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January 21, 1972 - Image 41

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1972-01-21

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4 2-1dZ, 12 1 =2 . 21, 1972
NEWS

BustMoshe Young
Couples Map Events

The Quotisble Reilbers Slonim


JournaliStRabbi Reports on - Mid "Fait Beat
B CHARLOTTE DUBIN





wairk atabill illsi Isa -bi Admiring
of calling 'IS Years on the,
Middier.Rast
of 'palibeatioisr
beeps" isig
eolecide with Israel's 25th anal-
versary seri year.
Other of his interviewees Included
David Ben-Gurion, to whom, Slo-
nim concedes, he was not particu-
larly kind-in his writing- —
.'Itrtt later, introduced my
grandchild (one of two) to him,
and 1 have a delightful photograph

y
course, Sadat has gone one at e
During the 13 years be served
The Young Couples Club of Bnai a For a rabbi, Reuben Slonim has. beyond. Nasser, saying he is Are- his commons*, Rabbi Sionim
rare
virtue
of
speaking
his
mind
pared
to
make
peace
if,Israel
Moshe will meet 8:30 p.m. Jan. 29 --off the
will saw the construction of a huge
record,make the he ants," - a a d breathtaking sanctuary,
at the- home- of Alan and Karen
Barry, 15925 Harden Cir., South- He unblushingly attributer -It to Despite Sadat'i warblre verbiage ' *Web he describes as "a gran-
the fact that he forsook the full- Egypt argues from a position 'of " ary.
field.
They called it Slenim's
time pulpit
cuff
for
and
a typewriter
on the
18 weakness, It a b b i Slonim
nim
'1 folly. "
Daniel Schwartz, lecturer at the years ago.
"Education there is retrogressing
Midrasha College of Jewish Studies
"You have no idea what a joy- because of the rapid increase in
He interrupted his congrega-
and administrator of psychiatry at ful task that was, to go to work population. There is a lack of tech- tional service to join the Royal of them together. After that meet-
Sinai Hospital, will discuss "Mod- each morning, free of congrega- nologists. There is graft and cor- Canadian Air Force as a chaplain ing. my opinion of Ben-Gmion
changed. You see how easily a re-
ern Issues in a Jewish Context," tional tasks and
in L1941. Rabbi Slonim returned to porter can become biased?"
ruption.
including abortion and busing. Re- 'ballebatim'. I
"Washington . knows that Israel the synagogue after the war and
freshments will be served.
couldn't believe
is technologically superior 'and that after university studies in law,
The club will meet once a month they paid me to
the Arabs will never catch up. Do which he dropped a year before
do
this.
"
The
until July.
you know that arms are Israel's completion. "You could say I'm
"they" Rabbi Slo-
number two income producer, after overqualified."
nim refers to was
tourism?" But an unending source
The career in journalism began
the respected
of equipment is important to Israel, in 1954, at the request of the pub-
O'irt4
Toronto Tele-
and so the U.S. provision of jets lisher of the Toronto Telegram.
gram, which he
should continue, he said.
John Bassett, seeking to change
‘1(nnouncefrientsi served as corres-
Is it true that the U.S. is trying the image of the once-anti-Semitic,
pondent and asso-
to "blackmail" Israel into conces- anti-Catholic paper, sent Rabbi
Jan. 13—To Dr. and Mrs. Philip ciate editor until Rabbi Slonim
M. Rosenbloom, former Detroiters it recently folded—to the dismay sions with the threat of withhold- Slonim to Israel.
ing arms? Rabbi Slonim describes
of Baltimore, a daughter, Keri of Israel's friends.
His series of articles so im-
that assessment as journalistic pressed the paper that Rabbi Slo-
Marsha.
A Winnipeger by birth, Rabbi acrobatics and not at all fact.
a o a
nim was asked to stay on. And he
Slonim was pro-Israel long before
Israelis accept their position did, for 16 years, covering' three
