--THE-DETROIT JEWISH NEWS;
2$—Friday, February 6, 1970
1Ia rsha Diem Engaged
to Joseph H. Fischer
MISS MARSHA DIEM
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Diem of
Vernon Dr., Southfield, announce
the engagement of their daughter
Marsha to Joseph Merle Fischer.
son of Mr. Bert Fischer of Lesure
Ave. and the late Mrs. Ethel
The bride-elect is a graduate of
Wayne State University's college
of education. Her fiance holds a
juris doctor degree from Wayne
State University's law school.
A March 15 wedding is planned
Boxer Brower KOs
Chicagoan in Two
Arnie Brower has picked up the
nickname "Tuff Arnie Brower"
and after two rounds with Chi-
cagoan Eddie Dembry last Satur-
day night, it was apparent why.
In January alone, he stiffened
two opponents—a comeback from
his unsuccessful first fight in De-
troit at the State Fair Grounds.
Improving with each outing, the
Jewish Center physical education
instructor showed the careful tutor-
ing of veteran trainer Al DeNapoli.
Round one started out to be a
debate. Dembry went out talking
to Arnie but his remarks brought
no replies—just powerful left hooks
and right crosses to the head.
In round two. Brower came
out and took charge from the
bell. His speed with both hands
brought sighs from the more
than 1,300 fans at the Commu-
nity Arts Building of the fair-
The end came when Brower man-
euvered Dembry into the ropes and
lashed at him with both hands.
He hit Dembry with such a power-
ful straight hand that Chicago's
light-heavyweight was too stiff too
fall even though he was out on his
The referee had to step in and
stop the fight.
Promoter Ernie Clark said he
plans to use Brower again Feb. 25.
Iiiilefierittence Hall, First Senior Citizens' Residence
Under Jewish Auspices, Dedicated in Downtown Area
Dedication ceremonies of Inde-
pendence Hall, the senior citizens
high-rise apartment house, took
place Thursday at the building,
Among the guests were State Sen.
Sander Levin, who addressed the
audience: and City Council Presi-
dent Mel Ravitz, who with Coun-
cilman Nicholas Hood cut the rib-
bon. Greetings were extended by
Detroit Housing Commissioner Con-
rad Mallen and by Robert Knox,
director of the Community Hous-
ing Corporation of Cleveland, who,
early in the planning stages as De-
troit housing commissioner. offer-
ed encouragement of the city ad-
Nathan Saperstein. president of
the National Council of Young Is-
rael. represented the parent or-
ganization. Housing and Urban De-
velopment Secretary George Rom-
ney was represented by the chief
of the elderly division. Don Garri-
gan, of Chicago.
In his remarks, Norman Allan,
chairman of the board of trustees
of independence Hall, thanked
People Make News
The appointment of Mrs. M. Ed-
win Weiner of Shaker Heights, 0.,
as associate chairman of the na-
on women's com-
munal service of
the Council of
tions anti Welfare
Funds, was an-
nounced by Max
M. Fisher, coun-
cil president. Mrs.
Weiner has been
active in Jewish.
both on the local and national level
for many years. During the 1967-
1968 Cleveland Community Federa-
tion campaigns, she served as
chairman of women's division spe-
"The United States and Viet-
nam will be discussed by DAVID
SCHOENBRUN, a w a rd- winning
former CBS news correspondent,
at a series of lectures sponsored
by Oakland Community College
Feb. 13-14. Presently senior lec-
turer, Graduate School of Inter-
national Affairs, Columbia Univer-
sity. Schoenbrun obtained a visa
enabling him to visit Hanoi in the
summer of 1967.
Kepes-Sic ter Nupthils
to Be Spoken in .4tigirst
NEW YORK—First Israel Bank
and Trust Co. of New York has
announced a special offer to pur-
chasers of Israel's 22nd anniver-
sary (1970) commemorative six-
coin specimen sets, to he sold at
both of the hank's New York City
offices. Those taking advantage of
the offer one can purchase one 21st
anniversary (1969) set for each
22nd anniversary set bought.
Advance orders are now being
While the on-sale date for the
coins is Feb. 17, advance orders
are now being accepted by mail.
Cost per set is $3.50, plus 25 cents
First Israel Bank offices are
located at 60 Wall St. and 1412
BERNARD KATZEN, a promi-
nent New York attorney, has been
named by President Richard M.
Nixon to serve as a member on
the board of foreign scholarships.
