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June 12, 1964 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-06-12

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Histadrut Sponsors Tribute Dinner
for Senator Patrick V. McNamara;
Israeli Scholarship Fund Started

By MARCY MILLER

"In Israel today there is no
provision for free high school
education for immigrant children
over the age of 14. This is the
goal of Israel. Scholarships are the
means by which these children
can receive an education."
These are the words of Yaacov
Morris of the Israel Foreign Af-
fairs Committee, keynote speaker
at Saturday night's tribute dinner
honoring Patrick V. McNamara.
the senior senator from Michigan.
Sen. McNamara consented to the
testimonial only if the proceeds
would go to a worthwhile project.
Toward this end, a scholarship
fund has been set up in the sen-
ator's name by Histadrut, the Is-
rael Labor Federation, which will
enable Israeli teen-agers of di-
verse backgrounds to acquire skills
vital for a progressive society.
Morris went on to say: "The
political climate of the country
is a democratic one. However,
there is a difference in a policy
which is based on equality, and
real equality based on full

equality of educational oppor-
tunity. There is no equality in

the advantages of a family of
two or three from Europe and
the disadvantages of those who
come from other areas of the
world and have six or seven
children crowded into 2% rooms."
After extending in the name of
Histadrut an invitation to Sen. and
Mrs. McNamara to visit Israel in
the near future and personally
acquaint themselves with the Is-
raeli people, the special represen-
tative of Israel to the United
States cited the attempts being
made by Histadrut to settle cul-
turally underdeveloped Moroccans
in the new Negev settlements.
He added, "Education is the
key to equality in every way."
The theme of the tribute ban-
quet was taken from one of Sen.
McNamara's speeches in Congress
in which he said. "The schoolroom
is as vital to the freedom and de-
fense of a nation as its military
might."
In accepting the tributes to him,
Sen. McNamara stated: "The need
for education is the root to the
attack on poverty. Starting at the
elementary and secondary levels,
we have to prepare for the future.
The scholarships that tonight's din-
ner will help to provide will go to
help students who could not other-
wise receive an education beyond
the elementary level. To each and
every one of you. I thank you
from the bottom of my heart."
Other notables who brought
greetings to the senator included
Al Barbour, president of the
Wayne County AFL - CIO and
chairman of the dinner; Sen.
Philip A. Hart, Michigan's jun-
ior senator; Jerome P. Cavanagh,
mayor of Detroit and honorary
chairman of the dinner commit.
tee; and former Gov. G. Mennen
Williams, now assistant Secre-
tary of State for African affairs.
The Senator was also greeted by
Ed Carey, president of the Detroit
Common Council, who presented
him with a plaque honoring his
years of service to Michigan; and
Edward Connor, chairman of the
Wayne County Board of Super-
visors.
Gregory J. Bardacke, executive
director of the American Trade
Council for Histadrut, the ban-
quet's sponsors, introduced guest
speaker Morris. Sen. McNamara
was introduced by Emil Mazey,
secretary-treasurer of the UAW,
who has just returned from a tour
of Israel, where he inspected the
Histadrut institutions and met
with important government offi-
cials and representatives of Is-
rael's labor movement.

Friday, June 12, 1964
23
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Also participating in the pro-
gram was Morris Lieberman, De-
troit attorney and a national vice
chairman of Histadrut, who pre-
sented the senator with another
tributary scroll. He commented on
the problems of providing ade-
quate scholarships to worthy stu-
dents in Israel and the irreparable
loss of talent represented in those
who were rejected for lack of
funds.
Lieberman said, "It is from

these very students who will
benefit from Sen. McNamara's
scholarship fund that hope will
come to the people of Israel for
a better world for all of us."

Among those prominent in the
fields of government, labor, indus-
try and education who attended
the event were George Edwards,
U.S. District Court of Appeals;
Walter Reuther, president of the
UAW; State Attorney - General
Frank Kelley; and George Ames,
Edward C. Levy and Bernard J.
Youngblood, cochairmen of the
dinner committee.

