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November 27, 1970 - Image 32

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1970-11-27

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32—Friday, November 27, 1970

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS

Midrasha Accredited by Iggud,
Association of Hebrew Colleges

Mandell L. Berman, chairman admission requirements, curricu-
of the Midrasha, College of Jewish lum, administration and faculty,
Studies, announces that the Assa library, quarters and state recog-
elation of Hebrew Colleges (Iggud) nition. It is guided by the National
has granted accreditation to the Board of License "Criteria for the
Midrasha. Evaluation of Hebrew Teachers
Iggud was established in 1951 to Colleges."
accredit, and set standards for, He-
In 1968, the Midrasha applied
brew institutions of higher learn- for accreditation from the Iggud,
ing. It was organized by 10 Hebrew and the process culminated in a
teachers colleges and since that two-day visit last May by Dr.
time, only two colleges have been Elazar Goelman, dean of Gratz
admitted. The Midrasha is one College and president of Iggud,
of the two.
and Dr. Jacob Rabinowitz. dean
Before granting accreditation, a of Yeshiva University Teachers
careful study is conducted by the Institute for Men.
investigating committee to deter-
The Midrasha, established in
mine whether an institution meets
1948, is recognized by the state
the requirements set down by the of Michigan as a degree-granting
Iggud.
institution of higher learning. In
The committee is concerned with
addition to its intensive program
of Hebraic studies, the Midrasha
has cooperative arrangements
with Oakland University and the
University of Detroit, and a
large extension department on
the University of Michigan cam-
Environs pus conducted cooperatively with
the Hillel Foundation.
If Mackenzie High School ever
,As a result of the Iggud's ac-
gets trash baskets for its entrances, creditation, Midrasha graduates
students and faculty will thank will now be certified by the De-
Roslyn Glasser, a former teacher troit Board of License, an accred-
who has become a one-woman ecol- ited arm of the National Board of
ogy movement.
Super-
Getting trash baskets was only visory
License
for Teachers
and
Personnel
in America,
and
one of Miss Glasser's goals for im- will be able to teach in any Re-
proving the environment during the
school in the United States
three years she was a biology or Canada.
teacher at Mackenzie High School.
Albert Elazar, president of the
Now that she's at the University Midrasha, and Dr. Benjamin L.
of Michigan, working on a mas- Yapko, provost, stated that the
ters degree in environmental edu- action of the Iggud in providing
cation, her interest has broadened recognition of its academic status,
to the point that she's creating a enables the Midrasha to partici-
curriculum for environmental pate in deliberations and planning
studies.
which takes place nationally.
Miss Glasser became particu-
The door is now cpen to Mid-
larly concerned over pollution
rasha students to transfer their
problems in summer 1969 while credits to other colleges of Jewish
studying intertidal pollution prob-
studies and to participate in na-
lems at Stanford University's tional and international programs.
Marine Biology Station.
She worked with Detroit's Keep
Detroit Beeautiful Teens and or-
ganized a "spinoff" group at Mack-
enzie which has been trying to
persuade the •city's department of
public works to provide the school
Jerusalem Mayor Teddy Kollek
with trash baskets.
Besides working to affect the at- has invited Detroit Mayor and Mrs.
tidues of students at Mackenzie, Gribbs to visit his city next month,
she attempted to influence the and they may take him up on it,
faculty by preparing a series of Gribbs said this week.
fact sheets on pollution problems. Kollek, in a letter to Gribbs,
Now, at the University of Mich- wrote: "In addition to the many
igan, she is working with the religious and historic sites so im-
ENACT's (Environmental Action) pertant to people throughout the
ecology center for survival and world, I think you, as a mayor,
recently became its publicity di- will be interested in seeing how we
rector. in reunited Jerusalem are confront-
By next summer, Miss Glasser ing urban problems." "-
hopes to have obtained her mas-
Kollek invited Gribbs to stay
ter's degree and to have finished Dec. 9-17, but Gribbs will be at-
formulating a curriculum of en- tending a meeting of the National
vironmental studies for high school League of Cities in Atlanta Dec.
students. Her dream is to be able 7-11. He hopes to fly to Israel the
to help install the curriculum in following week for a five-day visit,
a school system, possibly Detroit's. he said.

Ex-Teacher Shows
Students How to
Improve

Gribbs Invited
to Jerusalem

IT'S A FACT

20% of Israel's

population has
en annual income
of less then

Mizrachi Executive
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Dr. Stanley . M. Wagner, newly
elected national executive vice cF
president of Religious Zionists of
America, Mizrachi Hapoel Hamiz-
rachi, will meet with the Detroit
Mizrachi leadership for the first
time, 8 p.m., Monday, at a meet-
ing at the home
of Rabbi Ernest
Greenfield, assist-
ant to the presi-
dent for orga n-
ization and cul-
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you. Loads of styles.
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• Boxy
in Lexington, Ky., before going
• Dress Coats
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guages and literature at the Uni-
versity of Kentucky. Last year
the Boy Scouts of America pre-
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