Services for Soviet
Jews Are Planned
LOS ANGELES (JTA) — South-
land rabbis will call attention to
the plight of Jews in the Soviet
Union during religious services
this weekend starting today at the
urging of the Southern California
Board of Rabbis and the Commis-
sion on Soviet Jewry of the Jewish
Federation-Council of Los Angeles.
to Mark Finish
of Tractate Sata
Temple Destruction in Year
70 Marked on Tisha b 'Av
On Tuesday, Tisha b'Av, the 1,900th anniversary of
the destruction of the Second Temple in Jerusalem will
be observed by the Jewish people.
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, August 7, 1970-21
Bnai Israel-Beth Yehudah Syna-
gogue and its Talmud study group
are inviting all Talmud study
groups in the area to celebrate
with them the "siyum," or con-
clusion, of Tractate Sata, 6 p.m.
a n SERVICES
Sata is the fifth tractate of the
third order, Noshim, and deals
with the laws concerning the wife
under suspicion of marital unfaith-
fulness and the procedure of her
trial by the Sanhedrin.
Rabbi Isaac Kuperman, who
lectures and teaches Talmud in
the synagogue, will deliver the
discourse on the conclusion of
the tractate. Hasidic songs and
Sabbath zmirot will be sung at
the "third meal," or "shalosh
All congregants will be asked to
participate in the special services.
The groups said that ominous de-
velopments in Russia such as the
recent wave of arrests of Jews in
Riga and Leningrad, are respon-
TEMPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Pram will speak
sible for the action.
on "The Peace Visions of the Prophet Isaiah." Ruth Grossman,
Among those arrested have been
Bat Mitzva. Services Saturday at 11 a.m.
Jews who petitioned to leave the
USSR for Israel.
TEMPLE BETH JACOB: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Berkowitz
will preach on "These Are the Words."
Rabbi Max Nussbaum, president
of the Board of Rabbis, explained
a.m. Saturday. Rabbi Gordon will speak on "Visions of Peace in
that today was chosen because it
The Talmud study group, which
Akiva Day School
precedes by four days the Jewish
the Middle East."
is open to present or former Tal-
fast day of Tisha b'Av, mourning CONG. BNAI JACOB: Services 7:25 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday. mud students in the Greenfield-10
24061 Coolidge, Oak Park
the destruction of the Temple in
Mile area, meets in the Bnai
Rabbi Isaac will speak on "The Calamity of Tisha b'Av."
CONG. BETH ACHIM: Suburban services 7:15 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Israel-Beth Yehudah Synagogue
Saturday. Rabbi Arm will. speak on "The Unlikely Vision." In- each Sabbath before Minha serv-
"We cannot afford a new Tisha
b'Av of the cultural genocide of a
town services 6:30 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
fifth of world Jewry," Dr. Nuss- TEMPLE KOL AMI: Services 8:30 p.m. today. Rabbi Conrad will de-
baum said. "We must let the world
liver the first of a
know about the oppression and per- CONG. BETH MOSES: Services 7 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday.
secution going on within Soviet
Thomas Ackerman, Bar Mitzva.
Regular services will be held at Cong. Bnai Moshe, Temple Beth
He said that many persons have El, Cong. Beth Shalom, Temple Emanu-El, Cong. Beth Abraham, Cong.
YESHIVATH BETH YEHUDAH
indicated they will extend the Bnai David, Cong. Shaarey Zedek, Adas Shalom Synagogue and Down-
15751 W. 101/2 Mile Rd.
Tisha b'Av fast—a hunger strike— town Synagogue.
to demonstrate their alliance with
SPECIAL ISRAEL TOURS AVAILABLE
fellow Jews in Russia.
Cyrus Levinthal, chairman of
the Commission on Soviet Jewry
of JFC's committee on community
relations, also pointed out that the
Rabbi Gerald A. Teller has been will no longer serve as assistant
Moiseyev Dance Ensemble of the appointed educational and youth rabbi.
Rabbi Teller was ordained in
Soviet Union will open an engage- director of Cong. Shaarey Zedek,
ment at the Shrine Auditorium to- Dr. Samuel Krohn, president of the 1966 at the Jewish Theological
Seminary, where he earned a mas-
ters degree in Hebrew literature.