Jan. 12—To Mr. and Mrs. How- it was popular to be so. In fact,
realistically, said Rabbi Slonim.
Middle East wars, the conflict in
ard Nis ka r ( Gail Sake), 23825 he recalled that Percy Kaplan, to-
"They know that every country Cyprus, the war in Nigeria, inter-
Rockingham, Southfield, a son, day executive director of the Jew-
MELODY NURSERY
must operate out of its own self-
Scott Jason.
viewing the. great and near great
ish National Fund in Detroit, was
O a o
interest. They know that it's to in many countries.
AND
KINDERGARTEN
his first Young Judea leader in
the interest of the United States
Jan. 5—To Dr. and Mrs. Ken- Winnipeg.
Haliing authored "In the Steps of
24930 Leiner Rd.
for Israel to remain in the Sinai.
at 10 Mile Rd.
neth A. Benjamin (Suzi Gross),
the Pope" after participating in
It was for the Jewish National
And
they
know
Americans
don't
Has
a
1851 Lake Lila, Ann Arbor, twin
few openings and is
Pope
Paul's
pilgrimage
to
Israel,
Fund that Rabbi Slonim came to
want
another
Vietnam."
registering NOW for the 21
daughters, Hillary Anne and Shawn Detroit Tuesday. Before address-
Rabbi Slonim now said of his sub-
week Spring Semester
The knowledge of her own ject: "He's retrogressive, has more
from
ing a women's donor tea at I
Jan. 24th to June 16th
* *
style
than
content.
strength
has
given
Israel
a
cock-
Cong. Sbaarey Zedek, Rabbi
■ Your child
will
hove
special
Jan. 4—To Mr. and Mrs. Marlin
sure reputation. Rabbi Slonim at-
Slonim talked to The Jewish
"The Vatican policy always has
music programs, art, reading
Rubin {Susan Weisberg), 1931 Par-
tributes it to "the style of Moshe been for an internationalized
readiness, trips, plus many other
News, fearlessly expounding on,
Dayan:
We
menter, Royal Oak, a son, Kevin
must
activities
. . . all in small
be
first.'
"
Jerusalem, a policy bound by
yes, the rabbinate (which he en-
Marcus.
groups with personal attention.
Interestingly, although Dayan is theology, not politics, Pope Paul
tered after graduation from the
* a a
MORNING,
AFTERNOON
AND
the
Israelis'
number
one
hero,
cannot tolerate a Jewish Jeru-
Jewish Theological Seminary),
ALL DAY CARE 2, 3 or 5 days
Jan. 4—To Mr. and Mrs. Allen
"they wouldn't like to see him as salem. How would John have
on Israel, on Abs,
ra on Ameri-
per week.
Cog
Zimberg (Sandy Lerman), former
prime minister. He's too volatile." handled it? He might have been
can Jewry, on being a journalist.
MRS. DAVID HOLTZMAN
Detroiters of Cleveland, twins,
Who will be the next prime more liberal; who knows?"
The Detroit trip also provided
353-7320
Jeffrey Michael and Rhonda Elise. 0 pportunity to visit with his kins- minister? "Pinhas Sapir. It's not
fee' information
Another
book
is
in
the
offing,
• • •
m en, the Weinstock and Shulevitz the people's choice — a minister
of finance never is popular because
Jan. 3—To Mr. and Mrs. Ernest families.
he asks for sacrifice. But, Sapir •
Turken (Sharon Greenblatt), 30752
Recently returned from Israel
Woodstream CL, Farmington, a an d Lebanon, Rabbi Slonim said washed Golda's back, and she
h e found a Lebanese government washed his. It's strictly politics."
son, Vale Adam.
Rabbi Slonim is aware that his
e ager to oust Arab terrorists, yet
* o
Jan 3 — To Mr. and Mrs. H. af ra id to do so because of pres- remarks often rankle those who
James Zack (Stephanie Wolff), ure from Syria. Also, "Thousands wish to cast no bad light on Israel.
UP TO
Our community is ruled by fund
f Palestinians are now integrated
10114 Borgman, Huntington Woods,
raisers, and it's always easier to
in
to
Lebanese
life,
particularly
on
a daughter, Merrill Elizabeth.
th e campuses, and they support raise funds through emotionalism.
• • •
c ommando activity."
"The Jewish Establishment
Dec. 31—To Mr. and Mrs. Martin
