Bnai Brith Bond Sales Boosted to $250,000;
Wexler Outlines Movement's Accomplishments
New Women of *Valor Honored
2 Cabaret Nights
Two Bnai Br i t h sponsored
At the "Toda Raba" award night where Mrs. Isaac Faxstein
Hanukah nights in Israel will be (center) was inducted as a Woman of Valor, are (from left) Mrs.
held 8:30 p.m. Monday and Tues- Sidney Schwartz, Women's builder chairman; Mrs. Louis M. Eliman,
day at the Labor Zionist Institute.
Chen chairman; Mrs. Tamar Eshel, former member of the Israel
Joey Adams, president of the delegation to the UN, the guest speaker; Mrs. Faxstein; Mrs. Morris
American Guild of Variety Art- Schaver, Israel Bond Women's Division chairman; Isaac Faxstein
ists will be the guest star on both and Mrs. Max Stollman, honorary Israel Bond Women's Division
chairman. Mrs. Faxstein was responsible for the sale or collection
On Monday, Pisgah Lodge and of $100,000 in Israel Bonds. Chen charms, advance guard plaques
Chapter will host a cabaret night and seals and Negev sponsor and national sponsor pins were awarded
with the following lodges and to the women who had earned them during this year's Israel
chapters as co-sponsors: Detroit, Bond campaign.
Downtown-Fox, Grant, Herzl, Jacob
son, Livonia, Motor City, Rex, Sub-
urban, B&P Chapter and Gersh- Poetess Kadia Molodowsky to Speak at Luncheon.
At the Bnai Brith testimonial dinner-dance are (from left)
Poetess, novelist and dramatist_ poet today. Moishe Haar, director
Dr. William A. Wexler, Alexander Gersuk and Mrs. Gersuk; win Chapter. Alexander Gersuk,
Metropolitan Detroit Bnai Brith Kadia Molodowsky will be the of the Institute, will be chairman.
Samuel G. Bank, Mrs. Norma Hudosh and Mrs. Alan Nathan.
The public is invited.
Council Israel Bond chairman, will guest of Sholem Aleichem Insti-
be the master of ceremonies.
tute 12:30 p.m. Saturday. Her hus-
Welfare Aid in Sweden
More than 600 representatives Hillel at Wayne State University
On Tuesday, Marshall Lodge band, Simkhe Lev, historian and
The Conference on Jewish Ma-
of Bnai Brith lodges and chapters and expressed gratitude over the and Chapter will host a Hanukah critic, will acc'ompany her.
here joined last Saturday night in new tri-faith religious center being cabaret celebration with the fol-
The Women's Division of the terial Claims Against Germany
last year a 11 o c a t e d a total of
reaffirming dedication to efforts built, at WSU, with Hillel as a lowing lodges and chapters as co- Institute is preparing a lunch.
in behalf of Israel at the annual partner.
Mrs. Molodowsky will lecture on $241,000 to welfare, health and
sponsors: Bloch, Brandeis, Centen-
Israel Bond dinner at Adas Shalom.
Dr. Wexler said Bnai Brith has nial, Dov Frenkel, Handler-East the significance of the Yiddish education projects in Sweden.
Louis Levitan, manager of the completed planting 500,000 trees Side, Israel, Keidan, Mauric e
Israel Bond Organization here, in in the Israel Martyrs Forest and Zeiger, M o r g a n t h a u, Sholem
WHO SHOULD YOU
an analysis of Bnai Brith efforts, is commencing the planting of the Aleichem, Tikvah, Tucker and
reported towards the end of the second half million trees.
"SEE ON SIMCHAS?"
meeting that the Bond sales by the
Hy Crystal, Michigan Bnai
Participants in the dinner pro-
organiaztion are being boosted to gram in addition to Wexler, Ger- Brith executive director, will be
$250,000 for 1965.
suk, Lurie and Levitan included the toastmaster.
Announcements of Bond pur- 'Mrs. Norma Hudosh, Bnai Brith
The affairs are under • the aus-
chases were made by Robert Lurie, women's Bond chairman; Mitchell pices of the Bnai Brith Israel Bond
after he had delivered a stirring E. Drezde of Chicago, Midwest program. Admission is free and
appeal for continued efforts in be- Bnai Brith Israel Bond chairman; refreshments will be served.
Rabbi Max Kapustin, Samuel G.
half of Israel.
Bnai B r i t h's international Bank, Mrs. Alan Kaufman
and U.S. Jews Warned
president, Dr. William A. Weller Crystal, Mrs. Harry
of Savannah, Ga., in whose
to Focus on Education
honor the • dinner-dance was
NEW YORK (JTA) — Dr. Oscar
sponsored, reported on his ex-
Janowsky, the Jewish historian,
perience of his recent tour of
said here that in the American
Latin American countries and
"open and mobile society," the
gave a resume of Bnai Brith,
identity of the Jews as "a cultural
Hillel Foundation and Anti-De-
subgroup can be maintained only
famation League activities.
if it adds a dimension to life, if
Pointing out that Bnai Brith's
it contributes to self-realization,
. . . The Greatest for
membership of 500,000 is account- hold its Hanukah latke party 8:30 if it sharpens the awareness of
confirmations, weddings ...
ed for in lodges in 44 countries, p.m. Saturday at Pepper School, purpose."
