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June 25, 1965 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-06-25

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Newman-Muskovitz
Vows Are Exchanged

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Activities

Organization Marks Magna Carta
Anniversary With First Day Cover

MRS. CHARLES NEWMAN

Sharon Madeline Muskovitz and
Charles Newman were married-by
Rabbi Jacob E. Segal Sunday eve-
ning at Adas Shalom Synagogue.
The couple's parents are Mr. and
Mrs. Dave Muskovitz, 17362 Sher-
field, Southfield, and the Louis
Newmans, 32445 Wo o dbr o o k,
Wayne.
The bride's Empire princess
gown of silk peau de soie had a
coat of imported net and hand-
corded Alencon lace embroidered
with pearls and crystals. A band of
crystal beads defined the bodice,
and the Empire-bodice coat fea-
tured elbow-length sleeves and a
front panel extending into a shaped
chapel-length train. Her headpiece
was a matching lace and jeweled
crown, which held the tiered veil
of imported silk illusion.
Maid of honor was Susan Taitel-
baum, and junior bridesmaids
were Marcia Kopman and Judith
Newman, sister of the bridegroom.
His best man was Allan Newman,
his brother. Ushers were Melvin,
Harold and Alan Muskovitz, all
brothers of the bride, Louis New-
man, Jay Newman, George Katz,
Robert Schmitz, David Carlson,
Bruce Vanderporten, Michael Fried
and Daniel Burkitt.
Also in the wedding party were
the couple's grandparents, Mr. and
Mrs. Isadore Muskovitz, the Sam-
uel Sborows and Mr. and Mrs.
Alex Katz.

Shaarit Haplaytah
Sets Dual Event

Shaarit Haplaytah (Survivors of
1945) will mark the 20th anniver-
sary of liberation from the Nazi
camps at its third annual Israel
Dinner-Dance 6 p.m. Sunday, at
the Latin Quar-
ter. It will be a
double celebra-
tion, for the af-
fair will also
celebrate the
17th year of Is-
rael's statehood.
There are about
800 members of
Shaarit Haplay-
tab, many of
whom have
friends and rela-
tives in Israel.
The members
Rosenow
are survivors of
such death camps as Auschwitz,
Buchenwald, Treblinka and Da-
chau. Martin Rose, dinner chair-
man, was in the Warsaw Ghetto
and others were partisans and hid
in the woods for years.
Guest star will be Emil Cohen,
Jewish-American comedian. Mu-
sic for the dancing will be pro-
vided by Eric Rosenow and his
Continental Orchestra. An Is-
raeli champagne reception will
precede the dinner dance.
Martin H. Rose is the dinner
committee chairman, and Rabbi
Charles Rosenzveig president of
Shaarit Haplaytah. Abe Weber-
man is ticket chairman. Others on
the committee include Rubin Her-
man, Sonia Popowski, Simon
Schwartzberg and Mike Watsman.
For reservations to the dinner-
dance, on behalf of Israel Bonds,
call the Bond office, DI 1-5707.

* ******

♦ A A •

By ERIC LIND
A copy of the Magna Carta,
dating from early 1300 is part of
the permanent display on Human
Rights at the Klutznick Exhibit.
Hall, in the Bnai
Brit h Building,
Washington, D.C.
The owner of this
historical item is
Justin G. Turner,
of Los Angeles, a
member of t h e
Committee
on Jewish Amer-
icana. Lind
This early copy of the charter
was established on June 15, 1965, at
Jamestown, Va., in connection with
the commemoration of the 750th
anniversary of the Magna Carta,
and the first day of the sale of the
Magna Carta Stamp by the U.S.
Post Office Department.
A special cachet available from
Bnai Brith depicts the artist's con-
ception of the scene of the signing
of the charter by King John, and
carries a statement regarding the
Bnai Brith's copy of the Magna
Carta.
Bnai Brith's Committee on
Jewish Americana also arranged
an impressive exhibit entitled,
"Let Freedom Ring." This dis-
play begins with a reproduction
of the first page of the Magna
Carta, and ends with a copy of
the Civil Rights Act of 1964.
The purpose of this presentation
is to trace the growth of human
rights and liberties in America
from the beginning up to the pres-
ent time.
A number of items on display
are of specific Jewish interest,
such as the "Naturalization Act of
1739," granting citizenship to Jews
in the American Colonies; the
amended "Chaplaincy Law" of
1861, the "Jew Bill" of Maryland,
the "Haym Salomon's Offer of
Services to Continental Congress"
and the "Letter from George Wash-
ington to Newport Hebrew Con-
gregation" to mention just a few.
When the U.S. Post Office De-
partment heard about Bnai Brith's
unique possession, they requested
the loan of this Magna Carta for
the Jamestown ceremonies.
Bnai Brith then decided to issue
a First Day Cover to commemorate
this event and to tie in with its
Exhibit.
All covers were cancelled at the
Jamestown, Va., Post Office on
June 15, 1965. The Post Office De-
partment could not waive the rule
regarding place of issuance of First
Day stamps and cancellations.
There was no other cancellation
device other than the one of the
Government. However, envelopes
had the statement in blue ink along
the lower edge of the cover:
"A COPY OF THE MAGNA CAR-
TA WRITTEN IN THE EARLY
1300'S IS ON DISPLAY IN THE
B'NAI B'RITH EXHIBIT HALL,
WASHINGTON, D.C."
Additionally, a rubber stamp
was used on request of Judaica
Collectors which read. "BNAI
BRITH 1965 EXHIBITION, "LET
FREEDOM RING."
Bnai Brith had 2,000 covers can-
celled on June 15th in Jamestown.
These were sold during the exhibi-
tion and will be sold thereafter as
long as the supply lasts. Covers
can be obtained from above ad-
dress at 25 cents each with 5 cents
additional postage for orders up
to 10 copies.
On June 16, the Post Office
Exhibit "BIRTH OF A STAMP—
THE MAGNA CARTA" was opened
for its premiere in the Klutznick
Exhibit Hall, where it will remain
on display until July 15. The pre-
sentation was publicized in leading
Jewish Publications. This Magna
Carta cover is a welcome and
beautiful addition to the albums of
Collectors fo Judaica and Jewish
Americana.
(Covers can only be obtained
' • '

