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March 19, 1965 - Image 9

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-03-19

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Ellis Rivkin First in Midrasha Series

on the 'Crises in Jewish History'

American Zionist Council 'Speak Out for Beliefs,' Relations Leader Urges
WASHINGTON—American Jews would give aid to church schools.
Calls for Unified Action
"Over the past 15 years," he

NEW YORK, (JTA) — The con-
vening of an all-day National Zion-
ist Planning Conference May 6,
with the participation of delegates
from all Zionist organizations in
this country to formulate a pro-
gram of unified action to strength-
en Zionism's role in the future of
the American Jewish community
was announced in a joint state-
ment by Dr. Max Nussbaum,
chairman, and Nathaniel S. Roth-
enberg, chairman of the adminis-
trative committee of the American
Zionist Council.
"The issues which will be de-
bated and acted upon at this na-
tional Zionist planning conference
will encompass such major items
as plans for intensified participa-
tion of the Zionist movement in
Jewish communal affairs, the
deepening of Jewish consciousness
and the harnessing within the or-
ganized Zionist orbit of forces for
strengthening the emotional and
practical attachment of the Ameri-
can Jews to Israel," the announce-
ment said.

were urged Tuesday to "speak out
for what we believe" without fear
of antagonizing other groups or
aggravating "anti-Jewish feeling."
The biennial convention of the
American Jewish Congress Na-
tional Women's Division, meeting
at the Shoreham Hotel here, was
told in a keynote address by Aaron
Goldman of Washington.
Goldman, who is chairman of
the National Community Relations
Advisory Council, a coordinating
body of local and national Jewish
groups, noted that within recent
weeks leading Jewish organizations
—including the American Jewish
Congress — had publicly opposed
provisions of the administration's
Federal aid-to-education bill that

