0—Friday, April 23, 1971
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Nisan Recorded as Month of Aviv--Spring of the Year
NG. BNAI JACOB: Services 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Saturday.
. Rabbi Isaac will speak on "Shemini."
MINGHAM TEMPLE: Services 8:30 p.m. today.Rabbi Wine will
discuss "The American Family,"
■ NG. MISHKAN ISRAEL: Services 7 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Satur-
day. Rabbi Kranz will speak on "Going Too Far—Coming Too
► NG. BNAI ISRAEL OF PONTIAC: Services 8:30 p.m. today and
7:30 a m. Saturday, Rabbi Berman will discuss "Today's Youth:
Are They Ready for Spiritual Challenge?" at services conducted
by the youth group today. A socio-drama will be presented.
1NG. BETH SHALOM: Services 8:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Satur-
day,. II-11W Halpern's sermon will be "Thirteen Mitzvot." Nancy
Kling and Karen Salem, Bnot Mitzva today, Karl Klein, Bar
:MPLE BETH EL: Services 8:30 p.m. today and 11:15 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Kanter will preach on "Body Without Soul: Heroic Aspects
of Medicine" today. His sermon Saturday will be "Body Without
Soul: _Leviticus, Chapter 10." Steven Schafer, Bar Mitzva today.
Joseph Dorman, Bar Mitzva Saturday.
)NG. BNAI MOSHE: Services 6:45 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur-
day. Rabbi Lehrman will speak on "Malignant Trends." Marc
Curtis and Ronald Petrinitz, Bnai Mitzva.
MPLE ISRAEL: Services 8:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi Syme will discuss "Women's Lib—a Jewish Perspective."
James Furrhan, Bar Mitzva today. Hugh Barnett, Bar Mitzva
ING. BETH ABRAHAM: Services 6:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. Satur-
day. Rabbi Halpern will speak on "The Limits of Accomplishment."
'NG. SHAAREY SHOMAYIM: Services 7:15 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday.. Rabbi Goldman will discuss "Responsibilities of
:MPLE EMANU-EL: Services 8:15 p.m. today and 10 a.m. Saturday.
Rabbi itosennaum's sermon will be "How Unique Are We?"
He will discuss "The Opposite of Holiness" Saturday. Howard
Goode, Bar Mitzva today. Robert Peven, Bar Mitzva Saturday.
:MPLE BETH JACOB OF PONTIAC: Services 8:30 p.m. today.
Rabbi Berkowitz will speak on "Our Hangup With Prayer."
\ iG, BETH ACHIM: Services '7:10 p.m. and men's club services 8:30
2.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Saturday. Robin Blumer and Seymour
3aras, Bnai Mitzva.
4.G. BETH MOSES: Services 6:15 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur-
day. Barry Beltzman and Eric Greene, Bnai Mitzva.
1NG. SI4AAREY ZEDEK: Services 6 p.m. today and 8:45 a.m. Satur-
day. fawrence Lichtman, Michael Tobin and Kenneth Foon, Bnai
rAS SHALOM SYNAGOGUE: Services 6 p.m. today and 9 a.m.
Saturday. Steven Klegon, Bar Mitzva.
iNG. BNAI DAVID: Services 7:05 p.m. today and 8:30 a.m. Satur-
day. Jay Cohen and Fielding Epstein, Bnai Mitzva today. Jonathon
Leon, Bar Mitzva Saturday.
Regular services will be held at Temple Kol Ami (see story on
ath page), Young Israel of Oak-Woods, Cong. Beth Hillel, Livonia
vish Congregation, Young Israel of Greenfield, Cong. Bnai Israel-
th Yehuda and Downtown Synagogue.
The Hebrew month of Nisan
is known as the month of Aviv.
The Hebrew word "Aviv" means
"Spring" and Nisan is, of course,
the month of Spring. There are
some commentaries who claim that
the word "Av" which means
"Father" and the second word
which has the letters "Yod" and
"Beth" indicates t h e number
twelve. This would signify that
the month of Nisan is the "Father"
or the "Head" of all the other
months of the year. Actually, in
most of Biblical literature, the
months are referred to by numbers
giving their successive relation-
ship to the month of Nisan which
is classified as the first month.
The month of Nisan is the begin-
ning or "head" of the month be-
cause it is the month during which
the Exodus took place when the
enslaved Hebrews left Egypt. This
event, being so central in Jewish
theology, was emphasized as the
first month since the peoplehood
of Israel was confirmed by the
event of the Exodus which indi-
cated the intention of the Almighty
to secure the destiny of His chosen
Sunday for New
anctuary for Temple Beth El
April 27, 8 p.m.
The Beth Achim Tour to Israel
organized and accompanied by
Rabbi Milton Arm will leave for
Israel via El Al Airlines May 3.
This two-week trip to Israel is
the first undertaken through the
congregation's auspices. Some 15
couples are in the group.
Cantor Shabtai Ackerman of
Cong. Beth Abraham was elected
chairman of the tri-state region
of the Cantors Assembly at a re-
gional convention in Cleveland.
The region encompasses all can-
tors who are
members of the
zation of the Can-
and who have
positions in Mich-
igan, Ohio, and sk..
I western Pennsyl-
man serves on
council of the
bly and is active
in all the aspects
of leadership inCantor Ackerman
the cantorial organization.
