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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-05-01

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activities in Society

Present at the recent Bar Mitzvah of Gary Steven Moglovkin, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Solly Moglovkin former Detroiters now of St. Louis,
were the following Detroiters: his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Morris
Bistrow, the Seymour Bristrow family, Mrs. Pearl Chafetz, Mr. and
Mrs. Joe Chafetz, Mrs. Sylvie Warren, Mr. and Mrs. Sid Chafetz, the
Richard Chafetz family, the Willie Schwartz family and Miss Doris
Moglovkin.
A bridal shower for Phyllis Littky was held recently at Rosen-
berg's Caterers. Hostesses were Mesdames Edward Goldberg and Her-
bert Gumenick, future sisters-in-law of the bride.
Mrs. Lillian Shore of Cheyenne Ave. and Mrs. Ann Barkless are
on an extended tour of Israel and Paris. While in Tel Aviv, Mrs. Shore
will visit her nephew, whom she has not seen in 45 years.
The Max Freedmans of Lauder Ave. attended the recent 50th
wedding anniversary celebration of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Abe
Koval, at a dinner party in Chicago. Also attending from Detroit were
the Sam Agers, Mr. and Mrs. Sol Ager, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Brody,
Mr. and Mrs. Sol Gus and the Phil Glickmans. The Kovals also were
honored by grandchildren Doreen and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Freed-
man of Ann Arbor.
Among the delegates and their wives attending the convention
of the National Federation of Men's Clubs at Kiamesha Lake, N.Y.,
were Dr. and Mrs. Davis A. Benson, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Breyer,
the David Goldmans, Allen Charlips, Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Reistman,
Samuel Harwiths, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Roberts and Dr. and Mrs.
Jerry Margolis.
Mothers of coeds at Bloomfield Country Day School met Thursday
at the Bloomfield Hills home of Mrs. Robert C. VanderKloot for a pre-
view of the Strawberry Festival to be held 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16 on
the school grounds. Attending from this area were Mesdames William
Bonin, Gerald Davidson, Wilmer Freeman, Lou R. Jacobs, Sam Kallush,
Ira Rodman, Manuel L. Rotenberg and Edmund E. Saperston.
A bon voyage tea was given recently for Dorothy Pinsky and Roslyn
Goldstick prior to their trip to Israel and Europe. Hostesses were
Violet Spitzer and Charlotte and Sarah Dolinka.
William Avrunin, Mrs. Theodore Bargman and George M. Stutz, of
Detroit, will serve on the program committee for the 1964 General
Assembly of the Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds,
it was announced by Louis Stern of Newark, CJFWF president. Mrs.
Joseph Cohen of New Orleans is chairman of the Committee. Lavy M.
Becker of Montreal and Willard L. Levy of St. Louis are vice-chairmen.
The next Council General Assembly is to be held in St. Louis, Nov.
12-15.
Mitchell H. Friedlaender, a University of Michigan sophomore in
zoology, has been selected to participate in Michigan State University's
accelerated French launguage program this summer in Lausanne.
Mitchell, son of Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Friedlaender, 12944 Borgm•an,
Huntington Woods, will spend seven weeks studying in France.
Mrs. Rose Marion was honored by her family and friends on the
occasion of her 75th birthday Saturday at the Variety Club.

United Hebrew Schools Meeting
Coincides With Library Dedication

The 44th annual meeting and
election of officers of the United
Hebrew Schools will be held, 8
p.m. May 20 in the Esther Berman
Building auditorium. Dedication of
the Safran Library, located in the
Esther Berman Building, also will
take place at this time.
In accordance with the bylaws
of the UHS, the following persons
are being nominated for election
as officers: Abe Kasle, honorary
president; David Safran, president;

Rabbi Sherer to Speak
at Agudath Israel Rally

Rabbi Morris Sherer, executive
vice president of Agudath Israel
of America, coeditor of The Jewish
Observer and
Das Yiddishe
Vort, will be
guest speaker
at a rally 8:30
p.m. Sunday
at Young Is-
rael of North-
west. The rally
precedes the
fifth Knesiah
Gedolah of
Agudath Is-
rael in Jeru-
salem July
22-30.
Sherer
The delegation will be headed
by Rabbis Chaskel Grubner, Yosef
Nadler and Shlomo Rothenberg.
Details of travel arrangements
will be announced at the rally. For
information, call Rabbi Grubner,
TU 3-1441, or Rabbi Rothenberg,
UN 4-2230.

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, May 1, 1964
27

Mitchell Feldman, Jack Shenkman
and George M. Zeltzer, vice presi-
dents; William Yolles, secretary;
Gordon Ginsberg, treasurer; and
Albert Lubin, assistant treasurer.
Nominated for election to the
board of directors for a three-year
term are Avern L. Cohn, Leonard
Farber, Mitchell Feldman, Louis
Gelfand, Mrs. Lewis Grossman,
Morris M. Jacobs, Albert Kaplan,
Judge Ira G. Kaufman, Dr. Samuel
Krohn, Norbert Reinstein, Dr. Rob-
ert Schlaff, Jack Shenkman, Philip
Stoliman, Julian Tobias, Milton M.
Weinstein and William Yolles.
William Roth is nominated for
election to the board of directors
for a two-year term. Also, Maurice
Landau and Rabbi David Jessel
are being appointed to the advisory
committee.
Dinner will precede the annual
meeting, and all dues-paying mem-
bers of the United Hebrew Schools
and parents of students are in-
vited. For further information or
reservations, call the UHS, DI
1-3407.

