Friday, November 27, 1970-25
Beth Achim Ground Breaking THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
to Take Place This Weekend Role of 'Darshan'at Shaarey Zedek
There was an innovation at message that was read by RAbbi
Shaarey Zedek services last Sab- Gerald Teller. Rabbi Groner was
absent from the pulpit that morn-
An old custom of having a lay ing attending a week end seminar
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darshan—a knowledgeable layman With the coming year's conse-
—preach to the congregants was crants.
The first darshan under the inno-
There will be a darshan who will vated program was Daniel Cullen.
spoke on the Abrahamic story
PROPOSED BETH ACHIM SYNAGOGUE
interpret the sedra of the week
once a month, Rabbi Irwin Groner of the Sabbath's scriptural selec-
The official turning of the sod pleted late in 1971, it will have a informed the congregation in a tion.
10:30 a.m. Sunday will signal the sanctuary with 760 permanent
beginning of the new building faci- seats, expandable to accommodate
lities of Cong. Beth Achim at 21100 2,100 persons for special services.
W. 12 Mile, Southfield.
It will include a social hall ac -
The congregation, which has commodating more than 500 at
been occupying the present struc- dinner and 1,300 at special assem-
ture since September 1969 after blies. A meditation room will con-
purchasing it from the Northbrook tain a permanent memorial to the
15751 W. 10 1/2 Mile Rd.
Presbyterian Church, will add Six Million, and there will be a
completely new units as well as board room, a suka court, Judaica
SPECIAL ISRAEL TOURS AVAILABLE
remodel portions of the existing shop and administrative offices. A
INQUIRE ABOUT OUR
large reception lounge adjacent to
Phllllp Chapnick will preside the social hall will look out on two
"Holiday for Singles in Israel"
at the ground-breaking cere- landscaped garden courts.
mony and Southfield Mayor Nor-
The ground breaking will initiate
WE ALSO CHARTER BUSES
man Feder will head the list of an intensive campaign for capital
funds headed by Jonas Dworin.
The actual breaking of earth
will take place on the site, but
the program will be held indoors
Rabbi Benjamin H. Gorrelick
will pronounce the invocation, and
Cantor Simon Bermanis will render
musical selections, together with
the sisterhood singers.
The president of Beth Achim,
Sidney Silverman, will be assisted
by Mrs. Simon Bermanis, presi-
dent of the sisterhood; William
Freedman, president of the men's
club; Mrs. Jason Bodzin, presi-
dent of the Young Marrieds; and
Diana Norman, president of the
synagogue's youth affiliate, Lahav,
in the symbolic turning of the
When the building, designed by
the architectural firm of Louis G.
Redstone Associates, Inc., is cons-
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CHABAD LUBAVITCH and CAMP GAN ISRAEL
are proud to present—
Morris Frederick Feted
Prior to Aliya Dec. 6
Leaders in the Orthodox com-
munity took part in a recent fare-
well dinner for Morris Frederick,
who will leave Detroit Dec. 6 to
take up permanent residence in
The dinner was given by his
children, the David Fredericks,
Paula and Gail; and other mem-
bers of the family.
Frederick has been active in
several Orthodox organizations, in-
cluding Agudat Israel, Young Is-
rael and Cong. Shaarey Shomayim.
Sabbath services and kidush this
weekend at Shaarey Shomayim
also will be dedicated to Frede-
Frederick was a jeweler in the
Metropolitan Building for more
than 20 years.
Rockefeller to Speak
on Rabbis' Anniversary
NEW YORK—Gov. Rockefeller
will head a list of distinguished
speakers at the inaugural con-
vocation of the New York Board
of Rabbis' 90th anniversary year
at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel,
The rabbis have chosen this an-
niversary to honor four distinguish-
ed laymen and one rabbi for their
contributions to America and to
world Jewry. They are: William
Kaufman, president of the advisory
council of the New York Board of
Rabbis; Jack D. Weiler, chairman
of the board of the council, and
Max Stern, vice chairman of the
board; Charles H. Silver, president
of the International Synagogue at
JFK Airport; and Rabbi Harold H.
Gordon, executive vice president
of the New York Board of Rabbis,
who will be cited for his quarter
century of service to the rabbinic
group and the community.
Meeting Human Needs
"The burden of meeting human
needs in Israel falls increasingly
upon world Jewry. It will be your
mission to understand the nature
and dimensions of these needs in
the light of the new situations
that confront us."—Abba Eban,
Israeli Foreign Minister.
FIFTY CHASSIDIC SINGERS
MUSICIANS — DANCERS
at the CHANUKAH CHASSIDIC CONCERT
HONORING IRWIN I. COHN
Former Concertmaster of
Sunday, December 21 at 2:00 p.m.
Patrons, 550.00; Sponsors. $25.00
DETROIT SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
Contributors, 66.00; $3.00
MRS. EMMA SCHAVER