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January 09, 1970 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-01-09

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32—Friday, January 9, 1970

HUC Philosophy Prof,
Dr. Reines, to Conduct
Brotherhood Retreat

Temple Beth Jacob Brother-
hood will hold its Annual Brother-
hood Retreat at Haven Hill Lodge
Jan. 17 and 18 under the leader-
ship of Dr. Alvin J. Reines, pro-
fessor of Jewish philosophy at the
Hebrew Union College—Jewish
Institute of Religion. A graduate
of Hebrew Union College. Dr.
Reines holds a PhD degree from
Harvard University.
He has served as a visiting
lecturer at the University of Cin-
cinnati, Antioch College and the
University of Dayton. Rabbi Reines
has written on the subject of
medieval philosophy and the
philosophy of Reform Judaism,
and has lectured extensively on
the philosophy of liberal religion.
Dr. Reines is the author of
"Elements in a Philosophy of Re-
form Judaism," and of a forthcom-
ing volume on Maimonides.

5 Detroit Lawyers Make

Sweep of National Office
at Fraternity Parley

Akiva Concert to Feature Noted Conductor
and Young Violinist; $50,000 Target Is Set

Akiva Hebrew Day School's sec-
ond annual Detroit Symphony Con-
cert at Ford Auditorium Feb. 22
will feature Israel conductor Ser-
giu .Comissiona and yonng violin
virtuoso Madeline Schatz.
Concert committee chairmen
George Weingarden and Milt Her-
man report the $50,000 fund-raising
effort is already well under way
with substantial patron support.
Mischa Mischakoff, international-
ly known concertmaster who made
Detroit his home for almost 20
years, will be honored for his dedi-
cation to music and his inspiration
to talented newcomers.
David Tanzman, president of
Akiva, noted that reaching the
fund-raising goals will enable
further development of educa-
tional programs and expansion
of Akiva facilities. Tanzman
pointed out the absence of a
senior high school in Detroit's
day school program and the ne-
cessity of combining efforts to-
ward this end.
Oak Park Mayor Joseph Forbes
has proclaimed Feb. 15-22 as Akiva
Hebrew Day School Week, com-
memorating the founding of the
school in 1966 and for "broadening
educational horizons."



The Akiva general studies pro-
gram, from first to eighth grade,
conforms to the requirements of
the Michigan Department of Pub-
kc Instruction and the local boards
of education.
Rabbi Manfred Pick, principal of
Akiva, declared the aims of the
school embodied character training
and moral development within a
natural Judaic-American environ-
Concert tickets for donors can be
obtained at the Akiva concert
office, 24350 Southfield, 357-2302.

