Is Dead in Philadelphia
JOSEPH HOFFMAN, 1972 • Cort-
land, died May 7. No survivors.
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JOHANNA CRAME R, 18303
Muirland, died May 6. Survived
by a son, Federico of Buenos
Aires; a daughter, Mrs. Jack
(Gretl) Frank; one brother and two
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ALEXANDER S I M 0 N, 2646
Park, died May 7. Survived by a
son, Jerome; and three grand-
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PETER ROGGIN, 3709 Richton,
died May 8. Survived by his wife,
Rebecca; four sons, Albert, Hyman,
Sam and Ben; and ten grand-
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GOLDIE GOLD, 18507 Birwood,
)ed May 8. Survived by her hus-
/ \---nand, Max; three sons, Jack, Harry
J and Herman; one brother, one
sister and 10 grandchildren.
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PHILIP WARREN MITCHNICK,
18435 Marlowe, died May 10. Sur-
vived by his parents, Martin and
Janet; a brother, Kenneth of San
Francisco; his grandmother, Mrs.
Bernice Posen; and grandmother,
SAM ISRAEL, 3832 Duane, died
May 7. Survived by his wife, Dora;
five sons, Charles Israel and Abe,
Joseph, Ben and Sam Lupovitch;
and a daughter, Mrs. Sidney
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EMIL NUSSBAUM, 19167 In-
diana, died May 10. He leaves his
wife, Dorothy; three sons, Walter,
John and Bruce; one brother, one
sister and eight grandchildren.
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BENJAMIN HELFMAN, former
Detroiter of Baltimore, died May
6. He leaves his wife, Sadie; two
sons, Manuel of Detroit and Har-
old M. of Baltimore; one brother
and five grandchildren. Interment
HARRY I. MEGDALL, 13962
Arnold, Redford Twp., died May
11. He leaves his wife, Alice;
two sons, Howard L. and Thomas;
a daughter, Mrs. Herman (Sharon)
Rauch; one brother, two sisters
and five grandchildren.
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EPHRAIM PAPERNO, 21920
Coolidge, Oak Park, died May 7.
DAVID GOLDSMITH, 18467
Washburn, died May 7. He leaves
his wife, Mary; two sons, Sheldon
and Paul; a daughter, Charlene;
two brothers and five sisters.
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NATHAN SIMON, 20451 Oxley,
died May 9. He leaves his wife,
Bessie; a son, Manuel; a daughter,
Mrs. Samuel (Laura) Milan; and
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NOLAN DALE SCHULAK of
Walled Lake, died May 6. He
PHILADELPHIA. — Dr. Leon
Solis-Cohen, former director of the
radiology department of the Ein-
stein Medical Center, died May 7
at age 75. He was the descendent
of a prominent early American
Dr. Solis-Cohen, who retired 10
years ago, also was director of
the Roxborough Memorial Hospi-
tal and at his death was chief
radiologist for the Jewish Home
for the Aged.
A published poet, Dr. Solis-
Cohen was a member of the Sons
of the American Revolution and
Jewish Relations Council of Phil-
adelphia, among other affiliations.
Eva Wainer Shiefman
Dies in 'Bnei Brak at 88
Mrs. Eva Wainer Shiefman, for-
living for the past
sibly the sole survivor who at- three Detroiter
years in Bnei Brak, Israel,
tended the first Zionist Interna- died Tuesday at age 88. Mrs.
tional Congress in Basel, Swizer- Shiefman had been active in
land, in 1897, died May 5.
charity work here.
Mr. Metzger, 81, was a founder
She had contributed to Yeshi-
of Dannon Milk Products, Inc., a vath Chachmey Lublin and the
firm that makes yogurt, an ancient Yeshivath Beth Yehudah and be-
Middle Eastern delicacy, a popular
longed to the Stoliner Synagogue
and Cong. Beth Yehudah. In Is-
Born in Geneva, Mr. Metzger rael, she was a member of Beth
attended the first Zionist Con- Aaron Synagogue. A Detroiter 53
gress when he was barely in years, Mrs. Shiefman was born in
his teens and remained devoted Stolin, Poland.
to the cause throughout his life
Mrs. Shiefman is survived by
and was generous in his contri-
three sons, Michael, Julius and
butions to many Zionist organ- Sol Wainer; three daughters, Mrs.
Paul (Yetta) Fenton, Mrs. Sylvia
He spent much of his business Drazen of Clayton, Mo., and Mrs.
life in Barcelona, where he headed Herman (Dora) Strom Rothen-
a construction firm and built con- house of Bnei Brak; 24 grandchil-
struction machinery. He estab- dren and 23 great-grandchildren.
lished the Dannon company in New Another daughter, Fannie Faber,
York in 1942. He became the pres- is deceased.
ident when his associate returned
to Europe. He became chairman
NEW YORK.—Joe Metzger, pos-
leaves his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Bernard Schulak; a brother, Ed- NY Jewish Educator,
ward; a sister, Linda; and his
grandfather, Nathan Schulak.
