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Selihot. Services 'Set for Midnight Saturday
Traditional midnight Selihot
("Forgiveness") services will set
the mood for the High Holy Days
this Saturday at area synagogues.1
Social hours and study sessions
will precede the service at many
synagogues. The public is invited.
Temple Israel is holding its sec
and annual Selihot service as part
of a return to traditional customs.
The gathering will start with a re-
ception 10:30 p.m., and the service
will begin at 11, with special read
ings and cantoral selections.
Cong. Beth Abraham will hold a
membership reception and reunion
at 10:30, prior to the midnight
service. Rabbi Israel Halpern will
conduct a brief holy day orienta-
Cong. Bnai Israel of Pontiac
will hold services at midnight
Rabbi Meyer Minkowich
will speak on "A Time for Self
speak at the ground breaking for
the new Adas Shalom Synagogue
2 p.m. Sunday, at Middlebelt be-
: tween Northwestern Hwy. and 13
Mile Rd., Farmington Township.
The ceremony will include a
memorial service for deceased of-
ficers and trustees of the congrega-
tion. led by Rabbi Jacob E. Segal
The three Young Israel congre-
and Cantor Nicholas Fenakel. gations will hold their first leader-
Judge Ira G. Kaufman will lead , ship reception dinner, 7 p.m. Sept.
responsive reading. Traditional :
16 in the Young
musical numbers will he performed
Israel of Oak-
by the synagogue choir and youth Woods social hall,
it was announced
Representatives of Farmington
by Phillip Stoll-
Township and the neighboring
man, Israel Bond
Blessed Sacrament Monastery will
Ian Kleiman, son of Mr. and extend welcomes.
and High Holy
Mrs. Morris Kleiman and a stu-
The site of the new Adas Shalom
dent at the Massachusetts Insti- was aquired in 1967. Planning with Day chairman.
architects King and Lewis, A.I.A.,
began 18 months ago.
tainer, will be
In the main sanctuary, the
menora, the eternal light and the
The three con-
tapestry and carving of the ark,
will be executed by specially in the dinner are
commissioned artists. A broad I Young Israel of
I band of amber glass wrapping I Oak-Woods, Young Israel of Green-
around and over the bima will ! field and Young Israel of North-
flood this area with ever-changing west Detroit. This pre-High Holy
Day affair will be on behalf of Is-
The following committees have , rael Bonds. The presidents of the
been involved in the planning of the I three congregations are: Young Is-
new Adas Shalom:
!rael of Oak Woods, Phillip Stoll-
Site committe, Norman Allan man; Young
is Ibserrael of Greenfield,
and Morris Sukenio. co-chairmen; Sanford
r d en g and Young Is-
rael of Northwest Detroit. Eric
and Samuel Hechtman, co-chair- ;Greenbaum. Rabbi James I. Gor-
j men, Emanuel Feinberg, Haskell I don is spiritual leader of Young
Greenfield, Harold Morrison, David Israel of Oak - Woods; Rabbi
j Muskovitz and Morris Sukenic; and Samuel H. Prero of Young Israel
Groundbreaking Committee, Max of Greenfield and Rabbi Joshua S.
Biber, chairman. President is Jul Sperka is rabbi-emeritus. Sponsors
ius E. Allen.
of the dinner are:
Phillip Stollman, Max Stollman,
Services at Kutsher's
Rabbi James L. Gordon, David L.
MONTICELLO, N.Y. — Milton Berris, Isaac Engel, Leslie Krako-
• Kutsher, owner of Kutsher's Conn- witz, Morris Berris, Herman K.
' try Club, announced that Cantor Cohen, Sol Lessman, Dr. Charles
'Human Dignity is
Sholom Katz again will conduct Levi, Dr. Milton Superstine, Isaac
Man's Richest. Possession"
the High Holy Day services.
Knoppow, Andrew Martin, Erry
Loewenthal, Harry Yaffe, Joseph
Gittleman, Jack Goldman, Rabbi
Samuel H. Prero, David Domby,
Ben Weinstock, Alex Joseph, Mil-
ton Duchan, Harold Platt, Dr.
Morris Shoskes, Meyer Eisenberg,
Wolf Gold, Morris Flatt and Her-
For reservations, call Israel
Bond office, 352-6770.
Synagogue will be erected at Mich-
igan St. and Leffingwell Ave. NE.
following the recent ground break-
The 79-year-old synagogue, the
first Jewish congregation in Grand
Rapids. has had several names and
as many buildings. With a mem-
bership of 15 families, the con-
gregation formed Temple Beth
Israel in a store on Bridge St. NW.
Members then moved to a building
on Ottawa Ave. NW. until 1903,
when they again moved to the first
permanent sanctuary at 438 Ottawa
A second Orthodox congrega-
tion Ahavas Achim, which was
established in 1911, merged with
Beth Israel in 1937, forming
Ahavas Israel. The new congre-
gation's headquarters was on
Scribner St. NW.
At the end of World War II. the
membership voted to change from
Orthodoxy to Conservatism and in
1947 joined the United Synagouge
of America, parent body of Con-
Two years later, the congrega-
tion moved to its present facility
at 44 Lafeyette NW.
The new synagouge will include
a sanctuary and chapel, social
hall, administrative offices, meet-
ing rooms, library, eight class-
rooms and youth activities center .
There will be paved parking for
20 participents in an eight-month
international honors program of
travel in foreign countries. Trav-
eling with three professors, the
group will receive college credit
for studying comparative cultures
and religions in Japan, Hong Kong.
Indo-China, India, Kuwait, Israel,
Yugoslavia, Russia, Italy, Sweden
and Great Britain.
Lee Schwartz, son of Mr. and
Mrs. Joseph Schwartz, will ob-
serve his Bar Mitzva this evening
at Temple Emanuel.
Temple Beth Jacob of Pontiac
will hold a 9:45 p.m. social hour
prior to 11 p.m. services. Rabbi
Philip Berkowitz will discuss "The
Hills and Valleys of Our Daily
Cong. Bnai Moshe will hold mid-
night services, at which the cantor
and choir will chant the liturgy
and Rabbi Moses Lehrman will of-
Dinner Sept. 16
Friday, September 5, 1969-21
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Here's GREAT "News !
Gov. Milliken Due
at Adas Shalom's
3 Young Israel
Temple Beth Am will hear James
Levbarg, dean of the Reform tem-
ples' college of Jewish studies, 10
p.m. Saturday, following which
Michael LeBerkien will officiate
at Selihot services.
Cong. Beth Moses will hold a
social hour at 10:30 preceding
Cong. Beth Shalom also has
scheduled Selihot services for mid-
Yes! Allen Charnes has returned
to his old position at Barnett
Pontiac. He's looking forward to
renewing old acquaintances and
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Religious Schools Merge
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