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April 21, 1967 - Image 41

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-04-21

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a ctivities
ct i v i t i es in Society

Marsha Wolf Betrothed
to Ernest L. Gurwich

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A busy calendar is being scheduled at Flint's Willowood Country
Ctr
ib for the coming season, worked around the big event of the year,
the Yankee Women's Open, to be hosted by Willowood July 26-30.
A spring luncheon will begin the season May 11. Mrs. Samuel Cossman
is in charge of arrangements, assisted by Mrs. Harvey Shaprow.
Lunch will be followed with a showing of fashions. Member models
are Mesdames Harold Mallon, Marshall Cossman, Alfred Klein, Larry
Hirsch, Irving Nack, Seymour Osher, Ira Marder, Arnold Hartz and
Cameron Dean. Dr. and Mrs. Bernard Harris, social chairmen, have
announced the President's Ball will be held May 20, with Dr. and
Mrs. Arnold Schaffer and Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Kaplan as hosts
for this black-tie evening. May 23 is the date for the kick-off break-
fast which officially marks the opening of the golf season. Mrs. Gilbert
Rubenstein, women's golf chairman, is being assisted by her co-
chairman Mrs. Leonard Bragman, and Mrs. Marshall Cossman and
Mrs..Gilbert Gottlieb are taking reservations. Memorial Day weekend
marks the opening of the club and its facilities. Activities -for the
entire family will include a "Meet Bob and Carolyn Belton Day," to
introduce the members to the new manager and his wife. Mr. and
Mrs. Edwin Schreiber are in charge of arrangements for this weekend.

MISS MARSHA WOLF
Mr. Arthur Koppy will escort his daughter Carolyn as she is
Mr. and Mrs. Alex Wolf of Rad- crowned May Queen at Liggett School's 14th annual Father-Daughter
clift Ave., Oak Park, announce the Dinner-Dance sponsored by the Parents' Association this evening at
engagement of their daughter the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club. Among Carolyn's attendants will be
Marsha Lee to Ernest Lewis Gur- her sister Linda and Synde Keywell. Mr. Jerome Keywell will escort
wich, son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Synde, as well as his other daughter Denise. The May Queen is
Gurwich of Sorrento Ave.
selected by her classmates for her academic ability, extracurricular
Mr. Gurwich attends Wayne activity and sociability. Carolyn, who is in the 12th grade, will preside
State University's college of phar- over the school's May festivities. Others in attendance will include
macy and is affiliated with Alpha Dr. Richard Kamil with Leslie and Lisa, Lynden Kaufmann and Nancy,
Zeta Omega professional frater- Leonard Goodman and Laurie, Robert Franklin and Jaye, Dr. Peter
nity.
Martin and Joan, David Pollack and Marilyn, B. Courtney Rankin and
Judy, Harvey Willens and Amy, Theodore Worthman and Ann, Bruce
A July 2 wedding is planned.
Miller and Janet, William Harris and Margaret, Albert Hermann and
Shelley, Julie Sandler and Patricia, Boyd Carrick and Barbara, Bert
Beth El's Pioneer Rabbi
Huler and Eugena, Dr. Morris Greenberg and Susie, Ira Spoon and
The second half of the 19th Cen- Cynthia, Mandell Berman and Ann, Abe Lapides and Sarah and Dr.
tury was also an era in which Richard C. Hertz and Ruth.
rabbinic leadership began to flour-
Attending the recent wedding of Lawrence Halpern, son of Rabbi
ish in America. Rabbis Max Lilien- and Mrs. Israel I. Halpern of Roselawn Ave. to Miriam Batt in Hart-
thal, Bernard Felsenthal and ford, Conn., were the following members of Cong. Beth Abraham, of
which Rabbi Halpern is spiritual leader: Mr. Sam Kaufer, vice presi-
Kaufman Kohler were but three
dent of Beth Abraham, and Mrs. Kaufer; Mr. Henry Thumin, chair-
of these distinguished American man of the board of trustees, and Mrs. Thumin; Mr. Morris Davis,
religious leaders. It was Lilien- chairman of the Hebrew school, and Mrs. Davis; Mr. Theodore Schol-
thal, of Cincinnati, and Felsenthal, nick, president of the men's club; and Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Farber.
of Chicago, who recommended Dr.
Former Detroiters Mr. and Mrs. Henry Meyers of Los Angeles
Kaufmann Kohler to Detroit's
left yesterday on a six-week vacation, which will include a stop in
Beth El Congregation in 1869. The
Detroit to help celebrate the 50th wedding anniversary of Mr. and
current issue of American Jewish
Mrs. Samuel P. Leavitt of James Ave., Oak Park. They also will visit
Archives contains a translation of
with their children, Norman and Lillian Meyers and grandchildren,
the original letter of invitation
which the Pulpit Committee of then go on to Washington, D.C., and Florida.
Dr. and Mrs. Harry S. Newman, 5501 Sugarbush Lane, Flint,
Beth El Congregation addressed
in German to Dr. Kohler. The hosted 84 guests in their new home at a surprise 35th anniversary
party
in honor of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald E. Goldberg
letter warmly and with insight de-
scribes the progress and potential of Southfield. Among the guests were Rabbi and Mrs. Benjamin
of Detroit's first Reform Temple. Gorrelirk of Detroit's Beth Aaron Synagogue, Mrs. Ida Kulick of
BuffalO and Mrs. Rita Scoeff of Chicago.

