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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-12-08

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26 Friday, December 8, 1967

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS



Governor Cites Bnai Brith Centenary

Governor Romney pays tribute to Bnai Brith District Grand
Lodge 6 on the occasion of the organization's 100th anniversary of
service to the Jewish people and general community. Receiving the
proclamation are (from left) Harvey Steadman of Lansing, honorary
president of the Michigan Bnai Brith Council; Stanton Golden of
Lansing, district chairman of community and veterans' services;
Harry Pearson, member of the board of governors; Arthur C. Schott,
president of the Metropolitan Detroit Bnai Brith Council; and Bernard
Panush, member of the board of governors.

Amami Brith Calls for VIP _Panel
to Evaluate War in Vietnam

WASHINGTON, D.C. (JTA) — here, represents a 5.5 per cent
President Johnson was urged by i increase over allocations for the
the Bnai Brith to convene a "blue I present year.
ribbon" council of distinguished I Dr. William Wexler, Bnai Brith
Americans with divergent views on president, reported it as the largest
the Vietnam war, to "make a fresh single increase in the organiza-
and thoroughgoing evaluation" of tion's 124-year history, "reflecting
United States policy in Southeast the growth in Bnai Brith affairs
Asia, "reduce abrasive arguments and in the Jewish community it-
which are widening national dis- self."
The board authorized architec-
unity" and search out common
tural studies on proposals to build
agreement on objectives.
The proposal was adopted at the a $1,000,000 extension to its head-
annual meeting of the Bnai Brith quarters building here, and to con-
board of governors h e r e, after struct a Bnai Brith building in
hours of intense debate which re- ! Jerusalem; and voted to partici-
flected the divergent and ambi- ! pate in federally regulated spon-
valent views of Bnai Brith's 500,000 sorship of low-rent,'nonprofit hous-
ing projects for senior citizens
members.
It noted that many Americans under a Department of Housing
are experiencing "keen anxiety and Urban Development program.
A senior citizens housing com-
over the morality and wisdom of
mittee, which includes a number
our nation's unforseen, large-scale
involvement in Vietnam" and that of housing specialists, was
there are "no easy answers for named to conduct site selections

the President" whose "goal is an
honorable peace" and who "faces
a ruthless and intransigent foe."
The resolution took note of the fact

direct Arab-Israel peace negotia-
tions. The resolution warned that
"makeshift, indirect armistices"
such as those agreed on in 1948

and 1956" will not work. Another
resolution expressed concern over
a renewed Middle East arms race.
but warn ed that an embargo

among Western nations of the sale
of arms, particularly aircraft, to
Israel, in light of the Soviet Un-
ion's massive replenishment of
Arab arms, raised the threat of

further military conflict.

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and m a r k e t and feasibility
studies for the construction of
several pilot housing units for
persons 62 years and older who
live on limited incomes. The
program is financed by federal
mortgage loans to organizations
that qualify for the non-profit

that "many powerful forces still
persist in seeking a decisive mili-
tary victory, without regard for
consideration and risk."
program.
Bnai Brill announced a record
has been heard on various radio
$13,261,656 budget for 1968, in-
In other actions, the board de-
programs.
cluding
$5,927,168-44.7
per
cent
clared
in a resolution that the
A veteran of the Yiddish Art
—for its youth programs for
Theater, Norman won the Show
Jewish
teen-agers
and
college
Business award for his nerfor-
students. The total budget, adopt-
THE NEW SOUNDS OF ...
manre in the role of Biff in the
ed by the organization's board of
Yiddish version of "Death of a
governors
at
its
annual
meeting
Salesman." He has also acted at

Comic Lev Norman to Be Guest Star
at Local Bnai Brith Hanuka Festivals

Humorist Lew Norman will head
the entertainment program at the
Metropolitan Detroit Bnai Brith
Hanuka Festivals for Israel 8:30
p.m. Monday when Pisgah Lodge

Norman

"greatest service to the cause of
peace" by Gunnar Jarring. the spe-
cial United Nations emissary to the
Middle East, would be to promote

