Rabbi Jacob Wohlgelernter Dies;
Toronto Educator Was Detroiter's Kin
TORONTO — Rabbi Jacob Isaac
Wohlgelernter, prominent Toronto
rabbi, educator and writer, died
May 26 of a heart attack at age
68. He was the brother of Rabbi
Solomon P. Wohlgelernter of De-
troit, spiritual leader of Cong. Beth
Dies at 58; Headed
Labor Israel Group
NEW YORK — Gerhard
Schroeder, crusader against
Nazism, died May 25 at , age 58.
Vienna-born Schroeder had
been head of the Greater New
York Business and Industry
Division of the National Com-
mittee for Labor Israel since
1944, and executive director of
the committee's Greater New
York Histadrut Council since
its formation several years ago.
In the 1930s he was, for a
time, secretary to Mrs. Irene
Harand, founder of an anti-Nazi
group in Austria called the World
Organization Against Race Hatred
and Human Misery. •
In 1937, realizing the occupa-
tion of Austria by the Germans
was nearing, he came to the
United States, giving up his
surname of Schnap and taking
that of Schroeder in order to
protect members of his family
still in Europe. He never re-
sumed the former name.
In New York, he became an
active speaker against Nazism,
cautioning audiences against
"shrugging off and laughing at"
the threat of Nazism.
Schroeder, who later became an
American citizen and served as a
private in the United States Army
in World War II, had visited Is-
rael many times and was a mem-
ber of the Farband Labor Zionist
Nutt Motors Head
Daniel Greenblatt, president and
co-owner of Nutt Motors, 2940 E.
Jefferson, for 20 years, died Mon-
day at age 64.
Mr. Greenblatt, a life resident of
Detroit, belonged to Cong. Ahavas
Achim, Hannah Schloss Old Timers
and Harry Keidan Lodge, Bnai
He leaves his wife, Dollie, 19347
Marlowe; a son, Murray P.; a
brother, Milton; a sister, Mrs. Ida
Greenberg; and three grandchil-
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 f a mil y's recent
Jacob Mogen Abraham and with
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah.
Another brother, Max J. (Itta-
BUCA BEHAR, 24534 Rens-
mar). is a former Detroiter who selaer, Oak Park, died May 28.
has taken up residence in Jeru- Survived by her husband, Samuel;
a son, Israel; and a daughter, Mrs.
Born in Poland, Rabbi Wohl- William (Victoria) Hernandez;
gelernter, a sixth generation de- and three grandchildren.
scendant of a family of Polish
rabbis, emigrated to Canada in
1922. He had served as prin-
cipal of Talmud Torah Eitz-
Chaim D'Arcy in Toronto since
1941 and was the author of a
number of scholarly works. He
had, a weekly column in the
Canadian Jewish Journal.
Two of Rabbi Wohlgelernter's
four sons are rabbis. Dr. Moshe
Nachman is spiritual leader of
Inwood Jewish Congregation of
New York City and a professor at
Yeshiva University. Israel Eliezer
is rabbi of Young Israel of Man-
hattan congregation and also is
on the staff of Yeshiva University
serving as assistant professor.
Rabbi Wohlgelernter leaves his
wife, Shoshana and sons David and
Nathan Sosin, 70
Nathan Sosin, honorary past
president of Brandeis Lodge, Bnai
Brith, and an active member of
several other organizations in the
community, died May 27.
Mr. Sosin, 20037 Marlowe, was
born in Russia 70 years ago and
lived in Detroit 51 years. He owned
confectionary stores at various
times on Hastings, Dexter and Lin-
wood streets and was a member
of Cong. Bnai David, the Jewish
Community Council and the Ideal
He leaves his wife, Minnie; three
sons, Hilbert, Dr. Allen and Ralph;
a daughter, Mrs. Bernard (Janet)
Guggenheim; a brother, Max; a
sister, Mrs. Hyman (Esther) Wein-
stein; and 12 grandchildren.