THIS SPACE GONTRISUTED Sr THE PUBLISHES

Rules on Calling to Tora Reading

By RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX

(Copyright, 1967, JTA, Inc.)

A woman's body. Architec-
turally, quite interesting. To a
man. But not to the woman
who owns one. Most woolen
tend to ignore their own
bodies.
Do you? Do you cheek
your body, particularly your
breasts, every month. for any
lump or thickening? You
Should. A lump or thickening
in the breast or elsewhere
could be a warning signal of
cancer. And cancer is easier
to cure when it's detected
early. •
Sophia Loren knows the
seven warning signals of can-
cer. So should you:
I. Unusual bleeding or dir- 4
charge. 2. A lump or thicken-
' ing in the breast or elsewhere.
13. A sore that does not heal.
i. 14. Change in bowel or Nad-
der habits. 5. Hoarseness or
cough. 6. Indigestion or diffi-
culty in swallowing.7.Change
in a wart or mole.
1.10 signal lasts longer than
two weeks, see your doctor
'Without delay.
It makes sense to know
the seven warning signals
of cancer.
It makes sense to give
to the American

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Cancer

Society •

One .who is called up to the Tora
takes his place to the right of the
reader.
The Talmud (Berachoth 62a)
tells us that the Tora was given
with the right hand. This is de-
rived &owl the biblical description
of the event which states "At His
right Wind was a- fiery law unto
them" f Deuteronomy 33:2). The
reader ,of the Tora in relationship
to the one who is called to the
Tora is :compared to the Almighty
who gave the Tora to the people
of Israel. Therefore the one who
is summoned stands at his right
hand—symbolic of the right hand
of the 'Almighty from which we
received the Tora. It is for this
reason that the Sefer Tora is taken
with the right hand and carried
with the right hand. Some use this
consideration as the basis for in-
sisting that any holy book should
be given and received with the
right hand. The right hand, fur-
thermore, symbolized- strength and
also the positive aspect of life. The
Tora is to be considered and ob-
served with a strong positive out-
look on life and the principles of
the Tora and not with a negative
or defeatist attitude.

anxiety to come close to the Tora.
Using the longer way back to his
seat in the synagogue demon-
strates his reluctance to leave the
Tora. There are some authorities,
however, who insist that one who
is called to the Tora make his ap-
proach to the Tora from the right
because all who entered the holy
temple were commanded to enter
from the right as did those who
approached the altar of sacrifice in
the temple of old make their ap-
proach from the right (Talmud
Babli, Zebahim 63a) and left from
the left. Again the right, as we
said before, represented the stron-
ger, positive side while the left
symbolized the negative and weaker
side. In this way, of course, one
demonstrated the strength and
eagerness with which he approach-
ed the Tora and the reluctance and
weakness with which he left it.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, April 21, 1967-41

Israel Defense College to Be Shut Next June

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel's ernment officials, and that they
cabinet voted recently to close have dupliate courses in Israel's
down the National Defense College universities. If only university
next June, after the present class graduates were to be admitted,
and the college enlarged, there
at that facility is graduated.
The decision was made on the might be a place for the college,
basis of a report by a special com- the committee declared.
mittee previously named by the
government, headed by Prof. Yi-
Now . . .
gael Yadin, former chief of staff of
Israel's defense forces and a ma-
There Are
jor-general in the army reserve.
Two
The committee stated that the
Corners
one-year classes at the college are
On
comparatively small, consisting of
senior army officers and high gov-
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life in the United States and
throughout the world is encom-
passed in "Challenge and Encoun-
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Struggle for Jewish Survival," the
autobiography of Maurice Bisgyer,
for 27 years the executive head of
One summoned to the Tora
Bnai Brith, which will be pub-
takes the shortest path on his
El
lished by Crown in May.
way to the Tora and the longer
Bisgyer, who retired as execu-
way when he leaves the altar at tive vice-president of Bnai Brith
which the Tora is read.
at the end of 1964, and who pre-
Taking the shorter way to the viously served as executive direc-
altar has a twofold purpose. First, tor of the Jewish Community Cen-
since the congregation waits until ter of Washington for 14 years,
his airival at the altar to have the 1923-37, has been associated with
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