Temple Israel Drama Group to Offer
`The Wall,' Story of Warsaw Ghetto
The Detroit premiere of "The
Wall," the stage adaptation of
John Hersey's epic novel of the
same name, will be presented by
the Temple Israel Drama Group
8:30 p.m. March 23-24, at the
Although the Millard Lampell
play had a Broadway run of nearly
a year, it was never performed by
a touring company. Consequently,
the performance at Temple Israel
will be the first by a professional
or amateur company in this city.
The most ambitious undertak-
ing yet attempted by the Temple
Israel group, "The Wall" is a
story of the Warsaw Ghetto, the
heroes and cowards who provid-
ed the real-life drama of the
Directing the production will be
Evelyn Orbach, wife of Temple
Israel Cantor Harold Orbach, who
directed the drama Group's pro-
ductions of "Twelve Angry Men"
and "Majority of One."
In the cast of "The Wall" are
Joseph Hacker, Irving Barill and
Mrs. Norman Greene in the lead
roles. Others are Alan P. Gold-
stein, Charles Davis, Steven Ben-
nett, Susan Foster, Mrs. Allen
Berlin, Mrs. Harold Glenn, Tom S.
Mitteldorf, Mrs. Murray Hozman,
Sam Katz, Bernard Goodman, Mor-
ton Genser, Aaron Hozman, Daniel
Arnold and Sidney Fuller.
CONG. GEMILUTH CHASSODIM: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Litke will speak on "Sacrifices Have Preserved
CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services 6:15 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Goldman will speak on "The Heavenly Call."
CONG. BETH TEFILO EMANUEL TIKVAH: Services 6:30 p.m. today
and 8:30 km. Saturday. Rabbi Levin will speak on "Individual and
TEMPLE BETH AM: Services 8:45 p.m. today. James Del Rio will speak
on "Integrated Housing: What Can We Do About It? (Rescheduled.)
TEMPLE BETH JACOB, Pontiac: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Con-
rad will speak on "Germany and the Jewish People."
YOUNG ISRAEL OF NORTHWEST: Services 6:15 p.m. today and 9 a.m..
Saturday. Rabbi Prero will speak on "How Does One Forget
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 6 p.m. today. Late service 8:15 p.m.,
sponsored by the Mr. and Mrs. and Men's clubs, will feature
Rabbi Lehrman speaking on "A Strange Image of Religion." (Listed
incorrectly for last week.) Services 8:45 a.m. Saturday. The Bar
Mitzvah of Daniel Goldstone will be observed.
BETH ABRAHAM: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi
Halpern will speak on "The Fun of Purim: When Shall We En-
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 pm. today. Rabbi Syme will speak on
• • • and a Time to Laugh," and Bnai Mitzvah of Owen Lewis
Miller and Richard Neal Kishner will be observed. At 11 a.m. serv-
ices Saturday, the Bar Mitzvah of Jeffrey Stuart Madgy will be
YOUNG ISRAEL OF GREENFIELD: Services 6:20 p.m. today and 9
a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Sperka will speak on "Modern Reasons for
Ancient Sacrifices," and the Bar Mitzvah of Alan Irving Penfil
will be observed.
CONG. BETH EL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Kanter will speak on
The technical staff includes Mrs.
"The Devil and Haman," and the Bar Mitzvah of Robin Franklin Marvin
Mitteldorf, producer; Joe
Levitt will be observed. At 11:15 a.m. services Saturday, Rabbi Kan- Hacker, assistant producer; Mrs. Mar-
Mrs. Louis Levitsky,
ter will speak on "The Righteous—Their Deeds Are Their Monu- costuming; and
Mrs. Burton Mintz, pro-
ments," and the Bar Mitzvah of Steven Paul Karden will be ob- duction secretary; Mrs. Donald
Schiff, tickets; Phillip Kaplan, stage
manager; Mrs. Norbert Goldberg,
BETH AARON: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. The Bar
props; Mrs. Robert Noble, make-up;
Mrs. Albert Feurring, program chair-
Mitzvah of Michael Semis will be observed.
man; Mrs. Howard Savin and Mrs.
CONG. BETH MOSES Services 6:20 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday. Leon
Belin, publicity; and Mrs. Rob-
The Bar Mitzvah of Mark Klempner will be observed.
ert Burk, hostess chairman.
For tickets to either perform-
- CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today. At 9 a.m. services Sat-
urday, Bnai Mitzvah of Bruce Goodwin and Gary Schecter will ance, call Mrs. Schiff, DI 2-1427,
or the temple office, UN 3-7769.
CONG. SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 6:15 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Satur-
day. Bnai Mitzvah of Carl Brown and Lawrence Charlupski will be
Regular services will be held at Cong. Bnai David, Livonia Jewish
Congregation, Cong. Joseph, Cong. Mishkan Israel Nusach Hari Luba-
vitcher Center, Cong. Bnai Jacob, Cong. Bnai Israel, Pontiac, and Tem-
ple Emanu-El, which will celebrate its Founders' Sabbath (see story).
For other services, devoted to Purim, see the Purim Roundup, Page—).
