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February 25, 1966 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-02-25

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Workmen's Circle 65th Anniversary
to Be Marked at Theatrical Concert

Windsor Welfare Fund Campaign
Roberta Sue Fleisher
to Marry Steven Boigon Headed by Chairman Oscar Posen

stage, and then turned to Yid-
dish. She has been appearing on
the Yiddish theater and concert
stage in this country.
Herschel Gendel, humorist, and
Pola Kadison, pianist, round out
the cast.
Tickets are on sale at the W. C.
Office, KE 7-5440, and Borenstein's
Book and Music Store.
* * 4:

Oscar Posen has been named
chairman of Windsor's 1966 Wel-
fare Fund Campaign. A com-
munity leader and dedicated
worker for the Welfare Fund cam-
paign and other causes, Posen will
head efforts for the $118,000 "Chai"
drive.

Assisting him in the raising of
funds for local and overseas
needs will be Henry Shanfield
and Gerald Freed, vice chair-
men. The campaign cabinet in-
cludes Morton M. Bernholtz, Abe
Berniker, Sam M. Cohen, Jacob
D. Geller, Eli C. Goldin, Melvin
Sorffer, Morris Tabachnick and
Charles Zalev.

Workmen's Circle Units
Plan Party, Election

Miss Lerer

Freeman

The 65th anniversary of the
Workmen's Circle will be com-
memorated 8:30 p.m. March 13
at the Jewish Center, with a per-
formance of a Yiddish theatrical
concert, featuring a musical play-
let, followed by selected solos, du-
ets and monologues.
Celebrities of the Yiddish stage
and radio will participate. Mort
Freeman, baritone, has appeared
as soloist in many concert halls of
the U.S., Canada, Europe and Is-
rael and on television and radio.
Freeman has assembled a reper-
toire of songs in more than a
dozen languages.
Folk singer Shifra Lerer, a na-
tive of Buenos Aires, appeared
for three years on the Spanish

Emil Zola Branch 460-E of the
Workmen's Circle will hold its
27th anniversary party 9 p.m.
Saturday at the W. C. Center.
The oldest English - speaking
branch of the Michigan District of
the Workmen's Circle will install
as officers Eugene Brownstein,
chairman; Rose Ensink, vice chair-
man; Paula Gutov, Esther Free-
man and Maurice Goldsmith, sec-
retaries; and Abraham Brownston,
treasurer.
A candlelighting ceremony has
been prepared, and refreshments
will be served.
*
W. C. Branch 1065 will elect
officers 8:30 p.m. today at the
Center.
Community singing will follow
the election. Doreen Broder will
be hostess.
This group, comprised mainly of
young married people, welcomes
visitors at their meetings.

MISS ROBERTA FLEISHER

The engagement of Roberta Sue
Fleisher to Steven Michael Boigon
is announced by her parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Arnold Fleisher of Strath-
moor Ave. Parents of the future
bridegroom are Mr. and Mrs. Har-
old Boigon of North Hollywood,
Calif. formerly of Detroit.
Mr. Boigon attended San Fer-
nando Valley State College and is
presently completing his senior
year at Lawrence Institute of Tech-
nology.
A Dec. 18 wedding is planned by
the couple.

Bonn Denies Jews
Four 'Highlights' TV Programs Are Shortchanged

Dedicated to '66 Allied Drive

BONN (JTA)—A spokesman for
the ministry of finance denied re-
ports that victims of Nazism, most-
ly Jews, receiving pensions and
restitution have been short-changed
by the government.
Dispatches had reported that,
through an "error" charging the
victims with income taxes on tax-
free payments and through failure
to increase their pensions to the
same scale paid civil service work-
ers, the restitution recipients had
been short-changed by about $100,-
000,000 in the last 10 years.
Terming those reports "untrue,"
the spokesman said that the in-
demnity courts had, so far, found
no case in which restitution pay-
ments were lower than the amounts
due. Just because government of-
ficials' salaries, he added, have
been raised 10 per cent, it should
not be assumed that pensions paid
to victims of Nazism were less
than the amounts due.

