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March 29, 1968 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-03-29

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, March 29, 1968-31
Veronika Klein to IVed At BB Women's Parley
Alex Weiler of Brooklyn U.S. Committed to Israel-Humphrey;
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Negro Seeking Peo plehood-Wexler

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Vice domestic racial problems. He corn-
President Hubert H. Humphrey mended the organization for its
said Monday that American as- efforts in the war against poverty.
surances to Israel- constituted "a
Dr. William A. Wexler, inter-
genuine commitment — I believe national
of Bnai Brith,
it with all my heart." He called told the president
convention that Jews
on all Americans to emulate the could neither reject nor ignore
Israeli people in developing a the Negro "and meet the test of
sense of national "will, purpose Jewish ethics." He said "the
and determination."
Negro cries out for black power
Humphrey spoke at the triennial because he feels so utterly with-
convention of Bnai Brith women. out power. There was some Ne-
The main thrust of his speech was gro anti-Semitism from extremist
a call for commitment to preserve sources," he said, and it was
peace abroad and especially at "deplorable," but "it is also
home by moving forward to meet exaggerated."
Dr. Wexler said Jews exalt in
their peoplehood and cannot deny
MISS VERONIKA KLEIN
the Negro his strivings for a peo-
&cti Rrith
plehood and "a new image." He
At a recent party Mr. and Mrs.
asked if the Negro could be ex-
Eugene J. Klein of Everett Ave.,
pected to forgive and forget 400
Southfield, announced the engage-
chvities
ment of their daughter Veronika
years of humiliation and discrimin-
to Alex Weiler, son of Mr. and
DEBORAH CHAPTER recently ation.
Ir tv_
installed its new officers. They
He stressed that it was unfair to
are: president, Mrs. Larry Fox; demand that the Negro emulate
president-elect, Mrs. Murray Sher- the Jewish immigrants of a gener-
man; vice presidents, Mesdames ation ago and elevate himself in
Sheldon Shur and Edward Comi- the same way. He pointed out that
sar; treasurer, Mrs. Burton Levitt; there were overwhelming differ-
secretaries, Mesdames Donald ences. Dr. Wexler endorsed the
Davis, Richard Greenstein a n d recommendations of the Presi-
tuart Pearlman; junior past presi- dent's Commission on Civil Dis-
ent, Mrs. Murray Franklin; board orders and urged the women to
embers, Mesdames She
commit themselves anew to the
Adelman, Michael Beiger. Alan struggle for human equality in
erskovitz, Michael K u s h n e r, America.
at day at noon
nai David Peggy Moritz, A 1 a n Pearlman,
Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson com-
Norman Rivkin, Ben S h e c t e r, mended the Bnai Brith Women
Synagogue.
The new president of the council Joseph Tashnick, Michael Weiner, Tuesday for their work in "help-
Michael Zipser. ing to solve the nation's social
is Mrs. Gordon Fruitman, Serv- Leslie Winkler * and
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ing with her will be Mesdames
problems." She declared that she
SHOLEM ALEICHEM LODGE will was "deeply impressed with all
Allen Weitzman, Irving Isaacs,
Joseph Rodman, Andrew Berger meet 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the activities of the women of Bnai
and Robert Ellis, vice presidents; Turover Hall. Alex Gottlieb, past Brith, from Operation Stork, which
Ira Albion, treasurer; Maynard president, who has just returned through better care for mothers
Kalet, recording secretary; Miss from Israel, will speak on "What reduced the number of birth de-
Selma Cohen, financial secretary; Can We Do for Israel Now." There fects, to your 'adopt-a-grand-
Mildreth Rubinoff, corresponding will be the second nominations mother' program. There is cer-
secretary; and Mrs. Al Stein, and election of officers. Other re- tainly no generation gap in the
ports will be presented. Harry loving care which your chapters
junior past president.
Installation chairman is Mrs. An- Cash, chairman of the annual give to peoples of all ages in
drew Berger, assisted by Mrs. banquet and installation of officers need," she declared.
Arthur Schott and Mrs. Henry to be held May 5, will give a
The delegates presented Mrs.
Edelman, ticket chairman; Mrs. report.
Johnson with a replica of an an-
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Irving Isaacs, arrangement chair-
tique Hebrew etrog box inscribed
REX CHAPTER recently in- with two doves and the words
man; and Mildreth Rubinoff, pub-
stalled its officers and board from the 29th Psalm, "may the
licity.
Installing officer for the after- members. Mrs. Harold Rayberg is Lord grant strength unto his peo-
noon is Mrs. Charles Galinsky, president, and co-officers Mes- ple and bless his people with
council past president and District dames Malcolm Simon, Frank peace."
6 chairman for the Four Freedom Blase, Harry Dines and Jack
Another session was addressed
Erman.
Library.
by Gen. Yitzhak Rabin, Israel's
The benediction will be given by
ambassador to the United States
Mrs. Philip Fealk, junior past
who declared that peace is Israel's
BBW President
president of District 6; national
primary and most important goat
greetings will be given by Mrs.
but "we are prepared to defend
Leonard Sims, national Bnai Brith
our country under any conditions
past president; district greetings
and under any circumstances."
will be given by Mrs. Sidney Eidel-
Noting that incidents are occurring
man, treasurer of District 6; and
along the cease-fire line almost
Arthur C. Schott, president of
daily, Gen. Rabin said "we can
Men's Council of Bnai Brith, will
hope for the best but must be pre-
bring greetings from the men's
pared for the worst."
council.
The 25 Bnai Brith women's
Bnai Brith Asks Aid
chapters will participate.

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in Babi Yar Tragedy

Painting and drawing by FANNY
RABEL, Mexican artist, will be
on exhibit at Garelick's Gallery
April 7-27. She has exhibited at
the Salon de la Plastica Mexicana
qallery and the Gallery Centro
eportivo Israelita in Mexico City,
le Gallery Arte in Monterrey, the
Galeria de la Ciudad de Mexico
and the Museo Nacional de Bellas
Artes, Havana.

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Mrs. Michael (Betty) Shapiro
of Washington was elected to a
three-year term as international
president of the 140,000-member
Bnai Brith Women at its triennial
convention here. A member of
BBW for 25 years, the last three
as first vice-president and coordi-
nator of its public affairs pro-
gram, she has also headed its
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has been a national commissioner
of the Anti-Defamation League.

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WASHINGTON—Bnai Brith has
appealed to the Soviet Union to
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provide documentary evidence and
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Soviet witnesses for the trial of 11
former Nazis accused of partici-
pating in the Babi Yar massacre.
In a letter to Premier Alexei
Kosygin earlier, Dr. William A.
Wexler, president of Bnai Brith,
deplored the failure of Soviet
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was the site of the mass murder
of 100,000 persons, mostly Russian
Jews. Dr. Wexler, recalling in his
letter that 33,771 had been
methodically machine-gunned and
buried there in a 36-hour bloodbath
on Sept. 29-30, 1941, said it was
"difficult to reconcile" the Soviet
Union's silence on the trial with its
"persistent challenges" to West
Germany to punish Nazi war
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