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February 17, 1967 - Image 25

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-02-17

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Friday, February 17, 1967-25

News Brevities

Joseph Pollicoves 31a rk ! THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Golden Wedding Date Epstein Sculptures Exhibit to Starts Here

A retrospective exhibition of
sculpture and drawings by Sir
Jacob Epstein will open Tuesday,
at the London Arts-Detroit gallery
in the Fisher Building, to run
through March 18. Gallery hours
are from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, and from
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays.
Some 50 pieces of sculpture and
25 drawings from the collection of
Lady Epstein will be shown. All
but two sculptures are for sale at
prices ranging from $400 to $20,000.
The works range in time from
1904 to the late 1950s — from the
New York-born sculptor's period of
controversy to that of his entry
into the British establishment,
when he was knighted by the
Queen Mother, and the British Arts
Council sponsored a giant retro-
spective of his work.
The early period is represented
by a severed head from Epstein's
controversial (and now destroyed)
group of nude statues in the
Strand of London, the most recent
periods by portrait heads. Portrait
subjects include Bernard Shaw,
Augustus John, Nehru (twice),
Haile Selassie, Yehudi Menuhin
and Professor Lucy Donnelly. A
self-portrait in cap (1912) is among
the earliest pieces.
An unusual feature of the show
is the group of sculptured studies
of hands — 13 in all. Many are
hands of infants and children. One
is a portrait of the hands of Mlle.
Nijinska.
Included are several studies for
Epstein's most famous post-war
commission, "St. Michael and the

