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May 07, 1965 - Image 38

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-05-07

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People Make News

Israel Bar Yehuda Is Dead at 69

Was in Knesset Sin ce Establishment

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
a leader of the Histadrut, Israel
K. C. Jones, backcourt ace of for the awards, citing their con- and Eugene Ferkauf Comprehen-
to The Jewish News)
Federation, and in the Ha-
the professional basketball world tributions to community living and sive High School.
JERUSALEM—Israel Bar Ye-
ganah, the pre-state Jewish defense
champion Boston Celtics, has been better understanding.
huda, minister of transport and force.
* * *
named Brandeis University's var-
* * *
ALBERT P. SCHOOLMAN, foun- communications and a member of
He was a leader of the Ahdut
sity basketball
BARRY M. GRANT has been der and president of Cejwin the Knesset since it was first Avoda Party at its establishment
coach, it was appointed Republican director of Camps, which operates a non-
established in 1949, died here in 1944, going over to the Mapam
announced by the 57th Legislative District profit Jewish educational camping Tuesday
night after a brief illness Party in 1948 and subsequently
Brandeis Presi- which comprises the cities of Berk- program in Port Jervis, N.Y., was at age 69. He was a founder of returning to Ahdut Avoda. He
dent Abram L. ley, Southfield, part of Oak Park, given a luncheon in his honor Mon- the Ahdut Avoda leftist party
served as minister of interior from
Sadler. Jones and Royal Oak Township. Grant, day by the board of directors of
Born in Russia to Baruch and 1955 to 1959 and was named min-
will play one former assistant prosecutor, now the Camps on the occasion of his
more season, his has a law practice in Southfield. 70th birthday. Speakers at the Blume Idelson, Bar Yehuda settled ister of transport and communica-
eighth, in the He is a trustee of the Southfield luncheon included Dr. Louis Fin- in Palestine in 1926 and became tions in 1962.
NBA before join- Board of Education and was ap- kelstein, chancellor of the Jewish
ing the Brandeis pointed by Governor Romney to Theological Seminary of America;
physical edUca- the Governor's Traffic Safety Dr. Ira Eisenstein, president of the
tional staff for Commission. His wife, Lisa, was Jewish Reconstructionist Founda-
1966 -67 season. the past vice-president of the Al- tion; Dr. Horace M. Kellen, vice-
He will be a full- bert Tucker Chapter of Bnai president of the American Asso-
NEW YORK (JTA) — State Su- rael Congregation during the
:, time member as- Brith, and presently is a member ciation for Jewish Education; and preme Court Justice Edger J. American Revolution, Justice Na-
Jones sisting in other of Southfield Hadassah. They have Dr. Elazer Goelman, president of Nathan Jr., died here at age 73. than had served as president of
programs of the Department of two children.
the National Council for Jewish He served as president of the Bor- Shearith Israel, the famed Span-
Physical Education and Athletics.
* * *
ough of Manhattan from 1942 to ish and Portuguese Synago
An interim coach will be named
Critics in the New York Times
* *
since 1951.
for next season to succeed Irving and Herald Tribune praised the
Born in New York City, Jus-
A descendant of Abraham de
Olin, who returns to devoting his performance at New York Town
tice Nathan was named to the
United States Court of Appeals Lucena, one of the 13 Jews who
efforts to his post as director of Hall by Detroit - born PAUL
Judge for the Second Circuit will settled in New Amsterdam (later New York State Supreme Court
physical education and intercol- SCHOENFIELD, both calling him
bench in 1946. He served as sec-
receive the 1965 New York) in 1654, and of Rabbi
legiate athletics. Casey, as he is a young man of great promise.
retary of the Jewish Family
Distinguished Gershon Mendes Seixas, spiritual
known to thousands of basketball Among the works he performed
Service in New York from 1932
Service Award leader of New York's Shearith Is-
fans across the nation, becomes was the Sonata in D Minor by his
to 1946, and as a director and
of the National
the fifth coach in the Judges his- first teacher, JULIUS CHAJES. It
member of the executive com-
tory. The late Harry Stein estab- was the first New York perform-
mittee of the American ORT
Jewish - Men's Norman Fixler, Owner
lished Brandeis as a college divi- ance for the Chajes composition.
Clubs at the or- of Wyandotte Firm, Dies
sion power and it ranked first in
* * *
He was also active on behalf of
ganization's 36th
Norman E. Fixler, co-founder
the East in 1958. He was followed
Jewish Welfare Board, Ameri-
by Rudy Finderson and later Phil
convention at and Candy and Grocery Co. in can Jewish Committee, the Ameri-
Philip until Olin took the assign- Detroit, was elected preSident of
the Garland, Tex., Bar Associa-
Kiamesiha Lake, Wyandotte, died Wednesday at age can Jewish Historical Society and
ment two years ago.
the Jewish Theological Seminary
New York, May 45. He was born in Detroit.
* * *
* * *
10. Justice Mar-
Mr. Fixler, 24351 Dante, Oak of America. He served as chair-
ROBERT M. HACK was elected
shall is being Park, had the firm on Biddle Rd. man of the American Jewish Ter-
