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April 03, 1964 - Image 30

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-04-03

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Julius Haber's `Shaef of Zionist
History' is Rich. in Historical Data

Julius Haber is a Zionist of
long standing. He has been ac-
tive in the movement for sev-
eral decades and has been
among the staunchest support-
ers of every cause that aids Is-
rael.
He has authored two books
on Zionism, "The Unpaid Debt
of American Jewry to Its Breth-
ren" and "The Odyssey of an
American Zionist."
His third volume, just issued
by Waldon Press, is entitled "A
Sheaf of Zionist History."
• It is a personal document. It
contains a collection of articles
he has written, of letters he has

controversies that existed with-
in and outside the movement,
on some personality issues but
primarily on the ideologies of
the libertarian cause.
In many respects, this volume
is a history both of the Amer-
ican and world Zionist move-
ment. The personality sketches
authored by Haber—of Herzl,
Nordau, Sokolow and others;
the articles on Magnes and on
institutions in Zionism; the
story of Cyrus L. Sulzberger's
"conversion" to Zionism by
Herzl and the exchange of let-
ters by Haben and Sulzberger's
son, Arthur Hays Sulzberger,
the publisher of the New York
Times, are as interesting as
Zionist literature today as when
they were first published.
"A Sheaf of Zionist History"
is procurable from Julius Haber,
711 West End Ave., New York
25.

