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November 08, 1968 - Image 34

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-11-08

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

34—Friday, November 8, 1968

Northern Lights

Wayne, U-M Join 15 Other Universities
Offering Courses in Yiddish at Hillel

By ELLEN COHEN
Chicago, Pennsylvania, Massachu-
The Farband Labor Zionist Order setts and Rochester. Also Boston,
North Farmington High
and the Bnai Brith Hillel Founda- Pennsylvania State and Temple
Ten tons of pumpkins left the
tions announced that a joint pro-
school parking lot Oct. 26. Each gram initiated last year at five universities. Funds are available
for an additional half dozen cam-
car then proceeded to the various
universities to subvent noncredit puses whose Yiddish classes will
subdivisions in the vicinity as the
college courses in Yiddish at Hillel begin later in the academic year.
Exchange Club Pumpkin Sale be- Foundations has been extended
Student motivation for studying
gan. No set price was established;
this fall to 11 additional campuses,
Yiddish, according to reports of
purchasers deter-
including Wayne State University
Hillel directors, varies from, "We
mined their own
and University of Michigan.
read a translation from Yiddish
price. Profits
Schools where the Farband-
from the s ale
Hillel program enters into its sec- literature and we would like to
went to the Ex-
ond year are Harvard, MIT, North- read it in the original" to "We
want to be able to speak to our
change Club, giv-
western, UCLA and Brandeis.
grandparents." At one school, two
ing financial and
Other schools where the pro-
non-Jewish majors in linguistics
moral support to
gram begins this fall are the uni-
the exchange stu-
versities of Minnesota, Wisconsin, are studying Yiddish at Hillel in
order to enrich their academic
dent program.
language background.
North's home-
Rabbi Oscar Groner, who is
Competition Winners
Ellen
coming was a
supervising the program for Hillel,
huge success. To insure school to Perform at Center
stated that "There is a latent but
spirit, the week before the home- Symphony Program
serious interest in Yiddish and the
coming game w'as labeled "NFHS
Winners of the Jewish Center's assistance from the Fatband has
Week." Tuesday was "Dirty 1968 Violin and Piano Competition made possible the teaching of Yid-
Sneakers Day," Wednesday was will be soloists at the Second Cen- dish in Hillel on a sustained basis.
"Dress-Up Day," Thursday was ter Symphony Orchestra concert These courses are an effective tool
"Crazy Hats Day," and "Brown- under the direction of Julius in encouraging students to acquire
and-Gold Day" was Friday. The Chajes, 8:15 p.m. Tuesday in the knowledge of Jewish culture and
enthusiasm really paid off as Jewish Center.
the life of Eastern European
North Farmington Raiders beat
This year's winners are Sheila Jewry."
the Livonia Patriots, 27-6.
Fiekowsky, violinist, and Kenneth
Richard Leebove, senior, was
Bichel, pianist.
Imported OIL PAINTINGS
selected by the Student Council
Miss Fiekowsky, assistant con-
ALL TYPES
ALL SIZES
to attend a seminar at the Uni- certmistress of the Center Sym-
CUSTOM FRAMING
versity of Michigan. The topic of phony Orchestra and a student of
discussion for this seminar, which Emily Austin, will play Lalo's
HOUSE OF PICTURES
was attended by delegates from Symphonie Espagnole. Bichel, who
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the role of youth in today's society. in New York City, will play LisztTs
Nov. 21, 22 and 23 is the date Piano Concerto No. 1 in E fla
set for the presentation of "Dark Major. The program also will in-
BLUES & ROCK MUSIC By
of the Moon." A new concept for clude "Melody and Dance for
the all school play has been English Horn and Strings" by
adopted: the stage will be set Chajes, with Robert Cowart of the
"in the round."
Detroit Symphony Orchestra as
The members of the cast include
Resery your dote NOW
Betsy Schlesinger, Carl Segal, soloist.
The concert will open with the
Bar Mitzvas
for partie
Marc Frank, Jeff Fishman, Mike 1
Kaplan, Dave Shapiro and Mark "Consecration of the House" over-
