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February 16, 1968 - Image 30

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-02-16

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30—Friday, February 16, 196$

Dr. Vita Stahl Engaged
to Dr. Raymond Pliskow

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

LETTER BOX

Judaism and Jazz

Editor, The Jewish News:
Several young Jewish, Protes-

tant and Catholic leaders are try-
ing to find a media to reach more
people.
For those whom the old, good
religion doesn't bring to a place
of worship, an attempt is being
made to attract them with jazz
music. In other words, if a nor-1
mal shot in the arm doesn't work,
they are willing to try it some- •
where else . .
If jazz programs in synagogues
will be appealing and accompanied
by gifted talents like Rabbi H. Or-
bach. it will undoubtedly attract
some jazz lovers, to whom the in-
DR. VITA STAHL
terpretation of religious morals
into jazz music or vice versa will
Mr. and Mrs. Henry N. Stahl, of
be of some value . .
Vancouver. 13. C., announce the
enter-
engagement of their daughter Vita
to Dr. Raymond Pliskow, son of tainment enters religion it begins
to
loosen
the
fibers
of
its
sacred
Dr. and NIrs. Harold Pliskow of .
meaning. This honest effort coupl-
Sherfield Pl.. Southfield.
ed with hard work may sound re-
Dr. Stahl graduated from the freshing and exciting but it will
University of Vancouver Medical bring little and short-lasting re-
School and is now interning at sults . .
Cedars of Lebanon Hospital, Los
HYMAN SHENKMAN
Angeles. where her fiance, a grad-
uate of the University of Michigan
Medical School, is completing his Death of Latvian Jewry
radiology residency.
Documented in Book
A June wedding is planned.
(Direct JTA Teletype Wire

Michigan Savings Bonds,
New Freedom Shares Drop

Cash purchases of E and H sav-
ings bonds and the new freedom
shares by residents of Michigan
amounted to 5300,012,228 in 1967,1
down 8.7 per cent from the $323,-
900.000 of Es and Hs bought in
1966.
Investments in Series E bonds
accounted for $287,083,000 of the
total, less by 8 per cent than the
previous total of $311,700,000.
Series H bond buying in 1967
amounted to 88.500,000, off 30.3
per cent from that for 1966. Pur-
chases of the new freedom share
notes, which first went on sale
May 1, 1967, totaled $4,446,228.
December investments in the
three popular securities by the
people of Michigan amounted to
$21,850,000. This compared with
purchases of $32,200,000 in Es
and Hs during the same month a
year ago. The percentage drop was
34.3.
Michigan's Treasury - assigned
dollar goal for 1967 was $352,100,-
000 in E and II savings bonds and
freedom shares combined. Actual
cash investments were short of this
goal by sighty more than $52,-
000.000.

-DAYE1111

to The Jewish News)

LONDON—A book documenting
crimes against the Jews and others
during the Nazi occupation of the
Soviet Latvian Republic in World
War II, has been published here.
Edited by A. Kadukas, a Russian,
it drew its material from official
Soviet sources such as govern-
mental archives and historical in-
stitute. The title is "We Accuse."
The book documents, in text
and photographs, the destruction
of Jewish communities in Latvia
during the period 1941-45 in which
many Latvians were willing colla-
borators of the Germans and were
responsible for some of the worst
atrocities. Latvians who refused
to collaborate were also imprison-
ed and killed. Before World War
II the Jewish community in Latvia
numbered 150,000 persons. It is
virtually non-existent today.

Trip Behind Iron Curtain
Topic Before Branch 7

A buffet supper will be held by
Branch Seven, Labor Zionist Or-
ganization, 6:30 p.m. Sunday at the
home of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Heit,
20108 Blackstone.
David Roth, director of the
American Jewish Congress, Michi-
gan Region, will show slides and
speak on his recent trip to Russia
and Poland.

o nol ■ lo W

BY HENRY LEONARD

our new
"Then it is agreed that above all else
Rabbi should play golf in the low 70's!"