has a viewpoint they want to
NORTHLAND CENTER — PARKING LOT C
Edeiheit (Judi Zager), 29035 Ram- b If it were in the power of Le-
sell, so it's hard" for a reporter
anon's
business
community
to
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blewood Dr., Farmington, a daugh- m
to write objectively for the Jew-
ake the decisions, the borders
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ter, Nicole Blythe.
Vri th Israel would open tomorrow,
ish community. But only lies
• • •
sa id Rabbi Slonim. Unlike other
hurt the Jews; truth does not."
Dec. 19—To Mr. and Mrs. Her- A tab countries, "the Lebanese are
To his sorrow, "Israel
no long-
schel Wander (Roberta Cherniak), willing to sacrifice politics for er egalitarian: there is is
a gap be-
3201 Evergreen, Royal Oak, a ec °images."
tween
Sephardi
and
Ashkenazi,
daughter, Marla Ann.
Rabbi Slonim has covered events between rich and poor. It disturbs
• • •
in Jordan and Egypt, as well as me a great deal to see what is
To Mr. and Mrs. Joel Adelman Le banon. Most journalists can't happening, that there are million-
(Judy Rose), 32642 Olde Franklin, ge t into S yr i a, so that govern- aires, that there
are scandals.
Farmington, an adopted daughter, m ent's snub doesn't bother him
25761 Greenfield Road
"Yes, I do expect Israel to be
Elizabeth Karen.
o v ermuch.
Southfield
more moral than other nations. I'm
"I was kicked out of Cairo
not an Israeli nationalist, but a
Children
2 to 5 Years
after the war (1956) although I
Rev.
Jewish nationalist, a prohetic na-
tried to-report _the , Arab view-
Morning and Afternoon Sessions
tionalist. The Jews are in a
HERSHL ROTH
Wabbi4 Stenim. "The of freedom- hi. Israel.- They crisis
are
Certified mot.'
' a hnosphere there was very bad.
• Two 10 Five Days a Week
Of course, they shouldn't have struggling for a better world."
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If
Rabbi
Slonim
does
not
fault
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Rabbi Slonim recalls a "bad 10
ing stories of scandal in Israel, he
dr.
a ys" until he could leave the
does wish there were more news
ountry, assisted by the Cana-
of the Arab world. "We often mis-
di an Embassy.
RABBI LEO
judge the Arabs," he said. "True,
While in Egypt, Rabbi Slonim
me t both Gamal Abdel Nasser and they're emotional and have a
a man who "struck me as his hatred for us, but we should try
Mohe1
st ooge" — Anwar Sadat. "Nasser to understand them. We must try
Serving Hospitals and Homes
to talk to the moderates. I've
LI 2-4444•
LI 1-9769 was not an Arab but, being am- talked to them in Beirut and
bill ous to rule the Arab world, Cairo."
us e d pan-Arabism to his own
Almost 58, Rabbi Slonim looks
end s." The "handsome, charming"
upon a wealth of experience
RW.
Nas ser escorted Slonim every- back
began with entrance, at age
SHALOM RALPH whe re and even autographed a that
15, to the University of Chicago,
pict urn for his interviewer: "To and at 19 to the
Jewish Theological
my friend, Reuben Slonim."
Seminary. At the Seminary, he
0 my Iater, did Nasser find out
came
to
know
Morris
Adler, who
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Slo nim was a Jew—a Jew who eventually would take the pulpit at
not only laid tefillin and kept Cong. Shaarey Zedek.
-
kosher ("the Jordanian waiters-
Fresh out of the New York
ask ed if I was a -vegetarian") but school, Rabbi
Slonim
took
his
first
also managed to say a brief grace rabbinical position in Toronto.
Medically Competent
after meals, no matter +where his What
eventually emerged out of
MOHEL
job took him.
amalgamation of his McCall St.
In NOM* or flosiiiteil
As for Sadat, "he's using Nal-
Synagogue and the University St.
sees approach, but he hasn't the
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