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August 25, 1967 - Image 26

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-08-25

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26—Friday, August 25, 1967


Youth News ?

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14 Students at the Jewish Center
Are Taught Hebrew by Machines

' school credit for the course. Absen-
high school teeism was practically nil, and no
Six weeks ago, 14
students with little or no knowledge student showed signs of dropping
of Hebrew embarked on a rugged out.
Asher Tarmon, director of the
summer program to learn to speak
program, was pleased about the
the language.
Today, these students are able I results. This was the first year of
to converse in Hebrew. As one the class and the student's success
pointed out, "I can almost think encouraged him to begin the course
in Hebrew." again next summer.
As for the students, they will
They learned Hebrew as a re-
suit of machines—audio-visual aids continue their practice of Hebrew
with no English translation at all. t throughout the fall and winter at
For six hours each weekday, the weekly sessions at the center.
students attended the 1967 summer Those who complete the summer
Ulpan at the Jewish Community Ulpan and attend at least 50 per
cent of the follow-up sessions can
Beginning at 9 a.m. they were register for the 1968 Advanced
taught by the St. Cloud Method Summer Ulpan at the Technion
of Audio-Visual Instruction. The University in Haifa.

students were shown filmstrips
and given p a n t o m i n e. They
learned to relate phrases to ideas
and pictures, and soon were
taught grammar and tenses.

From the beginning of the
course, no English was used.
Rather than relating English words
to Hebrew words, the class was
taught to form phrases from ideas
in Hebrew.
The students are given a chance
to improve their pronounciation in
Hebrew by means of flash cards
and a tape recorder. Each card
has a picture depicting a situation.
On the card is a strip of recording
tape with two tracks. On one track,
the correct pronunciation is given.
On the other track, the student
can record his own voice and com-
pare phrases. Tape recorders and
private booths are provided.

The program included, besides
the language instruction, daily
sessions in the gymnasium. pool,
and weekly sessions in Israeli
folk dancing and Hebrew sing-
ing. No homework was given.

That the students were enthu-
siastic, there is no doubt. All 14
were registered before they knew
that they would be given high

3,000 Students to Attend
UJA-Built Israeli Schools

than 3,000 students this year will
attend eight secondary schools
built in development towns in Is-
rael by the Education Fund of the
United Jewish Appeal, two officials
of the fund reported.
Charles J. Bensley, president,
and Ralph I. Goldman, director,
of the fund issued the report after
meetings with members of the
Israel Cabinet and the Jewish
Agency. The report said that in
the three years since the fund was
created, it had raised $18,500,000.
The projects of the fund are ad-
ministered by the Jewish Agency
and the United Jewish Appeal, Inc.
The Morris and Bertha Ginns
Memorial Library. the first to be
built in Israel under the program
of the Israel Education Fund, was
officially dedicated last week in
the Sharon Valley center of Emek
The initial IEF library will
serve the Emek Hefer regional
council area composed of 10 kib-
utzim and 34 moshavim with a
combined agricultural population
of 20,000. Seven other public
libraries established through dona-
tions to the Israel Education Fund
are under construction or in active
planning throughout Israel.

Center to Hold Final
Summer Tween Hop

The last summer dance for
tweens will be held at the Jewish
Community Center 8 p.m. Thurs-
This dance, open to all 7th-9th
graders, will feature live bands,
entertainment and refreshments.

Four Teens to Attend
13 Get Scholarships
From Welfare Council Hillel Summer Talks

Scholarships for graduate study
in social work have been awarded
to 13 students by the Council of
Jewish Federations and Welfare
Funds. Two of the awards are re-
newals of grants made last year.
The grants, ranging from $750
to $1,250, are provided annually
by the national scholarship fund of
the Council in cooperation with
local Jewish organizations in the
United States and Canada. The
program was established in 1959
to help overcome the shortage of
professional personnel in Jewish
community, health, and welfare


al the Air

This Week's Radio and
Television Programs

STARLIGHT, Pa.—Four youths
from the Detroit area are among
220 Jewish college students who
will attend the 22nd annual sum-
mer institute conducted by the
Bnai Brith Hillel Foundations at
Camp Bnai Brith here.
The institute, which begins Tues-
day, is an eight-day program of
seminars, workshops and student-
speaker discussions in which Jew-
ish undergraduates participate in
sessions on matters affecting them
as Jews.
The Detroit area students are:
Robert J. Alpiner, 20011 Picadilly,
junior at Michigan State Univer-
sity; Paul Schneider, 17604 Monica,
senior at Brandeis University;
Ronna Kritzer, 23070 Scotia, Oak
Park, and Rebecca Nobel, 15031
Dartmouth, Oak Park, both juniors
at Wayne State University. Miss
Kritzer is president and Miss No-
bel vice president of the Hillel
Foundation at Wayne.

Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WWJ.
Feature: "Trades and Profes-

scholarships to Israel for their
high grades. Paula, who also grad-
uated cum laude from Cass Tech-
nical High School, spent two months
this summer at the University of
Jerusalem. The girls are daugh-
ters of Dr. and Mrs. George Gantz
of Canterbury Rd. and the grand-
children of Mr. and Mrs. Sam
Freedman of Chicago Blvd.
* * *
Hilton, Southfield, has been in-
vited to participate in the "play-
off" tennis tournament at the
Concord Hotel, Kiamesha Lake,
N.Y. Sept. 15-17. The tournament
is sponsored by the hotel.

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Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday.
Station: WJR.
Akiva Hebrew Day School will
Feature: The use of mot:on pic-
hold its annual picnic beginning
noon Sunday in Oak Park Munici- tures to pose issues and examine
pal Parl- . Relays for children, and moral concepts will be discussed
a parents-teachers-children base- by Rabbi Leon Fram of Temple
Israel and James Limbacher, di-
ball game will be featured.
rector of audio visual department
Frank Leiderman is in charge
of the Dearborn Public Library in
of the picnic, assisted by Harry
discussing "Religion in the Arts."
Gubas and Cy Servitter. Also as-
• * •
sisting will be Sanford Eisenberg,
Sam Ginsburg, Marshall Klaper,
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday.
Benno Levi and Mr. and Mrs. Mar-
Station: WCAR.
vin Engel.
Feature: "Welcoming the Sab-
bath," with Cantor Richard Tucker,
Mark Engleman Becomes will be featured. Cantor Harold
Orbach of Temple Israel will com-
Champion Junior Golfer
Mark Engleman, 17, of Flint,
• • *
defeated defending champion
Brad Host, 17, of Birmingham, 4
Time: 1:30 and 3 p.m. Wednes-
and 3, at Red Run to win the Jun-
ior District Golf Association's
Station: WQRS.
match play championship.
Feature: "An Afternoon With
the Music Study Club" will in-
clude performances by artists of
Bagels at State Fair
Thanks to an enterprising col- national repute who have been in-
lege student, the State Fair will troduced by the Music Study Club
in their annual Artist Concerts.
have a bagel conces.loh.
Included will be former Detroiters
Jerome Rosenthal. a masters de-
Itzhak Perlman, violinist; Joyce
gree candidate in Wayne State and Joanne Weintraub, duo-pian-
University's medical school, will
ists: Isidor Saslov. concert master
operate a bagel and lox stand in
of the Minneapolis Symphony Or-
the Trade Mart area starting noon
chestra; Joseph Silverstein, con-
Friday and continuing for the
certmaster of the Boston Sym-
duration of the fair.
phony; Eleanor Lipkin, pianist;
Rosenthal, 18966 Woodingham, Ruth Meckler Laredo, concert
is no stranger to the business. He pianist; and Seymour Lipkin, pian-
operated a bagel route for five ist and conductor. The two young
years in the northwest area.
musicians who will appear at the
Annual Artist Concert in Novem-
ber also will perform. Club offi-
Carnival Raises Funds
cers will interpret the group's pro-
Lorrie Block; Shelly, Marty.
jects and scholarship program.
Lisa and Johnathan Leibman; Jeff
Sharkey; Marla Young; and Dale
Achille Fould, an 18th Century
Shulman, all of Jeanette Ave.,
French statesman, was a Minister
Southfield, raised $15.76 for cere-
of Finance under Louis Napoleon
bral palsy victims at a carnival in
and is credited with major reforms
the Leibman's backyard. Fifty
in taxes and postal service. He was
children attended.
the first Jew to serve as a sena-

Dance to Be for Research

Solomon AZA Bnai Brith Youth
Organization, will sponsor a back-
to-school ALSAC dance 7 p.m.
Sept. 5 at Northland Mummp. It
will feature four bands, and pro-
Ceeds' Will go toward leukemia re-
Search• . .

both graduates of the United Heb-
rew Schools, were recipients of


sions: Part II," an informal con-
versation between writers Mark
Lubavitcher Students
van Doren and Maurice Samuel in
to Visit Jewish Cities
the series, "Life and Livelihood in
NEW YORK (JTA) — Fifty the Bible," 15th annual program
senior students of the Lubavitcher of "Words We Live By."
• • *
Yeshiva here left to visit hundreds
of Jewish communities throughout
the United States. These students,
Time: 9:45 a.m. Sunday.
who have volunteered to spend
Station: Channel 2.
three to four weeks of their sum-
mer vacation time to make these
Time: 9:30 a.m. Sunday.
visits, will meet with Rabbis and
Station: WJBK.
Jewish communal leaders, visit
Feature: Asher Tarmon, direc-
synagoguges and Jewish educa- tor of the Hebrew department of
tional institutions, and meet thou- the Jewish Center will visit with
sands of Jews comprising the a number of Israelis from different
grass roots Jewish populace in backgrounds who are currently in
homes and on the streets.
Detroit. Participating are Rami
Amitz-Lev and Chaul Ben-Meir.
• * *

Akiva Day School
to Hold Picnic Sunday

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