Podiatrist Dr. MATHEW BORO-
ROBERT B. SEMPLE, president
of Wyandotte Chemicals Corp., VOY, 25725 Coolidge, Oak Park, is
Saturday was named general chair- addressing a scientific meeting of
man of the 1967 Torch Drive. His the American College of Foot Sur-
appointment to direct the world's geons in Las Vegas, on new tech-
foremost united campaign for niques in the use of wiring in foot
health and community services was fractures and surgical correction
announced by Wendell W. Ander- of deformities. Dr. Herbert Bean
son Jr., president of the United is also attending the meeting.
* *
Foundation.
Dr. D. S. TANNHAUSER, senior
* *
Rabbi Morris Lieberman, of the lecturer in the department of Phys-
Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, ics at the Technion, Israel Institute
oldest Jewish congregation in of Technology, Haifa, has had his
MR. AND MRS. POLLICOVE
research contract with the U.S.
Maryland, has
Air Force Office of Aerospace re-
been appointed ".
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph H. Polli-
newed for an additional three years.
chairman of the
He has been awarded $55,000 to cove, 19312 Tracey, celebrated
National Jewish
continue his research on the "Elec- their golden wedding anniversary
Welfare Boar d
trical Properties of Transition with relatives and friends at a
armed forces and
Metal Oxides up to 1800°C.," a dinner and reception last Saturday
SIR JACOB EPSTEIN
veterans services
project first commissioned two evening at Cong. Ahavas Achim.
committee, it was
Mr. Pollicove retired five years
years ago, and falling under the
Devil" for the rebuilt Coventry
announced by
aegis of the Technion Research ago after 45 years with the Chrys-
Cathedral.
Louis Stern, pres-
ler Corp.
and Development Foundation.
Many of the drawings are il-
ident of JWB.
* * *
lustrations for a 1938 Br it is h
Rabbi Lieberman,
The Technion, Israel Institute of
limited edition of Baudelaire's
who succeeds the
Technology in Haifa, announces the
"Les Fleurs du Mal".
late Walter D.
election of Prof. SYDNEY GOLD-
Heller, of San
STEIN of Harvard as chairman of
Francisco, is a
its board of governors.•
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Kabeck of
* * *
former chairman
JWB's com-
HERMAN R. SHERLINE, special Greenwald Dr., Southfield, cele-
mission on Jewisl
agent with Prudential Insurance Co., brated their 50th wedding anniver-
chaplaincy. Rabbi Lieberman has been named to the company's sary recently as guests of honor
* * *
President's Club for 1966 in rec- at a party given by their children,
Rabbi MANFRED PICK, prin- ognition of outstanding sales and Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Kabeck and
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Schiff.
cipal of Akiva Hebrew Day School, service achievements.
Among the guests were 12 who
will be chairman of a session de-
attended the original wedding a
voted to "A Review and Critique of
half century ago.
Textbooks Used in Ivrit, Jewish
Mr. Kabeck, a long time resident
History and Dinim" at the Midwest
We didn't say this about the Shera-
of Detroit, is a retired tailor. The
Regional Conference of Yeshiva
ton-Tel Aviv. Hundreds of visiting
tourists did — when polled by a lead-
Principals today through Sunday
The second program in the couple has three grandchildren.
ing Israeli newspaper:
in St. Louis.
American Jewish Committee-Gesu
* * *
Sheraton-Tel Aviv: enjoy its private
sponsored series on "Jewish-Cath- Oakland National Bank
beach beside the Mediterranean, air-
The Rev. Dr. HAHAM SOLOMON olic Perspectives" will be held 8
conditioned rooms, superb food,
GAON, chief rabbi of the Sephar- p.m. Sunday at the Jewish Center. Opens 3rd Branch Office
nearby golf, spectacular entertain-
Now
Booking
-
-
Featured
speakers
will
be
Rabbi
Charles
R.
Shafer,
president
of
dic congregations of the Britsih
ment in the hotel's own night-
Commonwealth, has been elected Jacob Segal and Sister M. Charlita, Oakland National Bank, announces
club. For Insured Reserva-
the opening of its newest branch
president of the Union of Sephar- dean of women
tions at Guaranteed
office on Telegraph and Nine Mile
dic Congregations, in the United at Marygrove
Rates, see your
and
His
Orchestra
College.
Rd.
in
Southfield,
dic congregations of the British
Travel Agent. Or
This
is
the
third
banking
office
Rabbi Segal
Good Music
States and Canada. The Union,
call WO 1-8000.
opened by Oakland National Bank
founded in 1929 by its current hon- and Sister Char.
for All Occasions
in the past 18 months. A fourth
orary president Rev. David de Sola lita will discuss
LI 4-9278
office, scheduled for opening in
Pool, also publishes the Fast Day the topic "What
June, will be located on South-
Prayerbook under Dr. Gaon's su- is a Jew and
field, north of 12 Mile Rd.
pervision and in cooperation with What is a Cath-
Manager of the new Telegraph
the Spanish and Portuguese Syna- olic?" The pro-
Rd. office will be Russell H.
gogues of London and New York. gram will be Rabbi Segal
opened by Lewis G r o s s m a n, a Fisher, assistant vice president 0/
* * *
Custom-Made
Bank Leumi Leisrael announced member of the series planning Oakland National Bank. He is a
here that SHIMON BAR-TSLIL committee. Another planning com- graduate of the University of
has been appointed a vice presi- mittee member, Russell Paquette, Michigan, is married, and has five
dent, attached to the institution's will be chairman of the evening. children.
Co-chairmen of the planning
New York branch. Bar-Tslil came
to Bank Leumi-New York in June committee are F a t h e r John
from the bank's head office in Tel Schwarz, pastor of the Gesu Par-
Aviv, where he had been serving ish, and Dr. Leonard Gordon,
since 1960 as an official of the Michigan Area Director of the
American Jewish Committee.
international department.
Reception committee hostess for
* * *
New York-born MORDECAI the Feb. 19 program is Mrs. Mil-
KESSLER has been named execu- ton Doner.
tive director of the Foundation for
Judaism which is responsible for Lubavitch Women Meet
the operation of the Pavilion of
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)
Judaism at Expo 67 in Montreal.
WORCESTER, Mass. — Mayor
The appointment was announced
by foundation president Sam Stein- Joseph C. Casdin proclaimed "Lu-
berg. Kessler was formerly execu- bavitch Women's Day," in Wor-
tive director of the Young Men's cester in honor of the midwinter
and Young Women's Hebrew As- convention of the Lubavitch wom-
en's organization which is being
sociation of Montreal.
held here.
* * *
In ceremonies marking the oc-
VICTOR M. CARTER, civic and
Jewish communal leader, has been casion, Mayor Casdin presented
New York delegation to the
elected unanimously as president the
convention
with a key to the city
of the Jewish Federation-Council
of Greater Los Angeles. He suc- of Worcester to be given to Rabbi
ceeds Dr. Max W. Bay, who served Menachem M. Schneerson, the
Lubavitcher Rebbe, in New York.
in the post for three years.
* *
Prof. EPHRAIM FREI, head of `Creation vs. Evolution'
the Weizrnann Institute's electronics Next Topic in Series
department, was elected a Fellow
of the Institute of Electrical and Held by Midrasha
Electronics Engineers (whose head-
Rabbi Jay Braverman, registrar
quarters is in the U.S.) "for con- of the Midrasha, College of Jewish
tributions to magnetic transducers Studies, will discuss "Creation Ver-
and ferromagnetism, medical elec- sus Evolution" Thursday and March
tronics and education." Prof. Frei 2 during the eight-week lecture
is the third Israeli to be accorded series sponsored by the Midrasha
Best massages in town. Also, mid-
at the Esther Berman Building.
this honor.
west's largest and most scientifically
* * *
The succeeding lectures will deal
designed- Steam Room, Slumber
STANLEY H. LOWELL, former with "Genesis and Jewish History"
Lounge, Exercise Room, Sun Room
Deputy Mayor and chairman from (March 9 and 16) and "Genesis and
and
Club Lounge with complete res-
Archaeology"
(March
23
and
30.)
1961 to 1965 of the New York City
taurant.
$3 25
Commission on Human Rights, has
tAt 9 PARS
p er visit
Proverbs are short sentences
C001.189E HIGHWAY Ar CAPITAL
been named co-chairman of the
commission on international affairs drawn from long experiences —
of the American Jewish Congress. Miguel de Cervantes (1547-1616).

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