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April 21, 1967 - Image 38

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-04-21

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GM to Be Heard
Poet Jacob Glatstein to Speak on Charge of Bias' to Il 'ed Edward Herman
at Sholem Aleichem Institute Against Employe

38—Friday, April 21, 1967

THE 'DETROIT 1EW1l4 NEW

Jacob Glatstein. renowned Yid-
dish poet. novelist. essayist and
critic, will he the guest of the
Sholem Aleichem Institute May 5.
He will speak in Yiddish. read and
interpret his own poetry.
Glatstein is a columnist on the
Day-Journal and Kemfer. editor
of Folk un Yell of the World
Jewish Congress and head of the
Yiddish office in the department
of public relations of the American
and World Jewish Congresses.
He has written 10 books of
poetry, three novels and five vol-
umes of essays, all in Yiddish. A
sixth is forthcoming. His poetry
has been translated into English,

Glatstein was twice the recipient
of the LaMed Prize for poetry and
prose, received the Kovner Prize
of the Jewish Welfare Board for
poetry, was awarded the Leivick
Prize for 1966 and the Kessel
Prize of Mexican Jewry the same
year. He was also awarded the
Bimko Prize for his essays.
Glatstein is the author of
"Homecoming at Twilight."
Among his poetical works are
"Credos," "Father's Shadow"
and "Joy of the Yiddish Word."
His collected essays in five vol-
umes reflect a broad range of
Jewish interests and concerns.
His recent book of poetry is en-
titled: "A Feed fun Lublin."
Meyer Waxman, author of the
five-volume "History of Jewish Lit-
erature." has written that Jacob
Glatstein's contribution to Yiddish
is "particularly outstanding." His
novels are described as noteworthy
for their "great skill in narration
and penetrating psychological in-
sight into human character."
Waxman writes: "The muse of
Glatstein is many-phased, for the
themes he sings about are num-
erous and all of them are perme-
ated with a genuine spirit, sat-
urated with love for his people.
with longing for the distinct Jewish
life which prevailed in Poland
where he was raised, and with joy
in the birth of the Jewish State."
Glatstein was born in Lublin,
Poland, in 1896. In 1914 he emi-
grated to the United States. where
JACOB GLATSTEIN he studied law at New York Uni-
versity, He Aegan to write at age
Hebrew. Russian. Spanish, French 17 and started writing Yiddish
other
languages
and
is
in-
poetry
in 1919. Together with A.
and
eluded in numerous anthologies: Leyeless and N. B. Minkoff he
`The Golden Peacock." "Treasury founded the introspective group
of World Poetry." "Half a Century "INSIKH."
The lecture is open to the public
of Poetry" and the Anthology of
World Poetry in French. published at a nominal charge. Refreshments
will be served.
by UNESCO.

INF's Role in Solving Unemployment
in Israel Is Told at ZOD Event

A charge that General Motors
Corp.. Fisher Body-Pontiac Divi-
sion. practiced religious discrim-
ination against a Jewish employe
will be heard by the Michigan Civil
Rights Commission 10 a.m. May
3 at the First Federal Building.
Philip Marlowe. a Detroit- resi-
dent employed by the firm for
many years. charges that he has
been discriminated against because
of his religion in the following
ways:
Refusal of opportunity for up- I
grading:
Harassment. including use of
discriminatory terms relating to
his religion, by fellow employes
MISS MARIAN WOERTZ
and supervisory personnel:
Excessive and unequal disci-
Dr. and Mrs. Byron Woertz of
pline, including suspensions for Claremont, Calif., announce the
the balance of the shift and two engagement of their daughter
days in April 1964 and December Marian Edith to Edward Michel
1965 and for the balance of the Herman. son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
shift and five days in June 1966.
Herman of Filmore Place, South-
Marlowe, a checking fixture
field.
builder, allegedly was not of-
Miss Woertz is in the graduate
fered upgrading to panel checker
Michi-
school of the University
in line with his seniority. He
also charges that he continuously gan. Her fiance is in the graduate
school
of
Kent
State
University
in
has been called derogatory
names, that his supervisors per- Kent, 0.
A July 18 wedding is planned.
mitted continuance of such

LOUIS M. BLOOMFrELD, talk:
yer, author and philanthropist, re-
ceived the Histadrut Humanitarian
Award at a dinner in Montreal at-
tended by 600 leaders of the
Canadian Jewish communit y.
Bloomfield was the fifth Canadian
to receive the award. The sum of
$168,775 toward the 1967 Israel
Histadrut campaign in Montreal
was raised following an appeal by
Dr. Sol Stein, executive director
of the National Committee for
Labor Israel. Allan Bronfman,
president of the Canadian Friends
of the Ilebrew University, and
Gershon Avner, Israeli ambassador
to Canada, were among the prin-
cipal speakers.

