Group Studies' Great Challenge' Prof. Uriel Simon, Noted Israel Scholar,
to Address Bar-Ilan Women, Feb. 24
Mrs. Max Stollman, nation al
chairman of American Women for
Bar-Ilan University, announces that
Dr. Uriel Simon, associate profes-
sor at Bar-Han, will address the
semi-annual meeting of the Detroit
Chapter of Bar-Ilan Women's Or-
ganization, at the Jewish Center,
noon Feb. 24.
Dr. Simon's topic will be "Is-
rael: A New State and an Ancient
People." The musical program
will feature the Bel-Canto Choral
Group directed by Cantor Simon
Bermanis. Dessert luncheon will be
served. All worn-
en in the com-
munity are in-
is free. For res-
ervations c a 11
the Bar-Ilan of-
fice, DI 1-0708.
Prof . Simon
was born in Je-
rusalem in 1929
He spent a year
kibbutz in 1946,
studied for a
year at City Col-
lege of New
York in 1947,
and then, in
1948 - 49, served
in the Israel army.
From 1950 to 1953, Dr. Simon
specialized in Bible, history and
education at the Hebrew Univer-
sity. From 1954 to 1958 he did
educational work among the new
immigrants in the Ma'abarot-
transitional camps — of Har-Tuv
and Beer-Sheba. During that time
he published a number of mono-
graphs and articles in educational
periodicals about the problems of
immigrants and the clash of cul-
He was a post-graduate student
in the Bible at the Hebrew Univer-
sity from 1959 to 1961. His doc-
toral thesis was on the subject
"The Concepts of Space and Time
in Biblical Thinking." He was a
lecturer in Bible at Bar-Ilan in
1962 and in 1965 became an assist-
ant professor and senior lecturer.
The planning committee for Beth Shalom Sisterhood's institute,
"The Great Challenge, 1966," makes its preparations for the Feb. 23
all-day seminar at the synagogue. They are (from left) seated:
Mesdames Mordecai S. Halpern, Frank Nelson, Lawrence Gorash,
chairman, David Moss and Sidney Kling; standing: Mesdames Charles
Factor, J. Michel and Edmund Kahn.
"The Great Challenge, 1966 — nick, director of Jewish Center
Jews Living in a free Society" is educational services; and Jonathan
the theme of the all-day institute Bensky; moderator, Mrs. Robert
to be held by the Sisterhood of White, secretary, Mrs. Edward
Cong. Beth Shalom Feb. 23 at the Salem.
"The Jewish Home," speakers,
Mrs. Albert P. Schoolman of Mrs. Mordecai S. Halpern, Mrs.
New York, a member of the na- Frank Nelson; moderator, Mrs.
tional executive committee of Milford Molodofsky, secretary, Mrs.
Hadassah, will be guest speaker Beryl Walters.
at a 1:15 p.m., post-luncheon ses-
Reservations for the institute
sion. Chairman of welfare funds and luncheon may be placed with
Eason, she is a member of the Mrs. Sidney Kling, reservations
Youth Aliyah management board, chairman, LI 2-2964.
and the governing boards of the
Jewish Reconstructionist Founda-
tion and American Association for
Beth Jacob Women
Following 8:30 a.m. registration, to Serve Smorgasbord
Rabbi Mordecai S. Halpern, spirit-
The third annual smorgasbord
ual leader of Cong. Beth Shalom,
will deliver the keynote address. dinner of Temple Beth Jacob, Pont-
Workshops will explore the fol- iac, will be held noon to 7 p.m.
Sunday at the temple on 79 Eliza-
beth Lake Rd., Pontiac.
"Interdating — Intermarriage,"
Traditional foods will be pre-
speakers, Rabbi Harold S. White
of Cong. Beth Israel, Ann Arbor; pared and served by the women
Sidney Grossberg, Wayne State of the sisterhood, and a cookbook
University sociology instructor; and featuring all the recipes of foods
University of Michigan students; being served, will be available for
moderator, Mrs. Reuben Bienstock, sale' to the public. Children are
welcome with their parents, and
secretary, Mrs. Victor Moss.
those under age 12 will be admit-
"The Synagogue Today," speak- ted for half price.
* * *
ers, Rabbi Irwin Groner of Cong.
General chairmen of the dinner
Shaarey Zedek and Dr. Sidney are Mrs. Kenneth Dickstein and 264 Degrees Awarded
Hertz; moderator, Mrs. Albert Mrs. Irving Steinman.
at Bar-Ilan Graduation
Rosenblum, secretary, Mrs. Stanley
They are assisted by Mesdames
At the seventh graduation cere-
Harry Arnkoff and Sam Stolorow,
"Jewish- Education Today," tickets; Robert Gash and Paul mony of Bar-Han University in
speakers, Sidney Selig, educational Mandel, publicity; Marvin Talan, Ramat Gan, Israel, on Feb. 4, Dr.
director of Cong. Beth Shalom with the youth group, table ar- Joseph H. Lookstein, acting presi-
Religious School, Dr. Morton Plot- rangements; and Rudy Hartman, dent of the university, awarded
264 academic degrees.
