Henry Laskau hopes to walk to
Israel. After seven years away
from competition, the 48-year-old,
many-time national walking champ-
ion made a comeback and won
the Met AAU indoor mile. He gave
as his reason his desire to make
the 1965 U.S. Maccabiah Games
Jews in Sports
Walter Blum, sidelined since he
was injured in a spill on Dec. 29,
got something to cheer him up the
other day — the George Woolf
Memorial Award. It is presented
to the jockey who has brought the
greatest amount of credit to his
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS profession . .. Israel qualified for
Friday, March 5, 1965-33 the finals of the European Basket-
ball Championships in Moscow in
May. The Israelis defeated Luxem-
bourg and England and then lost to
France 59-58 in the qualifying
round in Paris . . . Allen Rosen-
berg, Vesper Boat Club coach of
the Olympic gold medal eight, is
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the newly elected president of the
National Rowing Coaches Associa-
tion of America. If he's beaming
today it's because he's a newlywed,
too. The date was Feb. 18 . . . Basil
Holtz established a new South
African 200-meter breast stroke
record of 2:40.8.
Valeri Kaplan was one of four
Russian men selected to represent
the USSR at the recent European
Speedskating Championships. He's
very young and is considered to
have a bright future . . . Al
Schacht, the Clown Prince of Base-
ball, reportedly will pick up $1,-
600,000. He plans to sell the two
buildings in which his New York
City restaurant is located . . . Sol
Fleishman of St. Petersburg, Fla.,
no longer can claim the honor of
being the oldest golfer ever to
score a double eagle. Sol was 54
in 1962 when he got his double
eagle on the 480-yard sixth-hole at
the Sun City Golf Club. Some 57-
year-old upstart has usurped his
title . . South Africa's Alan Hof-
mann was the leading amatuer at
the recent South Open with a 72-
hole score of 296 and a low round
of 71 . . . Lady golf pro Andy
Cohn finished the 1964 season as
the 28th leading money winner
among women touring pros. She
earned $2,439.50, but must have
had three times the amount of ex-
penses . . . Cleveland Browns'
owner Art Morell is sponsoring pro
golfer Dick Sikes, who was 1964
Rookie of the Year, according to
Dodger southpaw Sandy Koufax
A MAN EVER LIVED!
W. OF MIDDLEBELT
the Seventh World Maccabiah
Games in Israel from Aug. 23-31,
1965. It's a Best the Champion
type of gimmick involving a lead-
ing bowler. Entrants pay $1 and
try to top his score. Those who
do are awarded trophies. Bowlers
compete with a handicap ... A for-
mer St. John's All-America hoop-
ster Alan Seiden has a kid brother
named Ron who is now making the
headlines. Ron attends a New York
City private school and recently
hit for 66 points in a single game!
He's 6', 2 inches taller than
Allan, and plans to attend Dade
Junior College in Miami, Fla.
New York City's Bart Levy tied
for first place in the National Out-
door Speedskating Junior Boys
Championships . . 14 - year - old
Merle Fluxman of Johannesburg is
South Africa's newest swimming
sensation. She established a na-
tional 110-yard butterfly record
with a 1:11.4 clocking . . . Swim-
mer John Stark and table tennis
star Suzy Jaxor were selected the
outstanding Jewish male and fe-
male athletes of 1964 in Australia
. . . Philadelphia's bowling ace
Rose Weinstein picked up $600
with a 12th place finish in the
All-Star Tourney . . . What's cook-
ing in Los Angeles? The Angles
have signed Dave Kosher as a
scout. He's 38, will work the Paci-
fic Northwest . . . San Francisco
Warrior hoopster Barry Kramer
has taken a bride . . . Long Island
U. coach Gary Rosenthal was nam-
ed Met Soccer Coach of the Year
Len Dorfman, trainer for the
Suisun Stable, is doing quite well,
thank you, on the West Coast . . .