Five Detroit area attorneys were
elected to national office at the
annual convention of Tau Epsilon
Rho Law Fraternity in Philadel-
They are Gabriel Moscow, su-
preme vice-chancellor; Benjamin
J. Safir, supreme graduate bur-
sar; Frederick B. Gold, supreme
editor; Albert E. Conn, liaison
TEL AIV (JTA)—Labor Minister links between Israel's economy
officer; and Harry Klein, supreme
Joseph Almogi reported Monday and that of the occupied regions.
associate editor.
that 18,000 Arabs from the occu- He will be responsible directly to
pied territories are currently work- the Prime Minister.
ing in Israel. He said 13,000 came
Peres was named to the cabinet
from the Samaria and Judaea re- as a minister-without portfolio and
gions (West Bank) and the rest was assigned to head the absorp-
were from the Gaza Strip. All were tion ministry on a temporary basis.
BALE AUXILIARY will hold a employed through local labor ex- That post is earmarked for the
games party 8:30 p.m. Thursday changes set up in the occupied ter- Mapam faction, which is a mem-
at the JWV building. For informa- ritories. ber of the government but still
The Arab work force in Israel refuses to join the coalition be-
tion, call Joan Jacobs, 358-2851, or
rose by 3,000 recently. They are cause of ideological differences
Carol Waterstone, 357-1379.
employed mainly in harvesting with the rightwing Gahal faction.
and port work and in citrus pack- The cabinet confirmed the ap-
ing houses. More hands will be pointment of Hanoch Givton as di-
needed shortly as the citrus pick- rector general of the ministry of
(The Jewish News welcomes ing and export season reaches its tourism. Givton was director of
news about young men in the
peak. Israel's Broadcasting Services for
service, and will print, at no
Shimon Peres, who Is serving seven years and more recently
charge, address information sub-
as caretaker minister of immi- headed the information and pub-
grant absorption in the new co- lic relations section of the Israeli
mitted in writing.)
• • •
alition cabinet, has been offi-
delegation to the UN.
cially assigned additional re-
Pvt. MARK GORDON, son of
sponsibilities in connection with
the Aubrey Gordons of Ledgestone
the occupied territories and
Dr., Southfield, has been assigned
Arab refugees.
to Ft. Bragg, N.C., for basic train-
Peres, a former deputy minister
ing. Pvt. Gordon, who holds bache-
defense, will coordinate plans
lors and masters degrees from the
University of Michigan, will re- and programs concerning refugees
ceive training as a generator oper- in the occupied territories. He
LONDON (ZINS)—The Sudan,
ator in engineering school follow- also will coordinate the activities
ing his basic training. Following of a special committee on the ter- host to the Arab War Council
Israel, is responsible for
his army service, Pvt. Gordon ritories. His special sphere will be
new undertakings that involve the slaughter of 50,000 of its blacks
plans to obtain his law degree.
without a word of protest from
* * *
American black militants and their
white fellow-travelers of the "New
Left" who have taken up the Arab
cause, according to reports pub-
lished in London papers.
Sudanese Negroes, seeking self-
determination and independence,
are rebelling -against their Arab
overlords. Out of 4,000,000 Negroes
who once lived in the Sudan, ap-
proximately 2,000,000 have fled,
seeking refuge in the desert, while
1,500,000 have disbursed in various
towns and hamlets or crossed the
borders into Uganda and the Con-
go. Half a million have been
butchered by the Arab regime.

18,000 Arabs From Occupied Lands
Working in Israel; Refugee Post Set Up


Where the Boys Are I

Where Is New Left
Censure of Arabs
for Killing Blacks?

Chaplain Cited for Vietnam Service

Kuneitra Dam Enlarged

The Legion of Merit Medal presented to Chaplain Jack Ostrovsky
by Brig. Gen. Albin F. Irzyk, deputy commanding general of Fort
Dix, N.J., is the second such decoration for the Jewish chaplain. The
latest award was given to Chaplain Ostrovsky for especially meri-
torious and outstanding service as Jewish chaplain of the 1st Logis-
tical Command, Long Binh, Vietnam, from July 1968 to July 1969,
according to word received by the commission on Jewish chaplaincy
of the National Jewish Welfare Board (MB). Chaplain Ostrovsky
also holds the Bronze Star and two army commendation medals,

has been completed on enlarging
the flood control and irrigation
dam serving Kibutz Merom Ha-
Golan outside Kuneitra on the
Golan Heights. The dam will pro-
vide for the irrigation of between
75 and 100 acres of agricultural
land this summer.
Constructed last year as a joint
undertaking of the Jewish National
Fund, the ministry of agriculture
and Mekorot (Israel Water De-
velopment Corporation), the walls
of the 34-acre dam were raised
by 61/2 feet. This has doubled the
dam's water capacity. •

Comissiona, newly appointed
musical director of the Balti-
more Symphony Orchestra and
musical director of the Goteborg
Symphony since 1966, has con-
ducted some of the world's best
known and respected orchestras,
among them London, Berlin,
Haifa, Toledo, Denver, Detroit
and Minneapolis symphony or-
He toured Europe twice and
North America once as permanent
conductor of the Ramat Gan Cham-
ber Orchestra and has conducted
the Romanian State Opera, Ro-
manian State Philharmonic Or-
chestra, Israel Philharmonic and
numerous other orchestras through-
out Italy, Spain and Scandinavia.
Many of these orchestras have, on
the basis of past successes, re-
engaged Comissiona for the 1969-70
As muscial director in 1959 of
the Haifa Symphony Orchestra,
Comissiona was hailed for having
raised the artistic and cultural
standards of that ensemble to new

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