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April 19, 1968 - Image 27

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-04-19

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WSU Memorial to Ghetto Uprising
Includes Program by Court Theater

The 25th anniversary of the up-
rising of the Warsaw Ghetto will
be observed at Wayne State Uni-
versity with two original presenta-
tions by the Court Theater
Players at 8:30 p.m. April 27 and
28 in the Community Arts
Auditorium.
Members of the Court Theater
cast will offer a performance
based on authentic documents of
the Warsaw Ghetto, honoring the
meaning of the Six Million lives
destroyed in Europe. Songs of the
resistance will be offered by the
Jewish Folk Chorus. There is no
charge for admission, and the
public is invited.
As part of the commemora-
tion program, an exhibit on
"The Warsaw Ghetto" is being
displayed at the WSU Library
showing the life, struggle, and
death of the Jews in Warsaw.
Sponsored by Shaarit Haplayta,
a group of Detroit survivors of
the European Holocaust, the ex-
hibit was assembled from the
archives in Poland, Yad Vashem
in Israel. and the Jewish Histor-
ical Society in New York. It was
officially opened by Mayor Cava-
nagh Monday and will continue
the rest of the month.
The commemoration events are
being directed by Monteith college
professor Otto Feinstein and stu-
dents at the college.
* * *

Warsaw Ghetto Revolt
to Be Commemorated
by Workmen's Circle

The 25th commemoration of the
Warsaw Ghetto Uprising will be
observed by the Workmen's Circle,
Michigan District, in a program.
3:45 p.m. Sunday at. the W.C.
Center.
This program will be presented
in both English and Yiddish, and
will immortalize the memory of
the Six Million and pay homage
to the great sacrifice and heroism
of the Jews of the Warsaw Ghetto.
There will be recitations by
Eileen Israel, vocal selections by

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be a traditional candle-lighting ob-
servance. The principal speaker
will be Prof. Joseph Fiszman, of
the department of political science,
Wayne State University.
The public is invited at no
charge.

Medals for Valor Given to Chldren of Late Capt. Cherry

The Silver Star, one of the
nation's highest service awards,
was awarded posthumously to Air
Force Capt. Allen S. Cherry, who
was killed in action Aug. 9, 1967,
while in Vietnam.
The award is presented for
gallantry in action and for risking

Farband Will Sponsor
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The City Committee of Farband
will hold its third seder for mem-
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ment and their families 8:30 p.m.
Saturday at the Labor Zionist
Institute.
A special Hagada will be
featured in which a number of
members will participate with
reading portions. The 20th anni-
versary of Israel's independence
will be emphasized.
Bella Goldberg, artist-pianist,
will sing and play Passover songs,
LISA and HOWARD CHERRY
and Louis Levine will lead in with COL. KENNETH ROSEBUSH
community singing.
Passover refreshments and Is-
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JERUSALEM (ZINS) — In a
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Rothschild made at the Economic
Conference last week in Jerusalem,
he declared: "If the Arab countries
will demonstrate their courage and
good will to conclude a peace pact
with Israel, we will assist them
the same way in which we help
Israel . . . "
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the participants in the conference
came to Jerusalem not only to
discuss investments, but also to
tighten the spiritual bond between
Israel and the world Jewish
community.

one's life while engaging the
enemy.
The award was presented to
Capt. Cherry's 8-year-old son
Howard, by Col. Kenneth E. Rose-
bush. Also present were Howard's
mother, Mrs. Russi Cherry, his
sister, Lisa, and grandmother, Mrs.
Billie Welch.
Capt. Cherry, the son of the
late Mrs. Sarah Willis and the
late Harry Cherry, was awarded
five medals posthumously. They
were the Silver Star; the Dis-
tinguished Flying Cross, awarded
for heroism in aerial flight;. the
Air Medal; the Combat Readiness
Medal; and the Purple Heart.
The last two medals were for
his performance while stationed
at Howard AFB in Panama.

Saida.

Capt. Cherry, who had been in
Southeast Asia only five weeks,
was assigned to the 602nd Tactical
Fighter Squadron at Udorn RAB,
Thailand,

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