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May 19, 1967 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-05-19

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Bnai Brith Establishes Youth Service in Israel


26—Friday, May 19, 1967


Israel Independence Day Program
at Head of Center's Calendar

Jewish youth will honor Israel's
Independence Day 8:30 p.m. Sun-.
day at the Jewish Center.
This program. sponsored by the
City-Wide Jewish Youth Planning
Committee, will feature speakers
and presentations. with an Israeli
social to follow. Ben Schiff will
serve as chairman of the evening,
and Brian Fischhoff and Dr.
Shmuel Ben Dor will debate the
question "What Jewish Youth
Think of Israel Today." Larry
Schwartz will serve as moderator.
A survey undertaken by the
committee during the past few
weeks will be compiled and the
results announced. This survey
asks questions of youth in order
to determine their identification
with Israel.
There will be presentations by
the Israeli Ensemble, instrumen-
talists. during the program and at
the social.

The Jewish Center group ser-
vices division is planning a Sum-
mer Youth Amateur Show, for

which all 7th-12th graders may
audition in early June and during
the summer.
The final program will be open
to the public. For information and
registration forms, call the group
services division, DI 1.4200.



A Bicycle Safety Clinic and
Rodeo will be conducted at the
Meyers parking lot of the Jewish
Center 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Under the supervision of the De-
troit Police Department, with the
assistance of the Automobile As-
sociation of America, the Omens
teen club will sponsor a free saf-
ety and general-condition check
for bicycles owned by members of
the Jewish Center and their
The safety check will be follow-
ed by the rodeo, contests which
will test the handling ability of
those who participated in the saf-
ety check.
Bicycle licenses will he sold by
the police department.

Youth News

Historiam l)r. Irving Greenberg
to Address Ilidrasha Seminar

"Can Judaism Survive in a Free Soviet Jewry and chairman of the
Society?" will he discussed by Dr. advisory board of the Center for
Irving Greenberg, associate pro- Russian Jewry.
Participants will meet in small
lessor of history at Yeshiva Uni-
versity and rabbi of the Riverdale
groups to formulate their own
opinions on questions raised by
Jewish Center. at an all-day semi-
nar sponsored by the Midrasha,
Greenberg. After a lunch break,
College of Jewish Studies, Sunday.. the conference will resume for
'File conference will be held at
a final question period and sum-
the Esther Berman Building, with
registration beginning at 10 a.m.
It is through the generosity of
In all
the Seminar in Louis LaMed, chairman of the Mid-
Contemporary Jewish Ideas, Rabbi rasha board of directors, and
George M. Zeltzer, president of the
Midrasha regis-
United Hebrew Schools, that this
conference is made possible.
trar. said. "As in
There will he a nominal charge l
all periods in his-
for lunch. For resery C
ons and in-
tory. youth today
is searching for
formation, call the UllS, DI 1-3407
or UN 4-1115.
answers to ques-
In conjunction with the Sunday
tions which are
plaguing human-
event, the Midrasha will cooperate ,
with the New H: Skala in present-
ity. Our Jewish
ing a melave malka 9:30 p.m. Sat-
youth is confront-
urday at the Esther Berman Build-
ed with an addi-
tional problem— Dr. Greenberg ; ing.
they are seeking to relate Judaic
A symposium on "The Jewish
values to everyday life and are re- Community and Social Issues" will
jecting the ready-made solutions be presented by a panel: Kenneth
worked out by others. They must Cockrell, discussing "The Negro's
be provided with clear frames of Challenge to Pluralistic America";
reference within which they can Harvey Robb, "The New Left and
resolve the dilemma of Jewish the Jew"; and Norman Shiffman,
"Is there a Jewish Community?"
Dr. Greenberg is currently a The public is invited.
member of the advisory board of
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The Henry Ford Spotlight, school
newspaper, was the recipient of
two national high school journal-
ism awards.
A top ranking of "medalist," re-
served for papers distinguishing
themselves in quality, was award-
ed by the Columbia Scholastic
Press Association. The Spotlight
was one of only two papers in the
state to receive this honor which
covered the papers issued in 1966.
For the first semester of this
school year, The Spotlight also re-
ceived a first-class ranking from
the National Scholastic Press As-
Steve Feldman has been elect.
ed president of the January 1968
graduating class in what proved
to be an extremely close ballot.
ing. Active in school events,
Steve belongs to the National
Honor Society, the Student Coun-
cil and the Study Hall 107
Nine American flags have been
presented to the school by the
Morton Silverman Auxiliary of the
Jewish War Veterans. Before the
presentation, flags were in only
the auditorium and gym. When
the Silverman Post offered one
flag to any high school, Ford Prin-
cipal Samuel Milan made a special
request for flags for each study
hall and the main hall.
Student Council president How-
ard Rontal and study hall repre-
sentatives accepted the flags from
Leonard Schrieber, Silverman pre-
sident, at a Parents-Teachers Coun-
cil meeting.
Spring sports got under way
with boys' tennis, baseball and
track. Last year's city champion
tennis team started its season
with a 3I, , 2-3 win over Cooley.
The baseball team, runner-up to
Redford last year, started off
with a rare tie against Murray-
Wright. The tie was a result of
a Public School League rule that
no inning of baseball can start
after 5:45 p.m.
After losses to Cooley and Mack-
enzie, the track team beat Murray-
Wright 67-51. It was the first win
in the last 38 meets. Ford was
strong in the long-distance events
and swept the shot put and pole
vault events.

