14—Friday, August 13, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS1 —"—
Rabbi's Study Concludes That Rate
Intermarriage Lower Than Pre-1840
Flint Community News 7
The Washington. D.C. study and
NEW YORK (JTA)—The results
of a comparative study on inter- the college campus survey dem-
marriage released by the Central onstrate that "assimilation will oc-
Conference of American Rabbis cur in a large metropolis with a Willowood Country Club was the is. son of Mr. and Mrs. Melvin
The family of the late F. E
reveal that the rate of intermar- mobile population and the absence locale for the Yankee Open Tour- Lewis, weight 4 lifting.
nament. thanks to Joe Megdell, for-
Fivenson announces the unveiling
nape and consequently assimila- of home and family influence."
Joey Harris. son of Dr. and Mrs. of a monument in his memory 1
tion of the Jew into the predomin-
Our greatest challenge con-
Bernard Harris, won the Flint p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27, at Mach-
antly Gentile environment of fronts us today on the college who was responsible for bringing
Soapbox Derby, and is represent- pelah Cemetery, Flint.
.American society is lower at pres- campus, - he stressed. "In the pre- this ladies' tournament to the city
ing Flint in Akron, accompanied
ent than during the early years of 1840 period. religion played a of Flint.
Megdell placed second in the by his entire family.
Jew ish settlement from 1654 to greater role in influencing the
In previous years, both his
lives of individuals than today. In Pro-Am Tournament preceding brother, Rick, and his cousin,
t $25,000 Yankee. He had come
The study was conducted by these times we are living in an the
investments as a
Steve Katz, have won the Flint
Rabbi Malcolm Stern of the age where
possible next step
CCAR, who noted that only on ism and apathy have replaced the Open Pro-Am Tournament -
Willowood Country Club's first
the college campus does an inter- church and the synagogue for
in your family's
experience in handling a national
marriage ratio of 15 percent be- many."
tween Jews and non-Jewish stu-
Rabbi Stern concluded that "the
dents match the historic figures. more organized the Jewish com- club committee chairmen Syd
*Bo to begix...then $ 2 5 a mond&
"We should not be
will start you on a systematic in-
munity becomes, the greater the
alarmed at claims of a sharp rise tendency for Jews to remain Jews Shaprow, Dr. Arnold Hartz, Gil- 1
vestment program in the United
• h spouses bert Gottlieb, Ed Elk, Irving Nack,
Funds group of mutual funds.
in the rate of inter-marriage be-
Irving L. Geisser, executive di-
For free Booklet-Prospectus
tween Jews and non-Jews," Rabbi' to identify with the Jewish corn- Aaron Weston, Leonard Bragman,
giving detailed information,writo
Dr. Ray Engelman, Bud Schwartz, rector of the Flint Jewish Com-
munity. The continued vitality of
He claimed that records show synagogue life will prove an ef-
of the Small Cities Executive Con-
that by 1840 there were 15,000 fective brake to the assimilation arman and Mrs. Hartz.
ference to be held next week in
• • •
Jewish settlers in this country trend and continues to keep Juda-
Mark Engelman, son of Dr. and Greenfield Park, N. Y.
mostly on the Eastern Seaboard. ism and the Jew a vital force on
The conference is sponsored
From 1654 to 1840 there were 942 the American scene."
Mrs. Raymond Engelman, was the
jointly by the Council of Jewish
Jewish marriages, and of these
Rabbi Max Eichhorn of the Na- only Michigan boy to qualify in Federations and Welfare Funds
150 or approximately 15 per cent
the U.S.A. Junior Amateur Cham-
were between Jews and Christians.. tional Jewish Welfare Board, an pionship Golf Tournament at Twin and the National Jewish Welfare
1 Orthodox authority on conversions, has Hills Golf and Country Club in Board.
ince at that time
Sessions this year will empha-
Judaism existed, these mixed mar- found the conversion of non-Jews Ooklahoma City.
riages were performed either by to Judaism to be on the increase
Wind Fmds wait
Mark tied the course record with size community organization proc-
ess and will analyze the impact of
Christian clergymen or in civil over the years, mostly d u e to a 34 on the front nine. He also
reasons. . although in recent ceived a citation, being one of six the recent Middle-East Crisis on
boys in the country to have played campaigning and leadership for
A variety of statistics
f for intellectual
REPRESENTED LOCALLY BY
three times in the junior tourna- 1968.
current rates of intermarriage A ,
study by the These conversions are voluntary,
March 1957 sample
MARVIN S. GREEN
The greatest recorded age for a
Federal Bureau of the Census pro-
not openly engage in any program
Several Flint youth participated horse is 61 years, credited to "Old
duced an intermarriage statistic of
s _ of proselytizing.
