26—Friday, May 29, 1970
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Origins of Menora
Art to Go on Temple Auction Block Noted by Art Prof
Mrs. Bruce Bit-
les (center) and
her husband are
serving as chair-
men of the art
ed by Temple
6. Assisting her
are Mrs. Ber-
(left) and Mrs.
Dr. Joseph Gutmann of Wayne
State University's department of
art and art history wrote an essay
in German, titled "A Note on the
Temple Menora," which appeared
in a recent edition of the Journal
for New Testament Studies (Zeit-
schrift fur die Neutestamentliche
Center Theater Elects
Jules Abrams President
At recent elections held by Cen-
ter _Theater of the Jewish Center
officers chosen to serve for 1970-
71 were Jules Abrams, president;
Michael Goodman, vice president;
Marilyn Fein, and Gene Gross,
secretaries; and William Feinberg,
Elected to serve three-year terms
on the board of directors are Hal
Youngblood, Donna Zatkin and
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Although Exodus 25 (31-40) and
37 (17-24) speak of the seven-
branched golden lampstand, or
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menora, in the Tabernacle, Gut-
mann points out that there is no
An art auction brought to the temple sisterhood, brotherhood further record of this cult object in
Detroit area from New York under and. couples' club combined ef- the Bible.
the auspices of Temple Emanu-El forts under the chairmanship of
It cannot be taken for granted,
will be held 8:30 p.m. June 6 at
Dr. and Mrs. Bruce Bites.
writes Gutmann "as some schol-
Also serving on the committee
ars have," that the 10 menerot
On the auction block will be are Dr. Stuart Falk, Mrs. Norman Solomon bad made for his Tem-
signed lithographs by Picasso, Re- Stricoff, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest ple were Identified with the
noir, Chagall and Dali, in addition Friedman, Jerry Hersh, Ted Pad- menora which stood in the wild-
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paintings will be in a moderate nard Eisenberg, Mrs. Allen Weiss
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A champagne preview at 7:30
Tickets may be purchased at the says Gutmann, "which stood in the
Second Temple and which was pro-
will precede the auction. The temple office or at the door.
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jected back into the wilderness
Tabernacle by the priestly writers
in order to establish its sanctity
and antiquity in the Second Tem-
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Supreme Court Justice Moshe
ciary and the nation's academic-
menora in the Tabernacle stems
Landau of Israel, in an address to
ians on the basis of legal quali- from the effort of the priestly writ-
more than 150 at a dinner of the
fications of the candidates.
ers to legitimize the menora they
Detroit chapter of American Tech-
He described the important role
nion Society, at Cong. Beth Moshe, of the Technion in providing tech- saw in the Second Temple," writes
May 21, expressed the Technion's nicians for Israel's industries as Gutmann.
gratitude for Detroit's role in be- well as for the army.
Finally Gutmann informs the
half of the Haifa institute of tech-
During his stay here, Justice reader, "Although the fate of the
nology. As chairman of the Tech- Landau visited the Jewish Center actual Temple menora is not known
nion's board of governors he ex- and he praised the Center's pro- it continued to live on in the
pressed special thanks for the gram and especially its progressive medieval church, which as the
construction now in progress of the and successful Habet u'Shma" 'New Temple,' proudly displayed
Another week has gone by—and many more
four buildings that will form the Hebrew teaching methods.
the Temple lampstand.
Justice Landau stated that there
Greeting the guest in behalf of
"Modern Reform temples, in
loads of newly arrived merchandise have been
was a strong feeling in Israel prior
the community, Milton J. Miller, order to deny the traditional Jew-
to the inauguration of the war of
former president of the Center, ish messianic expectation of a fu-
unpacked and set up.
attrition by Nasser that peace was
emphasized Israel's needs for ture Temple, also introduced the
in the offing. Now, he said, the
social services and higher edu- seven-branched Temple lampstand
escalation of Russia's role in the
cational programs and strongly within their sanctuaries."
We want you to visit us—even though you'll
Middle East again defers any hope
urged support for the Technion.
"It builds a bridge between Is-
have to walk over and around many unplaced
rael and our communities," he
In his address, Justice Lan-
items. Your appetite will be whetted for the
declared. "We must strengthen
dau outlined Israel's judicial
as a cementing force to broad-
system and explained how judges
beautiful assortment of our famed fine quality
en our field of activities in Is-
are selected by impartial appoin-
Yeshivath Beth Yehuda will pre-
tees of the government, the Judi.
versions of our famed, fine quality traditional and
sent its first annual journal at its
The dinner meeting was co-spon- culmination dinner 6:30 p.m. June
sored by the attorney's section of 21 at the Yeshiva Building.
contemporary furniture, draperies, carpeting, wall
the Allied Jewish Campaign which
Rabbi Beret Wein, spiritual lead-
coverings, objets d'art and accessories.
is headed by Miller.
Sam Rich, as chairman of the er of the Beth Israel Synagogue
Detroit Technion Society, greeted of Miami Beach, will be guest
the gathering and reviewed local speaker. Parents and friends of
And to serve you better, a larger custom
activities to advance the Tech- the Yeshiva are invited. For reser-
vations, call Mrs. Joseph Hendler,
workshop and re-upholstering department. Our
Albert M. Colman, who presided, 548-3182.
staff or professional interior designers is on hand
joined Justice Landau and Sam
Rich in urging the judges and law- PTA Meeting Scheduled
to assist you in evey way.
yers in the gathering to assist in
The last meeting of the Yeshiva
encouraging bequests to Technion.
PTA will take place 8:30 p.m. Wed-
Rabbi Milton Rosenbaum gave nesday at the Southfield building.
the invocation at the dinner which
The program will include a show-
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was attended by a group of other
Detroit rabbis as well as congrega- ing of fashions produced by the
Tues., Wed. & Sat. 9:00 - 6:00
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man. A short film on the Beth
Closing Technion Meeting. Jacob convention will be shown.
Detroit Chapter of the American
Technion Society will hold its last
meeting of the season 8:30 p.m.
Thursday at Temple Emanu-El.
Shaul Ramati, consul general in
MRS. DONALD MOSS
the Midwest, will be guest speak-
In an outdoor ceremony, Barbara er, along with Dr. Keeve Siegel
Joan Fields became the bride of and Max Ratner, industrialists.
Donald Barry Moss with Rabbi
Mordecai Halpern officiating.
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and ushers were Louis Aptekar, older. Among the locations are W.
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