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December 08, 1967 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1967-12-08

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People Make News

Leonard N. Simons, chairman
Detroit civil liberties attorney
of the board of trustees of the ERNEST GOODMAN, who has just
Michigan Cancer Foundation, an- I returned from Vietnam where he
nounced that Dr. Albert E. Heustis, represented a Detroit soldier at a
director of the Michigan Associa- court martial trial, spoke on his
tion for Regional Medical Pro- trip and the trial Monday at a
grams. will be guest speaker at National Lawyers Guild luncheon.
the foundation's annual dinner Goodman is the first civilian law-
meeting Wednesday evening at yer from America to represent a
the Sheraton Cadillac. Dr. Heustis soldier at a court martial in Viet-
nam. The Detroit soldier, Ronnie
resigned as di-
Ward, was charged with disobeying
rector of t h e
an officer and running away from
Michigan Depart-
the enemy. The second charge is
ment of Public
usually a capital offense, but he
Health to accept
was acquitted of this charge. He
the appointment
was, however, found guilty of the
to take an active
lesser offense of disobedience.
part in the Presi-
• • •
dent's proposed ,
Four Bank of the Commonwealth
program in the A ,
vice presidents have been elected
interest of heart,
executive vice presidents by the
cancer and
`roard of directors, it was an-
stroke — leading
ncemced by George W. Miller, pres-
causes of death
;dent. The new executive vice pres-
in the United
`-1,-”ts are: NORMAN E. KLEIN-
States. At the
ERT, executive vice president,
dinner, presenta-
mortgage division; JACKSON W.
tions of awards
SMART, JR., executive vice presi-
for outstanding
dent commercial banking division;
service will be
JOHN E. THOMPSON, executive
made to Simons Dr. Heustis
as retiring chairman of the board; vice president and cashier, bank
E. W. Tuescher, who resigned as operations division, and DR. BILL
executive vice president of the ENTZ, executive vice president
foundation to accept the post of and economist, portfolio and trust
director of United Health Fund: division.
• • •
Mrs. Hazel Migan who retired af-
Two writers in residence have
ter many years with the Cancer
Detection Center; and to George been appointed to the University
W. Miller, president of the Bank of Wisconsin's Madison staff for
of the Commonwealth who served periods of instruction in creative
as general chairman for the foun- writing during 1967-68, Walter
dation's annual educational cru- Rideout, chairman of the depart-
ment of English, announced. RUTH
sade last April.
• • •
STONE, American poet and short
author, is already installed
Henry Denker, prominent play-
wright, TV writer and novelist. on Bascom Hill as visiting lecturer
full academic year. ISAAC
whose comedy, "What Did We Do
Wrong?" is currently being pre- BASHEVIS SINGER, leading
ented on Broad- author of fiction, will undertake
vay, has been the resident assignment for the
designated 1967 second semester under the title
recipient of the of Rennebohm Visiting Professor.
Sam Beber AZA He is the second writer in resi-
Alumnus Award, , dence to hold the endowed post
it was announced since it was established in 1962 to
here by Ben Bar- widen opportunities in the human-
' kin, chaiman of ities. Elizabeth Bowen, dis-
the Bnai Brith tinguished Anglo-Irish writer, was
Youth Commis- the first.
• • •
sion. The award
is given each
Denker year to a former given the American Red Mogen
member of Aleph Zadik Aleph, David's Plaque of Greatest Esteem,
boys' component of the Bnai Brith as a testimonial for his generosity
Youth Organization, who has dis- and unstinting support of the
tinguished himself in public life. world's Red Cross services with
Denker will receive the award Mogen David Adorn. The award,
at a ceremony to be held at the given at a recent meeting of Fel-
AZA international convention, at lows of Odessa, symbolizes, through
Camp Bnai Brith, Starlight, Pa., the great collection of Red Cross
stamps from a number of coun-
next summer.
• • •
tries, Dr. Pregel's aid to the in-
An art gallery uniquely located jured and infirm in many lands,
• • •
in a bank was formally opened
by the American Bank and Trust
Histadrut supporters in South-
-Company, American affiliate of ern California pledged a total of
the Foreign Trade Bank, Ltd., of $1,000,000 toward various projects
Tel Aviv and the Swiss-Israel of Israel's labor federation at a
Trade Bank of Geneva. The gal- mass rally here honoring AHARON
lery is located in the newly-opened BECKER, secretary general of His-
Fifth Avenue office of the bank tadrut who is visiting California
PIIILIP M. KLUTZNICK, chair- on his tour of the U.S.A. and Can-
man of the board of the bank, pre- ada. The rally, attended by 2,000,
sided at the opening ceremonies was addressed by Senator Ernest
• • •
Gruening of Alaska.
• • •
A three-member delegation of
Histadrut is visiting Chile on a
special mission to establish York housing and real estate exec-
stronger bonds between Israel's utive, has been elected to the board
labor federation and the labor of governors of the Jewish Museum.
movement in this country and to
exchange ideas on labor problems
in general. The delegation mem-
GLAZER. The group also visited
Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
• • •
The Windsor Jewish Community
Council will hold its annual Jew-
rabbi emeritus of Holy Blossom ish
Book Month Celebration 8 p.m.
Temple, Toronto, a leading spokes-
man for an end to the Vietnam Sunday at the Windsor Center.
Abe Berniker will moderate a
war, will address the 20th annual
Hanuka dinner of Americans for symposium on "Know Your Heri-
Through Jewish Books," with
Progressive Israel-Hashomer Hat-
zair, Sunday, at the Park Sheraton panelists Maurice Becker of the
Peretz School; Dr. Samuel S.
Hotel, New York. He will speak
on "Jews and the Struggle for Stollman of Shaar Hashomayim
Peace." Also addresing the dinner. Synagogue; and Rabbi Shelley Wal-
will be NATAN PELED. a member denberg of Temple Beth El.
of Israel's parliament, represent-
Refreshments will be served. The
ing the Mapam party.
public is invited at no charge.

