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October 22, 1965 - Image 39

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-10-22

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Israeli School to Honor Danes

This is the artist's concept of the cultural and educational center
to be constructed in Jerusalem in honor of the Danish people who
courageously rescued their Jewish compatriots during the Nazi occu-
pation. Ground was broken this week for the Denmark School, first
unit of the complex, a project of the Israel Education Fund, a
program of the United Jewish Appeal.

* * *

COPENHAGEN (JTA) — De-
tailed plans for the construction
in Israel of a $1,000,000 high school
as a tribute to the Danish people
for their rescue of almost all of
this country's Jews from the Nazi
holocaust in 1943 were announced
here by the UJA-Israel Education
Fund at a reception for the donors
to the Fund given by Crown
Princess Margareth, Regent of
Denmark. She greeted the group,
all Americans, at the the official
royal r e s i d e n c e, Christianborg
Palace.
Heading the delegation, and in-
forming Denmark's heir to the
,) throne of the plans for the erec-
tion of a Denmark School in Israel,
was Charles J. Bensley, president
of the IEF. He presented the
Crown Princess with a copy of a
scroll to be placed in the new
school's cornerstone, which was
laid this week. The text of the
scroll cites "the brave people
of Denmark who embraced, at high
(h uman cost, an additional national
burden: The rescue of the Jews
of that country during the Nazi
holocaust."
Ground-breaking ceremonies for
the Denmark School were held
Wednesda y, Bensley said, in
the heavily-populated southern belt
area of Jerusalem, at Katamon.
The institution will be a com-
prehensive high school and will
have also a municipal library, a
youth center, athletic field and a
mother-child guidance clinic. The
library is being sponsored by
Joseph Meyerhoff, of Baltimore,
chairman of the IEF. The Den-
mark School, Bensley said, will
bring the number of secondary
schools activated in Israel during
the IEF's first year of existence to
1 12.

David Volkovich, 87;
Scrap Metal Dealer

David Volkovich, owner of the
Cadillac Metal Refining Co., 14111
Schaefer, died Oct. 14 at age 87.
Mr. Volkovich, 18481 Wooding-
ham, leaves his wife, Pearl; four
sons, Ralph, Samuel, Dr. Gerald
and Charles Walker; a daughter,
Mrs. Arnold (Dorothy) Horelick;
a sister, Mrs. Ben Sternberg; 19
grandchildren and four great-
grandchildren.
Detroit's oldest active scrap
metal dealer, Mr. Volkovich was a
member of the Detroit Metal Deal-
ers Association and the Scrap
Iron and Steel Institute.

Enrollment in Michigan colleges
and universities, public and pri-
vate, totals 233,525. This number
represents 30.5 per cent of the col-
lege-age population in the state.

Ottawa UJA Chairman
Asks New Giving Setup

OTTAWA (JTA)—New methods
of contributing to the local United
Jewish Appeal and new standards
of giving, have been suggested by
Arnold Lithwick, general chairman
of the 1965 UJA drive here.
He reported that, whereas the
1965 goal had been $395,000, or 10
per cent above the amount
achieved in 1964, the actual re-
sults "will not exceed a total of
$332,000, which is 7 per cent less"
than the amount raised in 1964.
One reason for the fall-off, he said,
was "two major losses, totaling
$25,000."
He proposed that standards of
giving be based on a percentage
of each Jewish contributor's total
income. He suggested the following
ratios: Those earning up to $8,000
a year should give 3 per cent to
charity, of which 2 per cent would
be for Jewish causes, and 1 per
cent for other causes; earners in
the category of $8,000 to $15,000
would give 5 per cent, of which 3
per cent would be for Jewish
causes; earners of between $15,000
and $20,000 would give a total of
6 per cent, with 4 per cent going
to Jewish causes; "men in the
$20,000-and-over bracket should be
able to take advantage of their
full 10 per cent allowable deduc-
tion, 7 per cent to Jewish and 3
per cent to non-Jewish causes."

