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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-11-22

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

28 Friday, November 22, 1968



Alpha Omega Women to Auction Art

Displaying two
of the original art
works to be auc-
tioned at the Al-
pha Omega art
show and auction
Saturday at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek
are (From left)
Mesdames Jason
Goode; Murray
Shekter, presi-
dent; Allen Weiss;
and Bernard Sha-
piro.

*
Original etchings, oils, water colors and lithographs signed and
numbered by such artists as Renoir, Lautrec, Picasso and Chagall will
be shown and auctioned of Saturday evening at Cong. Shaarey Zedek.
The Detroit Women of Alpha Omega will sponsor the event beginning
with cocktails at 7:30 p.m.
On display throughout the evening will be the original Renoir etch-
ing to be pfesented to someone following the auction.
Proceeds will support the many philanthropies of the Detroit
Women of Alpha Omega, including the Israeli Dental School, the M. M.
Fintz student loan fund and the Shiffman Clinic at Sinai Hospital.
For tickets, call Mrs. Bernard Shapiro, LI 7-0462, or Mrs. Allen
Weiss, EL 7-4443.

George Jessel
Headliner for
Alpha Omega

DenaWeiss,Mr.Sanders
to Be United in Summer

The Detroit Alumni Chapter of
Alpha Omega Fraternity will
sponsor a champagne dinner-dance
on behalf of Israel Bonds 6:30
p.m. Dec. 14 at Cobo Hall. .
Dr, Jason A. Goode, president
of the chapter said George Jesel
will headline the entertainment.
Toastmaster will be Dr. Samuel
Krohn, past president of the Jew-
ish Community Council, who re-
cently returned from the United
Jewish Appeal mission to Israel.
Robert Lurie of St. Louis, TV
writer, producer and director will
be 'a special guest. Eric Rosenow
and his Continentals will provide

MISS DENA WEISS

Mr. and Mrs. Morris Weiss of
Pierson Ave. announce the engage-
ment of their daughter Dena to
Richard A. Sanders, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Jules Sanders of Pem-
broke Rd., Huntington Woods.
Plans are being made for a June
22 wedding.

Nixon Sends Greetings
to Conservative Women

(D ire
ct JTA Teletype Wire
to The Jewish News)

KIAMESHA LAKE — President-
elect Richard M. Nixon sent greet-
ings Tuesday to the National Wo-
men's League of the United Syn-
gogue of America (Conservative),
which opened its five-day biennial
convention here. It was Nixon's
first message to a Jewish organi-
iation since his election and was
addressed to Mrs. Sol Henkind,
president of the League.
He declared, "Programs such as
yours to advance religious, educa-
tional and - social service projects
exemplify the kind of citizen in-
volvement which I have strongly
advocated and hope to strengthen
during the course of the next ad-
ministration."
Dr. Louis Finkelstein, chancel-
lor of the Jewish Theological
Seminary of America, rejected
in an address -the contention that
today's youth are bereft of reli-
gion. He told the 2,000 delegates
"Their impatience and revolt
against the injustice and smug-
ness of society is compatible with
religion, since Our Hebrew proph-
ets, too, were vociferous in ex-
pressing their sense of indigna-
tion at the smugness of their
times."
Dr. Finkelstein added "What is
remiss is that our youth today
follow only one aspect of true reli-
gion, namely that of protest and
quest for change, while ignoring
the second aspect of the integral
whole of religion—the observance
of rituals and the adherence to the
heritage of our forefathers and the
tenets of our faith."

.

GEORGE JESSEL

the music for dancing. Dr. John
J. Mames is the dinner committee
chairman, and Dr. Eric Hines is
associate chairman.
Detroit Women of Alpha Ome-
ga, under the chairmanship of
Mrs. Murray Shekter, is hand-
ling the reservations and seat-
ing. Tables of 10 may be re-
served. Black tie is optional for
the dinner-dance, which is open
to Alpha Omega members and
their guests.
Members of the dinner-dance
committee are Drs. Eli Berger,
Bruce Hines, Joseph Cabot, John
Cohen, Morton R. Demak, Stuart
Falk, Louis Galin, Arnold Golnick,
Jason A. Goode, Joel Grand, Jo-
seph 0. Grant, Samuel Krohn,
Harold Maxmen, Sheldon Mintz,
Martin Naimark, George A. Rosin,
Morris Rubin, Norman Segal, Ber-
nard Shapiro, Philip M. Sherman,
Leo Shipko, David I. Silver, David
Weine and Azriel Weller.

