SYNAGOGUE 00 SERVICES
TEMPLE BETH AM: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Jessel will
speak on "A New Israel."
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Syme will speak
on "The Jews of Frankfurt, Germany." Steven Jay Lemberg, Bar
Nlitv.a. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. Michael Silberberg. Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BETH ABRAHAM: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m. Satur-
day. Rabbi Halpern will speak on "You Be the Judge." Dale
Jeffrey Adelson, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services 7:50 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Goldman will speak on "Man's Free Choice."
Michael Letzer. Bar Mitzva.
BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today at Robert Frost
Junior High School. Rabbi Wine will speak on "Is Everybody
Entitled to a Guaranteed Annual Income?"
CONG. AHAVIS ACIIIM: Services 6:50 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m.
Saturday. Nelson Past and Steven A. Rosberg, Bnai Mitzva.
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Robert Davis and Gary Sakwa, Bnai Mitzva.
BETH AARON SYNAGOGUE: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m.
Saturday. Mark Schonwetter, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
Geofrey Glantz, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BETH HILLEL: Services 7:50 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Ronald Malley and Marlon Sundheimer, Bnai Mitzva.
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 6:45 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Satur-
day. Jeffrey Mark Leonard and Steven Tenenbaum, Bnai Mitzva
YOUNG ISRAEL CENTER OF OAK WOODS: Services 7:40 p.m.
today and 8:40 a.m. Saturday. David Moss, Bar Mitzva.
LIVONIA JEWISH CONGREGATION: Services 9 a.m. Saturday.
Steven Soffin, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. SHAAREY ZEDEK: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m.
Saturday. Louis I. Kramer and Gary Alan Ginsburg, Bnai Mitzva.
Regular services will be held at Temple Beth El, Cong. Adas
Shalom, Temple Beth Am, Cong. Beth Joseph, Mishkan Israel, The
New Temple, Downtown Synagogue and Shomrey Emunah.
DEXTER'S ONLY SYNAGOGUE
WILL HAVE SERVICES FOR THE
HIGH HOLY DAYS.
Noah Mishkofsky, Spiritual Leader
Abe Kaplan, Sec. Treasurer
Martin Edelman, President
Temple 'Borrows' Church
DENVER (JTA) — Denver's
new Reform congregation, Temple
Sinai, which is now planning con-
struction of its own house of wor-
ship, will use the First Plymouth
Congregationalist Church as in-
terim headquarters, it w a s an-
The church will be used for
Friday evening services and for
Saturday religious classes, as well
as for next High Holy Days, ac-
cording to the leaders of the Re-
Shomrey Emunah Synagogue
High Holiday Services at the air-conditioned
Sanctuary — Schaefer corner Clarita
AUXILIARY SERVICES will also be held at the
Air Conditioned Labor Zionist Auditorium
19161 Schaefer Highway
Shale', Zachariash will conduct services
for EITHER location available at the Synagogue
beginning Sunday, September 10, 1967
Evenings 7:30 - 9 p.m. Sundays, 10 a.m.-Noon
For information: Mr. L. Laufer, Ticket Chairman, 398-7146
Rabbi S. Zachariash 341-1595
THE BETH AARON SYNAGOGUE
Invites Registration for the Fall Term
Confirmation Department (grades 9 and 10)
IN THE SYNAGOGUE BLDG., 18000 WYOMING
Kindergarten through grade 8
SOUTHFIELD BRANCH in Stevenson School
Press Panel to Q uiz 1 16—Friday, September 1, 1967
Schary Sept. 12
A panel of press and radio per-
: sonalities will question Dore I
Schary, first in the 1967 Lecture
Series at Cong. Bnai Moshe, 8:30
p.m. Sept. 12.
Questioning Schary on his talk,
"The Six-Day War—And What It
Meant," will be Fran Harris. spe-
cial events coordinator for WWJ;
Frank Angelo, managing editor of
the Free Press; and Austin Wheat-
ley. Detroit News editorial analyst.
This "Meet-the-Press" panel will
be moderated by Norbert Rein-
stein, Bnai Moshe lecture chair-
Schary is coming to Detroit after
having traveled extensively abroad
and throughout the United States
as national chairman of the Bnai
Brith Anti-Defamation League.
Among the many honors bestow-
ed on author-producer Schary are
an Academy Award, a doctorate
of humane letters and a doctorate
of fine arts.
A limited number of subscrip-
tions for the remainder of the
series, as well as individual tickets
for the Schary lecture, are avail-
able at the synagogue office, LI
Beth El Renews
Temple Beth El's board of direc-
tors this week renewed the con-
tract of Rabbi Richard C. Hertz
for another year.
Dr. Hertz, chief rabbi of the tem-
ple for 14 years, has had his con-
tract, presently at a $30,000 a year
salary renewed -annually.