Beth Abraham Offers
Kalt Scholarship

Cong. Beth Abraham has an-
nounced the second annual com-
petition for the Sidney Kalt Mem-
orial Israel Scholarship Award for
1967. The award of a trip to the
state for study and travel is a
2-Month Trip to Israel
project of Mrs. Bee Kalt and
Bob Loewenstein, who expressed
his wish to visit Israel in his the congregation as a memorial to
Kalt's late husband, Sidney.
article, "My View of Israel"
Students of the Beth Abraham
(Youth Page, May 5), will have
Hebrew School and its teen clubs
his wish.
Bob, an active member of Tem- and members' children are eli-
ple Beth El's youth group, h as gible to apply. The winner is cho-
been awarded a two-month trip sen on the basis of his or her Heb-
to Israel by the temple in honor rew educational background, par-
of his outstanding achievement ticipation in congregation and com-
as a student in the Beth El high munal activities. Finalists also will
school department. have a personal conference with
Son of Mr. and Mrs. Alfred the judges committee. All candi-
L. Loewenstein, 18964 Birch- dates must submit on essay on
crest, Bob graduates this month "Why I Want to Visit Israel."
from the temple high school de- The judges committee consists
partment and will spend the two of Dr. Robert Schlaff, Judge Na-
summer months touring Israel than J. Kaufman, Steven Kalt,
Morris Davis and Edward Blau,
and working on a kibutz.
Sue Gail Cohen, daughter of whose daughter Janice was last
Mrs. Ruth Cohen of Windsor, was year's award winner. Rabbi Israel
outstanding girl in the class who I. Halpern and Rabbi Martin Ta-
also won a two-month trip to telbaum are consultants to the
Israel. judges committee.



NEW YORK (JTA) — T h e
establishment of Bnai Brith youth
service in Israel in collaboration
with its principal municipalities
was announced jointly by Ben
Barkin of Milwaukee, international
chairman of the Bnai Brith Youth
Commission, and Dr. Ben Zion
Kauders of Tel Aviv, president of
the Bnai Brith Israel District.

The agreement with the Israeli
municipalities provides for affilia-
tion of an existing youth service,
"Noar Lenoar" (Youth for Youth),
with the international network of
chapters comprising the Bnai
Brith Youth Organization.

Dr. Goldman Due
at Hillel Brunch Series

According to Lewin, there are
now approximately 5,000 young
people between the ages of 14 and
18 enrolled in Noar Lenoar. All of
them are secondary school stu-
dents. The principal activity of
Noar Lenoar has been rendering
of volunteer services by the youth
of Israel to disadvantaged youth,
such as boys and girls from immi-
grant families and the physically
and mentally handicapped.

The work is now being broad-
ened to include volunteer services
to the aged and other adults, co-
operation with Arab youth groups
in Israel, and the establishment of
close relationships with Jewish
youth in the Diaspora—particu-
larly in North America.


The Sunday Brunch Series of
Bnai Brith Hillel Foundation at
Wayne State University will fea-
ture Dr. Bernard Goldman, WSU
professor of art and art history,
discussing "A Visit to the Syna-
gogue of Dura Europos," 11 a.m.
Sunday at Hillel House.


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Dr. Goldman will present color
slides and an interpretation of the
art work in this Hellenistic Syna-
gogue from the 3rd century.


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That evening at 7, the student
members of Hillel will meet at
Hillel House for a citywide scav-
enger hunt in which all students
may participate. There will be a
prize. Nominal charge.



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