Beth Abraham Plans Synagogue Honors Cantor H. J. Blank on His Birthday
to Honor 2 Leaders
Cantor Henry J. Blank of the ceremonies, included messages
honored by the combined LJC from Sisterhood
organizations on his 75th birthday President Mrs.
and for his devoted service to the Morris Gural,
The affair, attended by 170 dent Stanley
friends and guests, was held in the Finkelstein,
social hail of LJC's new home at Men's Club Presi-
dent Tom Sal-
29475 Six Mile Road.
The program, under the direc- mons, USY Presi-
tion of Irving August, master of dent Miss Mar-
lene Rosen who
was chairman of
Off to London
the affair; and
Mrs. Donald So-
vel, social vice- Cantor Blank
president of the Sisterhood.
Rabbi Jessel of Temple Beth
Isr ael Consul General Jacob Livonia Jewish Congregation was o f
Barmore will be the guest speaker
at the leadership reception to be
hosted by Dr.
and Mrs. Harry
Newman in their
home, 1 8 4 7 5
p.m., April 12.
Dr. Newman is
president of Beth
is in advance of
Dr. Newman Be t h Abraham
testimonial dinner which wil honor
William A. Genser and Sam Kauf-
er, longtime members and leaders
of the congregation, for their ser-
vices to their synagogue, Jewry
The dinner, on behalf of Israel
Bonds„ will be held April 27 at the
Jewish Center. "Toastmaster Gen-
eral" George Jessel, will head the
program of entertainment.
Sam Rothberg, national Israel
Bond campaign chairman and
president of Israel Investors Corp-
oration, will be the guest speaker.
Judge Nathan J. Kaufman will be
toastmaster. Dinner committee co
chairmen are Dr. Harry Newman
and Henry Thumin.
For reservations call DI 1-5707.
The Council of Orthodox Rabbis
has invited Dr. Gerald W. Kra-
kower, senior research chemist at
the Squibb Institute for Medical
Research, to speak on the prob-
lems of kashruth in manufactured
foods in the Julius Rotenberg
Building 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Dr. Krakower received his bach-
elor's degree from Yeshiva Uni-
versity and was ordained by Rabbi
Isaac Elchanan Theological Sem-
inary in 1954. He has his master's
degree from Columbia University
and Ph.D. from Wayne State Uni-
versity in 1956. Dr. Krakower was
post-doctoral research fellow at
Weiezmann Institute of Science,
Rehovoth, Israel in 1958-1959.
The public is invited. Members
Cong. Ahavas Achim's annual Canto Choral Society, directed by of the Council will be present
festival of Jewish music will fea- Cantor Bermanis, also will be to answer specific Halakha ques-
ture the premiere of Don Froh- heard.
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Cong. Bnai Moshe will hold
its annual meeting 2 p.m. Sunday
at the synagogue.
The membership will elect offi-
cers and board members for the
ensuing term. President Nathan
Sharon requested all members to
New officers and board members
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Lehrman at Passover Services
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The cardinal also received the
board of the Council of the Chris- Federation of Synagogues
tian-Jewish Fraternity. The atmos-
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Am and Cantor J. H. Sonenklar,
chairman of Detroit Area's Can-
tors Association, spoke in honor
of Cantor Blank.
Highlights of the program
were dancing and singing by
LJC's United Synagogue Youth
Chapter and the cantorial selec-
tions and choir renditions of-
fered by members of the Cantors'
Assocation in honor of their col-
legue. Several gifts were added,
in Cantor Blank's name, to the
new synagogue which w i 1 I be
officially opened in mid-ApriL
The program, coordinated by the
sisterhood social vice-president,
Mrs. D. Sovel, and her committee,
was followed by a late supper.
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Problems of Kashrut
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LONDON ( JTA) — The Federa-
tion of Synagogues marked its 75th
anniversary at a dinner attended
by some 50 persons, including the
leaders of British Jewry. The
Federation, which was founded by
Samuel Montagu, now includes 17
constituent synagogues and 34 af-
filiated congregations, and main-
tains two Jewish day schools, four
kindergartens and a network of
Talmud Torah schools.
Morris Lederman, president of
the Federation, announced details
of the organization's project in
Israel, which provides living quar-
ters for retired and semi-retired
persons. The dinner was addressed
by Chief Rabbi Brodie and E.
Chanan, Federation vice-president.
Gamze Back in Pulpit
Isaac Agree Downtown Syna-
gogue has resumed Sabbath serv-
ices with the return of Rabbi Noah
Gamze to the pulpit following his
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