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June 09, 1967 - Image 20

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-06-09

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Shavuot to Be Ushered in Tuesday Evening

Installations of officers and con-
firmations of students will high-
light Shavuot services at several
local synagogues next week. The
holiday, known as the Feast of
Weeks, will he observed Tuesday
night through Thursday.
Yizkor prayers will be recited
Thursday morning in Orthodox
and Conservative synagogues. Be-
cause the holiday lasts but one
day for the Reform Jews, they
will recite Yizkor Wednesday.
Following is a partial list of
services scheduled:
Cong. Ahavas Achim will see
its officers and board members
installed at 8:30 a.m. services
Thursday. Other Shavuot services
are scheduled for 8 p.m. Tuesday,
8:30 a.m. and 7:45 p.m. Wednes-
day and 8 p.m. Thursday.
Cong. Bnal Moshe will hold
services 8:45 a.m. Wednesday,
when Rabbi Moses Lehrman:
will preach on "When We Are
Free," and 8:30 a.m. Thursday,
when the sermon will be on
"Simplifying Our Lives." Eve-
ning services are scheduled for
7 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday
and 8 p.m. Thursday.
Cong. Beth Hillel services will
he 7:45 p.m. and 8:45 a.m. both
days. Rabbi Joel Litke will speak
on The Universal and the Na-
tional" Wednesday and "An Act
of Kindness" Thursday. The tra-
ditional Shavuot Lernen will be
held 10 p.m. Tuesday.
Young Israel Center of Oak-
Woods will hold evening services
at 8 Tuesday and 8:10 Wednes-
day and Thursday. Morning serv-
ices will be at 9. Each evening,
the building will reopen at 10
for Tikkun Shavuot and Tora
.study. Refreshments will be served
during the night, and a holiday
minyan will' be formed at the
break of dawn.
Cong. Bnai Israel of Pontiac
will hold its services 7:45 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thurs-
day; and 7:30 a.m. Wednesday and
Temple Emanu.E1 will see 67
young people confirmed at 7:30
p.m. Tuesday, and leading mem-
bers of the congregation will
participate in 10:30 a.m. serv-
ices Wednesday.

S. African Jew Named to Swaziland Cabinet

Beth A b rah am Synagogue's elected congregation and mem- South African Jew, Leo Lovell, has
appointed minister of finance
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern will install orial park officers will be honored
the officers and trustees of the at induction ceremonies during the in the Swaziland Cabinet. He was
a Labor member of the South Af-
congregation at services 8:30 a.m. services.
Beth Aaron Synagogue will see
Wednesday, after which the new
leaders will host a kidush in the Samuel Loberman installed to his 20 — Friday, June 9, 1967
social hall. Morning services second term as president Thurs-
Thursday also will be at 8:30. day morning. Other officers and
Evening services are scheduled board members also will be in-
for 7:30. stalled.
Shaarey Zedek Synagogue will
Adas Shalom Synagogue will
hold evening services at 6 and hold its services 6 evenings and
morning services at 8:40. Newly 18:45 mornings.

rican Parliament from 1949 to 1958,
representing Benoni, where he

lived and had a leading part in
Jewish communal affairs. He set-

tled in Swaziland in 1961.



Now Accepting Enrollments

Dr. Hertz Awarded Doctor of Divinity
at Hebrew Union College Exercises

Dr. Richard C. Hertz, senior . University, where he earned his
rabbi of Temple Beth El, was , PhD degree in the field of reli-
called a "dedicated spiritual and gious education.
civic leader who has served his
He served as a chaplain in the
congregants and Judaism in ac- U.S. Army during World War II
cordance with the noble traditions and is presently a member of the
of the rabbinate" by Dr. Nelson chaplaincy commission of the Na-
Glueck, president of H ebrew tional Jewish Welfare Board.
Union College-Jewish Institute of
Religion, at its commencement
exercises in Cincinnati. Rabbi Beth Abraham Fete
Hertz was awarded an honorary to Be Celebrated With
degree of doctor of divinity at
the ceremonies.
'Salute to Our Future'
The citation accompanying the
Cong. Beth Abraham has sched-
degree pointed uled its Diamond Jubilee Dinner
to the "percep- Dance for 9 p.m. June 17 in the
tive writings on social hall celebrating 75 years
Judaism and Jew- since the congregation was
existence" founded.
i s h
and the "active
Called the "Salute to Our Fut-
service" that ure" dinner, the highlight of the
Rabbi Hertz has celebration will be the mortgage
rendered to He- retirement ceremony, in which
brew Union Col-
leading members of the congrega-
lege-Jewish I n- tion will participate.
stitute o f Reli-
Although the congregation did
g i on as vice
chairman of its board of overseers. not dedicate its first synagogue
Dr. Hertz is the author of "The building until 1907 on Winder St.
Education of the Jewish Child;" between Hastings and Rivard, its
"Prescription for Heartache," "The articles of association and incor-
American Jew in Search of Him- poration filed with the county
self;" "What Counts Most in Life;" clerk are dated May 10, 1892, and
and "What Can A Man Believe?" it is presently one of the two oldest
Ile is also a frequent contributor Orthodox congregations in Michi-
to Jewish journals.
For 50 years, the late Rabbi
Dr. Hertz, a graduate of the Joseph Thumin served as Beth Ab-
University of Cincinnati, was or- raham's spiritual leader. He died
dained in June 1942. He did post- in April 1962. Henry Thumin, son
graduate work at the University of the late rabbi, is the new presi-
of Chicago and at Northwestern dent-elect of the congregation. He
will be installed in office at Sha-
vuot services June 14. Rabbi Israel
Halpern has been Beth Abraham's
spiritual leader since 1949.

Henry Thumin
Elected President
of Beth Abraham

At the annual election meeting


Dr. Arthur Judah Greenfield
Dr. Nathan Wiser


On the occasion of their appointment
as Associate Professors of Physics


In this hour of crisis we fervently pray
that their efforts will contribute to crea-
tive peace in Israel and the world.


of Cong. Beth Abraham, Henry
Thumin was elected president;
Sam Kaufer and Irving Adler, vice
presidents; Ed-
ward Rice, treas-
urer; and Alvin
Iwrey and Men-
ashe Haar, sec-
Thumin, an at-
torney, is the son
of the syna-
gogue's former
spiritual leader,
Rabbi Joseph
Thumin, who served the congre-
gation for 50 years until his death
in 1961. Kaufer, chairman of the
board of trustees, serves also as
president of the First Galician So-
ciety of Detroit.
The new trustees are Albert
Chait, Fred Grossman, Bernhard
Lichtenstein and Dave Subelsky.
At the morning services of the
first day of Shavuot, Wednesday,
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern will install
the new officers and trustees, who
will also be hosts at a kiddush
and reception following the serv-

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