Honors Dr. Silver's
A surprise dinner, attended by
120 relatives and friends, at
Raleigh House, Nov. 17, honored
Dr. I. Walter Silver on his 50th
Given by his wife, his children,
Joahanna and Robert Eisenberg,
Daniel and Sheryl Silver, the occa-
sion was marked by a musical
"This Is Your Half-Century," pre-
DR. L WALTER SILVER
sented by his daughters; a toast
given by his son, Donald, a second
year University of Michigan med-
ical student, and comments by
Cantor Harold Orbach, Judge Ira
G. Kaufman, the honoree's father-
in-law, Harry Gonte, his brother,
Leo, and Philip Slomovitz. Dr. Sil-
ver has another brother, Dr. Mar-
The lyrics to the review of Dr.
Silver's life were written by his
The family presented Dr. Silver
with a gift — Chagall's painting
"Solomon the Wise."
Dr. Silver was six months old
when his parents came here from
Russia. As a senior in Central High
School, he sold newspapers and
played trumpet in a dance band to
earn his way through school. He
was 15 when he graduated from
Before entering Wayne Univer-
sity, where he earned his BA, he
attended Highland Park Junior
College for two years. He then
worked at Harper Hospital, in the
ambulance division admitting pa-
tients, and also assisted the late
Dr. David Sandweiss in the experi-
mental laboratory. The late Fred
M. Butzel assisted him in pursuing
his medical studies at Wayne Uni-
Dr. Silver is a member of Wayne
County Medical Society, Michigan
State Medical and American Med-
ical Associations. He has a clinic
on West Chicago and Evergreen.
He is a member of Temple Israel
and is active in the Zionist Organi-
zation of Detroit.
Dr. Silver was married to the
former Anne Gonte, an attorney
whom he met while they were
Wayne University students. They
celebrated their 25th wedding an-
niversary on June 16.'
to Be 32nd Annual Event
The Bereznitzer Aid Society will
start its 32nd annual dinner-dance
with a 6 p.m. cocktail hour Dec. 5
at Beth Aaron Synagogue.
Chairman Isadore Rosenberg is
assisted by co-chairmen Reuben
Galchinsky and Jacob Koss. Music
will be provided by the Sam Bar-
nett orchestra. Guests invited.
For tickets and information, call
Dorothy Terebelo, LI 4-7929.
Camp Eyed in Pittsburgh
board of directors of the YM and.
YWHA and Irene Kaufmann Cen-
ters has authorized the purchase
of a 640-acre site of forest and
meadowland, about 70 miles from
this city, for development as a sum-
mer camp that would accommodate
500 children at one time.
Composing Plans for Artist Concert
50 YEARS AGO, Dora Woll
heard about a handsome fellow
who hung around the pool hall on
Hastings St. . . . She went with
some of her girl friends, walked
by and was introduced ... It was
the beginning of a courtship that
wasn't to last long . . . because
they were married soon after .. .
and Nov. 30 will celebrate their
golden wedding anniversary . . .
Actual marital date is Jan. 30, but
ex-Detroiter Dora and Max Les-
nick, now living in Miami, came
here for Thanksgiving and their
children will have a party in honor
of the 50 blissful years . . . 13
grandchildren and two great
grandchildren have been given to
Dora and Max by Sylvia Pearl-
man, Ann Carron, Julius Lesnick
and Dr. Sol Lesnick.
SOME WHILE BACK, Sid Nick-
in, Windsor department store head
living in Oak Park, was in the
hospital with an illness that
sapped his entire energy . . .
Nurses took him by the window
where he looked out at four strong
men digging ditches . . . Sid re-
marked that he would give any-
thing to have their strength . . .
