Government Support for Secular
Portions, Increased Federations'
Aid Asked for Hebrew Day Schools
By RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX
(Copyright, 1964, JTA, Inc.)
First Distinguished Science Award
Goes to Gen. Sarnoff at Yeshiva U.
Dinner; Johnson Lauds RCA Chief
Why do some insist upon having
The creation of a White House- immigrant boy to industrial states-
the marriage ceremony take place sponsored program of Presidential man, is an inspiring record. The
FALLSBURG, N.Y. — The na- examined. The failure of the fed- under the open sky?
Teachers, to give recognition at the establishment of a new science
tion's 300 Hebrew day schools erations to support Hebrew day
highest level to the nation's out- center for Yeshiva University is a
were warned that federal aid to schools without interference or omen. The idea is that the mar- standing elementary and secondary fitting occasion for the presenta-
help suport the secular portions control is sufficient cause for the riage takes place under the stars school teachers, was suggested by tion of the Distinguished Science
of their programs might be neces- establishment of a separate fund- so that the couple may have David Sarnoff, chairman of the Award to General Sarnoff.
sary for their financial security raising apparatus for Jewish edu- children as plentiful as the stars board of the Radio Corporation of
"As a holder of a degree from
if the local Jewish federations and cation and community services on in Heaven, similar to the blessing America, at a dinner in the Wal- Yeshiva, it gives me great pride
welfare funds continued to ignore the basis of Torah and tradition." giving the Patriarch Abraham dorf Astoria Hotel, at which he and satisfaction to participate in
the basic needs of intensive Jew-
In any event, he declared, "the (Rabbi Moses Isseries—Shulchan received the first Distinguished this tribute to my old and dear
Hebrew day schools represent the Aruk, Eben Hoezer, 391).
Science Award of Yeshiva Univer- friend David Sarnoff."
Addressing a national planning backbone of Jewish existence.
Dr. Samuel Belkin. president of
conference at the Pine View Hotel, Their future must be ensured if
Yeshiva University. presented the
Noting that the government tra- award to Gen. Sarnoff. citing him
groom to offer a learned dis-
sponsored by Torah Umesorah, the Judaism is to exist. If the present
ditionally has paid "full homage a s "a n outstanding industrial
course at the wedding feast?
national society for Hebrew day community structure does not sup-
A number of reasons are ad- to its leaders and heroes, in peace statesman of the 20th Century" and
schools, Dr. William W. Brickman, port them, then vve must find sup-
professor of educational history port outside the community."
vanced for this practice. In the and in war," Gen. Sarnoff said, "I "a pioneer in science and tech-
and comparative education at the
first place any festive gathering suggest it is time now to honor the nology."
graduate school of education,
is considered incomplete without quieter victories of the classroom,
Astronaut M. Scott Carpenter
University of Pennsylvania, called closing session of the conference, words of Torah learning. This and to call attention to those men was a keynote speaker.
for the establishment of a sepa- the 400 delegates called for "a raises the level of the gathering out, add new sinew to the nation's
The first agricultural college in
rate, nationwide fund to contribute fair degree of governmental sup- from that of a gluttonous feast to
to the support of the schools in port for the maintenance of the that of a meaningful and purpose- brainpower."
the United States was established
The proposal, he said, would 100 years ago at Michigan State
the absence of substantial support general studies programs of the ful assembly. Generally, it was -felt
day schools and for the explora- that if Jews gather to celebrate parallel President Johnson's re- University.
by the federations.
Deploring the inadequate allo- tion of opportunities afforded by any happy occasion, they must also cently announced plans to honor
cations by communities through- law to educational and religious display their happiness with their the nation's most talented gradu-
out the country for Hebrew day institutions under loan programs historic culture of Torah. Some ating high school students with
schools, Dr. Brickman said that such as the National Defense Edu- claim that the groom especially the title of "Presidential Scholar."
President Johnson, in a film-
while "the Jewish federations and cation Act and housing programs delivers the discourse at his wed-
CAN BE MADE TO —
ed message to the dinner, lauded
welfare funds have given gener-
- • solve a tax problem
upon one who would give his dau-
Gen. Sarnoff's contribution to
ously to educational, health and
• avoid a capital gains tax
ghter unto an ignorant man. The science and industry. He said:
• solve a depreciation problem
welfare agencies, many of these Heads Married Group
• Increase income, make a profit
groom's discourse displays that
"Few people have contributed
have little or no Jewish content
& assemble property
more to our beloved America.
or spirit and lesser relevance to
EST H ER IP. GAM N
He is responsible for major ex-
Jewish values. The leaders of the dent of the Temple Beth El Mar-
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pansions on the horizons of
Jewish Day School movement ried Group at the annual meeting. wedding day is likened unto a
should press for a more equitable Other officers are Dr. Sheldon D. King or a Prince and it was al- knowledge. He has brought the
distribution of funds, whereby Stern and Frederick E. Schatz, vice ways the custom of the King to benefits of science and tech-
proclaim words of Torah among
nology to all the people. He has
Jewish education would be bene- presidents; Mar- •
people. Interesting is the cust-
devoted himself with a single-
fited more than at present."
om that developed among some
ness of purpose to the advance-
Noting that, in 1962, only 12.8 urer, a n d Mrs
Jonathan F. Ha-
people, that the groom begins his
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ment of scientific thought and
percent of local allocations went ber and Mrs.
disseration and is quickly inter- the advancement of scientific
for Jewish education, while 24.8 Werner G. Heim,
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rupted by the audience so that he
talent to national problems."
percent was earmarked for recre- secretaries.
does not finish it. It is possible
INSURED DUTY PREPAID
"No one better illustrates the
ation and "culture", Dr. Brickman
Elected to the
that this practice may have de- genius of America. His life, from
said that the amount alloted to board of direc-
veloped so as not to embarrass
Hebrew Day Schools "was virtu- tors were Messrs.
those grooms who may have little
or no knowledge of such subjects.
