First Tivo Booklets in New Talmud
Project Issued by U nited Synagogue
Dr. Marvin S. Wiener, director
of the National Academy for Adult
Jewish Education of the United
Synagogue of America, this week
released the first two booklets of
the new edition of the Talmud.
To appear in a series of 10
issues a year, this talmudic work,
which will contain the original text,
with the rabbinic and Aramaic
commentaries, is being published
in Israel by El-Am Publishing Co.
Beginning with Berakhot, the
regular Talmud sequence is fol-
-Due at Synagogues
Synagogues in the area this
Sabbath will welcome a delegation
from the central office of the
Lubavitcher movement in Brooklyn.
Their visit here will mark the
celebration of Yud Tes Kislev, the
date upon which Rabbi Schneur
Zalman, founder of the Habad
movement, was freed from Rus-
sian captivity in 1798.
The delegates will speak at Sab-
bath services Saturday and before
special Habad adult and youth
groups throughout the city and
The delegation includes Rabbi
Moshe Feller, regional director of
the Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch in
Minneapolis; Rabbi Abraham
Shemtov, regional director of the
Merkos L'Inyonei Chinuch in
Philadelphia and director of Camp
Gan Israel in the Catskills; and
Rabbi Osher Zeilingold, leader of
the central office of the Lubavitch-
er Youth Organization.
Rabbi Feller will speak at
Young Israel of Greenfield at
morning srevices, and at after-
noon services at Young Israel of
Oak-Woods. He will also address
the Oak Park Nshei Chabad
Study Group 3:30 p.m..
Rabbi Shemtov will speak at
Cong. Beth Yehudah at morning
services, and at afternoon services
at Cong. Beth Tefilo Emanuel
Tikvah. He will also address the
Northwest Nshei Chabad Study
Group at 3:30 p.m.
Rabbi Zeilingold will
speak at Cong. Bnai Jacob at mor-
ning services and in the after-
noon at Young Israel of Northwest.
He will speak at the Upper North-
west Nshei Chabad Study Group 3
The Habad delegates will be hon-
ored at a melaveh malka planned
for 8:30 p.m. Saturday at Cong.
Mishkan Israel Nusach Hari —
The delegates also will visit
various schools in the city.
lowed, with full text in vocalized
Hebrew and Aramaic.
The uniqueness of this work is
that it contains also, on parallel
pages, modern English transla•
tions with English commentaries
summarizing expositions of tal-
mudic scholars throughout the
ages. These commentaries are
brought down to present-day
Added to the originals and the
translations are brief biographies
of the cited personalities, sum-
maries of legal and ethical princ-
iples contained in the Talmud and
explanations of institutions and
customs referred to in the talmudic
Typographical expertness marks
the technical effort, and the at-
tractiveness of the booklets which
eventually will comprise the en-
tire Talmud — Babylonian and
Jerusalem—make this undertaking
one of the important literary proj-
ects of the century.
Bnai Moshe Leaders Set
Reception for Seminary
The second in a series of events
marking the Detroit Conservative
community's celebration of an his-
toric year-long 80th anniversary
for the Jewish Theological
Seminary will be a luncheon recep-
tion sponsored by leaders of Cong.
Bnai Moshe noon Dec. 21 at the
Standard City Club.
Alfred L. Deutsch, member of
the Seminary's national board of
overseers, is chairman of the recep-
tion. His co-hosts are Arthur Bosc-
han, Theodore M. Curtis, Stephen
Lanyi, Nathan Sharon and Ben-
jamin Weiss. The committee in-
formation includes Mitchell Feld-
man, Erwin Friedman, Dr. Jerome
Lechner, Rabbi Moses Lehrman,
Eugene Weiss and Melvin Weisz.
Detroiters to Attend Seminary's
Event Honoring Dr. Morris Adler
Louis Berry, president of Shaa-
rey Zedek, announces that a plane-
load of congregational members is
expected to go to New York Dec.
19, to attend the convocation of
the Jewish Theological Seminary
and to witness the conferring of
an honorary Doctor of Divinity de-
gree upon Rabbi Morris Adler.
Al Borman heads the committee
in charge of the special program
for Detroiters at the Seminary. The
plane is scheduled to leave at 9:30
a.m. There will be a brunch at
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11:30 at the Seminary, with Rabbi
Adler, Seminary Chancellor Dr.
Louis Finkelstein and Seminary
Provost Max Arzt. The convoca-
tion will be held at 3 p.m. The
Detroiters will return that night
on a 10:15 flight.
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Court Studies Citizenship
of Artist Who Voted in
Israeli Election in '51
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
NEW YORK—A motion by 72-
year old artist Beys Afroyim for
restoration of his United States
citizenship, of which he was strip-
ped for voting in the 1951 Israeli
parliamentary election, was taken
under advisement Tuesday in Fed-
eral Court here.
The petitioner, who is believed
to be in Israel, came to the United
States from Poland in 1912. Under
the name Ephraim Bernstein, and
also known as Beys Afroyim, he
became a naturalized citizen in
1926. After his Israeli vote, the
United States vice consul in Haifa
issued a certicate of loss of na-
tionality under the United States
Nationality Act of 1940 which im-
poses loss of citizenship on Ameri-
cans who vote in elections of other
Nanette Dembitz, his New York
Civil Liberties Union counsel,
argued that dropping a ballot in a
ballot box did not constitute a
sign of transfer of allegiance and
that the artist never intended to
abandon his United States citizen-
ship. Judge Frederick Van Pelt
reserved decision on the attorney's
motion for summary judgment,
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