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October 01, 1965 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-10-01

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Montefiore Gift to Fresh Air Societ

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This Week's Radio and
Television Programs

Time: 9:45 a.m. Sunday.
Station: Channel 2.
Time: 9:15 a.m. Sunday.
Station: WJBK.
Feature: "Thou Shalt Teach
Them Diligently Unto Thy Chil-
dren," a special presentation for
children in honor of the High Holy
Days, will be presented on "To
Dwell Together." This story, with
illustrations, will be related by
Evelyn Orbach, program associate
of the Jewish Community Council
of Detroit.


Dr. Peter Shifrin accepted the annual contribution to the Fresh
Air Society from Reuben Leipzig, (left), president of Montefiore
Lodge, Free Sons of Israel. Montefiore Lodge, which celebrated its
centennial anniversary last season, aids underprivileged children
through Fresh Air Society and Penrickton Nursery for Blind Children.

Communal Leaders Join Fight to Keep
Fluoridation; Urge NO Vote on Ballot

A Kalamazoo pediatrician who ' amotints than Detroit would have.
has seen the heartening effects They have suffered no ill effects."
of fluoridation on the teeth of As of Dec. 31, 1964, there were
children in his community has j 57,000,000 Americans drinking.
entered the political fray over fluoridated water. Last month New
fluoridation of Detroit's water sup- York City joined.
Travis, who has fought for
Dr. Frederick Margolis, professor fluoridation 14 years, struck at the
of medicine at Wayne State Uni- "antis," calling their campaign
versity and a Kalamazoo doctor, "scare tactics that prey on ignor-
spoke at a press conference called i ante." He attacked Dr. Waldbott's
by the Metropolitan Detroit Corn- book as "another clever tactic, re-
mittee to Retain Fluoridation. leased at a time when Detroit is
The committee, a nonprofit in the midst of this controversy.
voluntary organization of doctors, It's politics, pure politics."
dentists and community leaders,
is spearheading efforts to retain JWV Commander Urges
a charter amendment passed in
1962 which approved the inex- Control of Firearms
pensive addition of fluoride to to Ch k Rockwell
Detroit's water supply.
Citing attempts by Nazi and
Voters in Detroit will be asked other extremist groups to arm their
at the Nov. 2 election to decide adherents, National Commander
if the city should be prohibited i Milton A.- Waldor of the Jewish
from fluoridating its water. The War Veterans of the U.S.A. urged
referendum was placed on the "the earliest possible Federal leg-
ballot by a group opposing islative action to control the sale
fluoridation, and it will take a I of firearms."
NO vote to keep the amendment.
It was pointed out that on Sept.
A NO vote is being encouraged 11, at Fredericksburg, Va., Nazi
by the blue-ribbon Metropolitan i leader George Lincoln Rockwell,
Detroit Committee to Retain now campaigning for election for
Fluoridation, which includes among governor of Virginia, raised a 30-
its honorary chairmen Rabbi Mor- 30 military carbine in the air and
ris Adler of Cong. Shaarey Zedek. told scores of listeners at a public
Chairman of the steering commit- meeting: "All of you ought to own
tee is Dr. William Travis.
one of these," Rockwell, running
Other prominent area doctors
and dentists actively backing for
on ticket,
a "White
fluoridation include Drs. Martin that such weapons should be ob-
Naimark, Albert B. Shulman, tamed for use against minority
Joseph G. Molner and Martin Barr. groups.
Dr. Margolis said that fluorida-
The so-called "Minute Men" and
tion in Kalamazoo has had such a other right-wing, racist extremist
beneficial effect on children's elements — including the Ku Klux
teeth, cavities is a problem virtu- Klan — are known to have equip-
ally solved. "Why don't you come ped members not only with rifles
over to Kalamazoo and compare but also reportedly, machine guns
our kids' teeth with yours," he and even mortars and bazookas.
challenged the Detroit group.
The Nazis maintain a military-type
Kalamazoo has had fluoridation f target firing range on which
five years.
"Storm Troopers" qualify as marks-
"What I'd like to do," Dr. men, the targets bearing carica-
Margolis went on, "is take action tures of Negroes and Jews.
against a community that doesn't
Recalling that President Ken-
take action for 'fluoridation be- nedy was murdered by an extrern-
cause that community is neglect- ist who simply ordered a rifle
ing the health of its children." i from a mail order house at a dis-
Dr. Margolis dismissed the argu- count price, the JWV leader said
ments of a Detroit doctor, George that Congressional action to limit
L. Waldbott, who attacked fluorida- such arms sales is "imperative."
tion in a recently published book, Commander Waldor noted that not
"A Struggle With Titans." (Jew- only white bigots are mustering
"private armies" but elements on
ish News, Sept. 24)
"Dr. Waldbott seems to feel peo- the fringe of Negro extremism
nle would be allergic to fluorides are known to be arming. "This
Ided to the water supply. I see creates the possibility of vigilante
patients a day, and I've never warfare and racist terror that
one develop an allergy. How must be checked," he said.
JWV made it quite clear that
you develop an allergy to
'es that will amount to only it was raising no objection to the
Irt per million parts of activities of legitimate rifle or-
Dr. Travis confirmed that ganizations.
It was made known that JWV is
It of fluorides placed in
would be too minute to making a thorough study of leg-
millions throughout islation now before Congress to
drink "naturally flu- control sale and distribution of
_ water with much greater firearms.