Dr. Wexler told of work in 255
Dr. Janowsky, professor of his-
Hillel Foundations, including 20 course as scheduled earlier. For tory at the City College of the
overseas branches. He said that information, call chairman Leo City University of New York, ad-
268 more colleges have applied for Kaplan, LI 6-5065.
dressed 1,500 leaders of Hadassah
the creation of Hillel chapters, but
as one of the five winners, of the
that it has been impossible to fill 100 Years of Federation third annual Myrtle Wreaths
the need for lack of funds.
Awards. He underscored the need
He also said that 48,000 youths Reviewed in Cleveland
to devote primary attention to Jew-
are active in 1,600 Bnai Brith
CLEVELAND (JTA) — A survey ish education and culture in the
youth organizations and that the covering 100 years of the Jewish United States. He said that with-
movement is growing.
federation movement — 70 years out purpose or meaning "a minor-
Dispelling fears over relation- since Boston established the first ity loses its best elements and
ships with Latin and South such communal organization in fades rapidly."
American communities, Dr. 1895 and a forward look at the
Dr. Janowsky was given the
Wexler said the '78 Bnai Brith next three decades — was pre-
chapters in these countries at- sented at the 62nd annual dinner award "in recognition of his out-
test to acceptance of Bnai meeting of the Jewish Community standing and significant con-
Brith's cooperation by the lead- Federation here by Philip Bern- tributions toward e d u c a t i n g
ership in those lands. He said stein, executive director of the generations. of American youth
there is great need for Hillel Council of Jewish Federation and to greater understanding
Foundation work in Latin Welfare Funds, a 'former Cleve-
• 706 N. Woodward, Birmingham
The other winners of the Hadas-
America and he expressed the lander.
hope that chapters soon will be
From that beginning 70 years sah award were Ambassador
established in Argentina and
ago, Bernstein pointed out, the James M. Nabrit Jr., deputy U. S.
movement has taken hold and representative on the United Na-
also in Mexico.
ADL's work also was analyzed grown to 220 such organizations tions Security Council; Dr. Mary
and Dr. Wexler spoke at length that serve 800 communities and I. Bunting, president of Radcliffe
about Bnai Brith tasks in Israel. raise some $200,000,000 annually. College and former member of the
He echoed the acclaim of efforts The Jewish federation movement, U. S. Atomic Energy Commission;
in that direction by the evening's he declared, was the model for Mrs. Esther Peterson, assistant sec-
chairman, Alexander Gersuk, who the United Fund and Community retary of labor and special as-
called attention to the 100th anni- Chest movement that followed sistant to the President on con-
versary of Bnai Brith work begun about a generation later and now sumer affairs; and Ed Sullivan,
in Palestine; and announced that totals 2,200 funds providing television personality and news-
youth activities will be introduced $500,000,000 annually for health paper columnist.
in Israel soon with the govern-
and welfare purposes.
He termed the federation idea
Dr. Wexler said the two Israel "one of the greatest Jewish con-
Hillel chapters, at the Hebrew tributions to America." This con-
University and Technion, are show- cept, he added, has proved its
value and validity in practice by
ing remarkable progress.
The Jewish Community Council
He also acclaimed the work of the fact that more funds are raised reportedly will provide 20 per cent
together than separately and at of the budget for the new Project
smaller costs, and this approach
it was announced this
Monthly Delegate Meeting frees agencies for services instead Equality,
Launbural W. Spriggs has been
Set by Bnai Brith Council of fund-raising. "We distribute
STEAM ROOM • MASSAGE ROOM • SOLARIUM • SLUMBER
Metropolitan Detroit. Bnai. Brith funds on the basis of need," Bern- named director of the undertaking
LOUNGE • EXERCISE ROOM • PLAITZAS • RECREATION LOUNGE
Council will hold its monthly dele-
with RESTAURANT, Color TV, Magazine Library, Game
practices in all efforts
gates' meeting 8:30 p.m.. Wednes- and get goals in the perspective business
day at Cong. Gemiluth Chassodim.
The interfaith board will include
Samuel G. Bank, Council presi-
PRIVATE MEETING ROOM
"Nature, when she invented, representatives of the four major
ACCOMMODATES Up to 35
dent, asks all lodge presidents and
manufactured, and patented her faiths, the Eastern Orthodox
delegates to attend.
Coolidge Hwy. at Capital 5444611
authors, contrived to make critics Churches having joined the Catho-
(Between B and 9 Mile Rds.)
out of the chips that were left." — lie, Jewish and Protestant denom-
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Oliver Wendell Holmes.
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26—Friday, December 17, 1965