THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 6, 1967-39
Aaron Glanz-Leyeless, Yiddish Poet,
Former President of PEN Club
NEW YORK (JTA)-More than "The Labyrinth," "Tale of the
600 prominent leaders of the Jew- Hundred," "To Thee America"
ish literary world and of Jewish and "Fabius Lind." He was the
cultural activities Monday attend- recipient of the LaMed Prize for
ed funeral services here for Aaron Yiddish poetry in 1947.
Glanz Leyeless, noted Yiddish Until last year, he was president
poet, essayist and journalist, who of the Yiddish PEN Club, branch
died here last weekend at age 77. of the World PEN Club, an or-
He was a member of the editorial ganization of poets, essayists and
staff of the Day-Jewish Journal for novelists.
the past 52 years.
ABRAHAM 0. BARSKY, 7260
LOTTIE FELDMAN, 17501 West-
Kingswood, Birmingham, died Dec. land, Southfield, died Jan. 3 in
30. He leaves a son, Gerald J.; two Miami Beach. Survived by a son,
sisters and two grandchildren.
Mitchell; a daughter, Mrs. Julius
(Sylvia) Pollak; one brother, three
LENA COOPER, 11501 Petoskey, sisters and four grandchildren.
died Dec. 29. Survived by two sons,
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Albert A. and Edgar H.; two daugh-
ROSE FISHER, 25350 Greenfield,
ters, Mrs. Isadore (Ida) Stone and
Mrs. Eva Rimar of St. Petersberg, Oak Park, died Jan. 1. Survived by
Fla.; two brothers, two grandchil- two daughter s, Mrs. • Charles
dren, two great-grandchildren and (Judith) Berman and Mrs. Jack
(Marilyn) Lifsitz of Newton, Mass.
three brothers, five sisters and five
NELLIE REDER, 16621 Schaefer,
died Dec. 30. Survived by her hus-
band, Jacob; a son, Dr. Benjamin;
a daughter, Mrs. John (Grace)
Tarini of Evanston, Ill.; and five
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REUBEN ROBLNSON of Detroit
died Jan. 1. Survived by two broth-
ers, Theodore of Denver and Roy;
Born in Warsaw, Mr. Glanz-
three sisters, Mrs. George W. (Lot-
‘3yeless attended the University
tie) Curry, Mrs. Ben (Lillian) Gold-
London and emigrated to the
man of Midland and Mrs. Hyman
4:nited States in 1912. Two years
(Mary) Rachlin of Chicago.
later he joined the Jewish Day,
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Jacob Koss, 72, Officer
writing features, literary and
JOSEPH ROTH, 21128 Pembroke,
Harry Slatkin, president of Har-
drama criticism and poetry. He
Northlawn, died Dec. 30. Survived died Dec. 31. Survived by two sons,
remained with the newspaper, ry Slatkin Builders for 55 years,
Jacob Koss, vice president of by three sons, Henry, Morris of Steven and Mitchell; a daughter,
which was merged with the
Production Tool Supply Co. of Milwaukee and Irving of Trenton; - Sherry; and one brother.
Mr. Slatkin, who was also as- Warren, died Dec. 28 at age 72.
Jewish Morning Journal to form
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a daughter, Mrs. Louis (Marcelle)
the Day-Jewish Journal, until his sociated with Dexter Chevrolet for
Mr. Koss, 15219 Northgate, Oak Konick• and 13 grandchildren.
35 years, was a member of Cong. Park, was born in Russia and had
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died Jan. 1. Survived by two broth-
In recent years he had been Shaarey Zedek, Greater Detroit been a Detroit area resident since
HARRY M. GERENRAICH, 15307 ers, Isador and Louis; and two sis-
in semi-retirement, writing a week- Builders Association and the Jew- 1909. Before joining Production
Oak Park, died Jan. 2. ters, Mrs. Yetta Selman and Mrs.
ish Home for Aged, as well as a Tool, he owned and operated an
ly column for the paper.
