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December 12, 1969 - Image 35

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-12-12

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36—Friday, December 12, 1969

Hillel Students Elect Ronald Spatter President

Ronald Spatter, a 9th grader at
Class - representatives are: 9th
Hillel Day School, member of grade, Fred Ackerman and Jeremy
United Synagogue Youth at Beth Segal; 8th grade, Wendy Ran; 7th
Moses Synagogue and junior var- grade, Robert Krohner and Jona-
sity basketball player at the Jew- than Leon; 6th grade. Robert
i,41 Center, was elected president Mames; and 5th grade, Mark Hos-
of the Hillel Student Council. ner and Daniel Epel.
Other officers to serve on the
The Student Council is de-
council for the school year are
Robert Schostak, vice president; signed to teach good citizenship,
Richard Spatter, secretary; and promote school spirit and good
David Schostak, treasurer. student-faculty relations and en-
courage high standards of schol-
arship and conduct.


Ann ou cements


Due for Omnibus

School and publishes a student

Teens Can Win
Trip to Israel in
UJA Essay Contest

• • •
For the first time in its 31-year
Nov. 28—To Mr. and Mrs. Allan
Benjamin (Rosalie Emmer), 21656 history, the United Jewish Appeal
The Royal Family will be
year will sponsor a nationwide
Church, Oak Park, a son David
among the characters when the
essay contest for teen-age youth.
M o I by Marionettes present
• • •
First prize—a two-week, all-ex- "Rumpelstiltzkin!" as the next
Nov. 23—To Mr. and Mrs. Shel- penses-paid tour of Israel—will go
Omnibus children's live theater
don Fealk (Marilyn Mendelson), to the boy or girl age 13-18 who program 2 p.m. Sunday in the
14220 Hart, Oak Park, a daughter, submits the best essay on "All-Is-
Aaron DeRoy Theater of the
Elizabeth Ruth. , rael Is Responsible One for the Jewish Center. Listed by the
• * •
I Other in 500 words or less. Dead- Michigan State Council for the
Nov. 22—To Mr. and Mrs. Terry line for entries is April 1.
Arts, the production features au-
Silver (Sarajane Serwin of De-1 According to Edward Ginsberg
thentic costumes from the period
troit) of Brooklyn. a daughter, Jill of Cleveland, general chairman of of Henry VIII and music from
the UJA, the project is the first
the same period. The marion-
• • •
1 step in an intensive effort to
ettes are one-third life size.
Nov. 20—To Mr. and Mrs. How- strengthen the organization's youth
and Droz (Elizabeth Gechter), program. "The essay contest,
23071 Avon. Oak Park, a daughter, which we hope will become an an- Young Actors Guild
Judith Hillary. nual program," he said, "is just Goes on Stage Sunday
• • •
•one of several activities we will
The Young Actors Guild of the
Nov. 11—To Mr. and Mrs. Wayne initiate this year, at various age
Bolokofsky (Nancy Goldfine). 10651 levels, to help foster an awareness Jewish Center, directed by Mrs.
Malin, Center drama co-
W. Troy, Oak Park, a son, Marc of Jewish peoplehood in all our
ordinator, will stage its first per-
Steven. kids."

formance' 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the
Details of the contest are avail-
Center's Aaron DeRoy Theater.
Nov. 11—To Dr. and Mrs. Arthur
able through all Jewish youth or-
Simon (Judith Okrent) of Silver ganizations, Jewish Centers or di-
The program for the evening
Spring, Md., a daughter, Marlene rectly from UJA, 1290 Avenue
of will include three skits from Broad-
way shows and two one-act plays:
the Americas, New York, 10019.
• s •
"Save Me a PI a c e at Forest
Nov. 10—To Mr. and Mrs. James
Lawn," a comedy, and "Early
Wagner (Noreen Forman), former Ann Arbor Judge Elden, Frost," a suspense drama.
Detroiters of Dayton, a daughter,
a 'Good Scout', to Be
The guild is a group of 15- and
Sara Beth.
• • •
Speaker at Honor Court 16-year-old high schoolers who
Nov. 8—To Mr. and Mrs. Samuel
have been selected by auditions
The Court of Honor of Boy Scout
Feld, 18667 Greenfield, a son,
Troop 23 will take place at Cong. from Mrs. Malin's drama classes.
Jason Carl.
Bnai Moshe Monday, 7:30 p.m.
For information about the guild,
• • •








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torney staff in 1956 and became
assistant city attorney of Ann
Arbor until his appointment as
judge of the Municipal Court.

