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March 27, 1964 - Image 29

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-03-27

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Ory N. Mazar, president of
Is r a e l i Publishing Institute,
Ltd., of Jerusalem, will be here
Monday to confer with educators
and a number of rabbis regard-
ing the important works already


Columbia Law School
to Honor Proskauer

The Columbia Law School
Alumni Association announced
that Judge Joseph M. Proskauer
will be the first recipient of a
neWly-created Medal for Ex-
Judge Proskauer, a graduate
of Columbia College in 1896 and
the Law School in 1899, is a
senior member of Proskauer,
Rose, Goetz and Mendelsohn, a
New York City law firm. He
served as a justice of the Su-
preme Court of the State of
New York from 1923 to 1930,
the last four years in the Ap-
pellate Division.
A bronze medal bearing the
profiles of the three Columbia
alumni—John Jay, Charles Ev-
ans Hughes and Harlan Fiske
Stone—who served as Chief Jus-
tices of the United States, will
be presented to Judge Pros-
kauer at the University's Corn-
mencement Exercises in June.
A native of Mobile, Ala., Judge
Proskauer has practiced law in
New York since his graduation
from the Columbia Law School
in 1899 with the exception of
those years he herved on the
bench. He is 86. He has held the
offices of president and honor-
ary president of the American
Jewish Committee, president of
. HA of New York, and
the YM
trustee and president of the
Federation of Jewish Philan-

Leader's experts profession-
ally dean your carpets in
your home with Bigelow's ex-


Judith Horton Wed
to Allan Tushman

produced by the Israeli publish-
ing company and the organiza-
tion's expansion plans.

Mazar, a nephew of Israel's
second President, Itzhak Ben-
Zvi, is the son of Prof. Benja-
min Mazar, former president of
the Hebrew University. He was
for a time a member of the
Israel Knesset and is a coun-
cillor-elect of the City of Jeru-

During Israel's War of Inde-
pendence he was an officer in
the Israel army intelligence
Mazar seeks to interest in-
vestors in his publishing house.
Himself an author of several
books in Hebrew, he has pro-
moted the publishing of "Jeru-
salem," a pictorial history of
the Holy City, and "Illustrated
History of the Jews" that was
published here by arrangement
\vith Harper & Row.
The Israeli Publishing Insti-
tute, Ltd., was founded six
years ago in Jerusalem with
the motto "Out of Zion shall
go forth the taw and the Word
of the Lord from Jerusalem."
It has close connections with
the faculty of the Hebrew Uni-
versity, Jerusalem, and its edi-
torial board includes leading ex-
perts in many fields such as
Prof. Michael Avi-Yonah, head
of the department of archaeol-
ogy at the Hebrew University;
Prof. Moshe Davis of the Jew-
ish Theological Seminary in
New York; Dr. Israel Goldstein,
former president of the Ameri-
can Jewish Congress; Col. Na-
thaniel Lorch, former official
military historian of the Israeli
Army; Prof. Ben Zion Dinur,
former Israeli Minister of Edu-
cation and now head of Yad
Vashem, Jerusalem.

Local Teen Artist
Illustrates Book,
`6 White Horses'


The marriage of Judith Merle
Horton and Allan Harold Tush-
man was solemnized recently in
an evening ceremony at Temple
Parents of the bride are Mr.
and Mrs. Gerson Horton of War-
rington Dr. The bridegroom is
the son of the late Mr. and Mrs.
Samuel Tushman.
The couple will' make their
home in Oak Park.

Study by Gordon
Off Press May 4

More than 5,000 students par-
ticipated in Rabbi Albert I.
Gordon's nationwide analysis of
intermarriage. He has recorded
17 interviews with the inter-
married themselves. Clergymen
of the Protestant, Catholic and
Jewish faiths have called his
book the definitive study on the
growing trend toward intermar-
On May 4 Beacon Press will
publish "Intermarriage" by Rabbi
Gordon. In the course of several
years' work, Dr. Gordon read
through an intimidating number
of state and national laws, stud-
ied official statements of our
major religious denominations,
and reviewed carefully the work
of noted sociologists, psycholo-
gists, priests and ministers.
They all agree that the di-
vorce rate among intermarried
couples is high. What are the
problems causing this that were
not anticipated? How have par-
ents adjusted to mixed marri-
ages? What must intermarried
couples face? The answers are
given here by the intermarried
Dr. Gordon is presently at
Temple Emanuel in Newton Cen-
tre, Mass. He was formerly ex-
excutive director of the United
Synagogues of America, has seen
extensive service as a labor ar-
bitrator, and is the author of a
previous Beacon book, "Jews in