Harris Shafner Dies
NEW YORK (JTA) — Harris
ANNA KAY, 3029 W. Buena Shafner,
president of the Jewish
Vista, died May 11. Survived by Teachers Association, in New
two sons, Louis and David of St. York, is
dead at age 60. The edu-
Petersburg; two daughters, Mrs.
served as assistant
Seldon (Eva) Isaacson and Mrs. principal .
of a Brook) in public
Harold (L illia n) Cohen; one
school, recently receivo.d the Mo-
brother, 10 grandchildren and 10 rim award of
the Jewish Teachers
Association, which represents 18,-
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000 Jewish teachers in New York
ROSE GOLDSTEIN, 11501 Pe- City public schools.
toskey, died May 12. Survived by
More than 1,000 professional
Born in Connectica, Mr. Shaf-
a sin-in-law, Joseph Milgrom; one ner was a graduate of Yale Uni- leaders and workers of Jewish
brother, one grandchild and three versity.
health, welfare and communal
services throughout the United
States and Canada will gather at
Ex-President of Friends
the Sheraton Hotel in Philadelphia
Maj. Sir Brunel Cohen, of Hebrew U. Succumbs
May 29 to June 2 at the 67th an-
nual meeting of the National Con-
Legless Veteran in
Whitman, former president of the ference of Jewish Communal Serv-
Parliament, Dies at 78 American Friends of the Hebrew ice.
Plans for the conclave were an-
LONDON — Maj. Sir Brunel University, died last weekend at
nounced by Bertram H. Gold, of
Cohen, a double amputee in a age 68.
He was a member of board of Los Angeles, NCJCS president.
World War I battle who went on
to become a member of Parlia- governors of the Hebrew Univer- During the six days of the Con-
ment and business executive, died sity, a founder of the Lang Island ference more than 300 speakers
Jewish Hospital and chairman of will address more than 100 sessions
Tuesday at age 78.
the United Jewish Appeal and of on topics covering the whole range
Maj. Cohen, a veteran of the the Federation of Jewish Philan- of Jewish welfare work and com-
third Battle of Ypres in 1917, was thropies in the Five Towns area munal service at home and abroad
elected the following year as a of Lang Island.
including child care, care of the
Conservative member of parlia-
aged, family service, hospital and
ment for a Liverpool constituency,
health care, vocational adjust-
where he lived. In 13 years, he
ment, recreation, Jewish education,
served on 30 official and volun-
community relations, migration
The Family of the Late
tary bodies concerned mainly with
and refugee aid, overseas relief
the welfare of veterans and the
and aid to Israel, as well as central
Acknowledges with grate-
community planning, budgeting
ful appreciation the many
Still in a wheelchair, he con-
kind expressions of sym-
The program has been in prep-
tinued these activities after leav-
pathy extended by rela-
aration for a year by a committee
ing Parliament, serving also on
tives and friends during
of 200 under chairmanship of Mrs.
hospital management boards.
the family's recent be-
Martha K. Selig, of New York
Knighted in 1943, he had a
City, Mr. Gold noted.
place of honor at the ceno-
taph, the national war memorial
born in Russia and lived
in Whitehall, at annual com-
in Detroit for over 50
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the Oddfellows Organiza-
6 Blks. from 3 Jewish
Lewis' Investment Trust, of which
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Cemeteries on Woodward
his nephew is chairman. Lewis'
ber of Cong. Bnai Zion,
department stores were built up
Young Israel and Cong.
by Sir Brunel's father.
Beth Joseph synagogues.
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He leaves his wife, Celia; and one
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BLUMA RAZNICK, 18630 Wis-
consin, died May 6. She leaves
four sons, Maurice, Herman, Fred
and Gerald; one brother, one sis-
After leaving the family busi-
ter, 13 grandchildren and five ness, he became chairman of
Remploy, a company that employs
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disabled veterans. Last year he
EMMA SHWEDEL, 17501 and Lady Cohen celebrated their
Woodingham, died May 8. She golden wedding anniversary.
leaves six sons, Leo, Ben, Harold,
Charles, Norman and Dr. Fred R. Jack Israel Succumbs;
Smith; two daughters, Mrs. An-
drew (Sylvia) Schlesinger and Owned Men's Wear Store
Jack Israel, owner of the Dis-
Mrs. Burton (Frances) Nanes and
rael Shop haberdashery on State
and Griswold for many years, died
May 8 in Miami Beach. Mr. Is-
rael, 631 Merton, was 66.
In Cherished Memory of
Mr. Israel, who was retired, be-
longed to Temple Israel and Har-
old Todd Post of the American
Legion. He was a life member of
Perfection Lodge F&AM.
He leaves his wife, Goldie; a
who passed away May 18,
daughter, Mrs. Norman (Elaine)
1962. Sadly missed by his
Robbins; a son, Samuel; a broth
mother, Clara Rosenberg-
er, Theodore; a sister, Mrs. Rose
er, his family, uncles and
Zamler; and two grandchildren.
Joe Metzger Dies in NY
Was an Ardent Zionist
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300 ft. West of Northwestern Highway
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