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August 13, 1971 - Image 31

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1971-08-13

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Shana Adler to Marry Nevins Endowment Aids Sinai
Eye Clinic
Shlomo Duben in Fall An endowment to establish a "We are appreciative of this Pavilion, which opened last month.

THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, August 13, 1971-31

children's eye clinic at Sinai Hos-
pital of Detroit has been an-
nounced by Dr. Julien Priver, ex-
ecutive vice president.
The benefactor is Charles H.
Nevins, a former insurance and
real estate broker in Detroit who
has long been interested in aiding
the blind. He made the contribu-
tion in memory of his wife Kathryn.

generous gift, which enables us The new service will join the pres-
to expand our services to give ent Low Vision Clinic which pro-
partially-sighted children oppor- vides care to patients with eye dis-
tunities for a fuller life," said eases and which is one of 46 spe-
Priver in accepting the gift.
cialty services offered to outpat-
The endowment will be used to ients through the Shiffman Clinic.
treat children with impaired eye-
It is a branch of the Department
sight who need financial assist-
ance. The children's eye clinic will of Ophthalmology, headed by Dr.
be housed in Sinai's new Fisher H. Saul Sugar.
Nevins has long been concerned
for children with impaired eye-
sight. He has established a chil-
dren's eye clinic at the Hadassah
Hospital in Jerusalem in memory
of his wife and has given funds for
Out-of town guests and family of the newlywed Bryan Friedbergs a similar clinic at the New Eng-
of Evanston, Ill., were hosted by the bridegroom's sister, Mrs. Richard land Medical Center in Boston.
Greenstein of Arlington, Ill., at a dinner in her home Saturday. Other
He has also donated funds to
I hosts were the bride's sisters and brothers-in-law, Mr and Mrs. humane societies to investigate
Steven Lewin of Chicago and Mr. and Mrs. Scott Blech of Northbrook, blindness in dogs, and is a large
Ill. The Friedbergs were married in. Chicago Sunday. The bride is the contributor to Temple Beth El's
former Harriet Hirsch, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irvin Hirsch of Braille Workshop.
Miller Rd. W., Flint. The bridegroom is the son of Mrs. Albert Fried-
berg of Evanston and the late Mr. Friedberg.
In the honor of their 41st wedding anniversary, Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Gaba of Heyden Ave. were feted at a surprise party given
by their children, Maj. and Mrs. Gerald Besterman of Ft. Knox, Ky.,
and Dr. and Mrs. Leonard Gaba of Marcy Ct., Bloomfield Township.
The party was attended by family, friends and the senior Gaba's
grandchildren.
London Jewish Chronicle Deputy Editor David Pela was the guest
last week of his sister, Mrs. J. Flacks of Livonia, and her family.

