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April 02, 1965 - Image 17

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-04-02

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Local Businessman Ceases Dealings The Attractive Neiv Koren Hagadah
keeping participants in the seder
Many new Hagadoth have been
With Dixie Firm as Protest to Bigotry issued for Passover. One of the ceremonies alerted to the mean-

A local firm has ceased to do
business with a Mississippi sup-
plier as a protest to the Southern
state's "transgression on justice, as
well as human dignity."
Maynard W. Fine, president of
Contract House on James Couzens
Hwy., NsTote to the Madison Furni-
ture Industries in Canton, Miss.,
that his firm had ceased purchas-
ing from Madison because the "fa-
cility is situated in the state of
Mississippi, where it has been re-
vealed that certain spiritual and
moral values are in dramatic con-
tradiction to what we interpret as
the American ideology. The city
of Canton, site of your factory, has

become notorious for its trans-
gressions on justice, as well as hu-

JACK BENNY, who says he's
39 — a birthday he passed 32
will be cited by the
years ago
121-year-old Bnai Brith this
week-end — as part of its 120th
anniversary year celebration.

man dignity."
Fine pointed out that the Can-
ton firm's merchandise is of
good quality, and there was still
a need for the product. How-
ever, "we cannot continue to
contribute indirectly to another
cause dedicated to the under-

mining of these principles (that
make up the essence of this


Fine, a member of Temple Ema-
nu-El, Oak Park, discussed his

feelings on the matter with Rabbi
Milton Rosenbaum before taking
In forwarding a copy of the let-
ter to the Jewish Community

Council, Rabbi Rosenbaum com-
mented to Walter Klein, director
of the Council: "I need not tell
you how proud I am to be able to
serve people who take the reli-

gious principles concerning a de-
cent society seriously."

DR. DANIEL HORN, leading au-
thority on the relationship of smok-

ing to physical health and a mem-
ber of the U. S. Public Health Serv-
ice Chronic Diseases Division, will
be guest speaker Wednesday, at a
Cancer Control Crusade kick-off
luncheon spnosored by the Michi-
gan Cancer Foundation, in the
Veterans Memorial Building.

very attractive ones is the Koren
Hagadah published in Israel and
available in this country from the
American distributors, Jerusalem
Tenach, Inc., 250 W. 57th, N.Y.C.
The large type is the especially
unique characteristic of this Haga-
dah. There are a number of fine
illustrations by Mrs. R. Ben-Ari.
While the numerous plates
add to the typographical beauty
of this Hagadah, the translation
into English by Prof. H. Fisch
is worth noting. It is not cram-
med and serves the purpose of

ing of the text.
The Jerusalem Academic Press
did a fine printing job in setting

the English portions. The typeset-
ting was done by Boys' Town Jeru-

salem Nahal on Mount Zion. A
number of experts were called in
to assure for the Koren Hagadah
the uniqueness that distinguishes
this Israeli product.

Publicity, Publicity, Publicity, is
the greatest moral factor and force
in our public life.—Pulitzer to edi-
tors of the New York World.

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The popular entertainer was one
of four long-time members of
Bnai Brith — the others were
Supreme Court Justice Arthur J.
Goldberg, the late Senator Her-
bert H. Lehman and former
Bnai Brith president Philip M.
Klutznick—chosen as being "in
their careers and voluntary com-
munity activities symbolic of
the ideals and purposes of Bnai
Brith." An aniversary event hon-
oring Benny was postponed last
year during the period of na-
tional mourning for President

37 From Michigan
Settled in Israel
Darin°. Past Year

There were 37 Michigan olim —
new settlers in Israel — in 1964,
Dov Shephatiah, director of the
midwestern office of the Aliyah
Department of the Jewish Agen-
cy's American section, with offices
at 220 S. State St., Chicago, stated
here this week.
The Jewish Agency representa-
tive makes periodic visits in De-
troit to advise (Rose seeking in-
formation about setlement in Isra-
Shephatiah reported that the 37
from Michigan included a family
of four from Flint. The head of
that family. Kalman Benyamin, is
a college psychology professor.
The Detroiters who went to Is-
rael for settlement or prolonged
stays included 14 students. There
was one English teacher, a hospi-
tal technician, two retired men,
three businessmen, a mechanical
draftsman (Alejandro Golden-
berg), his wife and three children.
Shephatiah will be available,
here during his frequent visits or
in Chicago, to offer advice and in-
formation to those wishing to set-
tle in Israel.

He made known here a plan
for an Israel Peace Corps and
for special student programs,
details of which will be made
known soon.
Shephatiah also announced that

during his visit in this country,
Rabbi S. Shragai of Jerusalem,
head of the Jewish Agency immi-
gration department, will be in De-
troit and will address a public
meeting on June 9. He also will
speak at luncheon meetings of De-
troit rabbis and community lead-
ers. Zvi Tomkiewicz is in charge
of arrangements for the Shragai


ington Director of the American
Civil Liberties Union, will be the
luncheon speaker at the annual
meeting of the Metropolitan De-
troit Branch ACLU of Michigan,
April 10. He will speak on "Civil
Liberties and the Great Society."

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