26—Friday, August 18, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Reunited With Brother From Russia
SGT. MORTON A. SILVERMAN
POST AND AUXILIARY will hold
a Bob-Lo Moonlight Get-Together
Aug. 27. The boat leaves the foot
of Woodward Ave. at 9 p.m., re-
turning at 11:50. Dr. Leonard
Schreiber, commander, and Mrs.
Sidney Lantz, president, invite the
community for an evening of danc-
ing and fun. For tickets, contact
Jack Schwartz, 864-0406, or Mrs.
Lawrence Gubow, 534-3828. Other
members of the committee are
Ralph Sandler and Hy Berkowitz,
and Mesdames Norman Pasmanter,
Reunited after a separation of 43 years, Max Rubin (left) of
Jack Gorov, Maurice Shepherd and
Bryden Ave. and his brother Fhema of the Ukraine join their sister,
Mrs. Morris Gordon, in an exchange of reminiscences. The where-
* * *
abouts of their eldest brother was unknown to the Detroiters until
YETZ-COHEN AUXILIARY will
three }ears ago, when Mrs. Gordon visited the Soviet Union and
meet 8:30 p.m. Monday at the
saw him for the first time in 40 years. Fhema Rubin is staying with
home of Rose Feinberg, 21370
the Gordons at their home, 24321 Rosewood, Oak Park.
Ridgedale, Oak Park. The post and
auxiliary will hold their fourth an-
nual steak roast 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at
Peterson Park. For information
and reservations, call Anne Disner,
342-4391; Tillie Goldman, LI 7-
Somerset Mall was last week- Louis G. Redstone & Associates— 0140; or Yetta Glass, KE 5-4133.
end's major area of Interest in have designed the shopping center
Michigan when thousands came to around an interior mall, featuring ;
view the opening of a new Saks ; as its focal point a sunken patio
Fifth Avenue Store at the Mall,1 and fountain-pool.
on Coolidge and Big Beaver Rd.
Estimated cost of Somerset Mall
WASHINGTON (JTA) — The
It was an occasion to acclaim the is $10,000,000.
Soviet Union is trying "to coerce
Greater Detroit area's commercial •
Announced three years ago,
Soviet citizens of the Jewish faith
expansion. and it primarily served
Somerset Park has won national
into denouncing Israel," Malcolm
recognition as one of the na-
Tarlov, national commander of
tion's most ambitious and suc-
the Jewish War Veterans of the
cessful apartment developments.
States, charged at the open-
Its architects are Levine-Alpern
ing session of the 72nd annual
convention of the Jewish war vet-
Some 1,500 apartments have al- eran's organization.
ready been built and rented. Five
"As a result of Israel's defeat
hundred more units are now under of the Communist-backed Arab
construction on acreage occupying forces," he said, "Communist anti-
the hulk of the square mil e Semitism has increased. All the
bounded by West Maple, Coolidge, Communist nations, except Ro-
Big Beaver and Crooks Rd. in mania, are wreaking vengeance
against their Jewish citizens be-
Within the year, the developers cause Israel survived and defeated
plan to complete a building pro- the onslaught that the Communists
gram that will see 2,500 apart- encouraged." Among the Commun-
ments on the site, plus Somerset ist states, he charged, Poland is
Mall, and an existing service shop- now experiencing "a new wave of
ping center, Somerset Plaza. at anti-Semitism," ousting Jews from
Coolidge and West Maple. Further government posts.
development in the area is also
Soviet anti-Semitism is one of
being planned for nearly 600 more the current world issues on the
acres which the firm owns north convention's agenda, along with a
of Big Beaver, straddling Coolidge full review of the Middle East
Road to Seventeen Mile Rd.
crisis. Among the prominent
Somerset Park abounds in out- speakers scheduled to address the
standing recreational facilities for parley is Israel's Ambassador Gid-
its tenants. It is built around a eon Rafael, permanent represen-
par-30. nine-hole golf course and tative to the United Nations.
already features a $500,000 recre-
ational hall in a 16 acre park, Mandatory Retirement
plus four community halls and ac-
companying swimming pools.
at Age 65 Attacked in
And so Max and Phillip Stoll-
man, Samuel Frankel and Max CJFWF Statement
Fisher, all antionally known for
An end to the general practice
their philanthropic activities, are of mandatory retirement at age 65
gaining fame in their newest ven- was urged in a statement issued
to emphasize that a great resi- ture — the vast development of by the Council of Jewish Federa-
dential home development, with a housing and merchandising pro- tions and Welfare Funds.
vast shopping area to implement it, jects.
