THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Beth Hillel Israel Bond Dinner Set
Cong. Beth Ililief will hold its eighth annual Israel Bond dinner,
celebrating Israel's 22nd anniversary, May 17 at Cong. Beth HUM.
Heading the committee planning the event are (from left) seated:
Sigmund Lowenthal, president of the congregation; Mrs. Jack Wild-
strom, ticket chairman; Otto Kaufman, celebration chairman; and
Dr. Jack Stattmann, toastmaster; standing: Herman Doiny, president
of the men's club; Max Blum, last year's honoree; Helmut Bernard
and Harry Norber, board members; and Leonard Efros, recording
secretary. Rabbi Joel J. Lake will give the tribute, Henry Levy,
former JDC director in Czechoslovakia and North Africa, will be guest
speaker. For reservations, call Israel Bonds, 352.6770.
Shaarit Haplaytah Dinner to Honor
3 Who Aided Israel in Critical F'eriod
Two Detroiters and an Ohioan
who were responsible for sending
millions of dollars in food, cloth-
ing and other necessary materials
• for Israel, from the establishment
of the state through 1956, will be
honored at the Shaarit Haplaytah
dinner-dance May 9 at Cong. Bnai
Dr. John J. Mames, president
of Shaarit Haplaytah,
Arnold Einhorn dinner - dance
The honorees will be Harry
Cohen, who was
director of Ma-
terial for Israel,
Inc.; Mrs. Sally
Michels of Fre-
mont, O. Julius
Jarcho of New
first "yeomanette" from Michi-
gan. She is a member of City of
Hope, Sinai Hospital Guild, the
Detroit Women's Passenger Traf-
fic Club and Shaarit Haplaytah.
Jan and Lillian Bart will be
guest artists at the dinner-dance,
and Eric Rosenow and his Contin-
entals will provide the . dance
Abraham Weberman is ticket
chairman. For reservations to the
affair, on behalf of Israel Bonds,
call the Bond office, 352-6770.
Weizmann Institute for provid-
ing the first computer for the
institute. He has received other
citations and participated in the
Weizmann Institute Dinner in
New York, n 1949, which hon-
ored Chaim Weizmann, first
president of the State of Israel
and the founder of the Weiz•
mann Institute. He was a leader
in the inception of the Israel
Mrs. Fields, in her capacity as
Midwest director of Material for
Israel during the
Israel W a r of
Liberation, 1 e d
the first caravan
of 10 trucks load-
ed with clothing
and food for
The Rubiner Gallery will ex-
hibit "Beauty as I See It," a col-
lection of 25 latest paintings of
Franklin artist REVA SHWAY-
DER, May 4-25. Miss Shwayer has
painted professionally for 20 years
and has exhibited in this area as
well as Chicago, Denver, Palm
Springs and California. She has
received awards including the
Scarab Club first prize for paint-
ing, 1964. The opening reception
will take place 7-10 p m. May 4.
The second annual WONDER-
FUL WORLD OF WEIGHT
WATCHERS AWARD program will
be held 2-5 p.m. in Ford Audito-
rium May 3. FLORINE MARK,
executive director of
Watchers of Eastern and Central
Michigan, will give the main ad-
dress. She will be , honored for her
work as Wayne County chariman
of the recent successful Mothers'
March for the annual January
Marc hof Dimes campaign.
The DETROIT LIBRARY
COMMISSION was returned to
full strength with the appoint-
ment by the Board of Education
of two new members: Emmet E.
Tracy, Jr., and Stanley J. Mich-
aels. The Library Commission
elected William T. Patrick, Jr.,
president, and Rev. William C.
Ardrey vice president. The seven-
man commission includes Mildred
M. Jeffries, Dr. Ethelene J. Crock-
ett and, ex-officio, A.L. Zwerd-
ling, president of the Board of
Arab Admits Israel Ahead Rights Committee Hit
TUNIS (ZINS)—A high-ranking
Egyptian officer, whose identity by Israel for Giving
was not disclosed for "security Unconfirmed, Reports
reasons," has declared that under
present circumstances Egypt can-
not and will not yield to pressures
from certain quarters that Egypt
should retaliate by striking at Is-
York, national rael cities from the air.
Cohen director of Ma- ment, prominently carried in the
terial for Israel, Inc. will be here quasi-official Egyptian daily Al
for the presentations.
