Miss Mayer to Wed
Robert Earl Portman
MISS CAROLINE MAYER
Mr. and Mrs. Alfred A. Mayer
of Greenlawn Ave. announce the
engagement of their daughter
Caroline Richelle to Robert Earl
Bortman, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Maurice Bortman of Vernon Ave.,
The bride-elect and her fiance
attended Wayne State University
where she is presently working
toward a masters degree. They
are planning a June wedding.
activities in Society
Jewish Intellectual Is
Hero in Hansberry Play
Lorraine Hansberry, who died
Jan. 12 -at age 32, had two plays
A number of Detroit Bnai Brith leaders attended recent cere-
monies in Washington, D. C., when the Anti-Defamation League's
produced on Broadway. The second,
Democratic Legacy Award was presented to President Johnson. Among
"The Sign in Sidney Brustein's
the local delegates were Mrs. Leonard Sims, international Bnai Brith
which appeared before
women's president; Mrs. Charles Solovich, ADL commissioner; Mrs.
her death, will be published by
Morris Tack, secretary of the National Vocational Services Commis-
sion; Mrs. Philip Fealk, vice president of District 6; Richard Lobenthal,
The play, which starred Rita
Michigan ADL director; Sidney J. Karbel, ADL commissioner, and Mrs.
Moreno and Gabriel Dell, is the
Karbel; Dr. Norman Drachler, of the Detroit ADL Cabinet, and Mrs.
story of a Jewish intellectual liv-
Drachler; and the Alfred H. Mays. Mrs. Sims attended a White House
ing in Greenwich Village who be-
tea given by Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson last week to launch "Project
comes involved in a political cause
Headstart." Mrs. Sims flew to Washington to hear Mrs. Johnson, who
that turns out to be a fraud.
is honorary chairman of the project, and R. Sargent Shriver, director
of the President's war on poverty, explain the new program to aid
Random House also published
culturally deprived pre-schoolers. The S17,000,000 pilot project is
Lorraine Hansberry's first play,
intended to reach 100,000 children in 300 communities this summer.
"A Raisin in the Sun," which won
Bnai Brith Women will participate.
the Drama Critics Circle Award
as the best American play of
The "Avi" Club will meet 2 p.m. Sunday in the home of Mr. and
1959, and was subsequently made
Mrs. Aaron Kutnick, 18039 Woodingham. For information, call Mrs.
Kutnick, UN 3-3532.
into a movie. .
MISS NOREEN EKEIAMAN
Mr. and Mrs. Harry G-uss of S. Norfolk Ave. have left for a three-
week tour of California and Arizona.
Mr. and Mrs. Mannie Ekelman
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Weinberg, 23491 Kenosha, Oak Park, and of Kenwood Ave., Oak Park, an-
Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon Freedman, 6573 Cathedral, Birmingham, have
daughter Noreen Davida to Mich-
left for a two-week stay in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Mr. and Mrs. Hyman Weiss were honored by the Chaim Weizmann ael Samuel Goldman, son of Mr.
Society on the occasion of their golden wedding anniversary recently, and Mrs. Jack Goldman of North-
gate Ave., Oak Park.
and the Louis Cetners marked their 40th anniversary.
Place C ards
The future bridegroom is a
Mr. Ruben Kaufman will be honored an the occasion of his 65th graduate of Wayne State Univer-
birthday at a party Saturday evening at the home of his daughter sity's Monteith College and is now
and son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Wayne, 24280 Dante, Oak attending the Chicago College of
Photo by J ack Gorback
Park. The Kaufmans, of Coolidge Ave., Oak Park, have two other Osteopathy.
children, Mrs. David Horowitz and Bernard, who will co-host the
An Aug. 8 wedding is planned.
For the HY Spot
event with the Waynes. Guests will -plant trees in Israel in Mr.
Of Your Affair
Mr. and Mrs. Lew Kruger and daughter Sara are now residing Mert Colburn Nominated
The name of Mert Colburn was
at 19526 Cranbrook.
erroneously omitted from last
Miss Adele Sternberg, 19-year-old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. week's paper as top nominee for
George Sternberg of Bay City, was named to the dean's list at Bran- the Oak Park City Council in the
And His Orchestra
deis University, Waltham, Mass. Miss Sternberg is a sophomore.
Feb. 15 primary. Colbern received
Cornfield Family Club will meet 8 p.m. Sunday at the home of a total of 1,337 votes. David Weis-
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bohn, 26865 W. 10 Mile, Southfield. Newly elected berg polled 1,265. They will vie
• Distinctive Ceremonies
officers are: Dr. Jerome Kurtis, president; Mrs. Charles Cornfield, for the post April 5.
vice president; Mrs. Samuel Mintz and Mrs. Allan Cornfield, secre-
taries; and Dr. Allan Cornfield, treasurer.
Have Your Family Portrait • Wedding
of Nazi Victims
A workshop program designed
to seek ways of helping victims
of Nazi brutality was held last
weekend at Wayne State Univer-
sity, with the participation- of Dr.
Ulrich Venzlaff of the University
of Gottingen, Germany.
Dr. Venzlaff reported that many
survivors are suffering from de-
layed reaction mental illnesses.
