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January 26, 1968 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-01-26

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24—Friday, January 26, 1968

Cheryl Fleisher's Troth
'Musical Theater Afternoon' Composed to Irving Wainer Told
for BB Women Membership Affair

An "Afternoon of Musical Thea-
ter" and the apearance of a prom-
inent Bnai Brith speaker will high-
light the annual citywide member-
ship affair of the Bnai Brith Wom-
en's Council of Metropolitan De-
Council women are now complet-
ing plans for the event, to be held
noon March 6 at Cong. Bnai Moshe.
Speaker %%il he Mrs. Nathan Hol-
stein of Pittsburgh, national vice
president of Bnai Brith Women and

membership chairman. Mrs. Hol-
stein's visit to Detroit precedes the
international convention of Bnai
Brith Women, which will be held in
Washington later in March.

bership-retetion workers in the 25
Bnai Brith women's chapters with-
in the Detroit area council.
Mrs. Joseph Rodman and Mrs.
Robert Ellis are co-chairmen of the
affair, assisted by Mesdames Ben
Gruskin, Morris Sears, Ben Man-
dell, Hentry Schore, Robert Israel,
Marshall Wise, Samuel Gold and
Leon Dreylinger. Mrs. Al Stein is
president of the women's council,
and Mrs. Mildreth Rubinoff is in
charge of publicity.

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Act VI ties



Einstein Chapter
to Honor Israel
with Dinner-Dance

In celebration of Israel's 20th
anniversary year, Albert Einstein
Lodge and Chapter of Bnai Brith,
will sponsor a dinner-dance 8:15
p.m. Feb. 3 at the Bnai David
social hall.
Guest star at this affair, on be-
half of the Bnai Brith Israel Bond
program, will be humorist Emil
Cohen. Eric Rosenow and his Con-
tinentals will play for the dancing,
which will follow the dinner and
Cohen, reconteur and singer, has
appeared in major night clubs and
theaters throughout the country.
Born in Wilmington, Del., Cohen
is a product of two cultures, Amer-
ican and Yiddish, and he blends
the two in his performances on
leading TV and radio shows.
Dinner will be preceded by a
cocktail reception. Oscar Bakalar
is president of Einstein Lodge. and
Mrs. Nathan Nothman is president
of the chapter. Max Fridman is
chairman of the dinner-dance com-
mittee, with Norman Adelsberg,
Sigmunt Rubin and Mania Weisen-
berg as co-chairmen. Mrs. Weisen-
berg is chapter Israel Bond chair-
Members of the dinner-dance
committee include Bakalar, Mrs.
Joseph Berman, Walter Cykiert,
Mrs. Henry Dorfman, Sam Freed-
man, Mrs. Irving Isaacs, Louis
Kay, Marcus Last, Al Mondroe,
Mrs. Henry Morgan, Mrs. Nathan
Nothman, Mrs. Max Pines, Len
Rosenfeld, Eric Rosenow, Felix
Rosenzweig, Mrs. Felix Rosenz-
weig, Irving Ross, Mark Webber
and Leon Weberman.
The membership of Einstein is
composed largely of survivors of
the Nazi Holocaust. The lodge and
chapter have won many awards for
their service to worthwhile causes,
including Israel Bonds. For reser-
vations, call Bonds DI 1-5707.

ctivities in Society

Nu Chapter of Iota Alpha Pi Sorority at Wayne State University
is hosting a series of chapter exchanges with Iota chapters across the
country. On a rceent weekend, Nu Chapter welcomed sisters from
Lambda Chapter at Brooklyn College. Two national officers, Barbara
Resnick of Philadelphia and Elaine Stone of Chicago, also came. The
following weekend, Beta Alpha Chapter at Pennsylvania State Uni-
versity and Beta Beta Chapter at the City College of New York were
represented here. This weekend, sisters from other Iota chapters will
be welcomed here.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Goldsmith, 7180 Pebblecreek, Birmingham.
and their daughters Ellen and Susan cruised to the Bahamas aboard
their yacht Sea Panther, spending a two week vacation in Nassau.
Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Bohn will host the Cornfield Family Club
meeting in their home, 26865 W. 10 Mile, Southfield, 8 p.m. Sunday.

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Share Billing in
All-Star Revue

The quartet who will offer the
"Afternoon of Musical Theater,"
featuring selections from Broad-
Some 8,000 Bnai Brith men and
way musicals and operetas, in-
women will see this year's "All
cludes Pearl Kaplan and Marion
Star Revue" at the Masonic Tem-
baritone, and Eugene Slobin,
ple 8:15 p.m. Feb. 13-15.
tenor. The group, members of
the New Cantata Choir, will be
All members who participate in
accompanied by Betty Polen,
the Bnai Brith Services Appeal
Campaign, the annual drive for
Petite luncheon will precede the funds to support Bnai Brith agen-
program. which honors new mem- cies and philanthropies, will re-
bers and membership and mem- ceive two reserved-seat tickets to
the show. Tickets are mailed to
each member who buys or sells
one or more fund-raising ticket
books. Prime seats are given to
those turning in the largest number
of sales.

