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March 15, 1968 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-03-15

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JWVA National Chief Pays a Call

Despite what their personal feel-
ings may be about the war in Viet-
nam, the women who belong to the
Jewish War Veterans auxiliaries
are thinking first about the morale
of boys fighting overseas.
Mrs. Ted Garfinkle, a pretty
mother of three, and a sharp busi
nesswoman to boot, was in Detroit
this week in her capacity as na-
tional president of the Jewish War
Veterans Auxiliaries. During a
brief stop at The Jewish News of-
fice, she outlined the primary con-
cern of the JWVA, feminine arm
of the Jewish War Veterans of
America.
A number of JWVA members
have seen their sons go off to
Vietnam, she said. Michigan's
auxiliary alone knows of some 35
young Jewish men now serving
there. They have sent packages
to GIs (regardless of religion),
sponsored a "tape-a-letter" pro-
ject keeping communications
lines open between families and
their boys, and assisted in the
veterans' hospital program.
As an affiliate of the JWV, the
auxiliary supports the administra-
tion position on the war in Vietnam.
although differences "do exist
among our members, as in any
organization."
Mrs. Garfinkle, of Washington,
D.C., whose husband is a Korean
War veteran, is secretary-treas-
urer of the computer programing
education firm he heads, National
Institute of Computer Professions.
Its branches are located in New
Jersey and Maryland: Argentina
is the next stop. For the year that
she is JWVA president, she has
taken a leave of absence to visit
JWVA units throughout the coun-
try, keeping women informed of
activities on the national front
and helping them strengthen their
own programs.
A young 35 ("for some reason,
I always land ingenue roles with

JWV

BLOCII ROSE AUXILIARY will
hold a party at the D. J. Healy
Home for 85 children 2 p.m. Sat-
urday. There will be entertain-
ment and refreshments. For in-
formation, call Chairman Carol
Burke, LI 5-5984.
* • •
YETZ-COHEN AUXILIARY will
meet 8:30 p.m. Monday at the
home of Marian Rothstein, 20233
Pierson. Chairman Raye Weimer
is completing plans for the third
Passover Seder, which is held an-
nually at the Battle Creek Vet-
erans Hospital. For information
carr Mrs. Weimer, KE 2-274.

• •

Ex-Detroiter Commands
St. Louis JWV Post

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our temple players"), Mrs. Gar-
fi n kl e sees the Jewish War Veter- I
ans Auxiliaries in an important
role : that of a ss
organization in areas women are
peculiarly equipped to handle.
That is why the JWVA president
has chosen for her theme this year
"Wider Horizons," encouraging
women to concern themselves with
every phase of community life.
from child welfare to projects in
Israel — including a surgical wing
JWVA has provided at Tel Hasho-
mer Hospital—and legislative prob-
lems.

Brevities

Michigan Daily
Editorial Honors
Dr. William Haber

manpower mobilization.

Stretching the meager budget alloca-
tions provided for the literary college
has also been a Haber spectalty. Al-
though Haber's five years have been
lean ones for the University, the liter-
ary college has sustained a period. of
fantastic growth due to the efforts of
Haber and his successor, Associate
Dean William L. flays. And educational
innovations have been a constant con-
cern for Haber. In the last two years,
the Residential College materialized.
the Pilot Program has endured despite
financial difficulty, the pass-fail option
was extended to juniors and seniors.
and a liberal studies program was
inaugurated.
Todayi• Haber's last birthday as
dean. But being too vigorous to retire.
hopefully Dean Haber will spend ninny
more birthdays at the University.

I Men's Clubs

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TEMPLE ISRAEL MEN'S CLUB
will hold an open board dinner-
meeting, 6 p.m., March 28, in the
social hall. Rev. Hubert Locke,
director of the office of religious
affairs, wayne State University,
will speak on the disturbances of
last summer, their aftermath and
the recent federal report concern-
ing them. Members who have not
paid their dues may do so at the
door.

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To the question: Do you believe
it is the function of government
to concern itself that Israeli so-
ciety live according to Jewish tra-
dition?-42 per cent replied "no,"
26 per cent "yes," the rest had no
opinion. Of those polled who go to
shul daily, 30 per cent voted for the
religious parties in the last Knes-
set elections, 40 per cent for Mapai
and Ahdut Ha'avoda, the others
for different factions.

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ADULT CLASSES IN HEBREW
(7:30 p.m. Mondays) and the his-
tory of Jewish literature (7:30 p.m.
Thursdays) will be given by Aaron
Kutnick starting March 25, the
opening of the spring semester, at
Oak Park High School. For infor-
mation, call the school district,
LI 8-0200.
• *
The officers of the Detroit Civic
Opera Co. announce the forthcom-
ing presentation of JAMES FRAZ-
IER, brilliant young American
Negro conductor, in a guest ap-
pearance with the Detroit Sym-
phony Orchestra, March 24, at
Ford Auditorium.
• • •
Four Wayne State students have
"captured" the entertainment field
in California under the name of
HONEY, Ltd. The girls, Laura
Polkinghorne, daughter of Mr. and
Clyde Polkinghorne of Oak Park:
two sisters, Sandra and Joan Sli-
win, daughters of Dr. and Mrs.
Edward P. Sliwin of Detroit; and
Marsha Temmer, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Max Fried of Oak Park.
have been signed by Lee Hazel-
wood and LHI Recording Co. and
are under contract to the Bernard-
Williams Management Agency.
• * T
The COURT THEATER, now in
its third season, will present the
Detroit premiere of Barbara Gar-
son's political satire "MACBIRDI"
Throughout March the play will
continue to play Friday and Satur-
day evenings at 8:30. Tickets are
available at the theater ticket of-
fice noon Monday through Friday
and at all J. L. Hudson stores and
Wayne State University ticket
offices.
• * •
YEHUDA HANANI. one of the
nation's promising young cello tal-
ents, will give a single recital in
the area 8:30 p.m. Monday, in Oak-
land University's Wilson Hall. His
piano accompanist will be Anahid
Alexanian. Hanani, born in Israel
in 1943, came to this country in
1964 on a scholarship to the Juilli-
ard School of Music in New York.
A protege of Leonard Rose, that
great artist terms him "an abso-
lutely first-rate cello talent, po-
tentially one of the world's
greatest." Hanani studied with
Leonard Shure at Harvard in
1966, and with the Stern-Istomin-
Rose Trio in Oakland University's
Meadowbrook School of Music that
summer.

