26—Friday, February 2, 1968
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
People Make News
At a special convocation of
the Jewish Theological Seminary
of America, Sunday in the semin-
ary library at New York, three
men and one woman will receive
honorary degrees from the semin-
ary chancellor, Dr. Louis Finkel-
stein. They are: DR. JOHN
HENRY FISCHER, president of
Teachers College of Columbia Uni-
versity: MRS. MARY I. BUNT-
ING, president of Radcliffe Col-
lege; CHARLES MERRILL, head-
master of the Commonwealth
School; and RABBI ISRAEL J.
KAZIS, spiritual leader. of Cong.
Mishkan Tefilah, Newton, Mass.
All will be awarded the degree of
doctor of letters, honoris causa,
with the exception of Rabbi Kazis,
upon whom his alma mater will
confer the honorary degree of
doctor of divinity.
• • •
SAMUEL GALLANT, a corpor-
ate lawyer, of Mount Vernon, N.Y.,'
has been appointed executive di-
rector of the American-Israel
Chamber of Commerce and Indus-
try which is comprised of leaders
of banking and industry in the
United State; and Israel.
SAMUEL BRONFMAN, presi-
dent of Distillers Corp., Seagrams
Limited, has been named a Com-
panion- of the Order of Canada. ,
The national award, established
last year. rewards Canadians for
service to the country or to hu-
manity at large. It is the first such
national award in the country and
is Canada's highest civilian honor.
Bronfman was one of 15 men and
women designated for the award.
The investiture will be made by
the governor-general in Ottawa in
the near future. Bronfman is vice
president of the World Jewish
Congress and chairman of its
North American section, a mem-
ber of the board of governors of
McGill University. president of
the United Jewish Relief Agencies
and a former member of the
• • •
Community attitudes and their
impact on urban progress will be
discussed by Dr. J. WILLIAM
RIOUX, new president of Merrill
Palmer Institute, when the Wom-
en's Committee of United Com-
munity Services observes its 33rd
anniversary noon Monday at
Masonic Temple Crystal Ballroom.
• • •
Detroit attorney JORDAN ROS-
SEN was elected chairman of the
Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the
Americans for Democratic Action.
David Wolock is a vice president;
alternate board members, Allen
Sipher and Thelma Zwerdling; and
executive board members Paul D.
Borman, Joe Guggenheim, David
Kaufman, Dr. Shmarya Kleinman,
Sol Plafkin, Dave Rosenthal and
SAM E. DASHOW has again
been selected to help the sustain
ing membership drive for 1968 for
the Cadillac Square District, Boy
Scouts of America. The kickoff
luncheon will take place at the
downtown Howard Johnson Motel
Monday. Judge NATHAN KAUF-
MAN will deliver the keynote ad-
• • •
ARTHUR A. COHEN has re-
signed as vice-president and editor
of Holt, Rinehart and Winston pub-
lishing firm to devote himself to
his own writing. DONALD I. FINE
left the editorship of Dell Publish-
ing Co. over "policy differences"
with the president of the firm, Mrs.
• • •
Rabbi LOUIS MIGROM, director
of the Bnai Brith Hillel Founda-
tions at the University of Minneso-
ta, leaves for Australia Feb. 28
for five weeks of meetings with
Jewish students and community
leaders on intensifying the Hillel
• • •
Appointment of A. DAVID WEIS-
GAL as executive director of the
American Committee for the Weiz-
mann Institute of Science was an-
nounced by Dewey D. Stone. chair- I
man of the board of governors of
the institute. Prior to coming to
the Weizmann Institute, Weisgal, 1
35, had a varied career in mer-
chandising. television. and film
making. Ile is the son of Meyer
W. Weisgal. president of the Weiz-
mann Institute of Science.
I Proceedings of
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The Jewish Historical Society of
Michigan is currently making a
study of the participation of Michi-
gan Jews in the Jewish Legion
during the First World War.
MISS SHIRLEY SOIFER
Upon conclusion of the study,
Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Soifer of the periodical Michigan Jewish
Monica Ave. announce the engage- History will publish a picture
ment of their daughter Shirley to essay, "Michigan Jews and the
Jack Greene of Cheyenne Ave., Jewish Legion."
son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Greene
Anyone possessing photographs
of Michigan Jewish Legionnaires,
Miss Soifer is a graduate of or of individuals who were active
Wayne State University's college in recruiting candidates for the
Legion, as well as those who wish
A fall wedding is plannned.
to relate their experiences of that
period, may contact Allen A. War-
ren, 21721 Parklawn, Oak Park.