its 25th anniversary celebration
12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home
of Mrs. Robert Coggan, 19526
Roslyn. Petite luncheon will be
served. Speaker will be Mrs.
Phillip Fealk, junior, past presi-
dent of District 6. Mrs. Bernie
Aaron is chairman of this event,
and Mrs. Joseph Radkin is presi-
dent of the chapter. For informa-
tion, call Mrs. Sol Robins, LI 8-
4919, or Mrs. Jane Rosenfeld, UN

a • • •

N. B. Broder on JWB
Convention Committee

N. Brewster Broder has been
named to the 1968 biennial conven-
Mr, and Mrs. Gerald Fleisher tion committee of the National
of Springfield, Pa., announce the Jewish Welfare Board, it was an-
engagement of their daughter nounced by Louis Stern, JWB


Cheryl Louise to Irving W. Wain-
er, son or Mr. and Mrs. Michael
Wainer of Wisconsin Ave.
Miss Fleisher is a senior in
honors English at Cornell Uni-
versity and a member of Raven
and Serpent honorary society and

Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority. Mr.
Wainer is a graduate of Wayne
State University, where he was a
member of Tau Epsilon Phi Fra-
ternity. He is a recipient of a
National Institute of Health pre-
doctoral fellowship in organic
chemistry at Cornell.

An August wedding is planned.

To Honor George Pierrot
on World Adventure
Series' 35th Birthday

This year's program, which fea-
tures Betty Walker, comedienne of
the Mike Douglas and Mery Grif-
fin Show, is also highlighted by the
performance of Bernie Berns, a
comedian who has appeared at the
Copacabana, Concord and Grossin-
ger's, Vocalist Jo-Ann Florio and
the dance team of Alfred and Le-
nore also will be presented.
The All-Star Revue climaxes the
appeal for $180,000, the highest goal
in Bnai Brith fund-raising history.
Chairmen are Mrs. Ira Albion and
George Tarnoff.

Wayne County Program
Aids Child Development

A new residential program for
retarded children, described as a
"tremendous success" in its initial
stage, has been expanded at the
Wayne County Child Development
Fi`teen girls, all new students,
were admitted as a group to a
freshly remodeled residential cot-
tage on the campus of the school
in Northville.
The cottage parents and other
adults who are staffing the two
cottages received special group
training before the cottages were
The goal of the program is to
establish a sense of "family" and
cottage pride among the children
and staffs of the cottages, and thus
create a better atmosphere for de-
velopment of the children.
Dr. Robert H. Boman, clinical
director, said that the girls "are
responding differently and that
difference is in the direction of
health. They are "more willing,
more receptive and much less re-
sistant to staff direction."

The 17th Democratic District
Party will salute Supreme Court
dinner Feb. 2, at Raleigh House.

This event will launch the year's
activities and will focus attention
on the dramatic achievements of
the Democratic Party. State Sen.
SANDER LEVIN, Michigan's new
Democratic state chairman, will
be the speaker. Chairman of the
dinner is Carl M. Riseman assisted
by Irving Tuckel.

The World Adventure Series—
civic non-profit educational illus-
trated lecture course at the Detroit
Institute of Arts—will celebrate its
35th birthday in th einsttiute au-
ditorium, 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
Councilman Mel Ravitz will
present a resolution signed by
the Common Council and Mayor
Cavanagh, thanking the series and
its founder and president, George

F. Pierrot, for distinguished edu-
cational contributions to the Detroit

area. The birthday speaker will be
Phil Walker with new color movies
of a complete motor tour of
"Merriest England."
The World Adventure Series
began in January 1933, as an
activity of the since discontinued
Peoples' Museum Association.
Pierrot expanded the series ni
order to earn enough to save the
institute's educational department
and its free services such as gal-
lery talks, lectures to school chil-
dren, and monthly special ex-

president. The JWB convention
will be held April 24-28 in San
Figuring in the reports and dis-
cussions to which the convention
delegates will devote their atten-
tion are implications of the Six-
Day War and developments arising
out of it in the American Jewish
community and throughout the
world, the scope and direction of
expanding Jewish Center programs
for the next decade, the current
needs of Jewish servicemen all
over the world, and the effect of
the urban crisis and the direction
of the civil rights movement on
center membership policies.

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Manufacturers, NBD
to Sell Israel Coin Sets

The official specimen set of the
government of Israel's 1968 coins,
scheduled to be issued in late
February, and featuring the 20th
anniversary of the state and the
Holy City of Jerusalem, will be
distributed here by Manufacturers
National Bank, as well as National
Bank of Detroit.
As in past years the set will con-
tain six coins, each bearing the
date 5728 in Hebrew and portray-
ing ancient Hebrew designs inter-
preted with modern Israeli artis-
Each set is encased in a special
20th anniversary commemorative
Joseph Milo, assistant trade com-
missioner, government of Israel,
announced that approximately
1,000 banking offices in some 100
cities throughout the United States
and Canada are accepting advance
mail orders for specimen sets.
On the day of issue these banks
will offer the specimen sets to
their customers and the general
public in a special one-day sale
being coordinated by the Israel
Government Coins and Medals
Corp., the only official organiza-
tion for worldwide distribution of
Israel's coins and state medals.

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