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September 16, 1966 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-09-16

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Federation Marks 40th Anniversary Sept. 27

The Jewish Welfare Federation
will salute its nine former presi-
dents as part of the 40th anniver-
sary observance when it holds its
annual meeting Sept. 27, 6 p.m.,
at the Jewish Center.
Ten outstanding men who have
served as presidents of the Feder-
ation since its inception, Sept. 24,
1926, are: Henry Wineman, the
first pr es i d e n t; Milford Stern,

Clarence H. Enggass, Abraham
Srere, William Friedman, Julian
H. Krolik, S a m u e l H. Rubiner,
Judge Theodore Levin, Max M.
Fisher, and the current president,
Hyman Safran.
The men will be honored at a
6 p.m. reception in the Sidney
J. Allen Lounge preceeding din-
ner. The presidents who are de-
ceased will be represented by

Israel's Cabinet Approves
Esithol Austerity Program

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel's prices.
Cabinet approved here Sunday
Earlier the ministerial eco
the new economic austerity pro- nomic committee decided to
gram for the country, affecting raise electricity charges by 6
wages and prices, intended to fight per cent. The reason given for
inflation, cut production costs, in- the steep increase was that the
crease production, and make Is- treasury was. no longer able to
raeli exports more competitive on pay a million-pound subsidy to
the world markets. The plan was the company.
outlined by Prime Minister Levi
Meanwhile, it was, reported in
Eshkol in a broadcast to the coun- Maariv,
an evening paper, that
try.
Minister of Trade and Industry
The decision was taken by the Haim Zadok had resigned from
Cabinet after an unusually long Israel's Cabinet in protest against
session, lasting nine hours. The the "final form" of the economic
action followed a decision last policy drafted by Eshkol. The res-
weekend by the Mapam Party, ignation, said the newspaper, was
the left-wing member of the gov- handed to Eshkol several days ago.
ernment coalition, which had
Questioned about the report,
staunchly opposed the govern- Zadok refused to comment. Maariv
ment's program but finally voted added that Eshkol had prevailed
"to fight in the government, in upon Zadok to postpone a final de-
Parliament and in Histadrut (the ; cision on his threat to resign, until
labor federation backbone of the a compromise formula was worked
government) to eradicate unem- out in the plans for the new eco-
ployment, stabilize prices and dis- nomic program.
tribute the economic burden
Within the next year, Israel will
equally."
be able to export $1,000,000,000
An extraordinary session of worth of goods as a result of the
Israel's parliament will be held new plan.
during the current recess to dis-
The new program will not only
cuss the government's austerity freeze salaries. It will also freeze
program.
prices and reduce cost-of-living al-
The meeting was planned at the lowances. On the other hand, it
request of leaders of the Herut- will impose virtually no new taxes.
Liberal Gahal alignment. They I The only new tax to be levied will
asked for a full-dress Knesset de- be imposed on capital gains. Tax
bate on Israel's over-all economic exemptions allowed businessmen
situation. The session is expected on expenses will be smaller. Com
to be held immediately after the missions paid to banks and insur
High Holy Days.
ance companies will also be re-
Outright refusal by Mapam to duced.
One of the immediate results
endorse the program, worked out
by Minister of Finance Pinhas of the economic plan might be the
Sapir and backed fully by Premier creation of a temporary period of
Eshkol, would have meant the unemployment during the period
downfall of the existing coalition when labor is shifted from non-
government.
productive employment to indus-
The Mapam decision was adopt- trial work in plants manufactur-
ed by a 52-20 vote of its central ing goods for export.
committee. The continued Mapam Economic Woes Souring
opposition stemmed from refusal
of the plan's sponsors to levy a Outlook for Sweet Year
compulsory loan and higher taxes as Israelis Mark Holiday
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
on higher income groups, the
to The Jewish News)
failure to provide sufficient funds,
JERUSALEM — Israel's Jews
in Mapam's view, to cut jobless- are observing the Jewish New
ness, and the failure to stabilize Year in an atmosphere marred
slightly by the country's eco-
nomic squeeze, with is affecting
most families.
Fewer luxury products are being
bought this year, and more and
more hotels announced last-minute
cancelations for the three-day
holiday period. Even synagogue
services, normally booked long in
advance, this year still had seats
available. Most of such seats are
for special services in hotels
priced at $7 to $12 each.
Seats also were available for Re-
form congregational services held
for the first time in the huge Bnai
• 5 1 /2% interest when
Brith hall in Tel Aviv as well as
issued for I year.
in Jerusalem, Haifa, Nahariya,
• Issued in amounts of
Upper Nazareth and the Tel Aviv
$1,000 or more.
vicinity.
Most hotels reported they still
Deposits are insured up to
had rooms available and ex-
$10,000 by the Federal
pressed fears that Israel's cur-
Deposit Insurance Corpo-
rent economic problems would
ration.
hit them hardest of all. The only
public accommodations fully
booked were small pensions and
hostels.
Despite such minor problems,_
the annual mass movement of Is-
• SOUTHFIELD RD. at 10 Mile
raelis from one corner of Israel
PHONE: 353-6800
to• another was expected. Bus com-
• W. 9 MILE at Greenfield Rd.
panies mobilized a special fleet of
almost 2,000 vehicles to carry the
PHONE: 353-5611
human tide.
ALL DAY SATURDAY BANKING
TO 4:30
Lydda Airport was ready for a
Open to 4:30 weekdays
last-minute rush of overseas visi-
tors. At Haifa, the Shalom, with
Friday to 6 p.m.
450 American tourists, arrived
Wednesday along with other ships.

