Dora Ehrlich Honored With Hadassah Medical Dirksen. Fights Ban on School Prayers
Sen. untary prayer to reach the high
Everett Dirksen, the Senate min- court since its 1962 and 1963 deci-
Center Orthopedic Lounge on 85th Birthday
ority leader, disclosed he planned sions banning prayers specifically
WASHINGTON (JTA) —
Marking the 85th birthday of
to force a fight in the Senate in a ordered by public school officials.
Detroit Jewry's First Lady—Dora
bid to overturn the latest U.S.
B. Ehrlich—a group of her friends
Supreme Court ban on prayers in Your cracked jug seems better to
have provided the sum of $50,000
me than my sound one.
for the establishment of the Dora
The Illinois Republican leader
Ehrlich Lounge in the Orthopedic
told the Washington chapter of
Sigma Chi, the professional jour-
Wing of the Hadassah Medical
enter in Jerusalem.
nalism society, that he did not in-
tend "to let nine men tell 190,-
Leonard N. Simons made the
000,000 Americans, including chil-
contacts personally, without pub-
dren, where and when they can
licity or fanfare in raising this
say their prayers." He declined to
sum, and the gifts for this sum
reveal any details of his planned
ranged in amounts of $200 to
The action which aroused Sen.
Mrs. Ehrlich, the daughter of the
Dirksen was the ruling of the
late Hyman Buchhalter, who was
court last Dec. 13 rejecting
one of Detroit's most distinguished
an appeal from a group of parents
Hebraic and talmudic scholars,
in Queens who had asked that their
throughout her life dedicated her-
children be allowed to pray vol-
self to Jewish traditional causes,
untarily in their classrooms. The
retaining the spirit of piety she
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case was the first involving vol-
had inherited in her home, labor-
ing for major Jewish and humani-
A native Detroiter, she was grad-
DORA EHRLICH WING AT HADASSAH MEDICAL CENTER
uated from Central High School
and received her BA degree from
the University of Michigan at the and was the only woman ever to
The Federation honored her sev-
age of 20. Upon her graduation, serve as a vice president of Fed- eral years ago by selecting her for
she taught trigonometry, algebra, eration.
the Fred M. Butzel Memorial
Latin, German and ancient history
Active in Hadassah for more Award.
at Western High School.
Governor Wilbur Brucker named
than 50 years, she was among
Conducting a Sunday School
the first presidents of Detroit her a member of the Corrections
class at the Shaarey Zedek, she
Chapter of Hadassah, was Ha- Commission of the State of Michi-
was the organizer of the congre-
regional president and gan.
"AND DON'T EVER FORGET IT!"
gation's Young People's Society.
COME ON OVER — WILL YOU?
vice president, served
At the same time she was active
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on the national hospital cam- Guest Editorial
in community services at the
paign committee of Hadassah-
Hannah Schloss Center on Hast-
CAMPAU at CARPENTER
School in Jerusalem and now is
As an organizer of the Jewish
Half Mile South of Davison
Community Center, a pioneer in
the work of the United Hebrew
Mrs. Ehrlich served on the gov- have Dora Ehrlich as our neighbor,
Schools and the girls' committee
dear friend, teacher, and the First
of the Jewish Community Center, erning board of the Torch Founda- Lady
she was the only woman president tion which conducts Community nity. of Detroit's Jewish commu-
of the Detroit Service Group, was Chest drives. She is now a life hon-
a great gal Dora is ! Start-
president of the Women's Division orary member of the board of the ing What
of service to others
of the Jewish Welfare Federation, Federation, is an honorary trustee at a very early
age, her desire
treasurer of the United Jewish of Sinai Hospital, serves on the to be helpful to others has never
Charities, an organizer of Sinai boards of United Hebrew Schools diminished even now when she is
Hospital Women's Guild and an ac- and United Community Services a fabulous 85 years young.
tive board member of Federation, women's division, and is a member
What a beautiful example of
Jewish Children's . Home, League of the board of the Detroit Round life-long Tzedakah she shows us
of Jewish Women's Organizations, Table.
as an inspiration for all of us !
What a glorious Daughter of
Israel she is . . . dedicating her
life to the call of the sick — the
aged — the children — the needy
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— the displaced refugees of Zion !
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would be a betrayal of my heritage
both as an American and a Jew."
What a splendid teacher she is
. . teaching us that the most
satisfying form of education is the
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HAIFA (ZINS) — The steamer
"Zion" of the Zion line which
plied between Haifa and New
York was sold for $3,000,000,
according to well-informed
circles. These same sources re-
port that in the next few weeks
the steamer "Israel," which
traveled the same route, will also
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 28, 1966-5
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