Cope. 2966, Dayonu Productions

Winkelman Chosen for Amity Award

A member of the Detroit Com-
Stanley J. Winkelman, president
of Winkelman Stores and member mission on Community Relations
and
the Citizens Committee for
of the new Detroit Corimittee and
receive the 21st Amity Award of Equal Opportunity Winkelman also
the Detroit Women's Division served as chairman of the com-
American Jewish Congress at the munity relations subcommittee of
the Detroit High School Study
annual presenta-
Commission.
tion luncheon
A graduate of the University of
March 6 at Adas
Michigan and a World War II
Shalom Syna-
Navy veteran, Winkelman has
gogue.
served on the board of the United
The award is
Foundation, Jewish Home for the
conferred each
Aged and Jewish Welfare Federa-
year upon an in-
tion. He is a past president of the
dividual who, by
Jewish Community Council and
his action a n d
former vice president of Temple
example in as-
Beth El.
suming responsi-
Bishop Emrich also announced
bility beyond that
that Mrs. Harold E. Bledsoe has
expected of him
been named recipient of a spe-
in the course of
his employment,
cial Amity Citation. Wife of the
has advanced hu-
former State Labor Commis-
man rights and
sioner and prominent Detroit at-
torney and mother of Recorders
civil liberties or
Court Judge Geraldine Bledsoe
improved i n t e r-
Ford, Mrs. Bledsoe presently di-
group relations. Winkelman
Winkelman's selection was an-
rects the Equal Opportunity
Section of the Michigan Em-
nounced by the Rev. Richard S.
ployment Security Commission.
Emrich, bishop of the Episcopal
Diocese of Michigan, chairman of
A graduate of Howard Univer-
the award judges committee. He
sity, Mrs. Bledsoe has long been
cited Winkelman for his "faith-
active in the struggle to advance
ful service to the community
human rights. She has held execu-
and his missionary efforts in
tive positions with the Detroit Ur-
convincing fellow businessmen ban League and the National As-
that they share an obligation to
sociation for the Advancement of
create the opportunity by which
Colored People and is a charter
all people can participate in the
member of the National Associa-
promise of an abundant society."
tion of Inter-Group Relations Of-
ficials (NAIRO), which was found-
ed in Detroit. Mrs. Bledsoe was the
first Negro member of the Demo-
cratic State Central Committee and
has served since 1946 as a dele-
David Blum has been named gate to the Detroit Coordinating
Council
on Human Relations.
director of marketing for Seagram
Prof. Harold Norris of the De-
Distillers Company. The appoint-
troit
College
of Law, recipient of
ment was announced by the com-
pany's president Bernard Tabbat, last year's Amity Award, will pre-
who said: "Mr. Blum not only has sent Winkelman with his award.
U.S. Circuit Court Judge George
C. Edwards will present the cita-
tion to Mrs. Bledsoe.
Members of the judges commit-
tee, in addition to Bishop Emrich
and Judge Edwards, are Frank
Angelo, Zeldon Cohen, John C.
Dancy, Dr. Leon Fram, Dr. Robert
Frehse, William T. Gossett, Msgr.
Clement H. Kern, Miss Barbara
Locke, Judge Wade H. McCree,
Jr., Arthur Poinier, Mrs. Daniel
Shapiro and Sidney Shevitz.
Mrs. Leonard H. Trunsky is
chairman of the award committee.
Mrs. Aaron Shifman is presi-
dent of the Jewish Congress
Women's Division.
Assisting Mrs. Trunsky on the

amity committee are Mesdames
Robert Rosenbush, Fred Bender-
off, Seymour Israel, David Logan
and Daniel Shapiro.
The amity luncheon is open to
the public. Tickets can be purchas-
ed by calling Mrs. Seymour Israel,
353-6433, or the AJCongress re-
gional office, WO 5-3319.

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