Abram, was made in an address
Cohen is a member of Mar-
given at a Cairo University. The
shall Lodge, Bnai Brith, and official argued that although Egynt
Mosaic Lodge, Masons. He has the canacity to bombard Tel
received a citation from the Aviv, it will not do so, because the
American Committee for the balance of military power still
clearly rests with Israel.
Friday, April 24, 1970-31
Petra, in Jordan, Turns Into Hidden City Again
PETRA, Jordan—Stumbled upon day," one of Petra's few remaining
by a Swiss traveler in 1812, the guides said. "But that was before
magnificent hidden city of Petra the war with the Israelis in 1967."
was seen by Western man for the
first time in hundreds of years.
. Portraits by
Today, the city is returning to
its centuries of solitude, lost again
to the outside world, a victim of
war and depression.
"We used to have 500 peisons a
as always fine
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UNITED NATIONS (JTA)—The
permanent mission of Israel here
declared that a special United
Nations committee investigating
charges of Israel maltreatment of
Arabs in occupied areas "contin-
ues to give automatic publicity to
Arab allgations submitted to it
without even going through the
motions of examining such allega-
tions and weighing their veracity."
The mission issued the statement
Friday in response to requests by
a number of press representatives
at the UN for comment on the
proceedings of the special com-
She'll Be Woman Rabbi mittee set up by
the UN Human
NEW YORK (JTA) — In 1972, Rights Commission, now touring
Sally Priesand will be 25 years old Arab capitals to hear witnesses.
—an attribute she will share with Israel has refused cooperation
thousands of other Americans and with the committee because it has
---,if she sticks with it—a status in rejected Israeli requests that it also
which she will be unique both in investigate the conditions of Jews
American and in Jewish history. in the Arab countries it is visiting.
The mission asserted that "this
She is scheduled to be ordained
that year as the first female rabbi. method of proceedings confirms
the committee serves as a
Now a third year student at the
Cincinnati branch of the Hebrew mere channel for the dissemination
Arab propaganda and that its
Union College-jewish Institute of
Religion, the Reform Seminary, conclusion will reflect the com-
Miss Priesand has made it clear mittee's complete subservience to
she intends to Compl, e her studies Arab belligerency toward Israel."
and receive ordina' .m.,She is al- This was to be expected, the state-
ready engaged in ; -ypical rabbini- ment added, "of a committee es-
cal student activit- -twice a month, tablished on a controversial and
the mini-skirted arunette travels discriminatory basis and composed
750 miles to Hat.iesburg, Miss., to of Somalia, Yugoslavia and Coy ,
conduct services as a student rabbi Ion, whose biased attitude on the
Israel, from De-
troit to New
York, where she
w a s personally for CongregatiGn Bnai Israel.
Some of the 45 families objected
Mrs. Fields 4oh anked b y
initially, but after six months, even
A former newspaperwoman, she the most skeptical congregants are
helped organize the Women's convinced she means it. One woman
Navy Recruiting Corps and re- congregant says, "Once the cere-
ceived a medal from President monies begin, you forget she is a
Roosevalt, who named her the female, she is just a rabbi."
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Middle East situation is a matter
Son of Isaac B. Singer
Publishes Story in Israel
NEW YORK — Writer Isaac
Bashevis Singer wrote a short
story in 1962 called . "The Son"
which told of his meeting with his
son whom he had not seen in
The son, Israel Zamir, has now
published his own version of the
Dr. and Mrs. Sidney Z. Leib entertained a group of leaders of meeting- in the Tel Aviv news-
the Zionist Organization of Detroit at a Passover social evening at paper Al HaMishmar. When he
their home, 24401 Martha Washington, Southfield, Thursday night. was 25 years told and an Israeli
Plans were discussed for the ZOD membership campaign. Dr. Leib kibutznick, his father met him on
is serving as ZOD membership chairman.
a visit to New York.
A bridal shower in honor of the engagement of Susan R. Spencer
of Midland to Eric S. Pianin of Sherwood Ct., Oak Park, was given
More tonnage passes through the
last weekend at the Rascal House by Mrs. Sidney Pianin and Mrs. Soo Locks in an eight months Great
Lakes navigation season than
Isidore and Samuel D. Rosenthal of Cadillac Sq. will spend the through the Panama Canal in a
Passover holiday at Breakers Hotel, Atlantic City.
a ctivities in Society
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