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December 26, 1969 - Image 16

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1969-12-26

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Rabbi Gilbert's 'Vatican Council' Tells Dramatic Story

Reports of a change in the Vati-
can position on the Jews lend spe-
cial significance to a recent study
by one of the best qualified writers
on the subject of Catholic-Jewish
Rabbi Arthur Gilbert, in "The
TEMPLE BETH JACOB: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Berkowitz Vatican Council and the Jews," a
will speak on "Is a Universal Religion Possible or Desirable?" World Publishing Co. volume, de-
James Gordon, Bar Mitzva.
scribes the dramatic events in the
YOUNG ISRAEL OF GREENFIELD: Services 4:50 p.m. today and 9
a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Prero will speak on "Jacob and Joseph."
TEMPLE BETH AM: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi LeBurkien will
speak on "Prophesies for the New Year."
THE NEW TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Conrad will
speak on "Is There Really a Christmas?"
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. A panel of college stu-
dents will speak on "College Youth and Their Jewish Identity."
Sandra Goldberg, Bat Mitzva. Services 11 a.m. Saturday. Robert
Silberberg, Bar Mitzva.
CONG: BNAI MOSHE: Services 4:40 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur-
day. Rabbi Lehrman will speak on "What Happened to Grandpa?"
Steven Furstenberg and Philip Cooper, Bnai Mitzva
CONG. BNAI JACOB: Services 5:45 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Isaac will speak on "The Life of Jacob." Carey Sawyer, Bar "Statement on the Jews" of Vati-
cancan II.
Rabbi Gilbert saw in the work
TEMPLE EMANU-EL: Services 8:15 today. Rabbi Rosenbaum will
of Vatican II an attempt "to undo
speak on "These Are My Sons."
CONG. BETH ABRAHAM: Services 4:50 p.m. today and 8:55 a.m. Sat- a bitter past."
urday. Rabbi Halpern will speak on "The Great Question for 1970:
"The Vatican Council and the
"Will We Have Peace?" Scott Shencopp and Herbert Glaser, Bnai
Jews" is a valuable chapter in
Catholic-Jewish friendships. It is
CONG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Sat-
a practical approach to facts, a
urday. Rabbi Goldman will speak on "A Life Worth Living." Steven
basic ecumenical textbook, an
evaluative analysis of an historic
Tencer, Bar Mitzva.
chapter in efforts to establish
TEMPLE BETH EL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. A college panel will
interfaith friendships.
discuss "Jewish Identification Without Commitment —How Is It
Rabbi Gilbert has made another
Possible?" Services 11:15 a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Hertz will speak on
"The End of a Decade—Prospects and Challenges." Michael Bron- definite contribution to - interfaith
interpretation with his participa-
son, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BETH MOSES: Services 5:05 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur- tion in the preparation of "The
Bible Reader." published by Bruce
day. Stuart Golden and Mark Seder. Boat Mitzva.
YOUNG ISRAEL OF OAK - WOODS: Services 4:55 p.m. today and 9 Publishing Co. (850 3rd, NY 22).
His co - editors of this volume are
:;• a.m. Saturday. Mark Rozenberg, Bar Mitzva.
CONG. BETH HILLEL: Services 5 p.m. today and 9 a.m Saturday. Walter M. Abbott. S. J., Rolfe Dan-
iel Hunt and J. Carter Swaim.
Paul Markovitz, Bar Mitzva.
The dream of this interfaith
CONG. SIIAAREY ZEDEK: Services 5 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur-
of Bible scholars and educa-
day. Jon Cabot and David Schanes, Bnai Mitzva.
was of a book so non-doctrinal
CONG. BNAI DAVID: Services 4:45 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Saturday.
in its selection of passages and in
Norman Schloner and Brian Monast, Bnai Mitzva.
notes for readers, so objective
CONG. BETH SHALOM: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. its

the Bible in their schools as, for one tradition what is meaningful
example, a piece of literature or as in the Bible to Americans of other
history. "But they did not have a religious traditions, and why."
specific book they could use and
could trust. This book comes. right THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
down the pike to them, their school
Friday, December 26, 1969-17
boards, their teachers."

