of Edward Goldberg
Charles Grosberg, Supermarket
Pioneer, Marks 80th Birthday
for Jewish News
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DR. BEN 0. RUBENSTEIN, as-
sociate professor of psychiatry at
Wayne State University School of
Medicine, has been named by Dr.
Ernest Gardner, medical school
dean, as coordinator of special pro-
When Charles Grosberg is hon-1 interruptedly for 56 years. He has
ored by his children and grand-; always been in the food business,
children at a family dinner nest' starting here as the Charles Gros-
Monday, on his 80th birthday, it berg Firm in 1909, forming the
will mark only one of his annual Grosberg and Reuter partnership
two-birthdays-a-year tradition he is in 1911. In the latter firm he and
his partner became the originators
He was born, on the civic of the cash-and-carry and super-
calendar, on Sept. 20, 1865. It was
the second day of Rosh Hashanah,
and when he gets an aliyah in one
of the four synagogues he belongs
to, it is an appropriate honor for
the event. But last year he was
cheated out of a second birthday:
both dates, Sept. 20 and the sec-
For Good Photographs
ond day of Rosh Hashanah, coin-
and Prompt Service
cided, as happens once in only
Call Me at
about 20 year8.
MRS. EDWARD GOLDBERG
Grosberg is widely known — as
Mariette Zomberg, daughter of the pioneer in the creation of
Weddings - Bar Mitzvahs
Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Zomberg, 3378 supermarkets and as a philanthrop-
The wolf also shall dwell with
We Come to Your Home
Sturtevant, was recently married ist who in recent years made not-
the lamb, and the leopard shall
to Edward Goldberg, son of Dr. a b 1 e contributions to worthy
lie down with the kid — Isaiah
and Mrs. Arthur Goldberg, 1880 causes.
Within two months, ground will ,
The candlelight ceremony was be broken on the Wayne State
performed at Temple Israel, University campus for the Charles
where Rabbis Leon Fram and Grosberg Religious Center. It was
Truly the finest Music and
Rabbi M. Robert Syme and Cantor his gift for $175,000 that assured
Harold Orbach officiated.
Entertainment for the discriminating
The bride wore a gown of peau
He is a Hebrew University Fel- market business and he therefore
de soie with Empire bodice and low, and last year he contributed
chapel train; the front panel was $25,000 to the Hebrew University is properly considered the pioneer
encrusted with crystals, beads, in Jerusalem. He is active in and in the supermarket industry.
In 1951 his firm was merged
and pearls. Crystals and beads holds official positions in the Joint
adorned her rose pointe lace man- Distribution Committee and the with Wrigleys, and he retired
tilla, and she carried orchids, United Jewish Appeal, and his from business, devoting himself to
community work since then.
Stephanotis and trailing ivy.
Israel Bond purchases are among
Susan Goldberg, sister of the the largest in the country. His
Charles Grosberg has one son,
bridegroom, was maid of honor;
$100,000-a-year Bond purchases Merwin K. Grosberg, who is in the 1
Joyce Pearlman was brides-
have set the pace in Bond drives
ters, Mrs. Samuel (Jean) Frankel
Elliott Baron was best man. here.
He is a member of Congrega- and Mrs. Joseph 0. (Norma) Grant.
Ushers were Alan Bennett, Jerome
tions Shaarey Zedek, Bnai Moshe, He has 17 grandchildren and one
Just the Right Touch
Silvarman and Michael Gilson.
Also in the wedding party were Adas Shalom and the Downtown
the couple's grandparents, Mr. and Synagogue and of numerous com-
Twenty years ago, Detroit's His-
Mrs. Israel Korn of Tennyson Ave., munity organizations and move-
torian, George W. Stark, then an
Highland Park, and Edward Gold- ments.
Having spent the first 24 years active member of the editorial de-
After a wedding trip to Puerto of his life in Troy and Schenectady, partment of the Detroit News, and
Rico, the couple will reside in Des N.Y., Grosberg came to Detroit in that newspaper's former city edit-
The weathered wood look with pewter trim . . .
1909 and has resided here un- or, paid tribute to Charles Gros-
painted . . . porcelain . . . to fit with any decor . . brass
. . unusual
berg's geniality and his strong ties
boutiques . . .
with his former partner.
On Dec. 19, 1945, George Stark
wrote in his Town Talk column
under the heading "A Little Lesson
Ruth Schwartz, Interior Decorator
THIS IS the time of year when
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the accent is on tolerance and
In Colony Furniture
understanding between man and
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man, and from where I sit it looks 3.
as if we certainly could get along
with more of the same. But a Merry
Christmas to everybody, just the
same, and why shouldn't I bring
out the fact that John Reuter, a
Catholic, and Charles Grosberg, a
Jew, have been business partners
for 35 years and doing all right
Just thought I'd mention it in
passing, although when you come
to analyze it down to the roots,
there's no reason in the world
why they shouldn't get along.
It all started on the Western
Market about Eighteenth street
shortly after Grosberg came here
from New York State. He's a
native of Schenectady, N.Y.
Reuter is a native of Old De-
troit, born in Holy Redeemer
Parish and now a member of
Visitation Paris h. Mr. G. be-
longs to Shaarey Zedek, which is
so proud of the business partner-
Copr. 1965, Dayenu Productions
ship that it made Mr. R. an honor-
TRACKING ACROSS THE
"Dayenu", the unique Jewish 1956, where they began with ary member of its flock.
cartoon series seen regularly on
over 60 publications print their Manresa, the laymen's retreat in
Never mind! Mom's new floor tile from DAVIS FLOOR COVERING
these pages, has reached the num- cartoons, not only in the United Bloomfield Hills. For many years
is created to withstand heavy home traffic . . . and it cleans up in
ber 500-mark. Produced at a rate States, but in Canada, England, he has led a group of his business
a jiffy! Come see about some for your kitchen.
of one per week, this represents South Africa, The Netherlands friends to a t h r e e-day retreat
10 years of publication in the En- and Australia as well.
there. They all come away re-
WE RAVE THE LATEST KENTILE STYLES—
- glish-Jewish press.
"Dayenu" deals with the foibles freshed in the body and spirit.
BRICK, SLATE, TRAVERTINE, TEXTURED
Henry Leonard, the creator of and problems of the American
"Dayenu", is really a pen-name Jew. Yet so universal is its humor, , WALTER GRADNER, a member
for two individuals. Rabbi Henry that the cartoon is popular in other of the Cape Town, S. Africa, City
Rabin, director for the Bnai Brith countries, and has been printed in Council, was elected mayor Mon-
Hillel Foundation at Los Angeles book form three times. The latest day. Gardner is active in Jewish af-
City College, is the idea man. Car- (Crown, N.Y.) was just published fairs and is president of the Cape
toonist is Leonard Pritikin, who this year and entitled "With a Town Hebrew Congregation. His
professionally is an advertising di- Little Bit of Mazel-Tov!"
late father, Louis Gardner, was
The name "Dayenu" f r eely also mayor of Cape Town some 30
rector in Los Angeles.
Together they first produced translated from the Hebrew, means years ago.
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their "salty" cartoon series in "it would be sufficient."
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Mach gill and Kis Grilestra
What's new gn ecorating
Co ony Y(ccents
(Editor's Note: A new novel, The Mandelbaum Gate," by Muriel
Sparl, will be published by Random House Oct, 18).
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
26—Friday, September 17, 1965
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