Marcia Burstein to Wed New Zealand Couple Visiting Here
B. David Kaplan III Describes Small Town Down Under
MISS MARCIA BURSTEIN
Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Burstein,
of Gardner Ave., Oak Park, an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter Marcia Joy to B. David
Kaplan III, son of Mr. and Mrs.
B. David Kaplan II of Medford
Ave., Ann Arbor. Mr. Kaplan is a
senior at Eastern Michigan Uni-
versity, and Miss Burstein is a
sophomore at Eastern.
An August wedding is planned.
A Jewish couple from New Zea-
land, the land where, they say,
there are more sheep than people,
have been visiting Betty and Izzy
Sherman of Aberdeen Ave., South-
field, for the last six weeks.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Zelcer, Mr.
Sherman's sister and brother-in-
law, come from Hastings, a small
town in New Zealand. The Sher-
mans are from Glasgow, Scotland.
Mrs. Sherman, secretary to Avra-
ham Levy of the Technion Society
Detroit Chapter, explained that her
sister-in-law, then single decided to
see what New Zealand was like a
few years ago. She met Zelcer
after about six weeks, and they
were married shortly thereafter.
Zelcer, who emigrated to New
Zealand from Poland 40 years ago,
was a widower with two married
sons living in Hastings. He is a re-
tired wool buyer.
There are 10 Jewish couples in
Hastings, and they are currently
building a synagogue. Mean-
while, they hold Sabbath services
once a month and on holidays.
The Zelcers have been going to
Sabbath services every week since
they came to Detroit. Their first
Bakery Stalemate to Be Resolved?
As The Jewish News went to
press Thursday, there was a ray of
hope in the three-week old strike
that has closed Detroit's 11 Jewish
A union meeting was scheduled
for Thursday afternoon, with the
possibility that a new offer from
the Jewish Master Bakers Associa-
tion would be ratified by Local 78
of the Bakery and Confectionery
Cynthia Yellin to Wed
Richard Seth Aronsohn
A meeting was held Wednes-
day night at which the bakers'
association made a new offer for
a two - year contract. If It is ac-
cepted by the 85 union members,
the bakeries will be back in busi-
ness by Monday morning.
Several retail outlets were open-
ed last week, with one of the asso-
ciation's member bakeries being
used to produce bread and pastries.
Supervisory personnel were doing
all the baking.
Pickets have been marching in
front of the bakeries that opened
for business. Some 200 employes
were affected by the strike.
Leon Zagermarr, head of the
association, said that some of the
bakeries have announced they are
raising the price of bread two to
Fisher Is Leading
CJ FWF Mission
on European Tour
Mr. and Mrs. George Yellin of
Brooks Ln., Southfield, announce
the engagement of their daughter
Cynthia Ann to Richard Seth Aron-
sohn, son of Dr. and Mrs. Charles
Aronsohn of Paterson, N.J.
The bride-elect was graduated
from the University of Michigan
this spring, and plans to attend
graduate school there next fall.
She was a member of the Delta
Phi Epsilon Sorority, serving as its
Her fiance also was graduated
from U. of M., and was affiliated
with the honorary societies Phi
Beta Kappa and Phi Kappa Phi.
He currently attends the Univer-
sity of Michigan's medical school.
A summer wedding is planned.
A 19-member delegation of of-
ficers and board members of the
Council of Jewish Federations and
Welfare Funds will visit England
and Europe, during a 15-day mis-
sion that opened May 25 in Lon-
don. The delegation has scheduled
meetings with the leadership of the
major central Jewish community
organizations m England's capital,
Brussels, Antwerp and Paris.
The delegation, led by Max M.
Fisher, CJF president, and Louis
Stern, CJF overseas services and
past president, includes: Louis J.
Fox of Baltimore, immediate past
CJF president; Philip Bernstein of
executive vice-president; Raymond
Epstein, Chicago; Mrs. William H.
Green, San Francisco; Louis Gold-
man, Dayton; Lloyd Schwenger
and Henry L. Zucker, Cleveland;
Melvin S. Zaret, Milwaukee; and
Theodore Comet of New York,
director, CJF's department of over-
seas services, and mission coordi-
dator; and wives.
Jane Hart to Talk
Habonim Assn. Slates
Reunion in Israel
MISS CYNTHIA YELLIN
The Michigan Council and De-
troit Women's Division of the
American Jewish Congress will
sponsor the appearance of Jane
Hart, wife of Sen. Philip Hart, at
a meeting 8:15 p.m. Thursday at
Mrs. George Rubin is program
chairman; Harley Selling, presi-
dent of the Michigan council, and
Mrs. Albert Silber, president of
the women's division.
The public is welcome at no
The American Habonim Asso-
ciation announced its third reunion
will take place in Israel July 51-
Aug. 1 at the Hebrew University.
Avraham Harman, president of
the university, will serve as host.
In connection with the reunion,
an AHA Israel tour has been
planned, leaving New York July
26 and returning Aug. 9. The tour
can be extended for those who
desire a longer visit in Israel. For
information, call Allan Gelfond,
Friday, May 29, 1970-29
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Don Loper Candidate for Oakland Trustee
Oakland Community College
board of trustees candidate Den
Loper, announcing his platform
for election, stated that his major
concern was that OCC was not
accredited by the North Central
To gain crucial accreditation,
Loper intends to implement a 10-
Among the points are reduction
of the central office administra
tion, increasing funds for the voca-
tional technical education pro-
grams, better communication with
all members of the college, the
administration, faculty and stu-
dents, improvement of the quality
of the extension services organiza-
visit here, they are thrilled with
the numerous synagogues.
Mrs. Sherman said in Hastings
there are women's organizations
supporting Israel, in which her
Mrs. Sherman's parents will
visit her for the fourth time in
June. Mrs. Sherman's father is
chairman of the oldest synagogue
in Glasgow, a city with a large
Jewish population and many syna-
gogues. Her grandfather founded
The Zelcers are traveling with
their grandson Stephen, who will
celebrate his 17th birthday today
tion and work with other colleges
and universities to coordinate
efforts for continuing education
programs to all people of the state.
and his Orchestra
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U.S. Mayors Plant Trees
in Kennedy Forest, Israel
JERUSALEM — Twelve mayors
of 'U.S. cities who visited Israel
as guests of the ministry of tour-
ism planted saplings in the Ken-
nedy Peace Forest outside Jerusa-
lem at a special ceremony con-
ducted by the Jewish National
Comprising the delegation were
Beverly Briley, Nashville; James
Corbett, Tucson; Joseph Doolrey,
Providence; William Ensign, Tole-
do; Eugene Leahy, Omaha; Alex-
ander Lee, Syracuse; Sam Massel,
Atlanta; James Nardi, Camden;
James Norick, Oklahoma City;
John Reading, Oakland; William
Somers, Atlantic City; and Louis
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