The Jewish News has been in-
formed that, based on the recom-
mendations of last year's board of
directors, a committee of trustees,
chosen by the new board of 33
members, will continue to review
the responsibilities of Beth El's
TEL AVIV (JTA) — An ancient
Israelite sanctuary and a fortress,
both dating back to the days of
King Solomon. have been almost
completely uncovered at Tel Arad.
An archeological team under the
direction of Prof. Yohanan Aha-
roni, now in its fifth and final sea-
son of digging at the site, also
discovered a potter's workshop
near the entrance to the sanctuary
Rudolf L. Leitman, 1400 Trail-
' wood, Birmingham, has earned
membership on the life insurance
industry's Million Dollar Round
Table honor roll and NEW YORK
' LIFE INSURANCE CO.'S 1967
president's council, according to
Lester L. Schoenberg, general
I manager of the company's Detroit
General Office Leitman has quail-
' fled for the Million Dollar Round
Table 22 consecutive years.
DO NOT WAIT—REGISTER NOW!
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Synagogue affiliation cordially invited
By RABBI SAMUEL J. FOX
(Copyright 1967, JTA
The Talmud asks that Jewish
Why is it customary in Jewish
tradition to tear the document weddings not be held on Friday
of divorce after it has been (Babli, Ketubot 5a; Yerushalmi
executed and presented to the Ketubot 1:1, 24d). One reason
given is that it might lead to a
This practiced is mentioned as
early as in the times of the reli-
gious persecutions of Hadrian. A
number of reason are offered for
this action. In the first place. mak-
ing the tear in the document as-
sures that it would never again
be used should it turn out in the
future that a husband and wife
of the same name as the divorced
couple find this document. Second,
whosover would ever lay eyes on
this document in the future would
refrain from criticizing its con-
tents or casting aspersions upon
its validity since by noticing its
tear he would know that it had
already been fully executed and
he might, by his aspersion cast
doubt on the legitimacy of the
ensuing marriage which the di-
vorced woman may have entered
into. The medielval commentator
to the Talmud, Rabbenu Tam
issued a general decree forbidding
anyone to cast such aspersions
once a Jewish divorce had been
executed, threatening the violator
of the decree with excommunica-
tion. Later it was claimed that the
tear in the document would be an
indication that the woman in ques-
tion had collected whatever guar-
antees were contained in her
Ketuba (marriage contract) in
the event of the dissolution of the
marriage by divorce.
violation of the Sabbath. Another
reason given is that it might de-
tract from the necessary honor
Jews are required to pay to the
Sabbath (Yerushalmi, Loc. cit.).
In later years, it seems that the
practice of weddings on Fridays
became somewhat popular. We
find it practiced as such amongst
Ashkenazic Jews, as early as the
12th Century. One of the great
authorities of the Ashkenazic Jews
(Rabbi Eleazor Rokeach of Worms,
Sefer Rokeach haGadol, 353) even
claims that having a wedding on
a Friday is a good omen because
of astrological reasons. Sephardic
Jews also accepted the practice of
having weddings on Friday. Rabbi
Elezar ben Joel Halevi, a medie-
val authority explains that in many
cases Friday weddings were the
custom because of financial nec-
essity. For one thing, since the
people could not afford lavish food
at any time except the Sabbath,
performing the wedding on Friday
would provide a dual use of the
lavish food prepared for the Sab-
bath—(i.e. both for the Sabbath,
as well as for the wedding feast).
Some point to the fact that Adam
and Eve were really married on
The cheek is apter than the
Why is it rarely that we see
a Jewish wedding performed tongue to tell an errand.
on a Friday?
The officers and members of
Congregation Bnai David
cordially invite you to tour our
beautiful new sanctuary, school and social facilities.
Tours will be conducted from now until the
high holidays on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Memberships are now available.
Please inquire at the Synagogue office at
24350 Southfield Rd., Southfield, Mich.
or call EL. 6-8210 — 444-1510
HAYIM GREENBERG HEBREW YIDDISH SHULE
Hebrew Instruction Offered
at the School office at 18000 Wyoming
to Solomon Dug Up
27777 Lahser Rd., between 11 and 12 Mile Rds.
Classes Begin Sunday, Sept. 10
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Hebrew is taught as the LIVING language of our People
Translate the Ethics of our Fathers into everyday living through
the Study of the Bible.
As Americans our children must understand what it is to be
a complete Jew. Therefore, we introduce the study of Yiddish
in the Third Grade.
The History of our people and the Land of Israel must be
understood as our Personal Heritage, as well as, in the Con-
text of World History.
Our Rich Heritage is Transmitted to Our Children Through the Study of
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Afternoon & Sunday School
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