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April 09, 1971 - Image 43

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-04-09

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3holem Aleichem 's 'Passover
n a Village' Comes to TV

WXYZ-TV, in cooperation with
1-, ' Jewish Community Council of
I6tropolitan Detroit, has produced
30-minute drama commemorat_
Itg Passover. Based on an original
C.,-- y by Sholem Aleichem, "Pass-
er in a Village" will be televised
Channel 7 at 5 p.m. Sunday.
It is the story of a Jewish fam-
' living among Gentile neighbors
and the turn of the century in
seemingly peaceful town of
rihvka. .y . int!fr 2.-id ,,
./1 NioscoW."
he joy of the Passover season
sharply broken by an accusation
t a blood killing has been .per-
trated by Nachman the Jew.
WXYZ-TV commemorates the
the missing Gentile neigh- Passover with the dramatization
;d, who has innocently run of "Passover in a Village" by
to play with Nachman's little Sholem Aleichem. The 30-minute
, turns up at the crucial mo- drama will be televised on Chan-
zt. The town returns to normal, nel 7 at 5 p.m. Sunday. Sharing
d Nachman, with typical good principal roles in the drama are
Poor, summons his family to be-
WJR Radio's Hal Youngblood
1 their Passover seder.
(right) as Nachman the Jew and
7-1_•:-ying the featured role of W. Paul Unger, playing the ac-
'chman is Hal Youngblood, ex- cusing neighbor Kuratchka.
l ative producer of WJR Radio's
ocus" program.
Feitel; W. Paul Unger, the accus-
IT4
2.c2k Calanni, who directed "Sum- ing neighbor Kuratchka; and 7-
r and Smoke" for Center Thea- year-old Brian Papo is Kuratchka's
; plays the bailiff; Ruth Seligson child Fedoka. Michael R. Parnos,
d Carol Chase, who have been who adapted the Sholem Aleichem
many productions at the Jewish story, is a student at Wayne State
ater, play Nachman's wife and University.
neighbor's wife, respectively;
"Passover in a Village" was
a Orbach, 7, is Nachman's child -staged and produced by Evelyn
Orbach, program and broadcasting
associate for the Jewish Commu-
nity Council of Metropolitan De-
troit, and directed by WXYZ-TV's
Mason Weaver. Executive produc-
er for WXYZ-TV is Arno Marcac-
cio.

[odern Drama
Be Televised as
assover Special

k. contemporary backdrop to
:--- Passover is provided in a
ma, "Some Speak . . . Some
Silent," to be televised by
4 VJ:-TV at 4 p.m. Sunday on
creel 4.
:he script, written by Wayne
e University student, Lois
mage, brings the generation
:into foctia :and, at this Pass-
r season, links the theme of
:-:•dom to the young people torn
the war in. Southeast' Asia.
.bby Moran, who has appeared
Center Theater, plays the lead
! , •t-,1 Denny, Her young sister;
aw, is Played by Ilene
.sman. Jules Abrams and Joyce
xring, also "active members of
Theater, portra.r,pennY's
ents.
he drama was taped in the
te of Evelyn Orbach; who
and produced the show for
Jewish Community Council, Of
211 she is program associate.
!vision director was Jerry

-

TV Show Converts
Meaning of Passover

Approval by t h e governing
boards of each institution has
paved °the way for the move of
Akiva Hebrew Day School and
High School into the recently com-
pleted R o h 1 i k Building of the
Midrasha-United Hebrew High
School on W. 12 Mile Rd., South-
field. The announcement was made
by Rabbi James I. Gordon, chair-
man of Akiva's board of education.
Akiva has outgrown its present
rented quarters, and the availabil-
ity of community facilities for
rental by Akiva has made possible
continued growth, said Rabbi Gor-
don. He added that rental was pre-
ferred over construction of a new
building to keep expenses down.
"The availability of the fine li-
brary, spacious grounds, audio-
visual and language lab rooms at
the new quarters will serve to en-
hance Akiva's own excellent edu-
cational program," Rabbi Gordon
said.
Registration is being accepted
for Akiva's elementary, secondary
and nongraded classes. For ap-
pointments with the principal,
Rabbi Gerald Werner, call the
school office, 545-1060.

