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August 11, 1967 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-08-11

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Danny Raskin's



THE DRIBS. DAUBS and spat-
ters at an exhibition recently of
abstract art in Miami. Fla.. were
beginning to make builder Gerry
Taines feel dizzy . . . Pausing a
moment near a couple who also
seemed to have had it. Gerry over-
heard the man remark. - Well.
there's one thing that can be said
for modern art—it gives every-
body a chance. -

Sidney Kaye Is Dead;
Host to Celebrities
at Russian Tea Room

Greek Govt. to Ease Decrees Aimed at Jews

ise by the Greek government to'
modify its new regulations will
ease restrictions on the Jewish
NEW YORK — Sidney Kaye.
whose New York restaurant. the community of Greece and "allow
it to administer its own internal
Russian Tea Room, served as a
affairs," Dr. William A. Wexler,1
gathering place for actors. actress-
president of Bnai Brith, said Sun- !
e and other celebreties died Mon-
day. He expressed satisfaction with
day at age 53.
an official statement that the new
Born in New York. the son of a Greek regime would rescind several
restaurateur. Mr. Kaye was grad- decrees it had adopted in June
uated from Wittenberg University, which would have imposed non-
Springfield, 0., in 1935. After Jewish representation on the di-
teaching chemistry in high schools, rectorates of the Jewish commun-
he entered the army in 1942 as a ity's major functioning bodies.
private and rose to captain.
I n 1946 with $400 from his
Haifa Court Sentences
army savings, he bought part

interest in the Russian Tea

Room, founded in 1927. Nine
years later, he was able to ob-

Saboteur to 20 Years

Dr. Wexler and Herman Edels-

berg. director of the Bnai Brith
International Council, met separ-
atelywith Greek officials and rep-1
resentatives of the Jewish com-
munity in Athens last week. They
received assurance that the rul-
ings — which would have placed
two non-Jewish government offi-
cials on each of the five-member
boards governing KIS, the central
committee for Greece's 13 local
Jewish communities, and OPAIE,
which administers heirless proper-
ties of Jewish victims of Nazism.
are to be amended. Dr. Wexler
said. Bnai Brith is active in
Greece, with lodges in Athens and
Dr. Wexler said that the pledge
to alter the decrees indicates that
the -Greek government "has ac-
cepted the view that appointment
of non-Jews to administer the or-
ganized religious, cultural and edu-
cational activities of the Jewish
community would have created a
debilitating and intolerable condi-

TEL AVIV (JTA)—A 2'7-year-
old member of the Palestine Li-
beration Organization was sen-
tenced July 27 by a Haifa court to
Mr. Kaye took a personal inter- 20 years in prison on charges of
est in his patrons. "When people , armed infiltration. Samir Shafik
are hungry." he said "they are Darwish, who was captured May 8
not themselves. Once they've had disguised as a British subject con-
. they become fessed to the charges when he was
a drink and dinner,
Jewish Braille Institute Day
RECENT PERFORMER with the human beings again." Mr. Kaye arraigned on July 13.
Jewish Center Theater Workshop was noted for his willingness to
The prosecution said that when Observed at Expo '67
and engineer student in Detroit. make a loan to an actor friend Darwish was arrested, he was car-
Ramiro It a sad a, writes to Center or employe.
rying a collection of 122 plastic Braille Institute Day was observed
Theater actor Mike Goodman from
Among Mr. Kaye's survivors are explosives, detonators, a specially Tuesday at Expo '67 honoring the
his home in Colombia. South Amer- a sister, Mrs. Jan Peerce. wife of equipped camera, a gun and orders achievements of the Jewish Braille
ica . . . Ramiro returned there the operatic tenor. to use the explosives to create des- Institute of America. Principal par-
with wife Sophie and two sons to
truction in Israeli cities.
ticipants in the observance were
in their rehabilita-
he l h
p people
He also was reported to have Sam Steinberg, of Montreal, presi-
lion program . . . his letter to Albert Lieberman, 80;
dent of the Foundation for Juda-
Mike was mainly on the Israeli
asked him what he intended to use ism, sponsor of Expo's Pavilion of
crisis because of his close work Philadelphia Leader
Judaism; Judge Emil N. Baar. of
PHILADELPHIA (JTA) — Al- it for he replied he wanted to New York, president of the In-
here with Jewish people . . • "I
wish I was 10 years younger so pert H. Lieberman, prominent na- listen on Kol Israel Radio report- stitute; and Dr. Jacob Freid, the
that I could volunteer to go to tional Jewish leader and philan.H ing on the results of his assign-
Institute's executive director.
80 . A ment .
Israel, either to fight or help thropist. died here at age 80
those brave people to rebuild their leading figure in Philadelphia ,
country and defend it against the Jewish activities for many years.!
Communist aggression of Nasser." , Mr. Lieberman was responsible
for the creation and growth of I .
many social welfare and humani-
M 1CKEY SI IORR ( remember tarianinstitutions here.
slick'') is back in Detroit again
Deeply interested in the refugee
. after 10 years away in Cali-
and Chicago . . . He's na- problem. Jewish education and
fornia program manager of Cen- other Jewish communal services,
tory Radio Stations throughout he was one of the founders and
in vice presidents at the Allied Jew-

