THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
42—Friday, April 5, 1968
People Make News
The appointment of Karl Katz,
A 400,000-pound ($116,000) grant
LESTER AVNET, president and
art historian, archaeologist and mu- chairman of the board of Avnet, for study of the chemical structure
Inc., has been named founding of proteins has been awarded by
as director of the
chairman of the President's Cir- the National Institutes of Health in
cle of American Reform Judaism. the United States to Prof. ABRA-
h a s been an-
The President's Circle is a fel- HAM PATCHORNIK, a member
nounced by Dr
lowship of community leaders who of the Weizmann Institute's bio-
contribute at least $5,000 a year physics department which is
to the ARJ and are actively in- headed by Prof. Ephraim Katch-
of the Jewish
volved in the activities of the aiski.
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Union of American Hebrew Con-
Stockwell and Marcuse advertis-
inary of America. Katz
gregations and the Hebrew Union
ing and public
The Jewish Museum, at 1109 Fifth College-Jewish Institute of Re-
Ave., New York, is operated under ligion.
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auspices of the seminary. Katz
Leon S. Wayburn
succeeds Same Hunter, who served
Rabbi H. SCHILLI, head of the
has become asso-
as director of the museum from Seminaire Israelite de France,
ciated with the
September 1966 until his recent Orthodox rabbinical seminary of
firm as account
resignation. Katz comes to the the French Jewish community, ar-
New York institution from Jerusa- rived in New York recently as
burn has a long
lem, where he was active in cre- guest of the Union of Orthodox
career as an ad-
ating the Israel Museum and Jewish Congregations of America.
Wayburn vertising execu-
served for 11 years as chief cura- According to an announcement by
tor of the fine arts sculpture and Joseph Karasick, UOJC president, tive. He has been active for many
Judaica sections of that museum, Rabbi Schilli has come to com- years in communal movements
which has granted him a leave of plete arrangements for a study- and as an officer in Temple Beth
absence to permit him to under- apprentice program in the United El and its affiliated societies.
take his new assignment, starting States for French rabbinical stu-
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MRS. DAVID KLIGER will be
Israel's foreign minister, ABBA
guest lecturer on "The Needs of EBAN, spent a two-day visit in the
Jewish Patients" at a Monday Netherlands last week. He dis-
morning session before nursing cussed the Middle East situation
students at Mercy College.
and Israel's bid for association
A most notable success in the
with the European Common Mar-
automobile business was reported
HARRIS C. MALAN, of Ann
this week in behalf of Krajenke
Arbor, Mich., becomes the new in the Middle East today was be- Buick and its current head, C. R.
president of the U. of M. Interfaith tween "mutual peace and violence. "Babe" Krajenke, whose sales
Center, Inc., succeeding Rev. There cannot be a unilateral war." rooms are located at 12801 Jos.
Henry 0. Yoder, pastor of the He said Israel desired "only mut- Campau.
Lutheran Student Chapel in Ann ual peace," but the present cease-
Setting the highest sales of
Arbor, who has held the position ! fire situation "is far from ideal."
of president since the nonprofit Eban sharply critized the United Buick cars on record, it was an-
corporation was organized in 1962. Nations Security Council's resolu-
The Interfaith Center Corporation tion of March 24 which condemned
was formed to purchase land and Israel for her attack on terrorist
erect and operate a central re- bases in Jordan. He noted that
ligious building on the North the Security Council was a politi-
Campus which would serve all 32 cal organ, having on it representa-
of the student religious groups tives of the Arab states but none
recognized by the Office of Re- of Israel. The Israeli foreign min-
ligious Affairs of the University of ister praised the Dutch people for
their attitude toward Israel during .
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last June's Six-Day War.
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The Yeshiva University award
GUSTAVE L. LEVY, chairman of
was presented in Vancouver to
Maj. Gen. GEORGE R. PEARKES, the board of governors of the
lieutenant-governor of British Co- New York Stock Exchange and a
lumbia, at a dinner attended by prominent philanthropic and com-
350 members of the community munal leader, has been named
held under the auspices of the recipient of the 1968 Herbert H.
Vancouver Friends of Yeshiva Lehman Human Relations Award.