GARY 86 '1894
Heron. ture by Beethoven.
NOAH 851 581
The Northwest Suburban Cross Tickets are on sale at the Cen-
Country Meet was won by North ter cashier's office.
Farmington with a total of 33
points. The reserve cross country
team also won its meet. Steve
Kt. Gold Jewelry
Complete Selection including the Finest 14
The students of the United Hebrew Schools demonstrate their Silverman and Harvey Fried par-
See Morris Watnick
ticipated in the meet.
loyalty to the Jewish community, here and in Israel, with the
presentation of sizable checks from their Keren Ami fund to the
Allied Jewish Campaign and Jewish National Fund. In the photo
Masada Youth Group
above, Sheppard Sternthal (right), secretary of the Keren Ami
to Be Formed Here
(Fund of My People) Officers Conference, gives a check to Mark
GIFTS
FINE JEWELRY
Louis Panush, president of the
Hauser, chairman of the education committee of the Jewish Welfare
644-7626
Thurs. & Fri. to 9 p.m.
283 Hamilton
Federation Junior Division. Looking on is Jacob Mathis, director of
Zionist Organization of Detroit, is
Birmingham (Near Demery's)
Keren Ami activities for the past 20 years. In the lower photo,
inviting young people in the com-
Mathis watches as Steven Cantor, chairman of the annual Keren
munity to a meeting 2 p.m. Nov.
Ami interschool allocation conference, presents the students' gift
17 at the Zionist Cultural Center,
to Dr. Israel Wiener, vice president of the Jewish National Fund and
Southfield.
EXPECTING OUT OF TOWN GUESTS
chairman of its youth and education committee. The check will
Plans are to form a Masada
FOR
A WEDDING OR A BAR MITZVA?
purchase 1,100 trees in the new UHS Forest in the Children's
youth group for teen-agers, spon-
Victory Forest honoring Israel's triumph in the Six-Day War.
sored by the Zionist Organization
of America. Masada is a national
movement of young people identi-
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California Rabbis Complain Groups Violate Sabbath
fied with Jewish life and dedicated
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SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) — The of tzedaka (charity)," the state- to the strengthening of the state of
(8 Mile & Greenfield--Across from Northland)
Board of Rabbis of Nbrthern Cali- ment said. "There is no philan- Israel.
Call 342-3000 For the Finest Accommodations
Reuben Young, chairman of ZOD
--fccrnia has complained that Jewish thropic cause, however worthy,
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which violate the Sabbath and are other six days of the week."
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The board of rabbis said that it arship program, will assist in the
thereby excluding observant Jews
from participating in them. The "does not presume to be the watch- planning of this new group. Mark
rabbis, in a statement issued here, dog of individual Sabbath prac- Goldsmith, 1969 recipient of the
mentioned Sabbath fund-raising, tices. An individual is free to ob- ZOD scholarship to the Mollie
Sabbath gambling trips to Nevada serve or not. But we reiterate that Goodman Academic High School in
and overseas charter flights that organizations which purport to be Israel, will tell of his experiences
begin or terminate on the Sabbath. Jewish have a special responsibility in Israel. Refreshments will be
FIFTH ANNUAL
"We are particularly distressed to the entire Jewish community — served.
For information, call the ZOD
that some of the activities we op- Reform, Conservative and Ortho-
office, 353-3636.
pose are promulgated in the name dox."

Youth News

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Registration Under Way

NOVEMBER 10-11-12

for Study in Israel

NEW YORK — Registration for
the third year of the program for
a year's study in Israel for Ameri-
can high school students in their
sophomore and junior years is now
being accepted by the America-
Israel Secondary School Program,
it was announced by Dr. Mordecai
S. Chertoff, director of the pro-
gram, which is sponsored by the
department of education and cul-
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