20—Friday, June 2, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Bnai David School Dedication Slated
BY RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX
(Copyright, 1967, JTA, Inc.)
Why is there a Jewish tradi-
tion that the fringes (Tzitzit) are
not cut with a knife or a scis-
sors; rather with one's teeth?
This tradition is mentioned in
mediveal sources (Mate Moshe).
CONG. BNAI JACOB: Services 7:45 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. The basic reason given is that there
SAMUEL LIEBERMAN SCHOOL AT BNAI DAVID
Rabbi Isaac will speak on "The Wilderness."
was a reluctance among the Jew-
TEMPLE BETH JACOB: Services 7:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Berkowitz ish people to use metal in coming
The school was established to
will discuss "The Queen of Days in Jewish Ritual and Folklore." in contact with religious objects.
Cong. Bnai David's new school
This is because metal is an im- building will be dedicated in mem- offer a broader program than was
Services Saturday at 8:30 a.m.
by a two-hour-per-week
CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYLM: Services 7:45 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Goldman will speak on "A People in the Desert." death and our religion is one of Thursday, with Rabbi Hayim Donin curriculum of the average Sunday
life. This is the reasoning given and Cantor Hyman Adler officiat- school.
YOUNG ISRAEL OF NORTHWEST DETROIT: Services 7:45 p.m. today
for the biblical injunction with re- ing at the ceremonies. The public
and 9 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Prero will speak on "Spring Cleaning
gard to the altar of sacrifice of is invited.
for the Soul."
which it is written: "Thou shalt
There are 10 new classrooms in
('ONG. BETH ABRAHAM: Services 7:35 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m. lift no iron toll upon them (i.e.
Saturday. Rabbi Halpern will discuss "To Conform or Not to the stones of the altar) (Deutero- the building, as well as a library,
teachers' lounge and administrative
Co nf orm."
nomy 27:5). This is one of the offices for the school and syna-
CONG. BETH TEFILO EMANUEL TEKVAIL Services 7:45 p.m. today reasons given for writing the Sefer gogue. Children, who formerly met
and 8:30 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Levin will speak on "The Prayer Tora with a feather quill instead at McKinley School in Southfield,
Grant Peace Unto Us."
of a metal pen.
have been attending classes at the
THE NEW TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today at Birmingham Unitarian
new school since May 4.
Why is it that the Tallit (which
Church. William Chafets, president of the National Federation
The afternoon Hebrew school
some commonly call a "prayer
of Temple Youth, will speak on "The State of European Jewish
was begun in September 1954
by Rabbi Donin-29 students in
ings on it showing which part
FOR ONE YEAR
TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Ranter will speak
rented quarters at the Francis
on "Why Do They Act That Way?—The Dilemma of Being Young
Scott Key School in Oak Park.
Basically a Tallit is a four cor-
Adults." Services 11:15 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Kanter will speak on
Today, the student body numbers
"Jacob Henry: Defender of the Bill of Rights." Steven Jeffrey nered garment. Without any sym-
more than 600 pupils in 28 classes
bol of recognition one can wear
Gach, Bar Mitzva.
and a teaching staff of 22.
this garment in any direction (i.e.
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Bernard with either end facing up or down).
Until last year, Rabbi Eric Green-
Raskas of Temple of Aaron, St. Paul, will speak on "Rani V'Simchi It seems that the tradition calls
baum served as part-time director
— Serve the Lord With Joy." Dr. Harry Gordon, dean of the Albert
for a requirement that once one of the school; and last August,
Beth Yehuda School
Einstein School of Medicine, also will speak. Renanah Halpern, end has been used for the upper Rabbi Aaron Brander was elected
Bat Mitzva. Services 9 a.m. Saturday. Arthur Schwartz, Bar Mitzva. part (towards or around the head) to the full-time post of educational
BETH AARON SYNAGOGUE: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. it should never be used for the director.
Saturday. Paul Kretzmer and Kenneth Mogell, Bnai Mitzva.
lower part. One should never lower
('ONG. BETH HILLEL: Services 7:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. the esteem or position of a holy
object. ("Ma-akin B'kodesh V'eyn
Marc Robbins, Bar Mitzva.
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today, Bette Gail Caminker, Bat Moredin"). The basis for this tra-
Mitzva. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. Jerry Jay Kaufman, Bar Mitzva. dition is traced to a verse in the
Bible "which has been shown thee
ADAS SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m. on the mountain" (Exodus 26:30).
HARVEY SCHREIBMAN, Conductor
Saturday. Neal Daskal, Bar Mitzva.
The Talmud (Yerushalmi) asks "Is
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 7:40 p.m. today and 8:30 p.m. Satur- there then a law guiding the man-
day. Michael Irwin Phillips and Barry Charles Simon, Bnai Mitzva. ner in which the tabernacle had
CONG. SIIAAREY ZEDEK: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur- to be set up?" In answer to this
the Talmud explains that once the
day. Bennett Marc and Barry Mathew Rudner, Bnai Mitzva.
(The Two Brothers)
Regular services will be held at Temple Emanu-El, Cong. Beth boards and parts of the Mishkan
Moses, Cong. Ahavas Achim, Young Israel Center of Oak-Woods, had been used for a certain place,
they could not be used in any place
Downtown Synagogue, Mishkan Israel, Cong. Beth Joseph and Cong.
