THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, April 11, 1969-27
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_11 1 .. Frio /III/ an of Ohio Hears Talk on Heritage
The Sephardic Community o of
Greater Detroit will meet 8 p.m.
Sunday at the Crystal House
Motel, where Rabbi Simon Mur-
ciano, headmaster of Hillel Day
School, will speak on "The Glori-
ous Heritage of Sephardic Jewry."
Rabbi Murciano is a native of
French Morocco, where he com-
pleted his elementary education
at the Alliance Israelite Univer-
selle. In 1949, he was awarded a
five-year scholarship at the Mir-
rer Yeshiva in Brooklyn and he
was ordained there. He also holds
a BA degree in Romance lan-
guages and a masters degree in
educational administration from
the University of Pittsburgh.
Rabbi Murciano came to Hil-
lel Day School in 1965 from
Louisville, where he served as
principal of the Eliahu Academy
Refreshments will be served,
and the meeting is open to friends.
THE LARGEST WALLED peni-
tentiary in the world loomed in
front as Sammy Lieberman of Ra-
leigh House, Bill Kaufman. of
Kaufman Restaurant Supply and
this writer approached Jackson
State Prison for the Annual Pass-
over seder put on for the Jewish
MISS SHARON KAUFMAN
SIGNING IN, going through one
Mr. and Mrs. David Kaufman of
gate, emptying our pockets, stand-
ing before the electric eye, being Harding Ave., Oak Park, announce
frisked from head to toe, through the engagement of their daughter
another gate, and then another Sharon Eve to Howard M. Fried-
into a huge lobby, up an elevator man, son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam ** ENTERTAINMENT **'
to the kitchen and guard's dining Friedman of Springfield. 0.
Miss Kaufman is a graduate of * COMEDIANS, SINGERS,
room where the seder was to be
held for the Jewish inmates, the Wayne State University Col- 1 ‘. DANCERS, ACCORDIONISTS, 4(
PUPPET SHOW, CARICATURE*
friends, relations and members of lege of Education. Mr. Friedman
the Correction's Commission (Par- earned his bachelors degree aat
ole Board) and their wives . . - Ohio State University. his LLB at *Seymour Schwartz Agency*
5 I g 1; 1444.
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plus Warden and Mrs. George Harvard Law School and his LLM
Kroop and of course Rabbi R. W. at Georgetown University.
Slavkin of Temple Beth Israel,1 A June wedding is planned.
Jackson, Jewish chaplain for the
Dept. of Corrections, State of
Michigan, who -conducted the Re-
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to The Jeuish News)
WALKING THROU G.H THE
PARIS — Elchanan Wogler. a
three huge inner gates always
poet. essayist and critic
brings to mind the thought that it'si Yiddish
died last week in his
just about as tough to get into from Vilna.
Jackson State Prison as it is to getilate 50s.
of the Vilna Ghetto.
All told, there are approx-
imately 4,500 prisoners in Jackson he came to Paris after World
a member of the
. . . with only 20 Jewish inmates War II
. . . Another -four are at Mar- I cultural
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quette and Ionia and that corn- section of the World Jewish Con-
prises the entire prison population gress. Prior to the outbreak of
was a member of the
of Jewish boys in Michigan. the war. he
literary group known as
DURING THE SERVICES con- Jewish
ducted by Rabbi Slavkin, Haga- --
das in English were read by all
84 persons present as he went Rochelle Abramson.
through the entire ceremony . . .
complete with singular reading Shelley Stasson 'Vin
and unison reading aloud . . The
honor system is used, no guards Pontiac Music Contest
being present and the men are al-
lowed to fraternize before, during
and after dinner.
WARDEN KROOP IS a fine
gentleman who the inmates (he'
refers to them as residents) regard
with high respect for fair and
honorable ways . . . The guards I
are friendly fellows .. . willing to t
cooperate in whatever way they
can, and strict adherence to their
jobs is an absolute must that re-
ceives only the fullest admiration
from both insiders and especially
those people from the outside.
THE JEWISH INMATES, dress- ist, and Rochelle Abramson, 16-
ed in prison dungarees, the white , year-old violinist, have won the
garb of a trustee and some with Pontiac Symphony's competition
white turtle neck sweaters and for young artists. The $50 cash
blue jackets, are for the most part award also includes
all quite young . . . Here are fel- as soloist with
lows who made mistakes in life phony Orchestra April 29,
and are paying the penalty pre- Felix Resnick conducting.
yesterday $7 to $15
Shelley, daughter of the Jerome
scribed by law . . . The Jewish
inmates were neither objects of Stassons of Oneida Ave., Oak
curiosity nor of pity, but fellows Park, will play Gershwin's Rhap-
who for one reason or another, sody in Blue" and Rochelle will
have deviated from our standards perform Beethoven's "Violin
of social, ethical or moral behav- certo in D." Shelley's
for . . . Some can be aided with (concert pianist Betty Kowalsky),
little effort, some need medical is Shelley's teacher. Her father is
attention or moral correction . . . fine arts department head at King'
and very few are beyond improve- High School and conductor of the !
ment . . . While the Jewish in- Shaarey Zedek Youth Orchestra
mates serve their lessons, it is the and the Detroit High School Hon-
duty of the Jewish people to keep ors String Symphony. Shelley, a
alive their spirits . . . For this member of the youth orchestra at
reason, the Jewish Inmates Foun- Shaarey Zedek, where she attends
dation in Michigan is one of the religious school, is in the
nation's finest . . . It helps the grade at Oak Park High School.
All New !
Rochelle, a student at Cass Tech-
boys inside and their families out-
All Fresh for
nical High School, is a pupil of
Now and Summer !
WITH MEN LIKE Rabbi Slav- Mischa Mischakoff. She also is the
kin, Sammy Lieberman, Max recent winner of the Michigan
Biber of the Corrections Commis- Youth Arts Festival Award and the
sion, Bill Kaufman, etc. ever on Stillman Kelley award. Rochelle,
the alert to help in whatever way daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Seymour
they can, the Jewish inmates have Abramson of Marimoor Ave.,
a planned program with regular Southfield, also attends Shaarey
services in their own prison chapel. Zedek religious school.
SUNDAY 12 TO 5
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