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June 06, 1969 - Image 19

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-06-06

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Dinner-Dance Planners to Aid Bonds


Among the leaders planning the Shaarit Haplayta Israel Dinner-
Dance, which will be held 6:30 p.m. June 15 at Temple Emanu-El's
social hall, are (from left) seated, Arnold Einhorn, dinner-dance
toastmaster; Leon Halpern, building chairman; Martin Rose, presi-
dent; Jack Waksberg, second vice president; and Fred Ferber, din-
ner-dance chairman. Standing, Louis E. Levitan, Detroit Israel Bond
director; Martin Water, third vice president; Mrs. Herbert Glogower,
hospitaler; Leon Guttman, trustee; and Abe Weberman, ticket chair-
man. Comedian Joey Adams will head the program. Eric Rosenow
and his Contenentals will provide the dance music. For reservations
to the dinner-dance, preceded by a cocktail reception, call the Israel
Bond office. 352-6770.


Maurice Samuel to Speak at Dinner
for Rabbi Halpern at Beth Abraham

Maurice Samuel, author of more
than 20 books, will be guest speak-
er at the Beth Abraham testimon-1
ial dinner June 17 which will honor
Rabbi Israel I. Halpern for his 20
years as spiritual leader of the
It was announced by Sam Kau-
fer, president, that Max Sosin,
local Jewish humorist, will be a
special guest speaker at the
event, on behalf of Israel Bonds.
Circuit Court Judge Nathan J.
Kaufman will be toastmaster. Din-
ner co-chairmen are Kaufer and
William A. Genser. Henry Thumin,

spent his entire adult life in work-
ing for the creation of a Jewish
homeland. He lived in Palestine
from 1929 to 1939 and has frequent-
ly revisited Israel since.
Samuel was born in Romania in
1895, educated in England and
came to the United States in 1914.
For dinner reservations, call the
synagogue, UN 1-6696, or the Israel
Bond office, 352-6770. Eric Rosenow
and his Continentals will provide
the dinner music, and a cocktail
reception will precede the dinner.

slav journal "Jezh" published in
its last issue a full translation of a
story by Sholom Aleichem trans-
lated into Serbian. There are few
translations from the Yiddish into
Serbian because the overwhelming
majority of Yugoslav Jews are of
Sephardic origin and not at home
with Yiddish.

Friendship is like earthenware,
once broken it can be mended: love
is like a mirror, once broken that
ends it.—Josh Billings.


Melvin Weisz was elected presi-
dent of Hillel Day School, at the
annual meeting. Weisz had previ-
ously served as a vice president.
Re-elected vice president was
Seymour Wayne. Also elected as
vice presidents were Leonard Ba-
ron, David Margolin and Saul
Waldman, who is chairman of the
building committee.

Other officers include Paul Kel-
man, Nathan Shur and Arlene
Schostak, secretaries; Abe Paster-
nak, treasurer; and Abe Kasle,
honorary life president.
Morris Brandwine, chairman of
the nominating committee, read a
special tribute, which will be pre-



Hillel President

sented to Abe Kasle, president of
Hillel Day School from 1966 to 1969.
He was responsible for the begin-
ning of construction. of Hillel's new
building on Middle Belt Rd., north
of Northwestern Hwy.

An emotion ceases to be a pas-
sion as soon as we form a clear
and distinct idea of it.—Spinoza.

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immediate past president, will
give the tribute to the rabbi, and
Cantor Shaktai Ackerman will give
the musical salute to the honoree.
Samuel, through his lectures and
writings, has interpreted Jewish
values to the Jewish and Gentile
world. His most vital concern
is with the future of Jewry as a
significant force in the shaping of
human destiny.
Among his classic works are

A current Issue of Newsweek,
under the heading "Opening Up
the Detroit (Athletic) Club," car-
ried the following item:
"Three Jewish businessmen, in-
cluding financier Max Fisher
(whom President Nixon recently
appointed to head the voluntary-
action program in the Department
of Housing and, Urban Develop-
ment), have been nominated for
membership in the exclusive and
tradition-steeped Detroit (Athletic)
Club, and Negro nominees are ex-
pected in the near future. The club
has no racial or religious biases
written into its rules, but it has
had no known Jewish or black
members in its 87 years. Among
the sponsors of the Jewish nomi-
nees are Henry Ford H, General
Motors chief executive James
Roche and department store presi-
dent Joseph .I4. .Ralson. Jr.:' .,

Henry Levy, who played a key
role in the rescue and rehabilita-
tion of Jewish survivors after
World War II, will be guest speak-
er at a leadership reception to be
hosted by Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence
Halpern, in theirpow.---,
home, 15301 Joan,;
Oak Park, 8:30,t
p.m. Tuesday.
T h e reception
is in advance of
the Beth Abra-
ham testimonial
dinner, which will
honor Rabbi Is-
rael I. Halpern.
Levy was one
of the first rep
resenta tives of
the Joint Distri
bution Committee
to enter the DP
camps after the
Holocaust. He served as JDC di-
rector in Czechoslovakia, Bulgaria,
Tunisia and Morocco. He also held
the post of European director gen-
eral for HIAS. During World War
II, he served as American Red
Cross home service director for the
U.S. Air Force in England.

The American Jewish Congress
honored Samuel with the Stephen
S. Wise Award for his outstand-
ing contribution to Jewish culture
and education for nearly five Sholom Aleichem Story
• Published in Yugoslavia
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