THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
24—Fridny, October 11, 1968
Committee Formed for Shaarey Zedek Dinner
Manheim Shapiro to Open Series
in Honor of Gen. Rabin, Cantor Sonenklar The first lecture in a series to be Research and the Isaac Elchanan
The entire community has been
invited to pay tribute to Ambas-
sador Itzhak Rabin and to honor
Cantor Jacob H. Sonenkiar on his
four decades of service at the
"Bond With Israel Dinner," Oct.
31 at Shaarey Zedek. The affair
is co-sponsored by Shaarey Ze-
dek and the Detroit Israel Bond
This will be the first visit to
Detroit by Gen. Rabin, who was
chief of staff of the Israel de-
sponsored by the Moishe Haar Me- Yeshiva.
There will be no a d m ission
morial Foundation will be held at
an Oneg Shabat 8:30 p.m. today charge, and the public is invited.
at the Sholem Aleichem Institute.
About 4,500 persons, usually stu-
Manheim S. Shapiro, executive
director of the Bureau for Careers dents, take up the smoking habit
day in the United States.
in Jewish Service, will speak on
"Jewish Commitment—The Times
and Their Demands."
Shapiro, sociologist, social work-
er and educator, has been active
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in professional services for a quar-
ter of a century. His articles, es-
says and papers on Jewish affairs,
Heading the committee for the "Bond With Israel Dinner" Oct.
group identity, intergroup rela-
31 at Shaarey Zedek, with Israel Ambassador Itzhak Rabin as guest
tions and social change have ap-
and His Orchestra
speaker, are (from left): Louis Berry, dinner co-chairman; Samuel
peared frequently in both popular
C. Kovan, president of Shaarey Zedek; Hyman Safran, dinner chair-
man; Rabbi Irwin Groner; and Robert Brody, chairman of the
for All Occasions
Shapiro has served as a con-
Detroit Israel Bond Committee, dinner co.chairman.
sultant to many national Jewish
organizations. He was also national
Jacob was a soloist in a choir and Jewish organization in Detroit, director of program and publica-
at 10 he began his training under has given innumerable concerts tions for the Bnai Brith Youth Or-
Cantor Herschel Weinman, chief and has sung at inter-faith gath- ganization.
hazan of Tarnopol. At 18, Sonen- erings.
He was educated at Brooklyn
For reservations to the dinner,
klar left Tarnopol for Vienna and
College, the Brooklyn Institute of
won a scholarship at the Vienna call the Israel Bond Officer, DI
Arts and Sciences, the University
Conservatory of Music, but de- 1-5707.
of Michigan, New School for Social
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cided not to enroll in the Con-
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servatory, but pursued his stud- Young Rabin Victorious
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WASHINGTON — Although he's
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The studies were interrupted
when he was drafted into the Aus-
Rabin was just as proud and re-
trian army at the outbreak of
Weddings, Bar Mitzvas
World War I. He served for two lieved
have completed the rite of Bar
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years and then became the hazan Mitzva Monday morning, at Cong.
in Radutz, Bukovina.
Cantor Sonenklar came to the
Yuval, 13-year-old son of Gen.
United States in 1922 and his first Yitzhak Rabin, commander of Is-
For the Affair With the 'Yiddish Tam'
hazanic post in this country was raeli's defense forces during the
at Cong. Dorshe-Tov in Chicago. Six-Day War and now Israel's am-
After three years of service he ac- bassador to the United States,
cepted the post of cantor at Cong. read a Haftora with particular
Anshei Emes in Chicago and re- meaning.
and his Continentals
mained in that post until he was
On the first day of Sukkot, com-
called to Detroit.
memorating the wanderings of the
Cantor Sonenklar came to ancient Israelites in the wilder-
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Shaarey Zedek in 1932 and took ness, the Haftora portion is the
part in the dedication of the then last chapter of the Book of Zecha-
new sanctuary on Chicago Blvd. riah. It foretells the deliverance
and Lawton. He has been active of Jerusalem. and a vision of the
in the community ever since. A Holy City's becoming the religious
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lifelong Zionist, he has served center of the world to which pil-
on tffe board of the Zionist Or- grims of all nations will journey.
ganization of Detroit for many
years and is a member of the JNF
board. For over a quarter of a Sandra Berkowitz to Be
century he was president of the
Cantors Association of Detroit and Bride of
is a member of the executive
committee of the Cantors Asso-
ciation of America. Three years
ago he was feted by the Cantors
Association on his 50 years in
hazanut and he was also hon-
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ored by Shaarey Zedek on his
25th anniversary as cantor of the
congregation. He has appeared
before practically every major
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tense forces in the Six-Day War,
and the architect of the miracu-
Hyman Safran is chairman of
the community-wide affair. Louis
Berry and Robert Brody, chair-
man of the Detroit Israel Bond
Committeee, a r e co-chairmen.
Samuel C. Kovan, president of
Shaarey Zedek, Rabbi Irwin Gro-
ner, Mrs. Morris L. Scbaver, De-
troit Women's Division chairman,
and Phillip Stollman, congrega-
tonal and High Holy Day chair-
man, will have leading roles in
the program. Berry will intro-
duce Gen. Rabin.
Cantor Sonenklar was born in
Galicia. His grandfather was the
hazan at the Shul of the Czort-
kover Rabbi, one of the leading
hasidim in Poland. At seven
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BLATTBERG - BLAUER: In a
recent ceremony at C o n g. Bnai
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ghter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles
Blauer of Asbury Park Ave., be-
came the bride of Robert Alan
Blattberg, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Stanley Blattberg of L.I. Rabbi
Moses Lehrman and Cantor Louis
Klein officiated. Carol Blauer was
maid of honor. Bruce Blattberg,
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Miss Berkowitz is a graduate of
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Clair Bernard and Michael Horace presently doing graduate work in
Haber recently . exchanged wed- sociology at Wayne State Uni-
ding vows at the Continental Plaza versity.
Hotel, Chicago. Rabbi Allan Tar-
shish officiated. The bride is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Proposes Nation Conflicts
C. Bernard of Highland Park, Ill. Be Forgotten at Olympics
Mr. Haber is the son of Mr. and
LONDON (JTA) — The sports
Mrs. Horace J. Haber of Warring- editor of the Daily Express sug-
ton Ave. FolloWing a honeymoon gested that if any nation partici-
trip in Geneva, Ill., the newlyweds pating in the international Olympic
are making their home in Kala- Games refuses to compete against
any other nation, the first nation
should be made to withdraw from
KAY-GONTE: Norma Gonte of the event. Desmond Hackett made
Whitcomb Ave., recently became his comment in a dispatch from
the bride of David Kay of Lin- Mexico City reporting a Moroccan
coln Ave. The ceremony was per- proposal that would eliminate
formed at Beth Aaron Synagogue competition between Israel and
with Rabbi Benjamin Gorrelick of- the teams of any of the Arab
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