ALLEN ZEMMOL has been ap- THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
pointed the Oakland County
Friday, April 9, 1971-43
regional chairman of the 1971 Jef-
ferson-Jackson Day activities, an-
nounced Ronald J. Thayer, Jeffer-
son-Jackson Day general chairman.
The annual event sponsored by
the Democratic Party is climaxed
with a dinner, this year May 8 at
Cobo Hall. Some 2,500 Democrats
from all over the state are ex-
pected to attend the fund-raising
event.

gewry

On the ,Xrif-

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This Week's Radio and.
Television Programs

PASSOVER. SPECIAL
Time: 4 p.m. Sunday
Station: 'Channel 4
Feature: "Some Speak . . Some
Are Silent." A 'contemporary
drama written by Wayne State
University student Lois Clamage,
the program was taped at the
home of Cantor and Mrs. Harold
Orbach. The script relates the
Pasover theme to a contemporary
issue. (See story)
* :::•
PASSOVER SPECIAL
Time: 5 p.m. Sunday
Station: Channel 7
Feature: "Passover in a Vil-
lage." Michael Parnos of Wayne
State University, has adapted the
story by Sholem Aleichem. The
Passover season for Nachman the
Jew and his family is marred
'when Gentile neighbors accuse
him of the blood killing of a miss-
ing Gentile child. (See story)

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Station: Channel 2
Feature: "A Letter to the So-
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Time: 11:30 p.m. Sunday
Station: WCAR
Feature: "Passover Around the
World." Cantor Harold Orbach of ••:
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Jewish traditions, the holiday of
Passover and renditions heard in
this musical program.
*
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Time: 10 p.m. Sunday
Station: WBRB-FM (102.7)
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Charles Feinberg
Gets Dual Honor.
From Hebrew U.

Dr. Israel Adler (left), direc-
tor of the Jewish National Uni-
versity Library at the Hebrew
University, presents Detroiter
Charles Feinberg with a special
album depicting aspects of the
gift he has made to the library.
With Feinberg is his wife. Elected
alternate governor of the He-
brew University during the 33rd
annual board meeting in Jerusa-
lem, he is chairman of the Li-
brary Advisory Council of the
American Friends of Hebrew
University.

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HIGHLIGHTS

NEW 'YORK (JTA) — Television
stations in New York, Los Angeles,
St. Louis, Philadelphia and Pitts-
burgh were reported to have can-
celed scheduled showings of a
Christian-oriented "Passover" pro-
gram following protests by the
Anti-Defamation League. Titled,
"The Passover," it contends that
the holiday seder is "a clear pro-
phecy of a greater story—the story
of redemption through Christ the
Messiah . . . the redemption of all
who will believe."
The three traditional pieces of
matzo are said to "represent
Father, Son and Holy Spirit," with
IN CONTACT
the finding of the afikomen con-
Time: 10:30 p.m. Sunday
noting the resurrection of Jesus.
Station: WJR
It is produced by the American
Feature: Hal Youngblood, with
Board of. Missions, a Protestant
group here that seeks to convert religious and moral figures, hosts
the weekly program whose prem-
Jews.
ise is to place religion and man
in contact.

Akiva to Move
to. UHS Building
in September

e dining room of a subur-
Detroit home provides the
g for this contemporary
a, "Some Speak ... Some
Silent," taped as a Pass-
special by WWJ-TV (Chan-
4). Shown are (from left)
s Abrams, Abby Moran and
Feurring and (with back
imera) Ilene Grossman. The
',lour drama will be tele-
El 4 p.m. Sunday.

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