100%

Scanned image of the page. Keyboard directions: use + to zoom in, - to zoom out, arrow keys to pan inside the viewer.

Page Options

Share

Something wrong?

Something wrong with this page? Report problem.

Rights / Permissions

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. These materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library at bentley.ref@umich.edu

November 28, 1969 - Image 17

Resource type:
Text
Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-11-28

Disclaimer: Computer generated plain text may have errors. Read more about this.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, November 28, 1969-17 Agency Operates Crisis Unit for Emergency Help

NEW YORK (JTA)—A federal-

1y - funded mobile family project,
created by the Jewish Family
Service of New York to provide
immediate help in crisis situations
for residents of Manhattan's West
Side. has been moved from the
agency's office to a facility on the
NEW YORK — Although station West Side for more effective serv-
ed continents apart, Jewish serv- : ice, .IFS officials have reported.

Servicemen Mark
Hanuka in Many
Overseas Camp ,,

icemen with the U.S. armed
The West Side Crisis Unit is
forces in all corners of the world being partly funded by
an annual
will be united in the celebration grant of
from the National
of Hanuka through arrangements Institutes $44,650
of Bealt h, provided
made by the National Jewish through the Community Mental
Welfare Board. The first Ilanuka Ilealth Board, the city agency

candle marking the eight-day Fes-
tival of Lights will be kindled at

sundown Thursday.
Hanuka parties for Jewish men
In uniform in Vietnam , like those
to be held at all overseas and U.S.
continental military installations
and at domestic Veterans Admin-
istration and federal .hospitals,
will be made brighter by gifts,
holiday supplies and treats shipped
by local groups in the United
States affiliated with the .1W11
Women's Organizations' Services.
These groups have sent more than
100,000 gift-wraped Hanuka pack-
ages to Jewish chaplains for pres-
entation to Jewish military per-
sonnel in the name of the Ameri-

can Jewish community.
The "Vietnam Gift Wrap-up"

conducted by the JWB-USO Viet-
nam Committee of Los Angeles,

of which Mrs. Jules Bisno is chair-
man, will bring thousands of indi-
vidual gifts to servicemen through
USO Clubs in that area.
Jewish chaplains in Vietnam,
Korea, Italy, Germany, Turkey,
North Africa, the Aleutian Islands.

which

distributes public mental
health funds. The pilot project was
started in conjunction with the
nearby Roosevelt Hospital and is
carried on in close cooperation

with the hospital.

A telephone call to the unit's
office puts the unit into action. A
special number is in operation on
an around-the-clock basis. A typi-
cal situation described by the offi-
cials involved a call from a public
health nurse about an elderly
couple in considerable trouble.
The wife was bedridden, the hus-
band an alcoholic, both were

starving and unkempt and neither
could help the other. Within an
hour, a social worker and psychia-
trist were at the home of the
couple. Medical aid through Roose-
velt Hospital was explored and
Alcoholics Anonymous was con-

tacted for the husband.

EDUCATION OF CHILDREN

NEW CADILLAC?

SEE or CALL

ANDY BLAU

WILSON-CRISSMAN CADILLAC

1350 N. WOODWARD, BIRMINGHAM
CALL BUS. MI 4-1930
RES. 642-6836

We talked of the education of
children; and I asked him what he
thought was best to teach them
first. Johnson: "Sir, it is no matter

what you teach them first, any
more than what leg you shall put
into your breecnes first. Sir, you
may stand disputing which is best
to put in first, but in the mean-
time your breech is bare. Sir,
while you are considering which
of two things you should teach
your child first, another boy has
learnt them both."
—Boswell (Life of Johnson).

NEED
WALLPAPER ?

SEE PAGE 18

Vemco ELECTRONIC

GARAGE DOOR

OPENER

A COMPLETE SELECTION OF
THE LATEST MEN'S AND BOYS'
FASHIONS FOR HANUKA

• MASTER CHARGE • SECURITY • BANKARD • DINERS

TOGGEHY of
HARVARD HOW

HARVARD ROW MALL • 11 MILE & LAHSER

Coll Evenings Until 9

353-3284

OPEN EVERY EVENING 'TIL CHRISTMAS

major Pacific Islands and all oth-
er overseas and domestic areas
where Jewish men are stationed
will conduct Hanuka candle-lieht-
ing services at military installa-
tions. There will be similar ob-
servances in VA hospitals. Local
JWB armed forces and veterans
services committees and Jewish

Community Centers will cooperate

in organizing Hanuka observances
for Jewish GIs and their families
on and off military bases.

Hanuka gifts sent throughout the

world for Jewish servicemen. their
wives and children include drei-
dles (Hanuka tons), Jewish books.
silver Stars of David and mem-

zot. In many military

chapels.

Hanuka candles will be lit in the
large, attractive menorot (can d el-
abras) nrovided by Serve-A-Chin-
lain Committees affiliated with
JWB's women's group.

AJCongress Urges N.V.
State to Put Welfare
Above Religion in Adoptions
NEW YORK (JTA)—The Ameri-
can Jewish Congress urged repeal
of New York State laws requiring
adoptive parents to be of the same
religion as the child they wish to

adopt. Stanley Geller.

chairman

of the AJCongress' Metropolitan
Council. said that the present laws
place religious status above the
child's welfare.
•Geller , testified at a hearing of
the domestic relations law subcom
mittee of the State Assembly's
judiciary committee sitting here.
Ile said the religious factor often
caused unjustifiable delays in
adoption placement. Parents have
a constitutional right to determine
their child's religious upbringing
but when the parental relationship
ceases, the state must focus on the
child's welfare, he said. "For the
state at this point to base its ac-
tions on a theory of religious status
in the child constitutes a form of
aid to religion which the (Consti-
tution's) separation principle pro-
hibits," Mr. Geller said.
He urged outright repeal of the

laws. But failing that, Geller pro-
posed a state constitutional amend-
ment that would place emphasis
on the child's welfare and only

secondarily refer to the religious
wishes of the child's original par-
eats.

It is better to he deceived by
one's friends than to deceive them.
—9oep the., ,

• 111411 X J REYNOLDS TOBACCO CO .WINSTON•

A.C.

If you've been off doing your
own thing, you may not know
about Doral. It's a whole new
kind of low "tar" and nicotine
cigarette...with a whole new
kind of filter system...you'd
need a scientist to explain it...
but DORAL says it all in two
words —"Taste Me: "Quite a
request from a low 'tar'
and nicotine cigarette. eh ?"

k

iii j il!,1 1 1! IL !

;J11111 1 111

Back to Top

© 2021 Regents of the University of Michigan