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October 31, 1969 - Image 15

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-10-31

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Expansion ii. Services to Aged Washington Jews Give Hospitality, to War Protestors
WASHINGTON (JTA) — Wash- town, American and George Wash- Jewish Committee, American Jew-
Told by Norsin?.; Monne Rabbi ington'S
Jewish community and its! ington Universities and the Ifni- I ish Congress, the UMW and Jews

Rabbi Joshua S. Sperka, chap.
lain to the aged from the Council
of Orthodox Rabbis, has evaluated
his experiences and the needs of
the aged in a report to the Je‘%i,t1
News. A portion of his report fol

bers:

"Today, there Is a genuine
trend toward improvement.
Honest efforts are being made
today for recreation and ellY-
steal rehabilitation. Many homes

have excellent therapy pro-
grams. Most nursing homes to-
day are modern, clean and more

attractive.
*Three years ago, the Council

oe Orthodox Rabbis

decided to fill

nursing home on whom the good
effects of this project were both
obvious and immediate:
There
was one aged man who was some-
what withdrawn, refusing to bathe
or dress. Since the Sabbath meals
are served, he will wash and dress
to welcome his Sabbath meal.

"This past entire year, the Sig-
mund and Sophie Rohlik Fund for
Sabbath Kosher Meals financed
the project. This project could be
expanded to include more elderly
people whose despair and dread
would be cased by extending this
service to them.

tin local rabbis, but the nursing

homes had been neglected.

"I made a survey and found
there are about 250 Jewish
Residents dispersed in about 25
ntirsing homes. This excludes
about 600 residents in our two
COMmunally sponsored J e w is h
homes for the aged. Today, there
are 262 Jewish residents in these
Mining homes, 14 of them with a
Jewish population from 1 to 10.
Tee nursing homes have 10 to 36
patients each. The Council of Orth-
odox Rabbis has since established
religious services in these homes
and provided for the religious
needs of these elderly men and

arid

Red Cross Aide
Visits Israeli Pilot
in Cairo Hospital

JERUSALEM (JTA)—A downed
Israeli pilot held captive by the
Egyptians for two months had his
first visit from a representative
of the International Red Cross in
Cairo Monday, it was learned

here.

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Friday, Ocotber 31, 1969-15

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

verge on the capital during the :•••••••••••••••••• ■ •••••• ■ •••••••••••••••••••esei


Vietnam war protests Nov. 13-15.

A Jewish Stn d e n t Assistance :
Center has been established with •
the cooperation of the Union of •
American Hebrew Congregations, •

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Jay David, a student at George-
town University, who is spokes- •
"Those interested in helping are man for the Center, stressed that
asked to contact the Council of it would provide .facilities but •
Orthodox Rabbis , or the writer of would not be directly identifed
this article. A contribution to the with the war moratorium and mo-
' meal fund of $85 will provide a bilization committees. He said all
year's Sabbath meals for one pa- of the students would be partici-

an urgent need for a special chap-
to the nursing homes in our
erea and appointed the writer to
post. Hospitals, it was
an this out,
are usually visited by tient."
pointed

lain

• of Maryland are working for Urban Justice, a civil rights
major synagogues and organize- 1 ver sity-
in conjunction with the American group.

Lions are preparing to provide ac -
commodations and various serv-
ices for thousands of Jewish stu-
dents who are expected to con

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pating as individuals or adherents
of various groups and philosophies.
Office space for the center has
been provided by the Religious
Action Center of the UAHC. Resi-
dents have been asked to accept
pea c e . demonstrators in their
homes. Reform temples will pro-
vide dormitory facilities. Hillel
houses are preparing to furnish
peace marchers with kosher food.
Under consideration is provision
for volunteer doctors, nurses and
medical students to man first aid
centers for the visiting students.
The Hillel Foundation at George- •