said, "we have often been in the
minority in our insistence that
The 16th annual Midrasha Insti- ship to Europe and upon his re-
religion must be kept separate
tute will begin 8:30 p.m. Wednes- turn was visiting professor in re-
from public education.
day with a lecture by Ellis Rivkin, ligion and philosophy at Antioch
"Yet we have achieved not only
professor of Jewish history at He- College. He also has been chair-
vindication in the courts but, in
brew Union College—Jewish In- man of the Jewish history commit-
time, a considerable measure of
stitute of Religion. It will mark tee for the Central Conference of
support from the religious groups,"
the first of the Bargman Memorial American Rabbis.
Dr. Rivkin received his bachel-
series lectures at the Esther Ber-
or's and PhD degrees from Johns
man building.
IF YOU TURN THE
wykr •gzi.ri
Named for the late Theodore Hopkins University; his bachelor
of
Hebrew
letters
from
the
Balti-
I
and Mina Bargman, the institute more Hebrew College.
UPSIDE DOWN YOU WON'T
this year will fo-
He has contributed to encyclo-
FIND A FINER WINE THAN
cus on "Crises
pedias and is a member of the
-----) in Jewish His-
publication
committee,
J
e
wish
tory." Dr. Riv-
Publication Society, besides be-
[----/ kin's topic is
longing to a number of historical
"Judaism En-
Milan Wineries, Detroit, Mich.
associations.
counters Hellen-
The
Phar-
ism:
isaic Response."
Dr. Rivkin is
currently p r e-
By RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX
Rivkin
(Copyright, 1965, ,ITA, Inc.)
paring a volume
Question: Why is it forbidden
on "The Hidden Revolution: An
by Jewish law to wear clothes
Analysis of Pharisaism as an His-
torical Phenomenon." He has au- which are made of a mixture of
wool and linen (flax)?
thorized numerous articles on
Answer: This prohibition is ex-
Jewish history, and his reviews
have been carried in many schol- pressly mentioned in the Bible. In
one place the Bible writes: ". . . a Yeshiva U. to Relocate
arly journals.
garment of mixture of species shall
Rivkin
has
47-year-old
The
not come upon thee" (Leviticus 2 Graduate Schools
taught at Hebrew Union College, 19:19). This is further explained
NEW YORK — Yeshiva Univer-
the Reform rabbinical seminary, in another part of the Bible where
since 1949. Prior to that, he was it is written: "Thou shalt not wear sity will relocate its g r a d u a to
PURE BEEF
Cyrus Adler post-doctoral research a mixture of wool and flax togeth- schools of education and social
fellow at Dropsie College for He- er" (Deuteronomy 22:11). Some work to larger quarters at 55 Fifth
Ave. for the fall semester, to ac-
brew and Cognate Learning and
Kash r u t h Supervision by
instructor of Jewish history at moralists have read a most in- commodate the schools' increasing,
teresting interpretation into this enrollments and research activi-
prominent Orthodox Rabbi:
Gratz
College.
L-----
prohibition. Wool and linen repre- ties, it was announced by Dr.
)
Rabbi Ben Zion Rosenthal
Two
years
ago
he
was
awarded
sent two different aspects of exis- Samuel Belkin, president.
,-,__
and two steady Mashgichim.
the Simon Guggenheim Fellow- tence. The linen, coming as it does
The new facility, a $4,000,000,
from a plant (flax) represents the 19-story structure with 300,000
U. S. Gov't. Inspected
vegetative aspect of life which square feet of space, will enable
Plan Betar History
GENERAL OFFICESt
The world headquarters of Brit involves nutrition and reproduc- the university to provide additional WILNO KOSHER CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 601307
tion.
The
wool
coming
from
an
Trumpeldor (Betar) Zionist Youth
classrooms, laboratory facilities and
FRANKFURTERS • CORNED BEEF • BOLOGNA
SALAMI •
organization has announced plans animal (sheep) represents percep- library space for the growing Fer-
Distributed in Detroit and Michigan by:
to publish a history of the Betar tion and motion. Among animals, kauf Graduate School of Education
Tel.: UN 2-5820
movement throughout the world, perception and motion are used and Wurzweiler School of Social JULIUS POLLAK, 7522 Fenkell, Detroit
to be edited by Y. Merhavia, a entirely towards the goal of nu- Work, he explained.
noted Israeli educator and his- trition and reproduction. In man
Ili I'li'i +;III I MEM
torian. Parallel committees for perception and motion are not to
be
bound
by
purely
vegetative
in-
this project have been established
in Israel, the United States and stincts; but are to rise higher and
stay above these considerations.
elsewhere.
Thus man is asked to be able to
I separate his vegetative instincts
from his animal powers and thus
use his perception and motion for
high things in life, making them
the master of his vegetative in-
stincts rather than their slaves.
Wearing clothes or making clothes
of linen and flax used together
would be symbols of tying down
one with the other. Some have
also said that Man must follow
God's pattern and what God has
chosen to keep apart in his crea-
tive process man must not mix
together.
Question: Why does Jewish
tradition require the reading of
a portion from the prophetic
writings on Saturday morning,
in addition to the reading from
the Five Books of Moses?
sauce
s Paghett"
ti
.......1....mia
Answer: Some medieval authori-
ties claim that Ezra, the scribe,
ordained this so that the people
would be acquainted with all por-
tions of the Bible. Others say it is
I
because originally the people
>
I
would stay in the synagogue every
day after the services and read
portions from the prophets and
rJ
later writings. When it became
impractical for most to do so be-
cause of the necessity to make a
living, the Rabbis ordained that at
least on the Sabbath and holidays,
where work is not permitted, and
there is more time to spend in the
synagogue, a portion from the
prophets should be read publicly
so as to keep in mind the lofty
Whether you describe it in Italian messages of the prophets. Still
or Jewish, this great sauce is the others claim that this reading came
Do you enjoy the velvety smoothness and richness of cream cheese?
tastiest—the recipe of seafaring about during a period of persecu-
tion
when
the
people
were
forbid-
Now have it with Borden's new Eagle Brand Neufchatel Cheese. It looks,
Italian folk. Now, Chef-Boy-Ar- den by the tyrannical government
tastes just like rich, velvety smooth cream cheese. Yet it has
spreads,
Ves gives you an authentic ver- to read from the Five Books of
less
fat than cream cheese—in thrifty 3 oz. and generous 8 oz. sizes.
30%
on of Sauce Marinara—with big Moses in the Synagogue. • Since the
prophetic
writings
were
not
in-
!pieces of Italian-style plum tome.-
*Borden's Eagle Brand Neufchatel is not a diet food.
cluded in the prohibition, the Jews
Sces, rich and zesty with onions, substituted the prophetic portions
Lerbs, spices and olive oil. For so as to remind later generations
Spaghetti, noodles and rice, of the incident, so that they can
BORDEN'S FINE CHEESES
VERY BIG ON FLAVOR
emulate the devotion of our fore-
taeats, fish and egg dishes—it's fathers to the holy scriptures.

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, March 19, 1965-9

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