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July 31, 1964 - Image 12

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1964-07-31

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Beth Yehudah Schools Reform Rabbis Arrested in St. Augustine
Name Rabbi Goldman Issue Joint Letter Explai ring Why We Went'
The 16 rabbis and one layman because we know that, second only
Fund-Raising Director who
were arrested in St. Augustine to silence, the greatest danger to




CONG. BNAI JOSEPH: Services 7:40 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Isaac will speak on "The Land of Israel."
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Syme will speak on "The Prophet Isaiah." The Bar Mitzvah
of Douglas Irwin Garelick will be observed.
CONG. GEMILUTH CHASSODIM: Services 7:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Litke will speak on "Results or Consequences?"
BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE: Services 8:30 pm. today. Rabbi Wine will
speak on "Understanding the Guns of August."
CONG. AHAVAS ACHIM: Services 7:30 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m.
Saturday The Bar Mitzvahs of David Michael Techner and Lynn
Robert Katz will be observed.
CONG. SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 9 a.m. Saturday. The Bar Mitzvah
of Carl Murray Segall will be observed.
BETH ABRAHAM SYNAGOGUE: Services 7:30 pm. today and 8:40 a.m.
Saturday. The Bar Mitzvahs of David Waxer and Michael Metzger
will be observed.
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
The Bar Mitzvahs of Marc David Garrison and Marvin Zimberg
will be observed.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
The Bar Mitzvah of Brian Yaffa will be observed.
YOUNG ISRAEL OF OAK-WOODS: Services 7:30 p.m. today and 9
a.m. Saturday. The Bar Mitzvah of Reuben Ribiat will be observed.
ADAS SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m.
Saturday. The Bar Mitzvah of Kenneth Steven Bayles will be
CONG. BETH MOSES: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
The Bar Mitzvah of Jack Lewkowicz will be observed.
CONG. BETH JOSEPH: Services 7:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
The Bar Mitzvah of Mark L. Vosko will be observed.
BETH AARON SYNAGOGUE: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m.
Saturday. The Bar Mitzvah of Larry Bohm will be observed.
WEST CHICAGO SYNAGOGUE: Services 9 a.m. Saturday at 3311 W.
Chicago Blvd.
Regular services will be observed at the following synagogues:
Temple Beth Am of Livonia, Cong. Shaarey Shomayim, Temple
Beth Jacob of Pontiac, Young Israel of Northwest Detroit, Temple
Beth El, and Cong. Mishkan Israel Nusach Hari.

Temple Israel Tee n, Charles Tobias,
to Head National Youth Federation

Leadership of the National Fed-
eration of Temple Youth, repre-
senting 22,000 young people in 600
Reform temples throughout the
United States, Canada and Mexico,
will for the first time be vested
in a young Michigan man.
Charles Henry Tobias, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Harold S. Tobias,
16248 Sherfield, Southfield, was
elected to suc-
ceed Kenneth
Kudisch, of New-
t o n ,Mass., as
NFTY president.
Tobias, at 19,
one of the young-
est presidents e-
lected by NFTY.
will enter hii
sophomore year
;n September at Tobias
the University of Michigan, where
he is a pre-medical student. During
the previous year, he was second
vice president of NFTY.
At present, Tobias is in Cleve-
land, Ga., conducting a leadership
institute at one of the camps
operated by the Union of American
Hebrew Congregations, with which
NFTY is affiliated.
A graduate of Temple Israel
high school, he has been active
in youth group work since his
earlist years with temple's youth
group. He attnded its religious
school for 13 years, being a
member of the first blessing
class in the first building in 1950.
Tobias served as president of
the Michigan State Temple Youth,
one of 22 regions which comprise
As president, he will maintain
liaison between the regional
officers and the natoinal office in
New York.
He will represent youth on the
executive board of the Union of
American Hebrew Congregations
and will sit as a member of the
social action commission of the
In mid-August he will attend
the annual summer conclave of

NFTY • sponsors a Mitzvah
Corps, a group of young men and
women who work in Puerto Rico
and in New York as part of a
seven-week summer program of
teaching young Puerto Ricans
basic studies.
Tobias' father is president of the
Temple Israel Men's Club, and his
uncle, Julian S. Tobias, is president
of Temple Israel.