Max J. Lovell of New York City,
national chairman of the 1965
U. S. Maccabiah Games Team, is the
newly elected head of the AAU's
Membership Committee . . . Did
you know that Philadelphia's Tony
"Even it if it true,' I said, "Lou
would understand if you turned
"I couldn't turn him down," Sid
said, "How could I turn Lou down?
He was like a father to me."
Joseph F. Healey of New York
University and Payton Jordan of
Stanford University have been
named co-coaches of the 1965 Uni-
ted States Maccabiah Games Track
Team. Healey, 54, who resides in
Closter, N.J., has been head coach
at NYU since 1957. Jordan, 47, an
outstanding sprinter and half back
at USC, has been head coach at
Stanford since 1956.
Hebrew Poet From New York
A volume of verse, "B'Tzel
Haargamon" — "In the Purple
Shadow"—by Chaim Brandwein,
appeared recently in Jerusalem
Dr. Brandwein is on the faculty of
the Jewish Theological Seminary
at these Theatres
Radio City • Terrace. Norwest • Vogue
AT 9 MILE
won't test his arm until he reports
for spring training. However, he
feels confident that his wing is all
right and that he will report in
better shape than in 196'4, when he
was obligated to appear on the
banquet circuit. Sandy's only off-
season exercise has been golf . .
After 10 games, Columbia's seven-
foot freshman basketball star, Dave
Newmark, has been averaging 24.8
points per game. He's been hitting
61 percent of his shots . . . New
Jersey has a unique method of
raising funds to send athletes to
Lieberman won the New Hamp-
shire Tennis Open in 1964? We
didn't! . . . 1961 Maccabian Mandy
Mandell Einstein lost in the finals
of the 1964 National Public Parks
Tennis° Championship . . . Navy Lt.
Dick Rashind captured the 1964
All-Navy Tennis Championship the
hard way. A physician stationed at
St. Albans in New York, he com-
muted daily by helicopter to New-
port, R. I., site of the tourney .. .
Joe Lipshutz was a recipient of the
1964 award given annually for con-
tributions to Senior Tennis.
The recent election of Sid Luck-
man to the Pro Football Hall of
Fame brought forth a column by
Hearst sportswriter Jimmy Can-
non, which indicated the kind of
man Luckman really is. Cannon
wrote: "Sid Luckman is wealthy
now, but this was when he was
starting to get the action that made
him rich. There was a line in a
wire service sports column that re-
ported Lou Little, the Columbia
coach, wanted him as an assistant.
I had lunch with him in Chicago.
He asked me if the item was true.
I said I didn't think so.
"I hope it isn't," Luckman said,
"I can't afford to leave my busi-
CARROLL BAKER is THE FURY
GEORGE MAHARIS is THE FORCE
SUNSETS OVER JERUSALEM
By BENZION BENSHALOM
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Benzion Benshalom (born in 1907) Is a Hebrew
poet, prose writer, literary critic, editor, translator
of Greek, Latin, and Persian classics, including the
plays of Aeschylus, and the Rubaiyat of Omar
Mr. Benshalom, who settled in Israel' In 1940, has
been active in Zionist work since the days of his.
youth served as delegate to a number of Zionist
Congresses; and directed for years the work of the
Youth Department of the Jewish Agency. At present
Le is the Dean of the Tel Aviv University.
Upon the mountain-top a golden fount leaps high—
Its waters through the western sky
They glide down gently from the height,
They gallop rolling bright
Along the slopes and whirl
In mists acurl
Over hill and dale.
IC IRE DM. PETER LAWFORD.VIWCA LINDFORS. EDMOND O'BRIEN
MARTIN H. POLL- GORDON DOUGLAS
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And all around is gold,
Gold gilding slabs, each rocky crease and fold.
The cypress and the olive change their clothes;
They garb themselves in sparkling golden flows.
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Each pathway is a glowing golden stream.
The very weeds don robes of high esteem.
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