David Megdells Spend
Honeymoon in Hawaii
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, September 10, 1971-19
Israeli Complains Youth Becoming Too 'Americanized'
ZIEGLERVILLE, Pa. (JTA)— Ashkenazic culture of the Euro- Israel and Latin America. Three
Israel's young generation is be- pean Jews and the Sephardic cul- previous WUJS conferences have
coming acculturated to 'American-
ism" with its concern for "pop
songs, long hair and marijuana,"
according to the Israeli vice con-
sul in Philadelphia, Zvi Gabay,
who just returned from leave in
Israel following a three-year tour
of duty abroad.
Gabay spoke disapprovingly
about the cultural situation in Is-
rael at a World Union of Jewish
Students' workshop session here
dealing with "Jews in Islamic
The workshop was part of the
program of the first international
Jewish student seminar ever held
in America. Some 280 students
from around the world attended
the five-day conference, organized
by WUJS, a federation of Jewish
student organizations in more than
Workshop participants discussed
the conflict in Israel between the
MRS. DAVID MEGDELL
In an evening ceremony Sunday
at Cong. Shaarey Zedek, South-
field, Marilyn Chicorel and David
Megdell were united in marriage
by Rabbi Irwin Groner and Cantor
The couple's parents are Mr.
and Mrs. David Chicorel of Miller
Rd., Oak Park, and the Joseph
Megdells of Hawthorne Dr., Flint.
After a Hawaii honeymoon, the
Megdells plan to live in Flint.
The bride wore a gown of peau
de soie with a drop shoulder
bodice of peau d'ange lace. The
Empire waist was accented with
side bandings of the peau de soie,
and a deep border of the lace at
the hem was overlaid with oval
satin appliques. Tiny beaded ros-
ettes marked the back of the gown
and secured the chapel-length
mantilla of English net bordered
in matching lace. She carried a
spray of yellow roses and baby's
Matron of honor was Mrs.
David Askenazy, the bride's sis-
ter. Another sister, Judith Chi-
corel, was bridesmaid, as was
the bridegroom's sister, Ilene
Megdell. Flowergirls were Lisa
Jo and Adrea Michelle Aske-
The bridegroom chose his
bre Jacob, as best man. Ush-
er._ zre David Askenarzy, Richard
Benison, Peter Goodstein and
Also participating in the cere-
mony was the bride's grand-
mother, Mrs. Jacob Chicorel.
Beth Israel Names
Rabbi Gilbert Kollin has as-
sumed the post of spiritual leader
of Cong. Beth Israel.
Rabbi Kollin, a graGuate of the
Jewish Theological Seminary, held
pulpits in Miami
Beach and Seattle
before coming to
Flint. He served
as a U. S. Air
and is currently
a major in the
Air Force Re-
serve, serving as
a chaplain area
r e p resentative.
As a student, Rabbi Kollin
Rabbi Kollin was a national presi-
dent of the Student Zionist Or-
ganization and chairman of the
National Zionist Youth Council.
He is marred to the former
Yona Rosen of Brooklyn and has
three children, Dalia, Dani-el and
Eytan. The family resides at 1509
Ambassador Arms West.
ture of the Middle Eastern and been held in Europe, and the
Oriental Jews. 'North American delegations to
Gabay said that Israeli youth them were relatively small. At the
are adopting the culture of Amer- current meeting, however, more
ican youth, not Ashkenazic or than half of the delegates were
Sephardic culture. But when from the U.S., Canada and Mex-
someone suggested that this de- ico.
p.n.., home of Mrs. Sam
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tion, 7-9 p.m., home of
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Education Meeting, 8
p.m., home of Dr. Wil-
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p.m., home of Mrs.
—Council Community Rela-
It was pointed out that Israeli
education stresses European Jew-
ish history but only minimally
delves into the history of Jews
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The participants ranged "across
in the Orient and Middle Eastern the spectrum of Jewish religious
countries. Miss Goldstein said and political affiliations from Or-
schools should provide a homoge- thdox to Radical-Zionist.
neous education which would cover
But another Bar-Ilan student,
Shimon Ochayon, 25, of Beersheba,
who came to Israel from Morocco
at the age of nine, insisted that
any combination of the two tradi-
tions be "representative" of each
and not a "compromise."
The conference was entitled
"Jewing It, '32: Encounters in the
Month of Elul," (the final month
in the Hebrew calendar).
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The Parent-Teacher Association
of Cong. Beth Israel will open the
school year 7-9 p.m. Sunday with
a champagne reception in honor
of Rabbi and Mrs. Kollin and the
members of the congregational
religious school staff at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. Albert Binder,
2634 Pine Tree. All parents of
children enrolled in the congrega-
tional school and members of the
synagogue and Temple Beth El
boards of education are invited.
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Flint Coed Attends
Seminar on Culture
Gail Wolin was Flint's delegate
to an international seminar on
Jewish culture and life styles in
Philadelphia, Sept. 2-7. The semi-
nar, sponsored by the World
Union of Jewish Students, brought
together 250 Jew-
ish students from
and North Amer-
took place before
Aseret Yemi Tes-
huva, the 10 days
of soul searching
and re-evaluation •
that culminate in
Yom Kippur. In-
tended to relate in a contemporary
way to this tradition, the seminar
allowed for an experience in Jew-
ish learning and informal inter-
action through presentations, work-
shops and cultural activities. The
communal setting allowed for in-
depth exploration into specific
Miss Wolin will give a confer-
ence report at the September
meeting of the board of governors
of the Flint Jewish Community
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Beth El. Luncheon hostess is Mrs.
Norman Sorscher. The program
will feature a presentation of fu-
ture events and a service award
to the "Women of the Month."
There will be a babysitter in at-
tendance. The chapter, in prepar-
ation for its annual donor luncheon
Nov. 17, announces tryouts for the
cast of a play, "Only in America,"
written by Mrs. Peter Kronick
and Mrs. Alfred Rosenthal, will
Lori Suber won the bantam girls be held 8 p.m. Tuesday at the
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Debbie Littman, the confer-
ence's coordinator, told the Jew-
ish Teleegraphic Agency that
the purpose of the conference
was to expose the students to
the kind of innovation going on
in the Jewish student community.
Most of the experimentation in
Jewish cultural forms and life-
styles is taking place in North
velopment would be "the death
of Israel," 21-year-old Yaffa
Goldstein of Bnei Brak, a Bar-
Ilan University student, said re-
assuringly, "It will pass," and
noted that pop culture is a uni-
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