Dr. Nelson Clueek, President Cellist Warburg
of 111.1C, Biblical Archeologist
CINCINATTI — Biblical archeol- King Solomon's mines,- and later
ogist Nelson Glueck, president of
identified Etzioa-geber on the
the Hebrew Union College-Jewish
Red Sea as the possible site of
Institute of Religion, died Feb. 12
Solomon's seaport and fortress.
at age 70.
It had been buried almost -2,500
-A former pupil of Dr. William
F. Albright, emeritus professor of
To Dr. Glueck, the old Testament
Semities at Johns Hopkins Uni- made up "the amazing historical
versity, Dr. Glueck was hailed by memory of the Bible."
A native of Cincinnati, Dr. Glueck
became interested in archeology
as a child. At 15, he entered He-
brew Union College, and was or-
dained at age 23. He studied arche-
ology at the University of Cincin-
nati and at universities abroad
under a Morgenthau travel fellow-
ship. His PhD degree was awarded
at the University of Jena, Ger-
many, in 192'7.
Under Dr. Albright, he began his
career as a biblical archeologist,
taking his first trip to Palestine in
1927. He traveled mostly on foot
and investigated every dig being
He alternated between teaching
at HUC, where he became profes-
sor of Bible and biblical archeol-
ogy, and the Middle East. From
1932 to 1933 and from 1936 to 1940,
he was director of the American
Society of Oriental Research in
DR. NELSON GLUECK
Jerusalem and for a period its an-
nual professor in Baghdad.
his mentor as "a hero of biblical
Dr. Glueck was named executive
archeology" at the 20th annivers- director of the Union of American
a r y celebration of Dr. Glueck's Hebrew Congregations in 1942.
presidency of Hebrew Union Col- From that year till 1947, he was
lege in 1967.
also a field agent for the Office
For more than 40 years, Dr.
of Strategic Services in Transjor-
Glueck was engaged in archeo- dan, using his. archeological ex-
logical projects in the Holy Land,
plorations as a cover and estab-
using the Bible as his guide. In lishing links with the Arabs to
1934, he identified the site of
collect information for American
During explorations of the
Gladys Alvin, Age 76 Negev,
which began in 1952, he
Gladys Alvin, an active club established that the desert had
woman, died Wednesday at age '76. been inhabited in the time of Abra-
Mrs. Alvin, 681 Covington, was ham and the Judean kings and as
a native Detroiter and belonged to early as the 4th Century BCE. -
Temple Beth El, Hadassah, Nation-
He wrote a number of books on
his explorations, including "The
al Council of Jewish Women and
Other Side of the Jordan," "The
Women's American ORT.
River Jordan," "Rivers in the
Surviving are a son, Richard;
Desert" and "Deities and Dol-
two brothers, George and Marvin
Blumenthal; two sisters, Ruth
Blumenthal and Mrs. Dora Stoll;
Dr. Glueck was elected presi-
and two grandchildren.
dent of Hebrew Union College in
1947, a year before its merger with
Jewish Institute of Religion in New
York. A third campus was opened
in Los Angeles, and he was in-
strumental in the establishment of
In memory of our dearly beloved the HUC Biblical and Archeological
husband, father and grandfather School in Jerusalem.
Joseph Gabriel Rosen taken from
Dr. Glueck held honorary de-
us Feb. 20, 1968 (21 days in She- grees from 20 universities and col-
vat). Never to. be forgotten by leges, and on his 70th birthday, 24
wife EtheL. children and grand- leading international archeologists
published a volume in his honor.
In loving Memory of Ben Barnett,
who passed away Feb. 17, 1969 (30 Faye Keywell, Hospital
days in Shevat). Sadly missed and Founder, Club Wonian
always in our hearts. His wife,
Faye. M. Keywell, a former De-
Sadie; son, Milton; and grand-
troiter, founder and trustee of Mt.