As an adult, Judge Elden re-
ceived the Scout Council's highest
award, Silver Beaver. He served
as chairman of the exploring pro-
gram in his Portrage Trails Coun-
He is a member and past com-
mander of the Knights of Pythias;
past president and current secre-
tary of the Breakfast Optimist
Club of Ann Arbor; past governor
of the Loyal Order of the Moose;
and was recently appointed co-
chairman of the National Confer-
ence of Christians and Jews.
Rabbi Moses Lehrman and Don-
ald ` J. Sachs, president of Bnai
Moshe, will extend greetings.
Nathan Trager) scoutmaster, in-
vites former scouts of the Hannah
Schloss Old Timers and all other

scouts of the second generation to


or any of Mrs. Malin's classes,

call the Center's educational serv-
ices division, DI 1-4200, ext. 268.

Tweens to Go on Safari

Plans have been completed for

a four-day Tween Winter Safari
during vacation, under the sponsor-
ship of the Jewish Center.
This tripping program includes
a ski trip and lesson, winter sports
day, bowling, "City-Within" ex-
hibit at the Art Institute and tour
of Michigan Bell Telephone.

Junior high students who would
like information may call the
Group Services Division, DI 1 - 4200.

-Children Paint
Israel' Exhibit
at UJA'S Parley

Grandma's pro at it all,
She always gets to take it all.

Now it's time to light the menora.
Mom can't wait to dance the hora.

Vast Project Listing

sists of two parts.
Events in Mid East
The first part is comprised of

Aided by Computer

paintings and poems created by
school children in Israel's Bet
Shean Valley and presents a view
of how these children see their

A chronological entry for every
important diplomatic or political
event occurring in the Middle East
between 1950 and 1967—the 10-year
labor of Prof. Menahem Mansoor
and many graduate students in
and out of the department of He-
brew and Semitic studies at the
University of Wisconsin—is includ-
ed in an 18-volume work due for
publication in June.
Equipped with a computerized

country today — particularly along
her borders. Every night since
the end of the Six Day War in
June of 1967, the children in this

beleaguered area have slept in un-
derground bomb shelters and their
art and poetry depict the under-
ground world that is so much a
part of their lives. They are fa-
miliar with guns, plans, mortars, index, the 18 volumes will be fol-
mines and rockets. They tend to lowed with others in the same
choose dark colors and paint in- category but cover in g earlier
side scenes and it is obvious times; with volumes identifying
through their art that terror and and telling the whereabouts of
war are part of their everyday significant Arab world documents;
and with books of biographical in-
The second element of the ex- formation on persons mentioned in
hibit is part of a collection which the documents and chronology. All

was on display in the Children's
Wing of the Israel Museum in
Jerusalem for more than four
months. • Here, Jewish children
from twelve countries express their
views of life as led by children
their own ages in a country far
different from their own. Though
their colors are bright and they
describe scenes out of doors, these
children seem well-aware that their
counterparts in Israel deal every
day with the ominous presence of

40 to 50 volumes which the finished
project is expected to require will

contain indexes.

Bnai Moshe Calendar

The Junior Congregation of Bnai
Moshe will hold an oneg Shabat
luncheon following services Satin-
day. Sam Mickelson, president, an-
nounces the program will include
Israeli songs, dances and Birkat
Hamazon (Grace after Meals).
• • *
Bnai Moshe Senior United Syna-
gogue Youth will meet 7 p.m. Sat-
urday at the synagogue and will
proceed to Cobo Hall to watch the '
Detroit Pistons in action.

Young Men Form Frat
Called 'Shalom Achim,'
Sigma Alpha Chapter

Shalom Achim (Brothers of
Peace), Sigma Alpha Chapter, is
Israeli Youth Visit Britain ' the name of a new fraternal or-
, ganization for young Jewish men
LEICESTER, England (JTA) —
age 21 - 26.
Five Israeli youth leaders are here
Although the fraternity is not
for a two-week seminar as guests college-affiliated,
it welcomes col-
of the British National College for
students, as well as profes-
i Youth Leadership training. The
sional and trades men, married
Israelis are returning a visit paid
and single, said spokesman Wal-
by a group from the college.
ter Rosenblum.
The constitution has been rati-
fied by the founding members, and
bylaws are currently being written.
Sixth Grade
Primarily social, the organization
Northwood School, Windsor
also will have cultural and some
The Hanuka dreidel spin, spin, spin
religious activities. One of the
Everyone wants to win, win, win.
four monthly meetings will be a
You throw the dreidel like a top
social gathering, he said.
And then you wait until it stops.
All interested young men are in-
You might get a nun, gime'. hey or shin;
vited to call Harold Zeiger, 863-
Everyone wants to win, win, win.
or Rosenblum, 342-4970, for
dLunei mm
nsnsnca at
e it

Hey means half, and shin means some
We can't wait until Grandma comes.

