Dr. Saul Adler, Noted Microbiologist,
Dies in Israel; Cousin of Rabbi Adler
JERUSALEM-Prof. Saul Adler,
Russian-born authority on parasi-
tology and former dean of the
faculty of medicine at the Hebrew
University, died Tuesday at age 70.
He was recipient of the Chalmers
Gold Medal of the Royal Society
of Tropical Medicine, the Lavern
Medal of the Societe de Pathologi-
que. Exotique, the Weizmann Prize
the United States when he and
Prof. Adler became acquainted.
Prof. Adler leaves his wife, So-
phie; and two sons and a daugh-
ter, all scientists and PhDs: Asher
at Cornell University, Jonathan at
the Hebrew University and Judith,
a research fellow at Rockefeller
Institute, New York. He also
leaves a brother and sister in
England and a sister in New York.
Sam Cohen, Active
in Orthodox Activities
Sam Cohen, founder and co-own-
er of Semco Sales Co., 623 Cass,
and active in Orthodox circles
here, died Wednesday at age 65.
Mr. Cohen, 23470 Beverly, Oak
Park, was born in Poland and lived
in Detroit 45 years, f ounding
Semco, a wholesale distributor of
women's and children's apparel, 35
He was active in work for Bar-
Ilan University, Yeshivath Beth
Yehu•ah, Mizrachi and the Zionist
Organization of A m e r i c a. Mr.
Cohen also belonged to Cong. Mish-
kan Israel Nusach Hari.
He leaves his wife, Ella; two
sons, Richard and Martin; a daugh-
DR. SAUL ADLER
ter, Mrs. Irving (Ethel) Stollman;
for Medical Science and other four brothers, N a t h a n, David,
honors. He had made pioneering Harry and Charles; a sister, Mrs.
studies in the treatment of leprosy. Litche Be c k e r m a n; and seven
Born in Russia, he was edu- grandchildren.
cated at Leeds University in
Services 11:30 a.m. today at
England and the school of tropi- Kaufman Chapel. Interment Clover-
cal Medicine in Liverpool. He hill Park.
served as head of the Parisitol-
ogy department at the Hebrew
University for many years.
Dr. Adler was the only Israeli
permitted to visit Communist
China in recent years. He visited
that country in 1964 at the invita-
tion of the Chinese Academy of
Science and lectured at Peking
University in 1965.
Prof. Adler was a first cousin
of Dr. Morris Adler of Cong.
Shaarey Zedek (their -fathers were
brothers) and visited Detroit twice
in the last eight years.
Rabbi Adler described his cous-
in as "a great personality, yet a
modest, erudite man, an idealist"
who started his work at the He-
brew University "in a kitchen on
Mount Scopus that he used for a
laboratory." He had only recently
retired after his 40th year with
Among his writings, the microbi-
ologist translated Darwin's "Origin
of the Species" into Hebrew.
Rabbi Adler said Dr. Albert
Sabin told him he became inter-
ested in Palestine through Saul
Adler during World War II. Dr.
Sabin was working on research for
In loving memory of our beloved
mother, Anna LaBret, who passed
away Feb. 8, 1949. Sadly missed
and always remembered by her
children, Dorothy Wuntner, Clara
Levinson, Ben LaBret and Ida Got-
The Family of the Late
Acknowledges with grate-
ful appreciation the many
kind expressions of sym-
pathy extended by rela-
tives and friends during
the family's recent
IDA RALPH, 11501 Petoskey,
died Jan. 25. Survived by her hus-
band, David; a son, Emil Wolok;
and three grandchildren.
MAX NIRKIND, 17501 Mendota,
died Jan. 25. Survived by his wife,
Sarah; two sons, Samuel of Holly-
wood and Allen J.; two daughters,
Sylvia and Mrs. Samuel (Rose)
Dworkin; seven grandchildren and
four • great-grandchildren.
