30—Friday, June 21, 1968
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Seeds of Zuckerman Forest Planted
The family of Paul Zuckerman gathers for a post-dinner portrait
following the presentation of a scroll in his honor by the Jewish
National Fund June 13 at Cong. Shaarey Zedek. The JNF is estab-
lishing a family forest in recognition of Zuckerman's "benefactions
as well as his distinguished leadership and service to the institu-
tions and causes of the total Jewish community, local, national and
worldwide." Pictured are Zuckerman, his wife, Helen; and their
children, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas I. Klein (Linda Zuckerman) and
Norbert Zuckerman (right). Guest speaker at the dinner was author
Sarna's 'Understanding Genesis'
There is a concluding exclama- fixed the Canon of Jewish Script-
tory query in "Understanding ures. Certainly, there must have
Genesis—The Heritage of Bibical been other books regarded by
Israel," by Prof. Nahum Sarna, the people as being holy at one
that merits quotation with pride. time or another, but why they
did not enter the final Canon
Dr. Sarna asks:
cannot be determined . . . Sanc-
tity antedated and precondition.
Jacob's nocturnal encounter with
ed the final act of canonization.
the angel and the change of
The latter was in most cases a
name to Israel should occur
formality that accorded finality
precisely at the moment he
to a situation long existing . . ."
crosses the boundary into the
The eminent scholar's emphasis
first territory of the promised
land to be occupied in the future on the spiritual values, his evalu-
ations of the characters in Genesis
by the people of Israel?"
and the situations in which they
Dr. Sarna's book, published by were involved, provide a basis for
'McGraw Hill, is a thought-provok- serious study by the youth, and
ing evaluation of Genesis and is teachers and studentS will find
certain to inspire discussion, (some this book of great value.
differing with the author's views)
It is, as Dr. Sarna asserts, "de-
certainly acclaim for the author's
signed to make the Bible of Israel
intelligible, relevant and, hope-
This work is the first in a series fully, inspiring to a sophisticated
of research volumes of the Melton generation, possessed of intellect-
Research Center of the Jewish ual curiosity and ethical sensi-
Theological Seminary of America. tivity."
In his preface to the book, the
This is an excellent summary of
vice-chancellor of the seminary,
study that makes Dr.
Sarna's research stand out in
"Since the Melton Research
Dr. Sarna, presently associate
Center assumes that traditional
Judaism has naught to fear from professor of Bible at Brandeis
the strictures of philosophy and University, formerly was a Jewish
science and the discoveries of Theological Seminary professor
archeology, and since it assumes and the seminary's head librarian.
that the overwhelming majority
of American Jews are or will be
exposed to all of them, it seeks
to present the Bible not only in
terms of its past interpreters,
but also in terms of the authentic
knowledge available to us but
not to earlier generations."
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- Pointing out at the outset that
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CHARLOTTE'S KNIT SHOP,
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' selves bear repeated testimony to is celebrating its third anniversary
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Bible survived because men an outstanding selection of yarns,
firmly and fervently believed needlepoint materials and acces-
• them to he the inspired word of sories. The handbag department
! . God, sacred literature. We can has a complete selection, with a
no longer know the criteria of wide choice of national manufac-
selectivity adopted by those who turers.
Paula Beth Moran
to Attend Institute to Wed Mr. Friedenberg
Teachers of the elementary de-
partment of the United Hebrew
Schools will meet for their annual
three-day institute, starting Mon-
day at the Esther Berman Build-
On Monday, James Levbarg,
educational director of Temple
Beth El, will discuss "Educational
Approaches to the Teaching of
Jewish History," during the morn-
ing session; and at 1 p.m., Richard
Gold, a member of the UHS staff,
will demonstrate aids and tech-
niques in the teaching of Jewish
The morning session Tuesday
will be devoted to "Recent In-
novations in the Teaching of
Hebrew." Rebekah J. Kohn, cur-
riculum consultant of the Jewish
Education Committee of New
York, will be guest speaker.
During the afternoon, teachers
will present questions and par-
ticipate in a general discussion.
