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September 25, 1970 - Image 24

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-09-25

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Selihot, Rosh Hashana Services Scheduled

Traditional Selihot services, with
their prayers for forgiveness, will
provide the prelude to the High
Holy Day period, midnight Satur-
day. Four nights later, the New
Year of 5731 will be ushered in
throughout the world.
Synagogues and temples which
•• indicated special Selihot serv-
and gatherings for this week-
-id are as follows, with Rosh Has-
hana schedules listed further on.
The entire community is welcome
at Selihot services.
Adas Shalom Synagouge's mid:
night services will be held at the
new Hillel Day School building on
Middlebelt. Rd., Farmington. A
social hour, at which Rabbis Jacob
E. Segal and Jonas Goldberg will
lead a discussion of the significance
and meaning of the High Holy
Days, will begin at 10:30 p.m. Can-
tor Nicholas Fenakel and the Syn-
agogue Choir will render specially
prepared liturgical selections at the
Selihot service.
Young Israel Center of Oak-
Woods will hold a pre-Selihot social
hour at 10 p.m. Saturday under the
sponsorship of the sisterhood. Rab-
bi James I. Gordon will deliver a
message at 11:40, and Cantor Da-
vid Greenbaum will lead the open-
ing Selihot prayers. (Rabbi Gordon
will deliver his annual Sabbath
Shuva lecture 5 p.m. Saturday. It
will be devoted to "Repentance.")

quartet, led by Assoc. Cantor Is-
rael Fuchs, will conduct 10 p.m.
Selihot services.
Cong. Bnai Israel of Pontiac will
hold midnight services Saturday
after a social hour and discussion
of the observance of the High Holy
Days, led by Rabbi Leonard Ber-
Cong. Beth Achim will hold a so-
cial fellowship hour preceding the
midnight service at its Southfield
building.. Cantor Simon Bermanis,
assisted by the synagogue's holi-
day choir conducted by Charles
Weiner, will officiate.
Cong. Beth Jacob of Pontiac will
hold Selihot services 11 p.m. Sat-
urday. Rabbi H. Philip Berkowitz
will speak on "At the Threshold
of the High Holy Days."

Rosh Hashana services will be
held Wednesday and Thursday
evenings and Thursday and Friday
mornings in Orthodox and Conserv-
ative synagogues. Reform temples
hold Rosh Hashana services Wed-
nesday evening and Thursday mor-
ning only.
Those synagogues that have list-
ed holiday schedules are as fol-
Cong. Beth Achim, in both De-
troit and Southfield, will hold eve-
ning services at 6. Rabbi Benjamin
Gorrelick and Cantor Joseph Birn-
holtz will officiate in the Schaefer
Temple Beth Am's new board building's main sanctuary, with
of directors will be installed by Rabbi Herbert Eskin and Cantor
' Rabbi David Chester at 10 p.m., Naftali Frankel of Cincinnati lead-
with a reception following. At Set. ing parallel services in the social
ihot services, Rabbi Chester will hall. Rabbi Milton Arm and Cantor
speak on "The Jewish Concept of Simon Bermanis will conduct serv-
Sin, Guilt and Atonement."
ices at the Southfield building. Mor-
Beth Abraham Synagogue will ning services Thursday and Friday
hold a reception and reunion for are scheduled at 7:30.
members at 9 p.m. Saturday. Rabbi
Young Israel Center of Oak-
Israel Halpern, Cantor Shabtai
Woods will usher in the holidays
Ackerman and the synagogue at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Services

Progress Report Due at Breakfast

of Beth Abraham Membership

7:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday
will be led by Menahem Landau
and Cantor David Greenbaum.
Rabbi James I. Gordon will
speak the first day on "Is Mo-
therhood BeComing a Myth?"
and the second day on "Tbe Stat.
us of Man."

Temple Beth Jacob of Pontiac
will hold services 8:30 p.m. Wed-
nesday, when Rabbi H. Philip Ber-
kowitz will speak on "What Brings
Us Here?" and at 10 a.m. Thurs-
day, when the sermon topic will be

"The Past Speaks the Present."
Religious school services will be
held at 2 p.m.
Birmingham Temple services will
be held 8:30 p.m. Wednesday and
10:30 a.m. Thursday. Rabbi Sher-

win Wine will discuss "Living
With Anxiety."
Adas Shalom Synagogue will hold
evening services at 6 and morning
services at 7:30 both days. Parallel
serivces will be held in main sanc-
tuary and social hall, with Rabbis
Jacob E. Segal and Jonas Goldberg
alternating pulpits. Rabbi Segal's
sermon will be on "The Key to
Renewal—Are Your Values Holding
Up:" Rabbi Goldberg will speak on
"Jewish Education—Education for
What?" Cantor Nicholas Fenakel
and Assoc. Cantor Larry Vieder
will chant the liturgy, assisted by
the synagogue choirs directed by
Cantor Fenakel and Dr. Maurice
Lax. Members of United Synagogue
Youth, Matthew Rose, Robert
Schostak, Jeremy Segal and Philip
Wolok, will chant Torah readings.
Youth services, supervised by
youth education director Barry
Bank, will be held in three sec-
tions: 9th graders to college-age in
the synagogue chapel; 6th-8th
grades in the school building; and
3rd-5th grades in the board room. -

Temple Beth El will hold two
evening services Wednesday, one
at 7 and the other at 9, both with
Dr. Richard C. Hertz preaching.
At 10 a.m. services Thursday,
Rabbi Morton Kanter will speak.
Childien's and youth serivces will
be held 2:30 p.m. Thursday. Men
and women in the armed forces
are invited, with no admission
cards required.