The board selects students and
teachers for education exchange
Standard Federal Has
New, Higher Savings Rates
Standard Federal Savings and
Loan Association now offers its
savings customers higher interest
on certificate savings accounts. :I
The new rates are the highest cur-
MISS BARBARA KEPES
Mr. and Mrs. Erwin Kepes of
Beverly Ave., Oak Park, announce
the engagement of their daughter
Barbara to James Richard Siefer,
branches of Young Israel in the
A model apartment will be open
on the premises following the dedi-
Robert Cahn, Pulitzer Prize win
ning reporter of the Christian Sci
ence Monitor, was
named by Presi-
dent Nixon on the
council to find
ways to end pol-
lution of the en-
other two council
members are Rus-
sell E. Train,
man, and Dr.
Gordon J. F. MacDonald of the
University of California.
* * *
MRS. JOSEPH GOLDFARB,
former Detroiter of Miami Beach,
is serving as president of Lincoln
YUVAL ZALIOUK of Israel has
been awarded second prize in the
1970 finals of the Dimitri Mitrop-
oulos International Music Competi-
tion, Zaliouk received the silver
medal and $2,500. The competition
is sponsored annually by the
Women's Organization of Federa-
tion of Jewish Phialnthropies.
A West Coast regional office has
been op e n e d in Beverly Hills,
Calif., by the Union of Orthodox
Jewish Congregations of America,
it was announced by UOJCA Presi-
dent Joseph Karasick and Pacific
Coast Region President Earl Kor-
chak. LEE J. SAMSON of Los
Angeles has been appointed execu-
tive secretary of the region.
First Israel Bank Offers
Special on Coin Sets
According to bank officials, it
Is believed that of over 3,000
banks throughout the U.S. and
Canada which distribute Israeli
commemorative coin sets, First
Israel Bank is the only one at
which the 1969 sets are avail-
parlor and drug store are planned ' cation ceremonies noon-4 p.m. Sun-
in the base of the building. day through Thursday. For infor-
Every floor is accessible by ele- mation, call' the Young Israel of-
vator, and the building will be sur- Tice, LI 8-M77 weekdays from noon
rounded by a 15-acre park to be to 4 p.m.
provided by the city.
There will be 72 efficiency units
OUR NEW ADDRESS
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25435 SOUTHFIELD RD.
trrnsportation by bus will be avail-
able to the downtown area, and
Rabbi Prero added that arrange-
ments would be made with the
Jewish Center to provide bussing
for interested residents to senior
pendent living for modest-income adult meetings at the Center.
individuals and couples age 62 Young Israel also will attempt to
service religious needs of the Jew-
The residence hall contains fea- ish residents who request it, said
tures and services which have been Rabbi Prero.
specially designed for elderly peo-
The rent schedule will be $75-
ple. including bathrooms with non-
$110 per unit. The project is non-
skid ceramic tiled floors, grab bars
sectarian and is open to all sen-
for safety and convenience, fire-
ior members of the community.
proof storage space on each floor
A $3,024,000 loan was received
and cabinets and closets designed by Independence Hall through the
for the needs of older people.
Office of Housing and Urban De-
The lobby will contain a kosher velopment.
snack bar for casual dining and
T h e sponsoring organization,
refreshments. Attendant services Young Israel Council of Metropoli-
such as community rooms, beauty tan Detroit, represents the four
Sen. Philip A. Hart for his con-
tinuing interest in the project.
Rabbi Samuel II. Prero, president
of the Young Israel Council of
Metropolitan Detroit, sponsoring
organization. said that this project,
expresses the confidence of the or-
ganization in the renewal of the
inner city. Many future residents
attended the dedication ceremonies.
Planning of the 216-unit build-
ing began in 1965 and construc-
tion in 1968. Primary function of
this facility is to provide inde-
rently allowed by law in Michigan.
The new 6 per cent two-year
certificate savings account requires
a deposit of $5,000 or more.
Also offered is a new 53/4 per
cent one-year certificate account
, which requires a deposit of $1,000
or more. A 54 per cent six-month
certificate account requiring $1,000
or more is also available.
Interest on all three types of
certificate savings accounts is paid
and compounded quarterly. Money I
son of Dr. and Mrs. Ellis Siefer of
Harwich Rd., Farmington.
Miss Kepes is a student at Provi-
dence Hospital School of Nursing.
Mr. Siefer, a graduate of Wayne
State University, attends Chicago can be withdrawn from certificate
College of Osteopathy.
accounts at any time with no ad-
An. Aug. 20 wedding. is. planned.. vance. notice.
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