THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, January 12, 1968-27 Youngsters Plant Trees
Children's Classic to Be at Center
in Ben-Gurion Forest
SDE BOKER - A delegation of
100 children, representing 60,000
elementary school pupils all over
the country, visited David Ben-
Gurion at Sde Boker, to present
him with the certificate of the 50,-
000 tree Ben-Gurion Forest on the
Negev Hills near Dimona, contri-
buted by the children under the
guidance of the Teachers' Council
on Behalf of the Jewish National
Ben-Gurion, addressing the chil-
dren, declared that it was doubt-
ful whether all the great achieve-
ments of 20 ye a r s statehood
would have been attained without
the ideas guiding the JNF.
Adas Shalom USY
Plans 'January Jam'
Joseph Fahetta, Nayda Paylits and Rachelle Young play leading
roles in the Wayne State University Children's Theater production
of "The Seven-League Boots" to be presented 2 p.m. Jan. 21 at the
Jewish Center. The dramatization of the famous fairy tale, "Hop-o%
my-Thumb" is under the sponsorship of the Jewish Center Omnibus
program. WSU's Children's Theater tours the Detroit area annually
with such classics, playing to an audience of some 50,000 children.
Tickets are on sale at the cashier's window at the Jewish Center.
The Senior United Synagogue
Youth Chapter of Adas Shalom
will present its "January Jam"
8:30 p.m. Saturday at the Adas
Shalom Synagogue social hall. It
will feature the "High Five Band"
and is open to members of all
Jewish youth groups throughout
the city. There will be a nominal
Young Science Pupils to Get First-Hand Training
NEW YORK (JTA) - Twenty-
five outstanding high school science
students will have the opportunity
to work with leading scientists on a
variety of research projects next
summer in a training program fi-
nanced by the National Science
Foundation and directed by Dr.
Moses B. Tendler, professor of
biology at Yeshiva University.
Dr. Tendler said that the stu-
dents, all in their junior year, will
be selected in the basis of their
academic qualifications and inter-
ests, without regard to race, creed,
color or national origin.
The projects will be conducted
at local hospitals, medical colleges
and research centers, Yeshiva Uni-
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Summer Programs, Winter Fun
on Schedule at Jewish Center
The Jewish Center announces
that registration for summer pro-
grams is being taken in the group
Since transportation will be pro-
vided for all programs, its cost is
included in the fee, except for the
Tips Tops Program, for which
there is shuttle bus service between
the Ten Mile branch and main
Programs for juniors include
Playland, for kindergarten children
at the Ten Mile branch, Monday
through Friday; Day Camp, at the
Ten Mile branch for 1st-6th grad-
ers, with a special art, camping and
nature program for 5th and 6th
graders; Funtime, for children in
grades 1-2 who want a two-day-a-
week program; Summerland, for
3rd-6th graders on Mondays, Wed-
nesdays and Fridays; and Tips
Tops, a daily drop-in program for
1st-6th graders, with one trip per
Tween programs are Camp of
the Arts, an intensive daily pro-
gram for tweens Interested in
learning or developing skills in
art and painting, dance, music,
and dramatics; and Safari '68 a
Win 2nd Trophy in
The Jewish Center varsity bas-
ketball team returned last week
from Chicago bearing a champion-
ship trophy for the second year
The Center team won the Winter
Vacation Basketball Tournament,
held at the Bernard-Horwich Jew-
ish Center in Chicago. To defend
the championship, the Center
squad, coached by Barry Bershad,
defeated four other Jewish Center
teams, from St. Louis, Chicago and
Ricky Baczander's shooting and
ball handling were vital to Detroit's
victory. Top scorer in the five-
game series was Ricky Ehrlich,
with 76 points; second, his brother
Joe with 73.
The best scoring performance in
a single game was Ricky's 31 points
against arch rival, St. Louis. John
Bayer's 67 rebounds also were es-
sential to the championship.
Other important contributors
were Jeff Axelrod, Dave Bale, Neil
Black, Marty Fischhoff, Ed "Tut"
Mentzel, Larry Pollack, Tom Rol-
lins, Ken Sahn, Gary Wagatha,
Steve Gurwin and Alan Kacsander.
Coach Bershad invites everyone to
watch his team in future games at
daily program, featuring travel
by bus to various points of inter-
est and fun.
Teens are offered one-week trips
to Upper Michigan, Western Mich-
igan, Stratford and Toronto; as
well as a Teen Volunteer Corps,
placement on a full-time or part-
time basis with training provided.
For information and registra-
tion, contact Group Services Divi-
sion, DI 1-4200.
The group services division of
the Jewish Center is coordinating
the fifth Israeli Dance Night for all
teens and tweens 8:30 p.m., Satur-
day in Shiffman Hall.
The latest Israeli dance will be
instructed by Jerry Katz and Abe
Kunianski. There will be refresh-
ments. Nominal admission charge.
The tween dance committee of
the Center is coordinating a tween
dance for the 7th-9th graders 8
p.m., Jan. 20 in Shiffman Hall.
Featured in the program will be
a band, refreshments, prizes and
Fun and Games program for
junior Jewish Center members Jan.
15-19 will include a "Crafts Chalk
Walk," outdoor fun and roller skat-
Transportation is provided to
and from the main branch by shut-
tle bus without charge.
For information, call DI 1-4200,
Bnai Moshe's Youth
Plan Round of Activities
Bnai Moshe Senior United Syna-
gogue Youth will hold a theater
party Saturday evening. The group
will meet at 6:45 at Bnai Moshe
and proceed downtown to the Madi-
son Theater for an evening with
"Gone With the Wind."
A party will follow the movie.
The Arts and Crafts Club will
meet 1:15 p.m. Sunday at the Bnai
Moshe youth lounge.
Freshman and Junior USY chap-
ters will hold a bowling party Sun-
day afternoon at Melody Lanes. The
groups will meet at 2 p.m. in the
A newly formed class in Tora
reading for all boys age 12-13 will
be conducted by Seymour Kaplan,
director of youth activities, starting
Saturday after services.
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