THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS '
26—Friday, August 2, 1968
David Daniel Elazar Write
caton System for Librarieg
.Broadnian T Y:ellin• VOWS. Of Judaica, Published . at Wayne State
oLe n at ShaareyZe d e
David H. Elazar, Wayne State creates a highly unsystematic and
sanction — implied by their mem-
bership—from such clubs."
Public Figures Urged
to Quit Biased' Clubs
NEW YORK — The American
Jewish Committee called on all
figures irt American public life "to
exercise dear-cut • moral leader-
ship" by "publicly disassociating
themselves" from restricted clubs.
The call,' issued Vy 'Nathan Perl-
mutter, associate director of the
human relations agency; came at
a time when the subject of clubs
that ban Negro or Jewish mem-
bers has been in the news as a
result- of the current political
In his statement. Perlmutter said
that the agency did not "argue
the right of a private club to en-
gage in policies of racial and re-
ligious restrictions socially gauche
and offensive though they be."
However, he added, "We do af-
firm the _ social responsibility of
public figures to remove their
Universityreferente librarian, and even confusing arrangement of.
his brother, Dr. Daniel J., of books on the basis of numbers ab-
Temple University, have devised a stracted without reference to any.
unique classification system for meaningful Jewish integrating ,
libraries of Judaica, published this principles."
"A Classification S y s t e m for
summer by WSU Libraries.
Sons of Albert- Elazat, superin- iLibraries of Judaica," according
tendent of the United Hebrew to. the Elazars, "attempts to en-
Schools both Daniel and David compass the range of Jewish
have been librarians at the 'LIFTS knowledge in the familiar decimal
Library, a 17,000-volume collection organization with the categories,
of Judaica. The newly published their sequence a n d terminology
classification systen4 contains :Mod, employed to label them being
ifications based upon its use in ,tie drawn from Jewish tradition inso-
UHS Library during the oak' 16 far as possible. This has meant the
years. construction of a system 'from the
A draft version of the system ! ground up' as it were, beginning
was circulated for comment in 1962 ; with certain conceptions about the
with the assistance of the National proper way to organite Jewish
Foundation for Jewish Culture. The knowledge and the appropriate
Wayne State University graduate categories for its division "
The result is a system struc-
division provided a grant - in - aid
. MRS. STEPHEN BROADMAN
used toward preparation of , the Lured around 10 classes: Bible
Ruchel Susan Yellin became the manuscript for publication.
and Biblical Studies; Classical.
bride of Dr. Stephen Allen Broad-
The 220--.Page guide is designed! Judaica; Halakha and Midrash;
man recently at Cong. Shaarey to .-facilitate the arrangement of Jewish Observance and Practice;
Zedek. The bride's grandfather, libraries of Judaica, which until' Jewish Education; Hebrew, Jew-
Rev. Samuel Schwartz of Mt. now have been forced into ish Language and Sciences; Jew
Clemens, Rabbi Irwin Groner and
locally-deviSed classification sys- ish Literature, and Jewish Com-
Rev. Sidney Ruby officiated. Can- tems or into makeshift schemes munity Society and the Arts;
tor Jacob Sonenklar • was the - based on the general systems, Jewish History, Geography, Bio-
such as Dewey • or Library of graphy; ISrael and Zionism; and
The couple's 'parents are Mr. Congress.
and Mrs. George G. Yellin of
Using either of the..:latter two,
Within the 10 classes are 103
13rooks –Lane, Southfield, and Mr. the authors. claim, "must perforce divisions that follow a - logical
and Mrs. Ralph Broadman of fit Judaic_a materials in . the pro- order; "its essence is the idea
civiliza- that in Jewish life as a whole
crustian- bed- of
The bride wore a floor length. tion. In a library of Judaic-a, this
and in every field within it;
princess-- gown of silk organza.
knowledge is organized around
beaded in appliques of_ hand-
a core subject to whith , telated
embroidered Alencon lace and tiny
materials accrete with the pas-
pearls. Her cathedral-length man-
of time . . ."
er tt s Br de sage
tilla over a Camelot cap was bor-
Starting with the Bible as the
dered in matching lace. She car-
core of Jewishknowledge (classi-
ried a 'cascade of Stephanotis and
fication 001), the systeM moves
into the classical Judaica. Talmud
'C5knthia Ann Yellin was her
is the core (101) of the division,
sister's maid of honor. Matron
and it includes such fa cets as
of honor was the bridegroom's
Mishna (110);.! Halakha (125) and
sister, Mrs. Richard Packard of
Aggada (140) all of them
Ann Arbor. Bridesmaids were
united by the sense and spirit of
Janice and Sandra Green. Margo
m i d r a s h, the searching out of
Yellin was junior bridesmaid.
meaning from the sacred texts.
Richard Packard of Ann Arbor
The system similarly covers
was best man. Dr. Irving, Stein of
Jewish religion, education, etc.,
Pennsylvania and Dr. - A 11 e n
one flowing to the next in a logical
Menkes were ushers.
- The newlyweds will reside in
Included within the systein is an
York, Pa., where the bridegroom
introduction, • a guide to aid in the
will be a resident in surgery at
classification of books and an in-
dex. For copies of "A Classifica-
the Memorial Hospital.
tion System for Libraries of Jud-
Arkia, Israel's only domestic
aica," write David Elazar,
Airline, announces the appoint-
Reference Librarian, Wayne State
ment of NAHUM H. HACOHEN as
University Libraries, Detroit 48202.,
its first representative m North
Mr. and Mrs. Harry A. Kahn of
America, with offices at 477 Mad- New Jersey Ave., Southfield, an-
Rabbi CHAIM U. LIPSCHITZ
ison, New York.
nounce the engagement, of their has been appointed a member' of
daughter Tobie Ellen to Edward the advisory council to "Who's
Stuart Silberblatt, son of Mr. and Who in America" according to an
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