Young Adults
to Gather at Center
for Splash, Dance

Young adults age 18 to 27 will
participate in a number of winter
vacation activities at the Jewish
Center, starting with a splash
party 8:30 p.m. Dec. 22.
An evening of square dancing
7:30 p.m. Dec. 23 will be held in
Shiffman Hall.
Sunday brunch will be held 10:30
a.m. Dec. 28 at the Center. Call
Group Services, DI 1-4200, for res-
Lounges and ping pong will con-
tinue 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, free
to members and at a nominal cost
to nonmembers. Business meetings
take place every other Wednesday
at 7:30 p.m.

At the United Jewish Appeal an-
nual national conference which
opened at the New York Hilton
Hotel Thursday, delegates are able
to view a special art exhibit which
depicts Israel as seen through the
minds' eyes of children throughout
the world.
Called "Children of the World
Paint Israel," the special exhibit,
located on the north wall of the
hotel's second floor lobby, con-

The council recently sponsored a
football match with Akiva Day

Since the first of the year, when
Nov. 3—To Mr. and Mrs. Gerald
M. Chernow (Rena Schwartz), Troop 23 moved to Oak Park, it
doubled its membership, re-
13320 Irvine, Oak Park, a son,
ports Alfred A. Klunover.
Aaron Marc.
Ann Arbor District Court Judge
Elden Sandy will be the guest of
honor and principal speaker. An
active participant in the scouting
program since he first became a
scout in 1936, he holds the most
cherished award, that of an Eagle,
While he was a leader in this
troop, he served with the Army
Air Corps, primarily in the Europe
Theater. After his discharge, he
attended Wayne State University
and upon receiving his law degree,
moved to Ann Arbor, where he
established a practi •
Judge Elden joined the city at-


Youth News

newspaper, "The Hillel Guardian."
Elmer Jaffe, a member of
Dec. 3—To Mr. and Mrs. Robert
Hillel Junior High School stall,
Lipton (Gail Guttenberg), former the
council adviser.
Detroiters of Morton, Pa., a son,
Jason Howard.
• • •
to Mr. and Mrs. Edward
Barry Stulberg (Aline Lappin),

22088 Chatsford Ct., Southfield, a
daughter, Evelyn Kay.


He that knows himself knows
how to strengthen his weakness,
and the wise man conquers every-
thing, even the stars in their
courses. —Baltasar Gracian.


Finally this vast and complex
body of information will be fed
into computers, indexed, and fur-
ther made available at the U.S.
Office of Education and, hope-
fully, at the Library of Congress.
In the past, a researcher on the
Middle East spent most of his time
hunting for source materials in
various parts of the world, Prof.
Mansoor pointed out, "and much
of it was inaccessible because of
distance and language barriers.
He rarely had enough time left to
study and evaluate the materials
if found."
The Wisconsin study attempts to
reverse that order, Mansoor con-
tinued, "to supply the scholar with
all the source material he needs
and let him spend all his time
studying and evaluating."
He called special attention to the
fully completed computerized index
which will list and cross list some
120,000 events, 35,000 documents
and 18,000 individuals. "Without
the computers, it would have taken
20 more years to complete the
work and doubled the required
budget and staff."
Mansoor, chairman of Wiscon-
sin's department of Hebrew and
Semitic studies ever since it was
established on the Madison campus
in 1955, teaches and conducts re-
search in both modern and ancient .
languages of the Middle East.

Singles Schedule
Tamarack Outing

The Single Adults of the Jewish
Center will hear Kal Tillem, Jew-
ish Vocational Service counselor at
a general meeting 8:30 p.m. Tues-
day at the Center.
Through films and discussion,
Tillem will describe the various
services available at JVS and how
they may be utilized.
The Center Single Adults will
sponsor a weekend at Camp Tama-
rack Jan. 9-11. There will be ice
skating, skiing, tobogganing, wie-
ner roast, music and dancing.
Deadline for registration is Dec.
26. For information, contact Ralph
Sirotkin, Group Services Division,
DI 1-4200.

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