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July 26, 1968 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-07-26

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24—Friday, July 26, 1968

BB Young Adults Asked to Assist
Underprivileged at Annual Convention

STARLIGHT, Pa. — American
Jews–Ion the basis of their experi-
ence—can especially understand
the desire of Negroes to own busi-
nesses in the ghettos, according to
Jason R. Silverman, WaShington-
Baltimore director of the Anti-
Defamation League of Bnai Brith.
But, in an address to the 23rd
annual international convention of
the Bnai Brith Young Adults, he
opposed demands for the forced
elintination of white merchants
from ghetto areas. This, he warned
would leave "a residue of com-
plete and utter chaos."
This so-called "solution" to ur-
ban unrest, offered with growing
frequency in the wake of ghetto
riots, fails to take into account
the special skills in merchandis-
ing and management. accounting
and buying, needed to operate a
successful business today, he said.
And. he added, it would violate
"the elementary principle of free-
dom of choice, inherent in a de-
The ADL spokesman_ empha-
sized that the Jewish people are
sympathetic with the "entirely
reasonable desire of the Negroes
to become part of American so-
ciety through participation in
the mercantile establishment
and will continue their historic
role of assisting other minorities
in positive ways."
In this connection. he said Jew-
ish experience in many fields can
be a significant factor in assisting
job training and cooperative busi-
ness programs in behalf of other

fr• -77 Rothstein to Wed

Mr. Lesnick in Winter

Silverman's call for involvement
Jewish youth in programs to
assist the underprivileged, was the
theme of the convention.
Delegates agree that although
"our generation lives in the
midst of revolutionary change in
moral practices, we look in vain
for reasonable standards to be -
followed." They called for a col-
loquium of rabbis, behavioral
scientists and youth leaders to
seek as wide a consensus as.pos-
sible on "morality for the 1970s."
The convention, in another reso-
lution, held that involvement of
youth in the struggle for progress,
justice and equality was a better
"mind-expanding" device than
marijuana and LSD. It went on
record as opposing the legalization
of marijuana but said some of the
harsher penalties for its use im-
posed on young offenders should
be eased. The resolution warned
that increasing use of hallucina-
tory drugs and "pep pills" could
indicate profound social crisis.
Another resolution supported the
efforts of Negro educators to in-
troduce Afro-American studies in
the classroom and declared that
this trend should apply to the intro-
duction of Hebrew courses
wherever there. is a sizeable Jew-
ish student body.
It said that "the use of Hebrew
as the language of modern Israel
and its significance to Western
culture merit its recognition as a
major subject of study in Amer-
ican classrooms." It is urged that
"the Jewish cointribution to world
civilization be adequately pre-
sented in the public schools cur-
ricula." The delegates also went on
record as supporting President
Johnson's recommendations to re-
duce the voting age to 18 and as
approving proposed guaranteed an-
nual wages and other measures to
combat poverty.:
Neil M. Abugov, 23, of Montreal,
was elected international presi-
dent. Abugov succeeds Harvey
Berk of Culver City, Calif.

Miss Rudolph to Marry Israel Philharmonic, Choir Perform
Philip K. Marblestone for 3,000 at Bethlehem Holy Site



Mr. and Mrs. Morris Rudolph of
St. Louis announce the engage-
ment of their daughter Mary Gail
to Philip K. Marblestone, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Marblestone,
former Detroiters of Orlando.
1Vliss Rudolph attended the Uni-
versity of Missouri. Her fiance
received his BS and juris doctor
degrees from the University of
Missouri, where he was affiliated
with Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity.
A winter wedding is planned.

Israel Army Officer,
French Jurist Next
Bnai Brith Lecturers

WASHINGTON — Lt. Col. Itz-
haki, high-ranking education offi-
cer in the Israel Army, and Roger
J. Errera, a member of the Conseil
d'Etat, France's supreme court for
administrative law, will address
Jewish and college groups in
scores of American and Canadian
cities this fall as Bnai Brith visit-
ing lecturers.
Their speaking tours, sponsored
by Bnai Brith's adult Jewish edu-
cation program in cooperation

with synagogues, community coun-
cils and other local Jewish insti-


Mrs Helen Rothstein of Indepen-
dence Dr. Southfield, and Mr. Ber-
nard Rothstein of Flint announce
the engagement of their daughter
Mona Lee to Michael Lesnick, son
of Mrs. Arthur Chafets of Church
Ave., Oak Park, and Mr. Julius
Lesnick of Stratford Rd.
A Dec. 8 wedding is planned.


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Col. Itzhaki, a sixth-generation
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Bnai Brith Honors Woman
for 'Man-Sized Member Drive

RICHMOND, Va. — Bnai Brith
cited Mrs. Israel Ipson this week
for a man-sized job. She enrolled
72 new members.
In the men's group, that is.
Mrs. Ipson is the first woman
to be presented the Jewish service
organization's membership Award
of Merit, given annually to persons
who enroll 50 or more members
over a 12-month period.
Her campaign bolstered the
membership rolls of Bnai Brith
Rimmon-Dominion Lodge of this
A boost to her husband, who
completed his term as president
of the group in March.
And a boon to the new lodge
He's Mrs. Ipson's son, Jay.

Philharmonic Orchestra, assisted
by the Tel Aviv Philharmonic
Choir, performed Verdi's "Requi-
em," Sunday night in Manger
Square, outside the Church of the
Nativity in Bethlehem, regarded
by Christians as the place where
Jesus Christ was born.
To the 3,000 Christians, Jews
and Moslems assembled in the
town for this unprecedented occa-
sion, Mayor Elias Bandak, the
mayor of Bethlehem. an Arab, ad-
dressed a fervent player for peace
in the Holy Land.
The occasion, he said, was a
memorable one for the town where
the "Prince of Peace" was • born.
"It is my hope," he added, "that
peace will come to this land before
long and that the United Nations
will find the solution that brings
In a message to Mayor Ban-
dak, read to the audience in
Arabic and Hebrew, Prime
Minister Levi Eshkol said that
the language of music was a
bridge among all men regard-
less of race or religion. In the
audience were people from
many Israeli cities, churchmen
and dignitaries from Bethlehem,
Beit Jallah and East Jerusalem.
The opening of the concert was
delayed so that it would not
clash with the Moslem mueiz-
zn's call to evening prayer from
a nearby minaret.
Zubin Mehta, Indian conductor


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