Retarded, Aged Needs Raised
at Campaign Budgeting Parley
THE DETROIT JEWISH NEWS
Friday, Declaim 24, 1971-15
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7eltTer's education division re- and the Israel Emergency Fund
Greenberg's health and welfare port contained these important for overseas needs. He indicated
division report contained this ref- comments on financial needs for that increases asked for the corn-
erence to the Home for the Aged the United Hebrew Schools:
ing year represented $028,000 more
"Last year the sum of $757,- for a total of $3,168,000 for local
"Our Home for the Aged which 994 was provided through Fed- agencies and $45,605 more for a
eration for support of Jewish total of $381,000 for national needs.
for some time had been operating
with a Federation allocation of educational activities in Detroit With the additional request of
$100,000 per year was confronted which included the United He- $1,500,000 for needs for new build-
this year with new classification
brew Schools and Midrasha, ings, the 1972 drive is anticipated
procedures introduced by the state Combined Jewish Schools, Beth as demanding unusual generosity.
of Michigan which threatened to Yehudah Afternoon School and
A summation presented by Hy-
Day Schools Project of the man Safran at the conclusion of
reduce state support for residents
and experienced other problems United Hebrew Schools.
the discussion laid stress on the
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which affected its budget in drastic
"This allocation was less than serious needs, on Israel's critical
ways; in 1971 the home was forced the year before and in general took position that demands united ac-
to take emergency action to phase account of further decline in en- tion to meet all contingencies.
out the Petoskey branch and to rollment at the elementary levels
Safran emphasized that only in
acquire a new facility in South- and reduction in costs on the part gathering the views of members
field. For the time being, therefore, of the institutions involved. It is of the community is it possible
faced with rising costs in personnel our belief that these institutions for_ Federation to, deal practically
and administrative areas, the will operate this year within bud- with the issues at hand.
home has been operating three getary limitations, and we are in-
He conceded that the needs of
facilities. All of these factors have formed that they are likely to re-
combined to produce a projection quire only modest increased allo- the mentally handkaped have not
of needs on the part of the home cations in the year ahead. Person- been filled atlequately and he ad-
that could, teach toward an addi- nel and related expenses are bound monished the gathered _consultants
tional $350,000. We expect to be to increase somewhat, but we be- that "our needs exceed our
working - tiosely with the Home in live that rigorous efforts in con- means. , '
In the course of the. discuisions,
the months:to come, but we should trolling costs will be made.
anticipate an allocation for 1972-73
"We do not expect to lower. our the assistance given Russian Jewry
considerably in excess of $134,000 concern for quality in standards-in and its demands for religious free,
budgeted for this year. Present in- order to achieve efficiency and doni and for exit rights were in-
dications, incidentally, are that we cost effectiveness but we must all dicated, and Schwartz and Hatidle-'
will be aired this year for more recognize that new programs of man reported on the moving scene
deficit support beyond $134,000." broad scope cannot be contem- when the first Russian family to
Mrs. hfitteldorf, in a deeply plated within the present budget- arrive here was reunited with De-
troit relatives last week.
moving appeal, speaking in be- ary framework.
Schwartz. , in his welcome to
half of the Parents Association for
"Our division is projecting for
to the conference, placed -,
Jewish ntial Care, said tha
this pre-campaign budget confer-
stress on- the presence of
175 families are concerned with ence, a figure of $800,000 which we
the vital problem of retarded who believe will meet the needs of the a number of representatives from
must be provided with Jewish en- agencies as presently included. the University of- Michigan, WaYne -
vironmental care. She reported on The budget and programs of Mid- State University, Oakland Univer-
the new state provisions, that rasha are in process of -review and sity and Michigan State Uniter-
sity Hs11el branches, as well as
there no longer will be lifetime have yet to be validated.
care in public institutions for un-
"This suggested figure of $800,- delegates from other youth move-
fortunate retardates, and that the 000 is designed to cover present ments. He expressed the commu-
need for a Jewish home is becom- needs and programs. It cannot al- nity's deep interest in youth in-
ing more pressing with time. She low much for growth, innovation volvement in communal affairs.
pointed out that Jewish identity or substantial change. And yet,
is denied those who are placed we seem poised on the brink of
in foster homes, that such provi- change that will build on the past
sions do not represent security, and move in two directions, one
and she pleaded for community aid to strengthen programs in higher
in establishing the home for which education, and two, to modify
our relationships with more inten-
per association aspires.
Acknowledging the critical na- sive Jewish educational programs
ture of this situation, Schwartz such as ordinarily offered by day
said it will be dealt with in all schools.
"As previously mentioned, a plan
seriousness by the Federation.
The report read by Kandel in is under active development, soon
be shared with the interested
behalf of Max J. Pincus, the chair-
man of the community relations parties, which when implemented
division, included an outline of could call for Federation alloca-
Jewish Community Council activi- tions of perhaps $100,000 in addi-
ties as well as those in the na- tion to present funding.
"We ought, therefore, to keep
tional community relations field.
before us the possibility of re-
The report stated in part:
quiring approximately $900,000 to
"It is difficult to say that support
local Jewish educational
changes for the better have taken
activities. The year 1972 may be
place this year in areas of Negro-
for Jewish education in
Jewish relationships or race rela-
tions in general. The Council does Detroit."
for the committee
not pretend to see solutions in
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sight and may be taking the posi- on capital needs, Irving Rose said
tion that time will provide basis that the needs over a three-year
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for improvement. The Council re-
mains a participating partner in Jewish Center, the Home for the
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Project Equie, at-44220 for an- Aged and the Jewish Family and
other year, and-; With_ assistance Children's Service will total $4,-
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500,000, and he asked for the inclu-
from our Je
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dation, the agency-will -continue its Sion each year, for the next three
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relationships to the HEOC'Scholar- years, of $1,500,000 in the cam-
ship Project and the Suburban Ac-
Rose stated that the three agen-
tion Centers Or Interracial ins--
cies for whom new buildings
tice: f or -a" foUrth and final year."
Rabbi Donin, in an address
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would commence construction
PleacijnkAtitiereaied. educational tomorrow if they were in a posi-
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$800,000 be included tit this year's tion to do so, and if the money
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allocations • to assist the existing were available." The $4,500,000
needed through 1974, he said, is
Detroit day schools.
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Rabbi Donin's plea was that
Federation recognize the Associa-
Increases in allocations were
tion of Hebrew Day Schools of De-
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