Avrahom Arnon, Israel Fighter,
From Age 15, to Speak at City Event
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Lt. Col. Avrahom Arnon of the
Israeli army will deliver the key-
note address at the citywide an-
niversary celebration of Israel's
independence 8 p.m. Sunday at
Adas Shalom Synagogue.
This Week's Radio and
ETERNAL LIGHT RADIO
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Feature: "The Tree Lives," by
Joseph Mindel, a dramatization of
some of the events connected with
Theodore Herzl's efforts to realize
his dream of a Jewish state, will
Final plans for the event were
announced jointly by Sidney M.
Shevitz, president of the Jewish
Community Council, and Morris
Lieberman, chairman of the Zion-
ist Council of Detroit.
Col. Arnon, a native of Israel, or
sabra, was born in Jerusalem in
1930. At age 15 he joined the
Haganah, the Israel Defense Force.
During the War of Independence,
at age 18, he commanded an infan-
try platoon and fought mainly in
and around Jerusalem where he
was wounded twice.
After the war, he left the army
and became active in the immigra-
tion movement to Israel, later re-
turning to Jerusalem to study at
the Hebrew University. In 1953,
he rejoined the regular army and
for the past six years has been
commander of a paratroop recon-
naissance unit. Col. Arnon is cur-
rently in the United States on a
year's assignment to the U. S.
Marine Amphibious Warfare
School in Quantico, Va.
The musical portion of the pro-
gram will feature performances by
Israelis, including Detroit singer
New American Branch
to Install Its Officers
Uri Katz and Yael Livni, two
members of the Sabra Trio, wear
Yemenite garb in a dance to be
featured at the Israel Indepen-
dence Day program Sunday at
Adas Shalom Synagogue. The
trio is led by Yael's husband,
Shlomo Biederman. All three
are exchange teachers here.
Arella Barley and the Sabra Trio.
The three are Yael Livni, Shlomo
Biederman and Uri Katz. Zionist
youth groups and the color guard
of the Jewish War Veterans De-
partment of Michigan will partici-
pate in the presentation of Israeli
and American flags. (The Sabra
Trio will perform on television
Sunday morning. See Jewry on the
Tickets will be available at the
door, or call the Community Coun-
cil office, WO 2-6710.
Chorus Honors Director Don Frohman
With Fine Anniversary Performance
Don Frohman was celebrating common audience ailment: the po-
a 35th anniversary Sunday night, lite coughers. That the 2 1/2-hour
but the honoree wasn't sitting back program began on time (and ended
to enjoy it.
on the stroke of 11) also brought
Instead, he was out in front of some shocked murmers. It was
the chorus he has led for 35 of downright marvelous. But Froh-
its 40 years, drawing out of the man wouldn't have it any other
90 members a lot of sound for an way.
If the Frohman Chorus consists Center Play Closes Sunday
largely of housewives and busin-
"The Rope Dancers" by Morton
essmen, it does not mean their
musical hobby lacks the profes- Wishengrad will continue playing
sional touch. They, their soloists at Center Theater at 8:30 p.m. Sat-
and accompanists honored Froh- urday and Sunday at the Jewish
man by presenting him with a Center.
Tickets may be purchased the
plaque after intermission, but they
did even greater honor with their night of each performance at the
performance of his arrangements theater. Group rates may be ob-
tained by calling Mary Medwed,
and original compositions.
Several Negro spirituals had the UN 3-1894.
audience toe-tapping in revival-
DAVID - WINEMAN, professor of
meeting style, particularly "Rock social work at Wayne State Uni-
A My Soul," and several Hebrew versity, will discuss the mental
melodies were very well done.
and emotional problems resulting
The best numbers, however,
from our increasingly affluent so-
were in Yiddish, and there was
ciety at 8:15 p.m. today in the
no doubt that the climax came
with the concluding work of the
Tickets may be obtained at
Art Institute program: Frohman's the Center's office in the Rack-
own oratorio, "Dos Naie Lid"
ham Building or at the door.
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MESSAGE OF ISRAEL
Time: 6 a.m. Sunday.
Station: • WXYZ.
Feature: Dr. Abraham J. Feld-
man of Cong. Beth Israel, Hart-
ford, Conn., will speak on "Let's
Become Missionaries," in the sec-
ond program of a four-part series.
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YOSEF SHARON has been ap-
pointed representative of the
Israel ministry of finance in the
United States, Canada and Latin
America. He has been for the last
nine years the deputy director gen-
eral of the ministry of finance in
Jerusalem. Sharon was previously
with the ministry of defense. He
is replacing Gideon Paz, the chief
fiscal officer for the ministry of
finance, who is joining the Amer-
LARRY SKLAR, 16915 New ica-Israel Cultural Foundation as
Hampshire, Southfield, a certified administrative vice president.
public accountant, recently was
appointed to the Southfield Zoning
Board of Appeals. He and his wife
Donna have two children and are
members of Cong. Bnai Moshe. He
is a member of the Michigan Asso-
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Mu Beta Chi and the Southfield
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Workmen's Circle New-Amer-
ican Branch will install officers at
a special meeting 9 p.m. Saturday
at the W.C. Center. A program
will be presented by vocalists and
dancers, and refreshments will be
served. The public is invited at
THE JEWISH HERITAGE
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Feature: ". . . And They Shall
Beat Their Swords Into Plowshares
and Their Spears Into Pruning-
Hooks," a celebration of the 17th
anniversary of Israel's independ-
ence, will be presented.
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TO DWELL TOGETHER
Time: 9:15 a.m. Sunday.
Station: Channel 2 and WJBK.
Feature: "The Army of Zion," a
performance in drama, song and
dance by the Sabra Trio, Arella
Barley and Hallil player Amir Ra-
hav, will be presented in celebra-
tion of Israel's independence, nar-
rated by Evelyn Orbach.
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MEN IN CRISIS
Time: 7 p.m. Thursday.
Station: Channel 4.
Feature: "Rommel versus Mont-
gomery: Desert War" will be
show-n, featuring on - the - scenes
films of Nazi Field Marshal Erwin
Rommel's unsuccessful attempt to
conquer the Middle East and the
desert victory of Allied forces
under British General Bernard
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(The New Song), based on a
theme by Haydn. All of Froh-
man's great talent emerged
here, from orchestration (pro-
vided by string instrumentalists
of the Detroit Symphony) to the
blending of chorus and soloists.
The latter, Pearl Kaplan, rated a
Other soloists did their conduc-
tor proud: Marion Bates (whose
rich soprano made the Israeli
"Kacha" a highlight of the even-
ing), Marilyn Krausse, Joseph
Cantor, Paul Kadish. In an amus-
ing exchange of ethnic roles, Eu-
gene Slobin sang "Italian Salad,"
and Dino Valley did the Yiddish
"Der Milner." Valley's Yiddish
accent was more like Chinese, but
that tenor would sound good in
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The string instruments ran away
with the music at times, but in
general was faithful to Frohman's
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Duo-pianists Rebecca Frohman
and Marion Hahn began somewhat
inauspiciously; as they warmed_
up, however, their intricate per-
formance did too. Particularly
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noteworthy were selections from
Borodin's "Prince Igor."
The great variety of the pro-
gram, its unflagging pace, the con-
ductor's own very apparent vital-
ity seemed to help eliminate a
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