Comforting the
Mourners

By RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX

Transfer of Jabotinsky Remains
Develops Hitch Over Procedure

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire to
The decision of the govern-
The Jewish News)
What is the origin of our
TEL AVIV — The long-run- ment two weeks ago to permit
practice of "comforting the
ning debate on the transfer of the reinterment of the Revi-
mourners" (N ichum Ave-
Vladimir Jabotinsky's remains sion leaders remains in Israel
lim?).
to Israel turned into a debate was widely accepted as meeting
The practice of going to con-
Tuesday over procedures for the conditions of Jabotinsky's
sole the mourners is an ancient
that transfer and prestige of will in which he had asked for
one. The Bible speaks of the
burial in the soil of a Jewish
those concerned.
children of Jacob who at-
state by a Jewish government.
tempted to console their father
However, the leadership of
who seemingly refused to be
Shaye Dead; the Herut insisted Tuesday
consoled (Genesis 37:35). The
the wording of the gov-
City of Hope that
Book of Lamentations (1:2)
ernment decision made it
speaks of the bereavement of
Rubin Shaye, f o u n d e r of seem as though the act was
the people of Israel by saying Grosse Pointe Quality Food Co. a matter of "aiding the fam-
"there was no one to bring and its president 42 years, died ily" and not a decision in
consolation." The rabbis claim Tuesday at age 81. Mr. Shaye accordance with Jabotinsky's
that when the scripture relates was active in the Businessmen's will.
that the Almighty blessed Isaac Group, City of Hope, and in
Prof. Eri Jabotinsky, who had
after his father Abraham died other communal affairs.
written the letter to which the
(Genesis 25:11) it infers that the
A member of Cong. Beth government had made its affir-
Almighty sought to practice the Moses, Mr. Shaye recently was mative response, met Sunday
rite of consoling him in his honored with the dedication of with Premier Levi Eshkol in
mourning (Sotah 14a). They also a synagogue chapel in his name. Jerusalem for a half hour, Falk,
claim that the food that Jacob
Detroit resident 42 years, Mr. described as held "in a cordial
was preparing when Esau sold Shaye was born in Romania atmosphere." But apparently no
him the birthright was that and came to New York in 1907. decision was reached as to the
He started out selling dry participation of the government
which he was engaged in pre-
paring to console his father groceries at a small stand at and the army in the funeral.
Isaac upon the death of Abra- Eastern Market, and in 1922
A spokesman for the Premier
ham (Exodus 25:29 Baba Bathra founded the company that said there would be another
16b). Medieval authorities (like would become a multimillion- meeting and that it was hoped
Maimonides—Laws of Mourn- dollar corporation supplying that all difficulties would be
One of the very great dramas ing 14:7) claim that the virtue independent retail grocers..
resolved.
on Broadway, "A Case of Li- of consoling the bereaved is
Mr. Shaye, 19200 Prairie,
Herut and veteran Revision-
bel," -is based on a major inci- even greater than the virtue of founded the Rubin Shaye
ist
members met with Prof.
dent related in "My Life in visiting the sick. The reason Foundation, administered b y
JULIUS HABER
Jabotinsky for a report on his
Court" by Louis Nizer.
given is that bringing consola- the officers of his company and talk with the Premier. It ap-
received from noted personali-
The play was written by
ties, of exchanges of correspon- Henry Denker. It deals with a tion to the bereaved is a kind devoted to educational and peared that the character of
deed both for the living mourn- charitable work.
treatment given to the task of
dence on Zionist issues.
lawsuit for defamation of char-
Groups to which he belonged transfering the remains of Ja-
In spite of the personal nat- acter by a distinguished author ers as well as for the deceased
ure of this volume, it contains against a former friend, a no- soul, while visiting the sick only included Union Lodge, F. & botinsky to Israel and not the
benefits the one sick person A.M., and the Detroit Consis- wording of the government's
a wealth of material that throws
torious colum-
one visits.
tory, Moslem Shrine. He also decision to do so will decide
lights on Zionist history, on the fist who in-
*
*
*
was a patron of Technion Uni- whether the remains actually
sisted on ma-
Why is it that a major fes- versity, Israel, and a member will be transferred. Herut has
ligning him.
tival cancels out the seven- of Pisgah Lodge, Bnai Brith. demanded a state funeral and
Adm. Strauss Gives
Van Heflin
day mourning period if it
He leaves his wife, Anna; reinterment on Mt. Herzl for
$100,000 for NY
plays the role
should come even one hour three sons, Sol C., Nathan and the remains.
after the seven-day mourning Max M.; a daughter, Mrs. Oscar
YM-YWHA Building of the Jewish
lawyer, Rob-
period began?
(P a u l i n e) Rappoport; nine Mrs. Rachel Slutzky Dies;
NEW YORK. (JTA) — Gifts ert Sloane, in
This has been explained by grandchildren and seven great- Active in Shaarey Zedek,
totaling $220,000 toward the
the play.
the understanding that the grandchildren.
construction of a new 11-story
Sisters of Zion, Mizrachi
Sloane is, of
spirit of mourning required as
addition to the 92nd St. YM-
Mrs. Rachel Slutzky. 84, of
course, Nizer,
a
result
of
the
burial
of
the
Chelmno
Monument
YWHA were announced here by
11501 Petoskey, died Monday.
who has be-
I
dead
and
the
spirit
of
joy
ne-
to 350,000 Jews Will
by Judge George Frankenthaler,
Funeral services were held Tues-
c o m e widely
cessitated by the arrival of the
president of the institution.
Be
Unveiled in Fall
day at Kaufman Chapel.
known
as
an
festival
are
mutually
exclusive.
He said the gifts included
LONDON. (JTA) — A monu-
Surviving are two sons, Alan
author
and
as
It
is
therefore
impossible
to
ob-
$100.000 from Admiral Lewis
ment to the memory of the Sloan and Robert Slutzky; five
serve both at the same time.
L. Strauss and Mrs. Strauss, in t h e autobio-
350,000 Jews murdered in the daughters. Mrs. Morris (Edna)
Thus, since one has already Chelmno camp in Poland will
memory of Jerome and Carrie grapher w h o
Lasser, . Mrs. Oscar (Lillian)
begun mourning before the on-
Hanauer, parents of Mrs. described a
be unveiled next September, Skolnek, Mrs. William (Pauline)
number
of
the
set
of
the
festival,
he
has
at
Strauss. The late couple had
on the 25th anniversary of the
least accomplished some meas- German invasion of Poland, it Kadushin, Mrs. Albert (Ella)
been members of the 92nd St. most fanious Nizer
