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July 16, 1965 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-07-16

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Dedication Service for Modernized
Camp Gan Israel Slated for Aug. 15;
Funds Provided by Hordes Memorial

Farmington to Celebrate
Founders' Days Festival'

The city of Farmington will

And the wins Came Down . . . Israel's
First Summer Shower Since 1957

celebrate Founders' Days July 29,
(Direct. JTA Teletype Wire to The Jewish News)
30 and 31. This celebration will be
TEL AVIV—Unseasonal rains came down in Israel Tuesday and
sponsored by the Farmington Wednesday. Israel had not had summer rains since early July 1957.
Board of Commerce and will take The rains swept this city last night and this morning. Rains enjoyed
place throughout the city and very seldom in the Negev poured down yesterday in the desert

township of Farmington.
between Grofit and Yotvet.
The celebration honors Arthur
Powers and a small group of fel-
low Quakers who founded the
present city of Farmington in

Sirens and Foghorns Greet
1st Ship to Dock at Ashod

(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

TEL AVIV—The first ship to
dock at the new port of Ashdod
south of here, the Yarkon, arrived
Wednesday carrying four giant
cranes to be installed at the port's
citrus wharf.
Decorated with hundreds of
signal flags, the ship glided
smoothly into its berth to the
accompaniment of sirens and
foghorns of all vessels and instal-
lations in the port.

. . The Greatest for
House parties, confirmations, weddings ...

artin Rosins

Avid Overton

DI 1-1702

UN 3-5245

Upper photo: Birdseye view of Camp Gan Israel at Fenton,
Mich. Lower photo: "The Lodge" at Camp Gan Israel.

A newly modernized and re-1
modeled main building at Camp
Gan Israel near Fenton, Mich., to
be named the William Hordes
Memorial Building, will be dedi-
cated at ceremonies on Aug. 15.
The entire community is invited
to attend the dedication. For res-
ervations call 544-7168 or 542-
The entire Gan Israel Camp,
which consists of
23 buildings, has
been modernized
with funds pro-
vided by the
William Hordes
Memorial Fund.
A total of $50,-
000 was spent in
remodeling t h e
two-story main
building, which
includes two ko- Mr. Hordes
slier kitchens, a dining hall, the
Abe Kasle Library, the ritual
wash room for washing of hands
before meals, a recreation room,
arts and crafts room, canteen and
two offices.
In addition, $10,000 was spent
on new showers and lavatories.
A special memorial gate was
built for this occasion.
The entire waterfront was im-
proved, new playground facilities
were added, and many of the build-
ings were repainted and reno-
Camp Gan Israel, now in its
fifth season, under the supervision
of Merkos L'inyonei Chinuch (Lu-
bavitcher Educational Organiza-
tion), accommodates 100 boys and
100 girls from the entire Midwest
and Canada during the eight-week
camping season.
The camp was conceived with
the individual child in mind, limi-
ting its enrollment so as to be

"Since 1927"

essenger s




Enter Lot



at Oakridge

able to provide each child with its
own needs, physical, cultural or
spiritual. Dietary laws are ob-
served and traditional Jewish
practices are integrated with the
regular camp activities. The camp
is located about 60 miles from De-
troit. It was purchased from the
Boy Scouts.

Rabbi S. .K. Weinberg of To-
ronto is the director, assisted by
a well trained staff.

Harry L. Schumer, chairman of
the William Hordes Memorial
Fund Committee, and Tom Bor-
man, co-chairman, announced that
the cash collection campaign is
still going on and that $25,000 is
urgently needed now to pay for
improvements at Camp Gan-Is-
Charles E. Feinberg is chairman
of the camping committee, and Dr.
Israel Weiner is the medical ad-
Feinberg expressed thanks to
Abraham Woronow, president of
the Architectural Engineering
Service "for his splendid service
of modernizing the camp," and to
Ezriel Weissman for volunteer ser-
vices rendered to the camp, as
well as to Joe Braver for valuable
advice in behalf of the camp's ex-

UJA's Young Leaders
Conduct Survey Abroad

NEW YORK (JTA)—A group of
young communal leaders from 32
American cities left for Europe
and Israel as the fifth annual
Young Leadership Mission of the
United Jewish Appeal. From De-
troit is Raymond A. Jacobs of the
Federation's Junior Division spec-
ial gifts committee.
The group, comprising men and
women 25 to 40 years of age, will
make an intensive 23-day survey
of the Jewish immigration and ab-
sorption needs in Israel and refu-
gee aid programs in France, Aus-
tria and Greece, aided by UJA
Rabbi Herbert A. Friedman,
UJA executive vice chairman, is
heading the mission, which is
under the chairmanship of Irwin
S. Field of Los Angeles. Each mis-
sion member is paying his own

Medical Center Expansion

will begin this month on a $1,100,-
000 expansion project for the
Southern Division of the Einstein
Medical Center.

Friday, July 16, 1965-23

here comes one of those
thick, delicious BIFFS
ground beef patties!



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