34-Friday, May 26, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Survey Shows Jewish Youth
• Attitudes to Israel
Littlest Ones Help Israel Celebrate
By DOUGLAS ZUSMAN
The Southfield Chapter of the
National Honor Society inducted
72 new members in the high school
auditorium. Principal Hall and
Southfield's Mayor Clarkson offer-
ed congratulations to the induc-
tees and their parents.
to Make comments about their
BY PAUL BERNSTEIN
The results of a survey of 351 feelings toward Israel today. Some
Detroit area teen-agers examining of the written comments were:
"I feel that Israel today affords
some of the attitudes of Jewish •
teens toward Israel were an the only opportunity for a Jew to
nounced at the -zouth celebration live a genuinely Jewish life accord-
President Doug Zusman then
Ronald Lax, a kindergartener at Akiva Hebrew Day School,
of Israel Independence Day at the ing to the traditional Command - spoke about the National Honor
is about to take a nosh from the gigantic Israel anniversary cake
Jewish Center Sunday evening.
Israel is the only place in the Society, its purpose, its quplifica-
was presented to the school by the Jewish National Fuud
The survey indicated that over
where Jews are not dis- tion for membership and its mem-
for Akiva's celebration of Israel's rebirth. After the assembly
two-thirds of those questioned world
program, these kindergarteners decided to take a closer look at
criminated against. It is the thing hers. New members then received
considered themselves a Jew
the cake. With Ronald are (from left) Daniel Koenigsberg, Ilelene
first. then an American. Three- . that holds the Jews together as a their membership card and pin
and a mayor's proclamation.
Katz and Amber Saltzman.
I) i) .
e d e upon Israe
srae l as
Present members of the NHS
- I feel that Israel is the home-
the homeland of the Jews, rather i
than the homeland of the citi-
WSU Hillel Speaker to Be Yeshiva Prof
John Kaner, Judy Kerwin.
: I would like to live there . . . I , Heller,
rens of Israel.
Dr, Louis H. Feldman, professor , with English translation and com-
Morrison, Jeanine Morrison,
However the trend of identifica- feel that too much emphasis is put Mark
Richard Moses, Anthony Moss, and chairman of the department mentary. It appeared in the Loeb
lion with Israel came to an abrupt on Israel."
. Laura of classics at Yeshiva University, 1 Classical Library published by
"I feel Israel today does not
end when 79 per cent indicated :
ver- will deliver the Wayne State Uni- Harvard University Press.
Schon, Sue Shapro.
stand for what it should. The
that. even if given the chance of
man, Douglas Sprinkle and Doug- . versify Annual Hillel Lecture 8:15
Dr, Max Kapustin, director of
a good career in Israel, they would
p.m. Thursday in the Lower De- the Bnai Brith Hillel Foundation,
j autopsies, constant fighting, and
not choose to live there.
inducted seniors are Roy Auditorium at WSU.
that the lecture is open to
fear of war. Even the standards
chhoff. a member of
Marilyn Applebaum, Robert Berg.
of living is very low. Israel is a
The lecture is cosponsored by the public at no charge.
H atzair, commented
Berlin, Mark Brody. Fran
very interesting and exciting
that the results said "the concern
Freedman. Susan Greenberg.
place to visit. However, for the
(with Israel) is there, not the
Charles Hantler, Howard Kahn, of Greek and Lat-
Shuttle Service Offered
average American to live there,
realization of the involvement this
Tova Klein. Frederick Hermann, I in and the Wayne
is almost impossible."
must entail Instead there is real
From July 3 to Sept. 1, the Jew-
Linda Korn. Carolayne, Mark Pens- Classical Society.
, ish Center will provide shuttle ser-
survey drew a great deal of fire ler. Carol Saginaw,
from the 10 Mile branch to
On the question of whether the '
el I, V e sz.
Nancy Spilker and
from many sides.
the main building and return,
existence of Israel effects them,
Newly inducted juniors are Ava chairman of the
Some felt that the questions used
Mondays through Fridays, with the
the teen•agers were split prat- !
Adler, Linda Altman. Robert Aus- department, will
were vague and would be unable
exclusion of July 4.
tically down the middle between
to sum up the person's feelings, tin, George Avrun
a great deal and not at all.
Subject of the
The vote was also very close - . leaving little room for in
Edelman. Harry Elias, Laurie Far-
nions. Others criticized the test
w i 1 I be
Music the Stein-Way
ul h n ( 1 ,o t I.:It op
ul e ari. Robert Feder. James Glinski,
I n , e e t v %:: t. e en aoln m o t 1s t e t a qta s3, t.is o n a n od i a
on the basis that the groups ques-
D i • . Feldman
t h e
ley Goldberg, Ronald Hoffman. lecture
Cr being a .lew effected their lives. tinned were
Koven. Richard Levitt. Richard
The s u r v e y wac written by
The celebration featured a de-
Dr. Feldman received his doctor
Assaf Orr. a representative
of bate on whether Jewish yo th
h are Lipsitt. Sue NIerson, Naomi Plis- of philosophy degree in classics
kow, Judith Rapoport. Ronald
Hashomer Hatzair, and was dis-
concerned a b ou t th e w e
tributecl to the following groups: Schnaar. Bradley Schram and Da- from Harvard University. He
Michigan Temple Youth, Jewish Israel. Taking the affirmative was
taught at Trinity. Hobart and Wil-
Jeff Komarow, senior, made
Com munitv Center, United Syna-
Wayne State University who plans
Max Carpet Cleaning Sale
finalist rating in the Detroit
gogue Youth, Bnai Brith Youth
to settle in Israel after graduation.
has published widely in the field
Free Press Debate Scholarship
Organization. United Hebrew Itic,i The negative cause was taken by
Your 2 largest rooms cleaned for
Competition by placing fifth out
School, Beth Jacob High School.
