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May 02, 1969 - Image 30

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-05-02

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2, 1969


Bnai Brith Women Presidents Greeted by 'First Lady'

At the recent Bnai Brith Metropolitan Women's Council installation, new presidents representing 25
chapters gathered and were greeted by the new president, Mrs. Allen Weitzman (fifth from right). They
are (from left), standing: Mesdames Jack Gross, Gershwin Chapter; Sy Reznick, Tucker; Kuziel Yaffee,
Einstein; Joseph Radkin, East Side; Abe Cohen, Handler; Sam Perlstein, Detroit Lodge; Malcom Simon,
Rex; Melvin Wasserman, Galilee; Lawrence Fox, Deborah; Sylvia Ross, Zeiger; Ethel Fox, Downtown-
Fox; Albert Sniderman, Tikvah; and Ray Mazer, Israel. Seated: Mesdames Louis Kramer and Bernard
Dosie, Zager; Fannie Stockier, Pisgah; Sidney Cohn, Jacobson; Harvey Nussbaum, Stone; Harley Adler,
Centennial; Sam Skeegan, Dov Frenkel; William Plotkin, Marshall; and Josef Feuereisen, Bloch. Not
pictured are Mesdames John Sandler, Brandeis; Lee Diamond, Business and Professional; Morris Bern-
stein, Keidan; Paul Fink, Morgenthau; Jack Brickner, Zager; and Philip Margolis and Harold Rowe,

Brith Women Picked
to Conduct Pilot Membership Campaign

"Build a Better World — Join Levine, Maynard Kalef, Charles
Bnai Brith Women," the theme Blauer and Louis Weberman.
given by the Bnai Brith Women's
Mrs. Allen Weitzman, newly in-
Council of Metropolitan Detroit to stalled president of the Bnai Brith
the new pilot project membership ; Women's Council of Metropolitan
campaign chosen by the national! Detroit, expressed pride in the fact
organization, will be explained to that this community has been
local members at workshops May chosen for the pilot project
6 and 7.
Mrs. Nathan Holstein, first vice Visiting Bnai Brith
president of national Bnai Brith
Women, and Mrs. Joan Kushnir, Lecturers Announced
national membership director, will
hold training sessions Tuesday and rri In. director of Israel's Demogra-
Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 , ohic Center and former executive
p.m. and from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 hoard chairman of UNICEF, and
p.m. All sessions, except Wednes- Rabbi Josy Eisenberg. whose bi-
day night, will be at the Bnai weekly commen-
Brith Youth Organization office. tary on Judaism
The Wednesday night session will and the Bible has
be held at the Workmen's Circle become a popular
feature of French
Those invited to participate in television, tour
these workshops are chapter the United States
presidents, membership acquisi- and Canada this
tion and retention chairmen, fall as Bnai Brith
financial secretaries, junior past visiting lecturers
presidents and chapter consult-
Since 1961, the
lecture tours, en
Mrs. Sidney Eidelman, District dor sed by the Mrs. Hannan
6 membership acquisition chair- ! State Department's cultural ex-
man, council past president and a change program. have attracted
member of the hoard of directors some 60,000 persons in more than
of Bnai Brith Women District 6, 150 communities.
will serve as chairman for this
Mrs. Harman, wife of Avraham
special campaign.
i!arman, president of the Hebrew
Serving with her as members of University and former Israel am-
a special membership cabinet are bassador to the United States, has I
Mesdames Alfred E. Lakin, nation- had a long career in public serv-
al membership acquisition chair- ice. She has served in Israel's for-
man and adviser to the campaign: eign ministry and prime minister's
Andrew Berger, Joseph Rodman. office and was a member of Isra-
Phillip Fealk, Jack Sayles, Ber- el's United Nations delegation.
nard Bliefield, Al Stein, Charles
Rabbi Eisenberg was spiri- !
Galinsky, Alan Nathan, David tual leader of a Paris synagogue
and private secretary to France's
chief rabbi before becoming pro-
ducer-host of his nationally-tele-
vised show, "The Source of Life."
He writes a regular column on
Jewish life for Le Monde, one of
I France's leading dailies.
For the spring 1969 series, Bnai
Brith has scheduled repeat appear-
ances of Lt. Col. Itzchak Itzchaki,
director of public school curricula
in Israel and retired chief of the
I army's education division, and
Rabbi Ronald Lubofsky of Mel-
bourne, Australia, a scholar in
Jewish law and liturgy and on
early Christianity's relationship to

ADL Chooses
National Officers

Yizkor Memorial Set
by United Social Club

Samuel D a Is imer, vice
chairman of the board of Grey
Advertising, New York, was
elected national chairman of the
Anti-Defamation League of Bnai
Brith at the closing session of
the human relations agency's
56th annual meeting in Washing.
ton, D.C. Seymour Graubard, a
New York attorney, was elected
chairman of the League's execu-
trve committee.