(LI 3-5262 evenings).
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HENRY J. GOODMAN, vice
president of a Cleveand manu-
concern, has been ap-
Maurice A. Betman, of PROFES
S1ONAL PLANNING ASSOCI pointed chairman of the national
on leadership develop-
ATES was second in sales for the
year 1967 for the Northwestern ment of the Council of Jewish
Mutual Life Insurance Co. in all Federations and Welfare Funds.
of Southeastern Michigan. with
sales of $1,640,751 and pretnium
HARRY THOMAS, 15200 W.
Seven Mile, who's been selling
fine clothing for over 30 years,
has now reduced his low prices
still further during his final clear-
ance sale. Harry Thomas offers
store hours to suit anyone: daily
9 to 6, Monday and Thursday to
9 p.m., and Sunday, 11 a.m. to
• • •
AL'S BEST MEATS, 17630 W
Seven Mile. is celebrating its open-
ing this week with supper specials.
Al and his staff are experts with
the emphasis on custom quality.
• • •
Elvin D. Dougherty, president of
LIVONIA NATIONAL BANK, an-
nounced that 1967 earnings showed
a 40 per cent increase over 1966.
Net operating earnings per share
for the year ending Dec. 31 was
$5.54 compared to 1966 earnings of
$3.94. Other areas of the bank's
statement also showed significant
increases, such as a 37 per cent
Internationally acclaimed Ameri- increase in deposits.
can bass-baritone GEORGE LON-
Joseph F. Hirsch, art associate
DON, who performs in concert at of the DETROIT-GOLD GEN-
Masonic Auditorium 8:20 p.m. ERAL AGENCY of the Massachu-
Feb. 10, has sung almost every setts Mutual Life Insurance Co.,
role in the dramatic bass and bari- has been named his agency's man
tone repertoire since his Metro- of the year. He is a member of the
politan debut in 1951.
Detroit Life Underwriters Asso-
ciation, Toastmasters Interna-
tional, Speakers Bureau and Proj-
ect Hope organizations. He is also
district chairman of the United
• • •
ARAM KHACHOTURIAN, Ar-
menian composer, makes his debut
as a conductor in Detroit at the
Announcing the Grand Opening
Masonic Temple 3 p.m. Sunday.
with the Indianapolis Symphony
the newest, most exclusive barber
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Central Class of 1942
Gives to Alma Mater
On behalf of the Central High
School Class of 1942, which cele-
brated its 25th anniversary last
April, Mrs. Gerson Lacoff of Mar-
low Ave., Oak Park, presented the
school with a floor model world
globe for the library, a planetar-
ium for the science department,
a map of Africa for the history
department and a check for $237
for the scholarship fund at Central.
The presentation was made to
the officers of the National Honor
Society, as part of its assembly
program honoring 12 new mem-
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He who lives without committing
any folly is not so wise as he
MRS. PHILIP FEALK of Oak
Park was reelected a Bnai Brith
trustee of the National Jewish
Hospital and Research Center last
week. Andrew Goodman of New
York won a fourth term as board
chairman of the free-care, nonsec-
tarian chest 'disease center. Nor-
man Davis of Denver was elected
president. The hospital has pro-
vided more than 90,000 days of free
care to Michigan residents with
tuberculosis, asthma, emphysema
and other chronic respiratory dis-
• • •
JOSEPH SAPHIR, chairman of
the Liberal Party in Israel, and
minister without portfolio at the
Israeli Cabinet, arrived for a short
visit in the U.S. Prior to the June
' War, he was one of the leaders
who helped create a government of
national unity which had appointed
Moshe Davan as defense minister.
Mini-Skirted Manicurist and the
The proceeding of the National
Conference on Advancing the Arts
in American Jewish Life have been
published by the National Jewish
Welfare Board in celebration of its
The conference, at the Barbizon-
Plaza Hotel, New York, brought
together 180 people prominent in
the various arts or active in the
lay or professional leadership of
the Jewish community.
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