Vows to Be Spoken
activities in Society
Betty Kowalsky and Jerome Stasson will present advanced students
in a piano and violin recital Wednesday evening at the Baldwin Recital
Hall. Performing will be Norman Berman, Catherine Dyni, Andrea
Feig, Susan Jacobstein, Roberta Raskin, and Shelley Stasson, pianists;
Charlotte Swieczkowski and David Fink, violinists.
Goldie Levinstein, Detroit realtor, is leaving June 6 to attend a
meeting of the International Real Estate Federation in Brussels, Bel-
gium. Miss Levinstein is an official delegate for the United States. She
will also participate in an appraisers conference in London, England
June 9, and will return to Detroit June 27.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Rosenberg, 20214 Trinity, have been hosts to
their godson, Anthony Michael Cohen of Germany. The Henry Cohens
will join their son before leaving for their new home in Ecuador.
A surprise dinner party in honor of his 59th birthday was given
for Aaron Pomeranz by his wife Sadie and daughter Cheryl, at their
Woodingham Dr. home. Fifty guests, mostly in the immediate family,
participated. The party also was in honor of Mrs. Pomeranz's parents,
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Siegel, who recently celebrated their 59th wedding
MISS SYLVIA FEINSTEIN
Jack Kraizman, president of Bnai David Synagogue, Mrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Jack Feinstein, Kraizman, and their son, Sidney, a University of Michigan sophomore,
19215 Winthrop, announce the en- returned from a month's stay in Israel.
gagement of their daughter Sylvia
Maxine to Earl Jay Elkowitz, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Elkowitz,
Miss Feinstein attends Wayne
State University, where her fiance
Spokesmen for the federated intendent of the schools, Albert
is a senior in the college of edu-
community and for the Detroit Elazar gave assurance that existing
A Dec. 19 wedding is planned. educational system joined on Tues- schools will continue to serve the
various neighborhoods "as long as
day evening in reaffirming prin- there are children to be taught."
ciples aimed at giving priority to
Reviewing the school's pro-
cultural efforts and in recognizing gress, he said that if not for the
the problems faced in advancing Midrasha college, the teacher
shortage would be even more
acute. He reported that of the 26
George M. Zeltzer, in a brief Midrasha graduates, 11 have teach-
A Sefer Torah that was con-
ing positions in the local schools
cealed in a feather quilt and of the United Hebrew Schools, at and others are teaching elsewhere.
brought thousands of miles from the school's annual dinner meet- He pointed out that the prob-
Russia to America, only to be ing at the Esther Berman Branch, lem of retaining young people in
stolen and found two years later, pointed to the broadening concepts the Jewish teaching field must be
in advancing the community school considered as stemming from the
has finally made its way home.
The odyssey began 40 years ago program by accepting divergent temptations from other fields of
in the town of Vitebsk, Russia, views "which help us to survive." endeavor.
where a Jew named Leviloff pur- Zeltzer traced the age-old Jewish
Elazar said the local schools are
chased some fine parchment on tradition of honoring scholars and fortunate to have a competent
which to have the Law inscribed.
teaching staff. He said considerable
A soldier in the Czar's army, he to the UHS presidency "a moment attention is being given to the slow
was to be shipped out to fight,
learners whose difficulties are
the Russo-Japanese War before he Yiddish secular movement should being countered with some success.
could fulfill his mission with the
Participants in Tuesday's pro-
gram included Mrs. Lewis Gross-
Leviloff escaped to America.
The entire slate of officers man, chairman of the dinner com-
His wife, knowing of his de-
and board members as first an- mittee; Mandell Berman, who
sire for the scroll, arranged to
nounced by the nominating com- presented a copy of the schools'
have it inscribed and sub-
mittee and as listed in The new textbook, "Ha'Bayit Ha'-
sequently brought it to the
Jewish News on May 14 was Yehudi," to Erwin Simon, presi-
United States concealed in a
dent of the United Jewish Chari-
ties, in appreciation for the UJC's
Soon after, however, the quilt,
grants to make the publication pos-
with its treasure, was stolen. It man and Gordon Ginsberg were sible, and Simon's response with
chosen vice presidents; William
took two years, with the help of Yolles,
secretary; Jack Schenkman, an assurance of UJC's continuing
Washington, to recover It.
Albert Lubin, assistant interest in the schools; Robert
For the past 40 years, the Torah
Kasle, toastmaster; and Rabbi
had been in a synagogue in Chester-
Moses Lehrman, who gave the in-
field, Conn. Mrs. Sarah Michael- Samuel Krohn
Julius Gardin, a UHS
son, a daughter of Leviloff, felt reported for the .• vocation.
student, led in the Birkat Hamazon.
her father would have liked that nominating com-
the Torah find its way to Israel. mittee.
Magazine to Publish
It is now in the Hadassah Syn-
agogue in Jerusalem.
Novel About a Rabbi
Mrs. Clara Godwin Owens, teachers who
president of the Ypsilanti Greek have served the
July issue, the Ladies'
Theater, Inc., announced that
Home Journal will carry an ex-
TOM PATTERSON of the Strat- than 18 years—
cerpt from a novel by Noah Gor-
ford Festival in Canada has been Israel Elpern,
appointed executive director of Morris Nobel, Alex Roberg, Nor- don entitled "The Rabbi."
The theme deals with a non-
the Ypsilanti Festival, to take man Ruttenberg, Mesdames Dora
Dworkin, Alex Roberg, Bea Kriech- Jewish girl who falls in love with
place next summer.
man and Rae Goodman—with the rabbi, converts to Judaism and
awards and citations, and Mrs. the marriage is consummated.
Goodman responded for the teach-
ORY ANON!' CAII AWAY...
The author seeks to give the im-
pression that the conversion is out
Zeltzer succeeds David Safran, of conviction, in spite of the in-
who was presented with a plaque itial motivation. The girl does un-
and who reported, analyzing the dertake a change in faiths on her
schools' progress, that there are own initiative.
now 3,500 students in the schools,
Gordon's novel "The Rabbi"
214 of them in the high school. will be published by McGraw-Hill
He reported on plans for the con- later this year.
struction of a new school build-
ing on Lahser and Southfield.
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In his annual report as super-
Hebrew Schools' Teacher Shortage
Given Serious Review at UHS Dinner
Prof. J. Margolis'
`Language of Art
and Art Criticism'
Isidor Rosenthal, a 19th Century
German-Jewish physiologist, was
one of the leading pioneers in the
field of muscle and nerve physio-
Prof. Joseph Margolis' "The Lan-
guage of Art and Art Criticism,"
published by Wayne State Uni-
versity Press, deals with analytic
questions in aesthetics."
The University of Cincinnati
professor, who has written exten-
sively on art subjects, covers a
vast field, and his critical evalua-
tions follow philosophical trends
that challenge creativity, define
aesthetics, introduce the reader to
the most noted of all artists.
Richly annotated, this is a vol-
tune by an expert critic. Prof.
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