Special Tim ; a \
Certificates

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ton J. Miller, Mrs. Harold A. Rob-
inson and Nathan Silverman.
The nominating committee is
ran, Mrs. Max Stollman and Paul composed of Judge Theodore Lev-
Zuckerman. Nominated for re- in, chairman, Morris Garvett, Mrs.
election are Walter L. Field, Mil- B enjamin Jones, Malcolm S.
Lowenstein and Phillip Stollman.

members of their families.
Another highlight of the meet-
ing will be the awarding of the
highest honor for service to the
Jewish community in Detroit—
Friday, September 16, 1966-15
the Fred M. Butzel Memorial THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Award — to be presented by
Fisher, chairman of the execu-
tive committee of Federation
and national chairman of United
Jewish Appeal.
The Jewish Welfare Federation
Wish All Their Friends and Customers a
came into being after a group of
Year of Health and Happiness
men, mainly members of the
board of United Jewish Charities,
is
felt that a new organization was
needed better to serve the com-
munity.
The incorporation papers for the
Federation stated its purpose as
Large Selection
"to raise and collect funds, acquire
and hold property by purchase,
of Fall Merchandise
gift, devise, bequest or otherwise,
In Latest Styles and Colors
and to distribute and apply the
same or the use or income there-
of, directly and through other pres-
ently existing or subsequently or-
ganized agencies for the advance-
ment of the social and cultural
Latest. Double Breasted Models
welfare of the Jewish community
and for the promotion of any other
philanthropy and to bring about
co-ordination and co-o per a tion
among Jewish welfare and relief
organizations in Detroit."
Charter member agencies were
United Jewish Charities, Fresh Air
Society, Hebrew Loan Association,
Jewish Social Bureau (now Jewish
FOR RENT
Family and Children's Service),
AND SALE
United Hebrew Schools and the
United Jewish Campaign commit-
tee.
We specialize in work on leather garments
Active in the early days of the
EXPERT ALTERATIONS ON
Federation was the Detroit Serv-
LADIES'
AND MEN'S CLOTHING
ice Group, which is also cele-
brating its 40th anniversary this
year.
Election of me m b e r s to the
board of Federation will follow din-
ner at the business meeting. Nom-
Mated for election are Paul
22141 COOLIDGE, OAK PARK
398-9188
Broder, Martin Citrin, David Saf-

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RADOM TAILORS

DAPPY NEW Yapt

Lord of the universe, fulfill the worthy desires of our

hearts and in Thy loving kindness pardon our iniquities.

Cleanse us of all our sins, and remember us for good, for sal-

vation and compassion. Bless us with a long and happy life,

a life of usefulness and peace. Give us bread to eat and

rainment to put on, substance and honor, and length of days

to meditate in Thy Torah and fulfill Thy commandments. 0 do

Thou send healing for all our sorrows and bless all the work

of our hands. Ordain for us good decrees of salvation and com-

fort, and annul all severe judgments against us.

—From the Holy Day liturgy.

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