tain full ownership of the estab-
lishment, located next to Carne-
gie Hall.

24—Friday, August 11, 1967

Peace Talks

A report from Tel Aviv
states that Ismail Hejazi, who
resigned last week as Jordan's
development minister, has
predicted that direct peace.
talks between Jordan and
Israel will be held within 10




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in the local city . . . Now Mickey mer treasurer. Recently, he and
has returned to stay in the hone-' his wife. Elizabeth. donated a
town and give out with his very building to the federation that
many versatile talents. serves as part of the FJA head-
quarters and which is named for
. .
' them.
SEEING SIGNS . . . on a tree
He was one of the top leaders
by Phil Gould up north . . . , of the Joint Distribution Commit'
"CORDWOOD FOR SALE LIKE tee. served as a treasurer of the
' American Jewish Committee. was
a member of the executive corn-
mittee of the Council of Jewish
former Detroiters. went to Fort Federations and Welfare Funds,
Sheridan. Ill. to see a young friend • and was active in the
who had just been inducted, they Medical College and in the Na-
were impressed by the sight of tional Jewish Hospital of Denver.
president of the Jewish Family
about 3.000 boys alike from head As
he was credited with the
to toe in brand-new uniforms and Service,
GI haircuts . . . When they finally establishment of its Committee for
located their friend. Joyce asked New Americans.

him how it felt to he wearing a
uniform . . . "Aw. it's okay." he
said. "except that I feel so con-

WHEN YOU MAKE two people •
happy. one of them is apt to be
• •
California that when they were
making the 55.000.000 epic a few
years back. called "The King of
Kings." a press release said that
the producer was keeping the plot
a secret . . . Sam's friend on the
Los Angeles Examiner called the
press agent and asked what the
release meant . . . The agent ex-
' plained that the producer wanted
it that way .. . "Well," said Sam's
friend. "I know a book that has the
plot in it. It's called the New Tes-
• tament." . . "For Pete's sake,"
pleaded the press agent. "don't
tell the producer."

Benjamin Tabachinsky,
Jewish Labor Committee

NEW YORK (JTA) — Benja-
min Tabachinsky, 71. executive
secretary of the Jewish Labor
Committee. died Sunday.
A native of Bialystock. Poland,
he came to the U.S. in 1938 on
behalf of the Central Yiddish
School Organization in Poland.
From 1918 to 1938, he served as
a member of the Municipal Coun-
cil of Bialystock.
During World War II and im-
mediately thereafter, he served on
a rescue committee which had
been set up by the late American
Federation of Labor president,
William Green, to save European
labor leaders caught in the Nazi

Amsterdam Jurist Dies

Franken, noted Dutch
lawyer and former vice president
`Guy" at 4 Theaters
Jack Lemmon portrays oddball of the Amsterdam High Court of
Harry Berlin in the comedy "Luv." Justice, died here at age 75. A
opening Wednesday at the Royal fervent Zionist, Dr. Franken was
Oak, Terrace. Vogue and Dear- an executive member of the Dutch
Zionist Federation for many years.
born theaters.
The film version of Murray He was a former inmate of the

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