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September 16, 1966 - Image 56

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-09-16

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
56—Friday, September 16, 1966

Ur. Edward L Israel—Social Justice Pioneer

"The social justice ideal of Juda-
ism is almost as integral a part of
its historic traditions as its unique
VIKSER AND
God concept." This is no recent
statement by a Jewish leader, but
LANDAU
one made by the
Kosher Meats and Poultry
late Rabbi Ed-
ward L. Israel in
7336 W. 7 Mile Rd.
Jewish Forum 31
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years ago. Ed-
ward L. Israel
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was the beloved
HAPP NEW YEAR
rabbi of Har
Congregation
TRI CITY
in Baltimore, for
18 years, during
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which his warmth
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and wit once en-
abled him to
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triumph over

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Clarence Darrow
in a public de-
bate.
Happy New Year
In "Giants of
Judaism" Albert Rabbi Israel
TOMMY'S
Vorspan reported that the young
BARBER SHOP
rabbi maintained the cause of re-
ligion while the renowned orator,
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Darrow, took an agnostic view.
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Rabbi Israel's success in the en-
counter resulted from his eloquent
explanation of "Why I Remain a
Jew." This debate in 1930 was only
Holiday Greetings
one of many remarkable under-
takings of Rabbi Israel, a man
whom Dr. Jacob R. Marcus, direc-
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tor of the American Jewish Ar-
Service
chives in Cincinnati, calls "a truly
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great, social justice rabbi . . . a
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pioneer."
Few men in the rabbinate, in

Happy New Year Wishes

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New Year Best Wishes

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Happy and Joyous New, Year
from the entire staff

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Redford, Mich.

fact, few men in American public been released. Rabbi Israel again
life, gave themselves as com- demonstrated what interreligious
pletely to the cause of social jus- organizations and efforts could
New Year Greetings
tice as the late Rabbi Edward L. accomplish.
Israel. Rabbi Israel was only 45
The list of his untiring activi-
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when he died in 1941; he was pre-
ties might go on and on. He was
siding at the time over his first
a strong supporter of Labor
17340 W. 7 Mile Rd.
executive board meeting of the
Zionism. He was one of the first,
Detroit, Mich.
Union of American Hebrew Con- young, Reform rabbis to attach
KE 2-0996
gregations, which had just selected himself to the Zionist cause.
this outstanding young rabbi its
President Fr a n k l i n Delano
president to begin a new era of Roosevelt said Rabbi Israel was
growth for the Union. His untimely "one of the great liberal leaders
Happy New Year
death brought great sorrow to his of our time." There is no doubt
family (his son, Charles, was a that he was, in fact, ahead of his
student at Hebrew Union College, time. His colleagues later called
Earle's Dinty Moore
preparing himself to enter the rab- him "a young, religious New-
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binate), the Reform movement, Dealer." During his years with
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his rabbinic colleagues, and to the Har Sinai Congregation, his loy-
members of Har Sinai Temple in alty and service to his temple
Ben and Earle Mostyn
Baltimore from which he had just never wavered despite his frequent
resigned to accept his presidential call to serve on innumerable com-
duties with the UAHC. In the per- missions and boards. He gave all
spective of 25 years since his pass- his energy to both calls.
Happy New Year
ing, Dr. Israel's life reveals that
This information on Rabbi Israel
he was a pioneer in the social jus- is only a small part of the unique
Zeman's
tice movement of our age.
collection to be found in the Amer-
New
York Bakery
His fellow students, his con- ican Jewish Archives on the Cin-
gregants, and his friends still cinnati campus of the Hebrew
12945 W. 7 Mile Rd.
recall his wit and frequent Union College-Jewish Institute of
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laughter. His personal charm Religion.
accounts for a great deal of his
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success in labor negotiations,
social welfare projects, and
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interfaith work. The extent of
his efforts in these areas is ex-
Don's Dinty Moore
Mr. and Mrs.
plained by his keen insight into
15642 W. 7 Mile Road
their intricacies and by his
Charles Young
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enthusiasm in the face of a
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challenge.
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Only nine years after his ordina-

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tion from Hebrew Union College
—he was one of the youngest grad-
Happy New Year
uates in its history — the Central
HAPPY NEW YEAR
Conference of American Rabbis
MAX FRIEDMAN'S
selected Rabbi Israel as chairman
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of its social justice committee. In
BARBER SHOP
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1930, the committee recommended
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ing a program to avert unemploy-
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ment through the use of public
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works, to shorten the working day
and week, and to provide a more
Happy New Year To All
equitable distribution of industrial
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Our Friends and Customers
profits. Israel's influence on these
and other policies recommended
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by the committee included ap-
West and Northwest Area
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proval of the rights due conscien-
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tious objectors to war, a denunci-
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ation of economic imperialism.
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opposition to the manufacture of
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arms by private citizens, and dis-
approval of compulsory military
training. Under Rabbi Israel's
leadership, the conference was the
first of the religious bodies to as-
sume a liberal stand on birth con-
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trol and planned parenthood.
Rabbi Israel became the CCAR's
Branches: Birmingham, Dearborn, East Side
representative in joint enterprises
Member
of
the National Association of Schools of Music
with the Feder al Council of
Churches of Christ in America and
with the National Catholic Welfare
Conference. In 1927 he reported the
findings of their investigation of
the Western Maryland Railroad
Strike; his report proved the
group's objectivity, impartial con-
Extends Its Heartfelt Best Wishes
cern for justice, and understand-
• for a Happy New Year
ing of the nature of modern busi-
ness and industry.
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Edward L. Israel worked with
ti
this interfaith committee to re-
view the conviction of and provide
parole for the Industrial Workers
of the World, who were serving
Season's Best Wishes
prison terms for the clash of the
IWW with the American Legion in
Centralia, Wash,; it was a case
upon which strong public senti-
ment and too much publicity had
had an unjust influence. By 1933,
all but one of the prisoners had

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Best wishes and greetings to all our friends and customers
for a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year.

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GR 4-9829
KE 5-1770
Your Host: Sammy Lerman

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Milton Ritzenberg of Boyce, Va.,
has been appointed a steward of
the National Steeplechase and
Hunt Association.

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Detroit

Holiday Best Wishes

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