Garvin and Mrs. Mae Salesnick;
ure
of
mourning,
and
thus
he
Y's board for many years. Adm. court cases of recent years in
was reported here from War- 13 grandchildren, 25 great-grand-
must cease his mourning and saw.
Strauss is the former chairman "My Life in Court."
children and a sister, Mrs. Isa-
All the drama of Nizer's ac- enter the festival with a spirit
of the U.S. Atomic Energy
This will be the third such dore (Gussie) Goldenberg. She
count
of
that
famous
trial
(Rey-
of
joy,
lest
he
be
guilty
of
not
Commission.
monument in Chelmno. One was the widow of Aaron Slutzky
Judge Frankenthaler, just re- nolds vs. Pegler) has been in- observing the festival with its had been erected eight years who, before his death 32 years
, elected for his troduced in the play, and the true . spirit. Should the mourn- ago to commemorate a revolt ago, was among the leaders in
fourth term as dramatization holds the reader's ing period not have begun be- of a group of Jewish inmates Detroit real estate circles.
fore the onset of the festival against the Nazis; another is in
as president of attention throughout.
Mrs. Slutzky was devoted to
Asking Dennis Corcoran it is postponed until after the memory of thousands of Poles
the Y, an-
nounced at the (Reynolds) about Boyd Bendix's festival. Once it has begun, murdered by the Nazis. The many traditional causes, was
same time the (Pegler's) competition with God, however, it cannot be split in- Poles had been kept as host- active in Sisters of Zion, Miz-
following Sloane speaks, thus, in the play: to two parts since the period ages of the German army in rachi, and was especially inter-
ested in Shaarey Zedek activi-
"My father used to say, 'Jews of mourning is one unit.
gifts: $50,000
Chelmno, and eventually mur- ties, serving as sisterhood repre-
from the May- are perverse people. We go to
dered.
sentative and hostess at num-
er family; synagogue on Yom Kippur to Dr. Glushak Is Dead;
erous kiddush servings after Sab-
Yiddish Actor-Producer,
$40,000 from square our accounts with God.
bath and holiday services for
Mr. and Mrs. But do we recite our virtues? Was Early U.S. Zionist Irving Grossman, Dies
many years.
Alexander No. Only our faults. Why? Be-
NEW YORK, (JTA) — Dr.
PALM BEACH, (JTA) — Irv-
She also was a member of De-
Abraham; an cause a man's testimony about Leopold Glushak, a specialist ing Grossman, a prominent ac-
troit.Chapter of Hadassah, Work-
$30,000 fro: his own virtues is always sus- in eye, ear and throat diseases, tor and producer in the Yid-
men's Circle, ladies auxiliaries
Mrs. Setia So pect. But more important, be- ‘vho was an early leader of the dish theater, died here of a
of the Jewish- National Fund,
Strauss
kin, in memos cause it is indecent for a man Zionist movement in the United heart attack at the age of 63. Yeshivath Beth Yehudah and
of her brothers, Alfred W. and not to have some faults. Else States, died March 24 at 75.
Grossman, who lived in New Jewish Home for the Aged; and
The Esthonia-born doctor or- York City, was on a visit here
Joseph rteil. Abraham is a he would be competing with
Chesed shel Emes.
ganized the Seventh Zionist to see his wife, actress Diana
vice presicient of the Y's board God.' "
Mrs. Slutzky was past board
of directors. The Y Building
District
in
New
York
in
1923..
Goldberg, who was scheduled member of the Free Loan As-
This is great drama, excel-
Fund is a joint undertaking of lently prepared for the mar- He was chief of clinic at the to open. in the starring role of sociation, Jewish European Wo-
the YM-YWHA and the "City velous cast that is staging it in Hospital for Joint Diseases for the play, "Milk and Honey."
men Welfare Organization and
many years and an assistant
of Lite' campaign of the Fed- New York.
Born in Boston, Grossman ap- Sabbath Observers League.
clinical
professor
at
the
New
eration of Jewish Philan-
peared
on
the
stage
in
his
teens
The play, "A Case of Libel,"
thropies of New York.
published by Random House, is York University Medical Cen- as a protege of the Yiddish
stage star, Boris Thomashefsky.
certain to draw attention com- ter.
Bertha Benson Dies ;
He was a former president of
mensurate with the interest
the Hebrew Actors Union, a
that was shown in the complete Frieda Milgrom Dies
Active Club Woman
Bertha Benson, a resident of Nizer volume "My Life in
Frieda Milgrom, 24240 Moritz, unit of Actors Equity.
Detroit for 45 years, died March Court."
Oak Park, died March 26 She
16 Syrians 'Plead Guilty'
For the first time science has found
26 in her home at 17201 Stoepel.
Random Hou'se has just pub- was 53.
I new healing substance with the as-
lished another noteworthy play,
She was 84.
Mrs. Milgrom had been a De- as Spies for Israel; 7
tonishing ability to shrink hemor-
Mrs. Benson was a member of "Dylan," by Sidney Michaels, troit area resident for 38 years. Others to Be Sentenced rhoids and to relieve pain without
Shaarey Zedek Sisterhood, the which opened on Broadway on She was a member of Cong. Bnai
LONDON, (JTA)
T h e surgery. In case after case, while
United Hebrew Schools Auxi- Jan. 18. Alec Guinness stars in David and its sisterhood, Prim- Syrian government announced gently relieving pain, actual reduc-
(shrinkage) took place. Most
liary, National Council of Jew- the leading role. This play is rose Benevolent Society, Amer- that 16 Syrians accused of hav- tion
amazing of all — results were so thor-
ish Women, board of the Jew- based on "Leftover Life to Kill" ican Jewish Congress and Ha- ing spied for Israel, pleaded ough that sufferers made astonishing
statements like "Piles have ceased to
ish Home for the Aged, and was by Caitlin Thomas and "Dylan dassah.
guilty before a military court be a probleml" The secret is a new
an early member of Hadassah. - Thomas in America" by John
She is survived by her hus- here, it was reported from Da- healing substance (Bio-Dyne®)— dis-
She is survived by a son, Dr. Malcolm Brinnin. It is a play band, Joseph; a daughter, Mrs. mascus. Seven other alleged covery of a world-famous research
Davis Benson; a daughter, Mrs. based on the relationship be- Larry Pallitz; her mother, Mrs. spies for Israel are expected to institute. This substance is now avail-
able in suppository or ointment form
Ruth Sherman; and two grand- tween the Welsh poet Dylan Rose Goldstein; a n d three be sentenced by the military called Preparation
H. At all drug
children.
Thomas and his wife Caitlin.
-punters.
grandchildren.
court.

(Copyright, 1964, JTA, Inc.)

Rubin
Aided

`A Case of Libel'
Based on Nizer's
Court Incident

Shrinks Hemorrhoids
Without Surgery

Stops Itch—Relieves Pain

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