A local teen-ager's pen and
ink sketches so impressed a
publishing house, that two pro-
fessional artists and other stu-
dents were bypassed as illus-
trators for the book, "Six White
The much-publicized book by
15-year-old Candy Geer, is a
poem about little John Kennedy
on the day of his father's burial.
Leslie Bennett. a 17-year-old
Cass Technical High School stu-
dent specializing in art, drew
a forlorn John-John watching
six white horses carying the
flag-covered casket. The deli-
cate sketch is on the cover. and
other drawings illustrate each
The book is published by
M&W Quill Co., Ann Arbor, and
is being distributed throughout
the country.
Leslie, son of Max M. Ben- Scholarship Offered
nett, 20050 Marlowe, and the
late Mrs. Bennett, has attended to Child of Veteran
Sgt. Morton A. Silverman
Hebrew high school. He will
use royalties from the sale of Post and Auxiliary, Jewish War
the book for a trust fund for Veterans, announce a $250
scholarship grant to the son or
his college education.
daughter of a Michigan veteran.
Great Lakes Antique Show
According to Maurice Shep-
A wonderful "new" world of herd, post commander, and
antiques will open again to the Mrs. Samuel Wagner, auxiliary
public April 8 with the arrival president, the award will be
of the 40th semi-annual Great given on the basis of need and
Lakes Antique Show at Ma- the scholastic aptitude of the
sonic Temple for a four-day qualifying c a n d i d a t e. High
stand through April 11. Sunday school graduates and pupils
exhibits were discontinued last graduating this June may apply.
The committee reviewing ap-
Friends and patrons of the plications is composed of Mrs.
"old reliable show" will see Jack Schwartz, Max Hoffman
scores of finds, large and small. and Dr. Frances Cousens. Let-
Coins and guns, being what ter applications should be di-
they are to collectors, will be rected to the Sgt. Morton A.
shown, and there will be every Silverman Post and Auxiliary,
sort of art glass imaginable, Jewish War Veterans' office,
19161 Schaefer, Detroit 35.
including Haviland china.
Deadline for filing is April
Want ads get quick results!

Unit to Hear Talk on Silberschlag Poetry

Eliezer Silverman of the ad-
ministrative staff of the United
Hebrew Schools will address
the Kvutza Ivrit, Hebrew cul-
tural group of Detroit, 9 p.m.,
April 11 in the Jewish Center.
His topic will be "The Modern
Jew's Quest for Jewish Iden-
tification as Reflected in the
Poetry of Eisig Silberschlag."
Silberschlag, considered by
many the outstanding Hebrew
poet in America today, was first
recipient of the LaMed Prize
and won the Tchernihovsky

Award for Hebrew poetry.
He was Silverman's counselor
at the Boston Hebrew Teachers
College where Silberschlag is
Silverman graduated from
Boston University, where he
was. awarded the Creative Arts
Scholarship, and the Boston
Hebrew Teachers Col le g e.
Working toward an advanced
degree in Hebrew literature at
Dropsie, he is a member of the
National Council for Jewish
Education and numerous other
communal and academic organ-
Archbishop of Canterbury
Selections from Silberschlag's
Says Jews Not to Be
poetry will be read by Mrs. Lea
Blamed for Crucifixion
•Beurer, a Midrasha student,
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
who also took courses at the
to The Jewish News)
LONDON — The Archbishop Mizrachi Teachers Seminary in
of Canterbury declared Tuesday Haifa.
it was wrong to try to place the
blame for the crucifixion of Mizrachi Women's Parley
Jesus on the Jews alone.
The 39th annual national con-
The Archbishop Mich a e 1 vention of the Mirachi Women's
Ramsey made the statement in Organization of America will
a letter to the London Diocesan take place in New York Oct.
Council for Jewish Christian 4-7, it was annuonced by Mrs.
Understanding. The Council Eli Resnikoff, national presi-
said it had received the letter dent.
in response to a request.
The archbishop wrote "The
"In nature there are neither
important fact is that the
r e war d s nor punishments—
crucifixion was the clash be- there
are consequences."—In-
tween the love of God and the gersoll.
sinfulness and selfishness of
the whole human race.
Those who crucified Christ
are in the true mind of the
Christian church representa-
tives of the whole human race,
and it is not for anyone to point
a finger of resentment at those
who brought Jesus to his death
but rather to see the crucifixion
as the divine judgment upon all
humanity for choosing the ways
of sin rather than the love of
UN 3-5730
UN 3-8982
The archbishop added that
"We all must see ourselves
judged by the crucifixion."


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29 -- THE DETR OIT JEWISH NEWS — Friday, March 27, 1964

Israeli Publisher Ory N. Mazar
Confers with
wan Detrotters Monday

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