Labor Zionists to View Slides of Israel on Sunday
Avren Foreman Now
Mrs. Melvin Strager
rael Histadrut Campaign, will show
Branch Seven, Labor Zionist Or-
slides of his summer trip to Is-
ganization, will meet 8:30 p.m. rael. Guests invited. Refreshments
Sunday at the home of Mr. and
Mrs. Sigmund Kikoler, 18221 Hub- will be served.
Mr. and Mrs. George Fleischer of George Washington Ave., South- bell.
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field, recently celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary at a surprise
Al Michaels, director of the Is-
activities in Society
dinner party given at Adas Shalom Synagogue by Mrs. Blanche Weisen-
thal and their children, Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Lieberman, Marsha
Fleischer and Barry Fleischer. Mr. Fleischer, a 32nd degree Scottish
Rite Mason, is a member of Perfection Lodge and Moslem Temple.
He also belongs to Tikvah Lodge Bnai Brith. Mrs. Fleischer is active
in Bnai Brith and other charitable organizations. Out-of-town guests
included Mrs. Minnie Rosenberg and Miss Marcia Rosenberg from
Louisville, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Adams from Cincinnati, and Mr. and Mrs.
Stuart Sinai from Ann Arbor. The Fleischers, married in Detroit in
1940, have three children and one grandchild.
Mr. Allan J. Roth of Church Rd., Oak Park, recently returned
from a 17-day "photographic safari" to East and Central Africa, where
he photographed large game herds. He was in Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia,
Rhodesia and Victoria Falls. On the way back, he spent some time
in Rome. Another member of the Roth family, Miss Sandy Roth,
daughter of the Fred Roths of Church Rd., is returning from a trip
out West today. She and Miss Merle Mendelson, daughter of the
Jack Mendelsons of Cloverlawn Ave., Oak Park, were in San Fran-
MRS. MELVIN STRAGER
cisco, Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
New honor roll members of Women's American ORT (Organiza-
Avren Foreman became the bride
of Melvin Strager in a recent tion for Rehabilitation Through Training) were guests at a champagne
candlelight ceremony solemnized party and luncheon Monday at the home of Mrs. A. Alfred Taubman of
by Rabbi Morris Adler at the Bell Rd., Southfield. Mrs. Harriman Brose. curator of the Detroit
Institute of Arts, was introduced by ORT Honor Roll vice president
Parents of the couple are Mr. Mrs. Daniel Siegel. Mrs. Brose discussed some of the art works in
and Mrs. Sidney Foreman of Wake- the Taubman home, and Mrs. William Wetsman, president of the Mich-
field Way, Southfield, and Mrs. igan Region of ORT, introduced Dr. Hannah Eren, director of Public
Harry Strager of Columbia Ave., relations of ORT-Israel, who is on an extended tour of the United States.
At the recent dedication of the Louis Elliman Forest in Jerusalem
and the late Mr. Strager.
The bride wore a rose pointe Detroiters who participated in the tree-planting ceremony with Mr.
Chantilly lace gown with an open and Mrs. Louis Elliman were Messrs. and Mesdames Louis C. Blum-
neckline, tea-cup sleeves, fitted berg, Erwin I. Cohn, Sol Eisenberg, Max M. Fisher, Harry Goldman,
bodice, and a Watteau chapel- Irwin Green, Louis Hamburger and Nate L. Shapero.
length train falling from the
Bodzin Family Club elected as president, Mrs. Eugene Kowalsky;
shoulders. Her shoulder - length vice president and entertainment chairman, Mrs. Harry Bodzin; secre-
mantilla was of matching lace.
tary, Mrs. Milton Duchan; and treasurer, Jonathon Bodzin.
Maid of honor was Jeredith
Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority of Wayne State University has admitted
Gottlurcht. Matron of honor was
the bride's sister, Mrs. Marvin to its pledge class Lois Bassin, Soril Berris, Rosa Ciesla, Barbara
Sakat. Bridesmaids were Hillary Kaner, Linda Lober and Sue Rosenzweig.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Shepherd, 19731 Monte Vista, stopped at
Stark, Abby Pupko Barah, Lorretta
10 ports on a Mediterranean cruise aboard the liner SS Atlantic.
Weild and Theresha Szunyogh.
Best man was the bridegroom's
brother, Edward Strager. Ushers
were Richard Cook, Marvin Sakat,
Allan Strager, Don Barach, Allan
Marks and Fred Berkley.