* * *

Temple Israel Names
Membership Chairman;
Plans New School Branch

Morton J. Bechek has been ap-
pointed chairman of the member-
ship committee of Temple Israel,
it was announced
by Julian S.
Tobias, Te mple
president. Nath-
an King will
serve as cochair-
Bechek an-
nounced that
Te mple Israel
will open a branch
of its Sunday re-
ligious school this
September, at the
Lederle School,
Southfield. Mid-week Hebrew
school will continue at the Clinton
School in Oak Park.
Classes also will continue at the
A past president of the Temple
Israel Mens Club and currently a
member of the congregation's
board of trustees, Bechek has been
active in Boy Scout work for many
years, is a past officer of Louis
Marshall Lodge, Bnai Brith, is a
member of Perfection Lodge,
F.&A.M., and is now president of
the Crescent Shrine Bowlin g

Rabbi Jack Goldman, former
spiritual leader of Cong.
Anshei Sphard of Memphis, Tenn.,
has been appointed director of
public relations and fund raising
of Beth Yehuda Schools, Max
Biber, chairman
of the executive
committee of the
schools, announc-
will supervise the
public relations
activities of the
schools. which
comprise six Jew-
ish educational
institutions in De-
troit and Oak
Park. He is a
graduate of four
schools and divi-
sions of Yeshiva
University in New
Rabbi Goldman York, was grad-
uated magna cum laude from
Yeshiva College of Liberal Arts
and Sciences in 1953, majoring in
Latin and Greek, received his rab-
binical ordination from the Rabbi
Isaac Elchanan Theological Semin-
ary of Yeshiva University in 1958,
and pursued courses at the Ber-
nard Revel Graduate School and
the Harry Fischel School for
Higher Jewish Studies at Yeshiva
University and at the Memphis
State University Graduate School.
Prior to being ordained, Rabbi
Goldman was associated with the
department of public relations and
the school of education and com-
munity administration of Yeshiva
University for six years. He was
rabbi of congregations in Phillips-
burg, Pa., and Jacksonville, Fla.,
prior to his last rabbinical position.
While in Memphis, he was instru-
mental in the development of a
Hebrew language studies depart-
ment at Memphis State University,
which ultimately he headed, teach-
ing Hebrew in the modern lan-
guages department for two years.
Rabbi Goldman is a noted lec-
turer on Hebrew language and lit-
erature. He has written numerous
articles on Jewish life, culture and
history, in various scholarly and
popular journals and periodicals.
Rabbi Goldman comes to Detroit
with his wife, the former Liela
Hirsch of Brooklyn, and their three

June 18 for demonstrating against
racial segregation have issued a
joint letter, "Why We Went."
Of the group, 15 were arrested
while praying in an integrated
group in front of a restaurant.
The other two were arrested for
sitting at a table with three Negro
youngsters in another restaurant.
The first draft of the letter was
penned . in their cell.
The rabbis noted they came to
the Florida tourist city in re-
sponse to an appeal of Martin
Luther King addressed to the
Reform Central Conference of
American Rabbis.
"We came as Jews who remem-
ber the millions of faceless people
who stood quietly, watching the
smoke rise from Hitler's crema-
toria," the letter says. "We came

World Synagogue Body
Elects Pennsylvanian
at Mexico Ca, Conclave

MEXICO CITY — Emanuel G.
S-coblionko, prominent Allentown,
Pa., attorney, was elected president
of the World. Council of Syna-
gogues at its fifth international
convention here. Scoblionko suc-
ceeds Charles Rosengarten of
Waterbury, Cann., who served as
president of the global organization
since its incep-
tion in 1957.
The convention
dealt with vari-
ous aspects of
synagogue life in
countries around
the world. The
World Council
embraces congre-
gations of the
movement, and
has affiliates and
associates in 22
Chief Rabbi Elio
Toaff of Rome
did not deliver a
scheduled speech
on the forthcoming Ecumenical
Council as the convention agenda
had listed. He said, in Rome, the
subject, "The Ecumenical Council
and Its Meaning to Judaism" had
been planned without his knowl-
edge. He did not participate in
the convention.

Cleveland Federation Record
total of $7,049,938 has been ap-
proved for allocation by the Jew-
ish Community Federation to its
local, national and overseas bene-
ficiary agencies for the fiscal year
that started July 1, it was an-
MSTY at Camp Michigama in West nounced by M. E. Glass, Federation
"Be ye strong therefore, and let
president. The figure is an increase not your hands be weak: for your
of $133,426 over last year's allo- work shall be rewarded."—II
Chronicles 15:7.
Friday, July 31, 1964

man is loss of faith in man's capa-
city to act."
The 17 signatories described the
"affectionate" welcome by the
"courageous community . . We
hope we have strengthened the
morale of St. Augustine Negroes as
they strive to claim their dignity
and humanity; we know they have
strengthened ours." Among those
arrested were Rabbis Eugene Boro-
witz and Balfour Brickner.

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