Israeli, Countrywide, Zionist Tributes
Honor Memory of Judge James I. Ellmann
Tributes from many quarters,
from Israeli leader s, Zionist
spokesmen, local dignitaries and
heads of many movements marked
the expressions of tribute to the
memory of Judge James I. Ell-
mann who died at Grace Hospital.
after a long illness last Friday
Surviving him are, his wife.
Jeanette; three sons, Erwin, attor-
ney and a leader in the American
Civil Liberties Union; Richard,
professor of English at Yale Uni-
JAMES I. ELLMANN
versity and a world acclaimed
authority on Joyce and Yeats; and
William, attorney; former presi-
dent of the Michigan Bar Associa-
tion; and eight grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Sun-
day morning at Kaufman Chapel.
Born in Romania, Sept. 8, 1887,
Mr. Ellman came to Detroit as
a youth, earned his law degree
at New York University in 1910
and practiced law here until his
He was elected Highland Park
municipal judge in 1917, was the
first chairman of the Highland
Park Civil Service Commission,
was an assistant attorney general
of Michigan and held many ap-
pointive posts in recognition of his
leadership in the legal professsion.
He ran for Highland Park mayor
in 1922 and 1932.
In the course of the years he had
befriended many national figures,
among them prominent state and
Mr. Ellman was president of the
Jewish Community Council, and
under his guidance many innova-
tions were introduced in fields of
He was one of the most noted
of the local Zionist leaders and
had served as president of the
Zionist Organization of Detroit.
With Mrs. Ellmann he had taken
several trips to pre-Israel Pales-
tine and visited Israel in state-
hood. Long before the formation
of the Israel Bond cause he had
advocated such an invesement
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, December 19, 1969 - 47
The Family of the Late
Announces the unveiling
of a monument in his
memory 1 p.m. Sunday,
Dec. 21, at Mt. Nebo
Cemetery, Miami, Fla.
Relatives and friends are
asked to attend. For fur-
ther information, please
call Mrs. Sadie Barnett of
North Miami Beach, Fla.
j project as a practical step in j
assuring economic stability for
the Jewish settlements in Israel. j
lie was for many years head of
the Jewish National Fund lawyers'
committee and the JNF Founda-
tion, and was an especially dedicat-
ed supporter of the land reclama-
tion efforts of the JNF. Many hon-
ors had been accorded him through
Active in all important pro-Israel
and pro-Zionist movements, he
was a dedicated worker in Allied
A 50-year member of Pisgah
Lodge, Bnai Brith, he belonged to
Temple Beth El and its men's club
and board of the Multiple Sclerosis
Ile was a sportsman, a good
swimmer and was an expert ping
pong player. Until only a year
before his death, he could match
the best ping pong players in
As president of the Knollwood
Country Club in the club's early
David Sislin, Leader
years, he encouraged plans for the
swimming pool and for many in-
in Zionism, Farband
novations at Knollwood.
David Sislin, prominent leader
The Ellmanns were married 56
in the Labor Zionist movement
and for half a century their
and the head o
was the center for hundreds
of gatherings during which scores
of the Arlazaroff
of community programs were char-
Branch of Far-
tered. Mrs. Ellman, who has gain-
band, died Satur-
ed recognition as a poetess, was
day night at age
always with her eminent husband
in encouraging the projects that
Funeral s e r v-
found root in their hospitable
ices were held at
Monday m o r n-
Morris Newman, Owner
Three laymen—Isadore Stolar- of Cadillac Beverage
sky of New York, assistant na-
Morris J. Newman, founder and
tional director of Histadrut; owner of Cadillac Beverage Co.,
Movsas Goldoftas; and Morris 501 Fairbrook, Northville, died
Lifshay—joined with Rabbi Mil- Dec. 17 in Miami Beach. He was
ton Arm in recounting Mr. Sis- 75.
liii's many national and local
Born and reared in Detroit, Mr.
activities and his many services Newman began his
to scores of Jewish causes.
manufactures carbonated bever-
Surviving him are his wife, ages including Uncle Dan's Root
Sophie, a founder and noted leader Beer, in 1910. He lived at 25607
of Pioneer Women; a daughter, Lincoln Terras, Oak Park.
Mrs. Harold (Evelyn) Noveck;
He was a life member of er .c-
four grandchildren, a brother, tion Lodge of the Masons, and a
Louis, and a sister, Mrs. Dora member of the Moslem Shrine,
Pisgah Lodge of Bnai Brith and
Long active in the Histadrut and Adas Shalom Synagogue.
related movements, Mr. Sislin
Surviving are his wife, Bessie; a
played important roles in numer- son, Paul; two brothers, Joseph
ous Zionist activities, the Jewish and Morton Harry; a sister, Es-
National Fund, the Zionist Coun- ther; and four grandchildren.
cil and other causes. He was
chairman of Region 4 of Farband. Malka Gage of Cincinnati,
He served on the national board
of the Labor Zionist Organization Ex-Social Worker Here
Minnie (Malka) Segal Gage,
Coming to Detroit in 1920 from former Detroit social worker and
of the late Alfred Segal.
Russia, he first managed a drug
business in partnership with Jack Cincinnati Post columnist for many
Malamud, who had just completed years, died Monday in Cincinnati.