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ctivities in Society

MISS SHANA ADLER

Cantor and Mrs. Hyman J.
Adler of Anna St., Southfield, an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter Shana Sarah to Shlomo
Duben, son of Mr. and Mrs. Irving
Duben of Condon Ave., Oak Park.
Miss Adler is a student in edu-
cation at Wayne State University.
She was graduated from the Mid-
rasha.
Her fiance has attended Lub-
avitcher yeshivot here and in New
Test Reviews Growth of Medicare
York, Pittsburgh and Montreal.
Medicare began its sixth year er were covered automatically by
A November wedding date has
on July 1. The Federal health in- Medicare hospital insurance, which
been set.
surance program now pays more is financed by regular social se-
than 40 per cent of the $17 billion curity contributions.
annual hospital and medical bill
"About 17,000,000 people 65 and
for 20,000,000 people over 65, ac- over had signed up then for the
cording to Sam F. Test, district medical insurance part of Medi-
manager of the Detroit-Northwest care," Test said. "The medical in-
Social Security Office 17500 Las, surance is funded by voluntary in-
By MOSHE H. ZIRIN
her.
dividual monthly premiums that
Before the Wall was liberated,
When the program began on July are matched by the Federal gov-
Mea Shearim used to be the 1, 1966, 19,000,000 people 65 or old- ernment."
main tourists' attraction in Jeru-
"Medicare was established to
salem. This is an old quarter, only
help pay for the disproportionately
a short walk off downtown, which
higher health bills that burden old-
is populated mostly by the Neturei
er people at a time then many of
Karta sect — an ultra-orthodox
them are least able to pay," he
group of people who are against
said.
any secularism in Jewish life, in-
Studies show that per-capita
cluding the state of Israel. It is
hospital expenditures are two and
probably the only place nowadays
one-half times as high for people
vhiere one can observe a 19th cen-
65 and over as they are for people
tury East European-type ghetto in
19 through 64, and 12 times as high
the general layout of the neighbor-
as they are for youths under 19,
1`ciod, and in the residents with
reported Test.
their occupations, appearance and
People 65 and over make up less
thinking.
than one-tenth of the population—
Unlike people in most tourist-
but their health care expenses
. attracting locations, these people
amount to more than one-fourth of
he not regarded their imposed-
the $67 billion annual bill for the
nOttri role as an attraction very
whole nation, Test said.
Before medicare 78 per
kindly. Above all they were en-
cent of all personal health care
raged by the immodestly dressed
expenses were paid for with pri-
(in their view) women tourists.
vate funds— 24 per cent from
Name-calling, fist-shaking or (sym-
private insurance benefits and
bolic) spitting were the typical re-
about 52 per cent out of pocket.
actions for the males, adults, ado-
Medicare ho s pit a 1 insurance
lescents and children alike. Before
helps pay for physicians' services
entering the quarter, guides would
MISS SHIRLEY RICH
and many related health care serv-
advise women-tourists to cover
with a scarf what clothes-designers
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Rich of ices.
Medicare is administered for the
missed in the way of modesty.
Elgin Ave., Oak Park, announce
Things may have changed re- the engagement of their daughter U. S. Department of Health, Edu-
cently in Mea Shearim. Not- Shirley Barbara to Pinkas Jar- cation, and Welfare by the Social
Teaven forbid—that the residents caig, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Security Administration.
_ave changed their views or be- Jarcaig of Windsor.
liefs; the change may be in the
Miss Rich is a senior at Oak- Federation, Hebrew Day
tactics, their "ways and means" of land University. Mr. Jarcaig is a Nursery Make $25,000
reacting to tourists' behavior. graduate of the University of Grant for Scholarships
When a girl, dressed in a short Windsor.
NEW YORK (JTA)—A new in-
A December wedding is planned. creased grant totaling $25,000 for
`mini,' was wandering through the
ghetto, a young, bearded, hasidi-
scholarship aid at the nursery
cally-garbed fellow approached her Judge Kaufman Named
school level to Jewish children of
(under different circumstances we
financially deprived families, has
would have suggested that, out of State Probate Courts
been jointly announced by the Fed-
modesty, he lower his eyes when First Vice President
eration of Jewish Philanthropies
Judge Ira G. Kaufman was and the First Hebrew Day Nurs-
addressing her, but, as you remem-
ber, the girl was wearing a short elected first vice
ery, a federation member agency.
`mini' ). The fellow offered the girl president of the -
Federation is contributing $15,000,
an apple, and in answer to her Michigan Probate
an increase of $10,000 over 1970's
puzzled expression he explained: and Juvenile
allocation, and First Hebrew is
Court
Judges
As-
Eve, our Mother, too needed an
doubling its 1970 grant.
apple to realize that she was sociation at the
The new grant will provide 175
annual meeting
naked .. .
scholarships, as compared to only
Now, just in case one is tempted held at Mackinac
44 available last year. The nursery
to carry the analogy any further, Island.
school programs are supplemented
let us remember that the Snake
The convention-
by parent education activities,
did not offer Eve the apple, but was sponsored
which include counseling and ref-
just talked her into eating it . . . by the Supreme Judge Kaufman erral, where needed, to federation
Court of Michigan.
case work agencies. Federation's
Don't be "consistent," but be
The newly elected president is Hebrew Educational Society has
simply true. •
Judge Mary S. Coleman of Cal- set up a special fund for such coun-
—Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. houn County.
seling.

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