from Bnai Brith, 1640 Rhode Island
Ave. N.W., Washington, D.C.
20036).
* * *

Bnai Brith to Join
Detroit-Windsor Event

The Metropolitan Detroit Men's
and Women's Council of Bnai
Brith will participate with other
nationally groups in the 1965
International Detroit-Windsor
Freedom Festival next week.
In charge of Bnai Brith arrange-
ments are Sherman Goldman and
Sol Steinberg, Men's Council
chairmen of the citizenship, vet-
erans and community affairs com-
mittee (CVCA), and Mrs. David
Beck, chairman, and Mrs. Murray
Panzer, co-chairman of the Wom-
en's Council.
There will be a presentation of
Israeli dances by the Young Danc-
ers Guild of the Jewish Center
accompanied by accordionist Abra-
ham Kunianski 4 p.m. July 4 at
the University of Detroit Stadium.
The Zamarim will sing a group
of Israeli folk songs the following
afternoon at Ford Auditorium.
* * *
REX LODGE will show a film
on the "Friendship 7" space
mission at its meeting 8 p.m. Tues-
day at Howard Johnson's, North-
western and 10 Mile Rd. Guests
invited.
* * *
PISGAH CHAPTER will hold a
luncheon and afternoon of games,
12:30 p.m. Thursday at the Labor
Zionist Institute.
* * *
OAK WOODS CHAPTER is
having a Hawaiian luau 7 p.m.
Tuesday for paid-up members and
guests at the home of Sylvia Ross,
13110 Vernon, Huntington Woods.

House Passes Bill
on School Aid Over
Council Objections

it must return to the Senate for
final approval.
Grounds for the Council opposi-
tion were that the bill would vio-
late the principle of church-state
The House Tuesday passed by separation and would weaken pub-
lic education.
a vote of 90-9 a bill giving aid to
school children in non-public
PHOTOGRAPHY by
schools. A week earlier, the Jew-
BERNARD H.
ish Community Council had ex-
pressed its opposition to that meas-
ure, Senate Bill 108, in a state-
ment read at a House Education
Committee hearing.
The bill originally was intro-
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duced by the Senate, but with the
Bar Mitzvahs — Weddings
amendments added by the House,

WINER

if IAN GILBEIIT

From LONDON, ENGLAND

and His ORCHESTRA

"Distinctive Styling in Music
to your Individual Taste"

Call UN. 1-3065

Brandeis Graduates
Four From Michigan

Four Michigan graduates, in-
cluding one from Detroit, received
degrees from Brandeis University
at its 14th commencement exer-
cises recently.
They are Gordon I. Silverman,
17612 Prairie; Jen Yeh of Ann
Arbor; Barbara B. Rule of Grant;
and Edward Siegfried of Mount
Clemens.
Silverman, son of the Julius Sil-
vermans, received his BA degree
with a major in history. He plans
to continue his studies in Bran-
deis' graduate school. A graduate
of Cass Technical High School,
Silverman studied in Israel for
six months on a scholarship to
the Jacob Hiatt Institute.
Yeh received his MA degree in
biophysics; Mrs. Rule a BA with
a major in psychology; and Sieg-
fried an MA in mathematics.
Brandeis awarded degrees to
307 seniors and 132 graduate stu-
dents. William H. S chum a n,
president of New York City's
Lincoln Center for the Perform-
ing Arts, delivered the com-
mencement address, and 11 per-
sons prominent in the perform-
ing arts were awarded honorary

A Hand-picked
Collection of
Designer

degrees.
The university's commencement

weekend was opened with the dedi-
cation of the ultra-modern,
$3,500,000 Nate B. and Frances
Spingold Theater Arts Center.
Of the 307 seniors awarded de-
grees, more than 69 per cent plan
to go on to graduate and profes-
sional schools. Of this 69 per cent,
more than half are going to pro-
fessional schools.

NELSON GLUECK, president of
Hebrew Union College-Jewish In-
stitute of Religion, was awarded
the honorary degree of doctor of
science by the College of the Holy
Cross in Worcester, Mass., a Cath-
olic institution of higher learning,
at its commencement exercises.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, June 25, 1965-23

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