Sinai Hospital in Miami Beach,
In loving memory of dearly be- died Feb. 14, at age 72.
loved mother, Rose Hershman, who
Born in Big Beaver, Mich., Mrs.
passed away Feb. 9, 1956: (27 days Keywell resided in- Detroit until
in ShevaL ) Sadly missedand al- moving to,
to Florida five years ago.
ways remembered by her children,
was active in
Mrs. Gerald (Shirley) Altman -and many Jewish organizations,
Irving A. _Hershman._
among them, the National Coun-
cil of Jewish Women, Hadassah
and ORT. She was- a member
of Temple Beth El, and a life
The Family of the Late
member of Brandeis University.
She leaves a daughter, Mrs. Rob-
ert (Shirley) Fletcher of Miami;
two brothers, Edward C. and J. J.
Levy; three sisters, Mrs. Eliza-
beth Stone, Mrs. Dorothy Carnick
and Mrs. Kate Harris; and one
grandchild. Interment Detroit.
Ian Y entortant
HARRY APPEL, 9184 Haverhill,
died Feb. 12. Survived by his wife,
Lillian; a son, Edward M., and a
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Gerald F. Warburg, cellist,
music patron and son of the late
financier and art patron Felix
Warburg, died Sunday at age 69.
John. Litzky, 72,
Attorney John Litzky, who had a
practice in the Detroit area for 45
years, died Wednesday at age 72.
Active in veterans' affairs, he was
past commander of Detroit Silver-
man Post and the Michigan State
Department of Jewish War Veter-
ans, as well as Rosenwald Post of
the American Legion.
Mr. Litzky, 10703 Santa Maria,
was a native of New York and lived
in Detroit 55 years. His law office
was at 22802 John R, Hazel Park.
A graduate of the Detroit College
of Law in 1925, he was a member
of the Michigan Bar Association,
the Masons and Temple Israel.
He leaves nieces and nephews.
Arthur Miller; Taught
Psychiatry at U of M
Dr. Arthur A. Miller, Ann Arbor
psychiatrist and teacher, died Feb.
15 at age 49. He was a past presi-
dent of Temple Beth Emeth.
Dr. Miller, 119 N. Dixboro, taught
in the department of psychiatry at
the University of Michigan for 11/2
He was a member of many
medical organizations, including
the American Medical Association,
American Psychiatric Association,
American Psychoanalytic Associa-
tion, Group for Advancement of
Psychiatry, Chicago . Society for
Adolescent Psychiatry and the
American Society for Adolescent
Dr. Miller served as editor of
Annals of American Society for
He leaves his wife, Doris; three
daughters, Elissa, Madeline and
Mrs. Ronald (Cynthia) Meyer; his
parents, Mr. and Mrs. Hyman
(Tillie) Miller; and two sisters,
Mrs. Ralph (Edith) Levin and
- Mrs. Jack (Shirlee) Shorr of
SAMUEL BUTT, 23064 Kipling,
Oak Park, died Feb. 11. He leaves wassee, died Feb 12. She leaves
a daughter, Mrs. William (Sylvia) her. husband, Owen; and tub'
Weinstock; two grandchildren and brothers.
three great-grandchildren. Inter-
ment New York.
ABRAHAM J. ZAFT, 17329
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Kentucky, died Feb. 12. He leaves
FLORENCE COMISAR, 13720 his mother, Mrs. Rebecca Zaft;
W. 10 Mile Rd., Oak Park, died two brothers, Henry and Harold;
Feb. 15. She leaves her husband, and a sister, Mrs. Max (Helen)
Nathan, a son, Edward; a daugh- Lepofsky.
ter, Mrs. Arnold (Muriel) Levitsky;
one brother and four grandchildren.
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HARRY FELDSTEIN, 19100 W.
Seven Mile, died Feb. 11. Survived
by two sons, Albert L. and Joseph;
a daughter, Mrs. Jack (Irene)
Karpel of Canoga Park, Calif.; one
brother and five grandchildren.