SUNDAY, JUNE 4 at 8 P.M.
Bnai Moshe where Rabbi Moses Lehrman will give a report on his trip below or inferior to that in which
they had been initially marked.
Scottish Rite Cathedral
to Washington, D. C.
This, the Tallit is likewise marked
so that the part which is consid-
ered a "crown" for its wearer
bringing him glory and credit as
a subject of the Divine King of
NORMAN BRADLEY, Baritone
Kings. Thus the adornment of the
LISA NOVAK, Choreographer
Marks received citations from the head part is called "Atara' which
The New Temple will celebrate
its first anniversary with a dinner- Defense Department, American means a crown. Pious Jews often
Yiddish, English and Hebrew Folk Songs
dance at Pine Knob resort 9 p.m. Heritage Foundation, ASCAP, Cha- attach the silver pieces to this
TICKETS FROM ALL MEMBERS OF THE CHORUS, OR CALL DI 1-9231,
BR 2-0330, or KE 2-9136 OR AT BOX OFFICE EVENING OF THE
Saturday. Chairman is Harry Rocr. pel of the Four Chaplains, Bnai part bringing added luster and
Gerald Marks, composer and ra- Brith, Paralyzed Veterans of Amer- significance to it.
conteur, will entertain through the ica, American Legion, Congres-
courtesy of the sional Record and many others.
Rabbi Ernst J. Conrad of The
New Temple announced that Wil-
o f Composers,
liam Chafets, president of the Na-
Authors and Pub-
WASHINGTON (JTA)—The Rab-
tional Federation of Temple binical Assembly of America, cen-
tral body of the Conservative rabbi-
Now Accepting Enrollments
congregation on "The State of nate, was urged here by its presi-
songs as "All of
European Jewish Youth" at wor- dent, Rabbi Eli A. Bohnen, to
Me" and "Is It
ship services 8:30 p.m. today at support state aid for the secular
True What They
FOR BOYS and GIRLS 4 to 11
Birmingham Unitarian Church.
S ay About
portion of-religious and day school
Meeting daily 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Shaorey
D ixie?" are
A native of Pontiac, Chafets now education but not for the religious
among his many
resides in Bloomfield Hills and is a part of it.
Zedek Building, Northwestern Highway at 11 Mile Road.
student at the University of Michi-
Speaking at the opening session
Marks, born in Saginaw, attend- gan, preparing himself for en- of the 67th annual convention of
special activities geared for campers of various
ed the University of Michigan and trance into Hebrew Union College. the Assembly, Rabbi Bohnen re-
later turned professional, organiz- He served as an executive in his affairmed the organization's posi-
ing his own orchestra and compos- home temple youth group, as presi- tion on separation of church and
• Outdoor, indoor play activities • Swimming • Dancing
dent of Michigan State Temple state.
At the invitation of Carl Sand- Youth (MSTY) and was named
• Overnight and extended camping trips for ages 8 and up
burg, Marks supplied the music for president of the National Federa-
Dr. Shmueli to Address
"Mr. Lincoln and His Gloves," re- tion of Temple Youth (NFTY) for
• Hobby clubs • Lessons in halil • Cook outs • Visit
corded by George London of the the year 1966-1967. He represent- Kvutza Ivrit Saturday
Metropolitan Opera Company, and ed American Reform Jewish young
places of interest • Hot meals on Tuesdays and Thurdays
Historian Dr. Ephraim Shmueli
"Mr. Longfellow and His Boy." He people at Amsterdam last summer will address the Kvutza Ivrit, He-
• Transportation available in most areas
did the scores for such musical at the International Conference of brew Speaking Circle, 8:30 p.m.
productions as "My Dear Public," the World Federation of Progres- Saturday at the Jewish Center. His
"Ziegfeld Follies," "White Horse sive Jewish Youth.
topic will be "S. Agnon and N.
3 to July 28 (4 weeks)
Inn" and "Hold It!", also motion
Members of the temple youth Sachs, the Nobel Prize Winners."
to Aug. 18
group will participate in the ser-
In 1954, Marks toured Ameri-
volumes and frequent contributor
can installations in Europe and
to many Hebrew periodicals here
Dr. G. Ernest Thomas, minis-
For applications and information
Africa on an Army-ASCAP in-
and in Israel, is concluding his two-
ter of the First Methodist
vitation, receiving a certificate of
year assignment on the faculty of
commendation from the secre-
the College of Hebrew Studies in
speak at services June 9 on "The
tary of defense. Among his
Cleveland. Friends are invited.
Goal and Program of the Birm-
works is "The Ten Jewish Holi-
ingham Council of Churches."
days," and at the invitation of
Individuals and families living
Bnai Brith Youth Organization,
For the Finest in
in the Birmingham Bloomfield-
wrote the official song, "Today
Southfield areas interested in par-
and Tomorrow" and for Bnai
Brith Girls, "Give Me Your
tivities of The New Temple are
Residential and Commercial
Hand." During World War II,
invited to attend. For information,
his song "Dig Down Deep," was
used as one of the official Treas-
office, 4036 Telegraph, Bloomfield
ury Department songs to sell
42nd Annual Spring Concert
JEWISH FOLK CHORUS
"DI TSVEI BRIDER"
New Temple to Celebrate First Year
During Coming Weekend of Activity
Discuss School Aid
SHAAREY ZEDEK DAY CAMP
Please Call 357-5544