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March 26, 1965 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-03-26

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Groups Join in Honoring
ite Chaj es' Musical Triumph

Mrs. Coggan Wins Slipson-Levy Vows
Place on National will Be Exchanged
BBW Executive

Mrs. Marguerite Kozenn Chajes was honored at the office of

the U.S. Consul General in Munich. She is shown here with (from
left), Baron von Brand, the Bavarian government's protocol chief;

Prof. Karl Hoeller, president, Munich State Academy of Music, and
Paul C. Taylor, U.S. consul general in Munich.
* * *

Marguerite Kozenn Chajes, after
presenting seminars on American
music at the State Academy of
Music in Munich, followed by a
visit to Prague, Czechoslovakia, re-
turned home to present her annual
concert of "European Contempo-
rary Music" and to honor four
_ personalities, who have been ac-
tive in cultural and educational
owth in Detroit—Councilwoman
Ty V. Beck, Mrs. Abraham Coo-
p—, Mrs Ade'ln Venmen and Col-
lins George, music critic of the
Detroit Free Press.
After the intermission at the
concert, March 16, Prof. M. Wo-
jciechowski of the University of
Detroit took over as a surprise to
Mrs. Chajes and called on Council-
woman Beck, who read a resolu-
tion of the Common Council which
stated;

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"Whereas her record of a selfless and
significant contribution to the cultural
enrichment of our citizens and to the
development of the musical talents of
our young people should not go unrecog-
nized. Now, therefore, be it resolved
that this Common Council hereby ex-
presses its sincere commendation and
praise of this unusual Detroit citizen and
a rtist --lor - h3r devotion- to a r_"-imposed
sk as indicated before and, be it
usher resolved. that a copy of this
olution be Presented to Professor
rguerite Kozenn Chajes at the Inter-
aonal concert to be held at the Detroit
gitute of Arts -on March 16, 1965, thus
ning her many admirers and Detroit
izens in paying her a public tribute
dr her prodigious service for the past
twenty-five years in the field of music
music appreciation."

Howard P. Greene, president of
the Detroit Federation of Musi-
cians, spoke about the affection
and esteem which Mrs. Chajes en-
joys from the musicians of the
Federation. Guenther Laste, first
secretary of the German Consulate,
brought congratulations from Dr.
FILicke, the Consul, and presented
the honoree with - recordings.
A letter from Kurtz Myers, chief
of performing arts of the Detroit
Public Library, described the work
of Mrs. Chajes for Detroit's musi-
cal culture and also acknowledged
the receipt of hundreds of musical
scores and recordings, sent to her
from countries all over the world.
always gave them to the Libra-
ry as gifts.

Karl Edelbacher, -the vice-pres-
ident of the Austrian Society of
Detroit, presented a citation, in
which Mrs. Chajes was elected as
an honorary life member of the
society.
Cables from the Mayors of Salz-
-_::surg and Vienna were read, prais-
ing Mrs. Chajes' work on behalf of
Austria's music. There were nu-
merous other messages.

Air. and Airs. Charness
Celebrate ,50 }Tears

Mr. and Mrs. Max E. Charness,
8019 W. 7 Mile Rd., recently cele-
brated their golden wedding anni-

versary with a dinner and renewal
of vows at Beth Abraham Syna-
gogue.

The dinner was given by the
couple's children, Mr. and Mrs.
Bernard Bolton and Mr. and Mrs.

