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October 14, 1966 - Image 18

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-10-14

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18—Friday, October 14, 1966


Temple Israel Courses Focus on Ecumenism

Adult education courses offered
this year by Temple Israel, open-
ing Monday night, will reflect and
foster the ecumenical spirit cur-
rent in the world of religion today.
The classes are held 8 and 9
p.m. for eight successive Mon-
days. At the close of the session
on opening night, there will be a
reception for faculty and students.
Dr. Leon Fram will present a
course, "An Ecumenical and Jew-
ish Interpretation of the New
Testament" which will survey all
the gospels and interpret in de-
tail the text of the Gospel of St.
Matthew. Dr. Fram invites Chris-
tians as well as Jews to join this
class in ecumenical education.
Associate Professor of Art His-
tory Dr. Bernard Goldman of
Wayne State University will trace
the reciprocal influence of art and
religion using colored slides for
illustration. He will interpret the
painting, sculpture and architec-
ture inspired by all the great reli-
gions. Dr. Goldman is the author
of a work on the art of ancient
Israel, "The Sacred Portal."
Rabbi M. Robert Syme will pre-
sent a course on "Movements and
Parties and Sects in Judaism" in

Bnai Moshe Offers
Adult Classes in
History, Liturgy

Dr. David Blum, director of the
Cong. Bnai Moshe School of Adult
Studies, announces that registration
for adult classes will take place at
the synagogue 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
Classes will start at 8:15.
There wil be a special lecture
series on "Current Jewish Issues"
by Rabbi Moses Lehrman.
Seymour Kaplan, director of
youth activities at Bnai Moshe, will
lead an informal discussion on "Un_
derstanding Current Events."
Local, national, and international
issues pertinent to the Jewish peo-
ple will be evaluated. Guest lec-
turers will be brought in occasion-
Cantor Louis Klein will lecture
on "Analysis and Interpretation
of the High Holy Day Liturgy."
After his opening lecture on the
Mahzor, he will f ollow with
special illustrative records and
tapes by renowned cantors of the
past and present. He will discuss
the order and history of the
prayers, and the poets who were
inspired to create them.
Rabbi Isaac Paneth will have
as his subject "Personalities Who
Shaped Jewish History."
The conversational and elemen-
tary Hebrew classes will be taught
by Morris Nobel and Mark Eichner.
The public is invited.

which he will trace the various
interpretations of Judaism which
have appeared at various times in
Jewish history.
A course in Hebrew for begin-
ners will be offered by Mrs. Har-
old Bobroff.
A modest registration fee is re-

Volunteers to Collect
for Israel Bond Appeal

Northwest Israel Outlines Plans for Adult Educaton Currculum

The following classes are sche- nesdays. Registration will takeFor information, call the Young
I Israel office, 861-7691.
duled for the fall program of North- Place this Wednesday.
west Young Israel:
The Prayer Book with emphasis
For all people who desire information regarding professions, retirement
on the holiday prayers by Rabbi
programs, Ulpan program of study, kibbutzim, housing and more
Morris Carmen; Bible with the
Hirsch Commentary, Rabbi Samuel
H. Prero; Jewish Philosophy, Dr.
Hugo Mandelbaum. Conversational
will be in Detroit on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 18th - & 19th.
Hebrew, Mrs. Lichtman; and Tal-
Appointments may be had by calling Diamond 1-0669, Hayim Green-
berg Institute, 19161 Schaefer Highway. All other inquiries may be
mud taught in English, Rabbi Ern-
made to regional office, 13947 Cedar Rd., Cleveland, Ohio 44118,
est E. Greenfield.
All classes meet 7:30 p.m., Wed-

The Israel Bond High Holy Day
cash collection kick-off breakfast
will be held 10 a.m. Sunday in the
Israel Bond office, it was an-
nounced by Mrs. Morris L. Schav-
er, Israel Bond Women's Division
Hundreds of Detroit area volun-
teers have been invited to the
breakfast, sponsored by the worn-
en's division.
Mrs. Schaver called for volun-
teers to help convert the pledges
into cash for Israel.
A total of $1,294,200 was sub-
scribed in over 20 synagogues dur-
ing the High Holy Day appeals.
Mrs. Louis M. Elliman is Chen
chairman; Mrs. Edward Wishnet-
sky, cash collection chairman;
and Mrs. Dan Shapiro, sisterhoods




• Practicing Attorney 15 years • Former Assistant United States Attorney,
Chief Criminal Division • LLB, Wayne State • W W II Vet. . • Married,
three children • Member American, Federal, Mich.& Detroit Bar Associa-
tions • Endorsed by Civic, Business, Labor, and Fraternal Groups




Circuit Judge

Circuit Judge

Guest of Honor

General Chairman

The New Temple
to Hold 50-Day
Dedication Period

The New Temple will hold its
50-day dedication "Pentecontad"
starting with the installation of
Rabbi Ernst J. Conrad Oct. 28 at
the Birmingham Unitarian Church.
"Pentecontad" is a word of
Greek derivation used by scholars
of Near Eastern cultures to desig-
nate a period of 50 days into which
the old Amorites divided their
agricultural calendar.
A series of programs will fol-
low the installation, at which Dr.
Leon Fram of Temple Israel will
install Rabbi Conrad and con-
secrate The New Temple congrega-
Dr. Fram has served as national
chairman of the Reform Commis-
sion on Jewish Education and is
now president of the Michigan
Association of Reform Rabbis.
Rabbi Conrad is again serving
as adviser to Jewish students at
Oakland University and is teach-
ing a course in archaeology and
the Bible for the university.

Better bend than break.—Scot-
tish Proverb



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