"Many aged persons can work at
is the result of the vision of two
age 66 and 68 as well as they did
brothers — M ., x and Phillip Stoll-
at 60," the council asserted in a
Brandeis Junior Writes
report written by its executive di-
Recognizin' the validity of the Play on Vilna Ghetto
rector. Philip Bernstein.
Stollman's undertaking, two other
Flexible retirement for those
WALTHAM, Mass.—Bnai Brith
well known Detroiters. Samuel Ilillel Foundation is distributing who can and want to work was
Frankel and Max M. Fisher, joined a prize-winning one-act drama, urged by the council. "Persons
in sponsoring the development.
"Hineni," written by a 19-year-old over 65 should be allowed to work
The Stollmans foresaw the
full-time when they are able to do
Brandeis University junior.
great possibilities of a growing
"Hineni" (Here I Am) by David so competently, or part-time when
new community when the y
Roskies of Montreal recalls the it is best for them to taper off,"
started the Somerset Mall project tragic life-and-death decisions the council said. The organization
and drew into it as co-partners forced on Jews in the Vilna Ghetto called for job retraining to fit
Frankel and Fisher. The new
just prior to its annihilation by the aged persons into new types of
Saks store is the first of a pro- Nazis in 1943.
positions when there are no open-
jected group of 40 high - fashion
Roskies, an actor in Yiddish ings for them in their former pro-
and service establishments that theater groups and writer for Jew- fessions.
are expected to occupy the
Regarding living arrangements
ish periodicals, also is founder of
Somerset Mall Shopping Center.
Yugntruf, a campus movement to for the aged, the Council said that
The Bonwit-Teller Company is popularize Yiddish.
older persons should rot be segre-
the next of the nationally prom-
The play is being distributed for gated in ghettos away from the
inent stores that is expected to
presentation next semester by dra- young, but should live in the com-
start building its store in the matic groups of the organization's munity whenever possible "The
mall within a month.
264 campus units. First perform- aged may choose to be with their
With these two leading tenants, ed at Brandeis in April, it won own group. But they should not be
the mall will become the most the annual Theron Bamberger compelled to be only with them,"
unique high-fashion center in the Award, a university prize for the the statement emphasized. "For
outstanding student play. It was this purpose, we need housing of
Covering 31 acres adjoining the written to commemorate the 24th the kind, quality and location that
of the Warsaw Ghetto will assure decent living arrange-
huge, $150.000,000 Somerset Park
apartment village complex, the en- uprising.
For copies at no charge, write
closed m a 11 will offer 277,000 ;
If a man take no thought about
square feet under one roof and
1640 Rhode Island, N.W., Wash- what is distant, he will find sor-
parking for 3,000 cars.
row near at hand. —Confucius.
The architects for the Mall — ington, D.C. 20036.
-Vast Somerset Mall Project
;Adds to Fame of Stollmans
Exposed by JWV
Dana Glasser 31 a rried
to Gary Allen Burnstein
EDWARD BAYER'S picture was
missing from last week's group
photo of Detroit collegians headed
for Hebrew University because Ed
was already in Israel, working as
a kibutz volunteer. The son of Mr.
and Mrs. Harmon Bayer of E.
Knollwood Circ 1 e, Birmingham,
Edward is part of the 200-member
group sent by the American
Friends of Hebrew University; he
decided to go early to do his part
for Israel. He will spend his junior
year at the Jerusalem school.
Orchestra and Entertainment
MRS. GARY BURNSTEIN
Dana Beth Glasser, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Stone of Lin-
coln Blvd., Oak Park, and the late
Irving Glasser, and Gary Allen
Burnstein, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Sam Burnstein of Mackenzie Rd.,
Westland, were married recently
at the Kingsley Inn. Rabbi Moses
Lehrman officiated. The Jewish
News regrets the incorrectly listed
names in last week's paper.
Resumes Building Drive
MINNEAPOLIS (JTA) — A $2,-
800,000 building fund campaign
for a new Jewish center structure,
suspended for two months to clear
the way for the Israel Emergency
Fund campaign after passing the
$1,700,000 mark, has been resumed.
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