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June 05, 1964 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-06-05

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People Make News

The board of directors of Citi-
zens Mortgage Corp. announced
the election of Harold N. Finney
as president and
chief administra-
tive officer of
the corporation.
Stanley M. Earp,
former president
and chairman.
who remains as
chief executive
officer, will re-
the title of chair-
man of the
board. Earp and Finney
Finney have been associated with
the company since its inception
in 1946.
*
SAMUEL BREEZNER, Chief
Assistant Wayne County Prosecut-
or, has withdrawn from the raee
for the newly-proposed State Court
of Appeals. He is devoting his full
time to campaign for the reelec-
tion of Wayne County Prosecutor
Samuel Olsen.
* * *

At Home Reception for Confirmands

Levine- Lip ton T 10 th
Is Announced Here

Annual confirmation services of Cong. Beth Aaron will take place
June 7. At home reception will be held that afternoon for the follow-
ing Beth Aaron confirmands:
EILEEN ZAMEK, daughter of Mrs. Marion Zamek, 18'764 Wisconsin,
1.4 p.m.
MICHELE MOSTEN, daughter of Mrs. Shirley Mosten, 18460 Stoepel,
2-5 p.m.

Two full professors, one associ-
ate professor, one assistant pro-
fessor and 14 other members of
the university staff will be honored
at 3 p.m. Sunday. on their retire-
ment, from Wayne State Univers-
ity. The 18 retirees will be cited'
at a reception in the Sculpture
Court of the McGregor Memorial
Conference Center. Also honored
will be Circuit .Judge BENJAMIN
D. BURDICK and CLAIR A.
WHITE, an instructor at Bay City
Junior College. Judge Burdick and
White are former members of the
WSU Board of Governors and hold
the titles of "Governor Emeritus.".

*

Katz Compiles Masonic Data

* *

HERBERT MILLMAN, of Rye.
N.Y.. associate executive of the
MISS SHARON LEVINE
National Jewish Welfare Board.
was elected president of the
Mr. and Mrs. Elkan Levine of
National Association of Jewish
Center Workers at the opening Northlawn Ave. announce the en-
session of the NAJCW convention gagement of their daughter Sharon
in Los Angeles. He will take of- Lee to William Lipton, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Elia Louis Lipshitz
fice in 1966.
of Washburn Ave.
* * *
Miss Levine is a graduate of
GRACE HEINRICHS this week Wayne State University's college
became the first woman in the 71-
The University of Detroit will year history of Standard Federal of education. Mr. Lipton is a
confer an honorary degree on Dr. Savings and Loan Association to graduate of Detroit College of
A late summer wedding is
EDWARD TELLER, nuclear physi- attain the rank of branch office
cits and "father of the H-bomb," manager. She was appointed to the planned.
and degrees and certificates on new position of responsibility by
■ ■

