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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-05-08

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activities in Society

Mrs. David J. Schachter Re-Elected to Head Region of Hadassah

Hadassah leaders representing
14 communities in Michigan, meet-
ing here, at Northland Inn, at the
Detroiters attending the recent nuptials of Sharon Lynn Levin and annual conference of the Michi-
Robert S. Klein in Los Angeles included Mr. and Mrs. William Valensky gan Hadassah Region, formulated
and their son David, Mr. and Mrs. S. Trabman, Mrs. Mollie Aston, Miss plans for the expansion of fund-
Geri Rice and Mr. and Mrs. M. Fiarman.
raising, educational programs,
Mr. and Mrs. Mark Kong, representing the Jewish Family and Chil- membership enrollment and in-
dren's Service, were among 12 couples honored at a luncheon observing terfaith and civic-protective ac-
Foster Child Week Wednesday at the Veterans Memorial Building. tivities.
Guest speaker was Probate Court Judge James H. Lincoln.
Sessions commenced on Tues-
Robert Alpern headed the delegation of the Detroit Chapter, day morning, continued through
American Jewish Committee, to the 57th annual meeting at the Thursday, were conducted during
New York Hilton. Other members of the delegation were Mr. and
Mrs. Avern Cohn, the Clement A. Hopps, Joseph Ross, N. Brewster
Broder and Lee B. Brody.
Betty Kowalsky and Jerome Stasson will present advanced piano
and violin students in recital 8:30 p.m. Monday at the Baldwin Recital
Hall. Participating in the program will be Norman Berman, Natalie
Cohn, Catherine Dyni, Susan Jacobstein and Shelley Stasson, pianists;
and Suzanne Babinski and Lenore Shober, violinists. Included on the
program will be on original composition by Norman Berman, "Israeli
Rhapsody," as well as concerti by Haydn, Mozart, Mendelssohn, Schu-
man and Gershwin.
Mr. and Mrs. Herman Strassburger will host a leadership reception
in their home, 18684 Strathmoor, May 19, 8:30 p.m.. in advance of the
Gemiluth Presidential Toast to Israel diner. Hyman Crystal, executive
director of the Detroit Bnai Brith Council and executive secretary of
the Michigan Bnai Brith Council, will be the guest speaker. The affair
is on behalf of Israel Bonds.
Lillian Freeman of E. Jefferson Ave. attended the Michigan Music
Federation convention last week at Dearborn Inn. She and her son

