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October 30, 1970 - Image 22

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-10-30

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TEE Knedkr Away HEWS

Form Synagogue
Bargman Memorial Scholar Series
to Open With-Prof. Abraham Kaplan

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Rabbi Bynum Judah Schachtel
Temple new El's 12th annual
Theodore and Mina Bargman Me- of (hag. Beth Israel, Houston,
mortal Scholar Series will bring will discuss 'The Changing God
five scholars and leaders of Jewish Idea in Jewish Thought," Jan. 15.
beginnag Nov. 6. The 8:30 On Feb. 26, Dr. Norman Gold-
p.m. lectures are preceded by a burg, author of "Patrick J. McGil-
dinner in the social hall &lady and the Rabbi," will speak
The series °poser will be a talk on "Behind the Ministerial Cur-
tin "Jews mid the Non-Jewish tarn."
World" by Rabbi Abraham Kaplan, Rabbi Alexander M. Schindler.
professor of plullosopby at the Uni- vice president of the Union of
versify of Ilfiebigan. American Hebrew Congregations,
Oa Dec. 18, Rabbi Alfred Jospe, will speak on "Judaism 1984"
director of program and resourzes March 26.
for Baud Brith Hilted Foundations, The dinners begin at 7. Lectures,
will speak an "Wily Does the Cam- at which Dr. Richard C. Hertz will
pus Rage?" preside, are open to the public.

Holy Days Effort Nets $26,556,000

NEW YORK (JTA)—Reacting to I of $2,283,550. Philadelphia went
dramatic develop meats in the from $1339,400 to a 1970 total of
Middle East alerting Israel's fu- $1,578,000, and Toronto reached
tare, Jewish communities in the $2,186,350, as compared with the
United States and Canada achieved 1969 figure of $1,844,950. ,
a record total of brad Bond sales
The Wish Holy Day effort has
amounting to $25,555411111 dorbg the traationally been the occasion
recent truth Holy Day fragrant car- for the launching of the fall and
ried an in Refarra, Conservative winter campaign for Israel

and Orthodox congregations_
The annoweesaent of the MO
Holy Day total was made Wed-
nesday by Leo Bernstein. vice

president of the Israel Bond Orga-

This year's Etch Holy Day re-
sults represented a Si per cent in-
crease over the total of la7.5612C0
which was reabsed in the Rosh
Radian* and Yam Kippur activi-
ties lad year, Bernstein said-
All records were broken in Los

Angeles, which reported a total of
34.535,5511 Aga hot a 1968 Sigh Holy
Day result of SUMAS& Baltimore,
a pio•eer coninsundy in synagogue
appeals, immeased is 1969 sales of
$1.625,31111 to a new high this year

Sunday 12-5

The Toggery

H... law gam. Colder

Bonds, ushering in the period of
the most vigorous activity in be-
half of the development and
strengthening of Israel's econ-

In stressing the extraordinary
Success of the recent New Year
and Day of Atonement activities.
Bernstein observed that the com-
munity consciousness of Israel's
crisis and urgent needs during this
period moved Jewish congregations
to act with great unanimity.
He added that the measure of re-
sponse to the Israel Bond drive
indicated an acute awareness of
American and Canadian Jewry of
the vital link between a strong
economy and survival for the peo-
ple and the state of Israel.
Approximately 800 synagogues
were enrolled in the special High
Holy Day effort this year. In addi-
tion, many congregations partici-
pate in the Israel Bond campaign
through special dinners and other
functions under their auspices dur-
ing the course of the year.

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CHICAGO (JTA)—A "large seg-

ment" of the members of a new
Chicago congregation, organized to
"recapture the alienated Jewish
young people," worship regularly
for the first time since their Bar or
Bat Mitzva, according to the presi-
dent and rabbi of the synagogue.
The goals of Cong. Beth Ami,
which was started last January,
were described in a letter to the
'Sentinel of Chicago.
President Nat Gershman and
Rabbi Irving Schrier reported that
in the late months of 1969, a group
of seven young married couples in
suburban Chicago "became in-
creasingly disturbed at what had
come to pass for modern syna-
gogue life" and decided "to do
something about it."
The families formed a congrega-
tion and adopted a constitution
which established the principle that
all members were entitled to a
voice in synagogue affairs.
They said that, accordingly,
synagogue ritual honors are not
"purchased" but are distributed
equitably among the eongregants
and that "the leadership of the
congregation is not vested solely
in the most affluent members."
"The congregation's goal is to
recapture the alienated Jewish
young people, and to instill pride
and dignity into a generation where
disinterest and cynicism now pre-
vail," the officials declared. The
constitution specifies that "no bur-
densome financial obligations be
placed upon its members. A most
reasonable dues structure has been
formulated, bearing that very prin-
ciple in mind."
They reported that most of the
congregants are in the 25- to 35-
year age group, with a smaller per-
centage over 40. From the original
seven families, they said the con-
gregation has grown to a member-
ship of 115 families.
Average attendance at Sabbath
services—"without any Bar or Bat
Mitzva celebrations or the like"—
has been 75 or more. They reported
also that the synagogue's adult
education programs "have been ex-
ceptionally well attended and show
no signs of abatement even after
the glitter and newness have worn
The "usual motive" for joining a
synagogue—to give children a Jew-
ish education--does not apply to
Cong. Beth Ami, the officials add-
ed, because only "a very small
percentage" of the congregants
have children old enough to be en-
rolled in Hebrew school.







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