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January 31, 1969 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-01-31

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32—Friday, January 31, 1969

Barbara Semler to Tired
11 r. Auerbach of Illinois

MISS BARBARA SERWER

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

83 New Students Record
Enrollment for HUC

NEW YORK (JTA)—Members of
the largest incoming rabbinic class
in the 93-year history of Hebrew
Union College-Jewish Institute of
Religion-83 new students—are en-
rolled in the five-year course of
study for the Reform rabbinate,
school officials have announced.
Fifty of the new students are
studying at the Cincinnati school,
18 at the New York school and 15
in California. There are now a total
of 264 rabbinic studies at the three
schools.
Officials said the record enroll-
ment was particularly significant
because of indications that attend-
ance at theological schools of most
denominations was stagnant or on
the decrease. The officials also
said it was significant that almost
all of the new rabbinical students
were raised in Reform Jewish
homes and that many had been
leaders of the National Federa-
tion of Temple Youth, the youth
affiliate of the Union of American
Hebrew Congregations, the parent
body of Reform synagogues.

Eshkol Reveals Plans to Seek Office Again; Prefe rs Dayan in Defense Job

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Prime
Minister Levi Eshkol, 74, declar-
ed Friday that he intended to seek
the premiership again after the
general election next October and
had no intention of stepping down.
He also had kind words for his
potentially chief rival for the top
government post, Defense Minis-
ter Moshe Dayan. He said he

Israel Peace (Shalom)
Coin Data Released

NEW YORK—"Inaccurate data
on the forthcoming Shalom (Peace)
commemorative coin from Israel
was disseminated here by un-
authorized sources," announced
Joseph Milo, assistant trade com-
missioner of Israel.
The official figures as released
by the Bank of Israel follow:
(a) 20,000 "proof" coins marked
wit h the Hebrew letter
"MEM";
(b) 40,000 brilliant, uncirculated
coins to be minted at the
U.S. Federal Mint in San
Francisco;
(c) 20,000 to 30,000 coins, marked
with the Hebrew letter
"Koff," to be • minted at the
Kretchmer & Sons Mint,
Israel, commissioned by the
Bank of Israel.
"The coins struck in Israel are
earmarked mainly for local dis-
tribution. However, the Israel gov-
ernment coins and Medals Cor-
poration will permit collectors re-
siding outside of Israel to obtain
these coins for completion of their
collection," added Milo.
Information about the avail-
ability of the Shalom (Peace)
coin may be obtained from the
office of the Assistant Trade Com-
missioner of Israel, 850 Third Ave.,
New York 10022; from the Amer-
ican-Israel Numismatic Associa-
tion, Inc., P.O. Box 3194, Church
Street Station, New York 10008;
and from banks handling Israel's
coins and state medals as well as
distributors of numismatics.

