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November 19, 1965 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1965-11-19

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Bnai Brith Men and Women's Councils
Schedule Meetings for Delegates

The Metropolitan Detroit Bnai
Brith Council will hold its monthly
delegates meeting 8:30 p.m. Wed-
nesday at Cong. Gemiluth Chas-
Samuel G. Bank, Council presi-
dent, asked all lodge presidents
and delegates to attend the meet-
ing, at which pertinent issues re-
quiring immediate action and ap-
proval will be taken up.
Final plans will be made for
the Dec. 11 Bnai Brith Israel Bond
Dinner, to be addressed by Dr.
William W e x 1 e r, international
* * *
Bnai Brith Women's Council of
Metropolitan Detroit will hold its
monthly meeting 8:30 p.m. Monday
at the Workmen's Circle Center.
At the monthly session, normal-
ly held on Wednesdays, officers
of the newly formed Jacobson
Chapter will be installed, and
the chapter charter presented.
Mrs. Phillip Fealk, first vice

Comic Emil Cohen
Coming to Nov. 29
Leaders Reception

American-Jewish humorist Emil
Cohen will be guest star at the
Bnai Brith Leadership Reception
8:30 p.m. Nov. 29 at Holiday Manor
in advance of the Bnai Brith Tes-
timonial Dinner-
Since establish-
ing himself as a
top humorist, ra-
conteur and
vocalist at Gros-
singer's, Cohen
has starred in
major night
clubs, hotels and
theaters through-
out the land and
has been a guest
on many leading
TV programs.
The Bnai Brith
Testimonial Din-
ner-Dance to be
held 7 p.m. Dec. 11 at Adas Shalom
Synagogue will feature Interna-
tional President Dr. William A.
Wexler. Dedicated leaders of Bnai
Brith in this area will be honored
for their devotion to the Bnai Brith
program of service to Israel, with
the participation of 26 Bnai Brith
lodges and 22 chapters.
Eric Rosenow and his orchestra
will provide the music for dancing,
and a cocktail reception will pre-
cede the dinner.
The event is under the auspices
of the Bnai Brith Israel Bond pro-
gram, with Alexander Gersuk,
Council Israel Bond chairman, as
dinner chairman. For reservations
call the Bond office, DI. 1-5707.


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president of District 6, will be
installing officer.
Jacobson Chapter officers are
Mesdames Morris Sears, president;
Ted Boorman, Isadore Field and
Art Levine, vice presidents; and
Sidney Cohen, treasurer; Miss
Sally Ranen and Mesdames Ruben
Eizen, Jack Segal and Henry
Fridenberg, secretaries.
All council delegates are asked
to attend by council president Mrs.
Alan Nathan.

Washington Marks
BB Centennial

Mr. Golding to Marry
Renee Zuckerman

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Ji rith


TER will present "Dolls for De-

mocracy," at its 8:30 p.m. Tuesday
meeting at the Oak Park Com-
munity Center. Mrs. Herbert Gross
and Pearl Feldman will present
the program. The "dolls" in reali-
ty are detailed miniature replicas
of famous persons who have con-
tributed to democracy. Guests in-
vited. Refreshments will be served.