JNF Father's Day
Certificates Issued

The Jewish National Fund in a
statement this week recommends
the planting of trees as a tribute
to Father on Father's Day, to be
observed June 21. Appropriate
certificates, bearing the names of
those honored (or memorialized)
and the names of the donors, will
be mailed to the fathers honored,

or to the relatives of fathers

whose memory will be perpetuat-
ed, by the planting of trees.
Dr. Israel Wiener, JNF presi-
dent, said: "The Jewish National
Fund is again providing a par-
ticularly appropriate and digni-
fied way of honoring Father. A
growing tree is a living tribute to
every Father. Let trees in Israel
honor or memorialize him."
Certificates for trees planted at
$2 each can be ordered from the

Jewish National Fund office. UN

4-2767, or through JNF tree chair-
men of affiliated organizations.
Father's Day trees may be planted
in the John F. Kennedy Peace
Forest.
The JNF office, 18414 Wyom-
ing, will be open Sunday, June
21, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., for the
convenience of those who may
want to pick up a Father's Day
Certificate on their way to visit
their fathers.

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Bnai Brith Chapter Presidents Are Elected

Newly elected presidents of the 25 Bnai Brith Women's chapters in Detroit are seated with Mrs.
Jack Sayles. president of the BB Women's Council of Detroit. They are (from left) Mesdames Harris
Becker, Pisgah; Joseph Davis, Detroit Lodge; Norman Bernstein, Gershwin; Louis Kramer, Zager; Robert
R. Lewiston. Keidan; Sayles; Irving Berkowitz, Brandeis; Alvin Stein, Stone; Andrew Berger, Tikvah;
Harry Michelson, Marshall; and Norman Horowitz, Einstein. Others, standing, are Mrs. George Vine,
Frenkel; Aileen Diskin, Morganthau; and Mesdames Isadore Perlmutter, Bloch; Donald Goren, Livonia;
Ernest Kappel, Rex; Solomon Segall, Handler; Joseph Saraquese, Downtown-Fox; William Greenberg,
Business and Professional; Sylvia Ross, Oak-Woods; and Saul Greenfield, Israel.

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JEWISH WOMENS EUROPEAN
WELFARE ORGANIZATION will
hold a combined installation lun-
cheon with the N. Woodward
Branch noon Tuesday at Jericho
Temple. New officers i n cl u d e
Mesdames Morris Miller, president;
0. H. Kavieff, Louis Honigman,
Phillip Schlussel, Sarah Ross and
Max Vernon, vice presidents; Ida
Goldsmith, treasurer; Harry Stol-
sky, Julius Schlussel and Paul
Weinstein, secretaries; and Goldie
Dorfman, Max Vernon and Paul
Weinstein, trustees.
* *
C 0 N G. GEMILUTH CHAS-
SODIM SISTERHOOD will hold a
rummage sale at the Canadian
Legion Hall beginning 9:15 a.m.
Tuesday.
* *
EQUALITY CLUB will hold a
luncheon 12:30 p.m. Thursday at
the home of Mrs. Emma Peck,
18685 Coyle. Proceeds will go to
charity.
* * *
C 0 N G. BETH ABRAHAM
SISTERHOOD will hold its closing
luncheon and installation of of-
ficers 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at
the synagogue. Chairmen for the
afternoon are Mesdames Ramond
Dunn, luncheon, and Harry Ri-
biat, installation.
* * *
CONG. BNAI ISRAEL SISTER-
HOOD recently installed the follow-
ing new officers: Mesdames David
Saks, president; Michael Davis, Jer-
ry Margolis, Sol Newhouse and Irv-
ing Merkovitz, vice presidents; Jos-
eph Partney, Belmony Kersh en-
baum and Irving Gordon, secreta-
ries; Arnold Wine, treasurer; and
Irving Schlyfestone, parliamenta-
rian.

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CHANA CZENESH CHAPTER,
Pioneer Women, recently installed
the following officers at the home
of Jennie Malamud, 22511 Bell-
wood, Southfield: Mesdames Fanny
Fisher, president; and Reva Schoi-
cit, Esther LaMed, Mary Granadier
and Jennie Malamud, vice presi-
dents.

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