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March 06, 1964 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-03-06

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Friday, March 6, 1 964—THE DETROIT JEWISH

V. Noted Speakers at
JWB Boston Parley

Princeton President Criticizes Honors Student for Anti-Semitism

PRINCETON, N.J. (JTA)—A A. Goheen, for an anti-Semitic was publicly honored, question-
Princeton University honor stu- attitude.
ing the significance of the War-
dent, who received the univer-
The student. Paul J. Pono- saw Ghetto uprising against the
sity's freshman honor prize only marenko, of the Bronx, whose Nazis.
recently in a ceremony on the parents are Russian and who
He asserted that the Jewish
campus attended by 1,000 per- was born in Poland, wrote a let- "drive" to get non-Jews to be-
sons, was upbraided by the pres- ter to the student newspaper, lieve 6 million Jews had been

ident of Princeton, Dr. Robert published two days before he

PARCELS TO RUSSIA

World's Fair America-Israel Exhibit
to Take `Journey in Jewish History'

• CLOTHING • SHOES
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murdered by the Nazis is only
an "image" set up by Jews,
I and stated that Jews have ad-
I vanced the story about the
Warsaw Ghetto rebellion to
counter fears that Jews would
be called "cowards."
The World's Fair American- merce, scientific and cultural

Israel pavilion will be the only I achievements of modern Israel
Prominent speakers will ad- Pavilion representing the Jewish also will be portrayed, empha-
dress the 1964 biennial con_ faith; its theme, "A Journeyisizing American interest and
vention of the National Jew- Through 4,000 Years of Jewish participation.
I A shopping mall will display
ish Welfare Board, at the History."
Statler Hilton Hotel, Boston,
Z. Sitchin, president of the and sell arts and crafts and
April 15-19. Among the speak- American-Israel World's Fair ; other products of Israel. In the
ers will be EDWIN WOLF H, Corp., in a letter to The Jewish courtyard, a snack bar will serve
president, National Founda- News, advises that a Feb. 7 kosher foods and Israeli food
tion for Jewish Culture, and article was misleading in refer- specialties. All employes in the
MRS. MARY I. BUNTING, ring to the Merkos L'Inyonei pavilion, most of them Israeli
president, Radcliffe College.
Chinuch exhibit as "the only students at American universi-
Jewish group to acquire more ties, will wear Israeli-designed
than the minimum exhibition uniforms.
space."
He points out that the pavilion
occupies 14.500 square feet with
PHILADELPHIA. (JTA) — j the possibility that this might
Discrimination in the sale and : be enlarged.
rental of housing accommoda-
(Merkos is the educational arm
tions to Jews is practiced to !of the Lubavitcher movement.
GENEVA, (JTA) — An in-
some degree in 16 suburban With 300 feet of exhibit space, I creased budget of $8,647,000 for
communities surrounding Phila- ; it will portray the history and
development of the Chabad- 1964 was approved by the ex-
delphia, it was revealed in
ecutive committee of the World
survey completed by the Jewish Lubavitch movement.)
' ORT Union at its session here.
Community Relations Council of
Rising like a spiral to 45 :
Max Braude, director gen-
Greater Philadelphia.
feet, the American-Israel pa-
eral, reviewed the progress
survey was based on per - . vilion will have a facade of
and changes in ORT programs
sonal interviews conducted by African redwood mahogany,
in 21 countries in 1963
the )CRC staff members in 36 an entrance with stones and
through which reclassification
s u b u r b a n communities sur - ' boulders from Jerusalem and
for vocational training was
rounding Philadelphia. Each King Solomon's Mines and a
provided for more than 30,000
person interviewed was asked if . wall with the symbols of the
youth and adults in 562 schol-
Jews are being denied the right twelve tribes of Israel.
to buy or rent housing accom_
Four thousand years of history astic
units.
He said
considerable develop-
modations in his particularwill be recreated with the
ment of ORT was necessary in
community; if the discrimina- streets of a Biblical city and in
tion against Jews is practiced scenes of family life in coup- Israel where the • organization
had undertaken more than 40
openly or is it subtle: the nature tries of the exile.
per cent of professional train-
of the discrimination and if the
Industry, architecture, corn- ing programs. The main ORT
conclusion is based on rumor or
effort in Israel now was toward
fact; and what persons are al-
extension of apprenticeship cen-
Honor Prof. Moses Hadas
leged to be practicing such
discrimination.
NEW YORK. (JTA) ___ Dr. ters for young immigrants, he
In all but five of the corn- Moses Hadas, a leading classics said.
The meeting, at which Daniel
munities studied the respon- scholar and professor of Greek
dents spoke of "unwritten agree- at Columbia University, re- Mayer, of France, presided, was
ments and understandings" ceived the third annual Mark told that the 60,000 members
among private homeowners and Van Doren Award given by the I of Women's American Ort had
their brokers that their proper_ students of the University. for ! contributed more than $1 mil-
ties must be sold to white Chris- "zealous scholastic leadership, lion toward projects throughout
tians only. Private homeowners devotion to intellectual develop- the world.
are exempt from the provisions ment and humility." Dr. Hadas,
of the Pennsylvania Human Re- who was born in Atlanta. Ga., in Orthodox Community
lations Law outlawing dis- 1900. received rabbinic ordina_ in St. Louis Alarmed
crimination in housing because tion from the Jewish Theo-
of race, religion. or national logical Seminary of America. by Exodus to Suburbs
origin.
ST. LOUIS (JTA) — The
He has been a- member of the
Columbia University faculty "devastating effect" on Ortho-

