador Adlai
trine, whether the "Pilgrim at Stevenson is chairman of the when the deadline for filing
S e a.' who becomes involved foundation, and Philip M. Klutz- claims became effective.
with a sinner really is not a nick is national campaign chair-
The bills which were passed
rebuke to the church for the man.
on a first reading in the Bunde-
attitudes that were pursued in
Blaustein returned from stag, the lower house of the
confessionals. The dramatic Stockholm meetings of the Inter- West German parliament, on
Lagerkvist story is powerful and national Board of the Dag Ham- Nov. 15, 1963, are under study
it is offered to the English marskjold Foundation, of which by parliamentary committees.
reader in an excellently exe- he is one of the 14 trustees ap- Floor action on either measure
cuted translation •
pointed by the King of Sweden. is not expected before April.

New Classic Novel
By Par Lagerkvist

...

...

4 Yiddish Performers Due on Stage Here
in Program of Humor , Songs, Sketches

featuring each of the artists in
his own specialty. Part two is
a musical playlet, "Mordecai
Gebirtig, the Jewish Trouba-
dour"; by Joseph Mlotek, as-
sistant educational director of
the Workmen's Circle in New
York.
The cast includes Minna
Bern, Israeli folk-singer and
actress; Mort Freeman, bari-
tone; Shmuel Fisher, I sraeli
comic; a n d Renee Solomon,
pianist.

Parents Without Partners

Parents Without Partners will
meet 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the
Jewish Center. Guest speaker
will be Bernard Isaacs, superin-
tendent emeritus of the United
Hebrew Schools and a Hebrew
author, who will speak on "The
Bible."

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