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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-06-12

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THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Friday, June 12, 1970 23

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g ewry on the

Air

This Week's Radio and Television Programs

LUBAVITCH JEWISH HOUR
Time: 8 a.m. Sunday
Station: WKNR
Feature: "Torah Time" a lecture
by Rabbi Yitzchak M. Kagan will
be heard, and a discussion will be
held on the question "Is There a
Relationship Between the Who Is
a Jew Question and the Current
Grave Situation in the Holy Land?"

University's law school and Wil-
liam Hawkins, director of com-
munity and social development of
the Metropolitan Detroit Citizens
Development Authority will inter-
act with a studio audience of con-
cerned citizens.

Zion Flag of 1920s
Among 84 on Display

The flag of Zion, today the flag
of the state of Israel, was among
the 84 banners of foreign nations
exhibited Wednesday for the first
time in the Fisher Building.
The flags were recently discover-
ed in a sealed closet in the Fisher
Building where they had remain-
ed, unused, since the building was
opened 42 years ago.

Camp Maccabee Plans Israel Theme

Mrs. Peter Kronick, chairman Parnes added that this new con-
of the Flirt Jewish Community cept in familiarizing Youth with
Council day camp committee, and day-to-day activities in Israel will
Gordon Parnes, camp director, act as an introduction into some
have announced an Israeli theme of the daily problems Israelis
this year at Camp Maccabee. face.
This camp services children
Counselors will be instructed to
treat the bus trips as a tour ages 4-12. Sessions have been
in Israel and the time at camp scheduled for June 29-July 10;
will be programmed as a typical July 13 -July 24; and July 27•
day in Israel. Aug. 7.

Max Fisher, chairman, and

Louis Berry, president of the
Fisher-New Center Co., hosted
the flag ceremony and cocktail
Wednesday in the
reception
arcade where the flags were
hung from the balconies.

HEAR OUR VOICE
Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday
Station: WCAR
Feature: Mikhail Alexandrovitch,
ETERNAL LIGHT'
once child prodigy and now lead-
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday
A brochure describing the exhi-
ing
artist of the Soviet Union, will
Station: WWJ
bit points out that the flag of Zion
Feature: "Elie Wiesel—Jewry iu sing Yiddish folk songs.
represented a British mandate in
Israel" is the final program in a
the 1920s. When Israel was estab-
IN CONTACT
series of four entitled "Tales of
lished, it adopted the Zionist flag.
Time: 10:30 p.m.
Survival" in which Wiesel tells of
The only flags of Arab countries
Station: WJR
his impressions of Jerusalem and
Feature: Man and religion are are those of Egypt and Morocco.
reads comments on his latest work
Most
of the Arab states did net
placed "in contact."
"Beggar in Jerusalem."
exist in 1928.
a

