March 6, 1964—THE DETROIT JE WISH NEWS- 10
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Commemoration
March 22; YIVO Exhibit Opens at Center
uprising and the centuries of saw Ghetto uprising, another to
culture that produced then are the secret historian of the
coinmemorated in a dramatic Ghetto, Emanuel Ringelblum,
exhibition. "Life, Struggle and whose buried documents pro_
Uprising in the Warsaw Ghetto," vided the basis for "The Wall"
opening today in the Jewish and other books about the
Center. It will remain on view Ghetto and its heroes.
Maps and photographs locate
until March 22.
Specially prepared by the the battles of the Ghetto upris-
Yivo Institute for Jewish Re- ing; portraits and relics recall
search, the exhibition is now on its heroes.
The opening section of the ex-
a national tour. It has been seen
in New York, Philadelphia and hibition portrays the flourish-
Princeton and widely acclaimed ing cultural and religious life of
by press and viewers as a mov- Jewish Warsaw before World
ing and unforgettable exper- War II.
Dr. Norman Drachler is chairman
Those serving on the committee to
of the exhibition committee and
plan the commemoration program ience.
are, in addition to Zeltzer, Morris
Gershenson and Sidney M.
Materials of the exhibition
Becker, Harold Berke, Joseph Bern-
Shevitz, co-chairmen. Governor Rom-
include photographs and docu- ney and Mayor Cavanagh are honor-
stein, Hyman Crystal, Dr. Norman
Drachler, Henry Fox, Isaac Greener,
ments buried by the Jewish ary chairmen.
Max Fridman, Abe Friedman, Mrs.
Honorary co-chairmen include: The
resistance during the Nazi oc- Very Rev. Laurence V. Britt, S.J.,
Morris Friendman, Movsas Goldoftas,
Kune Greenbaum, Moshe Haar, Sam-
cupation of Warsaw or cap- president, University of Detroit; Dr.
uel Hochman, Samuel Jacobson,
M. Brownell, Superintendent
tured from the Nazis at the Samuel
Harry Kaminer, Rabbi Max Kapus-
of Schools; Dr. Robert M. Frehse,
tin. Drs. Shmarya Kleinman. Benja-
executive director, Detroit Round
min Laikin, Louis LaMed, Morris
Table of Catholics, Jews and Protes-
They bring to life a historic tants; Dr. Clarence B. Hilberry, pres-
Lieberman, Jack Malamud, Emanuel
Mark, Mrs. Michael Michlin, Mrs. three-year. period during which ident, Wayne State University; Mon-
Harry Mondry, Irving Pokempner,
signor Bernard Kearns, Chancellor,
Leo Polk, Mrs. Sonia Popowski, Alex the Warsaw Jewish community Archdiocese of Detroit; Dr. G. Mer-
Roberg, Martin Rose, Jay Rosen- was forced to exist within, the ril Lenox, executive director, Metro-
shine. Rabbi Charles Rosenzveig,
politan Detroit Council of Churches;
Irving Schulussel, Meyer Schneider, sealed Ghetto walls.
Walter P. Reuther, president, UAW-
Edwin Shifrin, David Sislin, Phil
CIO; Mark C. Stevens, president,
Slomovitz Wolf Snyder, Mordecai
Greater Detroit Chapter American
mans early in World War II, the Association for the United Nations;
Teiller, Zvi Tomkiewicz.
Tickets may be obtained at largest Jewish community in Rev. James Wadsworth, president,
Chapter National Association
the COuncil office, 163 Madison, Europe—numbering nearly 400,- Detroit
for the Advancement of Colored
000—was left at the mercy of People.
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Exhibit Opens at Center
The Nazis herded the Jews
Heroes of the Warsaw Ghetto inside the narrow walls of War-
saw's ancient Ghetto. Then on
Nov. 15, 1940, the Ghetto walls
were sealed shut.
In the next two years, more
than four-fifths of Warsaw's
The arrival in Israel of 790
Jews were carried away to con_ members of the liberal profes-
sions was an outstanding devel-
a Variety of
On Passover eve, 1943, the opment in last year's irrunigra-
Ghetto rose in revolt—the first tion from 06 countries—the larg-
armed uprising in Nazi-occupied est in recent years, Avraham
Europe. For 42 days, bands of Cygel, director of the Jewish
men with small arms or none Agency's Absorption Depart-
held at bay the German tanks ment, told the Agency Executive.
and artillery. The battle did not
The professionals included 200
end until the entire Ghetto was doctors, 243 engineers, 110 eco-
pounded into rubble and vir- nomists and lawyers and 74
tually every able bodied person pharmacists. Cygel said, that
left in the Ghetto was killed in professional men were easily
absorbed in the economy.
The display covers all as-
Prospects for artisans and
pects of life in the Ghetto other craftsmen were also good,
during the occupation, show- he added.
ing schools, worship, • child
care, self_help projects as
Until spectacles were intro-
well as the • many forms • of duced in 1300 A.D. millions
resistance and escape at-
of - nearsighted people lived out
tempts and the forms of Nazi their lives unable to see moun-
oppression—forced labor,. de- tains, clouds or stars. The in-
For Information: TR 1-0606
ventor of spectacles is unknown
A special section of the ex- but Benjamin Franklin invented
hibition is devoted to the War- bi-focals.
The 21st annual Detroit ob-
servance of the Warsaw Ghetto
Uprising will be held 8 p.m.
March 22, at Temple Beth El.
George M. Zeltzer is chairman
of the event.
The commemoration will
mark the culmination of the
special Warsaw Ghetto Exhibit
currently on display at the Jew-
ish Community Center, under
the co-sponsorship of the Friends
of YIVO, the Jewish Com-
munity Center and the Jewish
A mong Israel's
IWO 4M. 11.
Waiters at NY Kosher Chinese Restaurant
to Wear Green Yarmulkas for St. Patrick
In its annual tribute to Ire- ruth is guaranteed by Rabbi
land and the Irish on St. Pat- Sampel Walkin." Open daily and
rick's Day, Bernstein-on-Essex- Sunday from noon to midnight,
Street, the New York restaurant the restaurant is closed from
famous for Kosher Chinese sundown Friday to sundown
cuisine, this year makes a new Saturday in accord with Jewish
gesture by outfitting waiters, religious law.
executives and kitchen staff
with green yarmulkas for the
What has now became a
traditional March 1'7 expres-
sion of good will at Bernstein-
on Essex-Street—the serving
of Kosher Chow Mein a la St.
Patrick—will again be made.
Their Kosher corned beef is
used for the meat ingredient,
the customary Chinese vege-
tables are included, and the
whole is served topped with
a richly green garnish of
Kosher • Chow Mein a la St.
Patrick, a gastronomic creation
of David Garfein, mandarin
d'hotel, is prepared by the
But for the year 'round
restaurant's Chinese chefs.
Bernstein-on-Essex-Street, at i they can't be beat for
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