Gift From Commander to Commander
Australian Synagogue Celebrates 90th Year
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, March 29, 1968-19
SYDNEY (JTA) — The oldest first Jewish pioneers to settle in
active Jewish congregation in Aus- Australia 180 years ago.
tralia marked its 90th anniversary
They also heard an address by
here with thanksgiving services at Lord Casey, the governor - gen-
the Great Synagogue and at a ban- eral, who recalled his participa-
quet at which former Prime Min- tion in the military campaign
ister Sir Robert Menzies and Dame that liberated Palestine from
Pattie Menzies were the guests of Turkish rule in the 1914.18 war.
Lord Casey paid tribute to Jew-
More than 1,000 worshipers ish achievements and added,
heard Rabbi Israel Porush, the "your race has known great per-
Great Synagogue's Jerusalem-born secution over much of your long
chief rabbi, recall the saga of the history but through it you have
preserved your identity and your
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courage and spirit."
Rabbi Porush noted that the first
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Jewish colonists in Australia were
too few in numbers and too poor
to organize collective religious life.
But in 1831, when economic condi-
CANTOR SIMON BERMANIS
Lionel Semiatin, vice president tions improved and more Jews
of the National Association of arrived, the first congregation was
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CHANGE IN DATE
During his visit here last week, Brig. Gen. Avrahain Yoffe met
with leaders and members of Bale Post of the Jewish War Veterans
and received a treasury check of $1,000 from the post, to the Allied
Jewish Campaign-Israel Emergency Fund. The gift was presented
to the Israeli war hero by Commander Fred Waterstone of Bale
Post. Others in the photo (on the left) are Alfred Deutsch, chairman
of this year's Allied Jewish Campaign, and Al Colman, past com-
mander of Bale Post.
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ILIARY will hold a social meeting
8:30 p.m. Monday at the Oak Park
Community Center. Hostesses for
the evening will be Sara Fleisher,
Fay Freedman, Libbie Laurens
and Bess Schein. Jan Zack will
demonstrate the art of make-up.
Refreshments will be served.
Guests are invited.
The national commander of the
Jewish War Veterans of the U.S.A.,
SAMUEL SAMUELS, of Revere,
Mass., will be honored- at a testi-
monial breakfast Sunday in Saugus,
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HAVE A DELICIOUS
BETH SHALOM MEN'S CLUB
will hold its annual "Dinner with
Dad" 6:10 p.m. Wednesday at the
synagogue. Entertainment will be
provided by Ted Clark and Ron
Greenberg of Radio Station WKNR,
a judo team and the Third Street
Fish Market Orchestra. Dinner
chairman is Jerry Efros. The din-
ner is being prepared by the
"Men's CHM Chefs," chairman
Martin J. Lederman, assisted by
Bertrand Horwitz, Joseph Kramer,
Samuel Rudofsky and Michael
Goodman. Tickets are available at
the synagogue office and at Efros
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BNAI MOSHE MEN'S CLUB will
be honored at late Friday services,
8:15 p.m. April 5. Rabbi Moses
Lehrman and Cantor Louis Klein
will be assisted by the men's choir,
who will receive gifts in apprecia-
tion of their services during the
High Holidays. A tea will be served
by the family of James Sobel, life-
long member of the synagogue, in
honor of his 80th birthday. Men's
Club members will attend the
morning and afternoon services
Saturday, after which Rabbi Lehr-
man will discuss "Ethics of the
Fathers." On Sunday morning, the
club members will attend and join
the Tails and Tefilin Club at break-
fast after services.
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ORT Men's Group
Numbers to 700
Harry H. Platt, president of the
Detroit Men's ORT Chapter, an-
nounced that the membership in-.
crease of the group necessitated
the splitting of the secretary-
treasurer office. David K. Page
has been named treasurer, and
Earl Gilman continues as secre-
Platt announced that 225 new
members were enrolled in the
recent campaign, b o o sting the
membership to 700. He said the
aim is to reach the 1,000 mark
this year. In the membership
drive, headed by. Paul Zuckerman
and Max D. Schuster, Zuckerman
alone enrolled 65 new members.
As a result of the enlarged mem-
bership, national ORT last year re-
ceived from the Men's ORT Chap-
ter $15,000—the total in gifts since
the group was organized being
$34,100. The chapter secured $4,500
in legacies. It pledged the national
organization $20,000 for 1968.
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of miles away, to see Jerusalem united, Israel reborn.
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