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February 14, 1969 - Image 28

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-02-14

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A serious religious conflict in
New York was averted when a
prominent State Senator withdrew
a seemingly innocent bill to adopt
a year-round Daylight Saving
Time. Senator John Marchi, Staten
Island Republican, informed Rabbi
Moshe Sherer, the executive presi-
dent of Agudath Israel of America,
who had brought the religious im-
plications of the bill to his attention,
that he will not ask for passage of
the bill.
Marchi, chairman of the Senate
Committee oh the City of New
York, introduced a bill to make
Daylight Saving Time mandatory
throughout the year in order to
give an extra hour of daylight to
homeward-bound school children
and working women. Rabbi Sherer
pointed out to Senator Marchi that
Daylight Saving Time during the
winter would create a major pnib-
lem for observant Jews.
According to Jewish religious
law, the earliest time when morn-
ing prayers can commence is one
hour before sunrise. During the
wintertime, (the sun rises at ap-
proximately 7:15 a.m. (Eastern

Standard Time), and prayers can-
not begin before 6:15 a.m. By
advancing the clock for one hour,
the observant Jew would not be
able to begin his prayers until 7:15
a.m., which would create a serious
conflict for thousands of religious
Jews whose jobs require their being
at work at an early hour.
Upon careful study of the prob-
lem, Senator Marchi informed
Rabbi Sherer that, in light of the
religious implications involved, he
will not ask for passage of his bill.

Mr. Manning to Marty
Jane Goodman of N.J.

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g eivry.

On the Air

This Week's Radio and
Television Programs

ETERNAL LIGHT
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday
Station: WWJ
Feature: "Icarus in a Wheel-
chair," 14th drama in the series
"Man in Protest" tells the story of
David Stern, a pilot in training
during World War H and his per-
sonal protest against helple*sness
when he is paralyzed in a plane
accident.
• *

MISS JANE GOODMAN

Mr. and Mrs. Leo Goodman of
Teaneck, N.J. announce the en-
gagement of their daughter Jane
Paula to Lawrence Paul Manning,
son of Dr. and Mrs. Morey Man-
ning of Canterbury Rd.
Miss Goodman is a graduate of
Michigan State University. Mr.
Manning is a student at the Univer-
sity of Michigan.
A June wedding is planned.

Burdick to Address

Bn,at

cBr i tit

• • •
Activ ities

Oakland Century Lodge will hear
Nissen N. Gross, Midwest director
of the civil rights division, Anti-
Defamation League, 8:30 p.m.
Thursday at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek.
Gross will discuss
"UrbanCrisis and
its Impact on the
Jewish Commu-
nity." Bernard.
Whiteman, lodge
president, and
Sidney Freedland,
program chair-
man, invite all
Bnai Brith mem- Gross
bers, their families and friends.
Refreshments will follow.
* * *
BNAI BRITH Bowling Associa-
tion will sponsor its Annual Sports
Day at Cobo Arena 2 p.m. March
9 — The Detroit Pistons will play
the Milwaukee Bucks. During half-
time, the presentation of the
Metropolitan Detroit Bnai Brith
Bowling Association's Sportsman
of the Year Award will be made.
Prizes will be given. Any Bnai
Brith member currently bowling in
affiliated with the asso-
1
a ea
' ciation may receive tickets by con-
( tacting his own league president
or secretary. Families are wel-
come to attend. For information
and tickets, call Ray Hassen, DI
1-1498; Harvey Gallison, 353-2216;
or Mark Klinger, 476-4580.

MESSAGE OF ISRAEL
Historical Museum's
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday
Patriotic Assembly
Station: WXYZ
Principal speaker at the 10th
Feature: J. Jacques Stone, presi-
Patriotic
Assembly of the Detroit
dent of Central Synagogue, New
York City, will comment on Historical Society will be Judge
Benjamin
Burdick. His topic is
"Birthdays of the Presidents."
"Where are We."' The program
* * *
will take place 8 p.m. Monday in
COMMUNITY CURRENTS
the Detroit Historical Museum.
Tinje: 9:30 a.m. Sunday
H. Richard Steding III, presi-
Station: WJBK
dent of the De-
Feature: An interview with Tova troit Historical
Ben Zvi, folk singer from Israel, Society will pre-
who has been visiting in Detroit.
side at the pro-
• * *
gram and Eug-
ene R. Cadieux,
HEAR OUR VOICE
program chai r-
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday
man will intro-
Station: WJBK
Feature: "Welcoming the Sab- duce the guest
speaker. Alf r e d
bath," with Cantor Richard Tuck-
M. Pelham,
er, a leading tenor of the Metro-
member of the
politan Opera Company.
Detroit Historical
* * *
Commission, will
HIGHLIGHTS
welcome socie t y
members and
Time: 9:45 a.m. Sunday
special guests to
Station: Channel 2
Feature: "The Center Story"— the Detroit His- Judge Burdick
second in a four-part dramatic torical Museum.
Over/ 50 patriotic organizations
series, "The World of Federation,"
depicts the agencies and services have been invited to attend the
of the Jewish Welfare Federation, program as special guests and
supported through the Allied Jew- representatives of these groups
ish Campaign—Israel Emergency will be honored.
Fund. The program will show the
history of the Center from its be-
ginning as a service to immigrants
and young boys to its present
position as cultural, social and lei-
TAU EPSILON PHI FRATERN
sure time center for the Jewish
community. Participants in the ITY of Wayne State University re
program are Shelby Newhouse, cently elected its new officers
They are: Barry Galison, chancel
Melba Weiner and Rube Weiss.
lor; Jerry Tolle, vice chancellor;
Mitch Baker, warden; Larry Slut-
Stabbing Victim Okay
sky, burser; Nickey Stern and Paul
Michael Berger, a 21-year-old Spence, scribes; Al Lopatin, his-
student at Oakland Community torian; and David Whiteman, chap-
College, was listed in satisfactory lain.
* *
condition at William Beaumont
BNAI DAVID MEN'S CLUB will
Hospital after undergoing surgery
to remove a screwdriver from his hold a father and sons brunch and
jaw. Berger was stabbed by a stu- tefilin service 10 a.m. Feb. 23 at
dent seeking free admission to a the synagogue. Members are in-
dance, for which Berger was tak- vited to bring their sons. The serv-
ing entrance fees. Five young men ice will be conducted by the youth
group.
were accusefl in ,the fracas.

