Women's Orthodox League Planning Annual Event
BNAI DAVID SISTERHOOD
will hold a combined board and
general meeting 12:30 p.m. Mon-
day at the synagogue. Hostesses
are Mesdames Harry Koltonow,
Harriet Berke and Eugene Rosen.
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CHANA CZENESH CHAPTER,
Pioneer Women, will hold a His-
tadrut program - meeting 12:30
p.m. Monday at the Labor Zionist
Institute. Al Michaels, director of
the Histadrut campaign here, will
show a film, "Men Against the
Desert," and refreshments will be
served. Histadrut chairmen for the
chapter are Ethel Blitz and Lena
Kranitz. Guests invited.
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SHAAREY ZEDEK SISTE R-
HOOD will view "The World of
Leonard Bernstein" Monday after
a noon luncheon honoring new
sisterhood members in the social
hall. There will be a nominal
charge for luncheon, but new mem-
bers will be guests. The program
will include excerpts from Bern-
stein's many and varied creative
musical achievements. Classical
and liturgic Hebrew numbers, art
songs, and songs from Broadway
musicals such as "West Side
Story," "Candide" and "Fancy
Free," — all composed by Leon-
ard Bernstein will be performed
by Cantor Reuven Frankel; Shirley
Zaft Benyas, soprano; the Chore-
ographer's Workshop, directed by
dance soloist Jessie Sinclair; and
the Sisterhood Choral Group. Mrs.
Reuven Frankel, chairman of the
day, will serve as narrator and
Mrs. Irwin Groner will be accom-
panist. Mrs. Ivan Meisner is pro-
gram vice president, and Mrs.
Peter Martin, sisterhood president,
official hostess for the afternoon.
For reservations and information,
call Mrs. Reuben Dubrinsky, UN
3-9182; Mrs. Erwin Harvith, EL
6-0002; or Mrs. Morris Lachover,
UN 2-3049. Deadline is today. The
sisterhood will present the third of
its book review series 10 a.m. Wed-
nesday, followed by a continental
brunch. Mrs. Morris Adler will re-
view "Behold the Fire," by Michael
Blankfort. Mrs. Walter Field is
chairman of the series. Tickets
available at the door.
ADAS SHALOM SISTERHOOD
invites friends and neighbors to
take an imaginary trip to the
Orient 12:30 p.m. Monday in the
synagogue social hall. Mrs. Arnold
Kass, chairman of the day, has ar-
ranged a pre-donor open meeting
to include a display of authentic
Oriental objets d'art collected by
sisterhood members; an explana-
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tion and presentation of the dance
of Thailand (Siam); and a discus-
sion of life in Taiwan. Guest speak-
er Racelle Kraft Goldfisher and
her husband Ronald have recently
returned from Taiwan where they
lived for six months. Mrs. Gold-
fisher taught English to Chinese
students while her husband was
studying Mandarin Chinese. She
will discuss the problems of every-
day living, the people and their
customs. Following the program,
many gifts will be presented by
Mrs. Nathan Glenner, prize chair-
man. The singing of the national
anthems will be led by Mrs.
Sheldon Schwartz, accompanied by
Mrs. George Bassin, and the in-
vocation will be delivered by Mrs.
Marvin B. Levy, announced Mrs.
Joseph Katchke, program vice-
president. Refreshments will be
served during the social hour which
precedes the program.
BETH AARON SISTERHOOD
will hold its paid-up membership
luncheon noon Monday in the
social hall of the synagogue. Mrs.
Hyman Margolis, membership vice
president, is in charge of this
annual affair. A new-member in-
itiation ceremony will be followed
by a fashion show, "Dues and Don't
- Sisterhood Style" starring sister-
hood members. It was written and
directed by Mrs. Joseph Medwed,
program vice president. Dues pay-
able at the door.
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American Legion, will meet 8:30
p.m. Wednesday at Cong. Beth
Yehudah. There will be refresh-
ments and entertainment.
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PURITY CHAPTER, Order of
the Eastern Star, will hold a square
dance at Eureka Temple 8 p.m.
Jan. 22. Caller will be Sid Sims.
The main prize will be a television
set. For information, call Fay
Herwitz, UN 2-1197.
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G 0 0 D FELLOWSHIP WOM-
EN'S AUXILIARY installed Mrs.
Harry Berger as president at its
installation dinner Thursday. Other
officers are Mesdames Jack Bo-
gorad, vice president; Nathan
Feldman and Melvin Rice, sec-
retaries; Isadore Finkel, treasurer;
Isadore Kaufman and Max Ham-
mer, trustees; Jack Schechter,
sergeant-at-arms; and Max Bedn-
arsh, hospitaler. Committee chair-
men are Mesdames Morris Solo-
way, Louis Lyons, Albert Magitz
and Jack Ginns.
KINNERET CHAPTER, Pioneer
Women, will hold its annual lunch-
eon and games party noon Wednes-
day at the Labor Zionist Institute.
