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November 15, 1968 - Image 11

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-11-15

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Extensive Citywide Committee
Bar-Ilan University Selected for Master
Sponsors Annual Bar-Ilan Dinner
Rehm 1,1 tation Counseli ng Project in Israel

1 4,

"We have drawn students from
A committee of more than 200
torate. She stated that the grad- a large number of residential, day Detroiters, representing every seg- many lands, including the United
vocational rehabilitation ment of Detroit Jewry, has been
States, and we are proud that the
uate training program will be care and
patterned after courses offered centers offering diagnosis, special formed to sponsor the annual din- Bar-Ilan University has made such
in 65 universities in the United education, treatment, recreation ner of American Friends of Bar- rapid progress academically, with
States but that this will be not and productive jobs and services Ilan University, Ramat Gan.
m a r k e d achievements in the
only the first program to be of- aimed at giving each handicapped
The annual event, to be held Dec. sciences," Stollman said.
fered in Israel but also the first person the maximum opportunity 4 at Cobo Hall, will be addressed
by Dr. Max Jammer, president of
of its kind to be set up outside to live the fullest life possible.
"The efforts to meet the acutely the university.
of the United States.
Clinical experience at institu- tragic needs of the mentally re-
To any state. Also drivers furnish-
Phillip Stollman, national chair-
ed to drive your car anywhere.
tions for the handicapped through- Larded or the cerebral palsy child, ! man of Bar-Ilan University's board
Fully insured and I.C.C. licensed.
out Israel will be part of the study and the equally tragic needs of the of governors, said the deep interest
Insured Driveaway System
program. A statement issued by war-wounded veterans have been in the university here has register-
9970 Grand River
HELP explaining the program for heroic. Often without specific train- ed noticeably to the progress made
Detroit, Mich: 48204
which Bar-Ilan has been selected ing, social service workers, thera- by the school of higher learning
as the university in Israel to pur- pists and educators have learned which now has
WE 1-0620-21-22
an enrollment of
sue the project declares: the special needs of handicapped close to 4,000.
"As a result of unlimited immi- persons while working on the job.
gration, a high percentage of war Thus the services offered have fre-
injuries, and a polio epidemic in quently been limited to the knowl-
the 1950s, Israel is confronted with edge and experience to be won
• • •
an unusually high prevalence of within the framework of a particu-
handicapped conditions. Efforts by lar specialized institution.
A quick glance shows the need for a DISCOUNT
government agencies and voluntary
"It has been demonstrated that
groups have resulted in the crea- the most effective way to develop
tion, during the past 10 years, of the full range of counseling skills
for the handicapped is through the
Woodward — That's why I or-
educational training programs of
the type now being offered at many
American universities."
Mrs. Stollman said that with
You don't have to drive downtown
Robert T. Elson, who has worked a protest — which Rabbi Felix the Tel Hashomer Hospital as
for Time, Life and Fortune for Mendelsohn of Chicago dismissed,
base, the wing set up on the Bar.
many years and is therefore fully however, as 'Jewish supersensi-
Ilan campus i
to buy tires at a discount !
qualified to discuss the Time tiveness.' After the Nazi persecu-
building, with funds contributed
magazine policies, is the author of tion of the Jews began, this prat-
by Abraham Borman of Detroit,
the interesting v o 1 u m e "Time tice, always questionable, was will be the center of activities
Inc.," explained as "The Intimate deemed by many Jews to be an
for the rehabilitation counseling
History of a Publishing Enterprise, indication of prejudice. When
clinical work.
Skiers think snow—
1923-1941," published by Atheneum Time, in reporting the closing of
(122 E. 42nd, NY17). It deals with the banks in New York and Illinois,
drivers think safety with
ed chil-
publishing venture and makes an Henry Homer of Illinois and Her_ sied and mentally retard
DUNLOP 4 Ply 100 mph
interesting reference to the manner bert Lehman 'of New York as Jews, I died of institutionsserving
in which Jewish issues and Jewish a reader directly raised the ques- hundreds
" This program," a statement
Quiet - Durable - Best
protests regarding t h e m had tion' in such a way that Henry
Luce _himself felt compelled to from HELP said, "fits the new
Traction ever and at the
purpose of HELP and is recom-
Referring to the once-popular answer:
best prices!
" '. .. if the pages of Time were mended by HELP's committee of
film and radio program "March scanned for the past 10 years it professionals established in Israel
of Time," the author states:
would be found that the reference under the chairmanship of Hilda
"The achievement of 'The March to a man as a Jew occurs far, far Kahn, head of the foreign relations
• Free installation
more often to the praise -
• Dynamic balancing wheels
nique as its introduction into cine- of the race or religion than to the The new master's degree training
• Security Bank
ma of subjects of current contro- contrary. Many prominent Jews program will be developed to pro-
• Michigan Bank Card
versy and significance. In its first have been pictured on the cover vide the guidance needed to pre-
other brands of tires available
year it tackled such subjects as the of Time. To name but a few: pare the curriculum; arrange for
re-arming of Germany, the Nazi
• t ' ,
Joe Stamell's
persecutions and the emigration of Meyer,
Ado p Ochs,
the Marquis of Reading, ences with rehabilitation centers;
ine, State the late Mr. Rosenwald, etc., etc. establish the criteria for lecturers;
Time does hold as a matter of help set up the necessary admin-
etwe en Church and the
stru ggle bJews
in Mexico. On the domestic scene p plain
lain observation that whether a istrative system, and provide
it focused on such current and man is a Jew is often of more in- creditation in the opportunityof
Phone: 549-7350
at 131/2 Mile Road, Royal Oak
worrisome phenomena as Huey
Long's 'Share-e-Wealth,' Father a Baptist. It perhaps ought not to international exchange."
Coughlin's Social Justice move- be so. It is perhaps a sad reflection
ment and Dr. Townsend's Towns- on the Baptists that their religious
connection is a point of such minor
He explains further: "The interest . . . But the point is, that
Province of Ontario Censor to say a man is a Jew usually
Board turned down the second conveys more information than to
release, which contained episodes say he is a Baptist . . . I believe
on Hitler and the Hauptman you mainly want a categorical
trial In Ohio and Illinois, cen- answer to a categorical question.

