Architect Calls For `Biblical Jerusalem'
Beth Abraham Honors Cantor
NEW YORK—The creator of the included 42 town planners, schol-Jerusalem's Mayor Kolleck presid-
countries. I ed.
geodesic dome, R. Buckminster ars and artists from
Fuller, called for the restoration
Friday, June 12, 1970-21
of Biblical dwellings in Jerusalem
to link past and present.
Jerusalem Committee, an inter-
national advisory body for the re-
habilitation of the city, the design-
er-philosopher said, "The world
citizens of our time need a sense
of continuity; it's psychologically
A Beth Abraham leadership reception hosted by Mr. and Mrs. very important."
Sam Portner, honoring Cantor Shabtai Ackerman as "Beth Abraham
Fuller, who is building one of his
Man of the Year," resulted in $30,000 in Israel Bond subscriptions.
revolutionary structures in Jeru-
Seated (from left) are Mr. and Mrs. Portner; Cantor and Mrs.
also said, "More and more
Ackerman; standing, William A. Genser, dinner co-chairman; Mena-
hem Sadinsky, Israeli war hero, guest speaker; Sam Kaufer, dinner the young want to combine open-
tomorrow with a feeling
co-chairman and outgoing president; Rabbi Israel I. Halpern, who
will give the tribute to the honoree; Dr. Robert Schlaff, a past presi- for the past.
dent; and Irving Adler. incoming president. The reception in the
They are traveling around the
Pennington home of the Portners was held in advance of the Beth world and they no longer 'want to
Abraham testimonial dinner, to take place June 22 in the social hall
see the past in museums but
of the synagogue. The dinner will honor Cantor Ackerman for his 15 where it belongs, as part of the
years of service here.
The group, meeting for the first
Cantor Shabtai Ackerman, "Beth Ministers Association of Detroit. time out of Jerusalem, at the
- Israel Foundation here,
Abraham Man of the Year," who He was named honorary fellow
will be feted at a testimonial din- of the Cantors Institute of the
ner, June 22 at the Beth Abraham Jewish Theological Seminary. The
will be honored for his 15 years Cantors Assembly of America cited German Gives to Avivim
him for his achievements. He is
of service there.
German Ambassador Helmut
Joey Russell will be the guest
Assembly and a member of the Knoke visited Avivim and donated
1000 Israeli pounds ($286) to a
national board of governors.
cuit Judge Nath-
He is a member of Knights of fund for the relief of that village
IN HIS NAME
an J. Kaufman
Pythias, Perfection Lodge of
will be the toast-
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Why not stop and pick up a certificate on
Sunday, June 21. The office will be open
Kaufer and Wil-
The cantor's mother, Mrs. Bella eight children and four adults
from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
liam A. Genser
Ackerman, lives in Ramat Gan, killed in the May 22 Arab ambush
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He extended his sympathy to
half of Israel Bonds, call Israel
Mel Ravitz will
the bereaved families.
be a special guest
and Rabbi Israel
I. Halpern will
give the tribute.
man, who s
born in Keshe-
then in Romania, received his
musical and cantorial training in
the Keshenev Conservatory of
Music under the tutelage of widely
known Cantors David Broitman
and Moses Steinberg and the
famous composers of liturgical
works, Abraham Kalechnik and
Jonah Dinovitzer. At 16 he officiat-
ed as guest cantor in the Great
Synagogue of Keshenev.
He and his wife. Dora, whom he
married in 1940, were in the Moghi-
lev Tr ansnis tr a concentration
camp for two years during World
War II. They escaped and while a
refugee in Russia he chanted the
services in Moscow. In 1945 he re-
turned to Bucharest and served as
cantor in the largest synagogues.
The cantor and his family were
among the first to leave Romania
for Israel, in 1948. He served as
cantor of Congregation Beth, El,
Tel Aviv, and later in the Great
Synagogue of Tel Aviv.
After a concert tour of the United
States , he was appointed cantor of
Beth Abraham in 1955.
Cantor Ackerman was for two 41
terms president of the Cantors- 4C
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THE NITE OF STARS"
`Manny' Shinwell, 85, 4(
Enters House of Lords 4(
85, was made a life peer last week 1,7,
of the House of Lords after resign-
from the House of Commons. 11(
Former chairman of the Labor -4(
party, his career spanned 48
years. Shinwell, known as Manny, r.
will be a Socialist among the lk
built-in Conservative majority.
lie was Minister of War from
1947 to 1950 and then minister
of defense. Politicial observers,
anticipating fireworks, were sur-
prised that traditionalists, army 4(
brass and upper class got along .4c
well with Shinwell.
His manner is mellowed since 44, _
the Commons incident in 1938 IC
when a Conservative, Comdr. Rob- 4(
ert T. Bower, in a bitter exchange
over the Spanish Civil War, said,
"Go back to Poland!" Shinwell 11 .
crossed the floor and struck the -4(
commander across the face, im-
pairing his hearing for a
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