Every passage included in the
new reader, every note to the stu-
dent, every essay was unanimous-
ly adopted by all four editors. A
feature of "The Bible Reader,"
Rabbi Gilbert points out, is its con-
sistent reference to passages
throughout scriptures that are spe-
cially meaningful to Catholic, Pro-
testant or Jew. As Rabbi Gilbert '
puts it, "In our pluralistic society,
`The Bible Reader' tells readers of '



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Criticize Jewish Center
for Barring Moratorium

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Jewish Community Center here
has been criticized in the official
publication of the United Jewish
Federation of Norfolk for refusing
to grant permission for an anti-
war protest last month on center
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day night.
News Editor Marilyn Goldman
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Jewish youth to "withdraw per-
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the National Council of Churches,
told the top officials of the NCC
that public school superintendents,
school board members and high
school teachers badly needed a
book "about - the Bible that they
could trust and use.

Soon afterwards Rev. Walter M.
Wallerstein; contemporary collages
and paintings on ceramic produced Abbott, S.J., then associate editor
America, wrote a strong editor-
by the Romanian artist Percahim;
and 10 pieces of sculpture by in- , ial in that Jesuit magazine calling
ternationally known Ruth Trobe. for the preparation of a "Common
A unique feature will be the
Dr. Hunt and Father Abbott
sale of fun art posters created
; joined forces. They sensed the
by some of Israel's finest artists.
need of participation by a respect-
These posters, which will appeal
, ed Jewish rabbi-educator, Dr. Hunt
to youngsters especially, will
. recalls, and by a Protestant minis-
start to go on sale the second .
ter with a strong background in
day of the show. Also on sale
teaching the Bible. Rabbi Arthur
throughout the entire show will
Gilbert, then associated with the
be a number of moderately-
Anti-Defamation League of Bnai
priced works for young collec-
Brith, and Dr. J. Carter Swaim,
minister of the Church of the Cov-
Greenfield, ,a transplanted Long enant, New York, and former pro-
Islander who has been a resident fessor of New Testament at Pitts-
of Israel for 22 years, opened his burgh Theological Seminary, were
gallery in New York nine years added to the team.
ago and has been staging Israeli
"The Bible - Reader" emerges
art exhibits throughout the United
as a 1,000-page book, published
States and Canada ever since. He
in cloth, paperback, and in a
will fly in from Israel for this
special school edition binding.
The text of the Bible used is the
Another feature of the show will
Revised Standard Version main-
ly, though nearly two dozen
he a symposium on "Is There a
translations are used in all. A
Jewish Art?" 8:30 p.m. Jan. 20 in
the social hall. Speakers will be A.
teacher's manual is in prepara-
Raymond Katz, prominent Jewish
tion. Bruce Publishing Co. is the
artist, and Dr. Alfred Werner. art
publisher in the United States,
critic and historian. Moderator
with Geoffrey Chapman Ltd. of
will be Dr. Joseph Guttman. pro-
London as co-publisher for the
fessor of art history at Wayne
British Commonwealth.
State University.
Father Abbott, now the Catholic
The exhibit will open with a Church's top Bible expert in Rome
champagne preview—free to Sha- and a member of the Vatican Sec-
arey Zeclek members and their retariat' for Promoting Christian
guests-8:30 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Unity, recently visited the United
social hall. Hours will be 10 a.m. States and the educational offices
to 7 p.m. Sunday, and 1-5 p.m. and of several dioceses.
7-10 p.m. Monday through Thurs.
"The Supreme Court," Father
Max M. Shaye has been the only Abbott said, "has banned prayer
worship services in American
chairman of Shaarey Zedek's fine
arts committee since its inception. public schools, but it has not
banned teaching `about the Bible'
Co-chairman is Myron Milgrom.
Additional objects for the syna- or 'about religion.' In fact, quite
gogue's art collection will be pur- the opposite. School administra-
tors know that they can legally use
chased from art sale proceeds.

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Regular services will be held at Cone, Adas Shalom, Mishkan Israel,
all three faiths as a "common in-
Downtown Synagogue, Beth Isaac of Trenton, Cong. Beth Hillel. Shorn-
troduction to the Bible."
rey Emunah, Livonia Jewish Congregation and Young Israel of North-
A decade ago, Rolfe Lanier Hunt.
west Detroit.
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