16—Friday, June 10, 1966
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Syme will speak
on "The Spies Who Caine Back From Canaan." Laurel Rita
Brainin, Bat Mitzvah. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. Kenneth Dale
Nater, Bar Mitzvah.
CONG. BETH ABRAHAM: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m. Sat-
urday. Rabbi Halpern will speak on "The Rules of Life."
TEMPLE BETH JACOB: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Conrad
will speak on "Mordecai Kaplan—The Thinker."
CONG. BNAI JACOB: Services 7:45 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Isaac will speak on "The Maraglim."
TEMPLE BETH AM: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Jessel will speak
on "One of the Other Brothers—Reconstruction-1st Judaism."
CONG. BETH JOSEPH: Services 7:15 today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Thomas Levine, Bar Mitzvah.
CONG. AHAVAS ACHIM: Services 7:50 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m.
Saturday. Mark Gornbein, Bar Mitzvah.
MISHKAN ISRAEL NUSACH HARI: Services 7:50 p.m. today and
9 a.m. Saturday. Aaron Trager, Bar Mitzvah.
SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 p.m. Saturday.
Samuel Karbal and Sheldon Allen Silver, Bnai Mitzvah.
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Satur-
day. Moe. J. Adler, Bar Mitzvah.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
Lee Leibold and Ira Schlesinger, Bnai Mitzvah.
CONG. ADAS SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Satur-
day. David Foster, Bar Mitzvah.
BETH AARON SYNAGOGUE: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30
a.m. Saturday. Barrett Parel, Bar Mitzvah.
CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services 7:50 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Howard Levine and Gary Jeffrey Bortnick, Bnai
Regular services will be held at Downtown Synagogue, Cong.
Beth Moses, Temple Beth El and Young Israel Center of Oak-Woods.
End to Bar Mitzvah Ceremony
Urged by Orthodox Rabbi
COLUMBUS, (JTA)—A Colum-
bus Orthodox rabbi has called for
the abolition of the Bar Mitzvah
ceremony in American Judaism
on the premise that "nothing has
contributed more to the adultera-
tion of faith and the confusion of
intellect than the Bar Mitzvah
training program in America."
Staysky said. "The Bar Mitzvah
training program, either by priv-
ate lessons or afternoon Hebrew
school, guarantees that the boy's
Jewish education will end a week
after the gifts are counted."
to Be Built by U.S.
Nazi Victims Group
Rabbi David Staysky, spiritual
leader of Beth Jacob Synagogue,
also contended that "nothing has
stifled and strangled Jewish edu-
NEW YORK (JTA)—Two settle-
cation in America" more than ments in Israel for victims of
the Bar Mitzvah program. He de- Nazi persecution will be built, one
clared that if the whole ceremony near Tel Aviv, and the other near
was abolished, "there is a slight Haifa, by the Jewish Nazi Victims
possibility that the child may go Organization of America, Inc., it
on in Hebrew school to age 17 or was announced by James B. Dono-
van, general counsel of the organi_
He asserted that "what people zation. The settlements, according
do not realize is that Bar Mitzvah to Mr. Donovan, will be built on
is a myth, that there is nothing land made available by the Israel
sacred or ritualistic or important government and the Jewish
about having a boy memorize a Agency.
Moses Socachevsky, president of
chapter in the Prophets and re-
peat a canned speech or prayer." the organization said that each of
the settlements will be in the form
"Millions of dollars are spent of a garden-type apartment of
annually for this myth, and with it two, three and four rooms and
comes the death blow to Jewish will have capacities of 150 families
education and learning," Rabbi each.
BY HENRY LEONARD
in Seminary Rites
'Mixed Marriages' on Rise in Israel
TEL AVIV (ZINS)—The number riages occur on the kibbutzim. Of
of "mixed" marriages in Israel is the 855 kibbutz marriages in 1962,
The Reform and Conservative continually increasing, reports the 22.6 per cent were "mixed." Next
comes Tel Aviv, with 18 per cent;
theological seminaries of America Central Bureau of Statistics.
Of the 14,738 marriages in 1962, Haifa-16.7 per cent; Jerusalem-
graduated a number of rabbis and
cantors at commencement exer- 15 per cent were "mixed,' i.e. 15.3 per cent and the villages,
where one half of the couple was only 8.5 per cent.
cises last weekend.
The traditional conservatism of
In New York, 10 honorary de- of Asian-African origin and the small town inhabitants is the rea-
grees were awarded to Jewish
In 1952, only 9 per cent of the son given for the relatively small
Seminary and America. Among
number of such marriages there.
the graduates were eight citizens mariages were mixed; n 1955--11.8
Sociologists welcome marriages
of Israel, who received various de- per cent; in 1960 14.5 per cent.
between Israel's various commun-
grees in course.
ities as one of the best guarantees
The honorary degrees were aw-
of "mizug galuyot" (integration) in
arded to Dr. Eli Ginzberg, pro- Ahavas Achim Couples
this land whose citizens come from
fessor of economics at Columbia Hold Membership Drive
70 different countries.