I COMPLETELY DISREGARD COST ...
THESE ARE REDUCTIONS THAT
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The information confirmed a
report that appeared in the Cairo
DR. NATHAN WINTER has been
daily Al Abram, which had been
appointed associate professor of
women.
greeted with some skepticism
Hebrew civilization and education
"In addition to the holding of re- here.
in New York University's school
ligious services during the entire
Capt. Giora Rom, who bailed out
year, I visit the nursing homes re- of his jet after it was hit by anti- of Education.
gardless of the small number of aircraft fire over the Suez Canal
Jewish residents. For Rosh Ha- last August, was visited in Maadi
ahana, I blew the Shofar at homes Hospital near Cairo by the chief
that had only one Jewish patient. Red Cro-SsTh:C`presentatiiie in —the
There is a nursing home spon- city, Marcel Boisard. He was re-
sored by the Salvation Army, and ported to have a compound frac-
there, to my amazement, I found ture of the right thigh bone and a
three Jewish men. On my offering simple fracture of the left upper
a prayer book to one man in this arm. The visit lasted almost 90
home, the man showed me not minutes and was held in the pres-
only his prayer book but his tails ence of others, according to inter-
and t,efillin which he uses regu- national law.
larly.
Israel had accused Egypt of
The Jewish Family and Chit- violating the Geneva Convention
tiren's Service has organized visit- on the treatment of prisoners of
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tng teams of women who visit and war by denying Capt. Rom. visi-
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Dung entertainment and other tors over a prolonged period.
tervices to those 10 homes that Earlier, Egyptian authorities per-
larger
Jewish
population.
have a
mitted a Red Cross representative
On all festivals we have coordi- 1 to visit another captured Israeli
stated our efforts. At the time that pilot, Maj. Nissim Ashkenazi, who
a religious service is scheduled, 1 had been held incommunicado for
the visiting team, usually repre-1 a number of weeks.
aerating some synagogue sister-1
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hood, Is there to provide refresh- I
meats and on minor festivals,

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=logical entertainment.
This year, a most unique ven-
ture of providing kosher Sabbath ,
meals at a number of these nurs- 1
fug homes has been established.
This idea of kosher Sabbath meals ' JERUSALEM (JTA) — Negoti-
was conceived and initiated by ations for a preferential trade
Kr. and Mrs. Sigmund Rohlik. On agreement between Israel and the
discovering the plight of those European Common Market will
aged who suffer by being in non- open in Brussels on Nov. 12.
kosher nursing homes, Mr. Rohlik The announcement was made by
Maid: 'To provide a kosher Sab-; the ministerial committee on the
bath meal will bring to these el- Common Market which met under
derly men and women a spiritual the chairmanship of Foreign Min-
Joy. It will bring to them mem- ister Abba Eban. It said that the
ories of their early normal life. It date was proposed by the perm-
Will bring a little light to their anent committee of the European
dark and lonely existence. We Economic Community after the
hope others will join us in extend- ECC's Council of Ministers auth-
lag this project so that more peo- orized it to proceed with negoti-
ations. The signing of a preferen-
ple will be made happier.'
tial trade agreement is considered
"'Ibis entire project is carried to be the first step toward Israel's
out under the auspices of the full association with the Common

Vaad Harabonim. A. committee
Of volunteers of the JFCS i s
actively engaged in the distri-
bution of these meals. At the
ante of serving, a team of host-
esses is present at each home
to provide the Sabbath atmos-
Otero so that these elderly Pro -
le actually feel that is is a
special occasion.
"The response and reaction of

the aged is indescribable. The en-

tire week they are looking for-
ward to this new high point in
their seeming existence of bore-
dom and loneliness.
"Here is a case of a man in one

Market.
The Israeli negotiating team will
be headed by Ambassador Moshe
Alon, chief of the Israeli mission

tot he European Economic Com-
munity. It will be composed of
representatives of the foreign min-
istry and the ministry of finance,
trade and industry.
The European delegation will
consist of officials of the ECC
executive commission assisted by
observers from the six member
nations- A second round of nego-
tiations is expected to take place
before the end of the year,

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