20—Friday, October 17, 1969
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
FLINT JEWISH COMMUNITY
WEDNESDAY, OCT. 29
Noon to 6 P.M.
TEMPLE BETH EL
outh Protest Against Anti-Semitism
in Russia. Iraq Scheduled Sunday .
In a protest against Russian and Marx and Michelle Indianer; en-
Iraqi anti-Semitism. the Jewish tertainment committee, Michelle
community of Flint. led by its Indianer, Marlene Katz, Hilary
youth, will gather 1:30 p.m. Satur- Markey and Chuck Wax: dance
day at McFarlan Park, in front of committe. Fail Feinstein. Marla
the Durant Hotel, and parade Colish, Dan Gotlib and Judy Osher:
down Saginaw Street to the City publicity, Debbie Levy, Barney
Sternfield, Larry Braver, Robert
They will gather in the mall at Kaplan, Randee Myers and Sue
the rear of City Hall ( in case of Winston: and speaker committee,
inclement weather, in the City Debbie Levy and Gail Wolin.
Commission chamber), for the an-
nual Siinhat Torah program.
Guest speaker will be Karen
Goren, a Bloom-
field Hills teen-
ager. who::e story
of her experi
ences in the Sov-
iet Union was
carried in The
Jewish News re-
cently. She will
show slides with
her talk, as she
did at the Detroit
youth protest Karen
The program is being coordi-
nated by Dr. Morton Stanley.
chairman of the council's youth
activities committee: co-chairman
Mrs. Stanley Kaller: Dr. Jack
Stanzler, chairman of the council's
community relations committee:
and the four youth groups, AZA.
BBG, Flint Temple Youth and
United Synagogue Youth.
A dance for the youth groups
will be held 8 p.m. Saturday at
Willowood Country Club.
The following committees are
working on the events for the
week-end: contact committee,
Shelley Apell, Ellen Levey, Ron
Rep. Riegle Tells
Tells Flint Jewry
of Israel Interest
Urging uninterrupted .44perican
aid for Israel in the defense of the
democracy's status in the Middle
East. Congressman Donald W.
Riegle. Jr., this week declared
that the U.S. identifies "with the
strong pioneering spirt of a people
which has transformed Israel in
21 short years from a relatively
poor and struggling nation into the
progressive and economically strong
country she is today."
In his declaration he made on
the floor of Congress. which he
reiterated in a message to the
Jewish community of Flint and en
virons. Rep. Riegle declared:
"The faith, courage, persever-
ance, and dedication of the Israeli
people have transformed their cen-
turies-.old dreams and hopes into
,living realities. Any nation must
stand in awe of the countless Is-
"Through technological innova-
tions in land irrigation and desali-
nation. she has been able to turn
arid deserts into fertile oases and
farmlands. The hard work and toil
of the Israeli people have gene-
rated one of the greatest economic
Samuel Safer, owner and opera- growth rates of modern times.
"Cultural achievements have
for of Atlas Clothing Shop, 416 N.
Chevrolet. for 34 years until his brought Israeli music, art, and
retirement in 1960, died Oct. 8 at literature to the entire world. The
traditional Jewish thirst for learn-
Mr. Safer and his wife Mary ing and knowledge has enabled
were boarding a United Air Lines the Israeli people to provide first-
plane at Bishop Airport when he class educations to the diverse
collapsed. He was dead on arrival people who have emigrated to
at Hurley Hospital despite efforts Israel.
"And yet, while making herself
of the Flint Fire Department re-
strong and independent, Israel has
not forgotten other new and strug-
Athough he had retired from filing nations. To help bridge the
Atlas, Mr. Safer continued to work, gap between prosperous and poor
for six years at Yankee Depart- nations. Israel has sent hundreds
ment Stores and later at Milt of technicians, instructors, and
Weiss Apparel. Born in Fort builders to dozens of countries in
Wayne. he was a Flint resident for Asia. Africa. and Latin America to
the past 50 years.
share the instruments of progress.
Mr. Safer was a member of
"Israel's achievements and ideals
the Polar Bear Association, by must not be taken for granted—her
virtue of his association with the victories can only be considered
85th (Polar Bear) Division dur- temporary until a meaningful and
ing World War I. The unit was secure peace is established in the
sent to Siberia as the American Middle East. We, in the United
expedition to North Russia, States. must not be indifferent to
where they fought the Bolsheviks. this struggle for existence and we
The first commander of the must do everything possible to
Jewish War Veterans Post 231, establish an equitable and lasting
Mr. Safer was commander of the peace between Israel and her Arab
Genesee County Council of War n eighbors. Surely we must never
Veterans in 1943. He also was a tolerate the loss of Israel, or any
member of Cong. Beth Israel.
other genuine democracy, to arm-
Survivors besides his wife are a
"on, Sheldon; three daughters, ed aggression."
Elaine, Mrs. Bethany Morgan and
Mrs. Gloria Kahn of Lombard,
Ill.; two brothers, Ben of San
Diego and Mandel of Miami; two
Stephen Wexler, son of Mr. and
sisters, Mrs. Ann Weiner of De- Mrs. Max Wexler, will be called to
troit and Mrs. Dave Mandel of the Torah as a Bar Mitzva Oct. 25
Cincinnati; and eight grandchil- at Temple Beth El.
