18—Friday, December 8, 1967
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Arab-Israeli Dialogue Brought About
by Daily Contact, Haber Says at Fete
Harvey C. Gordon, son of Mr
and Mrs. Martin Gordon, will be
part of a three-man art show open-
, ing Monday at the Lawrence Ste-
vens Gallery, Detroit. Gordon is
a graduate of Cranbrook Academy
of Fine Arts and received his mas-
. tern degree from the University
of North Carolina.
Mr. and Mrs. George Suber are
spending the winter in North Mi-
Mrs. Bernard Ginsberg is leav-
ing Flint to take up residence in
At Flint's recent Israel Bond dinner are (from left) Louis Kasle,
chairman; Dean Wink m Haber, guest speaker; Morris Nathanson;
and Emil Cohen, gue,t. entertainer.
Louis Kasle. general chairman
of the Flint Israel Bond Drive, an-
nounced the recent dinner at Cong.
Beth Israel was attended by more
than 250 people and to date, $175.-
000 in Bonds has been purchased,
highest total achieved in Flint since
given a period of peace and nor-
malcy. Israel would be able to
solve the refugee problem, hope-
fully with the cooperation of the
Arabs, but even without it.
Ile stated that maintaing the
viability of Israel's economy is
crucial and that free world
Jewry, through investment in
At the dinner. Mrs. Sol Schafer
Israel Bonds, can help her to
was honored for her leadership
maintain and expand her econ-
and devoted efforts toward making
the Bond drive successful.
Praising the spirit of the Israelis,
Guest speaker. Dean William he said, "No one in Israel expects
Haber of the Univnrsity of Michi- miracles, but everyone takes them
gan, gave an analysis of the cur- for granted."
rent situation in Israel, pointing
Joseph Megdell, president of the
out that for the first time, Israel Flint Jewish Community Council,
has secure borders and that dia- extended greetings on behalf of
logue is beginning to> take place the council and spoke about his
between Israelis and Arabs, who recent trip to Israel. Louis Kasle,
find themselves in daily contact chairman, indicated the personal
with each other.
impact that the UJA Study Mission
Dean• Haber said he feels that had on him.
a United Nations resolution will
Cantor Abraham Ranani of Cong.
be helpful only if the Arab and Beth Israel sang several Israeli
Israeli leaders are willing to sit and Yiddish songs, and Emil Co-
down together to work out their hen presented an evening of Jew-
problems, and he predicted that ish humor.
Board of Core rnors Approves
Ex t raordinary Action' for ITJA
The Flint Jewish Community asked to increase his gift to the
Council's board of governors has regular campaign to meet the re-
approved "extraordinary action" quirements of essential programs
to raise the funds necessary to as- we are committed to support on
sure survival of Israel in its con- the local, national, and overseas
The resolution was adopted unan-
"C. That every contributor be
imously at the Nov. 30 board of asked for a maximum additional
governors meeting, at which dele- gift for the Israel Emergency Fund
gates were named to the national of the United Jewish Appeal made
UJA conference and Temple Beth necessary by the continuing ex-
El ‘N as cited on its 40th anniver- traordinary and critical situation.
No set dollar goal could truly re-
The text of the resolution was flect the extent of the need.
"To reach this objective, the
"The board of governors of the
contributor will be given the op-
Flint Jewish Community Council,
portunity of making two contri-
acting on behalf of the Jewish
butions on a two-line card—one
community of this city, recognizes
to the regular drive and, pro-
that the resources of the Jewish r vided that this gift is at least
people in Israel continue to be
what was given last year—and
stretched too thin for safety and
hopefully more—another to the
the maintenance of life.
Israel Emergency Fund."
"Because Israel is compelled
Appointed delegates to the Na-
to redirect its own resources to
tional UJA Conference in New
assure its own security, we are
York Dec. 6-10 were Samuel Cats-
being asked to help meet the
man, Mr. and Mrs. Irving Geis-
human needs of the people of
ser, Dr. and Mrs. Saul Gorne, Dr.
Israel—the sick, the aged, the
and Mrs. Erwin Gutowitz, Mr. and
handicapped, the children, and
Mrs. Arthur Hurand, Louis Kasle,
the immigrants who have fled
Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Megdell, B.
from deprivation and persecu-
Morris Pelavin, Mr. and Mrs. Mi-
chael Pelavin, Dr. and Mrs. Leon
"Together with many other Jew- Rosky, Dr. and Mrs. Morton Stan-
ish communities of America, we ley, Mr. and Mrs. Martin Suber
in Flint affirm our readiness to and Mr. and Mrs. Joe Weinstein.
take extraordinary action ihorder
The board resolution addressed
to raise extraordinary sums to as- to Dr. Bernard Dickstein, presi-
sure the survival of the people of dent of Temple Beth El, extended
Israel in this continuing crisis. To greetings to the temple, which
do this, we recommend that the "has distinguished itself through
following steps be taken:
the years as one of the leading
"A. That every resource be mo- Reform congregations. Many of
bilized to bring to the attention the outstanding leaders of - the
of this Community the seriousness Council have been in positions
of the present situation and to ed- of leadership at Temple Beth El.
ucate the community to the fact May the future bring continued
that there is no diminution of needs growth, enhancement and fulfill-
because there is at present no ment to the temple and all of its
members. - It was signed by Jo-
"B. That every contributor to seph Megdell, president: and Irv-
the 1968 Federation campaign be ing Geisser, executive director.