Mrs. Gage, a nurse in World
his college course as a pharma-
cist. Later Mr. Sislin was engaged War I, served as a medical social
in the printing business and head- worker in Cincinnati as well as
ed the Sislin Printing Co. In the Detroit. Here, she organized the
Detroit Trade Committee that
past four years he managed the
sponsored legislation probihiting
office of the Jewish Daily Forward
children under 12 from selling
here as successor to Joseph Bern-
newspapers after dark.
Surviving are three brothers.
Harry and Clifford Segal. both of
Marvin Owen, Florist
Cincinnati, and Eugene Segal of
Marvin Owen, owner of Flower Los Angeles; and a sister, Mrs.
Hill Florists, 16640 James Couzens, Emil (Hannah) Topkis of Wil-
mington. Interment Detroit.
died Sunday at age 51.
Mr. Owen, 1 6 1 9 0 Templar,
Southfield, was a native of Han- Isidor Chorney, Founder
cock and a Detroit area resident
of Hygrade Food Co.
for 45 years.
Isidor Chorney of New York, co-
Surviving are his wife, Loraine;
founder, executive vice president
two sons, Howard and Michael;
and director of Hygrade Food
a daughter, Roberta; and two sis-
Products Corp. until his retirement
ters, Mrs. Saul (Helen)Field
in 1955, died Dec. 5 at age 83. He
was the father of Mrs. David J.
Schachter of Detroit.
Survivors, in addition to Mrs.
(Schachter, include his wife, Etta:
The Family of the Late
and a daughter, Mrs. Esther Ben-
enson of New York; five grand-
children and five great-grandchil-
dren. Interment New York City.
Acknowledges with grate-
ful appreciation the many
kind expressions of sym-
Sidney A. Deitch
pathy extended by rela-
tives and friends during
the family's recent be-
14441 W. 11 Mile Rd.
JOSEPH ADELMAN, 16162 Nor-
mandy, died Dec. 15. He leaves a
son, Joseph Gene; and a sister,
Mrs. Joel (Mildred) Phipps of
ROSE MILLER (WHITE), 13393
S. Norfolk, died Dec. 14. She leaves
her husband, Abe; a son, Eugene;
three brothers, two sisters and two
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MARY OBERNDORF, 24224 W.
Seven Mile, died Dec. 16. Survived
by her husband, William; four
brothers and two sisters.
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HARRY J. ROSNER. 23496 Geof-
frey, Oak Park, died Dec. 11. He
leaves a daughter, Samantha . of
New York; one brother and foim
ARCHIE SCHNEIDER, 14309
Oak Park, died Dec. 16. Survived
by his mother, Mrs. Jennie Schnei 2.
der; and three brothers, Albert,'
Carl and Bernard.
CHARLOTTE L. SHERMAN,
19301 Greenview, died Dec. 12.
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ROBERT SHERMAN, former
Detroiter, of North Bergen, N.J.,
ESTHER ALTMAN, 15180 Miller, died Dec. 15. He leaves his wife,
Oak Park, died Dec. 12. She leaves Shirley; a son, Steven; his mother,
a son, Jack; a daughter, Rose; Mrs. Ida Sherman of Detroit; two
brothers and one sister. Interment
two sisters and one grandchild.
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TAMARA SUSAN CARROLL of ;
IRVING STAHL, 10847 Monica,
Mountain View, Calif., died Dec.
6. Survived by her parents, Mr. died Dec. 11. Survived by a son,
and Mrs. Lewis Carroll; a sister, Jack; a daughter, Hannah; two
Lara; and her grandparents, Mr. brothers and two sisters.
and Mrs. Ed Benstein and Mr. and
CHARLES D. WAGNER, former
Mrs. Harry Cohen, all of Detroit.
Detroiter of Los Angeles, died
Interment San Francisco.
Nov. 30. Survived by his wife,
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SAMUEL EISTEIN, 16216 Wood- Sherry; a son, Marvin; a daugh-
Ingham, died Dec. 17. Survived by ter, Mrs. Letty Glass; three
a son, Emanuel Einstein; a daugh- brothers, three sisters, five grand-
ter, Mrs. Paul (Ceil) Feiler; and children hnd one great-grandchild.
Interment Los Angeles.
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BESSIE ZARANKIN, 25548 Lin-
LOUIS E. FEINBERG, 18501
Park, died Dec.
Manor, died Dec. 15. He leaves his
wife, Bertha; two sons, Frederick 14. Survived by a son, Albert
and Robert; three sisters and
SARA GARD, 16500 North Park
Dr., Southfield, died Dec. 16. Sul-
viving are her husband, William;
two sons. Gordon and Stanley: one
brother, two sisters and six grand-
During the coming
RUTH GLAZER, 17190 Third,
week Yeshiva Beth
died Dec. 12. Survived by a son,
Yelled° will observe
Lawrence H.; and one grandchild.
the Yohrzeit of the
SHIRLEY H. GREEN, 25036 Rue
friends, with the
Versailles, Oak Park, died Dec.
Prayers, recitation of
14. She leaves her husband. Min-
Kaddish and study-
nie; two daughters, Mrs. Martin
ing of Mishnayes.
(Linda) Ellis of Skokie and Ran-
' dee; and two brothers. Interment
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MAX JOSEPHSON, 13334 S. Nor-
, folk, died Dec. 16. lie leaves a
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1 DIANE MILLER, 15201 Oak
Park, Oak Park, died Dec. 13.
Survived by her husband, Leon-
ard; a son, Greg; three daughters,
Lisa, Sari and Beth; parents, Mr.
and Mrs. Harry Guss; and two
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