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May 03, 1968 - Image 21

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-05-03

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Beth Shalom Prepares to Cite Rabbi

Planning the Congregation Beth Shalom dinner on May 19,
honoring Rabbi Mordecai S. Halpern and celebrating Israel's 20th
anniversary are, (from left) : seated, Albert Rosenblum, president;
Mrs. Charles Factor, ticket chairman; Mrs. Mitcheal Bloom, Mrs.
Aaron Wallis and Mrs. Jack Solway, and Charles Isackson, presi-
dent of the Men's Club; standing, Edward Gluklick, dinner co-chair-
man; Jack Solway, Seymour Tarnoff, executive vice president; Sid-
ney Berg, president of the Mr. and Mrs. Club, and Stewart Kepes,
dinner co-chairman. Ira Hirschmann, diplomat, author and special
envoy of several presidents, who negotiated the rescue of 100,000
Jews from Romanian concentration camps during World War II,
will be guest speaker. For reservations for the affair on behalf of
the Israel Bond Cause, call LI 7-7970.

A. L. Plotkin to Talk!
at Beth Shalom's Fete
to Aid Israel Bonds

Dr. Arieh L. Plotkin, former
officer in the intelligence corps of
the Israel Defense Forces, will be
the guest speaekr at the Beth
Shalom leader
ship reception to';'f '
be hosted Dr. and
Mrs. Irwin Phil-
lips, in their
home, 18725 Cap-
itol, Southfield
8:30 p.m. May
13.
The affair is in
advance of the
Beth Shalom din-
ner c elebratin
Isra el's 20th anni-
versary and hon-
oring Rabbi Mori
decai S. Halpern
Plotkin
on his Bar Mit-
zva year as spiritual leader.
Dr. Plotkin, a noted lecturer,
scholar and expert on Middle East-
ern affairs, attended Hebrew Uni-
versity and the University of Lon-
don and was the first Israeli citizen
to be admitted to Princeton Univer-
sity's Woodrow Wilson School of
Public and International affairs.
He joined Hagana in 1937 and
served as an officer in the intelli-
gence corps from its inception in
1948.

,

Plan Beth

Disappearing
Landmarks

By JOSEPH SHAPIRO
Landmarks of the Jewish faith, how
much longer can they last?
They are disappearing in the COM-
munity much too fast.
Like the synagogue, our fathers built
years ago
So that our Jewish traditions, we
1.vould know
To the suburbs the people are moving
day after day,
Finding new homes come what may,
Leaving behind synagogues they used
to attend
With religious memories on which
they did depend.
The question arises. What about the
"devout Jew?"
His synagogue is sold, what shall
he do?
His tradition he loves, he has his pride;
On the Sabbath. he surely will not
ride.
With the children in the suburbs. he
cannot live
Their American way of life, he must
forgive.
--
What about the children, what can they
say
When their father wants to keep the
Sabbath day?
What about the rabbis, what can they
do
To give a helping hand, to the "be-
loved Jew?"
When the synagogues move, what can
be done?
Where can the "elderly Jew" really
run?
Synagogues in Detroit a few years
from now
Win be scarce; but who can tell how
The "devout Jew" will find a way
Not to ride on the Sabbath day.

THE DETROIT JEWISli NEWS

Jewish Congregations Begin Use of Computers
for Better Service in Synagogue Billing

NEW YORK (JTA) — Jewish Myron E. Schoen, director of the
congregations have started to fol- commission,
low the lead of Christian churches
in using electronic data processing ji
(EDP) for both routine billing
procedures to congregants and to
plan for the future of their syna-
gogue programs. Reform congre-
gations are far in the lead. A few
ll
Conservative congregations use a
EDP but apparently no Orthodox
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synagogues do.

