14—Friday, December 2, 1966
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Canadian Folk Singers Malka and Jos()
Cong. Bnai David to Be Dedicated to Perform at Shaarey Zedek Dance
will be honored for his 26 years of
service to Shaarey Zedek.
Participants in the program will
include Rabbi Irwin Groner, Can-
tor Jacob H. Sonenklar and Asso-
ciate Cantor Reuven Frankel. Co-
chairmen of the dinner committee
are Leonard E. Baron, Mrs. Peter
A. Martin and Seth Barsky.
For reservations, call the syna-
gogue, 357-5544. A cocktail recep-
tion will precede the dinner.
Malka and Joso, Canadian folk
critics in the United States and
music duo, will be guest artists at
Canada, and their albums are
the Shaarey Zedek Hanuka Din-
ner Dance 8:30 p.m. Saturday in
Dance music will be by Eric
the Social hall.
Rosenow and his Continentals.
Avern Cohn, chairman, said
Jacob Epel, sexton-emeritus,
humorist Lew Norman will per-
form at the event on behalf of
State of Israel Bonds.
Malka, born in Israel, the daugh-
There are 300 women veterinari-
ter of a cantor, starred in Israel's
ans in the U.S.
children's theater and performed
as a dancer at the Dalia Festival
and as an actress in "The Village
Tale," an Israeli movie. Soon after
her arrival in Canada, she became
known coast to coast as a TV
panelist, dancer and singer.
Wearing his yellow "hard hat" given him by the contractor of
Joso comes from the Dalmatian
the new Cong. Bnai David, Rabbi Hayim Donin compares building
coast of Yugoslavia. He was
plans with the nearly completed home of the congregation on South-
awarded a government scholar-
field Rd. near Nine Mile, in Southfield. The synagogue, located on
Your Best Buy Is At
ship to study at the Zagreb Con-
a 10-acre site, will be dedicated Dec. 11.
servatory and soon became one of
Yugoslavia's leading singers and
The $1,500,000 building of Con- cupied since its first meeting place entertainers.
gregation Bnai David will be de- on the second floor of a building
Their repertoire in a dozen
10 Mile at Greenfield
dicated in ceremonies Dec. 11. at Gratiot and Hastings.
languages has been hailed by
MALKA AND JOSO
The white, wing-shaped building,
intended to appear poised for
flight, rises on Southfield near
Nine Mile Road. The rising points
formed by the outer walls repre-
sent the four horns of the altar of
the First Temple in Jerusalem.
Within the walls is the circular
In addition, the structure con- •
tains a social hall, chapel, meet-
ing room. bridal dressing room, 10
classrooms for the religious school,
library, study . for the rabbi, of-
fices, living quarters for a care-
taker and two kitchens.
The wing for the religious
school is nearing completion.
The sanctuary has been in use
since the High Holy days in
Under the leadership of Rabbi
Hayim Donin and Congregation
President Jack J. Kraizman, the
first unit was completed on the
10-acre Southfield site in 1958. The
social hall-auditorium in that unit
was used for worship while the
sanctuary was planned and con-
Sidney Eisenshtat. noted Los
Angeles architect, designed the
Encircling the main building is
a series of 70 stained glass win-
dows. executed by Jean-Jacques
Duval, whose works are included
in the Billy Rose Collection in the
Bezalel Museum in Jerusalem. Re-
productions of his art have appear-
ed in many art and religious pub-
lications. A recent work was the
chapel of the Vatican Pavilion at
the New York World's Fair. The
— AT THE
commission was awarded to Duval
after an international competition.
Noted for his abstract designs,
Duval has used blocks of color
in the Bnai David work which
symbolically signify the path
from earth to heaven. The win-
dows begin with warm browns
and grays and blend to vibrant
orange and yellow, softening to
greens and blues. Finally the
color deepens to a rich, dark
purple depicting eternal space.
For Reservations Call
Cocktails 6:00 P.M.
Bnai David, with a membership
of 600 families, was founded in
Detroit in 1892. The present syn-
agogue is the fifth that it has oc-
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