University. Messages were read Morris B. Abram, president of the
at the dinner from Prime Minister American Jewish Committee,
C. R. "BABE" KRAJENKE
Lester B. Pearson and Robert which sponsors the annual award,
Stanfield, leader of the Conserva- said that Levy is being honored nounced this week that "Krajenke
tive Party. Establishment of a as "the person who best exempli- has sold more Buicks than any
George R. Pearkes Scholarship fies those creative achievements other dealer in the world."
Fund at Yeshiva University was that characterized Herbert H.
"It proves our contention that
Lehman's outstanding career of
public service." Presentation of `there is room at the top' and that
a dedicated effort gets results,"
LEE A. IACOCCA, executive vice the award will be at a testimonial
president, North American auto- dinner to be held on April 23, at Krajenke commented.
Stanley F. Krajenke, father of
motive operations for Ford Motor Americana Hotel, New York. Su-
Co., will receive the 1968 Human preme Court Justice Abe Fortas "Babe," started the Buick dealer-
Relations Award of the Automotive will make the keynote address. ship in 1913. The elder Krajenke
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was the first man in Hamtramck
and Allied Industries Division of
Senator Edward W. Brooke of to own and drive an automobile.
the American Jewish Committee's
appeal for human relations at a Massachusetts will be principal The son, affectionately called
dinner April 4 at Americana Hotel, speaker at the humanitarian award "Babe," pumped gasoline for his
dinner to be given by the Inter- father while going to school. Now
national Order of Bnai Brith in he has the highest Buick record in
The Society of Real Estate Ap- honor of PHILIP B. HOFFMAN, the world and is the most ac-
praisers' board of governors has chairman of the board of Johnson claimed automobile dealer in
awarded the Senior Residential & Johnson, at the Waldorf-Astoria Michigan.
Appraiser designation to HENRY Hotel, New York, April 10.
"Babe" Krajenke's brother, L.
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"Barney" Krajenke, worked with
LONNERSTATER, assistant vice
Reappointment of SIDNEY him gas pumping while both were
president and chief appraiser of
Metropolitan Federal Savings and SPITZ as a member of the Wayne in elementary classes in parochial
Loan Association, and manager of County Board of Supervisors was schools and at Hamtramck High
the association's Oak Park office. announced by Councilman Louis School where both studied.
Lonnerstater is a member of the C. Miriani for a term ending
society's Greater Detroit Chapter March 31, 1969. Spitz will act on
and has seven years' experience in legislative administrative and pol-
The Jewish community of Phil-
appraising residential, commercial icy-making matters for the county. adelphia is believed to have been
and industrial property. He re- A native Detroiter, he attended founded in 1738 by Nathen Levy
ceived his BS degree from Wayne Wayne State University and Uni- of New York, who bought a pri-
State University and has completed versity of Detroit. He was a fur- vate burial plot that later became
appraisal courses sponsored by the niture merchant and is now a the city's first Jewish cemetery.
University of Michigan and the financier and industrial consul- The country's second oldest con-
society. Lonnerstater is a member tant. Mr. and Mrs. Spitz and their gregation, Mikveh Israel, was or-
of the American Savings and Loan three sons live at 18215 Warring- ganized there by Sephardic Jews
Sales on Record
Summer Jobs Are Sought for Students
With Aid of Jewish Vocational Service
William M. Wetsman, president of the summer job placement com-
of the Jewish Vocational Service, mittee.
announces that the agency is again
conducting its summer job place- .kizmizsuLkstitiuuu_
ment program for high school and
(Formerly with Sammy
They are seeking at least 300
Wolf and His Band)
well-paying summer jobs. For most
Now Available For
of these students, continuing their
education will depend on their sum-
mer job earnings.
The program, particularly in the
FOR COLOR CANDIDS
past three years, has proved suc-
cessful, in great measure because
of the support and cooperation of
employers in the community.
Employers who may have sum-
mer jobs within their own firms
or know of other job opportunities,
may call Mrs. Vass, placement di-
rector of the Jewish Vocational
Service, WO 1-8570.
Robert A. Steinberg is chairman
Men's Club Set Parley
NEW YORK —The 39th annual
convention of the National Federa-
tion of Jewish Men's Clubs, the
laymen's arm of the Conservative
Movement in Judaism, will take
place May 5-9 at the Concord Hotel,
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