Abe (Jennie) Lindenbaum of Los
Considered the founder of the in- past board member of Sinai Hos- independent grocery store on Has- Survived by his wife, Rose; two Angeles.
sons, Dr. Morten S. and Dr. Jerome-
trospective school of Yiddish pital.
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tings St. for 50 years.
Born in Russia, Mr. Slatkin
poetry, Mr. Glanz-Leyeless in-
He was founder and president one brother, one sister and three
114 W. Ad-
cluded among his poetic works: lived in Detroit for 59 years. His of the Bereznitzer Aid Society and grandchildren.
ams, died Jan. 1. She leaves four
residence was at 2000 W. Mc- a member of the Hebrew Benevo-
brothers, Martin, Abe, Moe and
LENA GOLDEN, 23630 Condon, Hy; and two sisters, Mrs. Susie F.
lent Society, Yeshivah Beth Yehu-
1,900 Refugee Familes
Survivors are his wife, Katie; dah and Adas Shalom Synagogue. Oak Park, died Dec. 30. She leaves Arnold and Mrs. Reuben (Goldie)
sons, Joseph B. and Adolph
Survivors are his wife, Fannie; two sons, Norman and Harold; a Levine.
Aided by Fund in France two
D.; two daughters, Mrs. Wolf (Es- a son, Bernard; two daughters, daughter, Mrs. Sam (Edythe) Cap-
NEW YORK-Over 1,900 loans ther) Snyder and Mrs. Lester Mrs. Ruth Elson Cohen and Mrs. lan; two brothers, one sister and
MORRIS ZIFF, 18520 W. Seven
totaling more than $1,240,000 have (Margarette) Satovsky, 11 grand- David (Betty) Kahn; two brothers, three grandchildren.
Mile, died Jan. 3. Survived by four
been issued to Jewish refugee children and one great-grandchild. Albert and Sheldon; and seven
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sons, Hylan, Larry, Albert and Col.
families representing more than
EUGENE GREENFIELD 16584 Sam of Germany; a daughter, Mrs.
10,250 persons by the North Afri-
Washburn, died Dec. 29. Survived Eli (Marion) Yaphe of Montreal;
can Housing Fund in France since
by his wife, Anne; two daughters, one sister, eight grandchildren and
1961, it was reported by Louis Hebraic Scholar, Author Sarah Rabinowitz Sacher, Mrs. Leonard (Judith) Grodman one great-grandchild.
Broido, Joint Distribution Commit-
Active in Organizations
of Thousand Oaks, Calif., and Mrs.
WASHINGTON (JTA) - Dr.
Sarah Lea Rabinowitz Sacher, a Robert (Diane) Wenzel; and three
The fund was set up with the Reuben Wallenrod, a Hebraic
help of the JDC with United Jewish scholar, educator and author, past president of the Eastern La-
Appeal funds, shortly after the
fighting in Bizerte in the summer
of 1961 had triggered a large-scale tired in 1964 from his post as pro- dies Auxiliary died Dec. 28 at age former Detroiter, of Miami Beach,
leaves a son Leonard. Goldman;
emigration of Jews from Tunisia fessor of Hebrew at Brooklyn 78.
During the coming
Mrs. Rabinowitz. who had lived two brothers, four grandchildren
to France. The majority of the College.
and 15 great-grandchildren. Inter-
week Yeshiva Beth
fund's beneficiaries are newcomers
Born in Vizno, Russia, Dr. Wall- in the Jewish Home for Aged for ment
Yehudo will observe
from Tunisia and Morocco; a small enrod emigrated to the United several years, was a member of
the Yohrzeit of the
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number are Algerian repartriates, States in 1923 and joined the Pioneer Women, Mizrachi Women
most of whom are French nationals. Brooklyn College faculty in 1939. and Ladies Auxiliary of the Jewish _ JOSEPH LANGER, 16646 Cruse,
friends, with the
A shortage in housing, particu- He was named a full professor at National Fund. Born in Russia, she died Jan. 1. He leaves his wife,
tradition of Memorial
had been a Detroit resident 53 Rose; four daughters, Mrs. Morton
larly in the Paris area and other the college in 1959.
