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March 07, 1969 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-03-07

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Rabbi Robert Marx
of Chicago Due at
Memorial to Wise

Rabbi Robert J. Marx of Chi-
cago, will pai, tribute to the mem-
ory of the founder of American Re-
form Judaism, Rabbi Isaac Mayer
Wise, at the 150th anniversary
observance of the latter's birth
7:30 p.m., March 16 at Temple
The program is sponsored by the
Metropolitan Detroit Federation of
eform Synago-
ues, comprised
f nine area tern-
les affiliated
ith the Union of
merican th-
rew Congrega-
tions, parent
body of Reform
udaism in the
Western He m i s-
Rabbi Marx
It was Rabbi Wise who, in 1873,
organized the UAHC as the first
Jewish religious body in the Unit-
ed States and subsequently found-
ed the Hebrew Union College and
the Central Conference of Amer-
ican Rabbis.
Rabbi Marx is director of the
UAHC's Chicago Federation and

Great Lakes Council. A native of
Cleveland, he was ordained at the
Cincinnati campus of the HUC.

Prior to assuming his present
post in 1962, Rabbi Marx held
pulpits in Buffalo and Stamford,
Conn., and was the first regional
director of the UAHC Ohio Val-
ley Council. He holds a PhD de-
gree from Yale University.
Active on all levels of social and
civic activity, he has taken a lead-
ing role in bringing the commit-
ment of Judaism to inner city
problems in the Chicago area, and
has worked on many boards and
commissions dealing with inter-
religious and interracial affairs,
mental health and capital punish-
The program will include a can-
tata, "A Song of the Wise," pre-
sented by the children's and adult
choirs of Temples Beth El, Emanu-
El, Israel and Beth Jacob of Pon-
A new narration has been written
for the cantata by Mrs. Robert A.
Coggan, chairman of the evening.
The community is invited at no I

charge to the program and recep-


Rabbinical Leader,

Ralph Simon, Airs
U.S. Jews' Future

Rabbi Ralph Simon, spiritual
leader of Cong. Rodfei Zedek of
Chicago and president of the Rab-
binical Assembly of America, will
- address the final
session of the
Ada Shalom adult
study institute on
"The Future
Faces the Jew,"
9 p.m. Tuesday at
the synagogue.
Rabbi Simon, a
native of Newark,
was ordained at
Rabbi Simon the Jewish Theo-
logical Seminary of America. Since
arriving in Chicago, he has been
active in many communal and phil-
anthropic activies. He is past presi-
dent of the Council of Conservative
Rabbis and of the Chicago Board of
Rabbis, and has served on numer-
ous commissions and committees
both on a local Chicago level and
on a national Jewish level. He was
a founder in 1947 of Camp Ramah
in Wisconsin.
In 1959, Rabbi Simon was honor-
ed by the creation in his name of
the Ralph Simon Chair in Jewish
Ethics and Mysticism at the Jewish
Theological Seminary, and in 1964
he was given an honorary degree
of doctor of divinity.
The entire community is invited
to attend.


16—Friday, Marsh 7, 1969


Tora Weekend Tribute to Dr. Adler
Set at Congregation Shaarey Zedek


TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Syme will speak on
"A Modern Parent Asks: 'Where Did I Go Wrong?' " Denise Bonnie
Graef, Bat Mitzva. Saturday services 11 a.m. Allen Eli Silver, Bar
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Braverman will speak on "The Golden Calf: Reductio ad
CONG. BNAI JACOB: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi
Isaac will speak on "Purification of Body and Soul."
CONG. BETH ACHIM: In-town services 6:15 p.m. today and 8:40 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Gorrelick will speak on "Tbe Paradox of Life."
Suburban services 9 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Arm will speak on "Fath-
oming an Inexplicable Rite." David S. Kosins and Donn Lee Rubin,
Bnai Mitzva.
CONG. SHAAREY &DEK: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur-
day. Dr. Louis Kaplan, visiting scholar, will speak on "A Challenge
That Confronts Us," in tribute to the late Rabbi Morris Adler.
Benson George Weingarten and Jon Green, Bnai Mitzva. (See Story.)
BIRMINGHAM TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Norman
Mirsky will speak on "Judaism and elfumanism." (See Story.)
YOUNG ISRAEL OF OAK-WOODS: Services 6:15 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Gordon will speak on "Anti-Semitism vs. Semit-