OBITUARIES

PEARL TELLER (WEISBLUM)
of Indianapolis, formerly of De-
troit, died Sept. 27. Wife of the
late Harry Teller, who died Sept.
27, she leaves a daughter, Anita of
Cincinnati; a brother, Joseph
Weisblum; and four sisters, Mrs.
Ethel Rosenthal, Mrs. Bertha Col-
man, 14Irs. Max (Claire) Shipper
and Mrs. John (Edith) Lurie, all of
Detroit.
*
*
ANNIE ATLAS, 19460 Prest,
died Oct. 20. Survived by two sons,
Reuben and Phillip; a daughter,
Mrs. Joseph (Sara) Goldberg; six
grandchildren and two great-
grandchildren.

Prof. Avraham Fraenkel,
Mathematician, Dies

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Dr.
Avraham H. Fraenkel, a leading
mathematician, educator and au-
thor, died here last weekend at
age 74. He was professor of
mathematics at the Hebrew Uni-
versity since 1929 and had also
served as dean of the university's
faculty of humanities and rector.
Born in Munich, Dr. Fraenkel
taught mathematics at a number
of German universities before set-
tling in Palestine in 1929, when he
joined the faculty of the Hebrew
University. He was also a Talmudic
scholar and the author of a num-
ber of textbooks in mathematics.
He retired from fulltime teach-
ing in 1959, when he was named
professor emeritus, but continued
to conduct classes both at the
Hebrew University and at Bar-Ilan
University in Ramat Gan.

Isaac Barnett, 73;
Owned Dress Shop

Isaac Barnett, a retired Mount
Clemens dress shop owner, died
Oct. 13 at age 73. Mr. Barnett
lived in Bay Harbor Island, having
retired to Florida in 1958 after
20 years as owner of the Barnett
Dress Shop.
Detroit-born Mr. Barnett was a
member of Temple Beth El and
the Richmond, Mich., and Mount
Clemens Masonic lodges and a life
member of Mount Clemens Rotary.
He leaves his wife, Doris; a son,
Alan S.; and two grandchildren.
Interment Detroit.

Robert Jonas Dead

Ex-Soviet Yiddish Editor,
Former De t r o i t e r Robert J.
Benjamin
Meirovitch, Dies
Jonas, a high school science teach-

er in Huntington, Long Island,
died Oct. 15 in New York after
a long illness. He was 35.
Mr. Jonas, a graduate of Cass
Technical High School and the
University of Michigan, was work-
ing on his PhD degree in New
York, where he had lived the past
six years. He was assisting in a
U. S. government research project
at the University of Syracuse.
Born in Detroit, Mr. Jonas was the
son of Louis Jonas, prominent in
Orthodox circles here. He was an
Air Force veteran.
Besides his parents, Mr. Jonas
leaves his wife, Jean; a daughter,
Robyn; a son, David; four brothers,
Bernard L. of Detroit; Edward L.
of Ann Arbor; Walter of Westbury,
L. I., and Herbert of Levittown,
N. Y.; and six sisters, Mrs. Arnold
(Lillian) Glovinsky, Shirley, Mrs.
Selden (Deanna) Tachna and Les-
lee, all of the Detroit area, Nancy
of New York and Mrs. Jacob
(Judy) Traub of Duluth.
Interment, Portland, Me.

LONDON (JTA) — The Soviet
Yiddish writer Benjamin Meiro-
vitch has died in Czernowitz at age
66, according to reports received
here from the Soviet Union. He
was a former editor of the Yiddish
daily newspaper Der Stern which
was published in Charkov, Soviet
Union, some 40 years ago.
Der Stern was one of three daily
newspapers which appeared in the
Soviet Union in Yiddish prior to
Stalin's liquidation of all Jewish
cultural institutions. The other
two newspapers were Der Emes,
in Moscow, and Oktiabr which ap-
peared in Minsk.