Cantor Larry Vieder of Cong.
Adas Shalom was elected co-
chairman, and Cantor Bruce
Wetzler of Cong. Shaarey Zedek
in Lansing, secretary-treasurer. ---
The national convention of the
Cantors Assembly of America will
be held May 9-13 at the Concord
Temple Beth El's membership family, young and old, will par- Hotel, New York. Cantor Acker-
pate in ground breaking for the new structure 11 a.m., Sunday at man will be officiant cantor at
the service May 12 which will
.egraph and 14 Mile Rds., Bloomfield Township.
bring the convention to a close.
Robert N. Canvasser, president, announced that
addition to Rabbis Richard C. Hertz and Morton
Kanter, who will give the opening and closing
Art to Go on Block
!ssings, with a message by Dr. Hertz, the par-
ipanis in the program will include:
at Event Sponsored
Harvey Willens, first vice president and chair-
by Young n' Married
:n of the groundbreaking planning committee,
The Young n' Marrieds of Adas
.0 will preside; Homer Case, Bloomfield Township
Shalom Synagogue will sponsor a
?ervisor, who will welcome the temple to his
modern art auction 8 p.m. Sunday
nmunity; Robert Smith, chairman of the building
at Hillel Day School.
nrnittee, who will introduce to the gathering the
The auction, preceded by a 7
rid famous architect, Minoru Yamasaki, w ho
p.m. champagne preview, will be
designing the new temple.
Canvasser said that the turning of the sod will be by officers, conducted by Dr. Albert Scaglione.
>bis, the committee members that conducted the fundraising and Featured will be original oil paint-
nned the construction, past presidents and other active temple ings, watercolors and etchings by
Picasso, Dali, Chagall, Goya and
Paul Handleman, general chairman of the building fund commit-
, will be a participant in the earth-turning to inaugurate the con-
uction work on the new structure. Another active participant will Program to Take Look
Milton Dresner, co-chairman of the building committee.
at Religious Schools
Canvasser also announced that members of the congregation who
BOSTON (JTA)—Some 120 reli-
90 and older will participate in Sunday morning ceremonies. Those gious school teachers, principals
record as being 90 or over include Mrs. Max Bailin, Mrs. Florence and educational directors are par-
eyfoos, Mrs. Adolph Finsterwald, E. C. Hirschfield, Mrs. I. L. ticipating in a new professional
lozker, Max Schoenfeld and Herman Springer.
growth program at the Hebrew
College in Brookline, designed to
provide an in-depth look at Jewish
.tachers' Guide Covers Instruction on Synogogue
religious school education, accord-
:HICAGO—"The Synagogue, a gested study calendar, sample ing to Dr. Eli Grad, Hebrew Col-
acher's Guide," a unit of in-
lege president. Describing the pro-
pupil and teacher, including a list gram as "an answer to the grow-
action for pupils of age 12-13 of audio-visual aids.
ing need for a more professional
either Hebrew or weekend
Special attention has been given approach to the religious school
ools, has been published by the to synagogue music. A cassette curriculum," he said it was de-
ard of Jewish Education here. illustrating the music examples veloped "to help teachers discover
the guide contains a variety of discussed has been prepared to ac- more effective teaching ap-
ommended pupil activities, sug- company the unit.
ISRAEL COIN CLUB
Beth Achim Tour Leaves
for Israel on May 3
sanctuary. The Passover festival
itself takes up eight more days of
the month plus the day before
Passover, which are festive days.
This throws a cast of joy over the
whole month which is thus char-
acterized as a festive month in
which penitential prayers are de-
leted so that a mood of festivity
can endure for the entire month.
During this month of Nisan
the usual penitential prayers in
the daily services are omitted.
Most of the month has days in
which festivity is noted. The first
12 days of the month are the
days in which the 12 tribes
offered special sacrifices in the
Tabernacle of the Wilderness in
the spirit of dedication in the new
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
10 Mile' Rd. Branch
JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER
SUMMER ACTIVITIES for Children ...and ... Youth
Sports Skills Camp
Camp of the Arts
for 18 mos.-3 years
for lst-6th graders
for lst-3rd graders
1st graders-101/2 yr. olds
travel program for 101/2-12 yr. olds
for 5th, 6th, 7th graders
for 6th-11th graders
a travel program for 7th, 8th & 9th graders
trips, Detroit Summer Ulpan, Teen
gym & swim program and more
TRANSPORTATION AVAILABLE FOR MOST PROGRAMS
Registration Now Open to Non-Members
An Invitation to Holiday Worship
(Day of Remembrance)
(Israel Independence Day)
The Service will follow the established order as it is
observed in the State of Israel.
YOUNG•ISRAEL OF OAK WOODS
24061 Coolidge, Oak Park
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 28 at 7:00 P
Sponsored by Young Israel Congregations of Greenfield,r;igikt
west,_ Oak-Woods and the Religious Zionists of America.
We extend a hearty wekome
RABBI S. M. ZAMB
Chairman of the Mizrachi-Hapoel Hamizrachi
World Ofganization (Merkas Olami), Jerusalem
who will be iconored at a
Monday, May 3
at the home of
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Selmar
12800 Burton, Oak Park
forward to his authoritative report on
Israel, Mizrachi and the latest developments involving
the Religious Zionist Movement.
RABBI ERNEST GREENFIELD
RONALD F. BERMAN
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