Hal Gordon

PRESENTS

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of

harassment and that some super-
visors, as well as fellow-em-
ployes, participated in such
harassment.

The head is always the dupe of
the heart.—La Rochefoucauld

Following investigation. the staff
of MCRC found sufficient grounds
to credit the allegations and tried,
without success, to conciliate the
matter.
An order is being sought. re-
quiring GM. its oficers. agents and
employes, to cease discriminating
against Marlowe as regards his
job upgrading opportunities: that
the firm stop harassment by fellow-
employes and supervisory person-'
net; that unfair and discrimina-
tory disciplinary actions against
him be stricken from his person-
nel records: and that he be paid
the money he would have earned
had he not been disciplined.

MARK SLOBIN, son of Dr. and
Herman Weisman. prominent "dor l'dor" — generation to gen= Mrs. Norval Slobin of Mark Twain
New York attorney and a leader eration — plan to enroll partici- Ave., has just been awarded a
in many Jewish causes. president pation of grandparents and parents Foreign Area Fellowship Training
of the Jewish National Fund of in projects through JNF to assure Grant by the Social Science Re-
America. in a stirring address to continuation of the land reclama- search Council and the American
more than 120 at a brunch of the tion wand Israel upbuilding pro- Council of Learned Societies. It
will enable Slobin, a graduate stu-
Zionist Organization of Detroit. gram,
Participants in Sunday's pro- dent in ethnomusicology at the
Sunday. at the Zionist Cultural
Center. described the current gram included Carmi M. Slomovitz, University of Michigan, to spend
JNF program and told of the role ZOD president, who urged wide 17 months in London and Afghan-
the movement plays in solving Is- community participation in the istan in studies of the music of
rael's unemployment problem. Vigil for Soviet Jewry: David peoples of northern Afghanistan.
He will be accompanied by his
He stated that at a call from the Silver. chairman of ZOD JNF corn-
Israel government projects con- mittee, who introduced the guest wife, Greta (Nachteiler), also cur-
rently doing graduate work at the
templated for future development speaker and conducted a question
University of Michigan,
programs were advanced to pro- period and Judge Bertram Shif-
vide work for nearly 10.000. man, chairman of the Detroit JNF,
who greeted the gathering.
Pointing to the need for un-
in Israel's be-
e
i n t errup td (forts
National Council on Art
half, Weisman warned that Israel
has experienced many miracles
in Jewish Life to Raise
but that they are "miracles we
can lose by neglect" unless the
Funds for Florence
dedication to the cause of Zion-
NEW YORK — An appeal for
ism continues.
funds to help the Jewish commun-
The 500.000 dunams of land that ity of Florence repair and restore
was turned over to the JNF by , its ancient synagogue, library and
Israel's government for reclama- museum—all severely damaged in
All member markets will close
tion are being transformed from last winter's catastrophic floods—
neglected desert areas into blos- has been launched by the National
MONDAY, April 24, at 1 p.m.
soming settlements, he stated. He Council on Art in Jewish Life.
and will be CLOSED TUESDAY
described how these border com-
Rabbi Moshe Davidowitz of
& WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25th
munities .serve as vital defense
Greenwich, Conn.. chairman of the
mechanisms in protecting Israel's
and 26th . . . and will then
council, said that the cost of re-
status and in serving as security
be OPEN THURSDAY, APRIL
pairing the library alone was esti-
factors.
mated at more than S-100.000.
27th and SUNDAY, APRIL
Declaring that the United Jew-
Some funds have been made
30th. We will be CLOSED
ish Appeal is and must remain available by the Joint Distribution
primary in fund-raising, he said
MONDAY, MAY 1st, and
Committee and by the Conference
that supplementary assistance to on Jewish Material Claims Against
TUESDAY, MAY 2nd.
the JNF and to Zionist causes Germany, supplemented by Italian
serves as a magnet in encourag- government assistance. but exten-
For the Finest in
ing unstinted support for all ef- sive additional funds are required.
forts in Israel's behalf.
Meats and Poultry
Weisman. who also is chair-
Dr. BRUNO LUNENFELD of
man of the national executive
the Tel Hashomer Hospital in Tel
committee of the Zionist Or-
Aviv was awarded a gold medal
ganization of America, took oc-
for scientific merit during a sym-
And for the Finest in KOSHER,
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