If the Jewish federations do not Phillip Buckfire
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Brickman declared, "the Jewish Greenspan, Harold Josephson, Rich- fear embarrassment because of ig-
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day school movement should seri- ard Leland, Harold Leider, William
ously consider a systematic and Lichtig, and Frederick Winkelman
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thoroughgoing appeal to the com- and Dr. and Mrs. Alan Lakin:
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of charitable giving should be re- will serve as an ex-officio board indication that marriage was not
to be considered an end to the
groom's experience of learning and
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Its Closing Session
BAR MITZVAH & WEDDING GUESTS .. •
The closing exercises of Temple
Israel Hebrew School will be held dents of Yeshivath Beth Yehudah
tomorrow, 11 a.m., at Temple recently organized an Alumni As- animal life.
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sociation and elected officers.
Bet. Schaefer and Northwestern Hwy.
Participants in the Torah ser-
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vice will include Deborah Nathan, Wolfson, doctoral candidate in
William Petok, and Susan Arnold. physics at Wayne State University. Plans for New Building
The 54 newly elected directors
The Maurice Edwin Barr Schol-
HARVEST HOUSE RESTAURANT ON PREMISES
Wolfson invites all former stu-
arship Award will be presented at dents of the day and afternoon di- of the Beth Yehudah Schools will
this Service. Maurice Barr died visions of the Yeshiva to join the
April 24, 1958. Because of his love Association and stay in contact committee and committee chair-
men 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the
for Hebrew, his parents established
with the Yeshiva.
schools' Beth Jacob Building.
the Maurice Edwin Barr Scholar-
In addition to maintaining ties
ship Award Fund which provides
Architect Alex Kohner will pre-
for three Menorah Bibles which between the Yeshiva and its for- sent revised plans for the new
are presented annually to two
Beth Yehudah School in South-
boys and one girl in Temple aims are to foster the study and field. Construction of the new
Israel's Hebrew School who have observance of Torah among its school building will begin immedi-
distinguished themselves, not only members and in the community ately upon approval of the plans
There is a difference in
n scholarship, but also in Temple and to aid in the moral and fi- by the Board of Directors.
activities and in refined attributes
Monthly meetings of the board
Wolfson is available for fur-
begin with Torah study. Rabbi
This year, the Maurice Edwin ther information at UN 1-1278.
Joel Litke will lead the discussion
Barr Award will be presented to
Marjory Cohen, Glenn Saltz and Yeshivah PTA Meeting
The newly elected officers and
Leader's factory-trained experts will clean
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah PTA
In addition, the Faculty Award will hold its final meeting 8:30 p.m. executive committee members will
your wall-to-wall carpeting thoroughly in
will be presented to Robert Sklar Wednesday at the Seven Mile be responsible for directing the
your home with Bigelow's exclusive Kar-
for outstanding scholarship and Building. E 1 e c t i o n, constitution Yeshiva's $1 million fund-raising
pet-Kare method. This is a professional
participation in Temple activities. changes and yearly reports are on campaign for the new school in
detergent that gently loosens and removes
Southfield. Newly elected direc-
deeply-imbedded dirt, while protecting
Hillel Abrams, Hugo Apt, Max Pother,
your fine carpeting against shrinkage, un-
A. Howard Bloch, Joseph Borenstein,
OK 5,000 More Homes
pleasant odors, color fading and fiber
Elects New Officers
Jack J. Carmen, Harry E. Citrin, David
J. Cohen, Isadore Cohen, Solomon N.
damage. Remember, clean carpeting looks
The 2nd annual congregational for Israel Immigrants
Cohen, Wolf Cohen, Morris Dorn,
meeting of the Birmingham
better and lasts longer.
JERUSALEM (JTA)—The Is- Re u bin Dubrinsky, Dr. Arnold Eisen-
Temple was held recently for the raeli government approved the man, Marvin Faber, Charles Feinberg,
purpose of electing officers and construction of 5,000 more homes Nathan I. Goldin, Reuben Grevnin,
approving a budget for the coming for immigrants. in addition to Henn an Halon, Samuel Heel/in/an,
Joseph Hendler, Joseph Hirsch, Louis
10,000 such homes in the current Jonas, Morris Karbal, David Kuper-
Newly elected officers include budget already voted to the minis- w ass er, Daniel A. Laven, Joseph Lee,
Sol Lefton, Frank Linderman, Isadore
Harry Velick, president; Gilbert try of housing.
Levin, Meyer Levin, Sol Levine. Manuel
Franklin and Steven. Fish, vice
Emanuel Mittleman, Sol Nus-
Housing Minister Yosef Almogi Merzon,
baum, Irving I. Palman, Nathan P.
presidents; Mrs. Suzanne Velick,
he would seek government Rossen, Julius Rotenberg, Jerry I.
secretary; and Joel Hepner, treas-
Sal tsman, Daniel Schwartz, William
Schwartz, Marvin Seligson, Leon Jay
urer. A new board of trustees was approval
units for immigrants, in view of Simon, Morris Snow, Na than D.
Isidore Sosnick, Israel
the fact that immigration, this Soberman.,
ill en/Ian , Seymour TerebeLo, David
year, is again exceeding previous St-
Teitelbaum, Julius Wainer,
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Yampolsky, and Eugene 'back.
Friday, June 5, 1964
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