Tracy entertained friends recently at cocktails and buffet supper.
MRS. DAVID J. SCHACHTER
Dr. Earl Kaplan, founder of the Detroit Civic Hospital and active
in many charitable activities, will be honored at a dinner Saturday at the entire days of the conference
the Sheraton-Cadillac Hotel. More than 250 pediatricians and their and at evening sessions, and cul-
wives will see Dr. Kaplan receive a plaque from Dr. Sol Luft, of Lin- minated in the election of the
coln Park.
following officers:
Mesdatnes David J. Schachter,
president, (re-elected); Abe Kriss-
off and Reuben Bienstock, vice-
presidents; Julian Tobias and
William Surath, secretaries; Oscar
Band. treasurer.
Mrs. Moses P. Epstein, past
Recognizing the urgent need to
Mrs. Michael Comay, the wife of president of national Hadassah,
was guest speaker at three ses-
meet the growing problems of the Israel's chief delegate to the United
aged, Detroit Council of Pioneer Nations, in an address to the De- sions, including the conference
dinner on Wednesday at the
Women, under the auspices of troit Chapter of the National Coun-
Shaarey Zedek.
its education department, will hold cil of Jewish Women (NCJW) Mon-
An honorary membership w a s
day
at
the
Statler
Hilton
Hotel
an all-day institute 10 a.m. to 2:30
bestowed
upon Mrs. George Rom-
p.m. Thursday at the Labor Zoinist praised the Council for having in- ney, wife of Michigan's governor,
stituted the Hebrew high school in
Institute.
who was presented with a citation
Theme of the day will be Jerusalem.
by Mrs. Schachter.
Describing the educational activi-
"Young Today—Old Tomorrow."
Visibly moved, Mrs. Romney
ties in Israel Mrs. Comay said that
Mrs. Sam Fishman, vice president
commended the women for their
secondary
education
is
the
most
of education of Detroit Council,
dedication to a constructive cause.
vital need and told of the efforts "Your heritage has made possible
is chairman of the day. Speakers
to
solve
this
problem.
She
said
will focus on three problems con-
that the Women's Council's aid to my heritage—One God," she said.
fronting aging citizens: housing,
"There is no boundary on brother-
education is one of the great gifts
income and health.
hood in which we are linked to-
that
have
beeen
made
to
her
coun-
The morning session will be de-
gether."
voted to "housing," with Mary try in recent years.
Active participants in the con-
A major problem, Mrs. Comay ference included Mesdames Joseph
Guiney, planning consultant on
said, is the shortage of teachers.
housing for the United Commun-
Ehrlich, Maurice Reizen, Albert
That, she indicated, should be Newman, Henry Berris, I. Jerome
ity Services, as speaker. Chuck
solved
simultaneously
with
the
Hauser. Joseph Megdall, Ted
Odell, head of the retiree depart-
increase in secondary educational
Sacks, Martin Mattler, Marcia
ment of the UAW, will deal with
facilities.
Scher, Carl Schiller, Carl Cohen,
"income".
New officers were installed by Arnold Shafer, Philip Bakst, Sol
Afternoon luncheon, Anthony
Lenzer, member of the adult health Mrs. Lewis B. Daniels, president of Schwartz, Richard Camil, Harry
and aging department of the School the NCJW Eastern Region Council. Jackson, Harold Hoffman, Jack
Shapiro, Morris Wayne, Alan Sos-
of Public Health, University of They are:
Mesdames Jerome B. Grossman, kin, Ben Holman, Harry Mills, Mor-
Michigan, will discuss the problems
president; M. Morton Barak, Jack ris Adler, Arnold Taylor, Max
of "health."
Epps. Richard Prentis, Melvin Kol- Frank, and the officers.
bert, Ben Weintraub and Clement
The communities they repre-
Hopp, vice-presidents; John Red- sented included Ann Arbor, Flint.
field and Norman Katz, secretaries; Grand Rapids, Bay City, Benton
Irving I. Bittker, treasurer, assisted Harbor, Kalamazoo, Lansing, Mon-
by Peter Rubin; and Samuel Rands, roe, Muskegon, Pontiac, Saginaw,
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financial secretary, assisted by Ber- Detroit, and South Oakland County,
nard Isenberg and Frederick She- which was the hostess chapter at
Floor Sample • Rental Return
vin.
the conference.
A panel on "Heritage of Liberty"
participating in the program Tues-
day included Rev. Nicholas. Hood,
Women's
Fr. James Sheehan and Walter
Klein, with Mrs. Epstein as mod-
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DETROIT CANCER FIGHTERS, erator.
In her address at the confer-
City of Hope, will hold a board
ence banquet, Mrs. Epstein told
meeting noon Monday at Raleigh
of Israel's progress, praised the
House. A report on the completion
of plans for June 10 Tag Day will Israelis on their successes in
he presented by fund-raising vice "pushing the desert back" in
president Mrs. Elliott Schubiner. the course of their reconstruc-
* * *
ALONAH CHAPTER, Pioneer Area U. of M. Students
Women, will hold its installation
CHOICE OF MANY
of officers 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Named by Honor Society
Among area students at the Uni-
the home of Pat Gorman, 24256
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following:
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Junior Music Study Club the Bruce
L. Colton, Evan P. Ferber
Junior Music Study Club will Gerald W. Fine, Betty Golden Git-
meet 2 p.m. Saturday at the home tlen, Lawrence S. tackier, Cynthia
of Bryon and Cheri Adinoff, 18817 D. Kahn and Ellen N. Schwartz.
Goldwin, Southfield. Guest speaker
The honor society named 331
will be Michael Bistritzky, and fi- University of Michigan students,
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Friday, May 8, 1964
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man, President, 273-5029.

tion projects, and stated that
Israel is "truly a laboratory" in
its marvelous manner of absorb-
ing immigrants from scores of
countries.
Mrs. Epstein spoke of the dang-
ers that continue to face Israel
and emphasized that Hadassah's
countrywide membership must de-
vote itself to creating an atmos-
phere of understanding of Israel's
position in the world. There is
need, she said, for constant refuta-

tion of attacks on Israel. She also
urged continued emphasis on ed-
ucational efforts for the enrich-
ment of Jewish life.
Participants in the banquet pro-
gram included Mesdames David
Schachter, Jacob Axelrod, Harry
Oberstein, Harr y Livingston,
Louis Cooper and Oscar Band and
Miss Linda Nachman of Junior
Hadassah. Robert Bayer, Leonard
and Martin Somberg provided a
program of entertainment.

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Pioneer Women
to Tackle Urgent Council of Women
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