University's graduate school of
The Young Married Couples of
business; Dr. Oscar Janowsky,
Beth El to Meet Tuesday
professor of history at the City Ahavas Achim is launching a
College of New York; Dr. Meyer
The 116th annual meeting of
Schapiro, famous art expert who summer program of activities.
is a professor at Columbia; Plans for the program will be an- Temple Beth El will be held 8 p.m.
Rabbi Harold H. Gordon, execu- nounced at a meeting 8 p.m. Wed- Tuesday, in the temple's social
tive vice-president of the New nesday in the synagogue.
All young married couples inter-
Sidney J. Karbel, president of
York Board of Rabbis; Rabbi
Judah Nadich, spiritual leader ested in affiliation are invited to the temple, and Dr. Richard C.
of the Park Avenue Synagogue. attend. President is Ken Brown. Hertz, senior rabbi, will present
For information, call Mrs. Burton their annual reports. There will be
Also to Rabbi Max J. Routten- Roth, 342-4254, or Mrs. Max Ja- an election and installation of of-
berg, spiritual leader of Temple cobs, 342-8755.
ficers and trustees.
Bnai Sholom, Rockville Centre,
L. I.; Rabbi Morris B. Chapman,
of Cong. Bnai Israel, St. Peters-
burg, Fla.; Rabbi Armond E.
Cohen, Park Synagogue, Cleveland;
Rabbi Reuben J. Magid, Temple
Beth Zion-Beth Israel, Philadel-
Announces the promotion of
phia; and, posthumously, the late
Rabbi Joseph Warren, of Temple
Beth El, Lowell, Mass. The degree
to the late Dr. Warren was
accepted by his daughter, Mrs.
as Manager of the OAK PARK office, located
Martin Sokol, of Great Neck, N.Y.
on Coolidge S. of 10 Mi. Rd. Mr. Lincoln New-
Near by, eight students were
land, former Manager and Executive Vice Pre-
ordained as Reform rabbis, and
three graduates were invested as
sident is now in charge of the Western Division
cantors, at commencement exer-
and Director of Sales Education.
cises of the Hebrew Union Col-
lege-Jewish Institute of Religion.
The degrees were conferred by Dr.
Nelson Glueck, president of the
At the same time, honorary
degrees were awarded to Judge
Caroline K. Simon, of the New
York Court of Claims; Henry
Hofheimer, attorney and chair-
man of the College-Institute's
New York administrative com-
mittee; Aaron Glanz-Leyeless,
Yiddish poet and essayist; Mil-
ton R. Konivitz, professor of in-
dustrial relations and professor
of law at Cornell University; and
Leon L. Watters, noted Amen-
at the Daniel A. Laven Building
Also to Rabbi Meyer Machlis,
Temple of the Covenant, New
of Yeshivah Beth Yehudah
York; Rabbi Kurt L. Metzger,
15751 W. 10 1/2 Mile Road
Temples Beth-El, Bradford, Pa.,
and Bnai Israel, Olean, N. Y.;
and Rabbi Abraham Ruderman,
Vassar Temple, Poughkeepsie, N.
Y.; and Rabbi Malcolm H. Stern,
director of the Rabbinical Place-
ment Commission in New York.
At the Cincinnati school of the
HUC-JIR, 17 students were or-
dained, among them, Sion A. Dav-
id, who will occupy a pulpit at
Bombay, India; Rifat Sonsino of
Turkey, who will serve a congre-
gation at Buenos Aires; and Joseph
Melamed, an Israeli born in Iraq,
ON HIS DAY SUNDAY, JUNE 19th
who has been named rabbi of Cong.
Bet El, Guatemala City. The prin-
cipal address was delivered by Dr.
Ellis Rivkin, Adolph S. Ochs pro-
fessor of Jewish history at the
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Annual Membership Meeting
Will Be Held
Wednesday, June 15, 1966
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FATHER DESERVES THE BEST !
Beth Isaac to Install
The annual installation banquet
of Cong. Beth Isaac of Trenton,
will be held 8:30 p.m. Saturday
at Uncle Ben's Lounge, Trenton.
Out-going president is Stanley El-
In-coming officers are Irving
Schmolka, president; Arnold Selig-
son and Joseph Shugol, vice presi-
dents; Adele Gantz, treasurer;
Dora Nerowski and Francine Muli-
The trustees of Beth Isaac are
Paul Kopp, Bess Rose, Sandy Davis,
Moe Cenker, Herman Seligman,
"Keep on working like this, Sam, and
you'll be the richest man in the cemetery."
Marty Schwartzberg, and Stanley
Ellias. The guest speaker for the
evening is Rev. Asa Compton from
the Faith Methodist Church.
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