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May 07, 1971 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-05-07

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Mrs. A. Gershenson Heads UF Women

Mrs. Aaron H. Gershenson of
Wellesley Dr., a community leader
for more than 20 years, has been
elected president of Women for
the United Foundation (WUF).
The 11,000-member volunteer or-
ganization named Mrs. Gershen-
son to succeed Mrs. R. Alexander
Wrigley of Grosse Pointe at its
annual meeting.
Mrs. Isadore Winkelman was
elected a vice president, and Mrs.
Louis Friedland was elected to a
three-year term on the board of
directors.
The newly-elected WUF presi-
dent was chairman of the fourth
annual Heart of Gold Award
Council luncheon in February
_ noring top volunteers for 1970.
rs. Gershenson is active with
- the National Council of Jewish
Women, ORT and Brandeis Wom-
en, of which she is a former vice
president.

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from Italy,
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India and
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She holds a bachelor's degree in
bacteriology from Syracuse Uni-
versity and prior to her marriage
was a teaching fellow in research
bacteriology at Wayne State Uni-
versity, where she earned a mas-
ter's degree.
The Gershensons have two chil-
dren. After graduating magna
cum laude from Brown Univer-
sity, Eric spent a year studying
in Europe and joined VISTA. Lisa,
a recent graduate of Northwestern
University, lives and works in
Boston..

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Residential Drive
Unit Chairman Picked

Mrs. Harold L. Frank of Fair-
way Dr., will direct the 1971 Torch
Drive residential campaign in
Highland Park and all of Wayne
County west of Woodward.
She was appointed west unit
chairman by Mrs. Russell D.
Smith, tri-county chairman of
Torch Drive residential campaigns.
Mrs. Frank has worked in
many earlier Torch Drives as a
doorbell ringer and was a section
chairman last year. She also has
been active with the United Foun-
dation advance gifts committee.
A vice president of Girl Scouts
of Metropolitan Detroit and on
the national council's nominating
committee, Mrs. • Frank is a direc-
tor of Detroit's International In
stitute and the national organiza-
tion for Syracuse University
alumni.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, May 7, 1971-31

Bay City Woman
Wins State Honor

Mrs. Richard (Esther) Klein, a
member of Hadassah and Temple
Israel Sisterhood in Bay City,' is
one of the Four Outstanding Young
Women of Michigan, named re-
cently by the Michigan Jaycee
Auxiliary.
Mrs. Klein, mother of two, was
nominated by the League of Wom-
en Voters of Bay City, of which
she is past president. She also is
active in Democratic Party pol-
itics. .
Wife of the chairman of the
social sciences division of Delta
College, Mrs. Klein was chosen
for her community service and
her "prime concern in dosing
the gap in religion, politics and
family life." She is on the direc-
tors' boards of Hotline, a call-
up counseling service for teens,
the Other Room and Bay Area
Child Guidance Center.
ForMerly adult program direc-
tor for the YWCA, she was active
in the Y's building campaign in
1969. She is a member of the Panel
of American Women, NAACP,
American Civil Liberties Union and
Concerned Citizens Committee.
In November, Mrs. Klein re-
ceived the Bay City Jaycee Aux-
iliary's Community Service Award.
She is the second Bay City woman
to win a statewide award for a
second successive year. The other
was Mrs. Martin Jaffe.

.

Hadassah Michigan Region to Meet
at Tamarack Confer ence Center

The 10th anniversary conference
of the Michigan Region of Hadas-
sah is scheduled for May 25-26 at
the Butzel Conference Center,
Camp Tamarack, Ortonville.
Eleven chapters and 20 groups
which make up the region are ex-
pected to be represented, accord-
ing to Mrs. Reuben Bienstock,
chairman.
Among those who will be con-
ducting workshops are Mrs. Louis
Cooper, with "Action on the Ameri-
can Scene"; Mrs. David Schach-
ter, "Action Makes 'Cents' "; and
Mrs. Alan Soskin and Mrs. Leo
Perelman, concerned with educa-
tion and membership.
The anniversary dinner will be a
"three-star" event—to honor Mr.
and Mrs. Albert Elazar on their
forthcoming aliya; to mark the

10th anniversary of the opening of
the Hadassah Medical Center at
Ein Karem; and to celebrate the
region's 10th anniversary as an en-
tity independent of the Central
States Region.
Elazar will be the principal
speaker at the anniversary dinner,
which will be followed by a Hasha-
har kumsitz, featuring an Israeli
song and dance presentation by
Senior Judeans.
Mrs. Julius Doppert, chairman
of expansion data analysis of
Hadassah's national organiza-
tion department, will be the na-
tional observer and speaker at
the awards luncheon.
The setting at the Butzel Con-
ference Center was chosen by the
conference committee to afford
maximum participation by dele-
gates in the workshops.

Mrs. Tekoah to Speak Here

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"Israel: Problems and Achieve-
ments" is the title of an address
to be delivered noon Monday by
Ruth Tekoah, Wife of the perma-
nent representative of Israel to
the United Nations, at a luncheon
planned by Shaarey Zedek Sister-
hood.
The luncheon will precede the
installation of officers in the social
hall.
Born in Romania to longtime
Zionist family, Mrs. Tekoah came
to Israel as a young girl and was
educated there. In 1949, she joined
the ministry for foreign affairs as
an -aide-. to the United Nations de-
partment. F o r
mer director of
public relations
for the Women's
Inter national
Zionist Organiza-
tion in Israel, Mrs
Tekoah joined her
husband Josef in
New York where
for two years,
from 1958 to 1960
he w a s
Mrs jtkoall.'
15.eiiiiibilt-representative of Israel
to the United Nations. Upon Teko-

,

ah's appointment as ambassador
to Brazil, the family relocated.
Two years later, Tekoah was
appointed ambassador to the
USSR, and the family lived there
until 1965. The Tekoahs then re-
turned to Israel, where Mrs. Te-
koah became head of public rela-
tions for the World WIZO execu-
tive organization. She has resided
in New York since January 1968,
when her husband received his
present assignment.
Mrs. Tekoah the mother of four,
speaks six languages fluently. She
is interested in art' and the promo-
tion of arts and crafts.
Guests are invited to the event,
planned by Mrs. Walter Field, pro-
gram vice •president. Sisterhood
president Mrs. Murray Shekter•has,
arranged a sitter service by 'ad-
vance reservation. For luncheon
and sitter reservations call Mrs.
,Harry Friedman, 547-7860, or Mrs.
Leslie Mandell, 557-0890.

Now women can help protect
themselves against cancer of the
uterus. Ask for a Pap test as part
of your regular health checkup,
the American Cancer Society
urges.

Juliet

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