Bar-Ilan Dinner Honoring; Romney
Emphasizes -Primacy of Education
Emphasis on the primacy of edu-
cation and an evaluation of the
growth of Bar-Ilan University in
Israel in its 10 years of existence
marked the dinner of the Detroit
supporters of the university, Tues-
day night, at Cobo Hall.
More than 900 people attended
the dinner, setting a record for at-
tendance at a Jewish-sponsored
In a ceremony in which Dr.
Joseph H. Lookstein, acting presi-
dent of the university; Max M.
Fisher, Mrs. Max Stollman and
Irwin Cohn participated, Governor
George Romney was presented
with an honorary fellowship in
Bar - Han. Mrs. Stollman, who
placed the hood on the governor
when he received the citation from
Dr. Lookstein, had received a simi-
lar honor in Israel six weeks
earlier, and Cohn was the recipient
of this honor at the Bar-Ilan din-
ner last year.
Governor Romney, responding
to the citation read by Rabbi
Lookstein, said he had left the
automotive industry for public
life through education, when he
headed the Detroit public school
study commission. Evaluating
educational needs, he declared
Rabbi Levin Heads
The Vaad Harabonim of Detroit:
the Council of Orthodox Rabbis,
elected at its annual meeting last
week Rabbi Joseph Rabinowitz as
honorary president and Rabbi
Leizer Levin as president.
Other officers are Rabbis James
Gordon, vice president; Joshua
Sperka, secretary; Max Kapustin,
treasurer; and Chaskel Grubner,
Harabonim is the
for all traditional
functions in the
This year the
is expanding its
functions as well
as its service Rabbi Levin
area. To date, membership in the
Vaad Harabonim was restricted
to rabbis of metropolitan Detroit.
Today, it includes Rabbi Nehemiah
Katz of Toledo, Rabbi Samuel
Stollman of Windsor, and others
from outlying Michigan commu-
At the meeting, it was decided
to hold the Vaad Harabonim annual
banquet at the end of February.
Plans will start soon.
to Take Place in I14-ay
V.O. a Top Import
A product which through the
years has steadily won a large and
loyal following based on continued
°excellence is Seagram's Imported
V.O., a Canadian whisky which
more people order and serve than
any other import, including Scotch.
Seagram's V.O. has a special
kind of lightness that brings out
the brilliance of the whisky.
that "the glory of God is intelli- tes, and both our nation and Israel
gence — to use knowledge cor- —have a vital destiny to fulfill."
rectly." He said he was con-
Phillip Stollman, chairman of
vinced that "in the field of pub-
the national board of American
lic service nothing is more im-
Friends of Bar-Ilan University,
portant than education."
in the opening address, recalled
The governor said the greatest
the early history of Bar-Ilan
need today is the training of teach-
when it was founded, in memory
ers, and he acclaimed Bar-Man's of Rabbi Meir (Berlin) Bar-Ilan,
major objective — the emphasis under the leadership of the late
on teacher training. He urged in- Dr. Pinkhos Churgin. He paid
erased efforts on all levels to
honor to departed Detroit lead-
train a ers "who can impart
ers who shared in early efforts
feeling and emotion as well as
in support of the unversity.
AND HIS ORCHESTRA
As chairman of the dinner ar-
He declared as a concluding
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tribute to Bar
: `'I believe rangements committee, Samuel
Israel is a nation of promise be- Frankel spoke of the aims of the
cause of the principles it enuncia- local committee and reported on
his own impressions of Bar-Ilan
J. J. CLARKE STUDIO
MISS MICHELLE WHITE
when he visited the university sev-
Portraiture of Distinction
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Tribute to Weizmann eral weeks ago, declaring that the Mr. and Mrs.. Joseph Lentzer of
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progress he had witnessed en- Sorrento Ave. anounce the engage-
by Elman on Dec. 6
couraged him in his efforts here. ment of their daughter Michelle
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NEW YORK—The Mischa El- He praised the work of the local White to Michael Stern, son of the
man saga marches on. A prodigy director for Bar-Ilan. Zvi Tomkie- Leo Sterns of Gardner Ave., Oak
at 15—a phenomenon at 75. More wicz.
Park. Miss White is the daughter
than 50 years
Irwin Cohn made an appeal for of the late Mr. Sidney J. White. .c,-********************Aufkk
ago Mischa El-i the scholarship fund for Bar-Ilan.
The bride-elect attends Wayne
man created a Dr. Jacob Goldman was chairman State University, where she is af- *
sensation when in ; of the evening and Max Fisher filiated with De 1 t a Phi Epsilon
his debut he cap- introduced the governor.
Sorority. Mr. Stern is a graduate *
tured the musical
As principal speaker of the even- of Wayne State University.
world and was ing, Rabbi Morris Adler also re-
wedding is planned.
proclaimed t h e ported on his own visits at Bar-
king of the violin. Ilan and praised the university's
Today, five; aim "to reach out to larger per- !************************
'decades later, he s p e c t i v e s." He said Bar-Ilan
Fine Jewelry And Gifts
Elman still holds firm- "merits universal consideration"
ly in his hands the royal scepter. as an "interaction between modern !
The music critics of the new era Jewish life and Jewish history."1
agree with their elders that the
Rabbi Hayim Donin pronounced i
Elman tone is unique and that its the invocation, Morris Karbal led
sweetness has never been equalled. in the Benshen. Cantor Nicholas
Mischa Elman will play at the Fenakel led in the singing of the
Anniversary Dinner of the Weiz- national anthems.
TO 9 P.M.
mann Institute on Dec. 6, at the
Waldorf Astoria. On his program
will be the compositions which
were the favorites of Dr. Chaim
Weizmann, first president of Is-
rael, and founder of the Institute
which bears his name.
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Area Hebrew Teachers
to Celebrate Hanukah
(More Clubs on Page 19)
NORTHWEST CHILD RESCUE
The Association of Hebrew
Teachers and Principals of Detroit WOMEN will hold an executive
will celebrate Hanukah at a spe- board meeting 12:30 p.m. Tuesday
cial program 8:30 p.m. Dec. 18 at at the home of Mrs. Leonard
Gross, 18926 Kentucky. A regular
Esther Berman Hebrew School.
A cultural program • including meeting is scheduled 8:30 p.m.
Israeli dances and songs will be Thursday at Howard Johnson's,
presented, and the Association will Northwestern and 10 Mile.
* * *
honor its teachers w h o have
reached retirement age. Refresh-
DETROIT CANCER FIGHTERS,
ments will be served. All Hebrew City of Hope, will hold an execu-
teachers of the Detroit metropoli- tive board meeting 8:30 p.m. Mon-
tan area and their families are in- day at the home of Mrs. Abe
vited. Eizelman, 17549 Pennington. Vice
president of fund-raising, Mrs.
I have never advocated war, ex- Charles Young, will report on the
cept as a means for peace. — recent Glamorama Luncheon. Mrs.
U. S. Grant.
Elliot Schubiner, president, will
* * *
FAIRVIEW CHAPTER. Women's
American ORT, will meet 12:30
BY HENRY LEONARD
p.m. Wednesday at the home of
Mrs. Jerome Rollins, 18234 Park-
side. Hanukah gifts, decorations,
and party supplies will be sold
at the meeting.
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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, December 3, 1965-27