Former Detroiter Sally Maglov-
kin of St. Louis has been elected Montreal School Board
commander of Heritage Post of Seeks Vote for Jews
the Jewish War Veterans. Mrs.
MONTREAL (JTA)—The Protes-
Maglovkin (the former Ruth Bist- tant School Board of Greater
row of Detroit) was elected cor- Montreal has asked the Quebec
responding secretary of the JWV Legislature to amend the educa-
auxiliary.
tion act to permit the election of
Jews to local school boards in
Montreal and the city of Outre-
Beautifully Custom Made
mont, a suburb of Montreal with
a large Jewish population.
The effect of the amendment
would be to give Jews in nine of
the 11 city districts the right to
by
vote in school board elections, to
sit on the local boards and, even-
tually, to be appointed to the con-
trolling Protestant School Board
of Greater Montreal.
At present, five Jews serve on
the Protestant School Board by
appointment of the lieutenant gov-
ernor in council under a 1965 law
specifying that the board should be Chaim Weizmann Society
constituted of five Jews and 20
Protestants. Most Jewish children to Hear Megilla Readings
The Chaim Weizmann Society
in Montreal attend the Protestant
schools. In some of the Outremont will meet 9 p.m. Monday at Cong.
very reasonable Prices
schools, the Jewish pupils are Beth Yehuda. Joshua Joyrich, cul-
tural director, will read portions
actually in the majority.
Lorge Selection of Fobrics & Styles
of Megillat Esther. RefreshmentS'
"Give us a try before you buy"
If there is no Hell, a good many will be served. Friends are invited.
For Free Estimates
preachers are obtaining money un- The group will meet April 1 at
der false pretenses.—"Billy" Sun- its new location, the Workmen's
Call 538-0068
day. Circle Center.

DRAPERIES

Is Israel Theocratic? Survey Says 'No'

JERUSALEM (ZINS)—A recent
survey relating to the religious
trends in Israel, revealed than only
8 per cent of the people polled ob-
served religious practices without
reservation, and 26 per cent do not
step inside a synagogue at all,
even on Yom Kippur.
While 13 per cent stated they
highly respect Jewish tradition, 20
per cent professed complete indif-
ference; 48 per cent said they
respect certain traditional customs,
such as lighting the Sabbath can-
dles by which they also light their
cigarettes:

THE CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL;
CLASS OF 1943 will hold its 25th
reunion at a buffet dinner-dance
8 p.m. May 18 at the Hillcrest
Counthy Club. Reservations must
be made by April 15. For informa-
tion call Loree (Franovitz) Marks,
LI 8-5595; or Sally (Joseph) Sagi-
naw, EL 3-3710.

FERRANTE and TEICHER, who
will appear at their twin pianos at
at Masonic Auditorium 8:20 p.m.
March 23 at one time played duets
upon one instrument. About the
time of their graduation from
Julliard they discovered that more
melodic variations could be made
with two pianos. A long and some-
times bitter struggle, that was to
last for 12 years, carried them
across the length and breath of
A distinct tribute was paid to the United States, before they
Dr. William Haber, retiring dean
finally won their recognition.
of the College of Literature,
• * *
Science and the Arts of the Uni-
"MONEY," a satirical comedy,
versity of Michigan, on his 69th
opens today for a six-week en-
birthday. Signed by Henry Grix,
gagement at the Red Mill. Written
the editorial stated:
Committees at this University seem expressly for cabaret theater, the
almost sacred. There are decision- play is produced and directed by
snaking committees, rule-making and Henry Martin. Show times are 9
rule-breaking committees. But maybe
our prolific committee collection is not and 11 p.m. For reservations, call
extensive enough. We forgot a birthday the Red Mill, TR 1-2080.
committee.

William Haber, dean of the literary
college, is 69 today. After five years as
the dean of the lit school and 32 years
at the University, Haber deserves some
recognition for his service as adminis-
trator, scholar, economist and public
relations officer for the lit school. To
recognize
accomplishm ents such as
Haber's, a birthday committee might be
a small first step.
Haber's reputation extends beyond
the confines of his Angell Hall office
and into the chambers of federal econo-
mists in Washington. As -,consultant to
the Social Security Board from 1939 to
1945, Haber played a key role in writing
the coutrormMal program.
During World War II, the Romania-
born Haber directed, advised or chaired
an impressive list of federal committees
on everything from social security to

Friday, March 15, 1968-31

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