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April 05, 1968 - Image 40

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-04-05

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Play About USSR Jews Among Highlights
of Protest Rally Slated by Jewish Youth

A symbolic trial depicting the U.S. which have staged similar terial for this purpose is available
fate of Jews in the Soviet Union rallies. at the Jewish Center. For informa-
will be the format of a play writ- - The Jewish Youth Council for tion about Project Outcry or the
ten, staged and acted by teen- Soviet Jewry is encouraging program materials, call the Cen-
agers at the Jewish Center Sunday. schools and youth groups to con- ter's group services division, Dia- 1
The play will conclude a rally duct educational programs. Ma- mond 1-4200.

which is the feature e v e n t of •
Project Outcry, a protest by Jew-
ish youth groups against the treat-
ment of Jews in the Soviet Union.
It will be preceded by a car march
from Southfield to the Center.
Dr. Daniel N. Jacobs, an expert
on the Soviet Union, will address
the rally at 3 p.m. The Miami Uni-
versity of Ohio professor has HAROLD CAMINKER, Mumford
traveled extensively in the Soviet High School senior, was named
Union. the best delegate at the recent
Dr. Jacobs is a lecturer at the University of Detroit-sponsored
State Department's Foreign Serv- Model United Nations. A member
ices Institute and a consultant to of the Portuguese delegation,
the Department of Health, Educa- Harold served on the trusteeship
tion and Welfare. He has hosted committee. He received a trophy
a series on the National Educa- for his performance. The best
tional Television network. delegation, Berkley High's Mexican
The script for the play was representatives, included Kerry
written by Judy Garlock, a Homburger, Greg Miller, Stan
Southfield High senior, who is Takis, Hank Schade and J. Richard
Epstein. More than 600 Detroit
also directing
students participated as delegates.
the play. The
They were judged both on the
performers are
floor of the General Assembly dur-
members of
ing the three-day sessions, and in
youth groups
various committee meetings and
involved in
area students participated as dele-
Project Outcry,
which is spon-
sored by the
Chevra Youth Dance
Jewish Center.
Planned for Saturday
At least 20
Chevra Chapter, United Syna-
youth groups
gogue Youth will hold a dance 7:30
with more than Judy
1,500 members are in the Youth p.m. Saturday at Beth Moses Syna-
gogue. Entertainment will be pro-
Judy's play will be enacted on vided by the Licorice Philosophy.
a dark stage, with flashlights Refreshments will be served.
turned on the actors as they Nominal admission. Proceeds will
speak. There will be 12 chairs on go toward "Building Spiritual
the stage, for 11 jurors and a judge.
Chevra will hold a meeting
The fate of the Jewish people in
Russia will be the subject of the 7 p. m. Sunday at Beth Moses. The
chapter's constitution will be
The jurors will include actors brought up for ratification.
portraying Bertrand Russell, Mar-
tin Luther King Jr. and others who Omnibus Series to Close
have attacked social injustice. The
poem, Babi Yar, will be read and With 'Robinson Crusoe'
"Robinson Crusoe," final pro-
the spotlight turned on the empty duction in this season's Omnibus
chair of the judge, who is sup- series of children's theatrical per-
posed to be Soviet Premier Alexsei formances, will be presented 2
A car march will open the rally, p.m. Sunday in the Jewish Center.
The Rockefeller Players of New
which is scheduled the weekend
before Passover, celebration of York City will stage the drama,
which illustrates the resourceful-
Jewish freedom.
The march will begin at 1:15 ness of man when beset by unbe-
p.m. at Cong. Bnai David and will lievable trials. The group, directed
proceed to Coolidge, southward to by Lucille Rockefeller, is a reper-
Seven Mile, east to Meyers, and tory company of touring classics
from there to the Jewish Center. for children in straight dramatic
Marchers without cars are in- form.
vited to meet at Seven Mile and
Schaefer at 2:15 to join in the Beth Jacob Teens Set
final leg of the march.
to Hold Services Today
Purpose of the march is to dem-
The annual youth group service
onstrate a community concern
for the Jews of the Soviet Union. has been announced by Rabbi
The youth groups want to stimu- Philip Berkowitz at Temple Beth
late affiliated and nonaffiliated Jacob of Pontiac 8:30 p.m. today.
youth to join in the protest and to The sermon will be presented by
Maxine Thome, president of the
stir the adult community.
Petitions to the Soviet Union youth group, whose topic will be
calling for improvement in the "The Now Generation."
Other members of the youth
treatment of Soviet Jews will be
circulated after the rally, opening group who will be participating in
a petition drive. The rally is open this service are Jill Werner, Jef-
frey Stern, Richard Rosen, Robert
to the public.
During the day an exhibit of Bisgeier, Robert Kahn, Iris Ger-
photographs depicting the life of sten and Joseph Chafets.
Jews in the Soviet Union, a show-
ing of films and the start of a Announce Winners
letter-writing campaign will aug-
ment Project Outcry activities. of Center Art Exhibit
Among the conditions deplored
Igor Beginin won first prize of
by Project Outcry are the closing $100 in the art exhibit of the
or destruction of synagogues as Jewish Center's Arts Festival '68
part of a systematic anti-Jewish for his painting, "Old Glory."
campaign; the closing of Jewish
Second prize of $50 was award-
schools, singling out of Jews for ed to Shirley Kallus for her wood
special discriminatory identifica- assemblage, "Homage to Turner."
tion and a prohibition on publica- Richard Kozlow captured third
tion of Jewish books, periodicals prize of $35 for his painting, "Sun
and education resource s. The Coast." Mrs. Lois Dorfman won
Soviet government has virtually fourth prize of $25 for her piece,
forbidden any religious or com- "Fossil."
munal activity by Jews.
Richard Kux, chairman of the
At the head of the April 7 march festival, and Mrs. Allen Berlin,
will be an eternal light used in chairman of the festival art com-
the national vigil in Washington, mittee, announced the awards,
D..C. The torch symbol has been which were determined by a panel
used in many communities in the of art jurors.