Samuel Ginsburg, 78

JACOB (YONKEL) GOSEVITZ,
2945 W. Grand, died Oct. 17. He
leaves his wife, Esther; a son,
Harry; two daughters, Mrs. Theo-
dore (Doris) Segall and Mrs. Ange
(Sadie) Medora; three grandchil-
dren and four great-grandchildren.
* * *
EVE BARACK, 25017 Rue Ver-
sailles, Oak Park, died Oct. 17.
She leaves her husband, Sidney; a
daughter, Mrs. Richard (Lorraine)
Herschelman; one brother and two
grandchildren.
* * *
IDA ELSON, 791 E. Grand Blvd.,
died Oct. 15. She leaves a son,
Bernard; a daughter, Mrs. Caro-
line Weisberg; one brother, four
sisters, one grandchild and three
great-grandchildren.
*
*
ROBERT R. REINHEIMER,
5033 Greensward Ct., Birmingham,
died Oct. 16. He leaves his wife,
Lillian; a son, Gregg; his mother,
Mrs. Alice Reinheimer; and one
sister.
* * *
ALBERT P. WAULDRON, 15887
Belden, died Oct. 16. He leaves
his wife, Marie; four sons, Norman
S., Milton A., Arthur L. and Ross
B.; two brothers, three sisters and
12 grandchildren.

MIRIAM PANETZ, 19479 Lauder,
died Oct. 15. Survived by her hus-
band, Samuel; a son, Michael; two
daughters, Mrs. David (Gail) Ehr-
lich and Priscilla; her mother,
Mrs. Bella Shiovitz; three brothers
and five sisters.
* * *
ISIDORE DAVID MASKARON,
3380 Collingwood, died Oct. 16.
Survived by his wife, Ethel; a son,
Harold; a daughter, Mrs. Julius
(Annette) Spoon; and four grand-

children.

* * *
CHARLES (CHAIM) RUBEL,
17185 Prairie, died Oct. 16. Sur-
vived by his wife, Lea; a daughter,
Mrs. Stephen (Isolde) Medow; and
two grandchildren.
* * *
FANNIE Z E IF M AN, 19205
Greenlawn, died Oct. 17. Survived
by her husband, Morris; three
daughters, Mrs. Harold (Ida) Sher,
Mrs. Albert (Mary) Greenblatt and
Mrs. Henry (Lillian) Channen;
three sisters, eight grandchildren
and two great-grandchildren.
* * *
CLARA ALTMAN, 20185 Votro-
beck Ct., died Oct. 15. She leaves
her husband, Herman; a son, Sey-
mour; a daughter, Mrs. Herbert
* * *
(Mildred) Gross; one brother and
SAUL ROTHENBERG, 19319 four grandchildren.
Rosemont, died Oct. 18. He leaves
his wife, Mildred; a son, Bernard;
a daughter, Mrs. Avery (Betty)
Fisher; one brother, two sisters
and 10 grandchildren.
* * *
During the coming
BERTHA MINTZ, Belcrest
week Yeshiva Beth
Hotel, died Oct. 18. She leaves a
Yehuda will observe
son, Dr. Edward I.; a daughter,
the Yahrzeit of the
Mrs. Max (Eva) Blaine; three sis-
following deported
ters, three grandchildren and four
friends, with the
great-grandchildren.
traditional Memorial

WE REMEMBER
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*

ANN SHWEDEL, 23501 Wild-
wood, Oak Park, died Oct. 18. She
leaves her husband, Ben; two sons,
Paul and Robert; her father, Max
Seltzer; and one sister.

*
MAE M. FLORMAN, 15419 North-
gate, Oak Park, died Oct. 17. She
leaves two daughters, Mrs. Charles
(Eleanor) Shere and Mrs. Aaron
(Dorothy) Surgal; five grandchil-
dren and five great-grandchildren.
Interment Chicago.

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