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October 20, 1967 - Image 23

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-10-20

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Community Cooperation Enlisted for Fete
Honoring Emma Schaver Slated Nov.7

The entire Detroit Jewish com-
munity is joining to pay tribute
to Emma Schaver, the guest of
honor at the Israel Miracle Year
Dinner, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7, at Cobo
Hall. The highlight of the affair
will be presentation of the Eleanor
Roosevelt Humanities Award to
Mrs. Schaver by Golda Meir, "First
Lady of the Jewish World," who
is coming to Detroit especially to
honor Mrs. Schaver, her friend of
many years standing.
"The Eleanor Roosevelt Human-
ities Award perpetuates the mem-
ory of a distinguished human be-
ing, who gave of herself to so many
humanitarian causes and was es-
pecially close to Israel from its
rebirth as a nation in 1948," the
announcement of the award states:
"In our time, no woman in the
Western world, with the exception
of Eleanor Roosevelt, has reached
such a high position of public
esteem and leadership as Golda
Meir. She has been called a mod-
ern Deborah, and recognized as a
founding mother of Israel. No
woman has had such a great share
in shaping the life of the Jewish
people in our time. Farm worker,
author, diplomat, executive, gov-
ernment leader, school teacher and
crusader for peace and freedom,
Mrs. Meir has become one of Is-
rael's most eloquent and forceful
spokesmen, and a symbol of Is-
rael's moral stature in the interna-
tional arena."
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A native of Russia, Golda

Meir was brought to the United
States by her parents at the age
of 8. She was educated in Mil-
waukee and taught school there
before emigrating to Palestine
with her husband in 1921. Start-
ing as a worker in a kibutz,
she rose rapidly in the ranks of
Histadrut, the trade union move-
ment of Palestine, and eventual-
ly assumed a position of top
leadership in the Jewish Agen-
cy, which served as the organ-
ized structure of the Jewish
community under the British
Mandate. She was also one of
the founders of the Manai Party.
When the heads of the Jewish
Agency were imprisoned, Mrs.
Meir took over as acting head
of the political department of
the Jewish Agency, serving in
that capacity during Israel's war
of Independence. Her two chil-
dren served in the Israel Armed
Forces. She was the only woman
among the 37 signers of Israel's
Declaration of Independence.

At time's she became involved
in cloak-and-dagger and danger-
gerous adventures. On one occa-
sion, masquerading as a veiled
Arab woman, she crossed the bor-
der to meet with King Abullah of
Jordan, in the hope that he might
be persuaded to refrain from par-
ticipating in the attack on Israel.
Unfortunately her mission failed.
She was Israel's first ambas-
sador to the Soviet Union and thou-
sands of Jews filled the streets
of Moscow to catch a glimpse of
her attending Rosh Hashana ser-
vices in the synagogue. She served
as minister of labor and in June
1956 assumed the high post of
foreign minister of the State of Is-
rael, serving for 10 years. A firm
believer in the decisive importance

of economic development, Mrs.
Meir was one of the founders in
1951 of the Israel Bond Campaign.
Mrs. Meir is now serving as
secretary-general of Mapai, Israel's
leading political party.
For reservations to the dinner
call the Israel Bond Office, DI
1-5707.
Mrs. Schaver is chairman of the

Friday, October 20, 1967-23

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

DR. ERWIN J. GUTOWITZ was Dr. Gutowitz himself was a gradu-
elected a trustee of Bellefaire, resi- ate of the home. This annual meet-
dential treatment center for ing was the kickoff to the centen-
emotionally disturbed children, in nial celebration which will take
Cleveland, at the 99th annual meet- place throughout 1968. Jay D.
Detroit Israel Bond Women's Di- ing. The Jewish Orphan Home was Feder, Cleveland businessman, was
vision and an internationally the forerunner of Bellefaire, and re-elected president of Belief aire.
known artist, singer, communal
leader and philanthropist. She is 111[•••••1111•11)110[•011.111101111110 11
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BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY PHYSICS BUILDING

Two distinguished Detroit phys- for teaching and research at Bar-
icists left for Israel this week with Ilan.
The three scientists will be as-
their families. They are joining
sociated with Dr. Max Janner,
the Bar-Ilan University faculty.
Dr. Arthur Greenfield, son of world famous physicist, who now
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Greenfield, heads Bar-Han University.
"They are assuming their new
left his post with Bell Telephone
research laboratory in Elizabeth, roles at great personal sacrifice,"
Phillip
Stollman, national chair-
N. J., to pursue his research and
teaching at Bar-Ilan. Dr. Nathan man of American Friends of Bar-
Ilan
University,
said in acclaim-
Weiser, son of Dr. and Mrs. Moses
Weiser, left his post with IBM in ing the decision of the three scien-
tists
to
work
in
Israel.
"They are
Muncee, N. Y., to undertake the
new task in Israel. They were all with Yeshiva backgrounds are
joined by another scientist. Dr. fortified not only by their scien-
Marshall Lubin of Seattle, Wash., tific skill but also their spiritual
a Fulbright scholar, in enrolling urge to assist in Israel's upbuild-
ing."
Stollman commended the efforts
of Samuel Frankel and his commit-
tee in the planning they have made
for the annual banquet of Detroit
Friends of Bar-Ilan, to be held at
Mrs. Louis Rochman, Hadassah Cobo Hall Nov. 29. Dr. Joseph
Detroit Chapter "special sale" Lookstein will be the guest speak-
chairman, announces that a sale of er and Dr. Jacob Goldman, head
clothing, art objects, household of the Ford Motor Co. physics
items, bric-a-brac, shoes and new laboratories, will be toastmaster.
and antique jewelry will be held
9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 7-9.
For several months members and
friends of Hadassah have been con-
tributing many valuable articles for
this sale — an extra fund-raising
Beth Aaron Sisterhood will hold
event for the chapter, according to its "Antiquity Village" antique and
Mrs. Rochman. Included are some art show in the synagogue social
name designer clothes that have hall, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sunday and
never been worn, among them two 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. Monday.
wedding gowns; practically-new
Thirty d e a le r s will display
shoes, children's clothing in excel- jewelry, glassware, furniture and
lent condition, yards of drapery other antiques. Portraits and cari-
material, household furnishings, catures will be featured, and the
and many other items.
village bake shop will sell candy
Anyone wishing to contribute and baked goods.
articles for this sale may call Mrs.
Proceeds will go toward the
Rochman, 541-8162, for arrange- building of Beth Aaron's new
ments.
synagogue.

Hadassah Special Sale
to Feature Art Objects

activities in Society

Delegates who will attend the 117th annual national convention
of the United Order True Sisters, Inc. at the Americana Hotel in
New York, Oct. 29-Nov. 1, include Mrs. Stanley Baar and Mrs. Gerald
Rosenbloom of Detroit No. 41. Mrs. Joseph Lupovich is president of
the local group. In addition to participation in the national project
of aid to cancer sufferers, Detroit No. 41 contributes locally to Detroit
Memorial and William Beaumont hospitals and Michigan Cancer
Foundation.
The Bodzin Family Club installed new officers Sunday. They
include: Joel, Bodzin, president; Lionel Bodzin, vice president; Harry
Blitz, treasurer, and Mrs. Sharon Cohen, secretary.
Mrs. Sadie Michelman of Kipling Ave., Oak Park, hosted her son
and daughter-in-law recently at her home. Mr. and Mrs. Carlyle
Michelman of Encino, Calif., also were entertained at a Sunday brunch
at Northland Inn.

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about half of which is in various
types of collective settlements.
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