Windsor Council
to Mark Jewish
Book Month

liwwm^rr IIP.AMPU Nmyyd.

•• ■■••■


_Hiss Kohleriter to Wed
Howard AI. Maser/Nan

Friday, December 8, 1967-31

Rabbi Calls U.S. Campus 'Jewish Disaster Area'


Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Kohle-
riter of Marlowe Ave. announce
the engagement of their daughter
Patrice Elaine to Howard Marc
Waserman, son of Mr. and Mrs
Irving Waserman of Manistee Ave..
Oak Park.
Miss. Kohleriter is a graduate of
the medical assistant program at
Highland Park College. The pros-
pective bride-groom is a graduate
of RETS school of engineering.'
where he was affiliated with Al
pha Chi Fraternity.
A May wedding is planned.

Israeli Youth Choose
to Be Jews, See Link
With Kin in Diaspora


NEW YORK (JTA)—The Ameri- 1 the Federation of Jewish Philan-
can college campus is "a disaster ; thropies. He said also that the chal-
area for Jewish values and I lenge of college to all religion is
loyalty," and the Jewish commu- particularly dangerous to Judaism
nity has so far failed to grapple because of the large and growing
with the "tremendous problem" percentage of Jewish college stu-
posed by , that situation for the , dents.
survival of American Judaism, a ; He noted that the American
New York rabbi asserted here.
; Jewish community was nearing the
Rabbi Irving Greenberg issued point of sending almost all of its
the warning at the 10th annual' young people to college. Citing as
conference on the relationship of one of the major problems that of
the rabbi to the Jewish social interfaith dating prevalent on the
worker, sponsored by the commis- college campus. Rabbi Greenberg
sion on synagogue relations of said that third-generation, college-
educated American Jews have
tripled or quadrupled the
Anti-Jewish Attitude nearly
intermarriage rate of the Jewish
population in general.
in French Periodical
Le Char' ivari, a quarterly pub-
lished in Paris, devotes its Octo-
ber, November and December issue
(new series, no. 1) to "The Jews
in Contemporary France." The edi-
tors claim to be objective, but they
emphasize the existence of the
"Jewish problem." Special atten-
tion is drawn to alleged Jewish
influence in politics, banking, in- ,
dustry, the retail trades, tourism,'
publishing and entertainment.
For the Ultimate in
Changes of name are particularly
Fine Photography
stressed. A section deals with the
history of anti-Semitism in France, I
There Can Be No
illustrated by excerpts from lam-
Compromise With Detail
poons and selected cartoons.
The issue concludes with replies
It is the extra "Little
to a questionnaire addressed to,
Things" we give which
rightwing political personalities.
The editors announce that the, next
are so much appreciated.
issue of "Le Chariveri" will deal'
with "Jews in the world." A large
part of the issue will be devoted
to "the State of Israel whose ems-
tence poses a permanent prob-
41 l.1) )P ,, C-



prising facts concerning the rela- !
tionship of Israel's youth toward
V. !_l
world Jewry were just divulged in
a survey published here. The sur-
of photography
vey was conducted by a group of ,
professors of Hebrew University,
19492 Livernois Avenue
headed by Dr. Shimon Herman,
among 3,700 youthful students at-
UN 2-0660
tending the higher grades in Is-
UN 2-0200
raeli secondary schools.
The question was "Would you
have chosen again to be born a
Jew?" Seventy per cent of the
UN 3-8982 UN 3-5730
youngsters answered in the affir-
ma tive: 28 per cent replied that I
they were indifferent to the mat-
ter, while 2 per cent replied that
they would not choose to be born
The overwhelming majority also
Complete Selection
agreed that the Jews the world IF
Including the Finest 14 Kt. Gold Jewelry
over as well as in Israel are linked
by a common destiny and that 4
See Morris Watnick
they, the Israelis. identify them- 1 4(
selves with the sufferings of the
persecuted Jews in the lands of
the Diaspora.

Hal Gordon

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flan •

Ninety-two percent voiced the
view that Jews living in the Dia-
spora should practice their re-
ligion. They also opposed mixed * 283 Hamilton
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marriages, conversion and emi- * Birmingham (Neer Deanery's)
gration from Israel.
Of special interest is the fact
that among the thousands ques-
tioned, only 25 per cent declared
themselves to be religious; 32 per
cent stated that they are tradition-
ally inclined and 42 per cent ad-
mitted they were not religious.
In answer to a question whether
they would have chosen to be born
in Israel, 81 per cent said yes; 17
per cent stated they have no pref-
erence; and only 2 per cent said
they would not like to be born in
Israel. In answer to the question
whether they would have chosen
to be born Jews in the Diaspora-
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21 per cent said they would not I •
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