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April 24, 1970 - Image 3

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-04-24

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To Launch Zionist Federation May 28

NEW YORK — American Zion-
ist history will be made May 28
when 1,000 delegates from the
U.S. hear the gavel of Dr. Sey-
mour P. Lachman, convention
chairman, member of the New
York City Board of Education,
bring to order the founding con-
vention of the Zionist Federation..
The conclave will be held May
28-31 at the Sheraton Hotel, Phil-

adelphia.
The delegates will represent
700,000 American Zionists who
belong to 13 American Zionist
organizations and 10 Zionist Youth
Movements which wormed the new
Federation in February as "the
acts on behalf of the unified Zion-
ist movement in the U.S."
Dr. Lachman was appointed
convention chairman by Rabbi

3 Win Youth Awards From League
of Jewish Women's Organizations

Two girls and a boy were named
winners of the annual League of
Jewish Women's Youth Awards
at an April 16 program at Cong.
Beth Shalom.
Debra Fauman, daughter of the
Joseph Faumans, and Lauren
Gayle Iden, daughter of the Jack
Idens, received the first-place sil-
ver menoras. Mark Goldsmith, son
of Mr. and Mrs. Max Goldsmith,
was presented with the first-place
silver kidush cup.
The three winners were spon-
sored by Cong. Shaarey Zedek Sis-
terhood, Jewish War Veterans
Auxiliary, Department of Michigan;
and Adas Shalom Sisterhood, re-
spectively.

to seniors who have displayed
leadership potential in many
areas — from counseling young
children to serving the aged. The
174 organizations which belong
to League were eligible to spon-
sor a candidate.
The silver menoras and kidush
cup were presented by Dr. and
Mrs. Marvin B. Levy, in memory
of their parents, Max and Rose
Levy and Max and Stella Fein-
stein.
Presentation of the awards was
made by the president of the
League of Jewish Women's Or-
ganizations, Mrs. Louis G. Red-
stone, and youth awards chairman
Mrs. Norman E. Kanter.

Certificates of honorable men-
tion were won by Neil Cooper,1
Merle Sherman, David Hiller and
Ruth Ann Okun.

The awards are presented to
a Jewish boy and girl (this year,
two girls) who display outstand-
ing scholastic and religious
achievement and conununity par-
ticipation. The contest was open

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Israel Miller, assistant to the pres-
ident of Yeshiva University and
interim chairman of the Federa-
tion. In 1969 Dr. Lachman took a
leave of absence from his posts as
professor of history and dean of
the Mid-Brooklyn campus of Kings-
borough Community College to
become a member of the New
York City Board of Education.
Before coming to the City Uni-
versity of New York, Dr. Lach-
man held the position of assistant
director, National Department of
Religious Cooperation, Anti-Defa-
mation League of Bnai Brith. He
is a member of the New York
Regional Board of the Anti-Defa-
mation League of Bnai Brith.
He is co-chairman of the nation-
al executive committee of Ameri-
can Professors for Peace in the
Middle East. -

Five Congressmen Assail Project in Arkansas

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Phila-
delphia's five-man congressional
delegataion has protested federal
participation in an Arkansas road
project which it charges will serve
a religious tourist attraction oper-
ated by a front organization of
Gerald L. K. Smith.
In a letter to Secretary of Trans-
portation John A. Volpe, the con-
gressmen urged that funds for the
project be denied. Signing the
letter were Reps. William A. Bar-
rett, Robert N. C. Nix, James A.
Byrne. Joshua Filberg and Wil-
liam J. Green, all Democrats.
The congressmen charged that
"use of federal funds for this
project will make the federal gov-
ernment a partner in the promotion

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The tourist attraction at Eureka
Springs, a seven-story statue called
"Christ of the Ozarks" and the
Passion Play, are operated by the
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