Men's Clubs

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

28—Friday, February 14, 1969

Year-Round DaylightSavingTimePlan
Dropped, Averting Religious Strife

Bnai Brith Ups Outlays
for Youth in Budget

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Bnai
Brith has increased its annual
budget 18.2 per cent to a record
$15,684,558 for its 1969 operations.
The Bnai Brith board of governors,
concluding its annual meeting
here, also allocated $6,629,750 of
the budget for its specialized teen-
age, college campus and career
counseling activities, an increase
of $702,582 over 1968 allocations.
Bnai Brith Hillel Foundations
were authorized to spend $3,008,192
this year—the first time in the 48-
year history of the campus pro-
gram that its budget reached the
$3,000,000 mark.
The board approved the estab-
lishment of the Hillel Foundations
program at six additional colleges,
raising the number of campuses
served to 273. The six schools are
Connecticut College, New London;
Old Dominion College, Norfolk,
Va.; Quinnipiac College in Ham-
den, Conn.; University of Sussex
in Britain; the University of Sao
Paulo in Brazil; and University of
Haifa in Israel.
A part-time Hillel program at
Southern Illinois University in
Carbondale, Ill., which now has
some 2,500 Jewish students, was
advanced to full-time status.

J WV

BLOCH ROSE AUXILIARY will
hold its "Night Out at the Gas Co."
7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the company
office, 4600 Coolidge, Royal Oak.
There will be a cooking demonstra-
tion, and refreshments will be
served. There will be no charge for
admission. For information, call
Betty Katzman, LI 7-7879 after
6 p.m.
s * *
SOL YETZ-MORRIS C O H E N
POST and AUXILIARY will hold
a joint meeting 8:30 p.m. Monday
at the Jewish War Veterans
Memorial Building. Dr. Henry
Wormser of Wayne State Univer-
sity, will speak on "Drugs and
Our Children." Other posts and
auxiliaries as well as friends are
invited. Refreshments will be
served.

That scholarship which consists
in the memorization of facts does
not qualify one to be a teacher.
--Confucius

Synagogue Men's Clubs to Join
Inter-Congregational Dinner

He was the only Jewish chaplain
on the beachhead at Anzio in
World War II, and won the Bronze
Star Medal for heroism in action.
Rabbi Kertzer also is the recipient
of the Pro Deo Gold Medal, given
by International University in
Rome for his work in promoting
Catholic-Jewish understanding.
Articles by Rabbi Kertzer have
appeared in leading publications.
Tickets may be obtained by call-
ing Temple Israel, UN 3-7769, or
any of the participating men's
clubs.

Following 36-year tradition,
synagogue men's clubs in the De-
troit area will once again conduct
their Inter-Congregational Men's
Club Dinner 6 p.m. Tuesday at
Temple Israel.
The annual Brotherhood Week
event seeks to
promote fri e n d-
ship and fellow-
ship among
- members of
Orthodox, C o n-
- servative and Re-
, form synagogue
Dr. Kertzer men's clubs.
Dr. Morris N. Kertzer, rabbi of
Riverdale Temple, Bronx, will be
guest speaker at the dinner, at
which some 500 men are expected
to be present.
His subject will be "The Genera-
tion Battle — a Jewish View," ac-
cording to Irving J. Rosenthal,
president of Temple Israel Men's
Club.
Chairman of the dinner is Harry
L. Pliskow, past president both of
Temple Israel and its men's club,
while Ted Petok is co-chairman.
Rabbi Kertzer, author of "What
Is a Jew?" and "Today's Ameri-
can Jew," is a former university
professor, army chaplain and
world traveler.
In 1956, be led the first dele-
gation of rabbis to the Soviet
Union, later receiving the George.
Washington Medal for his analy-
sis of Soviet anti-Semitism.

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