* * *

8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sholom
Aleichem Institute. The theme is
"Accent on Youth" with the Ruach
Chapter girls presenting a mock
Bnai Brith celebrates its centen- meeting. Guests invited. Refresh-
nial in Washington this weekend. ments will be served.
The world's largest Jewish serv-
ice organization has been part of
the capital scene since the close Prevent Defamations,
of the Civil War in 1865.
FCC Is Urged by ADL
That was when 28 prominent
NEW YORK—The Anti-Defama-
Jewish residents of the city, chart-
ered as Elijah Lodge, began a tion League of Bnai Brith urged
campaign to bind the war wounds the Federal Communications Corn-
that had bitterly divided Northern mission to consider three "addi-
Jews and those who had defended tional counteractive steps" against
the Confederacy.
The anniversary observance the use of telephone facilities to
coincides with the three-day an- convey "defamatory attacks on
nual meeting of Bnai Brith's inter- individuals, groups or institutions."
national board of governors that
Let Freedom Ring, an extremist
convenes here Saturday evening, propaganda operation using tele-
when Israel Ambassador and Mrs. phone automatic announcement
Avraham Harman will each be pre- service, was again cited as the
sented the Bnai Brith Humanitar- principal offender.
ianism Award.
After an ADL complaint filed
The citations of the Harmans with the FCC on Sept. 3, American
also commemorate another mile- Telephone and Telegraph Company
stone — the 100th anniversary of announced that names and addres-
Bnai Brith's first contact with the ses of subscribers to the announce-
Jews of Palestine. In 1865 the or- ment service would be given out
ganization rushed relief funds to on request in order to "facilitate
Jewish colonists there who were recourse to the courts by those
stricken with a cholera epidemic.
who considered themselves de-
Organized in 1843 in New famed."
York, Bnai Brith already had
Citing Western Union as a mes-
5,000 members when Elijah sage-carrying public utility which
Lodge, the 50th Bnai Brith group, will not knowingly accept messages
was established.
containing "profane or obscene
Since 1937, Washington has also language or d e f amatory state-
been international headquarters ments," ADL urged that telephone
for Bnai Brith. The eight-story, companies be required to add the
brick-and-glass Bnai Brith Build- same provision to the use of its
ing is one of the capital's archi- recorded announcement service.
tectural prize winners. Its Klutz-
nick Exhibit Hall, featuring col-
lections of Jewish art and historic Dr. Danto Brings Girl
documents and memorabilia, at- Out of Hypnotic Trance
tracts thousands of visitors each
Local psychiatrist Dr. Bruce L
Yerushalayim Lodge, founded in Danto used a loudly ticking alarm
1888 as the first Bnai Brith unit clock to awaken an 18-year-old
in Palestine, included Chaim Nach- Henry Ford Community College
man Bialik, the great Jewish poet; coed from the hypnotic trance she
Maier Dizengoff, first mayor of Tel had been in for 16 hours.
Cynthia Wellman of Inkster had
Aviv, and Eliezer Ben Yehuda, the
"father of modern Hebrew," on been hypnotized last weekend by
her psychology instructor at the
its rolls.
Dearborn college. Danto was called
into the case by other doctors at
Wayne County General Hospital
Dr. Wexler Is Honored
when they recalled he had been
on Visit in Ecuador
successful in a similar case two
QUITO, Ecuador (JTA) — Dr. years ago.
William A. Wexler, international
Dr. Danto spent three hours
president of Bnai Brith, wound up working on the case. Remedies he
a visit to Ecuador last weekend, suggested earlier over the phone
when he was the guest of honor had failed to help, but he decided
at a luncheon tendered to him by on the alarm clock to reach her
Abraham Sarlouis, charge d'af- through her sense of hearing.
faires of Israel's embassy here.
The hypnotist, Dr. Gerald Grif-
Among the guests was Vymber- fin, who called the incident a
ley Coerr, the U.S. ambassador to "classroom experiment," resigned
this country. Wexler who had from his position Tuesday.
come to Quito primarily to visit
the Bnai Brith lodge in the
ALLAN J. ROTH, 23040 Church,
Ecuadorian capital, also paid a Oak Park, will represent the
courtesy visit to Dr. Hernando American Red Cross High School
Donoso Velasco, secretary-general Division, Southeastern Michigan
of the government.
Chapter, as adult adviser to the
two youth delegates which repre-
MRS. ELI RESNIKOFF of Brook- sent the organization on the youth
lyn was re-elected president of the advisory council to the Michigan
Mizrachi Women's Organization of Youth Commission. Roth also has
America at its convention in been asked to serve as adult ad-
Atlantic City recently.
viser on the school dropout com-
mittee of the council, which has
representatives of some 30 youth
24—Friday, November 19, 1965


U. of D. to Offer
1st Hebrew Course

For the first time since its
founding in 1877, the University
of Detroit will offer a course in
Hebrew language, it was an-
nounced by Father Vincent Forde,
chairman of the department of
theology at the university.
"Introduction to Biblical He-
brew" will be a two-credit course,
open for both graduate and under-
graduate theology credit, begin-
ning with the summer semester,
June 27. The course will again be
offered next fall.
Instructor for the course will be
Rabbi Jack Goldman, formerly
chairman of the Hebrew depart-
ment at Memphis State University.




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The history of the Austrian re-
sistance movement is being brought
up to date by the Austrian Ar-
chives for Documents in Vienna,
which has sent out an appeal for
documents to complete its records.
Immigration newspapers, docu-
ments and pictures pertaining to
the participation of the Austrian
volunteers in the American Army
during the liberation of Austria in
April and May 1945 are requested.
The Austrian Archives also
would like to secure information
regarding participation of former
Austrians in the Second World
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who could be asked directly for
Persons with such data may call
the Austrian counsul for Michigan,
Norman H. Birnkrant, WO 1-1800,
before Nov. 25.

Mr. and Mrs. Max Zuckerman,
21921 Parklawn, Oak Park, an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter Renee Lynn to Robert
Leslie Golding, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Ervin Golding, 25385 Mont-
martre Ct., Oak Park.
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