RALPH R. ROSENBLUM, 16221
W. Eight Mile, died Jan. 24. Sur-
vived by a son, Sanders of Tokyo;
a daughter, Mrs. Richard (Judy)
Shepherd of Los Angeles; three
brothers, two sisters and four
LIBBY ROSENBERG, 2530
Clairmount, died Jan. 26. Survived
by two sons, Morris and Harry;
three daughters, Mrs. Joseph (Mol-
ly) Berger and Mrs. Harry (Rachel)
Popkin, both of Los Angeles, and
Jennie; one brother and 11 grand-
FRANK PAGE, 21861 Sussex,
Oak Park, died Jan. 25. He leaves
his wife, Ida; two daughters, Mrs.
Al (Lillian) Gordon and Mrs. Jack
(Shirley) Sonenberg; and six
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IDA HIRSCHBERG, 11501 Peto-
skey, died Jan. 26. She leaves a
son, Samuel of Chicago; two daugh-
ters, Mrs. John (Adeline) Kras-
nick and Mrs. Rose Becker; seven
.grandchildren and 12 great-grand-
Helen Leah Lewis, wife of the children. Interment Chicago.
late Daniel Lewis, w h o owned
Lewis Brothers Funeral Home un-
til his death seven years ago, died Electrical Contractor
Monday at age 69.
Sheldon Richie, 43
Mrs. Lewis, 4980 Burnley Dr.,
Sheldon B. Richie, electrical
Bloomfield Hills, spent most of
her recent years in Florida, where contractor and owner of Richie
she taught music. An accomplished Contracting Co. for 15 years, died
pianist and composer, she was a Wednesday at age 43.
Mr. Richie, 24424 North Carol-
graduate of Chicago Musical Col-
lege. She was born in Chicago and ina, Southfield, was a native of
lived in Detroit since 1917. As a Detroit, and graduated from Cass
teacher here, she was on the staffs Technical High. School in 1939. He
of Grinnell's and Wurlitzer and also attended Lawrence Tech and
the University of Michigan. A
taught privately as well.
Surviving Mrs. Lewis are a World War II Army veteran, he
daughter, Mrs. Rudy (Naomi Val- was a member of Perfection Lodge,
erie) Hilsen; a son, Gordon I.; a F&AM.
Surviving Mr. Richie are his
sister, Mrs. Rose Schiller; a broth-
er, Robert A. Krause; and eight wife, Audrey; a son, Mark; three
daughters, Wendy, Debbie and
Karen; his parents, Mr. and Mrs.
Arthur J. Richie; and a sister,
Ludwig Moser, Age 56 Mrs. Berol (Shirley) Robinson.
Ludwig Moser, co-owner of Dia-
mond Sash and Screen Co., died Hebrew Poet, `Zahal,' 58
Tuesday at age 56.
NEW YORK (JTA)-Abraham
Mr. Moser, 23881 Morton, Oak Zvi Halevy, Hebrew poet, author
Park, was born in Germany and and teacher, died here at age 58.
lived here 17 years. He belonged
Born in Poland, Mr. Halevy re-
to Temple Emanu-El, Oak Park ceived his early education in Pal-
Lodge F&AM and Bnai Brith.
estine, where he had been taken
He leaves his wife, Gisela; a son, by his parents, and came to the
Allan; a brother, Manfred; and a United States in 1925, continuing
sister, Mrs. Jack (Fried') Ellinger. his education at Dropsie College,
Philadelphia. He was known for
Hyman Mintz, Firm Founder his translations of Hebrew poetry
Hyman Mintz, - founder and presi- into Yiddish and for his essays on
dent of Park Products Furniture Hebrew culture and literature.
For the last 10 years, he taught
Manufacturers, 3035 Denton, Ham-
tramck, died Wednesday at age 65. Hebrew literature, poetry and the
Born in London, Mr. Mintz lived Bible at the Herzliah Teachers In-
in Detroit 43 years. He was a mem- stitute. He contributed to many
ber of Louis Marshall Lodge, Bnai Hebrew publications under the pen
name of A. Zahal.
Surviving Mr. Mintz, 14450 Elm,
Oak Park, are his wife, Annie; two March of Dimes
sons, Lawrence and Burton; a
Advances in surgery, antibiotics
daughter, Mrs. Jack (Zelda) Shay; and other medical techniques are
six brothers, William, Louis, Harry, increasing by the thousands the
David, Sam and Barney; a sister, number of children who reach
Mrs. Lou (Evelyn) Williams; and school age despite serious birth
defects. Only a few years ago,
these children would have died
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS soon after birth. The March of
Friday, January 28, 1966-39 Dimes fights birth defects.
