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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-05-31

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22 Friday, May 31, 1968

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

At-Home Receptions Announced

gathered for you
by

Miriam Field

Sa the infancy of dvilization," said
English essayist Lord Macaulay, "when
our island was as savage as New Guinea,
when letters and arts were still unknown
to Athens, when scarcely a thatched but
stood at what was afterwards the site of
Rome, this contemned people had their
fenced cities and cedar palaces, their
splendid Temple, their fleets of mer-
dant ships, their schools of sacred learn-
ing, tack great statesmen and scholars,
their an n eal philosophers, their his-
torians * their poets . "
It was not until 1876 that education was
made compulsory in England (under
Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli, in-
cidentally). Today, in the United States,
some two million people are illiterate.
Yet, 21 centuries ago in Palestine, illit-
eracy was virtually legislated out of
existence under a comprehensive system
of universal education instituted by
scholar Simeon ben Shetah, brother of
the Hasmonean Queen Salome Alexan-
dra. For the People of the Book the
Bible became a "portable homeland"
and through exile and odyssey and un-
told oppression this passion for educa-
tion persisted and prevailed.
gr-earning, learning, learning—that L
the secret of Jewish survival," declared
philosoAer Ahad Ha-Am. "The pursuit
of knowledge for its own sake, an almost
fanatical love for justice and the desire
for personal independence—these are
the features of Jewish tradition," re-
marked Albert Einstein, "that make me
thank my stars that I belong to it."
Mystical, marvelous, beyond under-
standing really, is Israel's longstanding
love affair with the Torah. And Shavuos
is the anniversary of that distant day at
Sinai when it all began. The Mosaic
Code (Torah, of course, means Law as
well as Teaching) set up the framework
ofa democratic, to a high degree utopian
society long before the Greek city-states
knew the meaning of democracy. It
ranks morality and social justice with
religious precepts. It entails a daily
discipline on many levels. Yet Judaism
insists on regarding it as a priceless
gift, given and received with love. That
is why devout men spend the entire
Shavuos night in prayer and study. For
the Torah is likened to a bride and the
House of Israel to a bridegroom. With
ardor and with joy, the groom prepares
for the wedding .. .

"

Nd what does mother prepare for
Shavuos? Dairy delicacies of many
kinds. So here are two new ideas:
FESTIVE APPLE-CHEESE FRITTERS
3/4 cup unsifted flour • 11/2 tsps. sugar

1/2 tsp. baking soda • 1/4 tsp. salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 cup pot cheese • I cup shredded apple
1/2 cup dairy sour cream • 2 eggs
Planters Oil • Confectioners' sugar

Thoroughly combine flour, sugar, baking
soda, salt and cinnamon; set aside. Mix
together pot cheese, apple and sour cream.
Beat eggs until thick and lemon colored;
fold into cheese mixture, then fold in dry
ingredients. Heat about 1/4 to 1/4-inch depth
of Planters Oil in large heavy skillet. For
each fritter, drop about 2 level tablespoon-
fuls of cheese mixture into hot oil. Fry on
each side until solder .brown. Add Planters
Oil to skillet as needed to keep proper
depth for frying. Drain fritters on paper
towels. Serve bot'sprinkled with confec-
tioners' sugar. Makes about 18 fritters.

FRESH BANANA MUFFINS
2 cups unsifted flour • 1/2 cup sugar
3 taps. baking powder • 1 tsp. salt
2 eggs, beaten • 3/4 cup milk
3 ,41 cup (1 large) ripe mashed. banana

3 tablespoons Planters Oil
1 tbsp. finely chopped Planters Pecans

In large bowl sift together flour, sugar,
baking powder, salt. In another bowl blend
eggs, milk, mashed banana and Planters
Oil. Stir the liquid mixture quickly into the
-dry ingredients. Stir just enough to moisten
mixture. Batter will be lumpy. Fill greased
minim cups about half full. Sprinkle each
muffin with about % teaspoon iinelycbopped
Planters Pecans. Bake at 425° F. 15 to 20
Wanes. Serve warm. Makes a dozen.

MANNA ABOUT TOWN

IS A STANDARD BRANDS EXCLUSIVE
EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE
BRIGHT YOUNG HOMEMAKER

Annual confirmation services of Temple Beth El will take place
June 2. An at-home reception will be held, as listed, for the following
Temple Beth El confirmands: Rabin Ann Kobacker, daughter of Mrs.
Ann R. Kobacker, 30506 Southfield Rd., Southfield, June 2, 2-5 p.m.
No cards.
* *
Annual confirmation services of Cong. Shaarey Zedek will take
place June.9. An at-home reception will be held for Jan Lynn Winer,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sidney J. Winer, 3386 Sherbourne Rd.,
June 9, 3-5 p.m. No cards.