Time: 8:30 a.m. Sunday.
Station: Channel 7.
Feature: "With All Thy Heart"
will feature Rabbi Richard C.
Hertz discussing with youth of
Temple Beth El the significance
of the Yom Kippur observance.
The program also will present a
film produced by the Jewish Chau-
tauqua Society.
* * *
Time: 2:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: Channel 7.
Feature: "Jonah" by Joseph
Mindel will be presented on "Di-
rections '66—A Jewish Perspec- I
tive." The drama tells the biblical
story as seen through the eyes
of the ship's captain and demon-
strates God's love for all people
and the need for unity under God.

Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WJR.
Feature: "Day of Renewal," deal-1
ing with the central ideas of the
Jewish concept of sin and repent-
ance as reflected in the High Holy
Day liturgy, will be featured on
the Chapel Hour. Participants are
Rabbi Irwin Groner of Cong.
Shaarey Zedek and Cantor Simon
Bermanis of Cong. Ahavas Achim.
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WCAR.
Feature: "Music of the High
Holidays" will include comments
and descriptions related to the
religious music of the Holy Days
by Cantor Harold Orbach of Tem-
ple Israel. The program is part
of the regular "Pages from the
Jewish Heritage" series.
Time: 6 a.m. Sunday.
Station: WXYZ.
Feature: Rabbi Harold I. Saper-
stein of Temple Emanu El, Lyn-
brook, L.1., will deliver a ser-
mon, "Which Side Are You On?"
Rabbi Saperstein is immediate past
president of the Association of Re-
form Rabbis of New York City
and Vicinity.
* * *
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WWJ.
Feature: Loren EiseleY, univer-
sity professor of anthropology and
the history of science at the Uni-
versity of Pennsylvania, will be
interviewed by Ben Grauer, NBC
commentator, on the second in a
series of interviews, "Academic

Janice Helen Maltzer
to Marty New Yorker

Schocken to Publish
Neusner's New Book

The goal of "History and Torah,"
the new collection of essays by
Dr. Jacob Neusner, assistant pro-
fessor of religion at Darth.mouth
C o 1 1 e g e, to be published by
Schocken, is to present Torah (de-
fined as "the act which man was
created to do") as a meaningful
way of life, and to show how the
attitudes of traditional Judaism
are relevant to the modern ex-
istential world. He demonstrates
the great variety of Judaist ex-
pression, and the ways in which
Jews have been able to read into
the authoritative texts of the past
their most current perplexities. He
decries the tendency in seminary,
pulpit and schoolroom to present
Judaism as a linear, monolithic
Thesecond part of the book
At a Sunday afternoon garden presents a discussion of the mean-
cocktail party, Dr. and Mrs. Jo- ing of Jewish learning for our
generation, mentioning three spec-
seph H. Maltzer of Hendrie Blvd., ific goals.
Huntington Woods, announced the
betrothal of their daughter Janice
Helen to George Erdstein.
The bride-elect is a senior at
Oberlin College, 0. Mr. Erdstein,
the son of Mr. and Mrs. Berthold
Erdstein of New York City, is a
graduate of the Columbia Univer-
sity School of Architecture.
The couple plans an August



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JDC Baby Bottle Program,
Successful in Casablanca,
Now Begun in Marrakesh

The pilot infant-feeding project
on the Joint Distribution Commit-
tee in Casablanca, Morocco, now
in its third and final year, has
proven so successful that a similar
program was begun in Marrakesh.
JDC's tightening financial situa-
tion, resulting from the loss of
$7,000,000 annually, formerly re-
ceived from the Conference on
Jewish Material Claims Against
Germany, almost aborted the pro-
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22—Friday, October 1, 1965

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