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May 16, 1969 - Image 36

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-05-16

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tReport High Goals
Dr. Israel Miller to Address Brunch I at Victory Dinner

Dr. Israel Miller, assistant to the
president for student affairs at
Yeshiva University, will be guest
speaker at a men's brunch hosted
by the officers of Detroit Friends
of Yeshiva University, 11 a.m.,
May 25, at Town and Country Club.
Rabbi Miller's visit precedes the
14th annual din-
ner of Detroit -:*--
Friends, to be-'`
held at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek
June 25, when
U.S. District
Judge Lawrence'
Gubow w ill re-
ceive the univer
sity's Distin
guished Service
Rabbi Miler I
Serving as
event are Abraham Borman, a !
member of the board of Yeshiva
University, and permanent chair
man of Detroit Friends, with Stan-
ley J. Winkelman as dinner chair-
man, Morris Karbal and Edward
C. Levy, as co-Chairmen, David
Goldberg, treasurer, and Daniel A.
Laven, secretary.
Senator Abraham A. Ribicoff

will be principal speaker at the

Prior to his full-time association
with Yeshiva University, Rabbi
Miller spent 25 years in his New
York rabbinic past. As chairman
of the American Jewish Confer-
ence on Soviet Jewry, he led a
delegation of the Rabbinical Coun-
cil of America to Russia in 1965,
where he spoke from the pulpit in
Rabbi Miller is a past president
and honorary president of the Rab-
binical Council of America, chair-
man of the American Zionist
Council, past president of the As-
sociation of Jewish Chaplains of
the Armed Forces and a member
of the board of Jewish Education
Committee of New York.
He served as president of Yes-
hiva University's Rabbinic Alumni
Association and was accorded the
Bernard Revel Award for Com-
munity Service by the Yeshiva
College Alumni Association. The
university conferred upon him an
honorary doctor of divinity degree
in 1967, and the Union of Ortho-
dox Jewish Congregations of
America honored him with the
Rabbinic Leadership Award.
Appointed last year by President
Belkin to his present position

Lawrence Kushner

to Be Ordained

Lawrence Kushner, son of Mr.
and Mrs. Aid Kushner of 22150
Avon, Oak Park, will be ordained
a rabbi, June 7, at commencement
exercises of the
Cincinnati School
of Hebrew Union
College-Jewish In-
stitute of Reli-
gion. American
seminary of Re-
form Judaism.
Kushner, mem-
ber of Phi Beta
Kappa, is a grad-
uate of the Uni- Kushner
versity of Cincinnati. While pre-
paring for ordination at the col-
lege-institute, he served as student
rabbi of Temple Beth Shalom, M 1
rose, Mass., for two years, and for
the past year at Temple Israel, Ma-
rion. 0.
Since 1964 he has been a member
of the faculty of the National Fed-
eration of Temple Youth Hagigot
and Leadership Institutes. He was
editor-in-chief of Variant, the col-
lege-institute student literary mag-
Upon graduation, Kushner will
be awarded the degree of master
of arts in Hebrew Letters. He is
married to the former Karen New-
His grandfather, the late Max
Edwards, was active for many
Years in Pisgah Lodge of Bnai
Brith and in Teinnle Beth El and
was promineit as a book reviewer.

Downriver News

Friday, May 16, 1969-37

at Yeshiva University, Rabbi Mil-
ler has been effective in averting
a "communication gap" between
students and administration. Under
his guidance, and with the help
of faculty and student council, a
college senate will be installed
next month. (Se story Page 13.)

Wilbur Cohen Gets
Honorary Degree
at U-D Exercises

An honorary doctor of humane
letters degree was awarded to Wil-
bur J. Cohen, dean of the Univer-
sity of Michigan School of Educa-
tion and former secretary of
health, education and welfare. at
University of Detroit commence-
ment exercises.
Degree recipients from this area
include Stephen W. Miller and
Thomas Snyder, graduating from
the college of business and admin-
istration; Joel F. Garfield, history,
graduate school; and Richard N.
Leaderman, biology, college of arts
and sciences.

The Bnai Brith Youth Organiza-
tion has elected Lisa Griffin presi-
dent; Melinda Shugol, BBG vice
president; Matt Davis, AZA vice
president; Karen Mittleman, secre-
tary; and Linda Seligson, treas-
urer. Galilee Chapter will partici-
pae in Sabbath services May 23
and is planning an installation pic-
An extensive course in Sunday ! nic at Elizabeth Park.
school subjects is being offered to !
parents in the congregation this j
month on Sunday afternoons start-'
ing at 2. Rabbi Josef Zeitin is in-
structing the course for all those
Leather Shop, Inc.
* * *
Rabbi Zeitin recently delivered
the invocation at the dedication

Cong. Beth Isaac will bold its
congregational meeting 7:30 p.m. !
May 25 at the synagogue. Paid-up
members will vote for officers, who
will be installed at a dinner-dance
June 7 at the Sheraton Motor Inn.
• * •

eflo G inAn fil

Warren D. Greenstone (left)
and Benjamin H. Frank, chair-
men of the mercantile division
of the Allied Jewish Campaign,
report 110 per cent achieve-
ment over their 1968 figures, at
the victory dinner, May 7.




