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December 20, 1968 - Image 6

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1968-12-20

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THE DETROIT JEWISH HEWS

6—Friday, December 20, 1960

6 Vice-Chairmen Named for '69 Campaign Garvett Elected President of Sinai
Six vice-chairmen for the 1969, tations in our drive for funds," the In 1965 he received recognition

Allied Jewish Campaign-Israel
Emergency Fund have been an-
nounced by Maxwell Jospey, 1969
chairman.
Tom Borman, Arthur Howard,
Edward C. Levy, Abe Shiffman,
A. Alfred Taubman and Jack J.
Wainger will serve in leadership
capacities during the coming cam-
paign, Jospey said.
"With such a team beside me
we will certainly exceed all expec-

from Israel for his "dedicated
service."
Arthur Howard, a partner in
Howard Bros. real estate firm, has
served in many capacities in past
campaigns, including posts of pre-
campaign co-chairman and the
chairmanship of the Real Estate
and Building Trades Division. He
is a director of the Jewish Welfare
Federation, Detroit Service Group
and the Jewish Home for Aged.
Edward C. Levy, president of
Edward C. Levy Slag Co., has
been active in the economic devel-
opment of Israel for many years.
He was instrumental in building,
near Tel Aviv, the largest aggre-
gate plant in the Middle East. He
is a director of the Jewish Wel-
fare Federation, Jewish Home for
Aged, Sinai Hospital and the Unit-
ed Jewish Charities, and serves
on the boards of United Founda-
tion, Junior Achievement and De-
troit Urban League.
A director of the Jewish Wel-
fare Federation and the Detroit
Service Group, Abe Shiffman is a
member of the capital needs com-
mittee of Federation and on the
board of the Detroit Service Group
and the United Foundation.
A. Alfred Taubman, head of
Taubman Co., has been a co-
chairman of pre-campaign, is on
the board of governors of Fed-
eration, director of Detroit Serv-
ice Group, Jewish Home for Aged
and United Jewish Charities.
A vice-chairman of the cam-
paign for a second year, Jack J.
Wainger, president of Grinnell's,
is a board member of the Detroit
Service Group and a director of
Sinai Hospital.

chairman said. "The crucial needs
of Jews who have recently come
out of lands where they have been
persecuted, still living where they
are not free and the stress of the
times in Israel make us realize
that we need to exceed our best
efforts if we are to make any
significant contribution to the al-
leviation of suffering."
He is a director of the Detroit
Service Group and Sinai Hospital.

Israel's Peace Pilot Takes to Waters
With 6,000,000 Pounds of Aid for Biafra

NEW YORK — A b i e Nathan.
Israel's "peace pilot," is coordin-
ating the dispatching of a ship to
Biafra with 3,000 tons of food and
medicine. The ship, which groups
in Holland, England, Canada and
the United States are cosponsor-
ing, will leave New York Jan. 7 for
the island of Sao Tome, from which
shuttle flights will convey the car-
go to Biafra.
Nathan has just returned to New
York after making two mercy
flights to Biafra under the spon-
sorship of the Biafra Relief Serv-
ices Foundation. He brought in and
distributed $700,000 in drugs and
high protein food collected here
with the assistance of Bnai Brith
and the International Rescue Com-
mittee.
The Biafra Relief Services
Foundation, 777 United Nations
Plaza, is raising funds in the
United States to help pay for
the cost of the project and is
accepting tax-deductible contri-
butions. The International Res-
cue Committee is coordinating
the collection of food and medi-
cine here for the ship.
The ship, a Norwegian freighter,
is being chartered in Holland with
the assistance of several Dutch
groups. About 1,000 tons of food
from Holland, Sweden, England
and Israel will be loaded in Ams-
terdam and in London, the ship's
next stop.
The ship left Amsterdam Thurs-

day for London and will arrive
Jan. 2 in New York, where the
additional 2,000 tons of food col-
lected in Canada and the United
States will be loaded. The entire
cost of the project has been esti-
mated at $460,000.
A plane carrying 40 tons of food
and machines, dispatched from
New York Sunday by the Catholic
Relief Services, Protestant Church
World Service and the American
Jewish Emergency Effort for Bia-
fran Relief, was to arrive at the
island of San Tome Monday. The
supplies will be flown into Biafra
on the nighttime air-shuttles oper-
ated by Joint Church Aid, a com-
posite group of Catholic and Pro-
testant relief agencies. The Jewish
group represents 21 major national
Jewish organizations. It paid the
$40,000 cost of the charter flight.
It previously contributed $38,000 to
Catholic emergency programs for
Biafra and sponsored a series of
newspaper ads throughout the
country.

Pnstwar Boy Baby Boom



TEL AVIV (ZINS) — A postwar
phenomenon is repeating itself in
Israel. More boys than girls are
being born after the Six-Day War,
as was the case after the War of
Liberation in 1948 and after the
Sinai Campaign in 1956. Statistics
also reveal that the birth rate in
the country increased after June 5,
1967.





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Morris Garvett was elected
president of Sinai Hospital of De-
troit at Monday evening's meeting
of the hospital's board of trustees.
Past president of both Temple
Beth El and Temple Israel, Gar-
vett, is a member of the board of
the Jewish Welfare Federation,
and he was chairman of the educa-
tion and community relations
divisions. He also serves on the
board of Midrasha-College of Jew-
ish Studies and the Jewish Com-
munity Center. He is a former
president of the Center.
Garvett is a former vice presi-
dent of Sinai Hospital and chair-
man of the lay committee on
medical matters. In 1966, he was
recipient of the Fred M. Butzel
Memorial Award for outstanding
service to the Jewish community.
Garvett assumes the position
held by Nate S. Shapero, who step-
ped down after seven years. Gar-
vett's first official action as
president was to appoint his pre-
decessor to the executive commit-
tee.
Also elected to office were Vice
Presidents Charles N. Agree, Leo-

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