Rabbi Chaim Dov Rabinowitz,
one of the foremost commentators
on the Bible and author of a com-
mentary on the 24 books of sacred
scriptures, will speak here March
to Speak Here
Avodath HaKodesh, the Sacred
Service by Jewish composer Ern-
est Bloch, will be presented at
Sabbath Eve services of Temple
Israel, 8:30 p.m. March 19.
The Service of Worship will be
sung by Temple Israel's Cantor
Harold Orbach and the Kenneth
Jewell Chorale. The service is the
third of four special events
planned by the congregation as
part of its annual Festival of Jew-
This will be the first presen-
tation of the Bloch service by
the Kenneth Jewell. Chorale, a
vituoso ensemble of 30 profes-
The group has performed fre-
quently with the Detroit Symphony
Orchestra and other local sym-
phony organizations, including the
Center Symphony Orchestra, with
which it pe r f o r m e d Mendels-
sohn's "Hymn of Praise" in con-
cert last month.
The chorale is led by Kenneth
Jewell, nationally known choral
festival conductor. Since 1949,
Jewell has been conductor of
choirs at the National Music Camp
at Interlochen, and, for 14 years
was associate director of the Rack-
ham Symphony Choir.
Avodath HaKodesh is considered
one of Bloch's most inspiring
works. Cantor Orbach previously
presented the service at his form-
er congregation in Tulsa, Okla.
to Celebrate Founding
Temple Emanu-El in Oak Park
will celebrate Founders Sabbath
during services 8:15 p.m. today in
At the service, founders of the
congregation will be honored. Par-
ticipating will be Mr. and Mrs. Wal-
ter Schtnier, Bernard Lieberman,
Archiel Harwith, Herbert Pfeffer,
Harry Kretchmer, A. Leon Pierce,
Sidney Reibel and Walter M. Stark.
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Israel's Kibbutz Gadot to Dedicate
Morris Adler Public School April 11
Dedication of the Morris Adler
Public School at Kibbutz Gadot
will take place April 11, it was an-
nounced this week in Israel.
The school, named for the rabbi
of Cong. Shaarey Zedek, will be
located in the northern Galilee
Settlement 500 yards from the
Syrian border. A loCal dedication
was held in December by the con-
gregation, which is erecting the
school in tribute to Rabbi Adler's
years of service; the rabbi is en-
gaging in study while on sabbatical
This tribute was made possible
through the cooperation of the
Jewish National Fund and the chil-
dren of the Shaarey Zedek Relig-
ious School, with the help of the
settlers of Gadot.
The students received specially-
designed certificates for "shares"
in the building. Instead of the tra-
ditional JNF tree-planting project,
in which they participate each year
Young Israel Bazaar
Milton Duchan and Mrs. Doro-
thy Aaron, chairmen of the North-
west Young Israel Bazaar com-
mittee announce the annual baz-
aar will be held in the Young
Israel building all day Sunday. The
public is invited.
The Northwest Young Israel Sis-
terhood will conduct a bake sale
and award a pure Irish linen
cloth as a prize.
at Tu b'Shevat, the youngsters were
asked to donate their $2 contribu-
tion for each share.
Bernard • Poupko
Plans to Address
Dr. Bernard Poupko, chairman
of the Tri-State Region, Religious
Zionists of America, will be one of
speakers at the
ence of the RZA
noon to 5 p.m.
March 21 at Im-
perial Kosher Ca
from a trip to
the Soviet Union
at the conference
will be Samson
Krupnick, a mem-
ber of the RZA
honorary president of the RZA,
and Rabbi David Staysky, chairman
of the Vad Hapoel of the Ohio
Valley. Distinguished rabbis and
laymen of surrounding communi-
ties will participate in a symposium
on the Mizrachi movement in Israel
and its impact on American Jewry.
Also included in the program
will be a resume of the contribu-
tions to the movement by the late
Irving W. Schlussel, former presi-
dent of the Michigan Region of the
RZA, and for 10 years the president
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RABBI CHAIM RABINOWITZ
29 and 30 on Jewish historical and
sociological developments during
the Second Commonwealth.
The two 8 p.m. lectures will con-
clude a series sponsored by Yeshi-
vath Beth Yehudah at Cong. Beth
Tefilo Emanuel Tikvah.
The first eight volumes of the
biblical commentary of Rabbi
Rabinowitz, "Daas Sofrim," have
been acclaimed both in Israel and
When the first volume in Gene-
sis appeared in Israel, the modern-
Hebrew commentary was accepted
by the Israeli government as offi-
cial text for Israeli youth in the
Israel education system. At pres-
ent, Rabbi Rabinowitz is a lectur-
ing professor of Bible literature
at the Telshe Yeshivah, Wickliffe,
0., and at Rabbinical schools in
New York City. He is often called
upon for advice on the Hebrew
School curricula of various insti-
Rabbi Rabinowitz has authored
two works on Jewish History, "An
Analytical Review of Jewish His-
tory From Creation to Modern
Times" and "A History of the
Jews During the Second Common-
wealth." The public is invited at
a nominal charge.
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