"While this group epitomizes cul-
Rabbi Teller, while serving the During his seminary days, he serv-
that counts. BIG
tural freedom," Levinthal said,
ed as administrative assistant to
- "the Jews in Russia are experi- past three years
the metropolitan director of Bnai
discounts on all
encing genocidal cultural repres- as assistant rabbi
Brith Foundations. He also spent
sion. It is anticipated that a num-
his junior year studying in Israel.
ber of people will indicate their
Rabbi Teller was a chaplain in
concern for Soviet Jewry on open- much of his time
Taking orders on
the U.S. Army and also served a
ing night of the Moiseyev Dan-
small congregation in Aiken, S.C.,
youth a n d adult
before coming to Shaarey Zedek.
RES. LI 8-4119
However, Levinthal said, the education activi-
Commission on Soviet Jewry con- ties. According to
Agency Reports Dip
curs with the national policy of the
American Jewish Conference on Teller requested
12243 Jos. Campau, Detroit Tels.: 891-2360, 891-2361 891-0600
in Foster Home Need
Soviet Jewry opposing any activity this opportunity
SAN FRANCISCO (JTA) — A
inside the theater or any disrup- to reorganize and
strengthen t h e
tive actions outside the theater.
Jewish youngsters needing foster
"Such actions are considered synagogue's
family home placement has brought
school and youth Rabbi Teller
counter-productive to the goals of programs. He is devoting his full a major change in the program
the Jewish community in helping energies to his responsibilities and of the Homewood Terrace, the
Regitser now for new
Soviet Jewry," Levinthal said.
Jewish child care agency here, ac-
cording to Ralph A. Ross, execu-
tive director of the 100-year-old
at Hebrew University
Almost Razed by Fire
Two other factors for the changes
NEW YORK (JTA)—A Brooklyn
JERUSALEM — The Hebrew he cited were the fact that the
synagogue, Cong. Kesser
University of Jerusalem officially California social welfare depart-
was nearly destroyed by fire early inaugurated the Benbion and Lina ment took over child adoptiOn
A "school for growing up" where children learn to play with other
children, explore, experiment, create. Jewish experience. Holiday
a recent ceremony held in the placement last August and grow-
A spokesman for the fire depart- presence of Mrs. Lina Halper at ing state benefits in the form of
and Sabbath observances. Story hour and music. Class sizes limited
to 12 children.
ment said the blaze was not of the University Faculty Club, Mai- aid to dependent children. Founded
suspicious origin despite earlier son Belge.
in 1870 as the Pacific Hebrew
Mrs. Dorothy Levitsky, director
reports at the scene referring to
Established by the university in phans
at 13 Mile & Middlebelt (new Adas Shalom site)
a "heavy smell of gasoline."
the first in the area to start a
The two-alarm fire, which be-
per's husband, Benzion, a distin- cottage plan. The official told the
gan shortly after midnight, was
to register, phone UN 4-7474
guished Semitics scholar, and to San Francisco Jewish Bulletin that
brought under control some 45
her own work in the cause of the in the past nine years the agency
Sessions start In September.
minutes later. Damage due to the
Half-day sessions, mornings or afternoons.
Hebrew University which she has
Two to five days a week.
fire included charring of prayer
served as a volunteer leader for adoption cases involving children
Transportation may be arranged.
;Ion members welcome.
close to 30 years, the lectureship's above infancy. He added that "we
Officials of the congregation
first incumbent is Dr. David used to have 10 to 20 couples wait-
could not be reached for immedi-
ing to adopt a Jewish child."
Sunday, Sept. 20
Rabbi Teller Appointed to Head
Education, Youth, at Shaarey Zedek
WHOLESALE TO ALL
Adas Shalom Synagogue
A prince ... a great man ... has fallen in Israel
—II Samuel 3:38
IN TRIBUTE TO
Haim Moshe Shapiro
signer of the Israel
Israel Minister of the Interior, Chairman of the National Religious Party, Member of the Knesset,
Declaration of Independence and devout Jewish leader who was a founder of the State of Israel.
The Community is invited to honor the memory of this outstanding architect of Jewish Statehood.
Young Israel of Oak-Woods, 24061 Coolidge, Oak Park Sunday Evening, August 9, 1970, 8 p.m.
All Detroit Synagogues are requested to inform their worshipers about this important MemorPal Gathering.