1,506 in this June's graduating ROBERT J. HUTTON, president
class. Dr. Teller, 56, will receive of Standard Federal, who recently
an honorary doctor of science received the Golden Door Knob I
I
degree, and deliver the principal Award. during Women Who Work
address, "Responsibilities in the
Week, for the opportunity which
Scientific Revolution," at coin- Standard Federal provides for its
This Week's Radio and
mencement exercises Thursday.
women employees. Mrs. Heinrichs
Television Programs
* * *
will manage the recently enlarged
SHMUEL SCHUMACHER of Joy Road-Manor office.
ETERNAL LIGHT
Israel, newly appointed sports di-
• *
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
rector of the seventh World Mac-
Station: WWJ.
A Testimonial Dinner honoring
cabiah Games, has arrived in New
Feature: "The Bible as Dilemma:
LARRY
LABELL,
candidate
for
York for an extended visit de-
literal acceptance or scientific re-
signed to acquaint him with United Detroit Common Council, is being jection." This is the first program
States' methods conducting large sponsored by the Labell for Coun- in a series entitled "Moral Dilem-
cilman Committee 6 p.m. Thurs-
athletic events.
day, at Calvert Catering on Wood- mas of the Bible," which will con-
ward. The guest speaker will be tinue through the summer. The
DR. RICHARD C. HERTZ, rabbi news commentator Lou Gordon. series consists of conversations be-
of Temple Beth El, has been Tickets may he obtained by calling tween Mark Van Doren, Pulitzer
named vice chairman of the Com- the Label) headquarters, 272-1375. Prize-winning poet, and Maurice
mittee of Alumni Overseers of
* * *
Samuel, author and lecturer.
* * *
Hebrew Union College-Jewish In-
Herbert Millman of Rye. N.Y.,
stitute of Religion. Dr. JULIUS
TO
DWELL
TOGETHER
associate execu-
MARK, Senior Rabbi of Temple
Time: 9:15 a.m. Sunday.
tive of the Na-
Emanu-DI of New York City, is
Station: WJBK and Channel 2.
tional Jewish
chairman of the Committee.
Feature: "G e n o c i d e, Human
Welfare Board,
* * *
as elected presi- Rights, and the U.N." A discus-
ARTHUR J. GOLDBERG, As-
dent-elect of - the sion between Philip Baum, nation-
sociate Justice of the Supreme
National Associa- al director of the Commission on
Court, has accepted the chairman-
tion of Jewish International Affairs of the Ameri
ship of the board of overseers of
Center Workers can Jewish Congress, and Joseph
the Jewish Theological Seminary
at its annual con- Edelman, cultural director of the
of America.
vention in L o s Jewish Community Council.
* * 1,
* 4, *
Angeles on June
MORRIS GRUA/1ER, executive
Millman 2. Millman w i 1 1
COUNCIL-ALTMAN HOUR
director of the Jewish Vocational take office at the 1986 convention.
Time: 10 p.m. Saturday.
Service, Los Angeles, is winner
*
Station: WJLB.
of the 1963 Conference Award' of
Feature: The City of Hope Can-
S.
HAL-
RABBI
MORDECAI
the National Conference of Jewish
cer Fighters, their community role
Communal Service. The award was PERN of Cong. Beth Shalom will and program, will be discussed
be
among
the
panelists
discussing
presented at the general session
by Mrs. Seymour Schwartz, Tag-
of the Conference in Los Angeles. open housing at the first public Day chairman, and Mrs. Elliott
meeting
of
the
Huntington
Woods
*
*
BERTRAM H. GOLD. executive Human Rights Association 8 p.m. Schuhiner, vice president of fund
June 16. at the Huntington Woods raising.
*
*
director of the Jewish Centers Cultural Center.
Association of Los Angeles, has
THE JEWISH HERITAGE
been elected president of the
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
National Conference of Jewish MARTIN ABELOVE of Utica,
Station: WCAR.
N.Y.,
and
CARL
HENRY
of
New
Communal Service at the confer-
Feature: "Church and State—
York City have been elected co- the Jewish Position." Dr. Leo
ence in Los Angeles.
chairmen of the National Com- P f e f I e r, national authority on
* * *
CHARLES C. WINOCUR, Presi- mittee of the American Israel Pub- Church-State relations, will discuss
dent of the American Medical lic Affairs Committee, it was an- the Jewish view of this problem
Center at Denver, has announced nounced by Rabbi Philip S. Bern- with Walter E. Klein, executive
the appointment of JOSEPH stein of Rochester, N.Y.. committee director of the Jewish Community
BRAUN as executive director of chairman. They will be responsible Council.
*- * *
for raising the committee's budget
the Center effective June 1.
and establishing local committees
* * *
CHURCH OF THE AIR
Time: 9:30 p.m. Sunday.
DR. CURT C. SILBERMAN of to strengthen AIPAC's Washington
West Orange, N.J., was reelected work.
Station: WJR.
* * *
president of the American Federa-
Feature: Rabbi Maurice N. Eis-
MRS. ISADORE LEEMAN, new- endrath, president of the Union
tion of Jews from Central Europe
at the organization's annual meet- ly reelected president of the Mich- of American Hebrew Congrega-
ing. The Federation is actively -in- igan Branch of National Women's tions, will speak on "Wanted: More
volved in the field of restitution League, United Synagogue of Am- Angry Men."
erica, will participate in special
and indemnification.
*
* *
briefing sessions for the 28 branch
Avrunin Branch to Host
DAVID SCHECHTER, son of presidents of the League Sunday
the D. 0. Schechters, 17373 Beech through Thursday at West Orange, Tribute to Morris Zweig
Avrunin Branch, Farband, will
Daly, has been elected vice Ares- N. J. and at the Jewish Theologi-
ident of the Rollins College stu- cal Seminary New York City. The hold a memorial meeting 9 p.m.
dent council at Winter Park, Fl a. group represents the top leader- Saturday in honor of its late vice
A Rollins junior, he is majoring ship of the 771 synagogue women's chairman, Morris Zweig.
Representatives of other Farband
groups of the Conservative move-
in physics and mathematics.
ment, affiliated with congrega- branches will speak at the meeting,
tions throughout the United States, and relatives and friends are asked
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico. to attend.
Friday, June 5, 1964
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Irving I. Katz has compiled delphia, Pennsylvania Militia.
historical material regarding the
The patriotic act for which (-
first Jewish Mason in Detroit. He Moses is best remembered, how-
points out the following:
ever, occurred in 1780 during some
Chapman Abraham, first known of the darkest days of the Revolu-
Jewish settler in Detroit, was a tion. The American cause was in
member of a Masonic Lodge in sore need of funds for feeding and
clothing its military forces. A pro-
Montreal.
In the records of Detroit's Zion posal was made in Philadelphia
Lodge, under date of Nov. 5, 1798, that a bank be established with a
appears the following entry: "At capital of $300,000 to establish the
this meeting a petition from Isaac necessary credit for furnishing the
Moses was read and ordered to lie provisions and the other necessities
over to next regular lodge night." for carrying on the war. Among
On Dec. 3 ensuing, the fact is re- those who stepped forward in this
corded that "Mr. Moses was duly emergency to "pledge our property
elected and initiated in the first and credit" was Isaac Moses who
degree of Masonry." Later refer- offered to subscribe £3,000. He
ence in the records show Brother returned to New York in 1784.
In 1775, when the army set out
Moses as present and taking part
in the work of the lodge. He is to conquer Canada, Moses and his
the first recorded Mason of the partners, Samuel and Moses Myers,
raised $20,000 in specie and ac-
Jewish faith in Detroit.
This Isaac Moses was probably cepted Continental paper in ex-
the nephew and son-in-law of change. For this act of patriotic
Hayman Levy of New York, the devotion they - received the thanks
largest Jewish fur trader among of President John Hancock.
the colonists, who is known to
The average Michigan worker
have had business dealings with
Detroit traders. Moses was born in adds $9,460 to the value of the
Germany in 1742. He arrived in product he produces when the na-
New York in 1764 and later be- tional average is only $8,768.
came a prominent and wealthy
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April 25, 1771, he became a free-
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man in New York City. In 1775,
he was president of New York's
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oldest Jewish congregation in the
United States. He was among those
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Moses distinguished himself as
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test his devotion to the cause of
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antly. Moving to Philadelphia with
other patriot members of the New
York Jewish community when the
British occupied New York, he en-
listed in 1780 and served as a
private in the 3rd Battalion, Phila-
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