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TILLIE FISHER, 17400 Third,
died Feb. 12. She leaves two sis-
ters, Lena and Mrs. Benjamin
(Ann) Schlager; nieces and ne-
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GRADA LANDES, 18693 Mur-
ray Hill, died Feb. 11. She leaves
a brother, Irving; and two sisters,
Mrs. Jack (Molly) Cook of Dover,
N.H. and Mrs. Masha (Clara)
Spiegel of Jamaica, N.Y.
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BERNARD LUMBERG, 23120
Kenosha, Oak Park, died Feb. 14.
Survived by his father, Solomon;
and four sisters, -Mrs. Abram
(Sarah) Fieldman, Mrs. Harvey
(Rhea) Frank, Mrs. Fred (Lucille)
Baron and Mrs. Harry (Pauline)
DAVID MINDEL, 725 Whitmore,
died Feb. 15. He leaves two daugh-
ters, Mrs. Ben (Selma) Jaffe and
Mrs. Edwin Greenfield; 'one brother
and three sisters in South Africa,
and six grandchildren.
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MAX MOSES, 22001 Sussex,
Oak Park, died Feb. 15. He leaves
his wife, Sarah; a daughter, Ar-
lene, and one brother.
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MARTIN ROTH, 4120 Haverhill,
died Feb. 10. Survived by his wife,
Helen; a son, Robert of Tarzana,
Benjamin Goldhoff, 64,
Automotive Tool Supplier
' 444 ,
MONUMENT CENTER, INC
441 E. II MILE,
11/2 Stocks E. of Woodward
6 mks from 3 Jewish
Cemeteries on Woodward
During the coming
week Yeshiva Beth
Yehuda will observe
. the Yahrxeit of the
friends, with the
of Kaddish and stu-
dying of Mishnayes.
Leon J. Simon
Esther Glicksman 24
Theodore Lipman 26
E rnest H. Chayet 27
Melvin E. Duchan 27
Sophie Engelman 27
S oule *raker
Abraham Meyers- 23
Lifshe OleshanSilf 211
Shrews F. J. Ruffsky 21
E ugene J. Goodman 23
SIma K. Sas Moshe 11
Esther 'F. Klaus
Katie M. Rubin
Leo N. Spector
Jeanette H. Bernstein 1
Joseph Clinton -
Yeshivah Beth Yebudah
15751 W. 101/2 AC, Southfield
BERG AND URBACH
'76, ftedt catWiewe-e-oceoft, 2
Cincinnati. -- _
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Calif; five daughters, Ginger, Joan,
Geraldine, Helen and Mrs. Ben
(Shirley) Greengood: two broth-
ers, and one sister.
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ANN BUSH, 21451 Kipling, Oak
NATHAN STAHL, 14126 Winches-
Park, died Feb. 14. She leaves her ter, Oak Park, died Feb. 11. Sur-
husband, Meyer; three daughters, vived by his wife, Norma; a son.
Mrs. Louis (Eleanor) Zamler, Bernard; two daughters, Mrs. Saul
Mrs. Samuel (Cecial) Roby, and (Shirley) Arsht and Mrs. Ferman
Miss Helen Bush; one brother and (Judy) Morales; one brother, two
sisters and six grandchildren.
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Benjamin B. Goldhoff, co-owner
for 23 years of Mechanics Tool
Supply Co., wholesale automotive
tool suppliers, died Feb. 13. He
Born in Cincinnati, Mr. Goldhoff,
14805 Lincoln, Oak Park, lived in
Detroit 24 years.
He was a past president and
current financial secretary of
Pisgah Lodge, Bnai Brith. He also
belonged to Temple Beth El and
its men's club.
He is survived by his wife, Lee;
The-March of Dimes estimates a daughter, Eileen; and four broth-
Samuel, Max. of Florid a,
that L5,000,000 ,Americans of all
_ages haire.birdi defects that affect Simon of California and Morris of
their daily Ryes.:
Friday, February 19, 1971-47
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