Prayers, recitation of
(Dorothy) Kaufman of. Lincoln-
Kaddish and study-
urban areas, made it virtually im-
Among his published works
ing of Mishnayes.
Survivors include two sons, Sam- wood, Ill., Mrs. Norman (Mae)
possible for refugees without funds were a book of literary criticism,
to secure proper housing unaided. "Pathways in Modern American uel and Louis Rabinowitz; four Oppenheim, Mrs. Douglas (Sally)
Non-French refugees must be ade- Literature" and a number of grandchildren and two great- Sharick and Margie; and seven
quately housed before they can novels, including "Dusk in the
obtain residence permits, which Catskills" and "The Lost Genera-
are required for work permits. tion."
MARION LEBUS, 21720 Kipling,
Abraham Brodie, 82;
With the continuous rise in costs,
Oak Park, died Jan. 1. Survived
Retired Diamond Jeweler by her husband, Myron; a son, Sol;
the average amount per loan rose
Abraham Brodie, retired dia- a daughter, Judi; her mother, Mrs.
steadily from $585 in 1962 to $700 Baron David Snyder,
mond jeweler who owned A. Brodie Rose Tabock; one brother, three
Mollie Weingarden 28
Diamonds in the Michigan Build- sisters and two grandchildren.
in Jewish Civic Life
ing for 30 years, died Sunday at
Percy White, 81, Painter
MELBMOURNE (JTA) - Baron age 82.
BELLA MANELLO, 11501 Peto-
MELBOURNE (JTA) - Percy David Snider, a member of the
Mr. Brodie, 25666 Grand Con-
White, a prominent painter and Legislative Council, the upper course, Southfield, was born in skey, died Jan. 2. Survived by two
the dean of Jewish artists in Aus- house of the parliament of the Latvia.
town, O.; two daughters, Mrs. Mar-
tralia, died here Monday at age Australian State of Victoria, and
He leaves a son, Saul; three tin (Dora) Schnever and Mrs.
a prominent Jewish leader, died daughters, Mrs. Sam (Rose) Stew- Merle (Mary) Mitchell; 11 grand-
Born Peretz Witofski in Lithua- here.
art, Mrs. Irving (Adele) Levine children and 11 great-grandchil-
nia, Mr. White attended the Vilna
Active in the affairs of the Jew- and Mrs. David (Bernice) Roth; a dren.
Art School, where one of his fel- ish National Fund, Baron Snider sister, Mrs. Rose Citron of Toledo:
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Noah Leib Heifetz
low students was Marc Chagall.
was federal chairman of the Men- 10 grandchildren and three great-
MAYME DANTO MARX, former
After studying and working in zies Forest Project in Israel. In grandchildren.
Leningrad, Berlin and Paris, he 1962 he headed an Australian trade
leaves a nephew, Bud Berman of
went to England where he exhibit- mission to Israel.
Sarah Finley Copin
Henry Rocker, 84, Leader Palm Springs, and a niece, Mrs.
-4 -4 , the then-unknown sculptor,
Ist., t,pstein. He emigrated to
in Cleveland Community Detroit.
Arab 'Queens' Snub
__ _ilia in 1926.
Moses Henry Thorn 3
CLEVELAND (JTA) - Henry
Miss. Israel; Share Fate A. Rocker, a Cleveland attorney
LONDON (ZINS) - Segoula and Jewish communal leader, died
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four other Middle East contestants overseers of the Jewish Theologi-
kind expressions of sym-
from Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco cal Seminary.
pathy extended by rela-
and Syria, all of whom had adopted
Last year, the Jewish National
tives and friends during
toward Miss Israel the attitude Fund honored Mr. Rocker with a
the family's recent be.
of their governments.
testimonial dinner and planted a
They stared at her but refused forest of 10,000 trees in his name
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