Youth News

They Made the Grade

40—Friday, April 5, 1968


Beth El Youth Group Will Present Play Tonight

Young People's Society Sabbath
The dramatic playlet, "The
will be observed at Temple Beth World Through Fresh Eyes," writ-
El 8:30 p.m. today. ten and directed by Lois Clamage,
a member of the young people's
society, will be presented.
USYs to Hear Address . The actors, members of the so-
ciety, are: Marc Pearl, Ron Gold-
on Israel by Analyst
man, Jon Goldman, Kenny Gre-
Adas Shalom United Synagogue kin, Steve Kushner, Tom Gittlen,
Youth will present Gen. S.L.A Marcia Dickman, Francie Freund,
Marshall, military analyst, commen- Amy MacWilliams, Joyce Linden-
tator and author, in an address baum, Lois Clamage and Larry
8:30 p.m. April 14 in the social Klein.
Gen. Marshall'stopic will be
"Israel, Past, Present and Future."
USY'ers from every chapter in
the area are invited. In charge
of the event are Joel Kaplan,
president of Adas Shalom Senior
USY, and Ralph Goren, education

gates. They were judged both on
the floor of the General Assembly
during the three-day sessions, and
in various committee meetings and
group conferences of blocs and
A living dog is better than a
alliances. Harold is the son of the dead lion.—Ecclesiastes 9
Jack Caminkers of Oak Dr., meni
bers of Temple Israel.

Far Unique Tasteful

A to EEE


Family Passover Day
Scheduled at Center

A Family Passover Day Program
will be conducted 2:30 p.m. Satur-
day in Shiffrnan Hall of the Jewish
Senior adults will participate,
along with children and their par-
Scheduled are a community
sing-along, a dance presentation
by young dancers and a Passover
presentation by children from the
Saturday oneg Shabat program.

Andrea Gold to MaiTy
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