Martin Kabcenell, Malcolm Kahn,
Morton Metzger, Kenneth Solomon,
Abe Zamek and Charles Zamek, Area Residents Join
Farband to Hear
Ernest Mazey, executive director
of the American Civil Liberties
Union (ACLU) of Michigan, will
be the guest speaker at a gather-
ing sponsored by Truman-Brenner
Branch, Farband-Labor Zionist
Order, 8:30 p.m., Feb. 23 in the
Labor Zionist In-
stitute. Mrs. Bes-
sie Berris and
Albert Berke, co-
Mazey will speak
on "Should the
Draft Be Used to
spent his adult
life in the union Mazey
movement and in fighting for civil
liberties. He was an early orga-
nizer of the United Auto Workers
and was chairman of the Huck
Manufacturing Unit of Local 212,
where his brothers, Emil, secretary-
terasurer of the UAW, and Wil-
liam, now a well known attorney,
began their union activities.
He has participated in over 100
public discussions and is now lead-
ing the fight against public aid
to private and parochial schools.
The public is invited., Refresh-
ments will be served.
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
22—Friday, February 11, 1966
Benno Levi Named
Assistant to Sinai's
Sinai Hospital Controller Benno
Levi has a new title, assistant to
the administrator for financial af-
fairs, and some additional respon-
sibilities related to the building
program, as well as other pro-
The announcement was made by
Executive Vice President Dr.
The 41-year-old Levi, born in
Alsfeld, Germany, was graduated
from Detroit's Central High School
in 1942. He was office boy at The
Jewish News that year.
He entered military service af-
ter graduation and served with
the U.S. Army in the Pacific
Theater. Levi was awarded the
Silver Star for gallantry on
Guam and the Bronze Star for
service on Okinawa.
Levi returned home in 1946 and
entered Wayne State University,
from which he received a BA de-
gree in 1949. He spent five years
in the controller's office of the
City of Detroit and then eight
years as controller and treasurer
of the Lee Mortgage Co. before
coming to Sinai.
An Oak Park resident, Levi and
his wife Ruth have six, children.
The second annual dinner of the
Beth Yehudah Parent-Teachers As-
sociation will take place 6:30 p.m.
March 1 at Imperial Catering Co.
Guest speaker will be Rabbi
Nathan Bulman of New York. The
Boys Choir of Beth Yehudah, un-
der the direction of Rabbi Chaim
Schloss, will perform. For informa-
tion and reservations, call mem-
bers of the dinner committee, Mrs.
Joseph B. Hendler, 863-7835, or
Mrs. Charles Weiner, UN 1-6115.
Chief Rabbi Lssar Unterman de-
livered the invocation. The univer-
sity's rector, Prof. Y e h o s h u a
Schachter, addressed the gradu-
In the main address, Dr. Look-
stein outlined the university's aca-
demic program for its second
Present at the ceremony were
the president of the Technion,
Alexander Goldberg; Prof. D. Ami-
The son that yawns at the fa-
ran, vice president of the Hebrew ther's often repeated stories will
University; Prof. Joseph Gillis, weep little at his death.—Chinese
dean of graduates of the Weiz- proverb.
mann Institute; Prof. Saul Arba
banel, vice dean of the faculty of
science at the Tel Aviv University;
and Prof. Y. Talmi of Tel Aviv
Degrees awarded at the cere-
mony are as follows: 13, MA; nine,
MSc; 90, BA; 41, DSc; 54 high
school teachers certificates; 31
diplomas to rabbis-teachers com-
pleting a course for teachers of
religious education in high schools
and yeshivot; 16 diplomas to those
who completed a two year course
in criminology; 10 diplomas for
those completing an external
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S. African Hebrew Professor
Rabbi Philip Bender, one of the
pioneer spiritual leaders of the
South African Jewish community,
was the first professor of Hebrew
at the University of Cape Town.
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FREE USE OF HOSPITALITY ROOM TO GUESTS
in Plans for Art Show
to Aid Psychiatry Dept. *
An art show to benefit the de-
partment of psychiatry of Detroit
General Hospital is under the
chairmanship of Mrs. Samuel B.
Danto of Hendrie Blvd., Hunting-
ton Woods. The show is scheduled
for May 6-8 in the Community Arts
Building, Wayne State University.
Community leaders have been
invited to an initial meeting, to hear
plans for the
show, 12:30 p.m.
Thursday at the
Proceeds w ill
alterations in the
he alth depart-
ment. Mrs. Danto
Dr. Kenneth E. Pitts, clinical di-
rector of the department, is co-
chairman of the event, with Dr.
William J. Wertz.
Others on the steering commit-
tee from this area are Mrs. Jan
Monchnik, arrangements and art
procurement; Mrs. Victor Shiff-
man, patrons and sponsors; Mrs.
Major Siegel, publicity; and Mrs.
Ben Morganroth, tickets.
Prof. Tom Woodward of the WSU
Fine Arts Department is art judg-
ing and exhibit chairman.
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