president of the Lorraine Civic ector of the district office of the
honored for his for 17 years. He was on the board centenary Committee in 1954.
Association, an organization of Federal Housing Administration,
distinguished of directors of the Tobacco, Candy
homeowners in Southfield between will be honored at a luncheon
contribution to and Grocery Institute and belonged Harry Gore, Leader
8 and 9 Mile Roads and between Thursday at the Veterans Mem-
the advancement to the Tobacco and Candy Vendors
Evergreen and Southfield. Vice orial Building. He will receive an
of American Association of Michigan. He was of Oddfellows, Dies
president is Sam Kohen, S. Ou- award as outstanding administra-
democracy a member of Cong. Bnai Moshe.
* Harry Gore, past grand master -
werkerk is treasurer, and Mrs. tor of the year, presented by the Justice Marshall through his
Mr. Fixler leaves his wife, of the Oddfellows and charter
Judy Miller, secretary. Directors Federal Business Association. U.S. achievements as both lawyer and
Selma; two sons, Howard and Member of the Isaac Agree Me-
include Sidney Charness, Larry Attorney Lawrence Gubow is in jurist.
Richard; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. morial Society, died May 1 at age
* * *
Kronen, Alan Lee and William charge of tickets, and Mrs. Helen
Harry Fixler; a sister, Mrs. Jack 73.
Salamon, deputy collector of
SAMUEL HECHTMAN, presi- Erm an.
Mr. Gore was one of the orig-
* * *
customs, heads arrangements.
dent of the board of trustees of
inal founders of the Hartford,
Park Community Hospital, 801
Rabbi MOSHE I. HECHT, head
Conn. Jonathan Lodge, IOOF, one
ALBERT ELOVIC has been ap- Virginia Park, has announced the Former Priest Takes
of the Lubavitcher institutions in
of the few Jewish chapters of the
New Haven, announced that a pointed vice president and gen- appointment of MONROE M. Jewish Studies Post at
Oddfellows in the country. This
newly formed high school, exclu- eral manager of the Caesarea Golf TITLE as administrator of the
month he was to have been hon-
sively for girls, will be conse- and Beach Hotel in Caesarea, Is-
ored with a veterans award for 50
crated to the memory of Rebet- rael, according to an announce- 20205 Mark Twain, was previously
LONDON — Oxford University years of service to the Oddfellows
zin Chana Schneerson, late moth- ment by Roger P. Sonnabend, administrator of Woodside Medi- has appointed as reader in Jew- by Jericho Lodge of Detroit.
er of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, president of Hotel Corporation of cal, a convalescent home in Pon- ish studies a former Catholic
Mr. Gore, 17245 Lee, Southfield,
Rabbi Menaehem M. Schneerson, America. HCA recently assumed tiac, and from 1953 to 1964 was priest whose Jewish parents were is survived by his wife, Sarah; a
world leader of the Lubavitcher management of the hotel which is
killed by the Nazis.
son, Howard S.; and two daugh-
Dr. Geza Vermes, senior lectur- ters, Mrs. Joe (Annette) Devitz,
one of Israel's newest and most Brent General Hospital in Detroit.
He continues to serve as consult- er in divinity at Newcastle Univer- and Mrs. Jack (Adele) Shubow,
* * *
luxurious resort properties.
Mg administrator to Burton Mercy sity, succeeds Dr. Cecil Roth, who and five grandchildren..
Max Stern, prominent New
* * *
Hospital and Dearborn Medical is now at Bar-Ilan University,
York industrialist and communal
leader, has been named the re- Oakland County Democratic mem- Center Hospital.
Dr. Vermes, who considers him-
cipient of the 1965 Kether Shem bership chairmen, announced re-
Large Landowner
self "someone who belongs to
Tov Award of
sults of the state membership drive
Aaron Hart, one of the earliest
the Union of
for the Oak Park, Huntington Jewish pioneers in Canada, be- Judaism without practicing it and
In cherished memory of our be-
Orthodox Jewish
Woods and Pleasant Ridge area came one of the largest landown- who has a great respect for cer- loved mother and grandmother,
Congregations of
were the greatest in recent history. ers in 18th century Canada after tain teachings in Christianity," Becky Caplan, who left us May
America. T h e
This area passed its goal, the larg- he settled in Three Rivers, Que- said he would be looking at Juda- 5, 1949.
ism from the historic point of
award, UOJCA's
est of any in Oakland County, rep- bec.
As days roll on and years pass
view in his teachings at Oxford. by, in our hearts your memory is
major symbol of
resenting an increase from 45 in
tribute for dis-
kept alive.
1964 to 135 in 1965. Area chair-
man is RALPH BENSIVIAN, 21621
Sadly missed by your son and
achievement and
daughter, Dr. B. B. Caplan and
Kenosha. Assisting Bensman on
service on behalf
Mrs. Ann Feldman, and their
the local committee were Ernest
of American
Fisher, Mrs. David Brody, Mrs.
Jewry, will be
, Morris Weiss, Mrs. David Weine,
presented to
Mrs. John DeJong, as well as Mrs.
Stern at the or-
In Memory of Our Beloved
ganization's an-
* * *
nual national
Husband, Father and
dinner Sunday
ciate justice of the United States
evening at the
Supreme Court, will be the prin-
New York Hilton
cipal speaker at a dinner in trib-
Hotel, New York. Mr. Stern
ute to the Founders of the Amer-
Who passed away May 8,
* * *
ican Friends of the Hebrew Uni-
1964. Sadly missed and
SAM M. COHODAS, general versity May 22 at the Waldorf-

