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September 15, 1967 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-09-15

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Ex-Israel Intelligence Officer
to Speak at Local Victory Dinner

JFCS Reports on Year's Aid to Needy in Detroit

The board of directors of the
Jewish Family and Children's Ser-
vice will meet 4 p.m. Wednesday
in the JFCS board room.
Dr. Arieh Plotkin, former offi- the tribute to Siegal and Cantor
Elected officers of JFCS for the
cer in the intelligence corps of the Shabtai Ackerman will render a year are Merle Harris. president;
Israel Defense Forces, who is just musical salute to the guest of hon- Mrs. Joseph H. Jackier and Arnold
back from Israel, will give an an- or. Dr. Harry Newman will be the Faudman, vice presidents; and Her-
alysis of the Six-Day War at the toastmaster. Honorary dinner bert P. Sillman, treasurer.
Beth Abraham Israel Victory Din- chairman is Judge Nathan J. Kauf-
In the latest annual report of
ner honoring Ben Siegal as Beth man. William A. Genser and Sam agency activities, Samuel Lerner,
Abraham Man of the Year 6:30 K a u f e r are dinner-co-chairmen. director, reported that in 1966 the
p.m. Sept. 24 in the social hall. Eric Rosenow and his Continen- agencies handled 2.223 cases.
Rivka Raz, Israel musical corn- tals will provide the diner music.
In addition, two therapy groups
edy star, will head -the entertain- A cocktail reception will precede were in operation. and homeniiiker
ment program. the dinner. For reservations, call service was provided to 29 fam-
Dr. Plotkin, an expert on Mid- Israel Bonds. DI 1-5707.
* * *
dle Eastern affairs, was the first
The child placement services
citizen of Israel
handled 75 children's cases, in-
Bnai David Fete Next
to be admitted
eluding 14 new adoptions and as-
The program prepared for the sisted 27 unmarried mothers. Fifty-
to Princeton Uni-
Bnai David Israel Victory Dinner one adoption inquiries were pro-
versity's Wood
honoring Gen. William J. Wein- cessed.
row Wilsont
stein, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, will
School of Public !'
During 1966 the agency com-
feature S.L.A. Marshall, military
and International ?"•
pleted service on 159 marital
analyst and author of "Swift
Affairs. He was s
counseling situations. 298 child-
Sword, — and George Jessel, "Toast-
educated at the ,
hood and adolescent problems
master-General of the U.S.A."
He b rew Univer-
and 50 adults suffering from
Gen. Weinstein, B'nai David Man
sity and London
personality disturbances.
of the Year, is the second general I JFCS was involved in a program
School of Econo-
of the Jewish
mics and received
to provide food to aged Jewish fam-
faith to hold such
his MA and PhD
ilies residing in the Dexter area
high position
degrees from
during the recent riot crises. In
in the history of
Princeton, where
recent weeks, the agency's super-
the U.S. Marine
he was a lectur-
visory staff was made available to
Corps Reserve.
er. Dr. Plotkin Dr. Plotkin
the Inter-Faith Emergency Project
has appeared on Voice of America Rabbi Hayim
to help riot victims become re-es-
broadcasts and has lectured at the Donin will give
tablished and to find available re-
Universities of Wisconsin and Min- the tribute and
sources within the community.
nesota. Cantor Hyman
Agency staff also volunteered to
Siegal is being honored for his Adler will sing.
help locate missing individuals dis-
services to the congregation, to the Neil M. Kalef is
placed, imprisoned, or hospitalized
Jewish people and to Israel. He has the ticket chair-
as a result of the riot. Currently
held every key office in the con- man of the affair Rabbi Donin
the agency is seeking low or mod-
gregation, including the presidency, on behalf of Israel Bonds. Max
in his many years of affiliation Sosin will act as toastmaster.
with Beth Abraham. Julius Rotenberg is honorary din- New Temple Carnival
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern will give nor chairman.
to Feature Games, Prizes
The New Temple fund-raising
carnival scheduled for Sunday, will
be held it the Middle Straits Com-
munity Association Clubhouse.
West Bloomfield Township.
Grand prize will be a six-day trip
the Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld, na-
to New York City. all expenses
tional president of the American
paid for two.
Jewish Congress, will deliver an
From 1947 to 1956 Rabbi Lely-
Games of skill and chance, food
address on — Self-Emancipation- in veld served as national director of and many prizes will be featured.
Jewish Thought and Practice," at the Bnai..Brith Hillel Foundations.
Admission is free, and the public'
Temple Israel 8:15 p.m. Wednes: He was- iiNcecutive vice president of
is invited. All funds raised will be
the America-Israel Cultural Foun- devoted to activities of the congre
According to Mrs. George Rubin, diition from 1956 until his appoint.
president of the A JCongress Michi- ment as rabbi of Fairmount Tem-
gan Council, this will be the first ple.
• Jewish Studies School
Detroit visit for Rabbi Lelyveld,
Mrs. George Rubin will serve as
CLEVELAND (JTA )—This city's
moderator for the evening. Also first comprehensive afternoon
sharing the platform will be Rabbi school offering a program of Jew-
Leon Fram, spiritual leader of ish studies for students in the
Temple Israel. and Mrs. Aaron public junior and senior high
Shifman, president of the Detroit schools began its first sessions this
Women's Division of the American week. The school, the Akiva High
Jewish Congress.
School, is sponsored by the Bureau
Refreshments will be served, and of Jewish Education with eight
no admission will be charged. congregationai and communal
schools cooperating.
Guests are welcome.

Rabbi Lelyveld, AJCongress Head,
Slated at Temple Israel Wednesday

orate-priced rentals in the north- Judge Ira G. Kaufman, Mrs. Henry
west section of Detroit or in Oak A. Krolik, Mrs. Leo Orecklin, Mrs.
Park for families who need to be Bernard Pincus, Mrs. Norman
relocated from the Dexter area to Schkloven, Mrs. Ben Schottenfels.
areas nearer to Jewish communal Gilbert B. Silverman, Dr. Myer
facilities and synagogues. If any- Teitelbaum, Bruce E. Thal, Mrs.
one is aware of such housing fac- Norman Wachler and William M.
ilities, contact the agency, DI 1- Wetsman.
In addition, the following past
The board of directors of the presidents have been elected to life
agency are: Mrs. Stanley Akers, membership on the board: Mrs.
Mrs. Jack Baroff, Mrs. Harold Bar- Benjamin E. Jaffe, Mrs. Charles
ry, Mrs. Morris J. Brandwine, Mrs. Lakoff, Prof. Samuel M. Levin.
Max M. Fisher, Mrs. Stanley Flei- Judge Theodore Levin, Milford R.
schaker, Kaye G. Frank, Joseph Pregerson, Dr. Lawrence H. Seltz-
Garson, Mrs. Hugh W. Greenberg.' er. Max M. Shaye, George M.
Ronald L. Greenberg. Mrs. J. Shur- Stutz, Melville S. Welt and Mrs.
ly Horwitz, Maxwell E. Katzen. Melville S. Welt.

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spiritual leader of Cleveland's Fair-
mount Temple, since being elected
to succeed Rabbi Joachim Prinz as
president of AJCongress in May
Long active in the fight for
human rights, Rabbi Lelyveld was
severely beaten by segregationists
in the summer of 1964 while serv-
ing as a volunteer minister-coun-
selor for a team of civil rights
workers in Mississippi. Despite
severe head wounds, the rabbi
served his full assignment with the
civil rights team.
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was ordained as a rabbi in 1939.
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