Hostess will be Fay Mandell, with
Jean Elman assisting. Proceeds
will go toward the new children's
home and mother's cultural center
in Rishon L'Zion, Israel. Guests
YOUTH EDUCATION LEAGUE
will hold its annual fund-raising
rally noon Monday at the home of
Mrs. Donald Golden, 19285 Can-
terbury. The brunch will feature
games and prizes as arranged by
Mrs. Robert C. Kalish, program
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HANITA CHAPTER, Pioneer
Women, will have a tri-annual
luncheon 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at
the Labor Zionist Institute. Fan-
nie Schreier will show pictures
of her recent Scandinavian tour.
Guests invited. For reservations,
call Broche Hearshen, 545-5781.
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DETROIT CANCER FIGHTERS,
City of Hope, will begin its major
fund-raising drive, the souvenir
journal, noon Monday at the Kings
Arms Lounge with a luncheon for
volunteers. Sol Baltimore, direct-
or of auxiliaries, will be guest
speaker, and will take the mem-
bers behind the scenes of the pilot
medical center to relate the new-
est contributions made by their
research laboratories. The lunch-
eon, under the direction of vice-
president of the journal, Mrs. Phil
Moss, may be attended by invita-
tion only. For information, call
342-9392 or Mrs. Rose Simon, hospi-
tality chairman, DI 1-3629.
BETH SHALOM SISTERHOOD
will present "The Inner City-Out-
er City," a discussion of the rela-
tionship between the core city and
its suburbs as it affects all urban
citizens, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at
the synagogue. Rabbi Mordecai
Halpern will moderate the panel,
which includes Msgr. Clement Kern
of Holy Trinity Church; Dr. James
H. Laird of Central Methodist
Church; and Rev. Charles W. But-
ler of the New Cavalry Baptist
Church. The public is invited.
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dent, Mrs. Sholom Flam, UN 4-
5759, or the dinner chairmen, Mrs.
Leib Bakst and Mrs. Charles
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PARKWOOD CHAPTER, Wom-
en's American ORT, will meet 1:30
p.m. Wednesday at Kitchen
Glamor, 15300 Fenkell. Members
and friends are invited to the gour-
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Hadassah Life Members to Be Cited
at Myrtle Wreath Awards Event
Second- and third - generation
life members of Hadassah, new life
members and new members will
be honored at the Detroit Chap-
ter's annual membership event,
12:30 p.m. Tuesday, at Temple Is-
rael. Myrtle Wreath Awards also
will be presented at the gathering.
One of the three-generation life
memberships to be cited is Mrs.
Irvin Meckler of Birchcrest Ave.,
her daughter, Mrs. Mark E. Sch-
lussel and granddaughter Ellen
Sue. Mrs. Meckler, a Hadassah
member 25 years, has been a presi-
dent of University East Group.
Mrs. Meckler's other daughter,
Mrs. Marvin Aronovitz, is also a
life member and is active in her
Mrs. David J. Schachter, her two
daughters, Mrs. Alan Luckoff and
Mrs. Richard Sweet; and Mrs.
Luckoff's daughter, Cheryl Beth,
also will be cited.
Mrs. Schachter is a former De-
troit Chapter president, a former
regional president and now an
elected member of the national
board of Hadassah.
The Myrtle Wreath citations,
to be awarded to four local per-
sonalities, is Hadassah's highest
award for outstanding contribu-
tions in their respective fields.
More than 500 friends and sup-
porters of Mikvah Israel-Women's
Orthodox League are expected at
the annual banquet to be held
Feb. 6 at Young Israel of North-
The organization has completed
and opened to the public one of
the most modern mikvahs (ritual-
ariums) in the United States,
located at 15150 W. 10 Mile, Oak
Park. The $50,000 mikvah serves
the needs of Jewish communities
within a 100-mile radius. Use has
increased by over 35 per cent
since its opening.
For information, call the presi-
The four will be Dr. Robin C.
Buerki, formerly executive di-
rector, now consultant and trus-
tee of Henry Ford Hospital;
Max M. Fisher, president of the
United Foundation and national
chairman of the United Jewish
Appeal; Emilie G. Sargent, di-
rector emeritus of the Visiting
Nurse Association of Detroit;
and Philip Slomovitz, publisher
and editor of The Jewish News.
When Henrietta Szold conferred
the name "Hadassah" upon her
group in 1912, she named it after
Queen Esther, (Hadassah). It
also means "myrtle," a hardy plant
of Palestine that binds barren soil
and returns fertility to the earth.
Its berry is used for medicinal pur-
A musical program by Annette
and Julius Chajes and special
membership awards to groups and
workers also are on the agenda.
Mrs. Jack Pearlman, chapter
president, invites all members and
friends to this event. For those
attending without a new member,
there will be a donation admission,
advises Mrs. Harold Hoffman, vice
president of membership.
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 7, 1966-19
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