Dr. Shmuel Ben-Dor, an anthro-
$24.50. Yqur third largest room for
culture as well as Jewish Hellen-
of the 30 district winners from
Hashomer Hatzair and Habonim.
61.00. Call for free estimate, eves.
pology teacher at Wayne and a
ism. His most recent publication is
all over Michigan. This qualifies
The results of the survey were:
between 7 p.m.-10 p.m. 756-3562. Sale
teacher in the United Hebrew
a critical edition of Josephus' "Jew-
I. What conies to your mind
Jeff for an honorary scholar-
ish Antiquities," books 18 to 20,
first - being an American or a
Dr. Ben-Dor claimed that while
student ever to compete in this
Jew?. A Jew-326. An American
noninvolvement in Israel is
annual two-day competition.
found among the minority, it
2. How would you define Is-
The University of Michigan
should be carefully investigated.
rael? The homeland of the Jews
said sentimental attachment Awards
have been awarded to the
following SHS seniors: Susan
- 112. The homeland of the citi-
for Israel-a 19-year "accident"
zens of Israel-124.
Greenberg, Jonathan Kaner. Mark
-found among most American
Morrison. Morris Podolsky and
3. If you had the time, how
Jews is based only on emotion.
Academy Trained Operators to Serve You
, Douglas Zusman. More than 1.000
long would you choose to live in
He argued that since "97 per
high school seniors have been
Franklin Shopping Center
Israel? Two weeks-63. Summer
cent" of Judaism as we know it '
awarded scholarships by the Uni-
14 Mile at Middlebelt
was developed outside of Israel,
versit of Michigan.
4. With the chance of a good
there is no real reason the Jews
Fifteen students were selected
career, would you want to settle
should look to it as a homeland.
to serve on next year's Student
in Israel? Yes-158. N0 - 342.
Fischhoff argued that the con-
Congress in the election during the
5. If you had the power to de-
cept of self-realization of the prob-
past week. The winners are Bar-
cide about the destination of a
lens facing Jews - the Diaspora
big donation, which of the fol-
and assimilation - should play tiara Adler. Bob Austin, Steve
A xelrod, Iris Kahn, Gary Kaplan,
lowing would you decide upon?
a vital factor in the life of an •
Nancy Lax, Jeff Michlin. Abby
The United Foundation-135. The
American Jew. He said that Jews
Moran. Ell yce Rubin. Brad Schram,
Jewish National Fund-368.
' in America were facing spiritual
6. Assuming you are of age,
death and that Israel was the best Karen Sharkey and Pam Yager.
At an honors convocation in
which would you choose to serve
solution. It is in Israel, he said, j
Ford Auditorium, the Detroit As-
in? Vista-76. Peace Corps-128.
rather than in America that one
Sherut La'Am (Israeli Peace
can answer the question "Why be sociation of Phi Beta Kappa
Jewish awarded certificates to S'HS seniors
Marilyn Applebaum. Rene Berlin,
7. Where do you think the
Wendy Cutler. Wendy Detrich,
feeling of Jewishness is the
Steve Field, Judith Glick, Kenneth
strongest? U.S.A.-130. U.S.S.R.
Goldsmith. Andrea Goodman, Su-
san Greenberg, Margaret Heller,
8. Do you look for news about
Kaner. Carol Layne, Jea-
Israel in the newspaper? Yes-
The final spring tween dance nine Morrison, Mark Morrison,
144. No-169. Sometimes-249.
will be held at the Jewish Center Richard Moses, Leon Pedell, Mark
9 How much does the exist-
8 p.m. Saturday.
Pensler, Morris Podolsky, Barbara
ence of Israel affect you? A lot-
The Cavaliers will provide live Schlaff. Daniel Schnaar, Susan
266. A little - 128. Not at all - 228.
entertainment. Games and Prizes Shapiro, Murray Sheldon
10. Does being a Jew affect
your life? Almost always-131. and planned.
An honors convocation for stu-
Almost never-126. Occasionally
dents who received an academic
dress in school clothes. Nominal
average of 3.5 or better was held
11. Would you like to have
For the Finest in Meats and Poultry
at the University of Michigan
been born in Israel? Yes-281.
For information. contact Center
March 31. The following SHS
Group Services, DI 1-4200.
graduates were among those re-
12. Whom of these distinguish-
Applications are being accepted
ed people would you be most
Seniors Svdelle Becker. Steven
for the 1967 Summer Battle of the
proud to meet personally if you
Bands. Participants will have the Brown, Robert Shiller, Lola Stein-
could? Albert Einstein-148.
And for the Finest in KOSHER,
use of professional equipment. baum and Lorie Schneiderwind.
Sandy Koufax-125. Ben-Gurion-
shop at Your Member Market of
Juniors - Jiilius Gardin. Sidney
The contest is open to non-union
85. Mordechay Amilevitch (corn•
bands whose members are between Hantler and Randall Zusman.
the Detroit Area Retail Kosher
mander of the Warsaw Ghetto
age 12 and 18. For information.1 Sophomore-Susan Marrich: and
revolt)-52. Arthur Goldberg-54.
Meat Dealers Association display-
Mordechai Kaplan (modern Jew-
ing this emblem!
Cent 6r. Group Services Division, Kranitz, Ronna Ross and Joyce
The teen-agers were then asked DI 14200,
Housewives, Please Note:
Because of Memorial Day, Tues-
day, May 30th, All Members of the
Detroit Area Retail Kosher Meat
Tu-een Dance Set
at Jewish Center
Dealers Association Will Be:
OPEN SUNDAY, MAY 18th to 1 p.m.
OPEN MONDAY, MAY 19th to 6 p.m.
CLOSED TUESDAY, MAY 30th!