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October 06, 1967 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-10-06

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Norinne Paull Engaged Meeting the Challenge--Federation N ew Year's Message
give the people of Israel the
to Mr. John D. Selesko In a Happy New Year address, ed possible.


Mr. and Mrs. Ben Paull of Martha
Washington Ave., Southfield, an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter Norinne to John D. Se-
lesko, son of Mr. and Mrs. Fred-
erick Selesko of Wildemere Ave.
Miss Paull attends Wayne State
University. Her fiance is a graduate
of the University of Michigan,
where he was affiliated with Alpha
Epsilon Pi Fraternity. He now at-
tends the WSU law school.

MANTOVANI, who comes to the
Masonic Auditorium 8:20 p.m.
Saturday, during his 11th yearly
tour of the United States, is known
as "Mr. Music" to millions of peo-
ple on five continents. His lush or-
chestral sound has kept him at the
pinnacle of the light music world
since his first recording of "Char-
maine" in 1951.

Hyman Safran, president, and Wil-
liam Avrunin, executive director,
of the Jewish Welfare Federation,
jointly stated this week:
Challenge was the keyword for
our Jewish community during the
past year.
First the community and the
Jewish Welfare Federation were
faced with the challenge of meeting
increased financial needs of our
agencies. The operating costs of
local services was rising and there
was a need for expanded programs
for formal and informal Jewish
education, for vocational training,
for summer camp and recreational I
Overseas, the gap between in-
come and the need for services was
widening. Income of overseas
agencies was down because of the
cut-off in reparations funds. The
needs were increasing daily with
the steady inflow of newcomers to;
Israel. The gap had to be filled.
We accepted the challenge, and
the 1967 Allied Jewish Campaign
produced a near-record amount
from an aware and responsive
Then late in the spring of this
year, it became apparent that
Israel was facing a crisis of con-
flict with Arab nations. Once
again our community was chal-
lenged to meet a larger part of
the financing of welfare services
in Israel.
Detroit Jewry — joining others
throughout the world—set itself
to the urgent task of raising im-
meditae cash. And, with the
heroic action of Israel, providing
the inspiration, the Israel Emer-
gency Fund in Detroit raised
more money than anyone dream-

Friday, October 6, 1967-27

We have long been organized to strength to continue until a solu-
face the day-to-day responsibilities tion to its problems begin to 43, was named Israeli Army

of our community and to solve its
problems. When the challenge in
crisis came, we are proud that we
were not found wanting.
As we look forward into 5728 we
know that to meet our obligations
to our fellow Jews will require a
great deal of devotion, energy and
generosity. The spontaneous en-
thusiasm created by Israel's victory
must be equaled by our dedication
in the coming year. We must pro-
duce results which will take care
of our needs at home, as well as

emerge. We must recognize that
there is no cease fire on human
It is with assurance that we will
be equal to the task that wish each
other a Happy New Year.

spokesman. He succeeds Aryeh
Shalev who has been transferred
to other GHQ duties. Col. Efrath
served with the British Army in
World War II.

Israel Foreign Minister ABBA
S. EBAN delivered an off-the-rec-
ord talk to the Conference of Pres-
idents of Major American Organi-
zations on recent developments in
Israel's quest for negotiations with
the Arab states.

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