Mrs. Jacobson Re-Elected President of Hadassah at National Convention
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
$500,000 program for converting is one where everyone studies
the Alice Seligsberg Vocational Judaism and practices it."
BOSTON — Delegates to the
President Lyndon B. Johnson, in
• 52nd annual convention of Hadas- High School in Jerusalem into the
first big city comprehensive high
sah adopted a $8,240,0(0 quota for school in Israel. She said the goal a message to the convention, hail-
the organization's 1966-67 pro- of the conversion of the school ed Hadassah as a voluntary or-
grams in Israel, budgeted $1,679, was to make it possible "for the ganization "which gives impetus to
125 for its United States activities diverse population in our schools our nation's major objectives—that
\, and re-elected Mrs. Mortimer Ja- to become an integrated commu- of helping people to help them-
cobson to a third one-year term as nity by learning its skills together, selves.
"Your convention theme—`Hori-
\ president at the closing session of whatever the initial capacity the
`1 1,he convention here Wednesday. children bring to their training." zons Unlimited'—is one of chal-
lenge, both here and abroad. Ef-
quota for the Israeli pro- She said "Academic skills will be
forts such as yours enable coun-
.; included $3,740,000 for the taught alongside vocational skills, tries throughout the world to de-
.;ssah Medical Organization, and pupils will be able to move
velop and look to the future with
from one trend to another, as hope and confidence," the Presi-
guidance counselors and their own dent said in his message.
$1,000,000 f o r
Israel Prime Minister Levi Esh-
• t h e Hadassah -
The importance of strengthen- kol stated in a message: "The
• Hebrew Univer-
ing Jewish life in this country name of Hadassah is written large ,
sity Medical Cen-
was stressed by Mrs. Jacobson across the panorama of modern
'\ ter in Jerusalem,
in, her presidential speech.
Israel, bearing testimony to the I
L$700,000 for the
"The basic concern of a modern magnificent r e c o r d of creative
/ Jewish National
Jew in a free society is not wheth- achievement and inspired endeav-
F u n d, $600,000
er his son will be able to earn a or, which has consistently char-
f 0 r Hadassah's
living—but whether he will remain acterized your movement from its
a Jew," Mrs. Jacobson asserted.
• tion program and
She urged Jewish parents to: 1.
A special citation was present-
$100,000 for Ha-
Provide their children with Jewish ed to Hadassah by the American
education in the home "as an im- Association for World Health, in
-:&: II: . I fb
The 2,000 d el e- A.
portant part of their way of life";
recognition of Hadassah's medi-
gates also voted Mrs. Jacobson
2. Practice Judaism in daily life cal aid to developing countries in
a series of resolutions covering so as to set an example for their Africa and Asia and support of
foreign aid, civil rights and the children to follow.
the World Health Organization.
problem of the Arab refugees.
"Ignorance of our Jewish heri- The citation was presented to
- The resolution on United States tage is by no means confined to Mrs. Jacobson by Philip E. Nel-
- foreign aid endorsed legislation de- young people," Mrs. Jacobson said. bach, executive vice president of
signed to continue the provision of "We need a campaign—a 'Project the American Association for
„Public Law 480, recognizing "The Late Start'—to educate the parents World Health.
- !Great Role" the law had in the I who need to be educated in Juda-
Hadassah raised a total of $12,-
past and its potential in helping to ism. Books alone cannot educate 110,540 during the fiscal year end-
solve the growing world food crisis. or inspire children. Youth must ing June 30, Mrs. Max Schenk of
PL 480 covers the United States see-its parents and teachers as live New York, Hadassah treasurer,
"Food for Peace" program.
"The vitality of American de-
Mrs. Siegfried Kramarsky, chair-
The resolution on civil rights
noted that Hadassah was on record ' Mocracy does not require the loss man of the Hadassah Medical Or-
in support of national legislation of one's own particular culture," ganization committee in the United
1 guaranteeing equality in voting, 'she emphasized. "On the contrary, States, told the delegates that the
education, h o u s i n g, employment to give up the cultural pattern that organization was establishing a di-
i and public accommodations to all has made the Jewish people one of vision of child psychology at the
Americans without regard to color, the great moral and social forces Hadassah-Hebrew University Medi-
race or country of origin. The of humanity diminishes ourselves cal Center in Jerusalem. The divi-
resolution endorsed and supported not only as Jews but as Americans. sion, first of its kind in Israel, is
passage of the Civil Rights Act of A generation that has helped to re- being made possible by a gift from
build Israel can surely find the Herman Dana of Boston, she said.
1966 now before the Congress.
to maintain a conscious, af-
Dr. Kalman K. Mann, director
The resolution on the Arab
Jewish way of life in general of the Hadassah Medical
refugees called on the United firmative
Organization, told the delegates
' Nations Relief and Works Agency America."