Helen Leah Lewis
EDITH GERMAN, died Jan. 23.
Survived by three daughters, Mrs.
Morris (Pauline) Hechman, Mrs.
Ben (Mary) Phillips and Mrs. Her-
man (Sonia) G r a n d i e r; seven
grandchildren and 16 great-grand-
MOLLIE CUTLER ROSENGAR-
TEN, former Detroiter of Los An-
geles, died Jan. 22. Survived by
her husband, Sol; two sons, Dr.
Jay Cutler Roberts and Dr. Albert
Rosten of Detroit; a daughter, Mrs.
Marvin (Sybil) Weinstein; three
brothers, Sam, Philip J. and A. J.
ISAAC MERKOW, 17325 Santa Cutler, all of Detroit; and nine
Barbara, died Jan. 23. Survived by grandchildren. Interment Los An-
his wife, Kate; two sons, Eugene geles.
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B. and Leo W.; five brothers and
HELEN MANDELL, 13319 S.
Norfolk, died Jan. 20. Survived by
SAMUEL GURNY, 10845 Na- two sons, Carl and Milton Mosko-
dine, Huntington Woods, died vitz; six grandchildren and two
Jan. 24. Survived by a daughter, great-grandchildren.
Mrs. Louise Levin; one brother,
one sister and two grandchildren.
Leslie, died Jan. 20. Survived by
REV. LAZARUS HERSHOVI9'Z, four brothers, Max, Ben, Avery
of Pontiac died Jan. 20. He leaves and Joseph; and four sisters, Mrs.
his wife, Gertrude; two sons, Mor- Stella Kramer, Mrs. Jeanne Har-
ris Hersh and Eliott Hershovitz; ris; Mrs. Seymour (Lillian) Jacobs
four daughters, Mrs. Helen Leib- and Mrs. Joseph (Dora) Tracht.
eskind, Mrs. Michael (Theresa)
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Ross, Mrs. Betty Blumenthal and
FANNIE FOX, former Detroiter
Mrs. Marion Baill; one brother, 10
grandchildren and seven great- of Toledo, died Jan. 21. Survived
by two sons, Lawrence and Alex
Zeid; a daughter, Mrs. Philip
LILLIAN KAPLAN, 11501 Pe- (Yetta) Schwartz; one sister; and
toskey. died Jan. 21. She leaves eight grandchildren.
sons, Harold and Lawrence; six
grandchildren and seven great-
PEARL Z E F F VOLKOVICH,
18481 Woodingham, died Jan. 20.
She leaves two sons, Dr. Lester
During the coming
and Dr. Allen Zeff; one sister and
week Yeshiva Beth
Yehisdo will observe
the Yohrzeit of the
FEIGA GONTCHAROFF, 13501
friends. with the
Dexter, died Jan. 22. She leaves
her husband, Lean.
Prayers, recitation of
Kaddish and study-
ABE LEVENBERG, 18011 Steel,
ing at Mishnayes.
died Jan. 23. He leaves his wife,
Fannie; a son, Nathan; a daughter,
Mrs. Sam (Mollie) Lotto; six grand-
children and one great-grandchild.
ISADORE J. FIELD, 23511 Mar-
low, Oak Park, died Jan. 24. He
leaves his wife ; Pauline - a son,
Niman; one brother and five grand-
Mr. Louis Levin
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MANLEY SPRAGUE, 15211
Moshe Asher Brody
James, Oak Park, died Jan. 27. He
leaves his wife, Lillian; a son Irv-
ing (Jerry); two sisters and three
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IDA LIPSON, 20446 Cheyenne,
died Jan. 25. She leaves her hus-
band, Nathan; a son, Philip; a
daughter, Mrs. Walter (Ann) Las-
ser; and four grandchildren.
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SAM ASKEN, 485 Stimson, died
Jan. 25. Survived by a sister in
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