Classified Ads Get Quick Results
nusa Games Aug. 11-13 in Hamil- who died on Nov. 27, 1882.
puled studies of the Jewish com-
ton, Ont. Participants in the Olym-
munity in Washington. D.C. and Canada Sees Number
of Jewish Tots Go
winners in various events in a
ures of 13 per cent and 42 per cent.
week-long competition in Flint.
Rabbi Stern stated that ac-
Paul Seigel, son of Mr. and Mrs.
MONTREAL (JTA) — Significant
curate information on the rate
changes have been reported in the Saul Seigel, won three swimming
of intermarriage was lacking.
.Jewish youth and child populations events in the Flint Olympics. _
He said that a CCAR commit-
in Canada in a study by the Cana- Other winners representing Flint
tee was engaged in an extensive
scientific study which they ex- dian .Jewish Congress. The study, in various events are Arthur.
made by Louis Rosenberg, was Cohen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Mar- =
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pect to conclude in a year or
published as one of a series of re- tin Cohen, badminton; Jeffrey E-
"The farther away Jews are search papers on Canadian Jewish Aaronson, son of Mr. and Mrs.
from centers of organized Jewish population data. 1Myron Aaronson, Olympian band; 1
Fore & Hotel Fore-1st Class
The statistics in the study are Lisa Braun, daughter of Mr. and =
life. the greater the tendency to-
ward intermarriage and ultimate based on the official census statis- Mrs. Percy Braun, and Janice
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assimilation." Rabbi Stern em- tics of the number of Jewish chil- Palmer. daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
phasized. He said that the Iowa dren in 1961 plus information pro- Sherwin Palmer, senior girls' golf;
2 Meals per Dray
Scott Feiler, son of Mr. and Mrs.
survey proves this point as does vided by the census branch of
the statistic on the college campus.
The study estimated that in Idaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin
Shapiro, volleyball; and Jeff Lew- TOIMMIMM0991901111911111111111000111UMMIU10000191101MIMMIIMIIMMOMMIIMUM 0MMIMUMink :
1966, the number of Jewish chil-
dren of elementary school age in
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Canada declined over 1961, by
resort in the midwest
12.7 per cent to 34,780 and the
number of Jewish teenagers in-
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Percentage of children of ele-
mentary school age among the
Jewish population increased from
12 per cent in 1951 to 16 per cent
in 1961 and dropped to 12 per cent
in 1966. The study reported t hat
Jewish teen-agers formed only 8
per cent of the total Jewish popula-
tion in 1951 and rose to 11 per cent
in 1961 and 13 per cent in 1966.
There were 15,776 Jewish chil-
dren of elementary school age in
metropolitan Montreal in 1961 and
11,210 Jewish teen-agers. There
were 14,042 Jewish children of ele-
mentary school age in metropolitan
1 Toronto in 1961. most of them in
the city's suburbs.
The percentage of the total Jew-
' ish population living in the smaller
towns, villages and rural areas in
1961 was slightly more than 5 per
cent, with comparable percentages
for Jewish children of elementary
school age and Jewish teen-agers.
3 Hungarians Executed
LONDON (JTA) — Three war
criminals convicted some time ago
of murdering Hungarian Jews
during the Nazi occupation were
executed in Budapest last week,
according to dispatches received
here from the Hungarian capital.
The men, identified as W. Kresel,
L. Nemet and A. Sandor were con-
victed in a district court at Buda-
pest and sentenced to death, but
the executions had been delayed
while they appealed unsuccessfully
for clemency to the state council
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