Youth on the Move
Beth Israel Religious School's
Junior congregation is in full swing.
with average Sabbath attendance
of more than 100 boys and girls.
After their services, from 10 a.m.
to 11, the children join adult serv-
ices in a reserved section.
Officers elected recently are
president. Jonathan Gotlib: vice
president, Bill Schwartz; and sec-
retary, David Bernard.
A Hanuka Assembly will be held
Dec. 17, with greetings from Rabbi
Hillel Millgram, Board of Educa-
; tion Chairman Jack Shaprow and
Educational Director Moshe Gis-
kan; prizes awarded to three top
entries in the menora contest; and
various classes presenting skits
and singing Hanuka songs. "The
Case of the Missing Latke." a
play written by Giskan, will be
presented by class 5L, under the
direction of Mrs. Giskan. The chil-
dren will receive dreidels and
treats to conclude the program.
Temple Beth El Religious
Dec. 10—Tween Bowling, 2 p.m.,
Town and Country Lanes.
Dec. 10—Willowood Meeting. 2
p.m., Willowood Country Club.
Dec. 11—Hadassah Board Meet-
ing, 12:30 p.m., home of MrX.
Dec. 12—Temple Beth El Sister-
hood Meeting, 12:30 p.m.
Dec. 12—Bnai Brith Women Board
M?eting, 8:30, home of Mrs. Syd
Dec. 14—YWVA Meeting a n d
Hanuka Party-8:30 p.m., home
of Mrs. Irving Wiseman.
Dec. 15—Temple Beth El 40th An-
niversary Dedication Service.
* • •
Beth Israel Sisterhood and
Hadassah Study Group will meet
12:30 p.m. Dec. 19 at the home of
Mrs. Morris Gold, 1805 Winona.
Discussion on the Book of Samuel
is being led by Rabbi Hillel Mill-
gram of Cong. Beth Israel.
• • •
PTA of Cong. Beth Israel Re-
ligious School at its meeting Tues-
day, announced officers and COM-
mittee chairmen: president, Mrs.
Sanford Schwartz; mother vice-
president, Mrs. Milton Rosenbaum;
School's confirmation class took
its annual bus trip to the lie-
brew Union College in Cincin-
nati Dec. 1-3. Rabbi William
Greenebaum and Mrs. Sidney
Michael accompanied the 14 stu-
dents. During their stay, the class
took part in seminars, attended
services and toured the campus.
All As have gone, to the following
Flint junior high school students:
Andrea Krakower, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Toe Krakower; Laurie
White, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles White; Hilary Markey,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Saul
Markey; and Shelly Harris, daugh-
ter of Dr. and Mrs. Bernard
The Flint Jewish Community
Council is sponsoring a bus trip
to Detroit for the Detroit Red
Wings vs. the Chicago Black
Hawks hockey game Jan. 13. The
bus will leave the Temple Beth El
parking lot at 6 p.m. For reserva-
tions, call the council office, 767-
The tween bowling program for
5th, 6th and 7th graders is under
way at Town and Country Lanes
every other Sunday at 2 p.m. The
next meeting will be this Sunday.
Parents are needed as scorekeep-
A winter holiday vacation pro-
gram will be held at Cong. Beth
Israel Dec. 24-31. Activities will
include basketball, ping pong, volo-
leyball, quiet games and arts and
The council is sponsoring three
basketball teams in the YMCA
League. The intermediate boys
t e a m, defending champions, is
being coached by Harold Stein-
man; the senior boys team is
coached by Ron Hartman; and
there also is a men's team. For
the girls, the council is sponsoring
a volleyball team in the YWCA
father vice-president, Edwin
I Schreiber; secretary, Mrs. Max
Kukler and liaison officer, Mrs.
On National Scene
Joseph Megdell, UJA National
Campaign Cabinet member and
president of the Flint Jewish Corn-
munity Council. delivered a talk
nn UJA's current emergency role
, n Israel at a dinner meeting of
9 8 k^y leaders and top contribu-
tors in Minneapolis Nov. 28.
B. Morris Pelavin, vice-chair-
man of the East Central Region
of the Council of Jewish Federa-
tions and Welfare Funds, has be-
come a participant in the CJFWF's
legacies and endowment fund.
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