Nobel Laureate Hofstadter to Speak
at Weizmann Institute Luncheon

Nobel Laureate Dr. Robert Hof- ternationally recognized among the
stadter of Stanford University will preeminent scientific institutions in
be the featured speaker and guest the world.
Hosts at the luncheon will be
of honor at a luncheon June 11, in
the English Room of the Sheraton- Louis Berry, Lewis Daniels and
Cadillac Hotel, arranged by the Jack J. Wainger, co-chairmen of
Detroit chapter of American Com- the Detroit chapter; Malcolm S.
mittee for the Weizmann Institute Lowenstein and Nate Shapero.
Daniels will preside. Dr. Jack
of Science.
A co-recipient, in 1961, of the E. Goldmann, director of the
Nobel Prize in Physics for his "pi- Science Laboratory of the Ford
oneering studies of electron scat- Motor Co., will introduce Dr.
tering in atomic nuclei and for his Hofstadter.
Dr. Hofstadter has served both
industry and education.
A native of New York, where
he was born Feb. 15, 1915, he re-
ceived his BS magna cum laude
from the City College of New and
his MA and PhD degrees from
Princeton University.
During the early years of World
War II Dr. Hofstadter worked at
the National Bureau of Standards
and at the Norden Laboratory Cor-
poration where he helped to de-
velop servo systems, automatic
pilots for aircraft and radio alti-
meter devices.
In 1946 he turned from the in-
dustrial to the academic scientific
field, serving in turn at Princeton,
4946-50, as an associate professor
of physics; and at Stanford Uni-
versity from 1950, as an associate
professor for four years and since
1954 as a professor of physics.......
In 1958 Dr. Hofstadter was elec-
DR. ROBERT IIOFSTADTER
ted to the National Academy of
Science. In 1959 he was named
thereby achieved discoveries con- California Scientist of the Year.
of
nucleons,"
cerning the structure
He is the author of some 200
Dr. Hofstadter is a professor of scientific papers, is the co-author,
physics at Stanford University and with Robert Herman, of "High
director of its High Energy Phy- Energy Electron Scattering
sics Laboratory.
Tables," editor of the book "Elec-
At the June 11 luncheon he will tron Scattering and Nuclear and
discuss "Science - as a Catalyst for Nucleon Structure" (W. A. Benja-
Human Progress" with particular min, New York, 1963); co-editor,
reference to the contributions of with L. I. Schiff, of the book "Nu-
the Weizman Institute, which is in- cleon Structure."

5 U.S. Academies
Will Commission
30 Jewish Cadets

* * *

Philadelphia Rabbi Board
Honors Dropsie College

PHILADELPHIA—A citation of
excellence was conferred upon the
Dropsie College for Hebrew and
Cognate Learning by the Board of
Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia in
recognition of the fact that it is the
only institution of higher learning
in America devoted completely to

On account of Shavuot, to

Thirty Jewish cadets will be be observed Sunday and Mon-
commissioned officers at gradua- day, all copy for The Jewish
tion exercises on June 4 and 5
at the five United States service News issue of June 7 must be
academies, Rabbi Selwyn D. Rus- in our hands at noon today.
lander, chairman of the National
Jewish Welfare Board commis-
sion on Jewish chaplaincy, an- S
nounced. As part of the program
provided at the academies by
Jewish chaplains served by the
chaplaincy commission, graduates
will be presented with inscribed
"TOPS
copies of the Bible at special
baccalaureate services.
The U.S. Military Academy at
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West Point, N.Y., will commission
six Jewish cadets as second lieu-
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Dropsie Awards Honorary Degrees

PHILADELPHIA — Yitzhak
Rabin, ambassador of Israel to
the United States, will be among
four distingushed persons who will
be awarded honorary degrees by
Dropsie College for Hebrew and
Cognate Learning. The presenta-
tion will be at the annual gradua-
tion exercises to be held in the
auditorium at Dropsie College 2
p.m. June 6.
Dr. Abraham I. Katsh, president
of Dropsle College, announced that
others to receive honorary degrees
include Dr. Samuel J. Ajl, noted
microbiologist and biochemist who
is director of research at Phila-
delphia's Albert Einstein Medical
Center, who will be given Doctor
of Hebrew Letters; Dr. Abraham
A. Neumann, president emeritus
Humane Letters; and Walter H.
of Dropsie College, for Doctor of
Annenberg, publisher of Triangle
Publications, who will receive the
degree of Doctor of Laws.

Early Deadline
for Next Issue

the study of Hebrew, biblical and
Middle Eastern studies "in the spir-
it of free and objective' inquiry."
The elaborate hand-illuminated
scroll symbolizing the Rabbinical
Citation was accepted by Dr. Abra-
ham I. Katsh, Judaica scholar and
author, who is completing his first
year as president of the 60-year-old
postgraduate institution. The pre-
sentation was made at the ninth
annual 'convention of the board of
rabbis by Rabbi Harold B. Wain-
trup, who completed his term as
president of the rabbinical body.

The appointment of Dr. David
Leo Lieber as vice president of
the Jewish Theological Seminary
of America and associate profes-
sor of philosophies of religion in
its rabbinical department has been
announced by Dr. Louis Finkel-
stein, seminary chancellor. Dr.
Lieber will continue as well to hold
his present post as president of the
University of Judaism in Los An-
geles, West Coast branch of the
New York Seminary.

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IN THEIR MEMORY

This observance is an age-
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Israel to link forever the
cherished memories of youi.
dear ones.

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