YOUNG ISRAEL OF GREENFIELD: Services 6:10 p.m. today and 9
a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Prero will speak on "Passover in Ancient
TEMPLE EMANU-EL Services 8:15 p.m. today. Rabbi Rosenbaum will
speak on "Judaism and Islam—The Unexplored World." A circle
discussion on this topic will follow.
TEMPLE BETH JACOB of Pontiac: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Dr. Alvin
Reines, professor of Jewish philosophy at the Hebrew Union College,
Cincinnati, will speak on "The Jewish Search for God."
CONG. BNAI ISRAEL of Pontiac: Services 8:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Minkowich will speak on "Convert Your Pride in
Judaism to Meaningful Experiences." Jonathan Ross, Bar Mitzva.
THE NEW TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today. At 9 p.m. Dr. Wilma
Donahue, chairman of the division of gerontology, Institute for
Human Adjustment at the University of Michigan, will speak on
"How to Rteire Successfully."
TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Dr. Hertz will speak on
"The Standards of Leadership for These Times." A reception in
honor of Mr. and Mrs. Irving I. Katz will follow in honor of his 30th
anniversary as executive secretary. -
CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services 6:15 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Rabbi Goldman will speak on "The Worshipers of an
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Gary Berg, Bar Mitzva.
ADAS SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m.
Saturday. Steven Mondrow, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
Neil Raskin, Bar Mitzva.

Regular services will be held at Shomrey Emunab, Beth Isaac of
Trenton, Cong. Beth Moses, Cong. Beth Hillel, Mishkan Israel, Down-
town Synagogue, Temple Beth Am, and Livonia Jewish Congregation.
Beth Abraham will have youth sabbath services.

Cong. Shaarey Zedek is dedicat- which the members of the board of
ing this weekend as a Tora Trib- trustees, cultural, education and

ute to the late Rabbi Morris Adler.
In this way, the congregation
hopes to creatively perpetuate the
life and work of Rabbi Adler.
Dr. Louis Kaplan, president since
1930 of the Baltimore Hebrew Col-
lege, will be visiting scholar. He
is a member of the commission
on adult education of Bnai Brith;
vice president of the American
Association for Jewish Education;
vice chairman of the National
Curriculum Research Institute;
executive director of the Board of
Jewish Education of Baltimore;
and a member of the Maryland
Council for Higher Education.
Dr. Kaplan is the author of "A
New Approach to the Teaching
of the Tora," commentary and
interpretation of the Five Books
of Moses, religious plays and
pageants, and editor of Hebrew
texts and readers.
This evening, Dr. Kaplan will
meet with young people at an
oneg Shabbat. At Saturday morn-
ing services, Dr. Kaplan will
preach on "The Challenges That
Confront Us," following which
there will be a luncheon to


The Lord is my refuge and

Samuel Rosenbauin of Rochester,
N.Y, executive vice president of

the Cantors' Assembly of America,
will be the guest speaker at the
testimonial dinner to be given by
Cong. Bnai Moshe
in honor of its
cantor, Louis
Klein on Sunday
at 6 p.m.
Cantor Ro s en-
13km, who in ad-
dition to his na-
tional duties oc-
cupies a pulpit at
Cong. Beth-El in
Rosenbaum Rochester, w i 11
honor his colleague with a talk en-
titled "A Hazzan Celebrates — A
Community Celebrates." He has
published numerous musical and
literary articles and special ar-
rangements and has established a
reputation as an eloquent 'spokes-
man for the national group he rep-
resents in the assembly.
Joinining him in expressing ap-
preciation of the congregation to
Cantor Klein for his 10 years of
service will be Rabbi Moses Lehr-
man and Donald J. Sachs, presi-
dent of Bnai Moshe. Several De-
troit cantors and the Bnai Moshe
Choral Ensemble will present a
musical program in his honor.


The average value of conversa-
tions could be enormously im-
proved by the constant use of four
simple words: "I do not know," or
of Louis XIV's favorite remark:
"I shall see." —Andre Maurois.

Rabbi Mirsky to Discuss
Humanism at Temple

Birmingham Tempi e's fourth
lecture on "The Place of Humanism
in a World Philosophy" will feature
Rabbi Norman Mirsky speaking on
"Judaism and Hu-
manism," 8:30
p.m. today at the
Robert Frost Jun_
for High School,
Oak Park.
Rabbi Mirsky is
a teacher of soci-
ology at the He-
brew Union Col-
lege in Cincinnati. Rabbi Mirsky


WSU Music Groups to Do
`Elijah' at Shaarey Zedek

Wayne State University's choral
union women's glee club and or-
chestra will perform Mendelssohn's
oratorio "Elijah" at Shaarey Zedek
Synagogue 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Prof. Malcolm Johns will conduct
this musical salute to the Detroit
Jewish community. The concert is
free to members and their guests.

Federation Heads to Hold
Latin American Talks

NEW YORK (JTA)—The Coun-
cil of Jewish Federation and Wel-
fare Funds will send a delegation
of its top leaders to four Latin
American communities next month
for discussion on matters of con-
cern to Jewish community organ-

The delegation, to be headed by
CJFWF President Louis J. Fox and
Executive Vice President Philip
Bernstein, will visit Brazil, Uru-
guay and Argentina March 17-31 •



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On Sunday morning, the men's
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