Jewish Draftees
to Get Deferment
During Passover

Detroiter Mrs. Robert Coggan,
19526 Roslyn, has been elected to
the national Bnai Brith Women
executive board. •
Mrs. Coggan . is BBW national
adult Jewish education chairman
and serves on the Bnai Brith Adult
Jewish Education Commission as
vice chairman; she is also District
6 commissioner of adult Jewish
education and former president of
the district.
Among her other activities, she
was president of Temple Israel
Sisterhood and chairman of its re-
ligious school, chairman of the
Women's Division for Round Table
of Christians and Jews; and parlia-
MISS CATHERINE SLIPSON
mentarian for the League of Jew-
ish Women. Mrs. Coggan has
A June 13 wedding is planned
served as a vice president in the by Catherine Slipson and Stephen
Michigan Federation of Temple Allen Levy.
Sisterhoods and. Michigan Region,
Miss Slipson is the daughter of
Organization for Rehabilitation Mrs. Sarah Slipson of Stansbury
Through Training.
Ave. and the late Mr. Irving Slip-
For her service in World War II, son. Mr. Levy is the son of Mr.
Mrs. Coggan received a citation and Mrs. David Levy of River-
from President Truman; she was dale, N. Y.
appointed honorary chairman of
The bride-to-be attends Highland
Detroit Salute to Youth by the Park College, and her fiance, who
mayor in 1956; and was twice formerly attended Michigan State
selected as an honoree by the University, is a senior in Wayne
American Mothers Committee of State University's school of medi-
Michigan. Her work in promoting cine. He is affiliated with Phi
better human relations was recog- Delta Epsilon Fraternity.
nized by, the city of Winnipeg and
the province of Manitoba in 1959.

Radomer Board Meeting

MR. AND MRS. CHARNESS

Sidney Charness, their grandchil-
dren an great-granchildren.
Officiating at the ceremony
were Rabbi Israel Halpern and
Cantor Shabtai Ackerman of Beth
Abraham; and Rabbi Dr. Melech
Schacter, a nephew from the
Bronx, N.Y.
Mr. and Mrs. Charness have
lived in Detroit since 1924 and
have been active in community af-
fairs, including the Allied Jewish
Campaign. Mr. Charness was an
organizer and past president of
Chesed Shel Emes, and of the
Jewish Home for the Aged. Both
are members of the Galician So-
ciety, the Keshenever Society, and
of Cong. Beth Abraham.
Out-of-town guests from New
York, Massachusetts and Mont-
real were present.

Marriag es

THOMAS-W I D D E S: Mr. and
Mrs. Henry Latiner of Sherman
Oaks, Calif., announce the mar-
riage of their daughter Ann
Widdes of Van Nuys to Leonard

its annual donor luncheon noon
May 12 in the Roostertail Restau- Gorback Studio Wins
rant.
Mrs. Joshua Karbel is ticket Awards for Photography
chairman. The luncheon will fea-
The Jack Go•rback Studio of
ture a guest speaker, entertainment Photography, 19492 Livernois, re-
and prizes.
ceived several awards for portraits
at
the recent 24th annual conven-
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
tion of the Professional Photogra-
22—Friday, March 26, 1965
phers of Michigan in Grand Rapids.

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Adas Shalom Alumni
Plan Reunion Dinner

R. Thomas, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Harry Thomas of Washburn Ave.
Alumni of Adas Shalom will
The Detroit League for the Chil- The couple will make their home in gather for the synagogue's fifth an-
dren's Asthma Research Institute Van Nuys after an extended honey- nual College Reunion Dinner 5:30
and Hospital at Denver will hold moon.
p.m. Thursday in Hillel House,

League Fund Raiser

The National Jewish Welfare
Board's Commission on Jewish
Chaplaincy has received an official
communication from Gen. Lewis
B. Hershey, director of the Selec-
tive Service System, announcing
that all draft boards have been
requested to give "favorable con-
sideration, wherever possible," to
requests of registrants of the Jew-
ish faith for postponements of
physical examination or induction
into the Armed Forces during
Passover.
This communication, addressed
to Rabbi Israel Miller, Bronx, N.Y.,
chairman of the JWB Commission
on Jewish Chaplaincy, was Selec-
tive Service Operations Bulletin
No. 81, entitled "Jewish Holy
Days." The bulletin gives Jewish
registrants scheduled for physical
examination or induction between
sundown April 16 and sundown
April 24 the right to request de-
ferment until after Passover. Re-.
quests for such deferment should
be made directly to local draft
boards.

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Rabbis Jacob Segal and Pesach
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staff and leaders of the congrega-
tion will be present to renew old
relationships with Adas Shalom
alumni.
Mrs. Nathan Glenner and her
parents' committee will provide
dinner.

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