An American archaeologist, Dr.
William G. Dever, has been ap-
pointed resident director of the
Hebrew Union College Biblical and
Archaeological School in Jerusa-
lem. The school, open to American
students, has a current student
body of 27.

Bond Dinner MC
Is Former Mayor
of Kalamazoo ,

James S. Gilmore Jr., former
mayor of Kalamazoo, will be the
master of ceremonies at the Israel
20th anniversary dinner honoring,
the late Manuel Konigsberg Nov.
30 at Inman's Restaurant, Gales-
burg. Dr. Ben A. Appel is general
chairman of the Kalamazoo Com-
mittee for State of Israel Bonds.
Gilmore, who is associated in
many business enterprises, is a
member of the Michigan Water
Resources Commission; past presi-
dent of the Kalamazoo County, Re-
publican Club; a past president of
the Kalamazoo Chamber of Corn-
merce and a trustee of Nazareth
and Kalamazoo colleges. He was
named Kalamazoo Young Man of
the Year in 1960, and he was one
of Michigan's "Five Young Men"
of that year.
Gilmore_ has visited Israel and
has met many of Israel's top lead-
ers.
Joey Adams, entertainer who
has appeared on leading TV pro-
grams and in night clubs from
coast to coast, will head the pro-
gram.
Mr. Konigsberg, who is being
honored posthu-
mosly, was for
many years a
leader in commu-
nal and civic ac-
tivities in Kala-
mazoo. He was
Michigan state
chairman of
Bonds for Israel
for 10 years. One
of his chief causes .
was the upbuild- Mr, Konigsberg
ing of the state of IsraeL
He served as co-chairman of
the Kalamazoo United Jewish
Appeal and was president of
Congregation of Moses. A mem-
ber of the congregation board of
trustees for over a quarter of a
century, be was active in Bnai
Brith and the Zionist movement.
He was a leader in numerous
other causes.
In tribute to his memory, a
plaque bearing a replica, in bas-
relief of the Western Wall of the
ancient Temple of Solomon will be
presented to Mrs. Konigsberg at
the dinner.
For dinner reservations, contact
Mrs. Herman B. Lando, 349-4947.

Dr. Moses Shulvass
Due at Farband Event

David Sislin, cultural chairman
of the Farband City Committee,
announces a Melave Malka to be
held 8:30 p.m. Nov. 30 at the Labor
Zionist Institute,
will feature as
guest speaker Dr.
Moses A. Shul-
vass, professor at
the College of
Jewish Studies in
Chicago.
Dr. Shulvass,,
who will speak
on "Jews and
Arabs—Past and
Present," is the
author of eight
books, a mon g__,./1
them "Jewish Life Dr. Shulv ass
in Renaissance Italy," "The Jews
in Wuerzburg during the- Middle
Ages" and "From East to West."
He has contributed to 'many schol-
arly and literary journals in Eng-
lish, Hebrew and Yiddish.
Bella Goldberg will lead the mu-
sical program. Refreshments will
be served. The public is invited at
a small charge.

,

To Mark 20th Anniversary
of Human Rights Decision

A call to the American affiliates
of the World Jewish Congress to
mark in some appropriate form
the 20th anniversary of the Uni-
versal Declaration of Human
Rights was made in New York by.
Rose L. Halprin, chairman of the
American section of the World
Jewish Congress. —
She- announced that in New York
the occasion would be marked by
a, public meeting in the Barbizon
Plaza Hotel, Dec. 12.

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Histadrut Official
to Address Rally
Opening Drive

The opening rally of the Detroit
Israel Histadrut Campaign will
take place 8:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the
Labor Zionist In-
stitute.
Zeev Haring,
head of Hista-
drut's interna-
tional relations
department and a
top-ranking lead-
er of the Israel
Labor Federation
will be guest of
honor.
Also participat-
ing in the pro-
gram will be
Haring
Geula Zohar, who
is making her return visit to De-
troit to present a program of Is-

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