The United Jewish Social Club
is sponsoring a Yizkor Day memo-
rial for the Six Million 2 p.m. Sun-
day at the Young Israel Center of
Oak-Woods, it was announced by
Jenoe Roth, president.
Rabbi James I. Gordon, spiritual
leader of Oak-Woods, and Rabbi
Leizer Levin, president of the
Council of Orthodox Rabbis, will
be speakers. Memorial prayers
will be chanted by Rabbi Sander
Greenfield and Cantor Mendel

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will meet 8 p.m. May 13 at the I
Workmen's Circle Center. Guest
speaker. Hy Pritz, will present his
"One Man Show." There will be
an early bird prize. Refreshments
will be served. Husbands and
friends are invited.

meet 8:30 p.m. Thursday at the
Workmen's Circle Center. Jacob
Feldman. a stck broker and hus-
band of the past president, will give
some "Stock Talk." Refreshments
will be served. Guests are invited.

BBYO Advisers
to Be Honored

NEW YORK (JTA)—The Anti-
Defamation League of Bnai Brith
has urged Gov. Nelson A. Rocke-
feller to veto a bill that would
prohibit the bussing of students
across public school district lines.
David A. Schulte, chairman of
the ADL's national urban affairs
David Levine, BBYO Chairman committee, said in a letter to the
of the men's council, and Mrs. governor that the bill would pre-
Seymour Sand we is s, women's vent action "to end existing in-
council BBYO chairman, explained equality of educational opportunity
that this evening will be devoted arising out of existing de facto

The Metropolitan Detroit Bnai
Brith men's and women's councils
will sponsor a Bnai Brith Youth
Organization Advisers Recognition
Night 8 p.m. Sunday at Cong. Bnai

to recognition of the 48 men and segregation."
women who served as advisers to
He said it would also "prevent
the AZA and Bnai Brith Girls many school boards from arrang-
chapters during the past year.
ing for the bussing of children to
Guest speaker will be Seymour correct racial imbalance in the
S. Cohen, national director of pro- public schools." It "may well vio-
gram and publications for BBYO, late the Federal Constitution" if
with headquarters in Washington. it is used to defeat efforts to de-
segregate schools, Schulte said.
Cohen, an 18-year veteran of
the youth organization's profes-
sional social group staff, was

will present a program on "Drugs
and Your Child." 8 p.m. Tuesday
at the Oak Park Community Cen-

No special office will be estab-
lished, but Jewish Agency per-
sonnel and materials will be
available when needed.
The Zionist Council will try to
represent the broadest spectrum of
Israeli society and institutions,
Tsur indicated. Its membership
will include the Knesset presidium,
the presidium of the Zionist Gen-

eral Council (actions committee)
representatives of economic organ-
izations, settlements, women's
groups, youth organizations, rab-
bis, writers, journalists and dele-
gates from municipalities. It also
will include representatives of the



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The establishment of a Zionist
council for Israel was recommend-
ed at the last Zionist congress
here. Its purpose will be to disse-
minate Zionist education and ideas
in Israel. It will elect several com-
mittees to translate its aims into
concrete projects.

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For several years, Cohen served
as field work instructor at the
University of Pennsylvania School
of Social Work. He also served
three years as program director of
Camp Bnai Brith, Starlight, Pa.

World Zionists
Plan Unit in Israel

JERUSALEM — The World Zion-
ist Organization is setting up a
Zionist council for Israel which
will try to inculcate Zionism
among Israelis. Jacob Tsur, chair-
man of the preparatory commit-
tee, announced that the founding
conference of the council, which
will have more than 200 members,
will be held at the convention cen-
ter here May 26.

Larry Freedman

Philadelphia BBYO regional di-
rector from 1853 to 1961. For
five years prior to his Philadel-
phia assignment, he served as di-
rector of BBYO's Western Penn-
sylvania Region Office.

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a millionaires night 8:30 p.m. Sat-
urday at the Northwest Sports-
man's Club, Southfield. Guests are'
invited. Reservation information
can be obtained from Jerry Stein.
398-3060. evenings.
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