Make An Appointment
to Save a Life
for Israel Slated
The 21st anniversary of Israel's
statehood will be celebrated at a
dinner for the Flint community
6:30 p.m. Nov. 9, at Cong. Beth
Israel, it was announced by San-
ders Goodstein, general chairman
for State of Israel Bonds.
Ticket chairman will be Mrs.
Sol Schafer, who has been active
in the Israel Bond program for
close to a decade. Guest stars
will be Jan and Lillian Bart, who
will give a special performan-
ance from "Fiddler on the
Goodstein announced the follow-
ing names for the committee plan-
ning this communitywide affair:
honorary chairman, Louis Kasle;
ticket chairman. Mrs. Sol Schafer;
Mrs. Philip Agree, Mrs. Irving
Bernstein, Samuel Catsman, Mrs.
Samuel Cossman, Mrs. Sanders
Goodstein. Mrs. Norman Gottlieb,
Rabbi William A. Greenebaum II,
Mrs. Bernard Harris, Mrs. Frances
Hertz, Mrs. Simon Indianer, Mrs.
Franklin Kasle, Mrs. Louis Kasle,
Mrs. Leon Nlaizlish, Dr. Bertram
Marz, Rabbi Billet Millgram, Mrs.
Abe Natchez, Mrs. Edward Osher,
Mrs. Jean Passini, Mrs. Michael
Pelavin. Mrs. Jacob Rabin, Cantor
Abraham Ranani, Mr. Sol Schafer,
Mrs. Leo Slsosberg, Mrs. Samuel
• Mrs • Morris Steinman
and Mrs. David Wolin.
For information, call Mrs. Scha-
fer, CE 3-3876.
Iraqi Jews Register to Leave,
but Aren't Allowed to Go
JE It US ALEM (JTA)—Thousands between Arabs in the occupied
of Jews have registered for emi- territories and Israelis.
Shuster said that last year
gration from Iraq but they are not
Egypt permitted about 100 Jews
permitted to leave, the director of
to leave but that in recent
the American Jewish Committee's
months there has been no sign
European office, Zachariah Shus-
that it would continue that pol-
ter, told newsmen here.
icy. Ile described the situation of
Shuster said the condition of
Jews in Syria as "bad" but in
Jews in the Arab world varied
neighboring Lebanon, he said,
from country to country—in some,
Jews are free to move about and
they are repressed and live in
even go abroad, but they have
fear, in others they are unmolested
recently become apprehensive.
and free to come and go as they
According to snuster the 40,000
Jews in Morocco and 50,000 in
Shuster came to Israel with Tunisia are not discriminated
Philip E. Hoffman. president of the against despite their government's
AJCommittee, Judge Theodore anti-Israel policies. Emigration is
Tennenwald Jr. and Bertram Gold, permitted and many of them go to
the organization's executive vice France, he said. In Algeria, the
president. They are on a mission 2,000-member Jewish community is
to promote better understanding not being molested despite that
country's bitterly anti-Israel stand.
In Libya, the • official attitude
Ben-Gurion Turns 83 toward
Jews had been very liberal
SDE BOKER (ZINS) — David under the regime of former King
Ben-Gurion celebrated his 83rd Idris. Libyan Jews living abroad
birthday at a small private birth- were permitted to return period-
day party attended by his son and ically to look after their property.
two daughters and their families But. Shuster said, the military coup
which deposed the king caught 156
and a few personal friends.
Meanwhile the results of a pub- Jews in Libya and there has been
lic poll were published showing no word of them.
that fewer than one per cent favor
Ben-Gurion for the premiership in
the forthcoming regime. Almost 40
per cent preferred Golda Meir.
and 25 per cent voted for Moshe
To Deal With
Press reports state that Ben-
Gurion will fly to Paris Oct. 26
where he is to meet Charles De
Gaulle. Ben-Gurion, who corres-
ponds with De Gaulle, refrained
from attacking him even in the
darkest moments of French-Is-
raeli relations and was critical of
those who did.
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Oct. 18—Council Youth Activities
Dance, Willowood Country
19—Citywide S i m h a t Torah
Demonstration, 1:30 p.m..
McFarlan Park to City
20—Temple Beth El Board
Meeting, 8:30 p.m.
20-21—Temple Beth El Sisterhood
21—Bnai Brith Women Meet-
ing, 1 p.m., Bill Knapp's
22—Hadassah Study Group.
23—Council Board of Gover-
nors Meeting, 8:30 p.m..
Cong. Beth Israel
Bnai Brith Women will meet 1
p.m. Tuesday at Bill Knapp's.
"Make Your Spare Time Count"
will be the theme. Mrs. William
Darnton, director of public infor-
mation of the Genesee County
Community Mental Health Serv-;
ices, will discuss the program of
the volunteer bureau, which has '
many openings for workers in the
school volunteer program and the
juvenile court. Mrs. Darnton will
present a picture of local mental
health facilities at this meeting.
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officers are president. Mrs. Gerald
Schreiber: vice presidents, Mrs.
Max Kukler and Mrs. Elliott Price;
secretary. Mrs. Bernard Green;
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treasurer, Mrs. Raymond Failer:
publicity chairman, Mrs. Solt Gay-
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Arnold Hartz and Mrs. Milton
annual national convention of
Rosenbaum; chairmen of home
General Zionists here. The confer-
David Gotlib, son of Mr. and room mothers: Mrs. Philip Silber-
ence will deal with problems relat-
ed to the elections to the forth- Mrs. Gotlib, was elected presidert man and Mrs. Richard Goldstein;
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