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March 17, 1967 - Image 13

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-03-17

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PHILLIP STOLLMAN

22100 GREENFIELD •2• SUITE 101

DETROIT 37. MIGHIGLAN

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March 10, 1967

The Detroit Jewish News
Hr. Philip Slomovitz, Editor
Detroit, Michigan

I would like to express my heartfelt congratu-

lations to the Detroit Jewish .News : and to : its

editor,

Slomovitz, on the twenty-fifth

anniversary of the eiistence of.-..the Jewish News.

In my opinion your newspaper isnot.only one of

the best. English-Jewish weeklies- in the.United

States, hit fin our community it '16 .4 great

, torus in our daily and organi zational
our Detroit .Jewish - community : is

1 if

It

for being'

well orge.nizad. and. is the leading community In

the United States in all aspects of philanthropy. ,

A Si gnificant Quarter of a Centu

By NATHAN Z I PR I N

education and support of Israel, it is due to Your,

Editor, Seven Arts Feature Syndicate

wondebfUlly edited paper 'and to you personally,

lir. Slomovitz.

I take this opportunity to wish

you and your dear family, good health and - continued

success in leading oUrooimunity from strength to,

strength in our efforts for everything that

Holy and dear to our - peopleand our country.



Philip Slomovitz, editor of the Detroit Jewish News, is a flamboyant figure in
the world of English-Jewish journalism. He is daring, knowledgeable, often pro-
vocative = and almost invariably constructive.
One need only thumb the pages of the Jewish News over the past 25 years,
an occasion currently being observed by Detroit Jewry, to realize the
immensity of the task he was facing when he -started on the venture
almost a quarter of a century ago, and the extent to which he met it
by sheer will power, dedication and knowledge, both of his commun-
ity and of the Jewish world generally.
If there is any verity to the- truism that a newspaper is insepar-
able from its editor, Philip Slomovitz has demonstrated it beyond
doubt. he has been an interpreter of the Jewish scene, an educator,
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but also a critic.
We recall his famous address at a conference of the American Jewish Press As-
sociation, when he bluntly told an astounded group of Jewish editors and publishers
that he rejectod the polemics of so called national leaders, many of whom, he said,
were resorting to sheer headline hunting in their lip service to culture while their
constituents remained uninformed; and sans knowledge of Jewry's vital needs and
aspirations. "It is only when the proper status is granted to the presently predomin-
ant press serving American Jewry, providing for a reaching out into every nook and
corner of this great land, that we might see the emergence of a truly well-informed
constitutency," he told the publishers.
It is not giving away a secret when it is said that the English-Jewish press in
America is grappling with serious problems only because the local communities do not
recognize the impact of that press and as a potential in the forming of a climate
for Jewish survival, Jewish ongoing and Jewish action.
It is our fervent hope that Mr, Slomovitz will continue to serve his community,
his newspaper and Jewish causes for many more years, for he is one of the really
distinguished figures in the world of English-Jewish journalism.

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