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March 11, 1966 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-03-11

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Miss Marilyn Novetsky Judge Baum Heads Committee Myra Ernstein to Wed Rothschilds Give
to Wed Dr. Applebaum to Study Mental Commitments Philip Jacobs in Spring French Paintings
Wayne County Circuit Court
Members of Judge Baum's com-
to Israel Museum
Judge Victor J. Baum has been mittee include Judges Ira G. Kauf-

MISS MARILYN NOVETSKY

Mr. and Mrs. Sam E. Novetsky,
18482 Cherrylawn, announce the
engagement of their daughter Mari-
lyn to Dr. Edward Leon Apple-
baum, son of Mr. and Mrs. M.
Lawrence Applebaum, 19171 Mc-
Intyre.
The bride-to-be is a senior at
Wayne State University. Dr. Apple-
baum graduated from the Wayne
State school of medicine where he
was affiliated with Phi Delta Epsi-
lon Fraternity.
A June wedding is planned.

named chairman of a 22-man com-
mittee, selected by John S. Clark,
president of the
State Bar of
Michigan, to re-
view the subject
of mental com-
mitment and re-
lease from men-
tal i n s titutions,
as well as the
p r e servatian of
the rights of
m e n tal patients
and the increase Judge Baum
in the state's mental facilities.
The appointment of this commit-
tee is one of the results of the
tragedy that struck the Detroit
community by the shooting of
Rabbi Morris Adler.
Announcing the personnel of his
committee, Clark expressed dis-
tress over the harm that was done
to Rabbi Adler who, he said, is "a
truly great man who has compiled
an outstanding record in his own
community," whose "influence has
been significant throughout the
country."
Vice President William M. Ell-
mann of the State Bar of Michigan
urged the 24 commissioners of the
State Bar to take the recommended
action.

'Outlook of Makers of the Talmud'
Next Bargman Lecture at Midrasha

Dr. Avraham Holtz, assistant
professor of modern Hebrew litera-
ture at the Jewish Theological
Seminary - Teachers Institute, will
be next speaker
at the Midrasha
Institute 8:15
p.m. Wednesday.
at the Esther
Berman Building
UnitedHebrew
Schools.
His topic in
the series, "The
World of the
Pharisees," will
be "Intellectual
Dr. Holtz
Outlook of the Makers of the Tal-
mud."

Bonn Probes Rise
in Rightist Press

BONN (JTA) — An official of a
commission of the Bundestag, the
lower house of the West German
Parliament, said that the question
of whether extremist pamphlets
and newspapers published in West
Germany could be prosecuted was
now under examination.
His statement followed publica-
tion of an interior ministry report
showing that there had been a
slight increase in right-wing
forces in West Germany in 1965
and a considerable rise in the cir-
culation of rightist newspapers,
some of them outright anti-Semitic
and anti-Israel.
II. Schmitt - Vockenhausen,
chairman of the Bundestag Com-
mission of the Interior, also said
that he felt the extreme
right-wing organizations were not
an "acute danger" to the consti-
tutional order of the federal
republic. He added he had found
no evidence of a general trend
toward extremism among refu-
gee and expellee organizations.
The Office for the Protection of
the Constitution in Cologne said
that nearly half of the reported
extremists belong to the National
Democratic Party. Interior Minis-
ter Paul Lueker referred to the
party in his report without naming
it. He said it attempts to adapt
itself outwardly to changing politi-
cal conditions of the postwar
generation and now no longer was
openly promoting Nazi ideas.

The Mina and Theodore Barg-
man Memorial Lectures are open
to the public at no charge.

Dr. Holtz was ordained and
received his doctor of Hebrew
literature degree at the Semi-
nary. A graduate of the Herzliah
Hebrew Teachers Institute, he
was Cyrus Adler scholar while
attending the seminary in 1958
and received the Hebrew litera-
ture prize that year.
Rabbi Holtz was a member of
the Teachers Institute faculty that
led the first Israel Summer Sem-
inar of Camp Ramah in 1962. The
following year he was appointed
director of the seminar in Israel,
and in 1964 directed the first
American Seminar sponsored by
Ramah.
His articles have appeared in
Hadoar, Conservative J u d a i s m,
Judaism, Harvard Theological Re-
view and Israeli literary journals.
He is a member of the prayerbook
committee of the Rabbinical As-
sembly.
A social hour will follow his
lecture and discussion Wednes-
day.

man, Joseph J. Pernick and Leon
S. Cohan, deputy attorney general
of Michigan.
The remainder of Clark's an-
nouncement reads:
"In all the things Rabbi and Mrs.
Adler do, they seem to ask for the
constructive approach. I believe
they would be among the first to
ask for this approach now.
"I am today setting up this com-
mittee with a request for an early
report. I hope that the State Bar
of Michigan may lend its help in
this area so that out of the travail
of the last few weeks may come
not only our tears but a helpful af-
firmative and realistic move in the
right direction."