always remembered by his
manager of Cohodas Brothers Co. Astoria Hotel, New York, it was
of Ispeming, and L. WILLIAM a nnounced by Dr. Harry M. Seldin,
wife, children and grand-
SEIDMAN, partner in the firm of c hairman of the dinner committee.
Seidman and Seidman of Grand T he event will initiate the year-
Rapids, are members of the Michi- r ound national celebration of the
gan World Progress Dinner Corn- 4 0th anniversary of the Hebrew
mittee making plans for the Michi- U niversity of Jerusalem.
* * *
gan Week event to take place 6:30
p.m., May 17, at Cobo -Hall.
In Memory of our beloved
* * *
York, founder of E. J. Korvette,
and grandmother
MAX M. FISHER, national head Inc., returned from Israel, where
of the United Jewish Appeal and he participated in ground-breaking
locally president of the United ceremonies for the first compre-
Foundation, received the Liberty hensive high school of the Israel
who passed away May 8,
Bell Award at the annual Law Day Education Fund which took place
\ 1955. Sadly missed and al-
luncheon at•the Sheraton-Cadillac in the development town of Or
ways remembered by her
Hotel, May 1. Fisher was one of Yehudah near Tel Aviv. The
five leading Detroiters singled out school is being made possible
children a n d grandchil-
through a Ferkauf gift to cover
cost of construction of the facility,
38—Friday, May 7, 1965
which will be named the Estelle


NY High Court Justice Nathan Dies;
Descendant of 1st Jewish Settlers



In Memoriam I


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