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HIGHLIGHTS
RE-VIEW
Time: 4:45 Sunday
Time: 9:45 a.m. Sunday
Station: Channel 2
Station: Channel 56
Feature: In commemoration of
Feature: William T. Patrick. Jr.
president of New Detroit. Inc., the holiday of Shavuot, a film de-
The Zionist Organization of De-
will be host and moderator on the picting the celebration of the holi-
series on "Equal Opportunity." day in the land of Israel will bo troit will hold a champagne cock-
tail
party 8:30 p.m. Tuesday cele-
Prof. John Mogk of Wayne State shown.
brating its annual installation of
officers, the culmination of its
membership campaign and the re-
modeling and completion of the
Zionist Cultural Center addition.
The party will take place at the
At funeral services for Menasha I have now — to be on Broadway Zionist Center.
Louis Panush, retiring president,
skulnik, in West Park Memorial in electric lights."
Chapel, Manhattan, distinguished
An accomplished mime, Mr. will install Dr. Joel I. Hamburger,
actors and Jewish leaders joined Skulnik was acclaimed as a Jew- newly elected president, officers
in paying trib-
ish version of Charlie Chaplin in and directors. Dr. Sidney Z. Leib,
ute to one of
the 35 years he played in Yiddish membership chairman, will present
the outstand-
musicals on the Lower East Side all new members.
Dr. Sanford A. Bennett, program
ing comedians
of New York. His trademark was
of this gen-
a tight-brimmed hat, several sizes chairman, will present Canter
Reuven
Frankel of Cong. Shaarey
eration.
too small, which he perched atop
his head. Like Chaplin, he played Zedek, in a program of Hebrew,
Yiddish
and English songs, ac-
His close De-
the little guy — the shlemiel.
companied by Bella Goldberg.
troit friends,
The seventh of nine children,
the Harry
Mr. Skulnik discovered a Warsaw
W einbergs,
theater specializing in Shakespeare Customers Eat Well
and their
and the classics, and he obtained on Trimmed-Down Prices
daughte r, Skulnik
entrance by carrying drinks to
A newcomer to the restaurant
Mrs. Herbert 0. Schein, who had the actors as they rehearsed. He scene who promises to bring back
known the actor all her life, were was given a bit part, and decided old-fashioned prices is Chubby
among those attending the funeraL that the theater was to be his Charley, a red - striped, shirt -
There were eulogies by the dean life. At 10, he quit school and sleeved, rotund gent who greets
of Jewish composers, Sholem ran away with a circus.
passers-by on Woodward near Six
Secunda, and the Yiddish actor
After arriving in the United Mile.
Herman Yablokoff who read the States at 21, Mr. Skulnik acted
The restaurant has been com-
23rd Psalm. Cantor Maurice Yan- in Yiddish stock in Philadelphia pletely remodeled with a red and
choff chanted the El Molei Raha- for $12 a week. One of his co- white decor and menu prices trim-
mim.
med to help curb inflation. For
actors was Molly Picon.
"He was my childhood friend
He went on to play more than example, the dinner menu starts
in Warsaw 65 years ago and my 700 roles in his 35 years at the with a choice of fried fillet of
close friend here since coming Second Avenue Theater. He never perch or ground sirloin steak at
to America in 1912," Weinberg missed a performance. For 19 $2.25. All dinners include potato,
said. "With a broken heart I years, he also was a radio per- rolls and butter, and "all the
recited the Kadish. I know there sonality as the voice of Uncle salad you want" from Chubby's
are millions of Americans of all David in "The Rise of the Gold- own do-it-yourself salad bar.
Charley offers cocktails at $1 at
faiths who will miss our great bergs," the Gertrude Berg serial.
sad - eyed comedian Menasha
When he was persuaded to bead all times, and a mug of draught
beer
for only 29 cents.
Skulnik."
uptown and try Broadway at age
Chubby* Charley's is part of
Only a year ago, Weinberg 61, Mr. Skulnik took his success
A.G.E.
Enterprises, Inc. which
received an interesting letter from in stride: "Uptown, downtown,
his friend Menasha Skulnik:
it's the same audience," he said. also maintains the Bronze Door in
Grosse
Pointe, Fox and Hounds
"My Dear Harry,
"The difference is here I have
"Every year the Jewish Theater a day off. Downtown, I gave nine in Birmingham and the Ambassa-
dor
in
Ann
Arbor.
Alliance goes out to the cemetery performances a week. All my life,
en masse. I had never gone with nine performances a week."
them. But this year I had decided
to join them• in order to see the Flint Delegates Appointed
little plot of ground where I would
some day be laid to rest. That day to CJFWF Assembly
I discovered I have more friends
Alfred Klein, president of the
buried in the cemetery than I had
live on earth. Men and women with Flint Jewish Community Council, June 13—Kleiman Bat Mitzva
25—Ahavas Israel Board of
famous names who the people on announced that the general as-
Trustees
earth thought they couldn't live sembly of the Council of Jewish
without are interred there sur- Federations and Welfare Funds
27—Leibson Bar Mitzva
rounded by a high fence. It really will be held in Kansas City Nov.
Jack Stevens, son of Mr. and
struck me as humorous. Why do 11-15, with the following appointed Mrs. Joseph Stevens, was gradu-
they need the high fence? The to represent Flint: Drs. and Mes- ated as salutatorian from Creston
pe ople buried there can't get out- dames Jack Stanzler, Leon Rosky High School. Recipient of many
a nd the living people don't want and Peter Kronic, and Messrs. and
awards, Jack will attend the Mas-
to come in.
"Sometimes I feel that life is Mesdames Michael Pelavin, Murray sachusetts Institute of Technology
like an onion — which you take Moss, Louis Kasle and Alfred in the fall. Other Grand Rapids
seniors preparing for college are
apart layer by layer, and suddenly Klein.
Those interested in attending Karen Applebaum, Sam Ashen-
you discover you have nothing
left. But enough of my humorous are asked to immediately contact dorf, Ruth Berman, Naomi Ber-
sillys and my silly humour. Do the council office for reservations. man, Mark Helfer, Sherry Barkin,
write to me and tell me how you
Denise Dweck, Shelley Golden,
are feeling? Also Jennie? Be
David Grossberg, Martin Jourden,
healthy!
Barry Kaufman, Edith Landman,
Menashe
Regards from Anna."
GARY LEWIS was presented Ann Moss, Steven Norman, Daniel
Padnos, Bronna Rotenberg, Rob-
When he first made Broadway with a special award at a recent ert Reider, Ben Romer, Ellen
17 years ago as Max Pincus, a academic honors banquet at Ferris Silverstein, Douglas Singer, Jack
despondent dress manufacturer in State College as the outstanding Stevens, David Sante, Debra Til-
"The Fifth Season," Mr. Skulnik mathematics student. He will enter leman, Deborah Wasserman and
said he was "the happiest man in the University of Michigan in the Debra Voss.
the world. Every actor wants what fall as a sophomore.

ZOD to Celebrate
3 Events Tuesday

Menasha Skulnik Memorialized;
Detroiter Recalls Longtime Friend

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