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January 31, 1969 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-01-31

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Linda Pollard Betrothed Delegates to Hear
to Mr. Puner of NY JNF's,Dr. Aron


Dr. and Mrs. Ray Pollard of
Stratford Rd., announce the en-
gagement of their daughter Linda
Jane to Nicholas Walker Puner,
son of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Paul
Puner of Ossining, N.Y. and New
York City. A June wedding is
Miss Pollard was graduated from
the University of Michigan with a
BA degree in English literature.
Mr. Puner was graduated from
Wesleyan University with honors in
economics and from the Harvard
Law School.

Group to Discuss Set-Up
of Collective in Israel

Dr. Milton Aron, executive vice
president of the Jewish National
Fund of America, will be guest
speaker at the JNF Council of Rep-
resentatives meeting 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday at the Zionist Cultural
Center, Southfield.
Aron, who was in Israel during
the height of the Israel-Lebonon
crisis, will bring a message regard-
ing Israel's present situation and
the challenge facing JNF.
"Towards the Third Decade," a
new film recently received from
Israel, will be shown for the first
JNF Month will be observed, and
since the meeting will be held only
two days after Tu b-Shevat, holi-
day refreshments will be served.
Everyone is welcome.

Publishers Believe
Book by Iraqi-Born
Writer is Moderate

Robert R. Luce, Inc., publishers
of "The Arab-Israeli Impasse" by
Majdia Khadduri, Iraqi-born writ-
er, to be published Feb. 17, believe
that in this book "the collective
viewpoint is a moderate one, from
the Arab position."
The publishers announce that
the author, who is married to the
writer Majid Khadduri and who
now lives in Washington, empha-
sizes the need of recognition of the
common problems of Arabs and

Local Farband to Honor
Founders at Gathering

Friday, January 31, 1969-41








In connection with the proclama-
tion by the Farband National
Board of "The Year of the Foun-
ders," the Farband City Commit-
tee announces a celebration to
honor the founding members of
Farband in Detroit will take 8:30
p.m. Feb. 15 in the Labor Zionist
The series of lectures on "Living
Aaron Alpern, co-editor of the
in Times of Tension," presented by New York Tog-Morgen Journal,
the Adas Shalom Adult Study Insti- will be guest speaker at the melave
tute, will feature Dr. Morton Siegel, malka. A special musical program
director of the department of edu- will be featured along with a cere-
cation, United Synagogue of Amer- mony honoring the "Rishonim"
ica, 9 p.m. Tuesday.
founders in the presence of their
Dr. Siegel is also director of the families. The public is invited.
United Synagogue
on Jewish educa-
tion. He is editor
of Our Age, Syna-
gogue School and
Your Child,as
well as instructor
of the Seminary
School of Teach-
ers' Institute,
Jewish Theologi-
cal Seminary of
Dr. Siegel
Dr. Siegel received his under-
graduate degree from Yeshiva Uni-
versity and his PHD from Columbia
University. He is a founding mem-
ber of the Educators Assembly, a
member of the Ndtional Council on
Jewish Education and former di-
rector of the department of youth
activities of the United Synagogue
of America.

EducatortoDiscu. e
`Can Generations
Communicate ?'

An informal meeting will be held
7 p.m. Sunday at the home of
Bruce Kutnick, 19831 Monte Vista,
to discuss Shaal, the urban collec-
tive in Israel.
Last September, a group of
Americans and Canadians estab-
lished an urban collective in the
development tower of Carmiel.
Shaal has adapted many of the
social and economic institutions of
the kibutz to an urban setting. Its
members are now integrating well
into Israeli society.
Over the next several years, a
second group, Shaal Bet, will join
the founding settlers in Carmiel.
Kutnick's group hopes to grow in
the months ahead, so that it can
His topic Tuesday will be "Can
become a significant force in Is-
rael and in the American Jewish the Generations Communicate?"
community is invited. Rabbi
corn munity.


Leonard S. Cahan will moderate.

Arlazaroff to Observe
VIP Committee Works
Abraham Liessin Yarzeit
to Keep Schools Open

The 30th yarzeit of Yiddish poet
Abraham Liessin will be observed
by Arlazaroff Branch, Farband
Labor Zionist Order, 8 p.m. Wed-
nesday at the Labor Zionist Insti-
Wolf Snyder, educator and his-
torian, will evaluate the writer's
contributions to Yiddish literature
and Jewish national thinking. The
public is invited at no charge. Re-
freshments will be served.

`Hadrian the Seventh'

The swift and astonshing eleva-
tion of an unknown, penniless Brit-
ish writer to the Papacy of the
Church of Rome is the story of
"Hadrian VII," this season's
Broadway play based on the ori-
ginal novel now available from
It is impossible to separate
"Hadrian VII" (Dover paperback
reprint) from the life of its author,
Frederick Baron Corvo (Frederick
W. Rolfe) (1860-1913). His life, his
failures, his suffering, his genius,
and his bitterness are thoroughly
woven into its fabric.

Common Councilman Mel Ravitz,
businessman Stanley Winkelman
and Mrs. Kathleen Straus, assist-
ant director of the Mayor's Com-
mittee for Community Renewal,
are members of a blue-ribbon
committee concerned about the
financial plight of the Detroit Pub-
lic Schools.
The 40-member Citizens Action
Committee on Financing Detroit
Public Schools, formed a few
weeks ago, will help find ways to
get funds to keep the Detroit Pub-
lic Schools operating. A plan will
be taken before the Michigan
State Legislature. Chairman of the
committee is Wayne County Audi-
tor Richard A. Austin.

Were $50 to $150 !



Mich. Bankard

Berkowitz Leaves Post
as Mackenzie Principal

Mackenzie High School Principal
Sidney Berkowitz announced he
would take a "leave of absence"
from the Detroit School System be-
cause administration pr oblems
were proving detrimental to his
Mackenzie has been the site of
protests by teachers over a lack
of discipline among students. They
Jews, Arabs Cooperate
MODI'IM — Jewish forest la- have complained of vandalism and
borers working west of the former assaults, but insufficient adminis-
armistice line, and a team of trative response to the situation.
Arabs, working on its eastern side, Moray Kutzen Conducts
have recently completed the plant-
ORT Members Enrollment
ing of a 150,000-trees forest on the
Moray Kutzen of Ypsilanti, who
steep banks of Nahal Modi'im along
the old border. The two areas have was elected a member of the
board of the Detroit Men's ORT
now merged into the new Modi'im
Chapter two weeks ago, is con-
Forest. -
The Arab laborers from the new ducting a membership campaign
ORT in his community. Kut-
regions who were working on the
eastern side were given profession- zen also is enrolling ORT mem-
bers in Ann Arbor.
al instructions by JNF foresters.






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