Bar-Ilan University in Ramat
Gan, Israel, has been chosen for
an important project to aid the
handicapped and mentally disad-
vantaged, as a result of a study
that was conducted by Prof. George
N. Wright, director and coordi-
nator of rehabilitation counselor
education at the University of
The plan for the development of
a vocational rehabilitation coun-
selor education program in Israel
will be coordinated by HELP for
the Handicapped in Israel.
Mrs. Max Stollman, president
of the national women's division
of American Friends for Bar-
Ban University, who announced
the formulation of the new pro-
gram in the Israel university,
explained that it is planned to
introduce this new program,
commencing early in 1969, offer-
ing the professional master's
degree and leading up to a doc-


Elson's History of Time Magazine
Explains Emphasis in Naming Jews




sors rejected a sequence on the And the categorical answer is that
Nazi persecution of the Jews as Time harbors no racial or religious
'gruesome' and provocative.. . • p rejudice and that its influence , is ,

'The March of Time,' like
'Time,' tried to indicate 'which
side it believes to have the
stronger position.' Implicit in a
film on L. K. Smith, as in the
one on Huey Long, was a vein of
heavy satire. The pictures on the
Jewish emigration to Palestine
were sympathetic and therefore,
by contrast with the scenes of
persecution in Germany, a con-
demnation of the Nazis. . . ."
(A footnote states: "The se-
quence on the Soviet Union was
purchased from Julien Bryan, an
independent cameraman who had
SOviet cooperatiOn. Extremely
naive, the film showed crammed
food shelves in Soviet stores and
described consumer goods as plen-
tiful at a time when there were
notorious shortages of everything
in Russia.")
Of special interest Is the refer-
ence to Jewish protests regarding
treatment of Jews and Jewish mat-
ters by Time. To quote Elm':
" 'Time' freely identified persons

decidedly on the side of breaking
down prejudices of any sort'. "
Elson concludes this portion of
his report by stating: "Luce was

sincere in stating this to be
Time's policy, and he was to re-
state it before the decade was I
out. Therefore, in its coverage
of news Time was more careful
to have a tenable reason for in-
cluding a person as a Jew."
The vast amount of information
makes the Elson book, a volume of

unusual interest. sense,
a history of theheiinaitkilder dis-

cussion. --s•• _

Tourists Spend Millions
JERUSALEM (ZINS)—It is offi-
cially reported that in the last 12
months about 400,000 tourists spent
in Israel a total of $70,000,000. The
minister for tourism foreshadows
an income of ;100,000,000 from
tourism in 1970. Moreover, Israel
is the only country in the Middle
East which plies a prosperous tour-
ist trade. Reports from the Arab
by race or religion—Jew, Catholic, countries—Jordan and Lebanon—
Protestant—even when the identi- confirm a radical slackening in
the flow of travelers to their
fication had little significance. shores; tourism in Egypt and Syria

Time's description of G e or g e
Gershwin as 'a young Jew' brought is virtually nonexistent.

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