Cohen, Col. Efrat
at Bond Function

Emil Cohen will be the guest star
at the United Israel Bond dinner-
dance 8:15 p.m. May 24, at Cong.
Shaarey Zedek. Col. Rafael Efrat.
of the Israeli Army, will be the
William Avrunin, executive
guest speaker.
vice president of the Jewish Wel-
The dinner-dance is sponsored
fare Federation, reports a total
by Zionist Revisionists, United of 510,119,000 for this year's Al-
Jewish Social Club, Sephardic
lied Jewish Campaign with more
Community, of Radomer Society
to come from final cleanup work
and Workmen's Circle Branch 227.
by volunteer solicitors. Seated is
Oscar Goldberg is chairman, asso-
Maxwell Jospey, campaign chair-
ciate chairmen are Simon Cieck.
Kune Greenbaum, Andrew Martin
and Mrs. Louis Papo.
Two Selected to Judge
Col. Efrat, a veteran of the Is-
rael War of Liberation and the OP Parade Float Contest
Sinai Campaign, was on the army
Benson B. Leet, marshal for Oak
general staff during the Six-Day Park's annual July 4 parade, an-
nounced the appointment of Nathan
Peiss, 23211 Berkley, and Law-
Anti-Nazi Demonstrators rence C. Bellmore, 10420 Oak Park
as judges in the David
Clash With NPD Delegates Blvd.,
Weisberg Float Contest.
BONN (JTA)--Anti-Nazi demon-
strators clashed in Stuttgart last , The winner will be judged on
weekend with delegates to the the basis of originality, ingenuity,
right-wing National Democratic and portrayal of the theme, "Four
Party's (NPD) convention which Freedoms."
opened there despite objections
Sponsored by the Oak Park
from the city fathers.
Council of Community Organiza-
Students and trade unionists tions, the parade will start from
shouted "Nazi pigs" and "brown McClain Dr. and Coolidge at 10
rats" and hurled missiles at the a.m.
600 delegates and 400 guests as
Afterward, Major Park will be
they left the meeting hall. Party
Chairman Adolf von Thadden had the scene of a carnival, with enter-
to leave by a side door under po- tainment, games booths and re-
freshments. OPCCO member or-
lice protection.
ganizations use proceeds for pro-
The Stuttgart municipality had jects during the year.
banned the gathering of the reput-
Any group wishing to participate
edly neo-Nazi party and locked the
meeting hall in defiance of a court in the parade may contact Leet,
Bands and groups of
injunction against the ban. The hall
was opened by a locksmith sent by musicians are needed to provide
march music.
the court.
Von Thadden got an enthusiastic
reception from the delegates who Hoffer to Young Leaders:
endorsed the platform on which the
NPD will present its candidates for Israel Existence Essential
LAGUNA BEACH, Calif.—World-
election to the Bundestag (lower
house) next September. It calls for famed longshoreman-author-Philos -
a general amnesty for all Nazi war opher Eric Hoffer, addressing a
criminals and a ban on student conclave of the United Jewish Ap-
peal Young Leadership Cabinet in
Laguna Beach, Calif., echoed a
frequently heard thought that the
Maytime Ball a Windup
survival of Israel as a state should
for Singles' Criterion Club be the ultimate priority of all
Criterion Club for single adults American Jews.
will close its social season at
Hoffer added that it was "totally
a Maytime Ball 8:30 p.m. Satur- unthinkable" of a world existing
day starting at Cong. Beth Hillel.
without the Jewish state, and the
Guests and unmarried adults of "existence of Israel is absolutely
the community will be welcome.
essential to every Jew on the face
George Grossett and his orches- of the earth."
tra will provide the music for
Nearly 100 Young Leadership
dancing, with social mixers. Many
prizes will be distributed, and re- Cabinet members questioned Hoffer
31/2 hours.
freshments will be served includ-
Prof. Leonard J. Fein, associate
ing 31 flavors of ice cream.
The floor show at intermission director of research at the MIT
time will feature Helen Leslie and Harvard Joint Center for Urban
her troupe of Monte Carlo danc- Studies,' and Rabbi Herbert A.
ers. The performance will be film- Friedman, executive vice chairman
ed in color. For information, call of the UJA, also were featured
Bernard Moss, 544-7.382, or Betty. "discussion leaders" at the Young
Leadership retreat.
Weinberg, 341-9443.

ceremony of the Downriver YW-
YMCA swimming pools in Wyan-
dotte. The rabbi delivered a lec-
ture on Judaism in the sanctuary
for teachers, parents and stu-
dents of St. Cyprian's Church in
Riverview. He also addressed
seniors at Theodore Roosevelt
High School, Wyandott e, on

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