New Coin for Israel
Independence Day

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Sabras Doron and Anat Weber,
took time off from school in New
York to be at Kennedy Airport for
arrival of shipment of new silver
coins struck by Bank of Israel to
commemorate Israel's 16th Inde-
pendence Day, 2,000 of the new
coins arrived by El Al jet for the
opening of the World's Fair, where
they will be available to collectors
in the American-Israel pavillion
and the Hall of Education. The
silver coin has a value of five
Israeli pounds, and depicts the new
National Museum in Jerusalem.
The interest of. Doron and Anat in
coins is more than amateur. They
are children of Robert Weber,
U. S. Representattive of the Israel
Government Coins and Medal Cor-
poration, under whose auspices
the coins are distributed. El Al
Hostess Yolan Dephillips is also
an avid collector.

Canadian Premier Lauds
Allan Bronfman at Dinner
for 'Man of the Year'

MONTREAL (JTA)—Prime Min-
ister Lester B. Pearson of Canada
and top figures of the Israel gov-
ernment Sunday paid tribute to
Allan Bronfman, noted Canadian
Jewish leader, who was honored
as Montreal's "Man of the Year"
at a dinner here sponsored by the
Israel Bond Organization.
Pearson, who was the principal
speaker at the dinner, described
Bronfman as a leader "whose en-
tire adult career has been marked
by service to good causes and to
the communities that make up our
land."
The Canadian prime minister
emphasized that Bronfman's record
includes service not only to Israel
and to the Jewish communities of
Montreal and other cities, but to
all sections of Canada's popula-
tion, English-speaking and French-
speaking, Jewish and non-Jewish.
Close to $750,000 in Israel Bonds
were sold in conjunction with the
dinner, which was attended by
over 1,000 business, civic and reli-
gious leaders.

Cleveland Campaign Opens
With $3.9 Million Pledged

CLEVELAND (JTA)—The Jew-
ish Welfare Fund Appeal opened
officially here with a dinner-
meeting, at which 11,364 pledges
totaling $3,879,249 were reported,
highest amount pledged at such an
event. This total represented 64
per cent of the record campaign
of $6,061,000.
Presiding at the meeting was
Arthur Dery, general chairman.
Guest speaker was Dr. William
Haber, dean of the University of
Michigan's College of Literature,
Science and the Arts.

Traditionalist Suggests Way of Life
to Transmit Unique Jewish Values

"If you want to see your child
live justice, he must see you act
justice."
A traditionalist rabbi, speaking
"not as a rabbi, but as a fellow
Jew, a parent," urged his listen-
ers to transmit Jewish values to
their children as a way of life. "I
see," said Dr. Emanuel Rackman,
"simple values disappearing be-
cause Jews are not living Jewish
lives."
Dr. Rackman, assistant to the
president of Yeshiva University,
delivered Wednesday the final
lecture in the Midrasha Institute
on "Values and Commitments for
Our Day."
One of those "simple values."
the Jewish love of learning, he
said, is being forfeited for prac-
tical, Western values. "How
many parents sit down with
their child on a Friday night
and study for love of study? .. .
If your child told you he wanted
to devote his life to learning in
a Yeshiva, you'd take him to the
doctor."
Dr. Rackman also suggested
that the value of charity has lost
its meaning among the younger
generation and that Jewish family
life has declined, with an accomp-
anying rise in juvenile delin-
quency, alcoholism and suicide.
"The 'togetherness' of Jewish
life is gone," he said, adding that
there was more internal security
"in the ghetto of the Middle
Ages."
Even the concept of "mishpa-
chah," the hierarchy of kinship,
has disappeared, he said. "Jews
weren't afraid to become old .. .
they were entitled to respect. To-
day, old people must pretend to
be young" for a place in the
family.
While the world cherishes many
Jewish values, much that is
uniquely Jewish is not shared by
western civilization, Dr. Backman
said.
As an example, "How does man
use both body and soul to the
glorification of God?" He cited the
"different element," the spiritually
uplifting customs and ceremonies
that Jews "added to all sensual
gratification."
And right to work laws are
nothing new, Dr. Rackman con-
tends. Citing the Talmud, he
said Jews long recognized that

"the right to a job is the right
to live." He also pointed out that
Jewish law emphasizes duty
over right, whereas "in western
culture, everyone knows his
rights, but how many know their
duties?"
Dr. Rackman mentioned, as a
Jewish value, the "deflating atti-
tude to state." The idolatry of a
nation's sovereignity, he said, is
alien to Judaism. "To the Jews
it was never so horrible to be a
second-rate state."
"What was unique about Jewish
values was the philosophical vali-
dation of these values," he said.
"If values are relative (to each
civilization)," Dr. Rackman went
on, "who would be so foolish as
to die for them? The traditionalist
says that rightness or wrongness
of behavior is not relative, but
absolute.
"To believe in law and justice
isn't uniquely Jewish, but to be-
lieve they are the will of God is
uniquely Jewish. And the ultimate
fulfillment of that absolute is a
partnership between man and
God."

Young Adult JWB Parley
A national young adult con-
ference will be sponsored by the
National Jewish Welfare Board
from May 8 to 10 at Teplitzky's
Hotel, Atlantic City, N.J.

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