There are 4,000 such victims in
this area, unable to adjust to the
customs of their new country,
according to Dr. Henry Krystal,
of the WSU medical school psych-
The youth of the survivors
caused the delay in effects, Dr.
Dr. Krystal added that between
60 and 70 per cent of the refugees
living here have mental problems
and feel they are apart from
other people. He said they stick
together but refuse to talk about
the past, harboring feelings of
guilt because they survived while
The two men were joined by
rehabilitation workers, vocational
guidance personnel and social
JULES DONESON TRAVEL
PHOTO-QUIZ NO. 12
Tastefully Photographed by
Our Professional Staff
Evening of Drama and Dance to Close
Center's Winter Cultural Arts Festival
"An Evening .of Drama and The Festival Dance Group, under
Dance wtll be the final offering the direction of Harriet Berg, will
of the Winter Cultural Arts Festi- present a dance program devoted
val, 8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Jew- to "The Jewish Saul." An Israeli
ish Center. Three companies active suite, choreographed by Mrs. Berg,
in the Jewish cultural arts will per- and a suite on "The Woman of the
Bible," choreographed by Paula
The Sabra Trio will present a Kramer, will be followed by
SHOLEM ALEICHEM INSTITUTE
orogram of Israeli, Yemenite and "Dances For A Friday Evening
Hassidic songs and dances. Parti- Worship."
cipants include Uri Katz, who rep-
The dancers include Melinda
resented the state of Israel in the Barnett, Molly Cutler, Lilo Fauman;
International Youth Festival in Penina Frankel, Renee Gerger,
Moscow in 1957, Shlomo Bieder- Ann Kutnick, Brenda Schiff, Don-
Oil — Sculpture — Water Colors — Silver Work
man, Israeli composer, and Yael ald Burzynski, Jerry Katz, Abra-
Saturday, February 27th — 1:00 to 10:00 p.m.
Livne, Israeli dance teacher. Katz ham Kiniianski, David Thormann,
Sunday, February 28th — 12 noon to 6:00 p.m.
was instructor and director of Irma Topper, Madeline Goodman,
at the . • . Sholem Aleichem Institute
numerous dance performances in Paula Kramer, Irene Rains, Deb-
Israel and performed with the orah Frisch, Shirley Steinman and
19350 Greenfield Road
Haifa Municipality Dance Group. Harriet Berg.
Coffee and Cake Served
Biederman was heard regularly on
There is a nominal charge for
Kol Yisrael, the Israel national non-members.
Nili Manor is stage director and Long Island Project
costume designer for the Sabra
Explained by JNF
Center Theater's Mobile Unit
NEW YORK (JTA) — Max
will be starred in "The Tale of Bressler,
president of the Jewish
Chelm," a folk tale from "The National Fund
of America, issued
World of Shalom Aleichem." a statement clarifying
Stars are Burt Gordon, Ruth of the project undertaken
Hurwitz, Ralph Bernstein, Fran
Council of Long Island for which
Aaron and Addle Beckerman.
funds will be raised here on a
At Ten Mile Road
"The Jewish National Fund,"
Bressler stated, "is responsible for
land reclamation, s o il improve-
and the prep- (1411•41•••••■•••
BETH AARON MEN'S CLUB will ment, afforestation
of sites for new settlements •
hold its annual stag dinner for aration
throughout Israel." He stressed
members and guests 6:30 p.m. that after this preparatory work is
Wednesday in the social hall. Abe completed, the Jewish Agency, •
Halem, president, announces en- with funds from the United Jewish ••
WHILE PAMPERING YOUR FURNITURE
tertainment will feature the Center Appeal, moves in to construct •
Theater Mobile Unit, presenting housing and provide other facilities •
Sholem Aleichem's "Tales of for the new settlers.
Chelm," and Cantor David Bagley
"In many localities, the Jewish •
singing Hassidic and Yiddish melo- National Fund also builds access •
dies. Chairmen are Seymour roads to the new sites to meet the •
Rosen, Ben Drapkin and Joe Med- communication and other require- •
wed. For reservations, call the ments of the country," Bressler •
synagogue, UN 1-5222.
• Lowest Prices
He emphasized that the Lang •
Island project calls for the reclam- •
Square Dance Set
dunams of land, the
Mr. and Mrs. Club of Cong. Bnai ation of 5,000 of
• • Separate Cushion Covers
additional 3,000 •
Moshe will hold its annual square afforestation
dunams, and the building of 25 •
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dance 9 p.m. March 6' in the Social kilometers of approach roads.
• • Free Estimate
Hall. Callers will be Chuck and
June Kopter. Refreshments will be
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS •
HOUSE OF EDWARDS
served. Guests invited.
Friday, February 26, 1965-27 •
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She's a third-generation Detroiter
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active member of Beth Aaron, she
and her navy-veteran husband are
cruising the West Indies aboard
the liner FRANCONIA, travel
arrangements by JULES DONE-
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WHO IS SHE?
(Answer next week on
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Last Week's "Baby-on-the-move"
is MRS. HARRY EISENBERG
(formerly Evelyn Lepufsky)