The institute will conclude Wed-
nesday with reports by committees
that have evaluated the past
year's curriculum. On the basis
of recommendations, changes will
be incorporated into the course of
study for the next school year.
The institute will culminate with
a luncheon for the entire staff.
Dover Choral Music
Animpressive library of record-
ings has been issued by Dover
For the past few years, Dover
has been building an unusual cata-
log of secular and sacred music
by composers of the Renaissance
—Dufay, Palestrina, Morley, oth-
ers. The records offer hours of
listening pleasure and perform-
ances by leading artists—the Pri-
mavera Singers of the New York
Pro Musica Antigua, Noah Green-
berg, director; and the Ambrosian
Singers, Denis Stevens, conductor.
Four more records have just
been added to this catalog. Two of
these again feature the Ambrosian
Singers, this time in performances
of little-known German Renais-
sance music, and choral works by
Morales, Victoria, Byrd, and G.
Gabrielli. The other discs present
a varied program by one of the
greatest of all Renaissance corn-
posers, Orlando di Lasso—madri-
gals, lieder, chansons, motets.
Just released in both mono and
Lasso: Madrigals and Motets (11
secular pieces—madrigals, lieder,
chansons; 6 motets). The Swabian
and Grischkat Chorales, Hans
Grischkat, conductor. Texts and
German Music of the
sance (13 works, including three by
,Henrich Isaac and compositions by
Christoph Demantius, Paulus de
Broda, Ludwig Senfl, Matthias
Greiter, Caspar Othmayr, Johann
Walter, Thomas Stoltzer ; Lorenz
Lemlin, and Heinrich Finck). The
Ambrosian Singers and Consort;
Denis Stevens, conductor with The
In Nomine Players.
Choral Music by Morales, Vic-
toria, Byrd, and G. Gabrielli. The
Ambrosian Singers and Consort,
Denis Stevens, condubtor. Texts
and translations included. Liner
notes by Denis Stevens, Columbia
University; and Denis Arnold, Hull
Foreign Minister Abba Eban Mon-
day received the U.S. deputy as-
sistant secretary of state for South
Asia and the Near East, ROGER
DAVIES, who arrived here • on
a periodic fact-finding mission.
Davies previously visited Jordon
and Lebanon and has been con-
ferring with statesmen and U.S.
ambassadors in the area. Foreign
ministry sources said that Davies'
visit was for informative pur-
poses and had no political mission.
.ROSS R ALTY CO.
MISS PAULA BETH MORAN
Mr. and Mrs. Harold F. Moran
of Wakefield Way, Southfield, an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter Paula Beth to • Martin A.
Friedenberg, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Edward F. Friedenberg of Graham
The bride-elect received her BS
degree in education from Eastern
Michigan University. Mr. Frieden-
berg attended Walsh Institute of
Accountancy and the Detroit Col-
lege of Applied Science.
An August wedding is planned.
Israel Accedes to UN
Protocol on Refugees
UNITED NATION (JTA)—Israel
has become the 17th nation to ac-
cede to the protocol on the status
of refugees. The protocol will ex-
tend refugee status under the 1951
convention on refugees to persons
who became refugees after Jan. 1
of that year.
The protocol has been in force
since Oct. 4, 1967. The states that
are parties to the protocol agreed
to cooperate with the United Na-
tions High Commissioner for Refu-
gees and to report to the UN on the
condition of refugees, implementa-
tion of the protocol, and the laws
and regulations relating to refu-
Israel is also one of 54 countries
that have accepted invitations so
far to participate in a UN confer-
ence on the exploration and peace-
ful uses of outer space, to be held
in Vienna from Aug. 14 to 27.
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INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIES
IRWIN SHAW, executive direc-
tor of the Jewish Center, has been
elected to the executive board
of the Jewish Book Council of
America, which is sponsored by
the National Jewish Welfare Board.
The Jewish Book Council is the
national organization which pro-
motes interest in Jewish literature
in English, Hebrew and Yiddish.
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