Today, nothing stops him . . . he
has it to burn, and uses it to good
advantage toward helping un-
fortunate people- .. . Sid, an ama-
teur magician among the finest,
opened the show at the recent
reunion of the Detroit Rehabilita-
tion Center, and was stepping in
high show biz company . . . Almost
1,700 patients and alumni watched
Sid perform for 35 minutes, fol-
lowed by comic Myron Cohen,
pianist Oscar Peterson, actor Ed-
ward Everett Horton, TV song-
sters The Human Beings and oth-
ers . . . All were professionals ex-
cept Sid, whose efforts are con-
centrated day and night toward his
fine workings on behalf of all
Mrs. -Eshel to Speak
at Women's Israel.
Bond Award Affair
Mrs. Tamar Eshel, secretary of
the National Council for Research
and Development of the Prime
of Israel, will be
the guest speak-
er at the "Toda
night 8 p.m. Dec.
7 at Adas Shalom
social hall. The
affair is spon-
sored by the
der the chair-
manship of Mrs:
Morris L. Scha-
At a pre-concert rally for members and guests of the Music ver. It will be in
Study Club, workers gather to look over final plans for the club's tribute to Chen
Annual Artist Concert to be held Dec. 5 at the Scottish Rite Ca- volunteer women
thedral, Masonic Temple. Seated is rally hostess Mrs. Morris L.
Schaver, and looking on are (from left) Mesdames Harry C. Singer, sors, builders and Mrs. Eshel
patron chairman; Abraham B. Flayer, general admissions chairman;
trustees of Israel and supporters
Norman Allan, president; and Louis P. Miller, publicity chairman.
of the Israel Bond cause.
Not pictured are Mesdames Ezra Lipkin, Ben. Meckler, Maurice Morse
Emblems will be presented to
and Joseph Markel, all active concert workers. Featured at the Dec.
the women who have earned them
5 event will be Israeli-born violinist Pinchas Zukerman and mezzo
this year. _
soprano Iris Bala of Windsor.
Mrs. Eshel has been a member
of the Israel delegation to the UN.
Fun Night Will Benefit Children With Asthma She was chairman of the UN Com-
Children with asthma will be un- tal, 8 p.m. Monday at the Labor mission on the Status of Women
and was a delegate to the World
seen beneficiaries of the fourth Zionist Institute.
Health Assembly and to the Hu-
annual His 'n' Her Fun Night,
free, non-sectarian institute. For man Rights Commission.
sponsored by the Northwest De- tickets, call Mrs. George Frank,
troit Chapter of Children's Asth- VE 6-1897, or Mrs. Murray Sha- THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
ma Research Institute and Hospi- pero, 342-1422.
24—Friday, November 26, 1965
AS USUAL THE DELICIOUS
food will be home made by the
Pythian Sisters, Temple 152, for
their Annual Fund Raising Buffet
Supper and Games Night, Dec. 5,
at the Castle Hall, 15787 Wyoming
. . . Starts at 6:30 p.m. with the
entire proceeds to assist handi-
capped and retarded children .. .
For ticket info, call Phyllis Fine,
KE 5-6496, or Audrey Saperstein,
- BY THE WAY, don't forget the
Knights of Pythias Detroit 55 and
Pythian Sisters joint installation,
Jan. 23, at Imperial Terrace . . .
Big surprises and the music of Hal
Gordon and his orchestra . .
(Thanks to the Pythians for mak-
ing it on my birthday!)
SO THIS DUNGAREE-clad Mar-
tian lands at the Actors Studio and
mumbles, "Take me to your lead-
er." . . . "That's pretty good," a
director tells him, "but come back
next year—you're a little tense."
PHIL KRAMER and wife Mae
like this one . . . about the im-
portant Russian commissar laying
in an oxygen tent and feeling that
he was ,going fast . . . Weakly, he
whispered to his chief assistant,
"Ivan, I only have a few minutes
left, I want you to know I'm leav-
ing you everything—my house, my
farm, my electric heater. Ivan,
everything goes to you. All I ask
from you in return is one last
favor." . . . The assistant exclaimed
eagerly, "Yes, yes, Commissar.
Anything, anything at all. What is
it?" . . . Feebly, the dying man
murmured, "Please take your foot
off the oxygen tube."
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