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December 01, 1967 - Image 5

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-12-01

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Construction Work to Start Immediately
for $1,500,000 Hillel Day School Building

A mass recitation of the She-
heheyanu by the several hundred
friends, parents and children of
the Hillel Day School, a formal
welcome to the community by
Farmington's superintendent of
schools, Dr. Roderick J. Smith,
and pledges by the community's
notables to strive for completion
of the projected $1,500,000 build-
ing for the day school marked the
ground breaking program Sunday
on the school's selected site, Mid-
diebelt between 13- and 14-Mile
roads.
Conducted under the chairman-
ship of Morris Brandwine, the im-
pressive program concluded with
Emma Schaver, Carmi M. Slomo-
vitz, chairman of Capitol Funds,
Abe Kasle, president of the school,
Eugene Sloan, chairman of the
building committee, and Rabbi
Jacob Segal, a founder of the
school, turning the first sod. Con-
struction will commence immedi-
ately, Sloan announced.

Frdiay,

December 1, 1967-5

ish Telegraphic Agency, presided
Sholem Asch Tribute
LONDON (JTA) — A memorial and delivered a lecture on the
meeting in honor of Sholem Asch, author's works.
the noted Yiddish writer who died
here 10 years ago, was held here
under the joint auspices of the cul-
tural department of the World
Jewish Congress and the Associa-
tion of Jewish Writers and Journal-
ists in England. Samuel J. Gold-
smith, European editor of the Jew-

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Participants in the program
in addition to the above were
Walter L. Field, Mandell Ber-
man and Rabbi Simon Murciano,
principal of the school.

Dr. Smith welcomed the school
to the community of Farmington
and gave assurances of working
together "to make our educational
system more productive."
Mrs. Schaver paid honor to two
pioneers who labored for the es-
tablishment of the Hillel Day
School, her late husband, Morris
Schaver, and the late Leon Kay,
and on her own made the Shehehe-
yanu on the realization of the
community dream.
Carmi Slomovitz announced that
half of the $1,500,000 fund neces-
sary to complete the building has
been raised, that the campaign
to raise the balance by Jan. 15
is proceeding, and he read mes-
sages of greeting to the gathering
from Governor Romney and Lt.
Gov. William Millikan.
Selections in Hebrew and Eng-
lish were sung by the school choir
under the direction of Mrs. Her-
bert Eskin.
Jonathan Licht spoke in He-

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

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n the

At the groundbreaking ceremony of Hillel Day School
are (from left) Abe Kasle, Emma Schaver, Carmi Slomovitz
and Eugene Sloan.

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JERUSALEM—More than 20,000 but this resulted in additional
dunams (5,000 acres) of citrus growth of underground shoots. Al-
groves in Israel have been treated though the surface looked clean,
with a U.S.-produced anti-weed the growth of weeds went on, out
chemical in an operation which, of sight. With the introduction of
according to the Hebrew University Bromacil, the eradication of Ber-
scientists responsible, is one of muda grass became systemic, as
the most successful of its kind in the chemical killer entered the
the world.
roots of the weed from the soil
Prof. Shaul Monselise, head of and literally burned up the whole
the department of citriculture at plant underground.
the university's faculty of agricul-
The study preceding the coni-
brew and in English in behalf of lure in Rehovot, and his colleagues mercial use of Bromacil in Israel
the Hillel graduating class, ex- have experimented with weed con- has been financed by the Jewish
TRAVEL AGENCY
trol in citrus groves for several Agency, which has been particular-
pressing the children's hope
that a desired building should years and have established that a ly interested in view of the fact

chemical product called Bromacil that the organization has been
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be constructed.
(du Pont) is especially suitable growing more than 100,000 dunams
A selected group of Ili llel stu-
for controlling the weeds.
(40,000 acres) of citrus orchards
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dents was provided with small
In California, this material is for eventual transfer to settlers.
shovels for an additional ground.
now being applied in citrus groves.
breaking ceremony by the children but not• 3et on a fu ll
sea l e as
themselves. in Israel. In South Africa the prod-
uct is being used commercially.
but without large-scale prior re-
Mapai Organ in U.S.
search on the actual effectiveness
Criticizes Israel Paper
of the chemical in local conditions.
The most ubiquitous and dam-
for Aliya Statement
aging of the weeds attacking
NEW YORK (ZINS) — Der Yid-
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Israel
citrus groves is the Ber-
disher Kempfer, organ of the Mapai
muda grass (Cynodon dactylon).
in the United States, took strong
It grows rapidly, especially dur-
issue with an article which ap-
ing the hot, dry season when it
peared in Davar, Mapai paper in
competes
heavily with trees for
Israel, which contained a call urg-
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prevent the weeds from thriving,
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but in young orchards competi-
donations from the Jewish people
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In the past, the method used
ing us its sons and daughters.
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Commenting on this proposal.
the Yiddisher Kempfer writes:
"Are there really the slightest Israeli Spy Shot in Error
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tion to proclaim such a strike this Israeli forces during the Six-Day
year? Certainly not. It proves only War. This fact was disclosed by
to what ideas even serious public- General Aaron Yiriv, head of
ists are driven — although aliya Israel's Intelligence Service, who'
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