Bishop Emrich Heads
Amity Award Judges
Mrs. Arnold E. Frank, presi-
dent of the Detroit Women's Divi-
sion of the American Jewish Con-
gress, announces the appointment
of the Right Rev. Richard S. Em-
rich as chairman of a committee
to select the recipient-of the 1966
The American Jewish Congress
annually honors an indivdual in
Michigan for achievement in the
field of intergroup relations.
According to Mrs. Benjamin J.
Safir, Amity Award chairman,
Bishop Emrich will be assisted by
Frank Angelo, Irving Bluestone,
Congressman John Conyers Jr.,
Dr. Leon Fram, Walter E. Klein,
Mrs. Samuel Linden, Arthur Poi-
nier, Rabbi Jacob E. Segal and Sid-
Nominations for the award may
be by any individual or civic or-
ganization, and the public may
submit names to the committee.
to Join for Thanksgiving
Temple Beth Jacob, Pontiac, will
host a Union Thanksgiving service
with Cong. Bnai Israel 11 a.m.
Thursday. Rabbi Israel Goodman
of Cong. Bnai Israel will preach
on "Giving Thanks in Troubled
Peretz Program, Symposium
on Federation History onClosing
Agenda of Jewish Book Fair
Having broken all previous Jew- pet show for children (See youth
ish Book Fair attendance records page).
in its first six days, the Jewish
All Book Fair programs are
Center's 14th annual Book Fair open to the public.
will wind up its nine-day run this
In addition to the lectures and
weekend with three programs panels, thousands of books will be
scheduled for Saturday and Sun- on display and for sale daily dur-
ing regular Center hours.
The Book Fair's Yiddish-Hebrew
Committee will mark the 50th an-
niversary of I. L. Peretz' death Area Doctor Serves
with a discussion in Yiddish of
"Peretz and the Modern Jew," by Afghanistan Oasis
poet-novelist Chaim Grade 8 p.m.
The report of a Detroit area doc-
Saturday in the - Aaron DeRoy tor serving a forgotten Afghanistan
Theater. On the same program village was issued last weekend
will be Cantor Harold Orhach and by CARE in behalf of the MEDICO
pianist Bella Goldberg in rendi- team he is leading.
tions of Peretz' songs, and the per-
Dr. Joseph Weiss, 31-year-old
formance of a Peretz playlet, "If son of Dr. and Mrs. Otto Weiss,
Not Higher" by children from De- 20250 Stafford, operates a small
troit's Yiddish schools.
hospital in Bost, Afghanistan, and
Also Saturday evening, at 8:30, makes frequent trips afield to a
the Detroit Jewish Historical small oasis inhabited by 150 per-
Society will co-sponsor a semi- sons who had never seen a doctor
nar on "Forty Years of the Jew- until Dr. Weiss' arrival.
ish Welfare Federation of De-
He wrote that the residents of
troit" in Room 272.
the oasis, called the "Plain of
Speakers will be Allen Warsen, Death," after Genghis Khan's
educator and honorary president armies sowed the soil with salt to
of the Society, discussing "In make it infertile in 1215, consider
Retrospect"; Irving I. Katz, execu- the work of the medical team "a
tive director of Temple Beth El miracle." "I see more serious ill-
and past Society president, on ness and a greater range of it,
"Jewish Women of Michigan Or- in one day in the oasis than I
ganize for Philanthropy—How It would see in months in an Amer-
Began"; and Mrs. Samuel Chapin, ican hospital."
controller of the Jewish Welfare
Dr. Weiss, a graduate of the
Federation, on "Some Aspects of University of Michigan, spent two
Early Jewish Welfare Federation years with the Public Health Serv-
ice before joining MEDICO in July
An exhibit of documents and 1964.
photographs of the Jewish Welfare.
Federation will be displayed.
Dr. Irving I. Edgar will preside. Colombian Seeks Cousin
Seren Fried of Bogota, Colom-
Administrators, school board
and faculty members from all bia, is seeking information on the
segments of Jewish and Hebrew whereabouts of her cousin, Mrs.
schools in and around Detroit Albert (Regina) Reisner, formerly
will participate in the closing of 16790 Woodingham.
program of Book Fair Sunday.
Mrs. Reisner has a sister, Helen
The theme of this, the Metropoli- Beigel.
tan Detroit Jewish Education
Anyone with information is asked
Conference, is "Cocurricular and to call Mrs. Yolande Miloian, LO
Enrichment Reading Material 7-5300 days, or UN 1-6268 eve-
for the Jewish Schools." The nings.
program is being cosponsored by
the United Hebrew Schools in
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Also Sunday there will be a pup-
A magnificent collection of cos-
tumes and walking suits. Each
one lavish with fur! All from
famous designers. Sizes 8-
16. Suit shown regularly