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the 20th anniversary of the State
of Israel by presenting an evening
of modern Jewish music, "Israel
Reborn," 8:30 p.m. May 27 in the
main sanctuary,
The featured musical work will
be the choral poem "Israel Re-
born," written by composer Dr.
A. W. Binder at the time Israel
became a state.
Seymour Schwartzman, operatic
baritone, will appear in the pro-
duction, as will tenor Jacob Bar-
kin, former Toronto cantor, well
known in the field of sacred, folk
and art songs;
Cantor Jacob
Sonenklar of
Shaarey Zedek;
a sinfonietta from
the Detroit Sym-
phony Orchestra;
choral groups
from. the congre-
gation's sister-
hood and men's
club, and the Dan
Frohman Chorus.
Frohman
The entire production is directed
by Dan Frohman, Shaarey Zedek's
musical director, who has written
an orchestration of "Israel Re-
born." It will be narrated by Shel-
by Newhouse, Detroit actor and
radio announcer.
Schwartzman, who made his
debut with the New York City
Opera Company in 1966, has re-
ceived, rave notices in appear-
ances with opera companies

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In recognition of the useful- 01(
ness of the computer for manage-
ment phases of Jewish religious a
institutions, the commission ad-
ministration of the Union of Amer-
ican Hebrew Congregations and
the Central Conference of Ameri-
can Rabbis sponsored last month
an institute on EDP at the House $
of Living Judaism in New York 11
City, which was announced as "an
examination and demonstration of a
the use of the computer as a tool
in synagogue management," byl

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Members of the Congregation Beth Hillel dinner committee
planning the affair for May 26, honoring Benoit Gorge, six-term
president of the Congregation and celebrating Israel's 20th Birthday,
(from left), seated: Rabbi Joel J. Litke, Cantor Joseph Birnholtz,
Leonard Efros, Mrs. Jack Wildstrom, Mrs. Elsa Mosbach, Benoit
Gorge, the guest of honor and Lawrence M. Nedelman; standing:
Herman Strassburger, Leo Baron, Herman Doiny, Otto Kaufman,
Harold Levin and Norbert Robert. Not shown are Fred Erlebacher,
president of the congregation, Menasche Haar, president of the Men's
Club and Mrs. Leonard Efros, president of the Sisterhood. Efros is the
toastmaster and Mrs. Wildstrom ticket chairman. A program has been
prepared with Colonel Zeev Shaham, hero of the Six-Day War, bring-
ing a message from Israel, and Brig. Gen. William J. Weinstein of the
U.S. Marine Corps Reserve as a special guest speaker. Rabbi Litke
will give the tribute to Gorge and Cantor Birnholtz will render the
musical salute. A cocktail reception will precede the dinner. For din-
ner reservations, call the synagogue, BR 3-05'70 or the Israel Bond
office, DI 1-5707. Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence M. Nedelman will host a
Leadership reception on behalf of Cong. Beth Hillel, 8:30 p.m. Thurs-
day, in their home, 29351 Leemoor, Southfield, in advance of the Beth
Hillel Israel 20th anniversary dinner. Probate Judge Ira G. Kaufman
will be the guest speaker.

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Besides the "Israel Reborn"
choral poem, which includes lyr-
ics from the great Hebrew poet
Saul Chernichovsky's Hebrew song
"Omrim Yeshno Eretz" (`Tis Said
There Is a Land), the evening's
music will include "Salute to Is-
rael" (Peace Be With You); "Reb
Dovid1;" "Kacha;" "Uri Tziyon"
(Israel Awake); "Saleinu;" and
"Yerushalayim shel Zahav" (Jeru-
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This musical tribute to Israel is

Sen. Wayne Morse of Oregon will
spend Sunday in Detroit discussing
"Peace Possibilities" before vari-
ous groups in an effort to raise
funds for his re-election campaign
to the U.S. Senate.

Accompanied by his wife, Sen.
Morse will begin his day at an 11
a.m. brunch at Tomin and Country
Club, hosted by Dr. and Mrs.
Stanley Levy for doctors and pro-
fessionals.
Following an appearance at the
Detroit Press Club, he will be hon-
ored at a 5 p.m. dinner buffet at
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard
Hyman of Walnut Lake Rd.,
Bloomfield Hills, an event for De-
troit lawyers.
At the final gathering, a gen-
eral meeting 8 p.m. at Central
Methodist Church, Myra Wolfgang,
secretary- treasurer of the Hotel,
Motel and Restaurant Employes
Union, will present Sen. Morse
with an honorary membership in
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