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June 25, 1965 - Image 18

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-06-25

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Ponevez Dean
to Mark 80th Year
at Dinner Here

Detroit will be host to Lith
uanian scholar, statesman and
"Prince of Torah," Rabbi Joseph
Kahaneman of Bnei Brak, Israel,
at a testimonial dinner honoring
his 80th year July 8 at Imperial
A reception following will be
open to the public.
The dinner is being sponsored
by Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Selmar
on the occasion of the Bar Mitz-
vah of their son, Isaac Mayer,
that morning at
the Young Israel
Rabbi Kahane-
man, founder and f!
dean of Ponevez
Yeshiva in Bnei
Brak, has created
a virtual Yeshiva
City in that com-
munity, with a
campus of over
65 buildings,
comprising class-
room s, syna-
gogue, libraries,
school for advanced studies, homes
for rescued orphans, teachers'
training school, dormitory facili-
ties, dining hall and housing units
for yeshiva staff. Rabbi Kahane-
man also was invited by the port
city of Ashdod to construct a
similar yeshiva city there. Land
has already been purchased in
Tiberias and Safed for similar
yeshiva cities.
The story of his rescue from the
Nazis and his early efforts in the
rescue and rehabilitation of Jew-
ish orphans, are well known.
Rabbi Kahaneman, who will be
coming to Detroit directly from
Israel, will be accompanied by his
wife, formerly of Switzerland.
They will be the house guests of
Mr. and Mrs. Selmar, 17207


Due to the occurence of July
4 on a Sunday, The Jewish
News office will be closed Mon-
day, July 5. Copy for the issue
of July 9 must be in by 2 p.m.
Friday, July 2. Photos must be
in by 3 p.m. Thursday, July 1.

Rabbi Stollman
Receives- Herzog
Gold Medal Award

Rabbi Isaac Stollman of Cong.
Mishkan Israel-Nusacl-, Hari, and
honorary chairman of the Religious
Zionists of America, received the
1965 Chief Rabbi Isaac Halevi
Herzog Scholarship Gold Medal
Award at the annual Torah Schol-
arship Awards Dinner of the Re-
ligious Zionists of America, Miz-
rachi-Hapoel Hamizrachi, Wednes-
day at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
Dr. Zorach Warhaftig, minister
of religious affairs of the State of
Israel, delivered the main address
at the dinner which, this year,
marked the 25th anniversary of
the founding of the National Coun-
cil for Torah Education of the Re-
ligious Zionists of America.

The award, named after the
late Rabbi Isaac Halevi Herzog,
first chief rabbi of the state of
Israel, was given to Rabbi Stoll-
man in recognition of his serv-
ices to Jewish education and his
dedication to the Mizrachi move-

Detroit's Council of Orthodox
Rabbis and the local chapter of the
Religious Zionists of America plan
to honor Rabbi Stollman before he
leaves to take up residence in
Jerusalem. The tribute will mark
his 40 years of service to the De-
troit Jewish community.





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CONG. GEMILUTH CHASSODLM: Services 7:45 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Litke will speak on "Cases and Complexes."
TEMPLS BETH AM: Services 8:45 p.m. today. Rabbi Jessel will speak
on "The Book of Numbers." Stewart Cohen, Bar Mitzvah.

CONG. BETH TEFILO EMANUEL THiVAH: Services 7:30 p.m. today

and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Levin will speak on "The Evil

Charles Jacobs was re-elected
to his 10th term as president of
Cong. Bnai Israel, Pontiac.
Others elected are Edward Blu-
meno, Joseph Partney and Alvin
Jacobson, vice presidents; Dr.
Daniel Foxman and Arnold Wine,
secretaries; and Ben Monson,

UAHC Radio Program
Wins Achievement Award

Report of the Promised Land."
BETH ABRAHAM SYNAGOGUE: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m.
NEW YORK — The wee k-
Saturday. Rabbi Halpern will speak on "What Will Make Our ly radio series, "Adventures in
World Secure." Joshua Schreier and Daniel Lutchansky, Bnai Judaism," produced by the Union


of American Hebrew Congrega-
tions and originating over Station
Saturday. Rabbi Goldman will speak on "Misconcept of a Leader. WCBS in New York, has been
awarded the Ohio State Award by
ship." Steven Auster, Bar Mitzvah.
YOUNG ISRAEL OF NORTHWEST DETROIT: Services 7:30 p.m. the Institute for Education by Ra-
today and 9 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Prero will speak on "Making dio-Television and the Ohio State
University for 1965 "in recogni-
the Holy Profane."
tion of outstanding achievement
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Fram will speak among radio programs relating to
on "An Appreciation of the Life and Work of the Great Jewish personal problems."
Philosopher Martin Buber." Marc Hilary Frank, Bar Mitzvah.
The award-winning program was
Services 11 a.m. Saturday. Frances Helen Silberberg, Bas Mitzvah. entitled "From Herz to Herzog"
CONG. SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. and featured readings from the
David Shulman and Michael Steven Kobernick, Bnai Mitzvah.
works of Philip Roth and Bernard
TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 5:30 p.m. today and 11:15 a.m. Saturday. Malamud by the authors as well as
a section of Saul Bellow's novel
Henry William Abrams, Bar Mitzvah.
CONG. BETH MOSES: Services 6:45 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday. "Herzog" read by Eli Wallach.
The program is heard every Sun-
Gerald Naftaly and Michael Applebaum, Bnai Mitzvah.
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. day morning on WCBS in New
York and on station WMIL, Flint.
Gary Glass and David Katz, Bnai Mitzvah.

CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services '7:50 p.m. today and 9 a.m.

BETH AARON SYNAGOGUE: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m.

Saturday. Gerald Stulberg and Theodore Lipman, Bnai Mitzvah.
CONG. AHAVAS ACHIM: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m.
Saturday. Kenneth Larry Greene and Howard Lynn Sattler, Bnai
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
Joel Reisner and Allen Eisenberg, Bnai Mitzvah.
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 7:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
Sheldon Paul Fineman, Bar Mitzvah.
TEMPLE EMANU-EL: Services 8:15 p.m. today. Michael P. Barron,
Bar Mitzvah.
ADAS SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m.
Saturday. Richard Chafetz, Bar Mitzvah.
Regular services will be held at Downtown Synagogue.

Arthur Goodman, cautious as
any Wall Street analyst must be,
was talking about a rival broker
he loathes. "I won't say he's dis-
honest," hedged Goodman. "Let's
just describe him as ethically dis-

All the Detroit cantors were on
the platform as participants in
the concert and the Maariv serv-
ice. Representative rabbis and
lay leaders shared in the pro-
gram, greeting Cantor Sonen-
klar, who had a leading role in
the evening's musical perform.
ance and who delivered a brief
address expressing thanks for
the honors accorded him.

With Cantor Harold Orbach, who
head _ s the committee that arranged
the event, as chairman, the 21-
hour program offered an opportu-
nity to the audience of synagogue
music lovers to hear solos by
nearly all the local rabbis and
selections by a choir led by Don
Frohman, who also was among
the soloists.
Among the selections was the
Birhat Kohanim which was com-
posed by Frohman and was dedi-
cated to his lifelong friend, Cantor
In addition to the Maariv serv-
ice, which was divided among
several of the participating soloists,
there were several other liturgical

18—Friday, June 25, 1965

Cantor Sonenklar was given
an unusual honor when, on the
concert, the minyan at the
Shaarey Zedek was devoted to
his 50th anniversary. Cantor
Sonenklar conducted the serv-
ices, was given an aliyah and
was honor with a special break-
fast after the services of the 50
people, including Mrs. Sonen-
klar, in attendance. A special
resolution honoring him was
read by Abe Saltzberg, who was
in charge of the minyan.

In the resolution, Saltzberg re-
counted Cantor Sonenklar's numer-
ous community services and espe-
cially honored him for elevating
the standards of hazanuth and for
his services to his congregation
and to the Detroit Jewish commu-

Mishkan Israel Registers

Mishkan Israel Religious School
has opened registration for the
fall term for Bar Mitzvah classes,
Hebrew, Sunday school, all-girl
and pre-kindergarten (lasses. For
registration and information, call
the school, LI 7-1569.

NEW YORK (JTA) — A special
all-day conference of the 40 Jew-
ish chaplains on duty in New York
state and city prisons was held
here Tuesday under auspices of
the New York Board of Rabbis to
discuss teen-age crime.
Other topics were juvenile de-
linquency, and the effect on teen-
agers of television, motion pic-
tures, literature and newspapers.

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Cantor Sonenklar was the chief
conducting hazzan for the Maariv
service. The soloists during the
evening's concert included Can-
tors Louis Klein, Ruben Erl-
baum, Simon Berman's, David
Bagley, Henry Blank, Harold
Orbach, Reuven Boyarsky, Hy-
man Adler, Nicholas Fenakel,
Shabtai Ackerman and Israel

There were many greetings in
the form of telegrams and letters,
and the two read to the gathering
were from Dr. and Mrs. Morris
Adler from Jerusalem and Gov-
ernor George Romney from Lan-
The opening and concluding
prayers were given by Rabbis
Moses Lehrman and Israel I. Hal-
pern. Rabbi Irwin Groner explain-
ed the Maariv service. There were
greetings by Louis Berry, Rabbi
Leon Fram and Dr. Samuel Krohn.
Bella Goldberg was the piano ac-

Jewish Prison Chaplains
Discuss Teen-Age Crime

`Ethically Disoriented'

Impressive Liturgical Presentation,
Citations Mark Sonenklar Event

Cantor Jacob H. Sonenklar's
half century of cantorial service
was marked by an impressive
event on June 17, when an audience
of 1,200 filled the main sanctuary
of Shaarey Zedek to capacity to
hear 15 cantors perform a concert
of liturgical music and to witness
the presentation of citations to the
As president of the Cantors As-
sembly of America, Saul Meisels
of Cleveland greeted Cantor Sonen-
klar, recalled his numerous serv-
ices in the creation and perform-
ance of synagogue music, and
presented him with a citation to
mark the occasion.
Cantor Shabtai Ackerman, presi-
dent of the Cantors Ministers As-
sociation of Detroit, sponsor of the
event, acclaimed Cantor Sonenklar
on behalf of his local associates
and presented him with a plaque
from the association.

Board members are Stuart Allen,
Sol Newhouse, Morris Bletstein,
Ralph Merkowitz, Irving Prizant,
David Dunsky, Philip Jacobs, Mel-
vin Goldman and Belmont Ker-


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