Sophia Jacob, Age 71
Sophia Q. Jacob, a founder of
Zedakah Club in 1921, died May
27 at age 71.
Mrs. Jacob, 18904 Mark Twain,
was born in Chicago and lived
here 52 years. She was a member
of Cong. Shaarey Zedek and a
past president of the Michigan Re-
gion of ORT. She also belonged
to Hadassah, National Council of
Jewish Women, Pisgah Chapter of
Bnai Brith, Women's Guild of
Sinai Hospital and Denver League
of the Children's Asthma Research
Institute and Hospital.
She leaves her husband, Ben;
three sons, Norman, William of Is-
rael and Martin; a sister, Mrs.
Augusta Krulewitch; and five
SOPHIA BIGMAN, 20300 Braile,
died May 26. Survived by a son,
Joseph; two daughters, Mrs. Harry
(Jeanette) Lieberman and Mrs.
Harold (Rae) Hurvitz; two sisters;
seven grandchildren and three
* * *
MAX BORISON, 17153 North-
lawn, died May 25. Survived by
his wife, Ethel; three sons, Joseph,
Oscar and Morris; four daughters,
Mrs. Louis (Betty) Hart, Mrs. Ed-
ward (Jean) Greenstone, Mrs. Sam
(Gussie) Keith and Mrs. David
Harry Fogelman, 69;
Owned Fur Shop Here
Harry Fogelman, owner for 30
years of Fogelman Furs in the
Michigan-Livernois Ave. area, died
May 24 in California. Mr. Fogelman,
69, had been a resident of North
Hollywood for the past two years.
Born in Russia, Mr, Fogelman
was a 50-year resident of Detroit.
He was treasurer for many years
of Cong. Aaron Moshe and be-
longed to Keshenever, Odessa and
Lutzker aid societies.
Survivors are his wife, Minnie;
two sons, William and Leo; a
daughter, Mrs. Seymour (Janet)
Gottlieb; and seven grandchildren.
Sydney C. Berman
Sydney C. Berman, 23631 Mar-
low, Oak Park, a Detroiter for 50
years, died May 31 at the age of
54. He was office manager of the
Dearborn Tool and Die Co., where
he had been an employe 25 years.
Born in Denver, Mr. Berman
was a member of Temple Emanu-
El and the Detroit Lodge of Bnai
He leaves his wife, Sylvia; two
daughters, Gail and Mrs. Paul
(Loreen) Fournier; a brother. Er-
win; a sister, Mrs. Julius (Ruth)
Olen; and one granddaughter.
Rachel Steinbock, 83
Rachel Steinbock, active worker
for the Jewish Home for the Aged,
Yeshivath Beth Yehudah and Miz-
rachi Women, died Sunday at age
83. Mrs. Steinbock also was a
member of Turover Ladies Socie-
Born in Russia, Mrs. Steinbock
lived in Detroit 44 years.
She leaves her husband, Jacob,
18260 Woodingham; a son, Nathan;
two daughters, Mrs. Julius (Sarah)
Portnoy and Mrs. Joseph (Sylvia)
Max Morgan, Engineer
Max Morgan (Morganstern), a Holtzman; six grandchildren and
Detroiter for 35 years who was two great-grandchildren.
a civil engineer for the city, died
May 22 in North Hollywood, Calif. Moshe Yudovin, 70;
In California, he worked for the Was Soviet Yiddish Poet
county of Los Angeles.
LONDON (JTA) — Moshe
He leaves his wife, Lisa; two
sons, Leo and Jerome; and three Yudovin, a prominent Yiddish poet
and essayist, has died in Minsk,
it was reported from the capital
of Byelorussia. He was 70.
(Margaret) Gutman; one sister and
MOLLIE DINOVITZ, 3755 Law-
rence, died June 1. Survived by
two sons, Harry Davis and Morton;
one brother, two sisters and two
* * *
LAWRENCE GILMAN, 6396 W.