MISS MYRA ERNSTEIN

LETTER BOX

Example of Ludicrousness
`Among Our Own Ludicrous'

Editor, The Jewish News:
I have read with interest your
editorial "Our • Own Ludicrous
Among the Rightists" in your
March 4 issue. The statement "In
truth, none of these demonstra-
tions calls for despair in our own
ranks" is appropriate.
However, such demonstrations
often annoy and even irritate. To
illustrate. For several years, I have
been soliciting for the AJC in
a certain public institution. Thank
God, the majority of the Jewish
employes there respond favor-
ably. Some refuse. Once in a while
I receive a nasty "no." The nasti-
est refusal I ever got was from a
mother. It consisted of two words
only: "not interested" scribbled on
a note and attached to a brochure
which depicted the sick, the dis-
abled, and the needy the world
over helped by the AJC.
Here is a classic example of
"Our Own Ludicrous." I asked
once an individual to participate in
an important community project.
His unexpected reply was, "Don't
you know I am not Jewish?"
"Have you converted?" I asked.
"No," was his reply. He continued,
"The Jews are not a race, racially
I am not Jewish; the Jews are not
a nationality, nationally I am not
Jewish; the Jews are a religious
group, I am not religious, conse-
quently I am not Jewish."
ALLEN A. WARSEN

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Ernstein,
17591 Greenlawn, announce the
engagement of their daughter Myra
Joyce to Melvin Lee Jacobs, son of
Mr. Philip Jacobs, 16680 Green-
field, and the late Mrs. Rose Ja-
cobs.

The bride-elect is a graduate of
the University of Michigan, and
belonged to Sigma Delta Tau Sor-
ority. The future bridegroom grad-
uated from Wayne State Univer-
sity, and belonged to Sigma Alpha
Mu Fraternity.
A spring wedding is being
planned.

LONDON — The Israel Mu-
seum received a donation of five
French Impressionist paintings
from the James Edmond de Roths-
child Memorial Foundation of Lon-
don Wednesday.
The paintings — by Gauguin,
Cezanne and Van Gogh — were
accepted formally by Teddy Kol-
lek, chairman of the museum,
from Mrs. James de Rothschild.
Their value is estimated at be-
tween $2,500,000 and $4,000,000,,
and they were purchased for the
Rothschilds from a private collet
tion in Switzerland.
Since its opening last April, the
Israel Museum has been short of
paintings, and this -acquisition is
considered one of the most im-
portant.
The paintings include "Harvest
in Provence" and "Corn and Pop-
pies" by Van Gogh; "The Fire
Dance" and a still life by Gau-
Guin; and "House by a River" by
Cezanne. They will be on view at
the London National Art Gallery
through March 31, after which
they will be sent to Israel.

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CALL: LI 7-0896 or LI 5-2737

Neiv Crisis in Israel? It's Trefe TV

BY CHARLOTTE HYAMS
Scene: Boardroom of RZA Broad-
casting Corporation.
Chairman DJ: Gentlemen, you
know why you have been
asked here today. We are in
the midst of a serious crisis in
Israel. Television has been ex-
communicated by the Naturei
Karta, and our ratings are ser-
iously threatened. Are we go-
ing to take this lying down?
HP: We could cancel our pilot film
"Purim Place," DJ.
DJ: RJ, just how will our Israel
business be affected by this
action?
RJ: Well, there's no telling DJ. It's
not that excommunication is
so bad, but they're calling TV
trefe, too. That could butcher
our business, DJ.
DJ: What are the figures on our
Israel business so far?
RJ: Well, there's a farmer living
near the Gaza Strip who's get-
ting our sign-off out of Cairo,
and some little old lady in
the Negev—
A greased mouth cannot say no.
DJ; Thank you, RJ. Now just what
—Italian proverb.
does the Naturei Karta find
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
so offensive in television? Vio-
26—Friday, March 11, 1966
lence? HP, you were there.

Tell us, do they object to the
violence on TV?
HP: Well, DJ, I think that's a

fair assumption. Last Satur-
day, I did a poll there on
that very subject, and they
overturned my car and
stoned it. Yes, I think they
object violently to violence.

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command. She's ready for some "R & R." The troops have gotten
to her. Your tactic? March into one of the Sheraton-Cadillac's three
dining rooms. Prepare to get your fill of battle.
You'll be assaulted by an army of over 50, led by the dauntless
Commander Hagen—the chef recently decorated as an honorary
member of Canada's Chefs de Cuisine and victor of such victual
battles as'the Culinary Art Show, where he won the Golden Chef Hat
(liberally encrusted with "scrambled eggs").
The Commander's battle proven company consists of the sauce
squad (five men dedicated to providing cover for the brave fellows
closest to the meat of the fray), the 6 fry cooks, 4 roast cooks, and
4 cold meat cooks. There are 2 soup men (they're dynamite) and the
Commander's three ."butchers" (a term of endearment, we assure
you). Augmenting this barrage are the Motor Bar's 3 cooks, 2 Ice-
cream cooks, 2 bakers, a pastry chef, an icing man, a pieman, 2 French
pastry and vegetable cooks, a dietician, a personnel chef and 17
pantry girls for bringing up reinforcements.
Next time you and your stomach plan an attack, launch, it at the
Sheraton. Get set to lose the Battle of the Bulge. Respectfully, the
Sheraton-Cadillac, Detroit's largest, most accommodating hotel.

DJ: Mark that down, someone:
"Object to violence." But
surely that can't be their only
objection, HP?
HP: Well, frankly, sir, they think
television is possessed of the
devil.
DJ: Hmmm, for a simple people
they have good critical judg-
ment. How is television doing
elsewhere in Israel, HP?
HP: DJ, it's going great guns. The
ratings for first-grade English
are fantastic. "Purim Place"
wouldn't stand a chance.

Subject : 'Russian Jewry'

Branch Seven, Labor Zionist
Organization of Detroit, will meet
8 p.m. Sunday at the home of Mr.
and Mrs. Seymour Matenky, 19426
Burgess. Aaron Bornstein will
speak on "RusSian JeWry Today."

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