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November 21, 1969 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-11-21

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Dr. Sol Liptzin, Head of Humanities
at Jerusalem's American College,
Will Address Dec. 2 Meeting Here

Art and Treasures

Dr. Sol Liptzin, chairman of the !dren, English Legend of Heinrich
department of humanities of the 'Heine, "Generation of Decision"
American Colege in Jerusalem and and "The Flowering of Yiddish
Fulbright lecturer in world liters- 'Literature "
lure at Technion and Tel Aviv
The American College in Jeru-
University, Israel, will address a
salem, which has 145 students, is
committee of friends 8 p.m. Dec. 2
in its second year as a four-year
at the home of B. M. Laikin, 24350
liberal arts college, co-educa-
Martha Washington, Southfield.
tional, nonsectarian and Ameri-
Dr. Liptzin, former chairman of
can-sponsored. All instruction is
the department of Germanic and
in English, and credits are ac-
Slavic languages at the College of cepted in colleges in the United
States. There are directed field
study groups, a year-abroad pro-
gram and summer courses.
Dr. Leonard J. Goldstein, dean
of administration of the college,
will accompany Dr. Liptzin. The
American office of the colege is at
1 E. 42 St., New York.

Rabin Says Thanks but—
`We'll Defend Ourselves,
Without U.S. Soldiers'


WASHINGTON (JTA)—Israel's THEATER will open its 1969-70
Dec. 4 with Luigi Piran-
ambassador, Gen. Itzhak Rabin,
said here Monday that his country ' dello's rarely done masterpiece
has never asked the United States "Naked."
• s •
government for soldiers or military
advisers because "We see it our
responsibility to defend ourselves." sic and dance spectacle coming to
Gen. Rabin spoke at a luncheon of the Masonic Auditorium 8:20 p.m.
the Women's National Democratic Nov. 29, one musical highlight of
the production is the Mariachi
The Israeli envoy disclosed that Orchestra, featuring the lively
he had received many letters from tunes and rhythms of Jalisco. The
American Jews and non-Jews who principal instruments of mariachi
sought to volunteer for military bands are the trumpets and the
service in Israel. He said all of the "guitarron," the big guitar of bass
volunteers were thanked for their j tone. Tickets are available at the
concern, but none were accepted Masonic Auditorium box office,
because it is Israel's policy to em- Grinnell's downtown and all J. L.
ploy only its citizens in its de- Hudson ticket • center.
• •
fense forces.
"FRULA," the Yugoslav folk
Referring to recent Arab allega-
tions that American volunteers dance ensemble will come to Ma-
were serving with Israeli armed sonic Auditorium 8:20 p.m. Dec. 5.
forces, Gen. Rabin said that there Founder-director, Dragoslav Dzad-
are over 3,000 Russian military xevic, has engaged young perform-
advisers and Soviet army techni- , ers. ranging in age form 12 to 28.
clans serving in Egypt. He added! Tickets are available at the Ma-
that the Soviet navy was now bas- sonic Auditorium box office, Grin-
ed at Port Said and Alexandria to nell's downtown and all J. L. Hud-
son ticket centers.
protect those seaports.

Friday, November 21, 1969-31

140,000-Volunteer Army Protecting Settlements

JERUSALEM (ZINS) — Sonie tack. The guiding spirit of this
140,000 veterans of Israel's defense movement is a retired Israel army
forces have voluntarily mobilized general, Eliyahu Ben-llur.
as a home guard to protect Jew-
ish settlements which are coming
under increasing attack by Arab
Exceptional Collection of
The home guard is composed of
veterans of the llagana, of the
World War II Jewish Brigade, of
:he underground militant organi-
ations that were active in the
Casual Living Modes
lays of the British Mandate and
if those Israel soldiers who have
Quality & Variety Our Forte
ompleted their reserve duties in
srael's formal armed forces.
Women also volunteer help in
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re particularly vulnerable to at-


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Ex-Detroiter, Rabbi
in California, Cited by
Navy for Viet Service