Outer Dr., died May 29: He leaves
his wife, Clara; a son, Joel of Los
Angeles; his mother, Mrs. Minnie
Gilman of New York; two brothers
and one sister.
* * *
MYER GOLDSTICK, 24741
Church, Oak Park, died May 26.
Survived by his wife, Eleanor; two
sons, Lawrence and Elliott; a
daughter, Elyse; and one brother.
JOSEPH KATZ, 10301 Curtis,
died May 29. Survived by his wife,
Eva; two sons, Sidney Kaye and
Arnold; three daughters, Mrs.
Morris (Reva) Eisenberg, Mrs.
Jerome (Carol) Katz and Mrs.
Jean Feldman; one brother, two
sisters and seven grandchildren.
JEAN KLINE, 20020 Marlowe,
died June. 1. Survived by her hus-
band, Charles; a son. Dr. Morris
E.; one sister and two grandchil-
* * *
MYER LAZARUS, Bay City, died
May 29, He leaves a daughter. Mrs.
Bernard (Sarafae) Madoff of Wind-
sor; three brothers, five sisters
and two grandchildren. Interment
* * *
SAM LEVINE, 19319 Whitcomb,
died May 31. Survived by his wife,
Lena; a son, Morris; a daughter,
Mrs. Morton (Sylvia) Wholman;
and five grandchildren.
R 0 S E MOSCOWITZ, 20418
Cheyenne, died May 25. Survived
by a son, Jack Moss; a daughter,
Mrs. Arthur (Belle) Greenfield;
and five grandchildren.
* * *
BEN PLOTNIK, 24538 Harden,
Southfield, died May 29. Survived
by his wife, Mary; three sons, Dr.
Gilbert, Dr. Sheldon and Dr. Har-
old; one brother and eight grand-
* * *
MOLLIE RABKIN, 20273 Beav-
erland, died May 29. She leaves
two daughters, Mr-s.
(Shirley) Blustein and Mrs. Milton
(Paula) Fields; six brothers, one
sister, and four grandchildren.
* * *
ROSE ROSENBERG, • 111 Ford,
Highland Park, died May 31. She
leaves two sons, Alfred and Lee of
North Hollywood, Calif.; three
daughters, Mrs. Gabriel (Beatrice)
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Take this opportunity to express our deep sympathy to our
dear rabbi, Rabbi Solomon P. Wohlgelernter, upon the loss
of his beloved brother.
RABBI JACOB J. WOHLGELERNTER
of Toronto, Canada. May you be consoled together with the
mourners of Zion and Israel.
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ABRAM ROZENBLUM, 17327
Stoepel, died May 30. He leaves
his wife, Frymet; a son, Michael of
Woodland Hills, Calif.; one broth-
er, one sister and two grandchil-
dren. Interment Los Angeles.
* * *
DANIEL W. STEGMAN, 19359
Lauder, died May 27_ He leaves
his wife, Irene; a son, Richard S.;
one brother, four sisters and three
* * *
SARAH LENA SUSSMAN, 18426
Rutherford, died May 27. Survived
by a son, Charles; three daughters,
Mrs. Norman (Betty) Ginsburg,
Mrs. Saul (Ida) Million and Mrs.
William (Anna) Pessin; two broth-
ers, one sister, six grandchildren
and three great-grandchildren.
• * *
HYMAN WEINMAN, 3385 Rich-
ton, died May 26. Survived by his
wife, Annie; a son. Joseph; two
daughters, Mrs. Abe (Rose) Gross-
man, Mrs. Sam (Bela) Gonek; two
brothers, six grandchildren and
* * *
KEVIN MICHAEL WEISS, 23182
Tuck, Farmington, died May 27.
He leaves his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. Arnold Weiss; two sisters,
Debbie and Cindy; and his grand-
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Milton Weiss
and Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kagan.
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