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October 21, 1966 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1966-10-21

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Work Written for Rabbi Adler
to Be Presented by Frohman
in Premiere at Shaarey Zedek

Art Exhibition
Opens Sunday

Friday, October 21, 1966-15

Beth Aaron to View 'World of Sholom Aleichem'

was the
The World Premiere of Dan Ackerman of Beth Abraham; Hy-
Frohman's Sacred Oratorio, "Avo- man Adler, Bnai David, and Louis guest of honor at dedication cere-
dath Hakodesh," written for and Klein of Bnai Moshe.
monies for the new synagogue
dedicated to Cong. Shaarey Zedek
Supporting the lead soloists building of the Garment Center
and honoring the late Rabbi Morris
will be the Dan Frohman Chorus Congregation, which serves the re-
Adler, will be performed at the
of 30 mixed solo voices and the ligious needs of Jews working in
synagogue 8:30 p.m. Nov. 7.
Sinfonietta composed of 16 New York's vast garment indus-
The work will be conducted by members of the Detroit Sym- try in midtown Manhattan.
Frohman, who has been musical phony Orchestra.
Rabbi Zev Zahavy, spiritual
director of Shaarey Zedek for the
Tickets are available at Shaarey leader of the congregation, and
past 18 years.
Rabbi Jacob Friedman, rabbi
Soloists will be two guest can-
* * *
officiated at the cere-
tors and five cantors from local
monies. The new synagogue's cir-
congregations. Corning from Toron-
cular-shaped chapel seats more
to will be Cantor Jacob Barkin
than 300 persons, nearly three
times the capacity of its old quar-
ters, which it occupied since its
founding in 1931.
Sir Jacob Epstein's bronze bust
of his daughter, "Morna," will be
included in the week-long second
annual exhibition and sale, Jew-
ish Themes-Jewish Artists, spon-
sored by Cong. Shaarey Zedek's
fine arts commission starting Sun-
day at the synagogue.
The Epstein sculpture will take
place among works by such inter-
nationally known artists as Modi-
gliani, Chagall, Shahn, Baskin, Le-
vine, Nevelson and Rivers. Promi-
nent local artists include Sam
Cashwan, Sophie Fordon, Ben
Glicker, Richard Kozlow, Earl
Krentzin, Evelyn Brackett Raskin,
Arthur Schenider and Reva
and from New York, Cantor David
More than 100 artists from 11
Kusevitsky. Local cantors will be local and two Israeli galleries will
Jacob Sonenklar and Reuven Fran- be in the show, to which the public
kel of Shaarey Zedek; Shabtai is invited at no charge.




Gov. Rockefeller Helps
Dedicate New Synagogue
in NY Garment Center

"An Evening of Jewish Culture,"
featuring the world of Sholom
Aleichem, will open the Beth
Aaron Synagogue adult education
series 8:15 p.m. Tuesday at the
Beth Aaron social hall.
Thomas Tannis, chairman of the
adult education committee, an-
nounced the series of eight Tues-
day evening lectures will focus on
"Jewish Life in America--Reali-
ties and Problems for the Future."
Harry Goldstein, assistant prin-
cipal of Southwestern High School
and a special announcer on WWJ-
TV, will read from Sholem Alei-
chem's work after the showing of
a prize-winning Eternal Light
kinescope on the writer's life. Rab-
bi Benjamin H. Gorrelick will pre-

The general public is invited.
The problem of Jewish survival
and assimilation will be the topic
Nov. 1, with Rabbi Morton Gold-
berg of Toledo as the guest
speaker. Refreshments will be
served following the program.
An evening of Jewish music,
with Cantor Moses Serensen, sche-
duled to be the opener of the
series, has been postponed to a
later date.

Temple to Elect Officers

The New Temple Congregation
will meet 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at
the Birmingham Unitarian Church
to consider a constitution and a
slate of permanent officers.

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time since King Ferdinand and
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from Spain in 1492, Spanish Jews
assembled openly in a synagogue
in Toledo Sunday.
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in Toledo, where the meeting was
held, is not used for religious ser-
vices which are permitted in
Spain — under a 1945 "statement
of tolerance"--only in unmarked
Max Mazin, president of the
2,500-member Madrid Jewish com-
munity, said it had been decided
to arrange a meeting in connec-
tion with the visit to Spain of
Philip E. Hoffman, chairman of
the board of governors of the
American Jewish Committee, and
the Toledo synagogue was chosen
as the site for the occasion.
Some 200 persons, including five
priests and two Capuchin monks,
were among the guests who heard
the provincial governor, Enrique
Thomas de Carranza, discuss the
glories of ancient Jewish history in
Toledo and the city's tolerance for
non-Catholic faiths. His appear-
ance was believed to be the first
by a ranking Spanish government
official at a Jewish ceremony.
Mr. Hoffman, who is on a tour
of Western Europe, during which
he has examined Christian-Jewish
relations following the Second
Vatican Ecumenical Council, was
one of the speakers. He met Mon-
day with Friga Iribarna, the
Madrid government's minister of

Dr. Goldman to Open
Beth El Culture Series

The Married Group of Temple
Beth El will begin its cultural
series 9 p.m. Saturday when Dr.
Bernard Goldman, professor in
the department of art and art
history at Wayne State University
and author of "The Sacred Portal,"
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