to Take Uw'Right to
Be Different' at Center
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
The youth division of the Jewish
Center will hold the second Tween-
Parent Forum on "The Right to
Be Different," based on the book
of the same name, 7:30 p.m. April
4, 11 and 18 in the Center.
The forum will provide an oppor-
tunity for tweens and their parents
to read, examine and discuss posi-
tions on social issues taken by
courageous individuals when it
may not have been popular to do
in the UAW community services
and retired workers department.
'Registration is now under way.
Non-center families may register
For information, contact Allan
Gelfond, DI 1-4200.
Daughter of Dr.
and Mrs. Joseph
Curti s, Eleanor
joined the daily
when the Specta-
for staff voted to allow women into
Pianists Win Prizes — One in Spelling
Shelley Stasson, by winning the
Oak Park Frost Junior High
School Spelling Bee, became a
second-generation spelling cham-
Her mother, concert pianist and
teacher Betty Kowalsky (Mrs.
was the winner
exactly 25 years
ago of the Edgar
Spelling Bee in
Shelley, 13, is
pianist and is on
t h e Principal's
List for Scholas-
tic achievement. She also plays the
violin in the Oak Park High School
Orchestra and in the Shaarey
Zedek Youth Orchestra.
Shelley's father is Jerome Stas-
son, fine arts department head at
Eastern High School and conductor
its city room three years ago. Only
last year was the constitution
amended to permit women on the
editorial managing board.
Eleanor opted for the rigors of
reporting for a daily covering the
entire university rather than for
the biweekly paper at the women's
college. She worked her way up
to the academic affairs beat, win-
ning the Nicholas McKnight Jour-
nalism award, and finally into the
number three post.
For the next year Eleanor will
be in charge of editorial policy,
deciding what subject will come
before the managing board of the
paper and writing the bulk of the
Eleanor was aware of university
life long before she entered Barn-
in 1964. Her father is a profes-
sor of English at Wayne State Uni-
A pupil of Miss Kowalsky's,
versity. _Eleanor attended Cass
Norman Berman, 17, won the Technical High School.
second prize in the Concerto
Christopher Friedrichs, editor-in-
Competition for young pianists chief, said "We're delighted to have
in Oakland County, sponsored by Eleanor on our board, partly be-
the Pontiac Symphony Or- cause she's a woman. But actually
her sex is a charming embellish-
Norman has been a piano pupil ment; the real privilege is to have
of Miss Kowalsky's for the past an editor with so much skill and
eight years and recently graduated intuition."
from Cass Technical High School.
Norman received his prize of $25
on stage March 21 at the Pontiac
Symphony's concert. He will also
be given an appearance with the
orchestra next season.
of the Detroit Honors
Among other honors Norman has
received are the Clare Blumen-
stock Memorial Award for Music
and Performing Arts and three
other awards for choreography
the influence that Jewish pro- be announced in January 1969.
graming for the milita. ry has Subsequent awards will be made
had in the lives of Jewish service-
men and veterans. Entries were
received from across the nation
and from bases in Vietnam and
throughout the world.
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JERUSALEM — This City has
announced the establishment of
a $1,000 prize for the article or
series of articles which best
characterize that city's qualities
as a tourist center.
He is the son of Mr and Mrs
The contest is open to the writ-
Lewis Berman, 27957 Tavistock,
of both general news and
Young Adult Group
travel writers regardless of the
language the article is written in.
to Hold a 'Record Hop'
Beth Abraham Young Adults Winners in Essay Contest Entries, however, should be sub-
mitted in English or French or
will hold a record hop 9 p.m. Sun- for Jewish Servicemen
the candidate will have to rely on
day. Anyone 18-25 is welcome.
NEW YORK—There were three the translation commissioned by
There will be a nominal admission
charge. Refrshments will be served. winners in the esay contest the Jerusalem Tourist City Prize
For information contact Manny conducted by the National Jewish Committee. The committee is to
Board for military per- be appointed by the Mayor of
Cetner, LI 8-6685, or Laurie Elf- Welfare
sonnel and veterans. Navy Lieu- Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek.
tenant Neil Block, of Brooklyn,
Articles published prior to Nov,
N.Y., is the winner of first prize, 7, 1966, must be submitted to the
which carries with it a cash award judging committee not later than
of $300. Captain Allan Ma yer Oct. 1 1967. The winner of this
Cohen, U.S. Army Medical Corps, compeiltion will be announced in
AND HER GYPSIES
of Pottsville, Pa., is the $200 sec- January 1968.
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Articles published between Nov.
G. Buttnick, U.S. Army, of Seattle,
by Members of Romanchale Tribe
•7, 1966, and Dec. 31, 1967, must
is the $100 third prize winner.
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The theme of the contest was The winner in this category will
Make Your Party
Detroit Coed Breaks 90-Year Tra4lition, X
Named Editor of Columbia U. jDjaily
Eleanor Prescott, 20, of Detroit
has broken a 90-year-old tradition
at New York's oldest college, Barn-
a r d. Eleanor, a
junior, is the first
woman to be
elected an editor
of Columbia Uni-
Nathaniel Brooks will serve as versity's Daily
moderator. Brooks is a consultant Spectator.
Friday, March 24, 1967-27
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For further information on the
"Jerusalem, Tourist City Prize"
contact the nearest Israel Con-
sulate, Israel Government Tourist
Office, or write Jerusalem, Tourist
City Prize. Municipality of JeruSa-
lem, Jerusalem, Israel.
Steps are under way for the
continuation of a project which
enriches the Jewish content of
Jewish Community Center pro-
grams in the United States through
a • U
every two years.
JWB Interviews Israelis
For Employment as
Jewish Center Workers
12 to 61
the employment of Israelis with
group work experience.
The National JeViish Welfare
Board announced that Nathan
Loshak, consultant to its Southern
Region, returned from Israel after
interviewing Israeli workers to
help meet the expressed 'need of
Jewish Community Centers for
people with extensive Jewish back-
grounds who are qualified to con- •
duct informal Jewish education •
programs and youth activities. The
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