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dox families of the continuing
exodus to St. Louis suburbs has
moved the United Orthodox
Jewish Community to appeal to
St. Louis Jews to stay in exist-
ing Jewish neighborhoods.
Much of the time of the an-
nual meeting of the group was
taken up with the problem and
with a report on it by Hyman
Flaks, executive secretary. He
reported that when there is no
Talmud Torah in a new subur-
ban neighborhood, children of
the affected families "go with-
out Jewish education."
When the nearest synagogue
is seven or eight miles away
from new suburban homes, he
added, walking to services on
the Sabbath and Holy Days "is
becoming a lost art."

It is time to worry when mis-
fortune has arrived. — Bera-
choth 9.

"This fear," he stated, "is
based on a deep-seated feeling

of inferiority in physical con-
flict and military affairs that the
Jews have always had."
Dr. Goheen, writing to the
student newspaper, stated that
the Ponomarenko letter "patent-
ly speaks from blind prejudice
and is utterly foreign both to
the intellectual and moral ideals
of the university. It is an old but
sadly persistent fact that high in-
telligence and moral sensivity,
intellect a n d wisdom, do not
necessarily go together."
The campus newspaper also
printed 10 other letters on the
issue raised by the student. All
but one of the letters were criti-
cal of the honor student.
Ponomarenko, who is not only
an honor student but also man-

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REMEMBER

The memories of Passovers gone by—the search and sale of the Chometz—Grandpa
poking around the kitchen, making the horseradish and the Choraches—putting on the
new suit of clothes and shoes pockets full of hazel nuts and almonds anxiously
waiting for the Seder to start—Uncle Joe and Aunt Sadie were always late—the whoit
family together—Grandpa looking like a king propping the pillow on the chair beside
him—Grandma tired after baking and cooking all day but "My Malice" my queen, he
called her—the Kiddush and then my turn for "Ma Nishtanah" and the answer given
with Grandpa's voice ringing out over all—the first half of the Hagadah almost over—
even the bitter herbs tasted so good—Passover it was always "strong"—all were corn-
pelled to eat it otherwise we could not get the hard boiled egg and salt water—and
then the meal—nobody, but nobody, could cook better than Grandma—we ate—and
ate and then the "Benchen"—and the rest of the Hagadah—and some more cups of
wine—and the opening of the door—and the stories of how in the old country someone
frightened the whole family by appearing at that door—but best of all the tongs with
which the second half of the Hagadah abound—and the feeling of drowsiness—content.
ment—and the thought that tomorrow the same thing once more
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The Community Is Invited to Groundbreaking Ceremonies of

YESHIVATH BETH YEHUDAH SOUTHFIELD CAMPUS

AT 25870 FAIRFAX

SUNDAY, MARCH 15th, 11 A.M.

Guest Speaker:

DR. WILLIAM LOW, World-famous Physicist and Torah Scholar of Hebrew University in Jerusalem, visiting Pro-
fessor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

DIRECTIONS: Greenfield North to Ten-and-a-half Mile Road. Turn Left to Fairfax (One Block W. of Greenfield)



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