Rabbi Sheldon M. Kirsch, son of
Mr. and Mrs. Louis E. Kirsch of
Curtis Ave., and spiritual leader
of Temple Emanu-El, Burbank,
has received the Navy Commenda-
tion Medal for his service as a
chaplain with the Third Marine
Amphibious Force in Vietnam.
The citation reads as follows:
"For meritorious service while
the City of New York, will speak
on "The American Student in Is- serving as a chaplain with the
rael in an English-Speaking Col- 111th Marine Amphibious Force in
connection with combat operations
Past president of the Jewish against the enemy in the Republic
Book Council of America and of Vietnam from 7 September 1967
former chairman of the commis- to 12 June 1968. Throughout this
sion on Jewish affairs of the period, Lieutenant Kirsch perform-
American Jewish Congress, he is ed his demanding duties in an ex-
the author of many books, among emplary and highly professional
which are "Germany's Step-chil- manner.
"Throughout most of this period,
he was the only Jewish chaplain
Sholem Aleichem Oneg in the 1 Corps Tactical Zone and,
mindful of the moral and spiritual
to Feature Discussion
needs of the Marines of his faith,
of Local Jewish History traveled extensively across haz-
Sholem Aleichem Institute, will ardous terrain to reach remote
hold an oneg Shabat 8:30 p.m. areas where he conducted religious
services and counseled the men
Guest speaker Robert Rockaway regarding their personal problems.
"Displaying outstanding re-
of Ann Arbor will discuss "The
Psychological a n d Sociological sourcefulness and organizational
Aspects of Jewish History in De- ability, he programmed and con-
ducted celebrations for the High
Rockaway is presently associate Holy Days and the Passover, and
director of Bnai Brith Hillel, Ann coordinated arrangements for ship-
Arbor, and teaches modern Jewish ping and distributing kosher foods
history in Ann Arbor College of to Jewish personnel in widely-
scattered areas. By his spiritual
Jewish Studies.
Born in Detroit, he is working on leadership, dedicated professional-
his doctoral dissertation , dealing ism and inspiring devotion to duty,
with the history of the Jews in Lt. Kirsch upheld the finest tradi-
Detroit, for which he was awarded tion of the Marine Corps and of the
a research grant from the National United States Naval Service."
Rabbi Kirsch, a native Detroiter,
Foundation for Jewish Culture' and
the Jewish Community Fund of was ordained at the Jewish Theo-
logical Seminary in 1966. He is
Admission is free , and the public married to the former Joyce Segal
is invited. Refreshments will be of Reseda, Calif.



Our Continental Coif f ures Are Individually Styled


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Dr. Gerald Berman ; chairman
of fund raising for Birmingham
Temple, has an armful of art,
to be auctioned by the temple
at its art show and treasure sale
Sunday at the Farmington Com-
munity Center. The show will
open at 1 p.m., and auctions will
be at 3 and 7 p.m. Refreshments
will be available, and children
will be admitted at no charge.

Rep. Ryan, Mazey
of ACLU on Panel
for Young Adults

William Ryan, Democratic Party
leader in the Michigan House of
Representatives, will be one of a
panel of speakers on parochiaid
at an open board meeting of the
Junior Division, Jewish Welfare
Federation 8 p.m. Wednesday at
the Northgate East Apartment
The Junior Division of the Jew-
ish Welfare Federation is com-
prised of young adults under age
Stanley Frankel, division presi-
dent, announced that in addition to
Rep. Ryan, leading spokesman for
the "parochiaid" bill, Ernest Ma-
zey, exceutive secretary of the
American Civil Liberties Union;
Lewis S. Grossman, president of
the American Jewish Committee;
and Lawrence Halpern, a board
member of the Union of Orthodox
Jewish Congregations of America,
will speak.
Lawrence Jackier, chairman
of the Junior Division lecture
series committee, said speakers
who represent different points of
view were selected so that the
audience would receive an un-
biased picture.

He added that Thanksgiving Eve
was selected for the program so
that young people home from col-
lege for the holiday would be able
to attend. For reservations call
Mrs. Lillian Bernstein, WO 5-3939.
Members of the lecture series
committee are Rosanne Berman,
Paul Grant, Barbara Kosit, Mrs.
Rochelle Jackier, Susan Karabel-
nick, Nancy Katz, Linda Klein,
Ann Lefkowitz, Sally Jo Sorock,
Harriett Stotzky, Howard Rosen-
berg and Loretta Weintraub.

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Vocational Service
to Counsel Students
at UHS High School

The Jewish Vocational Service
and the United Hebrew Schools
have entered into an experimental
cooperative program for the 1969-
1970 school year.
A JVS counselor will be assigned
to the new United Hebrew Schools
high school at 12 Mile Rd. and
Lahser for two hours each week to
provide counseling services to the
more than 300 students.
The results of this new program
will be evaluated by both agencies
for purposes of future planning.

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