Rosenzweig

and Chapter will be the hosts, ana '
Tuesclay. when Marshall Lodge and
Chapter will host' the affair. Both'
will be held in the Ahavas Achim
social hall.
Felix Rosenzweig is the Metropol-
itan Detroit Bnai Brith Council:
Israel Bond chairman, and Mrs.,
Norma liudosh is women's council'
chairman.
Norman has appeared on leading
TV programs. including the Ed
Sullivan and Tonight shows and
has starred in night clubs and
theaters from coast to coast. He
has given one - man performances
at Carnegie and Town Flails and

the Mansfield and Ziegfield thea-
ters in New York and was master
of ceremonies at Cafe Habibi,
the Israeli night club in New
York. He has appeared at many
Bnai Brith functions throughout
the country.
An added feature will be Han-
uka tunes by Eric Rosenow and his
Continentals. Co-sponsoring the af-
fair on Monday with Pisgah are
Bloch. Centennial. Grant. Handler
East Side, Israel, Keidan, Motor
City, Suburban and Tucker. Co-
sponsors on Tuesday with Marshall
are Brandeis, Detroit, Dov Fren-
kel. Downtown-Fox, Jacobson, Liv
onia, Mor"enthau, Oakland-Cen-
tury, Rex, Sholem Aleichem. Tik-
vah, Zager-Stone, Zeiger and Bus-
iness and Professional Chapter.
Admission is free, and Hanuka
refreshments will be served. All
are welcome. For table reserva-
tions to the affair. sponsored by
the Bnai Brith Israel Bond pro-
gram. call Bonds, DI 1-5707.

Large Detroit Delegation to Attend
Bar-Ilan Presentation to Stollman

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LOUIS STONE CHAPTER will
feature Mrs. Mattie Fredricks pre-
senting "A History of Jewelry"
8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the home
of Mrs. Herman Goldenberg. 16915
George Washington, Southfield.
• * *
LOUIS D. BRANDEIS CHAP
TER will present a program on
BBYO 8:15 p.m. Wednesday at the
Sholem Alecheim Institute. Re-
freshments will be served. Pros-
pective members are invited.

Plans are completed for the
annual donor luncheon of the Wo-
men's Division. Sholem Aleichem
Institute, to take place noon Tues-
day at the Raleigh House. South-
field, announces Mrs. Jennie Wein-
berg, president of the Women's
Division.
George M. Zeltzer, president of
the institute, as well as of the
United Hebrew Schools, will be
guest speaker.
Soprano Wvn Landis, will sing
Hebrew and Yiddish songs. Sarales
Goodman and Marla Parker, stu-
dents of the Combined Jewish
schools, will present a Yiddish rec-
itation.
The afternoon'will be conducted
by Mrs. Morris Friedman.

Tel Aviv Purim Carnival
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Stollman
ial commission has already begun
nrenarations
for the traditional
A large delegation of Detroiters who said "it is altogether fitting
is expected to attend the "bar- that the first recipient of this spe- "Adioyada" Purim carnival parade
rnitzva year" dinner of Bar-Han cial tribute should be Mr. Stoll- which will be held in Tel Aviv.

University at the Waldorf-Astoria. . man, who as chairman of the board
New York, Dec. 17, at which Phil- of trustees and one of the princi-
lip Stollman of Detroit will be pal benefactors has been a major
honored with the first Pinhas force in developing in Israel the
Churgin Award.
first religious-oriented university."
Supreme Court Justice Abe For-
Bar-Ilan has grown to an en-
tas will be the guest speaker. Max rollment of more than 3,500 and
M. Fisher is honorary chairman provides a broad range of under-
of the event. Albert Parker is graduate and graduate programs.
chairman and Edward Adams co-
chairman.
Doctors Sought in Israel
The Churgin Award honors the
NEW YQRK (JTA) — Israel
memory of the eminent scholar and needs increased Jewish immigra-
educator who founded Bar-Ilan and , tion including "hundreds of doc-

served as its first president.

tors and professionals who can be

Mayor Mordecai Namir outlined
plans for; a grandiose program and

announced the acceptance by the
Tel Aviv municipality of 300,000
Israeli pounds to defray the cost of
organizing the event.
Namir said that this time every

effort will be exerted for the re-
newal of the traditional Tel Aviv

Purim carnival which

would draw
not only thousands of spectators
from Israel but also scores of thou-
sands of tourists from all parts of
the world.

The country with the greatest
inception of the award was placed immediately," Aharon Beck- length of inland waterways is Fin-
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stein, chancellor of the university, stated here.
and rivers is about 31,000 miles.

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