Mrs. Jacobson said that "every and guests Monday night that av-
"to withhold rations" from the
survey of the Jewish scene re- erage life expectancy in Israel had
Arab refugees "who are being
ports frightening statistics. This increased to more than 70 years
trained for aggression against
year, a survey showed that only and that the percentage of people
) the people of a member state of
half of the Jewish school-age above the age of 80 was increas-
the United Nations." The resolu-
population in the United States ing by 2.5 per cent annually.
tion added that "Hadassah's long
receive any form of Jewish edu-
Dr. Maim also reported that as
experience in Israel, through our
cation. The education of the the aged segment of Israel's popu-
medical, Youth Aliyah and voca-
600,000 who do attend Jewish lation increased, so did the num-
tional training programs, has
schools is said to be woefully in- ber of sufferers of chronic dis-
convinced us that refugees can
eases, cancers and emotional dis-
become creative, self- supporting
"How can Hadassah help to orders. Including those born inca-
citizens of new countries, con-
pacitated, he said, there were now
tributing to their peaceful de-
ganization representing over 300,000 3,000 child victims of cerebral
homes, we are responsible for ap-
The resolution deplored "the proximately 650,000 children and palsy, 4,000 cancer patients, 6,000
victims of hemiplegia, 10,000 chron-
'reckless and irresponsible policies grandchildren. What if we started ic
invalids awaiting hospitalization,
seeking to mobilize Arab refugees with them? There is no doubt that
for a new war against Israel and Jewish education begins in the and "tens of thousands" of persons
activities menacing the security of home and when parents view their "whose lives are cursed by anxie-
ties, phobias and psychiatric prob-
own continuing education as an lems."
f Mrs. D. Leonard Cohen of New important part of their way of life,
In a special statement, the
— ---., Hadassah's chairman for vo- it helps to set an example. There-
lal education, told the con- f ore, I call upon our members to delegates hailed the "realistic
...,..ton that Hadassah has voted a set the example — a Jewish home and statesmanlike measure s"
taken by President Johnson to
preserve stability and to- ad-
vance peace in the Middle East.
The statement said that the
President's decision "to enable
Israel to acquire deterrent wea-
pons in the United States is evi-
dence if the administration's de-
termination to carry out the
American commitment to oppose
the threat or use of force in the
Middle East---a commitment re-
affirmed by President Johnson
to President Zalman Shazar of
Israel at the White House on
Aug. 2 this year."
The convention also expressed
satisfaction that Congress "has
Jossi Stern Paintings
to Be Shown Here
Detroit Chapter of Hadassah
will exhibit Israeli artist Jossi
Stern's collection of paintings
next week at Hadassah House.
Hours will be 7-10 p. m. Mon-
day; 3-5 and 7 10 p. m. Tues-
day; and 10 a. m. to 5 p. m.
Wednesday. There is no charge.
All paintings will be for sale,
with proceeds going to Youth
From noon to 3 p. m. Mon-
day, Stern will do sketches at
a special preview for all Ha-
dassah special gift and honor
once again expressed its opposition
to giving economic assistance to
the United Arab Republic while it
continues threatening the security
of Israel and other neighbors."
Sen. Edward Kennedy, Massa-
chusetts Democrat, told the con-
vention that as long as the Arab
refugee problem continued and as
long as the Arab states "refuse
to bend in any way, the threat to
Israel's security will exist." He
called the picture of peace in the
Middle East and the security of
Israel a "brighter" one. While
some Arab leaders "are still dedi-
cated to the destruction of Israel,
militant Arab leaders "are running
into increasing difficulties with
more moderate Arab states," he
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, August 19, 1966-7
IF YOU TURN THE
UPSIDE DOWN YOU WON'T
FIND A FINER WINE THAN
'Milan Wineries,. Detroit, Mich.
WE ARE NOW TAKING ORDERS FOR YOUR
PERSONALIZED IMPRINTED NEW YEAR CARDS
Choice of Two Newest Type Styles
in Quantities of 25 and More
INDIVIDUAL NEW YEAR CARDS FOR:
• Grandmother • Grandfather • Parents • Uncle
• Aunt • Husband • Wife • Sister • Brother
• Grandchildren • Nephew • Niece • Cousin
• Sweetheart • Friend • From Our House to Your House
ALSO—A complete selection of Israeli and
Domestic General Cards
11/2c and up
JUST ARRIVED FROM ISRAEL
A Select Group of Unusual and Unique New Year
Cards Designed by an Old Israeli Artist.
VISIT BORENSTEIN FOR ALL YOUR HOLIDAY NEEDS!
BOOK AND MUSIC STORE
13535 W. 7 MILE ROAD at SCHAEFER
DI 1-0569 or DI 1-3268
OPEN SATURDAY NIGHT AND ALL DAY SUNDAY
Youth Aliyah Head Tours Children's Villag-e
AT UNION TIRE ...
No Sterility, But —
You won't find an atmosphere of sterility, slickness or saneness
of a chain store—but you will find real hospitality, ability and
characters. The roof leaks (very little overhead) the tires
are not stacked in nice neat piles, and the activities look
chaotic—the characters are smiling, enjoying their work, and
concerned with your personal safety. They include college
trained engineers and factory trained mechanics, People who
you can be proud to know and who say . . . "the days of
personal service need not be over where your family safety
Itzhak Artzi (right), recently-named director of Youth Aliyah,
tours the Mosad Aliyah Children's Village at Petach Tikvah,
He is pictured with Yoel Shiftan, director of the village, and Mrs.
Max Sacks, associate chairman of the Israel board of trustees of the
Mizrachi Women's Organization of America, which operates the
lage. Artzi, who succeeded Moshe Kol in March, after the latter's
service of 19 years as head of Youth Aliyah, characterizes the pres-
ent period as "critical" in meeting educational needs, particularly at
the secondary school level, in Israel. Mosad Aliyah includes an
accredited agricultural high-school and a teachers seminary, training
teachers for assignments in development and new-immigrant areas.
DUNLOP 4 PLY IMPORT QUALITY
WHICH COSTS LESS AND IS BETTER
THAN 2 PLY—SAFETY TESTED AT
100 M.P.H. AT WHOLESALE PRICES
UNION TIRE Co.
Friendly Senior Proprietor
Sports Car Specialist
3140 Grand River
(Next to Carl's Chop House)
Detroit — Phone 321-1234