The story of "Tzedakah—Justice, t for of Fed e r a t i o n will be
Charity and the Doing of Good moderator.
Deeds" and how it operates
The ways in which the com-
through the organized Jewish com- munity extends its hands across
munity of Detroit will be the sub- the nation will be the subject of
ject of a series of four weekly tele- the March 13 telecast. Community
vision broadcasts beginning Sun- relations, cultural and educational
day, as part of the "Highlights" programs will be discussed by
series on Channel 2, at 9:45 a.m., members of Federation's health
and WJBK radio 9:15 a.m., pro- and welfare divisions.
duced by the Jewish Community
On March 20, Sol Eisenberg and
Council in cooperation with the Irwin Green, general chairmen of
Jewish Welfare Federation.
the 1966 campaign, and Mrs. I.
Hyman Safran, president of Jerome Hauser, women's cam-
Federation, will host the series. paign chairman for 1965, will dis-
The initial program, a documen- cuss the current campaign. Over-
tary, graphically portrays the work seas needs and problems will be
of tzedakah here in Detroit reviewed.
through such local agencies as the
Jewish Home for Aged, Fresh Air He who digs a pit will fall into it.
Society, Jewish Family and Chil- And he who rolls a stone — it will
dren's Service and Jewish Com-
come back upon him.
munity Center.
— Proverbs
The second broadcast, March 6,
will feature a panel discussion by
members of the junior division of
the Allied Jewish Campaign. Par-
ticipants will be Iv an Boesky,
chairman of the junior division;
By BENNETT CERF
Mrs. Robert B. Portnoy, adviser
to junior women's special gifts;
ZOO ATTENDANT was intrigued by two Beatle-haired
and Donald J. Purther, chairman
youths strumming guitars earnestly outside the lions'
of the men's special gifts section.
cage. "My brother's the cool one," announced one of the
William Avrunin, executive direc-

dower, vice chairman. Divisional
chairmen are Mesdames S a m
Feldman, Leo Gordner, Harry
Gretchko, Ted Klein, Nashe Patent,
Maxwell Schott, Maurice Silver-
stein, Melvin Sorffer, Charles
Tabachnick and Charles Zalev.
The significance of the "Chai"
campaign has been linked to
Israel's 18th anniversary this year.

Keep company with good men
and good men you'll imitate. —
Chinese proverb.

MUSIC! ENTERTAINMENT!

SAMMY
WOOLF

The women's division will be
chaired again this year by Mrs.
Gerald Verk and Mrs. Marvin Or-

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Television Programs

ETERNAL LIGHT - RADIO
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WWJ
Feature: "Once Upon A Time,"
by Joseph Mendel, will be pre-
sented as tenth in a series entitled
"Fables and Folktales for Our
Time." It is the story of a poor
wanderer passing through a poorer
village where all the inhabitants
sing while working. He decides to
stay so that he, too, will learn how
to sing the praises of the Lord.

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Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WCAR
Feature: "Shlomo Carlebach —
A Return With the Singing Rabbi,"
will present the rabbi-writer-schol-
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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
26—Friday, February 25, 1966

boys modestly. "You put
him in that empty cage
over there and let one
lion at a time into it and
you'll see how even the
wild beasts fall for his
music."
So the zoo attendant
led the brother into the
empty cage, then shooed
the first lion in with him.
Almost at once the lion
seemed to smile and be-
gan dancing daintily to
the music. A second lion
was produced and pro-
ceeded to execute a cross between the twist and gavotte.
Then a third lion entered the cage. In less time than it
takes to tell he had pounced upon the poor guitarist and
eaten him up. The zoo attendant patted the surviving
brother sympathetically on the back. "I was afraid that
would happen," he said sadly, "when I let that deaf lion
in there."




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