24—Friday, September 25, 1970

Cong. Shaarey Shomayim serv- Libersons to Host
ices are set for 6 p.m. and 8 a.m.
both days. Rabbi Leo Y. Goldman Beth Achim Gathering
will speak on "The Beginning of
Mr. and Mrs. William I. Liberson
Life" the first day and "A Year to will host a leadership reception on
Remember" thg,, second day.
behalf of Cong. Beth Achim and in
honor of Rabbi Benjamin H. Gorre-
Cong. Shaarey Zedek will hold lick 8:20 p.m. Oct. 6 at their new
services at 6 p.m. and 7:45 a.m. home, 28509 Rivercrest, Southfield.
both days. Rabbi Irwin Groner will
The reception is being held in ad-
preach on "Do We Still Love Life?"
and "How to Educate Parents." vance of the Beth Achim testimon-
Youth services, -supervised by Rab- ial dinner, which will honor Rabbi
bi Gerald Teller, director of edu- Gorrelick on his nearly 40 years
cation and youth, will be held on in the rabbinate and his 21 years
various levels, with junior congre- of service to Detroit Jewry.
Liberson, com-
gation (grades 9-12) led by Gary
munal leader and
Stern, adviser; and Tikva, inter-
is a for-
mediate congregation (4-6), kinder-
mer president of
garten, and lst-3rd grades in sepa-
rate rooms.
is chairman of
Cong. Beth Hillel services are
t Is e testimonial
set for 6 p.m. and 7:45 a.m. both
days. Rabbi Joel Like will preach
Dr. Arieh Plot-
on "The Sanctity of Man" and "The
kin, who served
Sanctity of the Jew." Michael Trai-
as an intelligence
son will conduct youth services
officer in the Is-
both days.
la/wain rael Defense
Temple Kol Ami will open serv- Forces, will be guest speaker.
The testimonial dinner for Rabbi
ices Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Rabbi

Ernst Conrad will speak on "Turn-
ing the Hearts of Parents to Their
Children." At 10 a.m. services
Thursday, he will speak on "Keep
Your Voice From Weeping." The
Temple Youth Group will conduct
children's services at 3 p.m. Mrs.
Natalie Conrad, pianist; Mrs. Dora-
lene McNelly Davis, soprano; and
Dr. Irving Friedman, tenor, will
provide High Holy Day music.
Cong. Beth Moses services are
scheduled to bee)) 6105 p.m. and 8
a.m. both days.

Gorrelick will be held Oct. 18 at
the Jewish Center. The dinner is
being given prior to his departure

on a year's sabbatical, most of
which will be spent in Israel.
Ticket chairmen are Mr. Manuel
Feldman and Max Nosanchuk.
David Silver is coordinator. For
reservations, call Israel Bonds,

The wise does at once what the
fool does at last.—Baltasar Gra-








Pictured during ground-breaking exercises at the West Bloom-
field Township site of Cong. Beth Abraham are (from left) front:
Dr. Anthony Witham, superintendent of schools, West Bloomfield
Township; Judge Nathan J. Kaufman, groundbreaking toastmaster;
Louis Ellenbogen, honorary lifetime president of the congregation;
and Irving Adler, president of the congregation. At rear are William
Genser past president of the congregation; Dr. Robert Schlaff, co-
chairman of the new synagogue building organization; and Mrs.
Philip Rubinoff, executive director of the congregation.

Members of Beth Abraham Con-
gregation will have breakfast with
Judge Nathan Kaufman 10 a.m.
Sunday in the synagogue.
Judge Kaufman, who serves with
Dr. Robert Schlaff as co-chairman
of the new synagogue building cab-
inet, will present a pictorial review
of the ground breaking, which took
place Sept. 13 on the site of Beth
Abraham's new synagogue and
school on Maple Rd. between Ink-

ster and Middlebelt in West Bloom-
field Township.
A model of the new synagogue
complex will be on exhibit. A de-
tailed progress report and further
plans will be presented.
Questions will be answered by
Seymour Mandell, architect, and
the building committee, Herman
Rader, William Genser, Jack
Schon, Dr. Schlaff and chairman
Nelson Dembs.

Interfaith Workshops Study Youth Violence

NEW YORK--"We are trying to
make the leadership of the country
aware that there is no point in kid-
ding themselves that Kent State is
over," says Dr. James M. Eagan,
National Conference of Christians
and'Jews vice president for youth.

root" reactions and develop rec-
ommendations for the agenda of
the 1970 White House Conference
on Children and Youth.
Very subtly the idea is to pre-
vent young people from direct Con-
frontation with law enforcement
"You have to trust the kids," officials. (-
says Dr. Eagan, "and part of that
"Violence," says Eagan, "is not
trust is being willing to listen."
confined to the big cities, the whole
This year, the NCCJ sponsored area is boiling.

eight national workshops on the
"Individuals, however, leave the
theme of "Effects of War and Vio- workshops with a commitment to
lence Upon Children and Youth." effect some change within their
The workshops obtain "gr ass community," Eagan says,

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