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Serwer of
Fairfield Ave. announce the en-
gagement of their daughter Bar-
bara Karen to Bryan Neal Auer-
bach, son of Mr. and Mrs. Max
Auerbach of Highland Park, Ill.
Miss Serwer is a senior at the More Jewish Youth
University of Michigan. Her fiance,
a U. of M. graduate, attends the Using Drugs, on Way
University of Illinois Medical to Hippiedom, Says Study
LONG BEACH, Calif. (JTA)—A
School.
A June wedding is planned.
growing number of Jewish young
people "who have either taken
drugs or are ready to do so or are
Israel's Music Festival
near the borderline where they
to Conclude With
could become hippies" has been
cited
by the executive director of
Chambe- O-chestra Debut
the Jewish Family Service here
NEW YORK (JTA) — Israel's
as an example of the new types of
Musicians' Festival, which Mayor problems created for the agency
John V. Lindsay proclaimed for
by current social changes.
the period Jan. 14-25, ended with
Bernard B. Miren, in a year-end
a dinner-dance of the American- report on the work of the JFS, said
Israel Cultural Foundation, spon- the development of the drug prob-
sor of the event. The occasion also lem among young Jews posed such
marked the American debut of the questions as how the agency could
Israel Chamber Orchestra under
help such young people, the sort
the baton of Gary Bertini, and of groups that should be devloped
presentation of the foundation's
for them, and finding the best
annual King Solomon Award to
methods of dealing with their
William Mazer, chairman of the
problems, including that of help
foundation's board.
to the person "who is on drugs."
The Israel's Musicians' Festival
was highlighted by performances
by young Israeli musicians, some Child Mental Health Unit
making a debut here, including Gets Boost in NYC Aid
NEW YORK (JTA) — The psy-
Miriam Fried, a prize-winning vio-
hoist, and Michael Haran, a cel- chiatry department of Beth Israel
Medical
Center has received sub-
list. The internationally known
Israeli piano duo of Bracha Eden stantially increased financial sup-
and Alexander Tamir also per- port from the New York City Men-
formed. The Chamber Orchestra, tal Health Board to expand its
with Rudolf Serkin as featured services to child and adolescent
soloist, are touring the United patients in Lower Manhattan.
The 1967-68 contract to the psy-
States through March 10. In
addition to its premiere at Car- chiatry department provided $287,-
negie Hall in New York and a 652 and the 1968-69 agreement pro-
March 8 concert at Hunter College vides $599,104, medical center of-
here, it will visit 37 cities in 11 ficials said. The additional funds
states and the District of Colum- will make possible more psychia-
bia, and will be in Detroit on tric staff members to meet the
mental health needs of the children
Feb. 22.
who need out-patient emergency
care and consultation. In addition,
Holland Urges Euromart
facilities for treatment and evalua-
No. 2 man in the White House
tion of mentally disturbed young- is Dr. Arthur F. Burns, named
to Welc ,, me Israel
sters
will
be
developed
as
part
of
THE HAGUE (JTA)—The Neth-
by President Nixon as top man
erlands government has called on this program.
of the staff with a broad man-
the Council of Ministers of the
date to develop domestic pro-
European Economic Council Jewish Clinic Joins Study
grams and guide them through
(EEC), now meeting in Brussels, of Parkinson's Disease
the legislative mill. He has been
to comply with Israel's request 1 NEW YORK (JTA)—The Kings-1 a Columbia professor and was
for association with the European brook Jewish Medical Center has chief economic adviser to Presi-
Economic Community.
dent Eisenhower.
been designated as one of 20 such
A memorandum sent from the medical institutions which have
Hague recommended the nego- been allocated the Drug L-Dopa for,
tiation of a free trade pact for a study of its effects on patients French Cultural Center
Israeli industrial products after a suffering from Parkinson's disease.' Under Way at Hebrew U.
transition period.
Dr. Arthur J. Lapovsky, neutrology
Equal treatment for Israel in director, said the drug had been , JERUSALEM — The foundation
any arrangements that the EEC provided as part of a three year stone for "La Maison de France"
may make with another Mediter- clinical study of the disease, which was laid at the Hebrew University
ranean country was urged on the incapacitates more than half a I of Jerusalem Jan. 22 in the pres-
'
Council of Ministers by Socialists million victims. He said the project ence
attending European Parliament eventually will cover about 100 Friends of the University, donors
of the building, including Nobel
sessions in Strassbourg, France.
pat i ents.
Prize Laureate Prof. Alfred Kast-
The Socialists adopted a resolu- known as shaking palsy.
, ler and the rector of the Sorbonne,
tion warning of dangers to peace
Prof. Jean Roche.
posed by the political and military
Designed jointly by French arch-
situation in the Middle East. It City of Hope Couples
itect
Pierre Vago and his Israeli
called on the Council of Ministers to Meet Saturday Night
The Mr. and Mrs. Group of the colleague A. Mansfeld, the four-
not to conclude agreements with
Tunisia and Morocco if an agree- City Hope will meet 8:30 p.m. Sat- story "Maison de France" will
ment was not concluded at the urday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. serve as a French cultural center
Fred Silber, 14511 Rosemary, Oak and a 60-bed student hostel. It will
same time with Israel.
be close to the university's syna-
Park.
Plans for the night of games gogue, also adjoining the student
Men of thought should have noth-
will be discussed. A social hour hostel area and facing the Israel
ing to do with action.
Museum:. - • -
—Oscar Wilde. .will - follow.

Nixon Staff Head

would not consider anyone but
Gen. Dayan for the post of defense
minister and that there was no
reason to replace him.
Eshkol held both the premiership
and the defense portfolio until the
May 1967 crisis when he relinquish-
ed the latter to Gen. Dayan under
popular and political pressure. He
said that while he formerly be-
lieved that the prime minister and
defense minister should be the
same person, he had changed his
mind. "The premiership is a full
time job, and the defense post re-
quires a special man to fulfill it,"
Eshkol said.
The election will be for seats
in the Knesset. Under the Israeli
system, the party which polls
the most votes forms a govern.
ment which must win a vote of
confidence before taking office.
Gen. Dayan, hero of the 1956
Sinai campaign, is credited by
many Israelis for the lightning
victory in the Six-Day War and
is considered to be the most
popular political figure in Israel
today.

Bert Saunders Named
Chamberlain Adviser

Albert R. (Bert) Saunders has
been named executive consultant
with the Chamberlain Companies.
real estate firms
throughout t h e
Detroit metropo-
litan area.
Saunders serv-
ed for 28 years
as the executive
vice president of
the Michigan
Real Estate As- ;
sociation. A past
faculty member
Saunders
at the University
of Michigan, Michigan State Uni-
versity and the Detroit Institute of
Technology, Saunders has been
a lecturer throughout the country
for the past quarter century.

FOR THE BEST IN
MUSIC AND ENTERTAINMENT

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Eshkol and his older colleagues
of the Labor Party and former
Mapai Party control the political
machinery. Many observers have
seen a contest looming between
the two.
The Labor Party, now in political
alignment with Mapam, controls
63 of the Knesset's 120 seats, an
absolute majority for one party
for the first time in Israel's his-
tory. If it retains that proportion
after the October elections it would
be able to form Israel's first non-
coalition government. Some Labor
Party leaders, however, have rec-
ommended retaining a coalition in
the interests of national unity.

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